ESPN Podcasts Smashes Monthly Record

ESPN Podcasts set a record for a single in September, with 39.3 million IAB compliant downloads, as measured by RawVoice. The number reflects an increase of 50% over September 2017. The previous record for a single month was 36.0 million set in May of this year.

Hubbard’s KSHE Launches First Podcast

Here's a very cool idea for a podcast coming from the folks at Hubbard. KSHE-FM in St. Louis is launching The KSHE Tapes, the station's first official podcast. The podcast is being hosted by KSHE morning man John Ulett and APD/afternoon drive host Favazz. The duo will explore the back-stories and interviews heard on KSHE over the past 50-plus years.

Kate Gouldin “Plays Dr. Doolittle” For iHeart’s “Creature Feature”

On Thursday, iHeartRadio and HowStuffWorks announced the upcoming debut of a new iHeartRadio original podcast called Creature Feature. Hosted by comedian Katie Gouldin, the show examines the link between animal behavior and human psychology. It premieres October 31.

Westwood Keeps Growing Its Podcast Network

Westwood One is adding yet another podcast to its growing lineup. The Team Never Quit podcast is now part of the Westwood One Podcast Network. Team Never Quit is a one-hour weekly original podcast co-hosted by former Navy SEALs Marcus Luttrell and David Rutherford. They've already hosted over 100 episodes.

Podcast Looks At The “Religion” Of Sports

Cadence13 has announced the launch of Why Sports Matter, a new podcast series hosted by filmmaker Gotham Chopra. The podcast is presented by Religion of Sports, the sports media company co-founded by Chopra, along with football greats Tom Brady and Michael Strahan.

Maddow’s “Bag Man” Coming To TuneIn October 30

TuneIn announced Tuesday that it has been selected to exclusively represent sales opportunities in conjunction with Rachel Maddow’s podcast, Bag Man: A Rachel Maddow Original Podcast, which will be available Tuesday, October 30.

New Podcast To Feature Los Angeles Identities

Our/Los Angeles, a distillery in the Los Angeles Arts District and the sixth micro-distillery in the Our/Vodka family, is launching its own podcast and an accompanying ‘zine illustrated by local artist Adam Villacin.

Spicer & Pavlich Think Everything’s Going To Be All Right

Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer and political commentator Katie Pavlich have signed an agreement with Entercom to launch a new show called Everything’s Going To Be All Right, on October 22.

iHeart, Kevin Pollack Bring On The Laughter

Who couldn’t use a laugh these days? With that in mind, iHeartRadio has announced a new improv comedy podcast, hosted by award-winning comedian and actor Kevin Pollak.

The End Of The World Coming November 7

If you want to give your brain a good workout, check out iHeartMedia's The End of the World (in collaboration with HowStuffWorks). The new podcast will be hosted by Josh Clark, co-host of the award-winning podcast Stuff You Should Know.

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