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

FRN:
0016216103
File Number:
0000009063
Submit Date:
04/05/2016
Call Sign:
WREG-TV
Facility ID:
66174
City:
MEMPHIS
State:
TN
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/05/2016
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2016

General Information

Section Question Response
Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application? No

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

WREG LICENSE, LLC.

Doing Business As: WREG LICENSE, LLC.

Scott Prentice

803 CHANNEL 3 DRIVE

MEMPHIS, TN 38103

United States

+1 (901) 543-2178

scott.prentice@wreg.com

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Scott Prentice

Manager, Engineering

WREG LICENSE, LLC.

Scott Prentice

803 CHANNEL 3 DRIVE

MEMPHIS, TN 38103

United States

+1 (901) 543-2333

scott.prentice@wreg.com

Technical Representative

Jason Roberts

Senior Counsel

Tribune Media Company

Jason Roberts

435 North Michigan Avenue

Chicago, IL 60611

United States

+1 (312) 222-3894

jroberts@tribunemedia.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CBS
Nielsen DMA Memphis
Web Home Page Address www.wreg.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 336.0
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(13)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 13) Response
Program Title Knowledge Bowl (Channel 3.1)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9-930am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. This locally produced quiz show targets high school students that compete by correctly answering questions on science, history, literature, geography, math, current events, art, music and sports. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 13) Response
Program Title Dr. Chris Pet Vet (Channel 3.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 930-10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. Chronicling the adventures of Dr. Chris Brown, Dr. Chris Pet Vet allows viewers unique insight into the life of one of the world's busiest vets and the animals that he treats. For those animals that require specialist services, Dr. Chris calls on his good friend and colleague Dr. Lisa Chimes, who works at a small animal specialist hospital. The show usually consists of three segments, following the doctor as he treats various animals that are in trouble and offering the viewer opportunities to understand the challenges a veterinarian daily faces. The series focuses on how the doctor investigates the individual problem and tries to develop solutions that on the surface would seem confounding to the viewer. As such the show not only offers a view into careers in and responsibility for taking care of pets, but also into problem solving strategies and behaviors. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 13) Response
Program Title The Coolest Places on Earth (Channel 3.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9-930am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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 Coolest Places on Earth is an educational and informative half hour, E/I program that takes young viewers on a journey of discovery to the most astonishing places on the planet - cities, festivals, landmarks and jaw-dropping works of nature - exploring each location's history and culture. Each episode showcases three specific locations and delivers fast-paced, engaging information that's a perfect match for the 21st century learner. The series is packed with facts about history, geography, and culture. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with the inspiration and information to better understand and appreciate the culturally and geographically diverse world around them.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 13) Response
Program Title Game Changers with Kevin Frazier (Channel 3.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 1130am-12pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 10
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 10
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 10
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 hosted by Kevin Frazier highlights professional athletes who use their notoriety and success to make positive changes in the lives of people in need. The program offers a very positive opportunity to view sports figures in activities that reflect the ideas of good sportsmanship and civic mindedness. Profiled celebrities range from players who have set up charities for youngsters around the world to those who have put together foundations that support various initiatives in their own communities where they were raised as part of an effort to give back. The show provides valuable lessons on the true meaning of sportsmanship and responsibility to society of those who have achieved great success. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational need of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Game Changers with Kevin Frazier (Channel 3.1)
List date and time rescheduled 02/13/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-02-13
Episode # 7765
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Game Changers with Kevin Frazier (Channel 3.1)
List date and time rescheduled 02/27/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-02-27
Episode # 7767
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Game Changers with Kevin Frazier (Channel 3.1)
List date and time rescheduled 01/30/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-01-30
Episode # 7763
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Game Changers with Kevin Frazier (Channel 3.1)
List date and time rescheduled 03/19/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-03-19
Episode # 7760
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Game Changers with Kevin Frazier (Channel 3.1)
List date and time rescheduled 03/05/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-03-05
Episode # 7768
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Game Changers with Kevin Frazier (Channel 3.1)
List date and time rescheduled 01/16/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-01-16
Episode # 7761
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Game Changers with Kevin Frazier (Channel 3.1)
List date and time rescheduled 01/23/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-01-23
Episode # 7762
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #8

Questions Response
Title of Program Game Changers with Kevin Frazier (Channel 3.1)
List date and time rescheduled 03/12/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-03-12
Episode # 7769
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #9

Questions Response
Title of Program Game Changers with Kevin Frazier (Channel 3.1)
List date and time rescheduled 01/02/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-01-02
Episode # 7758
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #10

