HBO’s Game of Thrones is a very popular TV series, there is no denying that fact. We often get to hear exactly how popular this series is when it smashes all piracy records. Earlier this year we reported that Game of Thrones season 3 finale had become the top BitTorrent download and also the most pirated show in the U.S. “sprint season.” So it shouldn’t come as surprise to see that this very series has turned out to be the most pirated show of 2013. It has actually held on that title for two years in a row.
AMC came in second and third, its insanely popular series Breaking Bad was at No.2 with the series finale being downloaded illegally over 4.2 million times. Breaking Bad was trailed by AMC’s The Walking Dead, another hit series, which saw roughly 3.6 million downloads for an episode that hasn’t been named. The Big Bang Theory, Dexter, How I Met Your Mother, Suits, Homeland, Viking and Arrow complete the rest of the list, released by the folks at TorrentFreak. Sure there has been a lot of hue and cry about online piracy and how these illegal downloads are costing studios an insane amount of money, its safe to say that the pirates aren’t going away anytime soon.
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- 2014-01-10: Game Of Thrones Vines From Season 4 Trainer
- 2013-12-29: Most Pirated Show Of 2013 Was Game Of Thrones
- 2013-06-23: Game Of Thrones Is Top BitTorrent Download
- 2013-04-28: US Ambassador Hopes Australians Will Stop Game Of Thrones Piracy
- 2013-04-01: Game Of Thrones Season 3 Premiere Illegal Downloads Peak Over A Million
- 2013-02-11: Game of Thrones Season 3 Preview Describes The Nature Of Chaos