Saturday Morning Theater Podcast Receives Eight Audio Verse Award Nominations


Burbank, CA (September 16, 2013)Saturday Morning Media’s family friendly anthology podcast, Saturday Morning Theatre, has been nominated for several Audio Verse Awards.  These are awards recognizing excellence in independently produced audio drama.

Saturday Morning Theatre, available for free download at has picked up 8 nominations in total.  The show itself garnered nominations for the following categories:

  • Best Original Comedy of the Year
  • Best Small Cast Ensemble in an Original Production
  • Best New Original Show of the Year
  • Best Anthology/Variety Show of the Year

Also, several Saturday Morning Theatre cast members have been nominated for individual awards:

  • In an Original Leading Role: Kevin Berntson as The Thunder Crester
  • In an Original Supporting Role: Michael Oosterom as Kid Cumulonimbus
  • In an Original Supporting Role: Chuck McCann as Sheriff Bass
  • In an Original Supporting Role: Jayne Entwistle as The Girdled Granny

Saturday Morning Theatre creator Grant Baciocco says, “I couldn’t be happier that this show seems to be connecting with listeners.  We have a lot of fun producing these shows and I’m glad the listeners deem us worthy for these nominations.”  He adds, “I’m especially happy for the nominations for the different cast members on the show.  I’m so fortunate to work with this amazing group of actors and I’m glad other people are recognizing their talents as well.”

The nominations are open until October 31, 2013, after which time there will be two rounds of voting by those who create independent audio drama to decide the winners.  More information on the awards is available at


About Saturday Morning Media
Saturday Morning Theatre is produced by Saturday Morning Media, a podcast network founded by Grant Baciocco.  Baciocco was the creator and head writer of the award winning The Radio Adventures of Dr. Floyd podcast as well as the creator and host of the Podcast, the Official podcast of The Jim Henson Company.  Saturday Morning Media focuses on releasing new, family friendly, audio and video content.

About The Audio Verse Awards
From – The Audio Verse Awards were created to honor the hard working people and amazing shows that are produced without the aid of being paid.

Media Contact
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