Season One is the first season of Foundation on Apple TV+. The series consists of ten episodes; the first three episodes are scheduled to air on September 24, 2021. Rupert Sanders directs the first episode, while Alex Graves, Jennifer Phang, and Roxann Dawson will all direct episodes of the series.
|"The Emperor's Peace"|
|Gaal Dornick leaves her life at Synnax behind when the galaxy's greatest mathematician, Hari Seldon, invites her to Trantor.|
|"Preparing to Live"|
|The Foundation makes the long journey to Terminus as Gaal and Raych grow closer. The Empire faces a difficult decision.|
| "The Mathematician's Ghost"
|Brother Dusk reflects on his legacy as he prepares for ascension. The Foundation arrives on Terminus and finds a mysterious object.|
| "Barbarians at the Gate"
|Salvor faces off with an enemy of the Empire. Brothers Day and Dusk are at odds, while Brother Dawn wrestles with his truth.|
| "Upon Awakening"
|A flashback reveals the origins of Gaal's conflict between faith and science. The standoff on Terminus takes an unfortunate turn.|
| "Death and the Maiden"
|Brother Day meets Zephyr Halima—a would-be leader who opposes the Empire. Brother Dusk grows suspicious of Brother Dawn.|
| "Mysteries and Martyrs"
|The Anacreons and their hostages board the fabled Invictus warship. The bond between Brother Dawn and Azura intensifies.|
| "The Missing Piece"
|Brother Day embarks on a journey that no other Cleon has ever attempted. Salvor prepares to make the ultimate sacrifice to return home.|
| "The First Crisis"
|On Terminus, Salvor witnesses how powerful the null field has become. Brother Dawn makes a daring choice.|
|Season Finale. An unexpected ally helps Salvor Hardin broker an alliance. A confrontation between the Brothers leads to unthinkable consequences.|