WLNS is a full service television station in Lansing and Jackson, Michigan, broadcasting on local digital UHF channel 36 and on virtual channel 6. Founded in 1950 as WJIM, it is owned by Young Broadcasting. WLNS is affiliated with CBS, airing CBS's primetime shows in the evening. In the morning,
the station airs CBS's morning news and information program, with spots for local news and weather; in the afternoon, it airs CBS's soap operas; in the early evening, it shows CBS's national news broadcast and 6 News. After primetime, it airs its own local newscasts, followed by CBS's late-night programming. WLNS also airs local sports broadcasts.