The CW Network today announced its slate of upcoming holiday programming, featuring holiday classics, family favorites and all-new specials, including a hybrid recap of Scooby-Doo and the gang’s greatest capers — premiering this Friday — and the DC’s Legends of Tomorrow-inspired CG tale Beebo Saves Christmas, announced earlier this year.
Mystery, Inc. reunites on Friday, October 29 (8-9 p.m. ET), in Scooby-Doo, Where Are You Now!. The gang gathers at Warner Bros. Studios to reminisce about their favorite cases and how they were filmed. But it turns out that the backlot may have its OWN monster problem! Fred, Daphne, Velma, Shaggy and Scooby-Doo investigate this mystery while celebrating the legacy of the franchise during this one-hour special.
Hosted by Janel Parrish, (Pretty Little Liars), special guests joining the Scooby gang include author Jerry Beck, Karamo Brown (Queer Eye), producer Tony Cervone (Scoob!), Seth Green (Family Guy), Olivia Liang (Kung Fu), producer David Silverman (The Simpsons), animator Tom Sito, Mitch Watson (Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated), “Weird Al” Yankovic and Cheri Oteri (Saturday Night Live).
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You Now! is from Warner Bros. Animation and Warner Bros. Unscripted Television in association with Warner Horizon and Abominable Pictures. Jonathan Stern writes, directs and executive produces the special. An encore presentation will air on Thursday, November 25 (8-9 p.m. ET).
Everyone’s favorite fuzzy toy turned furry god will once again be a hero as he tries to save Christmas in the all-new animated one-hour special Beebo Saves Christmas airing Wednesday, December 1 (8-9 p.m. ET). When Sprinkles (voiced by Chris Kattan), an efficiency-obsessed elf, decides that Christmas would run better without Santa Claus (voiced by Ernie Hudson), Beebo (voiced by Ben Diskin) and his friends travel to the North Pole to help discover what truly makes Christmas meaningful.
Also starring Kimiko Glenn (Centaurworld, Orange Is the New Black) as the voice of Tweebo, Yvette Nicole Brown (Fairfax, Community) as the voice of Turbo, Keith Ferguson (Kid Cosmic, Ducktales) as the voice of Fleabo, and Victor Garber (DC’s Legends of Tomorrow) as the narrator.
Beebo Saves Christmas is produced by Warner Bros. Animation and is written by Matt Maala and Kevin Shinick and executive produced by Sam Register, Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, David Madden, Phil Klemmer, Grainne Godfree, Marc Guggenheim and Keto Shimizu. An encore presentation will air Tuesday, December 21 (8-9 p.m. ET).
The CW will also be bringing back the 2000 Phil Roman special Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer, airing Friday, November 26 (9-10 p.m. ET). Based on the hit song that became a worldwide holiday phenomenon, the one-hour special is a goofy and heartwarming adventure that features young Jake Spankenheimer on the quest of a lifetime to track his missing Grandma down on Christmas Eve to prove that Santa Claus is indeed real.
Michele Lee (Knots Landing) provides the voice of Jake’s greedy Cousin Mel and recording artist Elmo Shropshire provides the narration. Encore presentations will air on Saturday, December 18 (8-9 p.m. ET) and Wednesday, December 22 (8-9 p.m. ET).