Ahead of the debut of the first episode of the third season of “Star Wars: The Mandalorian” on Disney+ on March 1st 2023, Disney has announced that the first episode of the first season will be making its broadcast debut simultaneously across ABC, Freeform and FX. The three networks will air “Chapter 1: The Mandalorian” on February 24th 2023 (8:00-9:00 p.m. EST/PST).
After the stories of Jango and Boba Fett, another warrior emerges in the Star Wars universe. “The Mandalorian” is set after the fall of the Empire and before the emergence of the First Order. We follow the travails of a lone gunfighter in the outer reaches of the galaxy, far from the authority of the New Republic.
In the first episode, which will air on Disney’s linear channels, is set in the lawless aftermath of the collapse of the Galactic Empire, where an armored bounty hunter known only as the Mandalorian takes on a well-paying yet cryptic assignment.
The third season begins on Disney+ on Wednesday 1st March 2023 and continues the journey of the Mandalorian through the Star Wars galaxy continue. Once a lone bounty hunter, Din Djarin has reunited with Grogu. Meanwhile, the New Republic struggles to lead the galaxy away from its dark history. The Mandalorian will cross paths with old allies and make new enemies as he and Grogu continue their journey together.
The series stars Pedro Pascal, Katee Sackhoff, Carl Weathers, Amy Sedaris, Emily Swallow and Giancarlo Esposito.
The directors of the eight-episode season three include Rick Famuyiwa, Rachel Morrison, Lee Isaac Chung, Carl Weathers, Peter Ramsey and Bryce Dallas Howard.
Jon Favreau is the showrunner/head writer and serves as an executive producer along with Dave Filoni, Rick Famuyiwa, Kathleen Kennedy and Colin Wilson. Karen Gilchrist and Carrie Beck are co-executive producers.
The first two seasons of “The Mandalorian” are available to stream now on Disney+ and this linear debut, will hopefully, encourage some viewers to try the show out and potentially subscribe to Disney+ to watch the rest of the show. Disney did a similar experiement last year with showing the first couple of episodes from “Andor” to encouarge more people to check the show out.
Roger has been a Disney fan since he was a kid and this interest has grown over the years. He has visited Disney Parks around the globe and has a vast collection of Disney movies and collectibles. He is the owner of What's On Disney Plus & DisKingdom.