Verified subscribers through providers, such as AT&T U-verse, Optimum, Verizon FiOS, xfinity, and various others, will have the opportunity to watch Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion online three days earlier than originally scheduled. In a previous post that revealed the premiere dates of the series, the one-hour movie special was scheduled to debut online on Monday, September 29, through the WATCH Disney XD app and website. Announced today, subscribers can watch the movie on Friday, September 26.
As the force grows stronger and Star Wars fans become more eager for the debut of the animated television movie Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion, Disney XD has moved up the debut by three days, to Friday, September 26 for verified users of WATCHDisneyXD.com and the WATCH Disney XD app for smartphones, tablets and connected TVs.
The new date will give verified WATCH Disney XD viewers a seven-day exclusive window to watch Star Wars Rebels before the global television debut Friday, October 3 (9:00 p.m., ET/PT in the U.S.) on Disney Channels around the world, ushering in the series beginning Monday, October 13 (9:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney XD.
Make sure to still tune in on Friday, October 3, to support the show as it airs for the first time on television on Disney XD. Live tweet, live blog, and join in social media to promote the series and voice your thoughts!