"Star Wars: The Clone Wars" Season 2 Premieres on October 2, 2009
Cartoon Network has announced that Star Wars: The Clone Wars will return to the air on October 2, 2009, at 8:00 PM (Eastern/Pacific) with the episode “Rise of the Bounty Hunters.” The premiere will run for an hour and kick off the second season of 22 episodes.
The full press release follows, along with a new screenshot in high-definition resolution:
Cartoon Network to Premiere ALL NEW Season of
Star Wars: The Clone Wars™,
Lucasfilm’s Breakthrough Animated Series
Star Wars: The Clone Wars – Rise of the Bounty Hunters premieres Friday, October 2, at 8 p.m. (ET/PT)
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Coming off of the record-setting first season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Cartoon Network announced today it will premiere a full slate of 22 all-new episodes for season two of the critically acclaimed and top-rated CG-animated series from creator George Lucas and Lucasfilm Animation. The special one-hour season two premiere event of Star Wars: The Clone Wars airs Friday, October 2, at 8 p.m. (et/pt).
Star Wars: The Clone Wars has emerged as one of the preeminent animated series on television, combining the expansive scope of the Star Wars saga with exciting weekly adventures. During its first season, premiere episodes of Star Wars: The Clone Wars on Cartoon Network (Fridays at 9 p.m.) ranked #1 on all TV with boys 6-11. Star Wars: The Clone Wars is a thrilling, weekly 30-minute “mini-movie” created by the talented artists at Lucasfilm Animation.
Fierce battles, expanded storylines and ground-breaking animation raise the stakes in Star Wars: The Clone Wars – Rise of the Bounty Hunters. The lives of the Jedi become more complex as secret and forbidden relationships are revealed and a new breed of villain enters to take advantage of the wartime turmoil. Season two introduces these lawless rogues into the fray along with a host of new characters, locations and creatures. Set against the spectacular backdrop of the Star Wars universe, The Clone Wars is bigger, bolder and more intense than ever before.
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