The TED Radio Hour podcast generated more than 13 million downloads in July, the program’s second highest month ever. Compare that with the 76 million total NPR podcast downloads in July, and TED Radio Hour accounted for 17% or more than 1/6 of all NPR podcast downloads. On a per-episode basis, TED Radio Hour has been the most downloaded NPR podcast for 22 straight months. And it’s also now among the most downloaded podcasts in the English language!
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