Showtime Greenlights second season of VICE
Shortly after receiving an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Hosted Nonfiction Series or Special, Showtime decided to highlight a second season of the award-winning documentary series VICE, which originally spanned six seasons on HBO.
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Delivering immersive frontline reporting on global conflicts, civil unrest and beyond, the team of journalists quickly adapted last season to cover stories about the Covid-19 pandemic and its ripple effect on local communities around the world, reporting from high-risk epicenters in New York, Italy, Brazil, Iran, Cambodia and more.
“In the most challenging conditions imaginable, VICE serves as our collective conscience, providing vital reports from around the world, often at great risk to themselves,” said Vinnie Malhotra, executive vice president of nonfiction programming. Showtime Networks Inc. in a statement. . “We couldn’t be more proud of the work the team did and we were delighted with their exceptional investigative and detailed reports. We look forward to what VICE will address next season. “
Known for offering field journalism and noteworthy explorations from today’s world, each half-hour episode of the series seeks untold stories about the environment, social justice, civil rights and identity, covering complex geopolitical stories from all corners of the world. The reporting team includes a diverse group of award-winning journalists, including Isobel Yeung, Gianna Toboni, Alzo Slade, Paola Ramos, Suroosh Alvi, Hind Hassan, David Noriega, Krishna Andavolu, Ben Anderson, Dexter Thomas and Seb Walker.
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“We are extremely grateful to Showtime for its dedication to the pursuit of convincing international journalism in what remains a decisive year for the world,” said VICE executive producer Beverly Chase in a statement. “Journalism is essential, and our team of award-winning reporters, producers, editors and DPs is thrilled to be back to offer a more impactful narrative next season.”
Produced by VICE News, Beverly Chase is the executive producer and showrunner for VICE. Craig Thomson is executive co-producer and Subrata De is the series’ senior executive producer and executive vice president, head of programming and development at VICE News. Jesse Angelo is President of Global News and Entertainment, VICE Media Group.