G4'S "ATTACK OF THE SHOW!" INTRODUCES NEW CO-HOST CANDACE BAILEY
Fresh Female Perspective and Expertise Joins Kevin Pereira on the Go-To Show for Men 18-34 Wanting the Latest and Greatest News in Tech, Gadgets, Games and Movies
Los Angeles, CA - December 6, 2010 - "Attack of the Show!," G4's daily trip to the digital water cooler, introduces Candace Bailey as the new co-host joining Kevin Pereira. Starting December 6th, Candace begins an 'AOTS Vision Quest' which will send her on an outrageous series of adventures designed to bring her the higher knowledge that will give her peers a run for their money. Then on 1.11.11, big changes are in store as Candace officially begins her job as the new co-host of the show and "Attack of the Show!" unveils a new look on-air. From that day forth, Candace will work closely with Kevin to give viewers a unique look inside, underneath, around, and behind the latest tech, games, up-to-the-minute next big thing in internet culture, comic books, sports, pop culture, gadgets and more. Candace begins her "Attack of the Show!" adventure December 6 at 7:00 PM ET/PT.
The Alabama-born Bailey previously hosted Nickelodeon's U-Pick Live for three seasons and gave sports fans a reason to celebrate on the CBS 2004 Super Bowl Pre-Game Show. Candace brings the laughs from the animated comedy Robot Chicken and post-apocalyptic diehard attitude from the CBS drama and cult hit Jericho to "Attack of the Show!" A former Junior Olympic gymnast, Candace will begin her tenure with the show by embarking on the 'AOTS Vision Quest.' Viewers will watch as she travels to Skywalker Ranch for all things Lucas, gets herself mo-capped, fires off a few rounds at the gun range and even does the inconceivable: gets in a car at racing school with G4's Blair Herter behind the wheel. The wily new co-host will even bring a few surprises to the table that will make sure to keep everyone on their toes. Catch behind-the-scenes video and photos of Candace's 'AOTS Vision Quest' adventures throughout the month at http://g4tv.com/aots.
"Candace adds a perfect nerd-core blend of intelligence, beauty and spunk to compliment 'Attack of the Show!'s' content and vibe," said Neal Tiles, President, G4.
"It's a true honor for Candace to be working with me. I can't wait to see myself through her insanely talented eyes," said Kevin Pereira, host of "Attack of the Show!"
Candace will add her own flavor to the wit and wisdom of tech and gaming expert Kevin Pereira. The show's co-host since its inception, Pereira was a child prodigy who created an internet service provider and produced an online TV show reaching hundreds of thousands of viewers by the age of 14. Kevin can be regularly heard as a technology expert on broadcasts across the nation including NPR's Marketplace and The Playboy Morning Show while being seen daily on his signature "Attack of the Show!" segments such as Dude Manrod, The Loop and Time for Sports to name a few.
Starting on 1.11.11, the two hosts will entertain and educate viewers daily from the set and report live from the biggest events in the industry including Comic Con, CES, E3 and more. Also kicking off that day will be a new look for "Attack of the Show!," making the always live and unpredictable series even bigger, badder and still amazingly awesome. For more information on "Attack of the Show!," please visit http://g4tv.com/aots
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.comkeeps women up to date on all the latest fashion and beauty news on the web. G4 is available in 60 million cable and satellite homes nationwide and G4tv.com is a top web destination for video game news and information.