Live long and prosper: celebrate Star Trek Day with these 6 podcasts

TV & Film September 6, 2022

On Sept. 8, 1966, Star Trek‘s pilot episode, “The Man Trap,” debuted on television. Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry showed the world a universe filled with acceptance, inclusion, hope, and diversity. September 8th was named Star Trek Day to honor the franchise’s legacy and commemorate one of the greatest sci-fi phenomena. To celebrate, tune into Star Trek podcasts analyzing episodes, interviewing cast and creatives from the universe.

On September 8 at 12:00 PM, PT/3:00 PM, ET, the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, California will livestream interviews with cast members, share announcements, and more. Check out to learn more about the day’s programming.

Mission Log

Mission Log: A Roddenberry Star Trek Podcast

Listen to ‘Mission Log: A Roddenberry Star Trek Podcast’

From Roddenberry Entertainment comes “Mission Log,” traveling through Star Trek’s universe and covering 6 different seasons. Join the hosts each week as they dive into 1 episode to analyze, discuss, and debate with special guests.

Star Trek: Age of Discovery

Listen to ‘Star Trek: Age of Discovery’

Gary Anderson and Addell Austin Anderson present “Star Trek: Age of Discovery.” They’re chatting about Star Trek: Discovery, Star Trek: Picard, Star Trek: Short Treks, Star Trek: Lower Decks, Star Trek: Prodigy, and Star Trek: Strange New Worlds in over 140 episodes.

Star Trek Podcast: Trekcast

Listen to ‘Star Trek Podcast: Trekcast’

“Star Trek Podcast: Trekcast’s” self-proclaimed “team of geeks” host weekly episodes to chat about all things Star Trek and sci-fi. Check out over 360 episodes reviewing the franchise’s releases, sharing news, theories, experiences at Star Trek conventions, and more.

Star Trek Discovery Pod

Star Trek Discovery Pod

Listen to ‘Star Trek Discovery Pod’

“Star Trek Discovery Pod” is hosted by 4 friends sharing their funny and smart takes on the franchise. They’ll cover Star Trek: Discovery, Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, Star Trek: Lower Decks, and Star Trek: Picard – just to name a few. A recent episode reviewed the season 3 premiere of Star Trek: Lower Decks.

Star Trek: The Pod Directive

Star Trek: The Pod Directive

Listen to ‘Star Trek: The Pod Directive’

Tawny Newsome (Star Trek: Lower Decks) and Paul F. Tompkins (BoJack Horseman, Comedy Bang Bang) bring fans behind the scenes of Star Trek’s universe with interviews, celebrity fans, and more in over 20 episodes. “Star Trek: The Pod Directive” also analyzes the franchise’s ideas, legacy, and influence over time.

The Greatest Generation

The Greatest Generation

Listen to ‘The Greatest Generation’

Adam Pranica and Benjamin Harrison host “The Greatest Generation.” They’re reviewing Star Trek: The Next Generation, DS9, Star Trek: Voyager, and more. The co-hosts have their own Star Trek spinoff called Greatest Trek. Tune in weekly for new episodes.

New shows we love...

Join Our Newsletter

The best podcasts to listen to next, delivered right to your inbox every week.

By clicking Submit, you acknowledge you have read and agree to our Website and Digital Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.