The Captains interviews Star Trek leaders

Star Trek fans may be interested in “The Captains,” a new document airing on The Movie Network and Movie Central this week.

The 90-minute Canadian made documentary features interviews between Shatner and his fellow commanders including Patrick Stewart (Captain Jean-Luc Picard), Kate Mulgrew (Captain Kathryn Janeway), Avery Brooks (Captain Benjamin Sisko), Scott Bakula (Captain Jonathan Archer), and Chris Pine (Captain James T. Kirk).

Written and directed by William Shatner, The show explores the individual and distinct relationships each actor has to the Star Trek brand, and how their lives were affected by their mutual association with the franchise.

“This is a very special and intimate project for me and I cannot wait for everyone to see it on the TV screen in Canada.” said William Shatner on The Captains.

The Captains premieres Thursday, October 20 at 8 p.m. PT on Movie Central and 9 p.m. ET on The Movie Network.

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