The July 30 victory by Russian eSports organization Virtus.pro brought to a close the inaugural season of ELeague, the professional organization formed in partnership between Turner and WME/IMG. Turner Broadcasting System President David Levy said he was "very excited by the first-season performance of one of the fastest-growing sports" -- and why wouldn't he be? The 24-team ELeague competition generated more than 897 million minutes of video consumption across TBS and Twitch during its 10-week rookie run, drawing 19 million viewers to the network, including 3.4 million to the channel for the first time.
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