On Thursday, a Cartoon Network blog post announced the channel’s intent to run new episodes of Green Lantern: The Animated Series and Young Justice: Invasion Saturday morning on January 5th, 2013, revealing a specific date for the return of their televised premieres for the first time. Also posted was a 59 second clip showing a new animated short from New Teen Titans.
The block’s return to Cartoon Network will mark the end of a hiatus that began when DC Nation’s October 13th airing was was preempted in an unexpected schedule change on the 12th, which was soon followed by an announcement from the network that the block would return in January 2013. The episodes that were scheduled were “Steam Lantern” for Green Lantern: The Animated Series and “Before the Dawn” for Young Justice: Invasion.
Leading up to the return of DC Nation, reruns of Young Justice: Invasion are airing on Boomerang from 9 to 10 PM on Saturday nights in December.