On Dec. 19 2016 PodcastOne CEO Norman Pattiz announced the newest show for the “Jericho Network” lineup. “Beyond the Darkness” will examine the paranormal and offer discussion of the latest research into the paranormal. It will include guests who are world renowned experts in the various sub-fields of paranormal research. The show will be hosted by Dave Schrader, and author and radio host, as well as host and producer Tim Dennis. The show will be released online, via the app, and on iTunes every Monday.
Norman Pattiz said that Chris Jericho was a “jewel” of the PodcastOne Network. He also stated that the plan for the Jericho Network was also to reach out beyond wrestling podcasts and to do more with other types of programming, such as “Beyond the Darkness.”
Chris Jericho praised the addition of “Beyond the Darkness” He said that the hosts were top of the line broadcasters in the field of the paranormal. Jericho cited their large fanbase and ability to bring in researchers and guests who are renowned in the various fields of paranormal investigation. Jericho stated that he believed their audience would grow on the Jericho Network.
PodcastOne is the number advertiser-supported network. It was founded by Norman Pattiz. It features over two hundred programs hosted by a variety of talent including Shaquille O’Neal, Steve Austin, Chris Jericho, and many others.
Norman Pattiz is a well known name in broadcasting. He founded Westwood One which grew to become the largest radio network. It provided content from NBC, CNN, CBS, as well as the NFL. Mr. In 2010, Mr. Pattiz, introduced Courtside Entertainment Group and recently founded the PodcastOne network in 2012. PodcastOne quickly became the leading advertiser-supported podcast network.
Mr. Pattiz was also appointed to the Broadcast Board of Governors in 2000 by then President Clinton and reappointed to the position in 2002 by President Bush. The Broadcast Board of Governors oversees the nonmilitary U.S. broadcasting services which include The Voice of America and Radio Liberty, plus many others. In 2009 Norman Pattiz was inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame and was awarded the Giants of Broadcasting Award from the Library of American Broadcasting.