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WARNER COMMUNICATIONS INC. was established in 1972 when Kinney National Company spun off its non-entertainment assets due to a financial scandal over its parking operations (as National Kinney Corporation ), and changed its name.

HISTORY

It was the parent company for Warner Bros. Pictures and Warner Music Group . It also owned DC Comics and Mad magazine . Warner made (and later lost) considerable profits with Atari, Inc.
Atari, Inc.
, which it owned from 1976 to 1984.

In 1979, Warner formed a joint venture with credit card company American Express
American Express
, Warner-Amex Satellite Entertainment
Entertainment
, which owned such cable channels as MTV
MTV
, Nickelodeon , and The Movie Channel . Warner bought out American Express's half in 1984, and sold the venture a year later to Viacom
Viacom
, which renamed it MTV
MTV
Networks .

In 1982, Warner purchased Popular Library from CBS Publications .

In 1987, it was announced that Warner Communications
Warner Communications
and Time Inc. were to merge, although it took two years for the merger to take place. Before the merger closed in 1989, Warner purchased Lorimar - Telepictures . In early 1990, the combined companies were named Time Warner .

The Warner Communications
Warner Communications
name was still credited on releases from Elektra Records and its sister labels until 2004. The Warner Music Group continues to use the "Big W" logo, designed by Saul Bass in 1972.

Warner Communications
Warner Communications
continues to exist as an holding company to Warner Bros. and HBO
HBO
.

REFERENCES

* ^ "List of corporate scandals". Financial Analyses. 4 October 2011. Retrieved 30 August 2015. * ^ "Copyrights of Golden-Age Comics". Golden-Age Comic book Superheroes & Villains Encyclopedia. Retrieved 20 September 2011. * ^ https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1105705/000119312516477965/d280491dex21.htm

SEE ALSO

* Kinney National Company * Kinney Parking Company * National Kinney Corporation * Warner Bros.-Seven Arts

* v * t * e

Time Warner

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

* William P. Barr * Jeff Bewkes * Robert C. Clark * Mathias Döpfner * Jessica Einhorn * Carlos Gutierrez
Carlos Gutierrez
* Fred Hassan * Paul Wachter * Deborah Wright

OTHER PEOPLE

* Richard Parsons * Steve Ross

* v * t * e

Turner Broadcasting System

NORTH AMERICAN TELEVISION

* Boomerang * Cartoon Network
Cartoon Network
( Adult Swim
Adult Swim
; Toonami
Toonami
) * CNN
CNN
* CNN
CNN
Airport * CNN
CNN
International * HLN * NBA TV
NBA TV
1 * TBS * TNT * truTV * Turner Classic Movies

TBS EUROPE

BOING

* Africa * France * Italy * Spain

BOOMERANG

* Central and Eastern Europe * Arab World, Africa, Greece and Cyprus * France * Germany * Italy * Netherlands * Nordic * Portugal * Turkey * UK ">CARTOON NETWORK

* Arabic * Arab World and Africa * Central & Eastern Europe * France * Germany * Italy * Netherlands * Nordic * Poland * Portugal * Russia and Southeastern Europe * Turkey * UK ">TURNER CLASSIC MOVIES

* Arab World and Africa * Nordic * UK ">TNT

* Comedy * Film
Film
* Serie * Nordic

CNN
CNN

* CNN
CNN
International * CNN
CNN
Türk

OTHERS

* Cartoonito * Toonami
Toonami
(France)

TBS ASIA PACIFIC

CARTOON NETWORK

* Australia and New Zealand * China (on demand) * India * Japan * Pakistan * Philippines 3 * Southeast Asia * South Korea * Taiwan

CNN
CNN

* CNN-News18 * CNN
CNN
International Asia Pacific * CNN
CNN
International South Asia * Indonesia 2 * Philippines 3

HBO
HBO

* Cinemax
Cinemax
* HBO
HBO
* HBO
HBO
Family * HBO
HBO
Hits * HBO
HBO
Signature * RED by HBO
HBO

BOOMERANG

* Australia and New Zealand * Southeast Asia * South Korea * Thailand

TOONAMI

* Asia * India

OTHERS

* Oh!K * Pogo * truTV * Turner Classic Movies * WB Channel * Warner Channel * World Heritage Channel

