"CBS ALL ACCESS" BREAKS NEW RECORDS WITH BEST WEEKEND EVER
“Star Trek: Discovery” Season Two Premiere and AFC Championship Game
Drive Record-Breaking Weekend in Terms of Subscriber Sign-Ups and Unique Viewers
NEW YORK – Jan. 22, 2018 – CBS All Access, CBS’ subscription video on-demand and live-streaming service, experienced a record-breaking weekend following the season two premiere of STAR TREK: DISCOVERY and Sunday’s AFC Championship Game. The service hit new milestones for new subscriber sign-ups and unique viewers in a weekend.
“The return of our biggest original series hit, STAR TREK: DISCOVERY, and this weekend’s AFC Championship Game have propelled CBS All Access to new record-breaking heights,” said Marc DeBevoise, President and Chief Operating Officer, CBS Interactive. “CBS All Access’ growing content offering, including both exclusive original series and the expansion of live-event programming, continues to pay off with consumers, and we look forward to bringing them even more must-watch series and live events.”
This past weekend, CBS All Access added more subscribers in a single weekend than ever before, eclipsing the previous record set during the 2017 series premiere of STAR TREK: DISCOVERY by +72%. In addition, this weekend also set a new record for unique viewers on CBS All Access.
Yesterday’s AFC Championship Game marked the most streamed football game on CBS All Access to date. It surpassed last year’s game by +158% in streams, +139% in time spent and +103% in average minute audience on CBS All Access platforms.
The first episode of STAR TREK: DISCOVERY’s second season is currently available to stream on CBS All Access. All new episodes will be available on demand weekly after 8:30 PM, ET on Thursdays exclusively for CBS All Access subscribers in the U.S. The entire first season of the series is also available to watch on demand.
About CBS All Access:
CBS All Access is CBS’ digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service. In addition to its original series, which include STAR TREK: DISCOVERY, THE GOOD FIGHT, STRANGE ANGEL, NO ACTIVITY and TELL ME A STORY, CBS All Access gives CBS fans the ability to watch more than 10,000 episodes on demand – spanning current shows from primetime, daytime and late night, as well as past seasons of select series and classic TV hits – and stream their local CBS station live. CBS All Access is currently available online at CBS.com, on mobile devices via the CBS app for iOS, Android and Windows 10, and on Roku Players, Apple TV, Chromecast, Android TV, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Fire TV, Samsung Smart TVs, Vizio Smartcast TVs and Amazon Channels. For more details on CBS All Access, please visit https://www.cbs.com/all-access.
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