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

FRN:
0001770163
File Number:
0000009949
Submit Date:
04/08/2016
Call Sign:
WOPI-CD
Facility ID:
27490
City:
BRISTOL,VA/KINGSPORT
State:
TN
Service:
Digital Class A
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/08/2016
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

HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION

Doing Business As: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION

George E. DeVault, Jr.

222 COMMERCE ST

KINGSPORT, TN 37660

United States

+1 (423) 246-9578

GDEVAULT@HVBCGROUP.COM

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Dennis J. Kelly

Attorney at Law

LAW OFFICE OF DENNIS J. KELLY

PO Box 41177

WASHINGTON, DC 20018

United States

+1 (202) 293-2300

DKELLYFCCLAW1@COMCAST.NET

Legal Representative

Dennis J. Kelly

Attorney and Consultant

LAW OFFICE OF DENNIS J. KELLY

PO Box 41177

WASHINGTON, DC 20018

United States

+1 (202) 293-2300

dkellyfcclaw1@comcast.net

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network MY Network TV
Nielsen DMA Tri-Cities TN-VA
Web Home Page Address www.wkpttv.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 4.0
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 504.0
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: 10.0
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(24)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 24) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (Digital DT 2 and WAPK-CD)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/8-8:30 AM thru 1/31/16 and Saturdays8:30 AM - 9 AM eff. 2/6/16
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 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. "Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures" is a program designed to educate and inform children about the many different animals and their habitats in the world around us. In each program Jack Hannah goes to different places around the world to talk with people who know about different animals and the habitats in which they live. The program seeks to inform children in a way that presents a positive role model to them and show pro-social values within a environmentally responsible universe. The program was also recommended by the National Education Association and meets the FCC's definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules. This program aired on WAPG-CD 2 which is a simulcast of WAPK-CD.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 24) Response
Program Title Dog Tales (Digital DT 4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11 AM - 11:30 AM
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 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. Dog Tales provides an educational and informational show concerning safety tips along with lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and also showcases veterinary experts in the care of,various issues affecting canines. The weekly series includes recommended reading list about dogs and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests. This program is from The Heartland Network.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 24) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9 AM - 9:30 AM thru 1/30/16 and 8 AM - 8:30 AM eff. 2/6/16
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 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. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten 'fastest animals in Africa,' 'tallest insects,' 'biggest eaters,' smartest birds'...Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom in Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 24) Response
Program Title Missing (Digital DT 2 and WAPK-CD)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 10:30 AM - 11 AM thru 1/31/16 and Saturdays 10:30 AM - 11 AM eff. 2/6/16
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 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. Missing is a weekly half-hour reality series featuring actual cases of missing individuals, both adult and juvenile, from across the United States. The program includes tips and information to keep children safe. Series is E/I rated and is suitable for family viewing.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 24) Response
Program Title Steal the Show (Digital DT 3 and WOPI-CA)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:30 AM - 12 Noon
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 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. Steal the Show provides CORE programming in the areas music, music composition, the music recording process and musical instruments. Ariel, Zoey and Eli Engelbert of the EI program Ariel & Zoey & Eli, Too work to write and record an album with Grammy Winner Jim Peterik. All aspect of the process are covered - 1) Creating the melody, 2) writing the lyric, 3) creating harmonies, 4) developing instrumentals and 5) recording the song in the studio. With schools across the country cutting funding to music related programs, Steal the Show fills an important void. Students will be empowered with the knowledge and skills they will broaden and hone as they follow Ariel, Zoey and Eli on their journey with one of the most prominent songwriters of the past 20 years. This program is from the Cozi TV Network.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 24) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:30 AM - 11 AM thru 1/30/16 and 9:30 AM - 10 AM eff. 2/6/16
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 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 half-hour weekly series, The Wildlife Docs, produced for ages 13-16 follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and information program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of our Veterinary Team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety, and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 24) Response
