'Star Trek: Discovery’ Season 4: Netflix Release Date and Where to Stream
Star Trek Discovery Season 4 on Netflix

So, the fourth season of the sci-fi drama series ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ is around the corner. Here’s how to stream the show in the United States and other regions.

Star Trek: Discovery is a sci-fi drama TV series created by Bryan Fuller and Alex Kurtzman. Premiered in 2017,  it is the seventh series in the Star Trek franchise. Star Trek: Discovery is regarded as one of the best reboots of the ever-growing Star Trek Universe. Even before the premiere of the third season, the creators announced the fourth season. The third season of the series concluded airing on Jan 7, 2021, and now we have an official release date for the fourth season. Here’s everything you need to know regarding ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Season 4 release schedule and streaming.

Is ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ streaming on Netflix US and Canada?

Unfortunately, ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ is not available for streaming via Netflix in the United States and Canada. Well, this is because the show is produced by CBS Studios and it streams on their own streaming service Paramount+. The company has opted to keep the streaming rights of many shows exclusive to Paramount+ in the hope to get a good subscriber base.

Apart from the United States and Canada, almost every region where Netflix operates carries Star Trek: Discovery. Around 188 Netflix countries are carrying Star Trek: Discovery since its premiere in 2017. In fact, the show labels as Netflix Original with Netflix Original branding and intros. Here are major regions that carry Star Trek: Discovery:

  • UK
  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • South Korea
  • Australia
  • India
  • Japan
  • France
  • Germany

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When will ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Season 4 premieres on Netflix?

The previous three seasons have released the next day on Netflix after premiering on CBS All Access which is now Paramount+. So, Netflix is expected to follow the same pattern though there is no official announcement just yet.

Star Trek: Discovery Season 4 premieres on Paramount+ on Thursday, Nov 18, 2021. A new episode will drop every Thursday. If Netflix follows the old pattern then a new episode will drop on every Friday at

New episodes are set to air on Paramount+ on Thursdays and then drop on Netflix on Friday morning at 4 AM Eastern Time (ET).

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How many episodes are there in Star Trek: Discovery Season 4?

Though the creators haven’t revealed the episode count, the IMDb listing suggests season 4 to have 11 episodes. As per the IMDb listing, Season 4 will premiere on Nov 18, 2021. The season finale will drop on Paramount+ on Jan 22, 2021. Check the IMDb listing yourself.

What’s the best way to watch Star Trek: Discovery in the US?

It’s bad for Netflix subscribers that Star Trek: Discovery is not available for streaming. In fact, all classic Star Trek series were removed from Netflix US recently. The best option to stream the show is the Paramount+ streaming service. The service offers a seven-day free trial.

Some live TV streaming services like HULU Live, Fubo TV, Sling TV include access to Paramount Network App, which has live and on-demand Paramount Network shows.

What Star Trek is all about?

Star Trek: Discovery is set a decade before the events of Star Trek: The Original Series and follows the crew of the USS Discovery while the Federation-Klingon war is going on. Here’s what to expect from the fourth season:

Season 4 of STAR TREK: DISCOVERY finds Captain Burnham and the crew of the U.S.S. Discovery facing a threat unlike any they’ve ever encountered. With Federation and non-Federation worlds alike feeling the impact, they must confront the unknown and work together to ensure a hopeful future for all.

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