Fans of the latest Star Trek series, Star Trek: Discovery, will be delighted to hear that the show has been renewed for a second season.
The announcement came from CBS All Access this morning.
“CBS All Access, the CBS Television Network‘s digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service, announced today the second season renewal of its hit original series Star Trek: Discovery.
“‘In just six episodes, Star Trek: Discovery has driven subscriber growth, critical acclaim and huge global fan interest for the first premium version of this great franchise,’ said Marc DeBevoise, President and Chief Operating Officer, CBS Interactive. ‘This series has a remarkable creative team and cast who have demonstrated their ability to carry on the Star Trek legacy. We are extremely proud of what they’ve accomplished and are thrilled to be bringing fans a second season of this tremendous series.’
“The launch of Star Trek: Discovery on CBS All Access broke a new record for subscriber sign-ups in a single day, week and month for the service.
“As previously announced, Star Trek: Discovery will air in two chapters. The final episode of chapter one will debut on Sunday, Nov. 12, and the second chapter, featuring the remaining six episodes, will return in January 2018.”
It’s probable that Season Two will begin in 2019.
Source: CBS Press Release