8. Record Breaking Downloads
Everybody knows Game of Thrones is one of the most watched shows in the history of television. But being on HBO, it’s not everybody that can tune in, so they download the episodes. It’s nothing new; pirated shows and movies are mainstream nowadays. as everyone does it. However, resent polls show that Game of Thrones takes the crown as the most pirated show in history, getting over 48 million downloads in 2014. This is a staggering amount of views and the number is only going to grow with the release of each season.