LOS ANGELES, October 8, 2019 –FOX Sports Radio (FSR), a division of Premiere Networks, today reported audience growth across several digital platforms, including podcasts, streaming and www.FOXSportsRadio.com, for September and August 2019.
FSR set a new record for total monthly podcast listens in September, reaching more than 11 million monthly listens. It’s the third record-breaking month in a row, with total podcast listens growing nearly 60% since January. (Source: Megaphone September 2019).
With football season officially kicking off last month, The Herd Podcast Network’s football-themed reached a milestone of one million monthly podcast listens in September, and the sports betting-focused podcast doubled its audience since July. September also marked the launch of a new iHeartRadio Original Podcast, The Fifth Hour with Ben Maller, a twice-weekly program focused on football and betting.
Additionally, FSR experienced its third-highest streaming audience in the history of the network; the streaming numbers grew +8% year-to-year in August 2019, a 25% increase over 2017. Plus, monthly page views for www.FOXSportsRadio.com reached an all-time high in September with 193% year-over-year growth.
About FOX Sports Radio
The FOX Sports Radio Network, based in Los Angeles, Calif., is a division of Premiere Networks in partnership with FOX Sports. All entities have combined their considerable resources to develop a turnkey, personality driven sports programming network for radio stations nationwide. The FOX Sports Radio Network reaches more than 15 million monthly listeners on more than 500 radio stations, and can also be heard on iHeartRadio and FOXSportsRadio.com. Fans can also follow the network on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.