‘LeVar Burton Reads’ Returns for Season 3 on July 24

“LeVar Burton Reads,” the hit Stitcher podcast, returns for a third season July 24. The beloved “Reading Rainbow” host will help even more millennial adults tick one more item off their bucket lists, when their childhood hero reads reads them a bedtime (or anytime) story. Burton just wrapped up a live reading tour, covered by outlets like Los Angeles Magazine, building even more awareness and excited anticipation for the new season. “LeVar Burton Reads” appeals…

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“Great Women of Business” Coming June 5

We’re always seeing strong demand for business shows, and women are a growing segment of the podcast audience. Parcast is launching a new show that bring it all together, with appeal for anyone seeking meaningful business insights and narratives: “Great Women of Business.” The show applies the network’s proven formula of experienced hosts with great voices telling compelling stories about famous figures. In this case they’re all widely-admired business icons, from Coco Chanel to Mrs.…

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Stephen J. Dubner brings ‘Freakonomics Radio’ podcast to the Stitcher network

NEW YORK CITY – Podcast network and listening platform Stitcher has signed a deal with journalist and best-selling author Stephen J. Dubner to co-produce his long-running and popular “Freakonomics Radio” podcast and to bring the show to the Stitcher network this summer. Stitcher also will work with Dubner to expand the “Freakonomics Radio” brand through existing and new content. “Stitcher has proven itself best-in-class in the podcasting world,” said Dubner. “And they are absolutely packed with…

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Parcast Tops the Charts with Shows Reaching Educated Women

Parcast is a network that you should keep your eyes (and ears) on. Founded in 2016, the network has been killing it in the true crime category, steadily launching shows into the top of the charts, including the hits “Serial Killers” and “Unsolved Murders: True Crime Stories.” Parcast shows are particularly popular with women, who make up 75% of the network’s total listenership, according to Midroll’s demographic survey. Key to the network’s success is knowing…

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Vox and Stitcher Launch Daily Podcast ‘Today, Explained’

“Today, Explained” is a new daily news podcast presented in Vox’s unique explainer style, launching February 19. Each weekday Sean Rameswaram will take you on a deep dive through the most important stories of the day — tackling questions like, why Puerto Rico is still struggling to get power to what a nuclear attack would look like. The show will give you the data, context and history you need to understand the biggest news stories…

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