Breaking Bad

Illegal downloads of Game of Thrones up 45%

Illegal downloads of episodes of Game of Thrones increase more than 45% year-on-year in the weeks before its season five premiere, according to data collected by content security firm Irdeto.  Episodes of seasons one to four of the HBO fantasy drama were illegally downloaded more than 7 million times between February 5 and April 6, […]

Breaking Bad on-demand drives Sony’s TV numbers

Sony has said that subscription video-on-demand deals for Breaking Bad drove a significant increase in revenues at the TV part of its entertainment business. The Japan-listed electronics to entertainment giant does not break out separate figures for its Sony Pictures Entertainment unit, with movies, TV production and distribution and channels grouped together but quarterly revenues […]

Netflix UK agrees next day Breaking Bad episode deal

Netflix in the UK will launch the final episodes of AMC drug drama Breaking Bad just a day after they air in the US. As of August 12, Netflix users in the UK and Ireland will have access to the AMC series’ episodes just a day after they broadcast in the US on AMC. The […]