Wrestler Ric Flair Joins “Play.it®”

“WOOOOO!™ Nation” Launches Today with special guest, world champion Kurt Angle

CBS RADIO and CBS Local Digital Media today announced the addition of “WOOOOO!™ Nation” to its Play.it® podcast network.  The podcast features two-time Hall Of Famer, 16-time World Heavyweight Professional Wrestling Champion, Ric Flair, also known as The Nature Boy®.  In the debut podcast, Flair interviews his long-time friend, 13-time World Heavyweight Professional Wrestling Champion Kurt Angle, who talks about his time in the industry with Flair and his history with the Pennsylvanian Foxcatcher Club.  The podcast will be released every Wednesday.  Fans can listen to “WOOOOO!™ Nation” on Play.it or through iTunes.

Widely recognized as the greatest professional wrestler of all time, Flair discusses pro-wrestling and sports, tells stories like only he can, and interviews a range of personalities – no topic is off limits for him during his weekly podcast.

“We are excited to welcome Ric to the Play.it podcast network,” said Ezra Kucharz, President of CBS Local Digital Media.  “His addition to our lineup reinforces our commitment to providing podcasting fans the best content available.”

Together with Booker T’s “Heated Conversations” and Taz’s award-winning “Human Podcast Machine,” Play.it provides a great representation of professional wrestling for fans to enjoy across a variety of platforms.

Launched in January, Play.it offers more than 400 premium content podcasts by bringing together digital-exclusive programming from major brands and publishers as well as content from CBS RADIO shows on demand.  Play.it also offers podcasts from CBS RADIO’s Boomer Esiason & Craig Carton, Carson Daly, and Kevin & Bean, in addition to well-known personalities like Tom Joyner, Jeffrey Hayzlett, Paulie Malignaggi and Marilu Henner, as well as content from leading news, lifestyle, sports and media brands including 48 HOURS, 60 MINUTES, CBS Sports Radio, Deadspin, Simon & Schuster and Foursquare.

Play.it is advertising supported and uses the latest in dynamic ad insertion technology as well as native and sponsorship advertising. Brands can buy campaigns across platforms in a simple one-stop-shop manner including over-the-air, live streaming and podcasts. Additionally, brands can deliver targeted messaging to specific fans of a particular show or across the entire network of hundreds of programs.

For more information, visit Play.it.