Scoop: Coming Up On HBO's VICE - Today, May 11, 2018
On Show #89 (season 6, show 6):Debut: FRIDAY, MAY 11 (7:30-8:00 p.m. ET/PT) "Iran in Iraq": Iran and Iraq fought one of the longest and bloodiest wars of the 20th century, which cost the lives of more than a million people and cemented the two countries' rivalry in the decades that followed. But after the Islamic State took over wide swaths of Iraq, it was Iran that came to Iraq's aid. Now, after the defeat of ISIS, VICE correspondent Isobel Young travels to Iraq to see how Iran is exerting its growing influence over the war-torn country ahead of parliamentary elections. "Dying on the Vine": From sinking cities to species extinction, the effects of climate change are expected to be disastrous. These shifting weather patterns will directly impact our food supply. One beloved crop, the grape, is already facing threats due to its extreme sensitivity and these changes threaten the grape's main byproduct: Wine. In the vineyards of Napa during historic wildfires and the wine laboratories of Bordeaux, Gianna Toboni explores the dangers facing viticulture, and what they mean for agriculture everywhere. The show is also available on HBO NOW, HBO GO, HBO On Demand and partners' streaming platforms. VICE is executive produced by Bill Maher, Shane Smith, Eddy Moretti and Josh Tyrangiel; executive producers, Tim Clancy and Jonah Kaplan; consulting producer, Fareed Zakaria.