G4'S "ATTACK OF THE SHOW!" TO AIR MONTH-LONG CELEBRATION FAREWELL FOR HOST KEVIN PEREIRA
Send Off for G4's Long-Standing Host Will Include Surprise Celebrity Guests and a Look Back at His Most Memorable Comedy Pieces, Interviews, and Unexpected Live On-Air Antics
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- May 8, 2012 - For over ten years, "Attack of the Show!" host Kevin Pereira delivered laughs and live, edge-of-your-seat moments while keeping G4 viewers up to date on the latest in pop culture news and need-to-know info and trends in technology, gadgets and gaming. Now as Kevin embarks on his next chapter, "Attack of the Show!" will celebrate Pereira's contribution to the network with a month-long look back at his most memorable comedy sketches, interviews, and hilarious off-the-cuff moments. The celebration will culminate on his final day on "Attack of the Show!", May 31, before Pereira delivers his final live on-location coverage for the gaming world's biggest event, the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), from June 4-7.
""For the last ten years, G4 has provided me a phenomenal career filled with countless once-in-a-lifetime opportunities and the chance to work with some of the most driven, talented and passionate people in the business," said Kevin Pereira. "I want to thank our viewers for allowing me to inform and entertain them each and every week."
Pereira began his tenure at G4 in 2002 as a production assistant before quickly moving up the ranks to co-host of "Attack of the Show!" in 2006. Kevin was a staple of G4's extensive live coverage from the entertainment and gaming world's biggest events, including E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo), CES and Comic-Con.
"Kevin is an incredibly gifted talent who has played an important role on 'Attack of the Show!' and his commitment and dedication to the G4 brand, programming and culture leave a lasting positive impact," said Adam Stotsky, General Manager, G4. "The network has been very lucky to have Kevin these past ten years and we wish him the very best as he embarks on his next career chapter."
"I love creating television shows, interactive applications and live experiences. That's something I plan to turn my attention to full-time with my production company Super Creative and live touring nerd-carnival leetUP," Pereira added.
Joining "Attack of the Show!" hosts Candace Bailey and Sara Underwood will be an assortment of G4 friends as guest hosts as the show continues to deliver guys the latest news for everything that matters, from video games to music to gadgets to downloads on the popular show, Monday through Friday at 7pm ET/PT.
For more of Kevin's top moments from the past ten years, go to http://www.g4tv.com/attackoftheshow/ and http://www.facebook.com/AOTS and follow on Twitter @aots. To see what Kevin will be up to next, you can follow him on Twitter (@kpereira) or check out his production company at Super Creative at http://supercreative.tv.
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.