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Game of Thrones Season 4 viewership ratings overview

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Bang! We start with the graphics right away (click to enlarge, first hour only, shows with >10 episode runs condensed to fit, yada yada). Are you suffering from the post-season blues already? This Sunday will be about numbers instead of … Continue reading

Game of Thrones Season 4 finale breaks piracy record

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For the third time this year, Game of Thrones Season 4 has set a new piracy record for the largest torrent swarm ever. Torrent Freak has reported that late Sunday night 254,114 people were sharing a single copy of “The … Continue reading

Game of Thrones Purple Wedding sets new piracy record

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Social media wasn’t the only thing buzzing after Sunday’s new episode of Game of Thrones. Torrent Freak has reported that The Lion and the Rose broke the record for the largest BitTorrent swarm ever, as people from all over the … Continue reading

HBO one step closer to offering streaming-only access?

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With a dearth of Game of Thrones news, I thought this recent development in the world of cable news was worth a post. Many here have complained about HBO GO being restricted to HBO subscribers only. And while that is … Continue reading

HBO exec calls piracy of Game of Thrones a “compliment”

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Love it or hate it, piracy has become a huge topic of conversation surrounding this series. So much so, that HBO’s President of Programming Michael Lombardo recently addressed the issue in an interview with EW. “I probably shouldn’t be saying … Continue reading

Game of Thrones and piracy: PBS and GRRM weigh in, HBO responds

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Piracy continues to be a popular topic in the overarching conversation surrounding Game of Thrones. PBS’ web series Idea Channel recently had an episode asking if piracy was actually helping the show. George R. R. Martin was also asked his … Continue reading

Game of Thrones director says illegal downloads don’t matter

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At a Q&A in Australia, Game of Thrones director David Petraca answered a few questions about the show. Of particular interest is his response to the high rate of piracy for Thrones. From the Sydney Morning Herald: Panel mediator Rosemary … Continue reading

Game of Thrones most pirated show of 2012

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Salladhor Saan would approve, although HBO probably doesn’t. Game of Thrones has achieved the dubious distinction of being the most pirated TV show of the year, this according to TorrentFreak. Last year, Thrones was second on the list of most … Continue reading

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