“StarTalk Playing with Science” Debuts on the Midroll Roster

The “StarTalk Playing with Science” podcast debuted February 1 on the StarTalk podcast network, home to astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson’s “StarTalk Radio” and “StarTalk All-Stars,” hosted by a revolving slate of scientists and science educators including Bill Nye. The show joins the Midroll roster for exclusive representation to advertisers. Hosted by comedian and fan-favorite “StarTalk” co-host Chuck Nice and sportscaster and former professional soccer player Gary O’Reilly, “StarTalk Playing with Science” is where geeks and jocks…

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John Tesh, Connie Sellecca and Gib Gerard launch podcast, ‘Intelligence For Your Life’

The unique, research-driven program delivers real-life knowledge and expert advice on health and wellness, personal development, relationships and more. LOS ANGELES – John Tesh, Connie Sellecca and Gib Gerard are bringing their “Intelligence For Your Life” to podcasting. The podcast is based on the hugely popular syndicated radio programs, “The John Tesh Radio Show” and “Intelligence for Your Health with Connie Sellecca,” heard on more than 350 stations nationwide by 23 million listeners per week.…

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Casper Presents Earwolf’s New “In Your Dreams with Chris Gethard”

Comedian Chris Gethard explores the sometimes twisted minds of his listeners and unravels the mysteries of their dreams in a brand new, eight-episode Earwolf podcast, “In Your Dreams with Chris Gethard,” presented exclusively by mattress company Casper. Gethard has already proven himself adept at engaging listeners in deep and funny long-form conversation in his popular Earwolf podcast, “Beautiful Stories from Anonymous People.” With “In Your Dreams,” he sharpens his focus on the unconscious lives of…

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Now Hear This podcast festival announces full lineup by day, adds single-day ticket options

LOS ANGELES – The industry’s newest festival and celebration of podcasting, Now Hear This, is unveiling its full daily schedule of live stage performances, including new additions from NPR’s slate of hit podcasts, for the Oct. 28-30 event in Anaheim, California. With more than 30 performers on six stages over three days, Now Hear This offers fans the opportunity to meet their favorite top-tier podcast personalities within the comedy, pop culture, in-depth journalism and fictional…

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Midroll Media announces new programming, sponsorship opportunities at Podcast Upfront

NEW YORK CITY – Midroll Media, the leader in podcast creation, advertising and distribution, today unveiled a new slate of podcasts to agency and brand executives at the IAB Podcast Upfront event. Midroll is now the advertising rep firm for nearly 300 top-rated podcasts, presenting the largest reach for advertisers that want to tap into the podcast industry’s valuable demographics. Midroll represents 20 percent of the iTunes Top 100, more than its next three competitors combined,…

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