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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0021268263
File Number:
CPR-174010
Submit Date:
10/07/2015
Call Sign:
WWMT
Facility ID:
74195
City:
KALAMAZOO
State:
MI
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/07/2015
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third Quarter of 2015

General Information

Section Question Response
Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application?

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CBS
Nielsen DMA Grand Rapids-Kalaz-Battle Crk
Web Home Page Address www.wwmt.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 168.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 7.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(15)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 15) Response
Program Title The Henry Ford's Innovation Nation
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:00am-11:30am ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. HENRY FORD'S INNOVATION NATION - hosted by Mo Rocca, this program is a weekly celebration of the inventor's spirit; from historic scientific pioneers throughout past centuries to the forward-looking visionaries of today. "Each episode inspires young viewers to dream, create, and innovate by telling the dramatic stories behind the world's greatest inventions and the perseverance, passion and price required to bring them to life. Featuring "What if it Never Happened," "Innovation by Accident" and a strong focus on "Junior Geniuses" who are changing the face of technology, this series appeals to young viewers and their families. This program aired on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 15) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/7:30am-8:00am ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. WILD AMERICA - The key objective of this program is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American continent, their interaction with other animals and their environment. Throughout the series emphasis will be placed upon protecting endangered species and the impact that humans have while interacting in their environment. The goal of this program is for the viewer to achieve a greater understanding of nature and specific animal species with the aid of up close and detailed photography throughout the program. Through this understanding it is hoped that viewers will better relate to the natural environment as it exists in North America and learn to protect North America's animal species. This program aired on the secondary digital stream, WWMTDT2, channel 8.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 15) Response
Program Title All In with Laila Ali
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/12:00pm-12:30pm ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ALL IN WITH LAILA ALI - Former professional boxer Laila Ali, scours the globe finding some of the world's most compelling stories. The program steps off the beaten track into uncharted territory profiling inspirational people, groundbreaking achievements and extraordinary lifestyles. Whether through sports, culture, travel or adventure, this program inspires its audience to go ALL IN on their dreams. This program aired on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 15) Response
Program Title Recipe Rehab
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:30am-12:00pm ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. RECIPE REHAB - This program uses favorite, high calorie family recipes submitted by viewers as the basis of a face off with two acclaimed chefs. Each chef must take the recipe and give a low calorie twist, demonstrating that foods don't have to be high in calories or fats to be delicious. As the chefs work through the challenge, the viewers will learn the value of healthy, wholesome ingredients and how healthy food choices can have a positive effect on our quality of life. This program aired on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 15) Response
Program Title Dr. Chris Pet Vet
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:30am-11:00am ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program shows a vet at work caring and treating a variety of animals. The viewer is shown what it takes to keep animals healthy from elective procedures used as part of long-term treatments to specialist services when necessary which involve the most intricate and technologically advanced surgery. The program also deals with the human owners and how they approach the care of their pets. This program aired on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 15) Response
Program Title Expedition Wild
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:00am-11:30am ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. EXPEDITION WILD - Wildlife expert Casey Anderson showcases his charismatic animal companions on an innovative and action-packed odyssey through North America's wild places. Through this program viewers will have a rare glimpse into the beauty and complexity of the natural world. Viewers will follow Casey on a series of adventures, such as paddling the Grand Canyon, skiing with wolverines in British Columbia, observing mountain lions in Montana, staking out the scavengers of Yellowstone, investigating a raven's nest, observing polar bears on Alaska's northern slope and climbing rugged extremes in pursuit of Maine's black bears. These adventures will bring the viewer a rare experience with endangered species, some deadly, others dashing in the stunning natural ecosystem they call home. This program aired on the secondary digital stream, WWMTDT2, channel 8.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 15) Response
Program Title Lucky Dog
