Today is the day, and if you are still wondering how you can watch the premiere of Star Trek: Discovery, we’ve broken down all the info into a guide to help you find out where and when to watch in your country
Discovery starts with a special 2-part (2 episode) premiere and will run for a total of 15 episodes for the first season. The season will be broken into two parts with a break starting November and scheduled to pick up again in January 2018. Each episode of Discovery will be followed by an episode After Trek, the live after show all about Discovery.
USA: Discovery premieres Sunday, Sept. 24 on CBS All Access
In the United States Star Trek: Discovery is an exclusive original show for the CBS All Access streaming service and premieres Sunday, September 24th.
- The first episode (Part 1 of the two-hour premiere) will be available on CBS All Access at 8:30PM ET / 5:30PM PT.
- The second episode (Part 2) will be available exclusively on CBS All Access at 9:30PM ET / 6:30PM PT.
Subsequent episodes will be available at 8:30PM ET / 5:30PM PT starting Sunday, October 1st.
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CBS broadcast of Part 1 of premiere: In order to promote Star Trek: Discovery the first episode of the show (Part 1 of the 2-hour premiere) will be broadcast on the CBS Television Network on the same night as it is released on CBS All Access. To watch, tune in Sunday, September 24 at 8:30 pm ET / 7:30 pm CT. Note the time is approximate following NFL Football and 60 Minutes. To see part 2 of the pilot or any other episodes, you will have to subscribe to CBS All Access.
The first episode of After Trek (the after-show for Discovery) will stream live on CBS All Access on 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.
Canada: Discovery premieres Sunday, Sept. 24 on Space
The two-part pilot of Star Trek: Discovery premieres on the Space Channel on Sunday, September 24 at 8:30 PM ET. Subsequent episodes will air on Space on Sunday nights at 8:30PM ET starting October 1st.
Every episode will also be available to Space subscribers on the newly launched Space GO app, in addition to being available on Space.ca and participating On Demand channels. Star Trek: Discovery will also stream exclusively in Canada on the CraveTV streaming service starting Monday, September 25 at 10 p.m. ET.
CTV broadcast showing of Part 1 of premiere: To promote interest in Discovery, Part 1 of the premiere of Star Trek: Discovery will be broadcast on CTV at 8:30PM ET. To see the part 2 and all subsequent episodes you must subscribe to a cable or satellite package with Space Channel or the CraveTV streaming service.
Discovery will also be shown the Bell Media owned Z channel in French, starting on Sunday, September 24 at 9:00PM. With new episodes airing weekly Sundays at 9:00PM.
The Space Channel in Canada will also be carrying After Trek. The premiere episode will be broadcast live at 11pm ET. It will also 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.
Outside of USA & Canada: Discovery premieres Monday, Sept. 25 on Netflix
If you live outside of the USA and Canada watching Star Trek: Discovery is really straightforward. Netflix will launch Star Trek: Discovery on Monday, September 25, starting with the first 2 episodes (the same two hour premiere that was shown in the US and Canada on Sunday). Subsequent episodes will be released weekly on Mondays. Each episode will be available at 8am BST / 9am CET.
After Trek will also be available on Netflix outside the USA and Canada. The first episode will be posted in English-speaking territories simultaneously with the first episode of Discovery (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.
Star Trek: Discovery
Star Trek: Discovery will follow 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.
The show stars Sonequa Martin-Green (First Officer Michael Burnham), Jason Isaacs (Capt. Gabriel Lorca), Michelle Yeoh (Capt. Phillipa Georgiou), Doug Jones (Lt. Saru), Anthony Rapp (Lt. Paul Stamets), Shazad Latif (Lt. Ash Tyler), Wilson Cruz (Dr. Hugh Culbert), James Frain (Sarek) and Mary Wiseman (Ensign Sylvia Tilly).