Lionsgate Launches Podcast Division, 50 Cent to Host El Chapo ...
Podcasts - Podcasts - Streaming - Theatrical

Lionsgate, the studio behind “John Wick,” “The Hunger Games” and Starz, has entered the podcasting space. The company launched a new division called Lionsgate Sound, which will operate as a fu...

Variety
August 3, 2022

The Jim Henson Company and a Kids Company About Partner to Dev...
Music - Online - Partnerships - Podcasts - Press Releases

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., July 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jim Henson Company, producer of the recent critically-acclaimed series Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock and Harriet the Spy, has partnered wit...

Faisal Hussain
July 14, 2022

Spotify’s New Podcast Dusts Off Cultural Mythology
Podcasts - Podcasts

France’s Unique Heritage Media (UHM) has launched Myths & Legends, a new podcast uncovering old tales about gods and heroes from around the world, as a Spotify exclusive. The series dives into ...

Kidscreen
May 26, 2022

American Girl Launches New Family-Friendly Podcast Network
Podcasts - Podcasts - Toys

Today, American Girl, longtime children’s publisher and cornerstone in the Mattel (NASDAQ: MAT) portfolio of purposeful brands, launched the American Girl™ Podcast Network, which is rooted in the ...

Yahoo
May 24, 2022

Mattress Firm Collaborates With Vox Media’s Branded Cont...
Household - Podcasts - Podcasts - Retail

Mattress Firm wants listeners to rest easy with new podcast as audio medium climbs. The mattress retailer worked with Vox Media’s branded content studio to create a series featuring sleep-related s...

Marketing Dive
May 18, 2022

P&G and iHeartMedia Announce Third Annual “Can’t Canc...
CPG - Music - Non-Profit - Partnerships - Podcasts

WHAT: This June, P&G and iHeartMedia will once again join forces during Pride Month for the return of “Can’t Cancel Pride 2022 – Proud AND Together,” a fundraiser for the LGBTQ+ community...

Faisal Hussain
May 6, 2022

Audible Sets Deal With George Clooney & Grant Heslov’s ...
Online - Partnerships - Podcasts - Press Releases - Publishing

Audible today announced an exclusive, multi-project development deal with Smokehouse Pictures, the production company founded by Academy Award and Golden Globe winning actor, director, and producer Ge...

Faisal Hussain
May 3, 2022

Marvel & SiriusXM Launch New Squirrel Girl Podcast
Podcasts - Podcasts

The superhero powerhouse continues to build out the audio entertainment side of its business with a six-ep series for kids and family listeners. Marvel Entertainment is teaming with radio network Sir...

Kidscreen
April 18, 2022

Pizza Hut is Bringing the Cure for the Common Struggle… in t...
Attractions - Dining - Podcasts - Press Releases - Sports

PLANO, Texas, March 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether it is the heart-crushing disappointment of watching your team lose in the final moments of a big game, burnout from late-night study hours, life ...

Faisal Hussain
March 29, 2022

iHeartRadio Launches New Talk Back Tech for Modernizing Radio ...
Music - Podcasts - Streaming

In a move to make radio and podcasts more interactive, iHeartRadio today is launching a new feature called Talk Back which allows listeners to participate with their favorite shows directly from the i...

Tech Crunch
March 28, 2022

Meghan Markle Launches Spotify Podcast to Examine Female Stere...
Podcasts - Podcasts - Streaming

Meghan Markle’s first exclusive Spotify podcast series, called Archetypes, will examine the history behind the stereotypes that get leveled against women, the streamer said Wednesday. The series, p...

Hollywood Reporter
March 24, 2022

ASCAP Experience Returns for 2022 After Best-Yet Season
Music - Online - Podcasts - Press Releases

NEW YORK, March 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- ASCAP Experience, ASCAP's signature event created to inspire, educate and connect aspiring songwriters and composers everywhere, returns virtually this Marc...

PRNewswire
March 4, 2022

LinkedIn Launches New Podcast Network to Provide More Professi...
Podcasts - Podcasts

LinkedIn is leaning into the rising popularity of podcasts with the launch of its new ‘LinkedIn Podcast Network’ where it will host a range of shows focused on key professional trends, created by ...

