Trek Actor Television And Radio Appearances


With the opening of Star Trek into Darkness, the actors will be guests on quite a few shows in the next two weeks.

First up will be tonight, on MTV, where J.J. Abrams, Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana and Benedict Cumberbatch will appear on MTV in “MTV First: Star Trek into Darkness.”

The show begins at 7:56 PM ET and the cast will be joined by MTV News’ John Horowitz, who will introduce an exclusive clip, to be followed by a thirty-minute sit-down interview on

Fans outside of the US will be able to watch the clip and interview beginning Friday, May 10 at

The following is a list of US television and radios show appearances of J.J. Abrams and some of the Star Trek into Darkness actors for the next two weeks, courtesy of

J.J. Abrams:

  • Monday May 13: Howard Stern Show (Sirius Radio), Today (NBC, 7 AM), Daily Show with John Stewart (Comedy Central, 11 PM)
  • Wednesday May 15: Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC, 11:35 PM)
  • Wednesday May 22: Conan (TBS, 11 PM)

Chris Pine:

  • Thursday May 9: Today (NBC, 7 AM), Graham Norton Show (BBC America, 10 PM)
  • Friday May 10: Late Show With David Letterman (CBS, 11:30 PM)
  • Wednesday May 15: Ellen (syndicated)
  • Thursday May 16: Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC, 11:35 PM)

Zachary Quinto:

  • Wednesday May 8: Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (NBC, 12:35 AM), Watch What Happens (Bravo, 11 PM)
  • Wednesday May 15: Chelsea Lately (E!, 11 PM)
  • Thursday May 16: Conan (TBS, 11 PM)

Zoe Saldana:

  • Thursday May 16: Today (NBC, 7 AM), Kelly and Michael (syndicated)
  • Friday May 17: Today (NBC, 7 AM), Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (NBC, 12:35 AM)

John Cho:

  • Monday May 13: Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (CBS, 12:35 AM)
  • Monday May 14: KTLA Morning Show (S. California)

Benedict Cumberbatch:

  • Thursday May 9: Graham Norton Show (BBC America, 10 PM), Late Show with David Letterman (CBS, 11:30 PM)
  • Friday May 10: Today (NBC, 7 AM), Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (NBC, 12:35 AM)

Alice Eve:

  • Friday May 17: Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC, 11:35 PM)
  • Tuesday May 21: Conan (TBS, 11 PM)

Source: TV

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  • SJStar

    Who’s all these uninteresting dipsticks they are interviewing here? The hero who saves the day in the film, and one the most important person in it is Simon Pegg. [He is has a brilliant part of the planet named Nibiru (which is very similar to Naboo, which is Padme Amidala in Star Wars!)]

    Why the heck isn’t he in the interviews here? (It seems the most press goes to the less interesting characters)

    Note: The whole plot now appears in Wikipedia at:

  • So, you find almost all the characters except Simon Pegg uninteresting?

  • Kang the Unbalanced

    And odd how it is exactly as the furiousfanboys review said, which at the time had many screaming, “Noooooo! It can’t be! IT’S IMPOSSIBLE!!!!”
    On a completely unrelated note, I find myself wondering just how long it could take to roast Kurtzman, Orci, and Lindehof on the same skewer.