The BEST Episodes of VICE News Tonight
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Aug 2, 2020
VICE News Tonight will feature in-studio interviews and on-the-ground field packages, and also draw on the news capabilities of its bureaus in Brooklyn, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, and London in a new hour-long live format. The show will feature Vice News’ correspondents including Krishna Andavolu, Michael Anthony Adams, Charlet Duboc, Roberto Ferdman, Hind Hassan, Josh Hersh, Liz Landers, Chris Moody, Michael Moynihan, David Noriega, Paola Ramos, Alzo Slade, Dexter Thomas, Seb Walker, and Isobel Yeung.
#1 - Episode 32
Season 1 - Episode 32 - Aired Nov 29, 2016
VICE News travels to Japan to witness the cleanup of Fukushima, and Black Keys drummer Patrick Carney provides his weekly music review.
#2 - Episode 42
Season 1 - Episode 42 - Aired Dec 13, 2016
VICE News reports on Estonian citizens joining their country's volunteer militia -- the Estonian Defence League -- to protect themselves from Russian encroachment, and heads to New England for an up-close look at wind energy.
#3 - Episode 43
Season 1 - Episode 43 - Aired Dec 14, 2016
VICE News heads to West Virginia to explore the future of coal-producing regions, and looks at a New Jersey town's decision to adopt Uber as a replacement for public transportation infrastructure.
#4 - Episode 576
Season 3 - Episode 108 - Aired Jul 17, 2019
VICE News examines the campaign logos being unveiled by the 2020 Democratic hopefuls. Watch Tuesdays through Fridays at 7:30 PM ET.
#5 - Episode 577
Season 3 - Episode 109 - Aired Jul 18, 2019
VICE News spends 48 hours on the campaign trail with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand. Watch Tuesdays through Fridays at 7:30 PM ET.
#6 - Episode 326 - Egypt's Jon Stewart & Hungary's Opposition Rises
Season 2 - Episode 115 - Aired Apr 5, 2018
On Sunday, Hungarians will go to the polls for their parliamentary election. hlungarian populist Viktor Orban, who has run largely on an anti-migrant platform, looks set to win his third consecutive term as Prime Minister. VICE News looks at the state of Orban's government. Watch Mondays through Thursdays at 7:30 PM ET.
#7 - Episode 236 - Political Ads
Season 2 - Episode 25 - Aired Nov 14, 2017
With the release of their Iron Stache ad for Wl Democrat Randy Bryce, Matt McLaughlin and Bill Hyers have received attention for changing the way political ads are made. VICE News documents their unique process as they produce an ad for PA Lt. Governor candidate John Fetterman. Watch every weeknight at 7:30 ET.
#8 - Episode 208 - Puerto Rico Night Watch & Catalan Votes
Season 1 - Episode 208 - Aired Oct 2, 2017
As President Trump prepares to visit Puerto Rico, San Juan is slowly recovering from the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, with basic services like banks and public transportation having yet to resume normal operations. But what happens after curfew? VICE News follows local police during an overnight shift.
#9 - Episode 20
Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Nov 4, 2016
VICE News speaks with Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz about the challenge of her re-election bid following her dismissal as DNC Chair, and looks at the recent safety recall for car airbags -- one of the largest in U.S. history.
#10 - Episode 222 - Abortion Fight
Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Oct 25, 2017
Just yesterday, the DC Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Jane Doe, an undocumented teenager being held in federal custody, could get an abortion. This morning, Doe underwent the procedure, which comes after a month of escalating legal battles with the Trump administration.
#11 - Episode 31
Season 1 - Episode 31 - Aired Nov 28, 2016
VICE News speaks with prolific fake news writer Paul Horner about his process and motivation, and spends Thanksgiving with a family divided over the Trump/Clinton election.
#12 - Episode 35
Season 1 - Episode 35 - Aired Dec 2, 2016
VICE News reports from Standing Rock, where protestors continue to stand their ground at the reservation. Plus, correspondent Nellie Bowles spends a day with an Uber driver to better understand how technology is reshaping the labor market.
#13 - Episode 39
Season 1 - Episode 39 - Aired Dec 8, 2016
VICE News explores how the fire at Oakland's Ghost Ship Warehouse will impact the local art community, and correspondent Isobel Yeung heads to Shanghai for a view of the city's soaring property market.
#14 - Episode 587
Season 3 - Episode 119 - Aired Aug 6, 2019
VICE News follows Texas congresswoman Veronica Escobar as she learns about the mass shooting in El Paso while leading a congressional delegation to the border. Watch Tuesdays through Fridays at 7:30 PM ET.
