As a parent and a Star Trek fan, I cannot tell you how excited I am for Star Trek: Prodigy. Star Trek: The Next Generation was my introduction to geekiness. It was the show that opened my eyes to Sci-Fi and introduced me to other great Sci-Fi franchises. Now there is another Star Trek show that will hopefully do the same for my kids. I cannot wait to geek out with my kids while watching Star Trek: Prodigy and explain to them how the Star Trek universe is laid out and how all of the Star Trek shows are interconnected. Continue reading below to learn a little more about the new animated show from Nickelodeon and CBS Television Studios.
About Star Trek: Prodigy
Nickelodeon and CBS Television Studios today officially revealed the title and logo for its all-new animated series STAR TREK: PRODIGY, which follows a group of lawless teens who discover a derelict Starfleet ship and use it to search for adventure, meaning and salvation. The series is developed by Emmy® Award winners Kevin and Dan Hageman (“Trollhunters” and “Ninjago”) and overseen for Nickelodeon by Ramsey Naito, EVP, Animation Production and Development, Nickelodeon.
The CG-animated series, which expands the Star Trek Universe, will debut exclusively on Nickelodeon in 2021 for a new generation of fans. The title and logo were revealed during the Star Trek Universe panel at [email protected]
The series will be from CBS’ Eye Animation Productions, CBS Television Studios’ new animation arm; Secret Hideout; and Roddenberry Entertainment. Alex Kurtzman, Heather Kadin, Katie Krentz, Rod Roddenberry and Trevor Roth will serve as executive producers alongside Kevin and Dan Hageman. Aaron Baiers will serve as a co-executive producer.
Star Trek Franchise
STAR TREK: PRODIGY joins the expanding “Star Trek” franchise for ViacomCBS as the first Star Trek series aimed at younger audiences for Nickelodeon. The Star Trek Universe on CBS All Access currently includes hit original series STAR TREK: PICARD, STAR TREK: DISCOVERY, the animated series STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS, the upcoming STAR TREK: STRANGE NEW WORLDS and the development of a Section 31-based series with Michelle Yeoh.