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The Pod 20, hosted by multi-award winning presenter, Graham Mack, is a weekly show featuring guest podcasters talking about their podcast, what they’ve been up to, what they’ve been listening to... and the top 20 podcasts according to Podcast Radio! Graham says, “The rocket that first took man to the moon didn’t launch until someone counted backwards for a bit.” Clever guy. The Podcast Radio chart is compiled using download information and listener recommendations (https://www.thepodcastradio.co.uk/pod-20-recommend) on the Podcast Radio website. You can influence The Pod 20 - but nobody can hack it. Peace, love, and podcasts.

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The Pod 20, hosted by multi-award winning presenter, Graham Mack, is a weekly show featuring guest podcasters talking about their podcast, what they’ve been up to, what they’ve been listening to... and the top 20 podcasts according to Podcast Radio! Graham says, “The rocket that first took man to the moon didn’t launch until someone counted backwards for a bit.” Clever guy. The Podcast Radio chart is compiled using download information and listener recommendations (https://www.thepodcastradio.co.uk/pod-20-recommend) on the Podcast Radio website. You can influence The Pod 20 - but nobody can hack it. Peace, love, and podcasts.

    Top 20 podcasts feat Jordan Harbinger, Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend, Freakonomics Radio and lots more (Week 25 of 2022)

    Top 20 podcasts feat Jordan Harbinger, Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend, Freakonomics Radio and lots more (Week 25 of 2022)

    The Pod 20, hosted by multi-award winning presenter, Graham Mack, is a weekly show featuring guest podcasters talking about their podcast, what they’ve been up to, what they’ve been listening to....and the top 20 podcasts according to Podcast Radio.
    But in a little more detail: who stands out this week?
    Full chart is below: BUT AVOID THE BELOW IF YOU WANT TO HEAR THE COUNTDOWN WITHOUT SPOILERS!!
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    The Pod 20
    The Pod Twenty is heard on Podcast Radio on DAB in the UK, on demand in the USA at Talkers dot com, around the world on multiple platforms and as a podcast itself.
    20. Sky News Arabia
    The podcast from the Arabic 24-hour rolling news channel.
    19. Something Was Wrong
    The Award-winning true-crime docuseries about the discovery, trauma, and recovery from shocking life events and abusive relationships.
    18. The Matt Walsh Show
    A no-holds-barred take on today’s cultural, religious, and political issues.
    17. Behind the Bastards
    The worst humans in history. The latest episode is about America’s National Rifle Association.
    16. Old Gits And Hits
    Presented by John David and Chris.
    15. Distractible
    Thoughtful discussions about funny, out there, or otherwise interesting stories from everyday life.
    14. How I Built This with Guy Raz
    Guy dives into the stories behind some of the world's best known companies.
    13. Call Bethel
    The Telegraph's Investigation into child abuse inside the Jehovah's Witnesses.
    12. Feel Better, Live More with Dr Rangan Chatterjee
    Episode 285 is called, “Why Intermittent Fasting Works”.
    11. Real Perspective
    The movie review podcast.
    10.  Freakonomics Radio
    Discover the hidden side of everything with Stephen J. Dubner, co-author of the Freakonomics books. The latest episode is called, “Does the Crypto Crash Mean the Blockchain Is Over?”
    9.  Fox News Radio Hourly Newscast
    The latest news from the fastest growing radio news network.
    8. Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend
    After 25 years at the Late Night desk, Conan has never made a real and lasting friendship with any of his celebrity guests.
    7. The Jordan Harbinger Show
    In-depth conversations with people at the top of their game. Jordan’s latest guest is A-Rod, Alex Rodriguez.
    6. The Positive
    Which is a drama podcast and part of the Spaces series from Baker Street Productions.
    5. My Favorite Murder with Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark
    Karen and Georgia tell each other their favorite tales of murder and hear crime stories from fans.
    4. The Ben Shapiro Show
    A right-wing look at what’s happening in America and the world.
    3. Morbid: 
    A True Crime Podcast
    2. Crime Junkie
    If you can never get enough true crime... Congratulations, you’ve found your people.
    And at number one…
    Club Random with Bill Maher. 
    Bill’s latest guest is Adam Carola.

