Nielsen TV ratings explained by puppets (That's right. Puppets.)

Making sense of TV ratings ain't easy. And though words by themselves can do a good job of clarifying things, it turns out there's an even better way to explain why one show succeeds and other fails ... puppets!

ESPN lays out all the intricacies of the Nielsen ratings for us with a video that's a cross between Sesame Street and Schoolhouse Rock, so if you've ever had trouble understanding the alphabet soup of L+7 and +C3 and a bunch of other TV jargon, check out the clip below.

(via TV By The Numbers)

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