Star World's new shows to have elements of fate, sci fi

Mumbai: Star World will launch two shows next month - Wild Card and Enterprise. The first one Wild Card will air every Tuesday at 9 pm from 2 March.

The show deals with feisty Zoe Busiek (Joely Fisher). When we first see her she is working a blackjack table in the gambling den of Las Vegas. When her sister dies in a car crash Zoe returns to Chicago and finds that the insurance company refuses to pay up as they feel that her sister was the reason for the mishap.

She launches her own investigation as her sister by nature was always a cautious person at the wheel. Her endeavour leads to her getting a job as an employee of the insurance company's special investigations unit. Her personal qualities of resourcefullness, imagination, scepticism and persistence come in handy.

The other show is totally different in tone. Enterprise will air every Saturday at 9 pm from 13 March. This is the fifth installment of the Star Trek franchise. This prequel series, set 150 years before the original Star Trek series. It focusses on the early years of Starfleet, leading up to the formation of the Federation and the Earth-Romulan Wars. The series is set aboard the Earth ship Enterprise NX-01, captained by Jonathan Archer played by Scott Bakula.

The show was conceived with the aim of widening the Star Trek fan base by attracting non-science fiction fans to the show, In addition the channel will also air the special Celine Dion In Las Vegas: Open Night on 31 March at 10 pm. This was This is her first Las Vegas concert. She belts out hits like I'm Alive. The show was nominated for an Emmy for the cinematography and is hosted by Justin Timberlake.

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