Podcasting Heavyweight Carolla Extends Deal


Podcast star Adam Carolla and PodcastOne have extended their exclusive partnership for five years, through 2023. Carolla, the Guinness Book of World Records holder for Most Downloaded Podcast, has sealed the deal to continue joint production, distribution, marketing, and sales for his entire collection of podcasts, which total more than 15 hours of original programming weekly, including The Adam Carolla Show, Reasonable Doubt, Adam & Drew, Carcast, Ace on the House and more. The Adam Carolla Show celebrates its 10th anniversary this year.

Carolla said, “I started podcasting 10 years ago to escape working for ‘the man.’ Since the time I teamed up with PodcastOne six years ago, they’ve brought advertisers and audience to our business. They’ve been a sensational partner. Now that they’re leading the industry, I’m not working for ‘the man,’ I’m working with ‘a man,’ and we have a history that goes back nearly three decades. It’s a true partnership, and I can’t wait for the growth that we’ll achieve together over the next five years.”

“I met Adam over 25 years ago when I signed him to Loveline at Westwood One,” said PodcastOne Chairman & CEO, and Westwood One founder, Norm Pattiz. “He’s charted the way for the many who have come after him in podcasting and it’s great to continue our partnership. He is the all-time revenue leader, and the all-time most downloaded podcaster. Plus, he’s the hardest-working guy in podcasting. The next five years are sure to bring more growth, success and surprises.”


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