NEW YORK, Dec. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- James Andrew Miller, award-winning journalist and best-selling author, together with Cadence13, leading creator of premium, on-demand audio entertainment, today launched the beginning of "Origins Chapter 2: ESPN," a riveting audio retrospective put together by the co-author of "Those Guys Have All the Fun: Inside the World of ESPN," an instant #1 New York Times bestseller.
"Origins, with James Andrew Miller" is the highly-acclaimed podcast series that explores crucial beginnings and evolutionary paths leading to great achievements in television, film, music, publishing, and human relationships.
Throughout the ESPN chapter, Jim speaks with personalities, producers, and top executives who played critical roles in ESPN's unprecedented march through television history.
Premiering today, Episode 1: "ESPN & Social Media: A Troubled Marriage," features dozens of new personal reflections and previously unheard analysis. The next four episodes of the chapter are set to roll out in January 2018 as follows:
- January 3, Episode 2: Pardon the Interruption
- January 10, Episode 3: College Game Day
- January 17, Episode 4: 30 for 30
- January 24, Episode 5: SportsCenter
Former ESPN presidents Steve Bornstein and George Bodenheimer, along with current president John Skipper and numerous other key senior executives, share candid views on myriad subjects, creating a raw and fresh narrative not only about the past but ESPN's future as well.
"ESPN remains one of the most intriguing and important forces in the world of media, and it's been a blast to dig into these iconic shows, while also examining how the crazy world of social media has affected the network," says Miller. "Listeners will hear directly from those present at creation, and those now charged with leading ESPN into a suddenly uncertain future. They will also hear stories and insights they haven't heard before, while at the same time getting a deeper understanding of the people who make ESPN what it is today."
Chris Corcoran, Chief Content Officer of Cadence13 says, "Following the incredible success of "Origins Chapter 1: Curb Your Enthusiasm" this new epic chapter delves into the groundbreaking, complex and endlessly entertaining world of a network, ESPN, that is always evolving. Only Jim Miller could bring together such a broad and diverse group from ESPN's past and present to weave together a story that is, by far, the most comprehensive to date, and also leaves you wanting more."
The first episode of "Origins" Chapter 2, titled "ESPN and Social Media, A Troubled Marriage" is available to enjoy now, free and on-demand, via Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, Stitcher, TuneIn, and more distribution outlets. You can download and listen here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/origins-with-james-andrew-miller/id1266445999?mt=2
About James Andrew Miller
James Andrew Miller is an award-winning journalist and the co-author of Live From New York, An Uncensored History of Saturday Night Live, which dominated The New York Times bestseller list for five months and was named by Fortune as one of the top 75 "Smartest Books We Know." Miller also co-wrote the national #1 The New York Times bestseller Those Guys Have All the Fun, Inside the World of ESPN; and authored the recently released The New York Times best-selling book Powerhouse, The Untold Story of Hollywood's Creative Artists Agency. Miller's first book, Running In Place: Inside the Senate, was also a newsmaking bestseller. He has contributed as well to the op-ed pages of The Washington Post and The New York Times, along with articles for The New York Times, The New York Times Magazine, Vanity Fair, Grantland, The Hollywood Reporter, Newsweek, The Daily Beast, Salon, The Harvard Journal of Legislation and others. He got his start as a member of the highly respected Television Reporting Team at The Washington Post before becoming Special Assistant and Chief Speechwriter to Senate Majority Leader Howard Baker. He went on to work both in show business and in broadcast journalism. Mr. Miller received his Bachelor's degree in Political Science and Economics at Occidental College; an M. Litt. from Oxford University, and an MBA from Harvard University, all with honors.
Cadence13 (www.cadence13.com), formerly DGital Media, is the leading creator of premium on-demand audio entertainment in sports, business, tech, politics, comedy and news. The company's growing list of programming partners includes: Crooked Media, Eater, Entertainment Weekly, Fortune, Fox Sports Digital, Girlboss Media, IMG, Learfield, The MMQB, Mythical Entertainment, Recode, Sports Illustrated, Time Inc., The UFC, Vanity Fair, The Verge, The Vertical, Vox Media, Yahoo Sports, and Yoga Girl, among others. Cadence13 presents some of the most influential voices in sports, comedy, tech, politics, and news, including Sophia Amoruso, Nick Bilton, Rachel Brathen, Albert Breer, David Dobrik, Jon Favreau, Andrwe Jenks, Peter Kafka, Peter King, Ezra Klein, Tony Kornheiser, Jon Lovett, James Andrew Miller, Katie Nolan, Jim Norton, Paul Rabil, Rhett and Link, Sherrod Small, Kara Swisher, Tommy Vietor, Adrian Wojnarowski and many more. The company is headquartered in New York, with offices in Los Angeles and San Francisco.