Vice Lines Up Cocaine Doc For Viacom’s Channel 5 As It Expands Third-Party Production Push

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EXCLUSIVE: Vice Studios is lining up a documentary about the cocaine epidemic in the UK for Viacom's Channel 5 – the edgy media brand's first external commission after it pivoted to a third-party production push last year. I understand the commercial broadcaster has ordered Cocaine: A British Epidemic, a three-part series that follows drug dealers, users and others in the front line of the drug business in the UK. It marks the first third party order for Vice Studios UK…