A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from October 13, 2010
All Bullshit Channel (ABC nickname)

The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) began in 1943 and is headquartered on Manhattan’s Upper West Side (near Lincoln Center). A few critics have said that “ABC” stands for “All Bullshit Channel” (cited in print since at least 1996).

Other ABC nicknames include “Almost Broadcasting Company” and “Alphabet Network.”


Wikipedia: American Broadcasting Company
The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American television network. Created in 1943 from the former NBC Blue radio network, ABC is owned by The Walt Disney Company and is part of Disney-ABC Television Group. Its first broadcast on television was in 1948. As one of the Big Three television networks for its first 45 years, its programming has contributed to American popular culture.

Corporate headquarters are in the Upper West Side of Manhattan in New York City, while programming offices are in Burbank, California adjacent to the Walt Disney Studios and the corporate headquarters of The Walt Disney Company.

The formal name of the operation is American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., and that name appears on copyright notices for its in-house network productions and on all official documents of the company, including paychecks and contracts. A separate entity named ABC Inc., formerly Capital Cities/ABC Inc., is that firm’s direct parent company, and that company is owned in turn by Disney. The network is sometimes referred to as the “Alphabet Network”, due to the letters “ABC” being the first three letters of the Latin alphabet, in order.

Google Groups: alt.law-enforcement
Newsgroups: alt.law-enforcement
From: (Sandy Baumann)
Date: 1996/04/03
Subject: Media loves Bogus Videotapes of P.O’s

Here we go again with a wanna be police citizen with a video camera following the police to get their minute of glory on the Communist News Network or the All Bullshit Channel.

Google Groups: seattle.politics
Newsgroups: talk.politics.mideast, alt.california, seattle.politics, alt.politics
From: Proud Leftist Date: Wed, 01 Nov 2000 17:18:39 GMT
Local: Wed, Nov 1 2000 12:18 pm
Subject: Re: Bloody arabs = bloody muslims. Remember Cole

Welcome to 2000 the game show election, Survivor election seen here on ABC (All Bullshit Channel).

The Concobian Chronicles
Friday, June 09, 2006
Had to Wait to Rant
(...)
I see ABC “ALL BULLSHIT CHANNEL” says that we shouldn’t have killed that fucking piece of shit terrorist in Iraq.

Democratic Underground
harun
Tue Apr-03-07 09:52 AM
52. ABC = All Bullshit Channel

rude’s world
Jun 26, 2008
All Bullshit Channel (ABC) is at it again
Once again, the idiots at one of the MSM news outlets are trying to make the news instead of just reporting it.

Norton Release
News Channel acronyms
Posted by Political Silence on 10/09/09
Was watching YouTube awhile ago when I ran across this. Thought it was quite funny!

ABC = All Bullshit Channel
All Barack Channel
CBS = Communist Broadcasting Service
BBC = British Brainwashing Corporation
CNN´╗┐ = Communist News Network
NBC = Nothing But Crap
National Barack Channel

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityRadio/Television • Wednesday, October 13, 2010 • Permalink