Nickelodeon and CBS Television Studios today officially revealed the title and logo for the all-new animated series Star Trek: Prodigy, during the Star Trek Universe panel held as part of Comic-Con@Home. The CG-animated series will debut exclusively on Nickelodeon in 2021 for a new generation of fans.
Star Trek: Prodigy follows a group of lawless teens who discover a derelict Starfleet ship and use it to search for adventure, meaning and salvation. The series is developed by Emmy Award winners Kevin and Dan Hageman (Trollhunters, Ninjago) and overseen for Nickelodeon by Ramsey Naito, EVP, Animation Production and Development.
The series will be from CBS’ Eye Animation Productions, CBS Television Studios’ new animation arm; Secret Hideout; and Roddenberry Entertainment. Alex Kurtzman, Heather Kadin, Katie Krentz, Rod Roddenberry and Trevor Roth will serve as executive producers alongside Kevin and Dan Hageman. Aaron Baiers will serve as a co-executive producer.
Star Trek: Prodigy joins the expanding Star Trek franchise for ViacomCBS as the first Star Trek series aimed at younger audiences for Nickelodeon. The Star Trek Universe on CBS All Access currently includes hit original series Star Trek: Picard, Star Trek: Discovery, the animated series Star Trek: Lower Decks, the upcoming Star Trek: Strange New Worlds and the development of a Section 31-based series with Michelle Yeoh.
(Read more about Star Trek: Lower Decks in the August Comic-Con issue of Animation Magazine, available to download for free at our virtual booth #1532)