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Star Trek: Discovery Chapter 2 Set for January 7 Premiere

Star Trek: Discovery Chapter 2 set for January 7 premiere

Ahead of the final episode in Star Trek: Discovery‘s first chapter, which airs this Sunday on CBS All Access, the digital subscription service has announced the series will return with Star Trek: Discovery Chapter 2 premiering Sunday, January 7, 2018, after 8:30 PM ET.

The second chapter of Star Trek: Discovery begins with Episode 10, “Despite Yourself,” described as follows: “While in unfamiliar territory, the U.S.S. Discovery crew is forced to get creative in their next efforts to survive opposing and unprecedented forces and return home.”

The first eight episodes of Star Trek: Discovery are currently available to stream on CBS All Access, and episode nine, the chapter one finale, will be available beginning this Sunday.

Following the Star Trek: Discovery Chapter 2 debut, all new episodes will be available on demand weekly after 8:30 PM, ET on Sundays exclusively for CBS All Access subscribers in the U.S. The second chapter features the remaining six episodes of season one, with the season finale dropping on Sunday, February 11, 2018.

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Star Trek: Discovery follows the voyages of Starfleet on their missions to discover new worlds and new life forms, and one Starfleet officer who must learn that to truly understand all things alien, you must first understand yourself. The series will feature a new ship and new characters, while embracing the same ideology and hope for the future that inspired a generation of dreamers and doers.

The series’ cast includes Sonequa Martin-Green, Doug Jones, Jason Isaacs, Anthony Rapp, Michelle Yeoh, Shazad Latif, Mary Wiseman, Mary Chieffo, James Frain and more.

Star Trek: Discovery is produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Secret Hideout, 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.

Series Stars Sonequa Martin-Green, Jason Isaacs, Doug Jones, Shazad Latif, Mary Wiseman, Anthony Rapp, James Frain and Executive Producers Alex Kurtzman, Gretchen J. Berg, Aaron Harberts, Heather Kadin and Akiva Goldsman to Make First Global Appearance Together at Comic-Con International on Saturday, July 22 in Ballroom 20 Panel to Be Moderated by Series Guest Star, Rainn Wilson, Who Will Appear as "Harry Mudd," the Charismatic Conman and Intergalactic Criminal. ©2017 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Pictured: Michelle Yeoh as Captain Philippa Georgiou. STAR TREK: DISCOVERY coming to CBS All Access. Photo Cr: Jan Thijs © 2017 CBS Interactive. All Rights Reserved.