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Vice Media to launch news FAST channel

Vice Media is launching a new FAST channel dedicated to content from its Vice World News brand, DTVE sister title TBI has learned. The news channel will launch “very soon”, according to the group’s exec MD of distribution, Bea Hegedus, with the roll-out set for the US first. It will offer programming that is “adjacent” […]

Vice Media in talks over sale to Greece’s Antenna Group

Vice Media is reportedly in talks to be acquired by longtime commercial partner Antenna Group. According to reports from Reuters and The New York Times, the company has been exploring sale options since abandoning plans to go public via a merger with 7GC & Co Holdings last year. The Wall Street Journal also previously reported […]

M6 strikes AVOD deal with Vice Media

France’s M6 has struck a deal with Vice Media to include the latter’s content on its 6play AVOD offering. Vice’s international distribution arm will provide over 100 hours of content for the platform, which targets the 15-34 age group. Titles provided by the programmer include a number of francophone offerings such as Thérapie, a series […]

Vice Media expands into AVOD with Roku

Vice Media Group has launched its first FAST (Free Ad-supported Streaming TV) channel on the Roku platform.  The channel, which premieres today on The Roku Channel, the home of free and premium TV on the Roku platform, will feature premium series and documentaries covering culture, entertainment, food, tech, sports and news from across Vice Media […]

Vice TV moves to Amagi cloud

Vice Media’s Vice TV network has migrated its UK and French channels to Amagi’s virtual cloud playout platform. The move means that all international services of Vice TV channels covering APAC and EMEA are now fully managed by Amagi. For Vice TV, Amagi deployed Cloudport, its cloud-based channel playout platform. Using the Amagi cloud platform […]

Vice’s Delport betting on expansion of news division

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 JV with Vice Media

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, Slovakia, […]

Vice on TV lands on BT platform

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 launches Video Everywhere advertising product

Vice Media has launched Vice Video Everywhere, a new video advertising product that it says gives advertisers the ability to buy a single instream format across a broad mix of platforms with 100% publisher produced content. Vice says it has tapped into its close relationships with digital platforms, and participation in their various partner programmes […]

Viceland extends reach in Netherlands

Vice Media-owned alternative lifestyle and entertainment TV channel Viceland has extended its reach in The Netherlands by over two million new households following carriage deals with KPN and T-Mobile. Viceland will bring its mix of international content and local productions to both platforms on July 18. KPN and T-Mobile subscribers will be able to content […]

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