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As expected, season finales gave some TV shows a shot in the arm of vitamin B-Twitter. “Motherlover” continued to leave its mark in tweets, carrying over its Oedipal success from the previous week. Saturday Night Live didn’t get quite as nice a bump from this past weekend’s finale with Will Ferrell’s Jeopardy. Other finales vaulted some fresh blood into the mix with both Survivor and Grey’s Anatomy breaking into the top five.


In typical Lost** fashion, the season finale raised as many questions as it provided answers. But it was still a hoot (poor Juliet, though) and I’m sure when the show returns for its last season in 2010, there will be even more people demanding to see Jacob. Oh, whoops. Forgot about his fiery (and stabby) loophole.


After an action-heavy past couple of weeks, it’s the teen comedy Fired Up that tops TorrentFreak’s list of the Top Pirated Movies of BitTorrent. It’s followed by the Jonas Akerlund-directed The Horsemen about a serial killer. Those possessed to steal Angels & Demons only got camera footage, and despite being available legally online, Steven Soderbergh’s The Girlfriend Experience still wound up in this notorious top 10.

TorrentFreak’s Most Pirated Movies on BitTorrent As of May 17, 2009
Rank Last Week Title
1 Fired Up
2 The Horsemen
3 6 Star Trek (Telecine)
4 1 Push (R5)
5 Angels & Demons (Cam)
6 2 Crank: High Voltage (R5)
7 The Girlfriend Experience
8 4 Fanboys
9 5 12 Rounds (R5)
10 7 Valkyrie

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, 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.