Viceland Canada unveils fall schedule

Canada's Rogers Media and millennial media firm Vice Media have unveiled the fall schedule for fledgling television network Viceland Canada. (Pictured: Gaycation)
August 5, 2016

Canada’s Rogers Media and millennial media firm Vice Media have unveiled the fall schedule for fledgling television network Viceland Canada.

Joining the channel’s programming stable is original series Abandoned, which trails skateboarding and photography legend Rick McCrank as he explores abandoned landmarks and architectural remains in an attempt to breathe new life into them through skateboarding. The series airs September 2 at 10 p.m. EST/PST.

Premiering October 4 is docuseries Black Market: More Stories, which will explore the societal impact of illicit economies around the world, while Payday will follow highly educated and streetwise millennials as they navigate through the biggest financial crisis since the Great Depression.

Black Market: More Stories premieres October 4 at 10:30 p.m. EST/PST, followed by Payday at 11 p.m. EST/PST.

Elsewhere, Hamilton’s Pharmacopeia will shadow Vice correspondent Hamilton Morris across the globe to investigate unusual psychoactive drugs, their history, chemistry and participants. The series bows October 26 at 10 p.m. EST/PST.

Docuseries Rise finds hosts Sarain Carson-Fox and Gitz Crazyboy as they journey to Indigenous communities to examine the social and political factors that threaten the survival of Aboriginal cultures. The series is slated to debut on October 26 at 11 p.m. EST/PST.

Returning to the schedule for sophomore seasons are the Emmy-nominated Weediquette on August 31 at 10 p.m. EST/PST; the Emmy-nominated Gaycation (pictured) on September 6 at 10 p.m. EST/PST; and Balls Deep on October 27 at 10 p.m. EST/PST.

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