Star Trek Day 2022 Live Global Streaming Event To Feature Paramount+ Show Panels, Comedy, Music, And More

Paramount will once again celebrate Star Trek Day with a global live streaming event full of celebrity panels, entertainment, and more all celebrating the final frontier. This will be the third year in a row Paramount is doing a streaming event honoring the anniversary of the launch of the original Star Trek television series on September 8, 1966.

Star Trek Day 2022

Paramount’s Star Trek Day will be streamed live from the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. The celebration will include back-to-back panels with stars from across the Star Trek Universe, including promises of some exclusive news about original Paramount+ Trek shows. There will also be live performances, a special tribute to Nichelle Nichols, and more.

The event will run on Thursday, September 8, 2022 starting at 12:00 PM (Pacific Time) / 3:00 pm (Eastern Time). It will kick off live from the Star Trek Day red carpet with co-hosts Jackie Cox (RuPaul’s Drag Race) and Mary Chieffo (Star Trek: Discovery) interviewing Star Trek cast members from past to present.

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A series of back-to-back panel conversations with stars from Paramount+ Star Trek shows will be moderated by Lower Decks voice actors and co-hosts of Star Trek: The Pod Directive Tawny Newsome and Paul F. Tompkins. The conversations will include the casts from the following “Star Trek” television series:

  • Star Trek: Picard with series stars Jeri Ryan and Michelle Hurd.
  • Star Trek: Lower Decks with voice cast members Tawny Newsome, Noël Wells and Dawnn Lewis.
  • Star Trek: Prodigy with series voice cast including Brett Gray and Kate Mulgrew.
  • Star Trek: Strange New Worlds with series stars Rebecca Romijn, Jess Bush, Christina Chong, Celia Rose Gooding, Melissa Navia and Babs Olusanmokun.

According to Paramount they “will be chatting for two hours of free live-streamed conversations and programming that will unite iconic cast members from the television series as they gather in person to celebrate Star Trek, with a few surprises along the way.”

Additional programming

  • NICHELLE NICHOLS TRIBUTE featuring a special video to honor the impact and influence of Nichelle Nichols.
  • BEHIND-THE-SCENES SET TOUR OF “STAR TREK: DISCOVERY” with Wilson Cruz in Toronto, as he provides fans with an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at filming season five of the hit original series, along with appearances from Sonequa Martin-Green and other cast members.
  • “PUT ON YOUR BEST FACE,” where a lucky fan will be transformed into a “Star Trek” alien by a series make-up artist.
  • “STAR TREK” COSPLAY RUNWAY hosted by Jackie Cox, fans will strut the runway in their finest “Star Trek” cosplay.
  • STAND-UP COMEDY with Brian Posehn (“Mr. Show,” “The Big Bang Theory”).

Fans worldwide will be able to live-stream the “Star Trek Day” celebration for free at and on YouTube (Paramount+ and Star Trek Official pages), Facebook (@StarTrek), Twitter (@StarTrekonPPlus) and TikTok (@ParamountPlus). It will also be available to stream for free in the U.S. only on Paramount+’s Twitch page.

After their initial airing, the conversation portions of the event will be available on-demand on Paramount+.

The live-streamed celebration and additional information on “Star Trek Day” programming and initiatives can be found at

Augmented Reality Portals around the world

“Star Trek Day” will also be celebrated with a one-of-a-kind opportunity for fans around the world with the debut of in-person “Star Trek” Augmented Reality Delta Portals. The Delta Portals will be set up for a limited time in select cities internationally, from Wednesday, Sept. 7 to Thursday, Sept 8. Each location will have three “Star Trek” Deltas, each seven feet tall and featuring QR codes that, when scanned on Instagram, transform the objects into mixed-reality portals that bring the user into the world of “Star Trek.” Each augmented reality experience will be based on a current “Star Trek” series, featuring fully 3D alien planets, classic starships and iconic characters as they interact with both the virtual and physical worlds.

Locations are below:

U.S. Locations:

  • Los Angeles: The Grove
  • New York: Hudson Yards
  • Chicago: Water Tower Place

International Locations:

  • London, United Kingdom: Science Museum
  • São Paulo, Brazil: Shopping Cidade São Paulo (Note: Brazil dates are Thursday, Sept. 8 to Friday, Sept. 9)
  • Melbourne, Australia: Federation Square


On “Star Trek Day,” the #StarTrekUnitedGives campaign returns. For every person who tweets the hashtag StarTrekUnitedGives (#StarTrekUnitedGives) on Sept. 8, $1 will be donated and divided equally by Paramount to charities that support organizations who do the real-world work of championing diversity, equity and innovation, in honor of the late Nichelle Nichols.


On Sept. 8, fans can use the code “STARTREKDAY” for 20% off sitewide at, which includes a curated “Star Trek” Day collection.


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Ha, “Federation Square” in Melbourne. I admit to thinking of Star Trek when I visited Melbourne a few years ago. Had a kangaroo steak at an excellent restaurant on the Square.

Er, I think you’ve misread the time. The official announcement says “12:00 pm PT/3:00 pm ET,” meaning that it starts at noon Pacific time and 3 p.m. Eastern time. It’s only supposed to last for two hours, though, so it’s not supposed to go until 3:00 p.m. Pacific time.

Sounds like fun!

I guess this will be a yearly thing now which will be great to celebrate Star Trek in all its glory. I really loved last years event and expect to get a few trailers and other surprises.

