On Thursday, August 20, 2020 we announced the release of the latest U.S Podcast Report for the July 6 – August 2, 2020 reporting period, as measured by Triton’s Podcast Metrics measurement service.
The Top Network Reports are ranked by Average Weekly Downloads and Average Weekly Users, in accordance with the latest IAB Podcast Technical Measurement Guidelines.
In this reporting period, NPR remained in the #1 spot with 44.1M Average Weekly Downloads and 12.7M Average Weekly Users, followed by Stitcher with 24.1M Average Weekly Downloads and 7.4M Average Weekly Users, Entercom’s Podcast Network, including Cadence 13 and Pineapple Street Studios with 21.4M Average Weekly Downloads and 6.5M Average Weekly Users, and Wondery with 20M Average Weekly Downloads and 5.2M Average Weekly Users.
The Top 15 Networks represent 598M podcast episode downloads in total, up 1.2% from the previous reporting period (July 6 – August 2, 2020).
The Top Podcasts are also ranked by both Average Weekly Downloads and Average Weekly Users, in accordance with the latest IAB Podcast Technical Measurement Guidelines.
In the Top 100 Podcasts by Downloads report, Guru: The Dark Side of Enlightenment (Wondery) and Forensic Files (WarnerMedia) made their debut this reporting period. Additionally, in the Top 100 Podcasts by Users report, El Podcast Mas Chido (Ten Mask) and Coffee Convos Podcast with Kail Lowry & Lindsie Chrisley (Audioboom) are making their debut this reporting period.
Leading podcasts by Average Weekly Downloads include Up First (NPR), The Ben Shapiro Show (Cumulus Media/Westwood One), My Favorite Murder with Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark (Stitcher), and NPR Politics (NPR), with NPR News Now remaining in the #1 spot as the most downloaded podcast in the United States.
Leading podcasts by Average Weekly Users include Up First (NPR), My Favorite Murder with Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark (Stitcher), Fresh Air (NPR), and The Ben Shapiro Show (Cumulus Media/Westwood One), with NPR News Now remaining in the #1 spot this reporting period.
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