WeeklyTrek #96: The "Pike Show's" Official Announcement - Strange New Worlds!
Originally released on May 18, 2020
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Jenn Tifft returns to discuss Star Trek's big announcement; the long-rumored Pike series is now official. Strange New Worlds will see the reunion of Anson Mount's Pike, Ethan Peck's Spock, and Rebecca Romijn's Number One in a show set aboard the USS Enterprise in the decade before The Original Series. In addition, we discuss the latest updates on Discovery and Lower Decks, CBS's push for Emmy nominations for Picard and Short Treks, and tantalizing hints of Picard season two. All that, and what's going on with Section 31 and Alex's predicted date for Discovery's season three premiere!
Alex Perry is a lifelong Star Trek fan who enjoys the show in all of its incarnations. Distraught when Enterprise left the air in 2005, he's excited about the emerging new golden age of Star Trek that we're seeing right now. As host of WeeklyTrek, he's excited to bring you the latest news in the Star Trek universe, with all the appropriate context. English by birth, Alex lives in Washington, DC with his wife and cat.