Most pirated TV shows in 2015, based on the number of BitTorrent downloads (in millions)

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Number of downloads in millions
Game of Thrones14.4
The Walking Dead6.9
The Big Bang Theory4.4
Arrow3.9
The Flash3.6
Mr. Robot3.5
Vikings3.3
Supergirl3
The Blacklist2.9
Suits2.6

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This statistic shows the most pirated TV shows in 2015, based on the number of downloads on BitTorrent. 'Game of Thrones' was the most-pirated TV show in 2015. The most-downloaded episode of the American fantasy television series created for HBO was downloaded 14.4 million times. 'The Walking Dead,' second in this ranking, was the cable TV series with the most viewers in 2015.
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Release date
December 2015
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
2015
Special properties
Single episode downloads; online streaming and cyberlocker downloads not included
Supplementary notes
The source provides the following information about the methodology: "The download numbers are estimated by TorrentFreak based on several sources, including statistics reported by public BitTorrent trackers. Online streaming and downloads for file-hosting services are not included since there are no public sources to draw data from. Total piracy numbers will therefore be significantly higher."

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