Three new entities appear in the Top 100 Podcast Ranker for October 2020, including Hamish & Andy’s Remembering Project (SCA-PodcastOne Australia), Hidden Brain (Stitcher) and Beautiful Stories from Anonymous People (Stitcher). Stuff You Should Know (ARN/iHeartMedia) remained in the #1 spot as the most downloaded podcast in the country in October.
As for the All-Australian Top 100, two new entities appear this reporting period, including Dr Justin Coulson’s Happy Families (ARN/iHeartMedia). Casefile True Crime (Audioboom) remained the #1 spot as the most downloaded Australian podcast in the country.
Hamish and Andy had the highest new entry this month. AFL Trade Radio, which only broadcasts for a few weeks each year, was the chart’s biggest mover, up 30 places from #36 to #6. Helping its growth were the 205 separate podcasts released across the month. The only Australian podcast with more episodes is SCA’s Carrie & Tommy with 212.
Off the back of AFL Trade Radio, SEN climbed the publisher rankings, moving from #9 to #7. SEN has 68 active podcasts.
ARN/iHeartMedia has the most monthly downloads, over 11m, while PodcastOne has the most podcasts, 381.
Total downloads of all shows by all participating publishers in the month of October is 49.4m.
Participating publishers in the Australian Ranker include ARN/iHeartMedia, Southern Cross Austereo, News Corp Australia, Audioboom, Stitcher, Wondery, Nova, Nine, Schwartz Media, TOFOP Productions, Kinderling Kids Radio, Australian Radio Network, Wavelength Creative, NBC News, West Australian Newspapers, Fear and Greed, and Sports Entertainment Network.