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NBC ENTERTAINMENT PODCAST NETWORK DEBUTS WITH FAN FAVORITES ‘AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR’ AND ‘THE GOOD PLACE’

“American Ninja Warrior Podcast” Hosted by Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbajabiamila Launches Thursday, May 24

“The Good Place - The Podcast” Hosted by Series Guest-Star Marc Evan Jackson

Premieres Friday, June 1

Special Edition Episodes of “Late Night with Seth Meyers Podcast: Summer Fridays”

Kicks Off Friday, June 1

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. – May 24, 2018 – NBC takes viewers beyond the broadcast for exclusive conversations and behind-the-scenes stories with the launch of the NBC Entertainment Podcast Network, which includes the existing and successful “Late Night with Seth Meyers Podcast,” “American Ninja Warrior Podcast” and “The Good Place - The Podcast.”

NBC Entertainment Podcast Network episodes are available in all major podcast platforms, including Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play and more.

“With the success of the ‘Late Night with Seth Meyers Podcast,’ we saw an opportunity to expand our storytelling beyond the broadcast and offer a deeper dive into their favorite shows,” said Rob Hayes, Executive Vice President, NBC Entertainment Digital. “Our new NBC Entertainment Podcast Network gives fans a chance to hear more in-depth stories these shows, all from the point of view of the collaborators that put each addicting episode together.”

“American Ninja Warrior Podcast” launches Thursday, May 24 and episodes will be available weekly the day after each new telecast airs on NBC. The upcoming season of “American Ninja Warrior” debuts Wednesday, May 30 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. Favorite ninjas join show hosts Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbajabiamila for exclusive conversations about their lives on and off the course.

Hosted by “The Good Place” guest-star Marc Evan Jackson, “The Good Place - The Podcast” debuts Friday, June 1. Jackson will be joined by a rotating slate of co-hosts and special guests, including actors, writers, producers and more.

Don’t miss the first episode with “The Good Place” creator and executive producer Michael Schur. Other guests include series stars Jameela Jamil, Manny Jacinto and D’Arcy Carden as well as writers Megan Amram, Joe Mande, Alan Yang and many more.

Starting Friday, June 1, “Late Night with Seth Meyers” will publish six special edition episodes under the banner of “The Late Night with Seth Meyers Podcast: Summer Fridays.” These episodes, which will be released on select Fridays throughout the summer when “Late Night” is on hiatus, will feature original content produced exclusively for the podcast: Fans will hear Meyers conduct exclusive interviews as well as original comedy sketches, political discussion from “Late Night” writers and special guests, summer reading recommendations and more.

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