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

FRN:
0018086967
File Number:
0000010163
Submit Date:
04/11/2016
Call Sign:
WMNO-CD
Facility ID:
1104
City:
Columbus
State:
OH
Service:
Digital Class A
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/11/2016
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

POSITIVE NEWS NETWORK, INC.

Doing Business As: POSITIVE NEWS NETWORK, INC.

Mark Hiner

196 SOUTH MAIN STREET

SUITE 201

MARION, OH 43302

United States

+1 (740) 375-8822

mark@mariontv22.com

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Cary Tepper

Communications Counsel

Tepper Law Firm, LLC

Cary S. Tepper

4900 Auburn Avenue

Suite 100

Bethesda, MD 20814

United States

+1 (301) 718-1818

tepperlaw@aol.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network Heroes and Icons
Nielsen DMA Columbus OH
Web Home Page Address mariontv22.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 0.0
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: 0.0
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(3)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 3) Response
Program Title Workforce
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10 AM and 10:30 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. WORKFORCE serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of having a working knowledge of math, science and communication skills. The series shows introduces teens to a wide variety of possible careers, emphasizing how education and practical skills impact a persons ability to successfully pursue a career. The series also demonstrates real-world job experience, proving that that an appropriate education is necessary to pursue almost any career. Each episode presents two possible career paths offering teenagers a chance to get some hands on experience in various jobs. Program also notes educational and training requirements for various careers, as well as potential salary ranges for a given job.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 3) Response
Program Title Young America Outdoors
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11 AM and 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. YOUNG AMERICA OUTDOORS serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, providing important information about leading a healthy and active lifestyle, YOUNG AMERICA OUTDOORS is an outdoor recreation-based television series that addresses the educational needs of children and adolescents, and meets the educational and informational standards of the FCCs requirements for Childrens Programming in the age category 13 to 16 years. The series introduces young viewers to a wide variety of outdoor activities, explaining the benefits of keeping fit while exploring wonders of nature. Various episodes focus on hiking and camping, swimming and water skiing, rock-climbing and mountaineering, explaining how to get the most benefit from outdoor activities while keeping safe and respecting the environment. Information in presented in a concise and logical manner that will engage and inform its target audience.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 3) Response
Program Title Safari
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 12 PM and 12:30 PM
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. Safari provides core programming in the areas of global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preservation. Emmy award-winning host and wildlife expert John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring the viewers face to face with some of the planet's most interesting animals. Safari offers a dynamic television experience for teens - with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. Various age-appropriate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in-depth and thoughtful explanations.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Mark A. Hiner
Address 196 South Main Street, Suite 302
City Marion
State OH
Zip 43302
Telephone Number (740) 375-8822
Email Address mark@mariontv22.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. All programs are broadcast on RF channel 28, virtual channel 22.1. WMNO-CD is digital and has no analog transmission component.

Other Matters (3)

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Other Matters (1 of 3) Response
Program Title Tomorrow Today
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11 AM and 11:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. TOMORROW TODAY serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of learning about various scientific and technology advances. The series gives teenagers exposure to different areas of new science innovations and ideas from various areas ranging from space to medicine to ecology.
Other Matters (2 of 3) Response
Program Title So You Want To Be
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10 AM and 10:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. SO YOU WANT TO BE features teens learning about a wide variety of jobs and career paths as well as what it takes to get ahead in the working world. Each week SO YOU WANT TO BE goes on location to an actual working job site, allowing teens an up close and personal experience with a particular occupation.
Other Matters (3 of 3) Response
Program Title Safari
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 12 PM and 12:30 PM
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 provides core programming in the areas of global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preservation. Emmy award-winning host and wildlife expert John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring the viewers face to face with some of the planet's most interesting animals. Safari offers a dynamic television experience for teens - with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. Various age-appropriate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in-depth and thoughtful explanations.

Certification

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Question Response

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

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

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

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

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

Mark Hiner

President


04/11/2016

Attachments

No Attachments.