This week in TV news, there’s a new logo for the next generation of Star Trek, we’ve lost a TV news legend, there will be a Good Wife spin-off, and more!
At the CBS Upfront presentation at Carnegie Hall in New York, CBS unveiled the logo for the new Star Trek within the television series’ first-ever promotional video. The new series will feature new crews, new villains, new heroes and new worlds, while embracing the same ideology and hope for the future that inspired a generation of dreamers and doers. This highly-anticipated program marks the first original series developed for CBS All Access, and will premiere in January 2017.
Last week, Emmy award winning reporter Morley Safer announced that, due to his failing health, he was retiring after 52 years with CBS News. CBS News has confirmed that Morley Safer died in his Manhattan home this Thursday. Safer was highly regarded for his breakout coverage of the Vietnam War and for his 46-year tenure at 60 Minutes. He was 84.