In a press release today, CBS Television Studios announced that an all new Star Trek television series will be premiering in January 2017. It will premiere on the CBS Television Network and be available exclusively in the United States on CBS All Access, the Network’s digital subscription video on demand and live streaming service. This next chapter of the Star Trek franchise will introduce new characters that will continue the voyage to discover new worlds and civilizations. Alex Kurtzman — who co-wrote and produced both the 2009 Star Trek and 2013 Star Trek Into Darkness blockbuster films — will serve as executive producer for the new series. The new Star Trek series will not be tied into the Star Trek Beyond movie which arrives in theaters on July 22, 2016.