WICU is a full service television station in Erie, Pennsylvania, broadcasting on local digital VHF channel 12. Founded in 1949, it is owned by SJL Broadcasting, Inc. WICU 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 12 News . After primetime, it airs its own local newscasts, followed by NBC's late-night programming. WICU also airs local sports broadcasts. WICU also shows the CW on subchannel12.2 and shows CBS on subchannel 12.3.