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.
KCAL-TV, virtual and VHF digital channel 9, is an independent television station licensed to Los Angeles, California, United States. The station is owned by the CBS Television Stations subsidiary of ViacomCBS, as part of a duopoly with CBS owned-and-operated station and West Coast flagship KCBS-TV (channel 2).
The two stations share studios at the CBS Studio Center on Radford Avenue in the Studio City section of Los Angeles; KCAL-TV's transmitter is located atop Mount Wilson. There is no separate website for KCAL-TV; instead, it is integrated with that of sister station KCBS-TV.