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So Oprah and Paul Blart Walk into a StatShot

Man, it is Oprah’s world and we are just livin’ in it. According to Trendrr, the queen of daytime TV continued to dominate Twitter chatter last week, and will probably continue to do so if she keeps using the micro-blogging service during the show like she did last Friday — errr, I mean, I don’t watch her show, what are you talking about? American Idol‘s double elimination disco night made the talent contest sparkle again this week.

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Lost lost some of its Twitter juice last week, probably because it was just a stupid clip show; look for the castaways to bounce back this week.

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What do you get when you cross muscle cars and an overweight mall cop? The top two Most Pirated Movies on BitTorrent this week. Fast & Furious and Paul Blart came in at No. 1 and 2, respectively. Jason Statham’s abs are popular among pirates, as his Crank: High Voltage landed at the No. 3 spot after being in theaters only a week. Downloaders have their soft spots, too, as Dustin Hoffman’s Last Chance Harvey cracked the top 10 as well.

TorrentFreak’s Most Pirated Movies on BitTorrent As of April 26, 2009
Rank Last Week Title
1 2 Fast & Furious (Telesync)
2 Paul Blart: Mall Cop
3 Crank: High Voltage (Telesync)
4 1 The Uninvited
5 4 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
6 3 Bride Wars
7 Valkyrie
8 5 Notorious
9 6 the Spirit
10 Last Chance Harvey

NOTE:
TorrentFreak data is based on http downloads of .torrent files from various BitTorrent sites. The data is collected by TorrentFreak and is for informational and educational reference only. Currently both DVDrips, DVD Screeners and R5 rips are counted. The “back” designation means that the title was in the list before and has reappeared, possibly in a new format.

** Lost gets separated out because the word “lost” is rather common. Trendrr believes it has stripped out the references to keys and wallets, but we still give the Oceanic Six & Co. their own graph just to be safe.