– This fall's must-watch series is available to Canadians on CraveTV in an exclusive streaming window –
– Special two-episode premiere streams Monday, September 25 beginning at 8 p.m. ET following its linear premiere Sunday, September 24 on CTV and Space –
– Companion programming includes new documentaries plus TALKING TREK, the official after-show for STAR TREK: DISCOVERY –
– New series bolsters CraveTV's epic STAR TREK Collection, which features every episode of every STAR TREK television series –
"Trek is coming back, and it's unlike anything that's come before." – IndieWire
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TORONTO, Aug. 23, 2017 /CNW/ - Set phasers to stream as STAR TREK: DISCOVERY, the hotly anticipated next instalment of the iconic sci-fi series, is coming to CraveTV. Already home to the robust STAR TREK Collection, which features the entire STAR TREK television library, the eagerly anticipated new series STAR TREK: DISCOVERY begins streaming exclusively on CraveTV, Monday, September 25 at 8 p.m. ET with a special two-episode premiere. This follows the series' previously announced Canadian broadcast premiere Sunday, September 24 at 8:30 p.m. ET/7:30 p.m. CT on CTV and Space, day-and-date with CBS and CBS All Access in the U.S. Subsequent episodes stream on CraveTV Mondays at 8 p.m. ET.
Following each new episode, the official STAR TREK: DISCOVERY after-show, TALKING TREK, streams on CraveTV. The first episode of TALKING TREK streams Monday, September 25 at 10 p.m. ET, with new episodes rolling out every week at 9 p.m. ET.
For a look at STAR TREK: DISCOVERY, click HERE.
With the addition of STAR TREK: DISCOVERY, CraveTV offers Canadians an unparalleled lineup of STAR TREK programming. The STAR TREK Collection features all episodes of all previous STAR TREK television series including STAR TREK: THE ORIGINAL SERIES, STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION, STAR TREK: DEEP SPACE NINE, STAR TREK: VOYAGER, STAR TREK: THE ANIMATED SERIES, STAR TREK: ENTERPRISE, and STAR TREK: THE CAGE, the original, unaired pilot of the entire series.
In anticipation of the premiere of STAR: TREK DISCOVERY, CraveTV presents companion programming such as BUILDING STAR TREK (streaming September 22), a special program featuring scientists, actors, and cultural leaders exploring the phenomenon of the series, and TREK NATION (also streaming September 22), a documentary featuring Rod Roddenberry, son of STAR TREK creator Gene Roddenberry, as he explores his father's stellar legacy.
STAR TREK: DISCOVERY follows the voyages of Starfleet on their missions to discover new worlds and new lifeforms, and for one Starfleet officer who must learn that to truly understand all things alien, you must first understand yourself. The series features 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.
The series 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 airs on CBS All Access in the U.S.
Created for TV lovers and devoted to television, CraveTV is Canada's premium TV streaming service, providing the most robust lineup of superior television content in the country. From TV's most-acclaimed dramas and beloved comedies to documentaries, music, and factual programming, CraveTV features thousands of hours of premium non-kids TV programming, representing hundreds of unique titles including the entire off-air library of HBO's iconic programming catalogue and hundreds of hours of acclaimed SHOWTIME series and specials. CraveTV is available directly to all Canadians with access to the Internet, as well as to customers of Eastlink, TELUS Optik TV, Bell Fibe TV, Bell Satellite TV, Bell Aliant FibreOP TV, Access Communications, Northwestel, SaskTel, Cable Cable, Hay Communications, Mitchell Seaforth Cable TV, Tuckersmith Communications, Wightman Telecom subscribers, NRTC Communications, WTC Communications, Tbaytel, Execulink Telecom, and VMedia. Available through traditional set-top boxes, mobile apps on iOS, Android, and Microsoft Windows 8.1 and Xbox One, the web, Apple TV, Chromecast, and select Samsung Smart TVs. CraveTV is from Bell Media, Canada's premier multi-media company with more than a decade of leadership delivering Canada's most-watched and most-acclaimed television programming across the Pay, Specialty, Digital, and Network TV landscapes. For more on CraveTV, visit www.CraveTV.ca.
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