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Preview Tuesday’s ‘Pioneers of Television’ On PBS – Focusing on Gene Roddenberry & SciFi

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.








Shatner “Would Love” To Be In Star Trek Sequel…If The Money Is Right [VIDEO]

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.




Shatner’s ‘$#!*’ Sitcom & Orci Kurtzman ‘Hawaii Five-0’ Score Big Ratings – Abrams ‘Undercovers’ Underperforms

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.    


Shatner Jokes About Lobbying For Star Trek Sequel Role + Video of Bill Singing For Genie Award

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 On JJ Abrams & Chris Pine + Fun Video w/ Bill & Craig Ferguson

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.



KirkWatch: William Shatner Talks Career & Trek Co-stars + Chris Pine On Unstoppable

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.  



VegasTrekCon10: Shatner Talks Star Trek ’09 & Chris Pine in ‘Captains’ Doc + Nimoy: ‘Never Say Never’ for Star Trek Sequel

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.


William Shatner Wonders If He Can Be De-Aged For Star Trek Sequel Like Jeff Bridges For Tron

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.



Best Idea Ever: William Shatner As Next American Idol Judge?

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.


Shatner Talks $#!* at TCA + A&E Airing Shatner Aftermath DC Sniper Special Tonight

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.



William Shatner Weighs In On Khan In Star Trek Sequel Debate

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


EXCLUSIVE: Director Confirms Free Enterprise 2 In Development – but not ready for Comic Con

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.


William Shatner Reveals More Details On “Captains” Documentary + Talks Star Trek V

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.


ShatWatch: London Comic Con Pix + Lifetime Achievement Video + Nick Cage On Shatner’s Greatness

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’.


Details On William Shatner’s New ‘Aftermath’ Show Coming In August

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 



Video of the Day: Leonard Nimoy Accuses William Shatner Of Stealing His Bike

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.  


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