BREAKING: First Trailer For ‘Star Trek: Discovery,’ Season Extended Plus Aftershow Announced [UPDATED]

This afternoon in New York, CBS held their annual ‘Upfront’ presentation to affiliates and advertisers. During their presentation they showed a brand new trailer for Star Trek: Discovery, the first with actual show footage since production began in January.

Region-locked trailer for USA from CBS

UPDATE: Netflix variant that should work outside the USA

Obviously there is a lot to analyze, so check back later for a TrekMovie deep dive into the trailer.

Season 1 extended to 15 episodes, ‘Talking Trek’ announced

Besides the trailer, the other big news item from the Upfronts is that CBS has upped the first season episode order from the originally planned 13 to 15. In addition CBS announced a new aftershow called Talking Trek. There are no other details available at this time on that show, such as who will host.

Still set for fall

As for a premiere date all that was said is what we have already heard. The show will premiere in the fall with the pilot airing on the CBS Television Network and subsequent episodes will be available on the CBS All Access streaming service. However, we still don’t have a specific date.

UPDATE 2 – New photos

CBS has released a new poster revealing the tagline “At the edge of the universe, discovery begins.”

STAR TREK: DISCOVERY coming to CBS All Access. Photo Cr: James Dimmock. © 2017 CBS Interactive. All Rights Reserved.

There are also a couple of new images from Discovery, in addition to the first one released this morning.

Pictured (l-r): Doug Jones as Lieutenant Saru; Sonequa Martin-Green as First Officer Michael Burnham; Michelle Yeoh as Captain Philippa Georgiou. STAR TREK: DISCOVERY coming to CBS All Access. Photo Cr: Jan Thijs. © 2017 CBS Interactive. All Rights Reserved.

Pictured: Chris Obi as T’Kuvma. STAR TREK: DISCOVERY coming to CBS All Access. Photo Cr: Jan Thijs. © 2017 CBS Interactive. All Rights Reserved.

 

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