Pennsylvania: What Is Our Most Popular Podcast?
With the current writer’s strike, there’s potential for many new streaming programs to be delayed, leading fans to seek alternate entertainment. The Waycroft recently highlighted the top podcasts in every state. The most popular podcast in Pennsylvania focuses on a sport where the state has some success in 2023.
Over the past three years, The Waycroft noticed a significant increase in podcast popularity. Moreover, it became apparent that after the pandemic, people were expanding their entertainment interests beyond just a binge of “Netflix and chill.”
“We collected Google search data in the U.S. over the past 12 months on the first 50 podcasts on Apple Podcasts’ Top 100 chart. Then we crunched the numbers and uncovered the podcasts people searched for the most across the country,” they explain.
So what is the most popular podcast in Pennslyvania for 2023?
From The Ringer, Chris Vernon and Kevin O’Connor release two to three episodes per week where they analyze everything happening in the NBA. The Missmatch covers the news, trends, and transactions in professional basketball.
Even during the offseason, there is plenty to talk about. The show has produced episodes on every NBA topic. This includes the draft, the summer league, and the sport’s biggest sensation, Victor Wembanyama, this summer alone.
Demandsage reports that so far in 2023 there have been 464.7 million podcast listeners, exceeding the 424.2 million listeners from 2022.
The Philadelphia 76ers had a winning season, but ultimately fell short of their playoff goal. In addition, Villanova basketball is always thrilling and producing rising stars destined to make it to the NBA. So, there was a lot of great high-level basketball in the Keystone State this season.
Nonetheless, Pennsylvania is not alone in their choice for most popular podcast listened to. Georgia, Tennessee, Virginia, New Jersey and Florida also have The Mismatch at the top of their list. In fact, The Mismatch was the second most popular podcast in the country, according to The Waycroft. Only Code Switch ranked higher. That podcast is the most popular in nine states.