RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

The Trek BBS title image

The Trek BBS statistics

Threads: 140,353
Posts: 5,445,868
Members: 24,968
Currently online: 464
Newest member: TrekkieKimber

TrekToday headlines

Kruge Bobble Head
By: T'Bonz on Oct 30

Two Trek Actors In Green Room
By: T'Bonz on Oct 30

Trek UglyDolls First Look
By: T'Bonz on Oct 29

New Star Trek Select Action Figure
By: T'Bonz on Oct 29

Trek Actors In Elsa & Fred
By: T'Bonz on Oct 29

The Red Shirt Diaries #9
By: T'Bonz on Oct 28

Greenwood Cast In Truth
By: T'Bonz on Oct 28

Cumberbatch In Talks For Strange
By: T'Bonz on Oct 28

Two New Trek Bobble Heads
By: T'Bonz on Oct 27

Meaney On Playing Historical Figure Durant
By: T'Bonz on Oct 27


Welcome! The Trek BBS is the number one place to chat about Star Trek with like-minded fans. Please login to see our full range of forums as well as the ability to send and receive private messages, track your favourite topics and of course join in the discussions.

If you are a new visitor, join us for free. If you are an existing member please login below. Note: for members who joined under our old messageboard system, please login with your display name not your login name.


Go Back   The Trek BBS > Misc. Star Trek > Future of Trek

Future of Trek Discussion of future Trek projects.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old October 13 2013, 03:56 AM   #1
dansigal
Commander
 
Orci Meets with CBS About New Series

http://www.bleedingcool.com/2013/10/...ek-back-to-tv/

And discuss..
dansigal is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 13 2013, 04:35 AM   #2
Use of Time
Commodore
 
Use of Time's Avatar
 
Location: Va. Beach, VA
Re: Orci Meets with CBS About New Series

Sounds like a meeting putting out preliminary feelers. I guess the interesting part of the article to me was the need for us to root for Agents of SHIELD to be successful. I haven't seen the show but I wonder just how true that comment was. Is that show really going to be that much of a barometer? To me it's apples and oranges but I'm no network executive.
__________________
Searching for something, a million miles and a ways to go.
Use of Time is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 13 2013, 04:56 AM   #3
dansigal
Commander
 
Re: Orci Meets with CBS About New Series

It's not an exact comparison, because of the nature of the CBS/Paramount paradigm, but I think it's a good point. S.H.I.E.L.D. will give a general idea of how successful a prime time tie in show to a major blockbuster can be on basically name recognition alone.
dansigal is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 13 2013, 05:16 AM   #4
Use of Time
Commodore
 
Use of Time's Avatar
 
Location: Va. Beach, VA
Re: Orci Meets with CBS About New Series

That's fair. I guess we can only hope that Agents gets decent ratings.
__________________
Searching for something, a million miles and a ways to go.
Use of Time is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 13 2013, 05:57 AM   #5
BigSnake
Rear Admiral
 
BigSnake's Avatar
 
Location: No matter where you go, there you are.
Re: Orci Meets with CBS About New Series

You may want to consult the existing thread on this topic.
__________________
Weasels rip BigJake's flesh!
"I wanna read more" - Dennis "I . . . agree with everything you said" - SPCTRE "I blame Cracked" - J. Allen "Take me off" - The Stig
BigSnake is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 13 2013, 01:31 PM   #6
Use of Time
Commodore
 
Use of Time's Avatar
 
Location: Va. Beach, VA
Re: Orci Meets with CBS About New Series

BigJake wrote: View Post
You may want to consult the existing thread on this topic.
Thanks. I wonder why that one is in that particular forum.
__________________
Searching for something, a million miles and a ways to go.
Use of Time is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 13 2013, 05:41 PM   #7
AviTrek
Fleet Captain
 
Re: Orci Meets with CBS About New Series

dansigal wrote: View Post
It's not an exact comparison, because of the nature of the CBS/Paramount paradigm, but I think it's a good point. S.H.I.E.L.D. will give a general idea of how successful a prime time tie in show to a major blockbuster can be on basically name recognition alone.
Of course CBS is agents of shield, they're the most conservative network out there, they want to see if by budget sci fi tied to a movie franchise can work on tv and then they'll copy it. I always assumed that the love action star wars show would convince CBS to return star trek to TV, but with that show not happening right now, it makes sense that they'd watch the next best thing which in this case is shield.
AviTrek is online now   Reply With Quote
Old October 13 2013, 05:49 PM   #8
R. Star
Rear Admiral
 
R. Star's Avatar
 
Location: Shangri-La
Re: Orci Meets with CBS About New Series

I'll believe it when I see it. Ideas get tossed around all the time, but becoming reality is a completely separate thing.
__________________
"I was never a Star Trek fan." J.J. Abrams
R. Star is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 13 2013, 11:07 PM   #9
Sindatur
Vice Admiral
 
