American Broadcasting Company
|Type||Television network (1948–present)
Radio network (1943–2007, 2015–present)
|Founded||Edward J. Noble|
|Slogan||The Only Place to Be, ABC|
|Headquarters||New York City, New York, U.S.|
|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)
By state or by market
The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an United States 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.
References[change | change source]
- Bill Carter; Brooks Barnes (March 24, 2014). "ABC News President to Be Top Disney TV Executive". https://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/25/business/media/ben-sherwood-of-abc-news-is-named-top-disney-tv-executive.html. Retrieved March 12, 2015.
- 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.
- "ABC says Sawyer's last `GMA' broadcast Friday". Retrieved 2009-12-07.
Other websites[change | change source]
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to American Broadcasting Company.|
- Official site
- ABC at the Museum of Broadcast Communications Encyclopedia of Television
- ABC Television Network on Facebook