Fox Corporation’s ad-supported VOD service Tubi has entered an exclusive content deal with Vice Media Group to debut eight Tubi Original documentaries.
Commenting on the development, Adam Lewinson, chief content officer, Tubi, said: “Vice has a longstanding reputation of award-winning investigative storytelling and we’re excited to expand Tubi Original Documentaries with their expertise.
“These original documentaries will raise the curtain and spark conversation on stories that tap into today’s cultural zeitgeist, including ticket scalping, chatbots and the rise of online vigilantism”.
Morgan Hertzan, president of global TV at Vice, added: “We’re thrilled to partner with Tubi to take a deep dive into some of today’s most timely and compelling issues with these eight brand-new documentaries”.
Subrata De, Vice News EVP, said: “We are so looking forward to bringing our cinematic storytelling and fearless journalism to the Tubi audience”.
Beverly Chase, VP of current programming at Vice News, will oversee the partnership with Tubi.
Vice Distribution has worldwide rights to the slate of documentaries outside of the US.