Jun 18, 2020 04:51 PM EST

Spotify Gains Exclusive Rights for DC and Warner Bros Scripted Podcasts

Spotify Gains Exclusive Rights for DC and Warner Bros Scripted Podcasts

Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment have teamed up with Spotify to produce and distribute scripted podcasts. The rights will be licensed exclusively to Spotify for a period of time. 

The podcasts will feature new storylines for the DC Universe as well as Looney Tunes and Warner Bros. TV properties. 

Dawn Ostroff, Spotify's chief content and advertising business officer said, "As we continue to see explosive growth in podcasting around the world, we are thrilled to partner with Warner Bros. to build this slate of programming drawn from the worlds of DC and WB."  

Peter Girardi, EVP of WBTV's Blue Ribbon Content and head of alternative programming at Warner Bros. Animation, and Robert Steele, SVP of business strategy and operations for Warner Bros. Digital Networks also commented on the news saying, "Warner Bros. has been synonymous with compelling and unforgettable storytelling for nearly a century, and we're continuing to expand that legacy across all types of media platforms for our fans… We're excited to bring beloved characters and franchises from DC and Warner Bros. into this new world and to use our storytelling prowess to redefine what's possible in the scripted audio space."

No details are available yet as to what specific properties will be featured or when we can expect them.

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