Topic: Shane Smith

Viceland’s Ratings Are Less Than Half Those of the Tiny Network It Replaced

But the median age is 17 years younger

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…

Vice Is Launching a Nightly Newscast on HBO to Coincide With the First Presidential Debate

It's 18 months in the making

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…

Adweek's Power List 2016: The Top 100 Leaders in Marketing, Media and Tech

Mark Zuckerberg leaps into lead spot

To assemble Adweek's second annual Power List, we considered the profiles and results of global corporate titans, taking into account such criteria as company value, revenue and revenue growth, market…

Vice's Shane Smith After 'A Few Ales' Touts Millennial Dominance at a NewFront Like None Other

New channels covering gaming, travel, LGBTQ

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…

ESPN Is Forging a Partnership With Vice to Reach a New Generation of Sports Fans

Viceland will air 30 for 30 films

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. That's still mostly…

Shane Smith Tells Agencies to 'Stop Being So Afraid' to Work With Vice

4A's panel encourages marketers to take risks with media

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…

Vice Will Take Over A+E Networks’ H2 Next Year, Rebranding It as Viceland

Long-delayed revamp set after DirecTV carriage deal was done

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…

Bloomberg's Former Content Chief Joins Vice to Head Up Its Nightly Newscast

Josh Tyrangiel left about 2 weeks ago

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…

The 100 Most Influential Leaders in Marketing, Media and Tech

Google's Larry Page tops Adweek's first Power List

Presenting Adweek's inaugural Power List, our ranking of the 100 most influential, innovative and effective leaders controlling media, marketing and technology. To assemble this list, we considered the profiles and results…

UPDATED: DigitasLBi Inks Production Deal With Vice and Reels in Vox's New Native Ads

Agency nabs notable content-marketing partners

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…