SOURCE: PodShow, Inc.

August 24, 2006 15:55 ET

PodShow Becomes Home for Seven of the Hottest Women in Podcasting

Top Women Hosts and Producers Rock the House at PodShow+ With New Shows, Formats and Direct Connection to Their Audiences

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 24, 2006 -- PodShow, Inc., the premier brand in podcasting, announced today that seven of the hottest shows featuring women hosts and producers have joined the PodShow Podcast Network, and that these shows are already lighting up the PodShow charts. "Chillcast with Anji Bee," "GeekBrief.TV," "Pod Chick," "Rock n Roll TV," "Soccergirl" and "The Rumor Girls" are the latest popular podcasts to be featured in PodShow+ and hosted and distributed via the PodShowPDN, adding more star power to PodShow's new lineup.

"These ladies have great talent, and all they've needed was the proper promotion and distribution," said Adam Curry, cofounder and President of Podshow, Inc. "Within weeks of joining PodShow, their ratings have exploded. Now, with the launch of PodShow+, they are inventing new formats for interacting directly with their audiences, and I expect them to take their amazing skills to the next level."

Hosts enjoy promotion and feature placement across PodShow's network and leading directories, Podcast Alley and indiePodder.org, as well as the ability to relate to their audience face-to-face via their shows' communities on PodShow+. They will also have access to the best of music on Podsafe Music Network and be featured on Sirius Satellite Radio Channel 102. Additionally, these shows are being delivered on PodShow's famous PodShowPDN, the first truly high-performance content delivery network meeting the specific needs of podcasting.

Fans can find these shows and meet the hosts on podshow.com where they can download and enjoy the podcasts free of charge. To learn more about these show hosts and interact with fans of these shows and others, visit their show sites on www.podshow.com and add their shows to your personal collection.

"Chillcast with Anji Bee"

Need to chill out? "The Chillcast" features a sexy and sophisticated mix of chilled podsafe music, hosted by sensual chanteuse, Anji Bee, of Lovespirals. Let Anji soothe you and groove you with her cosmopolitan blend of Electronica, Jazz, Soul, and Pop music found only on "The Chillcast."

"Geek Brief.TV"

Who doesn't want to spice up tech news? Personal technology tools and toys have never been as appealing as "GeekBrief.TV," featuring Cali Lewis. The format is fast, fun, fresh and flirty, and you get the low-down on all of the cool gadgets, websites, software and audio/video trends your friends are talking about. If the products are exciting enough, Cali breaks format and does a little dance.

"Pod Chick"

If you want to know why blondes have more fun, learn from the wild life of Pod Chick as she tackles critical subjects such as bikini skydiving, sunscreen application at the beach, and where to have a big night out in cities around the world.

"Rock n Roll TV"

You know you've always wanted to be a Rock Star. Live vicariously through "Rock n Roll TV" host Share Ross as she brings you rock, punk and garage music from around the world, featuring interviews with music legends and beneath-the-radar music and video clips.

"Soccergirl"

"Soccergirl" is mesmerizing -- freaky tales of amazing nights, explicit exploits recounted and much, much more. Once you've downloaded, you can't stop -- no matter what your interests are, "Soccergirl" will keep you coming back for more.

"The Rumor Girls"

Do you want the latest rumors on people that matter? This sexy sister duo tell all about their lives, love and the skinny on just about anyone and everyone on their video podcast. Surprise guests line up to be interviewed and dish dirt -- go ahead, you know you've got to see it.

About PodShow+

PodShow+ is the world's first true social media network, created to enable audiences to discover, download, share millions of hours of podcasts, new music and other killer content, while at the same time offering producers the opportunity to create content, build and interact with a loyal audience. PodShow+ provides single-click access to a world of programming, a fully interactive program guide, and the ability for users to create and share their own content and channels. PodShow+ incorporates the best of PodShow's family of leading directories, destination and communities, providing the platform for social media of all types -- video, animation, music, blogs -- to proliferate, mingle, mix and mash. PodShow+ can be found at www.podshow.com.

About PodShow, Inc.

The PodShow Podcast Network is the premier network in podcasting, assembling the leading communities in podcasting, as well as a host of the most popular personalities and podcasts in podcasting. PodShow also offers professional production and directory services to major media companies and traditional businesses. PodShowPDN is the first high-performance content delivery network meeting the specific needs of podcasting, delivering a comprehensive creation, production, delivery and monetization solution for independent podcasters and mainstream media companies. PodShow makes podcasts more accessible to a growing legion of listeners, provides resources for podcast producers, and enables marketers to take part in the podcast explosion. The company has greatly simplified the podcasting experience for artists, producers and listeners alike. PodShow is a privately held company, backed by leading venture capital firms Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Sequoia Capital and Sherpalo Ventures. For more, visit: http://www.podshow.com, and for all queries visit: http://www.podshow.com/terms/contactus.php.

PodShow, Podsafe Music Network, PodShowPDN and Podcast Alley are trademarks of PodShow, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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