Star Trek: Discovery, the first Trek TV display in additional than 10 years, premiered on CBS this week earlier than making the bounce to the community’s new streaming provider, CBS All Access (which is the place the relaxation of the season will air).
Created by means of Bryan Fuller and Alex Kurtzman, the display gives a serialized, morally complicated tackle the Trek universe. In the newest episode of the Original Content podcast, Darrell Etherington and Anthony Ha talk about the display’s behind-the-scenes drama, our historical past with the franchise (we’ve each watched a lot of Star Trek) and our reaction to the first two episodes.
We additionally contact on the controversy round Discovery solid contributors taking a knee in team spirit with athletes protesting police brutality (regardless of the grievance of President Donald Trump). Just to reiterate: You can watch or now not watch no matter you wish to have, for no matter explanation why, together with politics. But for those who in reality assume that politics has no position in Star Trek, you’re flawed.
We additionally talk about the week’s different streaming headlines, many of them Amazon-related, together with the new Echo, an strange Alexa integration, the disappearance of YouTube from the Echo Show, Amazon’s new plans for theatrical distribution and (in non-Amazon information) Hulu’s deal to circulate 30 Rock.
Also, we didn’t point out this in the display itself, however subsequent week we’ll be reviewing Big Mouth, the new animated sequence on Netflix from comic Nick Kroll.
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