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By Caillan
February 3, 2002 - 11:13 AM

Hello World!

I give up. Gilmore Girls has now moved to Saturday nights (aka the timeslot of certain death) and Enterprise has vanished from the schedule.

But The West Wing is definitely showing this Tuesday night. Fingers crossed.

If you're lost:

Trek BBS Today

Below are some of the topics currently being discussed at the Trek BBS:

- Should there be a sequel to Vendetta?

- Play the Trek short story game!

- Why are alien leaders always called the First Minister?

More topics can be found at the Trek BBS!

Trek Two Years Ago

These were some of the major news items on February 3 2000:

  • TNG DVDs In Summer
    It was reported that Paramount had been pleased by the sales figures for the Original Series DVDs and had decided to release The Next Generation too. Two years down the track the first TNG releases won't hit stores until next month.

  • 'Memorial' Overnight Ratings
    Voyager's first February sweeps episode didn't fare too well in the overnights. 'Memorial' scored a 4.3 rating, 6 share, less than the previous two episodes. Overall, the series tied for fourth place overall.

  • Mania J.G. Hertzler Interview
    J.G. Hertzler, better known as Chancellor Martok, talked about his plans for a new book series. "They follow the adventures of Martok and Worf and several of the cast members of DS9," he said, "along with some new people, after the demise of the series, as they leave the station and return to Q'onos where all hell breaks loose - which is not an uncommon event on Q'onos." The novels are currently scheduled for release next year.

    More news can be found in the archives.

Poll Results

Below are the results of the most recent TrekToday poll:


How would you rate 'Sleeping Dogs'?
7-8 42.5% - (575 Votes)
9-10 29.1% - (393 Votes)
Wasn't able to see it 12.2% - (166 Votes)
5-6 10.3% - (140 Votes)
3-4 2.5% - (35 Votes)
Didn't want to see it 1.5% - (21 Votes)
1-2 1.4% - (20 Votes)

Total Votes: 1350

Thanks for voting! Please participate in our new poll, which asks you to name your ideal composer to score 'Star Trek: Nemesis.'

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Happy Birthday!

Yesterday was the 53rd birthday of Brent Spiner, who played Lt. Commander Data for seven years on The Next Generation. He later reprised the role in 'Star Trek: Generations,' 'Star Trek: First Contact,' 'Star Trek: Insurrection' and the upcoming 'Star Trek: Nemesis.'

Today's Television Listings

  • TNN will be showing 'Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home' at 2:00pm Eastern Time and 'Star Trek V: The Final Frontier' at 5:00pm.

  • In Canada, Space! will be showing Enterprise's 'Sleeping Dogs' at 8:00pm Eastern Time.

  • In the United Kingdom, Sky One will be showing TNG's 'We'll Always Have Paris' at 3:05 GMT, 'Conspiracy' at 3:55, DS9's 'Past Tense, Part Two' at 14:00, 'Life Support' at 15:00, 'Heart of Stone' at 16:00, and Enterprise's 'Unexpected' at 17:00. Thanks go out to the Great Link for this!

  • In Germany, Sat.1 will be showing Voyager's 'Das Rennen' ('Drive') at 16:00 CET.

  • In Australia, TV1 will be showing the Original Series's 'Elaan of Troyius' at 1:30, and TNG's 'Remember Me' at 2:30. Thanks go out to Sci-Fi TV Schedules International!

Tomorrow's Television Listings

  • TNN will be showing TNG's 'Remember Me' at 8:00pm Eastern Time and 'Unification, Part I' at 11:00pm.

  • The Sci-Fi Channel will be showing the Original Series's 'The Empath' at 6:00pm Eastern Time.

  • In Canada, Space! will be showing the Original Series's 'The Corbomite Maneuver' at 10:00am Eastern Time, repeated at 2:00pm, TNG's 'The Wounded' at 3:00pm, DS9's 'Second Sight' at 4:00pm and Voyager's 'The Thaw' at 5:00pm, repeated at 10:00pm.

  • In the United Kingdom, Sky One will be showing Voyager's 'The Q and the Grey' at 17:00 GMT and Enterprise's 'Terra Nova' at 20:00. Thanks go out to the Great Link for this!

  • In the Netherlands, Ned2 will be showing Voyager's 'Imperfection' at 20:34 CET. Thanks go out to StarTrek.nl for this!

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