HBO recently announced that the current episodes or series of the “Vice News Tonight” is cancelled. The news created havoc as how HBO cancelled its seven years of bond with the Vice Media. As per reports, the chief of Vice News will give resignation from the media company after making four years of bond.
Due reports claiming Jesse Angelo will join Vice to overlook all the prescribed divisions. He formerly acquired the position of Chairman as well as Chief Executive of the renowned New York Post. However, the show’s series will continue to broadcast until the contract with the cable company is rendered.
Some followers of the TV show expressed their support and disappointment through social media. While, a writer from the New York Times, Sopan Deb articulated his views from a tweet.
shoutout to the good people that work at vice news tonight. whatever the show was, it didn't *look* like other TV news shows. rooting for all the journos to land on their feet. https://t.co/QP6Xeg4hbZ pic.twitter.com/iGHuOlkQPY
— Sopan Deb (@SopanDeb) June 10, 2019
How the partnership grew in making Vice News Tonight?
There is much more behind the screen that took place from the time of bonding between both the companies. In 2013, both the companies Vice and HBO partnered on a weekly news magazine. From which a reporter named Dennis Rodman took a flight to North Korea and made headlines.
This step made the “Vice” to the top from its first season aired. After that, the show received two Emmy awards and a led a path of a more comfortable partnership between the companies. In 2016, the company ventured into the creation of a new show “Vice News Tonight”.
Jesse Angelo will help to strengthen the Vice Media – CEO Vice Media
Though the partnership will end with HBO on September this year, CEO of “Vice Media” is planning something more. She said that the new brand will continue to expand further with other new partners. This could generate domestic as well as an international partnership while Angelo will lead the expansion. She also triggered that Angelo will help to make strong bonds with its cable network, Viceland. In addition, they are planning to expand more editorial sites that are under Vice Digital.
There are more things that are in stake while the Vice News Tonight gets cancelled from HBO. The news brought immense triggered fall for many people, as those who considered it as a major news show. People working with the Vice Media also expressed their feelings when the news flashed early morning.
— Olivia Becker (@oliviaLbecker) June 10, 2019
On the other hand, Walt Disney made recursive news about its stake of 353 million dollars with the Vice Media! Moreover, the company also suspended its Vice Live due to poor responses from the audience in April. It also fired around 10 per cent of its employees in the month of February.
The company tried to adjust its leadership while giving the position of Chief Executive to Nancy Dubuc. As so because they tried to improve the culture of sexual allegations.
Reason from Dubuc for the cancellation of the Vice News Tonight
From keeping four years of bond with the media company Tyrangiel, chief of Vice News is departing. The news of his leaving the company came from an email that circulated among his peers. However, the cancellation of show triggered as it is related to AT&T acquisition on Warner Media. Thus, the decision followed several leaders and amid strategies that took a change at HBO. While HBO’s long-lasting Chief Stepped down along, several other top executives took legal action against the company. That wasn’t so late.
— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) June 10, 2019
Vice planned several other homes for the Vice News Tonight as earlier mentioned. However, the company is working on a new news-centric show in association with HULU. A show that is a person familiar with confirmation from CNN while the show is still in the production house. A strike of lines from Hollywood Reporter said, the show eventually gathered an audience of more than 500K per episode. And on winning 5 Emmys in 3 years really matter of appreciation.
The year of partnership from both the sides are thankful
Executive of HBO under VP programs also greeted her views – the terrific partnership of 7 consecutive years were great. Firstly, with the news magazine and ending with “Vice News Tonight” as most populated show. She also thanked Tyrangiel for his effort in making the show populous among the young generation and making it to the top from the ground.
It now appears that the “Vice News Tonight” is planning for more with respect to the work. Hence, there is no other news to make it official to share. Check out The Geek Herald for more exciting updates.