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Comic-Con, Shatner And The Captains

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

Today is the biggest day of Shatnerpalooza, which begins with William Shatner‘s appearance at the San Diego Comic-Con along with Avery Brooks to present a preview of The Captains.

The Captains panel featuring Shatner and Brooks will be held at Comic-Con on Friday, July 22 in room 6BCF from 10:15-11:15 AM, where a “lively discussion and Q&A session will be moderated by Comic-Con fave Kevin Smith.”

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Shatner Movies On Epix July 21-23

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

Beginning tomorrow, Epix will be showing the Shatnerpalooza movies, including William Shatner’s Gonzo Ballet (Thursday at 8 PM and on Friday at 12:00 AM and 7:00 PM), and The Captains Documentary (Friday at 8 PM and Saturday at 3:15 AM).

Before and after William Shatner’s Gonzo Ballet and The Captains, there will be a mix of Star Trek movies and the movies and shows in which Shatner appeared that were not Trek-related.

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Eight Days Until The Captains Airs

Thursday, July 14th, 2011

The world television premiere of William Shatner‘s The Captains documentary is next Friday.

Photos, clips and interview excerpts are beginning to emerge ahead of next week’s Shatnerpalooza extravaganza, which will air on EPIX and kick off next Thursday with Shatner’s Gonzo Ballet. An exclusive photo is shown here in a thumbnail-sized edition and the full-sized photo can be seen by clicking on that thumbnail.
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Netflix Streaming Trek

Friday, July 1st, 2011

Fans who wish to watch the various Star Trek series online can now do so for a nominal monthly fee, courtesy of Netflix.

Four of the five televised series are currently available. The only series not yet available, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, will be added in October.

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July-August Conventions

Friday, July 1st, 2011

There will be nine conventions, shows or appearances in July and August that feature actors of interest to Star Trek fans. This listing of conventions and shows features actors from all five of the televised series and several of the Star Trek movies.

July begins with Shore Leave 33, which will be held July 8-10 at the Marriott Hunt Valley Inn in Hunt Valley, Maryland. In addition to the three Trek actors (John de Lancie, Sally Kellerman and Gary Lockwood), astronaut John Grunsfeld will be in attendance.

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Wang: Voyager Set Was A Comedy Club

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

Star Trek: Voyager might have been a serious show, with a starship crew lost in the Delta Quadrant desperately trying to get back home, but for the actors portraying that crew, being on the Voyager set was more akin to a being in a comedy club.

Garrett Wang, who played the quiet, unassuming Harry Kim, enjoyed working with his co-actors and enjoyed their brand of humor. “When I look back upon the experience, what stands out most are the times we Voyager actors shared on the set when the camera wasn’t rolling,” said Wang. “I’ve always said that if we kept the cameras rolling between takes, and broadcast that footage as a half-hour reality show, it would be the highest rated show on television!”

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June-July Star Trek Conventions

Monday, May 30th, 2011

There will be thirteen conventions, shows or appearances in June and July that feature actors of interest to Star Trek fans. This listing of conventions and shows features actors from all five of the televised series and several of the Star Trek movies.

In June, ConCarolinas 2011 will take place at the Charlotte Hilton University Place, in Charlotte, North Carolina, from June 3-5. Star Trek: Enterprise‘s John Billingsley (Dr. Phlox) and Bonita Friedericy will be in attendance at Con Carolinas 2011.

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Fedcon XX Trek Actor Videos

Thursday, May 26th, 2011

For those who were unable to attend the latest FedCon, held in Germany, new videos featuring Star Trek actors have been posted online.

The videos feature Star Trek: Voyager‘s Robert Duncan McNeill and Garrett Wang, and Star Trek: Enterprise‘s Scott Bakula.

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Trek Attraction To Open In Jordan

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

A 184-acre themed entertainment resort will be built in Aqaba, Jordan and The Red Sea Astrarium (TRSA) will include a Star Trek attraction inspired by Star Trek XI.

The Star Trek-themed center will “will serve as the cornerstone of the TRSA sector’s “world of tomorrow,” and will “mark the iconic property’s first themed entertainment venue outside the United States.”

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Dawson: Satisfied with B’Elanna Torres

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

It has been ten years since Star Trek: Voyager has been off the air and Roxann Dawson has moved on to other things, but she considers her Star Trek experience to have been one of the better things in her life.

“[Star Trek: Voyager] was a major highlight of my life,” said Dawson. “I went into Voyager and I’d just gotten married. I came out of Voyager and I had two kids and I’d started directing. It was a great experience doing it and a great transitional experience, too. I loved it. I look back on it with great fondness.”

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Major Networks Announce Fall Shows

Monday, May 16th, 2011

More news on shows involving Star Trek actors, producers or writers has emerged from Hollywood, with some shows making the cut while others got the ax.

From the three big networks, first up is CBS, which announced that William Shatner‘s $#*! My Dad Says has been cancelled after airing eighteen episodes.

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McNeill: I’d Have Run Voyager Differently

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

Chuck Director Robert Duncan McNeill, best-known to Star Trek: Voyager fans as Tom Paris, would have changed how the show was run had he been in charge of the show.

As reported by TrekMovie.com, McNeill was not happy with the studio attitude towards Voyager. “I heard someone at the studio saying one time that the ship was the star of the show, and that the actors were really irrelevant, which I found offensive,” he said.

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Mulgrew Returns Home For Film Screening

Thursday, April 14th, 2011

Dubuque-born Kate Mulgrew will be at the Julien International Film Festival in Dubuque, Iowa on April 21st to promote The Best and the Brightest.

Mulgrew and director Josh Shelov will be featured guests and after the screening of the film, will participate in a brief question and answer session with the audience.

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Netflix Trek Streaming To Begin This Summer

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

There is good news for Star Trek fans today as word comes courtesy of TrekMovie that Star Trek will begin streaming on Netflix in just a few short months.

Back in February, TrekToday announced that a two-year deal had been struck between CBS Corporation and Netflix, Inc. to stream select TV shows from CBS’s library, including Star Trek episodes from all five televised series.

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April-May 2011 Conventions

Friday, April 1st, 2011

There will be thirteen conventions, shows or appearances in April and May that feature actors of interest to Star Trek fans. This listing of conventions and shows features actors from four of the televised series and several of the Star Trek movies.

Two Australian Supanova Pop Culture Expos will start off the month of April. Brisbane 2011 will be held from April 1-3 at the RNA Showgrounds and Melbourne 2011 will be held from April 8-10 at the Melbourne Showgrounds. Star Trek XI‘s Simon Pegg will be in attendance at Supanova.

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