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

Long-delayed revamp set after DirecTV carriage deal was done

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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.

The new channel, aimed at Vice's audience of young millennial males, will feature hundreds of hours of programming developed in-house by Vice. 

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