My only pet peeve is how do you have the Picard panel and yet not have a single TNG cast member as part of the event, including Patrick Stewart himself? At comic con it was at least him and Gates McFadden but I thought the entire gang would be here for this and would easily be the biggest panel of the event. Oh well!

But happy Kate Mulgrew will be there (IIRC wasn’t there at last year’s event) and good to know there will be a Nichelle Nichols tribute!

Trek XIV panel. with Pine, Shatner, Stewart, Bana, Hemsworth, Eve, Cranston

Maybe in a mirror universe somewhere….

This is the mirror universe

Interesting, I never figured the Empire would be so….bland.

That would explain a lot.

Wish there were some news they could share about the movie. Everything is moving except this and maybe Section 31 show.

You would think a movie that is suppose to be filming ‘end of this year’ would, you know, make Star Trek day a big announcement event about it with things like maybe a title, 1 or 2 of the cast members there to hype it and remind people who they are again, when and where it will start shooting (which would have to be VERY soon i they want to keep thee 2023 deadline), maybe big casting news of who is playing the obligatory ubervillain etc, etc, etc.

Instead, more dead silence per usual. We have not heard anything. NOTHING! No casting rumors, update about the script, confirmation if the entire old cast signed up, possibility of location shoots, director or writer throwing out story hints, budget figures, etc. But there is NONE of that for a movie that is suppose to be out 16 months from now. It’s like they forgotten about it because there seems to be zero movement.

Paramount just seems at a loss where the film franchise is going and maybe there is still hope they will get this thing going soon. But if this one is forever stalled too as the others, I don’t think it will shock anyone at this point.

There isn’t going to be a movie. Atleast not in 2023 or 2024.

That’s what I was alluding to obviously, at least not in 2023. There is still a possibility for 2024 but even then the clock is ticking if you want to position your movie for a certain week as those are getting filled in by other studios now. So if 2023 is really a wash, seem like they should just face reality and make a new date sooner than later.

But maybe t’s smart to just push it off to 2025 if they want to start anew and a different direction if whatever is stalling them on this movie can’t get worked out. At this point, it really doesn’t matter lol.

2023 is seven years between features, nine for a 2025 release. It does open the possibility that by staying in the Kelvin universe, there’s opportunity to explore the Trek universe in a way different from the TOS movies. Stay tuned….

I’m not saying that will happen obviously but maybe it should? But something that STICKS this time and not just keep moving or quietly cancel it like all the other projects.

Again at this point, really, what does it matter? Once we reached the 5 year mark and you still care about these movies, then you will probably care in another 3-5 years as well. And why wait 7 years just to rush something to production now?? Because if they tried to release something for 2023 now, it’s going to feel rushed.

You know my thoughts, I think they are taking a huge chance on any movie right now and they probably feel the exact same way. But maybe if they wait it out for a few more years, the TV shows will feel a bit more mundane by then, maybe people will be generally excited for another movie in the fanbase; because at the moment it still doesn’t feel that way at all to me. Sure many will see it, but there isn’t any excitement or anticipation about them anymore and that must worry Paramount.

And yeah you can maybe do something drastically different in the Kelvin universe by then too. Something that separates it from the Prime universe that will get people to get excited for it again. Right now, the Kelvin universe just feels so far in the background now that the Prime universe is back with all the legacy characters fans have missed.

But whose fault is that? ;)

i think that the movie has been shelved and paramount just does not want to lose fans over constantly being jerked around with false hope. Frankly I am not the fan that i once was. i don’t like the TV Star Trek that is on today. I personally did like the Kelvin films and would like to see another but my interest is definitely waning with all of their rhetoric and then silence. Fans deserve better.

Definitely a possibility. I still want to be more optimistic and that they are trying to figure something out, but 2+2 is just not adding up here. On one hand the argument (or spin) is that nothing is happening because they are trying to clear the actors schedules before they announce a starting date. OK, fine. But then the actors themselves, at least Pine, Quinto and Urban have said they have heard nothing, ie, no one has called them to even work out any scheduling or anything. Kind of weird when you made it adamant you wanted a new movie by next year.

But I agree with you, fans do deserve better. And really sorry you’re not enjoying any of the new shows. For me, Star Trek really belongs on TV versus the cinema, but there was a time we had both of them running together, at least from 1989 through 2002. I would love to see that time again.

But man how does this discussion keep being brought up lol. This thread has nothing to do with the Kelvin movies, but then I guess that’s the sad point. It’s about Star Trek day, the new films SHOULD be a part of that like all the shows are but once again completely ignored. It’s funny a decade ago some fans actually thought the Kelvin universe would be driving force of the franchise from here on out and the Prime universe would be part of a bygone era. Today its all about the Prime universe again and the Kelvin is lucky it can just get a shout out by someone at an anniversary event. ;)

No movie yet, so no news. It is what it is.

Unfortunately, we don’t get news on this movie any more than we get news on the Section 31 show :(

Those annual events for Star Trek Day and First Contact Day are a true gift.

I wish they will someday release streaming movies twice a year, on those two days… Trekbusters on P+

Yes and let’s start the first film with the NX-01 Enterprise crew during the Romulan war! That would certainly get my attention!

Five second delay on those panels, I’m guessing….

“Paramount is doing a streaming event honoring the anniversary of the launch of the original Star Trek television series on September 8, 1966.”

That should be noted as “in the US”.

Star Trek actually had its television premiere on Sep 6. For at least the first season, it aired 2 days earlier on CTV in Canada.

True that!

Hoping to get at least some updates on Section 31 🤞