Seven new entities appear in the Top 100 Podcast Ranker this reporting period, including Please Explain (Nine Publishing), Naked City (Nine Publishing), and The Night Driver (News Corp Australia). Stuff You Should Know (ARN/iHeartMedia) remained in the #1 spot as the most downloaded podcast in the country in August.
As for the All-Australian Top 100, 14 new entities appear this reporting period, including Fear and Greed (Fear and Greed), Six Tackles with Gus (Nine Digital), The Babble with Nat Bass & Matty J (Nova), and The Queensland Briefing (SCA-Triple M). Casefile True Crime (Audioboom) remained the #1 spot as the most downloaded podcast in the country.
Total downloads of all shows by all participating publishers in the month of August is 46.7m.
Participating publishers in the Australian Ranker include ARN/iHeartMedia, Southern Cross Austereo, News Corp Australia, Audioboom, Stitcher, Wondery, Nova, Nine, SEN / Crocmedia, Schwartz Media, TOFOP Productions, Kinderling Kids Radio, Australian Radio Network, Wavelength Creative, NBC News, West Australian Newspapers, and Fear and Greed. Additionally, as of the August 2020 Australian Podcast Ranker, Nine Radio has been expanded to include podcasts from Nine’s Digital and Publishing divisions.