The score is one of the world’s favorite books on a global pandemic, so it seems like the perfect miniseries for 2020, especially as ‘Captain Trips’ disease is at the heart of the Stephen King novel shows us how things can be much worse. The first episode of the show will air on Thursday, December 17 and will be streamed online weekly.
How to watch The score online
In the U.S, The score is a CBS All Access exclusive, meaning the streaming service is the only place to watch the show online (legally).
Episodes air weekly on Thursdays from December 17 to February 11, with the nine episodes being released on the following dates:
- Episode 1, “The End”: December 17
- Episode 2, “Pocket Savior”: December 24
- Episode 3, “Blank Pages”: December 31st
- Episode 4, “The House of the Dead”: January 7, 2021
- Episode 5, “Suspicious Minds”: January 14
- Episode 6, “The Vigil”: January 21
- Episode 7, “The Walk”: January 28th
- Episode 8, “The Stand”: February 4
- Episode 9, “Coda: Frannie in the Well”: February 11
To watch the series online for free, new subscribers to CBS All Access must take advantage of the service’s free trial. New users can get a seven-day free trial of the service, which allows them to view all of the service’s exclusive offers like The good fight and Star Trek: Picard one week free.
After that time, the service will cost $ 5.99 per month for the version with commercials, or $ 9.99 for the ad-free version. Annual plans cost $ 59.99 or $ 99.99 per year, respectively.
However, it is possible to get CBS All Access as part of a bundle with two other streaming services. Apple TV + subscribers can get both Showtime and CBS All Access for $ 9.99 per month on top of the $ 4.99 per month for the Apple streamer alone. This also has a seven-day free trial and viewers can watch all three services without ads.
For viewers who want to get a glimpse of The score, the official synopsis reads: “When the ‘Captain Trips’ flu epidemic wipes out more than 99% of the population, the remaining few will be immune to the disease, including Stu Redman [played by James Marsden], Frannie Goldsmith [Odessa Young], and Harold Lauder [Owen Teague], searched for other survivors, while having visions of nurturing Mother Abagail [Whoopi Goldberg] and the menacing figure of The Dark Man [Alexander Skarsgård]
The score airs Thursdays on CBS All Access.