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  American Broadcastig Company
The report proposed "divorcement," and on 12 October 1943, ABC was born, the offspring of the separation of NBC.
ABC, unlike CBS and NBC, owned most of its soap operas so the high daytime ratings of shows such as General Hospital, All My Children, and Ryan's Hope could be converted directly into profit.
A decade later, ABC was in the forefront of network financial news once more setting the way for a flurry of media corporate buyouts that would make network history.
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  Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > American Broadcasting Company
The American Broadcasting Company or ABC is a television and radio network in the United States, today owned by the The Walt Disney Company.
ABC was in a poor competitive position as the television era began, there are not enough VHF stations to put three stations on the air in most major cities much less four.
In late March of 1951 Colonel Sosthenes Behn[?] and Edward Noble[?], the chairmen of the International Telephone and Telegraph Company and the American Broadcasting Companies respectively, met and agreed in principle to a merger.
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  American Broadcasting Company - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
ABC also abolished a long-standing ban on pre-recorded programming; advances in tape-recording brought back from conquered Germany meant that the audio quality of tape could not be distinguished from "live" broadcasts.
ABC and ITT agreed to a merger in late 1965, but this deal was derailed by FCC and Department of Justice questions about ITT's foreign ownership influencing ABC's autonomy and journalistic integrity.
ABC went into another successful year but according to Entertainment Weekly (issue date unknown), the network choked for the second time in the last three seasons because all of ABC's new series, except Invasion, American Inventor, and What About Brian (up to this date), were cancelled or went on hiatus before the season is over.
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 American Broadcasting Company Info - Encyclopedia WikiWhat.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The American Broadcasting Company or ABC is a television and radio network in the United States, today owned by The Walt Disney Company.
ABC was in a poor competitive position as the television era began, there are not enough VHF stations to put three stations on the air in most major cities much less four.
In late March of 1951 Colonel Sosthenes Behn and Edward Noble, the chairmen of the International Telephone and Telegraph Company and the American Broadcasting Companies respectively, met and agreed in principle to a merger.
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 ABC AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANY
The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is a television and radio network in the United States.
The network today, in fact, is the last of the Big Three broadcasting networks to use the full name based upon this initialism (after the Columbia Broadcasting System in 1974, and the National Broadcasting Company in 2004).
ABC and ITT agreed to a merger in late 1965, but this deal was derailed by FCC and Department of Justice questions about ITT's foreign ownership influencing ABC's autonomy and journalistic integrity.
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 American Broadcasting Company - Lostpedia
The American Broadcasting Company (ABC), Inc., is the television and radio network in the United States that first aired and created Lost.
In 1996, ABC was eventually sold to The Walt Disney Company, which has maintained its ownership until the present day.
The Los Angeles office of Lost's production company Grass Skirt Productions is located at ABC at Disney Studios, and is the home base for the writers and post-production crew such as the editors, except the FX supervisor, who is now based in Hawaii [2].
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 Leonard H. Goldenson | 20th Century American Leaders Database
As head of the merged American Broadcasting Company and Paramount Pictures, Goldenson became known as the man who "wed television to the movies." Goldenson produced a show for Disney, and the series "Maverick," "Lawman," and "Colt 45" for Warner Brothers.
When Goldenson took over ABC, the network was in third place in the industry behind CBS and NBC.
ABC finally reached the top spot in 1976 thanks to the success of shows like "Laverne and Shirley," "Bionic Woman," and "Love Boat." By 1979, ABC boasted sales of $2 billion.
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 American Broadcasting Company - TheBestLinks.com - American Football League, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The American Broadcasting Company or ABC is a television and radio network in the United States, owned by The Walt Disney Company.
The ABC logo was designed by Paul Rand in 1962, and is still in use today.
When he joined ABC in 1960, he recognized the potential of the newly-formed American Football League which was to be the genesis of modern professional football, and established the first network coverage of a professional football league.
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 ABC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
American Baptist Churches USA (formerly American Baptist Convention)
ABC, local news program produced by SVT, broadcasted in Stockholm County and Uppsala County
ABC (album), an album by The Jackson 5, which included the hit song "ABC" (song)
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 Strategic Audit:_
ABC responds well to this factor by altering it’s programming to suit the interests of working mothers in particular by airing The Oprah Winfrey show daily at 4:00pm therefore this factor is rated at 3.
ABC also plans to introduce World Cup Soccer to US television programming for the first time (Walt Disney, Annual Report, 1997:46.) Similarly to the news division, the sports division is also weighted at.05 because it affects a limited number of viewers.
ABC was once a leader in the network TV industry, but has recently fallen into third place among the Big Three broadcast companies.
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 Bambooweb: American Broadcasting Company
The American Broadcasting Company or ABC is a television and radio network in the United States, owned by The Walt Disney Company.
ABC was in a poor competitive position as the television era began, as there were not enough VHF stations to put three stations on the air in most major cities, much less four.
When he joined ABC in 1960, he recognized the potential of the newly-formed American Football League which was to be the genesis of modern professional football, and established the first network coverage of a professional football league.
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 Radio: Bob Hope and American Variety (Library of Congress)
This was the first remote broadcast of Hope's coast-to-coast radio program and became the first of hundreds of radio and television broadcasts Hope performed for the entertainment of U.S. soldiers.