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:00am-10:30am ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal trainer, Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch where his mission is to rescue hard-to love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and on developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. In order to accomplish his goal, McMillan must investigate what each animal needs to find the appropriate method to retrain them so that they will make welcome members in a family. Through watching his interaction with these animals, the viewer is encouraged to be sensitive to our own and other's behavior as well as showing how we as individuals can make a difference. This program aired on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 15) Response
Program Title Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/8:30am-9:00am ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ELIZABETH STANTON'S GREAT BIG WORLD - This program addresses areas of particular concern to young teens; including global, social, educational and wellness issues. Elizabeth and select celebrity friends travel around the world volunteering in areas of specific need. The program combines exciting, fun and diverse experiences of world exploration with life-changing volunteer opportunities. Various age-appropriate global issues are introduced to the viewing audience through in-depth and thoughtful interviews. In addition, Elizabeth and friends' personal hands-on experiences in the field both inspire teens in selfless, helping behaviors, and educate them on where and how to find volunteer opportunities. This program aired on the secondary digital stream, WWMTDT2, channel 8.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 15) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/7:00am-7:30am ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THINK BIG - Think Big is a kid-hosted entertaining series for young people following the world's most innovative kids as they create and invent new toys, games, learning tools, websites, and modes of transportation. The program features top kid inventors who face off against one another in an Invent-Off to see who can come up with the most innovative and creative invention. In each episode, two teams brainstorm, choose materials, sketch and design their idea. Once completed the inventions are judged. This program allows kids to showcase their skills in creativity, science, innovation, marketing and teamwork. This program aired on the secondary digital stream, WWMTDT2, channel 8.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 15) Response
Program Title Rock the Park
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:30am-12:00pm ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ROCK THE PARK - This program follows hosts Jack Steward and Colton Smith come face to face with nature in America's national parks. Viewers will learn about the wonders of nature and the variety of wild animals that inhabit America. The hosts' adventures may inspire viewers to visit and explore the vast resources the national parks provide. This program aired on the secondary digital stream, WWMTDT2, channel 8.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 15) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:30am-9:00am, 9:00am-9:30am, 9:30am-10:00am & 10:00am-10:30am ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. DOG WHISPERER WITH CESAR MILLAN: FAMILY EDITION - on this program, animal behaviorist Cesar Millan works to rehabilitate dogs with behavior problems. Viewers will become educated about canine training and creating a healthy environment for dogs. Millan goes directly into the homes of the dog owners and documents the transformations that occur. By offering suggestions to modify their own behaviors, Millan assists the dogs' human families to achieve responsible pet ownership, and a balanced and a natural relationship with their pets. This program aired on the secondary digital stream, WWMTDT2, channel 8.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 15) Response
Program Title Game Changers with Kevin Frazier
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/12:30pm-1:00pm ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. GAME CHANGERS WITH KEVIN FRAZIER - This program celebrates athletes and fans who reach out in their communities to make life better for others. Host Kevin Frazier highlights professional athletes who use their public image to make positive changes in the lives of fans in need. Whether on or off the field the program takes an inspirational look at how sports positively impacts individuals and the communities they serve as well as giving the viewer a look at ways they can make a positive contribution in their own communities. This program aired on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 15) Response
Program Title The Young Icons
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/8:00am-8:30am ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THE YOUNG ICONS - This program showcases world-class athletes, accomplished artists, scholars, philanthropists and entrepreneurs all under the age of 18. Some of the stories highlighted include: Patrick Peerage, a 14 year old actor and philanthropist, who traveled America raising cancer awareness; Turquoise Thompson who sprinted her way into the record books and earned a full scholarship to UCLA; sisters Marni & Berni Barta who created Kidflicks, a non-profit organization that donates new and used DVDs to children's hospitals all across America. These stories are meant to inspire young people to be selfless and to take part in the larger community around them in some meaningful way and to show them that there are many ways to accomplish things. This program aired on the secondary digital stream, WWMTDT2, channel 8.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 15) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/7:00am-7:30am, 7:30am-8:00am & 8:00am-8:30am ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 39
