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G4 Marks the End of AOTS and X-Play with Two-Month Farewells

G4's two longest-running and defining series, Attack of the Show! and X-Play, will be ending their run at the end of 2012. Both shows will include original episodes through the end of the year, and will look back at theirmost memorable moments as we lead up to their final episodes. A rotating lineup of guest co-hosts including John Barrowman, Michael Ian Black, Josh Myers, Paul Scheer, Rob Huebel and Horatio Sanz will join AOTS hosts Candace Bailey and Sara Underwood, and X-Play hosts Morgan Webb and Blair Herter as part of the farewell shows.

With well over a thousand episodes each, Attack of the Show! and X-Play have defined gamer culture for a generation, serving as the launch pad for prominent personalities including Kevin Pereira, Olivia Munn, Chris Hardwick and Adam Sessler. Attack of the Show! debuted March 28, 2005 and from the start was the ultimate guide to everything cool and new in the world of technology, web culture, gaming and pop culture. X-Play made its debut almost two years earlier, on April 28, 2003 (on G4

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So more Cops, Cheaters, and Campus PD repeats..... :/

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Not surprising considering all the good people on that network have left.

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Candace Bailey! Noooooooooooooooo!

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http://www.twit.tv FTW

http://live.twit.tv

They got rid of all the good people for people who looked better, and then the shows got stupid.

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http://www.twit.tv FTW

http://live.twit.tv

They got rid of all the good people for people who looked better, and then the shows got stupid.

Is twit.tv going to fill the void in my life without AOTS? They need to hire some chicks. :D

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LOL What the hell else is on the network aside from Attack of the Show, and X-Play?

Aside from all the Cops, and trash TV reruns.

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G4 is still around? I figured they'd be gone by now.

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LOL What the hell else is on the network aside from Attack of the Show, and X-Play?

Aside from all the Cops, and trash TV reruns.

Apparently they're "rebranding" the network to be more like the magazine GQ.

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Wow how absolutely sad. You have to admit though the show has gotten so horrid since Kevin left. The network has nothing anymore.

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Not for nothing but Im actually shocked that those 2 shows lasted as long as they did. They were actually terrible. I miss the old screen saver days. But on the bright side at least you can go to revision 3 and enjoy some real shows. TwitTV would be a good replacement as well.

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I missed it when G4TV was everything tech.

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they are just queuing up to take G4 off the air and make it the cops channel. also Attack of the Show was better when it was Screensavers. on ZDTV

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Are they mad? Or crazy? Or both?

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Wow how absolutely sad. You have to admit though the show has gotten so horrid since Kevin left. The network has nothing anymore.

Anymore? This terrible channel had nothing long before this cancellation.

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BRING BACK TECH TV YOU ********!

+11111111111111111111111111111111111111111

Anymore? This terrible channel had nothing long before this cancellation.

This channel died the day they cancelled call for help and the screen savers.. ;(

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Since I don't get G4 I won't miss those shows, I did get some kicks from em

I wish there was an easier way to get reruns of Ninja Warrior and if they continued it, Bomb Squad Afghanistan

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Farewell, Attack of the Show and X-Play. TVGuide.com is reporting that the two long-running G4 series are coming to an end, as the cable undergoes a rebranding that will turn away from its geek-friendly past.

The final episodes of both will air in December, and leading up to the finale will be rotating guest co-hosts joining current AOTS hosts Candace Bailey and Sara Underwood and X-Play hosts Morgan Webb and Blair Herter, including John Barrowman, Michael Ian Black, Josh Myers, Paul Scheer, Rob Huebel and Horatio Sanz.

TVGuide.com says both shows will have a series of farewell episodes that will include former guests and hosts returning, along with re-airing favorite segments from the past, including AOTS

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I missed it when G4TV was everything tech.

G4TV was bad from the start. You have to go all the way back to TechTV or even ZDTV to say there was a time everything was tech.

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Kevin & Olivia left = no more G4TV.

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Huge shame, they were the only 2 decent shows on the G4 network. :(

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yeah what will Candace Bailey do now :shifty:

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Anymore? This terrible channel had nothing long before this cancellation.

This channel died the day they cancelled call for help and the screen savers.. ;(

Yes, we all know how great that show was. Being nostalgic about it still doesn't serve any purpose. Attack of the Show was at least entertaining and Kevin brought a lot to the show. Without him, it's hasn't been the same and it wasn't ever going to be. What I meant is without Adam Sessler or Kevin Pereira, the two biggest shows on G4 are now no more. That is indeed sad.

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