The monarch of this magic kingdom is no man but a mouse -- Mickey Mouse. The Walt Disney Company is the world's largest media conglomerate, with assets encompassing movies, television, publishing, and theme parks. Its Disney/ABC Television Group includes the ABC television network and 10 broadcast stations, as well as a portfolio of cable networks including ABC Family, Disney Channel, and ESPN (80%-owned). Walt Disney Studios produces films through imprints Walt Disney Pictures, Disney Animation, and Pixar, and its Marvel Entertainment is a top comic book publisher and film producer. In addition, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts operates the company's popular theme parks including Walt Disney World and Disneyland.
Paramount is a leading media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic studios, networks and streaming services, Paramount's portfolio of consumer brands includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. Paramount delivers the largest share of the U.S. television audience and boasts one of the industry's most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, the company provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions.
Every great story has a new beginning. We're excited to announce that Discovery and WarnerMedia have combined to become Warner Bros. Discovery. We're a premier global media and entertainment company offering audiences the world's most differentiated and complete portfolio of content, brands and franchises across television, film, sports, news, streaming and gaming. Our mission is simple. To be the world’s best storytellers with world-class products for consumers.
Is it okay to reveal the identity of this company? Anonymous Content specializes is a multimedia production house with units devoted to Film, Integrated, Commercials, Music Video, Television, and Talent. The company represents renowned directors such as David Fincher, who had created videos for Madonna and The Rolling Stones; and Wong Kar-Wai, who has developed an ad for the BMW Films project. Director Guy Ritchie's Anonymous Content-produced Nike ad received about three million hits after it was posted on YouTube. Feature films from Anonymous Content have included "Babel" and "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind". The company, which has offices in Los Angeles, New York, and London, was founded in 1999.
WARNER BROS. ENTERTAINMENT is a global leader in all forms of entertainment and their related businesses across all current and emerging media and platforms. A Time Warner Company, the fully integrated, broad-based Studio is home to one of the most successful collections of brands in the world and stands at the forefront of every aspect of the entertainment industry from feature film, television and home entertainment production and worldwide distribution to DVD and Blu-ray, digital distribution, animation, comic books, video games, product and brand licensing, and broadcasting. The company’s vast library, one of the most prestigious and valuable in the world, consists of more than 61,000 hours of programming, including nearly 6,500 feature films and 3,000 television programs comprised of tens of thousands of individual episodes.
Movies and theme parks are the center of Universal Studios' universe. The company's Universal Pictures produces and distributes mainstream movies ( Bridesmaids ), while its Focus Features produces smaller films ( Hanna ). Universal Studios also operates theme parks such as Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Studios Orlando through Universal Parks & Resorts . Its Universal Studios Home Entertainment unit handles the marketing and distribution of DVDs from its 4,000-film library. Universal Studios operates as part of NBCUniversal (NBCU).
ESPN is a superstar of the sports broadcasting world. The company is the leading cable sports broadcaster, reaching about 100 million US viewers per month with its stable of channels, including ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPN Classic. The 24-hour networks carry a variety of live sporting events, as well as programs devoted to news and analysis. ESPN also creates original programming for TV and radio, and lends content for ESPN.com, one of the most popular sports sites on the Internet. Its international operations extend the ESPN brand to another 200 countries. ESPN is 80% owned by Walt Disney (through ABC); media conglomerate Hearst has a 20% stake.
Sony Pictures Entertainment is a division of Sony Corporation, a creative entertainment company built on a solid foundation of technology. Along with our sister companies, we make the movies, television, music and games that engage billions of people, connecting creators and audiences around the globe.
Since inventing and commercializing the first portable digital audio player in 1997, our focus on technological innovation and superior programming has earned us millions of listeners around the world. Whether they’re working out, driving, cooking or relaxing on the beach, we’re transforming the way people spend their time, opening new worlds and fresh ideas. From day one, we’ve been unleashing the power of the spoken word to inspire, offer insight, teach, and persuade. Ours is an extraordinary tale – and we’re just getting started. Audible reinvented a media category, becoming a leading destination for digital entertainment and a powerhouse of creative, original spoken-word content. We’re inspired by artistic creativity, emergent technologies, and the glories of the human spectrum. We are vigilant observers of the world around us. Here, we imagine without fear, we disrupt the status quo and we work on projects that shatter preconceptions.