From Deadline, Glass Entertainment Group is partnering with Wondery on one new, and one existing show as well as promoting two executives to roles in their podcast division in production, and strategy and development
The new show in the deal is called Bodies in the Ballroom, and it will explore the mysterious family slayings from 1971 in Westfield, NJ, the site of one of a mysterious family slaying. The series will feature interviews with family, friends, investigators, and first responders.
Glass and Wondery will co-produce a second season of the Confronting anthology, whose first season covered the O.J. Simpson case and was downloaded more than 7M times. The second season will be Confronting: Columbine and launch in the spring.
Andrea Gunning, who is Vice President of Business Affairs, will add the role of Head of Podcast Production and Development, while Ben Fetterman, who is Vice President of Business Development, adds Head of Podcast Strategy and Development.
“I am very proud of the growth of our podcast company. We love the opportunity to tell dramatic and emotional stories,” said Nancy Glass, CEO of Glass Entertainment Group. “In their dual roles, both Gunning and Fetterman are charged with creating the versatile, impactful, and easy-to-consume podcasts for which we’re known.”