Here’s definite proof that Star Trek is still a brand name to reckon with. The latest in this franchise, Star Trek: Discovery debuted on CBS and Netflix. Within 24 hours, it joins the list of the top pirated episodes of all time.
That list generally consists of behemoths like Game of Thromes, American Horror Story, and now, Star Trek: Discovery has joined that list. The pilot is already 15th on the list of most pirated titles . The second episode came 30th on that list. This is interesting, because it means that people are not just interested in the first episode but the second one too. Of course, the first and second episode were almost like a one-hour film and deeply connected. You can read our review here.
It will be interesting to see how CBS and Netflix will be combating this. Hotstar, the Indian streamer of Game of Thrones did an edgy-quirky campaign around Game of Thrones that called out pirates.