WCBS is a full service television station in New York City, New York, broadcasting on local digital UHF channel 33 and on virtual channel 2. Founded in 1931 as W2XAB, and is the flagship station of the CBS Corporation. WCBS is affiliated with CBS, airing CBS's primetime shows in the
evening. In the morning, the station airs CBS's morning news and information program, with spots for local news and weather; in the afternoon, it airs CBS's soap operas; in the early evening, it shows CBS's national news broadcast and CBS 2 News. After primetime, it airs its own local newscasts, followed by CBS's late-night programming. WCBS also airs local sports broadcasts.