Disney has set a premiere date for The Lion Guard, its new animated series that serves as a continuation of the Lion King franchise. The show will bow Friday, January 15, on Disney Channel. Last month, the Disney Channel original movie that served as a pilot to the new series, The Lion Guard: Return Of The Roar, drew 5.4 million total viewers and the biggest primetime cable numbers of 2015 in the kids 2-5 demo.
A full-length preview episode, “The Rise Of Makuu,” will be available on WatchDisneyJunior.com, the Watch Disney Junior app and iTunes on December 14.
Here’s a clip from that, featuring the voice of Blair Underwood as a cocky croc: