Game of Thrones most pirated TV show of 2013

For the second year running, HBO’s acclaimed fantasy series Game of Thrones has been named the most pirated TV show of the year, with TorrentFreak revealing that the season 3 finale was downloaded 5.9 million times via various illegal file-sharing series – more than its actual US TV viewing figures. In second place was Breaking Bad, with the series finale attracting 4.2 million downloads. Here’s the full list of the top ten most-pirated shows of the year…

1. Game of Thrones – 5.9 million downloads (5.5 million US TV viewers)
2. Breaking Bad – 4.2 million downloads (10.2 million US TV viewers)
3. The Walking Dead – 3.6 million downloads (16.1 million US TV viewers)
4. The Big Bang Theory – 3.4 million downloads (20.4 million US TV viewers)
5. Dexter - 3.1 million downloads (2.8 million US TV viewers)
6. How I Met Your Mother – 3 million downloads (9.4 million US TV viewers)
7. Suits - 2.6 million downloads (3.5 million US TV viewers)
8. Homeland – 2.4 million downloads (2.4 million US TV viewers)
9. Vikings - 2.3 million downloads (6 million US TV viewers)
10. Arrow - 2.2 million downloads (3.2 million US TV viewers)

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