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Beverly Crusher (Gates McFadden) from The Next Generation talking about a doctor taking command chair, Captain Philippa Georgiou (Michelle Yeoh) using the Shenzou as a "last line of defense against the Klingons, Counselor Deanna Troi (Marina Sirtis) from TNG struggling through the Kobayashi Maru bridge exam, Majel Barrett-Roddenberry's original role as Una Chin-Riley in The[...]
Star Trek: SNW’s Anson Mount Wishes LeVar Burton a Happy 67th Birthday
From one Star Trek captain to a commodore, Strange New Worlds star Anson Mount showed The Next Generation and Picard star LeVar Burton birthday wishes, writing on social media, "My Dear [LeVar Burton], While today's compliments about your character, charm, work ethic, empathy, and your good looks are all true, never forget that you are[...]
Disney Does Doctor Who, Star Trek X-Over & More: BCTV Daily Dispatch
Making the BCTV Daily Dispatch menu board today? SAG-AFTRA, NBC's Saturday Night Live, AEW/WWE, Marvel Studios' The Marvels, Paramount+'s Frasier, Adult Swim's Rick and Morty, BBC's Doctor Who, Netflix's The Crown, Netflix's Scott Pilgrim Takes Off, FX's Fargo, Netflix's The Fall of the House of Usher, Star Trek: The Next Generation/Deep Space Nine, and more! Images/Screencaps: FX Networks, Netflix, BBC, Paramount Global, SNL, Adult[...]
Star Trek: Picard: Wil Wheaton on Not Joining TNG Cast for Season 3
The last time we looked at the topic of Wil Wheaton's ("The Next Generation," The Ready Room podcast) Wesley Crusher, Star Trek: Picard showrunner & executive producer Terry Matalas explained why it was "tricky" to have Wesley take a break from traveling across time, space & realities with the Travelers to check in with his mom,[...]
Star Trek Residuals "Kept Me Afloat For Two Decades": Wil Wheaton
As far as the "Star Trek" universe, the entertainment industry, and Life in general go, Wil Wheaton's (Star Trek: The Next Generation; host, The Ready Room) story is definitely a survivor's tale The actor and podcast host has been open in the past about the abuse he suffered as a child actor and how he[...]
Star Trek: Lower Decks: Why Reginald Barclay Is Perfect for Season 4
Executive producer and showrunner Terry Matalas made it abundantly clear how much of a love letter it is to Star Trek's past, particularly The Next Generation, since it features the reunion of the cast He even made room for some fan favorites with ties to TNG and Voyager since Jeri Ryan was originally a cast[...]
Star Trek Featurette Features Franchise’s Biggest Time Travel Episodes
The next one featured is The Next Generation episode "Yesterday's Enterprise," which sees the Enterprise-C travel through a time rift escaping certain death to an alternate reality that finds the Federation still at war with the Klingons in a losing effort where their humanitarian principles conflict with the need to preserve a timeline only Guinan[...]
Star Trek: Picard Showrunner Addresses Status of Jean-Luc's Love Life
If there was a lingering plot hole that wasn't resolved by the finale of Star Trek: Picard and one that's probably annoyed some fans over the years since The Next Generation is where things stand between the on-and-off again relationship of Beverly Crusher (Gates McFadden and Jean-Luc Picard (Patrick Stewart), especially with the latter discovering[...]
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In addition, it seems only fitting for the person who helped remind us of just how badass "The Next Generation" crew is to share his favorite episodes from the classic run. Photo Credit: Trae Patton/Paramount+ ©2021 Viacom, International Inc All Rights Reserved. A "Star Trek: Legacy" Tease: While we know that it's strictly hypothetical at this point,[...]
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During a Reddit AMA this past week, Matalas was asked what's up with one of those beloved characters – Miles O'Brien (Colm Meaney), the oft-suffering transporter chief of the USS Enterprise-D ("The Next Generation") and chief of operations on "Deep Space Nine." By the time the final credits rolled on "Deep Space Nine," we learned[...]
Star Trek: Picard "The Last Generation" Finale, BTS Images Released
And following the images, we have a look at the newest episode of the Wil Wheaton (Star Trek: The Next Generation)-hosted The Ready Room and a look ahead to the future of the franchise (to June 2023, to be specific): Photo Credit: Trae Patton/Paramount+ ©2021 Viacom, International Inc All Rights Reserved. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top:[...]
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One source to help make sense of it all is Wil Wheaton (Star Trek: The Next Generation) and Paramount+'s The Ready Room podcast – but that won't hit until this Saturday, April 22nd Why? Because Wheaton and the team want to make sure that as many fans as possible have a chance to check it out before[...]
