iHeartPodcasts, Glass Podcasts and Actor Lauren Lapkus Detail Chilling Encounters with The Dead in New, Immersive 3-D Audio Podcast, “Haunting”

The new series will recount true stories that will send shivers down your spine

WHAT: iHeartPodcasts, the No. 1 podcast publisher globally according to Podtrac, and Glass Podcasts, a division of award-winning Glass Entertainment Group, released episode one of “Haunting,” a new podcast that will explore real paranormal experiences, stories and encounters with the dead. In the new, immersive 3-D audio series, host Lauren Lapkus (“The Wrong Missy,” “The Characters,” “Orange Is the New Black”) will play the fictional character Therésa (pronounced Teh-rez-ah), a dead influencer from the “other side.” Believing that nothing says lifeless like a paranormal podcast hosted by a mere mortal, Therésa will present real first-hand accounts that bring listeners face-to-face with the unexplainable.

WHEN: The “Haunting” podcast is available now, with new episodes posing on Tuesdays.  

WHERE:Haunting” is distributed by iHeartPodcasts and is available on the iHeartRadio app and everywhere the living hear their podcasts.

About Glass Entertainment Group (GEG)

Founded by six-time Emmy award winning journalist and television personality Nancy Glass, Glass Entertainment Group (GEG) is a full-service production company specializing in unscripted television, film production, new media content and podcasting. With over 4,000 hours of programming, the company has worked with leading networks and platforms including: CNN, Netflix, Hulu, Paramount+, Peacock, Lifetime, A&E, MTV, Oxygen, HGTV, Nat Geo Wild, WETV, Hallmark, Snapchat, The Food Network, Discovery ID, and History. In the podcast space they work with iHeart podcasts and Wondery, among others. GEG’s robust slate includes Heartland Docs: (Nat Geo WILD), Family Legacy (MTV), Murder in the 21st (A&E), Queen of Stylez (Snapchat), Jefferson (HISTORY), Betrayal (HULU), Christina on the Coast (Discovery+), Christina in the Country (discovery+), Tough Love with Hilary Farr (HGTV), Parents Gone Wild (Lifetime) and many more. The company also has a leading podcast division that’s responsible for the juggernaut hit Betrayal, which was adapted as a premium doc-series for Hulu, where it spent seven weeks as the top documentary on the streamer. Two more of their podcasts are becoming series to air on Paramount+ and Netflix. In a groundbreaking deal, GEG acquired the rights to the Hatos-Hall catalogue of formats, including the classic Let’s Make a Deal, which they are distributing globally, as well as Split Second, now the highest rated series on  GSN. GEG also has multiple companies under its umbrella, including CryBaby Media, Balthazar Entertainment and leading TV personality, designer and real estate investor Christina Hall and husband Josh Hall’s Unbroken Productions.

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.