PodcastOne signs exclusive distribution and ad sales rights to Some More News podcast

Deal also includes rights over spin-off series Even More News with Katy Stoll

Digital audio network PodcastOne has signed an exclusive distribution and ad sales deal with comedy podcast Some More News and its spinoff podcast Even More News, the company has announced.

Some More News is a weekly YouTube and podcast series created and hosted by comedian and former Cracked.com writer Cody Johnston, which features satirical analysis on current affairs topics. Johnston also co-hosts the weekly spin off of the podcast, Even More News with longtime collaborator, actress and producer Katy Stoll. 

“With Some More News and Even More News, Cody and Katy host two intelligent, insightful and incredibly funny vodcasts,” said PodcastOne Kit Gray. “Their engaged audiences pair well with our existing programming and as we enter into a never-ending cycle of election year news we’re looking forward to Cody’s and Katy’s comedic take on what promises to be an endless flood of attention-grabbing headlines.”

“We couldn’t be more thrilled to work with this team to grow their shows and their advertiser audience.”

With this partnership, brands can advertise on the podcasts through PodcastOne’s monetisation tools including pre-recorded and live host endorsements as well as visual ad integration available through a sponsorship splash, ad banner or video ad. PodcastOne will also distributeSome More News and Even More News across its own platform as well as more widely across other major podcast platforms.

PodcastOne also uses dynamic ad insertion technology which allows for geo-targeting audiences, as well as ad campaign performance measurement with metrics on how many people hear the brand’s ad spot when a podcast is downloaded. The raw download data is derived and verified from Edgecast, Edison Research, and WideOrbit. 

PodcastOne is a subsidiary under global digital media company LiveOne which offers content creation, brand integration and distribution. Its portfolio of podcasts reaches more than 2.1 billion downloads annually and includes a range of shows like I’ve Had It, Off the Vine with Kaitlyn Bristowe, LadyGang and The Jordan Harbinger Show.