most popular podcasts

Most Popular Podcasts of 2019

Which new podcasts are audiences listening to most on Castbox last week? Browse top podcasts from this blog, updated weekly.

#1 Crime in Sports

Crime in SportsTwo comedians take an unmerciful and hilarious look at athletes who have lost big games…with the law! Crime in Sports …

Two comedians take an unmerciful and hilarious look at athletes who have lost big games…with the law! Crime in Sports does the research, and finds the funny in the world of sports true crime. New episode every week!

#2 Gaslight

GaslightEveryone thought Danny had gone missing. Towards the end of senior year she vanished, leaving everyone confused and deva …

Everyone thought Danny had gone missing. Towards the end of senior year she vanished, leaving everyone confused and devastated including her closest friend in the world, Becca. GASLIGHT picks up years later when Becca and her new husband receive a visitor during breakfast.

Starring Chloë Grace Moretz, Kelsey Asbille, Taran Killam, John Gallagher Jr., Penelope Ann Miller, Chris Ellis and Amandla Stenberg.

#3 Listed

ListedHow does Jeff Bezos keep getting richer? What’s up with Kanye’s sneaker empire? Is Kim Kardashian really a self-made wom …

How does Jeff Bezos keep getting richer? What’s up with Kanye’s sneaker empire? Is Kim Kardashian really a self-made woman? These are the types of topics we’ll unpack on Listed, a conversation show about the people, money and power on Forbes’ famous lists. Cohosts, listologists and Forbes editors Maggie McGrath and Abram Brown break down how these people influence and change the world by talking with the Forbes writers who know them best.

#4 Cautionary Tales

Cautionary TalesWe tell our children unsettling fairy tales to teach them valuable life lessons, but these Cautionary Tales are for the …

We tell our children unsettling fairy tales to teach them valuable life lessons, but these Cautionary Tales are for the education of the grown ups – and they are all true. Tim Harford (Financial Times, BBC, author of “Messy” and “The Undercover Economist”) brings you stories of awful human error, tragic catastrophes, daring heists and hilarious fiascos. They’ll delight you, scare you, but also make you wiser. Featuring original music and an award-winning cast including Alan Cumming and Archie Panjabi (The Good Wife), Toby Stephens (Die Another Day), Russell Tovey (Quantico) – and Malcolm Gladwell.

#5 Detective Trapp

Detective TrappAnaheim investigator Julissa Trapp is not like other detectives. She’s the only woman on the homicide squad, and a skill …

Anaheim investigator Julissa Trapp is not like other detectives. She’s the only woman on the homicide squad, and a skilled chameleon: undercover cop in vice stings, crime-scene commander, patient confidante of killers. A master interrogator, she invokes her personal experience – and deepest griefs – as a tool to elicit confessions. When a young woman’s body is found at a trash-sorting plant, Trapp learns the murder may be linked to the disappearance of three other women in nearby Santa Ana. Trapp embarks on a dark journey that brings her face to face with a man who takes “a little piece of her soul.” The series is about a singular detective on a relentless, sometimes lonely quest for answers.From the Los Angeles Times and Wondery, “Detective Trapp” is a new story from Christopher Goffard, the writer and host of “Dirty John.”

#6 Hanging with the Hembrows

Hanging with the HembrowsYou’ve read the headlines and seen the Instagram photos, but you’ve never heard them like this. Now it’s time to take yo …

You’ve read the headlines and seen the Instagram photos, but you’ve never heard them like this. Now it’s time to take you behind the scenes of one of the most followed families on Instagram with over 13 million followers. Hanging with the Hembrow’s is your backstage pass to the secret lives of the Hembrow sisters.

#7 The Don Cherry’s Grapevine Podcast

The Don Cherry’s Grapevine PodcastHockey icon Don Cherry talks hockey and more!

Hockey icon Don Cherry talks hockey and more!

#8 This Podcast Will Kill You

This Podcast Will Kill YouThis podcast might not actually kill you, but it covers so many things that can. Each episode tackles a different diseas …

This podcast might not actually kill you, but it covers so many things that can. Each episode tackles a different disease, from its history, to its biology, and finally, how scared you need to be. Ecologists and epidemiologists Erin Welsh and Erin Allmann Updyke make infectious diseases acceptable fodder for dinner party conversation and provide the perfect cocktail recipe to match

#9 Marvel’s Wolverine

Marvel’s WolverineMarvel’s “Wolverine: The Lost Trail” is an epic quest that takes place in the Louisiana bayou. Following the events of M …

Marvel’s “Wolverine: The Lost Trail” is an epic quest that takes place in the Louisiana bayou. Following the events of Marvel’s “Wolverine: The Long Night,” Logan (Richard Armitage) returns to New Orleans in search of redemption, only to discover that his ex-lover, Maureen is nowhere to be found. And she’s not the only one. Dozens of humans and mutants have gone missing, including the mother of a teenage boy, Marcus Baptiste. With Weapon X in close pursuit, Logan and Marcus must team up and follow a trail of clues that leads them deep into the gothic heart of the bayou, where they encounter biker gangs, Cajun thieves and a world of wonders that defies explanation. It is here that they find Greenhaven — a refuge run by a powerful mutant named Jason Wyngarde. Award-winning comic book author Ben Percy (“The Dark Net,” “Red Moon”), director/sound designer Brendan Baker (“Wolverine: The Long Night”) and associate director/sound designer Chloe Prasinos (“Wolverine: The Long Night”) will return for the series, produced by Daniel Fink and Chloe Wilson of Marvel and Jenny Radelet Mast of Stitcher.

#10 Red Ball

Red BallFrom the creative minds behind Crime Junkie and with participation from the Indiana State Police, Ashley Flowers takes y …

From the creative minds behind Crime Junkie and with participation from the Indiana State Police, Ashley Flowers takes you alongside the reinvestigation into one of Indianapolis’ most infamous unsolved cases.

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