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By Caillan
December 7, 2001 - 1:49 PM

  • Zap2It reported that Danielle Green, who as UPN's vice president of current programming oversaw the launch of Enterprise, has been promoted to vice president of comedy and alternative development.

  • Over at Star Trek Hypertext, Jamahl Epsicokhan has posted his review of Enterprise's 'Fortunate Son.' Here's an extract from Jammer's analysis:

    'Fortunate Son' is the first episode of Enterprise that really seems to break free of the past decade of Trek and take us in a fresh-feeling direction. It takes full advantage of this show's central concept of fledgling space travel and gives us some crucial information about non-Starfleet cargo-runner humans in space.

    The episode was awarded a score of 3.5 out of 4 in the full review.

  • According to RanDoM Flight, Robert Duncan McNeill's (Tom Paris) episode of The Outer Limits will be broadcast by the Sci-Fi Channel on January 11 2002 at 10:00pm Eastern Time. The full report can be found here.

  • The January 2002 edition of Star Trek: The Magazine, on newsstands now, features interviews with Scott Bakula (Jonathan Archer), Enterprise co-creator Brannon Braga and Vaughn Armstrong (Admiral Forrest). Thanks to Bakula News for this!

  • Inside Enterprise is running a trivia contest in which the prize is a VHS copy of 'Mind Meld.'

  • 'YASA' at TrekPages has posted his 'bi-polar' review of 'Cold Front,' calling it "a fun, entertaining episode that sets up much future goodness." In the full review, the episode was awarded a score of +84 on a scale running from -100 to +100.

  • Stars of Enterprise and Buffy The Vampire Slayer will film holiday greetings for U.S. troops serving overseas, according to this Reuters article. Thanks to Jose Gonzalez for this!

  • The second of William Shatner's (James T. Kirk) Iron Chef USA specials will air on December 26 on UPN. Further details can be found here. Thanks to 'BORG' for sending this in!

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