SBS Viceland: The first week

sbsvicelandThis Tuesday at 4.00pm, SBS launches its new channel, SBS Viceland.

The new channel, operating in a content licencing agreement with US-Canadian content provider VICE, replaces SBS2 but will maintain some SBS2 programming such as the daytime foreign-language news bulletins, A-League football and regular series The Feed, South Park, Full Frontal With Samantha Bee, Brooklyn Nine-Nine and If You Are The One.

Here is the evening line-up of SBS Viceland for its first seven days:

Tuesday 15:
3:30 pm
Countdown to SBS VICELAND – Join SBS 2 as we put the finishing touches on our new channel and reboot as SBS VICELAND.

4:00 pm VICELAND PRESENTS: CUT OFF – Kicking off the launch of SBS VICELAND, Cut-Off is a powerful documentary that follows Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s exclusive visit to an isolated reserve, hosted by Aboriginal Canadian Sarah Carson-Fox. It’s about Indigenous youth facing each day with resilience, coping amid states of emergency over suicide epidemics, a lack of access to clean water and infrastructure breakdown. (From the US) (Documentary) (Class. tba) **Special Launch Premiere**

5:00 pm DEAD SET ON LIFE – The Life Of Matty – Dead Set on Life is a culinary travel show from the mind of Matty Matheson: a boisterously warm Canadian chef. From subs at gas stations to the most sought-after ingredients on the planet, Matty eats it all, with friends new and old. In this episode, Matty meets up with his old mentor Master Rang, dives deep into Winnipeg’s Filipino community, bags a moose, and visits one of Canada’s largest Aboriginal Pow Wows. (S.1 Ep.1) (From the US) (Documentary Series) (Class. tba)

5:30 pm CYBERWAR – Stuxnet The Digital Weapon – Tapping into the geopolitics of hacking and surveillance, Ben Makuch travels the world to meet with hackers, government officials, and dissidents to investigate the ecosystem of cyberwarfare. From the Sony hack to the Syrian Electronic Army, it’s happening all around us. Cyberwar hosted by Ben Makuch will investigate the most significant computer security issues of our time. (S.1 Ep.1) (From the US) (Documentary Series) G

6:05 pm States Of Undress – Congo – Former model Hailey Gates explores global fashion and issues the industry often ignores, showing us what the world wears and why. Despite western views of the Congo, the capital city Kinshasa is a runway for its citizens. But among myriad social issues, is fashion a means for progress, or just a distraction? (S.1 Ep.1) (From the US) (Documentary Series) PG

7:00 pm VICE NEWS TONIGHT – VICE News Tonight brings an indispensable source of international news. Fast-tracked from the US, the newscast will break major stories with its unique brand of intrepid, investigative journalism and hard-hitting storytelling. (From the US)

7:30 pm The Feed – Marc Fennell, Patrick Abboud and Jeanette Francis discuss the latest in news, technology and culture, adding a fresh perspective on the latest local and international headlines. (An SBS Production)

8:00 pm Full Frontal With Samantha Bee – Comedian, writer, actress and political commentator Samantha Bee brings her sassy, smart and satirical point of view to a range of current and relevant issues in her very own late night comedy show. With her signature wit, Samantha tackles the taboo topics in a way that no one else can. (From the US) (Entertainment) M



8:30 pm GAYCATION – Japan – Actress Ellen Page (Juno, Inception) and her best friend, Ian Daniel, set off on a journey to explore LGBTQI cultures around the world. From Japan to Brazil, they discover the multiplicity of LGBTQI experiences through amazing people and their stories of struggle and triumph in this Emmy-nominated program. Ellen and Ian are in Japan, on a journey which includes getting friend-married at a Buddhist temple, working at a rent-a-friend agency and partying in the world’s smallest gay bar. (S.1 Ep.1) (From the US) (Documentary Series) M(S) **New Series Premiere**

9:20 pm F*CK THAT’S DELICIOUS – Multiculturalism At Its Best – This series follows rap’s greatest bon vivant, Action Bronson, as he travels the world meeting like-minded pleasureseekers and eating his fair share of everything. Action stops in DC, Atlanta, and Miami, eats in the hottest restaurant in the country, samples true southern BBQ, and learns how to make a new bay scallop and papaya dish. (S.1 Ep.1) (From the US) (Documentary Series) MA(D)

9:45 pm BLACK MARKET – New Jersey Drive – Actor Michael K Williams (The Wire, The Night Of) meets society’s outcasts in an unflinching look into the lives of the people who work in underworld economies. Drawing on his own past living on the fringes, Williams gains unprecedented access into these worlds, treading a dangerous line to bring us a glimpse of lifestyles that many of us rarely see. In Newark New Jersey, unemployment and lack of hope turns a tradition of joyriding stolen cars into an international criminal operation. (S.1 Ep.1) (From the US) (Documentary Series) MA(L)

