Fringe Update: Premiere Ratings In + Fringe Actor Talks Visit To Trek Set

The new genre show Fringe, created by the Star Trek team of JJ Abrams, Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman, debuted last night to respectable ratings, winning its timeslot amongst the target  demographic (details below). In other Fringe news, one of the lead actors talks about his visit to the Star Trek set and his desire to be Captain Kirk.

Joshua Jackson Talks Trek Audition, Fringe Secrecy

Actor Joshua Jackson, best known to TV audiences as Pacey Witter on Dawson’s Creek, is the star of Fringe, the upcoming sci-fi show created by Star Trek director/producer J.J. Abrams and writers Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman. In an interview Jackson revealed that he auditioned for a role in Abrams’ Star Trek. He also discusses Abrams famous secrecy for Trek and Fringe.

Comic Con 08: Abrams Team Talk Trek At Fringe Panel

4 out of 5 of the ‘Supreme Court’ behind the Star Trek movie hit the stage tonight at Comic Con, but they were there to promote their mysterious new show for Fox, Fringe. However, Star Trek could not be denied and it came up a few times during the panel discussion, with updates and post-production, thoughts on George Takei and who is the best villain Khan or the Borg. Details and video below