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Los Angeles Times
'Star Trek' at 50: How the TV series inspired a boy to become a scientistknowledge was more important than military power. Rand researcher Harvey Lynn
'Star Trek' at 50: How the TV series inspired a boy to become a scientist
Los Angeles Times / Posted 15 hours ago
knowledge was more important than military power. Rand researcher Harvey Lynn had served as a consultant to series creator Gene Roddenberry, brainstorming technical issues and contributing insights that helped shape such “Star Trek” signatures as... Read more
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iol.co.za
4 stars: ‘Star Trek and Beyond’ reviewobvious area of its muscular action set-pieces. The script injects a welcome st
4 stars: ‘Star Trek and Beyond’ review
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
obvious area of its muscular action set-pieces. The script injects a welcome strain of humour that’s true to the original Gene Roddenberry creation, delivering nostalgia without stiff veneration. Whether it will satisfy rabid Trekkers remains to... Read more
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KECI Missoula
August 19setting a career hits record that stood until Pete Rose passed him on Sept. 11,
August 19
KECI Missoula / Posted 7 days ago
setting a career hits record that stood until Pete Rose passed him on Sept. 11, 1985. 1921: TV screenwriter and producer Gene Roddenberry, best known as the creator of "Star Trek," is born in El Paso, Texas. He's seen here (third from right) in... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
August 19setting a career hits record that stood until Pete Rose passed him on Sept. 11,
August 19
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 7 days ago
setting a career hits record that stood until Pete Rose passed him on Sept. 11, 1985. 1921: TV screenwriter and producer Gene Roddenberry, best known as the creator of "Star Trek," is born in El Paso, Texas. He's seen here (third from right) in... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
August 19setting a career hits record that stood until Pete Rose passed him on Sept. 11,
August 19
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 7 days ago
setting a career hits record that stood until Pete Rose passed him on Sept. 11, 1985. 1921: TV screenwriter and producer Gene Roddenberry, best known as the creator of "Star Trek," is born in El Paso, Texas. He's seen here (third from right) in... Read more
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Mashable
Smithsonian sets 3 days of 'Star Trek' 50 year celebration awesomenesstolerance, and respect for all life forms," said Rod Roddenberry in a statement
Smithsonian sets 3 days of 'Star Trek' 50 year celebration awesomeness
Mashable / Posted 8 days ago
tolerance, and respect for all life forms," said Rod Roddenberry in a statement. Roddenberry is the son of show creator Gene Roddenberry and chairman of the Roddenberry Foundation, which is sponsoring the event. Roddenberry is also expected to... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
The bizarre things we've launched into space (and why)figurine by Belgian artist Paul Van Hoeydonk, was used to honor the loss of lif
The bizarre things we've launched into space (and why)
Houston Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
figurine by Belgian artist Paul Van Hoeydonk, was used to honor the loss of life that it took to put humans on the moon. Gene Roddenberry, the creator of Star Trek, had his ashes flown on the Space Shuttle Columbia. Other times, it is used to... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
'Star Trek Beyond' cast greeted in South Korea by fanswhich just always leave me completely breathless, even though I've seen them be
'Star Trek Beyond' cast greeted in South Korea by fans
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
which just always leave me completely breathless, even though I've seen them before," Pegg said. "Star Trek," created by Gene Roddenberry in 1966, was the first mainstream U.S. television series with a racially diverse cast, and spawned several... Read more
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New York Post
‘Star Trek’s new lead is a woman, like its best captain everpause and said, “Being a starship captain — is a job for a woman.” Nor did a ba
‘Star Trek’s new lead is a woman, like its best captain ever
New York Post / Posted 15 days ago
pause and said, “Being a starship captain — is a job for a woman.” Nor did a battle of the sexes wage in the 24th century. Gene Roddenberry, the ingenious creator of “Star Trek,” believed that in the future society would move beyond such pettiness.... Read more
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New York Magazine
To Do: August 10�August 24, 2016starting with the Harlan Ellison–scripted “The City on the Edge of Forever”; it
To Do: August 10�August 24, 2016
New York Magazine / Posted 15 days ago
starting with the Harlan Ellison–scripted “The City on the Edge of Forever”; it’s the closest thing to a tearjerker that Gene Roddenberry & Co. ever devised. —M.Z.S. Pop19. See The My2K TourEverybody screeeeam! Children of the late ’90s/early... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Star Trek Discovery will have a female lead and more new infoto add some openly gay characters and further the inclusive and optimistic idea
Star Trek Discovery will have a female lead and more new info
Irish Examiner / Posted 15 days ago
to add some openly gay characters and further the inclusive and optimistic idea of the future which was first introduced by Gene Roddenberry. Given that most of the series will air on a streaming service, there's also a chance this might be a... Read more
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/Film
The Star Trek Discovery Captain Will Be a Womanfrom the across the Trek universe about politics, the state of the human race,
The Star Trek Discovery Captain Will Be a Woman
/Film / Posted 16 days ago
from the across the Trek universe about politics, the state of the human race, and the optimistic, progressive landscape Gene Roddenberry created with the original series. That’s the Bryan Fuller way – there was no way he was going to stick... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Iowa Star Trek Museum Planning Bronze Statue of James T. Kirkoriginal Star Trek book said that Kirk was born in a small town in Iowa, so Riv
Iowa Star Trek Museum Planning Bronze Statue of James T. Kirk
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 16 days ago
original Star Trek book said that Kirk was born in a small town in Iowa, so Riverside applied to the show’s creator, Gene Roddenberry, and was accepted as the official site. In 2008 Riverside opened the Voyage Home, a museum for fans of the... Read more
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CBS News
​Could the moon be America's next economic frontier?has been providing space memorials since the late 1990s. Its Founder's Flight
​Could the moon be America's next economic frontier?
