This excerpt taken from the DIS 10-K filed Dec 7, 2005.
ESPN. ESPN, Inc. is a cable and satellite television service which operates six domestic television sports networks: ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN Classic, ESPNEWS, ESPN Deportes (a Spanish language network launched in January 2004) and ESPNU (a network devoted to college sports which launched in March 2005). ESPN also operates two high-definition television simulcast services, ESPN HD and ESPN2 HD. ESPN, Inc. owns, has equity interests in, or has distribution agreements with 29 international networks, reaching households in more than 190 countries and territories. In addition, ESPN holds a 50% equity interest in ESPN STAR Sports, which delivers sports programming throughout most of Asia and a 30% equity interest in CTV Specialty Television, Inc., which owns The Sports Network, Le Réseau des Sports, ESPN Classic Canada, the NHL Network and Discovery Canada, among other media properties in Canada.
ESPN also operates several other brand extensions, including ESPN.com, an Internet sports content provider; ESPN Regional Television; ESPN Radio, which is distributed through the ABC Radio Networks; ESPN The Magazine; BASS, the largest fishing organization in the world; and ESPN Enterprises, which develops branded licensing opportunities. In addition, ESPN Zone sports-themed dining and entertainment facilities are operated by and included in the Parks and Resorts segment. ESPN also provides content for newer technologies such as broadband, wireless, and video-on-demand.