PODCASTONE’S THE DR. GUNDRY PODCAST CELEBRATES 200 EPISODESApr 12th, 2022 7:00 EST
MILESTONE EPISODE FEATURES INTERVIEWS WITH TONY ROBBINS AND PETER DIAMANDIS
Wellness Podcast Has Doubled Its Audience and Is Consistent Top 20 Nutrition Show on Apple Podcasts
LOS ANGELES, April 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — PodcastOne, a leading podcast platform and a subsidiary of LiveOne (NASDAQ: LVO), announced today that esteemed wellness podcast The Dr. Gundry Podcast has released its 200th episode. The milestone episode features interviews with esteemed motivational speaker Tony Robbins and leading entrepreneur Peter Diamandis. The Dr. Gundry Podcast, which consistently ranks in the top 20 for nutrition podcasts, is available on PodcastOne, Apple, Amazon, Spotify and wherever podcasts are heard and The Dr. Gundry Podcast Youtube channel.
Having doubled in audience size since joining PodcastOne in 2020, the mission of The Dr. Gundry Podcast is to help you live your best life — mind, body and soul — by empowering you with the tools and knowledge you need. Dr. Gundry interviews some of the world’s leading experts, like Arianna Huffington, Dr. Mark Hyman, Dave Asprey and more, and offers cutting-edge wellness expertise during his topical lectures.
“We’re proud to be the network that brings The Dr. Gundry Podcast to audiences each week. His episodes are informational, enlightening and quite literally life changing. Cheers to 200 wonderful episodes and we’re looking forward to the next 200,” said Kit Gray, President of PodcastOne.
Steven Gundry MD is a former cardiothoracic surgeon, medical researcher, restorative medicine practitioner and bestselling author. During his 40-year career, Dr. Gundry has performed over 10,000 surgeries and developed patented, life-saving medical technology. After discovering how nutrition could help his patients avoid surgery, he wrote the book, “Dr. Gundry’s Diet Evolution” in 2008 which outlines his unique nutrition plan for wellness. In 2017, he released his second book, New York Times bestseller, “The Plant Paradox”, that outlines his revolutionary lectin-free diet which has helped tens of thousands lose weight and achieve better health. Ever the constant researcher in pursuit of science-backed solutions for whole body wellness, Dr. Gundry has authored six sequel health books, including his latest, “Unlocking the Keto Code” which focuses on optimizing mitochondrial uncoupling as an essential component of longevity. Produced by Lanee Neil, The Dr Gundry Podcast is an integral part of the 71-year-old doctor’s mission to empower as many people as possible with the tools to reclaim health and live well until a ripe old age.
Recently named #8 on the list of top podcast publishers in the United States by Podtrac, the industry-leading podcast metric company, PodcastOne’s full roster of programming is available on PodcastOne, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music and wherever podcasts are heard.
About PodcastOnePodcastOne is a leading advertiser-supported podcast company, offering a 360-degree solution for both content creators and advertisers, including content development, brand integration and distribution. Acquired by LiveOne (NASDAQ: LVO) in 2020, the two entities have subsequently teamed to create a new video podcast (Vodcast) network under the LiveOne umbrella. Amassing more than 2.48 billion downloads per year with 300+ episodes distributed per week across a stable of hundreds of top podcast programs, including influencer talent like Adam Carolla, Kaitlyn Bristowe, Steve Austin, Armando “Pitbull” Perez, Jordan Harbinger, Heather Dubrow, The LadyGang, Kail Lowry, Melissa Gorga, Dr. Drew, Jay Cutler, Michael Irvin, Robert Horry, Dr. Gundry and top-rated true crime shows including Bad Bad Thing, True Crime All the Time Unsolved, This is MONSTERS, Court Junkie, A&E’s Cold Case Files, American Nightmare and more. Its shows are distributed across its own platform as well as LiveOne’s owned-and-operated channels on mobile, mobile web, desktop and SmartTV’s. PodcastOne is the parent company of LaunchpadOne, an innovative self-serve platform developed to launch, host, distribute and monetize independent user-generated podcasts. PodcastOne is the brainchild of Radio Hall of Famer, Norm Pattiz, also the founder of Network Radio-giant, Westwood One.
About LiveOne, Inc.Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, LiveOne, Inc. (NASDAQ: LVO) (the “Company”) is an award-winning, creator-first, music, entertainment and technology platform focused on delivering premium experiences and content worldwide through memberships and live and virtual events. As of April 1, 2022, the Company has accrued a paid and free membership base of over 2.23 million**, streamed over 2,900 artists, has a library of 30 million songs, 600 curated radio stations, nearly 270 podcasts/vodcasts, hundreds of pay-per-views, personalized merchandise, released music-related NFTs, and created a valuable connection between fans, brands, and bands. The Company’s wholly-owned subsidiaries include Slacker Radio, React Presents, Gramophone Media, Palm Beach Records, Custom Personalization Solutions, LiveXLive, PPVOne and PodcastOne, which generates more than 2.48 billion downloads per year and 300+ episodes distributed per week across its stable of top-rated podcasts. LiveOne is available on iOS, Android, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire, and through OTT, STIRR, and XUMO. For more information, visit www.liveone.com and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and Twitter at @liveone.
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