American Broadcasting Company

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American Broadcasting Company
Type Television network (1948–present)
Radio network (1943–2007, 2015–present)
Branding ABC
Country United States
Availability National

May 15, 1943; 75 years ago (May 15, 1943)
New York City, New York, U.S.

by Louis Blanche and Edward J. Noble
Slogan The Only Place to Be, ABC
Headquarters New York City, New York, U.S.
Key people
Launch date October 12, 1943 (1943-10-12) (radio)
April 19, 1948 (1948-04-19) (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)
Affiliates Lists:
By state or by market
Official website
Language English

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]

References[change | change source]

  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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