“Serial” Podcast Season 3 Coming Sept. 20

In Season Three, Serial is taking on the whole criminal justice system: a year inside the Cleveland criminal courts. It’s one courthouse, told week by week. The first two episodes of Season Three will drop September 20; subsequent episodes will be released weekly, on Thursdays.

Poet Laureate Brings Culture To Podcast World

U.S. Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner Tracy K. Smith is bringing the power of poetry to listeners around the globe as host of the new weekday podcast and radio feature The Slowdown.

Panoply, Vox Teaming Up

Vox Media has selected Panoply as a partner for podcast distribution and monetization. Vox will use Panoply’s podcast platform, Megaphone, to host and distribute its entire lineup of podcasts across the Vox Media Podcast Network.

Five New Podcasts From Silverfish

Silverfish Media and Compass Media are collaborating on five new podcasts, including a podcast from country artist Tracy Lawrence called The Honky Tonkin.

ABC News Tackles The Mueller Investigation

It’s been the biggest story in America for the better part of two years. The Mueller investigation. A probe to determine whether there was Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, and now the subject of a podcast from ABC News.

12 Million Kills

Congrats to “Monster: The Zodiac Killer.” Season two, Atlanta Monster, an iHeartRadio original, created by Tenderfoot TV, has surpassed 12 million downloads in only two months. All in, both seasons, the series has 60 million downloads.

Wondery, UMG To Develop Podcasts Together

Universal Music Group and Wondery have signed an agreement to develop premium original podcasts that will draw on UMG’s deep music catalog as well as its hefty roster of artists and labels.

Entercom, Cadence13 Honor Veterans

Entercom and and Cadence13 are launching an original podcast called To War and Back, which explores the lives of three combat veterans and their journeys on the battlefield and on their return home. The full six-episode series will launch exclusively on Radio.com.  

Leading Lady Of Sports Analysis

Bonnie-Jill Laflin, the NBA’s first and only female scout, will co-host a new podcast called The Weekly Pass, from Westwood One.

“Marvels” Expands Super-Hero Universe

Marvel New Media and podcast listening service Stitcher have announced Marvels, a new Marvel fictional podcast series, launching in fall 2019.The 10-episode series will be available exclusively on Stitcher Premium until 2020

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