Anyone watch TechTV?

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  1. Patrick Cate

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    I was just wondering if anyone watched the cable channel TechTV? I just discovered this station (my cable company only started carrying it a few months ago though) and I've become addicted to several of their shows like "Call for Help", "Extended Play", and especially "The Screen Savers".
     
  2. Chuck Parker

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    you're not the only one - I too confess my addition to The Screen Savers. I really enjoy the unrehearsed, informal feel to the show (pretty much the whole channel used to be that way before they got the new "TechLive" set), plus, they provide lots of useful information, for both the computer novice and the experienced user.
    ...Plus, Megan, the web producer, is a cutie!
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    Yeah,
    I just recently got a satellite dish, and am now addicted to TechTV (especially the Screen Savers). I get a lot of good info there, and I just really like the camaradierie, and the way that everybody seems to be a genuinely nice person.
    Jim
    PS - Gotta love Megan and Jessie! Both are hotties [​IMG]
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  4. Michael D. Bunting

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    I'm addicted to THE SCREENSAVERS as well
    Ad me to the list of also being addicted to Megan & Jessica as well [​IMG]
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    Ditto for me re Screensavers.
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  6. Matthew Chmiel

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    We got TechTV (or as it was called ZDTV) in Vegas once it went live. I used to be addicted to The Screen Savers (even when it just had Kate and Leo), Internet Tonight (even when Scott was the only one on it for the first few months), and Fresh Gear. I still watch these shows from time to time, but not every Monday - Friday like I used to.
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  7. James Reyes

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    Yeah, I have watched ZDTV/TechTV for over two years now on DISH. I don't think my cable company carries it yet. Like it matters to me anyhow. [​IMG]
    The Screen Savers has always been my favorite ZDTV/TechTV show since the days of Kate and Leo. I was out of it for a little while, but does anyone know why Kate left in the first place?
     
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    James,
    Kate left because she has always been a serious gamer. They decided to expand what was still "GameSpot TV" and she went for the part and got it. It acutally all happened very quickly, like over a week.
    I think there's a couple of clips from her last show as a host out on the net.
    I think the show was acutally served very well by her departure. Because it caused them to look at the format of the show and go to more segmented a nature. I know that *I* was getting bored with the old format and ready to turn off.
    Now the show is better then ever, even though watchers still miss Kate. She and Leo just worked well together hosting the show.
    Stephen
     
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  11. Morgan Jolley

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    I was a huge ZDTV fan a year or two ago, but when we got rid of satellite (which we now want back but have stupid cable) we lost TechTV (I remember when it changed its name). I used to watch the show all day after school and even got an autographed picture from Kate and Adam (the hosts of GameSpot TV). I was in a chat room once when they showed the chat on Leo's monitor (on Call for Help) and I was yelling "I'm on TV." I even e-mail interviewed Adam for a school project.
    But thanks to cable, I don't get the happiness anymore.
     
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    Since I don't have digital cable in my area, I haven't seen much of it (I caught a few minutes in a hotel one time). But I was interviewed on it a few weeks back. I am a Wall Street analyst covering wireless telecom and spoke about Sprint PCS and others. Anyone see me?
     

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