The Cast and Crew Attend Comic Con and Star Trek Las Vegas
Discovery News, NASA Conspiracies, Trek Merch.
Star Trek: Discovery will premiere on September 24th (or September 25th outside of the US or Canada) and the anticipation is unbearable. This episode has all of the latest Discovery news, story details and production insights to keep you up to date on your future favorite show. Also, some Kelvin Timeline Trek stars have been making waves in recent blockbusters, NASA has been debunking some crazy conspiracies, and there’s suddenly a lot of Trek...
The time has finally come – the first official teaser trailer for Star Trek: Discovery has been released, and it has given Star Trek fans lots to talk about. In this episode, Luke Weir dives into some of the major discussions created by this trailer and speculates about some of the possible plot points and character info that Discovery’s creators want us to investigate. Also, Seth MacFarlane is bringing the first ever high-budget Star Trek spoof to network television this fall - find out...
Star Trek: Discovery could have been delayed yet again by a seemingly inevitable writers strike from the WGA - thankfully, the guild and studios were able to resolve their differences, but on this episode we dive in to why the WGA was going to strike and how Star Trek has previously been affected by striking workers. Also, Star Trek Online recently debuted their Season 13 expansion, Discovery adds more actors and Leslie Moonves gives more insight into some of the inner workings of...
Star Trek: Discovery officially announces the remainder of its cast as production gets underway, Michael Dorn dispels rumors that he’ll be appearing on Discovery, Patrick Stewart is done with X-Men, Bridge Crew is delayed (again), and McDonald’s uses Star Trek imagery to promote a new burger in Japan.
DS9 Documentary (00:00:30)
TrekMovie: http://trekfm.link/2q2wbjY http://trekfm.link/2oxN7hE
Patrick Stewart Done With X-Men (00:02:20)
Discovery gains a new cast member but once again gets pushed from its expected release date, SpaceX gets back on track with a successful launch, Amazon's Alexa now answers to "Computer", and NASA pays tribute to the lives lost throughout our history of space exploration.
Star Trek: Discovery (00:00:21)
DSC Pushed Back
Sarek Casting: http://trekfm.link/2jJl6R4
The New Faces of Star Trek.
Discovery's New Cast, Notable Passings, Series Boxed Sets, Tricorders.
In the first Hyperchannel of the new year, we catch up on the latest about new series boxed sets, new Discovery cast members, new comics... and new tricorders? Also, we pay tribute to some notable figures from Star Trek and the scientific community who recently passed away.
New Series Boxed Sets (00:00:38)
Enterprise Blu-ray Set: http://trekfm.link/2jK6GVf
Deep Space Nine...
Discovery's New Showrunners, Cruise Sweepstakes, ExoMars Crash, Fake Headlines
Find out how you could win a spot on next year's Star Trek cruise, why the ExoMars lander crashed on Mars, which headlines you should definitely not be clicking on Facebook, and why Bryan Fuller is stepping back from his role as showrunner on Star Trek: Discovery.
Bryan Fuller Steps Down as Showrunner (00:00:28)
Cruise Sweepstakes (00:02:02)
Europe Celebrates Trek, Google's New AI, Obama on Star Trek
Europe recently celebrated Star Trek's 50th Anniversary at this year's Destination Star Trek Europe - we break down everything at that jam-packed convention, plus the details on Google's new Star Trek-inspired AI, President Obama's love of TOS, and more!
Destination Star Trek Europe (00:00:28)
Day 1: http://trekfm.link/2eh1WjX
Day 2: http://trekfm.link/2eMb7MS
Day 3: http://trekfm.link/2edwuEV
Rapid Fire News...
Beyond Commentary, J.J. Abrams, Portal 47 Open House
Larry Nemecek joins us to talk about the upcoming free online open house for Portal 47 featuring Robert Butler, director of the first TOS pilot "The Cage". Plus, Star Trek Beyond's commentary track, Patrick Stewart's latest projects, and J.J. Abram's affinity for lens flare.
Star Trek Beyond Commentary (00:01:06)
J.J. Abrams (00:01:48)
Cinema Blend: http://trekfm.link/2dINlzb
Classic Comic Con, The Circuit, New Soundtrack, Mars Missions.
Voyager's Manu Intiraymi joins us to discuss his upcoming appearances at Classic Comic Con and his new fan-funded anthology film project "The Circuit." Plus, details on the latest Star Trek soundtrack release, new plans to colonize Mars, and more!
Star Trek: Enterprise Collection Volume II (00:00:33)
La-La Land Records: http://trekfm.link/2dtB7IX
The Animated Series Standalone Blu-rays (00:01:09)
Release Dates, Anniversary Art Prints, Giacchino, Kirk Statue.
We finally have official details on all of the Star Trek Beyond Blu-ray sets, and Mike & Denise Okuda's updated Star Trek Encyclopedia finally has a release date! Plus, composer Michael Giacchino is crossing over from one "Star" franchise to another, 50th Anniversary art prints are now available, and Riverside, Iowa, wants to erect a statue of James T. Kirk.
Star Trek Beyond Blu-rays (00:00:23)
Majel Barrett's Phonetic Recordings, Discovery Gets Pushed to May, the Latest in Space Travel.
