U.S. Rankers · August 2, 2023

The Top 50 Podcasts in the U.S. Q2 2023

By Edison Research

 Edison Research announces the Top 50 Podcasts in the U.S. based on reach for Q2 2023 among weekly podcast listeners age 13+. 

The list ranks podcast networks based on total audience reach from Edison Podcast Metrics. The Q2 2023 ranker includes surveys completed April 2023 – June 2023 and is based on surveys of 5,352 weekly podcast listeners age 13+. This is the first podcast show ranker released from Edison Research that covers one quarter’s worth of surveys.

The Joe Rogan Experience, Crime Junkie, and The Daily take the top three spots for Q2 2023.

The Top 10 Podcasts in the U.S. for Q2 2023:    

  1. The Joe Rogan Experience 
  2. Crime Junkie 
  3. The Daily
  4. This American Life 
  5. Call Her Daddy 
  6. Dateline NBC 
  7. Stuff You Should Know 
  8. The Ben Shapiro Show 
  9. Office Ladies 
  10. SmartLess 

Bad Friends, a comedy podcast with hosts Andrew Santino and Bobby Lee, debuts in the Top 50 at #34. 

This ranker measures reach as a percentage of the weekly podcast listening audience.  

Edison Podcast Metrics is the only podcast measurement service that measures the relative audience size and demographics of all podcast networks in the U.S. The podcast show ranker is derived from data collected continuously during the second quarter of 2023, interviewing 5,352 weekly podcast consumers ages 13 and older in the U.S. Participants indicate which podcasts they listened to in the past week along with a variety of demographic, psychographic, and purchase-behavior information. The complete list of the Top 50 Podcasts is attached. 

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