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

FRN:
0018223693
File Number:
0000010293
Submit Date:
04/11/2016
Call Sign:
WTAP-TV
Facility ID:
4685
City:
PARKERSBURG
State:
WV
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

GRAY TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC

Doing Business As: GRAY TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC

WTAP-TV

ONE TELEVISION PLAZA

PARKERSBURG, WV 26101

United States

+1 (304) 485-4588

GM@WTAP.COM

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

JOSEPH DAVIS

CONSULTING ENGINEER

CHESAPEAKE RF CONSULTANTS, LLC

CHESAPEAKE RF CONSULTANTS, LLC

207 OLD DOMINION ROAD

YORKTOWN, VA 23692

United States

+1 (703) 650-9600

JOSEPH.DAVIS@RF-CONSULTANTS.COM

Technical Representative

JOAN STEWART

WILEY REIN LLP

1776 K STREET, N.W.

WASHINGTON, DC 20006

United States

+1 (202) 719-7438

JSTEWART@WILEYREIN.COM

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network NBC
Nielsen DMA Parkersburg
Web Home Page Address http://www.wtap.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: 11.0
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(25)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 25) Response
Program Title Dog Tales (WTAP, 15.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 9-930a (WTAP), Monday 5-5:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 19
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 7
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 7
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dog Tales is a weekly half-hour educational/information magazine show featuring everything about dogs and their owners. Each episode includes topics on training, health, nutrition, behavior, grooming and the peculiarities of man?s best friend. All types of dogs, from pure breeds to mutts, will be featured. Although this show appeals to all ages, the primary target is ages 13 to 16.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Dog Tales (WTAP)
List date and time rescheduled 03/12/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-03-12
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Dog Tales (WTAP)
List date and time rescheduled 02/27/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-02-27
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Dog Tales (WTAP)
List date and time rescheduled 01/23/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-01-23
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Dog Tales (WTAP)
List date and time rescheduled 01/02/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-01-02
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Dog Tales (WTAP)
List date and time rescheduled 03/26/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-03-26
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Dog Tales (WTAP)
List date and time rescheduled 01/16/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-01-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Dog Tales (WTAP)
List date and time rescheduled 02/06/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-02-06
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (2 of 25) Response
Program Title Chicken Soup for the Soul Hidden Hereos (WIYE)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:00-7:30a
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. CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL'S HIDDEN HEROES, hosted by Brooke Burke-Charvet, is a hidden camera television show developed for teens in which each episode reveals the widespread goodwill in our world by secretly capturing heroes in action as they demonstrate acts of kindness, compassion and commitment to others. Highlighted by funny, light-hearted moments, the show shines a bright light on everyday people who selflessly share their positive attitudes towards society and life with others by doing good deeds.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 25) Response
Program Title Inspectors (WIYE)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30-12p
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 Inspectors is a scripted, live-action half-hour series about a 19-year-old wheelchair-using kid who works with his mom to solve crimes committed against the postal service.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 25) Response
Program Title Earth to Luna (WTAP)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12-12:30p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
Total times aired 5
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 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Earth to Luna!" is all about Luna, a six-year-old girl who is completely, undeniably, and passionately into just one thing... SCIENCE!!! What most of us might ignore, Luna notices and just can't rest until she finds out, "Why is this happening?!" Luna sparks children's curiosity about science and encourages them to wonder and investigate how the world works. Her missions of discovery are both real and pretend. In fact, there's nothing she won't do or imagine to find the answers to her scientific questions!
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 25) Response
Program Title Laura McKenzie's Traveler (15.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wed. 5-530p
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. Laura McKenzie's Traveler has a wide appeal for children interested in history, geography, and world cultures. It also teaches kids about literature, arts, and the politics of different cultures.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 25) Response
Program Title Dragonfly.TV (WOVA)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:00-7:30a
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 FEATURES REAL KIDS DOING REAL SCIENCE. SERIES DEMONSTRATES PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS OF MATH AND SCIENCE WITH ENJOYABLE, HANDS ON PROJECTS, PROMOTING CRITICAL THINKING AND PROBLEM SOLVING SKILLS.YOUNG VIEWERS SEE KIDS LIKE THEMSELVES INVESTIGATING, DREAMING AND DOING.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 25) Response
Program Title Ruff-Ruff (WTAP)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30-11am (1/2-1/30), 11-11:30a (2/6-3/26)
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave is a Sprout original series that follows best friends Ruff-Ruff, Tweet, and Dave on a day of adventure, discovery and play. Each episode will reveal a new adventure about making choices.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 25) Response
Program Title Animal Explorer with Jarod Miller (WOVA, 15.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 8-830a (WOVA); Thurs. 5-530p (15.4)
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. Each week Jarod looks at exotic and domestic animals from his own unique perspective. Jarod combines his extensive training in zoology with his ability as an effective and entertaining communicator. It is the mission of this program to inspire viewers, children and adults alike, to preserve the innate human instinct to explore.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 25) Response
Program Title The Inspectors (WIYE)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 1130-12p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 12