Program Title Mouse in the House (Digital DT 4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9:30 AM - 10 AM
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 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Pursuant to the Children's Television Act of 1990, "MOUSE IN THE HOUSE" will satisfy the FCC Children's programming requirement and can be classified as either core or non-core programming. "MOUSE IN THE HOUSE" serves the educational and informational needs of children 9 to 12 years of age with its program content, providing young viewers with an educational experience conducting scientific experiment that children can repeat for themselves. The program combines practical demonstrations of science and physics with useful information for building important life skills. This program is from Heartland.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 24) Response
Program Title Rock The Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11 AM - 11:30 AM thru 1/30/16 and 10 AM - 10:30 AM eff. 2/6/16
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 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. Rock the Park is a weekly half-hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age and taps into America's love affair with our national parks. In this awe-inspiring and entertaining series our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. Viewers will witness the fascinating underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida, which is home to the world's most unique coral and marine life. They'll watch as Jack and Colton raft their way through Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, spotting the region's famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet - The Grand Teton in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 24) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV (Digital DT 2 and WAPK-CD)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 9 AM - 9:30 AM thru 1/31/16 and Saturdays9 AM - 9:30 AM eff. 2/6/16
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 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. Dragonfly TV is a weekly half hour science television series that meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC's Children's Programming requirements for children ages 13-16. The programs highlight children "doing" projects with real hands-on experience and demontrates practical applications of mathematics and science. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach viewers. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to investigate science on their own. This program aired on WOPI-CD 2 which is a simulcast of WAPK-CD.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 24) Response
Program Title The New Howdy Doody Show (Digital DT 3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 10 AM - 10:30 AM & 10:30 AM - 11 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
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 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Howdy Doody is a 1975 series which is known to its viewers for Buffalo Bob in his cowboy attire and a cast of human characters such as Clarabell the Clown and Chief Thunderthud as well as puppets (i.e., Howdy Doody, Dilly Dally, Flub-a-Dub, etc.). Children sat on stage in the Peanut Gallery, thus making this show a forerunner of interactive programming we enjoy today. The primary value of the series is to educate and entertain elementary school-aged children. In addition, both older children and monitoring adults will find this series amusing and quite charming as Howdy Doody is a timeless character who has an interactive quality. Educationally, the series offers opportunities for parents and teachers to teach lessons related to language, character development, science, and listening skills. In accordance with the 1990 Children's Television Act (ATC) intended to increase educational and informational programming for children on television, HOWDY DOODY clearly meets the goals of providing children with a television show that meets CORE requirements of the FCC as follows: 1. Issues such as bullying, establishing trust and courtesy are faced and resolved in the episodes. 2. Responsibility is presented in a positive and encouraging manner. 3. Making choices in life, mastery of attachment and separation are emphasized in each episode. 4. Issues of competition and loyalty are conveyed throughout the series. (Showplace TV Syndication) This program is from the Cozi TV Network.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 24) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue (Digital DT 2 and WAPK-CD)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 8:30 - 9 AM tru 1/31/16; Saturdays 8 AM - - 8:30 AM eff. 2/6/16;
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 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 program teaches about the dangers that befall animals and the necessity for man to attempt to rescue and take care of them. This program aired on WOPI-CD 2 which is a simulcast of WAPK-CD.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 24) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues (Digital DT 2 and WAPK-CD)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 9:30 AM - 10 AM thru 1/31/16 and Saturdays 9:30 AM - 10 AM eff. 2/6/16
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 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. ZOO CLUES is an educational and informative half-hour,E/I program that poses fascinating animal-related questions to viewers, gives them clues to the right answer, and then explains the right answer, allowing young viewers to interact and learn. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with information to understand and appreciate animals and the environment
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 24) Response
