Comedy Central Is Launching Its Own Podcast Network
Comedy Central is getting into the podcasting game. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the network has teamed up with Earwolf’s home Midroll Media to launch its very own podcast network, which will include “brand extensions” of existing shows as well as new and original content. First up is the launch of The Jim Jefferies Show Podcast, which debuts on platforms like Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, and more today. Here’s the initial lineup for Comedy Central’s upcoming podcast slate:
The Jim Jefferies Show – The show will feature exclusive weekly post-show discussions of the late-night series with Jefferies and his guests and/or writers. From a deeper dive into to show topics to jokes that didn’t make the cut to far-ranging conversations beyond the show, listeners will get a glimpse into Jim’s mind.
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah: Ears Edition – This daily podcast will feature a highlight segment from the prior night of the The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, as well as the extended interview.
The Daily Show Original Mini-Series (title still TBD) – This limited mini-series is a comedic, in-depth look at a particular topic from The Daily Show with Trevor Noah team, anchored by their signature brand of insight, depth and wit.
History of the Roast – Based on Comedy Central’s Roast franchise, this podcast mini-series will examine a specific roast each episode. We will take fans behind-the-scenes with exclusive backstory including audio clips and potential interviews with talent, writers and producers.
Up Next – Based on Comedy Central’s Up Next stand-up discovery franchise, this podcast will highlight rising Comedy Central talent with potential live recordings from NY and LA showcases.