Here is a good news for all the fans of the famous television series Star Trek: The following year, in January 2017, a new TV series from this famousfranchise will be launched. It will be released on North American TV screens in 2017 -- according to CBS. Alex Kurtzman -- the former producer and co-writer of the latest Movies "Star Trek: A New Beginning" and "Star Trek in the dark 3D "-- is the new executive producer of the new Star Trek series.

He was recruited by CBS for this job. David Stapf, the president of CBS Television Studios, said that everyone there has a great respect for this franchise and that he was excited to let the next chapter from the show be helmed by Alex Kurtzman, who knows this world and the public.

Episodes available in US on CBS All Access

The first new episode will be available in the United Stated. People will be able to watch it at the CBS's digital subscription video. This is the first time something from this franchise is being made specifically for the US audience. It will be available on demand only atCBS All Access, which is a cross-platform streaming service. On CBS All Access people can watch on demand thousands of episodes from the series seen at CBS and they can also watch CBS live for a subscription of $5.99 per month.
The next series of theStar Trekfranchise will also be distributed around the world by CBS Studios International.

Celebrating 50 years after the release

The famous science fictionfranchise, which celebrates 50 years since its launch, is one of the most successful entertainment franchises of all- time. The original concept inspired several feature films and several television series.

Now, almost half a century after its launch, it's licensed for distribution through a variety of different platforms in over 190 countries, and it is still generating over a billion views on social media every month. Thefranchise was ranked No. 2 after another famous franchise -- Doctor Who.

The action in the new television series is not directly connected to one of the upcoming films "Star Trek Beyond," which is scheduled to be distributed in the summer of this year by Paramount Pictures.

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