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Top 22 Serial Podcasts

Dec 6, 2023

The Best Serial Podcasts from millions of podcasts available on the Goodpods platform and ranked by listens, ratings, comments, subscriptions and shares.

397 Episodes

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Avg Length 69m

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Latest episode 2 days ago

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Hosts Mike Ferguson and Mike Gibson guide you through the most interesting true crime stories. This is a true crime podcast that spares none of the details and delves into what makes these killers tick. Join us for a good mix of lesser known cases as well as our take on what we call the "Big Timers". We don't take ourselves too seriously but we take true crime very seriously.

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Small Town Murder

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452 Episodes

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Avg Length 130m

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Latest episode 4 days ago

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Two comedians look at a small town, what makes it tick, and a murder that took place there. In depth research, horrible tragedy, and the hosts' comedic spin on the whole thing. New episodes every Thursday!!

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The Retrievals

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8 Episodes

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Avg Length 35m

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Latest episode 2 months ago

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Dozens of women seeking to become mothers came to a fertility clinic at Yale. A (five-part) narrative series about the shocking events that unfolded there. From Serial Productions and The New York Times.

858 Episodes

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Avg Length 45m

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Latest episode 6 hours ago

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Four times a week Kate Casey interviews directors, producers, and reality stars from unscripted television.

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Rabbits

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27 Episodes

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Avg Length 36m

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Latest episode 2 months ago

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When Carly Parker’s friend Yumiko goes missing under very mysterious circumstances, Carly’s search for her friend leads her headfirst into a ancient mysterious game known only as Rabbits. Soon Carly begins to suspect that Rabbits is much more than just a game, and that the key to understanding Rabbits, might be the key to the survival of our species, and the Universe, as we know it.

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Crime in Sports

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388 Episodes

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Avg Length 144m

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Latest episode 1 day ago

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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!

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The Night Post

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60 Episodes

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Avg Length 22m

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Latest episode 3 months ago

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In Gilt City, conscripted couriers are both respected and shunned. They inhabit the borderlands between a growing industrial society and the untamed, arcane frontier that surrounds it. The Night Post is a weekly supernatural audio drama about survival, tradition, and the vast unknown. https://nightpostpod.com/

9 Episodes

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Avg Length 28m

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Latest episode 9 months ago

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Kim Barker, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter for The New York Times, revisits an unsolved murder that took place while she was in high school in Laramie, Wyoming, nearly 40 years ago. She confronts the conflicting stories people have told themselves about the crime because of an unexpected development: the arrest of a former Laramie police officer accused in the murder.

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The Town Whispers

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117 Episodes

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Avg Length 24m

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Latest episode 1 year ago

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The Town Whispers is a narrative horror podcast, that will tell the many stories hidden behind the fog and the trees and the rain of a town called The Fort - Where Eldritch Terror and Folk Horrors meet. If you’ve found yourself here, you should have taken a left, instead of a right, or looked up, when shadows crept from wells that stretch deep down into the underground of our town. For business inquiries please email: [email protected]

Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

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The Black Tapes

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52 Episodes

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Avg Length 25m

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Latest episode 2 years ago

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The Black Tapes is a weekly podcast from the creators of Pacific Northwest Stories, and is hosted by Alex Reagan. The Black Tapes Podcast is a serialized docudrama about one journalist's search for truth, her subject's mysterious past, and the literal and figurative ghosts that haunt them both. Do you believe?

5 Episodes

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Avg Length 30m

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Latest episode 27 days ago

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From Serial Productions and The New York Times in partnership with ProPublica and Nashville Public Radio, “The Kids of Rutherford County” is reported and hosted by Meribah Knight, a Peabody-award winning reporter based in the South. For over a decade, one Tennessee county arrested and illegally jailed hundreds, maybe thousands, of children. A four-part narrative series reveals how this came to be, the adults responsible for it, and the two lawyers, former juvenile delinquents themselves, who try to do something about it.

