Good news for podcast megafans and newbies alike: Podcasts on Pandora are now available to all users on the web at pandora.com and via Pandora’s new desktop app for Mac and Windows. Now, Pandora users can enjoy their favorite podcasts and get personalized recommendations on their mobile devices or computers whether they’re at home, in the car, or on the go.
Since launching last year, Pandora’s rich catalog of podcasts has increased over 5x to now boast thousands of shows and over 600,000 episodes across a broad range of genres including Daily News, Comedy, True Crime, Sports & Recreation, Music, Fiction & Drama, and many others.
And we’ve made it even easier for podcast creators to submit their shows and make them available to Pandora’s millions of listeners in just a few steps with our new Pandora for Podcasters hub.
With Podcasts on Pandora, listeners can enjoy a wide variety of podcasting’s most popular shows like This American Life, Serial, Dr. Death, The Moth, Lore, Song Exploder, and The Dave Ramsey Show, as well as exclusive podcasts from top SiriusXM talk hosts including Andy Cohen, Kevin Hart, Sway Calloway, Hoda Kotb and others.
Plus, both Pandora and SiriusXM listeners have exclusive access to original SiriusXM podcasts including:
- 17 Weeks – A new original football podcast series from SiriusXM and UNINTERRUPTED, the athlete empowerment brand founded by LeBron James and Maverick Carter, featuring star players Le’Veon Bell, Jalen Ramsey and Cole Beasley discussing the latest NFL stories and hottest football topics straight from the locker room.
- Wu-Tang: The Saga Continues – An original podcast that accompanies Hulu’s original series,Wu-Tang: An American Saga, with 10 episodes reflecting on the themes and events depicted in the Hulu series and featuring interviews with Wu-Tang members and other special guests.
- NFL’s 100 Greatest – A special original 20-part podcast series from SiriusXM and NFL Films counting down the greatest NFL memories of all time in five categories: Plays, Games, Characters, Game Changers, and Teams.
And soon, Pandora and SiriusXM users will be able to enjoy exclusive scripted and unscripted podcasts from Marvel Entertainment based around iconic Marvel characters like Wolverine, Hawkeye and Black Widow.
But what makes Podcasts on Pandora truly unique is our ability to recommend exactly the right podcast to the right listener at the right time with Podcast Genome Project personalization. Never again do users have to ask, “What podcast should I listen to next?”
Like Pandora’s pioneering Music Genome Project, the Podcast Genome Project uses a combination of complex algorithms and human curation to deliver personalized podcast recommendations based on each user’s unique listening history, preferences, and hundreds of other signals – making it capable of suggesting programming to listeners at the individual episode level.
Whether they enjoy Pandora on their smartphone or computer, users have access to a vast, fast-growing catalog of top podcasts across dozens of genres…personalized just for them.