Live like a legend on LEGEND! From Monday 17th October, William Shatner, Patrick Stewart, David Hasselehoff and Chuck Norris take over the airwaves on LEGEND in a newly-created weekday action-packed line-up from 5pm – 9pm.
This fantastic small-screen trip through the decades kicks off in the 60s with STAR TREK: THE ORIGINAL SERIES, Gene Roddenberry’s iconic creation where we follow Kirk and his crew fighting galectic evil forces. The final frontier adventures continue at 6pm with 80s reboot STAR TREK: NEXT GENERATION before we land on earth with another 80s cult favourite KNIGHT RIDER, staring ‘The Hoff’’, which continues in its 7pm slot. This is followed by 90s martial arts crime crusading favourite WALKER TEXAS RANGER, starring Chuck Norris.
Full programming details in transmission order:
From Mon 17 Oct @ 17:00 – STAR TREK: THE ORIGINAL SERIES (Season 2, 1967)
The TV series that boldly goes where no other has gone before! Welcome to the 23rd century adventures of Captain James T. Kirk and his crew on board the U.S.S. Enterprise, a powerful interstellar spacecraft dispatched by Earth-based Starfleet Command to explore the galaxy. Kirk’s five-year mission is to seek out new life and new civilisations, bringing danger, extra-terrestrial drama and an array of deadly foes. In the second season, our intrepid crew encounter determined crew, the Enterprise encounters Klingons, Romulans, time paradoxes, tribbles and genetic supermen lead by Khan Noonian Singh.
From Mon 17 Oct @ 18:00 – STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION (1987)
Set in the 24th century, when Earth is part of the United Federation of Planets, Captain Jean-Luc Picard (Patrick Stewart) leads a new generation of Starfleet officers in the Enterprise NCC 1701-D spacecraft to seek out new planet and life forms in space. The hugely popular series, created by Gene Roddenbury, first aired in 1987 and ran for 178 episodes.
Continuing from Mon 17 Oct @ 19:00 – KNIGHT RIDER (Season2, 1983)
Knight Rider stars David Hasselhoff as a mysterious loner who fights crime with the aid of a super-advanced car equipped with artificial intelligence named K.I.T.T.. An invaluable tool in combatting injustice in the shadowy underworld of America, It has the ability to think and talk, often offering up hilarious witticisms that are remarkably clever considering he’s a 1982 Pontiac Trans-Am. In the second season, Michael, K.I.T.T. and gang return for more roadside adventures. Whether in a drag race or fighting Michael’s evil half-brother Garthe and his behemoth truck, this duo of man and super car are driving straight for thrills and excitement! At full speed!
From Mon 17 Oct @ 20:00 – WALKER TEXAS RANGER (1993)
Texas Ranger Cordell Walker, one of the last old-fashioned heroes in the West, is a protective friend but a relentless foe who will stop at nothing to bring a criminal to justice. With the help of retired ranger C.D. Parker, partner James Trivette and A.D.A. Alex Cahill, Walker ruthlessly fights for justice. Inspired by the film Lone Wolf McQuade, this classic action series starring Chuck Norris, was first aired in 1993.