Science is gearing up to celebrate the 45th anniversary of Star Trek with the world- premiere two-hour event, “Trek Nation.” The tribute follows Gene Roddenberry’s son, Rod, as he explores the deep impact of his father’s singular vision for the future. Through interviews with fans, including George Lucas, J.J. Abrams, Seth MacFarlane, and many notable Star Trek alums, “Trek Nation” chronicles a son’s journey to discover his father’s work that helped defined science fiction.
“Trek Nation” premieres on SCIENCE on Wednesday, November 30 at 8PM ET/PT.
Here’s a quick synopsis of what fans can expect:
TREK NATION draws on hours of exclusive footage, including never-before-seen home movies from the Roddenberry family collection and the first-ever Star Trek convention. This film demonstrates that Roddenberry’s work has not only inspired legions of fans across the globe, but generated a cultural movement. Star Trek is a phenomenon that goes beyond entertainment; it has influenced politics, space travel, social morality and much more. Star Trek was a catalyst which has fostered an enhanced understanding of the human condition, capturing man’s constant search for a better world.
For more information, clips and images of “Trek Nation,” head on over to Science’s official site here.