Disney XD has announced their multi-platform rollout for their new animated series, Star Wars Rebels. Deadline reports that the one-hour debut, Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion will premiere on September 29th on WatchDisneyXD.com and the Watch Disney XD app. Spark of Rebellion will then make its global TV broadcast on various Disney channels on October 3rd at 9pm (U.S). Finally, the animated series will have its premiere on Disney XD at October 13th at 9pm (U.S.). “The series will air in 34 languages across 163 countries in over 400 million households,” according to Disney.
It’s a huge rollout for the show, which takes place between Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope, but it’s important to remember that The Clone Wars set a high bar with young fans of animated Star Wars, and now they’ll need to be convinced that Star Wars Rebels is a worthy successor. Hit the jump to check out the trailer.