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. CALLING DR. POL - Dr. Jan Pol is a veterinarian who specializes in large farm animals. Having more than 19,000 clients, Dr. Pol has "seen it all." This series is designed to educate and inform viewers as Dr. Pol, his family, and veterinary staff share their experiences caring for animals of all shapes and sizes across rural Michigan. Viewers will have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behaviors of various domesticated animals and livestock. This program aired on the secondary digital stream, WWMTDT2, channel 8.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 15) Response
Program Title Dog Town, USA
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:30am-11:00am ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. DOG TOWN USA - Dog Town USA follows the stories of orphaned, unwanted, or problem dogs who find their way to Best Friends Animal Society. They are each rehabilitated by volunteers and employees for adoption or spend the rest of their lives in foster care at the Dog Town facility. Viewers learn the proper treatment of animals, volunteerism and social responsibility. Episode examples include rescuing dogs from a puppy mill, and the staff launching a new program to turn shelter dogs into search and rescue dogs. This program aired on the secondary digital stream, WWMTDT2, channel 8.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 1) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturdays/6:30am-7:00am ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. CAREER DAY - This program guides young people to potential career paths by featuring inspirational interviews with successful celebrities, entrepreneurs, business people, such as, world renowned brain surgeons to marine biologists who share their stories with young people about their careers. This motivational show is fun and exciting and tries to help kids answer the age old question: "What do I want to be when I grow up?" This program aired on the secondary digital stream, WWMTDT2, channel 8.2.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Susan Abraham
Address 590 West Maple Street
City Kalamazoo
State MI
Zip 49008
Telephone Number 269-388-4774
Email Address sabraham@sbgtv.com
Include any other comments or information you want the Commission to consider in evaluating your compliance with the Children's Television Act (or use this space for supplemental explanations). This may include information on any other noncore educational and informational programming that you aired this quarter or plan to air during the next quarter, or any existing or proposed non-broadcast efforts that will enhance the educational and informational value of such programming to children. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671, NOTES 2 and 3. A WWMT anchor emceed the "Serve for Kids" tennis event. Proceeds benefitted the Community Healing Center children's advocacy, treating abused/neglected children in the community. Many child-related PSA's aired during the quarter including those pertaining to autism, childhood asthma, GED achievement, reading, child passenger safety, bullying, adoption and discovering nature.

Other Matters (17)

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Other Matters (1 of 17) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/7:30am-8:00am ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. WILD AMERICA - The key objective of this program is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American continent, their interaction with other animals and their environment. Throughout the series emphasis will be placed upon protecting endangered species and the impact that humans have while interacting in their environment. The goal of this program is for the viewer to achieve a greater understanding of nature and specific animal species with the aid of up close and detailed photography throughout the program. Through this understanding it is hoped that viewers will better relate to the natural environment as it exists in North America and learn to protect North America's animal species. This program will air on the secondary digital stream, WWMTDT2, channel 8.2.
Other Matters (2 of 17) Response
Program Title Origins
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays & Sundays/8:00am-8:30am & 8:30am-9:00am ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ORIGINS - This program explores the origin of hundreds of the world's most influential and important inventions, natural objects, customs, ideas from technology, arts and entertainment, government, nature, and more. By teaching the history of the world's most significant ideas and creations, Origins gives children an appreciation of progress and the contributions of others while inspiring dreams of the future. Episode examples include: "The Horse, Bicycle and Motorcycle", three modes of solitary transportation that gave us freedom and adventure; and, "Clocks, Calendars & Calculators", three pivotal inventions that enable humankind to organize, plan and keep track of their lives." This program will air on the third digital stream, WWMTDT3, channel 8.3.
Other Matters (3 of 17) Response
Program Title Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/8:30am-9:00am ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ELIZABETH STANTON'S GREAT BIG WORLD - This program addresses areas of particular concern to young teens; including global, social, educational and wellness issues. Elizabeth and select celebrity friends travel around the world volunteering in areas of specific need. The program combines exciting, fun and diverse experiences of world exploration with life-changing volunteer opportunities. Various age-appropriate global issues are introduced to the viewing audience through in-depth and thoughtful interviews. In addition, Elizabeth and friends' personal hands-on experiences in the field both inspire teens in selfless, helping behaviors, and educate them on where and how to find volunteer opportunities. This program will air on the secondary digital stream, WWMTDT2, channel 8.2.
