Warner Bros. Television
is the television division of Warner Bros. Pictures, founded on March 21, 1955 by studio vice president Jack L. Warner and headed by TV producer and actor William T. Orr (credited as "Wm. T. Orr"). The studio made its small screen debut with Warner Bros. Presents on September 20, 1955. Around circa 1960, WBTV formed Warner Bros. Television Distribution. Then, in 1989, WBTVD formed the current syndication arm of WBTV, Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution, after acquiring Lorimar-Telepictures.