|Industry||Broadcast and cable television|
|Predecessor||American Broadcasting-Paramount Theatres|
the production company of the same name
|Founded||March 18, 1985|
|Worldwide, mainly serving United States|
|Services||Television production and distribution|
Number of employees
|Parent||Disney General Entertainment Content|
(The Walt Disney Company)
|Footnotes / references|
History[change | change source]
It was started in 1983, as the Walt Disney Pictures Television Division, the name was later shortened to Walt Disney Pictures Television and in 1986 was later shortened to Walt Disney Television in 1988. Until 1983, Disney shows were aired under the banner of the parent company, then named Walt Disney Productions.
References[change | change source]
- Low, Elaine (October 12, 2020). "Disney Reorganizes Content and Distribution Units to Bolster Streaming Businesses". Variety. Retrieved October 14, 2020.
- "About - Leadership, Management Team : Media Networks". The Walt Disney Company. Retrieved March 22, 2019.
- Guthrie, Marisa (September 14, 2016). "Disney/ABC TV's Ben Sherwood on a 'Star Wars' Series, "Mistakes" in Michael Strahan's 'Live' Exit and Bob Iger's Future". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved November 29, 2016.