August 08, 2019
iHeartMedia Debuts ‘Sunday Night Podcasts,’ Airing Top Podcasts on Broadcast Radio Stations Across the Country Every Sunday
The Series Will Feature Multiple Genres from Comedy and True Crime to History and Culture, And Kicks Off This Sunday with “The Ron Burgundy Podcast” Broadcasting on 270 iHeartMedia Stations Nationwide, Reaching Millions of New Listeners
Sunday Night Podcasts will debut with season two, episode one of “The Ron Burgundy Podcast,” an iHeartRadio Original Podcast co-produced by iHeartMedia and Funny Or Die, this
Sunday Night Podcasts is part of iHeartMedia’s innovative “Podcast, Meet Broadcast” initiative that utilizes the company’s unparalleled consumer reach to introduce the rapidly growing podcast sector to iHeartMedia’s quarter of a billion monthly broadcast listeners. The upcoming Sunday Night Podcasts include but are not limited to:
(Broadcast times and podcasts vary by station format)
- “The Ron Burgundy Podcast"
- “Stuff You Should Know”
- “Ridiculous History”
- “Atlanta Monster”
- “Stuff You Missed in History Class”
- “Math & Magic: Stories from the Frontiers of Marketing”
“Whine Down with
- “Hell and Gone”
- “The Ben and Ashley I. Almost Famous Podcast”
- “Happy Face”
“We’re thrilled to bring some of the world’s best and most popular podcasts to our broadcast listeners every Sunday,” said
iHeartMedia’s “Podcast, Meet Broadcast” strategy has shown proven results with shows like the hit true-crime podcast “Disgraceland,” which aired on more than 70 Classic Rock broadcast radio stations in March of this year and saw a massive increase in listening yielding more than double the amount of the podcast’s typical downloads in the week following the broadcast. In addition, iHeartMedia has premiered episodes of “Family Secrets” and “Monster: The Zodiac Killer” exclusively on iHeartMedia’s broadcast radio stations across the country before they were available anywhere else.
iHeartMedia first leveraged its “Podcast, Meet Broadcast” strategy in
iHeartMedia has continued to invest heavily in podcasting, from acquiring HowStuffWorks in 2018 to producing an ongoing slate of new iHeartRadio Original shows like “The Ron Burgundy Podcast,” “Disgraceland,” “Chelsea Handler: Life will be the Death of Me,” “Noble Blood” and “Committed,” as well as fostering over a hundred shows from its on-air talent like the popular “Bobbycast” and “The Breakfast Club” radio show podcasts. These shows are distributed on all major podcast platforms, including the iHeartRadio app, which additionally distributes more than 250,000 shows.
iHeartMedia is the number one audio company in
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