"CNNBCBS (a division of ABC)” was featured on the “Lisa’s Wedding” segment of the animated television sitcom The Simpsons, with the airdate March 19, 1995. “CNNBCBS” is CNN + NBC + CBS.
“ABCNNBCBS” (ABC + CNN + NBC + CBS) has been cited in print since at least March 7, 1995. The nicknames indicate the mainstream television broadcast media—networks that frequently report the same stories in the same ways.
General term defining the mainstream propaganda news media in today’s society.
The California Wildfires were all over ABCNNBCBS, mainly pertaining only to the celebrities whose houses were nearly destroyed.
by MCMC Dec 5, 2007
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From: Patryk Silver
Local: Tues, Mar 7 1995 1:53 pm
Subject: Re: Hitler & Rush: a reply to James Glass
To anyone the least familiar with what actually passes as progressive positions, the charge that PBS and ABCNNBCBS are anything other than wholley centrist forums for noncontroversial infotainment deserves little in the way of serious consideration.
Episode Guide > Season 6, Episode 19
Lisa’s Wedding Trivia and Quotes
Sunday March 19, 1995
Moe’s patrons watch ABCNNBCBS on the bar’s television.
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Date: 19 Mar 1995 22:22:20 -0500
Local: Sun, Mar 19 1995 10:22 pm
Subject: Re: LISA’S WEDDING
It was one of the better episodes of the season. A good bounce back from a lousy episode a couple of weeks ago with The Critic. Some of the moments that were memorable were CNNBCBS (A Division of ABC) with Kent Brochman still as anchor.
Gen X TV:
The Brady Bunch to Melrose Place
By Rob Owen
Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press
Back at home, Homer watched one of the 1500 cable channels, “CNNBCBS (a division of ABC),” which covered the lives of celebrities.
10 November 2002, Oakland (CA) Tribune, Deroy Murdock column:
AMERICA’S long national nightmare is nearly over. After a painful, 169-day hiatus, new episodes of “The Simpsons” finally return to Fox TV Sundays at 8 p.m. Eastern.
In another installment, Lisa envisions a 2010 newscast on “CNNBCBS, a division of ABC.”
How to uproot the system and build a better world
By David B. Solnit
San Francisco, CA: City Lights Books
ABCNNBCBS — the increasingly blurred brand names for the same narrow stream of US corporate-filtered mass media.
How a Cartoon Masterpiece Defined a Generation
By Chris Turner
Cambridge, MA: Da Capo
Homer drags his daughter’s fiance to Moe’s Tavern, where a TV set is tuned to the news on CNNBCBS (a division of ABC).
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