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  1. 1. By: Deriyan Whitaker November 9, 2010 By: Deriyan Whitaker November 9, 2010
  2. 2. American Broadcasting Company ☆Date the Company began: ☆October 12, 1943 (Radio) ☆April 19, 1948 (Television) ☆Who’s in Charge: ☆The Walt Disney Company ☆Where is the headquarters: ☆1965 Broadway at West 66th Street, NW Corner to West 67th Street
  3. 3. Daytime Hit TV Shows: All My Children General Hospital One Life To Live
  4. 4. Primetime Hit TV Shows: Grey’s Anatomy Heroes Desperate Housewives
  5. 5. Interesting Facts • In 1995 Capital Cities-ABC was in turn engulfed by Disney for US$19 billion. • The ABC was originally established during the 1920s as the second radio network - the so-called Blue Network - of the National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC), a subsidiary of RCA. • After the FCC began in 1937 to devise a way to separate NBC's two networks, RCA sold NBC-Blue to Edwad Noble (Lifesavers) for $8 million. In 1945 The Blue Network, Inc, bought the name "American Broadcasting Company" from George Storer.