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By Michelle
March 8, 2004 - 9:38 PM

  • TV Week has reported that EchoStar Communications' DISH Network will stop carrying signals from 15 CBS stations at midnight tonight if the satellite company and Viacom can't resolve a legal dispute. If the Viacom networks carried by EchoStar go dark, UPN, MTV, VH1, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon would all be affected. Thanks to Craig.

  • The Mad Duck Equity Co-op is currently running a gender-shifted production of Shakespeare's The Tempest starring Gwynyth Walsh (B'Etor) as Prospero. The play runs from March 3rd to 20th at the Jericho Arts Centre. Click here for more information. Thanks to Jack Paterson.

  • Several people have written in to say that Patrick Stewart is doing voiceovers in advertising for the cholesterol-lowering drug Crestor.

  • Television Without Pity has reviewed "Azati Prime."

  • TrekWeb has a review of former Trek scribe Bryan Fuller's new show, Wonderfalls.

  • Another former Trek writer, Ron Moore, reiterated in a new interview at Galactica2003 that he hopes to avoid previous sci-fi cliches.

  • Cingular is offering Star Trek Nemesis as a downloadable game in the "Arcade" section of "Downloadable Games" on their web site. Thanks to Kerry.

  • Academy Award winner Louise Fletcher (Kai Winn) will make a rare convention appearance at Grand Slam 12 in Los Angeles on Friday, March 26th. Information is available from Creation Entertainment.

  • Sciscoop has an interview with Trek novelist Alan Dean Foster.

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