CBS News / Posted 16 days ago
has been providing space memorials since the late 1990s. Its Founder's Flight sent the ashes of "Star Trek" creator Gene Roddenberry and psychologist (and space proponent) Timothy Leary into orbit. Yet so far, only one person's ashes have... Read more
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CNET
George Takei calls 'Star Trek Beyond' gay Sulu scene 'a whisper'the 50th anniversary Star Trek convention. Takei recalled on Friday a private
George Takei calls 'Star Trek Beyond' gay Sulu scene 'a whisper'
CNET / Posted 21 days ago
the 50th anniversary Star Trek convention. Takei recalled on Friday a private conversation he had with Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry. Roddenberry told him he was supportive of equality, but that his hands were tied as far as bringing up... Read more
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CNET
George Takei calls 'Star Trek Beyond' gay Sulu scene 'a whisper'Star Trek convention in Las Vegas. Takei recalled on Friday a private conversa
George Takei calls 'Star Trek Beyond' gay Sulu scene 'a whisper'
CNET / Posted 21 days ago
Star Trek convention in Las Vegas. Takei recalled on Friday a private conversation he had with Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry. Roddenberry told him he was supportive of equality, but that his hands were tied as far as bringing up... Read more
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CNET
Whoopi Goldberg shares 'Next Gen' secrets at her first Star Trek conventionmade an impression on her. "You could see black people on television, but you n
Whoopi Goldberg shares 'Next Gen' secrets at her first Star Trek convention
CNET / Posted 21 days ago
made an impression on her. "You could see black people on television, but you never saw black people in the future until Gene Roddenberry put a beautiful black woman on that show. And not just a beautiful black woman, but a beautiful black woman... Read more
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The Mercury News
'Star Trek' meets Mozart at Festival Operaopening of "Star Trek Beyond," the latest film in the "Star Trek" franchise. It
'Star Trek' meets Mozart at Festival Opera
The Mercury News / Posted 25 days ago
opening of "Star Trek Beyond," the latest film in the "Star Trek" franchise. It marks the 50th anniversary of the original Gene Roddenberry TV series. And, perhaps most importantly, it celebrates Festival Opera's 25th anniversary. As company... Read more
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Boston Herald
Booting Up: Put science back into sci-fi treksfranchise, that investment would pay as it did for every “Star Trek” series tha
Booting Up: Put science back into sci-fi treks
Boston Herald / Posted 25 days ago
franchise, that investment would pay as it did for every “Star Trek” series that stayed true to the vision of creator Gene Roddenberry. Ironically, there’s never been a better time for the entertainment industry to explore future technology... Read more
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The Oakdale Leader
Life lessons keep coming from Star Trek after 50 yearsbase. "Every episode has a lesson to it," Marinaccio said in a recent phone in
Life lessons keep coming from Star Trek after 50 years
The Oakdale Leader / Posted 26 days ago
base. "Every episode has a lesson to it," Marinaccio said in a recent phone interview. The original series, created by Gene Roddenberry, started in 1966. When it was canceled in 1969 after three seasons, fans continued to call for the show’s... Read more
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Mashable
This ultimate 'Star Trek' history holds clues for the next show*Raises eyebrow* Fascinating. Here's a small sample of what stood out for me i
This ultimate 'Star Trek' history holds clues for the next show
Mashable / Posted 27 days ago
*Raises eyebrow* Fascinating. Here's a small sample of what stood out for me in the first volume: — Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry was so offended by the constant feuding of the series' two main stars, William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy,... Read more
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Variety
Gary Gygax Estate Partners With ‘Transformers’ Producer Tom DeSantoto find a home for at least one by year’s end. “Gary Gygax is one of those nam
Gary Gygax Estate Partners With ‘Transformers’ Producer Tom DeSanto
Variety / Posted 30 days ago
to find a home for at least one by year’s end. “Gary Gygax is one of those names that belongs alongside George Lucas and Gene Roddenberry as storytellers whose influence reached around the globe and through generations,” he said. “I’m excited to... Read more
