The Lion Guard

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The Lion Guard
Lion Guard logo.jpg
Premiere pilot movie
November 22, 2015
January 15, 2016
Airs various
Based on The Lion King
Developed by Ford Riley
Network Disney Junior
Style 30-minute children's animated adventure
Company Disney Television Animation
Seasons 2
Episodes 26 + pilot movie (through season 1)
Status Currently airing season 2
Renewed through season 3
Origin USA

The Lion Guard is a children's animated series based on the 1994 Disney movie The Lion King. It is the second TV series based on the movie: the first being Timon and Pumbaa.

The Lion Guard follows Kion, the son and second born cub of Lion King star Simba, as he assembles together a group of animals to help protect the jungle called The Lion Guard.

The pilot movie, titled Return of the Roar, premiered on November 22, 2015. The series will officially premiere on January 15, 2016, a premiere method similar to how Sofia the First premiered.



Actor Character Duration
Main Cast
Rob Lowe Simba 1
Gabrielle Union Nala 1
Max Charles Kion 1
Joshua Rush Bunga 1
Atticus Shaffer Ono 1
Diamond White Fuli 1
Dusan Brown Beshte 1
Eden Riegel Kiara 1
Sarah Hyland Tiifu 1
Madison Pettis Zuri 1
Ernie Sabella Pumbaa 1
Gary Anthony Williams Mufasa 1
Jeff Bennett Zazu 1
Andrew Kishino Janja 1
Vargus Mason Cheezi 1
Jonny Rees Mzingo 1
Khary Payton Rafiki 1
Kevin Schon Timon 1
Chungu 1


Season  Premiere Finale #
Disney Junior
Season One January 15, 2016 April 21, 2017 26
Season Two July 7, 2017
Season Three 2018

TV Movies

Title Network Airdate
Return of the Roar Disney Channel November 22, 2015
Return of Scar Disney Channel July 30, 2017


DVD Releases

There are no DVD releases for this show.

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