By Patrick Munn | January 19, 2017 - 12:13 pm | 1 Comment
CBS All Access is establishing a firmer link between Star Trek: Discovery and The Original Series. The nascent streaming service has announced that they have tapped James Frain to play the recurring role of Sarek, the famed father of Spock. Additionally, while production on the series is on-track to begin next week in Toronto, Canada under new showrunners Gretchen J. Berg and Aaron Harberts, the release window has once again slipped.
By Patrick Munn | September 14, 2016 - 10:37 pm | No Comments
At the request of Bryan Fuller and Alex Kurtzman, CBS's streaming service CBS All Access has pushed the premiere of Star Trek: Discovery from January to May 2017. In keeping with the previous roll-out plans, the series premiere will now air on the CBS network during the May sweeps, before it shifts to CBS All Access for the remainder of its 13 episode first season.
By Patrick Munn | August 11, 2016 - 12:55 am | No Comments
Bryan Fuller is going in a different direction for Star Trek: Discovery. Sources have confirmed to TVWise that the showrunner is looking to cast a female in the lead role of his rebooted Star Trek series. Fuller is expected to reveal more details later today when he speaks at the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour
By Patrick Munn | July 24, 2016 - 11:40 am | No Comments
CBS has set an official title for their upcoming Star Trek TV series. The new 13 episode series, from showrunner Bryan Fuller and CBS Television Studios, will be titled Star Trek: Discovery, it was announced yesterday at San Diego Comic Con during the Star Trek 50th Anniversary Panel. Beyond revealing the title, CBS has also released a first look image of the new ship, as well as a short teaser trailer showing the 'test flight' of the USS Discovery.
By Patrick Munn | July 18, 2016 - 2:08 pm | 1 Comment
Netflix has acquired the exclusive UK rights to CBS All Access' new Star Trek series, from CBS Television Studios and Bryan Fuller, after striking a wide-ranging deal with international distributor CBS Studios International, TVWise has learned. Episodes will be available to stream on Netflix UK less than 24 hours after they air in the United States.
By Patrick Munn | July 5, 2016 - 7:52 pm | 1 Comment
TVWise has identified two new series that are close to being snapped up by UK brodcasters: Star Trek, which was long expected to be subject to a heated bidding war; and ABC's Kiefer Sutherland fronted presidential succession thriller Designated Survivor. Additionally, TVWise has confirmed that Showtime drama Masters Of Sex will not be returning to Channel 4.