Program Title Think Big (Digital DT 4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10 AM - 10:30 AM
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 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 is a television series that shows a working knowledge of math, science and physics. The series shows children actively solving problems using scientific principles while combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real-world applications for math, science and engineering, proving that that the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun. Each episode presents an invent-off challenge, where teenage teams must invent a machine designed to perform a specific task in limited amount of time, promoting creative thinking and practical skills.This program is from Heartland Network.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 24) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 (Digital DT 4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9 AM - 9:30 AM & 10:30 AM - 11 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
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. Real Life 101 introduces you to real people doing real jobs. From doctors, lawyers and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors,Lipizzaner stallion trainers and special effects wizards, Real Life 101 takes you "on the job" so you can see for yourself why these professionals love what they do. Learn about jobs you might not know even existed! Join hosts Jillian, Shawn and Gracey every week as they explore new professions in the exciting world of work. It's a half-hour of thought-provoking, eye-opening fun and entertainment! This program is from The Heartland Network.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 24) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into the Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30 AM - 8 AM
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 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. "Jack Hanna's Into the Wild" is a program designed to educate and inform children about the many different animals and their habitats in the world around us. In each program Jack Hanna goes to different places around the world to talk with people who know about different animals and the habitats in which they live. Combining data-oriented scientific information with concern for the conservation status of wildlife and the environment enforces the educational value and impact of the program.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 24) Response
Program Title Ariel & Zoey & Eli, Too (Digital DT 3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:30 AM - 11 AM
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 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. Ariel & Zoey & Eli, Too (AZE2), a musical variety show that is driven by three siblings, empowers children to accomplish their goals and their dreams. AZE2 accomplishes this through interviewing people who excel in their profession and have a positive message for kids, introducing guests who perform different genres of music, and presenting musical performances by the cast members themselves. These cast musical performances show children they can write their own music and the importance of teamwork. Music on the show is produced by Emmy Award winner David Barrett. He and Brian Brill (another Emmy winner) ensure that the music is tailored for the young audience. All songs offer a positive message about life. Every episode begins with the song "Sweet Company which sends the positive message of friendship and ends with the singing of End of Another Day which encourages the viewer to stay optimistic about tomorrow. This program is from the Cozi TV Network.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 24) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries With Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30 AM - 10 AM thru 1/30/16 and 8:30 AM - 9 AM eff. 2/6/16
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 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 half-hour weekly series, Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13-16 - and beyond -by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the 'family dynamics' of the mingling species, viewers will get to know - and care- about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 24) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10 AM - 10:30 thru 1/30/16 and 9 AM - 9:30 AM eff. 2/6/16AM
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 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. Sea Rescue features the rescue, rehabilitation and - in many instances - release back into the wild. Produced for ages 13 - 16, this show offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit" rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real-life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 24) Response
Program Title Born To Explore
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:30 AM - 12 Noon thru 1/30/16 and 10:30 AM - 11 AM eff. 2/6/16
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 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. Developed and produced for 13- 16 year olds, the world's cultures and its geographical wonders come alive as the youngest president in Explorers Club history, Richard Wiese, takes viewers on a globetrotting adventure. While developed for 13-16 year olds, Born to Explore is engaging for the whole family. In this weekly half-hour series, Richard uncovers amazing facts of nature and manmade treasures. In Born to Explore, Richard Wiese takes the role of the ultimate Social Studies teacher to a new level, brining the viewing audience to the places and people of our world who form our cultures. Whether he climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, explores why people live a the base of an active volcano, or travels down the Nile River, viewers will travels the world without leaving their homes.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 24) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids Adventures II (Digital DT 3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10 AM - 10:30 AM & 11 AM - 11:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