Broadcasting in front of a live audience of soldiers and gearing the subject matter of the monolog to the troops, Hope fashioned a very successful variant on the radio comedy variety format.
Wynn is said to have become the first radio performer to have a studio audience when he rounded up station employees to witness the broadcast because he found it difficult to be funny without an audience to respond to his humor.
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 FOX Broadcasting Company
He does not give away the ending of the series, so don't ask.
Participation in this Community constitutes acceptance of the FOX Broadcasting Company Terms of Service
Your personal information is protected by the FOX Broadcasting Company Privacy Policy.
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 The American Broadcasting Company Aired Saturday Morning TV Shows for Children
The American Broadcasting Company Aired Saturday Morning TV Shows for Children
When television shows for children first aired, young viewers had only a few programs from which to choose.
ABC (American Broadcasting Company) began broadcasting Saturday morning television shows for children on August 19, 1950, with two programs.
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 Convergys Will Provide Customer Care For Ethnic-American Broadcasting Company
"EABC has seen tremendous growth since it began broadcasting Russian-language radio and television in 1987, and we're pleased to be a part of this next phase of growth with digital satellite programming," said David Dougherty, president of the Convergys Customer Management Group.
Ethnic-American Broadcasting Company (EABC) is the first truly national multi-ethnic television network in the United States.
The company is a vertically integrated digital Master System Operator offering programming, distribution, installation, customer service, and ad sales to foreign language networks in the United States and Canada.
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 Respect Michael Jackson!! Petition
To: The National Broadcasting Company, and the American Broadcasting Company
We, the undersigned, pledge our support of Michael Jackson, and will continue to voice our displeasure with the media outlets of the world until they recognize Michael Jackson as, not only one of the greatest entertainers and innovators to ever live, but also, and more importantly, a human being with emotions and feelings.
Petition to The National Broadcasting Company, and the American Broadcasting Company was created by and written by Shannon Anne Carter.
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 Casino News & Articles - August 11, 2006   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The investigation found that the company urged the public to report any signs of the campaign, and deployed staff itself to ensure as much of the campaign as possible was taken down.
The company is forecasting revenues in the $5.5 to $6 million range for the third quarter of 2006, during which it expects to deliver the first episode of Season V of the WPT and nine more episodes of Season I of the PPT.
It provides case studies of the major poker companies in the world and analyses these to determine business models and revenue streams as well as who the winners and losers will be over the next three years.
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The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is one of the three biggest television and radio networks in the United States, rivaled in size only by NBC and CBS.
ABC Television during the Vietnam War era was sometimes disparaged by the anti-war left as the "Silent Majority Network" because its coverage was often more positive and patriotic than that aired by NBC and CBS.
If ABC News discovered that the public watchdog over a corporation was the son of one high official in that corporation and the brother of another, ABC rightly would report this as a scandalous conflict of interest and a betrayal of public trust.
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 Spotlight on Golden Age Networks - ABC
Feeling that "Blue" was not the best name for a broadcast network it was suggested that a name beginning with "A" be chosen so the network would show up at the beginning of alphabetical listings.
Although Noble was an astute businessman, he knew nothing of the broadcast industry and by the early 1950s, ABC was in serious dire straits.
Most collectors who are aware of the timing of the transfer of NBC Blue to ABC tend to retain the 'Blue Network' desgination on shows that ran both before and after the changeover.
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 NBC - Free net encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Template:Infobox Network NBC, the National Broadcasting Company, is an American television and radio network based in New York City's Rockefeller Center.
It is the last U.S. network holding company to legally abandon the name behind its acronym; in 2003, the corporate name was shrunk from "National Broadcasting Company, Inc." as it had been from 1926 to "NBC Universal, Inc." following a merger with French Vivendi Universal's Entertainment division in 2004.
The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) radio network went on the air with twenty-four affiliated stations on November 15, 1926.
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We conclude, pursuant to Section 503(b) of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended (``Act''),3 that North American Broadcasting Company, Inc., is apparently liable for a forfeiture in the amount of four thousand dollars ($4,000).
The station is required to maintain a directional broadcast pattern, with the shape of the broadcast pattern identical for both daytime and nighttime operations.
Based on the evidence before us, we find that North American Broadcasting Company, Inc, willfully violated Section 73.1560(a) of the Rules, by exceeding authorized nighttime power levels and failing to maintain operating power at the level and within the tolerances specified in its station authorization and by the Rules.
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Norton has been an executive broadcasting for most of his 23 years experience and has been confronted with every type of radio and television problem-sales, publicity, promotion and advertising policies -all of which has paved the way for his success in television as well as standard broadcasting.
Outstanding among Madigan’s programming supervision was the American Broadcasting company’s coverage of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth in June, 1953.
A native of Dunkirk, N. Y., Madigan had been with the American Broadcasting company and its predecessor, the Blue Network, since August 1943, at which time he was appointed manager of the network’s newsroom.
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 National Broadcasting Company
The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) was founded in 1926 by the Radio Corporation of America, better known as RCA, and is currently owned by General Electric.
The WEAF network was created by the American Telephone and Telegraph Company (ATandT) in 1921 to serve as a research and development for technologies involved with transmitting audio over wire and radio.
It is no small irony that the NBC name would come under the control of the company NBC nearly put out of business in the 1930s and which served as the basis of a fierce competition between CBS-founder William Paley and RCA Chairman David Sarnoff until Sarnoff died in 1971.
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