WAWV is a full service television station in Terre Haute, Indiana, broadcasting on local digital UHF channel 39 and on virtual channel 38. Founded in 1973 as WIIL, it is owned by Mission Broadcasting. WAWV is affiliated with ABC (American Broadcasting Company), airing ABC's primetime shows in the evening. In
the morning, the station airs ABC's morning news and information program, with spots for local news and weather; in the afternoon, it airs ABC's soap operas; in the early evening, it shows ABC's national news broadcast and WAWV News. After primetime, it airs its own local newscasts, followed by ABC's late-night programming.WAWV also airs local sports broadcasts.