The First of Five very Short Treks Will Debut on “Star Trek Day,”

Sept. 8, on

Newly Confirmed Voice Cast Includes Ethan Peck, Gates McFadden,

Celia Rose Gooding, Connor Trinneer, Bruce Horak, Noël Wells

and the Legendary George Takei

Joining Previously Announced

Voice Cast Jonathan Frakes, Doug Jones and Armin Shimerman

The First Chapter of the New Comic Book

Star Trek: The Animated Celebration Presents the Scheimer Barrier Will Also Launch on Sept. 8 on

View the “Star Trek: Very Short Treks” Official Trailer Here

Download the “Star Trek: Very Short Treks” Official Logo Here

Download New “Star Trek: The Animated Celebration” Poster Here

Sept. 5, 2023 – “Star Trek” continues its salute to the 50th anniversary of “Star Trek: The Animated Series” with the launch of STAR TREK: very SHORT TREKS, five all-new animated promotional shorts, and the new comic book Star Trek: The Animated Celebration Presents The Scheimer Barrier, both debuting on Friday, Sept. 8 as part of the annual “Star Trek Day” global celebration.

Previously announced “Star Trek Day” programming and events can be found at

CBS Studios is launching STAR TREK: very SHORT TREKS, a series of all-new animated promotional spots in the style of “Star Trek: The Animated Series.” The very Short Treks will feature previously announced fan-favorite characters voiced by cast members from across the “Star Trek” universe, including icons Jonathan Frakes as Will Riker, Doug Jones as Saru and Armin Shimerman as Quark, and a new lineup of exciting voices, including Ethan Peck as Spock, Gates McFadden as Dr. Beverly Crusher, Celia Rose Gooding as Uhura, Connor Trinneer as Trip Tucker, Bruce Horak as Hemmer, Noël Wells as Tendi and the legendary George Takei as Sulu.

STAR TREK: very SHORT TREKS comes from creative consultant Casper Kelly, best known for the viral smash hit “Too Many Cooks” and his work on STAR TREK: SHORT TREKS and Adult Swim. The first animated spot will launch on “Star Trek Day,” Sept. 8, exclusively on and the official “Star Trek” YouTube channel, with four additional animated spots rolling out weekly on Wednesdays through Oct. 4 at 10:00 AM, PT/1:00 PM, ET. Titles and release schedule include:

Sept. 8 – “Skin a Cat”

Sept. 13 – “Holiday Party”

Sept. 20 – “Worst Contact”

Sept. 27 – “Holograms, All the Way Down”

Oct. 4 – “Walk, Don’t Run”

Casper Kelly will also release a new comic book with IDW Publishing, Star Trek: The Animated Celebration Presents the Scheimer Barrier. The first chapter of the comic will debut digitally on Sept. 8 on with physical copies available at New York Comic Con in October. Additional chapters of the comic will drop weekly on Wednesdays on at 10:00 AM, PT/1:00 PM, ET.

About CBS Studios

CBS Studios is one of the world’s leading suppliers of entertainment programming, with more than 60 series currently in production for broadcast and cable networks, streaming services and other emerging platforms. The Studio’s expansive portfolio spans a diverse slate of commercially successful and critically acclaimed scripted programming, which includes genre-defining franchises such as NCIS, CSI and the ever-growing “Star Trek” universe, award-winning late night and daytime talk shows, as well as an extensive library of iconic intellectual property. The Studio also develops and produces local language and international content originating outside of the U.S. with series in the U.K., Europe, the Middle East and Australia.






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