Norman Pattiz Reveals the Comeback of Norman Lear

In April 2014, Norman Pattiz, founder of PodcastOne Network started a new program, All of the Above with Norman Lear. The open show included any topic ranging from social issues, family, comedy, music, and politics. Launching the program meant that a World War famous creator, writer, director, and producer of popular comedy category Norman Lear brings his voice back to the media. Lear is well known for creating All in the Family, Maude, One Day at a Time, The Jeffersons, and Good Times.


Lear will be hosting the program with the celebrated composer and actor, Paul Hipp. The show could feature celebrities and politicians. Among the suggested guests for the podcast includes Amy Poehler, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Ferrera, and Jerrod Carmichael. It will be airing on May 1, 2017, and viewers can catch up with new episodes every Monday on, PodcastOne app, and iTunes.


Norman Lear revealed that he waited for over 40 years to launch a podcast. The 95 years host assured listeners that his age would not affect his work. Norman Pattiz stated that it is an excellent idea to have legendary media heroes on PodcastOne network.


Norman Lear


The father of the US television has worked in the industry for over 40 years. He pioneered creative production, creation, writing, and started more than 100 shows during his career life. Away from the screens, Norman Lear established People for the American Way. President Clinton awarded him the National Medal of Arts.


Norman Pattiz


Norman Pattiz has been in radio syndication for more than 40 years and has participated in revolutionizing the modern day podcasts. Pattiz became the president of the podcast in 1976. He founded Westwood One, a known provider of traffic programming, news, entertainment, sports, and talk. The organization managed and distributed The Super Bowl, Summer and Winter Olympic games, March Madness, CNN radio, NFL Football, NCAA Basketball, and CBS News.


In 2010, Norman Pattiz started Courtside Entertainment Group to create and dispense on-demand programming. In 2012, Pattiz began PodcastOne to take advantage of the untapped opportunity in the segment. The project quickly grew to become the top in production and distribution of on-demand programs.


President Clinton and Bush recognized the efforts and experience of Pattiz. They appointed him to the Broadcasting Board of Governors of the United States as a member. It was under Norman Pattiz leadership that he opened Arabic television and radio in more than 20 countries in the Middle East. Learn more:


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