Phonetic recordings Majel Barrett give hope that she may still voice the computer in future iterations of Star Trek. Plus, Discovery's premiere gets pushed back to May, and we discuss the latest advances in training and technology used in space travel.
Majel Barrett's Voice May Return to Star Trek (00:00:27)
Leonard Nimoy Documentaries, The Roddenberry Vault, More 50th Anniversary Celebration.
The highly anticipated documentary For The Love of Spock is now available, but it's not the only Leonard Nimoy doc coming this year. Also, we have more details about the Roddenberry Vault Blu-ray set, and you'll soon be able to take calls on your very own Bluetooth-enabled TNG combadge.
For The Love of Spock (00:00:22)
Star Trek Forever Stamps, All Star Crew, Star Trek Online, Discovery Writers Panel.
Fans from all over the world came together to celebrate Star Trek's 50th Anniversary at the first ever Mission: New York convention. We go through the con day by day and talk about highlights from cast panels, some exciting product launches, and the newest details that writers Kirsten Beyer and Nicholas Meyer revealed about Star Trek: Discovery.
Mission: New York
Commercial-free CBS All Access, SpaceX Explosion, 50th Anniversary Products, Events and Marathons.
Star Trek's 50th Anniversary is coming up on September 8. And whether you're staying home all day for a marathon, trying out some Star Trek-inspired makeup, or investing in a huge 30-disc TOS collector's set, there are lots of ways to geek out and celebrate the golden anniversary of your favorite franchise. Plus, CBS All Access finally has a commercial free option, and we talk about the SpaceX...
Streaming Discovery Worldwide, DSC Details from Bryan Fuller.
Everybody's going crazy over the latest details from Bryan Fuller about his new series Star Trek: Discovery, so we're taking a whole episode to go over everything we learned from Fuller's recent interview. Plus, we review how Trekkies across the globe will be able to watch the new Star Trek series.
Who Has DSC Streaming Rights? (00:00:31)
US and International: http://trekfm.link/2bSzJRa
John Cho's New Film, Chris Pine's Duet, The Planetary Post, and Project Enterprise.
John Cho and Michelle Forbes co-star in an upcoming film, Chris Pine lands the singing gig of a lifetime, Robert Picardo hosts The Planetary Post, and Project Enterprise seeks to rebuild one of the most iconic spaceships in science fiction.
John Cho in Columbus (00:00:33)
The Republic: http://trekfm.link/2c5HDIm
NBC News: http://trekfm.link/2bQIEnf
Chris Pine's Duet (00:01:09)
Quantum Communication / Beyond Heads to China / Blu-ray Release.
Could China’s recent developments in quantum communication be the precursor to Star Trek’s transporter technology? Will the country also give Star Trek Beyond a boost? And what should you expect from the Beyond Blu-ray gift sets? Plus, have we already met Star Trek: Discovery’s protagonist?
Quantum Communication (00:00:57)
In-Depth explanation: http://trekfm.link/2bCeYab
Introducing your new host, Luke Weir.
After 154 episodes of this incarnation of Hyperchannel, it’s time for C Bryan Jones to pass the mic. In this special episode he is joined by new host Luke Weir to talk about the history of the show—which began in 2010 and includes Tristan Riddell plus a long run as video—as well as some history of the Trek.fm network. We also discuss our favorite Star Trek news stories from recent weeks, and fill you in on what to expect as Hyperchannel undergoes another...
Two WeLoveFine Contest Entries You’ll Want.
Back on Hyperchannel 145 we told you about the WeLoveFine.com
Star Trek 50th Anniversary Design Contest, in which creative fans
can fight it out with Bézier curves instead of anbo-jyutsu sticks.
Jumping into the ring is none other than our art director, Aaron
Harvey, and he’s armed with two designs that you’re going to want.
We tell you all about the entries and how you can cast your
View and vote for “Bold...
50 Artists, 50 Years Goes International.
Back in January, on Hyperchannel 112, we told you about a
calendar from Universe Publishing called “50 Artists. 50 Years.”
This 11x14-inch offering will feature original pieces by artists
from around the world designed to mark the golden anniversary of
the franchise. Now news has come down that an art exhibition will
debut at Michael J. Wolf Fine Arts in San Diego’s historic Gaslamp
Quarter during Comic-Con… and then the show will go
TrekZone.org talks to Roddenberry about Star Trek 2017.
News that Gene Roddenberry’s son, Eugene “Rod” Roddenberry has
been named an executive producer of the new series has been well
received by fans. But what does Rod think about the project? Going
beyond the short quote that has accompanied the announcement,
TrekZone.org’s Matt Miller gets Rod on camera for a 12-minute chat
about Trek. We share our thoughts on what Rod said.
Watch the video interview on...
Mega Bloks and Spock Team Up for Kubros Launch.
Mega Brands, the Mattel-owned maker of the Mega Bloks
construction set toys, is promising an 8-Bit invasion with their
new line of figures called Kubros. The idea is that you can build
and collect your favorite pop culture icons, so of course Star Trek
is included in the initial group of six figures. The
representative? Spock, of course! We take a look at the logical
offering, who will be joining him, and open up the floor to your