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Jodie Sweetin announces new parenting podcast Never Thought I'd Say This premiering July 10

PRESS RELEASE — June 27, 2019

Los Angeles CA, USA—The premiere date has been set for ​Never Thought I’d Say This​, ​the new parenting podcast from ​Fuller House​ star and mother of two Jodie Sweetin and her best friend, therapist and life coach Celia Behar (also a mother of two). In each episode, the hosts hilariously tackle parenting taboos by swapping stories from the frontlines of motherhood and talking to special guests about issues all parents face in 2019. ​Never Thought I’d Say This​ premieres on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 with new episodes every week.

“Our podcast aims to normalize the real mom/parenting experience with listeners who might feel isolated, compartmentalized, and like perhaps they are doing this whole parenting thing wrong,” explain Sweetin and Behar. “In this digital age, where looking ‘perfect’ now seems to be an art form, we hope that by using our own personal experiences, embarrassing parent fails, and close friendship, we can take the perfect out of parenting!”

Each episode of ​Never Thought I’d Say This​ revolves around a phrase either Jodie or Celia never thought they would speak out loud – before having children. From the amusing (“Get your mouth off the toilet!”) to the more serious (“I never thought I’d ever have to tell my kids what to do in a school shooting”), no topic is off limits. The show will feature recurring segments such as “craptastic parenting moments of the week” and “fail mail” where listeners share their own comedic stories of parental struggle. Special guests include Christine Lakin (​Step by Step​, co-host of the popular “Worst Ever Podcast”), Melissa Gisoni (​Dance Moms)​ , Andrea Barber (​Fuller House​), and Lynsey Addario (Pulitzer Prize winning photo journalist).

“Jodie and Celia’s refreshingly raw and honest take on the ups and downs of parenting fulfills a void we identified in the podcast universe. It’s the PG-13 parenting podcast all of us moms and dads need,” said Jimmy Fox, president of Main Event Media, which produces the podcast.

“We’re thrilled for the launch of Jodie and Celia’s podcast, as part of the Audioboom Originals Network,” said Brendan Regan, Audioboom’s SVP Content & Production. “We’re confident that their relatable parenting content will resonate well with listeners. We’re also looking forward to the first podcast in our exciting partnership with Main Event Media.”

The podcast is an original co-production between Main Event Media, an All3Media America company, and Audioboom.

About Main Event Media

Main Event Media, an All3Media America company, is an Emmy-winning production company based in Los Angeles. Founded by producer Jimmy Fox, the company creates content across multiple genres including scripted, documentary, reality and original podcast production. Main Event is known for the multi-time Emmy-winning CNN series United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell and Investigation Discovery’s Breaking Homicide. Additional works include the E! drama series ​The Arrangement​, Snapchat’s original series While Black, multiple specials for Discovery Channel’s Shark Week, Amazon Prime’s docuseries ​Inside Jokes​, the comedy series ​Hollywood Darlings​ for POP Network, ​Is OJ Innocent: The Missing Evidence ​for Investigation Discovery, It Was Him: The Many Murders of Ed Edwards for Paramount Network and ​Make Me a Millionaire Inventor f​ or CNBC. Main Event has been recognized for its work garnering TCA, NAACP and International Documentary Association (IDA) nominations.

About All3Media America

All3Media America is the US arm of All3Media, a leading independent television, film and digital production group comprised of 29 global production companies. With teams in Los Angeles and New York, All3Media America is responsible for producing hundreds of hours of unscripted and scripted programming for broadcast, cable and digital partners. Current hit shows include the Emmy award-winning ​Undercover Boss​ for CBS, the Emmy award-winning ​United Shades of America​ for CNN, Chrisley Knows Best​ for USA, ​24 Hours to Hell and Back with Gordon Ramsay​ for FOX, the Emmy award-winning ​Cash Cab​ for Discovery, ​Worst Cooks in America​ for Food Network and ​Betrayed​ for Investigation Discovery. All3Media is owned jointly between Discovery Communications and Liberty Global.

About Audioboom

Audioboom is a global podcasting platform that consolidates the business of on-demand audio, making content accessible, wide-reaching and profitable for podcasters, advertisers and brands. Audioboom operates internationally, with operations across North America, Europe, Asia and Australia, and addresses the issue of disparate podcast services by putting all of the pieces of the puzzle together under one umbrella, creating a user-friendly, economical experience.

Audioboom hosts over 14,000 content channels, with key partners including A+E Networks (US), ​An Acquired Taste (​ US), Associated Press (US), ​Astonishing Legends​ (US), ​Casefile True Crime (​ AUS), ​Chrisley Confessions ​(US), Edith Bowman (UK), ​F1:Beyond The Grid​ (UK), ​George Ezra & Friends​ (UK), Heston Blumenthal (UK), Jonathan Ross (UK), ​No Such Thing As A Fish​ (UK), ​The Totally Football Show​ (UK) and Undisclosed​ (US).

Original content produced by Audioboom includes ​And That’s Why We Drink​ (US), C​ overt​ (US), Deliberations​ (US), ​It’s Happening with Snooki & Joey​ (US), ​Mafia​ (US), ​The 45th​ (US), and ​The Russell Brand Podcast​ (UK).

The platform receives over 60 million listens per month and allows partners to share their content via Apple Podcasts, Deezer, Google Podcasts, iHeartRadio, RadioPublic, Saavn, Spotify, Stitcher, as well as their own websites and mobile apps.

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