Top 10 Most Pirated TV Shows on BitTorrent

TV shows are by far the most wanted files on BitTorrent, and according to some, it's becoming the modern day TiVo. But what are all those people downloading?

top gear Prison Break is leading this week’s chart. Since most shows are on a break it’s a bit of an unusual week with nine newcomers.

The data for the most recent TV episodes are collected by TorrentFreak from a representative sample of BitTorrent sites and is for informational and educational reference only. A list of the most pirated TV-shows of 2008 was published last week.

Thanks to ShowInsider we now also include a list based on the total number of downloads (not only recent episodes) of all shows in the past week.

Top Downloads (Recent Episodes)

December 22 – December 28
Ranking (last week) TV-show
torrentfreak.com
1 (2) Prison Break
2 (…) Stargate Atlantis
3 (…) Doctor Who
4 (…) Heroes Unmasked
5 (…) The Unit
6 (…) The IT Crowd
7 (…) Battlestar Galactica: The Face of the Enemy
8 (…) Leverage
9 (…) Robot Chicken
10 (…) A Matter of Loaf and Death

Top Downloads (All Episodes)

December 22 – December 28
Ranking (last week) TV-show
showinsider.com
1 (1) Heroes
2 (3) Prison Break
3 (8) Stargate Atlantis
4 (2) Dexter
5 (6) House M.D.
6 (4) Californication
7 (7) Star Wars: The Clone Wars
8 (20) The IT Crowd
9 (12) Desperate Housewives
10 (13) Gossip Girl

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