Next on ‘This American Life’: The End of a 17-Year Distribution Deal


This American Life won’t be on Public Radio International anymore, but Ira Glass’ popular anthology program will be … somewhere. Eventually.

After a 17-year-run that redefined Saturday afternoon for millions of listeners, the distribution agreement will terminate this summer, PRI announced Thursday.

“During our most recent negotiation, it became clear that our organizations’ expectations regarding our futures were different,” PRI executive Julia Yager said in a statement to Variety.

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Via: Mashable: Entertainment

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