Starting Saturday, each week's new episode of STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS will be available at the iTunes Store (www.iTunes.com) for $1.99 an episode, or $39.99 for a season pass to all 22 episodes. Both "Ambush" and "Rising Malevolence," which air tonight at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Cartoon Network, will be available starting Saturday. This pattern will continue throughout the season, with each new episode available at the iTunes Store the day after its Cartoon Network premiere.
Additionally, a half-hour, behind-the-scenes special about the making of STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS is now available on the iTunes store as a free download.
At the official Star Wars site, www.starwars.com, STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS will be available for online, streamed viewing beginning Friday, October 10. The episodes will also be seen at www.cartoonnetwork.com. Streaming episodes will be available one week after airing on Cartoon Network. At any given time, two episodes will be available for free, online viewing.
Starting with "Rising Malevolence," the series' second episode, StarWars.com will offer a regular podcast combining news and information on Lucasfilm. It will be available both at StarWars.com and at iTunes. At both locations, the podcast will be free for fans who want to learn more about the secrets of STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS.
Finally, StarWars.com will offer an exclusive, entirely new online graphic novel, with new insights into the CLONE WARS galaxy. Written by STAR WARS expert Pablo Hidalgo, its weekly installments will feature four different artists, each of whom illustrates a new "chapter." Each of the 23 "chapters" will serve as an introduction to that week's episode of STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS.