Disney General Entertainment Content

Disney General Entertainment Content
Walt Disney Television
Formerly
TypeDivision
Industry
PredecessorAmerican Broadcasting-Paramount Theatres
The old iteration of Walt Disney Television
FoundedMarch 18, 1985 (1985-03-18)
Headquarters,
U.S.
Area served
Worldwide, mainly serving United States
Key people
  • Dana Walden (Chairwoman, DGE)
  • Bryan Noon (President, Entertainment)
Products
Brands
ServicesTelevision production and distribution
Number of employees
7,000+ (2016)
ParentThe Walt Disney Company[1]
Divisions
Subsidiaries
WebsiteDisney General Entertainment
Footnotes / references
[2][3][4]

Disney General Entertainment Content, doing business as 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.

  1. ^ a b Low, Elaine (October 12, 2020). "Disney Reorganizes Content and Distribution Units to Bolster Streaming Businesses". Variety. Retrieved October 14, 2020.
  2. ^ "About - Leadership, Management Team : Media Networks". The Walt Disney Company. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |url= (help)
  3. ^ Cite error: The named reference vty was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  4. ^ Guthrie, Marisa (September 14, 2016). "Disney/ABC TV's Ben Sherwood on a 'Star Wars' Series, "Mistakes" in Michael Strahan's 'Live' Exit and Bob Iger's Future". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved November 29, 2016.
  5. ^ Newcomb, Horace (2014). Encyclopedia of Television. Routledge. ISBN 978-1-135-19472-7.

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