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 INSPECTORS is a new scripted dramatic series set in Washington, D.C., inspired by compelling real cases handled by the United States Postal Inspection Service. In the series, Preston Wainwright (Bret Green), a determined teen who is thriving after being paralyzed in a car accident, works as an intern for his U.S. Postal Inspector mom, Amanda (Jessica Lundy), helping to solve crimes ranging from Internet scams, identity and mail theft, to consumer fraud. THE INSPECTORS strives to educate young people about making the right choices in their daily lives, encourages open communication between teens and parents and includes positive messaging regarding living with disabilities, overcoming challenges, beating the odds and the power of perseverance. Also starring in the series are Terry Serpico, Harrison Knight and Erica-Marie Sanchez. The United States Postal Inspection Service, the nation's oldest federal law enforcement agency, will serve as the show's official programming resource.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 25) Response
Program Title Nina's World (WTAP)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10-10:30a (1/2-1/30), 10:30-11a (2/6-3/26)
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. Ninas World tells the story of imaginative six-year-old Nina and her best friend Star. Together, the pair explores Ninas vibrant and colorful neighborhood. Every day transforms into a new excursion that celebrates family, community, diversity, and wonder.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 25) Response
Program Title Think Big (WOVA)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30-10:00a
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 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 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 25) Response
Program Title Astroblast (WTAP)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11-11:30a (1/2-1/30) 11:30-12p (2/6-3/26)
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Astroblast follows the funny adventures of a friendly and irresistable cast of animals: Comet, Halley, Sputnik, Radar and Jet. They spend their days running the Smoothie Cafe at Astroblast Space Station, their very own intergalactic clubhouse where everyone is welcome, from planets near or far. Teaching kids about Empathy, Healthy Habits, Good-Will, Positive Relationships.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 25) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (WOVA, 15.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 7:30-8:00a (WOVA); Fri. 5-530p, Monday 12-12:30p (15.4)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 39
Total times aired 39
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. Animal Atlas in has maintained a high level of educational value. It has addressed issues appropriate for both general public and the secondary classroom with a presentation that included large numbers of clips, wide ranging photography, fast-paced editing, and a non-condescending vocabulary level. The programs in the latest series of Animal Atlas happily maintain those strengths. It is differentiated from previous years by its sense of humor. Entertaining the viewer with wit and observation augments the educational integrity of its content. The level of humor, like the level of vocabulary, is most suited for middle school ages 13 to 16 with applications of topic that could extend into the higher grades. There are sound cues, visual elements and a general tone that supports the delivery of educational material in a way that is appropriate for entertainment television. The data delivered and the content communicated is absolutely educational in nature and value but one in a way that would hold the attention of the target viewer. While the program is consistently humorous, a middle school teacher could construct textbook test materials that would be applicable to Animal Atlas.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 25) Response
Program Title Biz Kid$ (WOVA)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00-9:30a
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. Biz Kids is a weekly half-hour series focusing on financial literacy and entrepreneurship for teens, targeting 13 to 16-year-olds. Using a mix of strong financial education tools, dynamic sketch comedy, and inspiring true stories of young entrepreneurs, Biz Kid$ 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 (15 of 25) Response
Program Title Henry Ford's Innovation Nation (WIYE)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11a
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. Henry Ford's Innovation Nation is a weekly celebration of the inventor's spirit. The show is hosted by CBS News correspondent Mo Rocca. The show's mission is to inspire and educate young people and their families.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 25) Response
Program Title Animal Adventures (WTAP, 15.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 930a, Tues. Thurs 12-12:30pm (15.4)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 32
Total times aired 39
Number of Preemptions 7
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 7
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 12 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Adventures, an action program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. In each episode, the camera follows Jack Hanna as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Each episode reveals to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Animal Adventures (WTAP)
List date and time rescheduled 01/02/2016 09:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-01-02
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Animal Adventures (WTAP)
List date and time rescheduled 03/12/2016 09:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-03-12
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Animal Adventures (WTAP)
List date and time rescheduled 02/27/2016 09:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-02-27
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Animal Adventures (WTAP)
List date and time rescheduled 01/16/2016 09:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-01-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Animal Adventures (WTAP)
List date and time rescheduled 02/06/2016 09:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-02-06
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Animal Adventures (WTAP)
List date and time rescheduled 01/23/2016 09:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-01-23
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Animal Adventures (WTAP)
List date and time rescheduled 03/26/2016 09:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-03-26
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (17 of 25) Response
Program Title Lazy Town (WTAP)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:30-1:00p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 7
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 7
