A big part of The Disney Afternoon animation block from the 1980s is coming back. A new version of DuckTales is being produced for Disney XD in 2017.
Here’s the press release:
“DUCKTALES” (OOOH OOOOH!), NEW ANIMATED SERIES BASED ON BELOVED CLASSIC, IS BILLED FOR LAUNCH IN 2017 ON DISNEY XD
DUCKBURG (February 25, 2015) — An all-new “DuckTales,” an animated comedy series based on the Emmy Award-winning series treasured by a generation of viewers, has been ordered for launch in 2017 on Disney XD channels around the world.
Set to be produced by Disney Television Animation, the new series will again star Disney’s enduringly popular characters: Scrooge McDuck, his grandnephews Huey, Dewey and Louie, and Donald Duck. The announcement was made today by Marc Buhaj, Senior Vice President, Programming and General Manager, Disney XD.