Questions Response
Title of Program Game Changers with Kevin Frazier (Channel 3.1)
List date and time rescheduled 02/20/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-02-20
Episode # 7766
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (5 of 13) Response
Program Title State to State (Channel 3.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 930-10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. State to State is an educational and informative half hour, E/I program that takes you to every corner of America. Experience the hectic dazzle of the Big Apple, the rawhide spirit of Wyoming, the revival of St. Louis, the innovation of Silicon Valley, the music of New Orleans and Austin, the glitz of Vegas and the history of Hollywood. From the highest peaks to the biggest events and the hidden gems. The series is packed with facts about history, geography, and culture. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with the inspiration and information to better understand and appreciate the culturally and geographically diverse world around them.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 13) Response
Program Title Henry Ford's Innovation Nation (Channel 3.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10-1030am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. Henry Ford's Innovation Nation, hosted by Mo Rocca, features the celebration of the inventor's spirit - from historic scientific pioneers throughout past centuries to the forward-looking visionaries of today. Each episode tells the dramatic stories behind the world's greatest inventions, and the perseverance, passion and price required to bring them to life. The program includes segments focusing on what if it never happened and the innovation by accident, and has a strong focus on junior geniuses who are changing the face of technology. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 13) Response
Program Title On the Spot (Channel 3.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11-1130am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. On the Spot uses an entertaining on the street format to test how well young people know the information contained in the Common Core State Standards Initiative, an attempt to set a national curriculum to bridge the standards gap between states. Then, On the Spot explains the answer to each question. On the Spot challenges viewers to recall middle and high school knowledge about history, science, math, English, second languages, health, geography, art, music and technology, and then teaches them the answer.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 13) Response
Program Title The Inspectors (Channel 3.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 1030-11am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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 Inspectors is a scripted dramatic series inspired by compelling real-life cases handled by the United States Postal Inspection Service. In the series, Preston Wainwright, a determined teenage boy who is thriving after being paralyzed in a car accident, works as an intern at the US Postal Inspector's lab assisting his US Postal Inspector mom, Amanda, in solving crimes that deal with everything from internet scams, identity and mail theft, to consumer fraud. The program 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. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and information needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 13) Response
Program Title Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes (Channel 3.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11-1130am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 7
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 7
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 7
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 offers teens an opportunity to view everyday people - regardless of age, sex, occupation or education - stepping forward and acting in a socially responsible and moral fashion when faced with crisis and moral dilemmas. In a candid camera-type format, individuals are placed in situations that cause them to demonstrate acts of kindness and generosity, stand up for diversity, shield others from bullies, and embrace friendships. In addition, the program includes segments that focus on overcoming ones fears, as well as rewarding individuals for their unselfish kindness and community service. The program seeks to encourage young viewers to increase their sensitivity and awareness, in order to refine their own moral compass. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and information needs of children has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes (Channel 3.1)
List date and time rescheduled 01/23/2016 08:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-01-23
Episode # 5210
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes (Channel 3.1)
List date and time rescheduled 02/27/2016 08:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-02-27
Episode # 5215
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes (Channel 3.1)
List date and time rescheduled 03/19/2016 08:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-03-19
Episode # 5208
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes (Channel 3.1)
List date and time rescheduled 01/16/2016 08:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-01-16
Episode # 5209
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes (Channel 3.1)
List date and time rescheduled 03/12/2016 08:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-03-12
Episode # 5216
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes (Channel 3.1)
List date and time rescheduled 03/05/2016 08:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-03-05
Episode # 5217
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes (Channel 3.1)
List date and time rescheduled 01/02/2016 08:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-01-02
Episode # 5207
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (10 of 13) Response
Program Title Safari Tracks (Channel 3.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 830-9am & 1130am-12pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. Safari Tracks is an educational and informative half hour, E/I program that takes viewers on an African safari - focusing on African wildlife and magnificent and mysterious world of these animals, all in their natural habitat. Follow Ushaka as we explore the African continent, from the brush lands of the African Savanna to the great Okavango delta and beyond! The series strives to present a wide variety of information in a number of interactive and poignant sequences to make knowledge of the animal kingdom both simpler and easier to remember.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 13) Response
Program Title Knowledge Bowl (Channel 3.2)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9am-12pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 78
Total times aired 78
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. This locally produced quiz show targets high school students that compete by correctly answering questions on science, history, literature, geography, math, current events, art, music and sports. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 13) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (Channel 3.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8-830am & 1030-11am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. Animal Atlas is an entertaining and education half hour wildlife program shot exclusively in High Definition. The show introduces young viewers to every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding, including apes and giant lizards, sharks and tigers, and all other animals from the Americas, Africa, Asia, Australia and everywhere in between. Animal Atlas promotes a better understanding of how various animal species live and what they need to survive. Each episode stands alone as an entertaining look into the world of animals - whether visiting a particular group of animals, such as big cats, or meeting the animals of an entire continent. Through Animal Atlas viewers discover the variety of places that animals live, how they find food and how they play. The show also looks at how family units operate, from a community of thousands of prairie dogs, to a pride of lions, to a school of fish. Certain episodes also explore animal features such as diet, locomotion, adaptation, and how animals take care of their young. Along the way, Animal Atlas educates young viewers about endangered species and provides information on how to support wildlife conservation. For a population of young viewers attuned to the importance of going green, Animal Atlas is not only entertaining, it is culturally relevant and important. Animal Atlas offers an incredible and wildly entertaining adventure through the animal world. Learning about animals has never been more fun! Just spin the globe. Anywhere, everywhere animals live, you'll find Animal Atlas.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 13) Response
Program Title Family Style with Chef Jeff (Channel 3.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10-1030am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. Family Style with Chef Jeff is an educational and informative half hour, E/I series that teaches viewers how making the right choices in the kitchen can lead to life changing experiences for the entire family. Each episode features interesting and valuable health and nutrition information as viewers also learn how to cook healthier versions of some of our favorite dishes. Family Style uses unique structural components to help young viewers retain and reflect on important and current health related information. The series also features nutrition quizzes, health tips and Chef Jeff's own positive reinforcement. The goal of the series is to help young viewers make well informed choices about their eating habits, nutrition and health.
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 Lucky Dog (Channel 3.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturday 530-6am
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. 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 overarching theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. Following McMillan's investigations into how to retrain these animals to make them welcome members in the homes of families is both educational and inspirational - encouraging this demographic to become sensitive to our own and others' behavior and teaching how we as individuals can make a difference. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
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

