Netflix Takes On 'Star Trek' TV Series With CBS Int'l

netflix, star trekNetflix and CBS Studios International announced a landmark international licensing agreement for the new "Star Trek" television series.

Netflix will be the exclusive premiere home of "Star Trek" in 188 countries (excluding the US and Canada).  Each episode of the new series will be available globally within 24 hours of its U.S. premiere. 

Additionally, all 727 existing episodes of the iconic "Star Trek" television library – including "Star Trek: The Original Series," "Star Trek: The Next Generation," "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine," "Star Trek: Voyager" and "Star Trek: Enterprise" will be available on Netflix around the world by the end of 2016.

The all-new "Star Trek" will begin production in Toronto in September for its January 2017 premiere.  The iconic and influential global franchise will return to television for the first time since 2005 with a new ship, new characters and new missions, while embracing the same ideology and hope for the future that inspired a generation.

In the U.S., the new "Star Trek" will launch with a special premiere episode on the CBS Television Network in January 2017.  The premiere episode and all subsequent episodes will then be available in the United States exclusively on CBS All Access, the Network's digital subscription video on demand and live streaming service.

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