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Rate Series 7: Part 1

You’ve now had the chance to rate the episodes from the first part of Series 7 individually, but how would you rate the run overall? Vote in the Read more …


Fox Picks Up Potential ‘Terra Nova’ Partner ‘Alcatraz’

J.J. Abrams gives network another chance to keep genre alive
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Jonathan Frakes Talks ‘Sad Moments’ With Star Trek + Previews Of His Upcoming TV Projects

Last week we reported on your chance to ask Star Trek: The Next Generation’s Jonathan Frakes questions online. Now Current TV has posted the answers, including the former Riker talking about his saddest Star Trek memories.


Ultimate Star Trek Getaway Sweepstakes

Two lucky fans will win tickets and a prize package for the Las Vegas Official Star Trek Convention 2011 which will be taking place in August.

CBS Consumer Products and Creation Entertainment are teaming up to offer Trekkies the chance of a lifetime with the ultimate Star Trek getaway sweepstakes, which begins today and runs through April 29.

The prize for the two winners will include:

  • Two Gold Weekend admission passes to the Convention (now sold out) that include reserved seats for all major guest appearances, complimentary admission to VIP parties, in-person autographs from thirteen Star Trek celebs, a special limited edition collector’s coin and more!
  • Three nights at The Rio Suites Hotel, where the event is hosted. Check in is August 11 and checkout is August 14.
  • $2,000 travel and spending money
  • $100 gift certificate for Creation Entertainment convention merchandise.

“The convention celebrates the 45th anniversary of Star Trek and takes place from August 11-14 giving attendees the chance to rub elbows with legends like William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, Sir Patrick Stewart, and many, many more.”

To enter, visit the Star Trek Facebook page, located here.


Win A Kirk Tunic

One lucky fan will win a Star Trek Captain Kirk formal green tunic in a new sweepstakes.

From now through March 21st, fans have the opportunity to enter once a day for a chance to win the tunic, valued at $515.

The tunic, made by ANOVOS and John Broughton especially for the CBS television series The Big Bang Theory, actually appeared on the show Thursday March 10, as seen here.

To enter the contest, the entrant must either have an account on, or be willing to sign up for an account. After logging in to the site, the entrant needs to post a simple response to a question (located here),  and will then be entered in the sweepstakes.


Paramount Willing To Spend On Star Trek XII

According to a source “close to the production” which spoke with Screenrant, Paramount executives plan on opening their wallets when it comes to Star Trek XII, beginning with pre-production.

The studio is said to have “really liked” the pitch for the sequel and it didn’t hurt that Star Trek XI grossed over $385 million worldwide, so the studio is willing to take the chance on another successful film.

The script is said to be close to completion and production may begin this August. Star Trek XII will open next summer. And in other Star Trek XII news, actor Paul Giamatti (Cinderella Man, Sideways) has made it known that he’d like to play a Klingon in the sequel.


Cryptic Announces ‘Design The Next Enterprise’ Contest For Star Trek Online

Have you ever wanted to make your own USS Enterprise? Well next month you will have a chance, courtesy of Cryptic who have announced a new contest to design the next Enterprise to be used in Star Trek Online, with winners win a bunch of prizes. Details below.

You can design the next Enterprise
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Genre Missed Chance To Pioneer Gay Frontier

It’s OK to be gay now (at least to some people), but it wasn’t always that way in sci-fi

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