Kathie Lee Gifford Launches New Show on PodcastOne
LOS ANGELES, October 10, 2013 – Today's co-anchor Kathie Lee Gifford launches a new podcast on PodcastOne, the leader in audio on-demand programing and a division of Courtside Entertainment Group on October 23. Gifford welcomes her former Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Co-host Regis Philbin as her first guest on Kathie Lee and Company. In addition to interviewing celebrity guests on her one-hour show, Gifford shares her thoughts on topics of the week and offers encouraging and inspirational anecdotes.
"I'm so looking forward to this new podcast adventure," says Gifford. "I feel like I'm in an episode of the Jetsons, soaring into unknown territory on my podcast. It will be the first time for me in a 45 year career where I've been able to completely control the content and best of all? I won't need my hair or makeup done and there’s no need for Spanx!"
Courtside Entertainment Group Chairman/CEO Norm Pattiz says, "What can I possibly say about Kathie Lee Gifford that hasn't already been said? How 'bout this – bringing Kathie Lee to on-demand audio via PodcastOne is a very big deal. We're doing business with the best of the best, and that list just got better."
Available at www.PodcastOne.com, Gifford joins the popular line-up of PodcastOne personalities and brands which include Adam Carolla, Dr. Drew, Steve Austin, Dennis Miller, Ron Paul, Jay Mohr, Jillian Michaels, NPR New York, NPR Los Angeles, 60 Minutes and more.
About Kathie Lee Gifford
Kathie Lee Gifford has enjoyed a diverse and successful four-decade career as a television host, actress, singer, playwright, songwriter and author. Though best known for her 15 years on Regis and Kathie Lee (11 Emmy nominations), and currently acting as the three time Emmy-winning co-host of the fourth hour of the Today Show with Hoda Kotb, Gifford has always pursued projects which inspire and challenge her. Gifford made her Broadway debut in Stephen Sondheim's "Putting it Together" in 2000 and "Scandalous," the Broadway musical she wrote and produced received a Tony nomination in 2013. She's also a NY Times best-selling author of many books including, "Just When I Thought I'd Dropped My Last Egg-Life and Other Calamities," "Party Animals," and "The Legend of Messy M’Cheany." Her tenth book, "The Three Gifts," was released last November with proceeds going to Childhelp.
PodcastOne is the leader in audio on-demand programing and a division of Courtside Entertainment Group. Launched in February, 2013, PodcastOne hosts approximately 200 top podcasts including the ones previously mentioned, as well as Radio Lab, Freakonomics Radio, Rooster Teeth, The Nerdist, CBS News, Loveline, Laura Ingraham, Penn Jillette, Ross Tucker, Yahoo! Sports Radio, Ask Women and more at www.PodcastOne.com.
About Courtside Entertainment Group
Norm Pattiz, founder and former chairman of radio giant Westwood One, founded and launched Courtside Entertainment Group (CEG) in 2010. Based in Los Angeles, the company produces and finances multi-platform, quality programming and is the radio home for such high profile personalities as Laura Ingraham, Bill O’Reilly, Dr. Drew Pinsky and Ron Paul.