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An Interview with Star Trek's Nichelle Nichols

By CBS Action
Posted in Features, Interviews, Nichelle Nichols, Star Trek at 50, Friday 7th Oct 2016

You’d have to be living under a rock not to realise that Star Trek is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.

With the cause for celebration running riot across the galaxy, we had no option but to ask one of the founding fathers – sorry, mothers – of Star Trek about her tenure on the original series.

Playing Nyota Uhura, Nichelle Nichols became an on-screen icon shortly after the shows debut. Not only due to Uhura’s charismatic and spirited nature, but also due to the fact that Nichols was one of the first black women on US television to hold a prominent leading role in a series.

We... read more

The Trekkie Girls - Hailing Frequencies Open

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Star Trek, Treklog, Sunday 2nd Oct 2016

Continuing CBS Action’s mission to celebrate 50 years of Star Trek, we want to look back at the iconic and inspirational character Uhura and the phenomenal Nichelle Nichols who first played her.

In our previous articles, we spoke about how she nearly quit Star Trek, as she felt under utilized. It was Dr Martin Luther King who convinced her to stay, telling her the importance of having black, female role models in a position of authority. She has since inspired many actresses, scientists and astronauts to achieve more than they thought possible.

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NCIS - Season 9 Arrives In October

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Sunday 25th Sep 2016

In Season 9 of NCIS we see Gibbs and Ziva travel to Afghanistan in search of Gabriella Flores. Flores is successfully rescued but her commanding officer is killed in the process. Back in Washington, Tony discovers that the woman who held Flores hostage has a brother, a university student based locally and both are members of the same terrorist group.

The team continue interrogating the siblings but to no avail. Gibbs, with some help from Vance, takes matters into his own hands as the team races against time to find out the terrorists' next move. DiNozzo attempts to conquer one of his phobias while Gibbs relives a painful memory from his days as a young recruit.

Yes, it's... read more

Get Ready To Ride To The Ponderosa For More Bonanza

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Sunday 18th Sep 2016

Bonanza is set around the 1860s and it centres on the wealthy Cartwright family who live in the area of Virginia City, Nevada, bordering Lake Tahoe.

The much loved show chronicles the weekly adventures of the Cartwright family headed by the thrice-widowed patriarch Ben Cartwright (Lorne Greene). He has three sons, each by a different wife: the eldest being the urbane architect Adam Cartwright (Pernell Roberts) who built the ranch house, the second is the warm and lovable giant Eric "Hoss" Cartwright (Dan Blocker, pictured) and the youngest is the hotheaded and impetuous Joseph or "Little Joe".

Season 6 starts on October 9th and this time we see Adam search for his troublesome lookalike and try to teach a course in ... read more

Hogan Brings On The Thunder In October

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Sunday 18th Sep 2016

Are you ready for danger excitement, adventure and Hulk Hogan?! Yes, the action-packed series Thunder In Paradise is coming to CBS Action.

It's just another day in paradise for Randolph Spencer and Martin Brubaker, ex Navy SEALs turned mercenaries who hire themselves out as soldiers of fortune to deliver their own brand of justice.

On their missions, Spence and Bru rely heavily on Thunder which is a souped-up, gadget-ridden speedboat originally built by Spencer for the U.S. Government.

Don't miss an episode when Thunder In Paradise starts October 1st at 8pm.

Star Trek: TOS - The Nation's Favourite Episode Result

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Star Trek, Treklog, Monday 5th Sep 2016

So then, did you vote in our search for the nation's favourite episode of Star Trek: The Original Series?

Well it was a close run vote but in the end those furry little creatures captured your vote. Yes, Trouble With Tribbles was number one in your book. But what about the other 19?

Here's the top 20, is your favourite listed?

1. The Trouble With Tribbles
2. The City on the Edge of Forever
3. Balance of Terror
4. Mirror, Mirror
5. The Devil in the Dark
6. The Doomsday Machine
7. Space Seed
8. Tomorrow Is Yesterday
9. The Menagerie, ... read more

The Wild Wild West arrives on CBS Action

By CBS Action
Posted in Features, Wednesday 31st Aug 2016

Running from 1965 till 1965 The Wild Wild West is one of the most celebrated cult series from the 60s and you have the chance to see the very first episodes starting September 17th.

The Wild Wild West is the story of two Secret Service agents: the fearless and handsome James West and Artemus Gordon a brilliant gadgeteer and master of disguise. Their unending mission is to solve crimes and to protect the President and the United States from all manner of dangerous threats. To do this the agents travel in luxury aboard their own train, the Wanderer, equipped with everything they could ever need.

NCIS Season 8

By CBS Action
Posted in Features, Wednesday 31st Aug 2016

Rejoice NCIS fans as Season 8 of this world dominating series will start on CBS Action on 5th September.

NCIS chronicles the operations of an elite team of special agents whose mission is to investigate any crime that has a shred of evidence connected to Navy and Marine Corps personnel, regardless of rank or position.

The NCIS team of investigators is led by Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs (Mark Harmon), an experienced investigator with sometimes unorthodox but effective methods. Working under Gibbs are Special Agent Anthony Dinozzo (Michael Weatherly), a former homicide detective who joined NCIS just a few years ago but whose solid instincts result from his work on the streets and Special Agent Caitlin Todd (Sasha Alexander), whose newness to the team is counter-balance... read more




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