In an agreement with A&E Networks Vice, the print magazine, website, and self proclaimed ‘Definitive Guide to Enlightening Information’ announced that it has decided to launch its own TV Channel called Viceland.
That’s right, an entire TV station with strictly Vice content. This is a strategy to bring more of its interesting content to its growing young audience. Viceland will replace H2, one of A&E history channel. The announcement states:
” Over the past several years we’ve been making tons (thousands) of videos and documentaries for you, devoted to the topics and the subjects that you find most important, weird, or just plain funny.
Today we are thrilled to announce our latest venture – VICELAND – a 24-hour cable channel featuring hundreds of hours of new programming. We’ve been shooting and cutting for months, and we can’t wait to share with you our vision of what television should look like. The new shows are awesome. When we started making them, collaborating with our friends in the extended VICE family, we really didn’t know how they would come together to create a TV channel. But when we saw what we had, we knew we were on to something really special…”