Doctor Who flies to Pluto TV; Game of Thrones soundtrack album; Deep Space Nine doc


Today’s WIRE Buzz finds a nerdy traditional headed to a brand new dwelling, a bit of dominant geekery crossing over to different areas of popular culture, and a Star Trek documentary. No purpose to speak round that final one — Trekkies are right here for any and all Trek, even Deep Space Nine.

But first, let’s discuss Doctor Who. The long-running present that distorts time and house in a method each completely eccentric and charmingly sci-fi is headed to a brand new streaming community. According to The Wrap, the BBC present goes to Pluto TV, the place every present is getting its personal “channel” on the streaming service.

This Doctor Who channel will rotate over 200 episodes from the early days of the Doctors, bringing the classics to followers who could have solely jumped on the TARDIS through the Matt Smith or David Tennant or Jodie Whittaker eras. With each VOD providers and linear channels (aka channels that air programming like common TV), Pluto TV ought to scratch the itch of any Whovian after some old-school enjoyable.


 

Next, an equally potent popular culture juggernaut: Game of Thrones. HBO’s fantasy collection has touched quite a lot of merch within the years main as much as its remaining season (which begins airing on April 14), and now it’s getting a soundtrack album because it takes its victory lap.

According to a launch, For The Throne is coming from Columbia Records and options artists as diversified as A$AP Rocky, Mumford & Sons, The National, and The Weeknd — all paying tribute to the Iron Throne. With varied vinyl covers representing completely different home sigils and a number of colours designating both hearth or ice, followers can customise their albums to be as distinctive because the oddball assortment of artists included on them.

You can even take a look at the trailer, which incorporates all of the artists concerned, beneath:

The album drops on April 26 and is presently obtainable for pre-order.


 

Next up, style followers head beneath the ocean with the Cousteaus. That’s as a result of, as Deadline reviews, the Science Channel has ordered a brand new four-episode collection from Celine and Fabien Cousteau: Legends of the Deep. The Dan Hughes-directed present will comply with the siblings as they discover the unusual depths of the ocean, wanting into shipwrecks, Bermuda Triangle mysteries, Mayan sea monsters, and large sinkholes.

Legends of the Deep premieres on June 9.


 

Finally, IGN reviews {that a} new documentary will dig into a comparatively unloved piece of the Star Trek canon: Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. What We Left Behind: Looking Back at Star Trek: Deep Space Nine is co-directed by DS9 showrunner Ira Steven Behr and sponsored by Indiegogo after a profitable crowdfunding marketing campaign. The fan-backed (and record-breakingly profitable) movie is getting theatrical distribution, which is able to carry the behind-the-scenes entry, restored episode clips, and speculative creations of the unique writers to Trekkies in all places.

What We Left Behind hits theaters on May 13.

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