The Australian Podcast Ranker has placed Listnr’s “Hamish and Andy” at the top of the podcast pile.
The figures for April show Hamish Blake and Andy Lee’s podcast had 937,086 monthly listeners who downloaded the podcast 1,899,447 times.
“Casefile True Crime” held onto second place in the Australian Podcast Ranker, with 920,589 monthly listeners.
On the basis of monthly downloads, however, ARN’s “Stuff You Should Know” was the most popular podcast, with 2,463,000. It placed seventh overall based on its 313,405 unique listeners.
“Casefile True Crime” from Audioboom also topped 2 million downloads, coming in at 2,254,068. Its unique monthly listeners figure of 920,589 placed it second behind “Hamish & Andy”.
The highest new entrant to this month’s Australian Podcast Ranker was Nine’s “Liar, Liar: Melissa Caddick and the Missing Millions” hosted by Kate McClymont and Tom Steinfort.
Nine also turned the real-life Caddick saga into a two-part television series.
The first episode of “Underbelly: Vanishing Act” had an overnight T V viewing figure of 1.132 million, when combining metro, regional and streaming audiences.
The second part the following night had an overnight figure of 1.169 million.
Within the top 100 podcasts, “Chat 10 Looks 3” from DM Podcasts was the biggest mover, climbing 83 spots to 23rd. The podcast, co-hosted by Leigh Sales and Annabel Crabb, had 146,339 monthly listeners and 313,371 monthly downloads.
The Australian Podcast Ranker also tracks the most-listened-to and most-downloaded podcast publishers.
There was little movement within the top 10, with ARN’s iHeartPodcast Network well on top based on both monthly listeners and monthly downloads.
It had 3,319,309 monthly listeners and 15,621,945 downloads.
Southern Cross Austereo’s (SCA) Listnr was in second again based on 2,985,025 unique monthly listeners and 9,098,267 downloads.