This American Life - 'This American Life'
American iTunes Chart Performance

"This American Life": Chart Statistics

  • Release date: 16 Aug 2015
  • Chart debut: #1 (18 Aug 2015)
  • Highest Position: #1 (18 Aug 2015)
  • Most recent chart position: #6 (22 May 2018)
  • Days on US Podcasts Chart: 781

'This American Life' has charted in the following countries:
United Kingdom, United States, Germany, France, Italy, Canada, Spain, Australia and Brazil.

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Summary: This American Life is a weekly public radio show, heard by 2. 2 million people on more than 500 stations. Another 1. 5 million people download the weekly podcast. It is hosted by Ira Glass, produced by Chicago Public Media, delivered to stations by PRX The Public Radio Exchange, and has won all of the major broadcasting awards.

This American Life: Chart Progress Graph

Chart performance: 18 Aug 2015 to 10 Jan 2016.

Chart progress graph for This American Life

Detailed Chart Progress for "This American Life" (This American Life)

US Podcasts chart performance history for This American Life

Year Month Day Position Movement Number 1
2016 Sep 28 Wed 5 no-move Gimlet
Heavyweight
29 Thu 5 no-move
30 Fri 5 no-move
2016 Oct 1 Sat 4 up Cincinnati Enquirer
Accused
2 Sun 3 up
3 Mon 3 no-move
4 Tue 3 no-move
5 Wed 3 no-move
6 Thu 4 down
7 Fri 5 down
8 Sat 5 no-move
9 Sun 5 no-move
10 Mon 6 down NPR
NPR Politics Podcast
14 Fri 6 no-move
2017 May 22 Mon 6 down The New York Times
The Daily
23 Tue 6 no-move
24 Wed 5 up
25 Thu 5 no-move
26 Fri 5 no-move Serial & This American Life
S-Town
27 Sat 4 up
28 Sun 2 up
29 Mon 2 no-move
30 Tue 3 down PodcastOne
Off The Vine with Kaitlyn Bristowe
31 Wed 5 down
2017 Jun 1 Thu 6 down NPR
Invisibilia
2 Fri 7 down
3 Sat 4 up
4 Sun 4 no-move
5 Mon 5 down
6 Tue 7 down
7 Wed 8 down Up and Vanished & Tenderfoot
Sworn
13 Tue 6 up ESPN, ESPN Films, 30for30
30 For 30 Podcasts
14 Wed 9 down
15 Thu 12 down
16 Fri 9 up Up and Vanished & Tenderfoot
Sworn
17 Sat 7 up
18 Sun 7 no-move
19 Mon 7 no-move
20 Tue 8 down
21 Wed 10 down Malcolm Gladwell / Panoply
Revisionist History
22 Thu 9 up
23 Fri 9 no-move
24 Sat 7 up
25 Sun 7 no-move
26 Mon 7 no-move
27 Tue 7 no-move ESPN, ESPN Films, 30for30
30 For 30 Podcasts
28 Wed 10 down
29 Thu 10 no-move Ear Hustle & Radiotopia
Ear Hustle
30 Fri 9 up
2017 Jul 1 Sat 8 up ESPN, ESPN Films, 30for30
30 For 30 Podcasts
2 Sun 6 up Malcolm Gladwell / Panoply
Revisionist History
3 Mon 6 no-move
4 Tue 4 up
5 Wed 5 down
6 Thu 7 down
7 Fri 8 down
8 Sat 8 no-move
9 Sun 8 no-move
10 Mon 7 up
11 Tue 9 down
12 Wed 12 down Wondery
Locked Up Abroad
13 Thu 12 no-move
14 Fri 10 up
15 Sat 9 up
16 Sun 7 up
17 Mon 9 down
18 Tue 8 up Bald Move
Game of Thrones The Podcast
19 Wed 9 down
20 Thu 9 no-move HowStuffWorks
Stuff You Should Know
21 Fri 10 down The Atlantic
Radio Atlantic
22 Sat 8 up
23 Sun 6 up
24 Mon 4 up Crooked Media
Pod Save America
25 Tue 5 down
26 Wed 7 down
27 Thu 7 no-move
28 Fri 7 no-move
29 Sat 7 no-move
30 Sun 5 up
31 Mon 4 up
2017 Aug 1 Tue 7 down The New York Times
The New Washington
2 Wed 6 up
3 Thu 8 down
4 Fri 7 up
5 Sat 4 up TED
Sincerely, X
6 Sun 5 down
7 Mon 6 down Oprah
Oprah’s SuperSoul Conversations
