A year ago, Amazon -owned Audible announced a deal with Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine to develop exclusive audio productions for Audible Originals — the company’s entertainment offering that features audio content that’s longer than podcasts, but shorter than audio books. Now, the first set of these Hello Sunshine original productions are being announced, including performances from music business matriarch Sophia Chang, judge Rosemarie Aquilina and comedian/activist Maysoon Zayid.
Like Hello Sunshine’s other efforts, the Audible Originals focus on highlighting female storytelling, and join the brand’s other projects across books, film, TV, podcasts and streaming services like Apple TV+ and Hulu. In addition, last year Audible and Hello Sunshine collaborated to launch a showcase of Audible audio books, selected by Reese’s Book Club, which similarly focuses on strong, but complex, female characters.
The Audible Original written and performed by Chang, “Baddest Bitch in the Room,” has her telling … Read the rest