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. Aqua Kids provides a unique vehicle for young people to learn about the diversity of marine animals around the world, emphasizing the importance of preserving fragile aquatic habitats and encouraging children to take an active role in protecting the future of their community and the world. The program provides a window into the management and preservation of unique habitats and species through the eyes of kids and their hands-on collaboration with science researchers and educators. The messages delivered by Aqua Kids are given by a creative and resourceful host, Molly McKinney, whose scientific background is evident in the show. The other young hosts, whose ages range from pre-teen to late teens, are equally entertaining and informative. The young viewers identify with these young hosts and imagine themselves in the role of the scientist and as someone who could have a positive impact on the environment. The format of young student scientists presenting information on location in a variety of aquatic settings is both entertaining and informative. This program is from the Cozi TV Network.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 24) Response
Program Title Mustard Pancakes (Digital DT 4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
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 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MUSTARD PANCAKES features gifted singer/songwriter and children's personality Courtney Campbell as head of a household that is also home to Oogleberry Ink Dog, Tiny Tina Ten Toes and Mo - and the lone cat, Mr. D. Under her thoughtful and tender care and guidance, her pets discover the world around them, grow emotionally and find solutions to their daily challenges. Aimed at children 3-6, the music-driven MUSTARD PANCAKES celebrates the joy of childhood through the power of music,storytelling and appealing characters. This program is from The Heartland Network.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (22 of 24) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow (Digital DT 2 and WAPK-CD)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 10 AM - 10:30 AM thru 1/31/16 and Saturdays 10 AM - 10:30 AM eff. 2/6/16
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 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. Sports Stars of Tomorrow displays the hard work and dedication that it takes to be a true sports star. It chronicles the trials and tribulations of the young athletes as they strive to become a top level performer in the sports arena. The program helps youngsters realize that their full potential in both life and the playing field are attainable with lots of hard work and determination. It reinforces theimportance of key values like dedication, discipline, commitment and community involvement. Sports Stars of Tomorrow also provides in-depth,human-interest stories that reveal the important challenges and lessons that mold our young athletes. Not everyone is cut out to be a superstar. In Sports Stars of Tomorrow, we recognize those athletes that have learned life lessons along the way while battling varying obstacles. These stories inspire and teach our youth that while many desire greatness on the grand stage of competition, much can be learned through the journey that can make a significant difference throughout one's life. This program aired on WOPI-CD 2 which is a simulcast of WAPK-CD.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (23 of 24) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7 AM - - 7:30 AM
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 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 first kid-to-kid newscast, created for and delivered by children. Hosted by a diverse news team made up of young "journalists" reporting from a professional news set and from the field on stories of interest and educational value to its own audience. Family Viewing program environment aimed at kids 13-16 and Tweens watching along with their parents, particularly moms. Cast of approximately 6 on-air kids selected from top young professionals in the New York metropolitan area with major acting credits. Emphasis on diversity and experience to develop a cast of engaging and intelligent African-American, Hispanic, Asian and Caucasian Asian male and female child actors who interact with each other-and connect to the viewers. Meets the need of children whose sophistication and curiosity about their world is motivated by the information explosion. They have the interest. They have opinions. But they also have a healthy skepticism about adult explanations, which tend to be either condescending or overly complex.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (24 of 24) Response
Program Title Dudley the Dragon (Digital DT 4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
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 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Adventures of Dudley the Dragon is a live action show using full body costume characters and puppets. The story follows Dudley, a dragon who recently woke up from centuries of hibernation and his new ten-year-old friends Matt and Sally. The two kids would guide Dudley around the modern world and the trio would learn about environmentalism, friendship and pro-social values. Other recurring characters include additional kids as well as a grouchy apple tree named Mr. Crabby Tree, a laid back frog named Sammy, a lovable caveman, and the Robins. This program is from The Heartland Network.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

