Disney XD Renews ‘Mech-X4’ Ahead Of November Premiere

Disney XD has renewed its new live action sci-fi series MECH-X4 ahead of the series’ November premiere, the network said Thursday.

The series, which follows the exploits of a high school freshman who controls a 150-foot robot technology with his mind in an effort to fight unruly monsters, will debut Nov. 12, according to the network.

Disney XD will offer a preview episode of the series on Oct. 28 via multiple platforms including the Disney XD app, Disney XD VOD and Disney XD YouTube Channel, said network officials.

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