IFC’s new original show The Grid premieres tonight at 7:45 p.m. ET. What is The Grid? It is all the pop culture news you can cram into 15 minutes. It’s informative entertainment for the short attention span set.
On The Grid our panel of experts will cover the entire pop culture gamut from film to gaming to music with pit stops at technology, events, viral videos, food, and so much more, all in a whirlwind 15 minute show. The experts forming our illustrious panel include Alonso Duralde, who can connect one film topic to another through new party game Six Degrees of IMDB. Also on board is Kathryn Lyn of ManiaTV-fame talking about the wild world of gaming.
With our experts’ wisdom to guide us, we will look at everything from unsigned indie bands to major label sell-outs to must-have gadgets and the best Cons and film fests around. The Grid will also highlight user-driven online content and viral videos that are ‘slightly off’.
To whet your whistle for tonight’s premiere of The Grid, here’s America’s Sweetheart Jesse Thorn, from the Sound of Young America radio program, talking about the ever important Manly Web Video: