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By Caillan
December 7, 2004 - 11:37 AM

  • Scott Bakula stars and sings in Papa's Angels on Lifetime tonight. The special is co-executive produced by Bakula's production company. Thanks to Pavlova.

  • VRRRM has posted images and a transcript of William Shatner (James T. Kirk) presenting the "Big Catchphrase of '04" gong at VH1's "Big in '04" award ceremony. The award went to Paris Hilton for "That's hot", beating out Donald Trump's "You're fired!"

  • Ethan Phillips' (Neelix) official web site is being relocated from EthanPhillips.com to EthanPhillips.net. The new site should be up and running within two to three weeks.

  • Patrick Stewart (Jean-Luc Picard) was last month inaugurated as Chancellor of Huddersfield University during a graduation ceremony. "This day has been a beacon for me, and not only because of the splendour of these ceremonies, but because this day marked for me my re-introduction into the life, community and landscape of where I grew up and which has never ceased to be, through all my travels and adventures, the one place in the world most important to me," he told the assembled audience of graduands, relatives and faculty members. Read the full address at the university's web site. Thanks to the Patrick Stewart Network for this!

  • NBC will rebroadcast the Battlestar Galactica mini-series, written by Deep Space Nine's Ronald D. Moore, at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Saturday, January 8, as a prelude to the series' debut on the Sci-Fi Channel on January 14. The complete press release can be found at the Futon Critic.

  • X-Men director Bryan Singer, who made a brief cameo appearance in Star Trek: Nemesis, has been confirmed as the director of the remake of Logan's Run, according to a report at the Sci-Fi Wire.

  • Over at Cinescape Online, David Michael Wharton's latest TV Wasteland column looks at the changes taking place on Enterprise this season. "Coto and his writing staff have steered their vessel into more interesting waters than it has traveled for some time, but given the basement-level ratings this season, I have a sinking feeling that it will be too little, too late," he wrote.

  • Peter Bronson at the Cincinnati Enquirer uses Star Trek as a jumping-off point in an article that looks at how life would change if we could TiVo it.

  • The first season of the animated series Gargoyles will be released on DVD today, according to Mickey News. The series features the voices of Jonathan Frakes (William Riker) and Marina Sirtis (Deanna Troi) amongst other Star Trek actors. The set can be ordered through online retailer Amazon.com.

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