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AUDIOBOOM ANNOUNCES SUMMER SLATE OF ORIGINAL PODCASTS

Audioboom Celebrates Success of Original Podcast Network with New Show and Returning Fan Favorites

NEW YORK — May 24, 2018 — Audioboom announces its summer slate of original podcasts. This latest wave of new and returning shows represent an eclectic mix of categories including Comedy, Society & Culture, and True Crime.

“There’s no better testament to the success of the Audioboom podcast network than seeing shows we launched in 2017 returning after successful first seasons,” said Brendan Regan, Vice President, U.S. Content & Partnerships at Audioboom. “And we are excited to continue growing the Audioboom podcast network with our newest show Covert.”

Upcoming Audioboom podcasts include:

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Covert (debuts May 29, 2018): Enter a world of action and intrigue with the Covert podcast. From Israel’s plot to foil Syria’s nuclear weapons program to the killing of Osama Bin Laden, host Jamie Renell revisits top secret espionage and military operations from around the world. Each Tuesday listeners will hear stories of history’s greatest special forces missions as told by the soldiers, operatives and journalists who experienced them firsthand.

Mission To Zyxx, Season Two (debuts May 30, 2018): After the thrilling and hilarious events of Season One, the crew of the sentient space vessel Bargarean Jade defect from the Alliance to join the rebellion. Mission To Zyxx stars improv talents from the stage and screen as alien denizens of the Zyxx Quadrant. Upcoming guests include comedians Bobby Moynihan (Saturday Night Live) and Nicole Byer (Loosely Exactly Nicole).

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Mafia, Season Two (debuts June 20, 2018): Host Fleet Cooper takes a journey into the underworld of organized crime, exploring the lives of the most notorious criminals in history. Mafia is Audioboom’s most successful original content production to date with over 175,000 listens per episode in its first season. Season Two offers up new tales of vice and ambition, delving into the rise and fall of mobsters like Carmine Galante, Santo Trafficante, and Albert Anastasia.

Deliberations, Season Three (debuts August 1, 2018): The first improvisational courtroom drama to enter the podcast sphere, Deliberations looks at what really happens when a jury retires to deliberate. Season Three explores the shocking overdose of screen legend, Marilyn Monroe. Was it a suicide or murder? Listen in as the jurors weigh the evidence.

More than 60 million listeners each month download Audioboom podcasts related to audio drama, business, comedy, entertainment, health, music commentary, news and politics, society and culture, sports, technology, television and film, and true crime. Covert joins Casefile, Undisclosed, No Such Thing As A Fish, Astonishing Legends and other top podcasts on the Audioboom platform.

About Audioboom

Audioboom is a global podcasting platform that consolidates the business of on-demand audio, making content accessible, wide-reaching and profitable for podcasters, advertisers and brands. Audioboom operates internationally, with operations across North America, Europe, Asia and Australia, and addresses the issue of disparate podcast services by putting all of the pieces of the puzzle together under one umbrella, creating a user-friendly, economical experience.

Audioboom hosts over 14,000 content channels, with key partners including A+E Networks (US), An Acquired Taste (US), Associated Press (US), Astonishing Legends (US), Casefile True Crime (AUS), Chrisley Confessions(US), Edith Bowman (UK), F1:Beyond The Grid (UK), George Ezra & Friends(UK), Heston Blumenthal (UK), Jonathan Ross (UK), Moneycontrol Podcast(India), No Such Thing As A Fish (UK), Red FM (India), The Cycling Podcast(UK), The Totally Football Show (UK), The True Geordie Podcast (UK) and Undisclosed (US).

Original content produced by Audioboom includes Almost Smart with Vinny (US), And That’s Why We Drink (US), Ctrl Alt Win Podcast (India), Deliberations (US), I Almost Knew That (India), It’s Happening with Snooki & Joey (US), Mafia (US), The 45th (US), The Narrow Caves (US), The Psychology Behind with Dr Linda Papadopoulos (UK) and The Russell Brand Podcast (UK).

The platform receives over 60 million listens per month and allows partners to share their content via Apple Podcasts, BookMyShow, Deezer, Google Podcasts, iHeartRadio, RadioPublic, Saavn, Spotify, Stitcher, Facebook and Twitter as well as their own websites and mobile apps.

For more information, contact marketing@audioboom.com.

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