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Comedy Central snaps up Vice sitcom

Comedy Central UK has snapped up rights to Viceland scripted comedy Bobby And Harriet Get Married. Produced by Stu Richards’ Rockerdale Studios, the reality sitcom combines scripted elements around the real marriage of stars and comedians Bobby Mair and Harriet Kemsley, who plan their nuptials across the six-part show. Guest stars include the couple’s friends […]

Snap bets on local originals and media partnerships

Snap has revealed a slate of new UK shows coming to its platform through partnerships with the likes of Sky and Vice as it pivots away from commissioning producers.   Rami Saad, head of international content partnerships for Snap, revealed 16 new localised titles from The Guardian, The Culture Trip, Gleam Futures and long-term partners Sky […]

October Films hires Vice exec for topical titles

October Films has hired Vice’s Neil Breakwell as head of topical programmes. In the newly created role, Breakwell will develop and executive produce new programming with a particular focus on live shows, fast response documentaries, younger skewing formats and integration across digital platforms. Breakwell was previously VP of news and current affairs at Vice Studios. […]

C4 takes 900 hours of Vice content to All4

Channel 4 (C4) and Vice have partnered to launch more than 900 hours of Vice’s long-form content on VOD service All4. The 200 hours of new programming, joining 700 hours of content from the Vice library, will appear on C4’s VOD service in a Vice branded hub later this year. Titles available on-demand will include: […]

Hulu and Vice strike content deal for 15 Viceland titles

  Hulu and Vice Media have reached their first-ever content licensing agreement, with 15 Viceland series set to appear on the platform. This will be Viceland’s first SVOD partnership, which will offer its popular titles such as Ellen Page’s Gaycation, as well as Action Bronson’s F*ck, That’s Delicious. The titles will be available to stream […]

Vice confirms Vivendi’s Delport as int’l chief

Vice has confirmed that it has appointed former Vivendi Content head Dominique Delport as its president of international and chief revenue officer. News first emerged of the company’s intentions to hire Delport earlier this month. It has now been confirmed that Delport will report directly to Nancy Dubuc, who recently moved over to Vice as […]

Vice set to hire Vivendi Content chief

Vice Media is close to naming Vivendi Content chief Dominique Delport as its international chief, charged with leading the company’s expansion in international markets. Variety first reported that Delport was in advanced negotiations to join Vice, reporting to recently appointed CEO Nancy Dubuc when she takes over the chief executive role from Shane Smith. According […]

Vice & Nat Geo partner for LatAm series

National Geographic Partners and Vice Media have teamed up for, Explorer, a multi-platform series that seeks to investigate some the contemporary issues that affect the lives of people across major Latin American cities. With the contribution of National Geographic explorers, Vice has been commissioned to produce the 14-part series, with different hosts traveling the continent […]

Vice creates two exec roles amid UK expansion

Vice has created two executive level roles after the launch of its UK studios as it deepens its focus on creating original programming globally. Bree Horn (pictured) and Yonni Usiskin have been upped to senior vice president of production UK and head of programming for Viceland UK, respectively. Horn will look to ensure synergy between Vice UK’s […]

Viceland to launch in Israel

Global youth media company Vice will launch its 24-hour television network, Viceland, in Israel later this month. The channel will be carried by Partner Communications’ newly created TV platform, Partner TV. Viceland programming will be made accessible as part of its next-gen OTT service. At launch, Viceland Israel programming will include: docuseries Jungletown (created by […]

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