KPNX is a full service television station in Mesa and Phoenix, Arizona, broadcasting on local digital VHF channel 12. Founded in 1953 as KTYL, it is owned by Gannett Company. KPNX is affiliated with NBC (National Broadcasting Company), airing NBC's primetime shows in the evening. In the morning, the station
on 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 and12 News. After primetime, it airs its own local newscasts, followed by NBC's late-night programming. KPNX also airs local sports broadcasts.