A sweep for ‘Schitt’s Creek,’ ‘Succession’ tops Emmy Awards
(The Television Academy and ABC Entertainment via AP)LOS ANGELES – “Schitt's Creek,” the little Canadian show about a fish-out-of-water family, made history at Sunday's Emmy Awards with a comedy awards sweep, something even TV greats including “Frasier” and “Modern Family” failed to achieve. The awards for Pop TV's “Schitt's Creek” included best comedy series and trophies for its stars, including Catherine O'Hara and father-son Eugene and Daniel Levy. Moments later, his son won the award for comedy writing for “Schitt's Creek” episode, then shared a directing award and captured the supporting actor comedy trophy. As “Schitt’s Creek” gobbled up comedy awards, that left acclaimed “Insecure” and its creator Issa Rae empty-handed. But Black stories, Black performances and Black Lives Matter,” he said, urging Kimmel to shout with him.
Sir Patrick Stewart is writing memoir, publisher announces
NEW YORK Nearing his 80th birthday, Sir Patrick Stewart is finally ready for the project he once feared taking on his memoir. Jean-Luc Picard of Star Trek: The Next Generation has a deal with Gallery Books for a revealing and heartwarming look into his life and times, the publisher announced Tuesday. The idea of writing a memoir based on my life and career has been in my mind for several years, but always the demands of work have pushed it into the background. Today there are no demands, nor is there a prediction when there might be," Stewart, who turns 80 on July 13, said in a statement. "I am caught in the middle of shooting a new series, Star Trek: Picard, and I passionately want to see it through, but in the meantime ... what?
Sir Patrick Stewart, on "Star Trek" and sonnets
Sir Patrick Stewart, on "Star Trek" and sonnets The Shakespearean actor, most recognized for his performances in the sci-fi franchises "X-Men" and "Star Trek," recently returned to the role of Captain Jean Luc Picard in the CBS All Access series "Star Trek: Picard." But as "CBS This Morning" co-host Tony Dokoupil found out, Sir Patrick Stewart is much more down-to-earth than his title might imply.cbsnews.com
Sotheby’s offers benefit auction with Sting, Hillary Clinton
The chance to record a song with Sting is one of the offerings in an online auction presented by famed auction house Sothebys using Google Meet video calls. The event will be held May 1-8 and will benefit the International Rescue Committee's efforts to combat COVID-19. Those are just some of the offerings in an online auction presented by famed auction house Sotheby’s using Google Meet video calls. The auctions will be held May 1-8 and will benefit the International Rescue Committee's efforts to combat COVID-19. “We are proud to contribute to pandemic relief at this extraordinary time," said Charles F. Stewart, CEO of Sotheby’s.
You can watch 'Star Trek: Picard' for free right now thanks to Patrick Stewart
On Twitter today, Stewart announced that Trek fans in the United States can now watch "Star Trek: Picard" for free on CBS All Access using the code "GIFT." In addition to the free "Picard" episodes, you can try CBS All Access for a week free here. Related: Picard's greatest moments from 'Star Trek: The Next Generation'In "Star Trek: Picard," we follow Stewart as the iconic (now-retired) Jean-Luc Picard as he investigates a web of intrigue involving synthetic lifeforms, the Borg, Romulans and a Federation that's not exactly what it was in "The Next Generation." The streaming service is also home to a prequel series called "Star Trek: Discovery," and the upcoming "Section 31" spin-off show. "It's felt good to bring Picard back," Stewart wrote on Twitter (you can follow him @SirPatStew).space.com
'Star Trek: Picard' finale 1st look: Behold, this exclusive clip!
With just hours left to wait, it's impossible not to get excited over the concluding episode of the "Star Trek: Picard" season one: "Et in Arcadia Ego part II." Or will they meet a demise worthy of the Red Shirt Catalogue of Elaborate "Star Trek" Deaths..? Control that we saw in the last season of "Star Trek: Discovery"? And to make our stay-in-place more bearable, Sir Patrick Stewart has offered everyone a free chance to watch "Picard" on CBS All Access starting right now! CBS All Access subscription is the home of "Star Trek: Picard," "Star Trek: Discovery" and a host of other original and archival CBS television shows.space.com
The Picard Panel: Beam into our 'Star Trek: Picard' talk today!
