NEW G4 SERIES "THAT'S TOUGH!" COUNTS DOWN THE WORLD'S MOST EXTREME ... EVERYTHING!
Los Angeles, CA, August 6, 2010 - If you've ever wondered whose military special forces are the toughest, which mountain is the most unforgiving to climb or who is the most fearless bank robber ever, then "That's Tough!" is a show you won't want to miss. Taking viewers around the globe, each episode of the new series will count down the top three "toughest" in a broad spectrum of categories, ranging from dangerous prisons to crack sniper units to deadliest blades to top secret mega vaults. Produced by Super Delicious ("Manswers," "Cupcake Wars"), the eight-episode, half-hour series will premiere Wednesday, October 20 at 8:30pm on G4.
"It's no secret that guys love to debate what the biggest, baddest, strongest is of everything," said Neal Tiles, President, G4. "This series sets the record straight once and for all in a way that's edgy, irreverent and fun."
In "That's Tough!," viewers will experience extreme places, people and situations as the series provides a treasure trove of solid facts along with contextual information, on-location footage and graphic visuals that bring each subject to life. Each episode will include a dramatic top three countdown of the selected category - ultimately building to the climactic reveal of what is, in fact, the world's "toughest." The series will leave viewers with compelling takeaways, surprising stats and plenty of fun conversation fodder.
"That's Tough!" is produced by Super Delicious, LLC, with Cara Tapper, Adam Cohen and Joanna Vernetti serving as Executive Producers. Laura Civiello and Darren Wadyko will serve as the series' network executives for G4.
About Comcast Entertainment Group
Based in Los Angeles, Comcast Entertainment Group operates E! Entertainment Television, the 24-hour network with programming dedicated to the world of entertainment, and E! Online; The Style Network, the destination for women 18-49 with a passion for the best in relatable, inspiring and transformational lifestyle programming; and G4, offering the last word on gaming, technology, animation, interactivity and "geek culture" for the male 18-34 demo. E! is currently available to 97 million cable and satellite subscribers in the U.S. and the E! Everywhere initiative underscores the company's dedication to making E! content available on all new media platforms any time and anywhere from online to broadband video to wireless to radio to VOD. The Style Network currently counts 65 million cable and satellite subscribers and Mystyle.com keeps women up to date on all the latest fashion and beauty news on the web. G4 is available in 70 million cable and satellite homes nationwide and G4tv.com is a top web destination for video game news and information.
About Super Delicious
In addition to "That's Tough!" Super Delicious is producing their fourth season of Spike's "Manswers", and their original series, "Cupcake Wars" has just been picked up for an additional 13 episodes by Food Network. They are in development on another series for the Food Network, and both ITV and Banijay have recently optioned Super Delicious formats. Super Delicious is repped by WME.