The crew of the USS Discovery will “boldly go” to a place cancelled TV series never see. CBS All Access has renewed its Star Trek: Discovery TV show for a second season. The renewal news comes about three weeks ahead of the show’s mid-season hiatus. After the November 12th episode, Star Trek: Discovery will take a break until January of the new year.
A CBS All Access streaming series, Star Trek: Discovery stars Sonequa Martin-Green, Doug Jones, Jason Isaacs, Shazad Latif, Anthony Rapp, Michelle Yeoh, Mary Wiseman, Chris Obi, Mary Chieffo, James Frain, Rainn Wilson, Terry Serpico, Maulik Pancholy, Damon Runyan, Rekha Sharma, Kenneth Mitchell, Clare McConnell, and Sam Vartholomeos. A prequel to Star Trek: The Original Series, the sci-fi drama follows the crew of the USS Discovery, during the cold war between the Federation and the Klingons.
Learn more from this CBS All Access press release.
“CBS ALL ACCESS” RENEWS “STAR TREK: DISCOVERY” FOR SECOND SEASON
NEW YORK – Oct. 23, 2017 – CBS All Access, the CBS Television Network’s digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service, announced today the second season renewal of its hit original series STAR TREK: DISCOVERY.
“In just six episodes, STAR TREK: DISCOVERY has driven subscriber growth, critical acclaim and huge global fan interest for the first premium version of this great franchise,” said Marc DeBevoise, President and Chief Operating Officer, CBS Interactive. “This series has a remarkable creative team and cast who have demonstrated their ability to carry on the ‘Star Trek’ legacy. We are extremely proud of what they’ve accomplished and are thrilled to be bringing fans a second season of this tremendous series.”
The launch of STAR TREK: DISCOVERY on CBS All Access broke a new record for subscriber sign-ups in a single day, week and month for the service.
The first six episodes of STAR TREK: DISCOVERY are currently available to stream on CBS All Access. All new episodes are available on demand weekly after 8:30 PM, ET on Sundays exclusively for CBS All Accesssubscribers in the U.S. As previously announced, STAR TREK: DISCOVERY will air in two chapters. The final episode of chapter one will debut on Sunday, Nov. 12, and the second chapter, featuring the remaining six episodes, will return in January 2018.
STAR TREK: DISCOVERY follows the voyages of Starfleet on their missions to discover new worlds and new life forms, and one Starfleet officer who must learn that to truly understand all things alien, you must first understand yourself. The series will feature a new ship and new characters, while embracing the same ideology and hope for the future that inspired a generation of dreamers and doers.
STAR TREK: DISCOVERY’s cast includes Sonequa Martin-Green, Doug Jones, Jason Isaacs, Anthony Rapp, Michelle Yeoh, Shazad Latif, Mary Wiseman, Mary Chieffo, James Frain and more.
STAR TREK: DISCOVERY is produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Secret Hideout, 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.
About CBS All Access
CBS All Access is the CBS Television Network’s digital subscription video on demand and live streaming service. In addition to its original series, which also includes season one of the new edition of “The Good Wife,” THE GOOD FIGHT, CBS All Access gives CBS fans the ability to watch more than 9,000 episodes on demand – spanning current shows from primetime, daytime and late night, as well as past seasons of select series and classic TV hits – and stream their local CBS station live. CBS All Access is currently available online at CBS.com, on mobile devices via the CBS App for iOS, Android and Windows 10, and on Roku Players, Apple TV, Chromecast, Android TV, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Fire TV.
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