Norman Lear, a Hollywood legendary writer, director, producer, creator and a World War II veteran, is set to host the “All of The Above” show on PodcastOne. The legendary Norman Lear is well known for producing top sitcoms like Good Times, The Jeffersons, All in the Family and Maude. Norman Pattiz, the executive chair and founder of PodcastOne made the announcement earlier this year. Norman Lear is expected to engage his audience with great conversations on diverse topics like music, current events, family, comedy, social issues, politics and many more. The show will however, focus on the unique perspectives of politicians, celebrities and the common folk. Mr. Lear will be joined weekly by Paul Hipp, a huge friend, composer, actor, sidekick and composer.
Previous Guests and Conversation Topics
A number of guests have so far been featured on the show. They include Jerrod Carmicheal, Amy Poehler, America Ferrera and Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Earlier featured topics revolved around basketball talents involving the son of Louis-Dreyfus, triathlon training with Ferrera, religion and Veep with Poehler and Julia respectively among others. The podcast debuted on May 1 and brings new episodes every Monday on iTunes, PodcastOne app and on PodcastOne.com. Fans have the opportunity of pre-subscribing for the show.
Norman Lear stated that he had wished to wait for half his life to ebb away before launching his podcast. Mr. Lear believes that despite his age, he still remains a peer to his audience regardless of how old or young they are. He challenged people to subscribe for the show to prove that his claims are well founded. Mr. Pattiz on his part expressed the huge admiration he had for Norman Lear and was ecstatic that he had his podcast on his network, which was gigantic and awesomely cool. He heartily welcomed his namesake to the network. Learn more: http://normanpattiz.com/author/npattiz/
About Norman Pattiz
Pattiz founded Westwood One and led it to become the biggest radio network as well as provider of traffic programming, sports, news, talk and entertainment to the U.S. Broadcast industry. The company managed, distributed or owned CBS News, NBC radio networks, NCAA Basketball, NFL Football, the Mutual Broadcasting System and others. He went on to launch Courtside Entertainment Group in 2010 and recently started PodcastOne Sales and PodcastOne. PodcastOne Sales is currently at the top of the national podcast sales and marketing. Norman Pattiz has served on the U.S. Broadcasting Board of Governors twice having been nominated by President Clinton in 2000 and then reappointed by President Bush in 2002. Learn more: https://www.linkedin.com/in/norman-pattiz