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[05/06/19 - 10:00 AM]
CBS Television Studios Launches "Star Trek" Global Franchise Group
The unit's goal is to invigorate and broaden the "Star Trek" fan community through additional branding opportunities, such as podcasts, a reinvigorated StarTrek.com and new digital spaces, consumer products and gaming, as well as live experiential events and global attractions.

[01/08/19 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 8
Updates include: CBS All Access commissions two more "Short Treks"; Luke Wilson tapped for DC Universe's "Stargirl"; and Kim Delaney, Bill Brochtrup to return for ABC's "NYPD Blue" sequel series.

[10/25/18 - 09:00 AM]
CBS All Access Announces Series Order for Animated Comedy "Star Trek: Lower Decks"
Emmy-winner Mike McMahan is behind the project, which will focus on the support crew serving on one of Starfleet's least important ships.

[09/20/18 - 11:32 AM]
Energize! "Star Trek: Short Treks" to Premiere Oct. 4 on CBS All Access
"Runaway" will kick things off on Thursday, October 4.

[07/20/18 - 02:46 PM]
Video: First Look Trailer of "Star Trek: Discovery" Season Two Premiere Episode Revealed Today at Comic-Con International
Plus: Alex Kurtzman, who directed the season two premiere, also announced at today's panel the plan for "Star Trek: Short Treks."







STAR TREK: SHORT TREKS (CBSAA)
Returns in Spring 2019 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
10/4/18 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2019/2020 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (6 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
two additional episodes ordered on 1/8/19
DESCRIPTION:
(from CBS's press release, September 2018) CBS All Access today announced that STAR TREK: SHORT TREKS, four stand-alone short stories, will begin rolling out on Thursday, Oct. 4, in anticipation of the early 2019 return of STAR TREK: DISCOVERY. Each short will run approximately 10-15 minutes and will be an opportunity for fans to dive deeper into key themes and characters that fit into STAR TREK: DISCOVERY and the expanding "Star Trek" universe. Each of the STAR TREK: SHORT TREKS four stories will center on a key character, including familiar faces from STAR TREK: DISCOVERY: Mary Wiseman (Tilly), Doug Jones (Saru) and Rainn Wilson (Harry Mudd), in a short he will also direct, as well as a new character unfamiliar to fans, Craft, played by Aldis Hodge.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Aldis Hodge as Craft
· Doug Jones as Saru
· Mary Wiseman as Ensign Tilly
· Rainn Wilson as Harry Mudd
CREW INFORMATION:
· Alex Kurtzman as WRTR
· Bo Yeon Kim as WRTR
· Douglas Aarniokoski as DIR
· Erika Lippoldt as WRTR
· Jenny Lumet as WRTR
· Maja Vrvilo as DIR
· Michael Chabon as WRTR
· Michael McMahan as WRTR
· Olatunde Osunsanmi as DIR
· Rainn Wilson as DIR
· Sean Cochran as WRTR
GENRE(S):
· based on a tv series
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· CBS Television Studios
· Roddenberry Entertainment
· Secret Hideout