There was an internet rumor of two Star Trek TV shows with plots related to future police shows. These rumors are not credible to me.
Sparked by the success of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. series, Abrams wasn’t optimistic about Star Trek returning to its roots on television, saying:
I have been hearing for as long as I can remember that CBS, who has the rights to the series, has just been saying they’re not interested. That’s the word I’ve been told. [A CBS Studios rep replied: “We love the Star Trek franchise, its fan base and the many possibilities for its future when the time is right.
Industry insiders speculate that CBS doesn’t want to jeopardize the current success of the rebooted film franchise by over saturating the market. With a new Star Trek film in the pipeline for 2016, fans may be waiting awhile before a new television series goes hits the airwaves.
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