"Serial," the hit podcast that has made its weekly schedule part of its mission statement, is moving to an every-other-week schedule, the show said in a surprise announcement Tuesday.
This means the fifth episode of the podcast, which this year is covering the case of U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, won't come out this Thursday morning but rather on Jan. 21.
The show simply needs more time to deal with new information that the first episodes have helped producers uncover, host and executive producer Sarah Koenig said in email to podcast subscribers Tuesday night.
"I know! I know ... it's maybe not what you wanted to hear," Koenig wrote. "But,...