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Frakes And Francis Bar Karma Preview

Friday, April 8th, 2011

The Jonathan Frakes-directed episode of Bar Karma will air tonight on Current TV, but fans can see a preview of the show now.

Two preview videos have been released; one featuring Frakes in a cameo in the show, and the other one highlighting Genie Francis, who is the guest star in the Three Times a Lady episode, which airs tonight.


Frakes To Answer Fan Questions

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Fans of Jonathan Frakes who want to have their questions answered by the actor are in luck, with the announcement that he will be taking their questions to be answered in early April.

The opportunity for fans to have their questions answered is to celebrate the premiere of the Three Times a Lady episode of Bar Karma, which was directed by Frakes and stars his wife Genie Francis.


Frakes To Direct Francis

Friday, February 18th, 2011

Last week, TrekToday reported that Jonathan Frakes would be directing the ninth episode of Bar Karma, and it has just been announced that amongst the guest stars for that episode will be Frake’s own wife, Genie Francis.

The episode will “center around a woman, in the present day, who either has multiple personalities, or she’s a twin. In previous roles, Genie Francis has accidentally killed a few people, suffered a mental breakdown and been in a catatonic state. What will her character be up to in Bar Karma? And what is her karma dilemma?”


Frakes To Direct Bar Karma Episode

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s Jonathan Frakes will be directing an episode of Bar Karma, a new series to debut on Current TV at the end of this week.

Bar Karma is being billed as “the world’s first community-developed television series.” Bar Karma, “created by world-renowned video game designer Will Wright (creator of The Sims and SimCity) and Worldwide Biggies’ CEO, Albie Hecht, the twelve-episode series creates a new benchmark in television programming by inviting a community of fans to drive the show’s content – from story lines to art direction, soundtrack to brand integrations.”


Frakes Live Podcast Interview Tonight

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

Fans of Jonathan Frakes, Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s Commander Riker, will want to tune in to a podcast tonight where the actor will be interviewed and will answer caller questions.

Frakes will appear on the BIGFANBOY podcast episode #200, which will begin shortly before midnight, around 11:50 this evening. The link to the podcast is located here.


Trek Stars Regale Fans At Hollywood Xpo

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

Saturday, October 16th saw a reunion of three Star Trek: The Next Generation stars, while actors from Star Trek: Voyager and Star Trek: Enterprise took the stage on Sunday, October 17th at Hollywood Xpo in Universal City, California.


Catching Up With Frakes

Monday, September 13th, 2010

Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s Jonathan Frakes‘s acting days are mostly behind him, fortunately, his training as a director has kept him in the business and provided for his family.

Frakes found out, as happens to so many actors and actresses, that sooner or later, the acting jobs peter out and one must turn to other ways of earning a living. “Thank God I learned this second craft [directing],” he said. “I really don’t know how I’d be supporting my family. I’d be looking for another kind of gig.”


Star Trek: The Next Generation Casting Memo Unearthed

Thursday, August 26th, 2010

Had things gone differently, fans might have seen Tim Russ or Wesley Snipes as Geordi La Forge.

An old casting memo dated April 13, 1987 from Paramount shows the actors and actresses who might have been chosen to play the roles of Picard, Ryker and La Forge instead of Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes and LeVar Burton.


Article: Las Vegas Star Trek Convention Day 3

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010

William Shatner (Captain Kirk) asked Leonard Nimoy (Mr. Spock) to guest star on his new sitcom $#*! My Dad Says, while Jeri Ryan reminisced about her time in the infamous Seven of Nine catsuit on Star Trek: Voyager on the third day of Creation Entertainment’s Las Vegas Star Trek convention.


Creation Hopes To Break Guiness World Record At Vegas Convention This Week

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

In addition to hosting over seventy Star Trek celebs at their annual Las Vegas Star Trek Convention, running this week from Thursday through Sunday at the Las Vegas Hilton, Creation Entertainment is gunning for the Guiness World Record for the “largest gathering of people dressed as Star Trek characters.”


Trek Stars To Voice Marvel Super Hero Squad

Thursday, July 15th, 2010

Several actors from various Star Trek shows will be voicing guest characters on the Cartoon Network’s Marvel Super Hero Squad.

One actor has done voice work on the show before. George Takei voiced Galactus, in the show’s first season.


Frakes And Sirtis: Reunion Of The Rikers

Thursday, May 20th, 2010

A ten-minute video featuring Jonathan Frakes and Marina Sirtis reminiscing about their Star Trek: The Next Generation days is available at YouTube.

In the video, the pair, whose characters married in Star Trek: Nemesis, talk about their Star Trek days as well as what they would do if they could make their own half-hour sitcom.


Spring Trek Convention And Show Guide

Thursday, April 8th, 2010

In a new monthly feature for TrekToday, fans can see just which conventions or shows will be featuring Star Trek actors who were regulars or guest stars on various Star Trek shows or movies.

There will be four conventions or shows in April and May that feature Trek actors of interest, including: Sci-Fi on the Rock, Hollywood Show, Vulcan, and Phoenix Comicon.


Family Guy The Next Generation Photo Released

Friday, March 13th, 2009

Fox has released a photo from the forthcoming Family Guy: Not All Dogs Go to Heaven episode.

As reported by Comics Continuum, A new photo for the Family Guy “Star Trek: The Next Generation” episode was released today, showing the Next Generation crewmembers standing in a transporter with Stewie standing in front of them.

According to the episode description, “The Griffin family heads to the annual Quahog Star Trek convention, but Stewie blows a fuse when he doesn’t get a chance to ask his favorite Next Generation cast members any questions. He devises a plan, builds a transporter and beams the entire cast to his bedroom so they can spend a fun-filled day together in Quahog.”

The main cast of Star Trek: The Next Generation voiced their respective characters. Not All Dogs Go to Heaven airs on Sunday, March 29.

To read the article, head to the link located here. (more…)

Star Trek Family Guy To Air Next Month

Wednesday, February 25th, 2009

In March, a new Family Guy episode will air on FOX featuring a Star Trek: The Next Generation story.

As reported by SF Universe, Star Trek: The Next Generation actors will be voicing their characters in the forthcoming Not All Dogs Go to Heaven episode of Family Guy, including Patrick Stewart, LeVar Burton, Gates McFadden, Michael Dorn, Wil Wheaton, Denise Crosby, Marina Sirtis, Brent Spiner and Jonathan Frakes. (more…)