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Podcast Industry Ranking Highlights
Top 10 Podcast Publishers
US Audience: January 2017
Rank Podcast Publisher US Unique Monthly Audience Global Unique Streams & Downloads Active Shows
1 NPR 8,823,000 68,683,000 37
2 WNYC Studios 6,240,000 32,901,000 44
3 This American Life/Serial 4,418,000 16,884,000 2
4 HowStuffWorks 3,257,000 28,770,000 12
5 Radiotopia 2,877,000 14,578,000 17
6 CBS 1,760,000 12,821,000 434
7 The Moth 1,273,000 4,145,000 1
8 WBUR 1,146,000 5,788,000 14
9 TWiT 966,000 5,603,000 21
10 American Public Media 940,000 4,071,000 36

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.