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  • Positive Result? CBS All Access will rebrand + more in 2021…

    ViacomCBS announced on Tuesday that their  CBS All Access platform (currently the home on offerings such as the latest Star Trek shows, The Good Fight, The Twilight Zone and the upcoming The Stand) will be re-branding in 2021 and will be called Paramount +. The given reason is that the service...
  • Warped Factors: Trek’s new animated show stacks the ‘Decks’…

    Ensign Boimier (Dan Quaid) dreams of one day making it to the rank of Captain aboard a starship, but for now he’s stuck on the lower decks of the U.S.S. Cerritos and determined to show everyone he can follow rules to the letter. That doesn’t always endear him to...
  • Amid COVID concerns, CBS already renews key shows…

    Amid the chaos of when – or even if – some key primetime shows will be returning for their regular September/October places in the schedule, US network CBS has, at least, formally renewed a number of its existing hits ahead of resuming any actual production… All Rise (heading to...
  • Jean-Luc who’s talking: Picard’s finale offers ‘truth et machina’…

    With Picard imprisoned and in failing health, Romulan forces speeding to annihilate the planet and the Synths preparing to light a beacon that could destroy all organic life, it appears that it could be the worst of all worlds. Narek and the crew of the La Sirena reluctantly find...
  • Picard’s nostalgic enterprise: You can go home again…

    Picard (Sir Patrick Stewart) and Soji (Isa Briones) travel through the emergency portal and arrive on the planet of Nepenthe where they are greeted by a figure who appears to be a young girl in furs, out hunting in the woods. However appearances can be deceiving and soon the...
  • Artifact and Fictions: ‘Picard’ faces Post Traumatic Space Disorder…

    Picard and the crew of the La Sirena now know where to find Soji (Isa Briones), but getting permission to travel to – and enter – the Borg ‘Artifact’ will mean slicing through some substantial red tape that no-one has time to navigate. But even when a solution is...
  • Lei-Over: ‘Hawaii-Five-0’ reboot to end ten-year run…

    Perhaps the most successful example from a wave of remakes and reimagined tv series to appear in the last decade, CBS‘ Hawaii Five-0 will end its run with the current series, its tenth season. The show was based on the classic, long-running Hawaii-Five-0 series (that ran from 1960-1980) which...
  • Picard: Seven of Nine and Feinting by Numbers…

    Picard (Patrick Stewart) and the crew of the La Sirena arrive at Freecloud , a neon-hued, elitist  hive of scum and villainy that caters for all tastes as long as you have cold, hard credits. It’s here that Bruce Maddox (John Ales), the man who created Dahj and Soji...
  • ‘Picard’ asks if ‘Absolute Candor’ is good for your Elf?

    Fourteen years ago, Picard oversaw the handling of refugees from the doomed world of Romulus and his visit to one such planetary safehold at the time, Vashti, was met with support and gratitude. But it was during his visit that he learned of the Synth attack on Mars… an...