“Daily Dad Jokes,” The AI-Generated Stand-Up Comedy Show Joins The iHeartPodcast Network

From Klassic Studios, “Daily Dad Jokes” is on a mission to deliver a daily dose of laughs and of course, groans

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What: “Daily Dad Jokes,” an AI powered stand-up comedy podcast from Klassic Studios, announced today it has joined iHeartPodcasts, the No. 1 podcast publisher globally according to Podtrac. The popular Daily Dad Jokes” podcast delivers jokes that are guaranteed to make listeners laugh as their family and friends groan. All jokes are sourced from the Dad Jokes subreddit on Reddit and are curated and produced into a daily show utilizing Klassic Studios’ proprietary Auto Podcast Technology. This state-of-the-art technology produces new content every day, including jokes generated by algorithms that adapt and evolve over time.  

The podcast, started in late 2020 by Klassic Studios and believed to be the first AI-produced show, has surpassed 10 million downloads and consistently ranks in the top Comedy (Stand Up) podcast charts. And, according to a recent article published by BBC Psychological Society, “The power of Dad jokes,” research shows dad jokes empower kids to become better adults.

Who: Bob Jeffey, the podcast's AI-generated host, is the creation of Graeme Klass, founder of Klassic Studios and a 30-year technology industry veteran who has been coding since he was 16. Klass and the team at Klassic Studios have built the tools, processes and know-how to bring AI-generated audio to the podcast world, combining his love of comedy, coding and podcasts. Klass is a husband and father of three children who enjoys making his family groan (and rarely laugh) with his dad jokes.

“We are excited to explore where this fascinating world of AI will take us and we relish the opportunity to grow not only ‘Daily Dad Jokes’ with iHeartPodcasts but other AI-produced shows as well,” said Graeme Klass.

Where:Daily Dad Jokes” is now distributed by iHeartPodcasts and is available on the iHeartRadio app and everywhere podcasts are heard. Listen now here.

About Klassic Studios

Klassic Studios creates Automated, AI-generated podcasts that produce high-quality and consistent content. Its flagship program, Daily Dad Jokes, has taken the comedy podcast genre by storm, consistently in the Top 20 Comedy (Stand-up) podcast charts. Visit klassicstudios.com for more info.

About iHeartMedia, Inc.

iHeartMedia (NASDAQ: IHRT) is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month. It consists of three business groups.

With its quarter of a billion monthly listeners, the iHeartMedia Multiplatform Group has a greater reach than any other media company in the U.S. Its leadership position in audio extends across multiple platforms, including more than 860 live broadcast stations in over 160 markets nationwide; its National Sales organization; and the company’s live and virtual events business. It also includes Premiere Networks, the industry’s largest Networks business, with its Total Traffic and Weather Network (TTWN); and BIN: Black Information Network, the first and only 24/7 national and local all news audio service for the Black community. iHeartMedia also leads the audio industry in analytics, targeting and attribution for its marketing partners with its SmartAudio suite of data targeting and attribution products using data from its massive consumer base.

The iHeartMedia Digital Audio Group includes the company’s fast-growing podcasting business -- iHeartMedia is the number one podcast publisher in downloads, unique listeners, revenue and earnings -- as well as its industry-leading iHeartRadio digital service, available across more than 500 platforms and 2,000 devices; the company’s digital sites, newsletters, digital services and programs; its digital advertising technology companies; and its audio industry-leading social media footprint.

The company’s Audio & Media Services reportable segment includes Katz Media Group, the nation’s largest media representation company, and RCS, the world's leading provider of broadcast and webcast software.

Visit iHeartMedia.com for more company information.