WMSY-TV is a full service television station in Marion, Virginia, broadcasting on local digital UHF channel 42 and virtual channel 52. Founded in 1981, it is owned by Blue Ridge Public Television, Inc. and branded as Blue Ridge PBS. WMSY is a member station of PBS (Public Broadcasting Service). In
addition to its PBS programming, WMSY airs locally produced programs with information concerning local interest, culture, history and education. WMSY is a multiplexed channel, with three subchannels. Blue Ridge PBS and PBS programming in high definition is carried on 52.1; on 52.2 is Blue Ridge PBS and PBS programming in standard definition; PBS World is carried on 52.3, with news and information.