Streaming service CBS All Access, home of the prequel show, has confirmed a second helping of "Discovery" after the first season prompted record numbers of subscribers to sign up to the paid service. Outside the US, the show is available on Netflix. (Disclosure: CBS is CNET's parent company.)
There's no date for season 2 yet. The first season is split into two sections, with the current run of episodes building to a climax on Nov. 12. The second chapter begins in January.
"Discovery" is set shortly before the events of the original Star Trek series, and follows Vulcan-raised mutineer Michael Burnham fighting a war with the Klingons aboard the titular starship. Here are some of the.