Date and Time Aired:

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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 Debbie Bringle
Address 803 Channel 3 Drive
City Memphis
State TN
Zip 38103
Telephone Number (901) 543-2136
Email Address debbie.bringle@wreg.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.

Other Matters (14)

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Other Matters (1 of 14) Response
Program Title State to State (Channel 3.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 930-10am
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. State to State is an educational and informative half hour, E/I program that takes you to every corner of America. Experience the hectic dazzle of the Big Apple, the rawhide spirit of Wyoming, the revival of St. Louis, the innovation of Silicon Valley, the music of New Orleans and Austin, the glitz of Vegas and the history of Hollywood. From the highest peaks to the biggest events and the hidden gems. The series is packed with facts about history, geography, and culture. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with the inspiration and information to better understand and appreciate the culturally and geographically diverse world around them.
Other Matters (2 of 14) Response
Program Title The Coolest Places on Earth (Channel 3.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9-930am
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 Coolest Places on Earth is an educational and informative half hour, E/I program that takes young viewers on a journey of discovery to the most astonishing places on the planet - cities, festivals, landmarks and jaw-dropping works of nature - exploring each location's history and culture. Each episode showcases three specific locations and delivers fast-paced, engaging information that's a perfect match for the 21st century learner. The series is packed with facts about history, geography, and culture. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with the inspiration and information to better understand and appreciate the culturally and geographically diverse world around them.
Other Matters (3 of 14) Response
Program Title Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes (Channel 3.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11-1130am
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. This program offers teens an opportunity to view everyday people - regardless of age, sex, occupation or education - stepping forward and acting in a socially responsible and moral fashion when faced with crisis and moral dilemmas. In a candid camera-type format, individuals are placed in situations that cause them to demonstrate acts of kindness and generosity, stand up for diversity, shield others from bullies, and embrace friendships. In addition, the program includes segments that focus on overcoming ones fears, as well as rewarding individuals for their unselfish kindness and community service. The program seeks to encourage young viewers to increase their sensitivity and awareness, in order to refine their own moral compass. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and information needs of children has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (4 of 14) Response
Program Title Safari Tracks (Channel 3.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 830-9am & 1130am-12pm
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. Safari Tracks is an educational and informative half hour, E/I program that takes viewers on an African safari - focusing on African wildlife and magnificent and mysterious world of these animals, all in their natural habitat. Follow Ushaka as we explore the African continent, from the brush lands of the African Savanna to the great Okavango delta and beyond! The series strives to present a wide variety of information in a number of interactive and poignant sequences to make knowledge of the animal kingdom both simpler and easier to remember.
Other Matters (5 of 14) Response
Program Title Game Changers with Kevin Frazier (Channel 3.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 1130a-12pm
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 hosted by Kevin Frazier highlights professional athletes who use their notoriety and success to make positive changes in the lives of people in need. The program offers a very positive opportunity to view sports figures in activities that reflect the ideas of good sportsmanship and civic mindedness. Profiled celebrities range from players who have set up charities for youngsters around the world to those who have put together foundations that support various initiatives in their own communities where they were raised as part of an effort to give back. The show provides valuable lessons on the true meaning of sportsmanship and responsibility to society of those who have achieved great success. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational need of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (6 of 14) Response
Program Title Channel 3 Knowledge Bowl (Channel 3.1)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9-930am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
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. This locally produced quiz show targets high school students that compete by correctly answering questions on science, history, literature, geography, math, current events, art, music and sports. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (7 of 14) Response
Program Title Channel 3 Knowledge Bowl (Channel 3.2)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9am-12pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 78
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. This locally produced quiz show targets high school students that compete by correctly answering questions on science, history, literature, geography, math, current events, art, music and sports. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (8 of 14) Response
Program Title Henry Ford's Innovation Nation (Channel 3.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10-1030am
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. Henry Ford's Innovation Nation, hosted by Mo Rocca, features the celebration of the inventor's spirit - from historic scientific pioneers throughout past centuries to the forward-looking visionaries of today. Each episode tells the dramatic stories behind the world's greatest inventions, and the perseverance, passion and price required to bring them to life. The program includes segments focusing on what if it never happened and the innovation by accident, and has a strong focus on junior geniuses who are changing the face of technology. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (9 of 14) Response
