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GeekNation Offers Five Captains Video

Thursday, June 14th, 2012

The website GeekNation has posted the full video of the “Five Captains Panel” which was held recently at Wizard World Philadelphia.

The video, running almost a full hour in length, features William Shatner, Sir Patrick Stewart, Avery Brooks, Kate Mulgrew and Scott Bakula.

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Trek And Shatner Up For TCA Award

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

Star Trek and William Shatner are both up for Television Critics Association Awards.

The 2012 TCA Awards “recognize outstanding television programming in the 2011-2012 season, honoring both actors and producers in a variety of categories including news and information, youth, reality, drama and comedy achievements.”

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Shatner Wins Audie

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

Star Trek‘s William Shatner can add another award to his trophy shelf with his 2012 Audie win.

On Tuesday night, the Audie Awards, which celebrate the best audiobooks, were given out and Shatner beat out four other finalists in the humor category to win his Audie.

Shatner’s reading of Shatner Rules: Your Guide to Understanding the Shatnerverse and the World at Large, beat out other nominees in the humor category, including: In Fifty Years We’ll All Be Chicks (Adam Carolla), Go the F–K to Sleep (Adam Mansbach), This is an Audiobook (Demetri Martin) and Bossypants (Tina Fey).

Shatner To Host British Comedy Quiz Show

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

Later this month, William Shatner will be a guest host for the Have I Got News For You comedy quiz show.

Have I Got News For You is a comedy quiz show that “grills celebrity contestants on the week’s top stories and news.”

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Shatner Sends Greetings To Space

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

Star Trek’s William Shatner sent a message to the members of the Expedition 30 crew currently in residence on the International Space Station.

Shatner decided to send the crew the message after he found out that some of the space-related songs from his Seeking Major Tom album were being played aboard the ISS.

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Shatner Dines With Millionth Twitter Follower

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

Last night, one lucky fan of William Shatner got to have dinner with William and Elizabeth Shatner.

The contest began back in March in honor of Shatner’s eighty-first birthday, when it was announced that the millionth follower of Shatner would win tickets to Shatner’s “Shatner’s World” show plus dinner with Shatner and wife afterwards.

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Five Trek Captains To Appear Together

Monday, April 16th, 2012

For Star Trek fans in the UK, October will prove to be an exciting month as all five Star Trek television captains; William Shatner, Patrick Stewart, Avery Brooks, Kate Mulgrew and Scott Bakula, will be appearing on the stage at Destination Star Trek London.

Destination Star Trek London organizers claim that their event will be the “first official Star Trek live event in the UK for ten years.”

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Shatner To Guest Star On Psych Tonight

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

Star Trek‘s William Shatner can be seen tonight on USA’s Psych, where he will be reprising his “Frank O’Hara the con-man” role from last season.

Shatner appeared on Psych last November, in the In for a Penny episode, where he first played the role of the father of Juliet “Jules” O’Hara, a junior detective for the Santa Barbara Police Department.

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Shatner Appears On The Colbert Report

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

Last night, William Shatner appeared on The Colbert Report to promote his one-man show, Shatner’s World: We Just Live In It.

His appearance lasted six minutes, and in that time, Shatner described his show, spoke about Star Trek and arm-wrestled Stephen Colbert.

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Plummer Wins Oscar

Monday, February 27th, 2012

Christopher Plummer, best known to Star Trek fans as General Chang in Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, won an Oscar last night at the 84th Annual Academy Awards.

The Oscar, for Best Supporting Actor, was for Plummer’s role in Beginners, where he played an elderly widower who comes out of the closet after the death of his wife.

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Shatner Good Morning America Appearance

Monday, February 20th, 2012

William Shatner sat down recently with Good Morning America‘s Josh Elliott for a short interview where the topics included his age, why he decided to do Shatner’s World: We Just Live in It and his relationship with Star Trek fandom.

Opening night on Broadway for Shatner’s World: We Just Live in It and dinner afterwards at Sardi’s brought something unexpected and unwanted by Shatner, and it wasn’t bad reviews.

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Mixed Reviews For Shatner One-Man Show

Friday, February 17th, 2012

Reviews are appearing for William Shatner‘s Shatner’s World: We All Just Live in It,” and while some critics enjoyed the trek into the world of Shatner, others were less than impressed.

Shatner’s World: We All Just Live in It runs through March 4 at Broadway’s Music Box Theater after which it will be seen in fifteen U.S. cities, finishing up in Detroit on April 19.

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Shatner: Acting Anxiety And Future Plans

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

Even though he has years of performing behind him, William Shatner is still capable of being nervous before a show.

It has been fifty years since Shatner last appeared on Broadway, and performing in New York is a bit daunting for Shatner. “It’s the elite,” he said. The people who criticize and the people who attend.”

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Shatner To Host Award Ceremony

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

Star Trek‘s William Shatner has been tapped to host the 2012 Juno Awards.

The Juno Awards are chosen by the members of the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences and presented to Canadian musical artists and/or bands for musical or technical achievement.

This year’s ceremony will be held on April 1 at Ottawa’s Scotiabank place, and will be aired on CTV. Performers will include Feist, Deadmau5 and City & Colour.

Shatner’s World To Travel The U.S.

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012


William Shatner’s one-man show, Shatner’s World: We Just Live in It, will be seen in fifteen U.S. cities after it finishes a three-week run on Broadway.

The show, two hours in length, will “take audiences on a voyager through Shatner’s life and career,” from his earliest days as a stage actor to “internationally known icon and raconteur.”

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