Smartless Podcast Deal is Leaving Amazon for $100 Million

SmartLess Leaves Amazon for $100 Million: SiriusXM Strikes Exclusive Deal. In a groundbreaking move, SiriusXM has secured a multiyear deal with SmartLess Media, acquiring exclusive rights to the flagship podcast, hosted by Will Arnett, Jason Bateman, and Sean Hayes, along with several other shows. The deal, reportedly costing SiriusXM a staggering $100 million, brings the trio of popular hosts into the satellite radio giant’s star-studded lineup, which already includes renowned personalities like Howard Stern, Kevin Hart, and Conan O’Brien.