Previously, on the drama surrounding Star Trek: Discovery …
CBS decided to air a single episode of a two-part premiere on its network, then insisted anyone who wanted to watch the second half had to sign up for $6-a-month streaming service CBS All Access.
The US audience, including hardcore Trekkies, tore itself apart in angst over whether to pay yet another subscription fee for yet more online content. The international audience, which had the show delivered via Netflix, pointed and laughed like Nelson Muntz.
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