or


[04/19/06 - 12:00 AM]
Model/Actress Beth Ostrosky to Host G4's Popular Series 'Filter' When the Irreverent Program Returns in an All-New Format Beginning Saturday, June 3

[via press release from G4]

Model/Actress Beth Ostrosky to Host G4's Popular Series 'FILTER' When the Irreverent Program Returns in an All-New Format Beginning Saturday, June 3

New Approach Offers Fresh Take on the Popular 'Countdown' Show Format

LOS ANGELES, April 19 -- With one of the world's sexiest women on board as its new host, G4 announced today the relaunch of the network's long-time series FILTER as a fast, funny and always surprising countdown show. Model/actress and best-selling swimsuit calendar icon Beth Ostrosky -- recently named one of FHM Magazine's "100 Sexiest Women in the World" for the fourth year in a row -- joins FILTER as its new host. FILTER, with host Beth Ostrosky, will premiere on Saturday, June 3 at 7:00 PM ET/PT.

Hosted by Ostrosky -- who is affectionately known as Beth O. -- FILTER is a weekly series that sifts through the latest in pop culture to create an original and irreverent countdown show that's always unpredictable, off-center and a little over-caffeinated. Lists range from "Top 21 Parties" -- which will include the expected (e.g., Rio's decadent Carnivale) and the not-so-expected (e.g., the infamous Donner Party) -- to "17 of the World's Most Dangerous Women," which will broadly interpret "dangerous" to include deadly beauties (a la Angelina Jolie), deadly tempers (a la alleged assistant abuser Naomi Campbell), and the just flat-out deadly (a la Typhoid Mary). The topics -- and host Beth Ostrosky -- will keep viewers' eyes glued to the screen. FILTER will also boast an all-new set, as well as a redesigned graphics package, both created specifically for the show's new look and feel.

To give viewers a taste of the new FILTER, Ostrosky will be appearing on Friday, May 12 during G4's live coverage of the 2006 E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) in Los Angeles. She will also make an appearance during the network's Friday, July 21 episode of ATTACK OF THE SHOW, a special hour dedicated to live coverage of Comic-Con International in San Diego.

"It's no secret that guys love Beth O.," said G4 President Neal Tiles. "So it's only fitting that Beth is coming on board the hottest network for guys right now. Beth has a great sense of humor that blends perfectly with the irreverent direction this show will be heading in. We're thrilled to have Beth join G4."

A self-professed tomboy (she played competitive basketball throughout her high school years) and model who entered her first fashion show at age nine, Beth Ostrosky was born in Pittsburgh and studied English Literature at the University of Pittsburgh before moving to New York to launch her modeling career. She enjoyed a successful career in Europe as a catalog model, then returned to the States and a role in the David O. Russell film Flirting With Disaster, starring Ben Stiller. Ostrosky has created four best-selling swimsuit calendars, and recently created a 2006 calendar with rescued animals, with all proceeds going to the Hurricanes Katrina and Rita Animal Rescue Fund. She also pens a monthly advice column for the popular men's publication FHM Magazine.

Ostrosky is a spokesperson for the North Shore Animal League of Long Island, New York, the world's largest pet rescue and adoption organization. She's also the proud owner of a 52-pound English bulldog, Bianca, who appears with her in the 2006 calendar. More information is available at her website, http://www.betho.com.

About G4

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 http://www.g4tv.com.

SOURCE G4
Web Site: http://www.g4tv.com http://www.betho.com





  [april 2006]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)









[11/25/14 - 09:28 AM]
"60 Minutes" Makes the Top 10 for the Fifth Straight Week
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, November 23.

[11/25/14 - 09:03 AM]
BBC America's Critically-Acclaimed Original Series "Orphan Black" Adds to Cast
Justin Chatwin and James Frain join the channel's hit original drama for its third season, which is currently in production and set to return in 2015.

[11/25/14 - 08:49 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Onto Demo Crown with "The Voice"
Plus: "Scorpion" on CBS gets a big boost from a special "The Big Bang Theory" repeat lead in.

[11/25/14 - 08:49 AM]
"The Voice" Is Currently the #1 Big 4 Telecast of the Night in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, November 24.

[11/25/14 - 08:39 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Matches Season Highs in Homes and Women 25-54
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of November 10-14.

[11/25/14 - 08:37 AM]
On World AIDS Day, Smithsonian Channel(TM) Investigates the True Origins of a Global Epidemic - "Rise of the Killer Virus" Spotlights First Mass Outbreak in Africa in the 1960s
The special premieres Monday, December 1 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[11/25/14 - 08:36 AM]
"Dancing with the Stars" Scores Season Highs and Is Up Year to Year
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, November 24.

[11/25/14 - 08:25 AM]
New Traveling Dating Game Show "Baggage on the Road," Hosted by Jerry Springer, Premieres on GSN January 7
Jerry Springer, original host of "Baggage," will also host the new series, which travels in its first season to four locations: Austin, Texas; Tampa, Florida; Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Storrs, Connecticut.

[11/25/14 - 08:14 AM]
Animal Planet L!VE's "Reindeer Cam" Returns, Brings 24/7 Online Holiday Cheer
While their extended family is helping Santa and his elves at the North Pole prepare for the Christmas holiday, two reindeer who make their home at the Como Zoo in St. Paul, Minnesota are ready to delight online audiences for the second year.

[11/25/14 - 08:01 AM]
Acclaimed Filmmaker Brett Morgen's "Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck," An HBO Documentary Films and Universal Pictures International Entertainment Co-Production, Slated for 2015
The film features dozens of Nirvana songs and performances as well as previously unheard Cobain originals.

[11/25/14 - 07:25 AM]
Nickelodeon Brings Festive Cheer with Holiday-Themed Specials and Premieres Beginning Friday, Dec. 5
NickMom celebrates the holidays with all-new episodes of "Parental Discretion" while Nicktoons will encore "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" and "The Legend of Korra."

[11/25/14 - 05:19 AM]
USA Network Announces the Return of "Suits" and "Sirens"
"Sirens" is due back on Tuesday, January 27 while "Suits" resumes its run on Wednesday, January 28.

[11/25/14 - 05:06 AM]
"The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" Honored with 30 Rock Marquee
"Every time I walk in the building and see that marquee, it will remind me of the legacy of 'The Tonight Show' and how honored I am to be a part of its incredible history," said Fallon.

[11/24/14 - 06:14 PM]
ABC Gives "Cristela" Full Season Order
The news marks just the second back nine order for a new half-hour this fall, after fellow Alphabet entry "Black-ish."

[11/24/14 - 04:53 PM]
Video: New Teaser for Season 6 of "Justified"
The final season premieres Tuesday, January 20 at 10:00/9:00c only on FX.