PARAMOUNT+ INVITES FANS TO A SPECIAL LIVE-STREAMED “STAR TREK DAY” CELEBRATION ON SEPT. 8

Paramount+’s Second Annual “Star Trek Day” Celebration Honors the Momentous

55th Anniversary of the “Star Trek: The Original Series” Television Premiere

Live from the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, the Celebration Includes

Back-to-Back Conversations with Cast and Creatives

from Across the “Star Trek” Universe, a Live Orchestra, Exclusive News

from the “Star Trek” Series on Paramount+ and More

In Celebration of “Star Trek Day,” #StarTrekUnitedGives Returns to

Raise Funds and Support Organizations that Champion

Equality, Social Justice, the Arts and Innovation

Click Here for the Official “Star Trek Day” Trailer

August 25, 2021 – Join Paramount+ and fans from around the world for a live-streamed celebration of Star Trek Day on Wednesday, Sept. 8 at 5:30 PM, PT/8:30 PM, ET*. Live from the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, Calif., Star Trek Day will be hosted by Wil Wheaton and Mica Burton and feature back-to-back in-person conversations with cast members and creative minds from the “Star Trek” Universe, “legacy moments” with iconic cast, plus surprise appearances, announcements and reveals throughout. The live-streamed celebration and additional information on Star Trek Day programming and initiatives can be found at StarTrek.com/Day.

On Sept. 8, 1966, “Star Trek” graced television screens for the first time with “The Man Trap,” the pilot episode of “Star Trek: The Original Series.” On that day, “Star Trek” creator Gene Roddenberry introduced audiences to a world that championed diversity, inclusion, acceptance and hope. Fifty-five years later, Paramount+ will honor this important day and the franchise’s enduring legacy with the service’s second annual Star Trek Day celebration, providing fans with a memorable way to enjoy and celebrate all things “Star Trek.”

Additional information on the Star Trek Day live-streamed celebration and initiatives is below:

STAR TREK DAY” GLOBAL LIVE-STREAMED CELEBRATION (5:30 PM, PT/8:30 PM, ET*)

Join hosts Wil Wheaton and Mica Burton for over two hours of free live-streamed panels and programming that will reunite iconic cast members and creative minds from 10 “Star Trek” television series, as they gather in person to celebrate 55 years of “Star Trek.”

In addition to the panels, the programming will feature “legacy moments” with iconic cast members diving into memorable “Star Trek” stories from years past. In addition, there will be a special “Roddenberry Legacy” panel, in honor of Gene Roddenberry’s 100th birthday.

Jeff Russo, the composer of the main themes for STAR TREK: DISCOVERY and STAR TREK: PICARD, will be at the helm of the Star Trek Day stage with a live orchestra, performing “Star Trek” music throughout the evening.

The following panels will include the casts and creatives from iconic “Star Trek” television series:

The “legacy moments” will feature the following iconic “Star Trek” cast members:

Fans worldwide will be able to live-stream the Star Trek Day celebration panels for free at StarTrek.com/Day. The panels will also be available to stream for free in the U.S. on Paramount+ and Paramount+’s Twitch page.

After their initial airing, the panels will be available on-demand on Paramount+’s YouTube Channel and on Paramount+.

#STARTREKUNITEDGIVES CAMPAIGN

On Sept. 8, the #StarTrekUnitedGives campaign returns. For every person who tweets the hashtag StarTrekUnitedGives (#StarTrekUnitedGives), $1 will be donated and divided equally by Paramount+ and the Roddenberry Foundation to organizations who do the real-world work of championing equality, social justice, the arts and innovation. Paramount+ and the Roddenberry Foundation are also partnering on a new global campaign to engage fans in honoring the legacy of Gene Roddenberry. The campaign will launch on Sept. 8.

Additional details on the #StarTrekUnitedGives campaign are available at StarTrek.com/Day.

SPECIAL “STAR TREK DAY” MERCHANDISE AND SALE

On Sept. 8, fans can use the code “STARTREKDAY20” for 20% off sitewide at https://shop.StarTrek.com, which includes a curated Star Trek Day collection.

#StarTrekDay

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About Paramount+:

Paramount+, a direct-to-consumer digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service from ViacomCBS, combines live sports, breaking news, and a mountain of entertainment. The premium streaming service features an expansive library of original series, hit shows and popular movies across every genre from world-renowned brands and production studios, including BET, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and the Smithsonian Channel. The service is also the streaming home to unmatched sports programming, including every CBS Sports event, from golf to football to basketball and more, plus exclusive streaming rights for major sports properties, including some of the world’s biggest and most popular soccer leagues. Paramount+ also enables subscribers to stream local CBS stations live across the U.S. in addition to the ability to stream ViacomCBS Streaming’s other live channels: CBSN for 24/7 news, CBS Sports HQ for sports news and analysis, and ET Live for entertainment coverage.

For more information about Paramount+, please visit www.paramountplus.com and follow @ParamountPlus on social platforms.

About the “Star Trek” Universe on Paramount+:

The “Star Trek” Universe on Paramount+ includes current and upcoming seasons of the original series STAR TREK: DISCOVERY, STAR TREK: PICARD, the animated series STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS and the upcoming STAR TREK: STRANGE NEW WORLDS and STAR TREK: PRODIGY, the first “Star Trek” series aimed at younger audiences. The “Star Trek” Universe on Paramount+ also includes all 726 episodes from the six classic “Star Trek” series and a selection of “Star Trek” films, including the documentary WOMAN IN MOTION: NICHELLE NICHOLS, STAR TREK AND THE REMAKING OF NASA.

For additional info on and photography from Paramount+’s STAR TREK: DISCOVERY, STAR TREK: PICARD, STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS, STAR TREK: STRANGE NEW WORLDS and STAR TREK: PRODIGY, please click here.

*Live-stream start time is subject to change

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Paramount+ Press Contacts:

Morgan Seal

morgan.seal@cbsi.com

Nikki Kozel

nikki.kozel@cbsi.com

Leigh Wolfson

leigh.wolfson@cbsi.com