How to Watch Star Trek: Discovery Premiere

For the first time in over a decade Star Trek will be on television, it has been twelve years since the finale of Star Trek: Enterprise. Set ten years before the missions of the Original Series, “Star Trek: Discovery” will air Sunday, Sept. 24 at 8:30 p.m. ET, 7:30 p.m. CT on CBS. Immediately after the first episode airs on CBS, the second episode will be available on CBS All Access. After premiere night, new episodes will be available on CBS All Access each Sunday.

CBS All Access is available on your mobile device, Apple TV, Roku, Chromecast, Fire TV, PS4, Xbox or Windows 10. Don’t have CBS All Access? Watch “Star Trek: Discovery” with a free, one-week trial. Navigate to the CBS All Access landing page and pick the plan you want to purchase. A subscription to CBS All Access costs $5.99 per month. Those interested in an ad-free experience have the option of getting one for the higher price of $9.99 per month. The seven-day free trial is available for new customers only.

Episode One Only
Time: 8:48p.m. ET/PT, 7:30 p.m. CT (immediately following 60 Minutes)
On TV: Watch the premiere on CBS, check your local listings
Online: Watch the premiere and the second episode on CBS All Access

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.

“I appreciate how courageous this story is and I appreciate how they’ve woven me into that family because Spock is an institution,” Martin-Green told “CBS This Morning.”


Star Trek: Discovery will be televised in Canada, but is still using a similar release model to that of CBS in the United States. The first part of Star Trek: Discovery’s two-part premiere will be broadcast on CTV on September 24th at 8:30 pm ET. To see the second part of the premiere and the rest of Star Trek: Discovery Canadian fans will need to subscribe to a cable package that includes The Space Channel. The two-part premiere will air at 8:30 p.m. ET on Space and new episodes will follow weekly. Episodes of Star Trek: Discovery will also be available to Space subscribers via the new Space GO app, as well as On Demand and at the Space website.

Star Trek: Discovery episodes will also stream the day after they premiere via the CraveTV streaming service, beginning with the premiere on Monday, September 25 at 10 p.m. ET. For French-speaking Canadians, Star Trek: Discovery will also air on Z beginning September 24th at 9 p.m. ET, with new episodes following in the same timeslot weekly.

Outside of the United States and Canada, Star Trek: Discovery will be carried by Netflix. The two-part premiere of Star Trek: Discovery will be available on Netflix internationally on Monday, September 25th. Netflix stated each new episode will be uploaded and available for streaming internationally within 24 hours of its premiere in the United States and Canada.

The first half of its 15-episode first season will air new episodes into early November, after which the series will go on hiatus and the return in January 2018 to air the second half of the season.

STAR TREK: DISCOVERY is produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Alex Kurtzman’s Secret Hideout, Bryan Fuller’s Living Dead Guy Productions and Roddenberry Entertainment. Alex Kurtzman, Bryan Fuller, Heather Kadin, Gretchen J. Berg & Aaron Halberts, Akiva Goldsman, Rod Roddenberry and Trevor Roth serve as executive producers.

by Trek Radio Staff

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