As previously reported, tonight the PBS series "Pioneers of Television" takes a look at science fiction pioneers, including Gene Roddenberry. We have a new clip from the show, featuring William Shatner talking about the origins of Star Trek and how he influenced the series.
On Tuesday the PBS series Pioneers of Television airs turns its attention to science fiction, with an episode honoring a number of luminaries in the field, including Gene Roddenberry. The episode will feature new interviews with Star Trek stars William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy and Nichelle Nichols. Watch preview clips below.
[UPDATED] Yesterday we reported on how Star Trek’s Leonard Nimoy will appear at the San Francisco Star Trek Convention. Today we have news on how Nimoy’s Star Trek co-star will headline the Calgary Expo in 2011, which is just one of ten cons Bill is headed to in 2011. Details below.
Last week we posted (censored) video of William Shatner singing a cover of the Cee Lo Green song "F**k You". Today Bill posted the uncensored version on his YouTube channel. Check it out below.
The notion of a "friend" has been redefined by the popular social networking site Facebook. Well Jimmy Kimmel has decided it is time to give up on your hundreds and thousands of ‘friends’ and got William Shatner to help him announce "National UnFriend Day". Watch the video below.
Once again Star Trek’s original James T Kirk demonstrates that he is the king of all media. William Shatner was a guest last night on the Lopez Tonight and he performed a hilarious cover of the Cee Lo Green Song "F**k You". Watch the video below
William Shatner, Star Trek’s original James T. Kirk, was on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night and during the interview he talked about his love for Dancing With The Stars, and proved it by dancing with Jimmy. Watch the video blow, plus a bonus vintage video of Shatner from a parade in 1968.
A number of Star Trek stars appeared at the Official Pix Fan Days celebration in Plano, TX over the weekend. Below we have video of William Shatner, including him giving details on his upcoming album, plus video of TNG stars Brent Spiner, Jonathan Frakes, and Michael Dorn.
It is time again to check in with William Shatner and his level of interest in appearing in the next Star Trek movie. This time Bill talks about how he is ready to go, if they can meet his price. The original Kirk also talks about his ability to talk Leonard Nimoy out of retirement and more. Watch the video below.
William Shatner is once gracing TV screens with his hit new CBS sitcom $#!* My Dad Says. While out promoting that, Shatner talked to Vanity Fair about various things, and once again talked about the Star Trek sequel. We have excerpts of that, plus a video interview and more from Shatner below.
A now a new DVD collection called "Trek Stars Go West" contains classic TV and film Western appearances of Star Trek stars William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley and James Doohan. Details and clips below, including Shatner, Doohan and Nimoy as Indians.
This week brings the premieres of many of fall’s new TV series, including two from the new team behind Star Trek and one from Star Trek’s original Kirk. Monday saw Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman’s Hawaii Five-0 win its time slot, and Wednesday JJ Abrams new show Undercovers premiered with somewhat disappointing ratings, while last night William Shatner’s $#!* My Dad Says scored big.
We are now in the second round of the "will William Shatner be in the new Star Trek movie" saga. Bill is out promoting his new CBS sitcom $#!* My Dad Says and the actor is again being asked about the next Trek. In today’s excerpt we have Bill joking about getting sushi with JJ Abrams. Excerpts below, plus some new video previews of Bill’s sitcom and Bill singing for Canadian Genie special.
William Shatner is out promoting his new sitcom $#!* My Dad Say (see our preview from last week). And in a new interview Bill talked a bit bout the new regime at Star Trek, including commenting on the new Kirk, Chris Pine. Excerpts of that below, plus some fun video of Bill from the CBS Late Late Show.
A week from now Star Trek’s original Captain Kirk will return to TV, heading the CBS sitcom $#!* My Dad Says. To help get you started on William Shatner’s new show, we have the latest video promos and photos below, plus info on how you can win a trip to a taping of the show in Los Angeles.
Star Trek’s original Kirk William Shatner is the subject of an extensive feature interview in this weekend’s New York Times Magazine. The actor speaks frankly about his career and a bit about his Star Trek co-stars. Excerpts below, plus some bonus Bill videos as well. And Chris Pine, Star Trek’s new Kirk, is also the subject of a new interview, talking about his new film. Excerpts of that below too.
