WFAA is a full service television station in Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, broadcasting on local digital VHF channel 8. Founded in 1949 as KBTV, it is owned by Belo Corporation. WFAA 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 and News 8 HD. After primetime, it airs its own local newscasts, followed by ABC's late-night programming. WFAA also airs local sports broadcasts.