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American Broadcasting Company
TypeTelevision network (1948–present)
Radio network (1943–2007, 2015–present)
BrandingABC
CountryUnited States
AvailabilityNational
FoundedMay 15, 1943; 78 years ago (May 15, 1943)
New York City, New York, U.S.
by Louis Blanche and Edward J. Noble
SloganThe Only Place to Be, ABC
HeadquartersNew York City, New York, U.S.
Parent
Key people
  • Ben Sherwood (Co-Chairman - Disney Media Networks), (President - Disney–ABC Television Group)[1]
  • Channing Dungey (President - ABC Entertainment Group)[2][2]
  • James Goldston (President - ABC Entertainment Group)
Launch dateOctober 12, 1943 (1943-10-12) (radio)
April 19, 1948 (1948-04-19) (television)
Former namesNBC Blue Network
Picture format720p (HDTV)
(some affiliates transmit ABC programming in 1080i 16:9)
480i (SDTV 4:3/16:9)
AffiliatesLists:
by state or market
Official websiteabc.go.com
LanguageEnglish

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]

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