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EPIX Boldly Goes Where No One Has Gone Before with STAR TREK FEST

<p class='bwalignc'> <i><b>24-Hour Marathon Includes World Television Premiere of Star Trek Into Darkness</b></i> </p> <p class='bwalignc'> <i><b>Plus All-New Commentary from Leonard Nimoy and George Takei</b></i> </p> <p class='bwalignc'> <i><b>Sunday, February 16, beginning 6AM EST</b></i> </p> <p> </p>

Tuesday, February 04, 2014

EPIX Boldly Goes Where No One Has Gone Before with STAR TREK FEST

13:43 EST Tuesday, February 04, 2014

NEW YORK (Business Wire) -- Premium entertainment network EPIX announced today that it will present an all-day tribute to Star Trek, including the world television premiere of Star Trek Into Darkness on Sunday, February 16, 2014, at 8PM ET along with original, all-new commentary from two of the franchise's leading and iconic stars—Leonard Nimoy and George Takei. Immediately preceding the premiere, STAR TREK FEST will feature the EPIX Special Presentation “A Conversation with Leonard Nimoy” where he shares insights and personal anecdotes from his nearly 50-year involvement with phenomenon that is Star Trek. The lineup will by punctuated with special segments by George Takei throughout the marathon. STAR TREK FEST begins at 6AM EST on February 16 on EPIX, with the entire programming line-up available all month long on EPIX-On-Demand, and all EPIX apps.

The following is a sneak peek of Leonard Nimoy talking about J.J. Abrams in “A Conversation with Leonard Nimoy”:

Below is an entertaining clip featuring George Takei riffing on Star Trek:

STAR TREK FEST Full Schedule – all times EASTERN

6:00 AM – The Captains Close-Up: William Shatner  EPIX Original Documentary

6:45 AM – Trekkies

8:15 AM – The Captains Close-Up: Patrick Stewart  EPIX Original Documentary

8:50 AM – Star Trek: The Motion Picture

11:05 AM – Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

1:05 PM – Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

2:55 PM – William Shatner's Get a Life! EPIX Original Documentary

4:00 PM – Star Trek V: The Final Frontier

5:50 PM – Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

7:45 PM – A Conversation with Leonard Nimoy EPIX Special Presentation

8:00 PM – Star Trek Into Darkness World Television Premiere

10:15 PM – Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

12:05 AM – Star Trek Into Darkness

2:20 AM – Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

4:20 AM –  The Captains EPIX Original Documentary

For more information about STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS visit

About EPIX

EPIX is the newest premium entertainment network delivering the latest movie releases, classic library titles, plus original films, comedy, music and sports events on TV, on demand, online and on devices.

For more information about EPIX, go to

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