Tracy Cannobbio (Lucasfilm) revealed that after the episode ‘Gathering Forces’ airs on Disney X D, Star Wars Rebels will be on a break. New episodes will be aired January 5th. The season 1 of Star Wars Rebels contains 16 episodes (The 4 shorts being one episode and Spark of Rebellion being 2 episodes) including 13 normal episodes. ‘Gathering Forces’ being episode 7, only 6 episodes remain before the season 1 finale.
Hi @BlueJaigEyes! That’s correct. We will have a break for the holidays and return on January 5th with new episodes.
— Tracy Cannobbio (@Tcann13) November 18, 2014