13 new episodes will take the U.S.S. Discovery into an uncertain future; CBS All Access’ ‘Star Trek’ franchise continues expanding with upcoming ‘Star Trek: Lower Decks’ animated adult comedy premiering August 6.
CBS All Access has announced that the 13-episode third season of its hit original sci-fi adventure series Star Trek: Discovery will premiere on Thursday, October 15. New episodes will be available on demand each Thursday exclusively for U.S. subscribers of the streaming platform.
After we followed Commander Burnham into the wormhole in the second season finale, in Season 3, we’ll find the U.S.S. Discovery crew landing in an unknown future far from the home they once knew. Now living in a time filled with uncertainty, the crew, along with the help of some new friends, must work together to restore hope to the Federation.
Season 3 Star Trek: Discovery cast members include Sonequa Martin-Green (Commander Michael Burnham), Doug Jones (Commander Saru), Anthony Rapp (Lt. Commander Paul Stamets), Mary Wiseman (Ensign Sylvia Tilly), Wilson Cruz (Dr. Hugh Culber), David Ajala (Cleveland “Book” Booker) and Michelle Yeoh (Philippa Georgiou).
In addition to Star Trek: Discovery, the ever-expanding Star Trek franchise on CBS All Access includes original series Star Trek: Picard; upcoming new adult animated comedy series Star Trek: Lower Decks, which premieres on Thursday, August 6; the recently announced series Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, set on the U.S.S. Enterprise and featuring Anson Mount, Rebecca Romijn and Ethan Peck; and the development of a Section 31-based series with Michelle Yeoh. A CG-animated series aimed at younger audiences is also in the works for Nickelodeon, titled Star Trek: Prodigy.
The first two seasons of Star Trek: Discovery are available to stream now on CBS All Access; the series is distributed concurrently by ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group on Netflix in 188 countries and in Canada on Bell Media’s CTV Sci-Fi Channel and OTT service Crave. The series is produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Secret Hideout and Roddenberry Entertainment.
Source: CBS All Access