Warner Bros. Entertainment
Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc. is an important and influential movie studio based in Burbank, California. It was founded in 1918 by its namesakes, four immigrant brothers from Poland, the best known being Jack Warner. WB is now a part of the giant media conglomerate Time Warner.
Warner Bros. is famous for many films that it made during the 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s, such as Casablanca and the first full-length film with audible dialogue, The Jazz Singer. It is also known for its Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies cartoon series.
In 1955, Warner Bros. created its television production division, Warner Bros. Television (WBTV). During the late 1950s and early 1960s, WBTV also produced a number of television programs that have gone on to become classics, such as Sugarfoot, Cheyenne, Bronco, 77 Sunset Strip, Hawaiian Eye, Surfide 6, Bourbon Street Beat, Temple Houston, Lawman, and Maverick.
In the 1990s on its own television network, the WB broadcast the family series 7th Heaven about life in a minister's family.
DC Comics is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Warner Bros.