There will be no more Esquire Network on television, as NBCUniversal is shutting it down and moving its content to an online-only service.
Esquire will marathon the eight episodes of E!’s What Would Ryan Lochte Do? on Friday night, capitalizing on his presence in the news over #LochteGate.
Before the finale of The People vs. O.J. Simpson, watch 12 hours of the actual trial itself, which Esquire will air all day Sunday.
Alcohol flows through many reality television shows, sometimes on the surface, sometimes behind the scenes. A glass of wine in Anthony Bourdain’s hand as he mentors home cooks is on one end of the spectrum; on the other, drunken violence. Too often, alcohol amps up behavior, sometimes to intolerable levels. Throughout this genre’s life, alcohol has been both a punch… continue reading
“Fuck people who have a problem with that. Fuck ’em.” That’s Clay Aiken, American Idol 2 runner-up and The Celebrity Apprentice runner-up, interviewed in Esquire’s new documentary series The Runner-Up, which debuts tonight and follows his run for Congress last year. Of course, the outcome of the election is well-known by now, and the title essentially… continue reading
Esquire and Oxygen announced today that they’ll each air a reality series that’s connected to the other. Both shows follow the same group of comedians but from two different perspectives. Esquire’s version, Comedians of L.A., will follow a group of comedians who tour and perform around the world. Oxygen’s version, Living with Funny, follows the comedians when they’re at home. It’s a… continue reading
The set of Esquire Network’s Knife Fight was chaotic: people moving everywhere, chefs moving around in the small open kitchen, conversation plus cooking so loud you cannot hear the chefs or the judges. Once the setting for late-night cook-offs, Top Chef 2 winner Ilan Hall’s downtown Los Angeles restaurant now also hosts a TV show that is… continue reading
The Esquire network launched last night, replacing Style, whose reality shows may find new homes. During the day, the new network is showing reruns of series such as the amazing Party Down and Parks and Recreation, and reality shows such as the original Million Dollar Listing, project Runway, Flipping Out, and Top Chef. In prime-time… continue reading