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Encyclopedia > ESPN Star Sports
ESPN STAR Sports (ESS)
Type cable television network
Branding ESPN STAR
Country Flag of Singapore Singapore
Availability    Asia
Owner ESPN Inc 50%, STAR TV 50%
Launch date 1995
Website www.espnstar.com

ESPN STAR Sports (or ESS) is a joint venture between ESPN and STAR TV which offers 15 customized television feeds and transmits in five languages (Cantonese, English, Hindi, Korean and Mandarin) to 25 countries throughout Asia. Key programming includes Cricket, English Premier League, UEFA Champions League, Formula One, Wimbledon, NBA, and Major League Baseball. Coaxial cable is often used to transmit cable television into the house. ... A television network is a distribution network for television content whereby a central operation provides programming for many television stations. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Singapore. ... For other uses, see Asia (disambiguation). ... ESPN/ESPN-DT, formerly an acronym for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network, is an [[United States|Amer<nowiki>Insert non-formatted text here--68. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... ESPN/ESPN-DT, formerly an acronym for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network, is an [[United States|Amer<nowiki>Insert non-formatted text here--68. ... STAR (Satellite Television for the Asian Region) is an Asian TV service owned by Rupert Murdochs News Corporation. ... Standard Cantonese is a variant, and is generally considered the prestige dialect of Cantonese Chinese. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... Hindi ( , Devanagari: or , IAST: , IPA: ), an Indo-European language spoken all over India in varying degrees and extensively in northern and central India, is one of the two central official languages of India, the other being English. ... Standard Mandarin, also known as Standard Chinese, Modern Standard Chinese or Standard spoken Chinese, is the official modern Chinese spoken language used by the Peoples Republic of China, the Republic of China (Taiwan), and Singapore. ... The UEFA Champions League (also known as the European Cup, UCL, CE1, C1[1] or CL) is a seasonal club football competition organized by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) since 1955 for the most successful football clubs in Europe. ... Formula One - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... The Championships, Wimbledon, commonly referred to as Wimbledon, is the oldest major championship in tennis and is widely considered to be the most prestigious. ... The National Basketball Association of the United States and Canada, commonly known as the NBA, is the premier professional basketball league in North America. ... MLB and Major Leagues redirect here. ...


Combining the strengths and resources of its ultimate parent companies, Walt Disney (ESPN, Inc.) and News Corporation Limited (STAR), ESPN STAR Sports is one of Asia's authoritative and comprehensive sports provider. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) is one of the largest media and entertainment corporations in the world. ... 1211 Avenue of the Americas (Sixth Avenue), where News Corporation is based News Corporation (abbreviated to News Corp) (NYSE: NWS, NYSE: NWSa, ASX: NWS, LSE: NCRA) is one of the worlds largest Media conglomerates. ...


ESPN reaches over 110 million households while STAR Sports reaches over 54 million households.[1]


From basketball to badminton, soccer to swimming, ESPN STAR Sports brings its viewing audience of predominantly affluent, educated viewers between the ages of 15 and 54, the round-the-clock and round-the-globe sports entertainment they crave.


ESS also has four localized editions of SportsCenter, customized for viewers in China, Hong Kong, India, Taiwan and Southeast Asia. SportsCenter Asia, like the U.S. version, airs in 30 minute episodes, showing sporting highlights of the week. ... Location of Southeast Asia Southeast Asia is a subregion of Asia. ...


Recently it was announced that ESPN STAR Sports would launch a 24 x 7 cricket specific channel called Star Cricket which is scheduled to commence transmission from June, 2007. Star Cricket will be the 15th network launched by ESPN Star Sports in the Asia Pacific region. [2] Recently ESPN STAR Sports launched ESPN Malaysia and STAR Sports Malaysia excusively for Malaysian viewers. For other uses, see June (disambiguation). ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... Map showing general definition of Asia-Pacific The term Asia-Pacific generally applies to littoral East Asia, Southeast Asia and Australasia near the Pacific Ocean, plus the states in the ocean itself (Oceania). ...

Contents

Local Beams/Feeds

Star Cricket logo with slogan
  • ESPN Asia
  • ESPN China
  • ESPN Hong Kong
  • ESPN India
  • ESPN Malaysia
  • ESPN Philippines
  • ESPN Taiwan
  • ESPN Singapore
  • MBC-ESPN (South Korea, joint venture with the MBC),
  • STAR Sports Hong Kong
  • STAR Sports Asia
  • STAR Sports India
  • STAR Cricket
  • STAR Sports Taiwan
  • STAR Sports Southeast Asia
  • STAR Sports Singapore
  • STAR Sports Malaysia

Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... MBC Plus(Korean: MBC 플러스, 엠비씨 플러스) is a South Korean company by MBC, producing media, broadcast and telecommunication products for non free-to-air networks, including Skylife and Cable TV(KCTA) service providers. ... Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) is one of four major national South Korean television and radio networks. ...

