Strange New Worlds Is Classic Star Trek at Its Best

Image: Paramount It is a strange feeling to get excited about a show I technically don’t care about. Or at least I shouldn’t. Star Trek is a franchise that I’ve never been particularly into, and what I know about it has mainly been gleaned by osmosis during 20 years of covering nerd news. It was … Read more

Paramount+ UK Launch Set for June 22

This is what you’re going to look like for nearly two months waiting for Paramount+ to arrive… if you’re in the UK and Ireland, at least.Image: Paramount Good news, Star Trek fans who are also fond of the letter u, the right kinds of tea, and other things! Paramount+ has finally been given a launch … Read more

The Staircase and Girls5eva season 2

Colin Firth in The Staircase, Anson Mount in Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, and Renée Elise Goldsberry in Girls5eva season 2Photo: HBO Max; Marni Grossman/Paramount+; Heidi Gutman/Peacock Welcome to What’s On, our weekly picks of must-watch shows. Here’s what you need to watch from Sunday, May 1 to Thursday, May 5. All times are Eastern. … Read more

What’s New on Paramount+ in May 2022

Image: Strange New Worlds promotional poster/Paramount Paramount keeps rebooting Star Trek, and I keep coming back, hoping whatever they’re trying now will hit like The Next Generation did back in the ‘90s (I am very old). Strange New Worlds is the latest attempt, and I’ll be damed if the trailer doesn’t make it seem like … Read more

Where to Watch Every Star Trek Show

There’s quite frankly a LOT of boldly going going on.Gif: Paramount Trying to keep track of what Star Trek is coming right now feels like trying to stop a tribble from procreating. Before even more new series get announced, here’s our guide of when to expect all the new Star Trek shows, the returns of … Read more

Star Trek Strange New Worlds Ethan Peck Interview—Spock Conflict

Looking for Pon Farr in all the right places?Screenshot: Paramount Ethan Peck’s Mr. Spock has already been through a lot in modern Star Trek. Even pushing the considerable pressure of being handed the legacy of one of the franchise’s most iconic characters, Peck’s Spock came to us in Star Trek: Discovery season two faced with … Read more

Strange New Worlds Cast Interview—Inheriting Legacy

Star Trek’s next step forward is arguably one of its biggest leaps back yet. Although the new era of Star Trek shows kicked off with Discovery—at first a prequel set before the events of the original series, now its farthest flung future—its latest bet on the Trek universe, Strange New Worlds, is a throwback to … Read more

Star Trek Next Generation Animated Series Classic Style

Screenshot: Gazelle Automations There are few perfect things in this world, so it’s worth celebrating them when we find them. Case in point: this unbelievably outstanding video from Gazelle Automations, which imagines if the classic animation studio Filmation had managed to get its hands on the Star Trek: The Next Generation crew. Trek fans likely … Read more

Star Trek to boldly go straight into the garbage, start selling NFTs

Faceless, soulless Star Trek crap, for no particular reason.Photo: VALERIE MACON/AFP via Getty Images One of the things that’s always set Star Trek aside from other science-fiction franchises is that it, for the most part, depicts a functional utopia. More recent series like Picard have pushed back on this idealistic ideation a bit—at least in … Read more

What’s New on Paramount+ in April 2022

Image: Star Trek: THe Motion Picture original poster/Paramount From a limited series about The Godfather to a remastered version of Star Trek: The Motion Picture, Paramount+ is celebrating the 1970s in April 2022. When does The Offer premiere on Paramount+? You may have heard some scuttlebutt about that Godfather docu-drama even if you don’t fit … Read more