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Lazy Town promotes fitness and healthful habits for children of preschool and primary grades. It takes place in an imaginary setting, Lazy Town, and most episodes relate children's eating and fitness habits to problem solving in their "real world." The lead character, Stephanie, guides the audience through the story. She and her best friends, a group of "human" puppets reside in Lazy Town, where her uncle is the Mayor Milford Meanswell. The underground spy and influencer who defines the ethos of Lazy Town is Robbie Rotten, and he determined to ruin the health and fitness practices of Stephanie and her friends. When the kids get into difficulties with Robbie Rotten, it is Sportacus, gymnast/athlete who comes to the rescue from his home in a spaceship that hovers over earth, prepared to answer to any call for help. The ever-present theme of Lazy Town is to eat "sports candy" which consists of fruits and vegetables, get sufficient sleep, and go outside and engage in a wide range of physical activities, from playing games, holding athletic competitions, to building forts and play structures.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Lazy Town (WTAP)
List date and time rescheduled 01/23/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-01-23
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program LazyTown
List date and time rescheduled 03/12/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-03-12
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program LazyTown
List date and time rescheduled 03/26/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-03-26
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program LazyTown
List date and time rescheduled 01/02/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-01-02
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program LazyTown
List date and time rescheduled 02/06/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-02-06
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program LazyTown
List date and time rescheduled 02/27/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-02-27
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Lazy Town (WTAP)
List date and time rescheduled 01/16/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-01-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (18 of 25) Response
Program Title Floogals (WTAP)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10-10:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 8
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. Join Captain Fleeker, First Officer Flo, and Junior Boomer on a mission of exciting discovery as they explore Earth and the funny creatures that live here.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 25) Response
Program Title Wild America (15.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wed. 12-1230p
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 key educational objective of the program is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American content, their interaction with other animals and their environment. Throughout the series emphasis will be placed upon protecting endangered species and the impact that humans have while interacting in their environment.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 25) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue (WOVA, 15.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 8:30-9:00a (WOVA); Fri. 12-1230p (15.4)
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 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Alex Paen, an Emmy-Award Winning journalist who has covered news events around the globe, hosts Animal Rescues. Animal Rescues includes dramatic rescues of all types of animals around the world. The camera captures the actual rescue in progress and is for family viewing and does not contain depictions of animals suffering. Every story has a happy ending and a positive outcome. The show also includes safety tips for animal care and treatment. The program is labeled TVG 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 (21 of 25) Response
Program Title Dr. Chris Pet Vet (WIYE)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30-11:00a
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 9 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Chronicling the adventures of Dr. Chris Brown, DR. CHRIS PET VET gives viewers unique insights into the life of one of the world's busiest vets and the animals to whom he's devoted his life. For those animals that require special services, Dr. Chris calls on his good friend and colleague Dr. Lisa Chimes, who works at an animal hospital specializing in unique animal care. Each episode of "Dr. Chris Pet Vet" delivers not only a carefully crafted mix of human and animal interest stories, but also features a variety of animals undergoing a range of medical procedures from elective surgery to highly advanced medical procedures.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (22 of 25) Response
Program Title Clangers (WTAP)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 1130-12:00p (1/02-1/30), 12-12:30p (2/06-3/26)
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Clangers is an imaginative show that follows a family of pink, long nosed, inventive and curious mouse-shaped creatures who live on a small blue planet, out in the starry stretches of outer space. Kind and generous creatures, they communicate with distinctive whistles includes comments on the wondrous and often humorous events which occur in every episode.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (23 of 25) Response
Program Title Lucky Dog (WIYE)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00-10:30a
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 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal trainer Brandon McMillan's second home is the neighborhood animal shelter where he is determined to rescue hard-to-love, out-of control, untrained and unadoptable dogs. Then, back at Brandon's training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, he embarks on the seemingly impossible task of turning the frightened pooches into perfect pets. In the end, a lucky family will adopt an even luckier dog, making each episode an adoption story that warms the heart.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (24 of 25) Response
Program Title Game Changers (WIYE)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:30-8:00a
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. Celebrating athletes and fans who give back to their communities making life better for so many, GAME CHANGERS highlights professional athletes who use their public image to make positive changes in the lives of fans in need. Young reporters seek their stories from the field, and bring back journalistic gold to the GAME CHANGERS studios to culminate in heartfelt reflection and insight from the host. Whether on or off the field, GAME CHANGERS takes an inspirational look at how sports positively impact individuals and the communities they serve.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (25 of 25) Response
Program Title Into the Wild (15.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tues. 5-530p
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 Into The Wild program topic is suitable for both the secondary classroom and general audience with content addressing several academic outcomes designated by both state and national life science standards. Shot from a number of photographic perspectives, the viewer is introduced to the biodiversity of the area, how animals are adapted to the environment, and the changes humans have imposed on the environment and well as the positive impact of local conservation efforts in the region.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

