Disney XD are reviving the 1980s series and it is set to be released in 2017 as part of Disney XDs line up. Disney are returning to Duckburg to revisit the McDuck family. The series will be produce by Disney Television Animation. Scrooge McDuck will be joined by his grandnephews Huey, Dewey and Louie and Donald Duck. The Announcement was made by Marc Buhaj, Senior Vice President, Programming and General Manager, Disney XD.
Buhaj said, "DuckTales' has a special place in Disney's TV animation history, it drew its inspiration from Disney Legend Carl Barks' comic books and through its storytelling and artistic showmanship, set an enduring standard for animated entertainment that connects with both kids and adults. Our new series will bring that same energy and adventurous spirit to a new generation."
Returning characters include Duckworth, Gyro Gearloose, Launchpad McQuack, Flintheart Glomgold, Magica DeSpell & Poe, Ma Beagle and the Beagle Boys (Burger Beagle, Bouncer Beagle), Mrs. Beakley and Webbigail Vanderquack.
Ducktales ran from 1987 until 1990, airing in Ireland on Sratch Saturday on RTÉ ONE. It was followed by the feature lenght film "DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp".
Disney XD is available from Sky and UPC.