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Ken interviewed for Wired

Ken Edwards, better known as the guy behind Breaking Windows, was interviewed for a Wired News article about how TechTV is going down the toliet since it was merged with gaming channel G4:

Ken Edwards, a 26-year-old database specialist at Bowling Green State University in Ohio, has been watching since ZDTV launched. He claims to own every current game console but only watched one show on the old G4. He tracks some of the backlash to the cancellation of Call for Help and the uncertainty over Laporte’s future. Edwards and other are bemused but pleased that Laporte’s show has been picked up by G4techTV Canada and may eventually reach the United States through syndication.

The network’s firing of the 285 employees at TechTV in San Francisco also caused resentment, even though some of them can apply for jobs in Los Angeles, where G4techTV is based. “It didn’t look good to people,” said Edwards, who wrote about the merger for his blog. “A lot of times that can hurt you more than anything else.”

Nice one Ken :).

3 Comments

  1. TechTV Fans Mad as Hell

    Looking for a recipe for dissension? Comcast has it. Take two cable networks designed for technology enthusiasts with very different bents — newbie G4 for young gamers and veteran TechTV for computer geeks of all ages — and merge them. Fire…

  2. TechTV Fans Mad as Hell

    Looking for a recipe for dissension? Comcast has it. Take two cable networks designed for technology enthusiasts with very different…

  3. I realize that this is an older post, but I just found this out and itโ€™s a relevant place to post it.
    Patrick Norton is leaving The Screen Savers. My worst fear has come true. TSS is now The Kevin and Sarah Show! :shiver:
    I have officially stopped watching G4TechTV.
    I just thought I would pass that info on to whoever manages to see this other than Neil, who will probably get an e-mail telling him I posted it. ๐Ÿ™‚