Norman Pattiz, the founder and chairperson of PodcastOne Network since 1976 started a new show, All of the Above with Norman Lear in 2014. The program host conversations that include family, comedy, social issues, music, and politics. Launching it showed that the legendary writer, creator, producer, and director of well-known comedies Norman Lear will be back to the industry. Lear gained popularity in the field for coming up with sitcoms like One Day at a Time, Good Times, Maude, The Jeffersons, and All in the Family that restructured the US television industry.

Lear will host the show with the help of the famous composer and actor Paul Hipp. Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Jerrod Carmichael, and Amy Poehler were in the list of the suggested visitors of the show. The podcast started in May 2017and released new episodes every Monday on PodcastOne app and

Lear during the announcement talked about how he waited for over 45 years to establish a podcast. The 95 years old TV professional, urged his listeners to ignore his age since he will host it like their age mates. Norman Pattiz stated that having the renowned media idol on PodcastOne network is gigantic. Learn more:

Norman Lear

Norman Lear is the father of the US television, pioneered production, creation, creative writing, and founded over 100 TV programs in his career life. Away from the screens, Lear established the People for the American Way that received honor from the National Medal of Arts.

Norman Pattiz

Norman Pattiz is a prominent media personality who has built his name as one of the leading personality in the entertainment industry. Pattiz is the founder of Westwood One, the largest provider of news, sports, traffic programming, talk, and entertainment. Under his leadership, the firm managed and distributed NFL Football, CBS News, CNN radio, NCAA Basketball, both Summer and Winter Olympic Games, and March Madness. He left the company in 1994.

Profession Life

Mr. Pattiz has worked as Broadcast Education Association president. Norman Pattiz is the chair and member of Board of Governors at Los Alamos National Security and Lawrence Livermore National Security. He participated in the foundation of Radio Sawa, the 24/7 music and news radio and Alhurra Television, an Arabic-language TV channel sponsored by the US to the Middle East countries. He also worked at the University of California, Regent of Energy Laboratories, Office of Foreign Relations of the Los Angeles, AND InterPacket Networks, Inc. Learn more: