SiriusXM Launches New Free Channel and Premium Podcast Subscription with Marvel Entertainment on Apple Podcasts
NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, SiriusXM, with Marvel Entertainment, launched Marvel Podcasts Unlimited, a premium audio entertainment subscription for Marvel fans worldwide, available exclusively via the new Marvel channel on Apple Podcasts.
Marvel Podcasts Unlimited provides subscribers with early and exclusive access to a growing assortment of original new scripted and unscripted podcast series from one of the world’s largest and most beloved entertainment brands, featuring fan-favorite characters such as Wolverine, Star-Lord, Hawkeye, Black Widow, and Doctor Doom.
Starting today, fans can explore the new free Marvel channel on Apple Podcasts, featuring popular Marvel + SXM Podcasts original series including the award-winning Marvel’s Wolverine: The Long Night and its epic sequel, Marvel’s Wolverine: The Lost Trail; Marvel/Method, an unscripted series where actor and rapper Method Man interviews celebrity guests like Killer Mike, Jemele Hill, and Kevin Smith about all things Marvel; This Week in Marvel, a weekly conversation series about the latest Marvel comics, TV, movies, games, toys, and more; plus Women of Marvel, Marvel’s Voices, and Marvel’s Pull List.
The Marvel channel on Apple Podcasts also features the first installment of the new multi-part Marvel’s Wastelanders original scripted podcast series, Marvel’s Wastelanders: Star-Lord, starring Timothy Busfield (Peter Quill), Chris Elliott (Rocket), Danny Glover (Red), and Vanessa Williams (Emma Frost).
With a subscription to Marvel Podcasts Unlimited on Apple Podcasts, fans can unlock access to exclusive programming including Marvel’s Declassified, a narrative documentary series that dives into the rich, dynamic, and evolving history of Marvel Comics, and get early access to Marvel’s first Spanish-language podcast series, Marvel’s Wolverine: La Larga Noche, an adaptation of Marvel’s Wolverine: The Long Night, which launches worldwide today with an entirely new voice cast.
And on October 4th, Marvel Podcasts Unlimited subscribers will receive early access to the first two episodes of the highly-anticipated second installment in the Marvel’s Wastelanders series, Marvel’s Wastelanders: Hawkeye, featuring Hawkeye (Stephen Lang) and his estranged 17-year-old daughter Ash (Sasha Lane).
Subscribers to Marvel Podcasts Unlimited will also enjoy early access to all future installments of Marvel’s Wastelanders, including Marvel’s Wastelanders: Black Widow, Marvel’s Wastelanders: Wolverine, and Marvel’s Wastelanders: Doom, plus additional forthcoming exclusive audio entertainment from Marvel and SiriusXM.
In 2019, Marvel and SiriusXM announced a multi-year agreement to create new original podcast series available across major listening platforms including SiriusXM, Pandora, and Stitcher. Exclusive new episodes of Marvel + SXM Podcasts will continue to be available across other major listening platforms following their debuts on Marvel Podcasts Unlimited.
The new Marvel channel on Apple Podcasts takes Marvel + SXM Podcasts global, with availability in more than 170 countries and regions. Marvel Podcasts Unlimited is available as a paid subscription exclusively through the free Marvel channel on Apple Podcasts for $3.99 per month (U.S.) after a seven-day free trial. Local pricing is available.
Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI) is the leading audio entertainment company in North America, and the premier programmer and platform for subscription and digital advertising-supported audio products. SiriusXM’s platforms collectively reach approximately 150 million listeners, the largest digital audio audience across paid and free tiers in North America, and deliver music, sports, talk, news, comedy, entertainment and podcasts. Pandora, a subsidiary of SiriusXM, is the largest ad-supported audio entertainment streaming service in the U.S. SiriusXM’s subsidiaries Stitcher, Simplecast and AdsWizz make it a leader in podcast hosting, production, distribution, analytics and monetization. The Company’s advertising sales organization, which operates as SXM Media, leverages its scale, cross-platform sales organization and ad tech capabilities to deliver results for audio creators and advertisers. SiriusXM, through Sirius XM Canada Holdings, Inc., also offers satellite radio and audio entertainment in Canada. In addition to its audio entertainment businesses, SiriusXM offers connected vehicle services to automakers. For more about SiriusXM, please go to: www.siriusxm.com.
About Marvel Entertainment
Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world’s most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of more than 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media for over eighty years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing, publishing, games, and digital media. For more information visit marvel.com. © 2021 MARVEL
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