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#SDCC2020 Nickelodeon & CBS Announce new original animated series 'STAR TREK: PRODIGY'!


The “Star Trek” Universe has had quite a huge presence at this years 2020 Comic-Con @ home. Panels which included CBS All Access' current hit original series STAR TREK: PICARD, STAR TREK: DISCOVERY, the newly announced animated series STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS, and the upcoming STAR TREK: STRANGE NEW WORLDS there is even talk of the development of a Section 31-based series with Michelle Yeoh.


Now today Nickelodeon and CBS Television Studios 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 Comic-Con@Home.


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.


Let us know, are you excited for another expansion to the 'Star Trek Universe' or are they spreading themselves too thin? Let us know what you think in the comments!

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