Join the Space.com crew today at 4 p.m. ET/2100 GMT to talk Episode 7 of "Star Trek: Picard!" On Friday's through March, Space.com is taking a look at "Star Trek: Picard," the latest installment in the "Star Trek" franchise on the streaming service CBS All Access. Our Picard Panel will air live here and on our YouTube channel VideofromSpace today at 4 p.m. EST (2100 GMT). Related: What 'Star Trek' to watch before 'Star Trek: Picard': One epic guide"Star Trek: Picard" is set decades after the TNG series, picking up plot lines from "Nemesis" and 2009's "Star Trek" reboot, while exploring themes of loss and redemption. Episode 6 RecapEpisode 5 RecapEpisode 4 recapEpisode 3 RecapEpisode 1+2 RecapEmail Tariq Malik at firstname.lastname@example.org or follow him @tariqjmalik.space.com
New 'Star Trek: Picard' trailer, release date revealed at Comic Con
Cast and crew of Star Trek Discovery and Picard embrace during New York Comic Con 2019. NEW YORK (CNN) - Live long and prosper, Trekkies: The second trailer for the CBS All Access series "Star Trek: Picard" was revealed at New York Comic Con on Saturday. Stewart portrayed Picard on "Star Trek: Next Generation," which aired for seven seasons from 1987 to 1994. In the new series, Picard is older, brooding, and grounded on land. "Star Trek: Picard" will premiere on CBS All Access in the U.S. and Canada on January 23, 2020.
New "Star Trek: Picard" trailer released at Comic Con
Trekkies got another glimpse of the CBS All Access series "Star Trek: Picard" at New York Comic Con on Saturday. The second trailer was unveiled during a panel of cast members, including Jean-Luc Picard himself, Sir Patrick Stewart. The 10-episode series is set in the year 2399, 20 years after the events of "Star Trek: The Next Generation." It will explore how Picard has changed in that time, making him reckon with the choices he has made. Watch the "Star Trek: Picard" trailer belowThom Craver contributed to this report.cbsnews.com
Patrick Stewart returns to Starfleet in new 'Star Trek: Picard' trailer
Jamie McCarthy/Getty ImagesIn the trailer for the upcoming CBS All Access series "Star Trek: Picard," the titular captain is facing a new final frontierretirement. Patrick Stewart's Jean-Luc Picard is older, brooding and grounded on land in the clip unveiled Saturday at Comic-Con International in San Diego. "These past few years, I really tried to belong here," Picard says in the trailer, 20 years removed from the events of the series "Star Trek: The Next Generation." At least two stars from previous "Star Trek" series make cameos in the trailer: Jeri Ryan's Borg drone Seven of Nine from "Star Trek: Voyager" and Brent Spiner's Commander Data, whose death capped the film "Star Trek: Nemesis." There's even a quick glimpse of a Borg cube, the vessel for the evil collective that opposed Picard and the crew of the Enterprise.
Patrick Stewart introduces new "Star Trek: Picard" trailer at San Diego Comic-Con
In arguably the most anticipated part of "Enter the Star Trek Universe" at Comic-Con, Sir Patrick Stewart took to the Hall H stage Saturday afternoon to discuss his new series, "Star Trek: Picard." Here is the exclusive trailer that premiered Saturday at the Star Trek panel at San Diego Comic-Con. When does Star Trek: Picard start on CBS All Access? Stewart has been heavily involved in crafting "Star Trek: Picard" and frequently visits the writer's room. This sets the series further into the future than any previous Star Trek series.cbsnews.com
LeVar Burton expects he'll beam into 'Star Trek: Picard'
LOS ANGELES - With Patrick Stewart now warping back to the "Star Trek" universe in CBS All Access' upcoming streaming series "Picard," can a reunion with some of Jean-Luc Picard's old crewmates from the U.S.S. laughed a word-playing LeVar Burton, who co-starred with Stewart on "Star Trek: The Next Generation" for seven seasons, when CNN posed the question at "The Lion King" premiere. I don't know," said Burton, anticipating a high degree of contract negotiation and budget discussion to get the entire cast back on deck together. He also would love to play a Geordi that's moved forward from the somewhat pathetic romantic life he endured on the series. Forget a wife and kids, said Burton: "I'd settle with him having a date with somebody he didn't invent on the Holodeck.
Actor Patrick Stewart on new role as TV journalist in "Blunt Talk"
Stewart gained fame from his legendary role in “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” and as Professor X in the “X-Men” movies. Now, he is starring in the new comedy, “Blunt Talk.” Stewart joins “CBS This Morning” to talk about his role as a personally dysfunctional, but well-intended British journalist, looking to conquer American cable news.cbsnews.com