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Star Sports (formerly ESPN Star Sports) is a group of Indian pay television sports channels owned by Star India, a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company India. Previously a part of ESPN Star Sports operations based in Singapore, Star India took over the Indian business and relaunched channels under the unified Star Sports banner in 2013. Gautam Thakar is the CEO of Star Sports.
Because of Dream11 IPL 2020 Star sports 1 Hindi became the most watched channel across all genres with TRP of 1,300,769 impressions during week 39 ratings in October 2020
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Hong Kong-based Star TV launched Prime Sports (later renamed Star Sports) in partnership with American company TCI, which owned Prime-branded regional sports channels. The channel was broadcast across Asia, including India, as with the footprint of AsiaSat 7. Star TV have since regionalised the channel with a number of versions. Later, ESPN have joined in the region as a competitor to Star Sports.
ESPN and Star Sports were competing each other across Asia. But in October 1996, both channels have agreed to combine their operations in the region. As a result, a joint venture named ESPN Star Sports was formed, to be headquartered in Singapore.The joint venture’s business in India was managed by its subsidiary, ESPN Software India Private Limited.
In June 2012, it was announced that News Corporation would buy ESPN International’s share in ESPN Star Sports. In 2013, Star India acquired ESPN Software India from ESPN Star Sports] but kept ESPN brand for a while. ESPN International later established a partnership with what is now Sony Pictures Networks India in October 2015, and relaunched Sony Kix as Sony ESPN in January 2016. Sony ESPN was shut down in March 2020.