Game of Thrones was the most illegally-downloaded television series of 2013 with the season three finale the most downloaded overall programme.

According to Torrent Freak the HBO drama's season three finale episode was downloaded 5.9 million times making it the most downloaded episode of a TV show all year.

The last ever episode of Breaking Bad came in at second place with 4.2 million downloads.

The top 10 most downloaded shows are as follows:

1. Game of Thrones – 5.9 million

2. Breaking Bad – 4.2 million

3. The Walking Dead – 3.6 million

4. The Big Bang Theory – 3.4 million

5. Dexter – 3.1 million

6. How I Met Your Mother – 3 million

7. Suits – 2.6 million

8. Homeland – 2.4 million

9. Vikings – 2.3 million

10. Arrow – 2.2 million