WPXH-TV is a full service television station in Gadsden, Alabama , broadcasting on local digital UHF channel 45 and virtual channel 44 to the Birmingham, Alabama area. Founded in 1986, it owned by ION Media Networks. It is an affiliate of ION, featuring a broad mix of popular television series, theatrical and made-for-television movies, specials and sports. WPXH's channel has three subchannels, all with ION programming. On 44.1 is ION's basic programming; On 44.2 is qubo, ION's children's television specialty channel, broadcasting in English and Spanish, and on 44.3 is ION Life, airing lifestyle programming during the day, and movies in the evening.