Star Trek: Discovery Delayed Until May, Good Wife Spin-Off Will Premiere in February

Star Trek Discovery Delayed Until May Good Wife Spin-Off Will Premiere in FebruaryThe new Star Trek series' final frontier is going to take a little bit longer to reach.

CBS All Access announced Wednesday that the premiere of Star Trek: Discovery has been pushed back from January to May 2017. The first episode will still premiere on CBS' broadcast network -- most likely tied to a popular season finale -- with all subsequent episodes airing exclusively on All Access, CBS' premium streaming service.

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"Bringing Star Trek back to television carries a responsibility and mission: to connect fans and newcomers alike to the series that has fed our imaginations since childhood," said executive producers Alex Kurtzman and Bryan Fuller in a statement. "We aim to dream big and deliver, and that means making sure the demands of physical and post-production for a show that takes place entirely in space, and the need to meet an air date, don't result in compromised quality. Before heading into production, we evaluated these realities with our partners at CBS and they agreed: Star Trek deserves the very best, and these extra few months will help us achieve a vision we can all be proud of."

It was also announced that The Good Wife spin-off starring Christine Baranski will now premiere in February 2017, essentially switching places with Discovery. The spin-off takes place one year after the events of The Good Wife and will also premiere on broadcast before moving exclusively to CBS All Access. Robert and Michelle King, creators and executive producers of The Good Wife, will return as the showrunners of the new series.

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This article originally appears on TV Guide.com.

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Sep 15, 2016
The other way to look at this is that it's getting the summer premiere kiss of death.
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Sep 15, 2016
No one's really willing to pay seeing Star Trek, sooo...

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Sep 15, 2016
Does The Good Wife spinoff have a name?
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Sep 15, 2016
Initially gutted, but if it means a more polished product I'm content to wait.
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Sep 15, 2016
I'm OK with this delay. Too much stuff to see in early 2017!
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Sep 14, 2016
I aint payin a Dime to any CBS product so long as those fan film restrictions are in place. And i will pipe up about it as long as i live until that error is fixed. FULL DISCLOSURE: I'm using Ad Blocking software on your website. I'll white-list it when fan films are allowed to live again.
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Sep 15, 2016
I'll pay CBS two dimes one for me and one for you if they can figure out how to prevent you from posting about fan films again
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Sep 16, 2016
I'll totally take that dime, because i currently have 53 cents to my name. Then i'll post about fan films again. :D
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Sep 15, 2016
LOL!
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Sep 14, 2016
I guess brain dead is cancelled if robert and michelle king are going to be the show runners of the Good Wife spin off too bad i liked brain dead but i will still watch the good wife spin off Christine Baranski rules
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Sep 15, 2016
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Sep 15, 2016
Did you watch the finale? It pretty much wrapped up the story. I liked it but I also don't mind that they gave it a decent send off.
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Sep 15, 2016
They could do a season two of BrainDead if they wanted. They hinted that the bugs were occupying Wall Street, leading to a new market crash.
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Sep 14, 2016
also i can't wait for new star trek series
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Sep 15, 2016
i saw the finale but it left it with a chance that the show could return i guess i was just hoping for more .
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