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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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I’ve got another special guest today on Daily Star Trek News! Here to celebrate the launch of the latest season of Star Trek Online, I’m talking to Star Trek: Deep Space Nine’s Leeta - and now Star Trek Online’s Admiral Leeta - Chase Masterson. We’ve got plenty to talk about, from her journey with the game, to her charity work with Pop Culture Hero…
 
The biggest news this week comes courtesy of Star Trek Day 2021, but it's not all that happened! Join me to discuss Star Trek: Prodigy, Lower Decks, Discovery, Strange New Worlds and Picard, as well as other stuff like Star Trek bibles, a Reading Rainbow documentary, a new Roddenberry Foundation campaign, and more. Today's show was sponsored by Bet…
 
The new title sequence from Star Trek: Prodigy has just dropped; there’s a new - huge - casting announcement for Star Trek: Picard; we’ve got a new sneak peek from the upcoming Star Trek: Voyager documentary To The Journey; and in science news, Voyager’s Tim Russ is helping NASA detect asteroids. This show is supported by people like you through Pa…
 
We're saying goodbye to Eddie Paskey and Bill Burke; talking about Robert Beltran (and maybe Chakotay?) in Star Trek: Prodigy, as well as John Noble and Jimmi Simpson as new Prodigy villains; The Orville has wrapped season 3; and Star Trek Day is coming on September 8th. I'm rounding up this week's biggest Star Trek news and looking forward at what…
 
Kenneth Mitchell defies ALS with an on-stage appearance at the 55-Year Mission convention in Las Vegas; The Prop Store has teamed up with ViacomCBS to offer official Star Trek: Discovery and Short Treks props at auction; and the answer to this week’s Trek trivia. Today’s show is sponsored by BetterHelp. Get 10% off your first month of counseling at…
 
Mike McMahan says that in Star Trek: Lower Decks season 2 “the training wheels are off”; Wines that Rock have released two new Star Trek wines; and the weekend’s Star Trek events (spoiler alert: it’s pretty much just STLV). Today’s show is sponsored by BetterHelp. Get 10% off your first month of counseling at betterhelp.com/dstn.…
 
Actor Jerry O’Connell says Star Trek: Lower Decks is a “celebration of all things Trek”; reference book Star Trek Shipyards get a future-looking update; Robert Picardo’s free autograph challenge has resulted in a “sizable” uptake of the COVID-19 vaccine; and Star Trek history. Today’s show is sponsored by BetterHelp. Get 10% off your first month of…
 
Eugene Cordero and Noël Wells discuss Rutherford and Tendi’s relationship in Star Trek: Lower Decks season 2; explore Deep Space 9 and Beyond with the new Designing Starships book from Hero Collector; and B’Elanna Torres stars in this week’s Trek Trivia. Today’s show is sponsored by BetterHelp. Get 10% off your first month of counseling at betterhe…
 
Tawny Newsome says the new season of Star Trek: Lower Decks is “zero Fs given”; Creation Entertainment’s Gary Berman discusses this year’s Las Vegas convention, and its future; and Zoe Saldana is making a new anime with streaming service Crunchyroll. Today’s show is sponsored by BetterHelp. Get 10% off your first month of counseling at betterhelp.c…
 
Paramount+ and Star Trek: Prodigy are coming to Europe thanks to a new deal with Sky; here in the US, however, Star Trek films have jumped to AMC+; Mission: AstroAccess is looking for disabled applicants for their upcoming zero-G flight; and the answer to Tuesday’s trivia question. Today’s show is supported by people like you through Patreon. Find …
 
LeVar Burton is to be immortalized in a Tonie toy...as a rhino! Star Trek Online releases their “Klingon Defense Force Guide”; Chase Masterson and Daniel Hugh Kelly appear in upcoming film Skipping Stones; and this week’s mostly virtual Star Trek events. Today’s show is supported by people like you through Patreon. Find out more and add your suppor…
 
Celebrate Gene Roddenberry’s 100th birthday and support great charities with special centennial merchandise; Star Trek Online releases House United for console, along with a rockin’ Klingon song from Mary Chieffo; there’s a new high-quality prop replica medical set you’re going to want to see; and this week’s Trek history. Today’s show is supported…
 
Creation Entertainment has put enhanced COVID-19 protocols in place for next week’s Las Vegas Star Trek convention; LEGO Master Samuel Hatmaker has created a giant LLAP for Gene Roddenberry’s 100th birthday; the town of Vulcan, Alberta wins a special (non-Trek) honor; and this week’s Trek trivia. Today’s show is supported by people like you through…
 
Alex Kurtzman extends his deal with CBS, and we get confirmation of the Section 31 show; Voyager’s Robert Duncan McNeill reveals he’s pitched “Captain Proton” to Kurtzman’s production company; and the details of the two recipients of this year’s Star Trek Command Training Program internships. Today’s show is supported by people like you through Pat…
 
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. Today’s show is sponsored by BetterHelp. Get 10% off your first month of counselin…
 
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. Today’s show is sponsored by BetterHelp. Get 10% …
 
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. Today’s show is sponsored by BetterHelp. Get 10% off your first month of counseling at betterhelp.com/dstn.…
 
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. Today’s show is sponsored by BetterHelp. Get 10% off your first month of counseling at betterhelp.com/dstn.…
 
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. Today’s show is sponsored by BetterHelp. Get 10% off your first month of counseling at betterhelp.com/dstn.…
 
