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Podcast Industry Ranking Highlights
Top 10 Podcast Publishers
US Audience: February 2017
Rank Podcast Publisher US Unique Monthly Audience Global Unique Streams & Downloads Active Shows
1 NPR 8,822,000 66,323,000 35
2 WNYC Studios 5,949,000 31,173,000 43
3 This American Life/Serial 3,822,000 14,211,000 2
4 HowStuffWorks 2,958,000 25,725,000 13
5 Radiotopia 2,835,000 14,455,000 17
6 CBS 1,621,000 11,989,000 431
7 New York Times 1,441,000 6,187,000 8
8 WBUR 1,160,000 5,559,000 14
9 The Moth 1,111,000 3,740,000 1
10 American Public Media 1,101,000 4,081,000 35

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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.