Fans have been waiting for the return of Star Trek Prodigy after its mid season hiatus. Now, it has been announced that the sixth episode will be available to stream on Thursday, January 6 on Paramount+. The series sixth episode is titled “Kobayashi.” It is written by Aaron J. Watke and Alan Wan is the director.
The official synopsis of the episode states that Gwyn struggles to find her role aboard the U.S.S. Protostar while Dal tests his leadership skills in the holodeck that has been newly discovered.
According to TREKNEWS the first season of Star Trek: Prodigy will have 20 episodes. They will be divided into two parts and will first stream on Paramount+ and then will be broadcast on Nickelodeon.
The star cast of the series is as follows:
Kate Mulgrew as Kathryn Janeway
Brett Gray as Dal
Ella Purnell as Gwyn
Angus Imrie as Zero
Rylee Alazraqui as Rok-Tahk
Dee Bradley Baker as Murf
Jason Mantzoukas as Jankom Pog
John Noble as The Diviner
Jimmi Simpson as Dreadnok.
Dan Hageman and Kevin Hageman, together with Ben Hibon are the producers of Star Trek: Prodigy.
Last October, there was an official announcement that Robert Beltran would officially return to Star Trek. It was said that he would play Chakotay on “Prodigy” at New York Comic Con. Beltran had played the role of Commander Chakotay in all seven seasons of the fourth live-action series of Star Trek.
Dan Hageman and Kevin Hageman also announced guest stars that included the following:
Daveed Diggs as Commander Tysess
Jameela Jamil as Ensign Asencia
Jason Alexander as Doctor Noum.
They also released a trailer for Star Trek: Prodigy in September during a Paramount+ Star Trek Day streaming event.
Star Trek: Prodigy premiered on October 28, 2021 on Paramount+. It was later broadcast on Nickelodeon.