‘Merry Little Batman’ animated special to air on Cartoon Network

Warner Media announced a new holiday special Merry Little Batman for a Cartoon Network event called ACME Night before debuting on HBO Max.

Merry Little Batman special features small young kid who dresses up as little batman to defend his home and city from the supervillains intent on destroying Christmas. It is produced by Warner Bros. Animation and based on characters from DC. The special is executive produced and directed by Mike Roth (Regular Show) and the screenplay is by Morgan Evans (Earth to Ned).

Other specials included on ACME Night include Did I Do That to the Holidays? A Steve Urkel Story, an untitled Looney Tunes Cartoons movie, the Harry Potter Wizarding World Competition event series, Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai, and more.

Warner Bros. president global kids, young adults and classics Tom Ascheim said in a official statement, “In the world of ACME anything is possible and everything is funny. Families want fun ways to spend time together, which has only intensified during the pandemic. With the world’s greatest classic family stories and new originals coming, this programming block is a zone that celebrates imagination, which is what we stand for.”

Here’s the official synopsis:

 An animated family action comedy destined to join the rogue’s gallery of classic holiday movies. 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.

 ACME Night starts 19 September on Cartoon Network and will be available on HBO Max next year.