Minnie Driver and iHeartMedia Launch New Original Podcast

“Minnie Questions with Minnie Driver” features intimate conversations with experts and trailblazers to uncover larger truths about happiness, failure, love, loss and belonging

NEW YORK – March 17, 2021 – iHeartMedia, the No. 1 podcast publisher globally according to Podtrac, and Minnie Driver, acclaimed actress and singer-songwriter, today announced “Minnie Questions with Minnie Driver,” a new iHeartRadio Original Podcast. In the intimate talk show style podcast, Driver will ask a wide-range of celebrity guests the same seven “mini” questions to uncover larger truths and help us better understand ourselves and the world around us. “Minnie Questions with Minnie Driver” will premiere March 24 with new episodes airing every Wednesday. Listeners can hear the official audio trailer now on iHeartRadio and everywhere podcasts are heard.

Each week, Minnie Driver will sit down with experts and trailblazers across a variety of disciplines. In asking her guests the same set of seven questions, Driver explores: How are we the same? How are we different? How do we become who we are? What does it mean to be human? In the premiere episode, Minnie will chat with actress Viola Davis. Throughout the episode, Davis shares the story of her fateful trip to the Gambia, the lessons and pain of losing her father and how the eight-year-old version of herself helps her find joy. Other podcast guests will include Foo Fighters’ frontman Dave Grohl, journalist Ronan Farrow, Tony-nominated playwright Jeremy O. Harris, actor and author Alan Cumming, and many others.

“I have wanted to share this crazy idea for a podcast for such a long time,” said Minnie Driver. “I question everything about the world around me, and I’m so excited to share these questions I’ve discovered and host these conversations that can help other people find happiness, self-love and belonging, too.”

“We’re excited to bring ‘Minnie Questions with Minnie Driver’ to our listeners,” said Conal Byrne, CEO of iHeartMedia Digital Audio Group. “Minnie has a rapport with her guests and audience that is so genuine and magnetic, and we’re excited for people to hear the incredible stories she uncovers with her guests throughout the series.”

Minnie Questions with Minnie Driver” is distributed by the iHeartPodcast Network. Fans can visit iHeart.com/apps to download iHeartRadio and listen to the official trailer on their favorite device.

About Minnie Driver

Minnie Driver is an Oscar and Golden Globe nominated actress best known for her roles in Good Will Hunting, Phantom of the Opera and The Riches, among others. As a teenager, she began singing and playing guitar in London jazz clubs, while earning her degree in drama from the Webber-Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art. In addition to her acting career, she is also a singer-songwriter and has released three critically acclaimed solo albums.

About iHeartMedia, Inc.

iHeartMedia (NASDAQ: IHRT) is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month. It consists of three business groups.

With its quarter of a billion monthly listeners, the iHeartMedia Multiplatform Group has a greater reach than any other media company in the U.S. Its leadership position in audio extends across multiple platforms, including more than 860 live broadcast stations in over 160 markets nationwide; its National Sales organization; and the company’s live and virtual events business. It also includes Premiere Networks, the industry’s largest Networks business, with its Total Traffic and Weather Network (TTWN); and BIN: Black Information Network, the first and only 24/7 national and local all news audio service for the Black community. iHeartMedia also leads the audio industry in analytics, targeting and attribution for its marketing partners with its SmartAudio suite of data targeting and attribution products using data from its massive consumer base.

The iHeartMedia Digital Audio Group includes the company’s fast-growing podcasting business -- iHeartMedia is the number one podcast publisher in downloads, unique listeners, revenue and earnings -- as well as its industry-leading iHeartRadio digital service, available across more than 250 platforms and 2,000 devices; the company’s digital sites, newsletters, digital services and programs; its digital advertising technology companies; and its audio industry-leading social media footprint.

The company’s Audio & Media Services reportable segment includes Katz Media Group, the nation’s largest media representation company, and RCS, the world's leading provider of broadcast and webcast software.

Visit iHeartMedia.com for more company information.