5 Reasons 'Star Trek' Should Return to Television
To boldly go where J.J. Abrams will never go again.
It's been nearly half a century since Gene Roddenberry first sent us into space with the USS Enterprise, and things are going, well, okay for the iconic sci-fi franchise. While the recent films have done fine at the box office, they've faced criticism from their most passionate followers — fans named 2013's Star Trek Into Darkness the worst Stark Trek movie ever. With J.J. Abrams ditching the franchise for that galaxy far, far away, perhaps it's time for the Enterprise to return to its small screen roots.
The CW's president Mark Pedowitz thinks so. "As a life-long Star Trek fan, I would hope to have Star Trek at The CW," he recently said at the TCA winter press tour.
While we're not wholly convinced The CW should get Star Trek — no offense, The CW, and hey, congrats on your first Golden Globe win! — we are fully on board with the Enterprise returning to television. Here are our reasons:
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