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

FRN:
0002710192
File Number:
0000012436
Submit Date:
07/07/2016
Call Sign:
WTVF
Facility ID:
36504
City:
NASHVILLE
State:
TN
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/07/2016
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second 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

NEWSCHANNEL 5 NETWORK, LLC

David Giles

C/O SCRIPPS MEDIA, INC.

312 WALNUT STREET, 28TH FLOOR

CINCINNATI, OH 45202

United States

+1 (513) 977-3000

DAVE.GILES@SCRIPPS.COM

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

KENNETH C HOWARD , JR .

BAKER & HOSTETLER LLP

1050 CONNECTICUT AVENUE, NW

SUITE 1100

WASHINGTON, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 861-1580

KHOWARD@BAKERLAW.COM

Legal Representative

Benjamin Pidek , P.E .

CONSULTING ENGINEER

Mid-State Consultants

PO Box 430

Lennon, MI 48449

United States

+1 (810) 621-5656

bpidek@mscon.com

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CBS
Nielsen DMA Nashville
Web Home Page Address www.newschannel5.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: 6.0
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(21)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 21) Response
Program Title DR. CHRIS PET VET (5.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30-10:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 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 allows viewers unique insight into the life of one of the world's busiest vets and the animals that he treats. For those animals that require specialist services, Dr. Chris calls on his good friend and colleague Dr. Lisa Chimes, who works at a small animal specialist hospital. The show usually consists of three segments, following the doctor as he treats various animals that are in trouble and offering the viewer opportunities to understand the challenges a veterinarian daily faces. The series focuses on how the doctor investigates the individual problem and tries to develop solutions that on the surface would seem confounding to the viewer. As such the show not only offers a view into careers in and responsibility for taking care of pets, but also into problem solving strategies and behaviors. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 21) Response
Program Title SKOOLED (5.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 1:00-1:30 PM (thru 4/3/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
Total times aired 1
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. SKOOLED knows that teenagers are experts at being teenagers and teachers are experts at being teachers. So what happens when they switch places? Who will learn more? In this ultimate fish-out-of-water scenario, the adults get instruction on such diverse subjects as psychology, fashion, film making and drama. They will also face stiff competition and undergo intensive evaluations in this unusual role-reversal series. The students are forced to create a curriculum and teach a course. This forces them to improve their communication skills while understanding the needs of their students. The series highlights critical thinking and imagination, while illustrating just how difficult it is to be a teacher. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 21) Response
Program Title SWAP TV (5.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30-10:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 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. SWAP TV features two teenagers from different backgrounds "swapping" lives for a weekend. The programs explore the opposite lives of the participating youngsters as they learn about different cultures and family settings. Young viewers are exposed to the special interests of the "swapping" youngsters and what adjustments they make to a different life situation. The program teaches tolerance of various races, creeds and backgrounds while exposing an appreciation to someone else's way of life. Each episode promotes good social values and respect. The series teaches youth about compassion, understanding and acceptance of others. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purposes, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 21) Response
Program Title SWAP TV (5.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 2:00-2:30 pm (effective 4/10/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
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. SWAP TV features two teenagers from different backgrounds "swapping" lives for a weekend. The programs explore the opposite lives of the participating youngsters as they learn about different cultures and family settings. Young viewers are exposed to the special interests of the "swapping" youngsters and what adjustments they make to a different life situation. The program teaches tolerance of various races, creeds and backgrounds while exposing an appreciation to someone else's way of life. Each episode promotes good social values and respect. The series teaches youth about compassion, understanding and acceptance of others. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purposes, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 21) Response
Program Title AMERICA'S HEARTLAND (5.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 12:30-1:00 PM (thru 4/3/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
Total times aired 1
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. AMERICA'S HEARTLAND profiles the people, places and products of American agriculture. Programs include visits to ranches, farms and factories to learn about various topics from food production to fueling the world. The program explains how food is grown and used in different ways. In each episode, viewers also learn about different occupations and the rich history of heartland jobs and professions. The program offers teens important information on various topics of life in rural parts of the United States, This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 21) Response
Program Title SWAP TV (5.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30 AM-12 Noon
