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WNCN, channel 17, is a CBS- affiliated television station that is licensed to Goldsboro, North Carolina, United States, and serves North Carolina's Triangle region. The station's studios are located on Front Street in North Raleigh, and its transmitter is located in Auburn, North Carolina. The station is carried on cable channel 6 in Raleigh; cable channel 2 in Durham and Chapel Hill; channel 10 in Wilson, Fayetteville and Southern Pines; channel 13 in Goldsboro; channel 9 in Carrboro; and cable channel 7 in most other places, including Cary. In recent years, WNCN has been carried on cable in multiple areas within the Greensboro and Greenville markets.

On January 15, 2016, CBS and WNCN announced that WNCN would become the new CBS affiliate for the Triangle market, effective February 29, 2016--ending a 21-year affiliation with NBC. The same day, longtime CBS affiliate WRAL-TV announced it would become the new NBC affiliate for the region.