WKRN-TV is a full service television station in Nashville, broadcasting on local digital UHF channel 27 and on virtual channel 2. Founded in 1953, it is owned by New Young Broadcasting Holding Company. WKRN-TV 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. After primetime, it airs its own local newscasts, followed by ABC's late-night programming. WKRN-TV also airs local sports broadcasts.