Shows on the new Stitcher network are available for free everywhere listeners access podcasts, including iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, Soundcloud and Stitcher itself, and are supported through advertising.
E.W. Scripps-owned Midroll will distribute new podcasts from Rosie O’Donnell and Neil DeGrasse Tyson, along with a series on the Boston Strangler killings and new offerings from Entertainment Weekly and American Public Media, the podcaster said at the IAB Podcast Upfront on Wednesday.
The E.W. Scripps Co. is getting into the podcast business via its acquisition of Midroll Media, an L.A.-based company that creates original podcasts and operates a revenue-generating network for more than 200 shows. Terms of the deal were not disclosed