ABC

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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.

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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.


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Motive

Genre: Drama, Police Procedural
Channel: M-Net, SABC2, M-Net Edge, M-Net City
Summary: Motive is a new way to watch a crime drama: each episode begins by revealing both the victim and the killer. It's not a whodunit, but a whydunit.
Starring: Kristin Lehman, Louis Ferreira, Brendan Penny


The Primetime Emmy Awards

Genre: Award Shows
Channel: M-Net
Summary: The Primetime Emmy Awards are presented by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in recognition of excellence in American primetime programming.
Starring: Conan O'Brien, Ryan Seacrest, Howie Mandel


Once Upon a Time

Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Channel: M-Net Series, StarTimes One, M-Net Series Showcase, Vuzu, M-Net Family, Vuzu Amp
Summary: Fantasy series set in the small town of Storybrooke, populated by characters from fairy tales who have been exiled to the real world due to a curse.
Starring: Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Morrison, Lana Parrilla


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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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