Muppet Wiki

ABC Family

Revision as of 04:44, May 7, 2012 by Jbrangwynne53 (wall | contribs)

29,549pages on
this wiki
Abc family first look piggy

ABC Family is a U.S. television network currently owned by ABC, a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company. ABC Family offers contemporary and family programming, including off-network syndicated reruns and original series, feature films and Made-for-TV original movies, and some religious programming.

The network was founded in 1977 as an extension of televangelist Pat Robertson's Christian television ministry, and eventually evolved into The Family Channel by 1990. In 1998, it was sold to News Corporation (parent company of FOX) and media mogul Haim Saban and renamed Fox Family. In October 2001, Fox Family was sold to The Walt Disney Company and renamed ABC Family.

ABC Family has aired The Muppets Take Manhattan, The Witches, Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium (in which Kermit the Frog made a cameo), and repeats of the Muppets' appearances on America's Funniest Home Videos.

On November 5, 2011, ABC Family aired an "exclusive access" sneak peek of The Muppets hosted by Miss Piggy during their "Double Date Night" broadcast of Beauty and the Beast and Aladdin. (YouTube)

External links

Wikipedia has an article related to:

Around Wikia's network

Random Wiki