Norman Pattiz and Norman Lear Combine Forces

If you were ever a fan of 1970’s television programming, you have undoubtedly heard of Norman Lear, the producer of some of the most memorable shows on network television. However, you may not have heard of Norman Pattiz; he is the Founder and Executive Chairman of PodcastOne, an advertiser-supported podcast network. Pattiz has recently partnered with Lear in an effort to broaden the scope of the already popular podcast. The partnership will potentially introduce a whole new generation of television viewers to the iconic sitcom producer; Lear produced shows like The Jeffersons, Good Times, All in the Family, and much more during the 1970’s. Learn more:


After achieving considerable success with the radio network, Westwood One, Pattiz created PodcastOne, which provides content hosted by notable celebrities like Laila Ali, Dr. Drew, Neil Strauss, Adam Carolla, Shaquille O’Neal, Chris Jericho, Norman Lear, and much more.


According to PodcastOne’s Linkedin page, programming consists of topics revolving around sports, entertainment, talk, and traffic. If past performance is indicative of future success, PodcastOne will be a tremendously successful endeavor for Norman Pattiz. Radio network Westwood One proved to be revolutionary in the way that it distributed content to the masses, and PodcastOne will most likely follow in the same footsteps.


Norman Pattiz is well-versed in broadcast radio; in 1976 he launched Westwood One, and it quickly became recognized as a leading radio network in America. In an effort to capitalize on his success, Pattiz created Courtside Entertainment Group, one of the world’s leading media companies, and just like Westwood One, it attracts some of Hollywood’s elite like Ron Paul, Bill O’Reilly, and much more.


Pattiz has received considerable praise for his work in the broadcast sector; in fact, he was appointed by former Presidents Clinton and Busch (during their respective administrations) to serve on the Broadcasting Board of Governors, which aims to inform, engage, and connect people around the world supporting freedom and democracy. In 2009, Pattiz’s work in the broadcast culminated with his induction into the National Radio Hall of Fame, which places him in the company of Edward R. Murrow, Orson Wells, and others.


It’s probably safe to say that the partnership between Pattiz and Lear will produce some of the most engaging content on the radio. Both Pattiz and Lear are considered pioneers in their respective industries, and when these two worlds merge together greatness is sure to follow. Take a look at the full article in Yahoo Finance