Vice’s ‘Viceland’ to replace A+E’s H2 in US

A+E Networks and Vice Media have confirmed reports that the pair will launch a Vice-branded channel as a joint venture. The new 24-hour youth-oriented channel, provisionally titled Viceland, is expected to launch early next year and will replace A+E Networks’ existing H2 service. The channel will be available in about 70 million homes at launch. […]

Vice plans ‘aggressive move into TV’ next year

Vice plans to make an “aggressive move into TV in 2016” with channel launches across Europe and in the US. Ahead of Vice’s IAB Digital Upfront event in London this evening, the youth-skewing digital media brand said that it planned to compliment its position across online and mobile with a push into linear television. Though […]

Facebook introduces 360-degree videos

Facebook has started to roll out 360-degree videos in the service’s News Feed, in an effort to take immersive content “a step further.” The new feature lets viewers choose the angle when they play back compatible videos on Facebook– doing so on the web by dragging the video with a mouse cursor, or on mobiles […]

Vice launches female-focused

Vice has launched a female-focused online channel, called, in the UK, US and Canada. The new website will publish daily video and editorial on topics like politics, culture, sex, and fashion. Broadly marks the launch of Vice’s eleventh channel, with others including international news channel Vice News, electronic music and culture channel Thump, technology […]

A+E Networks reportedly to launch Vice-branded channel

A+E Networks is to launch a Vice-branded channel next year, according to a report in the New York Post. A+E holds a 10% in the millennial-focused media group. According to the Post, citing ad agency sources, the channel will focus on lifestyle content. Under a previous four-year agreement set to kick off in the fourth […]

Vice launching daily news and OTT channel with HBO

Youth content brand Vice is launching a daily news service on HBO in the US and a branded channel on the premium cabler’s upcoming OTT service HBO Now. The half-hour Vice daily newscast will be stripped through the week on HBO as part of a renewed, wider programming deal between and Time Warner’s HBO and […]

Vice, FremantleMedia cook up foodie web channel for hipsters

Vice and FremantleMedia have joined forces to make culinary content for a new food channel. Producer and distributor FremantleMedia and youth brand Vice will codevelop programming for the new online service, which was described by the partners as ‘a multichannel food platform for a millennial audience’. FremantleMedia is expected to sell the resulting content in […]

Vice launches electronic music channel in UK, Europe

Youth media company Vice has launched electronic music and culture channel Thump in the UK and Europe. The online channel, available at, will feature video documentaries and series investigative stories and new music, and launches alongside existing Vice music channel Noisey. “Virtually everyone in the Vice world loves clubbing and nightlife culture, but most […]