Recent Articles

Episode 355, “Sparcely concentrated”

| August 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Discord: http://discord.thisweekintrek.com

Twitch: http://twitch.tv/starmiketv

Review spreadsheet

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1zWUJXbg-ShYgZLfBWIqCih3G_DgFdujgkZsrDsFllxA/edit?usp=drive_web#gid=1

News

Discovery’s Spock to be played by Ethan Peck. (Gregory Peck’s grandson)

Ten Forward:

Chris on Twitter: Which are you more excited for: Discovery season 2 or the Picard series?

Read more on Episode 355, “Sparcely concentrated”…

Continue Reading

Episode 354, “Indiana Picard and the Kingdom of the Crystalline Entity”

| August 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Discord: http://discord.thisweekintrek.com

Twitch: http://twitch.tv/starmiketv

Review spreadsheet

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1zWUJXbg-ShYgZLfBWIqCih3G_DgFdujgkZsrDsFllxA/edit?usp=drive_web#gid=1

News

(clip 1:09) Patrick Stewart announcing the new show (massive applause edited out).

CBS wants Star Trek to be on year-round, not necessarily many shows at once.

Season 1 of DSC is available for preorder now & ships in November. $50.

DCS Makeup designer Glenn Ketrick says the Klingons will be revamped again, some with hair, because the different houses are all genetically different.

Paramount salary negotiations with Chrises Pine & Hemsworth break down.

Read more on Episode 354, “Indiana Picard and the Kingdom of the Crystalline Entity”…

Continue Reading

Episode 353, “Hole ‘o Deck”

| August 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Discord: http://discord.thisweekintrek.com

Twitch: http://twitch.tv/starmiketv

Review spreadsheet

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1zWUJXbg-ShYgZLfBWIqCih3G_DgFdujgkZsrDsFllxA/edit?usp=drive_web#gid=1

News

Something about a Picard series set 20 years after Nemesis?

Kelvin universe spawned 8 years after Nemesis, so whatever that means.

The Harry Mudd short will be directed by Rainn Wilson. Written by Rick & Morty writers!??

Jonathan Frakes was directing a DSC episode just this last week.

S2 will explore Spock’s formation & family.

Gold Bubble has a line of Star Trek themed dresses and has just added Wesley Crusher and Terran Empire versions.

Picard desk monitor $2500. Uh no. Backlit graphic, on/off.

Capt. Tilly in Star Trek Online

“What we left behind” DS9 doc to be released this year.

Lots of cast members posting on socmed. Back in my con days – that NEVER happened. Lots from Mary Chieffo, Rekha Sharma.

Read more on Episode 353, “Hole ‘o Deck”…

Continue Reading

Episode 352, “Pics or it didn’t happen”

| July 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

Discord: http://discord.thisweekintrek.com

Twitch: http://twitch.tv/starmiketv

Review spreadsheet

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1zWUJXbg-ShYgZLfBWIqCih3G_DgFdujgkZsrDsFllxA/edit?usp=drive_web#gid=1

News

Rumor: Michael Trucco cast as Spock. (special guest star with no role specified)

https://twitter.com/karterhol/status/1022628314740023296

S2 Early 2019.

Ten Forward:

Chris on Twitter: Getting rdy to mow my yard in the hot muggy 90 degree weather. Do u think by the 23rd century humans could have any control over Mother Nature?

Read more on Episode 352, “Pics or it didn’t happen”…

Continue Reading

Episode 351, “Friends! We have coupons!”

| July 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

Discord: http://discord.thisweekintrek.com

Twitch: http://twitch.tv/starmiketv

Review spreadsheet

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1zWUJXbg-ShYgZLfBWIqCih3G_DgFdujgkZsrDsFllxA/edit?usp=drive_web#gid=1

News

Discovery season 2 trailer is up!

Rebecca Romjin cast as Number One

S2 is about family (not exploration?)

We will see Spock

4 Mini-Trek shorts 10-15 minutes each. Will feature Tilly, Saru & Harry Mudd.

S2 starts in Jan.

