Paramount Plus takes a quick look at two new Star Trek shows


The animated series Star Trek: Prodigy will premiere in streaming before heading to Nickelodeon.

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Good thing there is plenty of room to spare in outer space. The Star Trek universe will expand with two new series exclusive to him Paramount Plus streaming service.

On Wednesday, ViacomCBS teased the new shows during a Paramount Plus Investor Day detailing the next service. A derived series called Star Trek: Strange New Worlds will follow the continuing adventures of Captain Pike and Mr. Spock, characters that appeared in both the original 1960s show and Discovery (with different actors). Star Trek: Prodigy, an animated series from Trek aimed at younger audiences, will hit Paramount Plus before heading to Nickelodeon.

CBS All Access had been home to a new crop of the Star Trek series that debuted in recent years, including the flagship. Star Trek: Discovery, the nostalgic Star Trek: Picard and the animated Star Trek: Lower Decks. CBS All Access offerings will now be incorporated into the new Paramount Plus service.

It looks like Paramount Plus will lean heavily on its famous sci-fi franchise, much like CBS All Access.

Check out CNET’s full coverage of the Paramount Plus event.

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