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Approved by OMB 3060-0928
January 2015
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0024008567
File Number:
CPR-163539
Submit Date:
01/08/2015
Call Sign:
WHBQ-TV
Facility ID:
12521
City:
MEMPHIS
State:
TN
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/08/2015
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth Quarter of 2014

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 FOX
Nielsen DMA Memphis
Web Home Page Address www.myfoxmemphis.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: 3.0
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(9)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 9) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00 a.m.
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. Xploration Earth 2050 is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding the targeted audience's interest in the field of STEM education. Xploration Earth 2050 strives to answers "What will the world look like in 2050 and where will advancements in science, technology, engineering and mathematics lead us?" The program strives to answer these questions and more with scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers and creative thinkers. This half-hour weekly series, produced primarily for the 13-16 year old target audience will appeal to the whole family. Viewers are taken on an educational adventure as the show tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to healthcare to the environment.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 9) Response
Program Title Xploration Awesome Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:00 a.m.
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. Xploration Awesome Planet is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding the targeted audience's interest in the field of STEM education. It is produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience. It will inspire and educate anyone interested in the earth sciences. The host, Philippe Cousteau, the grandson of legendary Jacques Cousteau, brings boundless energy to every location that's visited. From magnificent mountains to violent volcanoes, this program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as they try to strive to understand places on the earth, inside the earth and above the earth.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 9) Response
Program Title Tomorrow/Today (13.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. Tomorrow/Today serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of learning about various scientific and technology advances. The series gives teenagers exposure to different areas of new science innovations and ideas from various areas ranging from space to medicine to ecology.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 9) Response
Program Title Xploration Outerspace
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30 a.m.
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. Xploration Outer Space is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding the targeted audience's interest in the field of STEM education. It is produced for the 13-16 target audience, but certainly attract viewers of all ages. Each week host Emily Calandrelli takes viewers on incredible journeys through space that will both entertain and educate. The host will try to perform every day responsibilities while floating in zero gravity. Explore the challenges that come along with living on a different planet as the host lives like an astronaut in a Mars-like habitat. Episodes will be on space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, and search for life among many others. When appropriate, the host will highlight NASA related programs and internships for young students that are relevant to the content.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 9) Response
Program Title So You Want to Be (13.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00 a.m. & 9:30 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. So You Want to Be serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of learning about various occupations and professions in today's workforce. The series gives teenagers an up-close look at different jobs, including spending a day as a hands-on observer with an expert in a particular field.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 9) Response
Program Title Better Planet TV (13.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. Better Planet TV serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world. The series allows teenagers to explore how individuals in various nations are creating new products and changing existing behaviors that lead to improvements and efficiencies in everyday life. The series also offers young viewers scientific information about the earth's ever-changing ecosystem.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 9) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30 a.m.
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 Rescue is an award-winning, Emmy nominated reality series showcasing spectacular rescues of all types of animals. The program educates and informs young viewers about a wide variety of animals, emphasizes team work and problem solving demonstrated by rescuers. Every episode includes pet safety tips and promoting educational activities.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 9) Response
Program Title Live, Life & Win
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00 a.m.
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. Live, Life & Win is a weekly, curriculum-blended, E/I, nationally syndicated magazine series highlighting inspirational teen success stories. Segments feature extraordinary teens breaking barriers, giving back, nutrition and exercise with a focus on the arts, school sports, community and teen entrepreneurship, while promoting social responsibility, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement and volunteerism. The goal of the show is to encourage the teen audience to discover and learn strategies to achieve personal dreams, explore volunteerism, build character and uncover personal passions.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 9) Response
Program Title Xploration Animal Science
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30 a.m.
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. Xploration Animal Science is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding the targeted audience's interest in the field of STEM education. Produced specifically for the 13-16 demographic, this is an animal series with a uniquely scientific approach. While most animal shows look at the behavior of animals, Xploration Animal Science goes one step further to look at how and why an animal is able to excel in its environment. This series uses animation, graphics an scientific analysis from animal experts to give viewers more understanding than ever before of these amazing creatures. This is a series that all animal lovers will watch and learn from.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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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 Jacqueline J. Riddle
Address 485 South Highland
City Memphis
State TN
Zip 38111
Telephone Number (901) 320-1309
Email Address jackie.riddle@coxinc.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. After due review of internal station records and documentation provided to us by program suppliers, the licensee hereby certifies as follows: (i)the only programs specifically designed for children ages twelve and under that the station broadcast this quarter are disclosed in this report and (ii)the licensee fully complied with the FCC's commercial limits in children's programs, as specified at 47 C.F.R. section 73.670, with respect to these programs. The station terminated analog operations on June 12, 2009; therefore, question 7B and 7C no longer apply.

