Torrent (TV series)
|Developed by||Greedy Productions|
|Country of origin||Canada|
|No. of episodes||36|
|Running time||30 minutes|
|Original channel||G4 Canada|
|Original release||April 6, 2006 – present|
Torrent is a TV show on G4 Canada, that premiered April 6, 2006, at 8pm ET/6pm PT. Torrent was originally hosted by Amber MacArthur, and later hosted by Matt Harris. The show is currently hosted by Eliza Bayne and Eric Morin. The show covers the best video podcasts and air selected clips and bits from shows such as Hak5* and commandN.
The original series was originally hosted by Amber MacArthur. After her departure the show was hosted by Matt Harris. The original series premiered April 6, 2006.
From the press release (link below): ...Torrent, a weekly one-hour Internet culture show for tech-savvy audiences looking for unique first-person pop-tech stories from around the world...Entertaining, edgy, but most importantly, packed with great content that delivers viewers something new each and every week, Torrent's music, graphics, set, and shooting style reflects all things cutting-edge technology. Segments are pulled from popular podcasts that are already produced online whether it's Darren (Hak5*) from Virginia showing viewers how to turn a cell phone into a megaphone or Jeff from Halifax (cN*) interviewing hip-hop band Universal Soul about how to make digital music.
The current series premiered on July 18, 2007 and is hosted by Eliza Bayne and Eric Morin. Episodes were cut back from an hour to half-an-hour.
From the website (link below): "Torrent is a weekly half-hour television show that covers all forms of online entertainment. Featuring videos from around the world and interviews with their creators. Covering everything from podcasts, vlogs, and online series no topic is taboo. Entertaining, edgy, but most importantly the show is packed with great content that delivers viewers something new each and every week."
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