Star Trek: Discovery will take off september 24, the first Sunday of the traditional TV season, with a premiere on CBS at 8:30 ET/PT. After that, the series be released weekly on All Access for the rest of its 15-episode run, which will be split into two parts. The second half of the season will then resume in January 2018. Fans have been asking that since the show was announced previous year, and CBS has finally given us an answer thanks to a tweet on Monday morning.
CBS All Access is a subscription streaming video on demand service owned and operated by CBS. After that, episodes will be available exclusively on the streaming platform.
CBS All Access costs $5.99 a month. CBS initially announced that the show would feature thirteen episodes, but later increased the season adding two more. Then the show will take a hiatus.
"Star Trek" fans finally have a premiere date for the franchise's next series.
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For Canadians, the same release dates apply, but Canadians will watch it on the newly-launched Space GO app. "It's important to get it right, and "Star Trek" is the family jewels", Moonves said. "There is also added flexibility presenting on CBS All Access, which isn't beholden to seasonal premieres or launch windows".
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Star Trek: Discovery hasn't had a smooth start, which is something of a tradition with Star Trek series.
While new characters are the focus, there will be connections to beloved characters.
British actor Chris Obi, Michelle Yeoh, Douglas Jones and Anthony Rapp will join Martin-Green as series regulars. However, fellow producer Alex Kurtzman says Fuller left his mark on the show.