Michael Ok. Williams had accomplished a lot of the second season of his Vice TV docuseries when he died in September. Now, Vice has assigned a premiere date for the return of “Black Market with Michael Ok. Williams.” The present, that includes a few of Williams’ closing on-camera work, will premiere its second season on January 10 at 10 p.m. ET.

“Black Market” options the actor serving as a little bit of a real-world journalist – coming into the damaging world of illicit commerce, similar to playing underworld in New York, automobile thieves in New Jersey and gun runners within the south. In a brand new trailer for Season 2 (scroll down to look at), Williams says, “Our objective is simply to easily, present the world a window as to why individuals do the issues they do. As they are saying, when the system fails you, you create your personal system.”

The brand new season of “Black Market” was introduced in February, 5 years after the present’s preliminary first season. Within the announcement, Vice stated the present would resume its mission to research what drives individuals into harmful underground economies and illicit commerce networks.

“Whereas finishing Black Market has been very troublesome given the lack of Michael, it’s additionally been extraordinarily rewarding to deliver his imaginative and prescient for this season to the end line,” govt producers Ben Freedman, Dion Sapp, Matthew Horowitz, David Laven and Matt Goldman stated in a joint assertion. “Michael was a gifted storyteller, who poured his coronary heart and soul into his work each on and off display. ‘Black Market’ serves as a bridge between them. ‘Black Market’ was greater than a TV present for Michael. It was a mirror to a life he lived. An on a regular basis wrestle to transcend life’s obstacles. That battle isn’t at all times fairly however his documentary storytelling is a testomony to the brilliance of on a regular basis individuals making their means in an advanced world. We’re extremely proud to have the ability to share this work with you.”

In line with Vice TV, this season options Williams exploring the brand new period of bank card scamming, how NYC’s secret world of boosting and flipping has reshaped mainstream vogue, black market physique modifications and extra.

“Black Market is a testomony to Michael Ok. Williams’ dedication to legal justice reform and social justice” stated Jesse Angelo, President, International Information and Leisure, Vice Media Group. “Michael was a longtime good friend of our Vice household and shared our perception in having all voices be heard- particularly these in marginalized communities. Michael’s mission was to carry these voices up and we’re honored to share this assortment of recent episodes.”

The primary season of “Black Market” premiered on June 5, 2016 on the community (then named Viceland), and ran for 12 episodes.

“Black Market” is produced by Freedome Productions & Image Farm, and co-produced by Vice World Information. Govt producers for Freedome Productions & Image Farm are Michael Ok. Williams, Ben Freedman, Dion Sapp, Matthew Horowitz, David Laven, and Matt Goldman. Govt producers for Vice World Information are Jesse Angelo, Kristen Burns, Subrata De, and Marsha Cooke. Govt producer for Vice TV is Falguni Lakhani Adams.

Right here’s a first-look trailer for Season 2 of “Black Market with Michael Ok. Williams.”


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