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NBA’s Dwight Howard Helps Kick Off Disney XD’s ‘Pranksgiving’ (Exclusive Video)

It enlists the help of the basketballer on its first episode of the programming push

The NBA is helping Disney XD with its “Pranksgiving” programming starting Monday.

Through November, Disney XD will make prank-themed episodes of its series available at 8:30/7:30c every Monday night on Disney XD and up to a week earlier on Watch Disney XD (WatchDisneyXD.com) for verified users.

NBA player Dwight Howard kicks off “Pranksgiving” with a guest turn on new series “Mighty Med.”

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“Working with Dwight Howard was amazing. He’s the closest thing to a real superhero we’ve ever met!” co-creators Jim Bernstein and Andy Schwartz told TheWrap.

“Mighty Med” premiered in October and has since become Disney XD’s No. 1 show with Boys ages 9-14 and the No. 2 show over several key demos.

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Watch Howard get pranked above.