This American Life Now Available Around the Clock on TuneIn Radio
TuneIn and This American Life Team Up to Bring Listeners Exclusive 24/7 Station
PALO ALTO, Calif., OCTOBER 21, 2013-- TuneIn, the world’s leading service for listening to live, online radio, today announced a new way to listen to This American Life: a 24/7 station of episodes from the 18-‐year archive of shows. This American Life is launching this new service exclusively on TuneIn Radio as a digital radio station that will include new episodes, as well as selections from the show’s archive of more than 500 hours, streaming around the clock.
“Who left the story faucet on? We did. On purpose." says Seth Lind, director of operations for This American Life. “We’re excited to offer this easy new way to get the show, particularly past episodes people might have never stumbled upon."
“TuneIn is devoted to bringing listeners access to the best programming available in the world,” says John Donham, TuneIn CEO. “This American Life has always been a fan favorite, and we are happy This American Life has chosen TuneIn as their partner to launch the 24/7 station.”
This American Life is a weekly public radio show hosted by Ira Glass, produced by Chicago Public Media and distributed by Public Radio International. It is often the most popular podcast in the country. With TuneIn Radio, listeners can now hear This American Life at any time, anywhere, on over 200 platforms ranging from mobile phones and tablets, to smart TVs and cars. To listen, simply search “This American Life” on the free TuneIn Radio app or online at TuneIn.com.
TuneIn is the world’s most popular service for listening to live, online radio. Each month, over 40 million people use TuneIn to listen to music, sports, news and talk, across more than 70,000 AM, FM and Internet radio stations. TuneIn is free, and available on more than 200 platforms to listeners in 230 countries and territories. Existing investors include Institutional Venture Partners (IVP), Sequoia Capital, Google Ventures, and General Catalyst Partners. The company is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.