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Beginning in July 2012, CBS Home Entertainment and NCM Fathom Events hosted a series of one-night-only theatrical events to celebrate the release of each TNG Blu-ray release. The first season showings were held in hundreds of movie theaters throughout the United States and Canada while the second season showings were limited to the United States, and consisted of two remastered episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation, along with a cut-down sampling of each release's documentary bonus features.

Season One

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Season One event poster
TNG BR S1 theater screen
'Thank You' closing image

The TNG Season 1 Blu-ray event, entitled Star Trek: The Next Generation 25th Anniversary Event, was held on 23 July 2012 in the United States and Canada. Michael and Denise Okuda introduced each episode, describing why each was selected for the special presentation. Along with the documentary featurettes, the event also included a short teaser for the following season's Blu-ray release.

Episodes Featured

Apart from the episodes a behind-the-scenes special (comprising the "Stardate Revisited: The Origin of Star Trek: TNG"–special feature on disc 6 of the Blu-ray release) was also featured in which actors and production staffers alike were interviewed.

Interviewees

Press release

This summer "boldly go where no one has gone before" and don’t miss the only opportunity to see two of the most popular Next Generation episodes, Ep. 106 (Where No One Has Gone Before) and Ep. 114 (Datalore) on the big screen.

This special event will include exclusive looks at the massive restoration of season one, never-before-seen interviews with the original cast members and behind-the-scenes looks at the artists who created the original FX elements and photography during the making of the show. Audiences will also be privy to an unseen sneak-peak of "Measure of a Man."

Set in the 24th century, The Next Generation was created by Gene Roddenberry over 20 years after the original Star Trek series. The Next Generation became the longest running series of the Star Trek franchise, consisting of 178 episodes over 7 seasons. Star Trek: The Next Generation 25th Anniversary Event is the first opportunity to see this transcendent digital presentation like no man before, in movie theaters, on Monday, July 23rd at 7:00 PM (local time) with additional late night showings at select movie theater locations. Check your local listings for details. Don’t miss seeing the futuristic world created in the past.
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Season Two

TNG S2 theatrical poster
Season Two event poster
TNG BR S2 theater screen
'Thank You' closing image

The TNG Season 2 Blu-ray event, entitled Star Trek: The Next Generation - A Celebration of Season 2, was held on 29 November 2012 in the United States. Michael and Denise Okuda introduced each episode along with "Q Who" director Rob Bowman and "The Measure Of A Man" writer Melinda Snodgrass, describing why each was selected for the special presentation and offering some behind-the-scenes insight into teach episode's production. Along with the documentary featurettes detailed below, the event also included a short teaser for the following season's Blu-ray release.

Episodes Featured

Along with portions from the "Making It So: Continuing 'Star Trek: The Next Generation'" special feature from disc 5 of the Blu-ray release, the event also featured portions from the Season 2 gag reel, as well as fifteen minutes of the "Reunification: 25 Years After 'Star Trek: The Next Generation'" cast reunion.

Interviewees

Press release

This not to be missed movie theatre event will feature two of the most popular Next Generation episodes, "Q Who?" and "The Measure of a Man" which will include, for the very first time, about 13 minutes of never before seen additional content.

This special event will also include exclusive looks at the extensive restoration taken to make Season 2 look better than ever before, never-before-seen interviews with the original cast members, a behind-the-scenes look at the artists who created the original FX elements and photography and a reunion with the original cast members, captured in December 2011, as they celebrate 25 years of this unforgettable series.

Set in the 24th century, The Next Generation was created by Gene Roddenberry over 20 years after the original Star Trek series. The Next Generation became the longest running series of the Star Trek franchise, consisting of 178 episodes over 7 seasons. Star Trek: The Next Generation – A Celebration of Season 2 is the first opportunity to see a transcendent digital presentation and the world premiere of the extended cut of The Measure of a Man in select movie theaters nationwide on Thursday, November 29th at 7:00 PM (local time).
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Season Three

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Season Three event poster

The TNG Season 3 Blu-ray event, featuring the theatrical-length edit of "The Best of Both Worlds", will be held on 25 April 2013 in the United States. [3]

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