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"The mouthpiece through which simultaneous moral outrage and cultural hedonism gets funneled into the living rooms of the American people."
― Description at Bawsaq.com.

Weazel Television Network (BAWSAQ: WZL) is a fictional television network in both the 3D Universe and HD Universe. The player can buy stocks from them on the Bawsaq.com website in GTA V.

History[]

May 27, 1978

  • Weazel was first launched in Los Santos.

April 3, 1988

  • Weazel launched in Liberty City.

September 6, 1998

  • Weazel launched a website called Weazel.com.
  • Weazel News was first aired and its website launched called Weazelnews.com.

July 1, 2008

  • Weazel launched in Romania and UK.

July 1, 2017

  • Weazel is the first network to air the australian ABC News short live preview.

November 4, 2018

  • Weazel RO (Romania) and UK (Untited Kingdom) and all of the fake Weazel channels has been taken off Strimm.

December 1, 2018

  • All Weazel channels around the world will shut down for good due to bankruptcy.

Description[]

Originally referenced briefly during radio advertising as the broadcaster of various fictional television shows, Weazel is expanded in Grand Theft Auto IV into a complete television network, including Weazel News. Weazel is a parody of U.S. TV network Fox Broadcasting Company.

The station was originally spelled Weasel in GTA Liberty City Stories (the station's name does not appear in written form in GTA Vice City or GTA San Andreas), while the Weazel name was officiated in GTA IV. The station has its own building in Los Santos in GTA V.

Channel 15[]

Channel 15 is a television channel affiliated to Weazel. Not much is known about the channel, though it is known that Natalie Vanet is an undercover investigator working for the channel. Melanie Mallard also seems to be a TV reporter working for the Channel 15.

The channel cannot be viewed on any of the protagonists' television.

Slogan/Motto[]

Slogan/Motto Start usage End usage Version
"Standing Up To The Liberal Agenda One Issue At A Time" 2008 2013 Grand Theft Auto IV
"Confirming Your Prejudices" 2013 2018 Grand Theft Auto V

Programs[]

3D Universe[]

  • Just the Five of Us (GTA Vice City; broadcasted Friday nights)
  • My Five Uncles (GTA San Andreas)
  • Law (GTA San Andreas; broadcasted Thursdays)
  • Intergalactic Wrestling Title (GTA San Andreas; broadcasted weekends)
  • Swapmeet (GTA Liberty City Stories; broadcasted Thursday evenings)
  • Bad T and Theo (GTA Liberty City Stories; replaced by Swapmeet due to poor ratings)

Strimm[]

  • USA Football
  • Battle for Dream Island
  • Wayside (canceled)
  • Teens React
  • Kids React
  • YouTubers React
  • Elders React
  • Technology Showdown

Advertisements[]

  • Ego Chaser

Grand Theft Auto IV[]

File:Weazel-GTA4-logo.jpg

Weazel logo in GTA IV.

Viewable[]

  • The Men's Room (GTA IV and The Ballad of Gay Tony)
  • Split Sides (both Ricky Gervais and Katt Williams)
  • Republican Space Rangers (GTA IV, Episode 456 and "Homecoming" for EFLC)
  • Venturas Poker Challenge

Mentioned[]

  • 72
  • Ether
  • Spittoon
  • How To Survive When There is A Suitcase Nuke On Your Train
  • Vinewood Cunts
  • Vacation Home Sluts
  • Terror Marathon
  • Crow Reunion in Iran
  • Weazel News (GTA IV and EFLC)
  • Homo Erectus
  • Waning with the Stars
  • Undertaker (TBoGT)

Advertisements[]

  • Burger Shot
  • VIP Luxury Ringtones
  • Whiz
  • Excelsior
  • Michael Graves campaign ad
  • John Hunter campaign ad
  • VIG Insurance

Grand Theft Auto V[]

Viewable[]

  • Kung Fu Rainbow Lazerforce
  • Republican Space Rangers
  • Fame or Shame
  • Jack Howitzer

Mentioned[]

  • Organ Farm
  • Pervert Stare
  • Serious Cougar
  • The Real Cunts of Suburbia

Advertisements[]

  • Ammu-Nation
  • Grand Senora Desert
  • Lifeinvader Tablet
  • Pißwasser
  • Benefactor Surano
  • Bravado Bison (Enhanced version only)
  • Up-n-Atom Burger

See Also[]

  • Television in GTA IV
  • Television in GTA V
  • CNT

Links[]

de:Weazel pl:Weazel ru:Weazel fr:Weazel pt:Weazel hu:Weazel

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