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The top 10 most pirated shows of July 2016


By Natan Edelsburg, SVP

July 19, 2016 | 5 min read

With the finale of Game of Thrones airing last month, it's no surprise that it's by far the most pirated show. AMC's new hit, Preacher, is also making an appearance. Here are the full charts and insights from SimilarWeb.



  • The 10th and final episode of season 6 of Game of Thrones aired on June 26th, and for torrent users, it was by far the most downloaded show of the last month. On all three major torrent sites, Game of Thrones held on to the Iron Throne to take first place, passing every other show by a wide margin.
  • After Game of Thrones, Preacher took second place on both KAT and, though the show is completely absent from the Pirate Bay top 10. The AMC dark comedy/drama debuted on May 22nd and will run until the end of July.
  • Orange is the New Black represents another ranked highly on both KAT and but absent from the Pirate Bay top 10. It appears, Pirate Bay users have a much stronger affinity to shows such as The Walking Dead, Deadly Possessions, and The Blacklist - three shows which don’t rank among the top 10 of KAT or
  • Silicon Valley is the top ranking comedy show of the last month, reaching the top five in all three torrent sites. The team at Pied Piper wrapped up the show’s third season on June 26th, and time will tell whether torrent users continue to download the show during its hiatus.
  • And just like that, he’s gone. The Flash was extremely popular in May, ranking as high as second on both KAT and, but June has been a different story as the DC Comics show failed to rank among the top 10 of any of the three torrent sites.
  • For fans of Mr. Robot, the wait is finally over. After a wildly successful first season, the show returned in mid-July and already in June, fans were catching up on old episodes, in preparation for the new season. In next month’s rankings, we are sure to see Mr. Robot near the top of all three lists.
  • Several international shows ranked among the top 10 on KAT. British show The Night Of appeared in 6th place, with 2.1% of the top traffic share. Canadian science fiction show, Dark Matter also ranked, coming in 8th, right after Queen of the South an English language adaptation of the popular telenovela La Reina del Sur.

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