“AFTER TREK” Will Be Hosted by Matt Mira
First Guests Include Sonequa Martin-Green, James Frain and Aaron Harberts
Inaugural Episode of “After Trek” to Stream Live on
CBS All Access Sunday, Sept. 24 at 11:00 PM, ET/8:00 PM, PT
“After Trek” Will Stream Live Weekly at 9:30 PM, ET/6:30 PM, PT
Following New Episodes of “Star Trek: Discovery”
“After Trek” Episodes Will Be Available to Watch On Demand on CBS All Access
NEW YORK – Sept. 22, 2017 – CBS All Access, the CBS Television Network’s digital subscription video on demand and live streaming service, today announced AFTER TREK, STAR TREK: DISCOVERY’s live companion after-show, which will debut following the show’s premiere this Sunday and will be hosted by Matt Mira.
AFTER TREK’s first live, in-studio guests will include STAR TREK: DISCOVERY stars Sonequa Martin-Green (First Officer Michael Burnham), James Frain (Ambassador Sarek) and STAR TREK: DISCOVERY executive producer and co-showrunner Aaron Harberts.
The inaugural episode will be available exclusively to CBS All Access subscribers on Sunday, Sept. 24 (11:00 PM, ET/8:00 PM, PT), following CBS All Access’ launch of the first two episodes of STAR TREK: DISCOVERY. Starting Sunday, Oct. 1, all subsequent AFTER TREK episodes will be available to stream live at 9:30 PM, ET following new episodes of STAR TREK: DISCOVERY. In addition, all episodes will be available to watch on demand for CBS All Access subscribers.
AFTER TREK will serve as the ultimate weekly forum for “Star Trek” fans, with in-depth discussions and recaps of the latest STAR TREK: DISCOVERY episode. Each AFTER TREK episode will feature host Matt Mira talking in-studio or via video feed with STAR TREK: DISCOVERY cast members and crew along with past “Star Trek” talent and celebrity fans. While watching, fans will be able to “engage” with the show via social and other interactive elements by using the hashtag #AfterTrek.
AFTER TREK host Matt Mira is a founding member of the Nerdist team and also stars in his own show “Sidekick with Matt Mira” on Nerdist’s streaming platform, Alpha, which is returning for a second season. Mira is currently a writer for the ABC comedy “The Goldbergs,” and his other credits include being a staff writer for Comedy Central’s @midnight and a host on G4’s “Attack of the Show.” In addition to co-hosting the Nerdist Podcast, Matt is the host of many podcasts, including “James Bonding,” “Star Trek: The Next Conversation,” and “Matt and Doree’s Eggcellent Adventure,” where he and his wife detail their struggles with infertility.
AFTER TREK is produced by Embassy Row in association with Roddenberry Entertainment. Michael Davies, Rod Roddenberry and Trevor Roth serve as executive producers, and Jeremy Hutchins and Julia Cassidy serve as co-executive producers.
About STAR TREK: DISCOVERY
STAR TREK: DISCOVERY will follow 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 will premiere on the CBS Television Network Sunday, Sept. 24 with all subsequent episodes available on CBS All Access, the Network’s digital subscription video on demand and live streaming service, and will be distributed concurrently by CBS Studios International on Netflix in 188 countries and in Canada on Bell Media’s Space channel and OTT service CraveTV. STAR TREK: DISCOVERY is produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Alex Kurtzman’s Secret Hideout, Bryan Fuller’s 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.
About CBS All Access
CBS All Access is the CBS Television Network’s digital subscription video on demand and live streaming service. In addition to its original series, which also includes season one of the new edition of “The Good Wife,” THE GOOD FIGHT, CBS All Access gives CBS fans the ability to watch more than 9,000 episodes on demand, spanning current shows from primetime, daytime and late night, as well as past seasons of select series and classic TV hits. CBS All Access is currently available online at CBS.com, on mobile devices via the CBS App for iOS, Android and Windows 10, and on Roku Players, Apple TV, Chromecast, Android TV, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Fire TV.
About Embassy Row
Part of Sony Pictures Television, Embassy Row is a television and digital production company dedicated to the development and acquisition of original non-scripted programming for broadcast, cable and digital platforms in the U.S. and abroad. The bi-coastal company specializes in several genres including talk, games, competition, comedy, factual, food and sports. A pioneer in the areas of brand and social media integration, Embassy Row boasts a portfolio of popular and buzz-worthy series including “Watch What Happens Live” for Bravo; “Cutthroat Kitchen” for Food Network; Emmy nominated “The Talking Dead” for AMC; Emmy nominated “Good Morning Football” for NFL Network; as well as Emmy nominated “Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee,” starring Jerry Seinfeld, on Netflix.
About Roddenberry Entertainment
Roddenberry Entertainment is a science-fiction leader with a tradition of groundbreaking entertainment. Originally founded in 1967 by Gene Roddenberry, the company has since led a steady stable of science-fiction successes including Gene Roddenberry’s Earth: Final Conflict, Gene Roddenberry’s Andromeda and, most notably, Star Trek. Roddenberry Entertainment continues to produce entertainment for all audiences, employing a viewer-centric creative process and resulting in insightful explorations of humanity. The company’s mission is to make good on its namesake’s promise of superior science-fiction while utilizing new and varied vehicles of delivery. Building on its TV roots, this entertainment pioneer has successfully ventured into graphic novels, documentaries, comic strips and 360°films. Roddenberry Entertainment has set itself apart by creating content that surpasses mere entertainment; it challenges audiences to think, question and explore the world, as well as potential worlds beyond. For more information on Roddenberry Entertainment, please visit www.Roddenberry.com. Follow on Facebook (facebook.com/roddenberry) and Twitter (twitter.com/roddenberry).
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