Site ColumnsBy Caillan
January 9, 2002 - 12:37 PM
An asteroid big enough to wipe out a small country whizzed passed the Earth on Monday, and there's a bigger one coming near us in 2027. Time to book that holiday on Mars.
Trek BBS Today
Below are some of the topics currently being discussed at the Trek BBS:
- Which series presented the most realistic vision of the future?
- Did you like the music in 'The Fallen'?
- What Enterprise action figures would you like to see?
More topics can be found at the Trek BBS!
Trek Two Years Ago
These were some of the major news items on January 9 2000:
- 'Star Trek World Tour' Fails
The Star Trek World Tour closed its doors after reportedly incurring losses of $45 million. Consisting of an exhibition and a replica of parts of the Enterprise-D, the World Tour ended after its Singapore stop.
- Trek Music In 'Iron Chef'
Music from 'Star Trek: Generations' was featured in the Japanese cooking series, Iron Chef. William Shatner (James T. Kirk) later hosted an American edition, Iron Chef U.S.A.
- Stewart Returns To Broadway
It was announced that Patrick Stewart (Jean-Luc Picard) would be taking on the role of Lyman Felt in the Arthur Miller play 'The Ride Down Mt. Morgan.'
More news can be found in the archives.
In January 5's News Bullets, we incorrectely listed reviewer C.A. Voigts as 'C.A Voights.' We apologise for this error.
Today's Television Listings
- At 8:00pm (7:00pm Central), UPN will be showing the Enterprise pilot episode 'Broken Bow'.
After decades of being held back from deep space exploration by the Vulcans, the human race makes its first venture into interstellar travel with Captain Jonathan Archer at the helm of the Enterprise NX-01. The Enterprise crew's mission is to return an injured Klingon - the first the human race has ever encountered -- to his people. But when a villainous race of aliens called the Suliban kidnap the Klingon, Archer and his crew must make an unexpected detour into another world to retrieve their precious cargo - and stave off a dangerous diplomatic interstellar crisis.
More information about the episode can be found in the Trek Nation episode guide.
- TNN will be showing the Next Generation episodes 'Deja Q' at 8:00 p.m and 'Night Terrors' at 11:00 p.m eastern time.
- The Sci-Fi Channel will be showing the Original Series episode 'Patterns of Force' at 6:00 p.m eastern time.
- In Canada, Space! will be showing the Original Series episode 'The Mark of Gideon' at 10:00 a.m and 2:00 p.m eastern time, followed by TNG's 'Tin Man' at 3:00 p.m, DS9's 'The Nagus' at 4:00 p.m and Voyager's 'Non Sequitur' at 5:00 p.m.
- In the United Kingdom, E4 will show the Original Series episode 'The Apple' at 14:00 and 18:00 GMT. Sky One will show Voyager's 'Meld' at 17:00 and BBC 2 will show TNG's 'Coming of Age' at 18:45. Thanks go out to the Great Link for this!
- In the Netherlands, NET5 will show Voyager's 'Displaced' at 18:45. Thanks go out to StarTrek.nl for this!
Tomorrow's Television Listings
- TNN will be showing TNG's 'A Matter of Perspective' at 8:00pm Eastern Time, and TNG's 'Identity Crisis' at 10:00pm.
- The Sci-Fi Channel will be showing the Original Series's 'By Any Other Name' at 6:00pm Eastern Time.
- In Canada, Space! will be showing the Original Series's 'That Which Survives' at 10:00am Eastern Time, repeated at 2:00pm, TNG's 'Hollow Pursuits' at 3:00pm, DS9's 'Vortex' at 4:00pm and Voyager's 'Twisted' at 5:00pm, repeated at 10:00pm.
- In the United Kingdom, Sky One will be showing Voyager's 'Dreadnought' at 17:00 GMT, repeated at 00:00. Thanks go out to the Great Link for this!
- In the Netherlands, NET5 will be showing Voyager's 'Worst Case Scenario' at 18:45 CET. Thanks go out to StarTrek.nl for this!
- In Australia, TV1 will be showing TNG's 'Yesterday's Enterprise' at 00:00. Thanks go out to the Australian Babylon 5 & Star Trek air schedule!