SiriusXM Buys Conan O’Brien’s Podcast and Media Company

Conan O’Brien needs a friend and Team Coco’s other podcasts now belong to . O’Brien has its digital media company and podcast network to the satellite radio giant.

As part of the deal, which is worth about $150 million, O’Brien has signed a five-year talent deal to continue hosting his podcast. He will also create and produce a Team Coco comedy channel. In addition, SiriusXM has the right to distribute some videos from O’Brien’s podcast, along with archive footage from his TBS evening show.

Team Coco’s approximately 50 employees will continue to produce existing shows and work on other SiriusXM content. The network’s other podcasts include: Conan O’Brien needs a fan (a spin-off from the flagship show) and Parks and memorya Parks and Recreation behind-the-scenes show hosted by star Rob Lowe and writer Alan Yang. Collectively, the 10 podcasts have been downloaded more than 418 million times.

Don’t worry too much if you listen to Conan O’Brien needs a friend and other Team Coco shows elsewhere. They are still available on other podcast platforms.

“When I started in television, my ultimate goal was to work my way up to radio,” said O’Brien. “This new deal with SiriusXM builds on the great relationship started several years ago with a team that excels in their field.”

SiriusXM has attempted to become a bigger player in podcasting amid stiff competition from the likes of . Over the past few years it has picked up the en podcasts like 99% invisible SiriusXM has also bolstered its original content with exclusive shows from Marvel. It bought a podcast hosting and analytics platform at.

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