Borrasca Starring Cole Sprouse Season 2 Greenlit (Podcast Roundup) – What We Know!

In in the present day’s podcast information roundup, Cole Sprouse is returning for extra nightmares in QCode’s “Borrasca” Season 2; Ricki Lake will look again at her TV talk-show legacy in an upcoming podcast from Lemonada; “Dead and Gone” is coming again in a second season to dig into extra instances of Grateful Dead followers who’ve been murdered or gone lacking; and extra.

GREENLIGHTS

Podcast studio and community QCode introduced that thriller podcast collection “Borrasca,” starring Cole Sprouse (“Riverdale”), will return for a second season and is slated to premiere later this 12 months throughout all main podcast platforms. Season 2 picks up 10 years after Sam Walker (Sprouse) found the unspeakable secrets and techniques of Drisking, Mo., when a ghost of the previous arrives to pull him again for revenge — and again to the cadaverous forests that colour his nightmares… and again to the gates of Borrasca. The collection is written and created by Rebecca Klingel (author on “The Haunting of Hill Home”). Sprouse serves as a producer on the collection and stars alongside Sarah Yarkin, Daniel Webber, Lulu Wilson, Beau Knapp, Lisa Edelstein, Aramis Knight, Cara Santana, Seychelle Gabriel and Peyton Kennedy. Sprouse could be presently seen on CW’s “Riverdale” and stars within the new HBO Max movie “Moonshot.” He’s repped by WME, Greenberg Traurig and Brillstein Leisure Companions.

Lemonada Media has ordered “Raised by Ricki,” hosted by the previous talk-show host, actor and filmmaker Ricki Lake, slated for a fall launch. Described as a cross between a rewatch podcast and a cultural reexamination of “The Ricki Lake Present,” the podcast will dive into Lake’s life, exploring how she got here to host her eponymous TV present on the age of 24. Lemonada additionally introduced upcoming podcasts together with “Burnout” from Connor Franta (Might 2022) and “Psychological Well being Hotline Undertaking” hosted by Zak Williams, the son of the late Robin Williams (summer time 2022).

Dan Abrams’ Regulation&Crime live-trial and true-crime community is launching an investigative podcast collection exploring the case of Heather Morgan and Ilya Lichtenstein — aka the “Bonnie and Clyde” of crypto — who had been had been arrested of their Manhattan dwelling earlier this 12 months and accused of trying to launder $4.5 billion value of Bitcoin. The podcast can be hosted by crypto-journalist Laura Shin, writer of “The Cryptopians: Idealism, Greed, Lies, and the Making of the First Large Cryptocurrency Craze” and host of the favored “Unchained” podcast. Regulation&Crime will publish the preliminary episodes within the coming months as a part of an ongoing collection on crypto-crimes, accessible on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, LawandCrime.com and most different audio platforms.

DATES

True-crime investigative podcast “Dead and Gone” Season 2 premieres April 6, that includes Tenderfoot TV’s Payne Lindsey and Double Elvis’ Jake Brennan returning with extra deep dives into the mysterious instances of murdered and lacking Deadheads which have tragically occurred over the previous 5 many years. Becoming a member of the co-hosts this season are Dean Budnick, editor-in-chief of Relix and writer of “May as Effectively,” a fictional historic novel detailing the Grateful Dead; Todd Matthews, web sleuth and adviser for the NamUs.gov (Nationwide Lacking and Unidentified Individuals System) database venture; Dennis McNally, official historian and publicist for the Grateful Dead; and Billy Jensen, a true-crime journalist who hosts podcasts “The First Diploma” and “Jensen & Holes: The Homicide Squad.” The primary episode will recap Season 1 and share an overview for the second season, together with an introduction to the season’s first story — that of Adam Katz, a 19-year-old Deadhead who was killed exterior the Brendan Byrne Enviornment (now referred to as New Jersey’s Meadowlands Enviornment) in East Rutherford, N.J., throughout a Grateful Dead live performance there on Oct. 14, 1989.

Shining Metropolis Audio, a history-focused podcast studio three way partnership between Cadence13’s C13Originals and historian and bestselling writer Jon Meacham, introduced “Reflections of Historical past,” a short-form day by day podcast collection on which Meacham displays on essential moments in international historical past and the way they proceed to influence the world in the present day. The collection will launch April 4, with the primary episode marking the anniversary of NATO’s creation on April 4, 1949. Different key occasions Meacham will cowl in “Reflections of Historical past” embrace the polio vaccine’s approval; the delivery of Francis Ford Coppola; Jackie Robinson breaking the colour barrier in Main League Baseball; Paul Revere’s trip; the sinking of the Titanic; William Shakespeare’s Macbeth staging on the Globe; the start of the Battle of Shiloh; LBJ’s signing of the 1968 Civil Rights Act; and the delivery of Queen Elizabeth II. New episodes can be launched Monday-Friday on all main audio platforms.

WarnerMedia’s HBO Max on March 31 launched “Dishing on Julia,” hosted by Cherry Bombe’s Kerry Diamond, because the companion podcast to HBO’s “Julia” drama collection in regards to the well-known culinary persona Julia Baby. The podcast will function a variety of collection solid, superstar, and food-industry friends who knew and liked and/or are impressed by Baby. The primary episode options multihyphenate Ina Garten, with different notable friends becoming a member of all through the season together with Claire Saffitz, Alex Prud’homme (Baby’s great-nephew), Chef Nancy Silverton and Dorie Greenspan.

Conan O’Brien‘s Staff Coco on March 31 premiered “The Juice With Solomon Georgio,” a weekly podcast that includes the comic sourcing the juiciest tales from comedians, performers and listeners. His first visitor on the present is comedian-actor-host Nicole Byer.

DEALS

Realm, an indie audio leisure firm centered on authentic fiction podcasts and audiobook collection, introduced a first-time alliance with writer Charlaine Harris to put in writing a to-be-named, multiepisode venture set to launch in 2023. Harris made her mark with “The Southern Vampire Mysteries,” which was tailored into HBO hit “True Blood,” and so far her books have offered almost 40 million copies. Harris is simply writer to have ever had 9 books on the identical time on The New York Occasions bestseller listing. Along with “True Blood,” two different TV collection had been tailored from works written by Harris: NBC’s “Midnight Texas” and the “Aurora Teagarden” collection for Hallmark Motion pictures and Mysteries. Her most up-to-date novel, “The Russian Cage,” is the third of her Gunnie Rose collection and combines parts of sci-fi, thriller and Westerns in an alternate historical past set in a broken-up United States.

AWARDS

The Sign Awards, a brand new program honoring the highest podcasts within the {industry}, introduced that’s now accepting nominations for the inaugural awards ceremony slated for January 2023. HBO Max and Pod Folks have signed on as early founding companions. The Sign Awards is now accepting entries for exhibits, restricted collection and specials, particular person episodes and branded podcasts throughout a variety of classes at signalaward.com. Inaugural judges for the Sign Awards embrace: DeRay Mckesson, co-founder & govt chair, Marketing campaign Zero; Michael Gluckstadt, director of podcast content material, HBO Max; SuChin Pak, co-host, Add to Cart; Jessica Cordova Kramer, CEO and co-founder, Lemonada Media; Maurice Cherry, host & creator, Revision Path; Anna Hossnieh, govt producer, iHeartRadio;  Trevor McNeal, international social lead for podcasts, Amazon Music; Ray Chao, basic supervisor of audio, Vox Media; Rachael King, CEO, Pod Folks; and Rae Votta, international editorial and publishing/podcasts, Netflix.

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