Audible Inc. announced a development deal with Kenya Barris and his production company, Khalabo Ink Society to create original scripted fiction, unscripted nonfiction, audio-documentary, and journalistic audio. Khalabo Ink Society has launched a dedicated audio content division in support of the deal.
PodcastOne announced that they're producing and distributing a true-crime series from writer/director Barbara Schroeder, of Netflix's Evil Genius, called Bad, Bad Thing, a story about love, betrayal, obsession, and murder launching June 30, 2021.
The British and Irish Lions’ tour to South Africa in 1997 is a legendary story in rugby history about how a group of young upstarts banded together to upset the reigning World Champions. Inside the Tour - The Lions 1997 now tells that story.
The Audible Original podcast Coupledom with Idris and Sabrina Elba is set to launch on June 24th as actor Idris Elba and his partner Sabrina Elba talk to other famous couples over a six-episode season to explore what makes relationships work.
Chinese company Lizhi announced that they've launched their self-named podcast Lizhi on the Tencent WeScenario in-car platform. WeScenario is an app-based Internet for Vehicles ecosystem built by Tencent that updates in the cloud.
CUMULUS MEDIA and DCP Entertainment launched the eight-episode podcast Who Was Prince? hosted by music journalist Touré and built around interviews with people who were close to him to reveal a fuller portrait of the revered musical icon.
From Deadline, Sean Hayes Hazy Mill Productions, and YouTube parody star Randy Rainbow are teaming up on a podcast with no announced name yet, but they will attempt to create an audio version of Rainbow's popular video parodies.
Comedian Patton Oswalt and his wife actress Meredith Salenger launched the first two episodes of their show Did You Get My Text? about how the pair text each other more than they talk in person.
Neon Hum, partnering with Sony Music Entertainment, released the first two episodes of the new season of their investigative documentary podcast series Smoke Screen. This season is called I Am Rama looking at the story of the controversial spiritual guru.
From Colorado Public Radio, Systemic is a new 4-part podcast on the people working to change how policing is done from the inside and the outside of the system. Systemic provides a look at key facets of the conversations around police reform.