Last week the first two episodes of Ahsoka debuted on Disney+. This week, Disney+ is sharing that the first episode, Master and Apprentice, garnered 14 million views. A view is defined as total stream time divided by runtime available. These numbers made Ahsoka the most viewed globallly on Disney’s streaming service.
“Ahsoka has become a fan favorite with people of all ages and it’s wonderful to see her continue to resonate with viewers in her very own headlining series,” says Kathleen Kennedy, Lucasfilm president. “I want to recognize the fantastic work done by our creative team, led by Dave Filoni and Jon Favreau, the incredible cast led by Rosario Dawson, and our talented crew — and on behalf of the team and all of Lucasfilm, we give our thanks to all the fans who have been with Ahsoka on every step of her journey and to all those who are just learning about her now in Ahsoka on Disney+.”
The arrival of this new Star Wars series continues the story of fan favorite Ahsoka Tano. Ahsoka Tano first appeared in Star Wars: The Clone Wars 15 years ago. Since then, she has appeared in that series, Star Wars Rebels, The Mandalorian, and also Star Wars Forces of Destiny. Her voice could also be heard in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. She recently began appearing at the Disneyland Resort in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.
New episodes of Ahsoka arrive on Disney+ on Tuesday nights at 6:00 PM PT.
Ahsoka Official Description
Set after the fall of the Empire, “Star Wars: Ahsoka” follows the former Jedi Knight Ahsoka Tano as she investigates an emerging threat to a vulnerable galaxy.
“Ahsoka” stars Rosario Dawson, Natasha Liu Bordizzo, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Ray Stevenson, Ivanna Sakhno, Diana Lee Inosanto, David Tennant, Lars Mikkelsen and Eman Esfandi. The episodes are directed by Dave Filoni, Steph Green, Peter Ramsey, Jennifer Getzinger, Geeta Vasant Patel and Rick Famuyiwa. Dave Filoni is the head writer and executive produces along with Jon Favreau, Kathleen Kennedy, Colin Wilson and Carrie Beck. Karen Gilchrist serves as co-executive producer.
Lucasfilm’s “Star Wars: Ahsoka” launched on August 22, exclusively on Disney+.
Ahsoka Tano’s Story
Ahsoka Tano is a Force-sensitive Togruta female who was discovered by Jedi Master Plo Koon at the age of 3 and brought to the Jedi Temple on Coruscant to be trained as a Jedi. She was assigned to be the Padawan learner of Jedi Knight Anakin Skywalker during the Clone Wars.
Ahsoka was a skilled and courageous Jedi, but she was also impulsive and headstrong. She often clashed with Anakin, but they also developed a close bond. Ahsoka fought in many battles during the Clone Wars, and she helped to save the Republic on numerous occasions.
In 21 BBY, Ahsoka was framed for a bombing at the Jedi Temple. She was forced to go on the run to clear her name. After a long and dangerous journey, she was eventually able to prove her innocence. However, the experience shook her faith in the Jedi Order, and she left the Order to find her own path.
After the Clone Wars, Ahsoka fought against the Galactic Empire as a member of the Rebel Alliance. She was a valuable asset to the Rebellion, and she helped to liberate many worlds from Imperial control.
In the Disney+ series The Mandalorian, Ahsoka Tano is introduced as a mysterious figure who helps Din Djarin (the Mandalorian) on his quest to find Grogu (the Child). Ahsoka agrees to help Din find a Jedi who can train Grogu, but she tells him that she is no longer a Jedi herself.
Ahsoka reveals that she left the Jedi Order after the events of the Clone Wars. She is still a Force-sensitive individual, but she does not follow the Jedi Code. She is now a wanderer, seeking to find her own path in the galaxy.
Ahsoka’s appearance in The Mandalorian is significant because it marks the first time that she has been seen in live-action. The character was previously only seen in animated form, in the Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels TV shows. Rosario Dawson plays Ahsoka Tano in The Mandalorian, and she does a great job of bringing the character to life.
Ahsoka’s story is still being told, and it is unclear what the future holds for her. However, her appearance in The Mandalorian has generated a lot of excitement among Star Wars fans. Many fans are hoping that Ahsoka will get her own live-action series, and it is possible that this could happen in the future.
In the meantime, Ahsoka Tano will continue to be a major character in the Star Wars universe. She is a powerful and important figure, and she will undoubtedly play a significant role in the future of the galaxy.
Here are some of the key events in Ahsoka Tano’s story:
- She is discovered by Jedi Master Plo Koon and brought to the Jedi Temple at the age of 3.
- She is assigned to be the Padawan learner of Jedi Knight Anakin Skywalker during the Clone Wars.
- She fights in many battles during the Clone Wars, and she helps to save the Republic on numerous occasions.
- She is framed for a bombing at the Jedi Temple in 21 BBY.
- She is forced to go on the run to clear her name.
- She is eventually able to prove her innocence, but she leaves the Jedi Order to find her own path.
- She fights against the Galactic Empire as a member of the Rebel Alliance.
- She is a valuable asset to the Rebellion, and she helps to liberate many worlds from Imperial control.
- She appears in the Disney+ series The Mandalorian, where she helps Din Djarin find a Jedi who can train Grogu.
- She reveals that she left the Jedi Order after the events of the Clone Wars.
- She is still a Force-sensitive individual, but she does not follow the Jedi Code.
- She is now a wanderer, seeking to find her own path in the galaxy.
What do you think of the debut of Ahsoka on Disney+? Did you watch the first two episodes? What did you think of them? Are you excited about where this series is headed? Any predictions? Share your thoughts and opinions in the comments below!