Star Trek: Lower Decks is an upcoming American adult animated web television series, created for CBS All Access by Mike McMahan as part of an expansion of the Star Trek franchise headed by executive producer Alex Kurtzman. It is the first animated series created for All Access, and follows the support crew of one of Starfleet's least important starships.
Kurtzman's expansion included potential animated series when it began in June 2018, and McMahan was brought on by that October when the series was officially ordered for two seasons. Animation work had begun by the following February.
Star Trek: Lower Decks is expected to be released in 2020.