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  TechTV - Uncyclopedia
TechTV is a popular UHF television network, currently based in exile in Back-of-the-woods, Nunavut, devoted to computers, both versions of the Interweb, hardcore techno music, and Taiwanese puppet animation (Hantai).
TechTV was founded on May 11, 1998 as ZDTV (Zenon-Denon TV) as a joint venture of Zenon (a division of Toon Disney-Exxon Mobil Omnimedia, LLC) and Denon (the budget North Korean automaker).
TechTV forces in exile lamented this, and pushed for G4 to admit this was a takeover by eliminating the TechTV from their name and changing the name of the Screen Savers to "Attack of the Show" - which they did.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/TechTV   (1545 words)

 TechTV - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
On August 21, 2000, ZDTV was renamed TechTV, and a new on-air strategy was announced along with a slew of new series.
TechTV was also broadcast over the air on KTQW in Wichita, KS until the TechTV name was dropped during the G4 merger.
This move became hugely controversial among loyal fans of TechTV and Leo Laporte, because of a contract dispute with Vulcan that caused Laporte to leave the channel.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/TechTV   (1251 words)

 G4-TechTV War - Uncyclopedia
G4 assumed full control of TechTV on May 28, 2004, and renamed it to G4techtv in an attempt to deceive TechTV forces that this was a merger and not an invasion.
This began with the announcement that TechTV's headquarters would be completely closed down in favor of moving all operations to G4's headquarters, which was intended to eliminate all rebellion by TechTV forces and entice many to leave TechTV forever.
In a desperate attempt to revive his post TechTV career, Kevin Rose decided to come clean and appear on the cover of People Magazine with the news a lot of us suspected: That he was gay and in a relationship with Lance Bass.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/G4-TechTV_War   (988 words)

 TechTV lays off 50, shuffles programming | CNET News.com
TechTV shed about a quarter of its staff in November, blaming weak advertising demand.
TechTV said it has conducted extensive research that shows that its target audience comprises more than 56.5 million adults, ages 18 to 54, who are cable and satellite subscribers.
TechTV is owned by Vulcan Ventures, the investment company of Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, which purchased TechTV from Ziff-Davis in November 1999.
news.com.com /TechTV+...+shuffles+programming/2100-1023_3-890733.html   (390 words)

 techtv* [oddly addictive]
Also, We are branching out to those of you who have enjoyed techtv in the past, but are now off campus and want to keep your feet in our world.
techtv* is still up and running during the summer with movies and some of the highlights from our school-year programming.
I daresay that the frist generation of techtv* will be passing the torch to a new generation of wierd people like us.
techtv.latech.edu   (986 words)

 PRESS RELEASE TechTV Launches "Hyperactive": Realtime Game Play That Links With the Network's Late-Night Programming   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
TechTV is the category-defining cable and satellite network that showcases the smart, edgy, and unexpected side of technology.
TechTV viewers are highly interactive and passionate about engaging in the television experience, and log a monthly average of 1.8 million unique visitors to techtv.com.
TechTV is currently available in over 43 million households in the United States and distributes content to more than 70 countries.
www.marketwire.com /mw/release_html_b1?release_id=65070   (638 words)

 PRESS RELEASE TechTV Announces the Fourth Annual Best of CES Awards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
TechTV, an established authority on the hottest new products and technology, will choose the best and brightest from more than 5,000 new products making their debut at the 2004 International CES.
TechTV viewers are highly interactive and passionate about engaging in the television experience and log a monthly average of 1.7 million unique visitors to TechTV.com.
TechTV is currently available in over 40 million homes in the United States and distributes content to more than 70 countries.
www.marketwire.com /mw/release_html_b1?release_id=59408   (825 words)

 Thunderbirds Are Go, Again! - SciFi TV
TechTV has acquired 32 episodes of "Thunderbirds" the action-packed fantasy adventure series set in 2065 that inspires and ignites the imagination with its ingenuity, exciting story lines, strong characters, unique humor and glorious special effects.
TechTV is the only 24-hour cable television network dedicated to showcasing the impact technology has on our everyday lives and the world at large.
TechTV is currently available in more than 30 million households and distributes content to 70 countries.
www.bellaonline.com /articles/art3421.asp   (479 words)

