The Batman is an animated series based on the DC Comics superhero of the same name. The series premiered on Kids' WB! 2004 and aired its first two seasons on the network. Unlike previous DC adaptations on the block, The Batman retains its own continuity and thus is not part with the DC Animated Universe
By 2005, episodes were also airing on Cartoon Network. The series was later removed the Kids WB! block and aired its third, fourth and fifth seasons on Cartoon Network.