NFL Rush Zone: Season of the Guardians, the first-ever original half-hour animated series jointly developed by a cable network and major U.S sports league, premieres this Friday, Nov. 30, Nickelodeon and the NFL jointly announced today. The second season of Nickelodeon’s and the NFL’s co-produced series comprises 24 half-hour episodes and will debut with a one hour premiere at 9:00 p.m. (ET) on Nicktoons with an encore on NFL Network, Saturday, Dec. 1, at 7:00 a.m. (ET). NFL Rush Zone: Season of the Guardians airs regularly Fridays at 9:00 p.m. (ET) on Nicktoons and Saturdays at 7:00 a.m. (ET) on NFL Network.
In the series premiere, “Lions, Texans & Turkeys, Oh My!” kid protagonist Ishmael (Ish) is aided on his mission by Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson, who voices his animated persona. Next in “Change of Plans,” Dallas Cowboys linebacker DeMarcus Ware lends his voice and a helping hand. The Houston Texans and Washington Redskins are also featured prominently in Friday’s episodes.
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