    Will your favourite podcast make it to the top of the chart? Find out with Graham Mack on The Pod 20, Fridays at 5pm and across the weekend on Podcast Radio. Influence the chart, make a recommendation at www.thepodcastradionetwork.com
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    • 23 min
    Week 24, 2022 including Marc Maron, Greg Proops, Louis Jame, Michael Morea & Jo Youle

    Week 24, 2022 including Marc Maron, Greg Proops, Louis Jame, Michael Morea & Jo Youle

    The Pod 20, hosted by multi-award winning presenter, Graham Mack, is a weekly show featuring guest podcasters talking about their podcast, what they’ve been up to, what they’ve been listening to....and the top 20 podcasts according to Podcast Radio.
    But in a little more detail: who stands out this week? Week 24, 2022 including Marc Maron, Greg Proops, Louis Jame, Michael Morea & Jo Youle
    Full chart is below: BUT AVOID THE BELOW IF YOU WANT TO HEAR THE COUNTDOWN WITHOUT SPOILERS!!
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    The Pod 20
    The Pod Twenty is heard on Podcast Radio on DAB in the UK, on demand in the USA at Talkers dot com, around the world on multiple platforms and as a podcast itself.
    20. Something Was Wrong
    The Award-winning true-crime docuseries. Series 13, Episode 6 is called, “[Natalia] Absolutely Terrified”.
    19. Distractible
    Thoughtful discussions about funny, out there, or otherwise interesting stories about real life. 
    The latest episode is called, “Who's The Worst?”
    18. The Matt Walsh Show
    Matt gives you a no-holds-barred take on today’s cultural, religious, and political issues. 
    Episode 972  is called, “The LGBT Cult Silences Dissent”.
    17. On Purpose with Jay Shetty
    Fascinating conversations with the most insightful people in the world. 
    Jay’s latest guest is the entrepreneur, Gary Vee who talks about Living Without Judgement & How to Stop Beating Yourself Up When You Make Mistakes.
    16. Reel Perspective
    It's a movie & TV show review podcast. One of the hosts is Michael Morea.
    15. Behind the Bastards
    The worst humans in history. The latest episode is about Harlon Carter: the Man Who Militarised America’s police and the NRA.
    14. Today, Explained
    Your all killer, no filler, news explainer.
    13. Fringe Network: Alien State
    Publicly, the US government once called UFOs a “waste of time” but new evidence and uncovered documents prove that Washington is, and always has been, very interested in the UFO phenomenon.
    12. Love Island: The Morning After
    The only official Love Island podcast.
    11. The Reset Rebel
    The podcast from the island of Ibiza presented by Jo Youle.
    10. Hidden Brain
    Shankar Vedantam uses science and storytelling to reveal the unconscious patterns that drive human behaviour.
    The latest episode is called, “Why You're Smarter Than You Think”.
    9.  Fox News Radio Hourly Newscast
    The latest news from the fastest growing radio news network.
    8. The Jordan Harbinger Show
    In-depth conversations with people at the top of their game. In episode 685, Jordan talks to the Private Detective, Steve Rambam about the real life of a Private Investigator.
    7. Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend
    After 25 years at the Late Night desk, Conan has never made a real and lasting friendship with any of his celebrity guests. So, he started a podcast to fix that.
    6. My Melodies of Life
    Louis James hosts a podcast about the music in video games.
    5. My Favorite Murder with Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark
    Karen and Georgia tell each other their favorite tales of murder and hear crime stories from fans.
    4. Persona: The French Deception
    What does it feel like to pick up the phone and scam someone out of $50 million? This is the story of one of the greatest con artists of all time.
    3. The Ben Shapiro Show
    American politics for right wing wackos.
    2. Morbid: A True Crime Podcast
    Creepy history and all things spooky hosted by an autopsy technician and a hairstylist.
    And at number one…
    WTF with Marc Maron
    Marc’s latest guest is the comedian Greg Proops…
    Will your favourite podcast make it to the top of the chart? Find out with Graham Mack on The Pod 20, Fridays at 5pm and across the weekend on Podcast Radio. Influence the chart, make a recommendation at www.thepodcastradionetwork.com
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    • 30 min
    Week 23, 2022 including Michael Morea, Jo Youle, James Ashton & Ben Shapiro

