VICE TV HIGHLIGHTS – WEEK 18
Saturday 25th April – Friday 1st May
VICE is available on SKY (183), TALKTALK (338), VIRGIN (219),
NOW TV, TVPLAYER, BT TV (SD channel 338, HD channel 391), the BT Player and BT TV App
NEW DOCUMENTARY FILM PREMIERE: THE GAY MARRIAGE SCAM
TX: Monday 27th April, 21.00
India’s ‘The Arranged Gay Marriage Bureau’ promises to provide a revolutionary arranged marriage system exclusively for gay men and women. With over 3,700 clients worldwide, it’s founder Urvi Shah claims to fulfil people’s dreams and help find them a partner for a substantial fee. But is it all to be good to be true?
VICE’s new 30 minute documentary – ‘The Gay Marriage Scam’ – lifts the lid on the bogus business that is cashing in on people’s search for love by promising to find their perfect partner.
NEW: VICE TALKS FILM: Cartel Land
TX: Thursday 30th April, 22:00
In this episode of VICE Talks Film, guest host Kathryn Bigelow interviews filmmaker Matthew Heineman about his Sundance award winning documentary, Cartel Land.
NEW SERIES, EP PREMIERE: THE JOY OF PAINTING WITH BOB ROSS
TX: Monday-Friday 27th April – 1st May, 19:50 and 20:25
The Joy of Painting has become a global institution and is often seen as a precursor of the current trend of Slow TV. The American half-hour instructional television show, hosted by painter Bob Ross ran from January 11, 1983 to May 17, 1994, won three Emmy Awards during its run and featured Ross teaching techniques for landscape oil painting, completing a painting in each session.
Each weekday VICE TV will air two episodes back-to-back. This week’s episodes are:
Monday 27th April:
Final Embers of Sunlight – Travel with Bob Ross into the evening display of a glowing, magnificent setting sun. Another unique oval painting you’ll have to see.
Snowy Morn – Join Bob Ross at an old log cabin nestled deep in the powdery woods! An intriguing yet simple painting just beckoning you to paint it yourself.
Tuesday 28th April:
Camper’s Haven – Warm skies, pleasant valley and purple misty mountains – the perfect place to pitch your tent and enjoy the view with painter Bob Ross.
Waterfall in the Woods – Drink in the breathtaking beauty of spectacular cascades deep in the timberland. Bob Ross invites you to create this astonishing scenic display.
Wednesday 29th April:
Covered Bridge Oval – Cross a frozen stream under the shelter of a grand, covered bridge and enjoy the tranquillity of a beautiful Bob Ross winter’s day.
Scenic Seclusion – Enjoy the warmth of the day in that quiet spot beside the rippling stream and gentle breezes – Bob Ross creates a painting so vibrant and real.
Thursday 30th April:
Ebb Tide – Stroll leisurely along the beach and breaking waves with Bob Ross and experience the calm of day’s end under a colourful setting sun…in an oval!
After the Rain – Take a pleasant walk through the forest with Bob Ross and breathe in that crisp, rain-freshened air – but be careful of those puddles!
Friday 1st May:
Winter Elegance – Even a cold, frozen, snowy afternoon can be displayed with signs of astonishing beauty, as portrayed by Bob Ross in this lovely yet simple scene.
Evening’s Peace – Come along with Bob Ross as he creates a winter moon hanging over a snow-covered farm nestled among the trees – all on a black canvas.
SERIES PREMIERE, EP PREMIERE: ONE STAR REVIEW – DATING COACH AND DATE
TX: Wednesday 29th April, 22:00
In today’s digital age, a review can make or break a business. In this light-hearted four-part series, VICE’s Taji Ameen experiences businesses that are ravaged with bad reviews to see if they’re as bad as the internet says, offering them a chance at redemption. Will they beat expectations, or are the reviews right?
Tonight, after Taji meets with a tells-it-like-it-is dating coach who doesn’t hold back, he gets a makeover and tests out the coach’s tips on a blind date.