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Star Trek Discovery Season 2 teaser poster

Episodes Edit

Title Episode Prodno. Stardate Original Airdate
Episode 16 2x01 201 2019-01-17
Episode 17 2x02 202 2019-01-24
Episode 18 2x03 203 2019-01-31
Episode 19 2x04 204 2019-02-07
Episode 20 2x05 205 2019-02-14
Episode 21 2x06 206 2019-02-21
Episode 22 2x07 207 2019-02-28
Episode 23 2x08 208 2019-03-07
Episode 24 2x09 209 2019-03-14
Episode 25 2x10 210 2019-03-21
Episode 26 2x11 211 2019-03-28
Episode 27 2x12 212 2019-04-04
Episode 28 2x13 213 2019-04-11

Summary Edit

Credits Edit

Sonequa Martin-Green as Michael Burnham [1]
Doug Jones as Saru [2]
Shazad Latif as Ash Tyler [3]
Anthony Rapp as Paul Stamets [4]
Mary Wiseman as Sylvia Tilly [5]
Emily Coutts as Keyla Detmer [6]
Alan van Sprang as Leland [7]
Anson Mount as Christopher Pike [8]
Tig Notaro as Denise Reno, chief engineer of the USS Hiawatha [9]
James Frain as Sarek [10]
Wilson Cruz as Hugh Culber [11]
David Benjamin Tomlinson as Linus [12]
Rebecca Romijn as "Number One" [13]
Rachael Ancheril as Naan [14]
Sean Connolly Affleck as Connelly [15]
Ethan Peck as Spock [16]
Michelle Yeoh as Philippa Georgiou [17]
Mary Chieffo as L'Rell [18]
Kenric Green [19]

Crew Edit

Music and Theme by
Jeff Russo [20]
Director
Alex Kurtzman (2x01) [21]
Jonathan Frakes two episodes (2x02 & 2x10 [22] or 2x09 [23])

Uncredited Edit

Background information Edit

  • Even before Star Trek: Discovery started to be released, Aaron Harberts was hopeful that this season could tie up some of the loose ends of continuity as regards how the series related to the rest of the Star Trek franchise, thereby answering inevitable questions about that aspect of the show. "What I hope happens is [...] [in the] second season, we'll start creating our own slice of it," he said, "so that we're adding to canon in our way, and those questions come up less and less." [24]
  • Harberts also expressed interest in the possibility of this season including many episodes which Akiva Goldsman will direct. [25]
  • On 23 October 2017, it was announced that the series had been renewed for a second season. [26]
  • Filming for Season 2 began on 16 April 2018, with Shazad Latif stating that he will begin filming in May 2018. [27] [28] [29]
  • Season 2 will have two fewer episodes than Season 1. [30]
  • In May 2018, co-creator Alex Kurtzman stated that season two wouldn't be broadcast until 2019 at the earliest. "Breaking story is, in some ways, the easier and faster thing; it's the ability to execute on it that's much harder. We want to take the right amount of time and don't want to rush," he stated. [31] In July 2018, he confirmed that the season premiere was being targeted for release in January 2019. [32]
  • Harberts and Gretchen J. Berg resigned as showrunners after production on the fifth episode, after the budget for the season premiere overran, and reports that they had become abusive towards the show's writers. [33]
  • The season premiere date was announced at the New York Comic Con Discovery panel on 6 October 2018, [34] and a trailer for the season was shown, being released online immediately after. [35]
  • As with the first season, episodes will be released internationally on Netflix the day after their CBS All Access debut. [36]
  • Unlike the first season, however, there will not be a mid-season break. [37]

See also Edit


DIS Season 1 Seasons of
Star Trek: Discovery
Next Season:
Not yet announced