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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 Fred L. Falin
Address 222 Commerce Street
City Kingsport
State TN
Zip 37660
Telephone Number (423) 723-6106
Email Address ffalin@hvbcgroup.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 (25)

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Other Matters (1 of 25) Response
Program Title Pets In Paradise (Digital DT 4 )
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10 AM - 10:30 AM
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. Pets in Paradise TV is a weekly television show that explores the relationship between humans and animals. From surfing pigs, to ducks living inside the house, rescued dogs, and dogs that rescue humans, we look at the remarkable connections people have with their pets in one of the most beautiful places on Earth, Hawaii. Each week learn about these relationships and how they flourish in Paradise. The 30 minute show consists of compelling stories about people and their people and their pets, information about pet health care, tips on pet training and much more. The show's goal is to help nurture relationships between pet owners and their companions.
Other Matters (2 of 25) Response
Program Title Mouse In the House (Digital Dt 4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9:30 AM - 10 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Pursuant to the Children's Television Act of 1990, "MOUSE IN THE HOUSE" will satisfy the FCC Children's programming requirement and can be classified as either core or non-core programming. "MOUSE IN THE HOUSE" serves the educational and informational needs of children 9 to 12 years of age with its program content, providing young viewers with an educational experience conducting scientific experiment that children can repeat for themselves. The program combines practical demonstrations of science and physics with useful information for building important life skills. This program is from The Heartland Network
Other Matters (3 of 25) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (Digital DT 1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8 AM - 8:30 AM
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. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten 'fastest animals in Africa,' 'tallest insects,' 'biggest eaters,' smartest birds'...Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom in Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown.
Other Matters (4 of 25) Response
Program Title Steal The Show (Digital DT 4 )
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:30 AM - 12 N
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. Steal the Show provides CORE programming in the areas music, music composition, the music recording process and musical instruments. Ariel, Zoey and Eli Engelbert of the EI program Ariel & Zoey & Eli, Too work to write and record an album with Grammy Winner Jim Peterik. All aspect of the process are covered - 1) Creating the melody, 2) writing the lyric, 3) creating harmonies, 4) developing instrumentals and 5) recording the song in the studio. With schools across the country cutting funding to music related programs, Steal the Show fills an important void. Students will be empowered with the knowledge and skills they will broaden and hone as they follow Ariel, Zoey and Eli on their journey with one of the most prominent songwriters of the past 20 years. This program is from the Cozi TV Network.
Other Matters (5 of 25) Response
Program Title Missing (Digital DT 2 and WAPK-CD)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:30 AM - 11 AM
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. Sports Stars of Tomorrow displays the hard work and dedication that it takes to be a true sports star. It chronicles the trials and tribulations of the young athletes as they strive to become a top level performer in the sports arena. The program helps youngsters realize that their full potential in both life and the playing field are attainable with lots of hard work and determination. It reinforces the importance of key values like dedication, discipline, commitment and community involvement. Sports Stars of Tomorrow also provides in-depth,human-interest stories that reveal the important challenges and lessons that mold our young athletes. Not everyone is cut out to be a supestar. In Sports Stars of Tomorrow, we recognize those athletes that have learned life lessons along the way while battling varying obstacles. These stories inspire and teach our youth that while many desire greatness on the grand stage of competition, much can be learned through the journey that can make a significant difference throughout one's life.
Other Matters (6 of 25) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue (Digital DT 2 and WAPK-CD)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8 AM - 8:30 AM
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 teaches about the dangers that befall animals and the necessity for man to attempt to rescue and take care of them.
Other Matters (7 of 25) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids Adventures (Digital DT 3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11 AM - 11:30 AM
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. Aqua Kids provides a unique vehicle for young people to learn about the diversity of marine animals around the world, emphasizing the importance of preserving fragile aquatic habitats and encouraging children to take an active role in protecting the future of their community and the world. The program provides a window into the management and preservation of unique habitats and species through the eyes of kids and their hands-on collaboration with science researchers and educators. The messages delivered by Aqua Kids are given by a creative and resourceful host, Molly McKinney, whose scientific background is evident in the show. The other young hosts, whose ages range from pre-teen to late teens, are equally entertaining and informative. The young viewers identify with these young hosts and imagine themselves in the role of the scientist and as someone who could have a positive impact on the environment. The format of young student scientists presenting information on location in a variety of aquatic settings is both entertaining and informative. This program is from the Cozi TV Network.
Other Matters (8 of 25) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (Digital DT 1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9 AM - 9:30 AM
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. Sea Rescue features the rescue, rehabilitation and - in many instances - release back into the wild. Produced for ages 13 - 16, this show offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit" rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real-life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
Other Matters (9 of 25) Response
