Admiral Buzzkill wrote:
Yes. He absolutely saved it. There can be no meaningful or substantive debate on this.
As long as TPTB are pulling in money even off pre-existing material (from fan support) then the business side of the franchise is still alive.
And from that as long as fans maintain interest then the franchise exists.
After ENT and before Abrams did the fans just all go away and places like the the TBBS cease operation? No, the fans were still here.