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HBO turns to VICE for daily OTT newscast

HBO turns to VICE for OTT news

HBO turns to VICE for OTT news

VICE Media and HBO have announced a major content deal involving the launch of a daily VICE newscast as well as more of VICE’s acclaimed documentaries show and specials through to 2018.

The extension of the partnership deal announced Thursday will also involve a VICE-branded channel on HBO’s NOW streaming service, enabling VICE to vastly expand its reporting capabilities.

“This deal, simply put, allows VICE the freedom to go after any story, anywhere we find it — and to do so with complete independence,” comments Shane Smith, VICE founder and CEO. “This deal is a tremendous gift and a tremendous opportunity.”

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