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‘WTF With Marc Maron’ Podcast Inks 3-Year Deal With Acast

Marc Maron has struck a three-year deal with Acast to host, monetize and distribute the comedian’s hit podcast, WTF With Marc Maron. As part of the deal, which begins on July 1, WTF will also offer bonus content, merchandise and live event offerings via Acast+, the podcast company’s subscription service. The back catalogue of WTF, currently available without ads on SiriusXM’s […]

BuzzFeed Studios Plans Its Next Major Podcast Push, Inks Deal With Acast (Exclusive)

BuzzFeed Studios and the podcast company Acast have struck a multiyear deal that will see the two companies collaborating on a slate of six shows. While BuzzFeed will be responsible for the content, Acast will primarily lead the production, distribution and monetization of the shows across platforms. Additional premium content will also be available to […]

Anna Faris Inks Deal With Acast for ‘Unqualified’ Podcast (Exclusive)

Anna Faris has inked a deal with the podcast service Acast that will see her use dynamic ad insertions across each ad and sponsorship segment in her show Anna Faris Is Unqualified. With Acast, advertisers will be able to use the company’s advertising marketplace or use the in-house creative team to place premium ad spots across the […]

Where Podcast Producers May Turn for Deals in 2022

If 2020 and 2021 were the years Hollywood stars proved their mettle in podcasting, 2022 could be the year top influencers find their stride in audio. A survey of U.S. listeners by Acast and Nielsen finds nearly 40 percent of respondents said they wanted podcasts from YouTubers and influencers, outranking interest in shows from music […]