Fox News Audio Expands True Crime Content

Fox News Audio has launched a new weekly podcast as well as a True Crime Minute for smart speakers. Adding to Fox News Audio’s existing true crime catalog which includes podcasts such as What About Holly? and House of Broken Dreams, among others, the expansion adds new crime content each weekday. Outnumbered co-host Emily Compagno debuted The Fox True Crime Podcast with […]

Fox News’ ‘Outnumbered’ Co-Host Emily Compagno Debuts True Crime Podcast

TMZ To Debut TMZ Audio Network

‘Survivor’ To Launch First Official Podcast With Jeff Probst As Host

NBC News Studios Launches First Original Podcast Series

Law&Crime Releases New Podcast Series About Alleged Sex Cult At Sarah Lawrence College

Law&Crime, the live trial and true-crime network, has launched a narrative podcast series, Devil in the Dorm, hosted by actress Elisabeth Rohm, which is now exclusively available ad-free on Wondery+ starting. The six-part podcast series will dive into the case of Lawrence “Larry” Ray, a man who moved into a dormitory at Sarah Lawrence College […]

LX News’ ‘My New Favorite Olympian’ Podcast Wins 2 Signal Awards

LX News’ multiplatform podcast My New Favorite Olympian earned gold in two categories of the inaugural Signal Awards, presented by the organizers of the Webby Awards. The series’ seven-part second season covering the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics won top honors for “Sports Limited Series” and “LGBTQ+ Episode,” the latter for highlighting Timothy LeDuc, a figure skater who became the first publicly […]

StreamGuys Expands SGcontrol Content Access Suite With API Functionality

Streaming and podcast solutions provider StreamGuys says it has diversified the SGcontrol customer experience through a new API that lets users create rules and customize functionality for a variety of stream management and content access control applications. SGcontrol was introduced at the 2022 NAB Show as a managed service to offload complex stream management and access control functions from […]

Jerry Sullivan Fired By WIVB Buffalo And 2 Newspapers For Sexist Podcast Comments

Talking TV: How True Crime Podcasts Can Work For Local TV

True crime podcasts tap a deep line into audiences’ psyches and have great potential for local TV news in both audio and video forms, says Scott Weinberger, co-host and creator of the Anatomy of a Murder podcast and executive producer/creator of Discovery ID’s On the Case with Paula Zahn. He talks with TVNewsCheck’s Michael Depp about how to do them right. A full transcript of the conversation is included.

Fired KTVI St. Louis Anchor Starts ‘Cancel This’ Podcast

Anderson Cooper Explores Grief And Loss In Deeply Personal Podcast

MundoNow Hires Digital Media Producer/On-Air Talent Dafnne Wejebe

MundoNow, a U.S. bilingual and bicultural digital media platform, today appointed Dafnne Wejebe director of audio content. She will anchor the lineup for the recently launched Óyenos Audio podcast network with her new show, Codice Criptico. MundoNow says the podcast “will deliver premium bilingual content that engages the listener to help Wejebe explore and solve […]

Krista Smith Promoted To Head Of Publishing At Netflix As Michelle Lee Exits

Paramount Expands Podcast Editorial Operations With Megan Marcus Appointment

Bret Baier Searches For ‘Common Ground’ In New Fox News Podcast

LX News & Telemundo Owned Stations’ Bilingual Podcast ‘My New Favorite Futbolista’ Showcases Stars Of World Cup Qatar

Beginning Nov. 1, LX News – NBCUniversal Local’s TV and streaming network for adults 18-45 – and Telemundo owned stations will present a new English and Spanish-language podcast, My New Favorite Futbolista (Mi Mundialista Favorito), profiling the most-inspiring FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022stars. The eight-part audio and video series, hosted by soccer legend Juan Pablo Ángel and LX News’ Eric Alvarez, is […]


Exposing Local TV’s Darker Side In ‘Broken News’

In this repeat of the Talking TV episode from Aug. 19, 2022, TVNewsCheck’s Michael Depp talks with Erin Kennedy and Megan Glaros, who followed their layoffs as an anchor and meteorologist, respectively, at Chicago’s WBBM with the video podcast Broken News. Their show pulls back the curtain on local TV to reveal the sexism, punishing schedules and career unsustainability they encountered and its aftershocks in their lives. A full transcript of the conversation is included.

Rachel Maddow To Debut ‘Ultra’ Podcast In First Project Under NBCU-MSNBC Deal

Rachel Maddow is launching another new podcast series with MSNBC, this time examining the history of an 80-year-old plot to undermine democracy. The podcast will be Maddow’s first since scaling back her weeknight schedule to just Mondays. Last year, Maddow signed a new contract with NBCUniversal that included the development of new projects. The podcast, Rachel Maddow Presents: Ultra, will debut its first two episodes on Oct. 10, with further episodes on subsequent Mondays.

Mystery Solved: ‘Dateline’ Finds Path From TV To Podcast Stardom

The true crime storytelling that has done so well for so long on television seems to have met a moment in an entirely new medium.

6 TV Recap Podcasts For Better Binge Viewing

These shows will help you go deeper on your favorite small-screen series, whether cult classics or current staples.

Talking TV: Exposing Local TV’s Darker Side In ‘Broken News’

TVNewsCheck’s Michael Depp talks with Erin Kennedy and Megan Glaros, who followed their layoffs as an anchor and meteorologist, respectively, at Chicago’s WBBM with the video podcast Broken News. Their show pulls back the curtain on local TV to reveal the sexism, punishing schedules and career unsustainability they encountered and its aftershocks in their lives.

