Podcast Industry AUdience Rankings

WHICH PODCASTS ARE AUDIENCES LISTENING TO MOST?

We publish new rankings each month using  proprietary and consistent measurement methodology for apples-to-apples audience sizing.

Podcast Industry Ranking Highlights
Top 10 Podcast Publishers
US Audience: August 2016
Rank Podcast Publisher US Unique Monthly Audience Global Unique Streams & Downloads Active Shows
1 NPR 8,506,000 61,767,000 33
2 WNYC Studios 6,323,000 30,594,000 40
3 This American Life/Serial 5,118,000 18,724,000 2
4 HowStuffWorks 3,518,000 28,908,000 12
5 Radiotopia 2,673,000 11,784,000 14
6 CBS 1,687,000 10,939,000 362
7 The Moth 1,308,000 3,908,000 1
8 TWiT 1,174,000 6,534,000 21
9 WBUR 1,163,000 5,933,000 10
10 Nerdist Industries 1,008,000 4,342,000 9

Total mobile and desktop US podcast audience.

Unique Monthly Audience:
Total of unique audience members who stream or download publisher's podcast content across all shows they produce.
Unique Streams & Downloads:
Total unique streams and downloads of podcast content for the month across all shows produced by publisher.
Active Shows:
Count of shows produced by publisher and measured by Podtrac which contribute to the totals in the Ranking.
Podcast Publisher:
An entity or individual which owns, creates and publishes podcasts.

Note: Ranking data only includes publishers that participate in Podtrac measurement for the full month for which the ranking is being released.