KERO is a full service television station in Bakersfield, California, broadcasting on local digital VHF channel 10 and on virtual channel 23. Founded in 1953, it is owned by The E.W. Scripps Company. KERO 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 ABC 23 News. After primetime, it airs its own local newscasts, followed by ABC's late-night programming. KERO also airs local sports broadcasts.