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NBCU shutters linear Esquire Network

NBCUniversal has pulled the plug on the linear feed of its US lifestyle cable channel Esquire Network. The brand will live on as a digital-only proposition focused on men, featuring original programming such as newly-announced Borderland USA (WT) and Edgehill, plus existing shows that include Best Bars in America, Knife Fight and Brew Dogs. There […]

NBC and Hearst’s Esquire TV channel to launch in September

The Esquire TV channel will roll out on September 23, its backers NBCUniversal and Hearst have confirmed. A joint venture between NBCU and Hearst Magazines, the channel will be programmed with content aimed at the same audience as the monthly men’s glossy. The plan to rebrand youth-skewed cable channel G4 as Esquire was first announced […]