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Popular Science Australia
'Star Trek: Beyond' Is A War Story In A Universe Without Warcivilizations in one utopian structure, and from the start features those alien
'Star Trek: Beyond' Is A War Story In A Universe Without War
Popular Science Australia / Posted 1 months ago
civilizations in one utopian structure, and from the start features those aliens working alongside humans. Series creator Gene Roddenberry never imagined humans would get to this explicitly utopian future without some great calamity between the... Read more
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Reality TV World
'Star Trek Discovery': New starship takes flight in new teaser for seriesstation as it blasts off into space. Set to be executive produced by Rod Rodde
'Star Trek Discovery': New starship takes flight in new teaser for series
Reality TV World / Posted 1 months ago
station as it blasts off into space. Set to be executive produced by Rod Roddenberry, the son of "Star Trek" creator Gene Roddenberry, along with Alex Kurtzman, Heather Kadin and showrunner Bryan Fuller, "Star Trek: Discovery" will begin... Read more
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Reality TV World
'Star Trek Discovery': New starship takes flight in new teaser for seriesdocking station as it blasts off into space. Set to be executive produced by R
'Star Trek Discovery': New starship takes flight in new teaser for series
Reality TV World / Posted 1 months ago
docking station as it blasts off into space. Set to be executive produced by Rod Roddenberry, the son of Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry, along with Alex Kurtzman, Heather Kadin and showrunner Bryan Fuller, Star Trek: Discovery will begin... Read more
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/Film
Star Trek Beyond Spoiler Review: This is the Most Positive Blockbuster of 2016is inherently silly. Star Trek isn’t so easily identifiable as a single thing.
Star Trek Beyond Spoiler Review: This is the Most Positive Blockbuster of 2016
/Film / Posted 1 months ago
is inherently silly. Star Trek isn’t so easily identifiable as a single thing. It’s too big for that. Even creator Gene Roddenberry couldn’t make up his mind and his original “wagon train to the stars” pitch evolved over the years,... Read more
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International Business Times
Star Trek TV reboot teaser and plot details: Showrunner Bryan Fuller reveals the USS Discovery of our species, because it seems right now we as a species need a little help.
Star Trek TV reboot teaser and plot details: Showrunner Bryan Fuller reveals the USS Discovery
International Business Times / Posted 1 months ago
of our species, because it seems right now we as a species need a little help. There's nothing like the guiding light that Gene Roddenberry hung high in the sky," he added, clarifying that the TV show would not follow the same timeline as the JJ... Read more
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Herald Sun
Title and ship for new Star Trek seriesshow coming to the CBS All Access streaming video service will draw upon the op
Title and ship for new Star Trek series
Herald Sun / Posted 1 months ago
show coming to the CBS All Access streaming video service will draw upon the optimistic tone established by Trek creator Gene Roddenberry. "We have to celebrate a progression of our species," Fuller told 6500 fans gathered inside the San Diego... Read more
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Weekly Times
Title and ship for new Star Trek seriesshow coming to the CBS All Access streaming video service will draw upon the op
Title and ship for new Star Trek series
Weekly Times / Posted 1 months ago
show coming to the CBS All Access streaming video service will draw upon the optimistic tone established by Trek creator Gene Roddenberry. "We have to celebrate a progression of our species," Fuller told 6500 fans gathered inside the San Diego... Read more
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News.com.au
Title and ship for new Star Trek seriesshow coming to the CBS All Access streaming video service will draw upon the op
Title and ship for new Star Trek series
News.com.au / Posted 1 months ago
show coming to the CBS All Access streaming video service will draw upon the optimistic tone established by Trek creator Gene Roddenberry. "We have to celebrate a progression of our species," Fuller told 6500 fans gathered inside the San Diego... Read more
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Perth Now
Title and ship for new Star Trek seriesshow coming to the CBS All Access streaming video service will draw upon the op
Title and ship for new Star Trek series