In September William Shatner will continue his conquest of the world of comics, following up his recent TekWar comics with a new comic book series: "Quest for Tomorrow" from Bluewater Productions. Details and a first look below.
One of the biggest highlight’s this weekend at the Star Trek Convention was the joint appearance of Star Trek’s original Kirk and Spock: William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy. The discussions covered the new Star Trek movies, details on Shatner’s The Captains documentary, Star Trek history and more. There was also a surprise appearance by Patrick Stewart. A full report and lots of photos below.
Leonard Nimoy may be out of the game, but his friend William Shatner has made it clear in the last few years that he is interested in another go at being Captain Kirk. New comments from Shatner reconfirm his interest in the role, and the tech used to de-age Jeff Bridges for Tron Legacy has the original Kirk intrigued.
Star Trek’s William Shatner is starring in a new CBS sitcom called $#*! My Dad Says , and the show’s title continues to face controversy coming from the Parents Television Council. And so today they have called for action against advertisers who sponsor the show and are threatening boycotts.
It is a well-established fact that Star Trek’s William Shatner is the true king of all media. Bill is busy these days with his two shows on the Bio Channel and a new CBS sitcom, but a new campaign has just started with the most awesome idea of all: William Shatner as judge on the Fox juggernaut American Idol. The show is in search of new judges and one big town paper is pushing Bill.
William Shatner’s new sitcom $#*! My Dad Says has stirred up some controversy but at a TCA event yesterday the actor talked about the word not allowed on TV. And in other Shatner news, A&E has just announced an "Aftermath" special airing tonight where Bill gets exclusive new information out of the DC Sniper Lee Boyd Malvo. Details below.
Last Friday night Star Trek’s William Shatner was at San Diego Comic Con where he was signing at the con followed by a party on the USS Midway. And because he is The Shat, he flew a helicopter between the two, making a grand "Mission Accomplished" entrance to his MyOuterSpace.com launch party. Watch video below.
Another voice has weighed in on the issue of Khan in the Star Trek sequel, and it is the same voice that made the "Khaaaaaaaaaaaaan!" yell immortal in Star Trek II. At Comic Con William Shatner was asked if he thought that JJ Abrams and team should bring Khan back for the sequel. It turns out Bill has an opinion on that. Also, the man Bill is playing in his upcoming sitcom $#!* My Dad Says has an opinion of Shatner. All that below
In the last few weeks there have been a number of hints (coming from William Shatner and others) that a sequel to the Trek-themed cult comedy Free Enterprise was in the works. So far the guys behind Free Enterprise have kept mum, but TrekMovie finally got director Robert Meyer Burnett to go on the record to talk about the project.
Star Trek’s original Kirk attended the London Comic Con over the weekend and in between autograph signings yesterday he did a Q&A to a group of around 500 enthusiastic fans. His talked included some interesting details on his new "The Captain" documentary as well as some discussion of Star Trek V. Details below.
It is time for a new ShatWatch. Star Trek’s William Shatner has spent the weekend at the London Comic Con and we have pix of Bill from the event. We also have some recently uploaded Shatner videos, including the Banff Lifetime Achievement Award Ceremony, a recent con where he talks about De Kelley and his pitch for wild salmon. All that plus Nicholas Cage talking about how Bill is a ‘Great Man’.
Proving that he is the hardest working man in show business, we have a second press release today related to Star Trek’s William Shatner. The Bio Channel has released details on their second Shatner show, Aftermath, which has Bill taking a look into the famous and infamous in the ‘aftermath’ of coming to notice. The show is coming in August, more details below
William Shatner is headed to San Diego Comic Con. He will be participating in the ‘Tweet House’ event being held on the USS Midway where he will be conducing live web interviews. More details on the event below.
If you have ever had the pleasure to see original Star Trek icons Leonard Nimoy and William Shatner together at a Trek convention you may have heard the infamous bike stealing story. A fun video of a telling of the story from a con from the past has gone viral and is worth checking out, watch it below.