• Spotify Inks First-Look Deal With 'Star Trek' Director J.J. Abrams' New Podcast Unit

    9 days ago - By Hypebeast

    J.J. Abrams ' production company Bad Robot is rolling out a new podcast unit and has inked an exclusive multi-year deal with Spotify , the companies announced on Wednesday. The new division, dubbed Bad Robot Audio, is dedicated to "developing and producing original scripted and nonscripted audio content," according to the company. As part of the aforementioned first-look deal, Bad Robot's podcasts and various other audio content will exclusively stream on Spotify's platform. Moreover, Christina Choi, the previous director of content partnerships at Audible, will lead the new unit. “Given...
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