New Clone Wars Season Kicks Off in October

Lucasfilm Animation and Cartoon Networks are promising that the second season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars will be even ‘bigger, bolder and more intense than ever!’ Fans will be able to judge for themselves when the show returns to Cartoon Network with a special one-hour premiere event on Friday, Oct. 2 at 8 p.m.

Under the umbrella title Rise of the Bounty Hunters, the 22-episode second season will introduce a new breed of villains who make the lives of the Jedi even more complex and dangerous. The producers are promising fierce battles, expanded story lines and groundbreaking animation, set against the familiar universe imagined by George Lucas. 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.