The Worldwide Leader in Sports, is the leading multinational, multimedia sports entertainment company featuring the broadest portfolio of sports assets with over 50 business entities.
ESPN, Inc. reaches sports fans in over 200 countries and territories across all seven continents, in 16 languages
ESPN business entities include 48 television networks, 15 websites, 16 broadband players, 4 radio properties, print, wireless, consumer products, and event management
An unprecedented portfolio of sports rights, containing over 130 leagues and sports
Since 1983, ESPN (originally founded in Bristol, Connecticut, in 1979) has been growing around the world, establishing itself as the leading global sports media brand
ESPN International and its holdings maintain offices or production facilities in key locations around the world including Bangalore, Beijing, Buenos Aires, Delhi, Hong Kong, London, Mexico City, Miami, Montpellier, Mumbai, New York City, Paris, São Paulo, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, Taiwan, and Toronto
ESPN is 80 percent owned by ABC, Inc., which is an indirect subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company. The Hearst Corporation holds a 20 percent interest in ESPN.