Story-telling podcasts covering crime, history and sci-fi
Parcast is the premier storytelling podcast network focused on creating scripted, story-driven programming that is engaging, informative, and entertaining.
They were acquired by Spotify today!
2 years ago
Spotify acquires story-based podcasting studio Parcast
Spotify is on something of a podcast acquisition binge, as the audio-streaming giant today announced its third such deal in less than two months. The latest target is Parcast, a podcast studio that focuses specifically on story-based series including fiction and non-fiction works across crime and mystery.
Spotify eyes more original podcasts with Parcast acquisition
Parcast has tapped into our collective fascination with true crime by churning out 18 shows that tread the fine line between fact and crackpot conspiracy theories. The New York Times described its output (including podcasts Female Criminals, Unexplained Mysteries and Unsolved Murders) as a mix of "historical fact, pop psychology and rampant speculation."
Spotify acquires true crime studio Parcast to expand its original podcast content
Spotify, the music streaming platform with 207 million users, is making good on its commitment to invest up to $500 million into its new podcasting business - a promise it made in February after announcing the acquisitions of podcast networks Gimlet and Anchor. Today, Spotify announced that i...
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Nice to see Spotify showing more interest in niche podcast networks and creators in search of more original content 🎙️
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A few months ago Spotify acquired Gimlet and Anchor. This is their third podcast-focused acquisition.
As an only-Spotify audio consumer this is so exciting, when does it become available on the platform? Will the material be broken up individually?
I love how Spotify is pushing the envelope in the audio streaming industry.