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 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. SWAP TV features two teenagers from different backgrounds "swapping" lives for a weekend. The programs explore the opposite lives of the participating youngsters as they learn about different cultures and family settings. Young viewers are exposed to the special interests of the "swapping" youngsters and what adjustments they make to a different life situation. The program teaches tolerance of various races, creeds and backgrounds while exposing an appreciation to someone else's way of life. Each episode promotes good social values and respect. The series teaches youth about compassion, understanding and acceptance of others. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purposes, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 21) Response
Program Title AMERICA'S HEARTLAND (5.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 2:00-2:30 PM (thru 4/3/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
Total times aired 1
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. AMERICA'S HEARTLAND profiles the people, places and products of American agriculture. Programs include visits to ranches, farms and factories to learn about various topics from food production to fueling the world. The program explains how food is grown and used in different ways. In each episode, viewers also learn about different occupations and the rich history of heartland jobs and professions. The program offers teens important information on various topics of life in rural parts of the United States, This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 21) Response
Program Title SWAP TV (5.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 12:30-1:00 pm (effective 4/10/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
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. SWAP TV features two teenagers from different backgrounds "swapping" lives for a weekend. The programs explore the opposite lives of the participating youngsters as they learn about different cultures and family settings. Young viewers are exposed to the special interests of the "swapping" youngsters and what adjustments they make to a different life situation. The program teaches tolerance of various races, creeds and backgrounds while exposing an appreciation to someone else's way of life. Each episode promotes good social values and respect. The series teaches youth about compassion, understanding and acceptance of others. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purposes, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 21) Response
Program Title ANIMAL OUTTAKES (5.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30-11:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 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 OUTTAKES host Marsha Punce visits all types of animal sanctuaries and zoos in the United States to explore the world of different species, from camels to lemurs, from rhinos to handicapped pets. Viewers will learn about the care of these various animals and how they survive in the animal kingdom. In each episode, a detailed explanation of an animal species is provided as well as information on the animal's daily nutrition and other living habits. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 21) Response
Program Title GAME CHANGERS WITH KEVIN FRAZIER (5.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30 AM-12 Noon
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 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. GAME CHANGERS, hosted by Kevin Frazier, highlights professional athletes who use their notoriety and success to make positive changes in the lives of people in need. The program offers a very positive opportunity to view sports figures in activities that reflect the ideas of good sportsmanship and civic mindedness. Profiled celebrities range from players who have set up charities for youngsters around the world to those who have put together foundations that support various initiatives in their own communities where they were raised as part of an effort to "give back." The show provides valuable lessons on the true meaning of sportsmanship and responsibility to society of those who have achieved great success. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 21) Response
Program Title THE INSPECTORS (5.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30-11:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 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 dramatic series inspired by compelling real-life cases handled by the United States Postal Inspection Service. In the series, Preston Wainwright, a determined teenage boy who is thriving after being paralyzed in a car accident, works as an intern at the U.S. Postal Inspector's lab assisting his U.S. Postal Inspector mom, Amanda, in solving crimes that deal with everything from internet scams, identity and mail theft, to consumer fraud. The program 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. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 21) Response
Program Title ECO COMPANY (5.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00-11:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 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. ECO COMPANY explores all aspects of being green and understanding how we impact our world. The ECO team reports on all the latest technologies in energy, recycling, conservation and organics and share stories of young people making a positive impact on the environment. Each week the show provides practical tips that teens can use in their daily lives. The show is hosted by a dynamic and diverse group of teens who combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm for preserving the planet they will inherit. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 21) Response
Program Title ECO COMPANY (5.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 2:30-3:00 PM
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. ECO COMPANY explores all aspects of being green and understanding how we impact our world. The ECO team reports on all the latest technologies in energy, recycling, conservation and organics and share stories of young people making a positive impact on the environment. Each week the show provides practical tips that teens can use in their daily lives. The show is hosted by a dynamic and diverse group of teens who combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm for preserving the planet they will inherit. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 21) Response
Program Title ZOO CLUES (5.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 3:00-3:30 PM
