WISN is a full service television station in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, broadcasting on local digital UHF channel 34 and on virtual channel 12. Founded in 1954 as WTVW, it is owned by Hearst Television, Inc. WISN is affiliated with ABC (American Broadcasting Company), airing ABC's primetime shows in the evening. In
n 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 WISN 12 News. After primetime, it airs its own local newscasts, followed by ABC's late-night programming. WISN also airs local sports broadcasts.