G4 Canada Promotables for November




Schedule: Wednesday, Nov.23 & Friday, Nov.25th at 8-9pm, repeating on the weekend

The Filter Holiday Hit List is here to get you through another holiday buying season. G4 will air four Filter holiday specials. The specials will showcase the seasonís coolest gifts, from previews of the seasonís hottest next-generation games to hands-on reviews of the yearís top tech gadgets.



Schedule: Tuesday’s, 8pm, starting November 17

“Training Camp” is the only half-hour television series which immerses a videogame enthusiast into the actual world that their favorite sports videogame is based upon. From advice on choosing the best teams to one-of-kind tips on developing winning strategies, “Training Camp” breaks down every aspect of popular sports titles to help viewers achieve ultimate results. In return we give our gamer the ultimate sports experience by allowing them the opportunity to train with their favorite professional athletes to learn what it takes to be a real life professional athlete. Each half-hour episode profiles a different game, features a day-in-the-life of an expert gamer who has worked this title inside and out, and offers up close and personal tutorials from some of the world’s most elite athletes.


GTC#5005: WWE: Smackdown vs. Raw 2006 - John Cena, Shelton Benjamin

GTC#5003: Madden NFL 06 - Daunte Culpepper, Jermaine Wiggins, Nate Burleson

GTC#5002: Fight Night Round 2 - Mia St. John , Diego " Chico " Corrales

GTC#5007: NBA Live 06

GTC#5006: NHL 2K6 - Luc Robitaille and Marty Turco

GTC#5008: Tiger Woods PGA Tour 06 - Phil Mickelson, Natalie Gublis

GTC#5001: NBA Street V3 - Rucker Sports Wear, Bobbito Garcia, Alimoe

GTC#5004: Major League Baseball 2K5 - Chad Cordero, Horacio Ramirez

GTC#5010: Tony Hawks: American Wasteland or SSX: On Tour

GTC#5010: FIFA - Soccer Game



Scheduled: Monday, November 21, 9pm – 1am (ONE TIME ONLY)

G4 the Only Television Network Going Live From 4 Locations Around the Country
for an Unprecedented 3.6 Hours of Programming

G4, the network dedicated to all things video games, is preparing to cover an entertainment milestone -- the launch of the massively anticipated Xbox 360. As the only television broadcaster going live from four locations across the country, "Countdown to Xbox 360" will be the destination for viewers to get wall-to-wall Xbox 360 coverage. The groundbreaking 3.6 hours of dedicated Xbox 360 programming begins Monday, November 21, 2005, at 9:00 PM ET/6:00 PM PT on G4 -- videogame tv.

"We're celebrating this night like New Year's Eve, with a countdown that culminates when the sale of the first Xbox 360 is completed. G4 is ringing in the next generation of gaming with extensive live coverage that will take viewers out of their living rooms and into the excitement of launch events across the country," comments Peter M. Green, Senior Vice President, Programming & Production, G4. "Gamers are anxiously awaiting the launch of the Xbox 360. It is a huge night in the history of video games and a momentous occasion for our viewers."

Joining gamers from around the world who have made the pilgrimage, G4's Adam Sessler and Morgan Webb will host the special, reporting live from the exclusive "Xbox 360: Zero Hour" launch event in the Mojave Desert. Viewers will be granted an all-access pass to this true gaming paradise featuring hundreds of gaming stations, live entertainment and around-the-clock gaming, with the chance to play the full Xbox 360 launch line-up along with other highly anticipated games scheduled for release next year.

Throughout the 3.6-hour countdown, Adam and Morgan will check in with G4 hosts at the three other launch events across the country. Geoff Keighley, reporting from Seattle, will mingle with Microsoft executives as he works to get the inside scoop. Meanwhile, Kristin Holt in New York and Kevin Pereira in Los Angeles will be celebrating on opposite coasts and talking to fans who will be lining up to be among the first to buy the new console.

This unprecedented night of programming will also provide viewers with the ultimate buyer's guide for the new console. "Countdown to Xbox 360" takes an in-depth look at the making of the 360, features interviews with key industry experts, and reveals reviews, previews, tips and tricks for the new Xbox 360 games. The special will culminate in the sale of the first Xbox 360 when the next generation video game system hits retail stores nation wide.

"When it comes to 'Countdown to Xbox 360', we're depending on G4 to deliver comprehensive and captivating coverage capable of reaching both the mainstream consumer as well as the avid fan," said Peter Moore, Corporate Vice President of Worldwide Marketing and Publishing at Xbox.

Tune in to "Countdown to Xbox 360" Monday, November 21 beginning at 9:00 PM ET/6:00 PM PT on G4 -- videogame tv.



Schedule: Saturday, December 3, 9pm , repeat Sunday, December 4, 9:30pm


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G4 Canada (formerly TechTV Canada) launched in September 2001. G4 is the one and only television station that is plugged into every dimension of games, gear, gadgets and gigabytes. Owned Rogers Media Inc., the channel airs more than 24 original series. G4 is available on digital cable and satellite. For more information, see www.g4tv.ca.