In this edition of TV Bits:
- Olivia Munn is returning to be part of the new G4
- The Witcher season 2 begins production
- Ruby Rose talks more about why she left Batwoman
- The Daily Show expands to five days a week for convention coverage
- And more!
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Two of G4’s signature geek shows, Attack of the Show and X-Play, will officially be cancelled at the end of 2012. The network is slowly starting its rebranding process to a more upscale, male audience (a la GQ) and the two pop culture centric shows aren’t part of that plan. Each will continue to air new episodes through December, including tributes with returning hosts, guests and more, leading up to their series finales.
Read more about the plans, as well as some new rumors on G4’s new direction, after the jump. Read More »
In a world where the Internet allows for infinite voices and instantanious news, TV just never seemed like a destination for pop culture news and opinions. However, if you wanted them, there was only one place to go: G4. The videogame/movie/music centric channel which started in 2002 long had a strangle hold on the geek TV demo, even if that demo wasn’t exactly too interested in TV.
It seems after ten years, though, G4 will soon be going away. NBC Universal, which owns G4, has decided to rebrand the channel older and more hip, in the vein of the magazine GQ. The change is likely to begin in 2013. Read more after the jump.
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