SocialMediaToday
February 24, 2022

Spotify Launches Music Smart Player ‘Car Thing’
Music - Podcasts - Streaming - Tech

Spotify first debuted its accessible automotive music player, Car Thing, to a limited number of Premium users last October and was reported to have amassed a waitlist of more than two million people. ...

HypeBeast
February 23, 2022

Stripe, Spotify Team on Subscription Monetization
Finance - Podcasts - Streaming

Global payments processing firm Stripe is partnering with audio streaming platform Spotify to help creators monetize subscriptions, accept payments and launch recurring revenue streams, while also eng...

Pymnts
January 25, 2022

Neil Young Demands Spotify Remove His Music Over ‘False Info...
Music - Podcasts - Streaming

Neil Young posted a since-deleted letter to his management team and record label demanding that they remove his music from Spotify. “I am doing this because Spotify is spreading fake information abo...

Rolling Stone
January 25, 2022

Spotify & Moonbug to Amp Up Original Podcasts, Kids Conte...
Music - Podcasts - Podcasts - Streaming

Moonbug and Spotify have inked a multi-year content deal for a slate of original podcasts and audio content, starting with the popular CoComelon brand. Launching on January 24 and aimed at preschoole...

Kidscreen
January 19, 2022

6 Pitch-Perfect Music Opportunities for 2022
Music - Opportunity Blogs - Podcasts - Podcasts - Publishing

From country and rock musicians to Kidz Bop and radio shows and more, take a look at six opportunities to make a musical partnership sing with Corporate Members of The L.A. Office... Universal ...

Abby Calcara
December 16, 2021

Audacy Announces Multi-Faceted Partnership With Hard Rock Inte...
Attractions - Live Entertainment - Music - Partnerships - Podcasts

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Audacy announced a multi-faceted partnership with Hard Rock International (HRI), one of the most globally recognized companies with venues in nearly 70 countries spannin...

Faisal Hussain
December 9, 2021

Spotify’s 2021 Most-Streamed Artists & Podcasts Inc...
Music - Podcasts

As we officially enter December, Spotify has unveiled its 2021 Wrapped campaign and the most-streamed artists, albums, songs and podcasts of the year. The streaming service revealed that more than 38...

HypeBeast
December 1, 2021

Warner Bros Animation Enters the Podcast Arena
Podcasts - Streaming

Warner Bros. Animation is getting into the audio-only market with its first-ever podcast, based on the Looney Tunes, releasing today across all major platforms. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, Lo...

Kidscreen
November 23, 2021

JJ Abrams’ Bad Robot Launches Podcast Division, Inks Spo...
Podcasts - Streaming

Bad Robot, J.J. Abrams’ production company, is diving into podcasts in an exclusive, multiyear first-look deal with audio-streaming giant Spotify. Bad Robot Audio will be led by Christina Choi (pic...

Variety
November 17, 2021

Sesame Workshop & Audible Greenlight 2 New Seasons of THE...
Podcasts - Television

Season two will premiere exclusively on Audible on January 27th, 2022. Season one to be released in spanish on January 27th, 2022. Audible Inc., the leading creator and provider of premium audio stor...

Licensing International
November 4, 2021

Spotify Open Video Podcasts to All Creators on ‘Rolling ...
Podcasts - Streaming

Spotify is encouraging all podcasters to add video to their shows on the platform — but some creators will have to wait before they can get access to “vodcasts.” Starting Thursday, anyone will ...

Variety
October 21, 2021

SiriusXM Partners With Audio Up to Develop New Original Podcas...
Music - Podcasts - Podcasts

SiriusXM is partnering with audio entertainment production studio Audio Up to develop new original scripted podcasts. The two companies have entered into a creative programming and strategic agreement...

TechCrunch
October 12, 2021

Amazon Launches Wondery+ Kids Podcast Subscription Service
Podcasts - Podcasts

Amazon’s Wondery launched Wondery Plus Kids on Apple Podcasts, a premium, ad-free subscription podcast service priced at $4.99/month. The service provides early access to new episodes and exclusive ...

Variety
September 28, 2021

Spotify Expected to Surpass Apple’s Podcast Lead in the US W...
Podcasts

A new report from eMarketer suggests that Spotify will surpass Apple by the end of 2021. It predicts Spotify will reach 28.2 million monthly podcast listeners by the end of 2021, compared to Apple’s...

