Replicate your popcorn in advance for Star Trek Day — Sept. 8, 2020

September 8 has special significance to Star Trek fans the world over. It was on that day, in 1966, when “The Man Trap” aired on television for the first time on NBC in the United States. Gene Roddenberry’s vision finally was realized, and a revolution in both storytelling and thought began. To commemorate that day, the team at CBS All Access and are putting together a wonderful event for this year’s Star Trek Day event.

Starting at Noon (Pacific Standard Time) on the 8th, fans can tune into the site to hear panels from your favorite shows. The Next Generation’s own Wil Wheaton will be joined by Mica Burton as they kick off the three hours of panel discussions.

Star Trek Day Schedule:

Join the the cast and writers of Star Trek: Discovery as they discuss what fans can expect in the anticipated third season, which premieres on October 15. This panel starts at Noon PST. Mica Burton will moderate. Guests on this panel:

  • Sonequa Martin-Green
  • David Ajala
  • Alex Kurtzman
  • Michelle Paradise

Deep Space Nine: Wheaton will moderate a panel with members of the DS9 cast. They’ll look back at one of the classic DS9 episodes, “Far Beyond the Stars,” and how that show is relevant today. Wheaton and the cast will also chat about the other episodes which continue to stir debate and discussion 25+ years later. The discussion will begin at 12:30 p.m. PST. Guests on this panel include:

  • Cirroc Lofton
  • Alexander Siddig
  • Nana Visitor
  • Armin Shimerman
  • Terry Farrell
  • Ira Steven Behr

Perhaps the most questions will be asked here, as fans will get to see host Mica Burton chat with the creative team behind Star Trek: Strange New Worlds. Mica Burton will host this panel, which begins at 1 p.m. PST, where the following are expected to appear:

  • Anson Mount
  • Rebecca Romijn
  • Ethan Peck
  • Akiva Goldsman
  • Henry Alonso Myers
  • Akela Cooper
  • Davy Perez

Fans of The Original Series, do not fret. The iconic George Takei will sit down with Wil Wheaton and Rod Roddenberry to talk about “The Man Trap” and how Star Trek has changed over the years, and how Trek has helped to change our world as well. The panel is scheduled to begin at 1:30 p.m. PST.

At 2 p.m. PST, fans of Star Trek: Voyager are in for a treat, as Burton will sit down and talk about the legacy of their show, 25 years later. The following cast members are scheduled to appear:

  • Kate Mulgrew
  • Robert McNeill
  • Ethan Phillips
  • Robert Picardo
  • Tim Russ
  • Garrett Wang

Next, sit back for a roundtable on Star Trek: Enterprise, featuring Captain Archer and much of the crew of the NX-01 Enterprise. This discussion will begin at 2:20 p.m. PST and will be hosted by Mica Burton. The following stars are expected to appear:

  • Scott Bakula
  • John Billingsley
  • Dominic Keating
  • Anthony Montgomery
  • Linda Park
  • Connor Trinneer

In case you haven’t been watching the hilarious Star Trek: Lower Decks, you might want to catch up before tuning into this panel. Mica Burton will host a discussion with the show’s creator and four big stars. Expect to giggle through this Star Trek Day panel! The show is scheduled to start at 2:40 p.m. PST and will feature:

  • Tawny Newsome
  • Jack Quaid
  • Noël Wells
  • Eugene Cordero
  • Mike McMahan

Lastly, Wheaton will take a trip down memory lane with Captain Picard and Commander Riker. They’ll discuss the great times they had creating Star Trek: The Next Generation, and discuss the finer things in life as well. That includes their new adventures on Star Trek: Picard. The show begins at 3:05 p.m. PST, and will feature:

  • Patrick Stewart
  • Jonathan Frakes

WOW! That’s a jam-packed day of panels and great discussions. Not to be forgotten, throughout the day on September 8, fans are encouraged to get on Twitter and use the hashtag #StarTrekUnitedGives. By doing this, CBS All Access will donate $1 to the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund (NAACP LDF), National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) and the Equal Justice Initiative (EJI).

To take part in all of these free streaming events, visit Star Trek Day site on September 8, starting at Noon PST.