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G4, the once-popular gaming broadcast network that went off the air in 2014, will bring back two fan-favorite shows — Attack of the Show! and X-Play — for the network’s revival.
More details will come later on who the hosts and talent will be for these programs.
The original network had a collection of gaming shows that were broadcast on cable TV from 2002 to 2014. I watched G4 pretty religiously whenever I needed a laugh, and I even appeared on it as a gaming expert (go figure). X-Play featured Adam Sessler and Morgan Webb.
In November, the network hinted at its revival with a pre-Thanksgiving show featuring the network’s original celebrity hosts, such as Olivia Munn, Kevin Pereira, Chris Hardwick, Sessler, Webb, and Sara Underwood.
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Comcast began teasing the return of G4 in 2020. Sessler did a “Crazy Adam” video seeking talent for the new show in September. That video got more than a million views.
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