They are two of the most popular shows on TV... and also two of the most popular shows NOT on TV.
- How I Met Your Mother
- The Big Bang Theory
- Breaking Bad
Why Game of Thrones? The study cites HBO's lack of making the epic available online in a timely manner.
The study also showed that over 80 percent of all piracy takes place outside the United States, as international fans simply cannot wait to catch up on seasons when they finally air abroad.