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Podcast Industry Ranking Highlights
Top 10 Podcast Publishers
US Audience: May 2017
Rank Podcast Publisher US Unique Monthly Audience Global Unique Streams & Downloads Active Shows
1 NPR 12,270,000 88,971,000 38
2 This American Life/Serial 6,820,000 30,681,000 3
3 WNYC Studios 6,644,000 34,598,000 44
4 HowStuffWorks 5,817,000 37,709,000 14
5 Radiotopia 3,073,000 15,827,000 16
6 New York Times 2,338,000 13,878,000 9
7 CBS 1,724,000 12,887,000 423
8 American Public Media 1,578,000 6,474,000 38
9 WBUR 1,440,000 6,641,000 14
10 Washington Post 1,382,000 3,035,000 9

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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.