Week one of SBS VICELAND explored subjects as diverse as music, food, sports, news, fashion, and technology - all the important things in life.
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18 Nov 2016 - 4:15 PM  UPDATED 23 Nov 2016 - 1:18 PM

Stoned kids, fashionistas from the Congo, joyriding stolen cars, Ramadan in Michigan, and a cyber attack on an Iranian nuclear plant. That just skims the surface of the first week of SBS Viceland.

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Here's a full wrap of what you might have missed during the first week:

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.

States of Undress

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?

Gaycation

Japan - 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.

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.

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 pleasure-seekers 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.

 

Vice World of Sports

Boys Of Bukom - VICE World of Sports gets on the field and into the ring through a series of compelling stories at the fringe of culture and politics, across a range of places and people through the one lens that connects them all: sport. Bukom is a town too small for a map. But somehow, this tiny, slum village on the coast of Ghana has produced more world champion boxers per capita than anywhere else in the world. 

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.

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. 

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.

Vice News Tonight

An indispensable source of up-to-date news fast-tracked from the US, breaking major stories with its unique brand of intrepid, investigative journalism and hard-hitting storytelling.

Find out more on the SBS VICELAND site, and catch up on the full lineup of SBS VICELAND shows on SBS On Demand.  

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