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Podcast Industry Ranking Highlights
Top 10 Podcast Publishers
US Audience: December 2016
Rank Podcast Publisher US Unique Monthly Audience Global Unique Streams & Downloads Active Shows
1 NPR 9,151,000 64,467,000 37
2 WNYC Studios 6,401,000 32,307,000 43
3 This American Life/Serial 4,673,000 16,070,000 2
4 HowStuffWorks 3,419,000 28,197,000 12
5 Radiotopia 2,942,000 14,411,000 16
6 CBS 1,701,000 11,729,000 418
7 The Moth 1,229,000 3,781,000 1
8 WBUR 1,200,000 5,563,000 14
9 American Public Media 1,109,000 4,395,000 38
10 TWiT 961,000 5,330,000 21

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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.