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By Michelle
May 18, 2007 - 9:53 PM

Hello World!

The fall TV Trekker's dilemma is already looming. Yesterday I discovered that the new show directed by Robert Duncan McNeill and starring Tim Russ, Sam I Am, is going up against Heroes, which had my loyalties even before George Takei became a recurring character. Now comes word that CBS is moving Jeri Ryan's Shark to Sunday nights...which sounds fine, except that ABC is rumored to be considering moving Boston Legal with William Shatner and Rene Auberjonois back into its old time slot following Desperate Housewives...up against Shark. At least I don't have to worry about 24 and Alexander Siddig next season.

Now it's almost summer and we are still months away in the US from getting the Doctor Who episodes airing in the UK right now (uncut and with fewer commercials than our versions will have). And we're way behind on Stargate: Atlantis. It's not fair. Sci-Fi shows enough awful shows and terrible movies; I wish they'd find us a way to get the good stuff on the same schedule as other countries!

Trek BBS Today

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

-Would you eat Janeway's cooking?

-Who's responsible for the writing for Wesley Crusher?

-Anyone else having problems with new copy protection stopping you from playing legitimately purchased DVDs?

Many more topics can be found at the Trek BBS!

Trek Two Years Ago

These were some of the major news items from May 2005:

More news can be found in the archives.

Poll Results

Below are the results of the most recent TrekToday poll:


If Keri Russell doesn't play a female Klingon in 'Star Trek XI', who would you like to see do so?
Lucy Lawless 38.7% - (305 Votes)
William Shatner 31.4% - (248 Votes)
Liv Tyler 10.7% - (85 Votes)
Gillian Anderson 7.9% - (63 Votes)
Kirsten Dunst 5.3% - (42 Votes)
Lindsay Lohan 3.6% - (29 Votes)
Katie Holmes 2% - (16 Votes)

Total Votes: 788

Please vote in our new poll on who should survive on Heroes!

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Happy Birthday!

Sunday, May 20th is the birthday of John Billingsley, Star Trek: Enterprise's Phlox, and Anthony Zerbe, Star Trek: Insurrection's Admiral Dougherty. Tuesday, May 22nd is the birthday of the late Paul Winfield, who played both Captain Terrell in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan and Captain Dathon in Star Trek: The Next Generation's "Darmok." And Wednesday, May 23rd is the birthday of Joan Collins, the original series' Edith Keeler from "The City on the Edge of Forever."

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