HBO and VICE Partner on a News Magazine Show
HBO and VICE will be bringing a news magazine show hosted by VICE founder Shane Smith to the cable network. HBO Programming President Michael Lombardo made the announcement saying, “VICE has emerged as a premier new media brand through a savvy combination of irreverence, smarts and fearlessness. We are excited to offer a forum for their groundbreaking style of news coverage and look forward to a show that’s like nothing else on TV.”
Bill Maher, Shane Smith and Eddy Moretti are executive producing.
The news series, VICE, will feature news from around the world. Segments in production include news on Taliban child suicide bombers, North Korean slave labor camps, New York’s underground voodoo heroin clinics, Somalian pirates, and Satanic dentists in the Pacific Northwest.
Source: HBO and VICE