‘Jeopardy To Launch Weekly Podcast Hosted By Series Producers

Jeopardy is getting a new official podcast that will give listeners behind-the-scenes access to the making of the beloved quiz show. The Inside Jeopardy podcast will launch episodes weekly starting Monday, Aug. 1.

Talking TV: TheGrio Casts A Wide Net For Black Audiences

TVNewsCheck’s Michael Depp talks with Geraldine Moriba, SVP of news and entertainment for TheGrio, about the company’s launch of a new podcast network and its ambitions for more news, context and analysis as it aims to build a big tent for Black audiences across multiple platforms. A full transcript of the conversation is included.

TheGrio’s Black Podcast Network Premieres ‘The Blackest Questions’

TheGrio’s Black Podcast Network (TGBPN) today launches its newest podcast The Blackest Questions with host Dr. Christina Greer. The Blackest Questions is a quiz show featuring Black trivia designed to both inform and entertain. An associate professor of political science at New York’s Fordham University, the podcast host quizzes entertainers, history makers and celebrities on […]


Audio Takes Center Stage

Media companies seeking to expand their presence are turning to podcasting as a great way to attract advertisers and solidify their brands. As podcast listenership continues on an explosive trajectory, advertisers are following, media companies are acquiring and investing, and more local companies are getting on board to take part in this disruptive, creative medium.

TheGrio Seeking To Deliver News, Entertainment Content To Black Audiences Across Multiple Platforms

Podcast Dramas Morph To TV Shows In Hollywood Reappraisal

If you’re glued to a scripted podcast drama, you may be auditioning a potential TV series — a result of Hollywood’s demand for small-screen material and the realization that podcasts beyond nonfiction are a valuable resource.

Linda Yaccarino, Laura Correnti Launch ‘Sunday Supper’ Podcast In Partnership With iHeartMedia

Today, NBCUniversal Chairman of Global Advertising & Partnerships Linda Yaccarino and Giant Spoon Partner Laura Correnti announced the launch of their new podcast, Sunday Supper, in partnership with iHeartMedia. Yaccarino and Correnti will welcome listeners to the dinner table — alongside some of the biggest names in entertainment and business — for open conversations over open bottles of […]

TheGrio Black Podcast Network Celebrates Black Music Month In June

TheGrio Black Podcast Network (TGBPN) will celebrate Black Music Month in June on Dear Culture with Panama Jackson. In the Janet vs. Michael episode dropping June 2, Panama questions if Michael Jackson is truly the King of Pop … or whether Janet is the sibling with the best albums. In this episode, theGrio’s entertainment writer Matthew Allen […]

Nomono Launches Platform To Simplify Audio Recording, Production, Collaboration For Podcasters And Broadcast Journalists

Nomono, a provider of audio recording and collaboration tools for podcasters and journalists, today debuted its integrated hardware and software solutions for simplifying field recording, file management, collaboration and production while paving the way for a spatial audio future. The Nomono platform includes the Nomono Sound Capsule, a Wi-Fi enabled recorder that combines four ultra-compact […]

Allen Media Rolling Out TheGrio Black Podcast Network

Dear Culture with Panama Jackson debuts May 26. Six more podcasts will premiere throughout this summer and fall.

SiriusXM Buys Team Coco; Conan O’Brien To Remain Host Of Flagship Podcast

SiriusXM has acquired Team Coco, Conan O’Brien’s podcast network and digital media business, including his popular podcast Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend. Team Coco’s staff will continue to produce the network’s slate of podcasts and collaborate on new content for SiriusXM. The deal includes a five-year talent agreement for O’Brien to remain host of his namesake podcast, which will continue to be widely available widely.

KGW Portland Launches True Crime Podcast About Murder Of Transgender Teen

Besties And Former ‘The Office’ Co-Stars Write On Friendship

NEW YORK (AP) — Spoiler alert: Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey obviously knew how “The Office” ended its nine-year run on NBC, because, after all, they filmed it — but revisiting that time for their new book, “Office BFFs: Tales of The Office from Two Best Friends Who Were There,” was still something they put […]

Former MTV Exec Doug Herzog’s Podcast Bares Secrets Of Basic Cable

Did you know that Ben Stiller auditioned to be an MTV VJ? Or that Cindy Crawford worked for free during the first season of House of Style? These are some of the stories shared by former cable TV executive Doug Herzog in his new podcast Basic, which makes its debut this week. It is about basic cable, a medium whose history Herzog was intimately involved in.

ABC News Promotes Liz Alesse To Head Of ABC Audio

Podcast Ad Spending To Rise 47% To $2.1B This Year

U.S. podcast ad revenue is estimated to grow 47% to $2.1 billion, according to a new report from the Interactive Advertising Bureau and consulting firm PwC. It is projected that podcast ad revenue will tack on another 45% to $3.1 billion in 2023, and 37% more to $4.2 billion by 2024.

Ex-ABC Anchor Gibson Prodded Out Of Retirement For Podcast

Charles Gibson and his daughter Kate are collaborating on “The Book Case,” a weekly podcast on reading and authors produced by ABC Audio that debuted Monday and featured a conversation with Oprah Winfrey about her influential book club. The Gibsons will interview authors and, in general, do what they can to encourage reading.

Paramount Expands Podcast Chief Steve Raizes Oversight To Include CBS News Audio