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TV Time Machine, the long-running syndicated radio show, expands distribution to BlogTalkRadio as a featured Podcast

TV Time Machine, the syndicated celebrity interview radio show heard on terrestrial stations across the Salem Radio Network and on flagship KCBQ-AM in San Diego, California, is now exploring the digital landscape, landing as a featured Podcast on BlogTalkRadio. Travelling beyond the program’s terrestrial orbit, Jim Benson’s TV Time Machine is scheduled to blast-off on the website beginning September 24th.  

“I’m extremely proud to be a part of the BlogTalkRadio family,” says TV Time Machine host Jim Benson. “BlogTalkRadio is a legendary name in the field of podcast distribution, and we’re tremendously excited about harnessing the reach of BTR, and combining it with the star-power of TV Time Machine. It’s a marriage made in the heavens!”

BlogTalkRadio General Manager Andy Toh added “Jim produces a consistently high quality show, including illuminating interviews with experts and celebrity guests, and we’re privileged to support his podcasting venture.”

Host Jim Benson has interviewed many of the entertainment industry’s biggest stars on his long-running radio program. Celebrities who’ve recently travelled on Jim Benson’s TV Time Machine include Ron Perlman, Jeffrey Tambor, JoBeth Williams, Linda Hamilton, Mariel Hemingway, Maury Povich, Alan Thicke, Ed Begley, Jr., Andie MacDowell and Doonesbury cartoonist Garry Trudeau—joining past guests such as Mel Brooks, Guillermo del Toro, Matthew Weiner and Debbie Reynolds—just a few of the many stars that comprise the TV Time Machine galaxy.  

TV Time Machine on BlogTalkRadio

 

TV Time Machine, also heard online at http://www.tvtimemachine.com and every weekend on radio stations across the country, is a dynamically entertaining radio program featuring TV’s biggest celebrities and spotlighting shows ranging from The Voice to The Virginian. TV Time Machine explores worlds beyond nostalgia, featuring interviews with today’s hottest stars, while also visiting with the TV legends of yesterday.

About BlogTalkRadio

Founded in 2006, BlogTalkRadio helps podcasters thrive and profit from their content. The platform is a unified toolkit that helps podcasters record, stream live, publish on-demand, syndicate, measure and monetize conversational format podcasts. Hosts can capture interviews with guests from any geographic location using nothing more than a laptop, a microphone and a broadband internet connection.

About Jim Benson

In addition to hosting the TV Time Machine broadcast for over a decade, Jim Benson has contributed to dozens of television productions for TV Land, Showtime, Nick at Nite, NBC/Universal, CBS Entertainment, and Starz/Encore, including a featured appearance on Penn & Teller’s Bull****. His production company, TV Time Machine Productions, was recently enlisted to help produce a “lost episode” of the classic 1970’s TV horror series Rod Serling’s Night Gallery for Universal Home Entertainment’s DVD release of Night Gallery: Season Three.

CONTACT:

Lisa Rothstein

(310) 987-2433

producer@tvtimemachine.com

The Motley Fool’s Podcasts Come to BlogTalkRadio

BlogTalkRadio is proud to announce the addition of The Motley Fool’s podcasts to its lineup.

BlogTalkRadio General Manager Andy Toh said “We believe that the future of podcasting rests on great content delivering real value to listeners. We couldn’t be happier to feature top quality investment advice from The Motley Fool on our platform, especially at this critical time in the market. They’re well known for imparting otherwise intimidating information in a friendly, conversational manner. It’s podcasting at its best.”

Chris Hill, head of radio and podcast strategy for The Motley Fool, added “Our mission is to help the world invest better, and podcasts are just one of the ways we’re doing that. We’re excited to bring our shows to such a well-known and respected platform as BlogTalkRadio. At a time when some financial media companies have turned away from podcasting, we’re thrilled to be expanding our offerings to a new audience.”

The Motley Fool podcasts are:

Motley Fool Money – Hosted by Chris Hill, the show features a team of Motley Fool analysts discussing the week’s top business and investing stories, interviews, and an inside look at the stocks on our radar.

MarketFoolery – A daily look at stocks in the news, as well as the top business and investing stories. Hosted by Chris Hill.

Industry Focus – A deeper dive for investors into the biggest news in healthcare, technology, energy, consumer goods, and more.

Motley Fool Answers – Saving, spending, planning for retirement— you’ve got money questions and our personal finance experts have answers. Hosted by Alison Southwick.

Rule Breaker Investing – Each week, Motley Fool Co-Founder David Gardner shares his insights into today’s most innovative and disruptive publicly traded companies — and how to profit from them by following his signature “Rule Breaker Investing” principles.

Rule Breaker Investing on BlogTalkRadio

 

About The Motley Fool

Founded in 1993 in Alexandria, VA. by brothers David and Tom Gardner, The Motley Fool is a financial-services company dedicated to helping the world invest better. Every month, millions of savvy investors rely on the Motley Fool’s expertise and guidance through Fool.com, The Motley Fool book series, newspaper column, subscription investment advisory services, podcasts, and media appearances.