Programs broadcast by ESPN Star Sports

American football

United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... NFL redirects here. ...

Cricket

  • International Cricket In Australia
  • Domestic Cricket in Australia
  • International Cricket In England
  • Domestic Cricket in England
  • International Cricket In New Zealand
  • International Cricket In South Africa
  • International Cricket In Zimbabwe
  • International Cricket In Kenya
  • International Cricket In Bangladesh
  • ICC events from 2007-2015
  • Afro Asia Cup 2007

Bowler Shaun Pollock bowls to batsman Michael Hussey. ...

Auto racing

Motor racing and Motorsports redirect here. ... Formula One - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... A1GP (formerly A1 Grand Prix) is an open-wheel auto racing series. ... The Indy Racing League, better known as IRL, is the sanctioning body of a predominantly American based open-wheel racing series. ... Grand Prix motorcycle racing refers to the premier categories of motorcycle road racing. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...

Baseball

This article is about the sport. ... MLB and Major Leagues redirect here. ...

Basketball

This article is about the sport. ... “NBA” redirects here. ... The Super Basketball League (Traditional Chinese: 超級籃球聯賽, Simplified Chinese: 超级篮球联赛; pinyin: Chāojí lánqiú liánsài) or SBL is a basketball league in the Republic of China (Taiwan). ... The Chinese Basketball Association (CBA; Chinese 中国男子篮球职业联赛) is the premier professional basketball league in the Peoples Republic of China. ... R. William Jones Cup (also known as the Jones Cup) is an international basketball tournament held annually at Taipei, Taiwan. ...

Extreme sports

Extreme sports (now also known as action sports) is a general, somewhat hazily-defined term for a collection of newer sports involving adrenaline-inducing action. ... ESPN X Games logo The X Games is an annual multi-sport event with a focus on action sports. ...

Football (soccer)

“Soccer” redirects here. ... “2006 World Cup” redirects here. ... The 2008 European Football Championship (EURO 2008) will take place in Austria and Switzerland. ... Euro 2004 Logo The 2004 UEFA European Football Championship, commonly called EURO 2004, was held in Portugal between 12 June and 4 July 2004. ... The 2000 UEFA European Championship, or Euro 2000, was the 11th edition of the UEFA European Championship, a competition between the national football teams of Europe held every four years and organised by UEFA, footballs governing body in Europe. ... For the Scottish equivalent see Scottish Premier League The FA Premier League (often referred to as the Barclays Premiership in England and the Barclays English Premier League or just simply The EPL internationally) is a league competition for football clubs located at the top of the English football league system... This article is about the English FA Cup. ... For the rugby league competition, see Charity Shield (rugby league) The Football Association Community Shield (formerly the Charity Shield) is an English association football trophy contested in an annual match between the champions of the FA Premier League and the winners of the FA Cup. ... (Professional Football League), commonly known as La Liga, is the professional football league in Spain. ... The UEFA Champions League (also known as the European Cup, UCL, CE1, C1[1] or CL) is a seasonal club football competition organized by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) since 1955 for the most successful football clubs in Europe. ... The UEFA Cup (also known as European Cup 3, CE3 or C3) is a football competition for European club teams, organized by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA). ... The European Super Cup is at stake in an annual football game between the reigning champions of the UEFA Cup and the Champions League. ... Campeonato Brasileiro (Portuguese for Brazilian Championship) may refer to the following things: Campeonato Brasileiro Série A, the main division of Brazilian football Campeonato Brasileiro Série B, the intermediate division of Brazilian football Campeonato Brasileiro Série C, the lowest division of Brazilian football Campeonato Brasileiro Sub-20, the...

Motorcycle sport

// Classic Road Racing Road Racing on (temporary closed) public roads Motorcycle sport is a broad field that encompasses all sporting aspects of motorcycling. ... Grand Prix motorcycle racing refers to the premier categories of motorcycle road racing. ...

Rugby Union

For other uses, see Rugby (disambiguation). ... The Heineken Cup sponsored by Heineken (known as the H Cup in France due to alcohol advertising laws) is an annual rugby union competition involving leading club, regional and provincial teams from England, France, Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales. ... The Guinness Premiership is a professional league competition for rugby union clubs in the top division of the English rugby system. ... The RBS 6 Nations Championship, (referred to as RBS 6 Nations for sponsorship reasons) known before 2000 as the Five Nations Championship, is an annual international rugby union competition held between six European sides: France, England, Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales. ... The Super 14 is the largest rugby union football club championship in the southern hemisphere, consisting of provincial teams from Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. ... The Tri Nations Series is an annual international Rugby Union series held between Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. ...

