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Paramount celebrates Star Trek Day with five new animated shorts, Star Trek: Very Short Treks.

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CBS Studios is launching STAR TREK: very SHORT TREKS, a series of five new animated promotional shorts. These shorts are part of the “Star Trek” universe and are being released as part of the annual “Star Trek Day” global celebration on Friday, Sept. 8.

The very Short Treks will feature fan-favorite characters voiced by cast members from the “Star Trek” universe, including Jonathan Frakes as Will Riker, Doug Jones as Saru, and Armin Shimerman as Quark. Additionally, the shorts will include new and exciting voices such as 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 George Takei as Sulu.

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You can find more information about “Star Trek Day” programming and events at

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.

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