Disney XD has decided to give their new Star Wars Rebels animated series a second season renewal — before the show has premiered. A TV movie, Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion, airs tomorrow night and the series then launches on Monday, October 6th.
Here’s the renewal press release with some more details:
THE FORCE IS STRONG FOR LUCASFILM’S ANIMATED-TRIUMPH “STAR WARS REBELS” DISNEY XD ORDERS SECOND SEASON AHEAD OF TELEVISION PREMIERE
One day ahead of a highly anticipated television premiere, Disney Channels Worldwide President and Chief Creative Officer, Gary Marsh, announced plans to produce a second season of the animated series “Star Wars Rebels” from Lucasfilm.