WNEP is a full service television station in Scranton and Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, broadcasting on local digital UHF channel 50. Founded in 1953, it is owned by Local TV. WNEP 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 NewsWatch 16. After primetime, it airs its own local newscasts, followed by ABC's late-night programming. WNEP also airs local sports broadcasts.