Set to launch in 2020, Will Ferrell new podcasting company, “Big Money Players Network” will debut on iheartpodcast network. His new company plans to drop 10 new comedy podcasts over the next two years and Ferrell will serve as one of the executive producers. It will be distributed through the iHeartPodcast Network and elsewhere online.
The Big Money Players Network will revolve around top comedic talent in both a scripted and unscripted format. “Will Ferrell is one of the greatest comedians of our lifetime, and the unique synergy between Will and iHeartMedia will continue to lead us in accomplishing even more great audio content together,” said Conal Byrne, president of the iHeartPodcast Network.
Apparently, he’s been having a lot of fun hosting and producing ‘The Ron Burgundy Podcast’, playing off his iconic Anchorman character has been greenlit for two-season that will have 12 episodes. “The iHeartPodcast Network has been such a pleasure to work with. I love hanging out in the offices and I’ve only been yelled at once for using someone’s computer, which I shouldn’t have done,” Ferrell joked in his own statement.