G4 is revamping its network, and in the process, it will end the run of two of its flagship series, “Attack of the Show” and “X-Play.” The shows will end in December, with two months of build-up to their farewell episodes. Both shows have run well over 1000 episodes each.
“Attack of the Show and X-Play have been important for
G4, and we want to acknowledge the creative people who have helped
inspire and showcase the phenomenon of gamer culture,” G4 Media
general manager Adam Stotsky tells TVGuide. “With more than 3,000 episodes aired
between them, we have more than enough great material to honor these
innovators and their amazing contributions as we bring both shows to a
John Barrowman, Michael Ian Black, Josh Myers, Paul Scheer, Rob Huebel and Horatio Sanz are expected to co-host “Attack of the Show” with Candace Bailey and Sara Underwood over the next few months.
The cancellation is part of G4’s major network overhaul, as it attempts to appeal to a more sophisticated male audience.