Daily Star Trek News

Daily Star Trek News

Star Trek news, in podcast form. Every weekday. The only Star Trek podcast you need to start your day right. Hosted by Alison Pitt and part of the Roddenberry Podcast Network. Daily Star Trek News is the best resource for the latest news - daily! - from Star Trek new and classic, plus updates on the franchise from CBS and Paramount, and from Trek-adjacent shows like The Orville and Galaxy Quest.

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July 30, 2021 8 min

Funko releases new vinyl POP! figures based on Star Trek: The Original Series; Star Trek science adviser Dr. Mohamed Noor wins the prestigious Friend of Darwin award; comic series Star Trek: Year Five is nearly at its end; and the answer to Tuesday’s trivia question.

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International fans will get Star Trek: Lower Decks on Amazon Prime Video with just a day delay; Voyager’s Robert Picardo promises autographs in exchange for COVID-19 vaccines; Discovery’s Wilson Cruz and Anthony Rapp are running for union office; and this weekend’s (mostly virtual) Star Trek events.

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Anson Mount announced a wrap on Star Trek: Strange New Worlds; Gates McFadden reflects on her TNG “family” and Dr. Crusher’s future; one fan lobbies for Wales to be recognized in Klingon; and a little Star Trek history.

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LeVar Burton shares his thoughts on hosting Jeopardy!; Robert Duncan McNeill reveals he was asked to be in Star Trek: Picard season 1; Tooning Out the News gives us the new fake Star Trek shows; and this week’s Trek trivia.

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We’re catching up from last week’s big Comic-Con@Home double-panel, with trailers from Star Trek: Lower Decks and Star Trek: Prodigy; plus news of a new commemorative Star Trek plate featuring the one and only Tom Paris.

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Star Trek boss Alex Kurtzman is (or at least was) “very optimistic” about a Section 31 show; Star Trek: Mission Chicago releases ticket information for their 2022 convention; and the answer to Tuesday’s trivia question.

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Doug Jones reflects on his time in the captain’s chair in Star Trek: Discovery season 3; Anson Mount is looking for ideas to help dogs, with a Star Trek twist; and this week’s events - with two BIG ONES you won’t want to miss.

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Find out about Star Trek-inspired recipes from fan blog The Captain’s Table; Eaglemoss announces their Summer of Trek sweepstakes with a grand prize cabin on the 2022 Star Trek cruise; and this week’s Star Trek history.

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William Shatner doesn’t think the human race will reach a Star Trek future; Star Trek: Discovery and Star Trek: Strange New Worlds make use of an LED wall for “location” shooting; details of our latest giveaway for Discovery season three on Blu-ray; and this week’s Trek trivia.

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It’s a merch-a-palooza: Star Trek goes mini with upcoming Nanoforce Army Builder mini-figures; and get a look at the cover of the upcoming The Book of Grudge, featuring everyone’s favorite Space Catte from Star Trek: Discovery.

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Star Trek’s Jonathan Frakes talks about his love for Maine and his personal work with the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network; toymaker Playmates announces a new licensing deal with Star Trek; Discovery’s Noah Averbach-Katz celebrates raising $12k for diabetes charity T1 International; and?the answer to Tuesday’s Trek trivia.

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The Star Trek Universe has earned 5 Emmy nominations across Lower Decks and Discovery; Fathom Events is bringing Star Trek IV to theaters for its 35th anniversary; and the weekend’s one BIG event that you can’t miss.

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Emmy-nominated WandaVision director Matt Shakman is set to direct the next Star Trek film for J.J. Abrams; Mariner and Boimler are up to no good in the latest Star Trek: Lower Decks season 2 teaser; and this week’s Star Trek history.

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Nichelle Nichols is heading to Ohio later this year for the christening of the upgraded headquarters of the International Federation of Trekkers; Marina Sirtis recounts the time she escorted Prince Charles to the premiere of Star Trek: First Contact; and this week’s Trek trivia.

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The Star Trek Universe is heading to Comic-Con@Home with panels for Prodigy and Lower Decks; Star Trek: The Motion Picture Director’s Edition is getting a 4K upgrade; and Anson Mount hints that fans will be “very excited” about the season finale of Strange New Worlds.

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In Shawn’s first encounter with Star Trek, he made off with an Enterprise model made of toilet paper tubes and toothpicks. Things have moved on since then, but he never lost interest in the show. This is Shawn’s Star Trek Story.

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What drew Mohamed into Star Trek was its exploration of all things unfamiliar. Now he explores the Star Trek community and all it has to offer. This is Mohamed’s Star Trek Story.

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Zach’s mom watched Star Trek on the day he was born, and now he’s a huge fan. Coincidence? Who knows. This is Zach’s Star Trek Story.

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Evan was an early Star Trek fan who put his fandom “in the closet” because of peer pressure. Decades later, he found a new approach, and now enjoys analyzing the show with the community. This is Evan’s Star Trek Story.

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Today we meet Jack and T, the newest members of the Daily Star Trek News team. This is their Star Trek Stories! (Oh yeah, and a bit of trivia, too.)

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