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. ZOO CLUES will keep viewers engaged with the nearly infinite visual richness, animal characteristics, and wild range of animal behaviors. Beyond basic engagement, the series will leave viewers with meaningful perspectives about animals and comparisons to their own human characteristics. The variety of the animal kingdom is truly odd and bizarre enough to read like fiction, but the programs clever narration links disparate information together in a way that always makes clear what viewers see is real, natural and relates to the real world. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 21) Response
Program Title CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL'S HIDDEN HEROES (5.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00-11:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 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 program offers teens an opportunity to view everyday people - regardless of age, sex, occupation or education - stepping forward and acting in a socially responsible and moral fashion when faced with crises and moral dilemmas. In a candid camera-type format, individuals are placed in situations that cause them to demonstrate acts of kindness and generosity, stand up for diversity, shield others from bullies, and embrace friendships. In addition, the program includes segments that focus on overcoming ones fears, as well as rewarding individuals for their unselfish kindness and community service. The program seeks to encourage young viewers to increase their sensitivity and awareness, in order to refine their own moral compass. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 21) Response
Program Title THE HENRY FORD'S INNOVATION NATION (5.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00-10:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Henry Ford's INNOVATION NATION, hosted by Mo Rocca, features the celebration of the inventor's spirit - from historic scientific pioneers throughout past centuries to the forward-looking visionaries of today. Each episode tells the dramatic stories behind the world's greatest inventions, and the perseverance, passion and price required to bring them to life. The program includes segments focusing on 'what if it never happened' and 'the innovation by accident,' and has a strong focus on 'junior geniuses' who are changing the face of technology. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 21) Response
Program Title LUCKY DOG (5.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00-9:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal trainer Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, where his mission is to rescue hard-to-love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and on developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the overarching theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. Following McMillan's investigations into how to retrain these animals to make them welcome members in the homes of families is both educational and inspirational - encouraging this demographic to become sensitive to our own and others' behavior and teaching how we as individuals can make a difference. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 21) Response
Program Title ECO COMPANY (5.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00-9:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 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. ECO COMPANY explores all aspects of being green and understanding how we impact our world. The ECO team reports on all the latest technologies in energy, recycling, conservation and organics and share stories of young people making a positive impact on the environment. Each week the show provides practical tips that teens can use in their daily lives. The show is hosted by a dynamic and diverse group of teens who combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm for preserving the planet they will inherit. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 21) Response
Program Title MAKE TELEVISION (5.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 1:00-1:30 pm (effective 4/10/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
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. MAKE TELEVISION is a "do it yourself" series for a new generation that encourages critical thinking. The show celebrates the inventors, artists and just plain every day folks who mix new and old technology to create new marvels. The program highlights the importance of the creative process when developing new inventions. It allows teen viewers to see the various innovative ways people are producing new inventions, emphasizing practical engineering applications. In each episode viewers can see how simple everyday items can be transformed for new and exciting uses, taking objects destined for the garbage and up-cycling them for a whole new purpose. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 21) Response
Program Title ANIMAL OUTTAKES (5.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 1:30-2:00 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ANIMAL OUTTAKES host Marsha Punce visits all types of animal sanctuaries and zoos in the United States to explore the world of different species, from camels to lemurs, from rhinos to handicapped pets. Viewers will learn about the care of these various animals and how they survive in the animal kingdom. In each episode, a detailed explanation of an animal species is provided as well as information on the animal's daily nutrition and other living habits. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 21) Response
Program Title MAKE TELEVISION (5.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00-10:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 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. MAKE TELEVISION is a "do it yourself" series for a new generation that encourages critical thinking. The show celebrates the inventors, artists and just plain every day folks who mix new and old technology to create new marvels. The program highlights the importance of the creative process when developing new inventions. It allows teen viewers to see the various innovative ways people are producing new inventions, emphasizing practical engineering applications. In each episode viewers can see how simple everyday items can be transformed for new and exciting uses, taking objects destined for the garbage and up-cycling them for a whole new purpose. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Mark Binda
Address 474 James Robertson Parkway
City Nashville
State TN
Zip 37219
Telephone Number (615) 248-5242
Email Address mark.binda@newschannel5.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 (18)

