In the summer of 2010, Nichelle Nichols was one of the featured guests at a session of the Television Critics Association press tour. She was there as one of the “Pioneers of Television,” a PBS series that saluted older stars. Nichols, who passed away July 30 at 89, was joined at the session by Martin
Some follow up on the post earlier this week regarding the original Star Trek boldly going forth two days earlier in Canada than in the united States. September 8 was celebrated on social media as “Star Trek Day” as it marked the 55th anniversary of the series launch on NBC in 1966. A reader of
Set phasers for stunned! Kevin Vahey, an eagle-eyed reader from Cambridge, MA, knows his TV history. He has shared some little known facts here in the past and just sent another red alert. If you’re surfing around social media you may have noticed several postings celebrating today, September 8, as the 55th anniversary of the
Podcasts. I’ve got one; you’ve got one, everybody’s got one. They’re fun to guest on, as well, as I found out this week when I was welcomed aboard Bad Pilots. That’s the podcast where my son Dan Brioux, and co-host Aidan D’Aoust, watch pilot episodes of TV shows and take a deep dive into just
Birthdays — the final frontier. William Shatner turns 90 today, Monday March 22. Time to drag out this horribly awkward shot I ducked into with the actor on the set of Private Eyes in Toronto three seasons ago. He looks like he wants to swat me with the script he is clutching in his hand.
Wednesday night is Jason Priestley night on Global with the actor fronting two shows likely to wind up in the Canadian Top 10 for the week. First up at 8 p.m. ET/PT is the season finale of Private Eyes, the top-rated scripted series in Canada this summer — American or Canadian. At 9 p.m., Priestley
This weekend in Los Angeles, the stars you grew up with on television are ready to sign your autograph book. William Shatner, Richard Dean Anderson, Angie Dickinson, Barbara Eden, Brent Spiner, Dawn Wells, Erik Estrada, Genie Francis, Hal Linden, Lou Ferringo, Parker Stevenson, Peter Marshall and Sally Kellerman will all be on hand, some of
Set phasers to stun! William Shatner has released not one but two new albums of his unique, spoken word song stylings this year, including his brand new Christmas collection, Shatner Claus. Follow this link to my Canadian Press feature about the enterprising actor and his latest musical efforts. The Star Trek legend never seems to