    Week 23, 2022 including Michael Morea, Jo Youle, James Ashton & Ben Shapiro

    The Pod 20, hosted by multi-award winning presenter, Graham Mack, is a weekly show featuring guest podcasters talking about their podcast, what they’ve been up to, what they’ve been listening to....and the top 20 podcasts according to Podcast Radio.
    But in a little more detail: who stands out this week? Week 23, 2022 including Michael Morea, Jo Youle, James Ashton & Ben Shapiro
    Full chart is below: BUT AVOID THE BELOW IF YOU WANT TO HEAR THE COUNTDOWN WITHOUT SPOILERS!!
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    The Pod 20
    The Pod Twenty is heard on Podcast Radio on DAB in the UK, on demand in the USA at Talkers dot com, around the world on multiple platforms and as a podcast itself.
    20. The Matt Walsh Show
    A no-holds-barred take on today’s cultural, religious, and political issues. The latest episode is called, “Stand And Salute The Pride Flag You Bigots!”
    19.  Behind the Bastards
    The podcast about the worst humans in history, this week they ask, “What’s New With Alex Jones?”
    18. Sky News Arabia
    The podcast from the 24-hour rolling news channel broadcast in the Middle East.
    17. On Purpose with Jay Shetty
    Fascinating conversations with the most insightful people in the world.
    16. Real Perspective
    The podcast that reviews movies and TV shows.
    15. CounterClock
    To tell the story of a crime, you have to turn back time. The latest episode is about, “Park Predators”. Sometimes the most beautiful places hide the darkest secrets.
    14. Today, Explained
    Your all killer, no filler, Monday to Friday news explainer.
    13. Dish
    Nick Grimshaw and the chef Angela Hartnett talk about food, drink, entertaining and more.
    12. Sh**ged Married Annoyed
    The only way Rosie and Chris Ramsey can have a conversation without being interrupted by a toddler or ending up staring at their phones is by doing a podcast.
    11.The Reset Rebel
    Hosted by Jo Youle.
    10. Freakonomics Radio
    Discover the hidden side of everything with Stephen J. Dubner, co-author of the Freakonomics books. Episode five hundred and six is called, “What Is Sportswashing (and Does It Work)?”
    9.  Fox News Radio Hourly Newscast
    The latest news from the fastest growing radio news network.
    8. The Jordan Harbinger Show
    In-depth conversations with people at the top of their game.
    7. Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend
    After 25 years at the Late Night desk, Conan has never made a real and lasting friendship with any of his celebrity guests. So, he started a podcast to fix that. One of his latest new friends is Jeff Goldblum.
    6. Leading with James Ashton 
    James brings together people from the top of very different organisations in the worlds of business, charity, the arts and beyond.
    5. My Favorite Murder with Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark
    Karen and Georgia tell each other their favorite tales of murder and hear crime stories from fans.
    4. Morbid: A True Crime Podcast
    A spooky podcast hosted by an autopsy technician and a hairstylist.
    3. The Rest is Politics
    Former Downing Street spin doctor, Alastair Campbell and failed politician Rory Stewart - join forces from across the political divide.
    2. Crime Junkie
    If you can never get enough true crime... Congratulations, you’ve found your people.
    And at number one…
    The Ben Shapiro Show..
    News and information from the right of American politics…

    Will your favourite podcast make it to the top of the chart? Find out with Graham Mack on The Pod 20, Fridays at 5pm and across the weekend on Podcast Radio. Influence the chart, make a recommendation at www.thepodcastradio.co.uk
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 27 min
    Week 22, 2022 including Nick Randall, Johnny Vaughn, Simon Mayo, Penn Jillette

