KFSM is a full service television station in Fort Smith, Arkansas, broadcasting on local digital UHF channel 18 and on virtual channel 5. Founded in 1953 as KFSA, it is owned by Local TV, LLC. KFSM 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 KFSM 5 News. After primetime, it airs its own local newscasts, followed by CBS's late-night programming. KFSM also airs local sports broadcasts.