Spotify, Chernin Entertainment Sign Multiyear Deal to Adapt Podcast Content to Video

“Audio is by far the fastest-growing medium in the entertainment business,” founder Peter Chernin states

Peter Chernin’s production company Chernin Entertainment signed a multi-year agreement with Spotify to bring popular podcast content to video, including film, television and streaming.

The deal gives Chernin Entertainment, producers of TV shows like “See” and “P-Valley” and movies like the “Planet of the Apes” sereies, access to Spotify’s library of over 250 original and exclusive podcasts. That includes the newly-launched “Michelle Obama Podcast,” Bill Simmons’ “The Ringer,” and popular shows from true crime-focused subsidiary network Gimlet Media.

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Samson Amore

Samson Amore

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