WFTS is a full service television station in Tampa and St. Petersburg, Florida, broadcasting on local digital UHF channel 29 and on virtual channel 28. Founded in 1981, it is owned by The E.W. Scripps Company. WFTS 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 Action News. After primetime, it airs its own local newscasts, followed by ABC's late-night programming. WFTS also airs local sports broadcasts.