We finally have the next projected premiere date for Star Trek: Discovery!
Revealed today by Variety, the long-awaited launch of the Trek TV revival will finally occur on September 24, with the first episode airing on CBS’s television network, and a second episode immediately available to follow on the CBS All Access streaming service.
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Per Variety‘s report:
The series will launch Sunday, Sept. 24 at 8:30 p.m./7:30c on CBS, though that time is approximate due to NFL Football and “60 Minutes” also airing that night. The series premiere will also be available on-demand on CBS All Access and the second episode of the series will be available on the service that same night immediately following the broadcast premiere.
After premiere night, all new episodes will be available on-demand weekly on Sundays exclusively for CBS All Access subscribers in the U.S. The 15-episode season will be released in two parts. The first eight episodes will run from Sept. 24 through Nov. 5. The season will then resume in January 2018.
Also revealed here is a plan for a November – January midseason break, as the streamer will spend eight weeks in drydock over the holiday season.
It’s about time we get a new, solid schedule for the series, originally set for a January 2017 launch – with filming underway now in Toronto, we’re sure to see more photography and footage from the show as we approach September.