Star Trek: Discovery gets a premiere date for season three.
Star Trek Discovery is back! Well, almost. It’s back on Thursday, Oct. 15 to be exact. The third season will debut new episodes starting Oct. 15 and will add new episodes of its 13-episode season on a weekly basis all on CBS All Access.
The series will pick up after Commander Burnham and the U.S.S. Discovery go through the wormhole from the end of season two and will be thrust into the future, starting another chapter of the series. The series promises “new friends”, who must work together to restore hope to the Federation.
Just about everyone is back for season three of Discovery, including Sonequa Martin-Green (Commander Michael Burnham), Doug Jones (Commander Saru), Anthony Rapp (Lt. Commander Paul Stamets), Mary Wiseman (Ensign Sylvia Tilly), Wilson Cruz (Dr. Hugh Culber), David Ajala (Cleveland “Book” Booker) and Michelle Yeoh (Philippa Georgiou).
"July 27, 2020 – CBS All Access, ViacomCBS’ subscription video on-demand and live streaming service, today announced that the third season of its hit original series STAR TREK: DISCOVERY will premiere on Thursday, Oct. 15. New episodes of STAR TREK: DISCOVERY’s 13-episode third season will be available on demand weekly on Thursdays exclusively for CBS All Access subscribers in the United States.After following Commander Burnham into the wormhole in the second season finale, season three of STAR TREK: DISCOVERY finds the U.S.S. Discovery crew landing into an unknown future far from the home they once knew. Now living in a time filled with uncertainty, the U.S.S. Discovery crew, along with the help of some new friends, must work together to restore hope to the Federation.STAR TREK: DISCOVERY season three cast members include Sonequa Martin-Green (Commander Michael Burnham), Doug Jones (Commander Saru), Anthony Rapp (Lt. Commander Paul Stamets), Mary Wiseman (Ensign Sylvia Tilly), Wilson Cruz (Dr. Hugh Culber), David Ajala (Cleveland “Book” Booker) and Michelle Yeoh (Philippa Georgiou).Seasons one and two of STAR TREK: DISCOVERY are available to stream now on CBS All Access, and the series is distributed concurrently by ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group on Netflix in 188 countries and in Canada on Bell Media’s CTV Sci-Fi Channel and OTT service Crave. The series is produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Secret Hideout and Roddenberry Entertainment.In addition to STAR TREK: DISCOVERY, the “Star Trek” franchise on CBS All Access currently includes hit original series STAR TREK: PICARD; upcoming new animated comedy series STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS, which premieres on Thursday, August 6; the recently announced U.S.S. Enterprise set series STAR TREK: STRANGE NEW WORLDS, featuring Anson Mount, Rebecca Romijn and Ethan Peck; and the development of a Section 31-based series with Michelle Yeoh. A CG-animated series aimed at younger audiences is also in the works for Nickelodeon, titled STAR TREK: PRODIGY."
Discovery premiered in 2017 and was the initial show behind ViacomCBS’s relaunch of the Star Trek brand for the 21st Century. Since the launch of discovery, two other series have been launched in Star Trek’s Picard and the upcoming animated series Lower Decks. Joining them are Strange New Worlds and Prodigy which is currently in production.
There’s also rumors of a Section 31 television series that has not been announced formally yet.