It’s awards season, which suggests the retroactive accolades for 2018’s finest motion pictures and TV exhibits are pouring out of each nook from each group. But one honor, an honor maybe with a extra sensible impact than most awards, isn’t given out by an awards physique. The title of most-pirated present on TV isn’t an enviable one, nevertheless it’s nonetheless one which has loads of buzz related to it. People are not less than watching, one way or the other!
And in 2018, in accordance with TorrentFreak, individuals had been watching The Walking Dead. The AMC zombie present misplaced its primary character, had a loopy time bounce, and in any other case dominated the style tv sphere as certainly one of its longest-running dramas. It didn’t damage that perennial winner Game of Thrones merely wasn’t round final yr. The HBO present might even see an enormous resurgence subsequent yr after its last season’s debut, however 2018 was the yr of the walkers.
Check out the Top 10 most-torrented exhibits on BitTorrent:
- The Walking Dead
- The Flash
- The Big Bang Theory
- DC’s Legends of Tomorrow
That’s a whole lot of style — and one present banking on all that geekery, The Big Bang Theory. The one outlier is Suits. Maybe individuals thought they had been super-Suits? After six years of GoT dominance, The Walking Dead led the cost whereas DC Universe providing Titans debuted on the record at #5. Since this record tracks single-episode numbers (not entire seasons), it doesn’t mirror individuals enjoying catch-up for exhibits exterior of these utilizing torrents to remain present.
DC superheroes maintain 4 of the highest ten spots, with Supergirl and Black Lightning being the one CW choices to not crack the record. HBO’s huge style present throughout GoT’s off yr, Westworld made the record however falling to exhibits like Vikings and Supernatural which have a extra devoted, long-won fanbase.
Since this rating solely counts torrents, moderately than all types of piracy (like streaming websites), the numbers are barely skewed — erring in the direction of exhibits watched by individuals that also use torrents to steal their TV. Among a sure class of felony, nevertheless, The Walking Dead reigns supreme for not less than one yr.