Top podcasts

Podcast Industry Ranking
Top 20 Podcasts
US Audience: August 2019
Rank Podcast Publisher
1 The Daily The New York Times
2 Stuff You Should Know iHeartRadio
3 This American Life This American Life/Serial
4 The Ben Shapiro Show Daily Wire
5 Up First NPR
6 The Ron Burgundy Podcast iHeartRadio
7 Pardon My Take Barstool Sports
8 Planet Money NPR
9 TED Radio Hour NPR
10 Call Her Daddy Barstool Sports
11 RadioLab WNYC Studios
12 Hidden Brain NPR
13 Fresh Air NPR
14 Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me! NPR
15 Freakonomics Freakonomics
16 TED Talks Daily PRX
17 How I Built This NPR
18 NPR Politics Podcast NPR
19 The Moth PRX
20 The Breakfast Club iHeartRadio

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