Cult U.S. crime show The Wire has been named the favourite TV programme to rent on Dvd in Great Britain.
The gritty HBO series, which stars Dominic West and focuses on police officers attempting to tackle the drug trade in Baltimore, came top in a survey compiled by U.K. rental firm LoveFilm.
Award-winning sitcom Modern Family was in second place, while the Danish version of murder mystery The Killing came third.
LoveFilm editorial chief, Helen Cowley, says, "We have always been known as a nation of TV addicts but our latest stats (statistics) show an increasing trend for TV series that keep us hooked."
Dexter and The Big Bang Theory rounded out the top five.