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Old 11-02-2015, 03:47 PM  
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The Next Chapter of the Legendary “Star Trek” TV Franchise Will Premiere on the CBS Television Network, Then Move to CBS All Access Digital Subscription Service

Alex Kurtzman, Co-Writer and Producer of the Blockbuster Films

“Star Trek” and “Star Trek Into Darkness,” to Executive Produce

CBS Studios International to Distribute the Series Globally

For Television and Multiple Platforms


STUDIO CITY, CALIF. AND NEW YORK, N.Y. – Nov. 2, 2015 – CBS Television Studios announced today it will launch a totally new “Star Trek” television series in January 2017. The new series will blast off 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 next chapter of the “Star Trek” franchise will also be distributed concurrently for television and multiple platforms around the world by CBS Studios International.

The new program will be the first original series developed specifically for U.S. audiences for CBS All Access, a cross-platform streaming service that brings viewers thousands of episodes from CBS’s current and past seasons on demand, plus the ability to stream their local CBS Television station live for $5.99 per month. CBS All Access already offers every episode of all previous “Star Trek” television series.

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 for the new “Star Trek” TV series. Kurtzman co-wrote and produced the blockbuster films “Star Trek” (2009) with Roberto Orci, and “Star Trek Into Darkness” (2013) with Orci and Damon Lindelof. Both films were produced and directed by J.J. Abrams.

The new series will be produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Kurtzman’s Secret Hideout. Kurtzman and Heather Kadin will serve as executive producers. Kurtzman is also an executive producer for the hit CBS television series SCORPION and LIMITLESS, along with Kadin and Orci, and for HAWAII FIVE-0 with Orci.

“Star Trek,” which will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2016, is one of the most successful entertainment franchises of all time. The original “Star Trek” spawned a dozen feature films and five successful television series. Almost half a century later, the “Star Trek” television series are licensed on a variety of different platforms in more than 190 countries, and the franchise still generates more than a billion social media impressions every month.

Born from the mind of Gene Roddenberry, the original “Star Trek” series debuted on Sept. 8, 1966 and aired for three seasons – a short run that belied the influence it would have for generations. The series also broke new ground in storytelling and cultural mores, providing a progressive look at topics including race relations, global politics and the environment.

“There is no better time to give ‘Star Trek’ fans a new series than on the heels of the original show’s 50th anniversary celebration,” said David Stapf, President, CBS Television Studios. “Everyone here has great respect for this storied franchise, and we’re excited to launch its next television chapter in the creative mind and skilled hands of Alex Kurtzman, someone who knows this world and its audience intimately.”

“This new series will premiere to the national CBS audience, then boldly go where no first-run ‘Star Trek’ series has gone before – directly to its millions of fans through CBS All Access,” said Marc DeBevoise, Executive Vice President/General Manager – CBS Digital Media. “We’ve experienced terrific growth for CBS All Access, expanding the service across affiliates and devices in a very short time. We now have an incredible opportunity to accelerate this growth with the iconic ‘Star Trek,’ and its devoted and passionate fan base, as our first original series.”

“Every day, an episode of the ‘Star Trek’ franchise is seen in almost every country in the world,” said Armando Nuñez, President and CEO, CBS Global Distribution Group. “We can’t wait to introduce ‘Star Trek’s’ next voyage on television to its vast global fan base.”

CBS All Access offers its customers more than 7,500 episodes from the current television season, previous seasons and classic shows on demand nationwide, as well as the ability to stream local CBS stations live in more than 110 markets. Subscribers can use the service online and across devices via CBS.com, the CBS App for iOS, Android and Windows 10, as well as on connected devices such as Apple TV, Android TV, Chromecast, Roku players and Roku TV, with more connected devices to come.

The new television series is not related to the upcoming feature film “Star Trek Beyond,” which is scheduled to be distributed by Paramount Pictures in summer 2016
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Old 09-25-2017, 05:08 PM   #301
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I was told it was Roku Only on Saturday.



BTW, they really ****ed up the marketing on this thing. Before Saturday, I thought that it was only available to those that couldn't have a satellite dish, like people in apartments and condos.

My wife works for a huge ad firm, which was just hired to market DTV NOW, because it was so ****ed up from the start.
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Old 09-25-2017, 05:09 PM   #302
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Looks like they finally added SyFy...

https://help.directvnow.com/hc/en-us...nd-mobile-apps

If they ever add DVR and fix Chrome on Linux I'll sign back up.
With the apps, you don't need a DVR. You can stream archived and/or live.

I was told that they're adding channels all the time. It's just a matter of working out licensing agreements with the networks.

The girl I spoke with didn't know that Showtime is now available, because it just happened on Friday.
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Old 09-25-2017, 05:17 PM   #303
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The main problem (for me) is support. Linux support for streaming directly from DirecTV is non-existent. On the forums there are discussions about UA strings, but I found that sometimes they worked and sometimes they didn't. Upgrading Chrome often broke it, and I refuse to use an out of date browser. Streaming from the myriad different network providers was even worse.

I'll probably try again during the holidays when I'll have some time to do some real troubleshooting, but I expect I'll be asking for a refund again.
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Old 09-25-2017, 05:59 PM   #304
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Just finished the 2nd episode.


This is good stuff. It's infinitely better than the Orville.
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Old 09-25-2017, 06:08 PM   #305
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Just finished the 2nd episode.


This is good stuff. It's infinitely better than the Orville.
So you bought the subscription?
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Old 09-25-2017, 06:12 PM   #306
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Why is the lead character named "Michael"
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Old 09-25-2017, 06:37 PM   #307
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So you bought the subscription?
No......
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Old 09-25-2017, 07:53 PM   #308
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People would pay for this shit?

https://fmovies.to/film/star-trek-discovery.6vw6z

have a pop up blocker on and enjoy.
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Old 09-25-2017, 08:01 PM   #309
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After through some reddit comments, I was reminded that ST pilots have been typically rough.

Further, it also dawned on me that many here in this thread and Sci-Fi fandom in general are generally fans of episodic TV series. Since the end of Enterprise in May 2005, we've had the privilege of seeing the debuts of Mad Men, Game of Thrones, Westworld and so on and so on. Expectations perhaps be tempered a bit for a three-letter network show.
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Why is the lead character named "Michael"
Because "George" doesn't sound exotic enough on a female.
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People would pay for this shit?

https://fmovies.to/film/star-trek-discovery.6vw6z

have a pop up blocker on and enjoy.
Heh, Malwarebytes does NOT like that website.
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Old 09-25-2017, 08:48 PM   #312
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Heh, Malwarebytes does NOT like that website.
been using it for years, u block origin is the only addon i run. Dont see any ads or have any issues ever.
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I see said the blind man.

I was thinking I was totally retarded because I was sure I heard them say it was on that gay ass service.
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Old 09-26-2017, 12:06 AM   #315
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The premise was okay, the Klingons were ridiculously portrayed
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