After numerous personnel changes and various other delays, the newest edition to the “Star Trek” franchise – “Star Trek: Discovery” – has finally been given a date for the series to premiere.
While CBS has ordered a total of 15 episodes, they will be split into two groups with the series making it’s debut on September 24 in the United States and Canada and the series debuting on September 25 in the rest of the world.
CBS is set to debut “Discovery” on Sunday, September 24 with a one-hour program at approximately 8:30 p.m. eastern time following Sunday afternoon football and the news program “60 Minutes.” “Star Trek” fans can also access the show on demand via CBS All Access, as well as the show immediately following the premiere. All subsequent episodes will be available via CBS All Access with the first eight shows airing on Sundays from September 24 to November 5. The remaining seven shows will begin airing in January.
In Canada, the “Discovery” premiere will be available on the Space Channel at 8:30 p.m. eastern time beginning September 24, with a second episode to follow right after the debut. Canadian viewers can also access the show via the new Space GO app and on line at Space.ca and CraveTV. The first eight episodes will air between September 24 and November 5 with the remaining episodes to air beginning in January.
In the remainder of the world, “Discovery” will debut on Netflix beginning September 25 with the first eight episodes running through November 6 and the second seven to air beginning in January.
“Star Trek: Discovery” will feature new characters with a whole new set of adventures involving never before seen alien creatures. Like the “Star Trek” series before it, “Discovery” will feature missions to discover new worlds…and a new ship.
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