American Broadcasting Company


American Broadcasting Company
TypeTelevision network (1948–present)
Radio network (1943–2007, 2015–present)
BrandingABC
Country
AvailabilityNational
FoundedMay 15, 1943; 77 years ago
New York City, New York, U.S.
by Louis Blanche and Edward J. Noble
SloganThe Only Place to Be, ABC
HeadquartersNew York City, New York, U.S.
Parent
Key people
  • Ben Sherwood (Co-Chairman - Disney Media Networks), (President - Disney–ABC Television Group)[1]
  • Channing Dungey (President - ABC Entertainment Group)[2][2]
  • James Goldston (President - ABC Entertainment Group)
Launch date
October 12, 1943 (radio)
April 19, 1948 (television)
Former names
NBC Blue Network
Picture format
720p (HDTV)
(some affiliates transmit ABC programming in 1080i 16:9)
480i (SDTV 4:3/16:9)
AffiliatesLists:
by state or market
Official website
abc.go.com
LanguageEnglish
ReplacedBlue Network

The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American television network. Along with CBS, NBC and Fox, it is one of the country's four major television networks. The network is owned by The Walt Disney Company following the acquisition of Disney Channel's consumer business.[3]

ABC Television Shows


References


  1. Bill Carter; Brooks Barnes (March 24, 2014). "ABC News President to Be Top Disney TV Executive" . Retrieved March 12, 2015.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Moraes, Nellie Andreeva, Lisa de (February 17, 2016). "ABC Shakeup: Paul Lee Exits As President, Channing Dungey Named To Succeed Him" . Retrieved December 30, 2016.
  3. "ABC says Sawyer's last `GMA' broadcast Friday" . Retrieved 2009-12-07.

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Categories: 1943 establishments in the United States | American Broadcasting Company | Companies based in New York City | Disney companies




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