"Game of Thrones" and "Breaking Bad" Top List of Most Pirated Shows of 2013

Posted Sunday December 29, 2013 4:45 PM GMT

They're two of the most popular shows on television, but the networks are missing out on ad viewers because "Game of Thrones" and "Breaking Bad" were the most pirated TV shows of 2013.

According to TorrentFreak, the HBO series topped the list again this year, as it did in 2012 when it began to heat up.

Nipping at its heels was the award-winning AMC series, who was pirated 4.2 million times this year.

Rounding out the top five were "The Walking Dead," "The Big Bang Theory," and "Dexter." The New York Times reports that illegal downloads grew nearly 10 percent in 2013.

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