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Marvel, Saban set kids shows for UPN

'Borgs', 'Hulk', and heroes added to sked

As UPN negotiates with sister network Nickelodeon to expand kids programming on the weblet, UPN said it will add three animated series from Marvel and a live-action series from Saban Entertainment to its Sunday morning kids block in the fall.

The Saban live-action comedy adventure series “BeetleBorgs” will run from 9-9:30 a.m., followed at 9:30 by “Incredible Hulk & Friends,” a mix of episodes of UPN’s “The Incredible Hulk” plus episodes of Marvel Comics’ “The Fantastic Four” and “Iron Man.”

The animated “X-Men” will run from 10-10:30 a.m. Marvel’s first modern superhero, “Spider-Man,” rounds out the block at 10:30.

A premiere date for the UPN Kids Sunday morning programming block has yet to be set.

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