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Conan O’Brien Sells Podcast Business to SiriusXM for $150M

The deal will see podcasts like 'Conan O'Brien Needs a Friend' and 'Parks and Recollection' move to the satellite radio firm. O'Brien will also produce a comedy channel for the company.

Lea Seydoux Talks Cannes, ‘Crimes of the Future’ and ‘Emmanuelle’ at Live ‘Awards Chatter’ Recording

The conversation for Scott Feinberg's popular Hollywood Reporter podcast took place in the Campari lounge and was co-presented by THR and SAG-AFTRA in association with OuterInsight.

Vice Media’s Kate Osborn Joins Kaleidoscope Podcast Startup

Osborn, who most recently oversaw Vice's global audio division, will be the podcast company's evp, head of podcast development.

Apple Podcasts to Allow Third-Party Providers to Upload Directly to Platform in Push for Subscription Product

The feature, which launches this fall, is meant to help creators more easily distribute their podcasts on Apple and encourage podcasters to use the platform's subscription offering.

Do You Have a Development Deal With Audible Yet?

The subscription platform, now powered by Amazon, is bolstering stars’ production shingles, releasing originals and boasts a greater degree of creative freedom: “We can take much more risk and say, ‘Let’s try that and let’s see.’”

Spotify Revamps Podcast Leadership, Promotes Bill Simmons and Max Cutler

Julie McNamara will continue to oversee original content and major studio partnerships, while Simmons and Cutler will take on expanded roles in sports content and creator partnerships, respectively.

Paradiso Media Podcast Network Signs With CAA (Exclusive)

The network's upcoming series, 'Conference Call,' will premiere this June at the Tribeca Film Festival.

George Clooney’s Smokehouse Pictures Strikes Development Deal With Audible (Exclusive)

The 'Argo' and 'The Ides of March' production company will create a slate of original audio projects with the Amazon-owned company.

Former ‘GMA’ and ‘World News’ Anchor Charlie Gibson Returning to ABC News … As a Podcast Host (Exclusive)

Gibson will host 'The Book Case' with his daughter Kate Gibson. The debut episode will feature an interview with Oprah Winfrey.

Cinedigm Expands Bloody Disgusting Podcast Network With Producer Hire

Pacific Obadiah, who previously helped create two podcasts for the streamer's horror banner, will identify IP for adaptations and oversee production.

Warner Music Group Launches Podcast Network With Shows Led by Lupita Nyong’o, Jason Derulo

The network, called Interval Presents, will be led by Allan Coye, WMG's senior vp digital strategy and business development.

Spotify’s Parcast Union Members Vote Unanimously to Ratify First Contract

The deal establishes two percent annual salary increases, a 12-hour rest period between work days, diversity, equity and inclusion gains and language intended to help workers advance in their careers.