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Fuse to Air "G-Thing" Marathon Friday, October 25 Beginning at 11PM ET

October 25, 2013

YellowBrix

NEW YORK, Oct. 25, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fuse, the national music television network of The Madison Square Garden Company, announced that there will be a G-Thing marathon featuring six episodes, culminating with the season finale, airing tonight, Friday, October 25 beginning at 11:00 p.m. ET. G-Thing gives viewers a look into the lives of G Fella, an Italian-American rapper, and his larger-than-life family as they try to launch the first "family style" run record label: Tracketeering Music.

The season kicked off with G Fella attempting to secure a private plane for his music video, and taking viewers through the recording process and his personal life. The eight episode season culminated with the planning of his album release party and the video premiere for his single "Gotta Guy." G-Thing is directed and executive produced by Vem Miller ("Tattoo Rescue," "Harvest") and his production company Vem's Sweatshop Media, in conjunction with Fuse and Paulina Williams. For more information on G-Thing please visit http://www.fuse.tv/shows/g-thing.

WHAT: G-Thing Marathon WHEN: Friday, October 25 beginning at 11:00 p.m. ET

As the national network dedicated to music, Fuse is committed to delivering outstanding content that features the characters, stories, performances, and perspectives that make up the dynamic world of music. G-Thing is part of Fuse's lineup of original music-inspired programming, which also includes: Fuse News, Fuse's daily flagship music news program anchored by Alexa Chung and Matte Babel; Warped Roadies, an unscripted program that follows the crew charged with keeping the Vans Warped Tour running; and Funny or Die's Billy on the Street, a music and pop culture trivia show starring Billy Eichner. Other Fuse shows include Insane Clown Posse Theater, Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope's twisted take on what's new in music and popular culture and Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce which follows "Bounce" pioneer Big Freedia on her journey from local New Orleans icon to national phenomenon, along with Top 20 Countdown and Trending 10. Additionally, Fuse covers live concerts and events, and boasts comprehensive coverage of music festivals throughout the country, including South by Southwest, Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo and the Voodoo Music Experience.

About Fuse

Fuse, the national television network dedicated to music, brings viewers closer to their favorite artists and bands by featuring original series and specials, exclusive interviews, live concerts and video blocks - all rooted in the music experience. Celebrating the hit makers of today, familiar favorites and edgy newcomers, Fuse accommodates the wide ranging tastes and attitudes of its 18-34 year-old audience with compelling music programming on-air, on-line, on-demand, in HD and via mobile technologies. Fuse is a part of MSG Media, which includes television networks MSG, MSG +, MSG HD and MSG + HD, as well as MSG Interactive, which oversees all company digital initiatives. MSG Media is a division of The Madison Square Garden Company (Nasdaq:MSG), along with MSG Sports and MSG Entertainment. MSG Sports includes the New York Knicks (NBA); the New York Rangers (NHL); the New York Liberty (WNBA); the Hartford Wolf Pack (American Hockey League); and MSG Entertainment includes concerts and events at Madison Square Garden, the Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall, the Beacon Theatre, the Forum in Inglewood, California, The Chicago Theatre, and the Wang Theatre in Boston, and manages wholly-owned live entertainment properties including the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, starring the Rockettes. Additional information about Fuse can be found at www.fuse.tv.

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CONTACT: Alyssa Hart / alyssa.hart@msg.com 212-324-3401



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