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BREAKING: Bryan Fuller Tapped for Star Trek All Access Showrunner, New Show Set In New Timeline? February 9, 2016

by Jared Whitley , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,Star Trek All Access , 306 comments

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Bryan Fuller, veteran Star Trek writer (DS9 and VOY), has been tapped as co-creator and showrunner for CBS’s upcoming Star Trek television* series, set to debut in January 2017.

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New Star Trek Licensees Announced for CBS 50th Anniversary Merchandise Program February 6, 2016

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,Merchandise,Trek Franchise , 67 comments

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As we all wait on baited breath for 50th anniversary merchandising (not to mention Star Trek Beyond merchandising) to kick it up a notch, CBS has just announced 32 new licensees to the Star Trek brand. Hit the jump for info on what toys, tees, and gizmos we can expect in the near future.

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Celebrate the 50th At Star Trek: Mission New York January 26, 2016

by Jared Whitley , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,Conventions/Events/Attractions,Trek Franchise , 31 comments

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If you’d like to attend a convention this year that’s timed just about perfectly for the 50th anniversary, you may want to beam to New York City. 

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RUMOR: Is Star Trek Leaving Amazon Prime, Netflix? January 25, 2016

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,Rumor,Trek Franchise , 150 comments

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Ever since the announcement that the new Star Trek series will be aired exclusively on CBS’s new streaming platform, CBS All Access, there has been speculation of Trek‘s departure from competing streaming services like Netflix and Amazon Prime, both of which currently offer the full catalogue of Trek for any subscribed customer’s viewing pleasure. It now appears that Amazon Prime may be the first to lose Trek on February 15th.
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[UPDATED] Star Trek Axanar Fan Film Sued by Paramount and CBS Over Copyright Infringement December 30, 2015

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,Fan Productions,Star Trek Axanar , comments closed

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A potentially multi-million dollar lawsuit, including a request for injunction, has been filed against the fan film Star Trek Axanar, its creator Alec Peters, and up to 20 others working on the production by Star Trek rights holders CBS and Paramount.

[UPDATE]: Alec Peters has made an official statement in response to the lawsuit.
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USPS to Celebrate 50th Anniversary With Star Trek Stamps in 2016

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Marketing/Promotion , comments closed

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As part of next year’s celebrations honoring the 50th anniversary of the original series of Star Trek, the United States Postal Service will be offering up four Trek themed postage stamps.
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‘Star Trek Beyond’ teaser trailer makes online debut December 14, 2015

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,Star Trek Beyond , comments closed

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Paramount Pictures officially released the first trailer for the next installment of the Star Trek saga this morning.
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Star Trek Beyond trailer to premiere with Star Wars on December 17 December 7, 2015

by Brian Drew , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,Star Trek Beyond , comments closed

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After weeks of speculation and rumor, today it was announced that the first trailer for the next installment of the Star Trek franchise will bow on December 18.
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Give Thanks and Trek Out Your Holiday With One Free Month of CBS All Access and These Five Thanksgiving Episodes November 25, 2015

by Jared Whitley , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,List , comments closed

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As you’re celebrating Thanksgiving this weekend, we wanted to share a few Thanksgiving-appropriate episodes of Trek to enjoy with loved ones while you’re digesting turkey, pie, and plomeek soup. And, as a special holiday treat from CBS, you can stream all of Star Trek ad-free with one free month of CBS All Access.
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Editorial: With Execs Calling for ‘Star Trek: Zero Dark Thirty’, Does Paramount Just Not Get Trek? November 17, 2015

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,Editorial , comments closed

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The president of Paramount’s Motion Picture Group recently told WIRED that he wants to “take advantage” of unexplored parts of the Star Trek universe going forward with future films, throwing out such “ridiculous” ideas as “Star Trek: Zero Dark Thirty” and meeting the SEAL Team Six of the Star Trek universe. After the action-adventure shoot-em-up blow-em-up blockbuster that was Into Darkness, Paramount wanting a “less Star Trek-y” script, and the head of the reboot proclaiming that Star Trek is “too philosophical”, is this another indication that Paramount really has no idea how to do Star Trek?
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What Star Trek’s Move to CBS All Access Means For The Franchise November 16, 2015

by Brian Drew and Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,Star Trek All Access , comments closed

