FOX Sports Radio's Digital Momentum Continues with Record Growth in September and August
LOS ANGELES, October 5, 2020 – FOX Sports Radio (FSR), a division of Premiere Sports Network providing 24/7 live programming, today reported record audience gains across multiple digital platforms for September and August 2020.
The return of football, along with the NBA Playoffs and MLB season, drove major audience increases across the FOX Sports Radio Podcast Network. Total listenership grew +144% year-to-year in September, resulting in an all-time record of nearly 27 million monthly listens.
Several of FSR’s podcasts experienced double and triple-digit growth in September, including:
- The Herd with Colin Cowherd podcast: +23% month-to-month and +76% year-to-year
- The Dan Patrick Show podcast: +17% month-to-month
- Outkick The Coverage with Clay Travis podcast: +361% year-to-year
- Straight Outta Vegas with R.J. Bell podcast: +105% month-to-month and +63% year-to-year
- The Odd Couple with Chris Broussard and Rob Parker podcast: +117% year-to-year
FSR also launched three new podcasts since August 2020 - Straight Fire with Jason McIntyre, I Want Your Flex with Mike Harmon and Dan Beyer and Lights Out with Shawne Merriman - which have a combined 486k podcast listens to date.
On FOXSportsRadio.com, September 2020 page views grew +57% month-to-month, and +11% year-to-year, marking the network’s second best month ever.
Additionally, FSR experienced its best streaming month of all time in August 2020, with total listening hours increasing +28% year-to-year, and September is on track to set yet another record.
About FOX Sports Radio
The FOX Sports Radio Network, based in Los Angeles, Calif., is a division of Premiere Sports Network in partnership with FOX Sports. All entities have combined their considerable resources to develop a turnkey, personality driven sports programming network for radio stations nationwide. The FOX Sports Radio Network reaches nearly 15 million monthly listeners on more than 500 radio stations, and can also be heard on iHeartRadio and FOXSportsRadio.com. Fans can also follow the network on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.