WPVI is a full service television station in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, broadcasting on local digital VHF channel 6 and on virtual channel 6. Founded in 1947 as WFIL, it is owned by Disney/ABC. WPVI is affiliated with ABC (American Broadcasting Company), airing ABC's primetime shows in the evening. In the morning,
the station airs ABC's morning news and information program, with spots for local news and weather; in the afternoon, it airs ABC's soap operas; in the early evening, it shows ABC's national news broadcast and Channel 6 Action News. After primetime, it airs its own local newscasts, followed by ABC's late-night programming. WPVI also airs local sports broadcasts.