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Warner Bros.

American producer of film, television, and music entertainment

Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (commonly known as Warner Bros.[a] and abbreviated as WB) is an American diversified multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate headquartered at the Warner Bros. Studios complex in Burbank, California, and a subsidiary of AT&T's WarnerMedia through its Studios & Networks division. Founded in 1923 by four brothers Harry, Albert (Abe), Sam, and Jack Warner, the company established itself as a leader in the American film industry before diversifying into animation, television, and video games, and is one of the "Big Five" major American film studios, as well as a member of the Motion Picture Association (MPA).

The company is known for its film studio division, the Warner Bros. Pictures Group, which includes Warner Bros. Pictures, New Line Cinema, the Warner Animation Group, Castle Rock Entertainment, and DC Films. Among its other assets include the television production company Warner Bros. Television Studios; animation studios Warner Bros. Animation and Cartoon Network Studios; comic book publisher DC Comics; video game development and publishing arm Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment; cable television channels Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Boomerang, and Turner Classic Movies; and a 50% interest in broadcast television network The CW, which is co-owned with ViacomCBS. Warner Bros. also operates various divisions specializing in publishing, merchandising, music, theater, and theme parks. Bugs Bunny, a cartoon character created as part of the Looney Tunes series, is the company's official mascot.

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March 21, 1956
The division was started on March 21, 1955, with its first head being Jack L. Warner's son-in-law William T. Orr. ABC had major success against its competition with Walt Disney's Disneyland TV series and approached Warner Bros. initially with the idea of purchasing the studio's film library (WB eventually sold the rights to the negatives of pre-1950 films and pre-1948 cartoons and shorts to Associated Artists Productions, or a.a.p., in 1956

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August 10, 2021
WebWire
Warner Bros. announced today that Jason DeMarco has taken on a newly expanded role joining Warner Bros. Animation (WBA) and Cartoon Network Studios (CNS) as Senior Vice President, Anime and Action Series/Longform. DeMarco will also continue his role at Adult Swim as Senior Vice President, Head of Anime and Action Series. DeMarco will report to both Sam Register, President, Warner Bros. Animation and Cartoon Network Studios and Michael Ouweleen, President, Adult Swim., , , , In his newly forme...
August 5, 2021
WebWire
The LEGO Group is celebrating 20 years of LEGO® Harry PotterTM with the reveal of the LEGO Harry PotterTM HogwartsTM Icons Collectors' Edition, an intricate display model and a perfect homage to the fan-favourite Wizarding World. The detailed new set follows the adventures of Harry Potter and his friends, capturing some of the most iconic characters and moments in one, single stunning model. The set also includes several famous artifacts found in the Wizarding World over the last two decades...
July 5, 2021
WebWire
, , , , • New LEGO ® Ideas Seinfeld set celebrates the iconic sitcom created by Jerry Seinfeld and Larry David , , • The set is revealed on the anniversary of the first episode of the iconic comedy show - July 5th 1989 , , • The LEGO Ideas set was designed by LEGO fan Brent Waller, from Brisbane, Australia and features Jerry's flat, a stand-up stage and the five iconic characters , , , , , , Fans of classic 90s sitcom Seinfeld can now recreate some of the most iconic scenes from the series with the...
Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood
June 3, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Imagery found HERE New and Expanded Features Include: The "Storytelling Showcase," where guests can explore the evolution of Warner Bros.'...
Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood
June 3, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Imagery found HERE New and Expanded Features Include: The "Storytelling Showcase," where guests can explore the evolution of Warner Bros.'...
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