WCNC is a full service television station in Charlotte, broadcasting on local digital UHF channel 22 and on virtual channel 36. Founded in 1967, it is owned by Belo Corporation. WCNC 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. After primetime, it airs its own local newscasts, followed by NBC's late-night programming. WCNC also airs local sports broadcasts.