“Chaos on the Bridge”: Behind the Creation of “Star Trek: The Next Generation” New feature documentary to be released in August

Chaos on the Bridge

Writer, Director and acting legend William Shatner takes viewers inside the creation of Star Trek: The Next Generation, the bold attempt in 1986 to recreate the success of the original television series, through the eyes of the writers, producers, actors and executives who were involved.

Exclusive “Doctor Who” Collectibles Debut at Comic-Con Limited Edition Twelfth Doctor "Sonic Screwdriver" Universal Remote Available Only at BBC America Shop Booth

11th Doctor figure

The detailed and re-engineered working replica of Peter Capaldi’s iconic device will make its exclusive debut at San Diego Comic-Con on July 8, 2015. While editions will be available at select retailers later this summer, the ones sold at Comic-Con will be individually laser numbered and come with a signed certificate of authenticity.

11th Annual Science Fiction + Fantasy Short Film Festival Open for Submissions Festival will screen in early 2016, partnered with the Seattle International Film Festival,

EMP Museum

From July 1 through September 30, EMP, in partnership with the Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF), is encouraging original and creative science fiction and fantasy film submissions 15 minutes or shorter in length for the festival. Submissions will be judged based on originality, quality, artistic merit, innovation, voice, style and narrative.

5 Episodes In: “Stitchers” The mysteries deepen, but the tone tries hard to stay light

Stitchers

Stitchers is ABC Family’s first procedural drama, and the lighter tone regarding the characters’ personal lives balances out the seriousness of the procedural aspects of solving murders, and the potentially darker mysteries surrounding the creators of the secret program — and Kirsten’s own past — grow deeper and more dangerous.

“Dream Defenders” Coming to Discovery Family The animated adventure series will join the daytime lineup

Dream Defenders

Discovery Family has acquired the US rights to the 26-episode series, Dream Defenders, from Tiny Island Productions. The series follows 14-year-old twins Zoey and Zane Mercer through their dual dimension adventures—in both the ‘Realworld’ of Meridian, and the fantastical universes of the ‘Dreamworld’.