Great news for Star Trek fans today as CBS has confirmed the premiere date for its newest adventure. Star Trek: Discovery has been pushed back on a number of occasions whilst the production settled in to its process, but posting a tweet to the shows official account the network has confirmed a September date for the shows pilot to air.
— Star Trek: Discovery (@startrekcbs) June 19, 2017
The series will premiere on the main CBS network before moving to its new on demand platform. Internationally Star Trek: Discovery will air on Netflix. You can checkout the first trailer for the series in the player below and head to the bottom of the page for a sneaky peek at a new poster!
Star Trek, one of the most iconic and influential global television franchises, returns to television 50 years after it first premiered with STAR TREK: DISCOVERY. The series will feature a new ship, new characters and new missions, while embracing the same ideology and hope for the future that inspired a generation of dreamers and doers. The series will premiere on the CBS Television Network with all subsequent episodes available on CBS All Access, the Network’s digital subscription video on demand and live streaming service, and will 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.
Star Trek: Discovery is produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Alex Kurtzman’s Secret Hideout, Bryan Fuller’s Living Dead Guy Productions and Roddenberry Entertainment. Alex Kurtzman, Bryan Fuller, Heather Kadin, Gretchen J. Berg & Aaron Harberts, Akiva Goldsman, Rod Roddenberry and Trevor Roth serve as executive producers.
The series will star Sonequa Martin-Green in the lead role, as well as James Frain as Sarek, Doug Jones as Lt. Saru, Anthony Rapp as Lt. Stamets, Michelle Yeoh as Captain Georgiou of the Discovery, and Shazad Latif as Klingon officer Kol.
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