Star Trek: Discovery S1 News Accumulator

Following is a summary of what we know about the first season of Star Trek: Discovery
  • Air date: September 24 2017 & January 2018
  • Starring: Sonequa Martin-Green (Lieutenant Commander Michael Burnham), Doug Jones (Saru), Shazad Latif (Lieutenant Ash Tyler), Anthony Rapp (Lt Paul Stamets), Mary Wiseman (Sylvia Tilly), Jason Isaacs (Captain Gabriel Lorca)
  • Guest starring: Michelle Yeoh (Captain/Empress Philippa Georgiou), Chris Obi (T'Kuvma), , Mary Chieffo (L'Rell), Rainn Wilson (Harry Mudd), Kenneth Mitchell (Kol), Clare McConnell (Dennas), Damon Runyan (Ujilli), Rekha Sharma (Ellen Landry), Terry Serpico (Admiral Anderson), Maulik Pancholy (Dr. Nambue), Mia Kirshner (Amanda Grayson), Jayne Brook (Katrina Cornwell), James Frain (Sarek), Wilson Cruz (Dr. Hugh Culber), Emily Coutts (Keyla Detmer), Oyin Oladejo (Joann Owosekun)
  • Producers: Gretchen J. Berg, Aaron Harberts, Bryan Fuller, Alex Kurtzman, Heather Kadin, Rod Roddenberry, and Trevor Roth
  • Directors: David Semel, Akiva Goldsman (x2), Adam Kane, Jonathan Frakes, Lee Rose, Douglas Aarniokoski, David Barrett, John Scott, Chris Byrne, TJ Scott, Hanelle M. Culpepper, Olatunde Osunsanmi, and David Soloman
  • Writers: Gretchen J. Berg (x4), Aaron Harberts (x4), Joe Menosky (x2), Aron Coleite (x2), Kirsten Beyer, Nicholas Meyer, Jesse Alexander (x2), Kemp Powers, Bryan Fuller (x3), Alex Kurtzman, Bo Yeon Kim, Akiva Goldsman (x2), Ted Sullivan (x2), Erika Lippoldt, Sean Cochran, Lisa Randolph, and Jordan Nardino
  • The first episode will air on CBS in the US. All further episodes will be available only on CBS All Access in the US. The Space Channel and CraveTV will air the series in Canada, while Netflix will release it in the rest of the world (new episodes will be available the next day outside the US/Canada).
  • Takes place in the prime timeline (not the reboot) around 2254 AD aboard the NCC-1031 USS Discovery and NCC-1227 USS Shenzhou
  • Main character will be first officer Michael Burnham (not a captain)
  • Cast will include robots, more aliens than previous versions of Star Trek, and LGBT+ characters
  • Additional trailers here and here


