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Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Trek Nation on Tomorrow


Greetings Geeks! Wednesday, November 30th, The Science Channel will be airing what is sure to be a Trekker's/Trekkie's delight.

Trek Nation is a documentary about the Star Trek universe and the vision of its creator, Gene Roddenberry. Follow Gene Roddenberry's son, Rod, as he explores his family legacy and the crusade his father's passion and curiosity for exploration has left him.

Here is the trailer...

You can also watch a sneak peak and get the full press release after the jump.




WORLD PREMIERE OF TREK NATION
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30 @ 8PM ONLY ON SCIENCE

SCIENCE EXPLORES THE LEGACY OF THE STAR TREK PHENOMENON WITH THE DEFINITIVE TWO-HOUR TELEVISION EVENT: TREK NATION

-- George Lucas, J.J. Abrams and Seth MacFarlane join Eugene “Rod” Roddenberry Jr. on the journey of a lifetime featuring never-before-seen footage in TREK NATION premiering Wednesday, November 30, at 8PM ET/PT on SCIENCE--

SCIENCE celebrates the 45th anniversary of one of the greatest television franchises of all time, Star Trek, with the world-premiere two-hour event, TREK NATION. This tribute follows Gene Roddenberry’s son, Rod, as he explores the deep impact of his father’s singular vision for the future. Through interviews with fans, including George Lucas, J.J. Abrams, Seth MacFarlane, and many notable Star Trek alums, TREK NATION chronicles a son’s journey to discover his father’s work that helped defined science fiction. TREK NATION premieres on SCIENCE on Wednesday, November 30 at 8PM ET/PT. TREK NATION draws on hours of exclusive footage, including never-before-seen home movies from the Roddenberry family collection and the first-ever Star Trek convention. This film demonstrates that Roddenberry’s work has not only inspired legions of fans across the globe, but generated a cultural movement. Star Trek is a phenomenon that goes beyond entertainment; it has influenced politics, space travel, social morality and much more. Star Trek was a catalyst which has fostered an enhanced understanding of the human condition, capturing man’s constant search for a better world.

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