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HBO's VICE takes the incredible stories you've read on VICE.com over the years and turns them into visual masterpieces unlike anything else. Reporters travel around the world covering stories you won't hear anywhere else in countries you don't get to visit on television or elsewhere. Shane Smith guides us through the shady, the corrupt and the otherwise dark corners of the planet that others may be too afraid to confront. Produced by Bill Maher and Fareed Zakaria the show has some serious chops and never fails to deliver. Become an informed citizen by giving this series a try.

December 9 VICE SPECIAL REPORT Examines Divided USA

December 9 VICE SPECIAL REPORT Examines Divided USA

Straight from a Press Release comes the fourth in a series of special reports from VICE. The examination is America post-election 2016. VICE SPECIAL REPORT: A HOUSE DIVIDED, EXAMINING THE COUNTRY’S BITTER POLITICAL DIVISIONS, DEBUTS DECEMBER 9, EXCLUSIVELY ON HBO ——– In First Post-Election Look At The Political Climate That Gave Rise To Donald Trump, President Obama Speaks To VICE’s Shane Smith About The Fierce Partisan Fighting That Dominated His Presidency And Divided The Country ——– Documentary Features Interviews With Key Decision Makers And Advisors, Including Vice President Joe Biden, Senate...

What VICE NEWS TONIGHT Offers

What VICE NEWS TONIGHT Offers

Every weeknight this past week in the 7:30pm timeslot HBO debuted its new news programming. VICE Media has turned its news from around the world into a newscast unlike many others, though it is not anything amazingly earthshaking. What it is though is interesting, diverse and informative. Here is a look at some of the topics broached in its first week. The information assembled nightly utilizes a number of techniques to get the news told. There are graphs, charts and simple animations to accompany any topic or as a stand-alone new item. News of the merger of two major beer companies, for example, solely used animation to inform us. Each...

VICE NEWS TONIGHT Pushed To October 10

VICE NEWS TONIGHT Pushed To October 10

It happens all the time. A production sets a launch date goal and when they get close they suddenly have to readjust the date. Some worry perhaps that it is because of production troubles the program in question is facing that pushes the debut date. For example, that is what happened to HBO Miniseries: LEWIS AND CLARK and we still have not heard if and when it will be finished. Other times a change of schedule occurs because the production just wants to make sure everything is perfect. We learned that was the case with WESTWORLD. Evidently that is also the case with HBO’s nightly news venture VICE NEWS TONIGHT. Smartly, to alleviate any...

HBO’s VICE NEWS TONIGHT Sets Debut and Staff

HBO’s VICE NEWS TONIGHT Sets Debut and Staff

We are getting closer to nightly news on HBO. Over the past few months VICE Media’s latest venture has been staffing up its HBO news division. We will drop those names, but the big news is the official title and debut date for the newscast. All the details are contained in the official press release below. The boldface is our emphasis.     VICE NEWS TONIGHT TO LAUNCH SEPT. 26 ON HBO   VICE NEWS TONIGHT, the upcoming half-hour nightly newscast from VICE Media and HBO, debuts MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 at 7:30 p.m. (ET/PT), and will air weeknights on HBO. The show will also be available on HBO NOW, HBO Go, HBO On Demand and...

If You’ve Missed VICE Season Four (episodes 10 – 18) You’ve Missed…

If You’ve Missed VICE Season Four (episodes 10 – 18) You’ve Missed…

This is the continuation of our recap of Season Four of VICE on HBO. There is no word at this time whether or not there will be a Season Five or not, but with a daily helping of VICE NEWS soon to appear on the channel the series format may not be needed. We will see. Now to the back nine installments that once again take us around the world to discover the political and cultural issues that rock the planet on its axis.   Installment # 10 – “Trump in Dubai” Correspondent: Ben Anderson The United Arab Emirates, and Dubai in particular, are often described as paradise in the Middle East. But the 5 million migrant workers who live...

If You’ve Missed VICE Season Four (episodes 1 – 9) You’ve Missed…

If You’ve Missed VICE Season Four (episodes 1 – 9) You’ve Missed…

On Friday, July 01 HBO concluded an eighteen installment long Season Four of VICE. Since we did not do a week-by-week review of the season we thought we’d just give you a quick rundown of the reports filed and the correspondents on the job. If any of the episodes are of interest than you can seek them out via HBONow/Go in their entirety. HBOWatch did review the Season Four premiere that aired back on 02.05. Correspondent Kaj Larsen gave us an update on deadly African extremists in “Boko Haram.” Correspondent Isobel Yeung told us of controversial genetic manipulation now available in “Unnatural Selection.”   Installment # 2...

VICE Season 4 Premiere – “Boko Haram/Unnatural Selection”

VICE Season 4 Premiere – “Boko Haram/Unnatural Selection”

Overview: The VICE original series returns to HBO with an eighteen episode run with new reports from all around the world. A new graphic overlay is used making for a sleeker presentation and some new correspondents have been brought onboard. Shane Smith once again announces each segment from its new west coast offices in Venice, California. Season Four features returning and new correspondents. Joining Shane Smith again are VICE Media co-founder Suroosh Alvi; conflict-zone journalist, documentary filmmaker and author Ben Anderson; Emmy-nominated producer and correspondent Gianna Toboni; filmmaker and producer Vikram Gandhi; and veteran VICE...

VICE Special Report: “Fighting ISIS”

VICE Special Report: “Fighting ISIS”

          Overview: The invasion of Iraq was supposed to turn the country into a democracy that posed no threat to the United States, or to the rest of the world. Thirteen years later, Iraq has collapsed into warring states. A third of the country is controlled by ISIS, which has also taken huge amounts of territory in Syria. This exclusive HBO special, which debuted SUNDAY, JANUARY 31 follows journalist Ben Anderson as he embeds with Iraqi fighters battling the Islamic State. He gains access to the three front lines in Iraq, where Sunni, Shiite and Kurdish forces are fighting for their lives. Anderson also visits...

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