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Star Trek: Discovery is an American television series created by Bryan Fuller and Alex Kurtzman for the streaming service CBS All Access (later rebranded as Paramount+). Premiering in 2017, it is the seventh Star Trek series and was the first since Star Trek: Enterprise concluded in 2005. It follows the crew of the starship Discovery, beginning a decade before Star Trek: The Original Series in the 23rd century. At the end of the second season, Discovery travels to the 32nd century, which is the setting for subsequent seasons.

As of March 17, 2022, 55 episodes of Star Trek: Discovery have been released, concluding the fourth season. A 10-episode fifth season is in production and expected to premiere in early 2023.

Series overview

Seasons of Star Trek: Discovery
SeasonEpisodesOriginally released
First releasedLast releasedNetwork
1159September 24, 2017 (2017-09-24)November 12, 2017 (2017-11-12)CBS All Access
6January 7, 2018 (2018-01-07)February 11, 2018 (2018-02-11)
214January 17, 2019 (2019-01-17)April 18, 2019 (2019-04-18)
313October 15, 2020 (2020-10-15)January 7, 2021 (2021-01-07)
413November 18, 2021 (2021-11-18)March 17, 2022 (2022-03-17)Paramount+
510[1]Early 2023[2]TBA

Episodes

Season 1 (2017–18)

Main article: Star Trek: Discovery (season 1)

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date
Chapter 1
11"The Vulcan Hello"David SemelStory by : Bryan Fuller & Alex Kurtzman
Teleplay by : Akiva Goldsman & Bryan Fuller
September 24, 2017 (2017-09-24)[a]
22"Battle at the Binary Stars"Adam KaneStory by : Bryan Fuller
Teleplay by : Gretchen J. Berg & Aaron Harberts
September 24, 2017 (2017-09-24)
33"Context Is for Kings"Akiva GoldsmanStory by : Bryan Fuller & Gretchen J. Berg & Aaron Harberts
Teleplay by : Gretchen J. Berg & Aaron Harberts & Craig Sweeny
October 1, 2017 (2017-10-01)
44"The Butcher's Knife Cares Not for the Lamb's Cry"Olatunde OsunsanmiJesse Alexander & Aron Eli ColeiteOctober 8, 2017 (2017-10-08)
55"Choose Your Pain"Lee RoseStory by : Gretchen J. Berg & Aaron Harberts & Kemp Powers
Teleplay by : Kemp Powers
October 15, 2017 (2017-10-15)
66"Lethe"Douglas AarniokoskiJoe Menosky & Ted SullivanOctober 22, 2017 (2017-10-22)
77"Magic to Make the Sanest Man Go Mad"David M. BarrettAron Eli Coleite & Jesse AlexanderOctober 29, 2017 (2017-10-29)
88"Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum"John S. ScottKirsten BeyerNovember 5, 2017 (2017-11-05)
99"Into the Forest I Go"Chris ByrneBo Yeon Kim & Erika LippoldtNovember 12, 2017 (2017-11-12)
Chapter 2
1010"Despite Yourself"Jonathan FrakesSean CochranJanuary 7, 2018 (2018-01-07)
1111"The Wolf Inside"T. J. ScottLisa RandolphJanuary 14, 2018 (2018-01-14)
1212"Vaulting Ambition"Hanelle M. CulpepperJordon NardinoJanuary 21, 2018 (2018-01-21)
1313"What's Past Is Prologue"Olatunde OsunsanmiTed SullivanJanuary 28, 2018 (2018-01-28)
1414"The War Without, The War Within"David SolomonLisa RandolphFebruary 4, 2018 (2018-02-04)
1515"Will You Take My Hand?"Akiva GoldsmanStory by : Akiva Goldsman & Gretchen J. Berg & Aaron Harberts
Teleplay by : Gretchen J. Berg & Aaron Harberts
February 11, 2018 (2018-02-11)
  1. ^ The first episode had a special premiere on CBS alongside its release on CBS All Access.[3][4]

Season 2 (2019)

Main article: Star Trek: Discovery (season 2)

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date
161"Brother"Alex KurtzmanTed Sullivan & Gretchen J. Berg & Aaron HarbertsJanuary 17, 2019 (2019-01-17)
172"New Eden"Jonathan FrakesStory by : Akiva Goldsman & Sean Cochran
Teleplay by : Vaun Wilmott & Sean Cochran
January 24, 2019 (2019-01-24)
183"Point of Light"Olatunde OsunsanmiAndrew ColvilleJanuary 31, 2019 (2019-01-31)
194"An Obol for Charon"Lee RoseStory by : Jordon Nardino & Gretchen J. Berg & Aaron Harberts
Teleplay by : Alan McElroy & Andrew Colville
February 7, 2019 (2019-02-07)
205"Saints of Imperfection"David BarrettKirsten BeyerFebruary 14, 2019 (2019-02-14)
216"The Sound of Thunder"Douglas AarniokoskiBo Yeon Kim & Erika LippoldtFebruary 21, 2019 (2019-02-21)
227"Light and Shadows"Marta CunninghamStory by : Ted Sullivan & Vaun Wilmott
Teleplay by : Ted Sullivan
February 28, 2019 (2019-02-28)
238"If Memory Serves"T. J. ScottDan Dworkin & Jay BeattieMarch 7, 2019 (2019-03-07)
249"Project Daedalus"Jonathan FrakesMichelle ParadiseMarch 14, 2019 (2019-03-14)
2510"The Red Angel"Hanelle M. CulpepperChris Silvestri & Anthony MaranvilleMarch 21, 2019 (2019-03-21)
2611"Perpetual Infinity"Maja VrviloAlan McElroy & Brandon SchultzMarch 28, 2019 (2019-03-28)
2712"Through the Valley of Shadows"Douglas AarniokoskiBo Yeon Kim & Erika LippoldtApril 4, 2019 (2019-04-04)
28–2913–14"Such Sweet Sorrow"Olatunde OsunsanmiMichelle Paradise & Jenny Lumet & Alex KurtzmanApril 11, 2019 (2019-04-11)
April 18, 2019 (2019-04-18)