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CBS’s announcement that Star Trek will be returning to the small screen caught many fans and media by surprise. Perhaps most intriguing is that the 7th incarnation of Trek on television will be available exclusively on CBS’s online streaming platform. Can Star Trek All Access succeed as the network’s flagship venturing into a new frontier? Now that we’ve all had some time to digest it, we here at TrekMovie thought it might be fun to dissect CBS’s press release and see what we can glean from it.
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Will CBS’s New Trek Digital Roll-Out Save Television From Extinction? November 3, 2015

by Jared Whitley , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,Trek Franchise,Trek on TV , comments closed

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In the TNG episode “The Neutral Zone”, Data comments that television as an entertainment form went extinct in 2040. If it doesn’t go extinct, it’s certainly evolving and the good people at CBS are hoping they can win in this survival of the fittest.

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CBS announces new Star Trek series to premiere in January 2017 November 2, 2015

by Brian Drew , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,Orci/Kurtzman,Trek Franchise,Trek on TV , comments closed

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This morning CBS Television Studios announced the production of a new Star Trek series, set to premiere in January 2017.

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The Star Trek Strange New Worlds Writing Contest Is Back – Get Your Fanfic Published In An Official Star Trek Anthology October 9, 2015

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Books,CBS/Paramount,Marketing/Promotion , comments closed

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In celebration of Star Trek’s 50th anniversary in 2016, CBS has brought back the popular Star Trek: Strange New Worlds fan fiction writing contest, which gives amateur authors the chance to get their stories in an official Star Trek anthology book published by Simon & Schuster.
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Star Trek: TOS – The Complete Series Megapack DVD Set Now Available for Pre-order October 8, 2015

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,DVD/Blu-ray,TOS Remastered , comments closed

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It may be just another Star Trek DVD box set to add to your collection, but the TOS Megapack is one you might want to invest in. The 25-disc set, which is now available for pre-order and ships November 3rd, contains all 79 episodes of the original series, remastered to absolutely stunning quality, alongside a trove of previously released bonus material. What’s more is that this baby is available on Amazon for a measly $54.88 USD.
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EXCLUSIVE: Paramount Invites “Star Trek Beyond” Fan Creator to Pitch TV Series June 18, 2015

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,Star Trek Beyond , comments closed

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TrekMovie has learned that Michael Gummelt, owner of www.StarTrekUncharted.com (formerly www.StarTrekBeyond.com) and creator of the fan concept of the same name has been invited by Paramount to pitch his idea for a new Star Trek television series to the network, an unprecedented opportunity rarely (if ever) afforded to non-industry professionals. The concept, now titled Star Trek Uncharted, has been in the works for 20 years and takes place several decades after the time of Captain Kirk and the original Enterprise.
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Rumor Control: CBS Not Pulling Fan Films From YouTube June 3, 2015

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,Fan Productions , comments closed

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Two days ago and just after its release, the latest episode of Star Trek Continues, “The White Iris” was pulled from YouTube with a message saying that it had been taken down due to a copyright claim by CBS. Rumors as to why this happened have spread like wildfire along with speculation about who was next and whether a big crack-down on fan productions was about to happen. We’re here to clear things up. CBS did not pull Star Trek Continues. Read on for details.
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CBS’s TV Domination Means Trek Might Only Return As A Sexy Procedural May 29, 2015

by Jared Whitley , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,Editorial,Trek on TV , comments closed

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Regardless of how much you and I want to see Star Trek return to the TV, we aren’t the ones who control the latinum.
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Reflections On 10 Years of Trek-less TV May 13, 2015

by Jared Whitley , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,ENT,Trek on TV , comments closed

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Once a franchise has been around as long as Star Trek – and seen so many highlights – the opportunity for milestones multiply like Tribbles on their honeymoon. 2012 was the 25th anniversary of TNG. 2013 was the 20th anniversary of DS9. This year is the 20th anniversary of VOY. Next year is the 50th anniversary of TOS.

BUT TODAY is actually a milestone of a low-light: the 10th anniversary since a new episode of Star Trek aired on TV.
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Pegg talks “Trek 3” *UPDATE* March 24, 2015

by Brian Drew , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,Star Trek Beyond,Trek Franchise , comments closed

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While doing press interviews for an upcoming film, Simon Pegg gave some details about how he landed the screenwriting gig for the next Star Trek movie, and what he hopes to bring to it. More after the jump.
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