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ABC

Broadcast on: International
Active from: 19 Apr 1948
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About

The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American commercial broadcast television network viewed in the United States and Canada which - as one of the Big Three television networks - has broadcast many programs that have contributed significantly to American popular culture.

These include classic series such as Zorro, The Untouchables, The Brady Bunch, Happy Days, Roseanne, and The Fugitive; more recent titles such as Castle, Lost, Revenge, Desperate Housewives, Grey's Anatomy, and Modern Family; live broadcasts such as Monday Night Football; the reality shows America's Funniest Home Videos, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, and Dancing with the Stars; and the morning news program Good Morning America.

AVAILABILITY

United States

PICTURE FORMAT

720p/1080i (HDTV)
480i (4:3 SDTV)

ABOUT

The ABC Television Network is home to the Emmy-winning Modern Family and comedy favourite The Middle; reality phenomenon Shark Tank and long-running hit Dancing with the Stars; General Hospital, which celebrated its 50th anniversary on the network, along with daytime talk shows The View, Katie and The Chew; and late-night talk show Jimmy Kimmel Live.

The network also boasts some of television's most prestigious awards shows, including The Oscars, the Country Music Awards, The American Music Awards and The Billboard Music Awards.

ABC Studios is a leader in the development, production and strategic distribution of entertainment content and is the key content provider for the ABC Entertainment Group. Some of the studio's more recent hits include Castle, Grey's Anatomy, Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Nashville, Once Upon a Time, Revenge, Scandal and more series that air on other networks.

ABC Television Network provides broadcast programming to more than 220 affiliated stations across the U.S. The Network encompasses ABC News, which is responsible for news programming on television and other digital platforms; and ABC Entertainment Group, a partnership between ABC Studios and ABC Entertainment responsible for the network's daytime, primetime and late-night entertainment programming.

ABC's multiplatform business initiative includes the Interactive Emmy Award-winning broadband player on ABC.com.


Latest Updated Shows

Modern Family

Genre: Comedy, Mockumentary
Channel: M-Net, Vuzu, e.tv, Comedy Central Africa, Netflix South Africa, M-Net Series Showcase, M-Net City, eExtra, M-Net Family
Summary: Shot from the perspective of an unseen documentary filmmaker, this mockumentary looks at the complications of being a family in these modern times.
Starring: Ed O'Neill, SofĂ­a Vergara, Julie Bowen


How to Get Away with Murder

Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Channel: Vuzu Amp, M-Net City, e.tv, eExtra, Netflix South Africa, 1Magic
Summary: A group of ambitious law students and their brilliant professor become involved in a murder plot that promises to change the course of their lives.
Starring: Viola Davis, Billy Brown, Alfred Enoch


The Fixer (2012)

Genre: Drama, Thriller
Channel: M-Net, SABC3, StarTimes One, e.tv, M-Net Series Zone, M-Net City, Vuzu Amp, 1Magic
Summary: A former White House Communications Director starts her own crisis management firm only to discover her clients are not the only ones with secrets.
Starring: Kerry Washington, Henry Ian Cusick, Columbus Short


Latest Articles

ABC premiere dates for 2017-18 Season

25 Jul 2017 | Written by: TVSA Team | From: News
A listing of the US premiere dates of the latest seasons of Grey's, black-ish, Modern Family, The Fixer and...


Latest American cancellations and renewals for 2017/2018

15 May 2017 | Written by: TVSA Team | From: News | 5 comments
Victims include American Crime and The Fixer and survivors include black-ish and Chicago x 3.


Hang onto your nerves... American Idol - it's back!

09 May 2017 | Written by: Tashi | From: Tashi's TV | 1 comment
They said it was over for good but it's not.


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