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Top 10 Pirated TV Shows Online of 2013

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2013 was a fantastic year for TV shows. Well established TV shows like Game of Thrones, Breaking Bad, How I Met Your Mother, The Big Bang Theory and others held their ground and came out with new seasons, to win much acclaim. Several new ones like Almost Human and Agents of Shield were also premiered.

Some of these TV shows are not broadcast in a few countries. When they are, they are often censored and what remains is a shell of the original series. So many people have no choice but to download them from peer-to-peer sites like Bit Torrent.

The dubious distinction of the most pirated TV show in 2013 goes to ‘Game of Thrones’. This is the second time in a row that HBO’s premier show has earned this place.  As reported by Torrent Freak, the series was downloaded more than 5.9 million times in 2013. Breaking Bad, which has more viewership on TV, than Game of Thrones, was downloaded only 4.2 million times. Here is the complete list of the top ten most downloaded (pirated) TV shows of 2013.

Here is a list of the top 10 pirated tv shows online of 2013.

1. Game of Thrones – 5,900,000 est. downloads

2. Breaking Bad – 4,200,000 est. downloads

3. The Walking Dead – 3,600,000 est. downloads

4. The Big Bang Theory – 3,400,00 est. downloads

5. Dexter – 3,100,000 est. downloads


6. How I Met Your Mother – 3,000,000 est. downloads

7. Suits – 2,600,000 est. downloads

8. Homeland – 2,400,000 est. downloads

9. Vikings – 2,300,000 est. downloads

10. Arrow – 2,200,000 est. downloads

Do you watch any of these shows in Malaysia?

Below is a preview of Game of Thrones season three below. The forth season will air in 2014.


Source: Torrent Freak


Image Source: HBO Clip  

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I really want to love The Walking Dead, but it gets annoyingly repetitive.

Ben Hock Seng

I agree. I thought season three was very disappointing, so I decided to stop watching the show. However, someone told me that season 4 is much better. Still not sure if I want to give it a second shot though.

Ben Hock Seng

I love the show Game of Thrones!

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