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Priority One: A Roddenberry Star Trek Podcast

Feb 15, 2016

Greetings, Captains! You’re listening to EPISODE 258 OF PRIORITY ONE PODCAST, your weekly report on all things Star Trek! This episode was recorded LIVE on Thursday, February 11th, 2016 and made available for download or streaming on Monday, February 15th, 2016 at! This week we’re Trekking Out the new showrunner who’s just been named for the new Star Trek series, and getting William Shatner’s thoughts about an aging Captain Kirk, before bringing you up to speed on the latest con news. In Star Trek Online news, Mark is giving us the lowdown on the brand new Tier 6 flagships that have just been announced. Later, On Screen, Cookie and Elijah are playing “Hide and Q”. And finally, our graphic artist Henry is here with another fan art review. As usual, before we wrap up the show, we'll open hailing frequencies for your incoming messages. TOPICS DISCUSSED Trek It Out Bryan Fuller has been named showrunner of the new Star Trek series William Shatner would play an aging Captain Kirk Gravitational waves detected for the first time Con Update Tickets for Star Trek: Mission New York go on sale Thursday, February 18th Destination Star Trek Europe will be announcing more guests on Wednesday, February 17th, and photoshoot tickets go on sale March 1st Star Trek Online News Star Trek Wrath of Gems Tier 6 flagships Federation Klingon Romulan Star Trek Online Release Notes: February 11th, 2016 Tracking the Devs Thomas Marrone gives us an in-depth look at the new Tier 6 flagships with an in-universe magazine article On Screen Hide and Q (via Memory Alpha) The making of Geordi LaForge's visor Henry's Fan Art Review TOS earpiece Warp core lamp Star Trek lamp set Handle for stamps This week’s Community Question: What Star Trek character would you like to see come back in the new series as a cameo? Have you picked up one of the new Tier 6 flagships in Star Trek Online, and what are your first thoughts? If you had the power of Q, what would you do with it? How different would "Hide and Q" have been if Deanna was involved -- do you think she would have influenced Riker any differently? What gift would Q have given her? Let us know YOUR thoughts on this week's episode by commenting below! BE SURE TO VISIT OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL AND SUBSCRIBE TO THE PREMIER STAR TREK ONLINE PODCAST! Priority One Productions is always looking for new team members that have a passion for Star Trek. Please know that all of our positions are volunteer, but we do offer a well-known outlet for your work. If you have a skill that you believe could enhance our content, then send your contact information and experience along with a few writing samples to INCOMING@PRIORITYONEPODCAST.COM Did you miss any of our great Blogs last week? Stop by THIS LINK and see for yourself! How about our latest Video Release? You can also follow us on the social media sites! We’re on Facebook! Head over to WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/PRIORITYONEPODCAST and say, “Hi!” Or, Check us out on Twitter via @PRIORITYONEPOD for show times and other cool stuff. Liked this episode? Totally hated it? Leave a comment below or CONTACT US via our handy web form! Enjoy the show!