Following the huge success of his first podcast series, Ricky Gervais is set to make over £250,000 an episode by offering his second series for download at 95 pence per download.
Available exclusively from Audible.co.uk and the iTunes music store, Season 2 of The Ricky Gervais Show will be online from 28 February. Users can listen to a sample from the show now and sign-up to receive the new series from next Tuesday, atwww.audible.co.uk/ricky
Season 2 will consist of at least four half-hour shows, each costing 95p to download, or £3.75 for all four shows.
All 12 episodes of Season 1 will be available for £2.75. The show is also available to subscribers to an AudibleListener flat-rate monthly membership plan.
Like the first series, The Ricky Gervais Show features The Office and
Extras co-writers Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant gleefully bursting the bubble inhabited by Karl Pilkington, a village idiot of global proportions.
The first series was downloaded 2.9 million times.