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After Trek was a companion show to the first season of Star Trek: Discovery, which aired on CBS All Access first premiered in September 2017. It was hosted by Matt Mira and produced by Embassy Row, in association with Roddenberry Entertainment. It was the first companion Star Trek series and the first Star Trek series to not be set in the Star Trek universe.

A post-episode discussion series with no pre-determined run time, in the vein of Talking Dead, another Embassy Row production, the show aired immediately after the debut of each episode of Discovery on CBS All Access. Each episode was also made available as an on-demand release shortly after its initial airing.

The show's format incorporated interactive elements which allowed viewers to communicate in realtime with the host and his guests, through online polls and social media. [1] One segment of each show was entitled "Cadet Training" and focused on past Star Trek episodes that resonate with the most recent installments of Discovery.

Outside of the US, the series aired on the Space channel and on CraveTV in Canada, and was available from Netflix elsewhere, in line with the distribution of Discovery. [2] [3]

Although it was originally stated that the series would be "retooled" for Discovery's second season, [4] on 17 January 2019, it was announced that the series had been discontinued, to be replaced by weekly streams on Facebook Live [5], which became the significantly scaled-down The Ready Room. [6]

Episode list Edit

Title Ep. Prod. Episodes discussed Guests RT Original Airdate
"Episode 1"
("O Discovery, Where Art Thou?")
1x01 101 "The Vulcan Hello", "Battle at the Binary Stars" James Frain, Aaron Harberts, Akiva Goldsman, Sonequa Martin-Green, and Michelle Yeoh 46 2017-09-24
"Episode 2" 1x02 102 "Context Is for Kings" Aaron Harberts, Paul Stamets, and Mary Wiseman 48 2017-10-01
"Episode 3" 1x03 103 "The Butcher's Knife Cares Not for the Lamb's Cry" Jason Isaacs, Doug Jones, Aaron Harberts, and Gretchen J. Berg 42 2017-10-08
"Episode 4" 1x04 104 "Choose Your Pain" Kenneth Mitchell, Mary Chieffo, Aaron Harberts, and Gretchen J. Berg 41 2017-10-15
"Episode 5" 1x05 105 "Lethe" Glenn Hetrick, James Frain, Gretchen J. Berg, and Neville Page 46 2017-10-22
"Episode 6" 1x06 106 "Magic to Make the Sanest Man Go Mad" Anthony Rapp, Wilson Cruz, and Rainn Wilson 38 2017-10-29
"Episode 7" 1x07 107 "Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum" Jayne Brook, Doug Jones, and Ted Sullivan 35 2017-11-05
"Episode 8" 1x08 108 "Into the Forest I Go" Sonequa Martin-Green, Mary Wiseman, Bo Yeon Kim, and Erika Lippoldt 57 2017-11-12
"Episode 9" 1x09 109 "Despite Yourself" Wilson Cruz, Aaron Harberts, Gretchen J. Berg, and Mary Chieffo 47 2018-01-07
"Episode 10" 1x10 110 "The Wolf Inside" Ted Sullivan, Shazad Latif, and Mary Chieffo 45 2018-01-14
"Episode 11" 1x11 111 "Vaulting Ambition" Jonathan Frakes and Anthony Rapp 37 2018-01-21
"Episode 12" 1x12 112 "What's Past Is Prologue" Jason Isaacs, Ted Sullivan, and Rekha Sharma 39 2018-01-28
"Episode 13" 1x13 113 "The War Without, The War Within" Doug Jones, Justin Simien, and Olatunde Osunsanmi 36 2018-02-04
"Episode 14" 1x14 114 "Will You Take My Hand?" Sonequa Martin-Green, Anthony Rapp, Alex Kurtzman, Aaron Harberts, and Gretchen J. Berg 44 2018-02-11

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