ESPN, nicknamed The Worldwide Leader in Sports, is the leading multinational, multimedia sports entertainment company featuring the broadest portfolio of multimedia sports assets with over 50 business entities. In addition to the original ESPN, which launched in 1979, the company's networks include ESPN2, ESPN Classic, ESPNews, the Spanish-language ESPN Desportes and a variety of international and niche formats. ESPN is 80 percent owned by ABC, Inc. and, therefore, The Walt Disney Company.
As of a recent count, ESPN was available in 97 million households.
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