The 10 to 15-minute stand-alone adventures which will explore backstories, don't know if they'll be on Netflix UK -
Episode 1: "Runaway" Airdate: Thursday, Oct. 4 Description: Onboard the U.S.S. Discovery, Ensign Tilly (Wiseman) encounters an unexpected visitor in need of help. However, this unlikely pair may have more in common than meets the eye. Written by: Jenny Lumet and Alex Kurtzman Directed by: Maja Vrvilo
Episode 2: "Calypso" Airdate: Thursday, Nov. 8 Description: After waking up in an unfamiliar sickbay, Craft (Hodge) finds himself on board a deserted ship, and his only companion and hope for survival is an A.I. computer interface. Teleplay by: Michael Chabon Story by: Sean Cochran and Michael Chabon Directed by: Olatunde Osunsanmi.
Episode 3: "The Brightest Star" Airdate: Thursday, Dec. 6 Description: Before he was the first Kelpien to join Starfleet, Saru (Jones) lived a simple life on his home planet of Kaminar with his father and sister. Young Saru, full of ingenuity and a level of curiosity uncommon among his people, yearns to find out what lies beyond his village, leading him on an unexpected path. Written by: Bo Yeon Kim and Erika Lippoldt Directed by: Douglas Aarniokoski.
Episode 4: "The Escape Artist" Airdate: Thursday, Jan. 3 Description: Harry Mudd (Wilson), back to his old tricks of stealing and double-dealing, finds himself in a precarious position aboard a hostile ship - just in time to try out his latest con. Written by: Michael McMahan Directed by: Rainn Wilson.