Vice Media Group

Vice Media embraces AVOD in US with new Pluto TV deal

Pluto TV has struck a deal that will see more than 200 hours of programming from Vice Media Group become available on the ViacomCBS-owned AVOD in the US. The deal, struck via sales arm Vice Distribution, will see 215 hours of non-scripted programming such as Dark Side Of The Ring and Cyberwar become available on multiple Pluto TV […]

Round-up: SBS & Vice Media renew partnership; Viasat World & ZDFE strike factual deal; TVF International strikes first-look with Attitude Pictures

SBS & Vice Media renew partnership Australian broadcaster SBS has renewed its content partnership with Vice Media Group, with new programming for its SBS Viceland TV channel and SBS digital platforms. The agreement includes more than 1,000 hours of Vice Media Group content, with exclusive access to more than 600 hours of new, original programming. […]

Hulu marks first direct deal for Vice’s new sales arm, as streamer extends pact

US streamer Hulu has become the first announced customer for Vice Media Group’s new distribution arm. The Disney-owned company has picked up 100 hours of Vice TV content for its service, with the deal coming two months after Vice unveiled its new sales division headed up by former ITV Studios scripted exec Bea Hegedus. The […]

Vice Media appoints Grain, Zodiak alum as Studios expansion continues

Vice Media Group (VMG) has appointed the CEO at Grain Media – the UK prodco behind Netflix doc The White Helmets – to head up its London-based studio’s non-fiction output. Alex Moore takes the newly created role of VP of non-fiction at Vice Studios, the youth-skewing firm’s global production division, and has been tasked with […]

Vice launches global distribution arm, hires ITV Studios exec to run it

Vice Media Group has appointed ITV Studios (ITVS) exec Bea Hegedus to the newly created role of SVP and global head of distribution. Hegedus will report to Vice Studios president Kate Ward and lead the company’s global distribution and licensing strategy, with a focus on building new partnerships both in the US and internationally. Her […]

Vice bets big on news as Studios arm lines up Netflix, Amazon projects

Vice Media Group’s head of international Dominique Delport is betting big on the youth brand’s news division, which is set for international expansion alongside its latest asset, women’s publisher Refinery29.   Speaking to the UK’s Broadcasting Press Guild on Thursday (28 November), Delport proclaimed that “news is back” and that there is renewed scope for […]

Antenna Group extends far-reaching joint venture with Vice

CEE-focused broadcaster Antenna Group has extended its joint venture with Vice Media through 2024 and expanded the countries involved. The agreement, first struck in 2014, will see Vice programming continue to be made available in Greece, Romania and Serbia. Antenna will now also work with Vice to take its content into Hungary, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, […]