HBO Cancels ‘Vice News Tonight,’ Vice Hires Ex-NY Post CEO Jesse Angelo as Josh Tyrangiel Exits

Variety | 6/10/2019 | Todd Spangler
Click For Photo: https://pmcvariety.files.wordpress.com/2019/06/jesseangelo.jpg?w=700&h=393&crop=1

HBO is not renewing Vice Media’s “Vice News Tonight,” ending the premium cabler’s seven-year relationship with the youth-culture media company — throwing another curveball at Vice as it tries to turn its business around.

Vice announced that it has tapped Jesse Angelo, former CEO and publisher of the New York Post, to oversee all news and entertainment and lead efforts to strike a deal to find a “new home” for a news show similar to the one it has produced for HBO.

Josh - Tyrangiel - EVP - News - Vice

Josh Tyrangiel, EVP of news at Vice Media, will leave the company in the latest executive shakeup at Vice under CEO Nancy Dubuc. Tyrangiel, who has overseen Vice’s nightly news show for HBO, will stay on board through the end of the run of “Vice News Tonight,” which will finish airing on HBO in early September. Tyrangiel, former chief content officer of Bloomberg Media, joined Vice in the fall of 2015.

Vice announced Angelo will immediately assume the newly created position of president, global news and entertainment, reporting to Dubuc. Guy Slattery, president of Viceland, and recently hired chief digital officer Cory Haik will now report directly to Angelo, as will Tyrangiel’s direct reports effective June 24.

Source - Situation - Tyrangiel - Decision - Part

A source familiar with the situation said Tyrangiel’s decision to leave was part of the unwinding of “Vice News Tonight” and the changing of the guard at HBO under AT&T’s WarnerMedia. Tyrangiel was close to Richard Plepler, who exited as CEO of HBO in February.

In a statement, HBO EVP of programming Nina Rosenstein said, “We’ve had a terrific seven years partnering with Vice Media, first with the weekly news magazine series and most recently with the nightly news show. We want to particularly thank Josh Tyrangiel for his tireless effort...
(Excerpt) Read more at: Variety
Wake Up To Breaking News!
NY Times, a small niche paper for a small niche people in a really big internet
Sign In or Register to comment.

Welcome to Long Room!

Where The World Finds Its News!