Today, Netflix announced that the highly anticipated STAR TREK: DISCOVERY will launch on Monday 25 September exclusively on Netflix everywhere excluding the U.S. and Canada. So Australians will receive the unprecedented awesomeness of day-and-date Trek goodness.
All new episodes will be available on Netflix weekly on Mondays. The 15-episode season will be released in two chapters. The first eight episodes will run from Monday 25 September through Monday 6 November. The season will then resume with the second chapter in January 2018.
Star Trek, one of the most iconic and influential global television franchises, returns 50 years after it first premiered with STAR TREK: DISCOVERY. The series will follow the voyages of Starfleet on their missions to discover new worlds and new lifeforms, 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, new characters and new missions, while embracing the same ideology and hope for the future that inspired a generation of dreamers and doers.
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 Harberts, Akiva Goldsman, Rod Roddenberry and Trevor Roth serve as executive producers. The series will air on CBS All Access in the U.S. and be distributed concurrently by CBS Studios International on Netflix in 188 countries and in Canada on Bell Media’s Space channel and OTT service CraveTV.