Mailbag: How come your number was 201,000 but ESPN says it was 1.9+ **Million**?!

August 1, 2016

TL;DR: understanding of Nielsen terminology + applied basic mathematics. I get variations on questions like the one in the headline fairly often. In this case it’s in reference to the e-sports EVO telecast on ESPN a couple of weeks ago that indeed averaged 201,000 viewers in the Nielsen live plus same day DVR reporting. Additional numbers were released that said the EVO telecast averaged 1.946 million viewers who watched on average 20 minutes each….

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