 Peachpit and TechTV to Publish TechTV Press
TechTV Press, a publishing venture between TechTV and Peachpit is a unique blend of Peachpit's well-known, consumer-friendly editorial style and TechTV's insider savvy.
TechTV viewers are highly interactive and passionate about engaging in the television experience and log a monthly average of 1.4 million unique visitors to techtv.com.
TechTV is currently available in 40 million homes in the US and distributes content to more than 70 countries.
www.pearsoned.com /pr_2003/080103.htm   (569 words)

 Wired News: TechTV Fans Mad as Hell
Fire the staff of TechTV, the network you bought, and be sure to drop the show that has some of the most fervent fans and a host with a cult following.
But the TechTV troops are throwing every digital bit they have at the problem, including a Yahoo news group called Long Live Tech TV with more than 700 members, a TechTV Meetup day and e-petitions.
TechTV's shows and website, which has a monthly average of 1.9 million unique visitors, filled the gap for those without an IT department.
www.wired.com /news/digiwood/0,1412,63879,00.html   (718 words)

 Newsvine - TechTV Reborn as 'UndoTV'
I think it is interesting that this is at least the fourth time this article has been seeded from the same source (wired) and yet has just now made it to the front page.
TechTV was something that I actually watched on a regular basis, but now that it's G4 (?), I don't tune in hardly ever, and I don't much like the programming line-up the way it is now.
I am curious to see how Undo will be different from the others but the old school techtv folks are enough for me to give it a chance.
aine.newsvine.com /_news/2006/08/16/326672-techtv-reborn-as-undotv   (534 words)

 The Death of TechTV   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Fans of TechTV are morning the loss of one of the best high-tech television channels.
TechTV was aimed at technology lovers of all ages and was watched by newbie and geek alike.
Although some of the programming was aimed at the younger crowd, many programs were especially appealing to older geeks and average computer users.
www.compukiss.com /populartopics/tech_gadgetshtm/article1184.htm   (275 words)

 Comcast buys TechTV / Cable giant to fold channel from S.F. into video game unit
TechTV, the cable channel devoted to all things technological, will lose its identity, as the deal appears orchestrated to catapult the younger G4 into the millions of homes TechTV now reaches.
TechTV, which was begun in 1998 as ZDTV -- the broadcast arm of the once-powerful tech publisher Ziff Davis -- now reaches 43 million homes, via digital and analog cable as well as satellite.
TechTV, which once employed 450 people, has undergone several rounds of layoffs and programming changes in the years since the dot-com bust wiped out many of its advertisers.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2004/03/26/BUGK95RA371.DTL   (818 words)

 I Want My TechTV! - Talk Back - Digital Trends
TechTV, the network with hot tech-savvy babes, knowledgeable hosts, informative shows and a loyal following would now be under the umbrella of G4, the network with poor talent, lame graphics, and nonsensical shows.
Techtv on the other hand aims at a broad audience of computer users, ranging in age and income.
The transformation of techtv to G4 was like seing a rose die and a weed grow up in its place.
news.digitaltrends.com /talkback37.html   (4317 words)

 TechTV and ABC News Expand Content Sharing Partnership to Recurring Segments On 'World News Now'--AllYourTV.com
"TechTV provides the ideal content to help provide 'World News Now' viewers with information on how the latest products, trends and events affect their lives," said Joe Gillespie, COO and executive vice president of TechTV.
TechTV and ABC News first partnered in July 2001 to share editorial content for their Web sites.
TechTV is currently available in more than 33 million households and distributes content to 70 countries.
www.allyourtv.com /pressreleases/techtv/2002/07152002abcnews.html   (479 words)

 Chris Pirillo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
TechTV was a television network that held within it so much promise, so much talent.
Robert said… “TechTV is already here and it’s WAY better than what was on the real TV network.
The TechTV Alumni discussion list is totally jazzed - because we miss connecting with our ol’ community as much as they miss connecting with us (yes, even the people who hate me).
chris.pirillo.com /tag/techtv   (2147 words)

 TechTV is coming back, except it isn't - TV Squad
I never watched TechTV, despite having worked for on-air host Chris Pirillo and his Lockergnome venture for a couple of years.
Eventually, they ended up cutting almost all of the original TechTV programming, and later, even a lot of the original G4 programming, as they make their move to becoming another cable channel that serves up reruns of old content.
When G4 bought TechTV the Canadian channel took a lot of the gaming crap that replaced the TechTV shows, but were smart enough to hire Leo Laporte to do a version of "Call For Help" in Toronto (he flies up one week a month to do 15 episodes of the show).
www.tvsquad.com /2006/08/16/techtv-is-coming-back-except-it-isnt   (1153 words)

