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Night expands into podcasting with the acquisition of The Roost Podcast Network

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Night, the leading talent management company representing most of the biggest YouTubers and Twitch Streamers is entering the podcasting vertical with the acquisition of The Roost Podcast Network, part of Rooster Teeth, from Warner Bros. Discovery.

Night will be retaining a majority of the team, including A.J. Feliciano, Head of The Roost Podcast Network.

The Roost is one of the most successful podcast companies in the business. Its network receives over 350 million views and 20 million monthly audio downloads.

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The Roost Podcast Networks boasts 47 original shows, including:

  • This Past Weekend with Theo Von
  • H3 Podcast (Ethan and Hila Klein)
  • The Phil DeFranco Show
  • Flashback with Smosh (Anthony Padilla & Ian Hecox)
  • The Yard (Ludwig, Nick, Slime, and Aiden)
  • Jeff FM (Jeff Wittek)

The Podcast Division joins Night’s other business pillars, including Night Talent, Night Labs, Night Studios, and Night Ventures.

Night Quote: “The Roost’s distinctive brand identity, loyal talent and partner network, and mission to be “the podcast network for creators” align seamlessly with Night’s overarching strategy,” said Reed Duchscher, CEO and Founder of Night. “Night is committed to maintaining The Roost’s autonomy and integrity, ensuring it thrives independently within the Night family.”

QUOTE FROM THE ROOST: “The team at The Roost is excited to join Night, a forward-thinking company that has long understood the potential of creators,” said A.J. Feliciano, Head of The Roost Podcast Network. “The future of podcasting sits at the heart of the creator economy, and this endeavor propels that vision.

About Night:

Night is a next-gen talent representation platform that helps the world’s best artists reach their full potential as entertainers and entrepreneurs. Founded in 2015 by Reed Duchscher, a former sports agent turned talent manager, Night represents the most prominent creators on the internet. To learn more, visit

About The Roost:

Positioned within Rooster Teeth and representing more than 370MM monthly impressions across its creator network, The Roost is a top 10 podcast network that connects quality podcast creators with the advertisers who understand them best. The network works alongside independent creators that align with Rooster Teeth’s community-first approach, generating revenue with its turn-key sales, production, marketing, e-commerce, events, and distribution infrastructure. The Roost reaches millennial and Gen Z audiences across all platforms where they watch or listen to podcasts, including video platforms like YouTube and Rooster Teeth apps.

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