'ATTACK OF THE SHOW' Introduces New Co-Host Olivia Munn as the G4 Series Relaunches May 15 With Fresh Content, Set, Graphics, and New Interactive Elements That Let Viewers Join the Conversation
Featuring the Latest and Liveliest Info on Technology, Games, Sports, Cars,
Movies, Parties, and, of Course, Women, 'AOTS' Is The Go-to Show for Men
LOS ANGELES, April 19 - ATTACK OF THE SHOW, G4's daily
trip to the digital water cooler, introduces a new co-host, Olivia Munn,
who joins co-host Kevin Pereira as the series relaunches on May 15 with
fresh content categories, a new set and new graphics. The new AOTS will
also feature exclusive interactive components that engage the viewer across
a variety of platforms. The new ATTACK OF THE SHOW will premiere on Monday,
May 15, at 7:00 PM ET/PT.
New AOTS co-host Olivia Munn brings a fresh perspective to the live
topical show. Munn, an actress and Oklahoma native, has done courtside and
sideline reporting for Fox Sports, as well as reporting for Sports
Illustrated's special college football issue. She has appeared in
commercials for Nike, Pepsi, Hewlett-Packard and Frito-Lay, and will be
featured in the upcoming The N series, "Beyond the Break."
As co-host of AOTS, Munn will also be reporting live from the
Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles May 9-12 during G4's
weeklong coverage of the world's largest video game convention. In
addition, Munn will co-host G4's second season of FORMULA D, the network's
high-octane series about the competitive, tire-screeching sport of
drifting, premiering this June.
Munn co-hosts AOTS alongside Kevin Pereira, a computer and gaming
expert who has created a gaming online bulletin board, an Internet radio
show ("Pointless Audio," which streamed more than 30 gigabytes of RealAudio
each week), and an Internet video show, "Pointless TV." Pereira has also
hosted or appeared on G4's PULSE, ARENA, and g4tv.com. Along with Munn,
Pereira will be reporting from the convention floor during G4's extensive
live coverage of E3.
The relaunch of AOTS adds a new, cutting-edge interactive component to
the show. More than just another content category, interactivity will be
the connective tissue that informs all the new segments. The show's new set
will feature a video chat installation that allows AOTS viewers to join in
and interact directly with the show from their computer webcams at home.
Rendering viewer call-ins a relic of the past, ATTACK OF THE SHOW will
check in face-to-face with audience members every day -- actually putting
them on the show. Viewers' feedback will also be reflected in real time via
online and cell phone SMS voting on topics and segments that come up during
"ATTACK OF THE SHOW will evolve to be G4's flagship program,
exemplifying the new direction that G4 as a network is heading in," said
Neal Tiles, President of G4. "It's the only program on TV that embraces the
new and the interesting among the male 18-34 demographic. ATTACK OF THE
SHOW has found a loyal following by feeding guys a daily dose of what
matters most to them."
Among the topics that the newly relaunched AOTS will cover in its daily
Internet: Cool new podcasts, must-see web videos, and the websites and
apps guys cannot live without -- AOTS combs the Internet and serves up the
best of the web everyday.
Games: With the next generation of game consoles in hand, video games
are more important than ever, and AOTS stays on the edge with
up-to-the-second information and opinions.
Tech & Gadgets: If it can make a phone call, play an mp3 or locate your
position on the planet, it's probably a piece of tech guys are going to
want. AOTS sinks its teeth into the latest gadgets and gear with
meaningful, information-filled reviews and features.
Movies & TV: Whether it's what's worth watching this week or what was
on last night, these are the subjects everyone's talking about. AOTS is
there with guests and inside information about the TV and movies that
Sex, Parties & Women: Perhaps the most important topics of all to AOTS
viewers. The series unveils new franchise segments such as "MySpace Girl of
the Week" (weekly profiles of selected girls from MySpace.com) and "The
Lush," in which bars and clubs send in video requests to AOTS inviting the
hosts to come hang out at their bar, and AOTS viewers decide which one is
worthy. Pereira and Munn then head out to party with the locals.
Comics: Filling a void not covered anywhere on TV, AOTS nails down the
world of comics with the weekly franchise segment "Fresh Ink." AOTS will
also offer live blow-out coverage from Comic-Con in San Diego this July.
Sports: Active participants and passive watchers alike will score with
AOTS' new sports coverage.
Music: In addition to showcasing live bands every week, AOTS gets
deeper into music with new record releases and reviews.
Automobiles: From reviews of the latest cars to up-close looks at auto
tech, AOTS focuses on the cars guys dream of -- and the ones guys actually
G4 launched in April 2002 and is now available in 56 million cable and
satellite homes nationwide. The #1 podcasted cable network in America and a
leader in VOD, G4's programming includes breaking video game industry news,
trends, reviews, the hottest games and gear, celebrity interviews and
insider opinions. Targeting the male 18-34 audience and its gamer
lifestyle, G4 is the last word on games, technology, animation,
interactivity, the Internet and broadband. The company is headquartered in
Los Angeles and is owned by Comcast Corporation. To learn more, log onto
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