American Broadcasting Company

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American Broadcasting Company

 

one of the largest radio and television corporations of the USA. It was formed in 1945 on the basis of a branch of the National Broadcasting Company, another major radio broadcasting company. In 1968 it consisted of about 500 radio stations and more than 200 television stations.

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We're very pleased to extend our agreements with the Gannett-owned ABC Stations," said John Rouse, senior vice president of affiliate relations for the ABC Television Network.
plagued with soft theme park attendance, needs some extra exposure for the upcoming fall line-up of its struggling ABC television network.
Would you believe the ABC television network circa the late 1970s?
Sony Music executive Michele Anthony finished fourth, followed by ABC Television Network President Patricia Fili-Krushel, CBS Entertainment President Nancy Tellem and Universal Pictures distribution Chairwoman Nikki Rocco.
Five stations are affiliated with the ABC Television Network (WKRN-TV - Nashville, TN, WTEN-TV - Albany, NY, WRIC-TV - Richmond, VA, WATE-TV - Knoxville, TN, and WBAY-TV - Green Bay, WI), three are affiliated with the CBS Television Network (WLNS-TV - Lansing, MI, KLFY-TV - Lafayette, LA and KELO-TV - Sioux Falls, SD) and one is affiliated with the NBC Television Network (KWQC-TV - Davenport, IA).
s ABC television network and representatives for about 2,400 unionized broadcast workers met Friday to discuss a return to work, to end a lockout that has entered its third month.
s ABC television network claims locked-out picketing union workers are interfering with other employees trying to get in and out of its buildings, and wants a court to restrain the pickets.
has promoted Patricia Fili-Krushel, the president of ABC's daytime division, to the post of president of the ABC Television Network, and increased the duties of that position to include oversight of ABC's news and entertainment divisions.
The Group includes the ABC Television Network, Disney Channel's worldwide portfolio of kids' channels, ABC Family and SOAPnet; as well as television production and syndication divisions Touchstone Television, Walt Disney Television Animation, Buena Vista Worldwide Television and Walt Disney Television International.
WILLIAMS NAMED ABC DIRECTOR: Sharon Willians has been named director of broadcast services and artist relations at ABC Television Network.
Although results at the ABC television network will be down, Disney's broadcasting earnings will rise 19 percent to $202 million due to strong performances of such cable assets as the ESPN sports channel and the Disney Channel, Krutick predicted.
ABC Entertainment President Jamie Tarses on Friday said Lieberman will be responsible for the development and production of all made-for-television movies and miniseries on the ABC Television Network.