FOX News Podcasts expands catalog with five new shows

FOX News Podcasts sent around a notice that adding five shows to its network blend of subscription and free podcasts. In a machine-like release timetable, it’ll be weekly launches starting a week from today, March 8. That first new podcast will be The Ben Domenech Podcast, a news and perspective program.

The FOX News Podcasts network shows 53 shows available today. Most are free; a handful can be purchased  as a series or per episode. There is also a “MEGACAST” subscription to all the premium shows. While this network is clearly oriented toward news and politics, the catalog includes Business, Lifestyle, and True Crime categories.

FOX News Podcasts  appears in the Podtrac Top Podcast Publishers monthly ranker. FOX asserts that in 2020 the network increased its unique downloads 48% from the prior year.

Following are FOX’s descriptions of the new shows:

Beginning on Monday, March 8th, The Ben Domenech Podcast will feature FOX News Media contributor Ben Domenech offering his perspective on the latest news of the day. With a new episode available each Monday, the program will follow the publisher and co-founder of The Federalist as he welcomes politicians, authors, musicians and journalists for engaging interviews that go beyond the day’s headlines.

On Monday, March 15th, the new daily brief FOX on Tech, hosted by FOX News Headlines 24/7 anchor Brett Larson, will update listeners on the latest trends, gadgets and news in the world of technology. The podcast will also be available on Apple, Samsung and Amazon smart speakers.

In collaboration with FOX Nation, FOX News Media’s subscription based streaming service, The FOX Nation Presents Podcast Series will spotlight a selection of the content produced across the FOX Nation platform. The first season of the new series will feature anchor Shannon Bream as she goes behind the scenes of her upcoming book “Women of the Bible,” and its complementary video special. Premiering on Monday, March 22nd, Bream will be joined by a number of guests who will tell the stories of the women who have inspired generations through their faith and courage. “Women of the Bible” is the second title of the new FOX News Books platform which launched in the fall of 2020.

FOX News Media contributor and former Utah congressman Jason Chaffetz will unveil his new weekly podcast, Jason in the House: The Jason Chaffetz Podcast, on Monday, March 29th. Joined by guests from the worlds of politics and media, Chaffetz will lead conversations about the future of Washington and the ever-changing dynamics of power.

Beginning Monday, April 5th, FOX & Friends Weekend co-host Will Cain will combine his expertise in news and sports for a new bi-weekly offering entitled, The Will Cain Podcast. Cain will tackle the latest headlines and present long-form interviews with leading figures, all while giving his unique perspective and signature commentary on the news of the day.


Brad Hill