As announced by PodcastOne CEO and founder Norman Pattiz, Norman Lear was set to bring his voice to address issues to do with various subjects including politics, family, current events, social issues and much more. The show was meant to feature unique perspectives of politicians, celebrities as well as everyday folk. Together with his friend, sidekick, composer, and actor Paul Hipp, they were scheduled to appear on the weekly podcast.
The celebrity guests who had come much earlier included Julia Louis-Dreyfus, America Ferrera, Amy Poehler and Jerrod Carmichael. The conversation topics here included basketball talents that pitting Louis-Dreyfus’ son against Julia, race in the media that was handled by Carmichael, religion with Poehler and triathlon training with Ferrera. This podcast was scheduled to debut on May 1, 2017, so that new episodes were to be availed each Monday through iTunes, PodcastOne.com, and the PodcastOne app.
Almost turning 95, Norman Lear has surely lived a life full of talents. He has undertaken active roles in the entertainment industry writing, creating, developing and producing not less than 100 television shows. At one time, he had up to nine shows running at the same time. President Clinton awarded him the National Medal of the Arts for his role in founding the liberal advocacy group known as People for the American Way that had 300,000 members. For ten years, Lear moved around the 50 states with the original copy of the “Declaration of Independence.”
About Norman Pattiz
Norman Pattiz has since become a household name in the media industry in the United States. He has founded, or taken part in founding a number of media houses. Westwood One, Courtside Entertainment Group, and PodcastOne are some of the media houses founded by Norman Pattiz. Under his leadership, Westwood One is standing today as the leading radio network bringing to its audience news about sports and entertainment. He was lucky enough to serve in President Clinton’s and President Bush’s administrations as a member of the Broadcasting Board of Governors.
There various Arabic language radio and television stations in the US and other Middle East countries today thanks to Mr. Pattiz. Iran has also benefited from his efforts with the putting up of Farsi language broadcasting in this country. Today, Mr. Pattiz renders his services to the University of California as an advisor. He also serves as the chairman at both Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Los Alamos National Security Laboratories. Learn more: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/norman-pattiz-announces-hollywoods-legendary-204000537.html