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Definition of the Turner Broadcasting System from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

the Turner Broadcasting System

 
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the television system created by Ted Turner from the single station he bought in Atlanta in 1976. He began CNN in 1980 as part of TBS, which also now includes Turner Network Television, the Cartoon Network, Turner Sports and Turner Classic Movies. TBS became part of Time Warner in 1996.