ESPN, Inc. is the world's leading multinational, multimedia sports entertainment company featuring a portfolio of over 50 multimedia sports assets. ESPN has had a presence in Asia Pacific since 1991 with a dedicated content channel being launched in Australia and New Zealand in 2002. The channel delivers Australian sports fans the best of international sport, showcasing a diverse portfolio of major global sporting events and properties, as well as locally-relevant content on Foxtel.
The sports schedule across ESPN channels includes UEFA Champions League and Super Cup, FA Cup, NFL (including the Super Bowl), NBA basketball, Major League Baseball, ATP tennis, RBS Six Nations Rugby Union, MLS, AMA Supercross, World Series of Poker, as well as NCAA American college football and basketball and the six Summer and Winter X Games.
Additionally, ESPN delivers high quality studio shows, "game around the game" coverage with shows such as SportsCenter, ESPNFC Press Pass, Pardon The Interruption (PTI), NBA Tonight, NFL Live and SportsNation to name a few, all shows featuring both ex-players and experts in the field.
ESPN also produces shows to highlight the best of Australian sport. The award-winning show "Aussies Abroad" features Australian's excelling at their sports overseas and PTI Australia; hosted by Sam Kekovich and Russ Barwick, increases local relevance with news and information on local sports such as NRL, AFL, cricket and Super Rugby.