The operating system has moved around to a handful of companies over the years, but it's gaining new life under LG.
The operating system is an open-source alternative to Android and the many other operating systems available on mobile devices right now.
LG says the platform will be updated next year and will power all of its Internet TVs -- and possibly other devices for the home.
Given the cold shoulder by HP, WebOS was picked up by LG more than a year ago, leading to a simpler type of smart TV interface.
LG's new TV range for 2014 has plenty of 4K, plus new WebOS-based Smart TV functionality and the promise of bigger OLED on the way.
LG's much-hyped Smart TV platform is hitting store shelves now, but does its simpler approach beat the myriad other smart devices vying for space in your living room?
The company settles a class-action lawsuit that accused its leadership of rash decision-making that left shareholders out in the cold.
With WebOS debuting on LG's televisions, CNET takes a look back at the tortured history of the once promising mobile platform.
The WebOS interface will appear on more than 70 percent of LG's 2014 smart TVs.
LG's 2014 smart TVs will have an interface based on the late Palm smartphone operating system.