As the World Cup kicks off, hosts Brendan Hunt, actor and co-creator of the multi-Emmy Award-winning Apple TV+ series Ted Lasso, and Rebecca Lowe, NBC Sports host, will follow the tournament on After the Whistle with Brendan Hunt and Rebecca Lowe, a new limited series podcast from Apple News.
Produced in partnership with Meadowlark Media, After the Whistle will, in Apple’s words, “bring listeners an entertaining and informative take on all of the action throughout the World Cup tournament, from the perspective of two bona fide football superfans.”
After the Whistle will premiere on November 17, to preview the tournament, which begins on November 20, and will be available for free in Apple News for users in the US and in Apple Podcasts for users in 103 countries and regions. New episodes will be available multiple times per week in the hours following momentous games.
Throughout the series, hosts Hunt and Lowe will recap all the exciting moments, battle out their allegiances to the American and English teams, and break down key plays, wins, upsets, off-field moments, and more. \
In Apple Podcasts, Hunt and Lowe have also curated a “Listen With” collection of their favorite podcasts for listeners to explore.
Fans can find and follow their favorite teams in Apple News to keep up on all the happenings throughout the tournament, and automatically sync with the Apple TV app to watch games. The Apple TV app will feature all 64 matches on FOX Sports as well as Telemundo’s Spanish-language broadcast of every contest on Peacock.