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Avg Length 44m

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Latest episode 2 months ago

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The YouTube Power Hour Podcast, hosted by Erika Vieira, is dedicated to sharing the journeys of today's most popular beauty, fashion fitness and lifestyle YouTube creators and uncovering their secrets to YouTube success. The YouTube Power Hour Podcast is the first weekly interview series dedicated to revealing the keys to success on YouTube as well as providing an insider look into the lives of professional YouTubers. This top-rated iTunes podcast is dedicated to female YouTube content creators and has featured over 150 of the most popular and successful YouTube creators. The YouTube Power Hour Podcast is the #1 spot for any woman looking to start or grow their YouTube channel. In addition to interviews with YouTube creators, the show also features conversations with industry elites such as talent and business managers, online marketers, business professionals and entrepreneurs all sharing their business and growth tips for YouTube content creators.

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Serial Sistaaas

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154 Episodes

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Avg Length 36m

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Latest episode 3 months ago

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A comedy true crime podcast hosted by sisters Devin & Audie Dennis, with new episodes every Monday.

22 Episodes

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Avg Length 22m

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Latest episode 1 day ago

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THIS HOUSE WILL DEVOUR YOU is a story of love, madness, murder, mysteries and dead gods set in the1920's. It is an epistolary audio drama as told by Jon and Elizabeth to each other in their letters.

Season One takes place in Ireland and England, with the action in Season Two focussed on Egypt, as well as Ireland and England.

Come join us for a gothic, slow burn story of gothic horror, romance and adventure!

For lovers of creepy, slow-burn, gothic 1920’s historical fiction, romance and low key horror. "...perfectly timed for the fireside", one of the Sunday Independent's "newly hatched gems" (December 2022).
SEASON ONE is a twelve part story of love, madness, murder, mysteries and dead gods set in Ireland and England. Kilphaun Hall sits high on a ridge overlooking the Blackwater river in County Waterford. Abandoned and silent for so long, it echoes now to the cheerful sounds of renovation and preparations for the coming social season of winter 1925. But Kilphaun Hall has its secrets and some places are best left to rot, forgotten. Set between England and the uneasy peace of post-Civil War Ireland, newly returned Captain Jon Ross must survive both local hostility and the increasingly sinister happenings at the house as his English fiancée Elizabeth Sanderson risks London’s occultist demi-monde in a race to save him.
In SEASON TWO Elizabeth comes to the fore as she sets off for Egypt in a possibly foolhardy quest for a cure for her stricken brother and now appears to have gotten herself mixed up in something very sinister, involving ancient Egyptian gods, cursed expeditions, murderous secret societies and imperial ambitions.

281 Episodes

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Avg Length 62m

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Latest episode 2 days ago

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I Said God Damn! is a true crime comedy podcast hosted by two besties, Stacey and Erin, with the occasional guest appearance from Erin’s dog, Karl. Listen every Sunday where they try to one up each other with the craziest true crime/mystery stories that make the world say, “GOD DAMN!”

39 Episodes

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Avg Length 46m

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Latest episode 2 months ago

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A True Crime podcast preserving the facts and details of crimes committed and lives changed. Jana is a life long reader and researcher of true crime cases.

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After the Apocalypse

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87 Episodes

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Avg Length 28m

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Latest episode 4 days ago

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After the Apocalypse is a serial podcast that tells the story of the survivors of a 21st century plague that has catastrophically wiped out 90% of human population. Will they be able to survive? What happens to our modern world when the great plague comes? Can humanity survive and learn, or will it devolve into a medieval nightmare of our worst traits? Listen to the story of After the Apocalypse and find out.

Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/after-the-apocalypse.



Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

11 Episodes

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Avg Length 36m

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Latest episode 1 year ago

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In 2019, documentary filmmaker John Hulme and his digital storytelling club at Highland Park High School began investigating the history of "No Man's Land," a mysterious section of woods in Central New Jersey rumored to be haunted. Each episode focused on one of the most infamous stories in its terrible history of violence - - tales of murder and suicide, dating as far back as the late 1600's, all of which contain eerily similar elements of the supernatural. The hope was to prove once and for all whether or not "No Man's Land" was indeed infested with an evil presence. But somewhere along the way, the crew becomes unable to shake the dread that whatever was responsible for the terrible things that happened might still be out there. Watching, and waiting to do the same to them... www.nmlpodcast.com

56 Episodes

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Avg Length 44m

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Latest episode 16 days ago

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A true crime podcast exploring criminals who have failed humanity and are chilling at the bottom of the morality bell curve. Grab a glass of wine, some wicked sarcasm, a few f-bombs and join these pet parents as Kmac shares weekly true crime stories with her hubs The Answer. Guaranteed laughs and entertainment with a healthy balance of true crime knowledge and insights!

