WRAL is a full service television station in Raleigh. Durham and Fayetteville, North Carolina, broadcasting on local digital UHF channel 48 and on virtual channel 5. Founded in 1956, it is owned by Capitol Broadcasting Company. WRAL 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 WRAL News. After primetime, it airs its own local newscasts, followed by CBS's late-night programming. WRAL also airs local sports broadcasts.