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Celebrate Star Trek Day with Shout! Factory TV’s All-Day Marathon (8 September)

Celebrate Star Trek Day with Shout! Factory TV's All-Day Marathon (8 September)

Shout! Factory TV proudly presents a marathon of Star Trek documentaries in celebration of Star Trek Day on the 8th September, the anniversary of the original series’ 1966 broadcast debut. Fans can tune in to see in-depth looks at the different Star Trek series across the years with five acclaimed documentaries and docuseries directed by William Shatner, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine‘s showrunner Ira Steven Behr and David Zappone, producer of For the Love of Spock and The Captains.

Celebrate Star Trek Day with Shout! Factory TV's All-Day Marathon (8 September)

William Shatner’s incredible in-depth look at the creation, evolution and legacy of Gene Roddenberry’s Star Trek comes to life in his four documentaries: The Captains, The Captains Close Up five-episode miniseries, Chaos on the Bridge: The Untold Story Behind Trek’s Next Generation and William Shatner’s Get a Life! From directors Ira Steven Behr and David Zappone comes the critically acclaimed documentary feature What We Left Behind: Looking Back at Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. Shout! Factory TV will also showcase Backlot: San Diego Comic-Con 2019: What We Left Behind: Looking Back at Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Panel to close a day full of Star Trek: in-depth presentations.

The Star Trek Day marathon begins Thursday, 8th September at 9am PT and can be viewed on shoutfactorytv.com; Shout! Factory TV’s Roku, Amazon Fire, Apple TV, and Android apps; and the following digital streaming platforms: Twitch, Samsung TV Plus, Comcast Xfinity, XUMO, Vizio, Redbox, IMDb TV and STIRR.


Ken Wynne

Ken Wynne is the EIC for Attack from Planet B - writing about cult cinema and alternative music for over a decade.