Tuesday, February 4, 2014


24-Hour Marathon Includes World Television Premiere of Star Trek Into Darkness

Plus All-New Commentary from Leonard Nimoy and George Takei

Sunday, February 16, beginning 6AM EST

New York, NY February 4, 2014 – Premium entertainment network EPIX announced today that it will present an all-day tribute to Star Trek, including the world television premiere of Star Trek Into Darkness on Sunday, February 16, 2014, at 8PM ET along with original, all-new commentary from two of the franchise’s leading and iconic stars—Leonard Nimoy and George Takei.  Immediately preceding the premiere, STAR TREK FEST will feature the EPIX Special Presentation “A Conversation with Leonard Nimoy” where he shares insights and personal anecdotes from his nearly 50-year involvement with phenomenon that is Star Trek.   The lineup will by punctuated with special segments by George Takei throughout the marathon.   STAR TREK FEST begins at 6AM EST on February 16 on EPIX, with the entire programming line-up available all month long on EPIX-On-Demand, EPIX.com and all EPIX apps.
The following is a sneak peek of Leonard Nimoy talking about J.J. Abrams in “A Conversation with Leonard Nimoy”: http://www.hightail.com/download/elNLWmdqRndwaFM5TE5Vag

Below is an entertaining clip featuring George Takei riffing on Star Trek:

STAR TREK FEST Full Schedule – all times EASTERN
6:00 AM – The Captains Close-Up: William Shatner EPIX Original Documentary
6:45 AM –Trekkies
8:15 AM – The Captains Close-Up: Patrick Stewart EPIX Original Documentary
8:50 AM – Star Trek: The Motion Picture
11:05 AM – Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
1:05 PM – Star Trek III: The Search for Spock
2:55 PM – William Shatner's Get a Life! EPIX Original Documentary
4:00 PM –Star Trek V: The Final Frontier
5:50 PM – Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
7:45 PM –A Conversation with Leonard Nimoy EPIX Special Presentation
8:00 PM –Star Trek Into Darkness World Television Premiere
10:15 PM – Star Trek III: The Search for Spock
12:05 AM – Star Trek Into Darkness
2:20 AM – Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
4:20 AM – The Captains EPIX Original Documentary

For more information about STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS visit


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