Thanks to all of you who downloaded Serial: Season One and spread the word about the show to family and friends. We've had 80 million downloads, all over the world. In fact, only two places didnâ€™t download Serial: Eritrea and North Korea. Weâ€™re kind of stunned, and so grateful for all your support.
And another thank you to everyone who submitted an idea for Season Two. We've carefully reviewed more than 1,500 submissions and are excited to announce that we've selected our next story. We donâ€™t have a definitive launch date but weâ€™re hard at work on production and hope we can bring it to you by this fall. Please stay tuned for more announcements about Season Two and other Serial events.
In Other News - Appearances!
Pennsylvania, Virginia, Colorado, Connecticut, Norway: Sarah, Julie, and Dana are coming to you! Go behind the scenes as they share their favorite tape and personal stories behind the creation of Serial: Season One. Tickets are available now:
Friday, May 8, 2015 | Bergen, Norway: Nordic Media Festival. Q&A with Dana.
Thursday, May 14, 2015 | Philadelphia, PA: Merriam Theater (Kimmel Center). Evening lecture with Sarah and Julie.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 | Denver, CO: Denver Art Museum Sharp Auditorium. Evening Lecture with Julie Snyder about Serial, This American Life and modern storytelling. A fundraiser for the Colorado Poverty Law Project.
Saturday, June 6, 2015 | Vienna, VA: Wolf Trap. Evening lecture with Sarah and Julie.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 | Hartford, CT: The Bushnell Theatre. Evening lecture with Sarah and Julie.
Want a sneak peek at these events? Thanks to artist Dan Archer for this live sketch of Sarah at Boston Universityâ€™s Power of Narrative Conference last month. To see more of his work check out his instagram.