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Breakers

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44 Episodes

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Avg Length 25m

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Latest episode 3 years ago

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BREAKERS is Shepherd Grey’s account of what life looks like after organized civilization crumbles as he and his faithful canine companion, Rommel, venture out from their home in Virginia to try and count themselves among the survivors. It has been several years since the outbreak began. The virus is just a sick and twisted part of life now. You test as much as you can, but there is no “preventing” it, only staying alive until you catch it. “Red you’re dead” is a phrase all too commonly heard throughout the world. You have your Gunslingers, your criers, your survivors, and your breakers... If you don’t fit into those categories, your are among the dead.

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The Last Movie

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17 Episodes

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Avg Length 29m

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Latest episode 2 months ago

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Tanis podcast host Nic Silver and regular contributor MK, explore the possible existence of "The Last Movie," an infamous underground feature film, reputed to drive you insane. Legend has it that every screening of this film was surrounded by bloodshed and controversy: one reviewer actually described slipping on blood in the aisle, as he ran through dozens of people trying to tear him apart.

104 Episodes

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Avg Length 79m

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Latest episode 11 months ago

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Ripped from the Headlines is a "fact and fiction" podcast that recaps an episode of Law & Order and discusses the true crimes "ripped from the headlines" that inspired the show. Enn and Matt discuss the difficult realities of crime with care and humor while talking about media representation in one of television's longest-running and most successful crime series.

Serial Podcasts

Put on your detective hat and grab your headphones, because these serial podcasts are about to take you on a thrilling ride. Each episode will leave you on the edge of your seat, wondering what twist and turn will come next.

From true crime to investigative journalism, these serial podcasts will have you sleuthing like a pro. You'll become so invested in the story that you'll start feeling like you're part of the investigation. You'll analyze clues, question suspects, and even come up with your own theories.

Top Serial Podcasts

Our listeners have taken the liberty of rating the top serial podcasts for you. So, if you're looking for a podcast that will keep you guessing until the very end, look no further than these serial podcasts. They're perfect for the armchair detective, the true crime enthusiast, and anyone who loves a good mystery. Get ready to join the investigation and see if you can crack the case!

What's the best serial podcast right now in 2023?

Goodpods aggregates the best serial podcasts people are listening to right now. From serial-favorites to new releases, these shows are guaranteed to be entertaining and informative. Check out the top-rated serial podcasts in 2023 according to the Goodpods list. Explore our popular categories like Fiction Podcasts, Mystery Podcasts, and Spy Podcasts.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

What are Serial podcasts?

Serial podcasts are episodic audio programs that tell a story over the course of several episodes. The term "serial" refers to the fact that the story is told in a sequential order, with each episode building on the previous one.

What types of stories are covered in Serial podcasts?

Serial podcasts can cover a wide range of topics and genres, including true crime, history, politics, sports, and personal narratives. The common thread is that the story is told in a serialized format, with each episode contributing to the larger narrative arc.

What are some popular Serial podcasts?

Some popular Serial podcasts include "Serial", "S-Town," "Dirty John," "Dr. Death," and "The Dropout." These podcasts have all gained widespread attention and acclaim for their engaging storytelling and investigative reporting.

How can I listen to Serial podcasts?

Serial podcasts can be accessed through Goodpods. Most podcasts are available for free, although some may require a subscription or fee to access additional content.

What makes Serial podcasts so popular?

Serial podcasts have gained popularity in recent years due to their ability to tell compelling, immersive stories in a way that keeps listeners engaged and coming back for more. They offer a unique blend of investigative journalism, storytelling, and audio production that can transport listeners into the world of the story.