Below, here’s everything that’s been revealed to date about what to expect from the upcoming CBS All Access series, from when and where it launches to the producers’ groundbreaking narrative choices.The first episode of “Star Trek: Discovery” officially premieres on Sunday, September 24 at p.m. At that same time, the episode will also be available on demand and on CBS All Access, and CBS All Access subscribers will be able to watch the second episode as well.The new trailer suggested that a war with the Klingons — possibly involving a nefarious Starfleet faction — will factor prominently into the narrative of the show’s first season. Shenzhou Captain Philippa Georgiou (Michelle Yeoh) and Science Officer Saru (Doug Jones), as well as U.
Essentially, it’s the sort of split-season approach viewers have seen before with shows like “Breaking Bad.” Sorry for the nerd moment, but the recent feature film revival of “Star Trek” technically exists in a different timeline from the established “Trek” television universe. “Discovery,” meanwhile, takes place 10 years before James T.
This goes beyond a shift away from “Trek’s” pre-established “mission of the week” format — it has lead to a fundamental change in the “Trek” ethos.
Decades ago, “Trek” established a reputation in its writers room for the concept that its central characters should not be flawed characters, that they should instead represent the best that humanity might have to offer on a week-to-week.
Burnham was raised on Vulcan, and considers Sarek a mentor.
Her parents are dead, and Philippa Georgiou (Michelle Yeoh) is another mentor figure.