The nominees for the 2012 Television Critics Association Awards were announced yesterday, and Star Trek is in the mix. Up for the Heritage Award are the original Star Trek series, Twin Peaks, Saturday Night Live, Cheers and Lost (co-created, of course, by J.J. Abrams). And, up for the Career Achievement Award are Dick Clark, Andy Griffith, David Letterman, Regis Philbin and Star Trek legend William Shatner.

The Television Critics Association is a group of journalists who cover the television industry across all media. The winners of the 2012 TCA Awards will be announced during a presentation ceremony on July 28. Please join us in wishing Star Trek and William Shatner good luck on the big night.

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