CBS Is Expanding Its Star Trek Franchise With New Shows and Miniseries

Studio signs 5-year deal with its co-creator

CBS hopes that Star Trek: Discovery will be just one of several Star Trek series on the air in a few years. Jan Thijs/CBS

When Star Trek: Discovery debuted last fall on CBS All Access, it was the first new Star Trek TV series in 12 years. Now CBS Television Studios is making sure there will be a much shorter wait for the next one.

@jasonlynch Jason Lynch is TV Editor at Adweek, overseeing trends, technology, personalities and programming across broadcast, cable and streaming video.