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. Today’s show is supported by people like you through Patreon. Find out more and add your support at patreon.com/dailystartreknews.…
 
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. Today’s show is supported by people like you through Patreon. Find out more and add your support at patreon.com/dailystartr…
 
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. Today’s show is supported by people like you through Patreon. Find out more and add your support at patreon.com/dailystartreknews.…
 
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. Today’s show is supported by people like you through Patreon. Find out …
 
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. Today’s show is supported by people like you through Patreon. Find out more and add your support at patreon.com/dailystart…
 
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. Today’s show is sponsored…
 
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. Today’s show is sponsored by BetterHelp. Get 10% off your first month of counseling at betterhelp.com/dstn.…
 
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. Today’s show is sponsored by BetterHelp. Get 10% off your first month of counseling at betterhelp.com/dstn.…
 
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. Today’s show is sponsored by BetterHelp. Get 10% off your first month …
 
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. Today’s show is sponsored by BetterHelp. Get 10% off your first month of counseli…
 
StarTrek.com’s artist Rob DeHart talks about queer representation in Star Trek; the U.S. Air Force Academy hands out George Takei’s memoir They Called Us Enemy to cadets; and this week in Star Trek history. Today’s show is sponsored by BetterHelp. Get 10% off your first month of counseling at betterhelp.com/dstn.…
 
Guardians of the Galaxy star Dave Bautista says he was “born to be a Klingon”; LeVar Burton announces a new MasterClass all about “The Power of Storytelling”; and this week’s Star Trek trivia. Today’s show is sponsored by BetterHelp. Get 10% off your first month of counseling at betterhelp.com/dstn.
 
Star Trek: The Next Generation star Marina Sirtis talks to The Big Issue about why she left America, among other things; and the Television Academy has announced rule changes to allow more gender-inclusive options for the Emmy awards. Today’s show is sponsored by BetterHelp. Get 10% off your first month of counseling at betterhelp.com/dstn.…
 
The Star Trek and Dr. Seuss mashup Oh, the Places You’ll Boldly Go! goes nowhere after the Supreme Court knocks it back; you can own a piece of Star Trek history as Picard’s Ressikan flute goes up for auction; and the answer to Tuesday’s trivia question. Today’s show is supported by people like you through Patreon. Find out more and add your suppor…
 
Alex Kurtzman talks to The Pod Directive about the “incredible opportunity” of the Star Trek franchise; Star Trek Online celebrates a “Transcendent Summer” on Risa; and this week’s Star Trek events. Today’s show is supported by people like you through Patreon. Find out more and add your support at patreon.com/dailystartreknews.…
 
Joanne Linville, Star Trek’s Romulan Commander from “The Enterprise Incident” has passed away at the age of 93; Jason Isaacs reiterates he’d still like to be Prime Lorca for the right story; and this week in Star Trek history. Today’s show is supported by people like you through Patreon. Find out more and add your support at patreon.com/dailystartr…
 
Star Trek releases new Prodigy environmental art, perfect for Zoom or desktop backgrounds; composer Jeff Russo conducts music from Star Trek: Discovery and more for Deadline’s inaugural Sound and Screen event; and this week’s Trek trivia. Today’s show is supported by people like you through Patreon. Find out more and add your support at patreon.com…
 
Gates McFadden says the upcoming docuseries The Center Seat takes “a John Oliver” approach to Star Trek; and toymaker Playmobil goes BIG with their upcoming U.S.S. Enterprise playset. Today’s show is supported by people like you through Patreon. Find out more and add your support at patreon.com/dailystartreknews.…
 
Celebrate the first American woman in space by joining the National Air and Space Museum’s #ShineLikeSally event; we’re mourning the loss of actor Lisa Banes after a tragic hit-and-run accident; and the answer to Tuesday’s trivia question. Today’s show is sponsored by BetterHelp. Get 10% off your first month of counseling at betterhelp.com/dstn.…
 
There’s a new Star Trek: Picard teaser out, and apparently, time’s broken again; LeVar Burton, Brent Spiner and Jonathan Frakes join Star Trek Fleet Command in a trailer for their new event; and this week’s virtual Star Trek events. Today’s show is sponsored by BetterHelp. Get 10% off your first month of counseling at betterhelp.com/dstn.…
 
Kitty Swink, Armin Shimerman and Jonathan Frakes share their stories at the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network’s “Voices in Action” event; Heritage Auctions is offering up Star Trek matte paintings next month; and this week’s Star Trek history. Today’s show is sponsored by BetterHelp. Get 10% off your first month of counseling at betterhelp.com/dstn.…
 
Star Trek: Prodigy introduces its voice cast and gives us some details about the main characters; LeVar Burton celebrates two years of the California park named after him; and this week’s Trek Trivia! Today’s show is sponsored by BetterHelp. Get 10% off your first month of counseling at betterhelp.com/dstn.…
 
Star Trek Timelines is busy this month with three new events, celebrating Players’ Choice Month, Pride Month and Captain Picard Day; and new album Black to the Future pays homage to a certain Star Trek: The Next Generation star. (HINT: it’s LeVar Burton!) Today’s show is sponsored by BetterHelp. Get 10% your first month of counseling at betterhelp.…
 
Star Trek: Discovery’s trans character Gray Tal will be “truly seen” in season 4; you can be your own Chief Engineer with new Star Trek-themed multi-tools; and the answer to this week’s Trek trivia. Today’s show is supported by people like you through Patreon. Find out more and add your support at patreon.com/dailystartreknews.…
 
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