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Atomic Entertainment Launches Darkly Comedic Slaycation in Strategic Audio Expansion

Atomic Entertainment Launches Darkly Comedic Slaycation in Strategic Audio Expansion

Atomic Entertainment

January 9, 2024

—Emmy-nominated team continues podcast expansion with innovative approach to true crime—

New York, NY – January 9th, 2024 – Atomic Entertainment, the Emmy-nominated team behind acclaimed projects such as Nat Geo’s hit series Brain Games, Netflix’s live-action science series Brainchild, and the hit family podcast Who Smarted?, is thrilled to announce the launch of their latest venture into podcasting with the release of Slaycation. This gripping and darkly comedic true crime podcast takes listeners on a twisted journey through the chilling world of murders and mysterious deaths that take place on vacation.

Hosted by a true crime enthusiast, her comedy writer husband, and a seasoned TV producer, Slaycation offers a refreshing twist on the true crime genre by blending comedy, twisty turny storytelling, a husband & wife dynamic and respect for the victims and survivors involved, while focusing exclusively on cases of murder and suspicious deaths that happened while the victims were on vacation! Listeners can expect to be both captivated and entertained as they delve into the wildest vacation murders that will have them questioning whether it was murder or an accident as well as their own future travel plans.

Jerry Kolber, CEO of Atomic Entertainment, expressed his enthusiasm for the new podcast and the role of podcasting in the future of entertainment: “As Atomic Entertainment continues to venture beyond our acclaimed edutainment TV and streaming series into the dynamic world of podcasting, we’re thrilled to introduce ‘Slaycation.’ Our commitment to riveting storytelling and educational fun is now channeled into the true crime genre. Podcasting, with its expansive creative freedom and global reach, has become a pivotal addition to our repertoire. ‘Slaycation’ represents our bold step into true crime, blending humor and learning in innovative ways. As the podcasting horizon widens, Atomic stands at the forefront, eager to explore and redefine storytelling’s future.”

About Slaycation

Slaycation is a gripping and darkly comedic podcast that explores the chilling world of murders and mysterious deaths that occurred on vacation. Hosted by Kim Davis, a true crime enthusiast, her comedy writer husband, Adam “Tex” Davis (JUST FRIENDS), and his longtime creative partner, TV producer Jerry Kolber (BRAIN GAMES), this unique and hilarious show combines entertainment, humor, and riveting storytelling with a deep respect for the victims and survivors in each case. Listeners can expect to be hooked in and informed as they embark on a twisted journey through the darkest corners of vacation destinations.

About Atomic Entertainment

Atomic Entertainment is on a mission to create educational content so fun and engaging that audiences don’t realize they’re learning. From highly rated TV and streaming series to documentaries, branded educational content, and now podcasts, Atomic Entertainment is known for its innovative and premium edutainment. With successful projects like WHO SMARTED?, a top-rated science and history podcast for elementary school kids, Atomic Entertainment continues to push the boundaries of educational entertainment.

Founded by producing partners Jerry Kolber and Adam “Tex” Davis, Atomic Entertainment has received numerous accolades, including an Emmy Nomination for the first season of National Geographic’s highest-rated series, BRAIN GAMES. Their Netflix series BRAINCHILD, produced in collaboration with iamOTHER’s Pharrell Williams & Mimi Valdés, re-defined the family science TV show for a new generation and consistently ranks in the top 15% of Netflix’s series. Atomic has created multiple family podcasts, including DEEP BLUE SEA for Spotify, VLAD & NIKI PODCAST ADVENTURES for Youtube stars Vlad & Niki, and the award-winning, global hit series WHO SMARTED?, with more than 1 million monthly listeners and over 400 episodes.

Atomic also produced Amanda Knox’s AMC series THE TRUTH ABOUT TRUE CRIME, Keke Palmer’s Conde Nast series QUEENPINS about female crime wunderkinds, and were integral to the relaunch of Discovery ID’s HOMICIDE HUNTER with Joe Kenda, re-formatting the series into the network’s #1 show.

The company has also won multiple Imagen Awards, Parent’s Choice Awards, Telly Awards, and recognition on the Real Screen “Global 100” List.

For more information on Slaycation and Atomic Entertainment, please visit or Slaycation.WTF.