LOS ANGELES — If you're the kind of Star Trek fan who was at San Diego Comic-Con last month to see the cast, or who has followed every twist and turn of the saga to launch the somewhat delayed Star Trek: Discovery, there's probably nothing I can tell you after Tuesday's Television Critics Association session at CBS Studio Center that you don't already know.
I mean, the trailer looks cool. The cast seems fun.
For the rest of America, though, there may be a few questions about the nearly 51-year-old franchise's latest installment, starting with: How do I watch it?
Starting Sept. 24, after its pilot launches at 8:30 p.m. on CBS, Discovery will go where no other Star Trek show has gone before — directly to a subscription streaming service. CBS All Access customers will be able to watch the second episode that same night. Subsequent episodes will be available on Sundays, with the first eight episodes rolling out through Nov. 5. The rest of the 15-episode season begins streaming, one episode a week, in January.
Here are five more things to know about the new Star Trek: