Gilbert Gottfried’s podcast will premiere new episodes first on SiriusXM

Gilbert Gottfried’s Amazing Colossal Podcast! will start airing its newest episodes exclusively on SiriusXM a week before they hit your ears anywhere else. Gottfried’s got actress and director Marsha Mason talking with him and Frank Santopa…

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The Onion launching daily podcast in 2020 via Sony Music

Wait. The Onion doesn’t already have a regular podcast? How is that possible? Oh, right, they’re owned by the same company that just killed Deadspin. Anyhow. In brighter news, The Onion is teaming up with Sony Music Entertainment to launch …

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Announcing TLB Records

The Laugh Button has corralled 800 Pound Gorilla Records and Robert Kelly’s RiotCast Podcast Network into launching a new, joint record label called TLB Records. They’ll debut formally next week with the release of Mike Feeney’s &#822…

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Will Ferrell launching comedy podcast network, Big Money Players

Will Ferrell, who recently launched his own podcast under the guise of Anchorman’s Ron Burgundy, is now ready to assemble his own comedy podcast team. Ferrell announced a new deal with iHeartMedia to launch Big Money Players Network. “The iHeartP…

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For October 2019, SiriusXM Channel 105 becomes “The Johnny Carson Channel”

Starting Oct. 1, 2019, and lasting only for that month, SiriusXM is launching The Johnny Carson Channel on SiriusXM Channel 105, featuring the top, handpicked episodes of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. Back in Carson’s day, a spot on hi…

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Al Franken back on the air with SiriusXM weekly show

For his next act, former U.S. Sen. and former Saturday Night Live writer and performer Al Franken is back in front of a microphone. Franken will host a weekly radio show starting this Saturday on SiriusXM. The Al Franken Show will air at 10 a.m. Easter…

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National Lampoon Radio Hour relaunching as podcast led by Cole Escola, Jo Firestone

The National Lampoon Radio Hour, whose initial run in 1973-74 included writing and performances from the likes of John Belushi, Christopher Guest, Anne Beatts, Gilda Radner, Chevy Chase, Bill Murray, Harold Ramis and more, is coming back as a podcast. …

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Trevor Moore gets summer tryout on SiriusXM with Comedy Central Radio

On Wednesday nights this month, Comedy Central and SiriusXM are trying out a new half-hour interactive comedy program, The Trevor Moore Show, fronted by Moore. The premise? Moore, comedians, experts, internet folk heroes and the general public tackle s…

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Highlights from Andy Kindler’s 2019 State of the Industry at Just For Laughs Montreal

This year, Ron Funches had the honors of introducing Andy Kindler at Just For Laughs, and Funches took a few of his own swings at the comedy industry before letting Kindler deliver his 2019 State of the Industry in Montreal. Or as Funches ribbed, &#822…

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Fortune Feimster and Tom Papa to anchor weekday morning show for Netflix’s new SiriusXM radio channel

Netflix’s new SiriusXM radio channel, Netflix Is A Joke Radio (ch. 93), will get its own live weekday morning show next Monday (July 15, 2019), hosted by stand-up comedians Tom Papa and Fortune Feimster live from Los Angeles. What A Joke with Pap…

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