Perth Now / Posted 1 months ago
show coming to the CBS All Access streaming video service will draw upon the optimistic tone established by Trek creator Gene Roddenberry. "We have to celebrate a progression of our species," Fuller told 6500 fans gathered inside the San Diego... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Next chapter of Star Trek teased at comic-conshow coming to the CBS All Access streaming video service will draw upon the op
Next chapter of Star Trek teased at comic-con
Sky News Australia / Posted 1 months ago
show coming to the CBS All Access streaming video service will draw upon the optimistic tone established by Trek creator Gene Roddenberry. 'We have to celebrate a progression of our species,' Fuller told 6500 fans gathered inside the San Diego... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Title and ship for new Star Trek seriesshow coming to the CBS All Access streaming video service will draw upon the op
Title and ship for new Star Trek series
Adelaide Now / Posted 1 months ago
show coming to the CBS All Access streaming video service will draw upon the optimistic tone established by Trek creator Gene Roddenberry. "We have to celebrate a progression of our species," Fuller told 6500 fans gathered inside the San Diego... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
A title, ship for new 'Star Trek' series: 'Discovery'show coming to the CBS All Access streaming video service will draw upon the op
A title, ship for new 'Star Trek' series: 'Discovery'
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
show coming to the CBS All Access streaming video service will draw upon the optimistic tone established by "Trek" creator Gene Roddenberry. "We have to celebrate a progression of our species," Fuller told 6,500 fans gathered inside the San Diego... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Comments of the Week #119: From Time and Space to Star Trek Techsay about the book, which you can check out at Amazon here. But that fact is no
Comments of the Week #119: From Time and Space to Star Trek Tech
ScienceBlogs / Posted 1 months ago
say about the book, which you can check out at Amazon here. But that fact is not a case of “Kaku says” but rather a case of Gene Roddenberry himself (along with Stephen Whitfield) writing it in their book, “The Making Of Star Trek.” According to... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Title and ship for new Star Trek seriesshow coming to the CBS All Access streaming video service will draw upon the op
Title and ship for new Star Trek series
The Courier Mail / Posted 1 months ago
show coming to the CBS All Access streaming video service will draw upon the optimistic tone established by Trek creator Gene Roddenberry. "We have to celebrate a progression of our species," Fuller told 6500 fans gathered inside the San Diego... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Cho's kiss with onscreen husband cutTV and in the early Star Trek movies, insisting the decision to make USS Enterp
Cho's kiss with onscreen husband cut
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 1 months ago
TV and in the early Star Trek movies, insisting the decision to make USS Enterprise's third officer gay is not what creator Gene Roddenberry would have wanted. Despite defence from both Cho and co-star/writer Simon Pegg, who wrote in the backstory... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
A title and ship for new ‘Star Trek’ series: ‘Discovery’show coming to the CBS All Access streaming video service will draw upon the op
A title and ship for new ‘Star Trek’ series: ‘Discovery’
WWLP Springfield / Posted 1 months ago
show coming to the CBS All Access streaming video service will draw upon the optimistic tone established by “Trek” creator Gene Roddenberry. “We have to celebrate a progression of our species,” Fuller told 6,500 fans gathered inside the San Diego... Read more
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Orange County Register
The 50-year mission: Why ‘Star Trek’ still resonatesTrek: Deep Space Nine,” said he couldn’t explain the show’s longevity and reach
The 50-year mission: Why ‘Star Trek’ still resonates
Orange County Register / Posted 1 months ago
Trek: Deep Space Nine,” said he couldn’t explain the show’s longevity and reach. “It was really great television, (creator Gene Roddenberry) knew how to do that, but the influence is mind-boggling,” he said. And that influence has stretched into... Read more
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Variety
Where (And How Boldly) Should the ‘Star Trek’ Series Go From Here?(or light speed, or whatever we’ll be calling it in ten years) was, to a degree
Where (And How Boldly) Should the ‘Star Trek’ Series Go From Here?