Season 3 (2020–21)

Main article: Star Trek: Discovery (season 3)

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date
301"That Hope Is You, Part 1"Olatunde OsunsanmiMichelle Paradise & Jenny Lumet & Alex KurtzmanOctober 15, 2020 (2020-10-15)
312"Far from Home"Olatunde OsunsanmiMichelle Paradise & Jenny Lumet & Alex KurtzmanOctober 22, 2020 (2020-10-22)
323"People of Earth"Jonathan FrakesBo Yeon Kim & Erika LippoldtOctober 29, 2020 (2020-10-29)
334"Forget Me Not"Hanelle M. CulpepperAlan McElroy & Chris Silvestri & Anthony MaranvilleNovember 5, 2020 (2020-11-05)
345"Die Trying"Maja VrviloTeleplay by : Sean Cochran
Story by : James Duff & Sean Cochran
November 12, 2020 (2020-11-12)
356"Scavengers"Douglas AarniokoskiAnne Cofell SaundersNovember 19, 2020 (2020-11-19)
367"Unification III"Jon DudkowskiKirsten BeyerNovember 26, 2020 (2020-11-26)
378"The Sanctuary"Jonathan FrakesKenneth Lin & Brandon SchultzDecember 3, 2020 (2020-12-03)
38–399–10"Terra Firma"Omar MadhaTeleplay by : Alan McElroy
Story by : Bo Yeon Kim & Erika Lippoldt & Alan McElroy
December 10, 2020 (2020-12-10)
Chloe DomontTeleplay by : Kalinda Vazquez
Written by : Bo Yeon Kim & Erika Lippoldt & Alan McElroy
December 17, 2020 (2020-12-17)
4011"Su'Kal"Norma BaileyAnne Cofell SaundersDecember 24, 2020 (2020-12-24)
4112"There Is a Tide..."Jonathan FrakesKenneth LinDecember 31, 2020 (2020-12-31)
4213"That Hope Is You, Part 2"Olatunde OsunsanmiMichelle ParadiseJanuary 7, 2021 (2021-01-07)

Season 4 (2021–22)

Main article: Star Trek: Discovery (season 4)

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date
431"Kobayashi Maru"Olatunde OsunsanmiMichelle Paradise & Jenny Lumet & Alex KurtzmanNovember 18, 2021 (2021-11-18)
442"Anomaly"Olatunde OsunsanmiAnne Cofell Saunders & Glenise MullinsNovember 25, 2021 (2021-11-25)
453"Choose to Live"Christopher J. ByrneTerri Hughes BurtonDecember 2, 2021 (2021-12-02)
464"All Is Possible"John OttmanAlan McElroy & Eric J. RobbinsDecember 9, 2021 (2021-12-09)
475"The Examples"Lee RoseKyle JarrowDecember 16, 2021 (2021-12-16)
486"Stormy Weather"Jonathan FrakesAnne Cofell Saunders & Brandon SchultzDecember 23, 2021 (2021-12-23)
497"...But to Connect"Lee RoseTerri Hughes Burton & Carlos CiscoDecember 30, 2021 (2021-12-30)
508"All In"Christopher J. Byrne & Jen McGowanSean CochranFebruary 10, 2022 (2022-02-10)
519"Rubicon"Andi ArmaganianAlan McElroyFebruary 17, 2022 (2022-02-17)
5210"The Galactic Barrier"Deborah KampmeierAnne Cofell SaundersFebruary 24, 2022 (2022-02-24)
5311"Rosetta"Jeff Byrd & Jen McGowanTerri Hughes BurtonMarch 3, 2022 (2022-03-03)
5412"Species Ten-C"Olatunde OsunsanmiKyle JarrowMarch 10, 2022 (2022-03-10)
5513"Coming Home"Olatunde OsunsanmiMichelle ParadiseMarch 17, 2022 (2022-03-17)

Season 5

Main article: Star Trek: Discovery (season 5)

A 10-episode fifth season was ordered by Paramount+ in January 2022,[1] and filming began that June.[5] The season is expected to premiere in early 2023.[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Paramount+ Sets Star Trek Spring Slate: Picard and Strange New Worlds Dates, Plus Disco, SNW, and Lower Decks Renewals". TrekCore.com. January 18, 2022. Archived from the original on January 19, 2022. Retrieved January 20, 2022.
  2. ^ a b Patten, Dominic (March 17, 2022). "'Star Trek: Discovery's Sonequa Martin-Green & EP On Stacey Abrams' Very Presidential Appearance In Season 4 Finale". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on March 17, 2022. Retrieved March 18, 2022.
  3. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (June 19, 2017). "'Star Trek: Discovery' Gets September Premiere Date On CBS & CBS All Access, Season 1 Split In Two". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on June 20, 2017. Retrieved June 20, 2017.
  4. ^ Martinelli, Marissa (September 25, 2017). "Star Trek's Return to the Small Screen Was Ambitious and Emotional, if Not Always Logical". Slate. Archived from the original on September 28, 2017. Retrieved September 28, 2017.
  5. ^ "'Star Trek: Discovery' Officially Begins Filming Season 5". TrekMovie.com. June 13, 2022. Archived from the original on June 14, 2022. Retrieved June 25, 2022.
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