Patrick Stewart’s ‘Star Trek’ return will lift off in the new year
Q: When is the “Star Trek” series that brings back Patrick Stewart as Picard supposed to start? – Greg Cook, via e-mail
A: CBS All Access is planning on an early-2020 debut for the show, which will be titled – of all things – “Star Trek: Picard.” Some other characters and actors celebrated for their earlier places in the “Trek” canon also will make appearances on the series, including fellow “Star Trek: The Next Generation” veterans Brent Spiner (alias Commander Data), Jonathan Frakes (Commander William T. Riker) and Marina Sirtis (Counselor Deanna Troi), as well as Jeri Ryan (“Star Trek: Voyager’s” Seven of Nine).
Q: Will “Trial & Error” be back? – Ben Dorsey, Providence, R.I.
A: Evidently not, and it wasn’t for lack of Warner Bros. Television trying to find a new home for the quirky comedy after its two-season run on NBC ended. Kristin Chenoweth – who starred in Season 2 (and got great reviews) as offbeat, wealthy society staple and suspected husband-killer Lavinia Peck-Foster – inferred on social media that she would have been willing to make guest appearances if a third round had been ordered, having succeeded Season 1 star John Lithgow. Send questions of general interest via email to [email protected]cenote.com. Writers must include their names, cities and states. Personal replies cannot be sent.
“Trial & Error”