News

‘STAR TREK: DISCOVERY’ First Season Expanded, Companion Aftershow Added

CBS expands Star Trek: Discovery‘s first season and adds post-show Talking Trek.

When Star Trek: Discovery premieres later this year, there will more episodes than originally anticipated.

At its annual Upfront Presentation today, CBS announced that it had bumped the original 13 episode order up to 15, and that it would launch a post-show called Talking Trek along with the new series.

TrekNews.net exclusively reported on the (then-rumored) aftershow last July.

Series star Sonequa Martin-Green appeared onstage to introduce a new trailer for the new show. Among what was shown in the trailer was a clip corresponding to the newly-released image.

CBS executives also reiterated that the plan is still to premier the show on CBS this fall first, with subsequent episodes coming exclusively to CBS All Access thereafter.

WATCH: First ‘STAR TREK: DISCOVERY’ Trailer

Star Trek: Discovery official promo poster

The cast of Star Trek: Discovery includes Michelle Yeoh (Captain Philippa Georgia) Sonequa Martin-Green (First Officer Michael Burnham), Jason Isaacs (Captain Lorca), Chris Obi (T’Kuvma), Doug Jones (Lt. Saru), James Frain (Sarek), and Shazad Latif (Kol), Anthony Rapp (Lt. Stamets), Sam Vartholomeos (Ensign Connor), Mary Wiseman (Cadet Tilly), and Mary Chieffo (L’Rell) and Rainn Wilson (Harry Mudd).

Gretchen Berg, Aaron Harberts, Rod Roddenberry, Trevor Roth, Heather Kadin and Alex Kurtzman are executive producers on the series. Nicholas Meyer, Kirsten Beyer and Ted Sullivan are serving as a writers and consulting producers.

TrekNews.net is your dedicated source for all the latest news on Star Trek: Discovery. Follow @TrekNewsnet on Twitter, TrekNews on Facebook, TrekNews on Instagram and TrekNewsnet on YouTube.

[amazon_link asins=’B01CJW334Q,B016OLA17U,B01KW9M9IO,B01CKI0I1K’ template=’ProductGrid’ store=’treknenet-20′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’cf857b90-2498-11e7-91ea-7939764f979f’]

Click to comment

Trending Articles

News

Preview: Star Trek: Discovery 509 “Lagrange Point” With the finale of Star Trek: Discovery just over a week away, today we have a clip...

News

Preview: Star Trek: Discovery 507 “Erigah” The seventh episode of Star Trek: Discovery’s fifth and final season “Erigah” premieres this Thursday, May 9th. The...

News

Preview: Star Trek: Discovery 508 “Labyrinths” As we near the end of Star Trek: Discovery’s fifth and final season, the 8th episode “Labyrinths” will...

Preview

Preview: Star Trek: Discovery 505 “Mirrors” The fifth episode of Star Trek: Discovery’s fifth and final season “Mirrors” premieres this Thursday, April 25. The...

AboutContactTip UsTerms of UsePrivacy Notice

TrekNews.net, the website, the promotion thereof and/or any exhibition of material created by TrekNews.net is not endorsed or sponsored by or affiliated with CBS/Paramount Pictures or the STAR TREK franchise.


© 2011–2024 TrekNews.net

Exit mobile version