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Netflix will distribute CBS' new Star Trek TV series worldwide

Netflix is bringing the series to 188 countries

For fans not in Canada or the United States, CBS is teaming up with Netflix to bring Bryan Fuller's new Star Trek television series to 188 international countries outside of the United States and Canada.

New episodes of Star Trek will be made available 24 hours on Netflix after they air on CBS' streaming service, All Access, according to a press release. The pilot episode, however, will premiere on CBS for all cable subscribers, with each subsequent episode being streamed exclusively on All Access.

It's a push from the network to expand its digital empire and secure more online subscribers and viewers as it competes with services like Hulu, Amazon Prime and, of course, Netflix.

The companies also confirmed that every single Star Trek series, including the original and The Next Generation, will be made available on Netflix by the end of 2016. The company did not specify if that would be limited to the 188 international regions or if Canadian and American subscribers will also be able to stream the series.

Star Trek begins shooting this September in Toronto and will premiere in January 2017. More information is expected to come out of the annual Television Critics Association conference in a couple of weeks.

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