The Captains Close-Up


On May 16 at 8 PM, EPIX will allow viewers to “get up close and personal with all of your favorite Star Trek captains” in a new exclusive series, and TrekToday U.S. readers can enter to win a poster!

The series, The Captains Close-Up, features interviews conducted by William Shatner, and includes former Star Trek captains Avery Brooks, Kate Mulgrew, Patrick Stewart, and Scott Bakula.

The special series begins May 16 with a special close-up interview with Shatner himself.

To celebrate the debut of The Captains Close-Up, EPIX is offering U.S. TrekToday readers “the opportunity to win a limited-edition poster with a hologram effect (seen to the left; click thumbnail to enlarge) for the EPIX original documentary The Captains, which is available on EPIX, and is the precursor to The Captains Close-Up. Readers can dive into the world of The Captains and go even deeper with EPIX’s series of close-up interviews, which are listed below. All of the films are available on EPIX and can be watched via a free trial if the reader does not already have a subscription to EPIX through their cable provider. To access the free trial, readers can visit the: EPIX Free Trial site.

In addition to the limited-edition poster, ten regular The Captains posters will also be given away to lucky U.S. TrekToday readers. Simply comment after the article, making sure that you include a valid email address. Winners will be notified by the end of the week.

Below is the list of interviews to be showcased on EPIX starting at 8pm ET on May 16, 2013.

To watch the EPIX Original Documentary “The Captains,” produced and directed by William Shatner, head to the link located here. It is available at any time on

Source: EPIX Press Release

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