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10 Most Pirated Shows Of 2016

10 Most Pirated Shows Of 2016

HBO's "Game of Thrones" was for the fifth year in a row, the most pirated TV-show of 2016, an analysis by TorrentFreak revealed. The epic drama saw the most downloads via BitTorrent, boasting as much as 350,000 people actively sharing an episode (the season finale) across several torrents.

HBO and its parent company, Time Warner Inc (NYSE: TWX), probably aren't very happy with this, but they aren't the only companies losing revenue on the back of the popular torrent client.

The series completing the top 10 of most pirated shows on the Internet, measured by single episodes' shares and downloads:

  • 2. AMC Networks Inc (NASDAQ: AMCX)'s "The Walking Dead"
  • 3. HBO's "Westworld"
  • 4. The CW's "The Flash" (CW is half-owned by CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS) and half-owned by Time Warner’s Warner Bros).
  • 5. The CW’s "Arrow"
  • 6. CBS' "The Big Bang Theory"
  • 7. History’s "Vikings" (History is owned by Corus Entertainment Inc. (USA) (OTC: CJREF))
  • 8. Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ: FOXA)’s "Lucifer"
  • 9. USA Network's "Suits" (USA Network is owned by Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA) subsidiary NBCUniversal).
  • 10., Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN)'s "The Grand Tour"

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