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CBS may soon get its first comedy series set during the pandemic

CBS may soon get its first comedy series set during the pandemic

In addition to the pandemic's impact on movie and television production, many have speculated over how upcoming seasons and new shows will handle the topic -- will they go on like normal or will they incorporate the pandemic into their storylines? We're still not sure, but a new report claims that CBS will soon release its first show that will be relevant to these times.

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Star Trek: Prodigy animated kids show revealed with release date

Star Trek: Prodigy animated kids show revealed with release date

Television has a solid history of Star Wars content for kids but has historically lacked similar shows featuring the industry's other favorite science fiction universe (the short-lived 'Animated Series' aside): Star Trek. That changed last year when CBS revealed that it would launch an animated Star Trek show for younger audiences, though it didn't provide many details at the time. Fast-forward more than a year and we finally know more, including the show's name, logo, and release date

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Star Trek Tricorder replica teased with real data and scanning tools

Star Trek Tricorder replica teased with real data and scanning tools

The Tricorder device from the Star Trek universe is about to become a real product, at least according to an announcement from CBS Entertainment. The product will come from The Wand Company, which states that it is currently developing the Tricorder replica based on the model seen in The Original Series. The company teases that its product will be fully functional with a realistic design.

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ViacomCBS is selling reusable Star Trek face masks for charity

ViacomCBS is selling reusable Star Trek face masks for charity

ViacomCBS has announced that it is selling reusable cloth face masks with various designs inspired by its popular shows, including Star Trek. The masks will be made available through retailers around the world in addition to the websites dedicated to specific shows. Fans will be able to purchase the masks starting later this summer.

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New Star Trek shows Spock, Pike in decade before Kirk

New Star Trek shows Spock, Pike in decade before Kirk

Spinning off bits of Star Trek: Discovery, CBS revealed they'd launch Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, a show about the U.S.S. Enterprise before Captain Kirk. This is the latest in a long, strange journey the Star Trek universe has taken from the very first appearance of the universe, with the Pilot episode of the original Star Trek. It was there that we first met the crew that we'll once again see operate with Star Trek: Strange New Worlds.

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All Star Trek Picard episodes stream free for a month

All Star Trek Picard episodes stream free for a month

CBS just made all episodes of Picard (the Star Trek series) free for the viewing for a month. They've done this for at least two reasons. One, basically everyone in the world is under some form of quarantine due to COVID-19 (coronavirus). Two, the best way to get people to join your subscription payment service is to get them to sign up with a "free" offer that keeps them signed up once it's expired.

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ViacomCBS streaming service wants a piece of an already crowded market

ViacomCBS streaming service wants a piece of an already crowded market

The video streaming market has proven to be a very lucrative business and Disney's entry into the arena proved that Netflix's position isn't as secure as many thought. Now anyone and everyone with enough properties and money will try to topple the streaming king. That's exactly what the combined kingdoms of Viacom and CBS may try to do with a new streaming service that could see the shuffling of content around and create a more confusing landscape.

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Star Trek: Picard already renewed for Season 2

Star Trek: Picard already renewed for Season 2

Don't worry, you've not accidentally missed any episodes of Star Trek: Picard. The Star Trek television series hasn't yet premiered yet, and it's already been renewed for a second season. It would seem that the decision was made amid growing demand for big-name media for streaming services. The tax incentives might not have been a negative here, either.

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CBS All Access adds classic and original TV shows for kids

CBS All Access adds classic and original TV shows for kids

CBS All Access, the company's on-demand and live television streaming app, has launched a new section that is dedicated to children's programming, giving parents a cheap streaming option for kids shows. The launch of the children's section brings the latest seasons of the original Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs television series, as well as Danger Mouse and classics like Inspector Gadget.

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‘Star Trek: Picard’ update: When it’ll arrive and how to watch it

‘Star Trek: Picard’ update: When it’ll arrive and how to watch it

In 2018, CBS revealed that it would release another Star Trek series at some point in the future that features Sir Patrick Stewart as Captain Jean-Luc Picard. Few details about the show were provided at the time, but that changed earlier this year with a teaser image and an official name for the series: Star Trek: Picard. Now the company is back with details on when you'll be able to watch it.

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‘The Man Who Fell to Earth’ TV adaption will launch on CBS All Access

‘The Man Who Fell to Earth’ TV adaption will launch on CBS All Access

CBS has announced plans to offer a television adaption of the Walter Tevis novel "The Man Who Fell to Earth," which was previously turned into a 1976 movie starring David Bowie. The company announced its plan on Thursday at the Television Critics Association, stating that the new series will be made available to stream through the CBS All Access platform.

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CBS blackout hits DirecTV, DirecTV NOW, and AT&T U-Verse

CBS blackout hits DirecTV, DirecTV NOW, and AT&T U-Verse

In the very early morning hours on Saturday, July 20, channels owned by CBS Corp. went dark on DirecTV, DirecTV NOW, and AT&T U-Verse, the company has revealed. This blackout impacts AT&T customers in a number of major US cities, as well as DirecTV NOW subscribers who would ordinarily receive access to a total of 117 CBS affiliates and stations. Sports and more are also impacted on the DirecTV services.

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