KCAL is a broadcast television station in Los Angeles, California, broadcasting on local digital VHF channel 9 and branded as KCAL9. Founded in 1948, it is owned by CBS Corporation. KCAL 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 KCAL 9 NewsCentral. After primetime, it airs its own local newscasts, followed by CBS's late-night programming. KCAL also airs local sports broadcasts.