Star Trek: Picard Portrait Images Honor "The Next Generation" & More
All Rights Reserved. Star Trek: Picard Series Finale "The Last Generation" Preview Over the weekend, Wil Wheaton (Star Trek: The Next Generation) and The Ready Room offered viewers their first look at the beginning of the end In the series finale "The Last Generation" (written & directed by series showrunner & executive producer Terry Matalas), Jean-Luc (Stewart) & his[...]
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And here is where we could revisit characters & storylines from "Deep Space Nine," "The Next Generation," "Voyager," and other series to see how things have turned out – and how they could still potentially threaten the 25th Century Fans would have a chance to catch up on some of their favorites while returning actors[...]
Star Trek: Picard Showrunner on Riker/Troi/Worf Reunion, Vadic Story
With the constraints of a 10-episode season and having shot seasons two and three back-to-back, production churned out as much as they could give the time they were given, and that meant trying to fit as much as they could with The Next Generation crew as possible Showrunner Terry Matalas was going to maximize as[...]
Star Trek: The Next Generation – How Lore Was Originally Different
If you had a chance to check out yesterday's post, then you know that Star Trek: The Next Generation star Brent Spiner (Data or many more) is Michael Rosenbaum's (Smallville, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) guest on this week's episode of the Inside of You podcast Previously, we checked in on Spiner & Rosenbaum discussing[...]
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Even with a preview for Paramount+'s Sir Patrick Stewart-starring Star Trek: Picard  S03E07 "Dominion" already out among the stars, fans are still talking about this week's episode, "The Bounty." Specifically, the return of LeVar Burton's Commodore Geordi La Forge and his reunion with some of his "The Next Generation" crew mates But just in case[...]
Star Trek: Picard Season 3 Ep. 7 "Dominion" Preview
As for the preview that kicks in at around the 32:35 mark? Well, we're going to throw on the "MAJOR SPOILERS AHEAD!" sign and throw down an image spoiler buffer, just in case… Image: Paramount+ Screencap In the following clip, we get a glimpse at who it is that Vadic (Amanda Plummer) fears as it makes it[...]
Star Trek: Picard Releases New Season 3 Trailer, S03E02 Preview Images
Following that, we have a look back at what you need to know about the final season of Star Trek: Picard: What You Need to Know About Star Trek: Picard Season 3 For a look ahead at what's to come, as well as the road we took to get here, check out the following featurettes for Star[...]
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With the third and final season of Paramount+'s Star Trek: Picard officially underway, fans of "The Next Generation" cast & storylines are eagerly awaiting what's in store as the season hit the ground running And with this final season also feeling like an unofficial final season of TNG, it's only fitting that The View host[...]
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Okay, as much as we've enjoyed what's been released preview-wise for the third & final season of Paramount+'s Sir Patrick Stewart-starring Star Trek: Picard? If you are someone like us who needs to do a little catching up when it comes to what's been going on with the "The Next Generation" cast, the Star Trek Logs[...]
Star Trek: Picard Season 3 Cast Portraits, Episode 1 Images Released
With only a week to go until the third & final season of Paramount+'s Sir Patrick Stewart-starring Star Trek: Picard brings back the cast of "The Next Generation" for what looks to be an epic series-ending (or is it?) adventure the likes of which fans have been clamoring for years for So with that in[...]
Star Trek: Picard Season 3 Official Trailer Signals A Journey's End
All Rights Reserved. With the franchise series set to begin wrapping up its run on February 16th, here's a look at the official trailer for Paramount+'s Star Trek: Picard (followed by a look back at what was previously released): Looking Ahead to Star Trek: Picard Season 3 Thanks to The Ready Room host Wil Wheaton (Star Trek: The[...]
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Stewart originally did the same in the first spinoff series The Next Generation The actor spoke at the Deadline Contenders series about talking to new fans of Picard who are going back and discovering TNG for the first time and experiencing their inspiration. Pictured: Patrick Stewart as Picard of the Paramount+ original series STAR TREK: PICARD[...]
Star Trek: The Next Generation Cast Celebrates 34th Anniversary
Fans of Star Trek: The Next Generation can look forward to a reunion next season with Stewart's ST: TNG co-stars LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn, Jonathan Frakes, Gates McFadden, Marina Sirtis, and Brent Spiner set to join the cast And just to help set the mood? Yup, we have a very slick casting announcement video… Image: Screencap Now[...]
Star Trek: The Next Generation: Ronald Moore on Fighting for Worf Arc
Abrams' Kelvin Universe reboot in 2009's Star Trek, would the franchise revival have even been possible without the passing of the torch? That being said, we have eight live-action Star Trek shows and countless films… and zero alien characters as Starfleet main leads holding command? Patrick Stewart and Michael Dorn in Star Trek: The Next Generation[...]