 TechTV News
TechTV News continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
He is James Kim, former TechTV personality and current CNET editor for digital audio.
Winner of "Best of CES" by TechTV at the Consumer Electronics Show in January 2004, its portable computer was destined to be a...
www.topix.net /com/techtv   (433 words)

 Amazon.com: TechTV's Catalog of Tomorrow: Books: Andrew Zolli   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
TechTV's Catalog of Tomorrow provides moderately interesting browsing material, and will help clarify a few buzzwords if you've missed a few newspaper science pages during the past 10 years.
TechTV's Catalog of Tomorrow offers an exciting glimpse at the new trends and technologies that will shape our lives, our society and our planet in the next 15-20 years.
TechTV is the cable television network for those excited by and curious about all things related to technology.
www.amazon.com /TechTVs-Catalog-Tomorrow-Andrew-Zolli/dp/0789728109   (2389 words)

 TechTV lays off San Francisco staff | CNET News.com
The technology cable channel hands 285 employees their walking papers, a move that was widely feared by workers after Comcast announced in March that it would acquire TechTV.
TechTV told 285 San Francisco employees on Thursday that their jobs are being eliminated, a move that was widely feared by workers after Comcast announced in March that it would acquire the technology cable channel.
Comcast will merge TechTV, owned by Paul Allen's Vulcan Ventures, with its own G4 video game network when the buyout is finalized next week.
news.com.com /2100-1026_3-5207821.html   (508 words)

 PRESS RELEASE TechTV Announces Winners Of 'Best Of CES'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
CES participants, entrant representatives, TechTV talent and representatives, and a host of media gathered at the event to witness the unveiling of this year's winners.
TechTV is one of the fastest growing cable networks, currently available in more than 20 million households and distributing content to 70 countries around the world.
TechTV is owned by Vulcan Ventures, Inc., which purchased it from ZD Inc., on January 21, 2000.
www.marketwire.com /mw/release_html_b1?release_id=21758   (806 words)

 Slashdot | Inside TechTV/G4
I was never a big TechTV fan, but TSS was a fairly good view while eating lunch and safe viewing material for people like my parents who might not understand everything on the show, but got a fair education into subjects they wouldn't have before...
The shows that TechTV did keep so that it didn't look like a complete takeover of G4 were butchered to the point that they were practially a G4 show, or cancelled to put on CinemaTech or some other Brain Dead Show of the day G4 could come up with.
So they bought TechTV-- which was available on far, far, far more cable networks than G4 due to the many years spent building up a reputation-- with the intent of simply replacing TechTV with G4 and thus getting all of TechTV's market penetration without having to work for it.
slashdot.org /articles/05/01/01/1725230.shtml?tid=129   (5878 words)

 Amazon.ca: Techtv's How to Build Your Own PC: Books: Leo Laporte,Patrick Norton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
TechTV experts examine the step-by-step process of building a working computer customized to the viewers needs.
Leo Laporte and Patrick Norton explore what is inside a computer and then delve deeper into the PC world to show the viewer how to construct their own configuration.
This is the ultimate guide on how to build a PC, from TechTVs resident gurus.Viewers can pause the video to see written definitions and site addresses to ensure their understanding and further learning.
www.amazon.ca /Techtvs-How-Build-Your-Own/dp/0789727021   (477 words)

 The Screen Savers on TechTV - macosx.com - Mac Support
The Screen Savers on TechTV (formerly ZDTV) is a GREAT show and has really been giving Mac's a lot of coverage.
The topics are entertaining and informative but the element of the show that I enjoy most is that it is filmed before a live audience.
TechTV fed us pizza while we waited in the greenroom and Patrick and Leo came in and kicked it with us for about 30 minutes before the show.
www.macosx.com /forums/mac-os-x-system-mac-software/28148-screen-savers-techtv.html   (543 words)

 Newsvine - techtv
TechTV alumni just wanted a place where we could all come together and funnel our independent efforts.
TV Week today is reporting that the cable giant Comcast Entertainment Group has decided to fold the G4 brand.
Good news for fans of the former TechTV show "Call for Help" which (other than an ill-fated 6 month run) has not been aired in the US since May 2004.
www.newsvine.com /techtv   (273 words)

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