The Star Trek documentary series announced earlier this year finally has a release date, along with more details on how you can watch the full series.
Central headquarters come to History Channel… and History Vault
The History Channel celebrates the 55th year of Star Trek with the new ten-part documentary series titled Headquarters: 55 Years of Star Trek. And today, they announced that the series will debut Nov. 5 at 10 p.m. ET / PT on the History Channel. The first four episodes will air on the History Channel every Friday at 10 p.m., with the additional six episodes also available on History Vault, the network’s subscription video service.
Told by Star Trek: The Next Generation Gates McFadden, each episode focuses on a different chapter in Star Trek history, starting with his beginnings at legendary Lucille Ball production company Desilu, through to the most recent film and TV adaptations. The series will also delve deep into Star Trek lore, including The animated series and the 1970s never produced Phase II project. According to history, Central headquarters will feature “The Definitive Deep Journey honors the creative pioneers of sci-fi excellence and shares the hard-hitting, sometimes risky decisions behind pivotal moments in television history and how they finally reached the small screen.”
New docuseries include interviews with the cast, crew, and pundits who worked on Star Trek including Nichelle Nichols, Brent Spiner, Kirstie Alley, Walter Koenig, Kate Mulgrew, Denise Crosby, Wil Wheaton, John De Lancie, Nicholas Meyer, Ronald D. Moore, Brannon Braga, Nana Visitor, Robert Picardo, Penny Johnson, Ethan Phillips, Diana Muldaur, Nicole de Boer, Roxann Dawson, Robert Beltran, Tim Russ, John Billingsley, John Dykstra, DC Fontana, Rick Berman and F. Murray Abraham.
Central headquarters is directed by Brian Volk-Weiss and is produced by The Nacelle Company, the same team behind History’s 2016 50 years of Star Trek popular Netflix documentaries and docuseries The films that made us and The toys that made us. The new docuseries promise to unveil “lesser-known stories about the franchise the importance of bringing up hot topics, the creation of the character Spock, the relentless fans who kept the series on air and the reruns that gave it a new life”.
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