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Liaison Contact

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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 D.J. Kreiss
Address One Television Plaza
City Parkersburg
State WV
Zip 26101
Telephone Number (304) 375-6393
Email Address programming@wtap.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. Because the 10th of this month fell on a Sunday, licensee is filing this report on the first business day thereafter. Thus, this report is timely filed.

Other Matters (24)

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Other Matters (1 of 24) Response
Program Title Clangers (WTAP)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11-1130p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Clangers is an imaginative show featuring kind and generous creatures.
Other Matters (2 of 24) Response
Program Title Think Big (WOVA)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30-10:00a
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. Children are the future of America, and so are their inventions. "Think Big" features young inventors competing with one another to see who can come up with the most innovative, creative inventions. Each episode features two teams in the Think Tank -- a studio filled with art supplies and construction materials -- who brainstorm and choose materials before sketching, designing and building their idea. The completed inventions are then presented to a ... Read more judge, who determines a winner. The winning invention earns bragging rights for its creator and the coveted Genius Cup.
Other Matters (3 of 24) Response
Program Title Henry Ford's Innovation Nation (WIYE)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11-11:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Henry Ford's Innovation Nation is a weekly celebration of the inventor's spirit. The show is hosted by CBS News correspondent Mo Rocca. The show's mission is to inspire and educate young people and their families.
Other Matters (4 of 24) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (WOVA, 15.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:30-8:00a; Friday 5-530p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Atlas in previous years has maintained a high level of educational value. It has addressed issues appropriate for both general public and the secondary classroom with a presentation that included large numbers of clips, wide ranging photography, fast-paced editing, and a non-condescending vocabulary level. The programs in the latest series of Animal Atlas happily maintain those strengths. It is differentiated from previous years by its sense of humor. Entertaining the viewer with wit and observation augments the educational integrity of its content. The level of humor, like the level of vocabulary, is most suited for middle school ages 13 to 16 with applications of topic that could extend into the higher grades. There are sound cues, visual elements and a general tone that supports the delivery of educational material in a way that is appropriate for entertainment television. The data delivered and the content communicated is absolutely educational in nature and value but one in a way that would hold the attention of the target viewer. While the program is consistently humorous, a middle school teacher could construct textbook test materials that would be applicable to Animal Atlas.
Other Matters (5 of 24) Response
Program Title Into the Wild (15.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tues. 5-530p
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 Into The Wild program topic is suitable for both the secondary classroom and general audience with content addressing several academic outcomes designated by both state and national life science standards. Shot from a number of photographic perspectives, the viewer is introduced to the biodiversity of the area, how animals are adapted to the environment, and the changes humans have imposed on the environment and well as the positive impact of local conservation efforts in the region.
Other Matters (6 of 24) Response
Program Title Dog Tales (WTAP, 15.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9-930a; Mon. 5-530p
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. Dog Tales is a weekly half-hour educational/information magazine show featuring everything about dogs and their owners. Each episode includes topics on training, health, nutrition, behavior, grooming and the peculiarities of man?s best friend. All types of dogs, from pure breeds to mutts, will be featured. Although this show appeals to all ages, the primary target is ages 13 to 16.
Other Matters (7 of 24) Response
Program Title Animal Explorer with Jarod Miller (WOVA, 15.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 8:00-8:30a; Thurs. 5-530p
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. Each week Jarod looks at exotic and domestic animals from his own unique perspective. Jarod combines his extensive training in zoology with his ability as an effective and entertaining communicator. It is the mission of this program to inspire viewers, children and adults alike, to preserve the innate human instinct to explore.
Other Matters (8 of 24) Response
Program Title Chicken Soup for the Soup Hidden Heroes (WIYE)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:00-7:30a
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. CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL'S HIDDEN HEROES, hosted by Brooke Burke-Charvet, is a hidden camera television show developed for teens in which each episode reveals the widespread goodwill in our world by secretly capturing heroes in action as they demonstrate acts of kindness, compassion and commitment to others. Highlighted by funny, light-hearted moments, the show shines a bright light on everyday people who selflessly share their positive attitudes towards society and life with others by doing good deeds.
