What listening behaviors, show preferences and listener profiles looked like during the COVID-19 pandemic.

It’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic has — and forever will — change the way we live our lives. From how and where we work to who and what we listen to on the podcast front. But one thing is for certain. Podcasting is here to stay. More people are listening, more shows are being launched, and we’re seeing a rise in listening hours, too. …


Stitcher has a plethora of podcasts worth listening to. Each week, we’re giving you new episode recommendations from some of our top shows to help keep you up to speed and ease the pain of the pod discovery process.

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Stitcher has a plethora of podcasts worth listening to. Each week, we’re giving you new episode recommendations from some of our top shows to help keep you up to speed and ease the pain of the pod discovery process.

Full Release With Samantha Bee — “Stephen Colbert”

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“I still get a gut punch.”

These days we could all use some kind of release. With the return of Full Release, host Samantha Bee aims to help us do just that.

While her late night show Full Frontal likes to “tackle the big problems,” her podcast likes…


Hosted by Tess Barker and Babs Gray, the series takes a deep dive into the beloved singer’s life and legal struggles, and the lead up to the #FreeBritney movement.

LOS ANGELES — May 5, 2021 — Witness Docs, a unit of the pioneering podcast company Stitcher (a subsidiary of SiriusXM), today announced the title and new details for their new investigative series Toxic: The Britney Spears Story. The details were first revealed by the hosts, Tess Barker and Babs Gray, in a Clubhouse conversation with fans.

In 2017, comedians Tess Barker and Babs Gray launched their comedy podcast Britney’s Gram…


Stitcher has a plethora of podcasts worth listening to. Each week, we’re giving you new episode recommendations from some of our top shows to help keep you up to speed and ease the pain of the pod discovery process.

iWeigh with Jameela Jamil — “Jane Fonda”

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If you could choose any celebrity to interview, who would it be?

On a recent episode of iWeigh, host Jameela Jamil welcomes the legendary actress and activist Jane Fonda and admits that when she spoke to her she became a “wilting, sweating squirrel.”

Jamil opens the show asking, “how…


You can listen to the first 8 episodes of Estates of Perfection right now on Stitcher Premium. Go to stitcher.com/show/estates-of-perfection to follow the show and use promo code ESTATES at checkout for 30 free days!

How would you like to live in the most “beautiful, comfortable and technology advanced gated community in the world?”

In Estates Of Perfection, the new futuristic podcast from Earwolf’s Matt Besser and Brett Morris, listeners journey into an exclusive society where everything is convenient, everyone is polite, and tofu is printed for you.

Besser, who wrote and stars in the show, is a longtime sci-fi fan, even writing a sci-fi power rankings on his website that lists the best movies and shows of the genre like The Stepford Wives, Black Mirror, and Truman Show, whose influences can be felt in…


Stitcher has a plethora of podcasts worth listening to. Each week, we’re giving you new episode recommendations from some of our top shows to help keep you up to speed and ease the pain of the pod discovery process.

Unspooled — “2021 Oscar Special”

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Were the best movies this year the ones that reminded us the least of the pandemic? That’s one of the discussions on this week’s Unspooled. Amy Nicholson and Paul Scheer aim to guide you in which films were actually worth seeing as we get closer to the Oscars.

“I normally love…


Stitcher has a plethora of podcasts worth listening to. Each week, we’re giving you new episode recommendations from some of our top shows to help keep you up to speed and ease the pain of the pod discovery process.

The Distraction: A Defector Podcast — “That’s as Simplistic as I Can Possibly Make It (with Thang Pham)”

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As per usual on The Distraction, hosts Drew Magary and David Roth talk topics that run the gamut from baseball to politics to football to COVID. The episode opens to the discussion of mask wearing while eating out…


Stitcher has a plethora of podcasts worth listening to. Each week, we’re giving you new episode recommendations from some of our top shows to help keep you up to speed and ease the pain of the pod discovery process.

How Did This Get Made? “Zack Snyder’s Justice League (w/ Griffin Newman, David Sims)”

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What’s more momentous than a movie crossover of beloved superheroes?? How about a crossover of some of your favorite podcasters in one show?

This week on How Did This Get Made? Hosts Jason Mantzoukas and Paul Scheer (June Diane Raphael was absent…


Kate Kelly and Jamia Wilson, co-hosts of the podcast Ordinary Equality, discuss what Women’s History Month means to them, as they explore the nuance of the women’s rights movement, from the ERA to the history of abortion access. They reflect on what they hope listeners take away from season two, their relationship as co-hosts, and the dream vision for the future of the reproductive rights movement.

What does Women’s History Month mean to you?

Kate: We all grew up with such an inaccurate view of history, where 50% of the population was conspicuously absent. Women’s History Month is a time…

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