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Other Matters (1 of 18) Response
Program Title ANIMAL OUTTAKES (Digital only - 5.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30-11:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ANIMAL OUTTAKES host Marsha Punce visits all types of animal sanctuaries and zoos in the United States to explore the world of different species, from camels to lemurs, from rhinos to handicapped pets. Viewers will learn about the care of these various animals and how they survive in the animal kingdom. In each episode, a detailed explanation of an animal species is provided as well as information on the animal's daily nutrition and other living habits. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (2 of 18) Response
Program Title LUCKY DOG (Digital only - 5.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00-9:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal trainer Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, where his mission is to rescue hard-to-love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and on developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the overarching theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. Following McMillan's investigations into how to retrain these animals to make them welcome members in the homes of families is both educational and inspirational - encouraging this demographic to become sensitive to our own and others' behavior and teaching how we as individuals can make a difference. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (3 of 18) Response
Program Title ZOO CLUES (Digital only - 5.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 3:00-3:30 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ZOO CLUES will keep viewers engaged with the nearly infinite visual richness, animal characteristics, and wild range of animal behaviors. Beyond basic engagement, the series will leave viewers with meaningful perspectives about animals and comparisons to their own human characteristics. The variety of the animal kingdom is truly odd and bizarre enough to read like fiction, but the programs clever narration links disparate information together in a way that always makes clear what viewers see is real, natural and relates to the real world. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (4 of 18) Response
Program Title SWAP TV (5.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 2:00-2:30 pm
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. SWAP TV features two teenagers from different backgrounds "swapping" lives for a weekend. The programs explore the opposite lives of the participating youngsters as they learn about different cultures and family settings. Young viewers are exposed to the special interests of the "swapping" youngsters and what adjustments they make to a different life situation. The program teaches tolerance of various races, creeds and backgrounds while exposing an appreciation to someone else's way of life. Each episode promotes good social values and respect. The series teaches youth about compassion, understanding and acceptance of others. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purposes, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (5 of 18) Response
Program Title MAKE TELEVISION (5.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 1:00-1:30 pm
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. MAKE TELEVISION is a "do it yourself" series for a new generation that encourages critical thinking. The show celebrates the inventors, artists and just plain every day folks who mix new and old technology to create new marvels. The program highlights the importance of the creative process when developing new inventions. It allows teen viewers to see the various innovative ways people are producing new inventions, emphasizing practical engineering applications. In each episode viewers can see how simple everyday items can be transformed for new and exciting uses, taking objects destined for the garbage and up-cycling them for a whole new purpose. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (6 of 18) Response
Program Title DR. CHRIS PET VET (Digital only - 5.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30-10:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Chronicling the adventures of Dr. Chris Brown, DR. CHRIS PET VET allows viewers unique insight into the life of one of the world's busiest vets and the animals that he treats. For those animals that require specialist services, Dr. Chris calls on his good friend and colleague Dr. Lisa Chimes, who works at a small animal specialist hospital. The show usually consists of three segments, following the doctor as he treats various animals that are in trouble and offering the viewer opportunities to understand the challenges a veterinarian daily faces. The series focuses on how the doctor investigates the individual problem and tries to develop solutions that on the surface would seem confounding to the viewer. As such the show not only offers a view into careers in and responsibility for taking care of pets, but also into problem solving strategies and behaviors. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (7 of 18) Response
Program Title ANIMAL OUTTAKES (Digital only - 5.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 1:30-2:00 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ANIMAL OUTTAKES host Marsha Punce visits all types of animal sanctuaries and zoos in the United States to explore the world of different species, from camels to lemurs, from rhinos to handicapped pets. Viewers will learn about the care of these various animals and how they survive in the animal kingdom. In each episode, a detailed explanation of an animal species is provided as well as information on the animal's daily nutrition and other living habits. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (8 of 18) Response
Program Title ECO COMPANY (Digital only - 5.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00-11:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ECO COMPANY explores all aspects of being green and understanding how we impact our world. The ECO team reports on all the latest technologies in energy, recycling, conservation and organics and share stories of young people making a positive impact on the environment. Each week the show provides practical tips that teens can use in their daily lives. The show is hosted by a dynamic and diverse group of teens who combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm for preserving the planet they will inherit. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (9 of 18) Response
Program Title MAKE TELEVISION (Digital only - 5.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00-10:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MAKE TELEVISION is a "do it yourself" series for a new generation that encourages critical thinking. The show celebrates the inventors, artists and just plain every day folks who mix new and old technology to create new marvels. The program highlights the importance of the creative process when developing new inventions. It allows teen viewers to see the various innovative ways people are producing new inventions, emphasizing practical engineering applications. In each episode viewers can see how simple everyday items can be transformed for new and exciting uses, taking objects destined for the garbage and up-cycling them for a whole new purpose. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (10 of 18) Response
