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ESPN, Inc. Company Profile
ESPN is a superstar of the sports broadcasting world. The company is the leading cable sports broadcaster, reaching about 100 million US viewers per month with its stable of channels, including ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPN Classic. The 24-hour networks carry a variety of live sporting events, as well as programs devoted to news and analysis. ESPN also creates original programming for TV and radio, and lends content for ESPN.com, one of the most popular sports sites on the Internet. Its international operations extend the ESPN brand to another 200 countries. ESPN is 80% owned by Walt Disney (through ABC); media conglomerate Hearst has a 20% stake.
Headlines for ESPN, Inc.
Why the hype around Kobe Bryant’s 2014 ESPN Player ranking is unnecessary
- Mon 1:38 pm ET
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- Mon 5:00 pm ET
NBA TV deal allows for ESPN Internet streaming channel
- Mon Oct 6
NBA extends television deals with ESPN and TNT
- Mon Oct 6
ESPN suspends Simmons 3 weeks for NFL comments
- Thu Sep 25
#FreeBillSimmons: ESPN suspension explodes on Twitter
- Thu Sep 25
ESPN suspends Bill Simmons over comments on NFL's Goodell
- Wed Sep 24
Kobe Bryant Destroys ESPN Over Low Player Ranking
- Fri Oct 17
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- Wed Oct 1
Bill Simmons suspended: brazen, profanity-laced rant forced ESPN's hand
- Thu Sep 25
Contact Information
Address: ESPN Plaza, 935 Middle St.
Bristol, CT 06010
Phone:860-766-2000
Fax:
Financial Highlights
Fiscal Year End:September
Key People
President: John Skipper
SVP Finance: Thomas Hennessy
EVP and CTO: Chuck Pagano
Industry Information
Sector: Services
Industry: Entertainment - Diversified
Top Competitors
CBS Broadcasting Inc.
FOX Sports Net, Inc.
The NBC Television Network
 


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