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“WB" Stands For Warner Brothers

Warner Bros. Entertainment, Warner Bros. Studios, or Warner Bros., is one of the world's largest producers of film and television entertainment, based in Burbank, California. Since 1990, Warner Bros. has been a subsidiary of the Time Warner conglomerate. Warner Bros. is best known for its DC Comics, Looney Tunes, and other live-action entertainment series' and films.

Warner Bros. includes several family companies, among them Warner Bros. Studios, Warner Bros. Pictures, WB Television, Warner Bros. Animation, The WB, Warner Home Video, DC Comics, and The CW Television Network.


  • Type: Subsidiary of Time Warner
  • Industry: Entertainment
  • Founded: 1918 (as Warner Bros. Studios) 1923 (as Warner Bros. Pictures)
  • Founder(s): Jack Warner, Harry Warner, Albert Warner, Sam Warner         
  • Headquarters: Burbank, California, United States
  • Key People: Bary Meyer, Jeff Robinov, Edward A. Romano, Kevin Tsujihara


Warner Bros.' libraries and catalogs include:

  • Warner Bros.' library released after January 1, 1950
    • The post-January 1950 Warner Bros. film library
    • Post-July 1948 Looney Tunes/Merrie Melodies short subject cartoons
    • Post-August 1948 Warner Bros. live-action short subjects
  • Post-1935 and pre-1943 Black and White Looney Tunes cartoons
  • Warner Bros. Television library
    • Telepictures library
      • Turner Program Services library
  • Warner Horizon Television library
  • Seven Arts Productions library
  • National General Pictures film library
  • The Wolper Organization library
  • The pre-1982 Orion Pictures film library
  • Most of the pre-1991 Morgan Creek Productions library
  • Most of the pre-1990 Fantasy Films/Saul Zaentz Company film library
  • Lorimar Television library
    • Most of the Lorimar Motion Pictures/Lorimar Film Entertainment library
      • Most of the post-August 17, 1946 Monogram/Allied Artists Pictures library
  • The post-1974 Rankin-Bass Productions catalog and library


Founders of Warner Bros. Studios

Warner Bros. Classic Animation

Warner Bros. Animation

Warner Bros. Family Entertainment

Kids' WB

Warner Home Video

Warner Bros. Interactive

Warner Bros. Pictures

Warner Bros. Television