Program Title Howdy Doody (Digital DT 3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM & 10:30 AM - 11 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Howdy Doody is a 1975 series which is known to its viewers for Buffalo Bob in his cowboy attire and a cast of human characters such as Clarabell the Clown and Chief Thunderthud as well as puppets (i.e., Howdy Doody, Dilly Dally, Flub-a-Dub, etc.). Children sat on stage in the Peanut Gallery, thus making this show a forerunner of interactive programming we enjoy today. The primary value of the series is to educate and entertain elementary school-aged children. In addition, both older children and monitoring adults will find this series amusing and quite charming as Howdy Doody is a timeless character who has an interactive quality. Educationally, the series offers opportunities for parents and teachers to teach lessons related to language, character development, science, and listening skills. In accordance with the 1990 Children's Television Act (ATC) intended to increase educational and informational programming for children on television, HOWDY DOODY clearly meets the goals of providing children with a television show that meets CORE requirements of the FCC as follows: 1. Issues such as bullying, establishing trust and courtesy are faced and resolved in the episodes. 2. Responsibility is presented in a positive and encouraging manner. 3. Making choices in life, mastery of attachment and separation are emphasized in each episode. 4. Issues of competition and loyalty are conveyed throughout the series. This program is from Cozi TV.
Other Matters (10 of 25) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 (Digital DT 4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:30 AM - 11 AM
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. Real Life 101 introduces you to real people doing real jobs. From doctors, lawyers and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors, Lipizzaner stallion trainers and special effects wizards, Real Life 101 takes you "on the job" so you can see for yourself why these professionals love what they do. Learn about jobs you might not know even existed! Join hosts Jillian, Shawn and Gracey every week as they explore new professions in the exciting world of work. It's a half-hour of thought-provoking, eye-opening fun and entertainment! This program is from The Heartland Network.
Other Matters (11 of 25) Response
Program Title Dog Tales (Digital DT 4 )
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11 AM - 11:30 AM
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 Tales provides an educational and informational show concerning safety tips along with lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and also showcases veterinary experts in the care of, various issues affecting canines. The weekly series includes recommended reading list about dogs and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests. This program is from The Heartland Network.
Other Matters (12 of 25) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into the Wild (Digital DT 1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 7:30 AM - 8 AM
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. "Jack Hanna's Into the Wild" is a program designed to educate and inform children about the many different animals and their habitats in the world around us. In each program Jack Hanna goes to different places around the world to talk with people who know about different animals and the habitats in which they live. Combining data-oriented scientific information with concern for the conservation status of wildlife and the environment enforces the educational value and impact of the program.
Other Matters (13 of 25) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV(Digital DT 2 and WAPK-CD)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9 AM - 9:30 AM
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. Dragonfly TV is a weekly half hour science television series that meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC's Children's Programming requirements for children ages 13-16. The programs highlight children "doing" projects with real hands-on experience and demontrates practical applications of mathematics and science. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach viewers. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to investigate science on their own. This program aired on WKPT-DT 2 which is a simulcast of WAPK-CA.
Other Matters (14 of 25) Response
Program Title Ariel Zooey and E (Digital DT 3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30 AM - 11 AM
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. Ariel & Zoey & Eli, Too (AZE2), a musical variety show that is driven by three siblings, empowers children to accomplish their goals and their dreams. AZE2 accomplishes this through interviewing people who excel in their profession and have a positive message for kids, introducing guests who perform different genres of music, and presenting musical performances by the cast members themselves. These cast musical performances show children they can write their own music and the importance of teamwork. Music on the show is produced by Emmy Award winner David Barrett. He and Brian Brill (another Emmy winner) ensure that the music is tailored for the young audience. All songs offer a positive message about life. Every episode begins with the song "Sweet Company which sends the positive message of friendship and ends with the singing of End of Another Day which encourages the viewer to stay optimistic about tomorrow. This program is from the Cozi TV Network.
Other Matters (15 of 25) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow (Digital DT 2 and WAPK-CD)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10 AM - 10:30 AM
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. Sports Stars of Tomorrow displays the hard work and dedication that it takes to be a true sports star. It chronicles the trials and tribulations of the young athletes as they strive to become a top level performer in the sports arena. The program helps youngsters realize that their full potential in both life and the playing field are attainable with lots of hard work and determination. It reinforces the importance of key values like dedication, discipline, commitment and community involvement. Sports Stars of Tomorrow also provides in-depth,human-interest stories that reveal the important challenges and lessons that mold our young athletes. Not everyone is cut out to be a supestar. In Sports Stars of Tomorrow, we recognize those athletes that have learned life lessons along the way while battling varying obstacles. These stories inspire and teach our youth that while many desire greatness on the grand stage of competition, much can be learned through the journey that can make a significant difference throughout one's life.
Other Matters (16 of 25) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (Digital DT 2 and WAPK-CD)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8:30 AM - 9 AM
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. "Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures" is a program designed to educate and inform children about the many different animals and their habitats in the world around us. In each program Jack Hannah goes to different places around the world to talk with people who know about different animals and the habitats in which they live. The program seeks to inform children in a way that presents a positive role model to them and show pro-social values within a environmentally responsible universe. The program was also recommended by the National Education Association and meets the FCC's definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (17 of 25) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News (Digital DT 1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 7 AM - - 7:30 AM
