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Podcast Industry Ranking Highlights
Top 10 Podcast Publishers
US Audience: March 2017
Rank Podcast Publisher US Unique Monthly Audience Global Unique Streams & Downloads Active Shows
1 NPR 9,907,000 76,969,000 36
2 This American Life/Serial 6,471,000 31,905,000 3
3 WNYC Studios 6,118,000 34,178,000 44
4 HowStuffWorks 3,190,000 28,802,000 13
5 Radiotopia 3,079,000 16,229,000 17
6 CBS 1,734,000 13,786,000 432
7 New York Times 1,709,000 9,832,000 9
8 American Public Media 1,411,000 6,421,000 38
9 WBUR 1,370,000 6,709,000 14
10 The Moth 1,168,000 4,131,000 1

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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.