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This article is about the U.S. television channel. For ESPN channels in other countries, see ESPN International. For the company and other channels of the same name, see ESPN Inc. For the railroad, see East Penn Railroad.
ESPN (initially an initialism for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network) is an American digital TV sports station possessed by ESPN Inc., claimed mutually by The Walt Disney Company (80%) and Hearst Communications (20%). The organization was established in 1979 by Bill Rasmussen alongside his child Scott Rasmussen and Ed Egan.
ESPN communicates principally from studio offices situated in Bristol, Connecticut. The system additionally works workplaces in Miami, New York City, Seattle, Charlotte, and Los Angeles. James Pitaro right now fills in as executive of ESPN, a position he has held since March 5, 2018, after the abdication of John Skipper on December 18, 2017. While ESPN is one of the best sports systems, there has been a lot of analysis of ESPN, which incorporates allegations of one-sided coverage, irreconcilable circumstance, and contentions with singular telecasters and investigators.
ESPN central station in Bristol, Connecticut
As of September 2018, ESPN is accessible to around 86 million TV family units (93.2% of families with pay TV) in the United States.
Notwithstanding the lead channel and its seven related directs in the United States, ESPN communicates in more than 200 countries, working territorial diverts in Australia, Brazil, Latin America, and the United Kingdom, and owning a 20% enthusiasm for The Sports Network (TSN) just as its five sister organizes in Canada.
In 2011, ESPN's history and rise was chronicled in Those Guys Have All the Fun, a genuine book composed by James Andrew Miller and Tom Shales and distributed by Little, Brown and Company.