Cartoon Network picks up Star Wars: The Clone Wars for year two

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Dec 14, 2012, 3:54 PM EST

Cartoon Network announced today that it has picked up a second season of its hit computer-animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars from creator George Lucas and Lucasfilm Animation.

The second season is slated to premiere in the fall. The season-one finale of Star Wars: The Clone Wars airs on Cartoon Network on Friday, March 20, at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

The Oct. 3, 2008, premiere of Clone Wars scored as the most-watched series debut in Cartoon Network history, according to Nielsen Media Research. Since its premiere, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, which airs Fridays at 9 p.m., has ranked number one in its time period on all television—broadcast and ad-supported cable, with boys 2-11, boys 6-11 and tween boys 9-14 through January.