Tennis

For other uses, see Tennis (disambiguation). ... The Tennis Masters Series is a series of nine tennis tournaments held throughout the year in Europe and North America. ... The Championships, Wimbledon, commonly referred to as Wimbledon, is the oldest major championship in tennis and is widely considered to be the most prestigious. ... The French Open, officially the Tournoi de Roland-Garros (English: Roland Garros Tournament), is a tennis event held over two weeks between mid May and early June in Paris, France, and is the second of the Grand Slam tournaments on the annual tennis calendar. ... The Australian Open is held each January at Melbourne Park. ...

Professional wrestling

For the video game, see Pro Wrestling (video game). ... This article is about the television program. ...

News

SportsCenter Asia, like the U.S. version, airs in 30 minute episodes, showing sporting highlights of the week. ... Nokia Football (Soccer) Crazy is a hourly show every week. ...

TNA iMPACT!

ESPN Star Sports is the Asian television provider of TNA iMPACT!, a professional wrestling television program produced by Total Nonstop Action Wrestling. In September 2005, three TNA wrestlers (the Indian American Sonjay Dutt, Shark Boy and Simon Diamond) spent two weeks in India, where they visited several cities, promoting the imminent debut of iMPACT on ESPN Star Sports. On September 28 in Bhopal, a riot broke out when 1000 fans were excluded from an event after attendance exceeded expectations. None of the three TNA wrestlers were injured. Similarly in Lucknow, enthusiastic fans forced a second show when a large no. could not attend the scheduled event due to paucity of space. For other uses, see Asia (disambiguation). ... This article is about the television program. ... For the video game, see Pro Wrestling (video game). ... A television program (US), television programme (UK) or simply television show is a segment of programming in television broadcasting. ... Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) is an American professional wrestling promotion founded by Jeff Jarrett and his father Jerry Jarrett in May 2002. ... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Deaths in September September 28 : Constance Baker Motley September 25 : M. Scott Peck September 25 : Don Adams September 20 : Simon Wiesenthal September 14 : Robert Wise September 10 : Hermann Bondi September 8 : Donald Horne September 7 : Moussa Arafat... For an article on American Indians see Native Americans. ... Retesh Bhalla (born April 7, 1982 in Washington, D.C.), better known by his stage name, Sonjay Dutt, is an American professional wrestler, currently working on the independent circuit and for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling. ... Dean M. Roll (born January 28, 1975) is an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name Shark Boy. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Wikibooks has more about this subject: Marketing Scale model of a Wheaties cereal box at a pep rally Promotion is one of the four key aspects of the marketing mix. ... is the 271st day of the year (272nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Bhopal (disambiguation). ... Teamsters, armed with pipes, riot in a clash with riot police in the Minneapolis Teamsters Strike of 1934. ...


References

  1. ^ http://www.espnstar.com/corporate/aboutus/corpo_corpoinfo.html
  2. ^ http://www.indiantelevision.com/headlines/y2k7/apr/apr344.php

External links

  • ESPNStar official site
  • ESPNStar China
  • ESPNStar Hong Kong
  • ESPNStar Taiwan
  • MBC ESPN official site(Korean)(for South Korea)

  Results from FactBites:
 
espnstar.com - powered by ESPN STAR Sports: Corporate Info: About Us (466 words)
ESPN STAR Sports is a 50:50 joint venture between two of the world's leading cable and satellite broadcasters, ESPN Inc. and STAR.
From basketball to badminton, soccer to swimming, ESPN STAR Sports brings its viewing audience of predominantly affluent, educated viewers between the ages of 15 and 54, the round-the-clock and round-the-globe sports entertainment they crave.
ESPN STAR Sports delivers a diverse array of international and regional sports into the homes of its Asian viewers via its encrypted pay and free-to-air services.
ESPN - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1197 words)
In 1987, ESPN landed a contract to show National Football League games on Sunday evenings, an event which marked as a turning point in its development from a smaller cable TV network to a marketing empire, a cornerstone to the enthusiastic "sports culture" it largely helped to create.
ESPN was originally owned by a joint venture between Getty Oil Company (which was purchased by Texaco) and Nabisco.
ESPN launched the ESPN Radio network on January 1, 1992; ESPN The Magazine on March 11, 1998; and its ESPN Zone franchise of restaurant/entertainment complexes in Baltimore, Maryland on July 11, 1998.
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