VICE Programming Coming to MTV, CraveTV, SnackableTV, and MTV.ca
— October 11, 2018
Available on MTV AND CraveTV, Beginning October 20THE HUNT FOR THE TRUMP TAPES WITH TOM ARNOLD
In this docu-series, Tom Arnold, an American actor, is hell-bent on searching for the truth behind the numerous rumoured and potentially damaging recordings of the United States President, Donald Trump. Arnold uses his network of connections like Howard Stern and Arnold Schwarzenegger to try and track down those tapes.
Host Abdullah Saeed and his team throw the world's most elaborate cannabis dinner parties, inviting famous chefs to come and create a meal in a kitchen stocked with the biggest selection of marijuana ingredients ever assembled. The series documents how to cook with cannabis as Saeed hunts for the best chefs and recipes to create the most delicious dishes.
F*CK, THAT’S DELICIOUS
Before Action Bronson became a well-known rapper, he was a chef in his hometown of New York and even hosted an online cooking show. In this series, Bronson finds his passion for his culinary roots again. Hosted alongside old friends Meyhem Lauren and Big Body Bes, he explores some of the most popular food sports in cities he visits during his world tour. Bronson’s goal is to show everyone how to enjoy life as much as possible.
Rap superstar 2 Chainz shows viewers how the one percenters spend their money, as he takes you on a journey to find the most outrageous luxury goods in the world. As 2 Chainz himself enjoys the finer things in life, he travels to New York and Las Vegas, exploring $800 bottle of beer, $5,000 chicken wings, and $600 coffee. 2 Chainz has a little help from Vice favourite Action Bronson, as they ponder over a $10,000 steak dinner.
Nortious Vouge sex columnist and VICE.com contributor Karley Sciortino makes the leap from print to screen. Sciortino, a fearless feminist, takes a look at sex in the modern world. She explores many sexual adventures, and challenges outdated ideas about sexuality and gender by placing herself at the very centre. Viewers get the chance to learn and laugh as they gain more self-awareness. Sciortino also adds the title of author to her body of work, as "Slutever" heads to print.
THE TRIXIE & KATYA SHOW
Drag queens Trixie Mattel and Katya Zamolodchikova rose to fame on the seventh season of RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE. Now starring in THE TRIXIE & KATYA SHOW, Mattel and Zamolodchikova discuss topics ranging from the ins-and-outs of hooking up, diseases, funerals, and natural disasters. Their show features many other things, including what keeps them up at night, their fears, spirituality, lies, money, and friendships.
Available on CraveTV, Beginning October 12GAYCATION
Canadian actress Ellen Page embarks on an adventure with best friend Ian Daniel, to explore various LGBTQ cultures around the world. Each episode takes Page and Daniel to another country to see how different cultures treat the LGBTQ community. During their journey, they meet people who share their hardships and success as they work to become accepted by their communities. Page and Daniel’s travels including stops in Jamaica - known for its homophobia - where they explore how the gay community is viewed through the island nation’s famed Rastafari philosophy. As well as travelling to Japan, where they head to a party at the world’s smallest gay bar.
Eddie Huang takes the definition of multi-hyphenate to a whole new level. When Huang was laid off from his job as a lawyer, he decided to become a clothing designer, restaurateur, TV host, and author. He uses his expertise and experiences from his career as the star of this series that combines food and travel. Huang travels around the world to learn about the local history, culture, and food. Whether he’s drinking burgundy in Burgundy or eating as ancient people did in Istanbul, Huang aims to give viewers an exclusive look into each regions cuisine.
KING OF THE ROAD
KING OF THE ROAD documents the lives of members of three teams of skateboarders as they take a road trip down the West Coast from Seattle to San Diego as part of Thrasher Magazine’s annual scavenger hunt. The three teams - Element, Real, and Underdogs Foundation risk life, limbs, and dignity all in the name of being able to go on the adventure of a lifetime. As part of the scavenger hunt, the teams are sent on unusual and dangerous challenges, which include grinding down a flaming railing.
The support for the legalization of marijuana is on the rise in the United States of America, and even several states have legalized the drug for recreational use. The series has VICE correspondent Krishna Andavolu exploring the impact of marijuana legalization and the “green economy” in the United States and beyond. Each episode follows a theme, with Andavolu profiling stories of those who have benefited from marijuana, including families who use medicinal marijuana to treat their kids who have cancer, and veterans who use the drug to help deal with PTSD.
Available on SnackableTV, Beginning October 12NOISEY SELF PORTRAITS
“Noisey Self Portraits” are videos of a famous artist drawing a self-portrait. Views will see the food, bad, and odd of how an artist views themselves.
“Noisey Raps” follows around some of the best rappers currently in the game, documenting their humble beginnings and how they rose to fame. Episodes feature A$AP Rocky, Gucci Mane, Schoolboy Q, Waka Flocka Flame, Flatbush Zombies, Danny Brown, Killer Mike, and more.
Available on SnackableTV, Beginning October 17CANADIAN CANNABIS
The docu-series looks at Toronto as it is in the middle of a grey market marijuana dispensary boom. Ever since Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was elected in 2015, weed entrepreneurs have been illegally opening up shop all over the city. These new shops don’t only sell weed - more customers are visiting their local dispensary looking for marijuana edibles. These stores insist they’re providing a medical need to cannabis patients, but can a weed soda really be considered medicinal? VICE host and medical marijuana patient Damian Abraham will work to figure it out.
You can spend hundreds of dollars on a fancy vape or bong, but if you’re looking to get high on for cheap, there are all kinds of DIY ways to make something you can smoke out of. This series shows viewers the endless ways to use common items to smoke out of.