Tag Archives: Star Trek

New to Blu: September 7 – 13

Star Trek goes where it hasn’t gone before — on 4K Blu-ray. Out the week of the show’s 50th anniversary are the 2009 reboot and and Star Trek Into Darkness. “Star Trek was shot on 35mm film at the 2.39:1 aspect ratio (using anamorphic lenses), then scanned and finished to a 2K Digital Intermediate. For this Ultra […]

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The Zone Spins Off Star Trek Pop-up

Sky’s Prime may have missed out on the next Star Trek series going where none has one before — exclusively to Netflix — but fans of the enduring franchise can celebrate its 50th anniversary on The Zone. Within days of the USS Discovery’s unveiling at Comic.con (above), Sky’s sci-fi channel announced it will mark the parent […]

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Netflix Launches Lost in Space Reboot

Netflix has ordered a 10-episode reboot of Lost in Space that will premiere on its global streaming service in 2018. Netflix says the 1960’s sci-fi classic (above) has been “reimagined” by movie screenwriters Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless (Dracula Untold, Last Witch Hunter) but will take its cues from the original series. The  Zack Estrin (Prison Break)-produced show will follow the adventures of the Robinson […]

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Prime Universe to Expand With New Star Trek

Prime will acquire the Star Trek revival due to launch next year through its output pact with CBS Studios International. The reboot, which was touted today to advertisers in the US, will be made by CBS Television Studios but screen exclusively on CBS’s digital streaming platform, CBS All Access, following the premiere’s free-to-air showcasing on […]

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The Zone Scores With HD Classics

Sky’s new cult channel The Zone will screen not only series premieres like Helix, The Strain and Defiance in HD but also library classics like Star Trek, Space 1999, Quantum Leap and Buck Rogers in the 25th Century. The only series that won’t be in HD when the channel launches 4pm on November 3 are Buffy […]

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The Zone Goes Back to the Future With Continuum and Teen Wolf

Sky’s new sci-fi/fantasy channel The Zone will premiere a couple of ageing series when it launches towards year’s end. Continuum, which went to air three years ago in the US, and Teen Wolf, which has just been renewed for a fifth season, were announced today as the channel’s latest acquisitions, along with Supernatural and Star Trek: The […]

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New to Blu: TV > May 22-28

Trekkies and True Blood fans will be over the (full) moon about this week’s TV-on-Blu-ray premieres. To coincide with Star Trek Into Darkness’ box office run — it grossed the third highest opening week of the year here – Paramount is releasing three enterprising collections. They range from Star Trek Stardate Collection: I – X, a […]

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HD Heads-Up: May 11-17

Holy HD superheroes! TV2 will launch its latest HD fantasy drama, Arrow, the same week it repeats in HD two Batman movies and a futuristic gaming thriller. Batman Forever will air midday Sunday and The Dark Knight as The Sunday Premiere Movie, ahead of Gamer at 11.40. Arrow will go to air 9.15 Monday before […]

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New to Blu: TV & Toons > December 5-11

The Miami vice drama, Magic City, heads a TV-on-Blu bonanza that includes a special edition of Game of Thrones’ first season, the latest seasons of Downton Abbey and Supernatural, and HD remasters of classics Star Trek: The Next Generation, Life on Earth and Trials of Life. “Magic City: The Complete First Season rolls onto Blu-ray with a polished and […]

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HDTV Ratings: August 2-6

Monday’s HD re-run of Star Trek wasn’t enterprising enough to be the real ratings McCoy. It won the slot with TV3’s target audience, 25-54 year-olds (8.1%), but was out-rated by TV2’s The Proposal in the other key demographics (4.0% – 7.4%). The popularity of the Olympic Games on Prime seems to have hit TV One hardest, […]

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