TBS LATIN AMERICA

* Boomerang * Cartoon Network
Cartoon Network
* Chilevisión * CNN
CNN
Chile * CNN
CNN
en Español * CNN
CNN
International * Esporte Interativo
Esporte Interativo
* Glitz * HispanicTV * I.Sat * Space * TBS * TNT Series * Tooncast * Warner Channel * truTV

TV PRODUCTION/DISTRIBUTION

* Cartoon Network
Cartoon Network
Development Studio Europe * Cartoon Network
Cartoon Network
Studios * Cartoon Network
Cartoon Network
Productions * CNN
CNN
Films * Turner Sports
Turner Sports
* World Championship Wrestling 4 * Williams Street * Hulu
Hulu
(10%)

INTERNET ASSETS

* Bleacher Report
Bleacher Report
* CNNMoney * FilmStruck * Super Deluxe
Super Deluxe

FORMER

* Boomerang Spain * Cable Music
Music
Channel * Cartoon Network
Cartoon Network
Spain * Cartoon Network
Cartoon Network
Too * China Entertainment
Entertainment
Television
Television
* CNN
CNN
Checkout Channel * CNNfn
CNNfn
* CNN/SI * CNX
CNX
* CNN+
CNN+
* Crime Library * Gameloft
Gameloft
* Imagine TV * Infinito * Lumiere Movies * Nuts TV * Real * Retro * Showtime Scandinavia
Showtime Scandinavia
* Silver * Star! Scandinavia * The Smoking Gun * Toonami
Toonami
(UK text-align:left;">

* ^1 Owned by the NBA , operated by Turner. * ^2 Co-owned by Trans Media . * ^3 Co-owned with Nine Media Corporation
Nine Media Corporation
and Radio Philippines Network through a brand licensing agreement. * ^4 Assets now owned by WWE, Inc. through WCW, Inc.

* v * t * e

Warner Bros.

FOUNDERS

* Jack L. Warner * Harry Warner
Harry Warner
* Albert Warner
Albert Warner
* Sam Warner
Sam Warner

EXECUTIVES

* Kevin Tsujihara (Chairman and CEO)

FEATURE FILM PRODUCTION

* Warner Bros. Pictures * Warner Animation Group * New Line Cinema
New Line Cinema
* Castle Rock Entertainment
Entertainment
* Flagship Entertainment
Entertainment
(joint venture with CMC )

TV production and distribution

* Alloy Entertainment
Entertainment
* Telepictures * WB Animation * Warner Bros. Television
Television
* Warner Bros. International Television
Television
* Warner Bros. International Television
Television
Production (WB TV Productions UK ( Shed Productions ) * Eyeworks )

BROADCAST TV

TERRESTRIAL TV

* The CW
The CW
(co-owned with CBS )

CABLE TV

* Warner Channel (with HBO
HBO
Latin America Group and HBO
HBO
Asia ) * WB Channel (with Turner International India )

Warner Bros. Interactive

* Avalanche Software * Monolith Productions * NetherRealm Studios * Rocksteady Studios

* TT Games

* TT Games Publishing * TT Fusion * Traveller\'s Tales * TT Animation * Playdemic

* Turbine * WB Games Montréal * WB Games New York * WB Games San Francisco

WARNER BROS. DIGITAL NETWORKS

* DramaFever * Machinima, Inc.
Machinima, Inc.
* Warner Archive Instant

DC ENTERTAINMENT

* DC Films

* DC Comics

* Mad * Vertigo

HOME VIDEO

* Warner Home Video * Warner Archive Collection

PUBLIC ATTRACTIONS

* Warner Bros. Studio Tours

MISCELLANEOUS ASSETS

* Turner Entertainment
Entertainment
Co. * Hanna-Barbera * WaterTower Music
Music
* Fandango Media (30%)

* v * t * e

Home Box Office Inc.

TV CHANNELS

* HBO
HBO
* Cinemax
Cinemax
* HBO
HBO
Asia * RED by HBO
HBO
* HBO
HBO
Europe * HBO
HBO
Netherlands * HBO
HBO
Canada * Warner Channel * WB Channel * International

OTHER

* HBO
HBO
Films

MISCELLANEOUS MovieTickets.com

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