11/3/15 - CBS Television Studios
announced it will launch a totally new Star Trek television
series in January 2017. The new series will premiere with a
special preview broadcast on the CBS Television Network. The
premiere episode and all subsequent first-run episodes will
then be available exclusively in the United States on CBS
All Access, the Network’s digital subscription video on
demand and live streaming service.
The brand-new Star Trek will introduce new characters
seeking imaginative new worlds and new civilizations, while
exploring the dramatic contemporary themes that have been a
signature of the franchise since its inception in 1966.
Alex Kurtzman will serve as executive producer.
The new television series is not related to the
upcoming feature film Star Trek Beyond.