Spotify To Partner with WNYC Studios to Offer Exclusive Two Week Window for New Season of Top Podcast 2 Dope Queens with Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson

Season Three Guests Include Jon Hamm, Gabrielle Union, Carrie Brownstein, Tig Notaro and John Hodgman

Spotify and WNYC Studios, the premiere podcast and audio producer, today announced a partnership to showcase many of WNYC Studios’ top podcasts on the platform. The partnership includes a special two week exclusive on Season 3 of WNYC Studios’ hit podcast 2 Dope Queens, premiering on March 21,  before it becomes available on other platforms.  All podcasts will be available to both free and premium users.

Beginning today, other WNYC Studios podcasts are available including the groundbreaking and influential Radiolab, Freakonomics Radio with New York Times-bestselling author Stephen Dubner, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin and the Peabody Award-winning On the Media.

“Jessica and I are so stoked that 2 Dope Queens and Sooo Many White Guys are going to be on Spotify!” said Phoebe Robinson, co-host of WNYC Studios’ 2 Dope Queens. “We feel very fancy getting an ‘exclusive window’ somewhere. But the fact is our show isn’t exclusive and we want everyone to come listen to all the amazing comics who join us on the show – many of whom you can’t hear elsewhere. Thanks WNYC Studios and Spotify. YQY!”

“We’re excited to enhance the music experience of or users by giving them more popular podcasts to enjoy,” said Tom Calderone, Global Head of Original Content, Spotify Studios. “Partnering with exceptional producers like WNYC Studios allows us to bring exclusive audio series’ that Spotify listeners especially will love.”

“As listeners are on the move, WNYC is committed to being on the move with them,” said Dean Cappello, Chief Content Officer for WNYC and head of the WNYC Studios.  “And we’re thrilled to join with Spotify, which has done so much to increase and enhance everyone’s ability to stream content.  We’re particularly excited to bring Season 3 of 2 Dope Queens to Spotify.  The shows has the most passionate fans and we’re confident that Spotify listeners will fall in love with Jessica and Phoebe as soon as they hear the way the Queens make you laugh, make you cry, and make you understand.”


WNYC Studios’ 2 DOPE QUEENS (Spotify exclusive early window)
Season 3 Premiere March 21; Available widely on April 4
Join the 2 Dope Queens, Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams, along with their favorite comedians, for stories about sex, romance, race, hair journeys, and making it in New York. Plus a whole bunch of other s**t each week including special appearances by John Hamm, Carrie Brownstein, Tig Notaro, Gabrielle Union, John Hodgman and more, recorded live in Brooklyn and other venues.  Produced by WNYC Studios.

Additional  WNYC Studios’ Podcasts Appearing on Spotify:
Here’s the Thing
Death, Sex & Money
On the Media
Only Human
The Fishko Files
New Yorker Radio Hour
Snap Judgment
Note To Self
Sooo Many White Guys