HBO MAX, ROOSTER TEETH AND DC ANNOUNCE PRODUCTION ON “PODLY” - THE OFFICIAL COMPANION PODCAST FOR THE MAX ORIGINAL“PEACEMAKER”
HOSTED BY FIONA NOVA AND IFY NWADIWE, PODLY WILL FEATURE THE SHOW’S CAST AND CREATIVES, INCLUDING SERIES CREATOR JAMES GUNN AND THE PEACEMAKER HIMSELF, JOHN CENA
HBO Max, Rooster Teeth and DC announced “Podly,” the official podcast that will recap the thrilling episodes of the Max Original “Peacemaker,” based on characters from DC. “Podly'' will premiere in conjunction with “Peacemaker” beginning on January 13, 2022. New episodes of the video podcast will be available on HBO Max and DC and HBO Max’s YouTube channels, with an audio-only version available across all audio platforms.
Hosts Fiona Nova (Achievement Hunter, G4TV) and Ify Nwadiwe (“Grand Crew,” ''Tigtone”) will react to the latest episodes of “Peacemaker” on “Podly.” Each week the companion podcast will dig into the wild, badass, hilarious thrill ride of a show that is “Peacemaker,” and will get deep with the cast and creatives of the series.
“As a big fan of DC, I’m excited to dig into this show with Ify,” said Nova. “It’s awesome that Rooster Teeth continues to give its community a platform where we can discuss highly anticipated shows like ‘Peacemaker.’” Nwadiwe adds, “I’m thrilled we get to explore this character and uncover his backstory for fans. Fiona and I are going to have so much fun; we’re both really excited to collaborate on this show.”
This is the third video podcast Rooster Teeth has produced for HBO Max. In 2021, Rooster Teeth produced “The Touch Base,” the official podcast for “The Nevers,” and “un:LOCKED,” the official gen:LOCK podcast. All of these podcasts feature Rooster Teeth talent as hosts and are distributed as video podcasts on HBO Max.
“Podly” is a part of HBO Max’s continued investment in the podcasting space and joins other new HBO Max podcasts, including the “And Just Like That…The Writers Room,” “Succession” podcast, “Batman: The Audio Adventures,” “Band of Brothers,” and “Trade Secrets.”
Rooster Teeth produces over a dozen podcasts from studios in Los Angeles, CA and Austin, TX, including Face Jam, Off Topic, Black Box Down, Red Web and the long-running The Rooster Teeth Podcast which has aired more than 500 episodes. Rooster Teeth also operates The Roost podcast network, a top 20 network which partners with The H3 Podcast, This Might Get Weird with Grace Helbig and Mamrie Hart, Phil Defranco’s podcast A Conversation With, and Kinda Funny shows among others. The Roost represents more than 280MM views and 10MM audio monthly downloads across its network.
Audiences can tune into “Podly” on HBO Max, and on the DC and HBO Max YouTube channels beginning January 13, 2022. An audio-only version of “Podly” will be available on all audio platforms.
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ABOUT ROOSTER TEETH
Rooster Teeth is a fan-driven, community-built entertainment company. From humble origins in a spare bedroom, Rooster Teeth created the web series Red vs. Blue, an innovative form of entertainment for a changing media landscape that sparked the growth of a passionate global fandom. From that foundation, Rooster Teeth pioneered a direct-to-consumer lifestyle brand for its growing online following with subscriptions, advertising, e-commerce, and live events. Rooster Teeth produces several original content series including RWBY, the most popular western-style anime series today, The Rooster Teeth Podcast, and daily video series featuring an in-house cast of influential talent. With broadcast and live-action production capabilities and a world class animation studio, Rooster Teeth engages industry-leading networks, streaming entertainment services and creative talent to develop projects that reach global audiences through its Studios division. Rooster Teeth cultivates the gaming lifestyle it helped define with partnerships through its industry-leading video-first podcast network, The Roost. Rooster Teeth has a massive global footprint of more than 45 million subscribers to its YouTube Network, 1.2 million unique monthly visitors across its apps, and more than 4 million registered community members. The company was founded in 2003, and is a subsidiary of Otter Media, a WarnerMedia company. Discover more at RoosterTeeth.com.
ABOUT HBO MAX
HBO Max™ is WarnerMedia’s direct-to-consumer streaming platform, offering best in class quality entertainment. HBO Max features the greatest array of storytelling for all audiences from the iconic brands of HBO, Warner Bros., DC, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies and more. The platform launched in the United States in May 2020 and introduced a lower priced, advertising-supported tier in June 2021. HBO Max began its global rollout launching in markets across Latin America and the Caribbean this summer, followed by its first European launches in the Nordics and Spain this fall. It has been announced that HBO Max will continue its European expansion for a global reach of 67 countries in 2022.