WNEM is a full service television station in Bay City, Saginaw, Flint and Michigan, broadcasting on local digital UHF channel 22 and on virtual channel 5. Founded in 1954, it is owned by Meredith Corporation. WNEM 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 WNEM-TV 5. After primetime, it airs its own local newscasts, followed by CBS's late-night programming. WNEM also airs local sports broadcasts.