Star Wars: The Clone Wars

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Star Wars: The Clone Wars is the latest animated series in the Star Wars franchise to hit the small screen. The series takes place in between the films Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones and Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith. The following familiar characters (along with a few new faces) feature in the show: Anakin Skywalker (Matt Lanter), Obi-Wan Kenobi, Padmé Amidala (Catherine Taber), Yoda, Chancellor Palpatine (Ian Abercrombie) and General Grievous (Matthew Wood). The introduction to the series is a feature length film released in theaters August 15th, 2008 in the US. This will be the first Star Wars film in 3-D animation to be in theaters. Twenty-two episodes have been ordered for the first, second, third, fourth and fifth seasons.

Broadcast History:
Star Wars: The Clone Wars premiered with two back-to-back episodes on October 3, 2008 at 9:00pm (ET) on Cartoon Network. Repeat episodes aired at 8:30pm (ET), directly before new episodes premiered at 9:00pm (ET). New episodes continued to premiere Fridays at 9:00pm (ET) until the end of season.

The second season premiered with two back-to-back episodes on October 2, 2009 at 8:00pm (ET) on Cartoon Network. This season is also known as "Rise of the Bounty Hunters." On November 13, 2009 new episodes began premiering at 9:00pm (ET). New episodes continued to premiere Fridays at 9:00pm (ET) until the end of the season.

The third season premiered with two back-to-back episodes on September 17, 2010 at 9:00pm (ET) on Cartoon Network. This season is also known as "Secrets Revealed." On January 7, 2011 new episodes began premiering at 8:30pm (ET). New episodes continued to premiere Fridays at 8:30pm (ET) until the end of the season.

The fourth season premiered with two back-to-back episodes on September 16, 2011 at 8:00pm (ET) on Cartoon Network. This season is also known as "Battle Lines." New episodes premiered Fridays at 8:30pm (ET) until the end of the season.

The fifth season premiered on September 29, 2012 at 9:30am (ET) in its new timeslot. New episodes continued to air Saturday mornings at 9:30am (ET) on Cartoon Network until the season finale on Saturday March 2, 2013.

The series won 4 Emmy Awards for Outstanding Special Class Animated Program, Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program - David Tennant, Outstanding Individual in Animation - Color and Outstanding Special Class Animated Program.

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  • Matt Lanter

    Matt Lanter

    Anakin Skywalker

    Ashley Eckstein

    Ashley Eckstein

    Ahsoka Tano

    Tom Kane

    Tom Kane

    Yoda, Narrator, Wullf Yularen

    Matthew Wood

    Matthew Wood

    General Grievous, Battle Droids

    Dee Bradley Baker

    Dee Bradley Baker

    Captain Rex, Commander Cody and the Clone Troopers

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    • © 2008 Cartoon Network
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    epic adventure, legendary heroes, mission to space, characters with hidden agendas, Tweens