With ‘The Favorites’, the leaders in sports betting content and premium podcasting will create the first podcast to give fans a 360-degree look at the game from the perspective of the market, the athletes, the bookmakers, and the professional gambler.
(August 27, 2018) The Action Network, a media company focused on sports betting content and analytics, together with Cadence13, a leading podcast media company, today announced an exclusive partnership to develop a premium podcast network targeted to sports gambling. The new podcasts will feature talent from The Action Network such as Chad Millman, Geoff Schwartz, BlackJack Fletcher, Paul Lo Duca and the newly-signed Action Network star, World Wide Wob, Rob Perez.
The first series, ‘The Favorites’, will debut on Sept. 5 and will air three times a week. (You can subscribe to the show on iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts.) Each podcast will offer a unique combination of entertainment and expert analysis to a wide range of invested sports fans and provide an unprecedented 360-degree perspective that will include the market, the athletes, the bookmakers, as well as research and analysis.
“We’re thrilled to join the incredible lineup of podcasts that Chris and the team at Cadence13 have built over the past several years,” says Chad Millman, Chief Content Officer for The Action Network. “They’ve been a pioneer in this space, which we know is incredibly powerful when it comes to entertaining, informing and communicating with our audience.”
“Clearly, the opportunity to create podcast content in this category jumped to a new level with the legalization of sports gambling,” comments Chris Corcoran, Chief Content Officer of Cadence13. “Partnering with one of the brightest minds in the sports world, Chad Millman, will allow two creative companies to build something special to match the rising demand.”
About The Action Network
The Action Network is a media company focused on sports betting data, analytics and content. Launched in January 2018 by The Chernin Group, it provides users premium storytelling and analysis, real-time odds, in-depth information on the betting markets, personalized alerts and the ability to track their bets via their website an mobile app offering.
Cadence13 is a leader in premium, on-demand audio entertainment. Our critically-acclaimed shows and personalities reflect the diverse conversations and interests happening in world today. Cadence13 shows are led by a collection of voices that matter across business, sports, tech, politics, entertainment, news, culture and much more, including Sophia Amoruso, Nick Bilton, Flula Borg, Rachel Brathen, RJ Curtis, David Dobrik, Jon Favreau, Hannah Hart, Andrew Jenks, Peter Kafka, Peter King, Ezra Klein, Tony Kornheiser, Payne Lindsey, Jon Lovett, CJ McCollum, James Andrew Miller, Jim Norton, Gwyneth Paltrow, Josh Peck, Zac Stuart-Pontier, Paul Rabil, Rhett and Link, Marc Smerling, Kara Swisher, Tommy Vietor, Adrian Wojnarowski and many more. Cadence13’s programming partners include Blumhouse, Complex, Crooked Media, Entertainment Weekly, Girlboss Media, goop, Meredith Corporation, Mythical Entertainment, People, The Players Tribune, Ramble, Recode, Seven Bucks Productions, Sports Illustrated, theSkimm, Tenderfoot TV, Time Inc., UFC, UTA, Vanity Fair, The Verge, Vox Media, Yahoo Sports, and Yoga Girl, among others. The company is headquartered in New York, with offices in Los Angeles and San Francisco.