The ‘Game of Thrones’ season 8 premiere was pirated 54 million times in 24 hours, vastly outstripping its legal audience
|04/17/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- Sunday’s “Game of Thrones” premiere was pirated 54 million times in 24 hours, according to digital-piracy analytics company Muso.
- It was most pirated in India and China. Chinese censors cut six minutes of the episode when it aired there, angering some fans.
- Despite the piracy, the episode broke viewing records for the HBO series.
Sunday’s season eight premiere of “Game of Thrones” was the show’s most-watched episode ever, but it could have been even bigger if more people watched it legally.
The episode, “Winterfell,” kicked off the final season of HBO’s epic fantasy drama, and it was pirated 54 million times read more >>>