American Broadcasting Company
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.
|Type||Television network (1948–present)|
Radio network (1943–2007, 2015–present)
|Founded||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.|
|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
- Bill Carter; Brooks Barnes (March 24, 2014). "ABC News President to Be Top Disney TV Executive". 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.