8 Tue 6 no-move
9 Wed 5 up
10 Thu 6 down
11 Fri 7 down
12 Sat 4 up
13 Sun 5 down
14 Mon 6 down
15 Tue 7 down NPR
Rough Translation
16 Wed 16 down
17 Thu 15 up
18 Fri 12 up
19 Sat 8 up The New York Times
The Daily
20 Sun 8 no-move
21 Mon 7 up
22 Tue 8 down
23 Wed 12 down
24 Thu 11 up
25 Fri 15 down
26 Sat 10 up
27 Sun 7 up TED
TED Talks Daily
28 Mon 7 no-move
29 Tue 8 down
30 Wed 7 up
31 Thu 9 down
2017 Sep 1 Fri 7 up
2 Sat 4 up
3 Sun 3 up
4 Mon 3 no-move
5 Tue 5 down
6 Wed 7 down
7 Thu 8 down
8 Fri 9 down
9 Sat 8 up
10 Sun 6 up
11 Mon 4 up Snap Judgment and WNYC Studios
Snap Judgment Presents: Spooked
12 Tue 6 down
13 Wed 7 down
13 Wed 7 no-move
14 Thu 10 down
15 Fri 12 down
16 Sat 9 up
17 Sun 7 up Apple
Apple Keynotes
18 Mon 8 down Two-Up
36 Questions – The Podcast Musical
19 Tue 8 no-move TED
TED Talks Daily
20 Wed 6 up
21 Thu 7 down CAFE, WNYC Studios, & Pineapple Street Media
Stay Tuned with Preet
22 Fri 8 down
23 Sat 7 up
24 Sun 4 up
25 Mon 7 down Parcast Network
Cults
26 Tue 7 no-move
27 Wed 6 up
28 Thu 6 no-move
29 Fri 6 no-move
30 Sat 5 up
2017 Oct 1 Sun 8 down
2 Mon 9 down L.A. Times | Wondery
Dirty John
3 Tue 8 up
4 Wed 9 down
5 Thu 11 down
6 Fri 10 up
7 Sat 8 up
8 Sun 8 no-move
9 Mon 6 up
10 Tue 9 down
11 Wed 12 down
12 Thu 13 down
13 Fri 11 up
14 Sat 10 up
15 Sun 8 up
16 Mon 9 down
17 Tue 11 down
18 Wed 14 down
19 Thu 13 up
20 Fri 12 up
21 Sat 9 up
22 Sun 8 up
22 Sun 8 no-move
23 Mon 8 no-move ABC News
A Murder On Orchard Street
24 Tue 11 down L.A. Times | Wondery
Dirty John
25 Wed 14 down
26 Thu 15 down
27 Fri 13 up
28 Sat 10 up
29 Sun 7 up
30 Mon 8 down
31 Tue 12 down
2017 Nov 1 Wed 11 up ABC News
A Killing On the Cape
2 Thu 14 down
3 Fri 14 no-move
4 Sat 8 up
5 Sun 5 up
6 Mon 5 no-move
7 Tue 7 down L.A. Times | Wondery
Dirty John
8 Wed 10 down Wondery
Young Charlie by Hollywood & Crime
9 Thu 12 down
10 Fri 12 no-move
11 Sat 10 up Crooked Media
Majority 54
12 Sun 7 up
13 Mon 8 down CBC Radio
Someone Knows Something
14 Tue 12 down Crooked Media
Majority 54
15 Wed 11 up
16 Thu 10 up Oprah
Oprah’s SuperSoul Conversations
17 Fri 10 no-move Crooked Media
Majority 54
18 Sat 7 up
19 Sun 6 up Oprah
Oprah’s SuperSoul Conversations
20 Mon 5 up
21 Tue 7 down Dan Carlin
Dan Carlin's Hardcore History
22 Wed 7 no-move Tim Ferriss
Tribe of Mentors
23 Thu 5 up
24 Fri 5 no-move Crooked Media
Pod Save America
25 Sat 5 no-move
26 Sun 3 up
27 Mon 5 down
28 Tue 9 down TED
TED Talks Daily
29 Wed 11 down The Ringer
The J. J. Redick Podcast
30 Thu 13 down
2017 Dec 1 Fri 15 down Tim Ferriss
Tribe of Mentors
2 Sat 14 up Andrew Jenks Entertainment, Inc. and Seven Bucks Productions
What Really Happened?
3 Sun 8 up
4 Mon 9 down
5 Tue 9 no-move The New York Times
The Daily
6 Wed 9 no-move
7 Thu 11 down
8 Fri 9 up
8 Fri 9 no-move
9 Sat 9 no-move
10 Sun 6 up Mathis Entertainment, Inc.
Kickass News
11 Mon 6 no-move The New York Times
The Daily
12 Tue 7 down NPR
The Indicator from Planet Money
13 Wed 7 no-move
14 Thu 10 down
15 Fri 10 no-move The New York Times
The Daily
16 Sat 9 up Dan Carlin
Dan Carlin's Hardcore History: Addendum
17 Sun 8 up
18 Mon 7 up The New York Times
The Daily
19 Tue 7 no-move NPR
The Indicator from Planet Money
20 Wed 11 down
21 Thu 13 down Duolingo
