A Look At HBO’s New Newsmagazine ‘Vice’

By Alex Weprin 

In April, HBO will debut its new TV newsmagazine, “Vice,” based on the magazine and website of the same name.

The show, which features both original reportage and repackaged content from Vice.com, takes a very different tone from the newsmagzines that proliferate the broadcast networks. Violence, sex and taboo subjects seem to be par for the course.