Numlock News: May 24, 2022 • Meteorites…

By Walt Hickey Conan Conan O’Brien sold his podcasting shingle Team Coco to Sirius XM Holdings for $150 million, a huge payout as the big players in audio continue to scoop up podcast production houses. The flagship podcast from the operation, “Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend,” ranked 26th across all podcasts in terms of weekly listeners in the first quarter of this year, making up most of the 16 million monthly downloads. O’Brien himself is now on a five-year talent agreement with Sirius, so let’s just say if Jay Leno wants to sell a podcast company, now would absolutely be the funniest time to do it.

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