Star Trek’s ‘Strange New Worlds’: In Defense Of Episodic TV

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, which is chronicling the voyages of the USS Enterprise before James T. Kirk became its captain. Led by Capt. Christopher Pike (Anson Mount), the show is essentially a workplace drama in deep space — the intergalactic equivalent of looking in on a really interesting office and getting various tastes of what exactly it is that everyone does. The show, whose first-season finale “airs” Thursday on Paramount+ in the United States, has been a true errand of mercy for those Trek fans who love old-fashioned, self-contained episodes, and want the opportunity to experience a Whitman’s Sampler of sci-fi from week to week.

CBS All Access Orders Third ‘Star Trek’ Series With Spock

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS All Access is bringing back Spock for its third full live action show in the “Star Trek” universe, ordering a new series set in the years before Capt. James T. Kirk helmed the U.S.S. Enterprise. “Star Trek: Strange New Worlds” will star Anson Mount as Capt. Christopher Pike, Rebecca Romijn […]