HBO's fantasy drama Game of Thrones has become the most illegally downloaded series worldwide, according to a ranking by specialized site Torrentfreak.com. Each of this season's episodes has been pirated by an average of 3.9 millions users. Sitcoms How I Met Your Mother and The Big Bang Theory, meanwhile, take second and third place.
After Game of Thrones, How I Met Your Mother comes in with 2.83 million unauthorized downloads per episode, while episodes of The Big Bang Theory are downloaded 2.75 million times each.
Those adept at illegal downloading have also set their sights on House (2.31M), Mad Men (1.87M), Modern Family (1.8M), Revenge (1.73M), Desperate Housewives (1.66M), Family Guy (1.6M) and Supernatural (1.54M).