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[04/26/12 - 01:03 PM]
G4 Is This Summer's Can't Miss Television Destination for Guys, Covering the Biggest Events in Gaming and Pop Culture
Highlights include "Top 100 Video Games of All Time," a week-long event airing June 11-15 at 8:00/7:00c.

[via press release from G4]

G4 IS THIS SUMMER'S CAN'T MISS TELEVISION DESTINATION FOR GUYS, COVERING THE BIGGEST EVENTS IN GAMING AND POP CULTURE

Celebrities, Athletes, Rock Stars and Gaming Experts Team Up for G4's Week-Long "Top 100 Video Games of All Time" Countdown Event

G4's Signature Live Coverage from E3 Expo and Comic-Con, Along with Heart-Racing "American Ninja Warrior" Competition Series, Make G4 the Television One-Stop Shop for Guys This Summer

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- April 26, 2012 - The summer season is officially heating up as G4 announces its diverse summer programming schedule full of exclusive coverage and original programming events that only G4 can deliver. The network has partnered with the biggest names in gaming, the biggest conventions of the summer and the biggest athletic competition the country has seen for an amazing, action-packed summer. Offering a mix of returning programming and brand-new specials, G4 will roll out a wide range of shows starting this May, including:

X-Play Special: Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Alpha (Thursday May 3, 6:30pm PT/ET) - Produced by Ubisoft and Little Minx (a Ridley Scott & Associates company), this short film is deeply connected with the upcoming video game, Ghost Recon Future Soldier. Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Alpha takes viewers into the future of war with the US Armed Forces. Inserted deep behind enemy lines, the special-ops unit referred to as 'Ghosts' must strike swiftly to eliminate one of the world's most feared war criminals, and vanish as quickly as they came. But just as the Ghosts look ready to complete their mission, their surgical strike spirals out of control into an epic, hi-tech gunfight to avert a global cataclysm.

X-Play's Summer Games Preview Week (May 14-16, 6:30pm PT/ET) - The X-Play hosts will present their expert opinions on the most anticipated games of the summer and give fans the inside scoop on what's hot, what's not and which titles are worth waiting in line for. With so many upcoming blockbuster titles and different ways to play, video game fans shouldn't miss a minute of X-Play's in-depth coverage of the summer's hottest titles, plus some extra surprises, when the Summer Games Preview Week premieres Monday, May 14 at 6:30PM PT/ET only on G4.

American Ninja Warrior (Sundays, beginning May 20, 9pm PT/ET) - "American Ninja Warrior," the heart-racing and action-packed obstacle course competition series, returns this May to G4 on Sunday, May 20 (9-11 p.m. ET). G4 searched across the country for the ultimate athlete to be crowned the first, true "American Ninja Warrior." From schoolteachers to firemen to police officers to social workers, this competition gives everyday men and women the chance to transform into fearless acrobatic competitors at the six regional qualifying competitions held throughout the U.S. 100 finalists will have a shot at a $500,000 cash prize and the chance to win the coveted "American Ninja Warrior" title at the national finals in Las Vegas. G4 will air the qualifying rounds for each region while NBC will air the finals for each region on Mondays at 9pm PT/ET.

E3 Expo (June 4-7) - G4, the Official Broadcaster of E3 through 2013, guarantees that viewers won't miss one moment of the highly anticipated annual trade show. As the only network that has demonstrated its on-air commitment to the event year after year, G4 will once again break new ground at E3, offering unprecedented live coverage of all the breaking news and major press conferences, plus more hands-on game demos than ever before, providing fans unrivaled access to this seminal gaming event. Plus, G4tv.com will bring gamers the most complete coverage of E3 available across its web site, mobile apps and VOD platforms. Only G4 brings both casual and hardcore gamers all the information that is important to them when the network's live coverage of E3 2012 begins Monday, June 4 at 3pm ET and continues through Thursday, June 7.

Top 100 Video Games of All Time (June 11-15, 8pm PT/ET) - What began in arcades, pizza parlors and shag carpeted living rooms has grown into a multi-billion dollar business that dominates the entertainment landscape. Whether it's addictive Facebook games, iPad apps, MMO's, or console blockbusters, everyone is a gamer. 30 Rock's Alec Baldwin can't put down Words with Friends and the New York Jets' Tim Tebow is the master of Madden. Don't miss G4's highly anticipated, and sure to be controversial, countdown of gaming's most defining moments. Celebrities, athletes, rock stars and game designers will join the X-Play experts to weigh in on which video games broke the mold and ultimately crown one landmark title the greatest of all time.

Attack of the Show! (Weekdays, 7pm PT/ET) - All summer long, Attack of the Show! will continue to bring guys the coolest viral videos, the hottest new gadgets and latest happenings in comics, music and movies. Join hosts Kevin Pereira, Candace Bailey and Sara Underwood as they wade through the crowded waters of the summer's pop culture events and highlight everything that will matter to men in the upcoming months. To help kick off the summer, Attack of the Show will help guys get their beach body ready for the summer with a week dedicated to health beginning June 11.

Comic Con (July 12-15) - Last year, hundreds of thousands of fans packed the San Diego Convention Center to experience Comic-Con, the only convention of its size dedicated to comic books, sci-fi, fantasy, horror, movies, video games, TV and more, and as anticipation mounts for a record-breaking turnout at this year's event , G4 is ready to take fans inside the phenomenon with six hours of in-depth live coverage. G4 is once again the only network bringing all the news headlines, exclusive premieres, crazy costumes, panel discussions, celebrity appearances and outrageous fans LIVE from the Comic-Con show floor to TV audiences.

G4 Films - Complimenting the upcoming broadcast schedule, G4TV.com will follow up the award-nominated Epictober Film Festival with the return of an all-new film focusing on gaming culture.

For additional information on G4's Summer programs, keep checking into http://www.g4tv.com and http://www.facebook.com/G4TV and follow on Twitter @G4TV.

About G4

G4 offers the last word on gaming, technology, animation, interactivity and "geek culture" for the male 18-34 demo. The network, which is available in 59 million cable and satellite homes nationwide, has given young guys of today's digital generation a television home. G4tv.com is a top web destination for video game news and information. The network's popular original programming includes "Attack of the Show!," "X-Play," "American Ninja Warrior" and "Bomb Patrol: Afghanistan." G4 also continues to expand its live event coverage at CES, Comic-Con, E3, Tokyo Game Show and more. G4's digital platforms include G4tv.com, G4 Mobile, G4 Podcasts, G4 on Demand, G4 Video Player, G4 Wii Portal and G4 PS3 Portal. G4 is a network of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience.





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