#15 - Episode 592
Season 3 - Episode 124 - Aired Aug 14, 2019
Iowa farmers explain how global trade works, what they think of President Trump's tariffs and what they'd like to see in terms of trade policy. Watch Tuesdays through Fridays at 7:30 PM ET.
#16 - Episode 567
Season 3 - Episode 99 - Aired Jun 27, 2019
VICE News visits Xinjiang, China, to speak with locals about the province's treatment of Uighur Muslims, who keep disappearing to so-called "re-education centers" that the U.S. Department of Defense has described as concentration camps.
#17 - Episode 181 - Charlottesville: Race and Terror
Season 1 - Episode 181 - Aired Aug 14, 2017
On Saturday hundreds of white nationalists, alt-righters, and neo-Nazis traveled to Charlottesville, Virginia to participate in the “Unite the Right” rally. By Saturday evening three people were dead – one protester, and two police officers – and many more injured.
#18 - Episode 286 - Black Paradise & Battling Over Macedonia
Season 2 - Episode 75 - Aired Feb 5, 2018
3:12 VICE News visits the district represented by Devin Nunes to find out whether the Congressman’s recent actions represent the interests of his constituents. And speaks to his most prominent antagonist Andrew Janz, a DA and registered Democrat. 8:53 Preliminary numbers out this week are showing how the latest round of Obamacare enrollment is shaking out: overall signups are down nationwide. 11:10 Organisers held a million-man rally in Athens on Sunday in protest over the name dispute with neighbour Macedonia. VICE News traveled to the protests to find out what’s in a name - and why some Greeks will never accept Macedonia keeping it. 15:15 Since the election of President Trump, trip-planning organizations have reported upticks in interest for services that allow black Americans to bond and visit places with African roots. VICE News goes inside a Costa Rican wellness retreat dedicated specifically to women of color.
#19 - Episode 167 - Carrier Layoffs & Bricklaying Robots
Season 1 - Episode 167 - Aired Jul 19, 2017
During the White House's self-proclaimed 'Made in America' week, a Carrier factory in Indiana lays off more than 600 employees. A look at George Soros's funding of district attorney races. Plus, we go on a night trip with New York City's flower flasher.
#20 - Episode 169
Season 1 - Episode 169 - Aired Jul 24, 2017
VICE visits a leadership summit for young conservative women--and explores why their support is crucial for the GOP. Plus, artist Trevor Paglen discusses his latest work, 'The Atlas of Invisible Images,' about the troublesome intersection of technology and surveillance. Watch Monday's through Thursdays at 7:30 PM ET.
#21 - Episode 201
Season 1 - Episode 201 - Aired Sep 19, 2017
Three months into the offensive to retake the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa, Syria, the tide is beginning to turn. Last weekend, Syrian Democratic Forces captured the Old City, meaning they now control 60 percent of Raqqa. VICE News travels there to witness the battle firsthand. Watch Mondays through Thursdays at 7:30 PM ET.
#22 - Episode 115
Season 1 - Episode 115 - Aired Apr 17, 2017
#23 - Episode 419 - Bangladesh Drug War & Tesla's Robot Dilemma
Season 2 - Episode 208 - Aired Sep 24, 2018
2:17 The Kavanaugh nomination is unleashing wave after wave of chaos on Washington, and emotions on all sides are genuine and intense 6:50 In Illinois, teachers from a publicly funded non-profit are going class to class to try to open up a discussion about consent and teach consent as early as possible 13:50 In May, Sheikh Hasina, Bangladesh's prime minister, ordered a war on drugs in which thousands have been arrested and hundreds have been killed. The country's yaba methamphetamine crisis has increased in the last decade, and activists have accused the government of using it to target the political opposition. 21:00 The National Labor Relations Board resumed hearings for complaints against Tesla and Elon Musk, who are accused of violations including coercion, surveillance, unlawful termination in attempts by Tesla employees to unionize
#24 - Episode 582
Season 3 - Episode 114 - Aired Jul 26, 2019
VICE News. Evan McMorris-Santoro tries out VIDA, the biggest virtual dating assistance company in the world. Watch Tuesdays through Fridays at 7:30 PM ET.
#25 - Episode 215 - The Front Lines Of California's Fires & Capturing Carbon
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 16, 2017
Massive fires continue to sweep through California in one of the deadliest fires to plague the state since 1933. Early Sunday morning, VICE News began a 24-hour embed with a fire engine crew. On Friday, Trump made his statement on Iran’s nuclear program, ahead of Sunday (Oct 15) deadline. What will this mean for Iran and nuclear diplomacy? The Paris Climate Agreement was a major step forward in the fight against climate change. But experts say the goal of keeping temperature rise below 2 degrees will be impossible without physically removing carbon from the atmosphere. VICE News went to Switzerland to learn more about the technology that may help save the planet.