Status: Renewed for Season 2
Original Run: –
Current Seasons: 1
Network(s): CBS All Access
Additional Notes: Premieres in 2019. Ordered to series with a 2-season pick-up
Star Trek: Lower Decks Series Information:
"Star Trek: Lower Decks" debuts its first episode on August 6th. Here's everything you need to know about this animated comedy series:
What is "Star Trek: Lower Decks" about?
"Star Trek: Lower Decks" was created by Emmy Award winner Mike McMahan, known for "Rick and Morty" and "Solar Opposites." The series follows the support crew aboard the U.S.S. Cerritos, in the year 2380. Ensigns Mariner, Boimler, Rutherford, and Tendi have to "keep up with their duties and their social lives, often while the ship is being rocked by a multitude of sci-fi anomalies," according to CBS' offcial summary.
This is the first animated series in the "Star Trek" franchise, but the third CBS All Access exclusive, following "Star Trek: Picard" and "Star Trek: Discovery." Its premiere arrives just after the announcement of "Star Trek: Strange New Worlds" a series based on Section-31.
"Star Trek: Lower Decks" will test audience appetite for a comedic show in a franchise that often handles complex and serious subject matter.
Who stars in "Star Trek: Lower Decks"?
Season one includes Ensign Beckett Mariner, voiced by Tawny Newsome, Ensign Brad Boimler, voiced by Jack Quaid, Ensign Tendi, voiced by Noël Wells, Ensign Rutherford, voiced by Eugene Cordero, Captain Carol Freeman, voiced by Dawnn Lewis, Commander Jack Ransom, voiced by Jerry O’Connell, Lieutenant Shaxs, voiced by Fred Tatasciore and Doctor T’Ana, voiced by Gillian Vigman.
When does "Star Trek: Lower Decks" premiere?
Catch the series premiere on CBS All Access on Thursday, August 6th. Episodes will drop weekly on the streaming platform on Thursdays.
Will there be a "Star Trek: Lower Decks" Season 2?
Yes. CBS announced a two-season order when it originally picked up the show. A second season release date should be announced after the first season finishes airing. Check back here for updates on "Star Trek: Lower Decks" season two.