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CompanionCast adds top entertainment podcasts Reality Steve and Pink Shade to its growing network

Press Release · New York, NY, USA ·

CompanionCast, the leading network of TV-themed, ‘after-show’ podcasts, announced today that it has partnered with Reality Steve’s Steve Carbone, aka the ‘King of Bachelor Nation,’ as well as Pink Shade, the hugely-popular comedy series hosted by real-life comediannes Erin Martin and Mary Payne Gilbert.

By partnering with CompanionCast, these shows join a prestigious and growing roster of reality-show focused podcasts offering a combined reach of over 10 million monthly impressions.

CompanionCast has also recently joined forces with additional shows in the “reality TV recap” space including:

  • Real Moms of Bravo - Hosts Vanessa Rizi & Abby Steffen share hysterical hot takes on trendy Bravo shows.
  • She’s all Bach -Hosts Stefanie Parker & Jackie Maroney air out The Bachelor‘s dirtiest laundry.
  • Are You My Podcast - Comedians Sarah Colonna & Mary Radzinski laugh their way through trending TV topics.
  • Brandi Glanville Unfiltered - Reality television star Brandi Glanville provides uncensored access to celebrities.
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“We’re thrilled to join forces with these amazing shows,” said Tom Butera, founder of CompanionCast. “Each and every one of these talented creators each bring their own innovative style and unique sense of humor to their shows, and we believe their content is the perfect complement to our dedicated network of reality TV-focused, companion podcasts.”

Launched in late 2021, Butera’s CompanionCast network has grown to include over 19 shows, all focused exclusively on brand-safe reality TV-themed ‘after-show’ and entertainment-focused content.

Select advertising partners include: Betterhelp, Athletic Greens, JoyBird, OUAI, Calm App, Rothy’s, Modern Fertility, HelloFresh, and more.

Powered by show creators who dig ‘dishing’ about shows such as: TLC’s 90 Day Finance, Bravo’s Housewives franchise, Lifetime’s Married at First Sight series, ABC’s Bachelor and Bachelorette programs, among others, CompanionCast is quickly becoming the leader of ‘brand-safe,” female-friendly companion content.

About CompanionCast

New York City-based CompanionCast ( was created in 2021 by Tom Butera, who, after working for over a decade in radio and podcast sales – including companies such as iHeart Radio and HowStuffWorks, Studio71, CBS Radio, ad Univision – launched the CompanionCast network with a focus on connecting advertisers with brand-safe podcasts that feature high quality “after-show” content consumed and enjoyed by primarily female audiences.

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