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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.

VICE Season 5 Premiere: “Assad’s Syria” / “Cost of Climate Change”

VICE Season 5 Premiere: “Assad’s Syria” / “Cost of Climate Change”

Overview: As earlier reported VICE returns to HBO with a massive 30 installments from around the world in the fifth season. Each week hot topics about conflict, culture and science will be addressed by a staff of correspondents that seems to keep on growing. Of course, the news from around the globe keeps on amassing as well, and it takes a large news staff to go wherever the news arises. Some of the latest reports are in areas not often reached by mainstream news crews, but VICE braces itself and gets in there. Some of what they uncover can be unnerving, but it is all news that can either affect us as a global citizen or hit us close to...

Are you Ready For VICE Season 5?

Are you Ready For VICE Season 5?

HBOWatch had kept up the regimen of reviewing VICE on HBO every week for its first few years but with increasing content added every season and the content seeming to be interested only by a niche audience we didn’t follow it weekly since Season Four last year. That doesn’t mean we wanted to ignore the launch of Season Five. A press release states – VICE returns to HBO for its fifth season with an hour-long edition on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24 at 11:00pm followed by half-hour shows debuting subsequent Fridays at the same times. Following the success of previous seasons and a growing partnership between HBO and VICE Media, the Emmy-winning...

VICE Special Report: “A House Divided”

VICE Special Report: “A House Divided”

Overview: President Barack Obama began his presidency with pledges of “hope over fear, unity of purpose over conflict and discord.” Despite many successes, however, the unity he promised has eluded him. As Obama’s presidency draws to an end, with the election of Donald Trump, America is painfully divided. Many fear that the vicious tone set by the 2016 election will continue under a new Trump administration. Debuting FRIDAY, DECEMBER 09 at 10:00pm, the HBO special VICE SPECIAL REPORT: A HOUSE DIVIDED presented exclusive access to the president, Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid, former Speaker of the House John Boehner, the...

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...

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