Other Matters (9 of 24) Response
Program Title Lazy Town (WTAP)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 1130-12p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Lazy Town promotes fitness and healthful habits for children of preschool and primary grades. It takes place in an imaginary setting, Lazy Town, and most episodes relate children's eating and fitness habits to problem solving in their "real world." The lead character, Stephanie, guides the audience through the story. She and her best friends, a group of "human" puppets reside in Lazy Town, where her uncle is the Mayor Milford Meanswell. The underground spy and influencer who defines the ethos of Lazy Town is Robbie Rotten, and he determined to ruin the health and fitness practices of Stephanie and her friends. When the kids get into difficulties with Robbie Rotten, it is Sportacus, gymnast/athlete who comes to the rescue from his home in a spaceship that hovers over earth, prepared to answer to any call for help. The ever-present theme of Lazy Town is to eat "sports candy" which consists of fruits and vegetables, get sufficient sleep, and go outside and engage in a wide range of physical activities, from playing games, holding athletic competitions, to building forts and play structures.
Other Matters (10 of 24) Response
Program Title Wild America (15.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wed. 12-1230p
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 key educational objective of the program is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American content, their interaction with other animals and their environment. Throughout the series emphasis will be placed upon protecting endangered species and the impact that humans have while interacting in their environment.
Other Matters (11 of 24) Response
Program Title Tree Fu Tom (WTAP)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11-1130a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Tree Fu Tom is about the amazing adventures of a young boy called Tom who, with the power of 'movement magic' called 'Tree Fu', can transform into a tiny but mighty magical super hero and travel to a wondrous enchanted kingdom called Treetopolis that exists in a tree in his back garden.
Other Matters (12 of 24) Response
Program Title Astroblast (WTAP)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:30-1:00p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Astroblast!" follows the adventures of a crew of space animals who run the Astroblast Space Station - the coolest hangout in the galaxy. The team of animals who run it are the best of friends - Comet, Halley, Sputnik, Radar and Jet - all under the watchful eye of Sal the Octopus. But when you stick five friends with very different personalities in one place - things are bound to get messy. Through it all, the "Astroblast!" crew accept their differences, help one another, make new friends, and discover that getting along is always out of this world.
Other Matters (13 of 24) Response
Program Title Biz Kid$ (WOVA)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00-9:30a
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 Kid$ is an educational television show that teaches financial education and entrepreneurship to a preteen audience. It uses sketch comedy and young actors to explain basic economic concepts. Its motto is "Where kids teach kids about money and business."
Other Matters (14 of 24) Response
Program Title Ruff Ruff (WTAP)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10-1030a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Watch Ruff-Ruff, Tweet & Dave: an adventure-filled series bubbling with fun and games featuring three loveable and playful friends.
Other Matters (15 of 24) Response
Program Title Animal Adventures (WTAP, 15.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 9:30-10:00a; Tues. 12-1230p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Adventures, an action program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. In each episode, the camera follows Jack Hanna as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Each episode reveals to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe
Other Matters (16 of 24) Response
Program Title Dragonfly.TV (WOVA)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:00-7:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. DragonflyTV is a science education television series for children aged 6-12. DragonflyTV showcases our most eager young scientists in a way that encourages all kids to discover the wonders of science. It's a new approach in science television for kids, because it features ordinary children and their own science investigations. Whether shooting over moguls on freeride skis, getting up close and personal with alligators, or cooking up experiments in their own kitchens, the DragonflyTV kids empower viewers to explore, question, and learn. In each episode, children tell how they pursued their own investigations, communicating the infectious excitement that comes with making their own discoveries.
Other Matters (17 of 24) Response
Program Title Pets.TV (15.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon. 12-1230p
