PodcastOne (Nasdaq: PODC) Acquires Exclusive Sales and Distribution Rights to Dumb Gay Podcast

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News and Culture Podcast Launched in 2016 and Has Over 350 Episodes

34th Podcast Added to Network In 12 Months and 4th This Fiscal Year For 185 Total Shows

LOS ANGELES, CA - (NewMediaWire) - May 01, 2024 - PodcastOne (NASDAQ: PODC), a leading podcast platform and a subsidiary of LiveOne (NASDAQ: LVO), announced today that it has acquired the exclusive sales and distribution rights to top society and culture podcast, Dumb Gay Podcast hosted by Bravo stars and comedians Julie Goldman and Brandy Howard. Dumb Gay Podcast launches on PodcastOne on May 7, 2024.

If you know who NeNe Leakes is but not Nancy Pelosi, then this is the podcast for you! Join Bravo stars and comedians Julie Goldman (the gay) and Brandy Howard (the dumb) as they talk about politics & current events, like they are talking about reality TV. Dumb Gay Podcast is a weekly comedy podcast with lots of feelings, lots of facts, and zero f*cks. Hosts Goldman and Howard rose to popularity as cast members of Bravo's hit show, The People's Couch.

Julie and Brandy are the comedic voices of a generation and were excited to have them join our roster of smart, outspoken and headline-making podcasters at PodcastOne. Dumb Gay Podcast is the perfect blend of reverence and irreverence delivering hot takes on the most topical subjects from breaking news to reality tv breakups. Our hands-on team is looking forward to growing this podcast with both listeners and advertisers, said Kit Gray, President and Co-Founder of PodcastOne.

"We are so excited that our Dumb Gay Podcast will be joining the elite roster of shows at PodcastOne. An absolute juggernaut in the podcast space, PodcastOne has defined what a modern podcast company should look like, and we are honored to call them home. They have impeccable taste, and our show is no exception," said Goldman and Howard.

With over 450 episodes to date, Dumb Gay Podcast featured Vice President Kamala Harris during the 2020 CNN LGBTQ Town Hall, and was nominated for LGBTQ podcast of the year at the 2018 iHeart Podcast Awards. Past guests include Congressman Eric Swalwell, Rosie O'Donnell, Andrew Yang, Congressman Mondaire Jones, Sarah Silverman, Lt Col. Alexander Vindman, Lea Black, Rick Wilson, Congressman Mark Takano, Tom Arnold, Charles Booker, Heather McDonald, Paula Poundstone, Dorinda Medley, Scott Dworkin and many others.

PodcastOnes full roster of top ranked podcasts includes programming across top genres such as news, comedy, true crime and society and culture, including shows such as The Adam Carolla Show, Camp Counselors, Bitch Bible, Bad Bad Thing, Varnamtown, The Prosecutors, Court Junkie, Baby Mamas No Drama, The Jordan Harbinger Show, Off the Vine with Kaitlyn Bristowe, LadyGang, and The Schaub Show. PodcastOne shows are available through PodcastOne, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, iHeart, Amazon and wherever podcasts are heard.

About PodcastOne

PodcastOne (Nasdaq: PODC) is a Los Angeles based podcast network founded in 2012 by Kit Gray and Norm Pattiz providing creators and advertisers with a full 360-degree solution in sales, marketing, public relations, production, and distribution delivering over 2.1 billion downloads per year with a community of 250 of the top podcasters, including Adam Carolla, Kaitlyn Bristowe, Jordan Harbinger, LadyGang, A&E's Cold Case Files and Varnamtown. PodcastOne has built a distribution network reaching over 1 billion listeners a month across all of its own properties, LiveOne (Nasdaq: LVO), Spotify, Apple Podcasts, iHeartRadio, Samsung and over 150 shows exclusively available in Tesla vehicles. PodcastOne is also the parent company of LaunchpadOne, an innovative self-serve platform developed to launch, host, distribute and monetize independent user-generated podcasts. For more information, visit PodcastOne.com and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and Twitter at @podcastone. For more investor information, please visit ir.podcastone.com/overview/default.aspx.

About LiveOne, Inc.

Headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, LiveOne (Nasdaq: LVO) is an award-winning, creator-first, music, entertainment, and technology platform focused on delivering premium experiences and content worldwide through memberships and live and virtual events. LiveOne's wholly-owned subsidiaries include Slacker Radio, PodcastOne (Nasdaq: PODC), PPVOne, CPS, LiveXLive, DayOne Music Publishing, Drumify and Splitmind. LiveOne is available on iOS, Android, Roku, Apple TV, Spotify, Samsung, Amazon Fire, Android TV, and through STIRRs OTT applications. For more information, visit liveone.com and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, YouTube and Twitter at @liveone. For more investor information, please visit ir.liveone.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

All statements other than statements of historical facts contained in this press release are forward-looking statements, which may often, but not always, be identified by the use of such words as may, might, will, will likely result, would, should, estimate, plan, project, forecast, intend, expect, anticipate, believe, seek, continue, target or the negative of such terms or other similar expressions. These statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, which may cause actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such statements, including: LiveOnes reliance on one key customer for a substantial percentage of its revenue; LiveOnes and PodcastOnes ability to consummate any proposed financing, acquisition, spin-out, special dividend, merger, distribution or transaction, including the spin-out of LiveOnes pay-per-view business, the timing of the consummation of any such proposed event, including the risks that a condition to the consummation of any such event would not be satisfied within the expected timeframe or at all, or that the consummation of any proposed financing, acquisition, spin-out, merger, special dividend, distribution or transaction will not occur or whether any such event will enhance shareholder value; PodcastOnes ability to continue as a going concern; PodcastOnes ability to attract, maintain and increase the number of its listeners; PodcastOne identifying, acquiring, securing and developing content; LiveOnes intent to repurchase shares of its and/or PodcastOnes common stock from time to time under LiveOnes announced stock repurchase program and the timing, price, and quantity of repurchases, if any, under the program; LiveOnes ability to maintain compliance with certain financial and other covenants; PodcastOne successfully implementing its growth strategy, including relating to its technology platforms and applications; managements relationships with industry stakeholders; uncertain and unfavorable outcomes in legal proceedings; changes in economic conditions; competition; risks and uncertainties applicable to the businesses of LiveOne and/or its other subsidiaries; and other risks, uncertainties and factors including, but not limited to, those described in PodcastOnes Special Financial Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2023, filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) on June 29, 2023, Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter year ended December 31, 2023, filed with the SEC on February 13, 2024, and in PodcastOnes other filings and submissions with the SEC. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date hereof, and PodcastOne disclaims any obligation to update these statements, except as may be required by law. PodcastOne intends that all forward-looking statements be subject to the safe-harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.

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