- Premiering Friday, September 28 at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT
- Season 5 will seal the fate of several main characters
TORONTO, Sept. 18, 2012 /CNW/ - TELETOON viewers will be treated to the world premiere of Season 5 of Star Wars: The Clone Wars beginning Friday, September 28 at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT. In what may be the most thrilling season yet, the future of the galaxy looks dark as several major characters from Star Wars: The Clone Wars face their destinies over the course of the hit show's fifth season. Canadian viewers can tune in and be the first to know which of these ill-fated characters will fall.
The shadow of the dark side falls upon Star Wars: The Clone Wars Season 5 as the series moves closer to the events of Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith. The big-screen action, unforgettable characters, and rousing adventure of the Star Wars saga continue as Jedi heroes face a galaxy of foes. With unparalleled visuals, sound, action and adventure, Star Wars: The Clone Wars continues the cinematic saga with the equivalent of a short animated Star Wars movie each week. Season 5 is filled with explosive action, exotic worlds, intriguing characters and dramatic turns as the galaxy plunges into darkness.
In the spirit of the back-to-school season, TELETOON is offering a Star Wars: The Clone Wars refresher course, airing the last seven episodes of Season 4 throughout the week leading up to the premiere. Starting Monday, September 24, viewers can catch nightly Star Wars: The Clone Wars episodes at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT. From Wednesday, September 26 to Friday, September 28, TELETOON kicks the learning into high gear with two back-to-back episodes every evening starting at 8 p.m. ET/PT, leading right into the Season 5 premiere at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT.
TELETOON delivers hilarious comedy, unexpected surprises and edge-of-your-seat action through the best in animated series and blockbuster movies to youth and families. Available in English and French, TELETOON is watched in more than 7.5 million Canadian homes. Founded in 1997, TELETOON Canada Inc. brings kids, youth and adults the best in animated and animation-related entertainment with five nationwide specialty television channels - TELETOON, Télétoon, TELETOON Retro, Télétoon Rétro and Cartoon Network. Select programming is available through On Demand, Mobile TV, iTunes and through TELETOON Canada's online properties. TELETOON Canada Inc. is owned by Astral (50%) and Corus Entertainment (50%). For more information, please visit teletoon.com.
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