4 min readJan 19, 2023


Audioboom extends content partnerships with hit shows.

NEW YORK, NY — JANUARY 19, 2023 — Audioboom, the leading global podcast network has renewed partnerships with hit shows including; The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe, RELAX! with Colleen Ballinger and Erik Stocklin, and Two Hot Takes.

Mike Rowe has extended his successful partnership with Audioboom. Since joining Audioboom’s Creator network in September 2021, The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe has been downloaded over 50 million times. Originally launched in 2016, the show ranks in Triton Digital’s US Podcast Report Top 40. Listeners of the podcast tune in for Rowe’s in-depth and revealing conversations with New York Times best-selling authors, former members of the Secret Service, award-winning actors, and more.

“Since partnering with Audioboom, my podcast has done nothing but grow,” says Rowe. “It’s so nice in this crazy business to partner with people who do exactly what they say they’re going to do.”

RELAX! with Colleen Ballinger & Erik Stocklin was introduced by Audioboom in January 2021 and has seen incredible success with more than 40 million listens since launch. The podcast features popular YouTube Content Creator Colleen Ballinger aka Miranda Sings and her husband Erik relaxing with listeners and discussing home life, their relationship, parenting tales, and more. RELAX! and Audioboom have extended their partnership through 2025.

“We are delighted to announce an extension of our commitment with Audioboom,” says Ballinger and Stocklin. “We are thankful for our partnership with this amazing platform to bring listeners episodes for another two years and share the only hour we have to “ourselves” every week.”

The host and producer of hit podcast, Two Hot Takes will continue to partner with Audioboom until 2025. Host Morgan Absher found fame on Tik Tok in 2020, amassing 3.3 million followers. Her popularity seamlessly translated to the podcasting space when Two Hot Takes took the internet by storm in 2021. Absher and co-hosts provide hot takes on the juiciest Reddit relationship, life, and AITA stories. Since launching in November 2021, the podcast has received over 27 million downloads on the Audioboom Creator network. Absher and Audioboom will also partner on new shows including Two Idiot Girls and Father Knows Something.

“I’m so happy to be staying in the Audioboom family,” says Absher. “They’ve done a great job hosting my podcast Two Hot Takes over the past year, and I can’t wait to see how we continue to grow it together.”

“Audioboom powers podcasting for the biggest brands and most creative talent in the space,” said Brendan Regan, Audioboom’s Chief Content Officer. “2023 is off to an incredible start with our latest slate of returning shows who have proven year after year their commitment to delivering great content while Audioboom delivers value to our creators through our technology, monetization, distribution and production platform.”

About Audioboom

Audioboom is a global leader in podcasting — our shows are downloaded more than 130 million times each month by 34 million unique listeners around the world. Audioboom is ranked as the fourth largest podcast publisher in the U.S. by Edison Research.

Audioboom’s ad-tech and monetisation platform underpins a scalable content business that provides commercial services for a premium network of 250 top tier podcasts, with key partners including ‘Casefile True Crime’ (US), ‘True Crime Obsessed’ (US), ‘No Such Thing As A Fish’ (UK), and ‘The Cycling Podcast’ (UK).

Audioboom Studios is a slate of content produced by Audioboom including ‘F1: Beyond The Grid’’, ‘RELAX!’, ‘Covert’, ‘It’s Happening with Snooki & Joey’, ‘Mafia’, and ‘What Makes A Killer’.

Audioboom operates internationally, with operations and global partnerships across North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. The platform allows content to be distributed via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Pandora, Amazon Music, Deezer, Google Podcasts, iHeartRadio, RadioPublic, Saavn, Stitcher, Facebook and Twitter as well as a partner’s own websites and mobile apps.

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