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Meghan Markle’s Archetypes Podcast Ends After 1 Season

Meghan Markle’s Archetypes Podcast Ends After 1 Season


Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle speaks during the 2021 Global Citizen Live festival at the Great Lawn, Central Park on September 25, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by Angela Weiss / AFP) (Photo by ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images)

Meghan Markle‘s “Archetypes” was an plain hit, however sadly for followers of the podcast, it will not be getting a second season. On June 15, The Wall Avenue Journal reported that Markle and Prince Harry’s deal to supply podcasts for Spotify has ended. “Spotify and Archewell Audio have mutually agreed to half methods and are pleased with the collection we made collectively,” Spotify and Archewell confirmed to POPSUGAR in a joint assertion.

Which means that Archetypes is not going to see a sophomore run, making it the one podcast Archewell produced for the streamer. And it definitely went out with a bang: the collection, which kicked off in August 2022, debuted as the highest podcast on Spotify and in the end received a Folks’s Selection Award.

In line with WSJ, a rep from Markle’s expertise company, WME, mentioned Markle “is constant to develop extra content material for the Archetypes viewers on one other platform.”

It is unclear why Archewell and Spotify determined to half methods, nevertheless it might have one thing to do with Spotify’s observe report on curbing misinformation on their many podcasts. In March 2022, The Hollywood Reporter reported Archewell Audio would transfer ahead with its multiyear unique take care of Spotify regardless of the platform’s mishandling of COVID misinformation. An Archewell Audio spokesperson confirmed to THR that the choice was made following conversations with Spotify executives relating to the streaming service supplier’s misinformation insurance policies and practices.

“Archetypes” noticed Markle interview big-name visitors like Serena Williams, Mariah Carey, Mindy Kaling, Paris Hilton, and Trevor Noah, addressing the frequent stereotypes ladies usually face. “That is ‘Archetypes,'” Markle mentioned in a March 2022 teaser for the collection, “the podcast the place we dissect, discover, and subvert the labels that attempt to maintain ladies again. I am going to have conversations with ladies who know all too nicely how these typecasts form our narratives. And I am going to discuss to historians to know how we even acquired right here within the first place.”

With Archetypes, the Sussexes aimed to construct neighborhood by way of cultivating shared expertise, drawing on first-person narratives and robust values, and it appears they intend to proceed to take action — simply not on Spotify.



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