ESPN, Inc. Slogans, Logo, Revenue (2024)

ESPN has established its brand as the best provider of various sports content. ESPN’s name will always pop up in the middle of the discussion whenever you talk about sports.

The ESPN idea was conceived in 1978 by Bill Rasmussen, Scott Rasmussen, and Ed Eagan. They wanted to make a monthly cable television program focused on sports. After prepared everything, the official ESPN was launched on September 7, 1979. With the mission to serve sports content for sports fans anywhere and anytime, this company has become the leading multinational company providing various multimedia sports assets.

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In 1996, 80% of ESPN’s shares were taken over by the Walt Disney Company by purchasing Capital Cities/ABC for $19 million at the time. From then on, ESPN was owned by The Walt Disney Company (80%) and Hearst Communications (20%).

Quick Info:

Founder Bill Rasmussen, Scott Rasmussen, and Ed Eagan
FoundedSeptember 7, 1979
CEOJames Pitaro
Headquarters545 Middle St Bristol (HQ), Connecticut, United States
Area ServedWorldwide
Social MediaTwitter (twitter.com/espn)
Instagram  (instagram.com/espn/)
Facebook (facebook.com/ESPN
Website www.espn.com

ESPN Slogans

ESPN launched various taglines, some of them have changed, but it still carries its original mission. Here are some of those slogans and taglines:

  • Serving Fans. Anytime. Anywhere.All rise.
  • Who’s in
  • ESPN Wide World of sports
  • There is no place like sports
  • The worldwide leader in sports

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Business Segment

ESPN, Inc. covers various fields of business segment, such as

U.S. Television Networks 

ESPN on ABC (Broadcast), eight U.S. Cable Networks (five with high-definition simulcast services).

Program for Customer (ESPN+)

It launched ESPN Plus in April 2018, with various live events and many original programs and content. Some of the best shows you can watch on ESPN+ include O.J. Made in America, Duke Earn Everything, More Than an Athlete, Best of Boxing, NBA: Year One, The Two Escobars, and many more.

Audio Content

It has ESPN Radio, the largest sports radio network in the United States. The radio also holds the record with one-half of sports listenership. This program also comes with various daily studio shows, live events, and ESPN Podcasts.

Digital Content

ESPN.com, ESPN3, ESPN Fantasy Sports, espnW, ESPNDeportes.com, andscape.com, and more.

International Content

covers more than 71 countries in all seven continents through various partnerships, including ESPN TV with 29 networks and syndication, also radio, digital, consumer products, and various live sports events.

Event Management

held various events, such as X Games, ESPYs, and various college and basketball events. This company owns and operates at least 35 sports events.

Revenue

ESPN, Inc. made 7.90 billion dollars of revenue in 2021, increasing from the previous year, which is 7.34 billion dollars. This number could increase with the inclusion of another part of its business, such as net ads revenue at 2.45 billion dollars and SEC network at 530.9 million dollars in 2021.