Variety / Posted 1 months ago
(or light speed, or whatever we’ll be calling it in ten years) was, to a degree, a knockoff of the gospel according to Gene Roddenberry. As long as William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, and company were starring in them, the original wave of “Trek”... Read more
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Daily Mail
Star Trek's William Shatner attends 50th anniversary Comic-Con panelof Star Trek,' he said, 'To continue to be progressive, push boundaries and con
Star Trek's William Shatner attends 50th anniversary Comic-Con panel
Daily Mail / Posted 1 months ago
of Star Trek,' he said, 'To continue to be progressive, push boundaries and continue telling stories in the legacy that Gene Roddenberry promised, which is giving us hope for a future.' Really pushing that point home, Fuller asked fans to hold... Read more
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The Hindu
A title and ship for new 'Star Trek' seriesshow coming to the CBS All Access streaming video service will draw upon the op
A title and ship for new 'Star Trek' series
The Hindu / Posted 1 months ago
show coming to the CBS All Access streaming video service will draw upon the optimistic tone established by Trek creator Gene Roddenberry. “We have to celebrate a progression of our species,” Fuller told 6,500 fans gathered inside the San Diego... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
William Shatner, Brent Spiner and more celebrate the legacy of 'Star Trek' during 50th anniversary panel at Comic-Conball, but all of the actors spoke fondly of their time on their respective show
William Shatner, Brent Spiner and more celebrate the legacy of 'Star Trek' during 50th anniversary panel at Comic-Con
Los Angeles Times / Posted 1 months ago
ball, but all of the actors spoke fondly of their time on their respective shows and living in the “Trek” world created by Gene Roddenberry. Moderator by Bryan Fuller, executive producer of the upcoming series “Star Trek: Discovery” coming to CBS... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
William Shatner, Brent Spiner and more celebrate the legacy of 'Star Trek' during 50th anniversary panelquestion emerged. To which Shatner retorted, “I can’t imagine that either.” Sh
William Shatner, Brent Spiner and more celebrate the legacy of 'Star Trek' during 50th anniversary panel
Los Angeles Times / Posted 1 months ago
question emerged. To which Shatner retorted, “I can’t imagine that either.” Shatner was the belle of the ball, but all of the actors spoke fondly of their time on their respective shows and living in the “Trek” world created by Gene Rodd... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
A title and ship for new ‘Star Trek’ series: ‘Discovery’show coming to the CBS All Access streaming video service will draw upon the op
A title and ship for new ‘Star Trek’ series: ‘Discovery’
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 1 months ago
show coming to the CBS All Access streaming video service will draw upon the optimistic tone established by “Trek” creator Gene Roddenberry. “We have to celebrate a progression of our species,” Fuller told 6,500 fans gathered inside the San Diego... Read more
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CNET
Star Trek's William Shatner on Leonard Nimoy: 'He was my brother'on Wednesday, were also there. They included Bryan Fuller, Heather Kadin and Ro
Star Trek's William Shatner on Leonard Nimoy: 'He was my brother'
CNET / Posted 1 months ago
on Wednesday, were also there. They included Bryan Fuller, Heather Kadin and Rod Roddenberry, son of Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry. And the name of the upcoming Trek TV series, which is due in 2017 from CBS, was revealed too: "Star Trek:... Read more
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The Washington Times
‘Star Trek: Discovery’: A title and ship for new seriesshow coming to the CBS All Access streaming video service will draw upon the op
‘Star Trek: Discovery’: A title and ship for new series
The Washington Times / Posted 1 months ago
show coming to the CBS All Access streaming video service will draw upon the optimistic tone established by “Trek” creator Gene Roddenberry. “We have to celebrate a progression of our species,” Fuller told 6,500 fans gathered inside the San Diego... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Next chapter for ‘Star Trek’ series: ‘Discovery’show coming to the CBS All Access streaming video service will draw upon the op
Next chapter for ‘Star Trek’ series: ‘Discovery’
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 1 months ago
show coming to the CBS All Access streaming video service will draw upon the optimistic tone established by “Trek” creator Gene Roddenberry. “We have to celebrate a progression of our species,” Fuller told 6,500 fans gathered inside the San Diego... Read more
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CTV News
'Star Trek' unveils new starship and series title: 'Discovery'show coming to the CBS All Access streaming video service will draw upon the op
'Star Trek' unveils new starship and series title: 'Discovery'
CTV News / Posted 1 months ago
show coming to the CBS All Access streaming video service will draw upon the optimistic tone established by "Trek" creator Gene Roddenberry. "We have to celebrate a progression of our species," Fuller told 6,500 fans gathered inside the San Diego... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
A title and ship for new 'Star Trek' series: 'Discovery'show coming to the CBS All Access streaming video service will draw upon the op
A title and ship for new 'Star Trek' series: 'Discovery'
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 1 months ago
show coming to the CBS All Access streaming video service will draw upon the optimistic tone established by "Trek" creator Gene Roddenberry. "We have to celebrate a progression of our species," Fuller told 6,500 fans gathered inside the San Diego... Read more
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