Walt Disney Television

The current incarnation of Walt Disney Television is an American entertainment company that oversees television content and assets owned and operated by The Walt Disney Company. Forming the company's General Entertainment division,[1] it was formerly called Disney–ABC Television Group, ABC Group[5] before that, and Capital Cities/ABC initially, until Disney's acquisition of 21st Century Fox on March 20, 2019. Assets in the group include television networks: ABC, ABC News, Disney Channels, FX Networks, and Freeform; Disney Television Studios: ABC Signature, 20th Television and 20th Television Animation; and Hulu Originals.

Walt Disney Television
IndustryBroadcast and cable television
Mass media
PredecessorAmerican Broadcasting-Paramount Theatres
The old iteration of Walt Disney Television
FoundedMarch 18, 1985; 37 years ago (1985-03-18)
Area served
Worldwide, mainly serving United States
Key people
  • Dana Walden (Chairwoman, DGE)
  • Bryan Noon (President, Entertainment)
ProductsTelevision channel
Television program
ServicesTelevision production and distribution
Number of employees
7,000+ (2016)
ParentDisney General Entertainment Content
(The Walt Disney Company)[1]
WebsiteOfficial website
Footnotes / references

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