Podcasting has bagged an impressive set of fan following and the reason for such a craze is that they not only act as knowledge-sharing platforms, but can also prove as a favorite pastime to kill boredom. Speaking specifically, there are over a million podcasts available on the internet that are related to crime, sport, health, lifestyle, economics, news, and movie genre. Keeping aside everything, let us discuss the podcast that allows listeners to solve the crime.
SOLVE is a podcast that not only helps listeners/audiences consume crime-related content but also helps them solve the crime and get involved in the investigation. Meaning, that it gives us a chance to become a seasoned detective, and that too from the comfort of home.
Each week, Solve is showcasing a recent case and a new suspect and is based on a true crime, to test the caliber of the investigating officer. New suspect interrogations, evidence gathering, going by instinct, building up the scene, and tracking down the killer at the end of the podcast episode are what we can see in Solve, which first premiered on December 16th,2018 on Snapchat.
SolveHQ is the production company that is behind Solve Podcast and the United States is the origin of this podcast.
Solve Podcast Review
Though the podcast belongs to the Crime genre, it is probably the first of its kind of crime-solving a mystery that unfolds detective skills and solves the case in bits. It is the only show that offers to listeners a chance to solve the crime on their own and provides them an opportunity to prove their smartness.
From the beginning, Solve is hosted by Mike McNeal and Courtney Falsey, two Los-Angeles based actors and writers at Solve Headquarters. Mike in fact had the experience of producing a short film A Place Between, a sci-fi based short film is a specialist in producing digital interactive content.
In February 2023, Mike McNeal is planning to release an animated interactive video game that will differ from others that are on the internet now. The video game will be a crime thriller and can be best experienced with virtual glasses. Actually, the theme was ready by May 2022 and was supposed to be streamed on Facebook Metaverse. But because Mr. McNeal took a back step from the project. After media speculations emerged, the VR platform was not safe for women.
Solve Podcast Financial facts
With over 30 million fans, Solve, an interactive crime-solving podcast is being produced through crowdfunding by Elisabeth Murdoch, Upfront Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and Advancit Capital.
Solve has reportedly given life to at least 14 scriptwriters who are now making waves in the cinema and OTT streaming. The demand for them has picked up stupendously and 7 out of 14 are now the most sort after in Hollywood. After the completion of 3 seasons of Solve Podcast, fans are expecting a quick start to the next season. However, there is no official confirmation on the start of the new episodes of Solve.