G4techTV Canada granted exclusive broadcasting rights for Reviews on the Run and The Electric Playground



    TORONTO, Jan. 30 /CNW/ - G4techTV Canada is pleased to announce it has
been granted the exclusive broadcasting rights to Reviews on the Run and The
Electric Playground, two of the network's hottest shows. Both shows are
produced by Vancouver-based Greedy Productions Ltd. Founded in 1995, Greedy
Productions is one of Canada's most innovative technology-focused television
production companies.
    Reviews on the Run airs on G4techTV Canada on Fridays at 8:00 a.m.,
5:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m. ET; Saturdays at 6:00 p.m. ET and Sundays at 9:30
p.m. ET. Electric Playground airs Wednesday to Thursday at 8:00 a.m., 5:00
p.m. and 8.00 p.m. ET; Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. ET and Sunday at
10:00 p.m.
    "We are excited to offer exclusive cutting-edge programming for our
viewers," said Tom Ayley, General Manager, G4techTV Canada. "Our new
partnership with Greedy Productions is part of G4techTV Canada's commitment to
providing our viewers with a wide variety of outstanding programming and the
industry's leading technology experts. Not only does this partnership mean we
are strengthening our programming line up, but we are also promoting the
amazing production talent we have in Canada."
    The Electric Playground and Reviews on the Run were previously available
on a variety of Canadian channels.
    "Working with our friends at G4TechTV Canada has been a dream since we
launched on the network and we're honored to have their support," said Victor
Lucas, co-host and executive producer of The Electric Playground and Reviews
on the Run, "My team and I are extremely excited about taking this partnership
and our shows to new heights."

    The Electric Playground is a Telly Award-winning show that goes on
location and behind the scenes of the videogame industry to provide interviews
with game developers, previews of upcoming games, industry news, technology
features and celebrity gamer segments, as well as a look at the latest
gadgets, toys and comics that gamers are interested in. Throw in a wacky sense
of humor and some nifty special effects and you have a show that's as much fun
to watch as games are to play. For more information on The Electric
Playground, please visit: www.elecplay.com.

    Reviews on the Run provides viewers with a no-holds-barred opinion on the
latest games and advises everyone from the casual gamer to the video game
master on the hottest hardware on the market. Each episode features reviews of
titles for the current gaming systems, as well as hardware, portable game
reviews and tons of surprises. Viewers can get a look at the new games and
gear and see what videogame experts and long time co-hosts, Victor Lucas and
Tommy Tallarico, are saying about the latest developments in the always
dynamic videogame industry.

    About G4techTV in Canada

    G4techTV Canada (formerly TechTV Canada) launched in September 2001.
G4techTV is the one and only 24-hour television network that is plugged into
every dimension of games, gear, gadgets and gigabytes. Co-owned by Comcast
Corporation (G4 Media inc.) and Rogers Media Inc., the channel airs more than
24 original series. G4techTV is available on digital cable and satellite. For
more information see www.g4techtv.ca.





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Gillian McArdle, Lisa Mills, Media Profile, T: (416) 504-8464,
gillian@mediaprofile.com, mills@mediaprofile.com


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