About BlogTalkRadio

Founded in 2006, BlogTalkRadio helps podcasters thrive and profit from their content. The platform is a unified toolkit that helps podcasters record, stream live, publish on-demand, syndicate, measure, and monetize conversational format podcasts. Hosts can capture interviews with guests from any geographic location using nothing more than a laptop, a microphone and a broadband Internet connection.

For interview requests, please contact Alison Southwick at asouthwick@fool.com

For inquiries about BlogTalkRadio, email Jay Soderberg at jaysoderberg@blogtalkradio.com

Cooper Lawrence and Real Housewives Nicole Napolitano and Teresa Aprea launch “Girls in Heels” podcast with BlogTalkRadio

BlogTalkRadio is proud to announce the launch of “Girls in Heels” on Tuesday, August 25th.

“Girls in Heels” is an exciting project by prominent New York radio and TV personality Cooper Lawrence, with twins Nicole Napolitano and Teresa Aprea, two of the stars of the iconic reality TV show “Real Housewives of New Jersey” on Bravo TV.

“We’re delighted to add Girls in Heels to our lineup at BlogTalkRadio,” said General Manager and Chief Architect, Andy Toh. “Their provocative discussions lead to conversations that are highly relatable and will resonate with a wide cross section of listeners.”

Cooper Lawrence commented, “Since the three of us first met and discovered our chemistry, we’ve been looking for the right project. The growth and intimacy of podcasting is perfect for us and BlogTalkRadio offered the right combination of independence, revenue generation and favorable terms that indicate their sensitivity to the needs of talent.”

The first episode of the show includes a report from the twins on a recent barbecue at the Giudice home and how Joe and the kids are doing while Teresa Giudice is in prison. Teresa G is currently serving 15 months at the Federal Correctional Institution in Danbury, CT after she, and her husband Joe, pled guilty to bankruptcy fraud.

Check out Girls In Heels on BlogTalkRadio

 

The twins also reveal which of them is more outspoken.

Check out Girls In Heels on BlogTalkRadio

 

A new episode of “Girls in Heels” will be released on BlogTalkRadio each Tuesday. Listen and subscribe here: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/girlsinheels/  

About BlogTalkRadio

BlogTalkRadio helps podcasters thrive and profit from their content. Founded in 2006, the pioneering platform is a holistic toolkit that helps podcasters record, broadcast live, distribute, measure, and monetize conversational format podcasts featuring guests and listeners from any geographic location. All podcasters need is a laptop, microphone, and a decent Internet connection to run a high-quality show. 

 

ESPN’s Award-Winning Podcast Producer,Jay Soderberg, Joins BlogTalkRadio as Head of Content

[New York, Monday November 17, 2014] BlogTalkRadio is on a new mission to help podcasters create engaging content and make money for their hard work. Jay Soderberg, a former leader of ESPN’s podcasting division, has joined the BlogTalkRadio management team and will take a leading role shaping the company’s content portfolio as its new Head of Content. Soderberg will be focused on cultivating and expanding BlogTalkRadio’s already large community of podcasters who collectively produce tens of thousands of hours of topical content each month.

“Podcasts are quickly becoming the audio content format of the future. I’m very excited about the opportunity to help shepherd this outstanding host community toward the exciting vision for podcasting that we are shaping at BlogTalkRadio” said Soderberg.

Jay, also known as Pod Vader, has 23 years of experience in the highest echelons of radio and podcast production. He launched and ran ESPN’s podcasting efforts for 8 years. His radio journey began at NPR and Christian Science Monitor Radio where he developed his expertise with the best-in-class processes for the editing and production of top-quality audio content. Applying these skills, he later became the mastermind behind many of ESPN’s most successful podcasts, including Fantasy Focus and Football Today. His six awards include podcasting’s highest honor, The People’s Choice Podcast Award, which he earned in 2009 and 2012.

“In our quest to find our Head of Content, we sought to find a leader with hands on knowledge of the craft, who intimately understands and identifies with the aspirations of podcasters, and sincerely cares about the success and wellbeing of this great community. I believe we’ve found the perfect fit with Pod Vader” said Andy Toh, GM and Chief Architect of BlogTalkRadio.

Bob Charish, Chief Revenue Officer and Co-Founder Bob Charish added. “BlogTalkRadio was among the first platforms created for podcasters, and we a very excited to now be taking the company to the next level. We are extremely happy to welcome Jay and his long track record of successful podcasts to his name. I know that with Jay’s help our community will thrive.”

About BlogTalkRadio
BlogTalkRadio helps podcasters create, distribute and profit from their content. Founded in 2006, the BlogTalkRadio platform is a unified platform that enables the recording, live streaming, syndication, measurement and monetization of conversational format podcasts featuring guests and listeners from any geographic location, with nothing more than a laptop, a microphone and a broadband internet connection.