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September 23, 2021

Cadence13 Launches Weekly Interview Podcast Series with Actress and Producer Ellen Pompeo

On “Tell Me with Ellen Pompeo,” the beloved star of “Grey’s Anatomy” explores important issues with guests from all walks of life including Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Yara Shahidi, and Patrick Dempsey

New York, NY (September 23, 2021)—Leading premium podcast studio, Cadence13, an Audacy company, today announced the launch of Tell Me with Ellen Pompeo, the first-ever podcast from the award-winning actress, and producer Ellen Pompeo, star of ABC’s long-running hit series Grey’s Anatomy.

On the weekly show, she will have candid conversations with a wide range of guests—celebrity and otherwise—giving a platform to important voices and shining a light on people and topics important to her and the world-at-large. Pompeo will invite her guests to tell her what motivates and inspires them, how they arrived at their body of work, their art, their book, or whatever they’re working on. 

She will be joined by guests including: Gabrielle Bluestone, journalist, executive producer, FYRE, author, HYPE; attorney and media personality Rachel Lindsay; Maria Konnikova, New York Times bestselling author of The Confidence Game; Yara Shahidi, star of Black-ish and Grown-ish; Cindy Crawford; Grey’s Anatomy stars Patrick Dempsey and Giacomo Gianniotti; ER physician Michele Harper, author of The Beauty in Breaking; Los Angeles City Councilmember Nithya Raman; and organizational psychologist and bestselling author Adam Grant. 

Season One of Tell Me with Ellen Pompeo will launch on September 29, 2021 with the first three episodes featuring Yara Shahidi, Michelle Harper and Patrick Dempsey everywhere podcasts are available. New episodes will be available Wednesdays. Listen to the trailer and follow the series here:

“I’m excited to finally start sharing ‘Tell Me’,” said Ellen Pompeo. “As the title alludes to, I want the show to be a place of listening, learning and growth. I hope to introduce and highlight people from all different backgrounds and industries and create a space for thoughtful conversation. Let’s listen to one another, be open to hearing the experiences of others, and have some fun along the way. Thank you to Cadence13 for their partnership in making this come to life.”

“We couldn’t be prouder to partner with Ellen as she steps into this space and opens up a powerful, impactful dialogue with inspiring people that will resonate with listeners around the world,” said Chris Corcoran, Chief Content Officer, Cadence13. “Ellen has blazed her own path in Hollywood, and we can’t wait for her to do the same with ‘Tell Me.’”

Pompeo is repped by CAA, John Carrabino Management, and Hansen Jacobson.

Tell Me with Ellen Pompeo is executive produced by Pompeo, Laura Holstein, Chris Corcoran of Cadence13, and Rabbit Grin Productions.

Laura Holstein is Ellen Pompeo’s producing partner at Calamity Jane Entertainment. Prior to working with Pompeo, she worked with John Wells and ran his feature film department. 

Rabbit Grin Productions is the premiere podcast production company producing shows such as Anna Faris is Unqualified, Mayim Bialik’s Breakdown, Hypochondriactor with Sean Hayes, Learning Lots with Brie Larson & Jessie Ennis and Work in Progress with Sophia Bush. Founded by Rob Holysz (Armchair Expert) and Jeph Porter, their shows have gotten millions of downloads across all major podcast platforms.

Download the Tell Me with Ellen Pompeo cover art here

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