WVLT-TV is a full service television station in Knoxville, broadcasting on local digital UHF channel 30 and on virtual channel 8. Founded in 1953, it is owned by Gray Television. WVLT-TV 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. After primetime, it airs its own local newscasts, followed by CBS's late-night programming. WVLT-TV also airs local sports broadcasts.