Will Ferrell and iHeartMedia Are Getting Into the Funny Business Together

The two partnered on a new podcast network for comedy

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After raising the comedy bar on television and at the box office, Will Ferrell—actor, producer and occasional anchorman—is partnering with iHeartMedia to create a new comedy podcast network called Big Money Players Network.

The company expects to create 10 podcasts over the next two years with “top comedic talent,” who will contribute to both scripted and unscripted shows that start airing in 2020.

“The creative opportunities that an iHeart and Will Ferrell collaboration offer are limitless, and we can’t wait to introduce fresh, hilarious, new content to listeners,” said Conal Byrne, president of the iHeartPodcast Network, in a statement.

The newly created company didn’t give specific comedians who might contribute to the podcasts or any details about the shows they’ll be offering listeners.



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