"Star Wars: The Clone Wars" Second Season Launches on TELETOON in Sept 2009
Canada’s TELETOON Network has announced that Star Wars: The Clone Wars will launch its second season starting in September. The new CGI animated series from Lucasfilm chronicles the adventures of Anakin Skywalker, Obi-wan Kenobi, Anakin’s padawan Ahsoka, and the rest of the prequel trilogy characters as they battle the Separatist forces during the legendary Clone Wars. The Star Wars: The Clone Wars feature movie will also air on TELETOON this fall.
The full press release follows:
FROM A GALAXY FAR, FAR AWAY
The Force comes to TELETOON when STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS™
launches its second season on the popular animation network
Toronto – The battle for galactic freedom is coming to TELETOON Canada this Fall when STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS launches its eagerly anticipated second season on the Canadian animation network. Beginning in September, season one of Lucasfilm Animation’s cutting-edge, computer-generated series will air on the network, along with the 2008 STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS feature film. Season two will follow later in the year. STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS will also launch on the French language TELETOON network this Fall.
“We’re ecstatic to have STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS join our schedule,” said Len Cochrane, President, TELETOON. “The show really is a perfect fit for us, reinforcing our strong line-up of action shows and attracting Star Wars fans of all ages.”
“Working with TELETOON is a natural fit for us,” said Tom Quinn, Senior Director of Worldwide Distribution. “We align so well with their current programming, and we are thrilled to be able to bring Star Wars to an audience hungry for quality stories and cutting-edge animation. It’s really great to work with a partner with such enthusiasm for Star Wars.”
Fierce battles, expanded storylines, and elaborate
TELETOON Canada inc. brings kids, youth and adults the best in animated entertainment with four nationwide specialty television channels, TELETOON English and French and TELETOON Retro English and French. Founded in 1997, TELETOON Canada inc. is owned by Astral Media (50%) and Corus Entertainment (50%).