Star Trek: The Next Generation

Nov. 2, 2015 – CBS Television Studios announced today it will launch a totally new “Star Trek” television series in January 2017. The brand-new “Star Trek” will introduce new characters seeking imaginative new worlds and new civilizations, while exploring the dramatic contemporary themes that have been a signature of the franchise since its inception in 1966. The new series will blast off with a special preview broadcast on the CBS Television Network. The premiere episode and all subsequent first-run episodes will then be available exclusively in the United States on CBS All Access, the Network’s digital subscription video on demand and live streaming service.Pictured: Brent Spiner as Lt. Commander Data in STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION.Screen grab: ©1988 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved

Why Star Trek: The Next Generation actors had three contracts

Rachel Carrington
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10 things you might not know about Star Trek: The Next Generation

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BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA - JUNE 14: Actor Jonathan Frakes attends the Film Independent At The Wallis Presents An Evening With...Sir Patrick Stewart event at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on June 14, 2023 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Amanda Edwards/Getty Images)

Thomas Riker’s return to the franchise would make sense for Star Trek: Lower Decks

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A Spock outfit from the original Star Trek series, at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. The show is made up of set pieces, ship models, and outfits used during various Star Trek shows and movies, is on display at the museum from Feb. 2 through April 7, 2019.Trekkie Memorabilia Comes To Children S Museum

Mark Lenard thought Sarek’s death was disrespectful

Rachel Carrington
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Pictured: Whoopi Goldberg as Guinan of the Paramount+ original series STAR TREK: PICARD. Photo Cr: Nicole Wilder/Paramount+ ©2022 ViacomCBS. All Rights Reserved.

Whoopi Goldberg wanted to be Star Trek: The Next Generation’s Chief of Security

Rachel Carrington
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LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 10: Recreation of the Enterprise bridge from the "Star Trek: The Next Generation" TV series on display at "Star Trek - The Exhibition" at the Hollywood & Highland complex on October 10, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Tullberg/Getty Images)

1988 strike impacted Star Trek: The Next Generation

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NEW YORK, NY, UNITED STATES - 2018/10/31: A participant seen dressed in Halloween costume during the parade.Hundreds of people participated in the 45th Annual Greenwich Village Halloween Parade in New York City. (Photo by Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

7 must-see Star Trek: The Next Generation episodes for Halloween

Mike Poteet
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Nov. 2, 2015 – CBS Television Studios announced today it will launch a totally new “Star Trek” television series in January 2017. The brand-new “Star Trek” will introduce new characters seeking imaginative new worlds and new civilizations, while exploring the dramatic contemporary themes that have been a signature of the franchise since its inception in 1966. The new series will blast off with a special preview broadcast on the CBS Television Network. The premiere episode and all subsequent first-run episodes will then be available exclusively in the United States on CBS All Access, the Network’s digital subscription video on demand and live streaming service.Pictured left to right: Patrick Stewart as Captain Jean-Luc Picard, Denise Crosby as Lieutenant Tasha Yar, Marina Sirtis as Counselor Deanna Troi and John de Lancie as "Q" in STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATIONScreen Grab: ©1987 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved

Did playing Captain Picard make Patrick Stewart a better person?

Rachel Carrington
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Patrick Stewart as Picard and LeVar Burton as Geordi La Forge in "Dominion" Episode 307, Star Trek: Picard on Paramount+. Photo Credit: Trae Patton/Paramount+. ©2021 Viacom, International Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Patrick Stewart wants a more significant goodbye with the cast of Star Trek: The Next Generation

Rachel Carrington
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LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 26: Nicolas Coster attends The Bay's Pre-Emmy Red Carpet Celebration at 33 Taps Hollywood on April 26, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Greg Doherty/Getty Images)

Nicolas Coster from Star Trek TNG “The Offspring” passed in June

Mike Poteet
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Slot machine company Aristocrat is rolling out a group of new cabinets themed after popular television and movie franchise, including "Star Trek: The Next Generation."Img 2144

Patrick Stewart foresees a Star Trek: The Next Generation reboot

Rachel Carrington
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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 19: (L-R) LeVar Burton, Patrick Stewart and Jonathan Frakes attend the IMAX "Picard" screening at AMC The Grove 14 on April 19, 2023 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Paramount+)

Patrick Stewart admits he was a severe bastard in the first season of Star Trek: The Next Generation

Rachel Carrington
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Michael Dorn as Worf of the Paramount+ original series STAR TREK: PICARD. Photo Cr: Trae Paatton/Paramount+ © 2022 CBS Studios Inc. All Rights Reserved.

An ode to Worf’s gloriously weird dating advice, Star Trek’s best running gag

MIchael Atkins-Prescott
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LOS ANGELES - OCTOBER 1987: Actor Patrick Stewart poses for a portrait in October 1987 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Aaron Rapoport/Corbis/Getty Images)

Should The Inner Light have had a bigger impact on Captain Picard?

