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Amazon Prime Confirms STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS To Premiere In January

Amazon Prime Video announces that it has secured the rights to animated sci-fi adventure series STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS. The series will stream in January.

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Finally, some news that UK Star Trek fans have been waiting for. Amazon Prime has confirmed it has secured the rights to adult animated comedy series Star Trek: Lower Decks.

All ten episodes of the series will stream on Prime in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, Japan, India and more from Friday, 22 January, 2021. Here’s the full press release from Amazon:

STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS TRANSPORTS TO AMAZON PRIME VIDEO

IN MULTIPLE TERRITORIES AROUND THE WORLD

All Ten Episodes of the Animated Comedy Series Featuring the Voices of Jack Quaid and Tawny Newsome, along with Cameos from Jonathan Frakes, Marina Sirtis and More

Launches on Amazon Prime Video on Friday 22ndJanuary

LONDON, UK – 17 December 2020  Amazon Prime Video today announced that it will be the home of the new animated series Star Trek: Lower Decks in multiple regions and territories around the world including the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, Japan, India and more.  All ten episodes of the first season will launch Friday 22ndJanuary 2021 on Prime Video.

Developed by Emmy Award-winner Mike McMahan (Rick and MortySolar Opposites), Star Trek: Lower Decksfocuses on the support crew serving on one of Starfleet’s least important ships, the U.S.S. Cerritos, in 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. The Starfleet crew residing in the “lower decks” of the U.S.S. Cerritos, includes “Ensign Beckett Mariner,” voiced by Tawny Newsome, “Ensign Brad Boimler,” voiced by Jack Quaid, “Ensign Tendi,” voiced by Noël Wells and “Ensign Rutherford,” voiced by Eugene Cordero. The Starfleet characters that comprise the ship’s bridge crew include “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.  The series includes special cameos by Star Trek: The Next Generation and Star Trek: Picard actors Jonathan Frakes and Marina Sirtis as well as John de Lancie as Q from Star Trek: The Next Generation.

The series is produced by CBS’ Eye Animation Productions, CBS Studios’ new animation arm; Secret Hideout; and Roddenberry Entertainment. Secret Hideout’s Alex Kurtzman and Heather Kadin and Roddenberry Entertainment’s Rod Roddenberry and Trevor Roth, and Katie Krentz (219 Productions) serve as executive producers alongside creator and showrunner Mike McMahan. Aaron Baiers (Secret Hideout), who brought McMahan to the project, serves as a co-executive producer. Titmouse (Big Mouth), the Emmy Award-winning independent animation production company, serves as the animation studio for the series. Star Trek: Lower Decksairs on CBS All Access in the United States and is distributed worldwide by ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group.

Star Trek: Lower Decks stars No’l Wells as Ensign Tendi; Eugene Cordero as Ensign Rutherford; Tawny Newsome as Ensign Mariner and Jack Quaid as Ensign Boimler.


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