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Vice looks to serve ‘global identity’ as youth audience expands

Vice Media is looking to serve a “global identity” as it ramps up local programming that can resonate around the world. Speaking at NEM Dubrovnik, Vice’s global head of distribution Bea Hegedus said the company had expanded its focus to offer shows that would attract not just the millennial audience, but also younger viewers from […]

Hulu hires MTV Entertainment exec as unscripted director, expands Vice deal

Disney-owned US streamer Hulu has expanded appointed an MTV Entertainment exec as its director of unscripted original series. Dane Joseph’s remit includes oversight of all unscripted originals for the streamer from development to production. Joseph, who reports into Hulu’s head of unscripted and docs Belisa Balaban, was most recently VP of development at MTV and […]

C4 supercharges true crime with new strand & raft of deals

UK pubcaster Channel 4 is launching a true crime programming strand across its linear and streaming services and is stocking it with a raft of new commissions and acquisitions. True Crime on 4 will run across on demand service All4 and linear offering Channel 4, with two new commissions – Murder In The Alps and […]

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 […]

Vice Media names Studios president, COO as Refinery29 co-founders step down

Vice Media has appointed a president for its Studios division and promoted one of its existing execs to become chief operating officer, following the completion of its deal of female-skewing digital publisher Refinery29. Refinery29 co-founders and co-CEOs Philippe von Borries and Justin Stefano are stepping down to move into advisory roles following completion of the […]

Vice buys women’s media publisher Refinery29

Vice Media has acquired female-skewing digital publisher Refinery29. The latter business will report into Vice Boss and former A+E Networks exec Nancy Dubuc, who joined Vice in 2018. Dubuc said the deal demonstrated how Vice was “doubling down on the power of brand, voice and experience – things our audience puts trust in – as […]

BT brings Vice content to BT TV viewers

BT has struck a new content deal with Vice Media to bring the youth-oriented group’s TV content to BT TV customers. Vice’s lifestyle channel Vice on TV will air on BT’s platform and content will also be made available on-demand via the BT player and the BT TV app. Vice on TV, which changed its […]

Vice and Canada’s Bell Media strike content pact

Vice Media and Bell Media have paired for a ‘long-term, far-reaching’ agreement to bring Vice programming to Canadian viewers. Through the agreement, Bell Media will become the exclusive Canadian broadcast home to new original programming from Vice’s US linear network, Viceland, along with hundreds of hours of library Vice programming, all debuting on multiple Bell […]

Viceland extends Netherlands carriage via KPN and T-Mobile deals

Vice Media lifestyle channel Viceland is to become available to two million additional households in the Netherlands on July 18, following new carriage deals with leading carriers KPN and T-Mobile. Unveiling the deal, Stefan Tieleman, general manager Viceland and VICE Studios, Benelux said: “Just a little over a year after our launch, these deals demonstrate our […]

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