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 first kid-to-kid newscast, created for and delivered by children. Hosted by a diverse news team made up of young "journalists" reporting from a professional news set and from the field on stories of interest and educational value to its own audience. Family Viewing program environment aimed at kids 13-16 and Tweens watching along with their parents, particularly moms. Cast of approximately 6 on-air kids selected from top young professionals in the New York metropolitan area with major acting credits. Emphasis on diversity and experience to develop a cast of engaging and intelligent African-American, Hispanic, Asian and Caucasian Asian male and female child actors who interact with each other-and connect to the viewers. Meets the need of children whose sophistication and curiosity about their world is motivated by the information explosion. They have the interest. They have opinions. But they also have a healthy skepticism about adult explanations, which tend to be either condescending or overly complex.
Other Matters (18 of 25) Response
Program Title Mustard Pancakes (Digital DT 4 and WKIN-CA)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MUSTARD PANCAKES features gifted singer/songwriter and children's personality Courtney Campbell as head of a household that is also home to Oogleberry Ink Dog, Tiny Tina Ten Toes and Mo - and the lone cat, Mr. D. Under her thoughtful and tender care and guidance, her pets discover the world around them, grow emotionally and find solutions to their daily challenges. Aimed at children 3-6, the music-driven MUSTARD PANCAKES celebrates the joy of childhood through the power of music,storytelling and appealing characters. This program is from The Heartland Network.
Other Matters (19 of 25) Response
Program Title Born To Explore (Digital DT 1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:30 AM - 11 Noon
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. Developed and produced for 13- 16 year olds, the world's cultures and its geographical wonders come alive as the youngest president in Explorers Club history, Richard Wiese, takes viewers on a globetrotting adventure. While developed for 13-16 year olds, Born to Explore is engaging for the whole family. In this weekly half-hour series, Richard uncovers amazing facts of nature and manmade treasures. In Born to Explore, Richard Wiese takes the role of the ultimate Social Studies teacher to a new level, brining the viewing audience to the places and people of our world who form our cultures. Whether he climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, explores why people live a the base of an active volcano, or travels down the Nile River, viewers will travels the world without leaving their homes.
Other Matters (20 of 25) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries With Jeff Corwin (Digital DT 1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8:30 AM - 9 AM
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 half-hour weekly series, Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13-16 - and beyond -by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the 'family dynamics' of the mingling species, viewers will get to know - and care- about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Other Matters (21 of 25) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs (Digital DT 1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9:30 AM - 10 AM
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 half-hour weekly series, The Wildlife Docs, produced for ages 13-16 follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and information program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of our Veterinary Team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety, and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care
Other Matters (22 of 25) Response
Program Title Dudley the Dragon (Digital DT4 and WKIN-CA)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8 AM - 8:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Adventures of Dudley the Dragon is a live action show using full body costume characters and puppets The story follows Dudley, a dragon who recently woke up from centuries of hibernation and his new ten-year-old friends Matt and Sally. The two kids would guide Dudley around the modern world and the trio would learn about environmentalism, friendship and pro-social values. Other recurring characters include additional kids as well as a grouchy apple tree named Mr. Crabby Tree, a laid back frog named Sammy, a lovable caveman, and the Robins. This program is from The Heartland Network (formerly The Nashville Network)and
Other Matters (23 of 25) Response
Program Title Rock The Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10 AM - 10:30 AM
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. Rock the Park is a weekly half-hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age and taps into America's love affair with our national parks. In this awe-inspiring and entertaining series our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. Viewers will witness the fascinating underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida, which is home to the world's most unique coral and marine life. They'll watch as Jack and Colton raft their way through Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, spotting the region's famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet - The Grand Teton in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park.
Other Matters (24 of 25) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues (Digital DT 2 and WAPK-CD)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9:30 AM - 10 AM
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. ZOO CLUES is an educational and informative half-hour,E/I program that poses fascinating animal-related questions to viewers, gives them clues to the right answer, and then explains the right answer, allowing young viewers to interact and learn. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with information to understand and appreciate animals and the environment.
Other Matters (25 of 25) Response
Program Title Think Big (Digital DT 4 )
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10 AM - 10:30 AM
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 is a television series that shows a working knowledge of math, science and physics. The series shows children actively solving problems using scientific principles while combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real-world applications for math, science and engineering, proving that that the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun. Each episode presents an invent-off challenge, where teenage teams must invent a machine designed to perform a specific task in limited amount of time, promoting creative thinking and practical skills. This program is from The Heartland Network.

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

Fred L Falin

Vice President - TV Programming & Operations


04/08/2016

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