The second season of Star Trek: Short Treks is a 2020 Emmy nominee for Outstanding Short Form Comedy Or Drama Series. Executive producer Alex Kurtzman has been doing the “For Your Consideration” rounds promoting the show to Emmy voters. And today CBS looks to build more buzz for Short Treks by making all six episodes available for free.
Watch season two of Short Treks for free
CBS All Access announced all six shorts in the latest season of Star Trek: Short Treks will be available to watch for free until August 31, as part of the campaign in support of the Emmy nomination.
All six shorts are now available to watch for free on CBS.com, CBS mobile apps and YouTube, as seen below. As with all CBS All Access videos, they are available exclusively in the USA.
“Q&A” – Ensign Spock’s (Ethan Peck) first day aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise doesn’t go as planned when he and Number One (Rebecca Romijn) are unexpectedly stuck together in a turbo lift. Written by Michael Chabon. Directed by Mark Pellington.
“The Trouble with Edward” – Newly minted Captain Lynne Lucero (Rosa Salazar) is excited to take command of the U.S.S. Cabot until she meets Edward Larkin (H. Jon Benjamin), an ornery scientist who believes he has found a revolutionary new use for tribbles… Written by Graham Wagner. Directed by Daniel Gray Longino.
“Ask Not” – When an attack on Starbase 28 leaves a surprise prisoner under Cadet Thira Sidhu’s (Amrit Kaur) watch, she is faced with making a decision that may threaten her standing in Starfleet. Written by Kalinda Vazquez. Directed by Sanji Senaka.
“The Girl Who Made the Stars” – When a lightning storm in space scares a young Michael Burnham, her father aims to ease her fears with a mythical story about a brave little girl who faced her own fears head on. Written by Brandon Schultz. Directed by Olatunde Osunsanmi.
“Ephraim and Dot” – Ephraim, a humble tardigrade, is flying through the mycelial network when an unexpected encounter takes her on a bewildering adventure through space. Written by Chris Silvestri & Anthony Maranville. Directed by Michael Giacchino.
“Children of Mars” – 12-year-old classmates Kima and Lil find themselves at odds with each other on a day that will change their lives forever. Written by Kirsten Beyer & Jenny Lumet & Alex Kurtzman. Directed by Mark Pellington.
Star Trek has 6 nominations for 2020
The final round of Emmy voting begins next week and runs through the end of the month. The winner of Short Form Emmy will be announced on September 17th. The first season of Star Trek: Picard is also nominated for five Emmys.
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