Jim Downs, former producer of G4 shows such as Arena and Pulse, passed away last week on July 8th. Here’s an excerpt posted by Jim’s friend and original G4 co-creator Scott Rubin on Facebook: “19 years [ … ]
After nearly 2 years of airing reruns on loop, G4 has finally ceased broadcasting. The final night featured all 5 parts of the Top 100 Video Games Countdown (produced in 2012) and then the first episode of X-Play (from TechTV).
G4’s feed ended just as it had begun, nearly 12 years ago. Just before cutting off the air forever, a game of Pong was broadcast, slowly shrinking into oblivion. When G4 originally launched in 2002, it aired a similar game of Pong before beginning actual programming.
The exodus has begun. As previously reported… dozens of times… G4 has begun it’s long journey from Santa Monica all the way to LA in their new home at E! studios. Kevin Pereira posted the [ … ]
Today is G4’s FIFTH, that’s 5th, birthday. Almost forgot, thanks to _proscribed for pointing it out. So, celebrate by watching some oldies. While you’re at it, brush up on your G4 history (it’s pretty accurate) [ … ]
The new embodiment of Call for Help has launched on G4techTV Canada and the How-To Channel in AU. For all of us that don’t live in those two countries, someone has uploaded the first 9 [ … ]
It appears that AOTS will be in “best of” mode next week according to the G4 schedule. http://www.g4tv.com/attackoftheshow/schedule/index.html It looks like Monday will be a repeat or continuation of the Amsterdam saga, Tuesday actually looks [ … ]
Everyone goes gaga for the videos but remember still pictures? Well people still take those and a source sent in some flickr pics from G4. Specifically these look to be from p0lar’s (see: former producer [ … ]
Mr. Pereira has posted more info on his MySpace about his whereabouts: To put the MySpace and Message board rumors to rest: I have not quit G4. I have not been fired. I have not [ … ]
Destructoid (who’s editors often appear on The Loop) got a tip from employees a few hours ago that the G4 offices/studios were evacuated due to a bomb threat. The G4 production offices at 12312 Olympic [ … ]
While we’re left to wallow in guest hosts that. talk. like. they’re. reading. from. a. poorly. written. cue. card., Kevin Pereira is in, you guessed it, Hawaii. He’s updated his moblog with some pictures/videos from [ … ]