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[05/10/12 - 10:53 AM]
HBO Partners With Vice on Innovative News Magazine Show
Shane Smith will host the series, from executive producer Bill Maher and consultant Fareed Zakaria.

[via press release from HBO]

HBO PARTNERS WITH VICE ON INNOVATIVE NEWS MAGAZINE SHOW; SHANE SMITH HOSTS; BILL MAHER, SHANE SMITH AND EDDY MORETTI EXECUTIVE PRODUCE; FAREED ZAKARIA IS A CONSULTANT

LOS ANGELES, May 10, 2012 - HBO is partnering with VICE on an innovative news magazine show to be hosted by VICE founder Shane Smith, it was announced today by Michael Lombardo, president, HBO Programming. The weekly series will be executive produced by Bill Maher, Shane Smith and Eddy Moretti, VICE's chief creative officer, with CNN's Fareed Zakaria serving as consultant.

"VICE has emerged as a premier new media brand through a savvy combination of irreverence, smarts and fearlessness," said Lombardo. "We are excited to offer a forum for their groundbreaking style of news coverage and look forward to a show that's like nothing else on TV."

Titled VICE, the HBO series will showcase a mix of stories from around the globe. Among the segments in production for possible inclusion in the show are: Taliban child suicide bombers; North Korean slave labor camps; New York's underground voodoo heroin clinics; Somalian pirates; and Satanic dentists in the Pacific Northwest.

VICE is a leading youth entertainment company operating in over 34 countries, and includes vice.com, the world's premier original online video destination; an international network of digital channels; a television production studio; a print magazine; a record label; an in-house creative services agency; and a book publishing division. VICE's digital channels include: The Creators Project, dedicated to arts and creativity; Motherboard, covering cultural happenings in technology; and Noisey, a music discovery channel.





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