Audioboom Group PLC
24 October 2019
Audioboom Group plc
("Audioboom", the "Group" or the "Company")
AUDIOBOOM ORIGINALS NETWORK ANNOUNCES AUTUMN SCHEDULE OF NEW CONTENT
Audioboom (AIM: BOOM), the leading global podcast company, is pleased to announce its autumn schedule of original podcasts. This latest wave of both new and returning shows represents an eclectic mix of categories including Parenting, Society and Culture and True Crime.
Brendan Regan, Senior Vice President, Content & Production at Audioboom commented:
"We're thrilled to be closing out 2019 with the continued growth and success of our Audioboom Originals Network.
"Developing new in-house content with original shows including What Makes a Killer and Mafia, along with the launch of Crimecast and For All Moms, has proven that Audioboom continues to be a diversified content creator, collaborating with talent from across the industry."
What Makes A Killer (debuts 31 October 2019): A look into the life and crimes of the world's most infamous serial killers. Featuring interviews with family members, forensic experts, law enforcement personnel and witnesses. From John Wayne Gacy and Jeffrey Dahmer to the "Night Stalker" Richard Ramirez and the Butcher of Plainfield, Ed Gein - What Makes A Killer explores how they became murderers.
FAM: For All Moms (debuts December 2019): A weekly podcast from YouTuber moms Susan Yara and Sharzad Kiadeh about mom life and all that comes with it. With relatable and sometimes embarrassing stories, sound advice, Facebook group Q&As and personal tips from guest experts and fellow moms, Susan and Sharzad help listeners realise they're not alone in the madness of parenthood.
Crimecast (debuts 22 November 2019): Co-produced with Main Event Media, Former Police Detective and host of Investigation Discovery's Breaking Homicide, Derrick Levasseur teams up with Hell and Gone podcast host Catherine Townsend to apply their years of P.I. skills to unpack history's most unforgettable crimes, and relate them to similar cases dominating the current headlines of the week.
Mafia, Season 3 (returns 16 October 2019): Host Fleet Cooper continues the journey into the underworld of organized crime, exploring the lives of the most notorious criminals in history. Mafia is Audioboom's most successful limited series original production to date with more than eight million downloads in the first two seasons. Mafia season three offers up new tales of vice and ambition, delving into the rise and fall of mobsters like Al Capone, Arnold Rothstein and Joe Colombo.
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Audioboom is the leading global podcast company, consolidating the business of on-demand audio, making content accessible, wide-reaching and profitable for podcasters, advertisers and brands. Audioboom operates internationally, with operations and global partnerships across North America, Europe, Asia and Australia, and addresses the issue of disparate podcast services by putting all of the pieces of the puzzle together under one umbrella, creating a user-friendly, economical experience.
Audioboom hosts over 13,000 content channels, with key partners including A+E Networks (US), Associated Press (US), 'Astonishing Legends' (US), 'Casefile True Crime' (AUS), Edith Bowman (UK), 'Felon True Crime Podcast' (AUS), Jonathan Ross (UK), 'Moneycontrol Podcast' (India), 'No Such Thing As A Fish' (UK), Red FM (India), Starburns Audio (US), 'The Cycling Podcast' (UK), 'The Totally Football Show' (UK), 'The True Geordie Podcast' (UK) and 'Undisclosed' (US).
Original content produced by Audioboom includes 'The 45th' (US), 'Covert' (US), 'I Almost Knew That' (India), 'The Psychology Behind with Dr Linda Papadopoulos' (UK), 'Ctrl Alt Win Podcast' (India), 'Deliberations' (US), 'It's Happening with Snooki & Joey' (US), 'Mafia' (US), 'Mission To Zyxx' (US),' Night Call' (US) and 'The Russell Brand Podcast' (UK).
The platform receives over 60 million listens per month and allows partners to share their content via Apple Podcasts, BookMyShow, Deezer, Google Podcasts, iHeartRadio, RadioPublic, Saavn, Spotify, Stitcher, Facebook and Twitter as well as their own websites and mobile apps.
For more information, visit audioboom.com.
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