The first ever original animated series developed by a cable network and a major US sports league, NFL Rush Zone: Season of the Guardians, will be debuting its second season on Nicktoons today via a one hour premiere at 9 PM 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 season premiere, “Lions, Texans & Turkeys, Oh My!”, protagonist Ishmael gets an unlikely help from Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson, who will be voicing his own animated persona. Next up is “Change of Plans,” which features Dallas Cowboys linebacker DeMarcus Ware as he lends his voice and helping hand.
The second installment of the Nicktoons series – based on NFLRUSH ZONE, the NFL’s online world for kids follows Ishmael’s adventures as he goes on a journey to protect the local youth football league’s 32 teams and the world from a plotting master villain.