Given how much ink has been spilled about solving the whodunit featured in the new podcast “Serial,” let’s tackle an equally confounding mystery: How on earth did a podcast become such a pop-culture…
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The podcast “Serial” is returning for a second season, and it has its fans to thank. The staff posted a message on its official website announcing news on Wednesday and thanking fans for donating the…
After 17 years, Public Radio Intl. announced March 20 that it will end distribution of one of its most popular shows, “This American Life.” The Ira Glass-hosted program, which has been distributed by…
SAG-AFTRA has unionized staff members at Chicago Public Media, parent of public radio station WBEZ-FM. The vote, conducted by the Natl. Labor Relations Board, was 40-7 in favor of joining SAG-AFTRA…
What does a radio show look like on a big screen? Many more listeners of National Public Radio’s irreverent quiz show “Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me” will be able to find out when the live show hits 600…
Filmmakers Joe Brewster and Michele Stephenson dedicated 12 years of their family's life to "American Promise," an intimate look at what it's like to be young, black and male in a largely white…
David Rakoff, an award-winning humorist whose cynical outlook on life and culture developed a loyal following of readers and radio listeners, died Aug. 9 after a long battle with cancer. He was 47.
CAA has inked public radio show "Radiolab."
HBO has teamed with Rob Thomas, Ira Glass and Owen Wilson to develop a drama series inspired by a "This American Life" segment about a man who deals with a midlife crisis by rescuing two kidnapped…
Religious drama "Heretics," based on the life of a fallen star in the evangelical movement, is headed for the big screen as a potential directing vehicle for Marc Forster ("Quantum of Solace").