‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Season 1 Chapter 2 Premieres in January

Star Trek: Discovery Season 1
Jason Isaacs as Captain Gabriel Lorca and Sonequa Martin-Green as First Officer Michael Burnham, and Shazad Latif as Lieutenant Ash Tyler in ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ (Photo by Michael Gibson © 2017 CBS Interactive)

CBS All Access will kick off the second chapter of Star Trek: Discovery‘s first season on Sunday, January 7, 2018. Chapter one of the sci-fi series will finish up on Sunday, November 12, 2017 with episode nine. CBS revealed chapter two’s first episode (episode 10) is titled “Despite Yourself.”

Chapter two will consist of six new episodes.

The season one finale is set for Sunday, February 11, 2018. All previous episodes of the latest addition to the Star Trek series are currently available for binge-watching on CBS All Access.

CBS All Access has given the show a second season order, however they haven’t released any cast or premiere date details. The season one cast includes Sonequa Martin-Green (First Officer Michael Burnham), Doug Jones (Lieutenant Saru), Jason Isaacs (Captain Gabriel Lorca), Shazad Latif (Lieutenant Ash Tyler), Anthony Rapp (Lieutenant Paul Stamets), Michelle Yeoh (Captain Philippa Georgiou), Mary Wiseman (Cadet Sylvia Tilly), Chris Obi (T’Kuvma), Mary Chieffo (L’Rell), James Frain (Ambassador Sarek), Rainn Wilson (Harry Mudd), Terry Serpico (Admiral Anderson), Maulik Pancholy (Doctor Nambue), Damon Runyan (Ujilli), Rekha Sharma (Commander Landry), Kenneth Mitchell (Kol), Clare McConnell (Dennas), and Sam Vartholomeos (Ensign Connor).

Star Trek: Discovery is executive produced by Alex Kurtzman, Bryan Fuller, Heather Kadin, Gretchen J. Berg, Aaron Harberts, Akiva Goldsman, Rod Roddenberry, and Trevor Roth.

The Season One Plot: 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 Season Two Plot: 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.