They do not need the baggage and have parted ways.
Vice was always hype. Never the moneymaker, but they knew how to hype themselves to journalists who are always on the prowl for something that seems hip and edgy from white boy visionaries. Their television arm was pure sanctimonious and sexist dreck. With streaming being the big thing is cycle, an already unstable marketplace is fragmenting and Rogers has seen the writing on the wall, and got rid of the deadweight.