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

FRN:
0018223693
File Number:
0000010145
Submit Date:
04/12/2016
Call Sign:
WILX-TV
Facility ID:
6863
City:
ONONDAGA
State:
MI
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report Amendment
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/12/2016
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? Yes

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: WILX-TV

WILX-TV

500 AMERICAN ROAD

LANSING, MI 48911

United States

+1 (517) 393-0110

laura.kimmel@wilx.com

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

JOAN STEWART

WILEY REIN LLP

1776 K STREET, NW

WASHINGTON, DC 20006

United States

+1 (202) 719-7438

JSTEWART@WILEYREIN.COM

Legal Representative

MICHAEL WINSKY

CHIEF ENGINEER

GRAY TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC

500 AMERICAN ROAD

LANSING, MI 48911

United States

+1 (517) 393-0110

MIKE.WINSKY@WILX.COM

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network NBC
Nielsen DMA Lansing
Web Home Page Address www.wilx.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 336.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 7.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(19)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 19) Response
Program Title LAZYTOWN
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/12:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 7
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 7
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 7
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The citizens of Lazytown learn the importance of things like eating right and exercising from the ultra athletic superhero, Sportucus, who must stop the evil plots of Robbie Rotten, who hates physical activity, among other things.
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 Lazytown
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time?
Date Preempted 2016-03-26
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

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

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Lazytown
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time?
Date Preempted 2016-01-23
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Lazytown
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time?
Date Preempted 2016-01-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

