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Forever Dog returns to ART19 with renewed focus on monetization for its comedy podcast network

PRESS RELEASE — May 20, 2020

Oakland CA, USA—ART19, announced on May 19, 2020, the return of the Forever Dog Comedy Network to its hosting platform, reigniting a partnership that includes hosting for Forever Dog’s full network catalogue and trafficking dynamic ad insertion campaigns.

With studios in Los Angeles and New York, the Forever Dog Comedy Network produces a variety of limited series plus over 25 celebrated comedy and lifestyle podcasts weekly, including popular favorites Seek Treatment, Race Chaser, and The Underculture. The network also recently announced LGBTQ+, an expanded collection of 11 shows to launch with Pride in June. As a leader in Millennial and Gen Z lifestyle content, Forever Dog’s robust catalogue attracts millions of monthly downloads and ad impressions. ART19 and Forever Dog are working to capitalize on the network’s momentum as they roll out fresh podcast and advertising content in the coming months.

“We are thrilled to welcome Forever Dog back to ART19,” said ART19 CEO Sean Carr. “They create incredible, binge-worthy shows with some of the most brilliant comedic and creative minds. Our latest innovations on ad technology will only help Forever Dog continue to flourish and expand its audio revenue.”

Forever Dog’s return to ART19 was driven by the network’s focus on driving ever-increasing revenue generation from its podcasts. Leveraging ART19’s robust ad technology, and participating in ART19’s Targeted Marketplace, Forever Dog will be able to maximize the value of every single download — better serving its creators and listeners alike.

Gary Reisman, CEO of Forever Dog Productions, stated, “Forever Dog is always looking to be one step ahead of the market. We firmly believe ART19’s technology, hosting platform and ad serving capabilities will provide unique opportunities that will fuel Forever Dog’s ad sales efforts as well as our own marketing initiatives.”

About ART19

ART19’s leading audio platform provides cutting-edge tools for on-demand hosting, distribution, ad serving, and audience measurement. At the intersection of publishers and advertisers, the company powers hundreds of millions of podcast downloads every month for the industry’s largest shows. ART19 enables publishers to manage all content and ad operations in one place, offering best-in-class targeting capabilities, seamless integration with listening platforms and a flexible infrastructure to continuously enhance revenue opportunities for its clients. ART19 equips advertisers with services to reach audiences through smart targeting and custom ad creative capabilities.

About Forever Dog

Forever Dog is a media company and leading producer of original, offbeat and boundary-pushing comedy podcasts, including 30+ weekly shows that garner millions of downloads a month. Founded in 2016 by creatives and entrepreneurs Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey, Forever Dog’s popular and critically acclaimed podcasts feature a diverse roster of respected comedians, including James Adomian, Bowen Yang, Alaska, Abby Elliott, Sabrina Jalees, Patti Harrison, Kevin McDonald, Catherine Cohen, Brett Davis, Jamie Lee, Mitra Jouhari and Rhea Butcher, among many others. Forever Dog shows span myriad genres and topics, and, in addition to the above, include The Underculture, Double Threat, The Thrilling Adventure Hour, Seek Treatment, Teen Creeps, Sloppy Seconds, The Unofficial Expert, Black Men Can’t Jump in Hollywood, Race Chaser and more. The company also recently partnered with National Lampoon to reboot the National Lampoon Radio Hour and develop Forever Dog podcasts for television and streaming platforms.

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