The CBS Star Trek TV series won’t air until the dust has settled on Paramount’s Star Trek Beyond.
CBS Corporation president Les Moonves made the revelation while speaking about the division of the Star Trek ownership rights during the Deutsche Bank Media, Internet & Telecom Conference.
split from Viacom ten years ago, January 1, 2006, one of the big sticking points, as you can imagine, was “Star Trek”, said Moonves, via Trekcore.
“You know, we both wanted it.
said “It’s a movie!” and I said, “No, no, no, it’s a TV show.” Actually, we’re both right. So they kept the feature film rights, we kept the television rights; they have