CBS All Access Boosted to Warp Speed by ‘Star Trek Discovery'

CBS's Subscription OTT service signs up record number of subscribers 9/25/2017 8:58 AM Eastern

CBS said the premiere of Star Trek: Discovery pushed its CBS All Access over-the-top subscription service to a record for most subscriber sign ups in a single day.

Star Trek: Discovery had its premiere on CBS in primetime Sunday (September 24). Episode 2 is available exclusively on CBS All Access. Future episodes of Star Trek: Discovery will be made available on Sunday nights after 8:30 p.m. ET.

CBS said previously it had the most signups for CBS All Access the day CBS aired the 2017 Grammy Awards.

The company said CBS All Access also had its best week and month with the launch of Star Trek, the kick off of the NFL on CBS on its local live feeds and the season finale of Big Brother.

CBS All Access viewers can also watch a post-Star Trek talk show discussing the episodes, After Trek.

CBS has not been specific about how many subscribers it has for CBS All Access and for its direct-to-consumer version of Showtime.

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