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V.22 No.16 | 4/18/2013

Idiot Box

G4 Gets Deep Sixed

Try on Esquire Network for a change

In April 2002, G4 TV was launched. The basic cable network was geared toward young male viewers and centered around the world of video games. For years the specialized network gave viewers the scoop on what to play with shows like “Judgment Day,” “Cheat!,” “X-Play” and “Attack of the Show!” But television is in the midst of a major identity crisis.