Program Title ECO COMPANY (Digital only - 5.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00-9:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ECO COMPANY explores all aspects of being green and understanding how we impact our world. The ECO team reports on all the latest technologies in energy, recycling, conservation and organics and share stories of young people making a positive impact on the environment. Each week the show provides practical tips that teens can use in their daily lives. The show is hosted by a dynamic and diverse group of teens who combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm for preserving the planet they will inherit. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (11 of 18) Response
Program Title ECO COMPANY (Digital only - 5.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 2:30-3:00 PM
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. ECO COMPANY explores all aspects of being green and understanding how we impact our world. The ECO team reports on all the latest technologies in energy, recycling, conservation and organics and share stories of young people making a positive impact on the environment. Each week the show provides practical tips that teens can use in their daily lives. The show is hosted by a dynamic and diverse group of teens who combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm for preserving the planet they will inherit. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (12 of 18) Response
Program Title SWAP TV (Digital only - 5.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30-10:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. SWAP TV features two teenagers from different backgrounds "swapping" lives for a weekend. The programs explore the opposite lives of the participating youngsters as they learn about different cultures and family settings. Young viewers are exposed to the special interests of the "swapping" youngsters and what adjustments they make to a different life situation. The program teaches tolerance of various races, creeds and backgrounds while exposing an appreciation to someone else's way of life. Each episode promotes good social values and respect. The series teaches youth about compassion, understanding and acceptance of others. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purposes, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (13 of 18) Response
Program Title CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL'S HIDDEN HEROES (Digital only - 5.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00-11:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program offers teens an opportunity to view everyday people - regardless of age, sex, occupation or education - stepping forward and acting in a socially responsible and moral fashion when faced with crises and moral dilemmas. In a candid camera-type format, individuals are placed in situations that cause them to demonstrate acts of kindness and generosity, stand up for diversity, shield others from bullies, and embrace friendships. In addition, the program includes segments that focus on overcoming ones fears, as well as rewarding individuals for their unselfish kindness and community service. The program seeks to encourage young viewers to increase their sensitivity and awareness, in order to refine their own moral compass. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (14 of 18) Response
Program Title GAME CHANGERS WITH KEVIN FRAZIER (Digital only - 5.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30 AM-12 Noon
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. GAME CHANGERS, hosted by Kevin Frazier, highlights professional athletes who use their notoriety and success to make positive changes in the lives of people in need. The program offers a very positive opportunity to view sports figures in activities that reflect the ideas of good sportsmanship and civic mindedness. Profiled celebrities range from players who have set up charities for youngsters around the world to those who have put together foundations that support various initiatives in their own communities where they were raised as part of an effort to "give back." The show provides valuable lessons on the true meaning of sportsmanship and responsibility to society of those who have achieved great success. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (15 of 18) Response
Program Title SWAP TV (5.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 12:30-1:00 pm
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. SWAP TV features two teenagers from different backgrounds "swapping" lives for a weekend. The programs explore the opposite lives of the participating youngsters as they learn about different cultures and family settings. Young viewers are exposed to the special interests of the "swapping" youngsters and what adjustments they make to a different life situation. The program teaches tolerance of various races, creeds and backgrounds while exposing an appreciation to someone else's way of life. Each episode promotes good social values and respect. The series teaches youth about compassion, understanding and acceptance of others. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purposes, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (16 of 18) Response
Program Title THE INSPECTORS (Digital only - 5.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30-11:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THE INSPECTORS is a scripted dramatic series inspired by compelling real-life cases handled by the United States Postal Inspection Service. In the series, Preston Wainwright, a determined teenage boy who is thriving after being paralyzed in a car accident, works as an intern at the U.S. Postal Inspector's lab assisting his U.S. Postal Inspector mom, Amanda, in solving crimes that deal with everything from internet scams, identity and mail theft, to consumer fraud. The program 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. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (17 of 18) Response
Program Title SWAP TV (Digital only - 5.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30 AM-12 Noon
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. SWAP TV features two teenagers from different backgrounds "swapping" lives for a weekend. The programs explore the opposite lives of the participating youngsters as they learn about different cultures and family settings. Young viewers are exposed to the special interests of the "swapping" youngsters and what adjustments they make to a different life situation. The program teaches tolerance of various races, creeds and backgrounds while exposing an appreciation to someone else's way of life. Each episode promotes good social values and respect. The series teaches youth about compassion, understanding and acceptance of others. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purposes, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (18 of 18) Response
Program Title THE HENRY FORD'S INNOVATION NATION (Digital only - 5.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00-10:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Henry Ford's INNOVATION NATION, hosted by Mo Rocca, features the celebration of the inventor's spirit - from historic scientific pioneers throughout past centuries to the forward-looking visionaries of today. Each episode tells the dramatic stories behind the world's greatest inventions, and the perseverance, passion and price required to bring them to life. The program includes segments focusing on 'what if it never happened' and 'the innovation by accident,' and has a strong focus on 'junior geniuses' who are changing the face of technology. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.

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

Mark Binda

Programming & Research Director - WTVF


07/07/2016

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