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Star Trek: Discovery

Star Trek: Discovery

  • Premiered: 
    September 24, 2017
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  • Network: CBS
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Drama
  • Type: Live Action
  • Concept: 
    6th series in STAR TREK live-action franchise, following Star Trek: Enterprise 
  • Subject Matter: Science Fiction
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Plot Synopsis

STAR TREK: DISCOVERY follows 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. Michael Burnham is the First Officer, and her razor-sharp logic and intellect is a result of her Vulcan upbringing. The Starfleet Captain of the Starship Discovery is Captain Gabriel Lorca, a formidable leader with a decisive charisma that hides many secrets. Lieutentant Paul Stamets is an astromycologist (aka fungus expert), who's the Starfleet Science Officer aboard the Starship Discovery. His counterpart, Lieutenant Ash Tyler, is a Starfleet Officer in the federation, who, as a prisoner of war, has seen the dark side of the Starfleet's battle with the Klingons. On the Klingon side, T'Kuvma is their leader, trying to unite the 24 Klingon houses. One of these houses -- the House of Kor -- is led be Kol. STAR TREK: DISCOVERY premiered on Sunday, September 24, 2017 on CBS Television Network at 8:30pm ET/PT, with the second episode available online immediately afterward on CBS All Access. Following the premiere, new episodes are released weekly on Sundays for CBS All Access subscribers through mid-November, concluding the first chapter of Season 1. After a two-month break, STAR TREK: DISCOVERY returned for the second half of Season 1 on Sunday, January 7, 2018 at 8:30pm ET/5:30pm PT on CBS All Access. The first nine episodes of STAR TREK: DISCOVERY are currently available to stream on CBS All Access, and the second chapter begins with episode 10, "Despite Yourself." While in unfamiliar territory, the U.S.S. Discovery crew is forced to get creative in their next efforts to survive opposing and unprecedented forces and return home
On Tuesday, November 13, 2018 CBS Home Entertainment released STAR TREK: DISCOVERY Season One on DVD and Blu-ray with all 15 episodes on four discs plus over two hours of out-of-this-world bonus features. The series follows 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 features a new ship and new characters while embracing the same ideology and hope for the future that inspired a generation of dreamers and doers. Blast off on an epic adventure... Buy and binge now! (Click the red "Buy DVDs" button on this page.)

Special Features:

- Deleted and Extended Scenes

- DISCOVERING DISCOVERY: THE CONCEPTS AND CASTING OF STAR TREK: DISCOVERY -- Interviews with producers, writers and stars of STAR TREK: DISCOVERY about casting of the debut season.

- THE STAR TREK THEME" A discussion with Executive Producer Alex Kurtzman and Composer Jeff Russo about creating the Discovery theme and score for the show.

- CREATURE COMFORTS: A behind-the-scenes look at the makeup and prosthetics department on STAR TREK: DISCOVERY, as they both modernize well-known Star Trek species like the Klingons, Vulcans and the Andorians, and bring to life a new species, the Kelpiens.

- DESIGNING DISCOVERY: Insight into the production design department led by Tamara Deverell as they create the planets, the world within those worlds and the starships to travel amongst them.

- CREATING SPACE: An exploration of how the VFX team, headed by Jason Zimmerman, pushes the envelope to create the reality of space, planets, and starships for STAR TREK: DISCOVERY.

- PROP ME UP: Led by Propmaster Mario Moreira, a voyage through the world of Discovery props, providing an inside look at the design process from inception to set.

- FEEDING FRENZY: A fascinating look at the on-set food stylist who creates a galaxy of cuisine.

- A FEMALE TOUCH" With strong female producers and writers off-screen and powerful female characters on-screen, Discovery exemplifies the groundbreaking inclusionary theme first put forth in the original series.

- DRESS FOR SUCCESS: Costume Designer Gersha Phillips and her team create a spectacular array of clothing, uniforms and armor for every kind of species in the galaxy.

- STAR TREK DISCOVERY -- THE VOYAGE OF SEASON ONE: A look at the adventures and plot twists encountered in the first season by the crew of the Discovery.

Season 2 of STAR TREK: DISCOVERY premieres on January 17, 2019 on CBS All Access.


Production & Distribution

  • Produced by CBS Television Studios
  • In association with Secret Hideout
  • In association with Living Dead Guy Productions
  • In association with Roddenberry Entertainment