News Bullets

By Caillan
October 18, 2003 - 11:57 AM

  • StarTrek.com reported William Shatner (James T. Kirk) will serve as a presenter at the Country Music Awards in Nashville on November 5.

  • Noel Hoston at the Salt Lake Tribune has praised Frasier's creative rebirth this season, drawing attention to Patrick Stewart's (Jean-Luc Picard) guest appearance as a gay opera director.

  • UPN has picked up two of its freshman comedies, All of Us and Eve, for a full season, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Both sitcoms have proved to be ratings winners for the network, with All of Us currently holding the title of UPN's highest-rated series for the 2003-2004 season.

  • NBC has placed its Friday-night police drama Boomtown on hiatus only two episodes into its second season, according to the Futon Critic. Episode three, entitled "Wannabe", features a guest appearance by Anthony Montgomery (Travis Mayweather), but it is not known when or if the episode will be aired.

  • Scans of a Starburst interview with Anthony Montgomery published in August are now up at the actor's official web site.

  • TV Zone special issue #53 features an interview with Scott Bakula (Jonathan Archer) and a look at returning fall series, including Enterprise.

  • Voyager actress Jeri Ryan's (Seven of Nine) ex-husband, Jack Ryan, is hoping to secure the Republican nomination for a seat in the United States senate, the Daily Herald reported. Mr. Ryan, who is campaigning on a family values platform, has come under fire for a graphic independent movie, Men Cry Bullets, which starred the Seven of Nine actress. Read more at this page.

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