Audacy Launches “The Best Football Show” on Digital Platform
New Daily Podcast and Compilation of Top Football Audio Follows Months of Successful Sports Podcast Launches and Record Audience Growth for Audacy’s 2400Sports Podcast Studio
PHILADELPHIA, PA – October 25, 2022 – Audacy (NYSE: AUD) has announced the launch of “The Best Football Show,” a daily podcast designed to cover the most topical things throughout the NFL and college football landscape. The 15-minute daily show, hosted by SportsRadio 94WIP (WIP-FM) Eagles reporter and host of the Go Birds podcast Eliot Shorr-Parks, will be available on the Audacy app and wherever you get your podcasts, effective immediately.
“The Best Football Show” podcast will also curate the best clips of top NFL and college football news from Audacy’s category-leading portfolio of over 40 national and team-based football podcasts and 41 sports radio stations into a daily feed, ensuring fans are kept up to date throughout the season. For a full list of episodes, please click here.
“We are excited to marry the unique perspectives of Eliot Shorr-Parks with the full breadth of our robust podcast network and iconic sports brands,” said Matthew Volk, Senior Vice President of Sports, Audacy. “This launch provides our fans with the most topical, entertaining and complete coverage from the people who live and breathe the sport.”
“Having been an avid football fan my whole life, and covering the NFL for 10 seasons, I know no other sport offers such a crazy daily rollercoaster of news, rumors, and of course, games like the NFL and college football,” said Shorr-Parks. “On ‘The Best Football Show’ podcast, I can’t wait to discuss each moment with fans while also bringing them unique content from around the sport.”
This news comes on the heels of Audacy announcing a series of special on-air and digital programming to kick off football season. Since April 1, the company has launched over 70 original sports podcasts, with plans to launch over 20 additional titles in the coming weeks.
Audacy’s sports podcast downloads grew over 50% from August to September, with the company’s 2400Sports original podcasts seeing 14 consecutive weeks of week-over-week growth.
Audacy is the unrivaled leader in sports radio, reaching three times more people than the leading competitor. Audacy is the #1 sports radio ownership group, which owns and operates 41 all-sports stations across the U.S., including WFAN 101.9 FM/660 AM (WFAN-FM/AM) in New York, SportsRadio 94WIP (WIP-FM) in Philadelphia and 670 The Score (WSCR-AM) in Chicago. Its unparalleled broadcast portfolio reaches nearly 30 million sports fans monthly and boasts the nation’s leading collection of radio play-by-play coverage. Audacy is the flagship home of 41 professional teams and over 50 Division 1 collegiate programs, including the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox, Dallas Cowboys and Kansas City Chiefs, Golden State Warriors and Chicago Bulls, University of Michigan and University of Oregon, among others.
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