New: Shows That Brighten Our Moods

At this point in the year, it’s safe to say that we could all use a little lift! Thankfully, these shows have been keeping audiences in high spirits — whether breaking down news and television through a comedic lens or identifying the benefits of recurring grocery store trips and long-distance friendships. Contact your seller or email hello@midroll.com to secure your inventory.

New Shows

Watch What Crappens – With 2.5 million monthly downloads, Watch What Crappens, which features two funny friends dishing about Bravo shows, is in a podcast league of its own. Hosted by comedy writers Ben Mandelker and Ronnie Karam, the show has accumulated a loyal female-skewing audience of reality-entertainment lovers, and listenership only continues to grow.

Full Release with Samantha Bee – As a correspondent on “The Daily Show” and host of her own program, “Full Frontal,” Samantha Bee has mastered the art of turning unsettling news headlines into amusing ones. And now, Sam’s unique humor plus insights from political experts will keep her highly-educated audience informed, engaged and laughing through the pain.

Literally! with Rob Lowe – Actor and heartthrob Rob Lowe has long captured a broad audience with his many memorable performances. And now, in “,” he’s breaking down the fourth wall and inviting listeners to get to know him a little better through intimate conversations with his celebrity friends. From go-to recipes to Lowe’s struggles with addiction, nothing is off-limits.

Don’t Ask Tig – Comedian Tig Notaro doesn’t have all the answers, but that won’t stop her from fielding listener’s questions on life’s many challenges. With the help of her friends and the occasional expert, Tig gives her affluent audience (many of whom are fellow parents) guidance on everything from lost love to giving yourself a haircut with toddler scissors.

Trending Now

Groceries – Cooking more meals at home means more trips to the grocery store! And no one knows groceries like Erin Gibson (“Gay of Thrones”) and Bryan Safi (“Modern Family”). The dynamic duo behind Earwolf’s “Throwing Shade” host the new podcast, which is a hilarious, in-depth guide to every foodie’s favorite chore — complete with hot takes on each delivery service and store.

I Said No Gifts – A recent feature in Apple Podcast’s Pride 2020 list, “I Said No Gifts” is a show in which guests disobey the titular instructions by bringing a gift to the recording. This guides the conversation until the mystery item is unwrapped. The curiosity-driven format has completely hooked host Bridger Winegar’s (“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”) loyal, female listeners.

Perennial Favorites

Call Your Girlfriend – Hosts Ann Friedman and Aminatou Sow have been receiving tons of press following the launch of their highly-anticipated, brand-new book “Big Friendship: How We Keep Each Other Close.” The hilarious duo has been inviting their educated, majority-female audience to be a part of their cross-country friendship since the show began in 2014.

Lip Service – A host on the nationally syndicated morning show “The Breakfast Club,” Angela Yee is well-known for conducting stand-out interviews with top talent like Eminem, Nicki Minaj and Chris Rock. So it’s no surprise that her podcast “Lip Service,” which features unfiltered talk about love, dating and everything in between with hip-hop’s biggest stars, has attracted a devoted Black, female audience.

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