12 Facts About ABC News


ABC News is the news division of the American broadcast network ABC.

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ABC News began in 1943 as the NBC Blue Network, a radio network that was spun off from NBC, as ordered by the Federal Communications Commission in 1942.

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Regular television news broadcasts on ABC began soon after the network signed on its initial owned-and-operated television station and production center in New York City in August 1948.

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Additionally, ABC News signed a multi-year content deal with AP for its affiliate video service, Associated Press Television News, while providing material from ABC's own news video service, ABC News One, to APTV.

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On September 20,2019, ABC News Radio was renamed as ABC News Audio as the network has evolved to offer a podcast portfolio and other forms of on-demand and linear content.

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On September 10,2018, ABC News launched a second attempt to extend its Good Morning America brand into the afternoon with Strahan, Sara and Keke.

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ABC News Radio is the radio service of ABC Audio, a division of the ABC News.

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Formerly known as ABC Radio News, ABC News Radio feeds through Skyview Networks with newscasts on the hour to its affiliates.

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ABC News Radio is the largest commercial radio news organization in the US.

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ABC News Now was a 24-hour cable news network that launched on July 26,2004, as a digital subchannel by ABC News, being the company's second attempt in the 24-hour cable news world after Satellite News Channel.

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ABC News Now was replaced on cable providers with Fusion on October 28,2013.

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The U S ABC News maintains a content sharing agreement with the Nine Network, which broadcasts GMA domestically in the early morning before its own breakfast program.

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