Site Columns

By Christian
March 10, 2001 - 9:45 PM

Hello World!

Well, it's certainly been an eventful week, hasn't it? If things go on like this, March 2001 will turn out to be the most news-rich month since last May, and perhaps even since the site was started altogether. Yesterday's Site Columns were actually the 2000th news item to appear on the site since we launched the new design, which isn't something that I'd expected to happen before the first anniversary of the site redesign, on Monday.

Hopefully the next few weeks will be a bit less eventful, and we'll actually be able to get some sleep. Paramount told us on Thursday that they still couldn't comment on the casting sheet, but that we should try again next Friday or the Friday after that, so at least on that front everything will probably stay relatively quiet the coming week.

By the way, are there any readers from New York out there who happened to tape the 10pm UPN 9 news? Apparently, TrekToday and the Series V report was mentioned during their weekly Star Trek news segment, and of course I'd love to be able to actually see that segment. Please do let me know if you have that on tape and would be willing to send it to me - I'd of course reimburse you for the expense of sending the tape. Thanks in advance :)!

Trek BBS Today

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

-Who is the most important person in Trek history?

-Are you a fan of Voyager's 'B-Movie' episodes?

-And in the Science Fiction & Fantasy forum: what would you change about Babylon 5?

More topics can be found at the Trek BBS!

Trek Two Years Ago

Below are some of the most important TrekToday headlines from Wednesday the 10th of March, 1999:

  • 'Starfleet: Year One' To Start In August - Pocket Books editor John Ordover announced that the 'Starfleet: Year One' serial novel, written by Michael Jan Friedman, would start running in August 1999, beginning with the last two 'Double Helix' books.

  • Leonard Nimoy To Appear In DS9 Finale - A rumour appeared online saying there was a chance Leonard Nimoy would reprise his role as Spock in the Deep Space Nine series finale, which would also feature the Romulans. Needless to say, there was no sign of Spock in the eventual finale.

  • Trek Nominated For Saturn Awards - The nominees for the annual Saturn awards, honouring SF, horror and fantasy cinema, were announced on this day. 'Star Trek: Insurrection' was nominated as best film, while 'Star Trek: Voyager' was nominated as best series.
For more news from that day, please check out the March 1999 archives.

Happy Birthday!

Today would have been the 57th birthday of Angelique Pettyjohn, who played Shahna in the Original Series episode 'The Gamesters of Triskelion', had she not passed away in 1992.

Today's Television Listings

  • In Canada, Space! will be showing Voyager's 'Caretaker Pt. 1' at 4am EST (repeat a 1pm), DS9's 'The Sound of Her Voice' at 5am (repeat at 12pm), the Original Series's 'Wolf in the Fold' at 10am and TNG's 'Attached' at 11am.

  • In the United Kingdom, Sky One will be showing DS9's 'Hard Time' at 2am, Voyager's 'Demon' at 6am (repeat at 4pm), DS9's 'Crossfire' at 2pm and 'Return to Grace' at 3pm, and Voyager's 'One' at 5pm. Thanks go out to the Great Link for this!

  • In Germany, Sat.1 will be showing the Original Series episode 'Das Gleichgewicht der Kräfte' (Day of the Dove) at 14:00 (repeat at 03:20)and Voyager's 'Dreißig Tage' ('Thirty Days') at 15:00.

  • In the Netherlands, NED2 will be showing Voyager's 'Extreme Risk' at 17:15. Thanks go out to StarTrek.nl for this!

  • In Australia, Pay TV channel TV 1 will be showing the original series episode 'This Side of Paridise' at 8pm and DS9's 'Progress' at 10pm. Thanks go out to the Australian Babylon 5 & Star Trek air schedule

Tomorrow's Television Listings

  • The Sci-Fi Channel will be showing 'And The Children Shall Lead' at 10:00am Eastern Time.

  • In Canada, Space! will be showing the Original Series' 'The Trouble With Tribbles' at 10:00am Eastern Time and TNG's 'Force of Nature' at 11:00am.

  • In the United Kingdom, Sky One will be showing three TNG episodes, beginning at 16:00 GMT with 'The High Ground', followed at 17:00 by 'Deja Q' and at 18:00 by 'A Matter Of Perspective'. Thanks go out to the Great Link for this!

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