Other Matters (4 of 17) Response
Program Title Game Changers with Kevin Frazier
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/12:30pm-1:00pm ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. GAME CHANGERS WITH KEVIN FRAZIER - This program celebrates athletes and fans who reach out in their communities to make life better for others. Host Kevin Frazier highlights professional athletes who use their public image to make positive changes in the lives of fans in need. Whether on or off the field the program takes an inspirational look at how sports positively impacts individuals and the communities they serve as well as giving the viewer a look at ways they can make a positive contribution in their own communities This program will air on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (5 of 17) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/7:00am-7:30am ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THINK BIG - Think Big is a kid-hosted entertaining series for young people following the world's most innovative kids as they create and invent new toys, games, learning tools, websites, and modes of transportation. The program features top kid inventors who face off against one another in an Invent-Off to see who can come up with the most innovative and creative invention. In each episode, two teams brainstorm, choose materials, sketch and design their idea. Once completed the inventions are judged. This program allows kids to showcase their skills in creativity, science, innovation, marketing and teamwork. This program will air on the secondary digital stream, WWMTDT2, channel 8.2.
Other Matters (6 of 17) Response
Program Title The Young Icons
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/8:00am-8:30am ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THE YOUNG ICONS - This program showcases world-class athletes, accomplished artists, scholars, philanthropists and entrepreneurs all under the age of 18. Some of the stories highlighted include: Patrick Peerage, a 14 year old actor and philanthropist, who traveled America raising cancer awareness; Turquoise Thompson who sprinted her way into the record books and earned a full scholarship to UCLA; sisters Marni & Berni Barta who created Kidflicks, a non-profit organization that donates new and used DVDs to children's hospitals all across America. These stories are meant to inspire young people to be selfless and to take part in the larger community around them in some meaningful way and to show them that there are many ways to accomplish things. This program will air on the secondary digital stream, WWMTDT2, channel 8.2.
Other Matters (7 of 17) Response
Program Title Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/12:00pm-12:30pm ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL'S HIDDEN HEROES, hosted by Brooke Burke-Charvet, is a hidden camera television show developed for teens in which each episode reveals the widespread goodwill in our world by secretly capturing heroes in action as they demonstrate acts of kindness, compassion and commitment to others. Highlighted by funny, light-hearted moments, the show shines a bright light on everyday people who selflessly share their positive attitudes towards society and life with others by doing good deeds. This program will air on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (8 of 17) Response
Program Title Hatched
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:00am-11:30am ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Hatched is dedicated to teaching children about how to successfully pursue their entrepreneurial dreams. Each week, a seasoned team of business leaders instructs entrepreneurs about the basic but critical business skills needed to bring a product from concept to the marketplace. A unique program that combines entertainment with business school, Hatched will focus on the skills needed to launch a product. It will help young people develop the confidence and business savvy to execute a detailed business plan that includes product pricing, packaging, marketing and investment strategies. This program will air on the secondary digital stream, WWMTDT2, channel 8.2.
Other Matters (9 of 17) Response
Program Title Dog Town, USA
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:00-8:30am ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. DOG TOWN USA - Dog Town USA follows the stories of orphaned, unwanted, or problem dogs who find their way to Best Friends Animal Society. They are each rehabilitated by volunteers and employees for adoption or spend the rest of their lives in foster care at the Dog Town facility. Viewers learn the proper treatment of animals, volunteerism and social responsibility. Episode examples include rescuing dogs from a puppy mill, and the staff launching a new program to turn shelter dogs into search and rescue dogs. This program will air on the secondary digital stream, WWMTDT2, channel 8.2.
