Star Trek Discovery – Release Date, Timeline and News

UPDATED 22/11/17

With so much information and misinformation regarding the new series Star Trek Discovery, we have researched some of the top asked questions and tried to find the correct answer. Please note we are not an official source of information. Although we do receive official press releases. This could change anytime or could be plain wrong! Please use your own judgment! We’re just three fans doing some research.


How to watch Star Trek Discovery

United States:

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Star Trek: Discovery will launch in the U.S. on Sunday, September 24 with a broadcast premiere that night on the CBS Television Network airing at 8:30-9:30 PM, ET/PT (time approximate following NFL Football and 60 Minutes).

The series premiere will also be available on-demand on CBS All Access and the second episode of the series will be available on the service that same night immediately following the broadcast premiere.
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Space Channel will launch the first two episodes of Star Trek: Discovery on Sunday, September 24 at 8:30 PM ET.
The first eight episodes will run from Sunday, September 24 through Sunday, November 5. The season will then resume with the second chapter in January 2018.

Every episode will also be available to Space subscribers on the newly launched Space GO app, in addition to being available on and participating On Demand channels. Star Trek: Discovery will also stream exclusively in Canada on CraveTV, with full scheduling details to be released in the coming weeks. – Source:

Will Star Trek Discovery be aired on the same date everywhere or the US first?

Short answer: Within 24 hours of US Premiere according to Netflix (July ’16)

According to the press release published on when the series was announced. “This new series will premiere to the national CBS audience, then boldly go where no first-run Star Trek series has gone before – directly to its millions of fans through CBS All Access”.
We don’t speak no Americano but we think this says “we’re putting the first episode on national TV, then you’ll watch the rest on our own streaming service.”

Will episodes be streamed weekly?

Weekly .

USA:  Starting Sunday, Oct. 1, all subsequent AFTER TREK episodes will be available to stream live at 9:30 PM, ET following new episodes of STAR TREK: DISCOVERY. In addition, all episodes will be available to watch on demand for CBS All Access subscribers.

Source: CBS All Access Press Release.

EUROPE: Mondays 08:00 BST / 09:00 BST

Canada: Sunday’s 20:30 ET.

 Who has been cast in Star Trek Discovery? (Updated 10/8/17)

See our Star Trek Discovery Cast page to browse by ship or organisation.

What year will Discovery be set?

2255 Ten years before The Original Series. (

This infographic by TrekMovie shows us how the timelines and dates crossover.

After Trek

After Trek is the Star Trek Discovery Aftershow hosted my Matt Mira. More information here. 

It will air on Netflix.

Source: Directly from @StartrekNetflix

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