Today is the first day of contact for the Star Trek franchise, a celebration of when humans first encountered the alien species Vulcan, setting the stage for the United Federation of Planets centuries later. . Of course, the April 5 meeting will not be Actually perform for another 42 years, but Paramount + still celebrates with a day of billboards and disclosures. We have already seen Star Trek: Picard season two and Discovery season three, now even one of the animated episodes is having fun with a solid release date this summer: August 12, only the Paramount +.
A trailer aired at the end of the panel discussing the role of humor in Star Trek on Lower decks and throughout the franchise. Looks like Tendi, Rutherford and Mariner live up to their old hijinks on the USS Cerritos, minus Boimler, who is still stationed on the Titan with Captain Riker, jazz lover. Jonathan Frakes returns and puns ensue.
This is the first of the premieres to date, with production of the live-action series delayed last year thanks to COVID. All of the seasons announced today will debut on Paramount + first, while the First Contact Day panels are streaming on Twitch and posted later on Youtube. Season 1 of Lower decks shots Blu-ray and DVD May 18.