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

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Lazytown
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time?
Date Preempted 2016-03-12
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (2 of 19) Response
Program Title Biz Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10:30am
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. Series featuring teens learning about money and business as well as setting and achieving their financial goals.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 19) Response
Program Title Astroblast
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 5
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 5
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. Each episode includes a cast of animal characters including Comet, Halley, Sputnik, Radar, Jet, and Sal the Octopus, the Astroblast Space Station is the coolest hangout in the galaxy. Through the crew's friendship, the series imparts important messages about how to embrace differences, model positive relationships, and foster healthy habits to be the best good-will ambassadors in the galaxy.
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 Astroblast
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time?
Date Preempted 2016-01-09
Episode # EATB102DH
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Astroblast
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time?
Date Preempted 2016-01-16
Episode # EATB103DH
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Astroblast
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time?
Date Preempted 2016-01-30
Episode # EATB105DH
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Astroblast
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time?
Date Preempted 2016-01-02
Episode # EATB101DH
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Astroblast
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time?
Date Preempted 2016-01-23
Episode # EATB104DH
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (4 of 19) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10:00am
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. Emmy award winning Journalists who has covered news events around the globe, hosts Animal Rescue. Animal Rescue includes dramatic rescue 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 positive outcome. The show also includes safety tips for animal care and treatment.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 19) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9-9:30am/11:30-12pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Atlas is an entertaining and educational 1/2 wildlife show. The show introduces young viewers to ever kind of animal imaginable. Through the show viewers discover a variety of animals and how they live, feed, and play. Animal Atlas also promotes a better understanding of how various animal species live and what they need to survive.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 19) Response
Program Title Floogals
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 8
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animated show starring three space aliens that have been sent to earth to explore, investigate, discover, and report their findings to Floogal headquarters. Much like young children they begin encountering something new and go through a comedic multi-step process of listening, watching, touching, and taking note until they've figured out what and how their new discovery fits into their universe.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 19) Response
Program Title Earth to Luna
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:00pm
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Follows the adventures of a little girl who is completely into science. For Luna, a 6 year old girl, the earth is a giant laboratory and she dives into every new experience with enthusiasm along with her brother Jupiter and pet ferret Clive. Luna cannot rest until she is able to answer the questions "Why is this happening" There is nothing Luna won't do 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 (8 of 19) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11:30am
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 is a weekly half hour science television series that highlights children 'doing' projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 19) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10-10:30am
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. Emmy award winning Journalists who has covered news events around the globe, hosts Animal Rescue. Animal Rescue includes dramatic rescue 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 positive outcome. The show also includes safety tips for animal care and treatment.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 19) Response
Program Title Missing
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 12:00pm
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. An informational series focusing on the plight of missing children. This educational program includes safety tips, and real life stories using various resources to help find missing people.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 19) Response
Program Title Clangers
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 5
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 5
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 5
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. The show features the Clanger family, small mouse like creatures that live on Clinger Planet far away from Earth. The members of the family are presented with many unusual challenges that become center of a dilemma that must be resolved within each episode. Each member of the family has a forte, from playing music to knitting or gardening or inventing equipment that comes in handy for some of the problem solving that takes place.
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 Clangers
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time?
Date Preempted 2016-01-23
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Clangers
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time?
Date Preempted 2016-01-02
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Clangers
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time?
Date Preempted 2016-01-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Clangers
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time?
Date Preempted 2016-01-09
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Clangers
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time?
Date Preempted 2016-01-30
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (12 of 19) Response
Program Title On the Spot
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:00-12:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. On the Spot challenges viewers to recall middle and high school knowledge about history, science, math, English, second languages, health, geography, art, music, and technology, and then teaches them the answer. They do this in a fun entertaining format.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 19) Response
Program Title The Coolest Places on Earth
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10-10:30am
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. An educational and informative show that takes young viewers on a journey of discovery to the most astonishing places on the planet. Cities, festivals, landmarks, and works of nature, exploring each location's history and culture. Each show features three specific locations.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 19) Response
Program Title Ruff-Ruff, Tweet, and Dave
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 8
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 8
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 8
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. this is an adventure/activity show where the lead characters travel to faraway lands to have adventures with their guide, a hamster named Hatty. Ruff-Ruff, the dog, is the most playful of the three; Tweet is a little bird who loves to fly and get creative with her suggestions; and Dave the Panda has a thing for bananas. They might go to the beach, or the mountains, or to strange settings with pillows everywhere; just the sort of place where imagination and logic come together. The settings are always brightly colored and beautiful.
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 Ruff Ruff Tweet and Dave
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time?
Date Preempted 2016-03-19
Episode # ERTDR112DH
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Ruff Ruff Tweet and Dave
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time?
Date Preempted 2016-03-26
Episode # ERTDR113H
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Ruff Ruff Tweet and Dave
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time?
Date Preempted 2016-02-27
Episode # ERTDR109DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Ruff Ruff Tweet and Dave
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time?
Date Preempted 2016-02-20
Episode # ERTDR108DH
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Ruff Ruff Tweet and Dave
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time?
Date Preempted 2016-02-06
Episode # ERTDR106DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Ruff Ruff Tweet and Dave
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time?
Date Preempted 2016-02-13
Episode # ERTDR107DH
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Rufff Ruff Tweet and Dave
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time?
Date Preempted 2016-03-05
Episode # ERTDR110DH
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #8

Questions Response
Title of Program Ruff Ruff Tweet and Dave
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time?
Date Preempted 2016-03-12
Episode # ERTDR111DH
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (15 of 19) Response
Program Title Safari Tracks
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30-10a/12:30-1pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Safari Tracks is an educational and informative program that takes viewers on an African Safari. The series thrives to present a wide variety of information in various ways to make knowledge of the animal kingdom both simpler and easier to remember.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 19) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dog tales is a weekly half hour series all about man's best friend. Includes dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 19) Response
Program Title Nina's World
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 5
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 5
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 5
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. Animated show based on a 6 year old Latina who lives in San Antonio, TX with her parents, who own a local bakery. They live in an apartment complex that has lots of children and adults from several different cultures. Each episode Nina takes on a challenge, solves a problem, or finds a way to help others. She is very confident about her abilities which sometimes gets her into trouble. With encouragement and guidance from her grandmother Nina learns about how to take responsibility for her actions and correct her mistakes.
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 Nina's World
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time?
Date Preempted 2016-01-30
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Nina's World
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time?
Date Preempted 2016-01-09
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Nina's World
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time?
Date Preempted 2016-01-23
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Nina's World
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time?
Date Preempted 2016-01-02
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Nina's World
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time?
Date Preempted 2016-01-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (18 of 19) Response
Program Title Family Style with Chef Jeff
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11-11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Family Style with Chef Jeff teaches viewers how making the right choices in the kitchen can lead to life-changing experiences for the entire family. Each episode features interesting and valuable health and nutrition information as viewers learn to cook healthier versions of our favorite dishes. Family Style uses unique structural components to help you viewers retain and reflect on important and current health-related information.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 19) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 12:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This series features teen inventors with big ideas. Program content highlights the importance of having a working knowledge of math, science, and physics.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 1) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturday 5:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Emmy award winning Journalists who has covered news events around the globe, hosts Animal Rescue. Animal Rescue includes dramatic rescue 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 positive outcome. The show also includes safety tips for animal care and treatment.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? No
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Laura Kimmel
Address 500 American Rd.
City Lansing
State MI
Zip 48911
Telephone Number (517) 393-0110
Email Address Laura.Kimmel@wilx.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 (10)