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.TV is a television program that provides educational and informational segments exposing the target audience of young viewers to everything Pets. The upbeat contemporary presentation relates pets to their lives and interests. Pets from everyday to the unique are showcased with educational information that shares how they evolved to become pets and their geographic origins. Professionals share personal experiences of featured animals and/or related products. In these segments the excitement and love of working with pets is expressed. The motivational and inspirational message of each guest empowers audiences of all ages to pursue more information and education about everything pets. Each segment of Pets.TV delivers an educational and informational message that supports current social, intellectual and emotional aspects of children ages 13 and up. Attributes and advice emphasized by guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, commitment, and perseverance children can apply to their lives.
Other Matters (18 of 24) Response
Program Title The Inspectors (WIYE)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30-12p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THE INSPECTORS is a new scripted dramatic series set in Washington, D.C., inspired by compelling real cases handled by the United States Postal Inspection Service. In the series, Preston Wainwright (Bret Green), a determined teen who is thriving after being paralyzed in a car accident, works as an intern for his U.S. Postal Inspector mom, Amanda (Jessica Lundy), helping to solve crimes ranging from Internet scams, identity and mail theft, to consumer fraud. THE INSPECTORS strives to educate young people about making the right choices in their daily lives, encourages open communication between teens and parents and includes positive messaging regarding living with disabilities, overcoming challenges, beating the odds and the power of perseverance. Also starring in the series are Terry Serpico, Harrison Knight and Erica-Marie Sanchez. The United States Postal Inspection Service, the nation's oldest federal law enforcement agency, will serve as the show's official programming resource.
Other Matters (19 of 24) Response
Program Title Dr. Chris Pet Vet (WIYE)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30-11:00a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Chronicling the adventures of Dr. Chris Brown, DR. CHRIS PET VET gives viewers unique insights into the life of one of the world's busiest vets and the animals to whom he's devoted his life. For those animals that require special services, Dr. Chris calls on his good friend and colleague Dr. Lisa Chimes, who works at an animal hospital specializing in unique animal care. Each episode of "Dr. Chris Pet Vet" delivers not only a carefully crafted mix of human and animal interest stories, but also features a variety of animals undergoing a range of medical procedures from elective surgery to highly advanced medical procedures.
Other Matters (20 of 24) Response
Program Title Laura McKenzie's Traveler
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wed. 5-530p
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. Laura McKenzie's Traveler has a wide appeal for children interested in history, geography, and world cultures. It also teaches kids about literature, arts, and the politics of different cultures.
Other Matters (21 of 24) Response
Program Title Game Changers (WIYE)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:30-8:00a
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. Celebrating athletes and fans who give back to their communities making life better for so many, GAME CHANGERS highlights professional athletes who use their public image to make positive changes in the lives of fans in need. Young reporters seek their stories from the field, and bring back journalistic gold to the GAME CHANGERS studios to culminate in heartfelt reflection and insight from the host. Whether on or off the field, GAME CHANGERS takes an inspirational look at how sports positively impact individuals and the communities they serve.
Other Matters (22 of 24) Response
Program Title Lucky Dog (WIYE)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00-10:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal trainer Brandon McMillan's second home is the neighborhood animal shelter where he is determined to rescue hard-to-love, out-of control, untrained and unadoptable dogs. Then, back at Brandon's training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, he embarks on the seemingly impossible task of turning the frightened pooches into perfect pets. In the end, a lucky family will adopt an even luckier dog, making each episode an adoption story that warms the heart.
Other Matters (23 of 24) Response
Program Title Earth to Luna (WTAP)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 1130-12p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Earth to Luna!" is a pre-school series about science and the exciting process of scientific inquiry that naturally leads to scientific knowledge.
Other Matters (24 of 24) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue (WOVA, 15.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30-9:00a; Friday 12-1230p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Alex Paen, an Emmy-Award Winning journalist who has covered news events around the globe, hosts Animal Rescues. Animal Rescues includes dramatic rescues of all types of animals around the world. The camera captures the actual rescue in progress and is for family viewing and does not contain depictions of animals suffering. Every story has a happy ending and a positive outcome. The show also includes safety tips for animal care and treatment. The program is labeled TVG and is suitable for family viewing.

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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.

D.J. Kriess

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