Site ColumnsBy Christian
June 8, 2000 - 10:54 AM
I really hope this won't turn into the Summer of Rumours again. Over the past few days alone, we've had the debunked rumours about Akiva Goldsman and David Franzoni writing Star Trek X, the possible Unimatrix Zero, Part Two summary and finally yesterday's statement from a Canadian TV executive about Voyager's 7th season. After making a first round past some news sources, I see we have new interviews from both Rick Berman and Brannon Braga today, and, more related to my complaint about rumours, there is a new rumour at Section 31 supposedly about episode 11 and 12 of next season. I've decided not to report on those rumours on the site (as the source is only an anoymous email who received the news from someone else, and as it seems unlikely the writers would have planned so far ahead), but of course they might just as well turn out to be true after all. In general I will always try to only report on rumours I see on other sites if I think they appear at least a little bit reliable (or sometimes if every other Trek news site has also picked the rumours up, though I try not to let that influence me too much), but it still remains a process with a great margin for error. I'll always indicate where rumours come from and how they compare to earlier statements from producers, and I believe you can still rely completely on reports from TrekToday's own sources, but please do keep in mind that any rumour could still turn out to be false, so always be careful when browsing through the day's news.
Trek BBS Today
Below are some of the topics currently being discussed at the Trek BBS:
-Did you see 'Generations' on British TV yesterday?
-Is Star Trek: Armada worth buying?
More topics can be found at the Trek BBS!
Today On TV
-In the United States, the Sci-Fi Channel will be showing the Original Series episode 'The Doomsday Machine' at 2:00pm Eastern Time, and the first pilot 'The Cage' at 7:00pm.
-In Canada, Space! will be showing DS9's 'You Are Cordially Invited' at 4:00am Eastern Time, the Original Series' 'Balance Of Terror' at 10:00am and at 4:00pm, and DS9's 'Resurrection' at 10:00pm.
-In the United Kingdom, BBC Two will be showing DS9's 'The Search, Part One' at 18:00 GMT, followed immediately by 'The Search, Part Two' Thanks go out to StarTrek.nl for this!
-Here in The Netherlands, Net 5 will be showing TNG's 'Tin Man'at 18:05 CET. Thanks go out to StarTrek.nl for this!
Today is the 64th birthday of James Darren, who made several appearances on DS9 as Vic Fontaine. Today would also have been the 69th birthday of James Goldstone, director of the second TOS pilot 'Where No Man Has Gone Before', but sadly he past away last November.