Duolingo Spanish Podcast
22 Fri 10 up
23 Sat 8 up HowStuffWorks & Tenderfoot TV
Atlanta Monster
24 Sun 5 up
25 Mon 3 up
26 Tue 4 down
27 Wed 5 down
28 Thu 5 no-move
29 Fri 7 down
30 Sat 6 up
31 Sun 4 up
2018 Jan 1 Mon 5 down
2 Tue 7 down
3 Wed 9 down Stitcher / Pineapple Street Media / Glynn Washington
Heaven's Gate
4 Thu 12 down Wondery
American History Tellers
5 Fri 14 down HowStuffWorks & Tenderfoot TV
Atlanta Monster
6 Sat 12 up
7 Sun 9 up
8 Mon 8 up
9 Tue 9 down
10 Wed 10 down
11 Thu 11 down
12 Fri 11 no-move
13 Sat 8 up
14 Sun 6 up
15 Mon 7 down
16 Tue 8 down
17 Wed 9 down
18 Thu 9 no-move
19 Fri 7 up
20 Sat 8 down
21 Sun 5 up
21 Sun 5 no-move
22 Mon 6 down
23 Tue 6 no-move
24 Wed 7 down
25 Thu 8 down
26 Fri 8 no-move
27 Sat 7 up
28 Sun 5 up
29 Mon 7 down
30 Tue 8 down
31 Wed 10 down
2018 Feb 1 Thu 8 up
2 Fri 9 down
3 Sat 10 down Slate
Slow Burn: A Podcast About Watergate
4 Sun 5 up
5 Mon 7 down
6 Tue 10 down The Onion
A Very Fatal Murder
7 Wed 12 down theSkimm
Skimm'd from The Couch
8 Thu 13 down
9 Fri 15 down HowStuffWorks & Tenderfoot TV
Atlanta Monster
10 Sat 5 up
11 Sun 5 no-move
12 Mon 6 down
13 Tue 8 down
14 Wed 11 down Dax Shepard
Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard
15 Thu 10 up
16 Fri 13 down
17 Sat 10 up
18 Sun 7 up
19 Mon 8 down
20 Tue 9 down
2018 Mar 7 Wed 8 up The New York Times
Change Agent
8 Thu 11 down Goop, Inc. and Cadence13
The goop Podcast
9 Fri 10 up
10 Sat 8 up
11 Sun 6 up NPR
Invisibilia
12 Mon 8 down Brendon Burchard
High Performance Habits with Brendon Burchard
13 Tue 9 down NPR
Invisibilia
14 Wed 10 down
15 Thu 13 down
16 Fri 14 down
17 Sat 14 no-move
18 Sun 7 up
19 Mon 10 down
20 Tue 13 down
21 Wed 14 down TED
WorkLife with Adam Grant
22 Thu 13 up
23 Fri 13 no-move
24 Sat 10 up
25 Sun 7 up
26 Mon 13 down
27 Tue 15 down
28 Wed 16 down Dax Shepard
Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard
29 Thu 8 up Panoply
Empire on Blood
30 Fri 7 up
31 Sat 5 up Natalies Outlet Inc. and Cadence13
#Viral with Natalie Alzate
2018 Apr 1 Sun 5 no-move
2 Mon 7 down Panoply
Empire on Blood
3 Tue 11 down
4 Wed 11 no-move Wondery | Sun Sentinel
Felonious Florida
5 Thu 11 no-move
6 Fri 12 down
7 Sat 11 up
8 Sun 6 up
9 Mon 7 down
10 Tue 9 down
11 Wed 9 no-move
12 Thu 10 down
13 Fri 11 down
14 Sat 8 up
15 Sun 7 up Willie Geist, Sunday TODAY
Sunday Sitdown with Willie Geist
16 Mon 8 down
17 Tue 10 down Gimlet
The Habitat
18 Wed 10 no-move
19 Thu 13 down
20 Fri 11 up The New York Times
Caliphate
21 Sat 13 down
22 Sun 8 up Gimlet
The Habitat
23 Mon 9 down
24 Tue 10 down
25 Wed 13 down
26 Thu 13 no-move
27 Fri 16 down
28 Sat 13 up
29 Sun 9 up
30 Mon 8 up
2018 May 1 Tue 8 no-move
2 Wed 9 down APM Reports
In the Dark
3 Thu 8 up
4 Fri 9 down Casey Neistat and Candice Pool / Anchor
Couples Therapy with Candice and Casey
5 Sat 7 up
6 Sun 6 up APM Reports
In the Dark
7 Mon 7 down
8 Tue 6 up
9 Wed 5 up
10 Thu 6 down
11 Fri 6 no-move
12 Sat 6 no-move Wondery
American Innovations
13 Sun 5 up
14 Mon 6 down
15 Tue 8 down
16 Wed 8 no-move
17 Thu 11 down Wondery
The Wonderland Murders by Hollywood & Crime
18 Fri 11 no-move
19 Sat 10 up
20 Sun 5 up
21 Mon 7 down
22 Tue 6 up

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