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Most pirated show goes to ... 'Game of Thrones'

3:24 PM, Dec 27, 2013   |    comments
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KUSA - "Game of Thrones" made it to the top of the list for the most illegally downloaded television series of 2013.

TorrentFreak took a look at the most-pirated shows and Game of Thrones took the cake yet another year with an estimation of 5.9 million downloads via BitTorrent.

Coming in at second and third place is Breaking Bad followed by The Walking Dead.

According to the report on TorrentFreak, it is no surprise Game of Thrones is at the top of the list a second time around. People download TV-shows for several reasons, however TorrentFreak states, one of the reasons in this case may be because HBO keeps the access to the show exclusive and Nextflix was not able to buy the rights.

Without further ado, here are the top ten most downloaded TV-shows of this year according to BitTorrent.

  1. Game of Thrones -downloads: 5.9 million
  2. Breaking Bad - downloads: 4.2 million
  3. The Walking Dead -downloads: 3.6 million
  4. The Big Bang Theory -downloads: 3.4 million
  5. Dexter - downloads: 3.1 million
  6. How I Met Your Mother -downloads: 3 million
  7. Suits- downloads: 2.6 million
  8. Homeland -downloads: 2.4 million
  9. Vikings -downloads: 2.3 million
  10. Arrow - downloads: 2.2 million

You can find more information about this list here:

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