Greg Weisman, Star Wars Rebels executive producer for season one of the series, tweeted the following on November 26, 2014 at 11:59 pm EST.
Originally, the "Empire Day" two-parter was gonna be split across the hiatus. Aren't you glad they reconsidered? #StarsWarsRebels
— Greg Weisman (@Greg_Weisman) November 27, 2014