The hit sci-fi TV series Star Trek: The Next Generation is finally coming to Blu-ray! CBS Home Entertainment will be releasing a sampler Blu-ray entitled Star Trek: The Next Generation - The Next Level on January 31, 2012. This single-disc BD will include the pilot episode, Encounter at Farpoint, along with Sins of the Father from Season 3 and the Season 5 finale, The Inner Light. Take a look at the Blu-ray trailer and the cover art below.

<strong><em>Star Trek: The Next Generation</em></strong> - The Next Level Blu-ray artwork

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CBS Home Entertainment confirmed it will be releasing all seven seasons of Star Trek: The Next Generation in Blu-ray, with the Season 1 Blu-ray set to hit the shelves later next year. Here's what CBS Home Entertainment vice-president Ken Ross had to say about Star Trek: The Next Generation on Blu-ray.

"Fans have been clamoring for a high-definition release of Star Trek: The Next Generation. Transferring the series to high-definition presented difficult technical challenges, but our team has come up with a process to create true 1080p HD masters with true HD visual effects. We can't wait to show fans how pristine the series looks and sounds with our upcoming Blu-ray releases."

We'll keep you posted on any specific release information regarding Star Trek: The Next Generation on Blu-ray. Star Trek: The Next Generation celebrates its 25th Anniversary next year and today, September 28, is the 24th anniversary of the pilot episode airing.