WXYZ is a full service television station in Detroit, Michigan, broadcasting on local digital UHF channel 41 and on virtual channel 7. Founded in 1948, it is owned E. W. Scripps Company. WXYZ 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 7 Action News. After primetime, it airs its own local newscasts, followed by ABC's late-night programming. WXYZ also airs local sports broadcasts.