Top 10 Most Pirated TV Shows on BitTorrent

Written by Ernesto

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

top gearThe data is collected by TorrentFreak from a representative sample of BitTorrent sites and is for informational and educational reference only.

At the end of the year we will publish a list of most downloaded TV-shows for the entire year, like we did last December.

TV-shows such as “Lost” and “Heroes” can get up to 10 million downloads per episode, in only a week.

Top Downloads June 13 – July 20

Ranking (last week) TV-show
1 (1) Top Gear
2 (2) Weeds
3 (3) Stargate Atlantis
4 (new) Generation Kill
5 (back) The Daily Show
6 (new) Psych
7 (7) So You Think You Can Dance
8 (9) In Plain Sight
9 (back) The Colbert Report
10 (4) Burn Notice

6 thoughts on “Top 10 Most Pirated TV Shows on BitTorrent

  1. Shaun Dewberry

    Agreed, measuring the popularity of TV shows in the middle of the summer season (i.e. not much happening on TV) is a complete waste of time. Of course Top Gear and Weeds are at the top – its pretty much all that is showing at the moment. The year end results should prove interesting though.

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