INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY AND IHEARTRADIO JOIN FORCES TO LAUNCH "CRIME FEED PODCAST," A WEEKLY FIX TO KEEP CURRENT ON ALL THINGS CRIMINAL
--Hosted by ID Talent and Crime Feed Contributors Darren Kavinoky and Loni Coombs--
--Podcast Available Exclusively on iHeartRadio--
(Silver Spring, Md.) - ID Addicts, rejoice! Investigation Discovery (ID) announced today it is teaming up with iHeartRadio to launch CRIME FEED PODCAST (http://iheartradio.com/CrimeFeed), the newest way for ID fans to get an extra dose of true crime drama. CRIME FEED PODCAST covers crime and justice stories ripped straight from the headlines, bringing listeners coverage of the latest developments and details of the most talked about cases. A companion to ID's popular website Crime Feed (www.crimefeed.com), the CRIME FEED PODCAST features hosts and ID experts, Darren Kavinoky and Loni Coombs. Each week, Kavinoky, a defense attorney, and Coombs, a former prosecutor and legal commentator, use their expertise and passion to discuss and debate the most talked about crimes, major trials and breaking news. CRIME FEED PODCAST is available beginning July 22 exclusively on iHeartRadio, everywhere it is available.
"We are thrilled that iHeartRadio has provided us with yet another outlet for us to expand the ID brand, giving our viewers even greater access to the most current news they want as true crime drama fans," said Kevin Bennett, EVP and general manager of Investigation Discovery. "With Loni and Darren skillfully breaking down each crime, CRIME FEED PODCAST listeners will gain insight into the shocking stories that they crave."
Each 30-minute CRIME FEED PODCAST features Kavinoky and Coombs as they dissect the latest crime and justice news, using their respective backgrounds as legal experts to comment and critique on the latest news. CRIME FEED PODCAST launched on Wednesday, July 22, with new episodes released every Thursday following on iHeartRadio. The podcasts will also be available to stream on iTunes and CrimeFeed.com.
CRIME FEED PODCAST is available everywhere iHeartRadio is available including online, mobile devices, wearables, in-car, in-home, gaming consoles and more. iHeartRadio delivers everything listeners want in an all-in-one platform: instant access to thousands of live radio stations from across the country, user-created Custom Stations inspired by a favorite artist or song, thousands of curated digital stations, and Podcasts featuring on-demand news, talk and entertainment content. To see all available platforms and to download the app, visit iHeartRadio.com/apps.
About Darren Kavinoky
Attorney Darren Kavinoky provides insight and legal expertise into each case featured on CRIME FEED PODCAST. With a background in criminal defense, Kavinoky is no stranger to the courtroom or the cameras. He regularly appears on TV and radio shows including Today Show, Dr. Phil, Entertainment Tonight, MSNBC, FOX News and Dr. Drew., and has been the in-house legal analyst and correspondent for The Insider. Kavinoky's significant professional achievements include being designated as one of the "Top 100 Trial Lawyers" in California by the American Trial Lawyers Association each year since 2007; being honored as one of the 'Top 100 Criminal Defense Lawyers" in California by the American Society of Legal Advocates; and being named to the list of Los Angeles Magazine's "SuperLawyers" for the past three years.
About Loni Coombs
Loni Coombs is a television host, legal commentator, and author. Drawing on her many years as a veteran trial attorney, Loni covers court cases ranging from criminal to civil and all the celebrities in between. In 2001, as Deputy in Charge of the District Attorney's Malibu office, Coombs handled several high-profile celebrity cases, including: Nick Nolte, Nicole Richie, Kim Delaney, Rod Stewart's son Sean, and the stalking case of a man who believed he was married to Meg Ryan. Coombs then headed up the District Attorney's Hate Crimes Unit, managing the most complex hate crime cases in the country, and providing hate crime training to law enforcement agencies. Coombs also provides excellent insight on various topics including parenting and current events, and has works as a legal analyst for several national and local broadcast outlets, including CNN, The View, Entertainment Tonight, KTLA, and EXTRA. Coombs has covered numerous high profile trials, including Phil Spector, OJ Simpson, Mel Gibson, Warren Jeffs, Casey Anthony, Jodi Arias, and George Zimmerman.
iHeartRadio is iHeartMedia's free, industry leading digital music and streaming radio service that gives you instant access to 2,000 live radio stations across the country (150 markets) and lets you create your own custom stations inspired by your favorite artist or song. iHeartRadio also offers listeners a "Perfect For" feature which allows users to choose from thousands of curated stations based on a range of moods and activities as well as on demand podcasts. With more than 800,000 artists and 20 million songs, iHeartRadio features more music backed by better music intelligence than any other service available. All for free. iHeartRadio is the fastest digital service to reach 20 million registered users in internet history. And registered users are only a percentage of iHeartRadio's overall listeners, since registration is only required for the Custom Station feature.
About Investigation Discovery
Investigation Discovery (ID) is the leading mystery-and-suspense network on television. From harrowing crimes and salacious scandals to the in-depth investigations and heart-breaking mysteries that result, the "always revealing" network challenges our everyday understanding of culture, society and the human condition. One of our nation's fastest growing cable networks, ID delivers the highest-quality programming to nearly 86 million U.S. households and is available in both high definition (HD) and standard definition (SD). For more information, please visit InvestigationDiscovery.com, facebook.com/InvestigationDiscovery, or twitter.com/DiscoveryID. Investigation Discovery is part of Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK), the world's #1 pay-TV programmer reaching nearly 3 billion cumulative subscribers in 220 countries and territories.