As we eagerly await for season 5 of “The Clone Wars” to begin in September, some more cool news about “The Clone Wars” was announced today over at StarWars.com. In addition to season 5 premiering in September, episodes from the first two seasons of The Clone Wars will begin airing in syndication! Here is the official announcement from StarWars.com
Following an impressive fourth season full of surprises, the spectacular action and riveting story of Star Wars: The Clone Wars intensifies in Season Five on Cartoon Network at a new day and time. Starting September 29, 2012 at 9:30 am, the classic heroes and villains of the world famous Star Wars Saga continue their adventures as The Clone Wars moves to Cartoon Network’s action series Saturday mornings.
The shadow of the dark side falls upon Star Wars: The Clone Wars Season Five as the series moves closer to the grim events of Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith. The big-screen action, unforgettable characters, and rousing adventure of the Star Wars Saga continue, as Jedi heroes face a galaxy of foes. With unparalleled visuals, sound, action and adventure, Star Wars: The Clone Wars continues the cinematic saga with the equivalent of a short animated Star Wars movie each week. Season Five is filled with explosive action, exotic worlds, intriguing characters and shocking turns as several major players face their destinies as the galaxy plunges into darkness.
In addition to its bold new episodes, the celebrated stories of the series’ first two seasons will premiere in domestic syndication, marking its first appearance ever on U.S. broadcast television. Now, Star Wars: The Clone Wars will be available to a whole new audience, as well as provide an additional destination for its already loyal viewers to relive the amazing saga from its beginning.
This is some pretty cool news! It’s hard to believe that the show has already reached the point for it to start airing in syndication, but it’s always great to have more Star Wars on T.V.! Stay tuned as more information gets revealed about the syndicated airings of seasons one & two, such as what stations they will air on, and the times that they will air.