Star Trek Discovery Season 2

It feels like we’ve been writing about Star Trek: Discovery for eons already, but the new series still hasn’t premiered yet and doesn’t debut until late next month. But the fact that we haven’t seen an episode yet won’t stop anyone from thinking about where the show could go in its second season, and executive producer and co-creator Alex Kurtzman has revealed in a new interview that Star Trek Discovery season 2 will include ramifications from a Klingon War that will take place over the course of season 1.
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Back in 2014, after How I Met Your Mother finished its ninth and final season, there was a spin-off series developing called How I Met Your Dad. The series wasn’t merely the mother’s side of the same story that viewers watched play out for nine years only to end on a rather disappointing note, but instead was going to focus on a new female character telling the story to her kids about how she met their father.

CBS ended up passing on the pilot, but the network is apparently still keen on figuring out how to make it work as they will have a new team of writers developing the series. But now they’re starting from scratch. Read More »

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Daniel Dae Kim and Grace Park left Hawaii Five-O over salary disparity with the lead actors Alex O’Loughlin and Scott Caan. During CBS’s executive panel for the Television Critics Association last week, CBS Entertainment President Kelly Kahl said he considered the offers made to the supporting cast substantial. “We made a very lucrative offer to all the actors,” Kahl said.

On Sunday, Kim was on a different TCA panel as an executive producer of ABC’s new drama The Good Doctor. He remained gracious towards CBS and the producers of Hawaii Five-O, but maintained he would not settle for less than his co-stars.

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2016’s Star Trek Beyond made Star Trek history by featuring the franchise’s first openly gay relationship. It was only a fleeting moment when Sulu (John Cho) kissed his husband (Doug Jung), but it was an important first step. On CBS All Access’s new series Star Trek: Discovry, actors Wilson Cruz and Anthony Rapp play a couple. Cruz was on a Television Critics Association panel for GLAAD discussing LGBTQ inclusion in television. After the panel he spoke with reporters further about his role in the show.

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During the Television Critics Association panel for Star Trek: Discovery, producers played the show’s opening title song by Jeff Russo for the first time. The theme song runs a full minute and a half, and they intend it to play on every episode of the CBS All Access streaming service.

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Bryan Fuller met the Television Critics Association last summer to talk about his plans for Star Trek: Discovery, but then left the show to focus on his Starz series American Gods. Today, CBS All Access presented a full panel with Discovery’s cast and producers, which revealed two significant elements that remain from Fuller.

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New CBS President Kelly Kahl and new SVP of Programming Thom Sherman met the Television Critics Association for an executive session. After the panel, /Film approached Sherman to ask about the status of their previously announced remake of The Honeymooners, but Sherman indicated that it is off the development slate.

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CBS presented a panel on their Big Bang Theory prequel, Young Sheldon, to the Television Critics Association today. Iain Armitage plays Sheldon Cooper at age nine in the year 1989, with Jim Parsons providing voiceover. It is creator Chuck Lorre’s first show that is not filmed in front of a studio audience, and speaking about the new format, Lorre compared it to the classic ‘60s nostalgia show The Wonder Years.

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Star Trek Discovery

Star Trek: Discovery might have truly and boldly gone beyond what any Star Trek series had done before, if original showrunner Bryan Fuller were still at the helm.

Fuller, a passionate Trekkie who was long attached to the project before he left to devote all of his attention to American Gods, revealed that he had originally pitched Star Trek: Discovery to CBS as an anthology series. However, his high-concept vision for the series was thrown out by the network, and several other clashes led to Fuller’s eventual ouster.

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Comic-Con is the epicenter of all things geeky, so of course the new Star Trek: Discovery trailer premiered there. The new series, which is set to arrive on CBS later this year, looks to invigorate Star Trek for the small screen by looking to the past – the show is set a decade before the adventures of James T. Kirk and promises to cast light on a time period in the series’ sprawling timeline that has yet to be properly explored on screen.

But you don’t have to be at the series’ panel, or even at Comic-COn, to watch the new trailer. It’s online right now and you can watch it below.

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