Star Wars TV 2024: What's new, what's ending, and what to look forward to

There's a little bit of everything lined up for Star Wars in the new year, including a show that covers an era predating the prequel trilogy and a second season about the lives of Jedi.

(L-R): Echo, Omega, Wrecker, Hunter, and Tech in a scene from "STAR WARS: THE BAD BATCH", season 2 exclusively on Disney+. © 2022 Lucasfilm Ltd. & ™. All Rights Reserved.
(L-R): Echo, Omega, Wrecker, Hunter, and Tech in a scene from "STAR WARS: THE BAD BATCH", season 2 exclusively on Disney+. © 2022 Lucasfilm Ltd. & ™. All Rights Reserved. /
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With this year almost in the books, let's take a look at the Star Wars shows that are confirmed to be released in 2024. The list includes two animated and two live-action series, so there's something for everyone.

The Bad Batch Season 3

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(L-R): Clone Captain Wilco and Vice Admiral Rampart in a scene from "STAR WARS: THE BAD BATCH", season 2 exclusively on Disney+. © 2022 Lucasfilm Ltd. & ™. All Rights Reserved. /

The Bad Batch Season 2 is one of the best second seasons of any Star Wars series and is miles ahead of Season 1 in terms of writing and animation quality. Expectations for Season 3 are a mile high thanks to the heartbreaking finish to Season 2, which ended in the death of one of the members of The Bad Batch. We won't spoil who that was, but the stakes are high for Season 3, as the remaining crew members will do their best to stay alive to find Omega, captured by the Empire.

Tales of the Jedi Season 2

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(L-R): Count Dooku and Mace Windu from "STAR WARS: TALES OF THE JEDI", season 1 exclusively on Disney+. © 2022 Lucasfilm Ltd. & ™. All Rights Reserved. /

Every Star Wars fan has at least one favorite Jedi, and Tales of the Jedi caters to our Jedi-loving hearts. Season 1 of the anthology series by Dave Filoni spends half the season with Count Dooku and the other half with Ahsoka Tano. The show's beautiful animation style, excellent background music, and melancholy feel made Season 1 a big hit. Now, everyone is curious to see who Season 2 will focus on.

The Acolyte

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Amandla Stenberg, Lee Jung-jae, and Leslye Headland behind the scenes of The Acolyte. /


Lesley Headland's The Acolyte takes place 100 years before the events of Episode I: The Phantom Menace during the final days of The High Republic era. Fans have only seen this time period on screen in the animated preschool series Young Jedi Adventures, so book fans are eager to see it in live-action. That alone is a reason to tune in. The series is also expected to be much darker than any Star Wars project and more focused on an adult audience. Unlike Andor, which doesn't feature any Jedi or Sith, The Acolyte is expected to be full of lightsaber duels and lots of aliens.

Skeleton Crew

Kyriana Kratter, Ravi Cabot-Conyers, Robert Timothy Smith, Jude Law
Star Wars Celebration 2023 Studio Panel / Jeff Spicer/GettyImages

We return to the Mandoverse again in 2024 with the release of a brand new spin-off called Skeleton Crew. The show stars Jude Law and takes place during the timeline of The Mandalorian. Jude Law might be playing the role of a Jedi, and the young cast will play a group of characters who get lost somewhere in the galaxy. It will be interesting to see how the story ties into The Mandalorian and Ahsoka, as well as the upcoming Mandoverse crossover film directed by Dave Filoni.

Keep in mind these are only the confirmed series. If there are any surprise announcements, we'll cover it here at Dork Side of the Force!

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