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James Pietragallo and Jimmi Whisman launch Upside Down Digital Network with ART19

James Pietragallo and Jimmi Whisman launch Upside Down Digital Network with ART19


Hosts of hit podcasts Small Town Murder and Crime in Sports, James Pietragallo and Jimmie Whisman, today announced the launch of Upside Down Digital Network, a podcast network in partnership with ART19.

The network will feature podcasts in a variety of genres. In addition to true crime and comedy—the current space that they are in—the network will venture into organized crime, personal narrative, interview-style, and serial/episodic shows. ART19 will facilitate advertising for the new shows and current podcasts in development include:

“At Upside Down Digital Network, we’ll foster creativity and showcase the most riveting people and stories as we bring the highest quality shows to this ever-expanding medium,” said Jimmie Whisman.

The launch of the Upside Down Digital Network comes on the heels of substantial momentum for the two hosts. Most recently, their Shut Up and Give Me Murder tour sold out across 24 cities in 17 states. Their upcoming tour is already sold out across 24 cities in 18 states. Additionally, Small Town Murder is consistently in the top of the ‘Comedy’ charts on Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

“I’m thrilled that James and Jimmie are expanding their empire,” said Shelby Schenkman, UTA Emerging Platforms. “Their momentum in the true crime space is astounding and the addition of compelling projects across new genres will be the catalyst for continued success.”

Small Town Murder, Crime in Sports, James Pietragallo and Jimmie Whisman are represented by UTA, which brokered the deal with ART19. UTA will represent the Upside Down Digital Network.


Small Town Murder
By James Pietragallo & Jimmie Whisman
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