Top podcasts

Podcast Industry Ranking
Top 20 Podcasts
US Audience: OCTOBER 2018
Rank Podcast Publisher
1 Serial This American Life/Serial
2 The Daily The New York Times
3 This American Life This American Life/Serial
4 Stuff You Should Know iHeartRadio
5 Up First NPR
6 The Ben Shapiro Show Daily Wire
7 RadioLab WNYC Studios
8 TED Radio Hour NPR
9 Planet Money NPR
10 Hidden Brain NPR
11 Fresh Air NPR
12 Freakonomics Freakonomics
13 Dr. Death Wondery
14 Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me! NPR
15 Pardon My Take Barstool Sports
16 How I Built This NPR
17 99% Invisible PRX
18 NPR Politics Podcast NPR
19 The Dave Ramsey Show Dave Ramsey
20 Sword and Scale Wondery

Ranking is based on Podtrac measurement data for Unique US Monthly Audience. As of September 2018, the Top Podcast Ranking no longer includes shows which do not measure with Podtrac.

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