Watch the first episode of The Mandalorian on TV later this month.
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Disney’s Star Wars series The Mandalorian will only air on TV for one night, and it will all happen later this month. What’s wrong with that, you ask?
In honor of the upcoming third season of the hit show, Disney is giving everyone the chance to watch the series that started it all absolutely free. The first episode of The Mandalorian will simulcast on ABC, Freeform, and FX (all owned by Disney) on February 24 at 8:00 pm EST. Freeform and FX are paid channels, but you can receive ABC over the air for free with an antenna.
Casting a powerhouse like The Mandalorian is akin to a free trial for regular TV, except the user doesn’t have to jump through any hoop or subscribe to anything – it just tunes in at the appointed time. Of course, we’re only talking about one episode – season one, episode one – but when you have a great show in your hands, one episode is enough to hook it.
Want to watch the rest of the series? Of course, just sign up for Disney+ (the exclusive home of The Mandalorian) and enjoy. It’s all part of the plan.
Disney reported 164.2 million subscribers in its latest November earnings report, but we’ll get an update after regular trading closes today. report will also be the first to show the numbers from the new Disney ad tier launched in December.
The third season of The Mandalorian will begin on March 1 and will consist of eight episodes. Each of the first two seasons also consisted of eight episodes, with new episodes airing once a week on the traditional schedule.