Hamish & Andy re-enters top 5 in Australian Podcast Ranker

Staff Writer

Hamish Blake and Andy Lee’s Hamish & Andy podcast has re-entered the top five of the Australian Podcast Ranker.

In the early days of the ranker, the podcast was a chart topper, however more recently it has been supplanted by Stuff You Should Know (now #2) and Casefile True Crime (now #1).

For the period March 1 to 31, Hamish & Andy climbed three spots from #6 at the last ranking to #3. New episodes of Hamish & Andy kicked off on March 4.

The Kyle & Jackie O Show catch-up podcast was down one spot to #4. Throughout the measurement period, however, it produced 107 podcast episodes, compared with five for Casefile True Crime, 19 for Stuff You Should Know, and five for Hamish & Andy. 

Rounding out the tip five was Schwartz Media’s 7am, with 23 episodes.

Significant movers this month included the iHeartPodcast Network’s Life Uncut with Brittany Hockley and Laura Byrne, up nine spots to #6, and SEN Breakfast, also up nine spots to #13. SEN also had a climb with the Whateley catch-up podcast climbing 10 spots to #19.  News Corp Australia’s I Catch Killers with Gary Jubelin was up 22 spots to #32.

News Corp’s new offering of Something To Talk About With Samantha Armytage didn’t make it into the top 100 podcasts overall, however with five episodes, it nabbed the #82 spot on the Australian-only list.

Participating publishers in the Australian Podcast 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, Sports Entertainment Network and Babyology.

This month, the overall top 10 publishers remained the same, with a few switching positions. Audioboom overtook Stitcher, while Nine edged ahead of NOVA Entertainment.

The ranker is an industry initiative and is published by Triton Digital in accordance with IAB Tech Lab’s Podcast Measurement Guidelines.

The Top 100 podcasts can be viewed in full here.

Last month’s ranking can be found here.

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14 Apr 2021 - 7:52 am

Carrie and Tommy made 324 episodes in one month and still couldn’t crack the top 100?

How many listens do they get per episode?


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