By now you should be aware that next Monday the AVRO is going to resume broadcasting Star Trek: Voyager. On Monday January 21st, the second part of Unimatrix Zero will be broadcasted. Voyager will be broadcasted from 20:35 untill 21:25 o'clock on Netherlands 2. The week after that, the AVRO starts broadcasting the episodes from season seven every monday. More information can be found here.
The latest issue of the Dutch sci-fi magazine SF-report contains a Star Trek competition. You winner will receive all Star Trek movies on DVDs and the three runner-ups will receive the DVD of Star Trek 2: The Wrath of Kahn.
Last monday the USA channel NBC broadcasted a special Star Trek edition of the Weakest Link hosted by Anne Robinson. The show featured eight Star Trek actors from various Star Trek series who played for a good charity. These were the actors that participated in the special Star Trek Weakest Link:
Jeri Ryan (Star Trek Voyager's Seven of Nine) features in the series Dark Skies. Dark Skies is being broadcasted by Yorin every wednesday evening. Dark Skies is set in the turbulent 1960s and follows the story of John Loengard , a man who inadvertently learns of a secret government agency called Majestic-12 that researches and covers up alien activity on Earth.
Jeri Ryan plays Juliet Stuart, a sassy, sexy, assertive in the extreme and possessed of immense self-belief Majestic secret agent. Ryan can be seen in the following episodes on Yorin:
Jeri Ryan (Star Trek Voyager's Seven of Nine) features in the upcoming movie Dracula 2000. This movie will hit Dutch cinemas within the next few weeks. Jeri plays a New Orleans-based journalist searching for the vampire.
In their May 2001 issue, the popular Dutch science magazine Kijk is discussing several technologies from the Star Trek series. Among the technologies discussed are replicators, communicators and parallel universes. The article is available online.
Ray Walston, the actor who played the character Boothby in various The Next Generation and Voyager passed away on Monday at the age of 86 in his home in Beverly Hills after a short illness. Boothby was the Star Fleet Academy groundskeeper and mentor of Jean-Luc Picard. Later he appeared in several Voyager episodes as a double for species 8472 and as part of Chakoteys dream.
The Dutch site ubiedt.nl ('you offer') auctioned a large quantity of Star Trek materials. There were 188 videotapes, about 200 Star Trek books and a lot of merchandising like fotobooks and calendars for sale.
The bidding started at fl 1200,- and closed at fl 1400. I wonder who bought it.