or


[08/13/12 - 11:57 AM]
Matt Hanna Joining G4 Media as Head of Originals
Hanna comes to G4 from True Entertainment, where he was Senior Vice President of Development.

[via press release from G4]

MATT HANNA JOINING G4 MEDIA AS HEAD OF ORIGINALS

Creative Media Executive to Oversee Network's Development, Production

LOS ANGELES - August 13, 2012 - Matt Hanna brings a record of success as both a television buyer and seller to his new position as Head of Original Programming at G4 Media, General Manager Adam Stotsky announced today. Hanna will lead the network's development and production of innovative television programming targeted at men. Hanna starts at G4 today and will report to Stotsky.

"The network's major commitment to new programming makes Matt's leadership especially important," Adam Stotsky said. "His tremendous success with multi-genre programming, combined with his creative vision, will help as we expand our lineup of shows that appeal to men."

Hanna comes to G4 from True Entertainment, where he was Senior Vice President of Development and where he guided hit shows like Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" and "Platinum Hit," Logo's "The A-List," and Animal Planet's "Too Cute." Before that, he headed up the alternative department at BermanBraun, where he spearheaded NBC's "America's Toughest Jobs" and ABC's "Duel." He got his start in TV at VH1, where he developed and executive produced cable breakouts "Celebrity Fit Club," "The Fabulous Life" and "The World Series of Pop Culture. Prior to television, Hanna was Associate Publisher at Spin magazine.

"G4 is especially hot right now, with its expanding focus on programming for men," Hanna noted. "Adam has this network pointed towards even more original production, so I feel this is absolutely the right time and place for me. I can't wait to get the G4 development process operating at full throttle."

G4 is coming off a strong early summer, thanks to the ratings success of its original competition series "American Ninja Warrior," along with its exclusive coverage from San Diego Comic-Con, "The Top 100 Video Games of All Time" and the ongoing popularity of "Attack of the Show."

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.





  [august 2012]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· A LIST, THE: NEW YORK (LOGO)
· AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR (NBC)
· AMERICA'S TOUGHEST JOBS (NBC)
· CELEBRITY FIT CLUB (VH1)
· DUEL (ABC)
· PLATINUM HIT (BRAVO)
· REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA, THE (BRAVO)
· TOO CUTE! (ANIMAL PLANET)
· WORLD SERIES OF POP CULTURE, THE (VH1)









[08/20/14 - 04:01 PM]
Syfy and Alcon TV Announce Shohreh Aghdashloo and Steven Strait Will Star in "The Expanse," New 10-Episode Space Opera
They'll join the previously announced Thomas Jane as the world-weary Detective Miller, a native of "the Asteroid Belt" between Mars and Jupiter.

[08/20/14 - 02:59 PM]
Nickelodeon to Premiere Two New Live-Action Shows Sept. 13
Look for newcomers "Henry Danger" and "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn" at 8:00/7:00c and 8:30/7:30c, respectively.

[08/20/14 - 02:17 PM]
FX's Acclaimed Anthology Series "American Horror Story: Freak Show" Premieres October 8
Jessica Lange, Kathy Bates, Sarah Paulson, Michael Chiklis and Angela Bassett star in the latest installment, airing Wednesday nights at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/20/14 - 02:15 PM]
Animal Planet's "Treehouse Masters" Is Top of the Charts
Animal Planet spins the numbers for Friday, August 15.

[08/20/14 - 01:25 PM]
David Spade, Celebrity Pals Match Wits with NFL on FOX's Jay Glazer in "Fantasy Football Uncensored" on FOX Sports 1
Nick Swardson, Brody Stevens, Rascal Flatts' bassist Jay DeMarcus, MMA icon Chuck Liddell, No Filter's Katie Nolan and actor Jerry Ferrara will also compete.

[08/20/14 - 12:44 PM]
Syfy's "Wizard Wars" Makes Magic -- Conjures Up Over One Million Total Viewers
Syfy spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 19.

[08/20/14 - 12:42 PM]
ABC and Twitter Offer a Special First Look at the Premiere of "Selfie" to Twitter Users
The show's pilot is now available in advance of its premiere, Tuesday, September 30 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/20/14 - 12:30 PM]
Tony Shalhoub Joins "Nurse Jackie's" Seventh Season
He'll play a new ER doctor who has a great bedside manner, a special touch with his boss, Gloria Akalitus, and who offers Jackie something she desperately needs - a friend.

[08/20/14 - 12:11 PM]
4.5 Million Viewers Turn to WE tv on Night of "Braxton Family Values" and "SWV Reunited" Premieres
WE tv spins the numbers for Thursday, August 14.

[08/20/14 - 12:02 PM]
"Sports Jeopardy!" with Dan Patrick Premieres September 24 on Crackle
New episodes will be available to stream on demand year round every Wednesday for a total of 52 episodes each year.

[08/20/14 - 12:01 PM]
"Brickleberry" Season 3 Premieres September 16 at 10:30 pm ET/PT; "Adam Devine's House Party" Season 2 Premieres September 9 at 10:30 pm ET/PT
The latter will then move into its permanent timeslot on Thursday, September 11 at 12:30 a.m. ET/PT.

[08/20/14 - 11:45 AM]
Mediacom Communications and The Walt Disney Company Sign Comprehensive Distribution Deal
Continuing services covered by the broad scope of this agreement include: ABC Family, Disney Channel, Disney Junior, Disney XD, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN Deportes, ESPNEWS, ESPN Classic, ESPN3, Fusion and retransmission consent for ABC Owned stations.

[08/20/14 - 10:36 AM]
"Kim of Queens" Returns to Rule Her Kingdom September 16
The series returns this fall for a second season with star Kim Gravel, one of the country's most successful and outspoken pageant coaches on a mission to find diamonds in the rough and transform them into confident young women.

[08/20/14 - 10:00 AM]
Witness the Birth of a Brave New World and Meet the 15 Pioneers Building "Utopia"
The series kicks off with a special three-night premiere, beginning on a special night, Sunday, September 7 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/20/14 - 09:37 AM]
Showtime(R) Gives Acclaimed Drama Series "Ray Donovan" and "Masters of Sex" Season Three Pick-Ups
Both series will receive 12 one-hour episode orders, and will begin production in early 2015.