190: The New Star Trek Series, with Larry Nemecek

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A Closer Look at CBS’s Plans.

It’s been more than a decade since Star Trek left the air, and at long last CBS has answered the cries of fans. In January 2017, Star Trek will return to TV with an all-new series. But what form will it take?

In this special episode of The Ready Room, we’re joined by Larry Nemecek to take a closer look at the nuts and bolts of the CBS announcement, debate the setting—Prime Universe or Abramsverse—consider the format this Trek might take as a made-for-streaming show, explore Alex Kurtzman’s Star Trek fandom, consider how CBS will handle the creation of a series in the age of social media, and, of course, touch on the controversial distribution method.

Chapters Waking Up to the News (00:02:18) The Nuts and Bolts (00:07:00) Prime of J.J. Abrams (00:13:34) Movie vs. TV as an Origin Point (00:25:32) The Format (00:30:38) More About Kurtzman (00:45:53) The Development Process: What to Expect (00:51:26) Launching in the Age of Social Media (00:58:19) The Great Distribution Controversy (01:14:47)

Hosts C Bryan Jones and Larry Nemecek

Production C Bryan Jones (Editor and Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Norman C. Lao (Executive Producer) Charlynn Schmiedt (Executive Producer) Renee Roberts (Associate Producer) Zachary Fruhling (Associate Producer) Richard Marquez (Production Manager) Will Nguyen (Content Manager)

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