Other Matters (10 of 17) Response
Program Title Lucky Dog
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:00am-10:30am ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. LUCKY DOG - Animal trainer, Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch where his mission is to rescue hard-to love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and on developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. In order to accomplish his goal, McMillan must investigate what each animal needs to find the appropriate method to retrain them so that they will make welcome members in a family. Through watching his interaction with these animals, the viewer is encouraged to be sensitive to our own and other's behavior as well as showing how we as individuals can make a difference. This program will air on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (11 of 17) Response
Program Title The Inspectors
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:30am-12:00pm ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THE INSPECTORS is a new scripted dramatic series set in Washington, D.C., inspired by compelling real cases handled by the United States Postal Inspection Service. In the series, Preston Wainwright (Bret Green), a determined teen who is thriving after being paralyzed in a car accident, works as an intern for his U.S. Postal Inspector mom, Amanda (Jessica Lundy), helping to solve crimes ranging from Internet scams, identity and mail theft, to consumer fraud. THE INSPECTORS strives to educate young people about making the right choices in their daily lives, encourages open communication between teens and parents and includes positive messaging regarding living with disabilities, overcoming challenges, beating the odds and the power of perseverance. Also starring in the series are Terry Serpico, Harrison Knight and Erica-Marie Sanchez. The United States Postal Inspection Service, the nation's oldest federal law enforcement agency, will serve as the show's official programming resource. This program will air on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (12 of 17) Response
Program Title The Henry Ford's Innovation Nation
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:00am-11:30am ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THE HENRY FORD'S INNOVATION NATION - hosted by Mo Rocca, this program is a weekly celebration of the inventor's spirit; from historic scientific pioneers throughout past centuries to the forward-looking visionaries of today. "Each episode inspires young viewers to dream, create, and innovate by telling the dramatic stories behind the world's greatest inventions and the perseverance, passion and price required to bring them to life. Featuring "What if it Never Happened," "Innovation by Accident" and a strong focus on "Junior Geniuses" who are changing the face of technology, this series appeals to young viewers and their families. This program will air on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (13 of 17) Response
Program Title Dream Quest
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:30am-12:00pm ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dream Quest literally brings the world to young people and their families by fulfilling the desire to learn through experience. Our ship is a floating classroom designed to give families the real-life education of a lifetime. Lead by a seasoned captain, cruise director and highly skilled crew, Dream Quest brings families on an interactive voyage where they learn about the world's amazing oceans, the animals that swim beneath the water and the ecological advancements underway to preserve and protect our most precious resources. This program will air on the secondary digital stream, WWMTDT2, channel 8.2.
Other Matters (14 of 17) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:30-9:00am, 9:00am-9:30am, 9:30-10:00am & 10:00am-10:30am ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. DOG WHISPERER WITH CESAR MILLAN: FAMILY EDITION - on this program, animal behaviorist Cesar Millan works to rehabilitate dogs with behavior problems. Viewers will become educated about canine training and creating a healthy environment for dogs. Millan goes directly into the homes of the dog owners and documents the transformations that occur. By offering suggestions to modify their own behaviors, Millan assists the dogs' human families to achieve responsible pet ownership, and a balanced and a natural relationship with their pets. This program will air on the secondary digital stream, WWMTDT2, channel 8.2.
Other Matters (15 of 17) Response
Program Title Dr. Chris Pet Vet
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:30am-11:00am ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. DR CHRIS PET VET - This program shows a vet at work caring and treating a variety of animals. The viewer is shown what it takes to keep animals healthy from elective procedures used as part of long-term treatments to specialist services when necessary which involve the most intricate and technologically advanced surgery. The program also deals with the human owners and how they approach the care of their pets. This program will air on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (16 of 17) Response
Program Title Save Our Shelter
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:30am-11:00am ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Save Our Shelter shows how providing a clean and well equipped home is essential to a pet's healthy lifestyle. The series will focus on the rescue of animal shelters and pets in need across America. Each week, hosts Rocky Kanaka and Rob North, with the help of local community members, transform rundown shelters into highly functioning pet showplaces in the hopes that a new facade will ultimately result in more adoptions and more lives saved. Children will also learn important information about caring for pets, as well as traits that are unique to specific breeds. This program will air on the secondary digital stream, WWMTDT2, channel 8.2.
Other Matters (17 of 17) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/7:00am-7:30am & 7:30-8:00am ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. CALLING DR. POL - Dr. Jan Pol is a veterinarian who specializes in large farm animals. Having more than 19,000 clients, Dr. Pol has "seen it all." This series is designed to educate and inform viewers as Dr. Pol, his family, and veterinary staff share their experiences caring for animals of all shapes and sizes across rural Michigan. Viewers will have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behaviors of various domesticated animals and livestock. This program will air on the secondary digital stream, WWMTDT2, channel 8.2.

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