U.S. Top 50 Podcasts Q1 2021 - Q4 2021

Weekly Podcast Listeners

Rank Podcast Network
1The Joe Rogan ExperienceSpotify
2The DailyThe New York Times
3Crime Junkieaudiochuck
4This American LifeThis American Life
5Stuff You Should KnowiHeartRadio
6My Favorite Murder with Karen Kilgariff & Georgia HardstarkExactly Right
7Office LadiesEarwolf
8Call Her DaddySpotify
9SerialThe New York Times
10Pod Save AmericaCrooked Media
11Dateline NBCNBC
12The Ben Shapiro ShowThe Daily Wire
13Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!NPR/WBEZ
14Morbid: A True Crime PodcastIndependent
15Planet MoneyNPR
16Fresh AirNPR/WHYY
17Up FirstNPR
18The Dan Bongino ShowCumulus Podcast Network
19NPR News NowNPR
19RadiolabWNYC Studios
21H3 Podcasth3h3productions
22Impaulsive with Logan PaulKast Media
24Conan O'Brien Needs a FriendEarwolf
24TED Talks DailyTED/PRX
26Armchair Expert with Dax ShepardArmchair Umbrella
26CriminalCriminal Productions
28The Dave Ramsey ShowThe Ramsey Network
29WTF with Marc Maron PodcastSXM Media
30The Rachel Maddow ShowNBC
31Hidden BrainHidden Brain Media
32The Breakfast ClubBlack Effect
33Freakonomics RadioDubner Productions
34Dr. DeathWondery
35Reply AllGimlet
35Frenemies Podcasth3h3productions
37The Joe Budden Podcast with Rory & MalJoe Budden Network
38The Mark Levin ShowCumulus Podcast Network
38True Crime GarageIndependent
40Code SwitchNPR
41You're Wrong About…Independent
42Bill Simmons PodcastThe Ringer
43The Best of Car TalkNPR
44Drink ChampsBlack Effect
45The MothThe Moth/PRX
46Bill Burr's Monday Morning PodcastAll Things Comedy
47Welcome to Night ValeNight Vale Presents/PRX
48How I Built This with Guy RazNPR
48Last Podcast On The LeftThe Last Podcast Network
48Pardon My TakeBarstool Sports

How The Study Was Conducted: The Podcast Consumer Tracker Q1 2021-Q4 2021 Top 50 Ranker is based upon 8,000 online interviews with weekly podcast consumers in the United States, ages 18 and older. Interviews were conducted in English and Spanish from 1/7/2021 – 12/23/2021. Ranking based on listening over the full period. All respondents reported listening to podcasts in the last week. Data weighted using The Infinite Dial from Edison Research and Triton Digital.