Six episodes into its initial run, a high-profile series has picked up a renewal for a second season. CBS announced today that it will bring back “Star Trek: Discovery,” which airs on the network’s CBS All Access digital service.
The network noted that the show’s launch fueled record subscription signups for CBS All Access for single day, week and month.
“In just six episodes, ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ has driven subscriber growth, critical acclaim and huge global fan interest for the first premium version of this great franchise,” said Marc DeBevoise, president and chief operating officer, CBS Interactive. “This series has a remarkable creative team and cast who have demonstrated their ability to carry on the ‘Star Trek’ legacy. We are extremely proud of what they’ve accomplished and are thrilled to be bringing fans a second season of this tremendous series.”
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