    Week 22, 2022 including Nick Randall, Johnny Vaughn, Simon Mayo, Penn Jillette

    The Pod 20, hosted by multi-award winning presenter, Graham Mack, is a weekly show featuring guest podcasters talking about their podcast, what they’ve been up to, what they’ve been listening to....and the top 20 podcasts according to Podcast Radio.
    But in a little more detail: who stands out this week? Week 22, 2022 including Nick Randall, Johnny Vaughn, Simon Mayo, Penn Jillette
    Full chart is below: BUT AVOID THE BELOW IF YOU WANT TO HEAR THE COUNTDOWN WITHOUT SPOILERS!!
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    The Pod 20
    The Pod Twenty is heard on Podcast Radio on DAB in the UK, on demand in the USA at Talkers dot com, around the world on multiple platforms and as a podcast itself.
    20.  Origin Story
    The real stories behind the most misunderstood and abused ideas in politics.
    19.  Stuff You Should Know
    If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks, then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered. - The latest episode is called, “Waterbeds: The Sexiest Bed?”
    18. The Jordan B. Peterson Podcast
    Enlightening discourse that will change the way you think.
    In episode 256, Richard Dawkins & Jordan Peterson Discuss Psychedelics, Consciousness, and Artificial Intelligence.
    17. The Matt Walsh Show
    Matt gives you a no-holds-barred take on today’s cultural, religious, and political issues and also reacts to some horrible TikTok dating advice.
    16. Johnny Vaughan On Radio X
    Highlights from Johnny’s radio show.
    15. On Purpose with Jay Shetty
    Fascinating conversations with the most insightful people in the world. The last episode is called, “Letting Go of Your Parents' Expectations & How to Find the Courage to Fail Until You Succeed”.
    14. Today, Explained
    Your all killer, no filler, Monday to Friday news explainer.
    13. Hidden Brain
    Shankar Vedantam uses science and storytelling to reveal the unconscious patterns that drive human behaviour. The latest episode asks the question, what do the things you buy say about you?”
    12. No Such Thing As A Fish
    The Award-winning podcast from the offices of the hit BBC TV show QI. Episode 428 is called, “No Such Thing As Free Urine In The Uber”.
    11.  Kermode & Mayo’s Take 
    Simon Mayo and Mark Kermode’s film review podcast.
    10. ZOE Science & Nutrition
    The world’s top scientists explain the latest health & nutrition research. The latest episode is called, “Can bread be healthy?”
    9.  CounterClock
    To tell the story of a crime, you have to turn back time.
    8. Fox News Radio Hourly Newscast
    The latest news from the fastest growing radio news network.
    7. The Jordan Harbinger Show
    In-depth conversations with people at the top of their game. In Episode 677 Sam Cooper explains how the west was infiltrated by Its enemies.
    6. SnS Online - Hosted by Nick Randall. 
    The online showcase for actors, musicians, journalists, authors, script writers, stand-up comedians and more.
    5.SmartLess
    Jason Bateman, Sean Hayes, & Will Arnett’s latest guest is the American actress Kristen Wiig.
    4. The Rest is Politics
    Hosted by two men who are trying to claw their way back into public life. Former Downing Street spin doctor Alastair Campbell and failed politician Rory Stewart. The latest episode is called, “Rupert Murdoch, Taiwan, and Burnley”.
    3. My Favorite Murder with Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark
    Karen and Georgia tell each other their favorite tales of murder and hear crime stories from fans.
    2. Crime Junkie
    If you can never get enough true crime... Congratulations, you’ve found your people.

    And at number one…

    Penn’s Sunday School
    It’s hosted by Penn Jillette who is one half of Penn & Teller, the Las Vegas magicians.
    Will your favourite podcast make it to the top of the chart? Find out with Graham Mack on The Pod 20, Fridays at 5pm and across the weekend on Podcast Radio. Influence the chart, make a recommendation at www.thepodcastradio.co.uk
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 22 min
    Week 21, 2022

    Week 21, 2022

    The Pod 20, hosted by multi-award winning presenter, Graham Mack, is a weekly show featuring guest podcasters talking about their podcast, what they’ve been up to, what they’ve been listening to....and the top 20 podcasts according to Podcast Radio.
    But in a little more detail: who stands out this week? Gene ‘Bean’ Baxter, Mark Kermode, Paul Barross & Adam Carolla!!
    Full chart is below: BUT AVOID THE BELOW IF YOU WANT TO HEAR THE COUNTDOWN WITHOUT SPOILERS!!
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    The Pod 20
    The Pod Twenty is heard on Podcast Radio on DAB in the UK, on demand in the USA at Talkers dot com, around the world on multiple platforms and as a podcast itself.
    20.  No Such Thing As A Fish
    The Award-winning podcast from the writers of the hit BBC show, QI. Episode 427 is called, “No Such Thing As A Magnetic Skateboard”.
    19. Stuff You Should Know
    If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks, then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.
    18. The Jordan B. Peterson Podcast
    Enlightening discourse that will change the way you think. 
    The latest episode is called, “What We Can All Learn From Islam & The Quran”.
    17. The Matt Walsh Show
    Fed up with the talking heads? Matt gives you a no-holds-barred take on today’s cultural, religious, and political issues.
    16. A Cup Of Tea And a Chat. 
    It’s hosted by the former K-Rock Los Angeles presenters Allie Mac Kay & Gene “Bean” Baxter.
    15. On Purpose with Jay Shetty
    Fascinating conversations with the most insightful people in the world.
    14. Today, Explained
    Your all killer, no filler, Monday to Friday news explainer.
    13. Hidden Brain
    Shankar Vedantam uses science and storytelling to reveal the unconscious patterns that drive human behaviour, shape our choices and direct our relationships.
    12. Betrayal
    This is a story of a real-life fairytale gone horribly wrong. A marriage so filled with betrayal and deceit, that people are still recovering from its path of destruction.
    11.  Kermode & Mayo’s Take
    The new home of Simon Mayo and Mark Kermode’s film review. The fastest growing and most popular subscription ever on Apple Podcasts in the UK...
    10. Hypothetical The Podcast with Josh Widdicombe and James Acaster. 
    A different guest host each week poses hypothetical questions.
    9.  CounterClock
    To tell the story of a crime, you have to turn back time.
    8. Fox News Radio Hourly Newscast
    The latest news from the fastest growing radio news network.
    7. The Jordan Harbinger Show
    In-depth conversations with people at the top of their game.
    6.  Humourology 
    Presented by the psychologist, presenter and former stand-up comedian, Paul Barross. 
    5. SmartLess - With Jason Bateman, Sean Hayes, & Will Arnett 
    Their latest guest is Ben Stiller.
    4. My Favorite Murder with Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark
    Karen and Georgia tell each other their favorite tales of murder and hear crime stories from fans.
    3. That Peter Crouch Podcast
    The latest podcast is That Relegation Episode. After being relegated three times during his career, Peter talks about what happens to a club that can't beat the drop.
    2. Crime Junkie
    If you can never get enough true crime... Congratulations, you’ve found your people.
    The Adam Carolla Show
    This week he was joined by the comedian Jonathan Kite.
    Will your favourite podcast make it to the top of the chart? Find out with Graham Mack on The Pod 20, Fridays at 5pm and across the weekend on Podcast Radio. Influence the chart, make a recommendation at www.thepodcastradio.co.uk
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 26 min
    Week 20, 2022

