ABC American Broadcasting Company is an American commercial broadcast television network. The channel was launched in 1943 by Edward Noble. The channel has been owned by The Walt Disney Company since 1996, and is operated through the corporate subsidiary Disney–ABC Television Group. The channel's headquarters is situated in New York City, U.S.
The channel airs popular dramas like Castle, Grey's Anatomy Revenge, Once Upon A Time and newly launched critically acclaimed show Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. The channel airs popular sitcoms Modern Family, The Middle and The Neighbors. The channel also broadcasts the popular late night show Jimmy Kimmel Live!. The channel has also been home to prestigious award show The Academy Awards since 1976 and also Miss America.