Twenty-First Century Fox Inc was incorporated in 1979 under the Company Act 1961 of South Australia, Australia. It is a diversified media and entertainment company. Its segments includes Cable Network Programming, Television, Filmed Entertainment and Direct Broadcast Satellite Television. The Cable Network Programming consists of the production and licensing of programming distributed through cable television systems, direct broadcast satellite operators and telecommunication companies primarily in the U.S., Latin America, Europe and Asia. Television consists of the broadcasting of network programming in the U.S. and the operation of 28 full power broadcast television stations, including 10 duopolies, in the U.S. (of these stations, 18 are affiliated with the FOX Broadcasting Company ("FOX") and 10 are affiliated with Master Distribution Service, Inc. Filmed Entertainment consists of the production and acquisition of live-action and animated motion pictures for distribution and licensing in all formats in all entertainment media worldwide, and the production and licensing of television programming worldwide Direct Broadcast Satellite Television consists of the distribution of programming services via satellite, cable and broadband directly to subscribers in Italy, Germany and Austria. Other, Corporate and Eliminations consists of corporate overhead and eliminations and other businesses. The Company's competitors are Fox Sports 1, Fox Sports 2 and FSN are ESPN, ESPN2, NBC Sports Network and CBS Sports Net.