When Viceland launched in February, the network struck an agreement with Nielsen to keep its ratings private for six months. Shortly before that window is set to lapse, the first look at those Nielsen ratings are out, revealing that while the audience is a lot younger than that of the channel it replaced, H2, it's also a lot smaller.
Vice's first daily newscast, called Vice News Tonight, will debut Sept. 26 on HBO. The half-hour broadcast is "for viewers who have grown increasingly skeptical of daily broadcast news," the media company said this morning.
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Vice is launching six new verticals and will expand its TV presence by adding 20 new channels around the world. But that's probably not what buyers will take away from the millennial-skewing media company's NewFront presentation Friday afternoon.
For years, ESPN's upfront has been mostly a celebration of its perch atop the sports TV marketplace: the self-styled Worldwide Leader flexing its muscle as the unchallenged victor.
Shane Smith, founder and CEO of Vice and Cannes Lions "Media Person of the Year," knows a thing or two about dealing with a world of disruption and breaking the status quo.
Better late than never: The long-awaited deal for Vice Media to take over A+E Networks' H2 network, which many expected to be announced last spring, was finalized today. As expected, Vice will take over History offshoot H2—which will now be called Viceland—beginning early next year.
Josh Tyrangiel has wasted little time finding his next stop in journalism. Bloomberg's chief content officer until earlier this month, Tyrangiel is joining Vice, where he'll oversee the brand's new nightly newscast for HBO.
At its Digital Content NewFronts presentation Thursday, DigitasLBi announced a production partnership with Vice and unveiled a deal with Vox Media that gives it first rights to Vox's native advertising product Chorus for Advertisers.