WJAR is a full service television station in Providence, Rhode Island and New Bedford, Massachusetts, broadcasting on local digital UHF channel 51 and on virtual channel 10. Founded in 1949, it is owned by Media General. WJAR is affiliated with NBC (National Broadcasting Company), airing NBC's primetime shows in the
evening. In the morning, the station airs NBC's morning news and information program, with spots for local news and weather; in the afternoon, it airs NBC's soap operas; in the early evening, it shows NBC's national news broadcast and NBC 10 News. After primetime, it airs its own local newscasts, followed by NBC's late-night programming. WJAR also airs local sports broadcasts.