Today Heroes & Icons network announced that they would air an uncut version of Star Trek: The Original Series has not been seen on broadcast television in years so fans of the original series can have a chance to see something that has not been seen on television in 50 years. More details and pictures below courtesy of their press release.
HEROES & ICONS TV NETWORK PRESENTS UNCUT & ENHANCED ORIGINAL STAR TREK TV SERIES AS PART OF ALL STAR TREK PROGRAMMING
Uncut ‘Star Trek’ Restores Lost Scenes Not Seen In Syndication Starting Sunday, July 24th
(07/18/16 – Chicago, IL) – Heroes & Icons Television Network (H&I) adds more intergalactic excitement to its groundbreaking All Star Trek universe, announcing that it will present the enhanced version of Star Trek: The Original Series uncut and with limited commercial interruption. The uncut version of Star Trek: The Original Series has not been seen on broadcast television in years. Now H&I is giving fans of the iconic series a chance to explore the show again in an experience similar to when it first aired 50 years ago this fall.
“Setting phasers to stun” in this groundbreaking television first, All Star Trek on H&I features all five of the original live action Star Trek TV franchises airing together, six days a week. Beginning Sunday, July 24, 2016, at 8:00pm ET, viewers will see Star Trek: The Original Series, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Voyager and Star Trek: Enterprise. H&I will broadcast all five series, beginning with the first episode of each one, all on one network, for the first time in the history of the franchise. Viewers can watch the All Star Trek trailer and find out where to watch each night of All Star Trek programming on the H&I AllStarTrek.com website.
Uncut ‘Star Trek’ Restores Lost Scenes Star Trek: The Original Series made its network TV debut on September 8, 1966 and aired for three seasons, ending on June 3, 1969. Since then the series has lived long and prospered in syndication reruns, at the expense of deleted scenes cut from every episode for additional commercials. H&I will transport fans and viewers back in time, returning all of these lost and deleted scenes back into each episode. In addition to this uncut presentation, All Star Trek will feature the re-mastered and enhanced versions of Star Trek: The Original Series, giving viewers the best of more modern visual technology with the legacy storylines and series content intact.
“With this decision to air the original Star Trek series uncut, H&I will not only feature all five live action Star Trek TV series on one network, they will all be presented uncut,” said Neal Sabin, Vice Chairman of Weigel Broadcasting Co.
The mission of Heroes & Icons is to present heroic TV characters in their iconic television series. The original Star Trek TV series, brought to life by creator Gene Roddenberry, captured the imagination of millions of fans with its creative and insightful story telling lead by a heroic captain and his equally heroic crew. Theirs was a 5 year mission that has now spanned 50 years and counting.
‘All Star Trek’ Captains Take Viewers Where They’ve Never Gone Before
‘All Star Trek’ Captains Take Viewers Where They’ve Never Gone Before With the new All Star Trek programming schedule, H&I will beam up each Star Trek series six nights a week, giving fans of the iconic shows a new television destination to enjoy each one. The adventures begin on Sunday evenings from 8:00 pm ET to 1:00 am ET as the H&I All Star Trek block launches fans into the heroic expeditions of the Star Trek captains and their crews. The galactic excitement continues with All Star Trek episodes airing each weeknight, starting with Star Trek: The Original Series at 6:00 pm ET;Star Trek: The Next Generation at 7:00 pm ET; Star Trek: Deep Space Nine at 11:00 pm ET; Star Trek: Voyager at 12:00 am ET and Star Trek: Enterprise at 1:00 am ET.