This Is How You'll Be Able to Watch the New Star Trek TV Show Across the World
The new Star Trek TV show is heading to Netflix. It has been announced that the streaming giant has acquired the international rights to the latest series in the long-running sci-fi franchise.
Netflix has struck a deal with CBS Studios to screen the show outside of the US and Canada. It will stream in 188 territories within 24 hours of every new episode premiering in the US.
American viewers will able to watch the first episode on the CBS network channel, with all subsequent episodes screening initially on the company's All Access digital subscription service. In Canada, it will be broadcast on the streaming channel CraveTV.
The new series is expected to premiere in January 2017, with production beginning this fall in Toronto. It is being overseen by former Hannibal showrunner Bryan Fuller, who last month revealed that the first season would comprise a single storyline across all 13 episodes. The title and cast of the new show are yet to be announced.
In addition to the upcoming show, Netflix are starting to stream all previous episodes of the franchise's various incarnations. By the end of 2016, the entire series of Star Trek: The Original Series, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, Voyager, and Enterprise will be available worldwide.
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