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Watch Star Trek Day 2022 from Paramount Plus for free on Sept. 8

•, By Tariq Malik

On Friday (Sept. 8), the Paramount Plus(opens in new tab) streaming service behind new and old Trek series, will celebrate the 56th anniversary of the original "Star Trek" series with an afternoon of panel discussions, fan events and more with its Star Trek Day 2022 celebration. A seven-segment livestream will begin at 3 p.m. EDT (1900 GMT, 12 p.m. PDT) with live red carpet interviews with Trek cast and crews from Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, California. You can watch that live in the stream above and check out our Star Trek streaming guide on how to watch your favorite series.

"On Sept. 8, 1966, Star Trek debuted for the first time on television 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," announced(opens in new tab). " Fifty-six years later, Paramount+(opens in new tab) honors this important day and the franchise's enduring legacy with the service's third annual Star Trek Day celebration, providing fans with a memorable way to enjoy and celebrate all things Star Trek."

During Star Trek Day 2022, Paramount Plus will feature a series of conversations with current and past Trek actors, "along with exciting announcements and reveals throughout," reported(opens in new tab)

Mary Chieffo ("Star Trek: Discovery") and Jackie Cox ("RuPaul's Drag Race) will host the red carpet livestream to kick off the day, which will also include a special video tribute to the original Uhura — Nichelle Nichols — who died in July at age 89.