Live ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ After-Show To Be Hosted By Matt Mira – Titled ‘After Trek’

CBS has revealed the details for their previously announced Star Trek: Discovery after-show. Titled After Trek, the new live show will debut this Sunday and be hosted by Nerdist podcaster and former Attack of the Show contributor Matt Mira, who is certainly a big fan of Star Trek.

Matt Mira – host of After Trek

Here is the official description:

AFTER TREK will serve as the ultimate weekly forum for “Star Trek” fans, with in-depth discussions and recaps of the latest STAR TREK: DISCOVERY episode. Each AFTER TREK episode will feature host Matt Mira talking in-studio or via video feed with STAR TREK: DISCOVERY cast members and crew along with past “Star Trek” talent and celebrity fans. While watching, fans will be able to “engage” with the show via social and other interactive elements by using the hashtag #AfterTrek.

The first episode will stream live Sunday, Sept. 24 at 11:00 pm ET (8:00 pm PT). Subsequent episodes will stream live at Starting Sunday, Oct. 1 at 9:30 pm ET. In addition, all episodes will be available to watch on demand for CBS All Access subscribers.

The first guests will include Discovery stars Sonequa Martin-Green (Michael Burnham), James Frain (Sarek) and executive producer and co-showrunner Aaron Harberts.

The Space Channel in Canada will also be carrying After Trek. The premiere episode will be broadcast live at 11pm ET. Bell Media has also confirmed with TrekMovie that that After Trek will be available on the CraveTV streaming service starting Monday, September 25th at 10PM, with new episodes rolling out every week at 9 p.m. ET.

NETFLIX UPDATE: We have confirmed After Trek will be available on Netflix outside the USA and Canada. The first episode will be posted in English-speaking territories simultaneously with the first episode (Monday, September 25th, 8 AM BST). For non-English speaking countries the first episode of After Trek will be available Tuesday Morning at the same time.

After Trek is being produced by Embassy Row, who also make Talking Dead and other Chris Hardwick-hosted ‘Talking’ shows for AMC.

Mira knows his Trek

Matt Mira is a long-time collaborator with Chris Hardwick and his Nerdist Podcast Network, where Matt often showed his love and knowledge of Star Trek. He is the co-host of the Star Trek: The Next Conversation podcast about The Next Generation.

Mira was also co-host of the former BBC America Nerdist show, which included this debate with Mira taking on Kumail Nanjiani over why Star Trek was better than Lord of the Rings.

And to give you a sense of Mira’s interviewing style, here he is with LeVar Burton and Jonathan Frakes from the former G4TV Attack of the Show.



Star Trek: Discovery premieres on September 24th on CBS with all subsequent episodes on CBS All Access in the US.  In Canada Star Trek: Discovery will premiere  on Bell Media’s CTV and the Space Channel on the same night. Netflix will launch Star Trek: Discovery on Monday, September 25 to countries outside of the U.S. and Canada.

Keep up with all the Star Trek: Discovery news at TrekMovie.

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And he’s a Red Sox fan to boot! My kind of host.

Not required viewing but I’d check it out if it was available online or on SPACE. I WON’T SUBSCRIBE TO CRAVE FOR ONE SHOW! lol

Ha, nice.

I subscribed to CBS All Access a few days ago (the commercial-less level) just to take it for a test drive before Sunday.

I started watching an episode of “The Good Fight” just as a test, but quickly got sucked in.

So, for me at least, including the “After Trek” show, that’s 3 shows that I’m subscribing for. Plus, the other exclusive shows that CBS has announced sound interesting to me, as well.

My hope is that if Discovery succeeds, they will create additional shows in the Star Trek Universe, but that’s putting the cart before the horse.

How does one watch other CBS All Access shows in Canada? Are they all going to be on Crave?

Have you watched The Good Wife?

So, for those of us in the Pacific Time Zone… “After Trek” will actually air BEFORE Discovery? It comes on at 8:00 PST whereas Discovery airs at 8:30 PST? Do I have that right?

Discovery is released on CBSAA at the same time zone across country so 5:30 pacific

Thanks Anthony! I just moved from Ohio to Oregon (EST to PST), so I wasn’t really sure about how all that works. I was thinking I would be viewing it several hours after my family back in Ohio – it’s good to know we can watch it at the same time!! Can’t wait!!!

Whew! I was terrified I was going to have to avoid Scott Mantz as a host.

I love Scott, but man, a little bit of Scott goes a long ways. :-) Talk about unnatural exuberance!

I thought he’d be a good host but never imagined he’d get it. Good news!

By the way, I hope bearded Matt hosts the show. Just sayin’.

I hope they run it in the “Talking Dead” type format, which makes me glad it’s run by the same company. They show a lot of neat behind the scenes tidbits on that show.

As opposed to the post-Game of Thrones talk show HBO tried. Snoozefest.

Check out Mira’s podcast, Star Trek: The Next Conversation. Funny, witty, snarky goodness on all things TNG. He’s gonna make a great host.

I’m guessing it will be an hour long show?

It’ll be in the 30-40 minute range….probably closer to 30 most nights.

I’ll be annoyed if it isn’t made available to Netflix subscribers.

I subscribed to cbs all access. I wish both shows were both available in the United States via Netflix ;-)
But it would be nice if we got something exclusive via all access, Since we pay extra.

I’ve been wondering whether we’d get the after show on Netflix. Thrilled to learn that we will.

I thought the After Trek show was drivel. The host was annoying. It was a dripping lovefest without any real discussion. I doubt they will ever discuss anything critical about the show and will only promote it.