Press Release - 04.10.17
THE FINAL FRONTIER MEETS THE FIRST FRONTIER AS getTV CELEBRATES SCI-FI WITH A NIGHT OF RARE WESTERN SERIES FEATURING FUTURE STAR TREK STARS LEONARD NIMOY, DEFOREST KELLEY, & JAMES DOOHAN ON SUNDAY, APRIL 16
The Block also Includes a STAR TREK-Themed Episode of THE MERV GRIFFIN SHOW Featuring WRATH OF KHAN Stars Nimoy, Kelley, and William Shatner
CULVER CITY, CA – Monday, April 10, 2017 – getTV’s Get Lost In TV block goes where no man has gone before, as the network beams up a night of classic Sci-Fi featuring rare television appearances by some of STAR TREK’s most beloved icons airing Sunday, April 16, starting at 11 p.m. ET/ 8 p.m. PT.
The night blasts off at 11 p.m. ET, with a special tribute to the seminal Sci-Fi series STAR TREK, as Merv Griffin welcomes the cast of STAR TREK II: THE WRATH OF KHAN to the stage in a 1982 episode of THE MERV GRIFFIN SHOW. On hand to discuss the soon to be released film, the fans, and the series’ tremendous impact, are franchise legends William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, and DeForest Kelly, making for an unforgettable event that Sci-Fi devotees won’t want to miss.
Then, at 12 a.m. ET, the Final Frontier meets the First Frontier as getTV rounds up a posse of classic Western series featuring rare guest appearances from future STAR TREK stars. Highlights include Leonard Nimoy in two episodes of THE TALL MAN, and one episode of TOMBSTONE TERRITORY at 1:10 a.m. ET; three episodes of A MAN CALLED SHENANDOAH at 1:45 a.m. ET, with Nimoy, James Doohan, and DeForest Kelley; and two episodes of LAREDO, with Kelley and Doohan, at 3:30 a.m. ET.
For a complete schedule of times, visit www.get.tv/schedule. In addition to airing these specials on the dates noted above, some of them mentioned are scheduled for further broadcasts throughout the month. (See listings for further details.)
Anchored by Sony Pictures Entertainment’s vast TV and film library, getTV is a national TV network dedicated to your favorite movies and TV series. getTV features action, crime, vintage comedy and western TV series along with classic motion pictures from all eras. For information, visit get.tv and connect with the network on Facebook and Twitter @getTV.
.@getTV celebrates #StarTrek w/ a night of rare TV appearances featuring @WilliamShatner, #LeonardNimoy on Apr. 16 at 11pE
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