Rachel Carrington
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Nov. 2, 2015 – CBS Television Studios announced today it will launch a totally new “Star Trek” television series in January 2017. The brand-new “Star Trek” will introduce new characters seeking imaginative new worlds and new civilizations, while exploring the dramatic contemporary themes that have been a signature of the franchise since its inception in 1966. The new series will blast off with a special preview broadcast on the CBS Television Network. The premiere episode and all subsequent first-run episodes will then be available exclusively in the United States on CBS All Access, the Network’s digital subscription video on demand and live streaming service.Pictured left to right: Jonathan Frakes, Gates McFadden, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn and Brent Spiner in STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATIONScreen grab: ©1989 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved

Worf’s desire to commit suicide in Star Trek: The Next Generation didn’t make him a jerk

Rachel Carrington
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CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 25: Patrick Stewart attends the Chicago International Film Festival at AMC River East Theater on October 25, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images)

Why this is Patrick Stewart’s favorite Star Trek: The Next Generation episode

Rachel Carrington
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Nov. 2, 2015 – CBS Television Studios announced today it will launch a totally new “Star Trek” television series in January 2017. The brand-new “Star Trek” will introduce new characters seeking imaginative new worlds and new civilizations, while exploring the dramatic contemporary themes that have been a signature of the franchise since its inception in 1966. The new series will blast off with a special preview broadcast on the CBS Television Network. The premiere episode and all subsequent first-run episodes will then be available exclusively in the United States on CBS All Access, the Network’s digital subscription video on demand and live streaming service.Pictured left to right: Patrick Stewart as Captain Jean-Luc Picard, Denise Crosby as Lieutenant Tasha Yar, Marina Sirtis as Counselor Deanna Troi and John de Lancie as "Q" in STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATIONScreen Grab: ©1987 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved

Captain Picard’s tea set bought for only $8 at Goodwill

Rachel Carrington
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Jonathan Frakes as Riker in "The Next Generation" Episode 301, Star Trek: Picard on Paramount+. Photo Credit: Trae Patton/Paramount+. ©2021 Viacom, International Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Jonathan Frakes says that the infamous Star Trek: The Next Generation episode Code Of Honor should be pulled from streaming; he’s right

MIchael Atkins-Prescott
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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 13: Jonathan Frakes attends "Star Trek: Picard" final season advance screening and conversation at The 92nd Street Y, New York on February 13, 2023 in New York City. (Photo by Gary Gershoff/Getty Images)

My first place first officer of Star Trek

Cameron Black
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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - SEPTEMBER 08: Wil Wheaton attends "Star Trek" Day on September 08, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Paramount+)

Why Wil Wheaton used to resent Star Trek

Rachel Carrington
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LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 10: Recreation of the Enterprise bridge from the "Star Trek: The Next Generation" TV series on display at "Star Trek - The Exhibition" at the Hollywood & Highland complex on October 10, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Tullberg/Getty Images)

UPN would’ve done well to continue Star Trek: The Next Generation sans Patrick Stewart

Chad Porto
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BURBANK, CALIFORNIA - OCTOBER 25: Denise Crosby attends the 50th anniversary of The Saturn Awards at The Marriott Burbank Convention Center on October 25, 2022 in Burbank, California. (Photo by Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images for ABA)

Some fans aren’t fans of the reason Denise Crosby left Star Trek

Rachel Carrington
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LAS VEGAS - JUNE 24: A double-sided vinyl scrim of Gene and Majel Roddenberry is displayed at Julien's Auctions annual summer sale at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino June 24, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The auction, which continues through Sunday, features 1,600 items from entertainers including Michael Jackson, Anna Nicole Smith, Marilyn Monroe, Cher, Elvis Presley and Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Did Paramount manipulate Gene Roddenberry for Star Trek: The Next Generation?

Rachel Carrington
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Nov. 2, 2015 – CBS Television Studios announced today it will launch a totally new “Star Trek” television series in January 2017. The brand-new “Star Trek” will introduce new characters seeking imaginative new worlds and new civilizations, while exploring the dramatic contemporary themes that have been a signature of the franchise since its inception in 1966. The new series will blast off with a special preview broadcast on the CBS Television Network. The premiere episode and all subsequent first-run episodes will then be available exclusively in the United States on CBS All Access, the Network’s digital subscription video on demand and live streaming service.Pictured left to right: Jonathan Frakes, Gates McFadden, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn and Brent Spiner in STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATIONScreen grab: ©1989 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved

Star Trek: The Next Generation almost had its own The City on the Edge of Forever

Rachel Carrington
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LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 10: Actress Diana Muldaur participates in the 11th Annual Official Star Trek Convention - day 2 held at the Rio Suites and Hotel on August 10, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images)

Diana Muldaur called Star Trek: The Next Generation “Off-Broadway”

Rachel Carrington
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PASADENA, CALIFORNIA - JANUARY 09: Show runner/Executive Producer Terry Matalas (L) and Executive Producer Alex Kurtzman speak on stage during TCA Paramount+ “Star Trek: Picard” Panel at The Langham Huntington, Pasadena on January 09, 2023 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Randy Shropshire/Getty Images for Paramount+)

Sela from Star Trek: The Next Generation deserved a better plotline in Star Trek: Picard

Lillyan Ratcliffe
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