Audible Expands Podcasting Slate


Audiobooks king Audible has unveiled a new slate of new scripted Audible Originals, set to debut this summer. One of the new shows, Yard Work, is performed by Kevin Bacon.

The lineup of scripted dramas and comedy series includes the period drama Phreaks, the original novella Yard Work, the dark comedy Eat Sh*t Kenny Daniels, and the comedy Vroom Vroom.

“We strive to take the art of audio storytelling to the next level with all Audible Originals,” said David Blum, editor-in-chief of Audible Originals. “Each of these projects feature narratives written and performed to create intimate and unique listening experiences, and showcase an extraordinary roster of talented performers and artists.” He added: “We are proud to introduce these new programs to our listeners, and add them to Audible’s growing library of scripted series that offer listeners the premium content they’ve come to expect.”