The newly revamped Esquire Network (formerly G4), which targets upscale males, continues to aggressively build up content, ordering two new six-episode reality primetime series to a premiere this summer.
The half-hour How I Rock It (working title), from Ryan Seacrest Prods. and Citizen Jones, host and NBA superstar Baron Davis profiles athletes, musicians, celebrities, designers, influencers and street-style icons whose careers, lives and lifestyles are setting a stylish new standard for today’s modern man.
The hourlong docuseries Risky Listing (working title), from Zodiak New York, profiles the high-end listings agents who wheel and deal in the exclusive, intensely competitive world of New York nightlife real estate. The series will follow along with the agents as they cut deals for the hottest bar, restaurant and nightclub spaces.
The new series join previously announced originals Knife Fight, an underground, after-hours cooking competition series hosted by “Top Chef” winner Ilan Hall and executive produced by Drew Barrymore, Flower Films and Authentic Entertainment; and The Getaway, executive produced by Anthony Bourdain and Zero Point Zero, which features travel-loving, well known personalities who take viewers to their favorite city on the planet, giving the inside track on their top spots to eat, drink, shop and hang out. Additionally, the network recently inked off-network deals for several shows, including NBC’s Late Night With Jimmy Fallon and Starz’s Party Down.
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