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Voting Begins In 2011 Airlock Alpha Portal Awards

Voting extended by one day because of late start

On your marks ... get set .... OK, we'll end the cliche right there. You know what this story is about. You read the headline. It's time to vote in the 2011 Airlock Alpha Portal Awards. Now in its 12th year, the Portal Awards honors the best in science-fiction that aired on television or in t ...

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Nimoy: 'Star Trek' Inspired Two-State Solution In Middle East

Science-fiction icon shares his opinion on how Israel can achieve peace

What will it take to bring peace to the Middle East, and stop the conflict between Israel and Palestine? Create two countries. That's what Leonard Nimoy is saying, the man best known for his green-blooded, pointy-eared Vulcan Spock in the original "Star Trek" series and a number of movies that fo ...

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Sponsor Steps In To Save TrekFest Con In Iowa

Trekkies will be welcome after all to the 'future birthplace of James T. Kirk'

Looks like elected officials in Riverside, Iowa, aren't too keen about being known as the "future birthplace of James T. Kirk." Council members voted last month to deny its annual $10,000 contribution to TrekFest, a weekend-long Star Trek convention of sorts hosted by the town in June. That lack ...

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Two Strips Of Latinum: The Death Watch

The death watch has begun for many science-fiction shows on the broadcast networks, and has ended for a proposed big screen 'Dune' remake

Ah, March has arrived and with it the clear, unmistakable signs of Spring: the birds singing, the lawn and trees starting to turn green, as are television producers awaiting the decision on the fate of their respective shows. As the days march forward, the nervous tension must become killer for thes ...

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Picard Maneuvers Himself As New SGU Lead-In

Syfy will replace the previous week encore of 'Stargate: Universe' for 'Star Trek: The Next Generation'

Even 16 years after it's gone on the air, the crew of the USS Enterprise-D is being called in to provide some help to Syfy's Tuesday lineup. "Star Trek: The Next Generation" will begin airing some of its most popular episodes beginning at 7 p.m. ET this Tuesday as a way to help feed into Syfy's p ...

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Final TNG Movie Was Pulled Due To Franchise Fatigue

Lackluster result for Star Trek: Nemesiskilled final movie before it started

The Star Trek franchise is currently re-exploring its roots in the Kirk and Spock timeline, but there is something equally iconic in Patrick Stewart's voiceover in the opening credits for "Star Trek: The Next Generation." Despite claims that it would never work, that series re-established Star Tr ...

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'Fringe' Audiences Pick Up Where They Left Off

Large audience drop from 'Bones' could soon concern Fox

There is one thing that "Fringe" has to be thankful for: It's not "Lone Star." Yet, it's impossible to talk about the J.J. Abrams show without applying the adjective "ratings challenged." That's because "Fringe" returned for its third season with a 3.5 rating/5 share in Fast National overnight ra ...

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'Doctor Who' Dominates 2010 Portal Awards

David Tennant, Russell T. Davies, and series itself big winners

Fans will definitely miss David Tennant and Russell T. Davies. At least those who took the time to participate in Airlock Alpha's 2010 Portal Awards. Tennant won Best Actor/Television (by a landslide) and Davies picked up the Gene Roddenberry Award for lifetime achievement on this third try as "D ...

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