Warner Communications

US entertainment conglomerate

Warner Communications was an American media company. It was formed in New York City in 1972. It was created as a spin-off from Kinney National Company to produce movie studios including Warner Bros. Pictures, home video companies including Warner Home Video, television companies including Warner Bros. Television, Lorimar-Telepictures purchased in 1989, joint venture with American Express to form Warner-Amex Satellite Entertainment. In 1990, Warner Communications merged with Time Inc. to form Time Warner.