‘Michael Jackson’s Halloween’ Animated Special Coming to CBS

CBS has just announced that it will air Michael Jackson’s Halloween, a new one-hour animated special featuring the music the pop icon, premiering on the network this October.

The special will feature Jackson’s acclaimed music as its soundtrack, and will be broadcast for the first time this fall, according to Variety.

Created and produced by Optimum Productions, the Michael Jackson company now owned by his estate, the special will feature the voices of actors Christine Baranski, Kiersey Clemons, Alan Cumming, George Eads, Brad Garrett, Lucy Liu, Jim Parsons, and Lucas Till.

The special follows millennials Vincent (Till) and Victoria (Clemons), who meet “accidentally” on Halloween night and find themselves, along with Ichabod the dog, at a mysterious hotel located at 777 Jackson Street called This Place Hotel. Once inside, Vincent and Victoria are sent on an adventure culminating in a spectacular dance finale featuring an animated Michael Jackson.

The special was created and produced by Optimum Productions, with animation production by Hammerhead. John Branca and John McClain, co-executors of the Estate of Michael Jackson, serve as executive producers. Daniel Chuba is the producer and Mark A.Z. Dippé is the director.

You can see a first look photo from the special below, and keep watching this site for the premiere date as soon as it’s announced.

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'Michael Jackson's Halloween' will air on CBS in October 2017.
‘Michael Jackson’s Halloween’ will air on CBS in October 2017.

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Matt Artz

Founded Halloween Daily News in 2012 and the Halloween International Film Festival in 2016. Professional writer/journalist/photographer since 2000.


‘Michael Jackson’s Halloween’ Animated Special Coming to CBS