In 2021, Star Trek: The Next Generation star Gates McFadden launched InvestiGates: Who Do You Think You Are?, her own podcast featuring frank discussions with many of her Star Trek friends. TrekMovie has exclusive news on the launch of season 2, which will feature more Star Trek guests.
InvestiGates season 2
The first season of InvestiGates: Who Do You Think You Are? was a must-listen for Trek fans and season 2 looks like it will be as well. NacelleCast has tipped off TrekMovie that the second season of their critically acclaimed podcast with Gates McFadden will premiere on February 21, 2023.
“Just like the camping song I sang as a kid—season 2 is silver and gold—I’m making new friends, but honoring some longtime ones as well. Old friends from Voyager, Enterprise, and the original Star Trek. And new friends from Discovery, Lower Decks, and Strange New Worlds,” said Gates McFadden in a statement.
The second season features brand-new interviews with a number of Star Trek stars from classic Trek to the new Paramount+ series including William Shatner, Kate Mulgrew, Anson Mount, Tawny Newsome, Jack Quaid, and John Billingsley. NacelleCast also promises “some surprise guests.”
Here is the official trailer:
“Working with Gates once was, and still is, as surreal as it gets. But twice? I feel like I’m in “The Inner Light” or something!! ” said Nacelle founder and CEO Brian Volk-Weiss.
The first season of InvestiGates gave fans insights through McFadden’s close personal friendships with her Next Generation co-stars Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn, Marina Sirtis, Brent Spiner, and Wil Wheaton, along with friends from other Trek shows. All 15 episodes featured intimate conversations that delved into stories about their lives, families and careers along with fun and sometimes serious stories from their shared experiences on Star Trek.
The entire first season of Gates McFadden InvestiGates: Who Do You Think You Are? is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Audible, Google Podcasts, and wherever else you listen to your favorite shows.
For more details visit the official podcast page at nacellecompany.com.
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