Yesterday WarnerMedia announced ACME Night, a new family programming block called ACME Night on Cartoon Network. As part of the announcement, WarnerMedia a trio of animated movies premiering later in the year, perhaps most notably the Merry Little Batman animated holiday special.
According to the official description, “when a six-year-old Damian Wayne finds himself alone in Wayne Manor, he must transform into ‘Little Batman’ in order to defend his home and Gotham City from the crooks and super-villains intent on destroying Christmas. If the premise reminds you of another Christmas classic from the ’90s, you’re probably not the only one. The Merry Little Batman animated special is executive produced and directed by Mike Roth from a screenplay by Morgan Evans.
Also announced was Did I Do That to the Holidays? A Steve Urkel Story with Jaleel White once again playing the bespectacled blerd for animation. White previously reprised Urkel for a Scooby-Doo and Guess Who? episode. The Steve Urkel special was written by comedian is written by Wyatt Cenac with Bryan Newton serving as supervising director.
Lastly, an untitled Looney Tunes Cartoons Porky Pig/Daffy Bug sci-fi buddy action comedy is also coming down the pike from executive producer Pete Browngardt, supervising producer Alex Kirwan, and writer Kevin Costello.
ACME Night debuts Sunday Sept. 19 at 6 p.m. ET/PT