Fan-Favorite Podcast “Call Chelsea Peretti” Makes Its Return on iHeartMedia and Will Ferrell’s Big Money Players Podcast Network 

Beginning November 9th, comedian Chelsea Peretti’s weekly call-in show will be available on the iHeartRadio app and all major listening platforms with all-new episodes each Thursday

Listen to the all-new trailer HERE

NEW YORK – November 2, 2023 – iHeartMedia and Will Ferrell’s Big Money Players Podcast Network (BMP) today announced that “Call Chelsea Peretti” –the call-in podcast hosted by the acclaimed actor, stand-up, writer, and director, Chelsea Peretti– will make its long-awaited return on the BMP network. Beginning November 9, the comedy series will debut all-new themed episodes each Thursday. Fans can listen to the trailer now, here.

Similar to the original format of the long-running podcast, Peretti will continue to take phone calls from listeners but now with an added new element of expert guest interviews. Listeners can leave voicemails at 213-789-7589 anytime and can follow @callchelseaperetti on Instagram and TikTok, for a chance to also call in live to the show.

“I'm thrilled to join the Big Money Players network. I never ran ads on my original podcast, so I'm beyond excited to share my take on corporate sponsorship with my fans,” said Peretti.

Upcoming episodes will feature experts including Dr. David Langer, neurosurgeon and star of Netflix's "Emergency NYC" and "Lenox Hill," a Tahoe bear attack survivor, a couple that transformed their lawn into a vibrant wildflower garden, and a shocking episode on geese attacks, making a compelling case that geese might just be the most dangerous creatures on the planet. In this new iteration, Peretti introduces exciting new elements into the show, including captivating video clips, thought-provoking expert guest interviews, and in-studio explorations of viral recipes and makeup looks.

Founded by Will Ferrell and iHeartMedia, Big Money Players (BMP) is the premiere destination for comedy podcasts and home to top comedic talent across a variety of formats and styles. In addition to audio’s No. 1 comedy “The Ron Burgundy Podcast,” BMP features award-winning hits like “Films To Be Buried With with Brett Goldstein,” “Las Culturistas with Matt Rogers and Bowen Yang,” “The Nikki Glaser Podcast," "Poog with Kate Berlant and Jacqueline Novak," "Straightiolab” from George Civeris and Sam Taggart, and more. All BMP podcasts are executive produced by Will Ferrell and iHeartMedia.

Distributed by iHeartPodcasts, the all-new episode of “Call Chelsea Peretti” will be available on the iHeartRadio app and all major podcast platforms.

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Chelsea Peretti is a multifaceted creative known for her contributions as an actor, stand-up, writer, and producer. Peretti garnered widespread recognition for her portrayal of ‘Gina Linetti’ in the critically acclaimed comedy series, “Brooklyn Nine-Nine.”

Peretti's directorial debut "First Time Female Director" will be released on The Roku Channel in Spring 2024.

Her other film credits include the romantic drama “The Photograph” directed by Stella Meghie and starring Issa Rae and LaKeith Stanfield, “Game Night” opposite Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams, Universal’s “Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping” and the indie’s “Friendsgiving” and “Spinster.” Most recently, she was featured in Amazon Prime Video’s second installment of its comedy special, “Yearly Departed.” She's also lent her voice to animated hits such as “Big Mouth,” “The Simpsons” and “Sing 2.”

She's released two music EPs in preparation for her coffee-themed concept album, “Foam & Flotsam” and “Phosphorescent Panic,” both receiving critical acclaim. Having her roots in stand-up comedy, Peretti’s hour-long stand-up special, “One of the Greats,” was released in 2014 on Netflix, and her half-hour special “Comedy Central Presents” aired in 2011. In addition to her on-screen achievements, Peretti has a notable writing background, contributing to shows like “Parks and Recreation,” “Portlandia,” “Sarah Silverman Program” and “Kroll Show,” as well as “Saturday Night Live.”

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