New: Shows That Go the (Social) Distance

Despite the uncertainty surrounding the past few weeks, our partners have been working hard to produce podcasts that provide a welcome distraction for listeners. Contact your seller or email hello@midroll.com to secure your inventory!

New Shows

No Stupid Questions – “Freakonomics Radio” host Stephen Dubner and author of the New York Times bestseller “Grit,” Angela Duckworth, have teamed up to address some of the quandaries that their highly-educated listeners might be too timid to ask. Duckworth’s extensive research (detailed in her 20-million-times-viewed TED Talk) will be the driving force behind hosts’ actionable advice.

Julie’s Library – Cultural icon Julie Andrews and her daughter, award-winning writer and arts educator Emma Walton Hamilton, have come up with a screen-free solution for families hoping to keep their children engaged! Hear Julie describe the new storytelling podcast firsthand in her Today Show” interview.

Bonanas for Bonanaza! – Seasoned podcasters Andy Daly (Comedy Central’s “Review”), Maria Bamford (Netflix’s “Lady Dynamite”) and Matt Gourley (“Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend”) are masterminding the ultimate character-driven podcast. It’s “Comedy Bang Bang,” laugh-out-loud humor meets intricate “Hello From the Magic Tavern” character development.

The Wire: Way Down in The Hole – While searching for ways to stay entertained, many have found comfort in re-visiting shows they know and love… like “The Wire!” And, lucky for us, The Ringer’s own Jemele Hill and Van Lathan are breaking down every episode of the series.

FACTORIOUS – Now more than ever, we all could use a lighthearted distraction. Endeavor Audio Network’s new trivia game is perfect for everyone! Host Matt Iseman (NBC’s “American Ninja Warrior”) gives contestants the clues, facts and first letter of the answer. All they have to do is put the pieces together!

Trending Now

Behind the Billions – Brian Koppelman and David Levien give a behind-the-scenes look into “Billions,” Season 5. Following each episode’s airing on Showtime, the podcast will unpack the writing of the script, exclusive stories from production, the ideas behind the music cues and much more.

Making the Call – As our policymakers, medical experts, and first responders grapple with the choices forced upon us by COVID-19, Dr. Zeke Emanuel and Dr. Jonathan Moreno will guide listeners on the code of ethics that are the backbone of modern medicine.

Perennial Favorites

Urgent Care – Despite being completely unqualified to offer advice, comedians Joel Kim Booster and Mitra Jouhari were recently praised in a New York Times roundup of love and relationship podcasts! Apparently, people have nowhere else to turn.

 

 

Comments are closed.