New Star Trek Television Series Coming In 2017

It's been a long time coming but finally a new Star Trek series will be arriving on television.  The new series is set to debut in 2017 on CBS' All Access streaming service, with the premiere episode being shown on broadcast television.  Yes this means for further episodes fans will have to pay $5.99 a month to watch the show as announced by CBS Television today.  The new show is being produced by Alex Kurtzman who has worked on both the J.J. Abrams Star Trek films and will feature 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.  Next year marks the 50th anniversary of the original Star Trek television series and the new film, Star Trek Beyond, arrives in theaters next summer with the new television show in January 2017/