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The Top Network Reports are ranked by average weekly downloads and average weekly users, per v2.1 of the IAB Podcast Technical Measurement Guidelines.
With the expansion to the Top 20 Networks, the average weekly downloads measured 192 million in this reporting period. This month’s ranker sees new networks joining, including Headgum and The Roost Podcast Network. American Public Media and Podcorn also joined this month, measured as part of the Audacy Podcast Network.
Stitcher Media remained in the number one spot on the Top Networks Report with 38 million average weekly downloads and 10 million average weekly users, followed by NPR with 32 million average weekly downloads and 7 million average weekly users. The Audacy Podcast Network ranked number three with 29 million average weekly downloads and 9.7 million average weekly users.
The Top Podcasts are also ranked by average weekly downloads and average weekly users, according to the latest IAB Podcast Technical Measurement Guidelines. Leading podcasts by average weekly downloads include NPR News Now (NPR), Crime Junkie (audiochuck) and Dateline NBC (NBCUniversal News Group).
New shows debuting this period include The Pat McAfee Show 2.0 (Stitcher Media), Marketplace (American Public Media), Suspect (Wondery), Make Me Smart with Kai and Molly (American Public Media), Not Another D&D Podcast (Headgum), Marketplace Morning Report (American Public Media), H3 Podcast (The Roost Podcast Network) and, You Better You Bet(Audacy Podcast Network).
You can view and download the full results of the U.S. Podcast Report here.