Sindatur's Avatar
 
Location: Sacramento, CA
Re: Orci Meets with CBS About New Series

AviTrek wrote: View Post
dansigal wrote: View Post
It's not an exact comparison, because of the nature of the CBS/Paramount paradigm, but I think it's a good point. S.H.I.E.L.D. will give a general idea of how successful a prime time tie in show to a major blockbuster can be on basically name recognition alone.
Of course CBS is agents of shield, they're the most conservative network out there, they want to see if by budget sci fi tied to a movie franchise can work on tv and then they'll copy it. I always assumed that the love action star wars show would convince CBS to return star trek to TV, but with that show not happening right now, it makes sense that they'd watch the next best thing which in this case is shield.
Is this a new HBO show I haven't heard about?

I'd be all for a new Trek Series. Agents of Shield (and Arrow) seem quite popular, so, the ratings should hold
__________________
One Day I hope to be the Man my Cat thinks I am

Where are we going? And why are we in this Handbasket?
Sindatur is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 13 2013, 11:18 PM   #10
Hober Mallow
Commodore
 
Location: The planet Terminus, site of the Encyclopedia Foundation on the periphery of the galaxy
Re: Orci Meets with CBS About New Series

The last thing I want is a new Trek series tied to the movie series. No "spinoffs," please. I'd like a Trek series to stand on its own, a totally unapologetic TV reboot, with no time travel and/or alternate universes to justify it. Just Kirk and Spock on the Enterprise for weekly adventures.
__________________
"Beep... beep!" --Captain Pike
Hober Mallow is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 14 2013, 01:24 AM   #11
JarodRussell
Vice Admiral
 
JarodRussell's Avatar
 
Re: Orci Meets with CBS About New Series

Hober Mallow wrote: View Post
The last thing I want is a new Trek series tied to the movie series. No "spinoffs," please. I'd like a Trek series to stand on its own, a totally unapologetic TV reboot, with no time travel and/or alternate universes to justify it. Just Kirk and Spock on the Enterprise for weekly adventures.
New actors again?
JarodRussell is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 14 2013, 01:31 AM   #12
BillJ
Admiral
 
BillJ's Avatar
 
Location: Covington, Ky.
View BillJ's Twitter Profile
Re: Orci Meets with CBS About New Series

JarodRussell wrote: View Post
Hober Mallow wrote: View Post
The last thing I want is a new Trek series tied to the movie series. No "spinoffs," please. I'd like a Trek series to stand on its own, a totally unapologetic TV reboot, with no time travel and/or alternate universes to justify it. Just Kirk and Spock on the Enterprise for weekly adventures.
New actors again?
I have no issue recasting the roles for a TV series.
__________________
"If I hadn't tried, the cost would have been my soul." - Admiral James T. Kirk, Star Trek III: The Search for Spock
BillJ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 14 2013, 02:16 AM   #13
Hober Mallow
Commodore
 
Location: The planet Terminus, site of the Encyclopedia Foundation on the periphery of the galaxy
Re: Orci Meets with CBS About New Series

BillJ wrote: View Post
JarodRussell wrote: View Post
New actors again?
I have no issue recasting the roles for a TV series.
Nor do I. But I think I'd prefer animation over yet another live action series.
__________________
"Beep... beep!" --Captain Pike
Hober Mallow is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 14 2013, 05:18 PM   #14
LtChange
Commander
 
Location: Aboard the Destiny
Re: Orci Meets with CBS About New Series

I would not settle for an animated series. Why should I? CBS will not risk an animated series about Star Trek with adult focus so automatically means that it will be an animated series for kids and I will be extremely annoyed by a huge number of creative choices that will be kids centric … I’m sorry but an animated series cannot live without focusing on kids, and I am a grown up and I don’t care to see kids show …
LtChange is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 14 2013, 05:20 PM   #15
BillJ
Admiral
 
BillJ's Avatar
 
Location: Covington, Ky.
View BillJ's Twitter Profile
Re: Orci Meets with CBS About New Series

LtChange wrote: View Post
I would not settle for an animated series. Why should I? CBS will not risk an animated series about Star Trek with adult focus so automatically means that it will be an animated series for kids and I will be extremely annoyed by a huge number of creative choices that will be kids centric … I’m sorry but an animated series cannot live without focusing on kids, and I am a grown up and I don’t care to see kids show …
Spongebob Squarepants is a "kids" show but the storytelling is actually more mature than most live-action TV shows.
__________________
"If I hadn't tried, the cost would have been my soul." - Admiral James T. Kirk, Star Trek III: The Search for Spock
BillJ is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT +1. The time now is 06:02 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
FireFox 2+ or Internet Explorer 7+ highly recommended.