Pandora Creates New Podcast Fans With This American Life Launch
Ira Glass from the creators of Serial. New episodes will go live on Mondays and can be enjoyed via iOS, Android, tablet or on the web.
Whether commuting to work, perfecting your downward dog, food prepping or online shopping, immerse yourself in engaging and informative narratives that bring the human experience to life. Each episode takes on a single theme with a variety of stories, divided into parts so you can skip forward, replay something you missed, or if you need to take a break, you can pick up where you left off.
5 Fun Facts about This
Phil Collins taught the art of writing the perfect break-up song during an episode about heartache.
Summer Roberts referred to it on The O.C. as “That show by those hipster know-it-alls who talk about how fascinating ordinary people are.”
- Alt-rock group OK Go was their house band for live performances.
Johnny Depp narrated “Escape,” an episode of the Emmy-Award winning This
American LifeTV Series.
Ira Glass made cameo appearances as himself in
Veronica Mars, 30 Rock, American Dad!,
Bojack Horseman, Modern Family and The Simpsons.
“Pandora listeners loved Serial, to the tune of over 15.6 million streams of Season One and Season Two,” said
Chris Phillips, chief
product officer, Pandora. “There’s a huge appetite for a wider range of
entertainment and deeper listening experience, and we can’t wait to
introduce our listeners to the compelling storytelling in This
“Putting Serial on Pandora was an experiment, because we really didn't know if their listeners wanted to tune into hour-long stories. As it turns out... millions of them did!” said
Ira Glass, executive
producer of Serial and host of This
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