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Thursday, November 8th, 2012

A typical Star Trek: The Next Generation convention cast photo op turned out to be anything but typical when a Trek fan unexpectedly popped the question to his girlfriend.

During the Austin Wizard World Convention, which took place at the end of October, Wil Wheaton was present and described what happened. “I had the flu,” he said, “and almost missed this photo session…I sat there and smiled for everyone as best I could.”

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Shatner And Wheaton Narrate NASA Videos

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

William Shatner and Wil Wheaton narrate the story of NASA’s latest planetary science mission.

The video is called Grand Entrance and takes viewers from the Mars entry of the Curiosity rover, through descent and then after the landing on the “Red Planet.”

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Wheaton: Life After Star Trek: The Next Generation

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

For Wil Wheaton, finishing Star Trek: The Next Generation meant a temporary but welcome break from the entertainment industry.

Wheaton had been working full time as an actor for eleven years, and “had never really known what it was like to be a normal person with a regular life.”

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Wheaton To Host Web Talk Show

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s Wil Wheaton will be hosting a “post-episode web show” for a TNG sci-fi series.

Launching on June 17 at 11 PM, 2nd Watch will follow the two-hour East Coast premiere of Falling Skies.

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The Next Generation Cast Calgary Expo Reunion

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

Last weekend, fans attending the Calgary Expo in Calgary, Canada were able to see the entire cast of Star Trek: The Next Generation, plus surprise guest John de Lancie.

Over fifty thousand fans attended the weekend event, with the highlight of the convention being the TNG:EXPOsed event which took place Saturday evening.

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Wheaton To Appear On Big Bang Tonight

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

For fans of both Wil Wheaton and The Big Bang Theory, Wheaton will be appearing on the show tonight.

In tonight’s episode, The Stag Convergence, Wheaton appears at a bachelor party for Wolowitz (Simon Helberg).

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TNG Cast To Reunite At Calgary

Monday, January 30th, 2012

Fans attending the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo in Calgary, Canada, this spring will be able to see nine castmembers from Star Trek: The Next Generation in the same place.

The Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo will be held from April 27-29 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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Big Bang Theory Trek Reunion

Monday, September 26th, 2011

On October 13, Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s Wil Wheaton and Brent Spiner will appear together on an episode of The Big Bang Theory.

Both will appear as themselves in the episode and it turns out that Sheldon (Jim Parsons) likes one of the pair but hates the other.

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Two Trek Actors To Appear On Big Bang

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

Two familiar faces from Star Trek: The Next Generation will be appearing on The Big Bang Theory in an episode to air next month.

Both actors will appear as themselves on the episode, due to air on October 13.

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Wheaton To Reprise Eureka Role

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

Wil Wheaton will be returning to Syfy’s Eureka, again playing Dr. Isaac Parrish.

Last seen in the fourth season episode All the Rage, which aired last summer, Wheaton will appear in seven episodes to air in the second half of the season which begins next month.

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Wheaton Furious At TSA

Thursday, April 7th, 2011

Recently, Wil Wheaton had to undergo the indignity of a routine security at the Los Angeles airport and he found the experience anything but routine.

When passengers in America fly, they are given a choice between being scanned, where not much is left to the imagination, or if they opt out of the scan, an intrusive pat-down by a (Transportation Security Administration) TSA agent.

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Wheaton Book Debuts

Monday, December 20th, 2010

Fans of Wil Wheaton will be pleased to hear that he is releasing a new collection of short fiction stories, titled The Day After and Other Stories.

The fifty-page book of short stories will be available in both paperback (for a limited time only) and as a PDF version.

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Wheaton Cool With Star Trek: Nemesis Cut

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

Although his Star Trek: Nemesis scene was left on the cutting room floor, Wil Wheaton didn’t mind, as he was interested in something other than just appearing on film.

The deleted scene, which can be seen in the Star Trek: Nemesis DVD extras, had Wesley Crusher in attendance at the Riker-Troi wedding.

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Wheaton And Scalzi Launch Clash Of The Geeks

Monday, September 20th, 2010

A new e-book, Clash of the Geeks, including stories by Wil Wheaton and John Scalzi (Old Man’s War), is available for download with all donations going to a charitable cause.

Clash of the Geeks is the result of a writing contest, which received hundreds of submissions, both amateur and professional. “We were originally supposed to have just one winner,” said Scalzi, “but when it came down to it we couldn’t decide between the final two (by Bernadette Durbin and Scott Mattes). Then we realized we didn’t have to choose between them, and picked them both.”

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Two Trek Actors In Big Bang Theory?

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010

Fans of The Big Bang Theory who also like Star Trek will have a double dose of enjoyment as George Takei is scheduled to appear on the show, and if all goes well, Wil Wheaton may return.

Takei will appear in an episode, in a cameo, playing himself, opposite guest star Katee Sackhoff.

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