DreamWorks SKG Television was formed in December 1994 as DreamWorks Studios agreed to a $200 million seven-year TV production joint venture with the Capital Cities/ABC. The first show, Champs, was scheduled as a mid-season replacement for the ABC network. Dan McDermott was named division chief executive in June 1995.The Walt Disney Company bought Capital Cities/ABC in February 1996.
^Molloy, Tim (December 16, 2011). "FX Orders Cold War Pilot ‘The Americans’". The Wrap. Retrieved May 26, 2014. "DreamWorks Television is also credited as an executive producer on the pilot, which is being produced by Fox Television Studios and FX Productions."