Monday July 18, 2016

Netflix To Beam New "Star Trek" Series In 188 Countries Around The World

Trekkies outside of the US and Canada with a Netflix account will be able to stream episodes of the new series within 24 hours of their US premiere dates. Those in the States can watch the show on CBS All Access, while Canadians can get it on Bell Media networks. In related news, a fourth Star Trek movie has been announced, with Kirk’s father (played by Chris Hemsworth) to return.

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Though the series will be premiering in the US on CBS All Access, Netflix and CBS Studios International today announced a landmark international licensing agreement for the new Star Trek television series. Netflix will be the exclusive premiere home of Star Trek in 188 countries (excluding the US and Canada). Each episode of the new series will be available globally within 24 hours of its U.S. premiere. Additionally, all 727 existing episodes of the iconic Star Trek television library آ– including Star Trek: The Original Series, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Voyager and Star Trek: Enterprise will be available on Netflix around the world by the end of 2016.