What We Know About the Disaster That Made Picard Quit Starfleet

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Star Trek: Picard is set decades after the unthinkable: a disillusioned Jean-Luc Picard, former captain of the Enterprise, has left Starfleet, the fabled organization that represents his highest ideals. But in order to figure out why, we need to turn to what might be a surprising source for some Star Trek diehards.

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The 9 Weirdest, Dumbest, or Beautifully Baffling TV Pilots of 2019

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Every year, networks get ready for the fall season with a “hot” list of new television shows. Usually, the final lineups are culled from a slough of pilot episodes, spec scripts, and at least one person’s crushed hopes and dreams. Here are some of the weirdest ones we’ve spotted this year—along with whether you can…

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Star Trek: Picard’s First Teaser Hints at Jean-Luc’s Tragic Place in Starfleet History [Updated]

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The first teaser is here for CBS All Access’ Star Trek: Picard, which brings the incredible Patrick Stewart back as the even more incredible Jean-Luc Picard. But the admiral, who’s been spending a lot of time with his grapes, is no longer a part of Starfleet. The mystery, of course, is finding out why.

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Luke Cage Star Mike Colter Will Battle Evil on a New CBS Show

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These days, good genre shows are usually relegated to cable networks or streaming services. Netflix, FX, Syfy, Cartoon Network, HBO, and so on. There are exceptions, of course. The Good Place and the DC shows, for example. But if history has taught us anything it’s that most of the time genre shows on network TV are…

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Nickelodeon’s CG-Animated Star Trek Show Will Follow a Group of Teens Aboard Their Own Ship

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We’ve known for a while that part of the grand plans for the future of Star Trek on TV have included more animation—not just an adult-focused entry from Rick & Morty’s Mike McMahan, but a kid-friendly series rumored to be coming to Nickelodeon. That last bit is no longer a rumor though, and we finally know what that…

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