10:15 pm NOISEY – Bompton With Kendrick Lamar – A first-hand look into the cultures and artists behind some of the world’s most compelling music, with each episode focusing on a different global scene. Zach Goldbaum heads to Compton (aka Bompton) to meet Kendrick Lamar and the friends he grew up with, many of whom are Piru gang members. (S.1 Ep.1) (From the US) (Documentary Series) M(D)

11:10 pm BALLS DEEP – Ramadan – There are over seven billion lives happening on earth right now, and most are pretty interesting. To find out what humanity’s deal is, Thomas Morton hangs out with different groups of people and gives their lives a try. In this episode, Thomas joins a Muslim family in Michigan to fast for the holy month of Ramadan. (S.1 Ep.2) (From the US) (Documentary Series) PG

11:40 pm KING OF THE ROAD – Highway To Hell: 10 Years On The Road – Thrasher Magazine’s legendary competition-come-road trip sees the world’s best skateboarding teams duke it out on the gnarliest stairs, ramps and slabs of skateable concrete. Three teams of pro skateboarders: Chocolate, Toy Machine, and Birdhouse compete in Thrasher’s infamous scavenger hunt, road tripping from Seattle to San Diego. (S.1 Ep.1) (From the US) (Documentary Series) (Class. tba)

Wednesday 16:
4:00 pm Man Vs Fly
4:05 pm Daria
4:35 pm VICE News Tonight
5:05 pm The Feed
5:35 pm If You Are The One
6:35 pm VICE World Of Sports
7:00 pm VICE News Tonight
7:30 pm The Feed
8:00 pm Brooklyn Nine-Nine
8:30 pm Weediquette
9:20 pm Weediquette
10:15 pm Movie: Boy (From New Zealand)
11:50 pm VICE News Tonight



Thursday 17:
4:00 pm Man Vs Fly
4:05 pm Daria
4:35 pm VICE News Tonight
5:05 pm The Feed
5:35 pm If You Are The One
6:35 pm Dead Set On Life
7:00 pm VICE News Tonight
7:35 pm The Feed
8:00 pm Adam Ruins Everything
8:30 pm Black Market
8:55 pm Black Market
9:25 pm Cyberwar
9:55 pm Cyberwar
10:20 pm Movie: Knights Of Badassdom (From the US)

Friday 18*
4:00 pm Daria
4:30 pm VICE News Tonight
5:00 pm The Feed
5:30 pm If You Are The One
6:30 pm Cyberwar
7:00 pm VICE News Tonight
7:30 pm Hyundai A-League Western Sydney Wanderers V Melbourne City
10:15 pm VICE World Of Sports
10:45 pm Movie: Kung Fu Hustle (From China, in Cantonese and Mandarin)

(* NSW/ACT/VIC/TAS only. Other states vary to allow for live A-League coverage)

Saturday 19:
3:10 pm VICELAND Presents: Cut-Off (Rpt)
4:00 pm States Of Undress
4:55 pm Cyberwar
5:25 pm Cyberwar
5:55 pm If You Are The One
7:10 pm VICE World Of Sports
7:40 pm King Of The Road
8:30 pm Movie: Her (From the US) **Spike Jonze Double Movie Special**
10:50 pm Movie: Adaptation (From the US) **Spike Jonze Double Movie Special**

Sunday 20:
3:05 pm Balls Deep
3:35 pm VICE News Tonight
4:00 pm VICE News Tonight
4:30 pm VICE News Tonight
5:00 pm Dead Set on Life
5:25 pm VICE World of Sports
5:55 pm If You Are The One
7:05 pm VICELAND Presents: Cut-Off (Rpt)
8:00 pm South Park
8:30 pm States Of Undress
9:20 pm States Of Undress
10:10 pm Black Market
10:40 pm Black Market
11:05 pm Full Frontal With Samantha Bee
11:30 pm South Park

Monday 21:
4:00 pm Man Vs Fly
4:05 pm Daria
4:35 pm VICE News Tonight
5:05 pm Cyberwar
5:35 pm If You Are The One
6:35 pm VICE World Of Sports
7:05 pm VICE News Tonight
7:30 pm The Feed
8:00 pm Travel Man
8:30 pm F*ck That’s Delicious
9:00 pm F*ck That’s Delicious
9:25 pm Dead Set on Life
9:55 pm Dead Set On Life
10:20 pm Movie: Safety Not Guaranteed (From the US)
11:55 pm VICE News Tonight

SBS Viceland will broadcast on Channel 32 on free-to-air and Channel 142 on Foxtel,.



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