Launched in the year 1979, ESPN is one of the channels which indulge in gathering and providing information about sports and events. It proclaims itself as the ‘worldwide leader in sports’ and provides up to date information regarding the same.
ESPN or the Entertainment and Sports Programming Network is a cable network channel which is owned by an American company- ESPN Inc. This channel broadcasts news about sports or showcases games like cricket, football and tennis at all times. All sporting events are updated to the minute for the dedicated fans. Often live events are showcased. Along with the news updates, one can get to know more about his sport stars in the way of exclusive interviews. There are many shows which offer various perspectives about the world of sports and events. One can watch ESPN as an internet based channel.
Programs at ESPN
There are various programs which are aired by this television and internet network and all of them pertain to the world of sports. There are mainly three sections into which these programs can be categorized. The first of these categories involve news and analysis. A few of the various programs under this category are Midnight Madness, Baseball Tonight, NFL Live and NBA Countdown. The talk shows or debates include Around the Horn, Mike and Mike in the Morning, Pardon the Interruption and Winners Bracket. Game telecasts like Friday Night Fights, Monday Night Baseball, Super Tuesday and Saturday Primetime are showcased at different times during the week. The last category includes few original series and The Bronx is Burning, Madden Nation and Tilt form part of this category.
There are a number of important people who contribute to the airing of the various shows. These personalities may be categorized as reporters, analysts, commentators and anchors. Some well known people are Eric Allen, Jon Barry, John Anderson, Jim Armstrong and Erin Andrews.