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Podcast Industry Ranking Highlights
Top 10 Podcast Publishers
US Audience: July 2017
Rank Podcast Publisher US Unique Monthly Audience Global Unique Streams & Downloads Active Shows
1 NPR 12,303,000 93,660,000 40
2 WNYC Studios 6,381,000 34,529,000 43
3 This American Life/Serial 5,421,000 22,677,000 3
4 PRX 4,646,000 32,542,000 30
5 HowStuffWorks 4,107,000 37,594,000 14
6 ESPN 3,535,000 28,200,000 82
7 New York Times 3,066,000 17,562,000 11
8 Wondery 2,993,000 16,605,000 45
9 American Public Media 1,588,000 7,556,000 37
10 WBUR 1,423,000 7,002,000 16

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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.