Why am I hearing ads if I'm subscribed to Premium? Your Luminary Premium subscription unlocks access to ad-free, Luminary Exclusive podcasts. (For a full list of these shows, check out https://luminarypodcasts.com/shows.) You are hearing advertising in widely available podcasts that are available to all users of our app. This advertising is controlled by the creators of the podcasts. Here's some more info about how Luminary works with podcast creators. Related articles In what countries is Luminary available? How can I start listening to podcasts on my iOS or Android device? How do I download an episode to listen to offline? How do I stop the app from automatically playing a new episode? How do I check my account status?