1. "The Vulcan Hello" (September 24, 2017)
  • Written by Bryan Fuller, Akiva Goldsman, & Alex Kurtzman, directed by David Semel
  • Guest starring: Michelle Yeoh (Captain Philippa Georgiou), Maulik Pancholy (Dr. Nambue), Terry Serpico (Admiral Anderson), Chris Obi (T'Kuvma), James Frain (Sarek), Sam Vartholomeos (Ensign Danby Connor)
2. "Battle at the Binary Stars" (September 24, 2017)
  • Written by Bryan Fuller, Gretchen J. Berg, & Aaron Harberts, directed by Adam Kane
  • Trailer
  • Guest starring: Michelle Yeoh (Captain Philippa Georgiou), Terry Serpico (Admiral Anderson), Chris Obi (T'Kuvma), James Frain (Sarek), Sam Vartholomeos (Ensign Danby Connor)
3. "Context is for Kings" (October 1, 2017)
  • Written by Bryan Fuller, Gretchen J. Berg, Aaron Harberts, & Craig Sweeney, directed by Akiva Goldsman
  • Clips
  • Pictures
  • Guest starring: Rekha Sharma (Ellen Landry)
4. "The Butcher's Knife Cares Not for the Lamb's Cry" (October 8, 2017)
  • Written by Jesse Alexander & Aron Coleite, directed by Olatunde Osunsanmi
  • Trailer
  • Pictures
  • Guest starring: Rekha Sharma (Ellen Landry), Jayne Brook (Katrina Cornwell), Wilson Cruz (Dr. Hugh Culber)
5. "Choose Your Pain" (October 15, 2017)
  • Written by Kemp Powers, Gretchen J. Berg, & Aaron Harberts, directed by Lee Rose
  • Trailer
  • Pictures
  • Guest starring: Rainn Wilson (Harry Mudd), Jayne Brook (Katrina Cornwell), Wilson Cruz (Dr. Hugh Culber)
6. "Lethe" (October 22, 2017)
  • Written by Joe Menosky & Ted Sullivan, directed by Douglas Aarniokoski
  • Trailer
  • Pictures
  • Guest starring: Jayne Brook (Katrina Cornwell), Wilson Cruz (Dr. Hugh Culber), James Frain (Sarek)
7. "Magic to Make the Sanest Man Go Mad" (October 29, 2017)
  • Written by Aron Coleite & Jesse Alexander, directed by David Berrett
  • Trailer
  • Clip/Pictures
  • Guest starring: Rainn Wilson (Harry Mudd), Katherine Barrell (Stella Grimms), Wilson Cruz (Dr. Hugh Culber)
8. "Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum" (November 5, 2017)
  • Written by Kirsten Beyer, directed by John Scott
  • Trailer
  • Pictures
  • Guest starring: Jayne Brook (Katrina Cornwell), Wilson Cruz (Dr. Hugh Culber)
9. "Into the Forest I Go" (November 12, 2017)
  • Written by Bo Yeon Kim & Erika Lippoldt, directed by Chris Byrne
  • Trailer
  • Pictures
  • Guest starring: Jayne Brook (Katrina Cornwell), Wilson Cruz (Dr. Hugh Culber)
10. "Despite Yourself" (January 7, 2018)
  • Written by Sean Cochran, directed by Jonathan Frakes
  • Trailer
  • Pictures
  • Guest starring: Wilson Cruz (Dr. Hugh Culber)
11. "The Wolf Inside" (January 14, 2018)
  • Written by Lisa Randolph, directed by TJ Scott
  • Trailer
  • Pictures
  • Clip
  • Guest starring: Wilson Cruz (Dr. Hugh Culber), Michelle Yeoh (Empress Philippa Georgiou), James Frain (Sarek)
12. "Vaulting Ambition" (January 21, 2018)
  • Written by Jordon Nardino, directed by Hanelle M. Culpepper
  • Trailer
  • Pictures
  • Clip
  • Guest starring: Michelle Yeoh (Empress Philippa Georgiou)
13. "What's Past is Prologue" (January 28, 2018)
  • Written by Ted Sullivan, directed by Olatunde Osunsanmi
  • Trailer
  • Pictures
  • Clip
  • Guest starring: Michelle Yeoh (Empress Philippa Georgiou), Rekha Sharma (Ellen Landry)
14. "The War Without, the War Within" (February 4, 2018)
  • Written by Lisa Randolph, directed by David Soloman
  • Trailer
  • Pictures
  • Clip
  • Guest starring: Michelle Yeoh (Empress Philippa Georgiou), Jayne Brook (Katrina Cornwell), James Frain (Sarek)
15. "Will You Take My Hand?" (February 11, 2018)
  • Written by Akiva Goldsman, Gretchen J. Berg, & Aaron Harberts, directed by Akiva Goldsman
  • Trailer
  • Pictures
  • Clip
  • Deleted scene
  • Guest starring: Michelle Yeoh (Empress Philippa Georgiou), Jayne Brook (Katrina Cornwell), James Frain (Sarek)

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