AUDIOBOOM INTRODUCES NEW WAVE OF ORIGINAL SHOWS TO ITS PODCAST NETWORK
Leading Platform for Hosting, Distributing and Monetizing Podcasts Emphasizes Success of Original Content Offerings with New Shows and Second Seasons of Fan Favorites
NEW YORK — January 30, 2018 — Audioboom, a global podcasting platform that consolidates the business of on-demand audio, today announced a new wave of original and co-produced content to its network, featuring a mix of shows in genres such as true crime and society and culture. In addition, audioBoom will release the second seasons of listener favorites, including The 45th, Blank Check, Deliberations, InBox, It’s Happening with Snooki & Joey and Mission To Zyxx.
“We’re kicking off 2018 in an exciting way — with the introduction of three new, original podcasts and the return of several other top original and co-produced shows,” said Brendan Regan, Vice President, U.S. Content & Partnerships at audioBoom. “There’s no better testament to the success of the audioBoom podcast network than demand for second season returns of shows we launched in 2017.”
Upcoming audioBoom podcasts include:
Night Call (debuts February 5, 2018): Tune in as Grantland writer Molly Lambert, Drunk History storyteller Tess Lynch and New York Magazine film critic Emily Yoshida keep you company on “lonely nights and strange days,” chatting about everything on their minds, whether it’s pop culture, internet culture or even half-baked conspiracies. Leave a message on the hotline (240–46-NIGHT) and get their advice on life, love and everything in between — even the coming apocalypse.
Empty Frames (debuts February 6, 2018): One of the most mind-boggling, unsolved art heists of our time involves nearly half a billion dollars of works by Rembrandt, Vermeer, Degas, Manet and more, lifted from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum on Saint Patrick’s Day in 1990 by two men dressed as police. Join Lance Reenstierna and Tim Pilleri (producers and co-hosts of hit true crime podcasts Missing Maura Murray and Crawlspace) as they take a deeper look into the case, exploring the most interesting theories and the socioeconomic impact of this unsolved mystery.
Mafia (debuts February 7, 2018): Host Fleet Cooper takes a journey into the underworld of organized crime, exploring the rise and fall of the most notorious mobsters in history. Each episode delves into the rise and fall of another famous mobster — from Charles “Lucky” Luciano and John Gotti, to Donnie Brasco, “Bugsy” Siegel and Dutch Schultz.
“Podcasts have become more popular than ever, and as the medium continues to grow, we’re excited to explore different genres of storytelling and reach new audiences with our original and co-produced podcasts.” said Regan.
More than 60 million listeners each month download audioBoom podcasts related to audio drama, business, comedy, entertainment, health, music commentary, news and politics, society and culture, sports, technology, television and film, and true crime. Empty Frames, Mafia and Night Call join Casefile, Undisclosed, No Such Thing As A Fish, Astonishing Legends and other top podcasts on the audioBoom platform.
Audioboom is a global podcasting platform that consolidates the business of on-demand audio, making content accessible, wide-reaching and profitable for podcasters, advertisers and brands. Audioboom operates internationally, with operations across North America, Europe, Asia and Australia, and addresses the issue of disparate podcast services by putting all of the pieces of the puzzle together under one umbrella, creating a user-friendly, economical experience.
Audioboom hosts over 14,000 content channels, with key partners including A+E Networks (US), An Acquired Taste (US), Associated Press (US), Astonishing Legends (US), Casefile True Crime (AUS), Chrisley Confessions(US), Edith Bowman (UK), F1:Beyond The Grid (UK), George Ezra & Friends(UK), Heston Blumenthal (UK), Jonathan Ross (UK), Moneycontrol Podcast(India), No Such Thing As A Fish (UK), Red FM (India), The Cycling Podcast(UK), The Totally Football Show (UK), The True Geordie Podcast (UK) and Undisclosed (US).
Original content produced by Audioboom includes Almost Smart with Vinny (US), And That’s Why We Drink (US), Ctrl Alt Win Podcast (India), Deliberations (US), I Almost Knew That (India), It’s Happening with Snooki & Joey (US), Mafia (US), The 45th (US), The Narrow Caves (US), The Psychology Behind with Dr Linda Papadopoulos (UK) and The Russell Brand Podcast (UK).
The platform receives over 60 million listens per month and allows partners to share their content via Apple Podcasts, BookMyShow, Deezer, Google Podcasts, iHeartRadio, RadioPublic, Saavn, Spotify, Stitcher, Facebook and Twitter as well as their own websites and mobile apps.
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