From a media release:
Rogers and VICE present a first look at the programming available on upcoming Canadian specialty channelÂ VICELAND, with the world premiere of original, documentary seriesÂ CyberwarÂ onÂ Sunday, Jan. 31Â atÂ 10 p.m. ET/PTÂ onÂ City.
A 16-part, half-hour documentary series,Â CyberwarÂ centres around the conflicts being waged on the world’s newest battlefield â€“ the Internet â€“ and the federal agencies, activists, (para-)militaries and corporations fighting them. Hosted by VICE Newsâ€™s Ben Makuch, each episode focuses on one case study, investigation, or hypothetical scenario of geopolitical significance, explored through conversations with experts shot in unexpected locations, curated historical archives, and sophisticated animation and effects.
In addition, viewers can catch theÂ Best of VICE CanadaÂ everyÂ Sunday nightÂ atÂ 10 p.m.Â ET/PTÂ beginningÂ January 3Â onÂ City. Never before aired on television,Â Best of VICE CanadaÂ will premiere VICEâ€™s Canadian-made, digital-first documentaries, including in-depth investigative piecesÂ The New Era of Canadian Sex Work,Â Canadaâ€™s Waterless Communities: Nekastanga, andÂ Cloning the Woolly Mammoth.
The newest addition to the Rogers Media specialty portfolio, VICELANDÂ will launch in Winter 2016, featuring hundreds of hours of new, exclusive programming, includingÂ GaycationÂ with Ellen Page (Freeheld) and friend and co-host Ian Daniel, andÂ Black MarketÂ with Michael K. Williams (The Wire). Also a proud home to Canadian content, VICELAND will feature many series produced out of the VICE Canada studio, includingÂ TerrorÂ with VICE Media Co-Founder Suroosh Alvi.