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G4 channel shutting down for good this month

NBC Universal is putting an end to its G4 cable television network after more than a decade of operation, Nebraska affiliate Great Plains Communications reported earlier this month. G4 aired gaming-focused television shows like X-Play and Attack of the Show before ceasing its production of origi...

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Report: G4 spared an Esquire Network makeover

NBC Universal has announced video games cable channel G4 will no longer be converted into the Esquire Network. An exclusive report on The Hollywood Reporter calls out NBC Universal's Style channel as the unlucky recipient of an Esquire makeover, which will see the now female-focused channel shif...

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G4 becomes Esquire Network in April

The G4 television network stops being G4 on April 22, and with that, likely stops being something we cover. As reported late last year, Owner NBCUniversal will rebrand the formerly gaming-and-Cops-rerun channel as The Esquire Network, named after the magazine. The Esquire Network is described as "a...

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Report: G4 to become the Esquire channel

Cable network G4 will be rebranded as the Esquire channel, acquiring the magazine's name and branding sometime in the early part of next year, The Hollywood Reporter, uhm, reports. The deal has been finalized between G4-owner NBCUniversal and Esquire-owner Hearst Corporation, according to The Holly...

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G4 ending X-Play, Attack of the Show [update]

G4 just announced the final vestiges of its video game content, Attack of the Show! and X-Play, will cease production by the end of 2012. "Both shows will include original episodes through the end of the year, and will look back at their most memorable moments as we lead up to their final episodes,...

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Ghost Recon Alpha film is prologue to Future Soldier, debuts on G4 May 3

On May 3, G4 will debut Ghost Recon Alpha, a 25-minute short film and live-action prelude to the events of Ghost Recon: Future Soldier. The sample video above splices some live-action footage from Alpha in with some in-game shots of a multiplayer map created as a matching homage. Ghost Recon Alpha...

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Neal Tiles steps down as president of G4, Adam Stotsky takes over

Neal Tiles, formerly president of the G4 television network, stepped down earlier today, and parent company NBCUniversal has announced that Adam Stotsky will take his place. Stotsky is a former president of marketing at NBC, but now will head up the entire G4 network, overseeing everything from p...

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G4 live streaming DICE awards, broadcasting edited version

The 14th annual Interactive Achievement Awards (i.e., the DICE awards) will be broadcast on G4 this year. The show, hosted again by funnyman Jay Mohr, will air in a one-hour edited format across the television waves on Saturday, February 12 at 4PM ET/PT. However, the show will also be streamed live...

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G4 signs three-year exclusive deal for E3 TV rights

Television network G4 announced today that it has signed a three-year deal to be the official broadcaster of E3. The partnership between the network and the mega-convention's organizer, the ESA, extends a relationship the two have renewed annually for the past several years, relieving G4 of having ...

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DirecTV drops G4, says it's 'among the lowest rated networks'

Bad news for the 18 million or so DirecTV subscribers out there: Your ability to watch reruns of Cops anytime you want isn't coming back. The satellite provider dropped the Comcast-owned (and Cops-heavy!) G4 channel last week and today confirmed that it's not interested in reconsidering that decisio...

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