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Audible is expanding its scripted comedy slate with six new original comedy podcasts set to release through 2022. These new shows join the 11 already on the Audible comedy roster. Here are the details on all six…

MIDDLESPACE: The Rebels Attack, And Then The Other Side Attacks As Well Listen to the Audio Trailer HERE Premiere: November 18, 2021 Created, written, and directed by: Paul Lieberstein Produced by: Audible Originals and Above Average Productions

Starship Captain George Cottonhammer (Will Forte) is bored by his job, annoys his staff, and daydreams about opening an intergalactic burger franchise. But the Captain’s life changes forever when he refuses to answer an intergalactic distress call that turns out to be a trap, giving the universe’s least likely hero a chance to actually become one.

Cast: Will Forte,** Sunita Mani**, Cheri OteriWyatt CenacClark DukeGillian JacobsChris SmithRainn WilsonJohn MalkovichAlex MoffatAmanda LundCooper FosterDave AhdootFortune FeimsterGeorge BladonJanine PorebaJon GabrusLennon Parham, and** Paul Lieberstein**.

CHRISTMAS DELIVERY Listen to the Audio Trailer HERE Premiere: December 16, 2021 Created and written by: Achilles Stamatelaky Produced by: Audible Originals and Broadway Video Enterprises

Beth Briny, a grouchy restaurant courier working the Christmas Eve shift, (Gillian Jacobs) is forced to learn the true “reason for the season” when she and Andy Pepper, a holiday-loving stranger, (Sam Richardson) stumble upon a Christmas Carol-esque adventure — delivering to people from Beth’s past, present, and future.

Cast: Gillian JacobsSam RichardsonJaneane GarofaloJ.K. SimmonsAshley TisdaleDustin MilliganPadma LakshmiJames Monroe InglegartJackie Hoffman and Harry Shum Jr.

SELF CENTER Premiere: January 13, 2022 Created by: Matthew Chauncey Written by: Matthew Chauncey, Julie Greiner, Keerthi Harishankar, and Agathe Panaretos Produced by: Audible Originals and Team Coco

On Meg Everman’s (Judy Greer) 40th birthday, she decides to treat herself to a weekend retreat hosted by SLF-CNTR, a health and beauty lifestyle brand led by celebrated model-turned-wellness-thought-leader, Enid Hargrove (Kim Cattrall). But when the weekend’s itinerary of “spa treatments” begin to seem more like a torture sequence from a Saw movie, Meg suspects that Enid’s apparently eternal youth might have sinister and supernatural origins.

Cast:** Judy Greer**,** Kim Cattrall**, Jane LynchAparna NancherlaAndy RichterHari NefJoel Kim BoosterLaci MosleyJackie HoffmanAnnaleigh AshfordAshley ParkMatt ObergJosh RubenJessica ChaffinMisty MonroeRichie MoriartyMarieve Herington, and Katie Hartman.

LEM CAN HELP Premiere: February 10, 2022 Created by: Joe Rumrill Directed by: Peter Grosz| Produced by: Audible Originals and Broadway Video Enterprises

Convinced your house is haunted? Feeling unmotivated at work? Nervous to ask your crush on a date? LEM CAN HELP! Lem Bennings (Fred Armisen) tackles life’s big questions on his popular advice podcast. Callers from around the world look to Lem for his insights on a range of topics including career management, personal finance, dating, hygiene, and home and car maintenance. Along the way, he interviews experts (played by comedians) and passes along their wisdom to his listeners. Open your heart, mind and ears to Lem’s incomparable guidance. Finally, you have his undivided attention—just so long as he isn’t pressed for time, of course.

Cast: Stars Fred Armisen with guests: Maria Bamford, Vanessa Bayer,** Beck Bennett**, Mike HanfordPatti HarrisonTim Heidecker,** Tim Kalpakis**, Rachel Pegram,** Megan Stalter, Drew Tarver**,and** Reggie Watts**.

SUMMER IN ARGYLE Premiere: March 10, 2022 Created and written by: Bob Odenkirk & Nate Odenkirk Directed by: Tim Kalpakis Creative Producer & Original Music: Eban Schletter (Mr. Show) Executive Producer: Naomi Odenkirk Produced by: Audible Originals and Above Average

Summer in Argyle introduces us to Argyle, Ohio—a town full of strange people and places, where not a single resident has ever won anything. Naturally, the town that comes in second loves its substitute athletes, none more prominent than the high schooler Richie McDonough. So when he dies mysteriously at the July 4th Hotdog Eating Contest in 2013, the community is shaken to its core.

_Argyle _has it all: The DMV that is also a fancy restaurant. The world’s largest lost and found. And a doctor who is a children’s magician.

Cast: Bob OdenkirkBrian PosehnAndrew FreidmanTim RobinsonCarl TartStephanie CourtneyStephanie HsuDavid CrossMary Hollis InbodenTom KennyJill TalleyJohn EnnisAbelina Sabrina RiosLyric LewisAasia Lashay BullockMichael NaughtonPaul F TompkinsTim KalpakisTed GradyGus GradyChris McGahaDashiell McGaha-Schletter, and Zoe McGaha-Schletter.

BLOOD WEED Premiere: April 20, 2022 Created and written by: Dan Abramson & Matt Klinman Produced by: Audible Originals and Above Average

A charismatic young entrepreneur, Chase Stapp (Haley Joel Osment), starts a designer cannabis brand and has high hopes of disrupting the entire industry. But when a powerful criminal organization shows up and makes Chase an offer he can’t refuse, his dream, his company, and his life are all thrown into danger.

Cast: Hugo ArmstrongHaley Joel OsmentClayton EnglishNatalie PalamidesNeil KaplanZach CherryMaria BakalovaAaron JacksonKimberly Hebert GregoryGary RichardsonJames UrbaniakLennon ParhamGeorge BasilMitra Jouhari, and Natasha Vaynblat.

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