9/24/2020, 5:49 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Spotify signs deal to adapt podcasts for film, TV

Spotify Technology announced it had partnered with the production company Chernin Entertainment to adapt podcasts streamed on its platform for film and television.

"As we continue to expand our content ambitions, we are thrilled to collaborate with Peter Chernin, who, along with his exceptional team, are the perfect partners to help us share these stories with audiences across mediums and around the world. Together, we can usher in a new era for podcasts as source material," Spotify Chief Content and Advertising Business Officer Dawn Ostroff said.

Chernin Entertainment's recent productions include Academy Award-nominated films Ford vs. Ferrari and Hidden Figures, blockbusters Spy and The Greatest Showman, and the hit television series New Girl.

Breaking the News / JR