Other Matters (9)

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Other Matters (1 of 9) Response
Program Title So You Want to Be (13.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00 a.m. & 9:30 a.m.
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. So You Want to Be serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of learning about various occupations and professions in today's workforce. The series gives teenagers an up-close look at different jobs, including spending a day as a hands-on observer with an expert in a particular field.
Other Matters (2 of 9) Response
Program Title Tomorrow/Today (13.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.
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. Tomorrow/Today serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of learning about various scientific and technology advances. The series gives teenagers exposure to different areas of new science innovations and ideas from various areas ranging from space to medicine to ecology.
Other Matters (3 of 9) Response
Program Title Xploration Outer Space
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30 a.m.
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. Xploration Outer Space is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding the targeted audience's interest in the field of STEM education. It is produced for the 13-16 target audience, but certainly attract viewers of all ages. Each week host Emily Calandrelli takes viewers on incredible journeys through space that will both entertain and educate. The host will try to perform every day responsibilities while floating in zero gravity. Explore the challenges that come along with living on a different planet as the host lives like an astronaut in a Mars-like habitat. Episodes will be on space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, and search for life among many others. When appropriate, the host will highlight NASA related programs and internships for young students that are relevant to the content.
Other Matters (4 of 9) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00 a.m.
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. Xploration Earth 2050 is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding the targeted audience's interest in the field of STEM education. Xploration Earth 2050 strives to answers "What will the world look like in 2050 and where will advancements in science, technology, engineering and mathematics lead us?" The program strives to answer these questions and more with scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers and creative thinkers. This half-hour weekly series, produced primarily for the 13-16 year old target audience will appeal to the whole family. Viewers are taken on an educational adventure as the show tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to healthcare to the environment.
Other Matters (5 of 9) Response
Program Title Live, Life & Win
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00 a.m.
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. Live, Life & Win is a weekly, curriculum-blended, E/I, nationally syndicated magazine series highlighting inspirational teen success stories. Segments feature extraordinary teens breaking barriers, giving back, nutrition and exercise with a focus on the arts, school sports, community and teen entrepreneurship, while promoting social responsibility, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement and volunteerism. The goal of the show is to encourage the teen audience to discover and learn strategies to achieve personal dreams, explore volunteerism, build character and uncover personal passions.
Other Matters (6 of 9) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30 a.m.
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. Animal Rescue is an award-winning, Emmy nominated reality series showcasing spectacular rescues of all types of animals. The program educates and informs young viewers about a wide variety of animals, emphasizes team work and problem solving demonstrated by rescuers. Every episode includes pet safety tips and promoting educational activities.
Other Matters (7 of 9) Response
Program Title Xploration Animal Science
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30 a.m.
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. Xploration Animal Science is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding the targeted audience's interest in the field of STEM education. Produced specifically for the 13-16 demographic, this is an animal series with a uniquely scientific approach. While most animal shows look at the behavior of animals, Xploration Animal Science goes one step further to look at how and why an animal is able to excel in its environment. This series uses animation, graphics an scientific analysis from animal experts to give viewers more understanding than ever before of these amazing creatures. This is a series that all animal lovers will watch and learn from.
Other Matters (8 of 9) Response
Program Title Xploration Awesome Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:00 a.m.
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. Xploration Awesome Planet is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding the targeted audience's interest in the field of STEM education. It is produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience. It will inspire and educate anyone interested in the earth sciences. The host, Philippe Cousteau, the grandson of legendary Jacques Cousteau, brings boundless energy to every location that's visited. From magnificent mountains to violent volcanoes, this program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as they try to strive to understand places on the earth, inside the earth and above the earth.
Other Matters (9 of 9) Response
Program Title Better Planet TV (13.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
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. Better Planet TV serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world. The series allows teenagers to explore how individuals in various nations are creating new products and changing existing behaviors that lead to improvements and efficiencies in everyday life. The series also offers young viewers scientific information about the earth's ever-changing ecosystem.

Certification

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Question Response

The undersigned certifies that he or she is (a) the party filing the Children's Television Programming, or an officer, director, member, partner, trustee, authorized employee, or other individual or duly elected or appointed official who is authorized to sign on behalf of the party filing the Children's Television Programming; or (b) an attorney qualified to practice before the Commission under 47 C.F.R. Section 1.23(a), who is authorized to represent the party filing the Children's Television Programming, and who further certifies that he or she has read the document; that to the best of his or her knowledge, information,and belief there is good ground to support it; and that it is not interposed for delay.

FAILURE TO SIGN THIS APPLICATION MAY RESULT IN DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION AND FORFEITURE OF ANY FEES PAID

Upon grant of this application, the Authorization Holder may be subject to certain construction or coverage requirements. Failure to meet the construction or coverage requirements will result in automatic cancellation of the Authorization. Consult appropriate FCC regulations to determine the construction or coverage requirements that apply to the type of Authorization requested in this application.

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS MADE ON THIS FORM OR ANY ATTACHMENTS ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. Code, Title 18, §1001) AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION AUTHORIZATION (U.S. Code, Title 47, §312(a)(1)), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. Code, Title 47, §503).

I certify that this application includes all required and relevant attachments.
I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

COX Media Group Northeast, LLC


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