Articles about Star Trek
The Trek goes on
Executive producer Alex Kurtzman reveals how one of TV’s most storied franchises was brought back to the small screen in the shape of Star Trek: Discovery and Star Trek: Picard, and how the latter takes the sci-fi juggernaut in a new direction.
Victoria’s reign extended by ITV
ITV’s hit period drama Victoria has been given a second season and looks like it is bedding in for a lengthy run. Also, a planned reboot for Magnum PI continues US TV’s IP-mining trend.
Starz Powers ahead but drops its Sails
Starz series Power has just posted record-breaking ratings – and has been rewarded with a two-season renewal. Elsewhere, buzz is building around the new Star Trek TV series and forthcoming murder drama Loch Ness is already selling well.
The growing complexity of commissioning
Show cancelled? Don’t worry, someone else might pick it up. Renewed? Well, don’t get too excited until the cameras start to roll. This week we look at the increasing difficulty of spotting winners and losers.
King of horror scares again
The popularity of horror and fantasy shows no sign of abating among pay TV broadcasters, with series based on stories by literary juggernauts Stephen King and Neil Gaiman being given the go-ahead this week.
CBS boldly goes for Star Trek series
News is starting to trickle out about CBS’s new Star Trek series, as FX considers looking at Hurricane Katrina in the second series of American Crime Story.