Program Title The Inspectors (Channel 3.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 1030-11am
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 scripted dramatic series inspired by compelling real-life cases handled by the United States Postal Inspection Service. In the series, Preston Wainwright, a determined teenage boy who is thriving after being paralyzed in a car accident, works as an intern at the US Postal Inspector's lab assisting his US Postal Inspector mom, Amanda, in solving crimes that deal with everything from internet scams, identity and mail theft, to consumer fraud. The program 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. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and information needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (10 of 14) Response
Program Title Dr. Chris Pet Vet (Channel 3.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 930-10am
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. Chronicling the adventures of Dr. Chris Brown, Dr. Chris Pet Vet allows viewers unique insight into the life of one of the world's busiest vets and the animals that he treats. For those animals that require specialist services, Dr. Chris calls on his good friend and colleague Dr. Lisa Chimes, who works at a small animal specialist hospital. The show usually consists of three segments, following the doctor as he treats various animals that are in trouble and offering the viewer opportunities to understand the challenges a veterinarian daily faces. The series focuses on how the doctor investigates the individual problem and tries to develop solutions that on the surface would seem confounding to the viewer. As such the show not only offers a view into careers in and responsibility for taking care of pets, but also into problem solving strategies and behaviors. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (11 of 14) Response
Program Title Lucky Dog (Channel 3.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9-930am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
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 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 overarching theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. Following McMillan's investigations into how to retrain these animals to make them welcome members in the homes of families is both educational and inspirational - encouraging this demographic to become sensitive to our own and others' behavior and teaching how we as individuals can make a difference. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (12 of 14) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (Channel 3.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8-830am & 1030-11am
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. Animal Atlas is an entertaining and education half hour wildlife program shot exclusively in High Definition. The show introduces young viewers to every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding, including apes and giant lizards, sharks and tigers, and all other animals from the Americas, Africa, Asia, Australia and everywhere in between. Animal Atlas promotes a better understanding of how various animal species live and what they need to survive. Each episode stands alone as an entertaining look into the world of animals - whether visiting a particular group of animals, such as big cats, or meeting the animals of an entire continent. Through Animal Atlas viewers discover the variety of places that animals live, how they find food and how they play. The show also looks at how family units operate, from a community of thousands of prairie dogs, to a pride of lions, to a school of fish. Certain episodes also explore animal features such as diet, locomotion, adaptation, and how animals take care of their young. Along the way, Animal Atlas educates young viewers about endangered species and provides information on how to support wildlife conservation. For a population of young viewers attuned to the importance of going green, Animal Atlas is not only entertaining, it is culturally relevant and important. Animal Atlas offers an incredible and wildly entertaining adventure through the animal world. Learning about animals has never been more fun! Just spin the globe. Anywhere, everywhere animals live, you'll find Animal Atlas.
Other Matters (13 of 14) Response
Program Title On the Spot (Channel 3.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11-1130am
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. On the Spot uses an entertaining on the street format to test how well young people know the information contained in the Common Core State Standards Initiative, an attempt to set a national curriculum to bridge the standards gap between states. Then, On the Spot explains the answer to each question. On the Spot challenges viewers to recall middle and high school knowledge about history, science, math, English, second languages, health, geography, art, music and technology, and then teaches them the answer.
Other Matters (14 of 14) Response
Program Title Family Style with Chef Jeff (Channel 3.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10-1030am
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. Family Style with Chef Jeff is an educational and informative half hour, E/I series that teaches viewers how making the right choices in the kitchen can lead to life changing experiences for the entire family. Each episode features interesting and valuable health and nutrition information as viewers also learn how to cook healthier versions of some of our favorite dishes. Family Style uses unique structural components to help young viewers retain and reflect on important and current health related information. The series also features nutrition quizzes, health tips and Chef Jeff's own positive reinforcement. The goal of the series is to help young viewers make well informed choices about their eating habits, nutrition and health.

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I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

Ronald A Walter

President & General Manager


04/05/2016

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