WWBT is a full service television station in Richmond, Virginia, broadcasting on local digital VHF channel 12. Founded in 1956, it is owned by Raycom Media. WWBT 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 12 News. After primetime, it airs its own local newscasts, followed by NBC's late-night programming. WWBT also airs local sports broadcasts.