    Week 20, 2022

    The Pod 20, hosted by multi-award winning presenter, Graham Mack, is a weekly show featuring guest podcasters talking about their podcast, what they’ve been up to, what they’ve been listening to....and the top 20 podcasts according to Podcast Radio.
    But in a little more detail: who stands out this week? Simon Squibb, Jo Youle & Piers Morgan!!
    Full chart is below: BUT AVOID THE BELOW IF YOU WANT TO HEAR THE COUNTDOWN WITHOUT SPOILERS!!
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    The Pod 20
    The Pod Twenty is heard on Podcast Radio on DAB in the UK, on demand in the USA at Talkers dot com, around the world on multiple platforms and as a podcast itself.
    20. ZOE Science & Nutrition
    A journey of scientific discovery. Hosted by Jonathan Wolf. The latest episode is called, “Is Coffee Healthy?”
    19. Stuff You Should Know
    If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks, then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.
    18. Behind the Bastards
    The podcast about the worst humans in history.
    17. My Therapist Ghosted Me
    From Vogue Williams & Joanne McNally.
    16.  Reel Perspective
    The movie review podcast hosted by MJ Smith, Missy Lonsinger and Michael Moree.
    15. How I Built This, with Guy Raz
    Guy dives into the stories behind some of the world's best known companies.
    14. The Rest Is History
    Tom Holland and Dominic Sandbrook are interrogating the past, and attempting to de-tangle the present.
    13.  On Purpose with Jay Shetty
    Fascinating conversations with the most insightful people in the world.
    12. Hidden Brain
    Shankar Vedantam uses science and storytelling to reveal the unconscious patterns that drive human behaviour.
    11.  Pep Talk with Simon Squibb
    Business secrets from some of the world's most successful entrepreneurs.
    10. Off Menu with Ed Gamble and James Acaster
    Ed and James invite special guests into their magical restaurant to choose their favourite starter, main course, side dish, dessert and drink. Their latest guest is Adam Buxton.
    9. Freakonomics Radio
    Discover the hidden side of everything with Stephen J. Dubner, co-author of the Freakonomics books.
    8. Fox News Radio Hourly Newscast
    The latest news from the fastest growing radio news network.
    7. Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend
    After 25 years at the Late Night desk, Conan has never made a real and lasting friendship with any of his celebrity guests. So, he started a podcast to fix that.
    6.  Wine Chats With Bildo And Lindalin
    An offensively funny podcast about drinking wine and chatting life.
    5. SmartLess
    Jason Bateman, Sean Hayes, & Will Arnett connect people from all walks of life.
    4. My Favorite Murder with Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark
    Karen and Georgia tell each other their favorite tales of murder and hear crime stories from fans.
    3. NEW: That Peter Crouch Podcast
    Peter’s latest guest is the former Chelsea and England midfielder Joe Cole.
    2. Crime Junkie
    If you can never get enough true crime... Congratulations, you’ve found your people.
    And at number one…
    Real Time With Bill Maher. Bill’s latest guest is Rod Stewart.
    Will your favourite podcast make it to the top of the chart? Find out with Graham Mack on The Pod 20, Fridays at 5pm and across the weekend on Podcast Radio. Influence the chart, make a recommendation at www.thepodcastradio.co.uk
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 29 min

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