Read more on Episode 351, “Friends! We have coupons!”…

Continue Reading

Episode 350, “Chunky Emmys”

| July 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Discord: http://discord.thisweekintrek.com

Twitch: http://twitch.tv/starmiketv

Review spreadsheet

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1zWUJXbg-ShYgZLfBWIqCih3G_DgFdujgkZsrDsFllxA/edit?usp=drive_web#gid=1

News

DSC nominated for Emmys in makeup & sound editing

Black Mirror Trek spoof got 7 noms

Jonathan Frakes directing another Orville episode.

Full DSC cast to be at STLV

Target to carry new 8” Mego figures including TOS Sulu

Saurian to be part of the DSC crew.

Read more on Episode 350, “Chunky Emmys”…

Continue Reading

Episode 349, “How do you marry an app?”

| July 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Discord: http://discord.thisweekintrek.com

Twitch: http://twitch.tv/starmiketv

Review spreadsheet

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1zWUJXbg-ShYgZLfBWIqCih3G_DgFdujgkZsrDsFllxA/edit?usp=drive_web#gid=1

News

Remembering Leonard Nimoy documentary released on DVD

The DS9 documentary is now in post production. “What We Left Behind”. There will be HD footage.

Read more on Episode 349, “How do you marry an app?”…

Continue Reading

Episode 348, “The Worf Place”

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Discord: http://discord.thisweekintrek.com

Twitch: http://twitch.tv/starmiketv

Review spreadsheet

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1zWUJXbg-ShYgZLfBWIqCih3G_DgFdujgkZsrDsFllxA/edit?usp=drive_web#gid=1

News

Harlan Ellison: “For a brief time I was here, and for a brief time, I mattered.”—HE, 1934-2018. 6/28

Star Trek Discovery, Sonequa Martin-Green Win Saturn Awards. http://www.startrek.com/article/discovery-martin-green-win-saturn-awards

The president of Bell Media recently purchased Pinewood Studios where Discovery is produced. May start offering tours. CBS would have to agree.

Kirk & Picard 7″ figures from McFarlane Toys delayed from June to Sept. bit.ly/2t81n4W

Read more on Episode 348, “The Worf Place”…

Continue Reading

Episode 347, “O’Brien is not Fonzie”

| June 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Discord: http://discord.thisweekintrek.com

Twitch: http://twitch.tv/starmiketv

Review spreadsheet

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1zWUJXbg-ShYgZLfBWIqCih3G_DgFdujgkZsrDsFllxA/edit?usp=drive_web#gid=1

News

Alex Kurtzman signed for 5 year mission to create “new series, mini-series and other content opportunities, including animation, as well as give CBS Television Studios exclusive rights to produce all television content created and developed by Kurtzman and his Secret Hideout production banner.”

Star Trek TAS / Transformers crossover comic from IDW coming in Sept.

Golden Books style TOS books coming in 2018/2019. bit.ly/2M3yeis

Star Trek Cruise 3: 1.4.19 – 1.10.19, m/s Norwegian Jade

Miami, Great Stirrup Cay, Grand Cayman, Jamaica. $2000-$3400

Go Trek Yourself

Read more on Episode 347, “O’Brien is not Fonzie”…

Continue Reading

Episode 346, “Paintingbabble”

| June 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Discord: http://discord.thisweekintrek.com

Twitch: http://twitch.tv/starmiketv

News

Bad tempers / personality conflicts lead to firing showrunners Gretchen Berg and Aaron Harberts. Akiva Goldsman quit. Alex Kurtzman is lone show runner. They still have 14 producers.

Movie “Please Stand By” is now on Hulu. IMDB: A young autistic woman runs away from her caregiver in an attempt to submit her manuscript to a “Star Trek” writing competition.

Star Trek: The Motion Picture Poster Is Getting A Limited Edition Release trekne.ws/2JAMTF5 pic.twitter.com/Ud0nnPE8Al

Anovos phaser rifle: $1500

Star Trek Poster Books

Read more on Episode 346, “Paintingbabble”…

Continue Reading