We've had a couple posts about G4's rebranding efforts, which will bring the formerly-mostly-gaming, now-mostly-COPS-and-Cheaters network to an end. G4 officially makes the switch to The Esquire Network, described as "an upscale Bravo for men," on April 22. Read on for more.
Back in September it was announced that G4—a network which originally catered specifically to gamers before branching out into a broader demographic—would be rebranding to cater to an older crowd. Now sources tell The Hollywood Reporter that NBCUniversal has closed a deal with Hearst Corporation to rebrand it as the Esquire channel. Read on for more.
In September it was revealed that the G4 network—which started its life in 2002 with a primary focus on games before shifting to include broader content—would be rebranding to cater to an older, GQ-reading demographic. While the fate of G4's game-centric programming was foggy, Kotaku reports on a shake-up that spells the end of long-standing shows like X-Play and Attack of the Show. Read on for more.
G4 may have been rocky at first, but it was cool to have a focused network, and it was interesting to watch it evolve over the years with shows like X-Play and Attack of the Show. Now, according to Variety, NBCUniversal is looking to rebrand and end G4 as we know it by early 2013, with plans to cater the new channel toward older, GQ-reading males.
Blade, the final of Madhouse's adaptations of Marvel's superheroes, premieres on America's G4 cable network January 13th. In a new clip, hear Harold Perrineau (Lost, Oz) voice the title role of the Marv Wolfman/Gene Colan created vampire hunter. Check it out after the jump.
America's G4 cable network has scheduled a January 13th premiere for Blade, the final of Madhouse's adaptations of Marvel's superheroes. Harold Perrineau (Lost, Oz) voices the title role of the Marv Wolfman/Gene Colan created vampire hunter in a 12 episode series written by Kenta Fukasaku (Battle Royale II) and directed by Mitsuyuki Masuhara (Shigurui: Death Frenzy). More after the jump.
G4 films is getting ready to present a short film called Kart Driver, which takes everyone's favorite Nintendo plumber on a do or die mission to rescue his girl from the clutches of that nefarious gorilla Donkey Kong. Swing that oversized hammer at the trailer after the jump.
Want a taste of what Iron Man's Tony Stark sounds like in the English dub of the MADHOUSE/Marvel anime collaboration? Hit the jump to hear it for yourself!
The wait is almost over for the US television premiere of both Iron Man and Wolverine. Their summer air dates land the G4-bound shows on Friday, July 29. Hit the jump for more info.
Marvel posts two trailers for their 4 new anime series that will air on G4 this July. This includes, Wolverine, Iron Man, X-Men and Blade.