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Other Matters (1 of 10) Response
Program Title Lazytown
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:30pm
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. The citizens of Lazytown learn the importance of things like eating right and exercising from the ultra athletic superhero, Sportucus, who must stop the evil plots of Robbie Rotten, who hates physical activity, among other things.
Other Matters (2 of 10) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 12:00pm
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. An award winning adventure/travel series which takes a teen on incredible journeys all over the world to experience a wide range of destinations and diverse activities.
Other Matters (3 of 10) Response
Program Title Earth to Luna
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30am
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. Follows the adventures of a little girl who is completely into science. For Luna, a 6 year old girl, the earth is a giant laboratory and she dives into every new experience with enthusiasm along with her brother Jupiter and pet ferret Clive. Luna cannot rest until she is able to answer the questions "Why is this happening" There is nothing Luna won't do to find the answers to her scientific questions.
Other Matters (4 of 10) Response
Program Title Tree Fu Tom
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00am
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. A little boy who lives in a rural area and has a rich fantasy life in the woods behind his home. Tom calls upon the audience to practice original dance moves that will bring him magic so he and his friends can resolve their challenge of the day. Educational messages reinforce positive socio-emotional content, with examples that model being loyal to good friends, knowing how to ask for help, doing the right thing instead of what is convenient.
Other Matters (5 of 10) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11:00am
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 is a weekly half hour series all about man's best friend. Includes dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog.
Other Matters (6 of 10) Response
Program Title Biz Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10:30a
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. Series featuring teens learning about money and business as well as setting and achieving their financial goals.
Other Matters (7 of 10) Response
Program Title Family Style with Chef Jeff
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 1:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Family Style with Chef Jeff teaches viewers how making the right choices in the kitchen can lead to life-changing experiences for the entire family. Each episode features interesting and valuable health and nutrition information as viewers learn to cook healthier versions of our favorite dishes. Family Style uses unique structural components to help you viewers retain and reflect on important and current health-related information.
Other Matters (8 of 10) Response
Program Title On the Spot
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. On the Spot challenges viewers to recall middle and high school knowledge about history, science, math, English, second languages, health, geography, art, music, and technology, and then teaches them the answer. They do this in a fun entertaining format.
Other Matters (9 of 10) Response
Program Title Ruff-Ruff, Tweet, and Dave
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00am
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. This is an adventure/activity show where the lead characters travel to faraway lands to have adventures with their guide, a hamster named Hatty. Ruff-Ruff, the dog, is the most playful of the three; Tweet is a little bird who loves to fly and get creative with her suggestions; and Dave the Panda has a thing for bananas. They might go to the beach, or the mountains, or to strange settings with pillows everywhere; just the sort of place where imagination and logic come together. The settings are always brightly colored and beautiful.
Other Matters (10 of 10) Response
Program Title Missing
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 12:30pm
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. An informational series focusing on the plight of missing children. This educational program includes safety tips, and real life stories using various resources to help find missing people.

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Laura Kimmel

Administrative Assistant


04/12/2016

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