MEDIA ALERT FOR E3 PRESS CORPS
Los Angeles, April 28, 2006--G4-which has been providing comprehensive coverage of the video game industry and the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) convention since the network's inception-will make its on-air and executive video games experts available for media interviews to provide insight into E3 2006. With series such as X-PLAY, ATTACK OF THE SHOW and ELECTRIC PLAYGROUND, G4 is the definitive television source for news and information about the video game industry. G4 will broadcast three hours per day of live programming from the floor of the Los Angeles Convention Center during E3 2006.
Top G4 executives and on-air talent will be available for media interviews:
Before E3, to offer predictions about the show and what to expect from the major game developers and other industry trends;
During E3, for insight and color commentary about the events on the show floor;
After E3, to provide expert analysis, wrap-up stories and commentary on the entire event.
G4 TALENT AVAILABLE FOR E3-RELATED INTERVIEWS:
Kevin Pereira: The co-host of G4's ATTACK OF THE SHOW is also co-hosting the network's live E3 coverage. An expert on the gaming industry and an E3 authority, Pereira can discuss the history of the video game industry, the latest video game trends and predictions, podcasting and pop culture.
Morgan Webb: The co-host of G4's X-PLAY, Webb is also co-hosting the network's live E3 coverage. A gaming expert and the author of a monthly videogame column, "The Gaming Goddess," for FHM magazine, Webb was also voted one of FHM's "100 Sexiest Women in the World" in 2005. Webb and X-PLAY co-host Adam Sessler have earned a reputation for delivering smart, entertaining and on-target reviews and commentary about the video game industry.
Adam Sessler: Co-host of X-PLAY and of G4's live E3 coverage, Sessler has been a critic and a commentator on the videogame industry for almost a decade. He excels at making sense of videogame-related issues for the non-gaming public, and has shared his outspoken and articulate views on "The View," Court TV's "Hollywood Heat," "World News Now," and on numerous Los Angeles news and radio programs.
G4 EXECUTIVES AVAILABLE FOR E3-RELATED INTERVIEWS:
Neal Tiles: G4's President can discuss big-picture trend stories about interactive entertainment, multi-platform entertainment, marketing to the male 18-34 demographic, G4's coverage of E3 via live linear TV, the Internet, podcasting and video-on-demand (VOD).
John Rieber: G4's Senior Vice President, Production heads G4's original on-air production and editorial content. Rieber will be at E3 all week overseeing G4's live programming, and can discuss the challenges of producing three hours of daily live programming from the biggest video game convention in the world.
Tom Russo (Director, Games Editorial): Tom Russo began covering the videogame industry in 1994, and prior to his integral role in the launch of G4, he served as editor-in-chief of the video game enthusiast publication Next Generation magazine. Among his many "industry firsts" as an editor and writer, he broke the story on Microsoft's Xbox console to the world, months before Microsoft's official announcement.
Geoff Keighley (journalist/video game industry expert): Keighley, one of the most respected video game journalists and commentators, is available to discuss a variety of industry-related topics.
With a production crew of more than 100 on the convention floor, G4's coverage will include interviews conducted at the G4 booth with every major executive in the video game industry; same-day press conference coverage as Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo and other industry heavyweights unveil the most anticipated games of the year; live demos and previews of the hottest games; and celebrity interviews. G4's booth will serve as the stage for its live programming, and G4's "Download Bar" will offer six stations where E3 attendees can download free podcasts of the network's programming.
To schedule an interview with a G4 expert, please contact:
Frances Byrne, 650.579.4777, email@example.com
Becky Peterson, 678.566.3135, firstname.lastname@example.org
Paul Gendreau, 818.985.0245, email@example.com
MEDIA ALERT FOR E3 PRESS CORPS