“Faithful to the original universe, fresh enough to capture a new audience…the new STAR TREK is the science fiction the world needs right now.” Vice.comTORONTO (September 29, 2017) – Sunday night’s must-see TV event – the two-part debut of STAR TREK: DISCOVERY – has smashed the ratings record books in Canada on specialty television and SVOD:
- So far, more than 1.17 million viewers have tuned into the premiere episode on Space, making it the most-watched specialty series on record.
- That record was quickly broken by Episode 2, immediately following on Space, with the audience growing 5% to more than 1.2 million viewers to date. Episode 2 is now the most-watched series broadcast on Canadian specialty on record.
- On CraveTV, STAR TREK: DISCOVERY’s debut ranks as the biggest ever for the streaming service.
- Including the simulcast on CTV, nearly 2.2 million viewers have watched the premiere episode to date, making it the third most-watched series debut on Canadian television this season.