Re: If big budget/shiny SFX space opera is out of the question...
Starting about 5 years after First Contact has been made, we could see the rebuilding of Earth after WWIII. The Post-Atomic Horrors, Vulcans guiding humanity, Cochrane working on a new warpdrive, humanity's first gentle steps into outer space, Earth slowly becoming a global community.
I would have zero interest in watching a Trek show like that.
I never make mistrakes.