Digital Music News
September 24, 2021

Calm App Taps Hasbro & P!nk For New Kids Section
Podcasts - Streaming - Tech

Mindfulness app Calm has launched a dedicated kids section filled with lullabies, bedtime stories and guided meditations to meet a growing demand from parents for content that improves the mental heal...

Kidscreen
September 23, 2021

Marvel, SiriusXM Launch Paid Audio Subscription on Apple Podca...
Podcasts - Podcasts - Streaming

Marvel Entertainment and SiriusXM have launched a paid audio subscription, Marvel Podcasts Unlimited, exclusively on Apple Podcasts, the companies said on Tuesday. Subscriptions, which cost $3.99 a m...

Hollywood Reporter
September 21, 2021

Shondaland Audio & iHeartMedia Team on Podcast Series
Podcasts - Streaming

Shondaland Audio, in partnership with iHeartMedia, has teamed with author, television personality and spiritual life coach Iyanla Vanzant (Iyanla: Fix My Life), on new weekly podcast series The R Spot...

Deadline
August 31, 2021

THE PROBLEM WITH JON STEWART Sets Premiere Date On Apple TV+
Podcasts - Podcasts - Streaming

Jon Stewart’s new current affairs series, The Problem With Jon Stewart, is set to debut globally on Apple TV+, Thursday, September 30, followed by new episodes every other week. The series’ offici...

Deadline
August 30, 2021

Priority Bicycles Partners With Dogfish Head Brewery, Free Peo...
Attractions - Beverages - Partnerships - Podcasts - Press Releases

NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Priority Bicycles announces the expansion of its custom bicycle program as brands align with the surge in cycling as a new way to extend brand reach and dee...

Faisal Hussain
August 26, 2021

Wondery, Amazon Music Strike Licensing Deal With Tinkercast
Music - Podcasts - Podcasts - Streaming

Wondery and Amazon Music have reached an exclusive licensing and ad sales deal with the family-oriented podcast company Tinkercast. Beginning in September and extending through 2022, Wondery and Amaz...

The Hollywood Reporter
August 25, 2021

Spotify Inks Multiyear Audio Content Deal with WWE
Podcasts - Sports - Streaming

The Ringer and WWE will launch an exclusive audio network and develop original content. Spotify has reached a multiyear audio content deal with WWE that will see The Ringer, a Spotify studio, and the ...

Billboard
August 18, 2021

NBA, iHeartMedia to Produce 20-Plus Podcasts Under Multiyear D...
Podcasts - Podcasts - Sports

The National Basketball Association is doing a full-court press on podcasts: The league announced a multiyear partnership with iHeartMedia to coproduce and launch more than 20 new hoops-oriented podca...

Variety
July 28, 2021

Spotify Hits 365 Million Users
Podcasts - Streaming

Spotify on Wednesday reported it finished the second quarter with 365 million monthly users — including 165 million customers who pay for the music streaming service each month — while posting a m...

The Wrap
July 28, 2021

Sports Illustrated & iHeartMedia Team For Slate of Origin...
Podcasts - Podcasts - Sports

Sports Illustrated and 101 Studios-backed joint venture Sports Illustrated Studios are to launch a slate of original podcasts after striking an audio deal with iHeartMedia. The deal will see the comp...

Deadline
July 27, 2021

Podcast Megadeal for Jason Bateman, Will Arnett & Sean Ha...
Podcasts - Podcasts

Podcast mega deals continue. Smartless, the podcast hosted by Jason Bateman, Will Arnett and Sean Hayes, has been acquired by Amazon Music and Wondery. It is the latest example of a podcast series b...

Deadline
June 29, 2021

Amazon Buys Art19, a Podcast Hosting and Ad Company
Podcasts

Amazon has snapped up Art19, which provides tools to podcast creators and publishers for hosting, ad serving, audience targeting and measurement, as the ecommerce colossus continues to build out its p...

Variety
June 25, 2021

Spotify Acquires Podcast Discovery Specialists Podz
Podcasts - Podcasts

Spotify has acquired Podz, a startup whose technology generates preview clips of podcasts, the streaming service has announced. Unlike other services podcasters can use to manually create clips, TechC...

The Verge
June 18, 2021

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