Premiere Episode of ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Becomes One of the Most Pirated in Less Than 24 Hours

The Pirate Bay has a list of 100 episodes from various television shows that have been the most pirated and Star Trek: Discovery is sitting in the top 20 in less than 24 hours.

After having it’s series premiere on Sunday night, Star Trek: Discovery has entered the same territory as other television shows like American Horror Story, Game of Thrones and Rick and Morty by becoming one of the most pirated shows – after only one episode.

The series which had its premiere air on CBS, with all subsequent episodes to be available online via the CBS All-Access streaming service, is already in the fifteenth spot of the most pirated shows on The Pirate Bay.

STAR TREK: DISCOVERY
Pictured (l-r): Doug Jones as Lieutenant Saru; Sonequa Martin-Green as First Officer Michael Burnham; Michelle Yeoh as Captain Philippa Georgiou. STAR TREK: DISCOVERY coming to CBS All Access. Photo Cr: Jan Thijs. © 2017 CBS Interactive. All Rights Reserved.

Now, while it’s clear that some fans are pirating the first two episodes, some are still spending their money to watch the series via CBS All Access. The streaming service which has a subscription cost of $5.99 per month, announced that they had a record number of new sign-ups with the premiere episode.

Did you catch the first two episodes of Star Trek: Discovery – if so, what did you think? Be sure to let us know in the comment section below.

New episodes will be available to stream weekly through CBS All Access, Sunday nights at 8:30pm ET.

Source: Indie Wire

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