Star Wars: The Clone Wars is an American 3D CGI animated television series created by Lucasfilm Animation and CGCG Inc. On August 15, 2008 the Star Wars: The Clone Wars movie was released in theaters; it served as the official pilot episode and the introduction of the series. The series made its debut on the American Cartoon Network on October 3, 2008.
In March 2013, Lucasfilm announced the Star Wars: The Clone Wars would be "winding down", effectively canceling the series. Episodes that have already been produced are referred to as "bonus content", with more information forthcoming titled as The Clone Wars Legacy. Soon, The Walt Disney Company took over Star Wars and got rid of certain things from The Clone Wars as canon such General Grievous and events such as original Sfyo-Dias arcs.