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Podcast Industry Ranking Highlights
Top 10 Podcast Publishers
US Audience: April 2017
Rank Podcast Publisher US Unique Monthly Audience Global Unique Streams & Downloads Active Shows
1 NPR 11,357,000 79,114,000 36
2 This American Life/Serial 9,545,000 51,130,000 4
3 WNYC Studios 6,760,000 34,747,000 45
4 HowStuffWorks 3,919,000 31,051,000 13
5 Radiotopia 2,982,000 14,420,000 17
6 New York Times 1,985,000 10,571,000 9
7 CBS 1,774,000 12,300,000 433
8 American Public Media 1,591,000 6,502,000 37
9 WBUR 1,406,000 6,255,000 14
10 The Moth 1,295,000 4,311,000 1

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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.