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Audacy Podcasts expands relationship with Amy Poehler’s Paper Kite Productions with launch of weekly show

Audacy Podcasts expands relationship with Amy Poehler’s Paper Kite Productions with launch of weekly show

April 1, 2024

Audacy today announced that it is expanding its relationship with Amy Poehler’s Paper Kite Productions with the launch of “Million Dollar Advice,” a weekly work and career advice podcast under the Audacy Podcasts and Paper Kite Podcasts banners hosted by Kim Lessing and Kate Arend, friends, colleagues, and the Co-Heads of Film and Television at Paper Kite.

Million Dollar Advice will launch on Wednesday, March 27, 2024, on the Audacy app and everywhere podcasts are available. The second episode will be released on Thursday, March 28, with new episodes available weekly on Thursdays, beginning April 4. Listen to the trailer and follow the show here. Visual trailer here.

Each week on “Million Dollar Advice,” Lessing and Arend will help listeners address their work-related dilemmas. From landing your dream job to setting boundaries with co-workers to solving cross-generational communication issues, no topic is off limits. Poehler will appear in the second episode, publishing on March 28.

Listeners are invited to call (888-799-6327), email (, or engage on TikTok (@MillionDollarAdvicepod), and Instagram (@MillionDollarAdvicepod) to share career problems, big and small, for Lessing and Arend to discuss, and provide guidance on, in forthcoming episodes.

“I can’t wait for the world to know what we already have figured out here at Paper Kite Productions, Kim and Kate give the best and most expensive advice around!” said Amy Poehler.

“We’re so thrilled to be partnering with Amy and Audacy to make this podcast,” said Kim Lessing and Kate Arend. “It’s a dream come true. We know it’s rough out there and nothing will change that, except calling us!”

“Following the successful launch of our hilarious, improvised comedy franchise from the brilliant minds of Amy Poehler and Liz Cackowski, we’re thrilled to expand our relationship with Amy and Paper Kite with the launch of ‘Million Dollar Advice,’” said Jenna Weiss-Berman, EVP, Podcasts, Audacy. “Kim and Kate will deliver career advice with wit, wisdom and savvy.”

“Million Dollar Advice” is Executive Produced by Amy Poehler, Kim Lessing, Kate Arend, Jenna Weiss-Berman, and Leah Reis-Dennis. It will be produced by the world-class team at Audacy’s Pineapple Street Studios.

The series follows the launch of “Say More with Dr? Sheila” and “The Chris Chatman Do-Over,” the first two shows in a three-season improvised comedy podcast franchise from Audacy and Amy Poehler’s Paper Kite Productions, under the Paper Kite Podcasts banner, parodying and paying homage to popular themes in the podcast space.

The first installment, “Say More with Dr? Sheila,” stars Poehler as a fictional therapist with questionable methods and credentials. The critically acclaimed series was released in September 2023, hit #1 on the Apple Podcasts comedy chart, and was named by the New York Times as one of the “Best Podcasts of 2023.” The second installment, The Chris Chatman Do-Over, stars Ike Barinholtz as a controversial shock jock striving to improve his reputation, while the third, “Women Talkin’ ‘Bout Murder,” is a true crime satire starring Cackowski and Emily Spivey slated to launch in Spring 2024.

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