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

FRN:
0027691682
File Number:
0000010450
Submit Date:
04/11/2016
Call Sign:
WMDE
Facility ID:
189357
City:
DOVER
State:
DE
Service:
Full Service Television
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

WESTERN PACIFIC BROADCAST LLC

Doing Business As: WESTERN PACIFIC BROADCAST LLC

Suzanne Lupia

400 N. ASHLEY DRIVE

SUITE 3010

TAMPA, FL 33602

United States

+1 (813) 579-4491

slupia@wpbroadcast.com

Company

Contact Representatives (3)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Matthew Bray

Vice President

Western Pacific Broadcasting, LLC

400 North Ashley Drive

Suite 3010

Tampa, FL 33602

United States

+1 (813) 286-4140

mbray@wpbroadcast.com

Vice President

David A. O'Connor

WILKINSON BARKER KNAUER, LLP

2300 N STREET, NW

SUITE 700

WASHINGTON, DC 20037

United States

+1 (202) 783-4141

DOCONNOR@WBKLAW.COM

Legal Representative

D. SCOTT TURPIE

TECHNICAL CONSULTANT

LOHNES & CULVER LLC

LOHNES & CULVER LLC

P.O. BOX 881

SILVER SPRING, MD 20918

United States

+1 (301) 776-4488

SCOTT@LOCUL.COM

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Independent
Affiliated network
Nielsen DMA Washington DC (Hagrstwn)
Web Home Page Address

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(6)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 6) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays / 7:00 a.m. (January 6th - March 30th)
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. Dog Tales is a weekly half-hour educational/ informational series showcasing all aspects of the canine world. The series offers useful information on all kinds of dogs and the people who love them. The program also instructs young viewers on the proper care of pets and provides safety, health, and training tips that are useful for all kinds of dogs. In addition to showcasing skilled and compassionate individuals helping dogs and dogs assisting people, the program emphasizes responsible pet ownership, compassion for all living creatures and promotes strong personal and community values.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 6) Response
Program Title Missing
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays / 7:00 a.m. (January 5th - March 29th)
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. "Missing" is a weekly half-hour educational/informational series focusing on actual cases of missing persons. The series provides information and descriptions of missing children, including endangered runaways as well as victims of abductions. The show also presents peer-to-peer advice on safety in public places and in cyber space, including real-world examples of how to avoid potentially dangerous situations. The program emphasizes taking active responsibility for personal safety and promotes situational awareness, presented in a calm and non-threatening manner suited for teenagers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 6) Response
Program Title Biz Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays / 7:00 a.m. (January 1st - March 25th)
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. Biz Kids is a weekly half-hour series focusing on financial literacy and entrepreneurship for teens, targeting 13 - 16 year olds. Using a mix of strong financial education tools, dynamic sketch comedy, and inspiring true stories of young entrepreneurs, Biz Kids provides important information for future success. Each episode features math, language arts, and social studies, as well as teaching teens about money and business.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 6) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays / 7:00 a.m. (January 7th - March 31st)
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. Dragonfly TV demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science with children doing hands-on projects. 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 answers. Each episode aims to be engaging, entertaining and educational, allowing children to investigate science on their own.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 6) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays / 7:30 a.m. (January 1st - March 25th)
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. Think Big program content includes the importance of having working knowledge of math, science, and physics. The series shows children actively solving problems using scientific principles, combining skill and creativity. Think Big also demonstrates real-world applications for math, science, and engineering, proving 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 a limited amount of time, promoting creative thinking and practical skills.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 6) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays / 7:00 a.m. (January 4th - March 28th)
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. Animal Rescue educates children on safety tips and information about various animals and their habitats. The program shows real life in-the-field experiences of professional and ordinary people taking care of, treating, and helping various animals, as well as exhibiting good social responsibility and promotion of strong personal and community values.
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 Jazelle Merritt
Address 20 F Street, Suite 769
City Washington
State DC
Zip 20001
Telephone Number (866) 957-2290
Email Address jmerritt@wpbroadcast.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 (6)

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Other Matters (1 of 6) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays / 7:00 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Rescue educates children on safety tips and information about various animals and their habitats. The program shows real life in-the-field experiences of professional and ordinary people taking care of, treating, and helping various animals, as well as exhibiting good social responsibility and promotion of strong personal and community values.
Other Matters (2 of 6) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays / 7:00 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dog Tales educates children about dog safety and care, as well as lessons of responsibility of dog ownership. The show provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines.
Other Matters (3 of 6) Response
Program Title Missing
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays / 7:00 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Missing" is a weekly half-hour educational/informational series focusing on actual cases of missing persons. The series provides information and descriptions of missing children, including endangered runaways as well as victims of abductions. The show also presents peer-to-peer advice on safety in public places and in cyber space, including real-world examples of how to avoid potentially dangerous situations. The program emphasizes taking active responsibility for personal safety and promotes situational awareness, presented in a calm and non-threatening manner suited for teenagers.
Other Matters (4 of 6) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays / 7:30 p.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program content includes the importance of having a working knowledge of math, science and physics. The series shows children actively solving problems using scientific principles, combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real-world applications for math, science and engineering, proving 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 a limited amount of time, promoting creative thinking and practical skills.
Other Matters (5 of 6) Response
Program Title Biz Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays / 7:00 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Biz Kids is a weekly half-hour series focusing on financial literacy and entrepreneurship for teens, targeting 13 - 16 year olds. Using a mix of strong financial education tools, dynamic sketch comedy, and inspiring true stories of young entrepreneurs, Biz Kids provides important information for future success. Each episode features math, language arts, and social studies, as well as teaching teens about money and business.
Other Matters (6 of 6) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays / 7:00 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dragonfly TV demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science with children doing hands-on projects. 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 answers. Each episode aims to be engaging, entertaining and educational, allowing children to investigate science on their own.

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.

Matthew Bray

Vice President


04/11/2016

Attachments

No Attachments.