NFL and iHeartMedia Announce Podcast Partnership’s Exciting ...
Partnerships - Podcasts - Podcasts - Press Releases - Sports

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The National Football League and iHeartMedia today announce the NFL Podcast Network’s fall programming lineup. With the 2022 regular season underway, the NFL and iHeartMed...

Faisal Hussain
October 18, 2022

Arthur, the World’s Most Famous Aardvark, Is Launching a Pod...
Online - Podcasts - Podcasts - Streaming - Television

“Arthur,” the public television show that is the longest-running kids’ animated series in the U.S., is getting its own podcast featuring the beloved anthropomorphic aardvark. Season 1 of “The...

October 6, 2022

Meghan Markle Launches Spotify Podcast Series with Serena Will...
Podcasts - Podcasts - Streaming

Nearly two years after signing an exclusive podcast deal with audio giant Spotify, the first series from Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Archewell Audio is making its debut on the service. Markle,...

Hollywood Reporter
August 23, 2022

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...

August 3, 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 ...

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 ...

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

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...

April 18, 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

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 ...

February 24, 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...

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

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...

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 ...

September 28, 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

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...

August 30, 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

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...

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...

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...

June 29, 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

Podcasts are Coming to Facebook
Online - Podcasts - Podcasts

Facebook is planning to start rolling out its podcast product next week, on June 22nd, and, eventually, add a feature that’ll allow listeners to create clips from their favorite shows. According to...

The Verge
June 17, 2021

Sony Music Entertainment Expands Podcast Unit
Podcasts - Podcasts - Streaming

Podcast consolidation continues. Sony Music Entertainment has acquired British audio and TV producer Somethin’ Else. The record label is expanding its global podcast division after the deal, which ...

June 16, 2021

Spotify Gets a Weekly League of Legends Esports Podcast
Esports - Gaming - Podcasts - Podcasts - Streaming

Spotify is adding a weekly news show about League of Legends esports to its roster of Spotify Original podcasts. The show, Rift Reaction, is set to be a 40-episode series and will be hosted by esports...

The Verge
May 25, 2021

Nickelodeon Preps Avatar, SpongeBob Podcasts
Podcasts - Podcasts - Television

Nickelodeon has partnered with iHeartRadio to create a slate of new podcasts based on its popular brands, starting with Avatar: The Last Airbender (pictured) and SpongeBob SquarePants. Nick will also ...

May 18, 2021

Podcast Industry Comes of Age with Ambies Awards Show
Podcasts - Podcasts

Move over Oscar and Tony. The Ambies have arrived. The newly formed Podcast Academy this weekend hands out its first awards, the Ambies, for the best in a booming industry that has room for everyone ...

May 17, 2021

Amazon’s Wondery to Join Apple Podcast Subscriptions
Podcasts - Podcasts

Amazon’s podcast studio Wondery and Apple will partner up as part of a new premium podcast push. Wondery, which produces podcasts like Dr. Death, Business Wars and The Shrink Next Door, will bring ...

Hollywood Reporter
May 11, 2021

Seth Rogen To Launch Podcast With SiriusXM’s Stitcher
Podcasts - Podcasts

Seth Rogen is the latest A-lister to get into the world of podcasting. The Knocked Up star is launching his first podcast with SiriusXM’s Stitcher, which is set to debut later this year. The show ...

May 11, 2021

Why Hollywood Is Giving the Nod to Companion Podcasts
Podcasts - Podcasts

On the same January day that Amy Ziering and Kirby Dick locked the final episode of HBO’s recent docuseries Allen v. Farrow, a key witness surfaced. Since 2018, lead investigative producer Amy Herd...

Hollywood Reporter
May 7, 2021

Spotify User Growth Misses Expectations Amid Podcast Surge
Influencers - Podcasts - Podcasts

Spotify reported results for the first quarter of 2021 in line with expectations, with total revenue up 16% — helped by 46% uptick in ad sales. The streaming audio giant also said podcast listening ...

April 28, 2021

Apple Looks to Make a Business out of Podcasts
Influencers - Online - Podcasts - Podcasts

Apple more or less invented podcasting. Now it’s finally going to try to make money from it: The company plans to start selling subscriptions to podcasts and keeping a slice of each transaction for ...

April 21, 2021

NFL Teams With iHeartMedia to Build Out Podcast Network
Branding - Podcasts - Podcasts - Sports

The National Football League (NFL) has partnered with audio media company iHeartMedia to launch a podcast network. The move will see iHeartMedia distribute the NFL’s existing podcasts, including sh...

Sports Pro Media
April 20, 2021

Warner Music Group And Spotify Make Podcast Development Deal
Branding - Podcasts - Podcasts

Warner Music Group (WMG) and Spotify announced today (April 15) they have entered into a new partnership which will see the two companies develop a series of original podcasts built around WMG’s arti...

Music Row
April 16, 2021

Darkness to Light Partners with Crime Junkie Podcast
Non-Profit - Podcasts

When a mother of three walks out her front door and into the New York morning, she leaves a trail of heartbreak, suspicion, and unanswered questions in her wake. It takes almost 15 years for investiga...

Crime Junkie
April 5, 2021

Darkness to Light | Crime Junkie
Non-Profit - Partnerships - Podcasts - Podcasts - Streaming

Darkness to Light partnered with Crime Junkie on their upcoming April 5th podcast covering the story of Peggy Roeme - a woman who went missing for 12 years and her daughter's mission to...

Hallmark Channels’ Bubbly Sesh
Opportunities - Podcasts

Hosted by highly passionate Hallmark Channel fans “Jacks” and “Shawl”, Hallmark Channels’ Bubbly Sesh podcast gives listeners an insider’s passport to all things Hallmark Channel, Hallmark...

Crown Media
January 21, 2021

Spotify’s big bet on podcasts is failing, Citi says
Music - Podcasts - Streaming

Spotify’s multimillion-dollar bet on podcasting may not be working out, Citi analysts wrote in a note to clients Friday. “The cadence of Premium gross additions (through 3Q20) and app download ...

January 19, 2021

Spotify Slips After Doubt on Success of Podcast Push
Podcasts - Streaming

Shares of Spotify took a hit after analysts at Citi downgraded the stock because the audio-streaming giant hasn’t shown “any material benefit” from its $800 million-plus investment in podcasting...

January 15, 2021

Twitter Acquires Team Behind Podcast App Breaker
Online - Podcasts

Twitter is acquiring the team behind Breaker, a podcast app with community and social elements launched in 2016. The news comes a month after the social media giant announced testing of an audio-enabl...

January 5, 2021

Amazon to buy podcast maker Wondery
Music - Online - Podcasts - Streaming

Amazon is buying podcasting start-up Wondery, the company announced Wednesday.The acquisition will give Amazon a stronger foothold to compete against the likes of Apple and Spotify, which have doubled...

December 31, 2020

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