Game of Thrones Beats Breaking Bad as Most Pirated TV Show

Trumps the series-ending finale for Breaking Bad

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The season finale of HBO’s Game of Thrones was named the most pirated television show by episode for the second year in a row, besting the critically acclaimed series finale of AMC’s Breaking Bad.

Game of Thrones’ Season 3 finale was downloaded an estimated 5.9 million times, while only 5.4 million viewers watched the episode on television, according to TorrentFreak.

Breaking Bad wrapped up its five-season run this year with an episode that was estimated to have been downloaded 4.2 million times. The show had an average of 10.28 million viewers tuned in on television per episode.

Here are the rest of 2013’s most pirated shows by most downloaded individual episode:

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