New This Week in Star Wars Show Announced, Kristin Baver to Host

Announced during 2020’s Season 5 kickoff episode of The Star Wars Show, fans will be able to enjoy a brand new weekly spin-off series called This Week in Star Wars as Lucasfilm ushers in a new decade of Star Wars content. Hosted by’s associate editor Kristin Baver, the weekly news series will be available on Thursday with the premiere episode set to arrive today as Baver gives fans a recap of the Star Wars info that landed throughout the week. Check out the official announcement that was posted yesterday copied below and congrats to Kristin on her new role!

This week on The Star Wars Show…’s weekly news and variety show announced a few changes to the Season 5 line-up.

This year, The Star Wars Show as you know it is moving to a longer format, adding in more segments, behind-the-scenes access, celebrity interviews, in-depth roundtable discussions, and maybe even a few more animals reenacting key Star Wars scenes in 12 brand-new revamped monthly installments. It’s the kind of out-of-this-galaxy content you’ve come to love from the Emmy Award-winning series.

And starting tomorrow and every Thursday, check back for the first weekly installment of a brand-new all-news show, This Week! in Star Wars. Each week,’s associate editor Kristin Baver will give you the quick and snappy rundown of the week’s Star Wars news and tidbits, along with some special shout outs and historical factoids.