Published: Mon, June 19, 2017
Life&Culture | By Rose Hansen

'Star Trek: Discovery' Premieres on CBS Sept

'Star Trek: Discovery' Premieres on CBS Sept

The series will debut on CBS on Sunday, September 24 around 8:30PM ET.

The entire series will air through the CBS All Access streaming service in the United States, though the debut episode will also appear on CBS broadcast television. That same night, the two first episodes will be available to stream on CBS All Access, with subsequent episodes premiering exclusively on the streamer every Sunday.

All future episodes past the series premiere will only be available on CBS All Access, which is CBS's digital platform and requires a separate paid subscription. The second half resumes in January 2018. Fans have been asking that since the show was announced past year, and CBS has finally given us an answer thanks to a tweet on Monday morning.

Each episode will be release once a week, just like "The Good Fight", rather than the all-at-once Netflix or Amazon model. In classic Sunday night fashion, the press announcement adds that the NFL football season may effect the airing time on the East Coast. Here's a short new teaser confirming the date, alongside another tiny new glimpse of the titular ship itself. something that was surprisingly absent from the first trailer.

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All that said, anytime a new Star Trek series premieres, it's cause for celebration. In September, "All Access" will the first and only place to watch "Discovery" episodes. That further ensures that viewers who have All Access will stay subscribed to it a little bit longer.

The second batch of episodes will be available in January.

After delays and setbacks, the new Star Trek show finally has a release date.

The Walking Dead alum Sonequa Martin-Green fronts the highly anticipated series as Discovery First Officer Michael Burnham, while Jason Isaacs (The OA) plays Captain Lorca. Kurtzman, Fuller, Heather Kadin, Gretchen J. Berg & Aaron Harberts, Akiva Goldsman, Rod Roddenberry and Trevor Roth serve as executive producers. The series will air on CBS All Access in the USA and be distributed concurrently by CBS Studios International on Netflix in 188 countries and in Canada on Bell Media's Space channel and OTT service CraveTV.

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