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CBS All Access Greenlights ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ for Season Two

New 'Star Trek' Series Ignites Subscriptions for CBS All Access

Streamer CBS All Access has ordered a second season of recently introduced “Star Trek: Enterprise,” the sixth regularly scheduled scripted television series in the “Star Trek” franchise.

“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 first six episodes of “Star Trek: Discovery” are currently available to stream on CBS All Access. All new episodes are available on demand weekly after 8:30 p.m. ET on Sundays exclusively for CBS All Access subscribers in the U.S. As previously announced, STAR TREK: DISCOVERY will air in two chapters. The final episode of this first chapter will debut on Sunday, Nov. 12, and the second chapter, featuring the remaining six episodes, will return in January 2018.

“Star Trek: Discovery,” follows the voyages of Starfleet on their missions to discover new worlds and new life forms. It stars Sonequa Martin-Green, Doug Jones, Jason Isaacs, Anthony Rapp, Michelle Yeoh, Shazad Latif, Mary Wiseman, Mary Chieffo and James Frain.

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Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of weekly column “Mr. Television” for Campaign US (www.campaignlive.com). Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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