The 10 Most Pirated Shows of 2015

From Captain Hook to Captain Jack Sparrow, everyone loves a good pirate. As the year winds down, we thought we would take a minute to celebrate all things pirate-y. We’re not talking about eye patches, shoulder parrots, or even scurvy, but rather internet piracy. Here are the ten most pirated shows of 2015 according to TorrentFreak.

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2,600,000 Downloads - Suits
The critically acclaimed USA legal drama was renewed for a sixth in 2016 and in 2015, Suits managed more downloads (an estimated 2.6 million) than actual actual TV viewers (2.3 million).
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2,900,000 Downloads - The Blacklist
The Blacklist was recently renewed for a fourth season which is great because there are still so many questions we need answered.
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3,000,000 Downloads - Supergirl
CBS's take on the superhero genre isn't as beloved as Arrow and The Flash or as critically acclaimed as Daredevil and Jessica Jones, but the freshman series was the third most pirated superhero show of 2015.
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3,300,000 Downloads - Vikings
The Irish-Canadian historical drama about Norse Vikings who attack England and France was recently renewed for a fourth season in spite of its 3.3 million illegal downloads.
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3,500,000 Downloads - Mr. Robot
It's not surprising that Mr. Robot was one of the most pirated shows of the year. The USA series was one of the best new shows of 2015 and a critical darling, earning several Golden Globe nominations including Best Television Series, Best Actor, and Best Supporting Actor.
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3,600,000 Downloads - The Flash
Ezra Miller has been cast as The Flash in the DC cinematic universe, but Grant Gustin will always be The Flash to us and millions of fans agree. The CW show totaled more than 3.6 million downloads.
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3,900,000 Downloads - Arrow
Arrow was the most downloaded superhero show of 2015, narrowly beating out its younger brother, The Flash.
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4,400,000 Downloads - The Big Bang Theory
The Big Bang Theory was the most pirated original show of 2015 and the most watched show on the list with 22.7 million views including downloads and estimated TV viewers.
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6,900,000 Downloads - The Walking Dead
AMC's zombie-drama generated a lot of buzz during the first half of season 6 (thanks to a certain "death" and a casting announcement), earning 6.9 million downloads and 15.7 million TV viewers.
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14,400,000 Downloads - Game of Thrones
It should come as no surprise that the fifth season of Game of Thrones was the most pirated show for the fourth year in a row. The first three episodes leaked online before the season even started and episode five, "Kill the Boy" (advice Jon should have headed when it came to Olly), was downloaded a record 2.2 million times in the first 12 hours.

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