The U.K.s Toonami channel, dedicated to action/adventure/anime animation, has landed STAR WARS: CLONE WARS. The new 2D series from Lucasfilm and Cartoon Network Studios chronicles the adventures of the STAR WARS heroes during the events that directly follow EPISODE II. The third Cartoon Network channel in Europe, Toonami, started broadcasting on September 8, 2003 and will begin airing CLONES on November 10. Cartoon Network will debut the new show in the U.S. on November 7. SAMURAI JACK and DEXTER'S LABORATORY creator Genndy Tartakovsky is the lead animator on the series.
Toonami is operated by Turner Broadcasting System (TBS) Europe, which delivers some of the world's most successful and well-known news and entertainment brands - Cartoon Network, Boomerang, TCM (Turner Classic Movies) and CNN International - across 50 countries in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Turner Broadcasting System Europe Ltd. is an AOL Time Warner Co.