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

FRN:
0023870470
File Number:
0000012165
Submit Date:
07/07/2016
Call Sign:
WSET-TV
Facility ID:
73988
City:
LYNCHBURG
State:
VA
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

WSET LICENSEE, LLC

Doing Business As: WSET LICENSEE, LLC

C/O C. HARRINGTON - PILLSBURY

1200 SEVENTEENTH STREET NW

WASHINGTON, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 663-8525

clifford.harrington@pillsburylaw.com

Company

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

CLIFFORD M. HARRINGTON

PILLSBURY WINTHROP SHAW PITTMAN LLP

1200 Seventeenth Street NW

WASHINGTON, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 663-8000

CLIFFORD.HARRINGTON@PILLSBURYLAW.COM

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network ABC
Nielsen DMA Roanoke-Lynchburg
Web Home Page Address www.wset.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 3.5
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 504.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 10.0
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 Awesome Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:00 AM, 9:30 AM (4/2/16 - 4/30/16); 8:30 AM (5/7/16 - 6/25/16)
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. Various hosts and teens travel to destinations around the world, that can be both exotic and remote. This program is designed to educate, inform and entertain viewers about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, earth's creatures, and the people who inhabit the land. The program is designed to make learning about our neighbors, both human and non-human, and the environment, fun. This program aired on the station's secondary digital channel 2.
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 Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:00 AM (4/2/16 - 4/30/16); 9:30 AM (5/7/16 - 6/25/16)
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 showcases the hard work and dedication required to be a true sports star. Chronicled are the trials and tribulations of young athletes as they strive to become top level performers in the sports arena. This program helps viewers realize that with hard work and determination, their goals in life and on the playing field are attainable. Key values such as dedication, discipline, commitment and community involvement are reinforced in each episode. The program also provides in-depth stories that reveal the important challenges and lessons that mold young athletes. Through these stories, viewers learn that while many desire greatness on the grand stage of competition, much can be learned through the journey that can make a significant difference throughout their lives. This program aired on the station's secondary digital channel 2.
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 Think Big
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/12:30-1:00 PM (4/3/16 - 6/26/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Think Big is a kid-hosted entertaining series for young people that follows the world's most innovative kids as they create and invent new toys, games, learning tools, websites, and modes of transportation. The program features top kid inventors who face off against one another in an Invent-Off to see who can come up with the most innovative and creative invention. In each episode, two teams brainstorm, choose materials, and sketch and design their idea. Once completed, the inventions are then judged. This program allows kids to showcase their skills in creativity, science, innovation, marketing and teamwork. This program aired on the station's quaternary digital channel 4.
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 Dragonfly TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/10:30-11:00 AM (4/3/16 - 6/26/16)
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 features children engaging in various science projects and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science from multiple scientific fields. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Examples of program episodes include studying various ecosystems, sea turtles, and rocket propulsion. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to gain an appreciation for science in a unique and entertaining way. This program aired on the station's quaternary digital channel 4.
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 Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:00-9:30 AM (4/2/16 - 6/25/16)
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. Each episode focuses on the rescue of a sea animal, giving the viewer information about medical benefits, rescue, and rehabilitation programs for animals. The viewer also learns about the rescued animal's biology and ecology. This information is important, because it adds to the knowledge necessary to conserve and protect threatened and endangered species. This program aired on the station's main digital channel 1.
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 Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/7:30-8:00 AM (4/3/16 - 6/26/16)
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. This program features weekly educational features, such as "College and You" (tips for choosing and getting into college), and "Word" (vocabulary skills training), as well as informational features for teens: reports about healthy eating, driving tips for new drivers, and internet predators. The program has been designed to meet needs of children and young adolescents with a unique curiosity about their world, with weekly headlines that present the news in a teen-appropriate manner. The program stimulates the viewer's curiosity, develops learning, cognitive, listening and thinking skills, and serves as an enhancement to the viewer's academic and educational experience. This program aired on the station's main digital channel 1.
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 Origins
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:00-9:30 AM and 9:30-10:00 AM, Sundays/9:00-9:30 AM and 9:30-10:00 AM (4/2/16 - 6/26/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Total times aired 52
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 explores the origin of hundreds of the world's most influential and important inventions, natural objects, customs, ideas from technology, arts and entertainment, government, nature and more. By teaching the history of the world's most significant ideas and creations, Origins gives children an appreciation of progress and the contributions of others while inspiring their own dreams of the future. Episode examples include: "The Horse, Bicycle and Motorcycle", three modes of solitary transportation that gave us freedom and adventure; and, "Clocks, Calendars & Calculators", three pivotal inventions that enable humankind to organize, plan and keep track of their lives. This program aired on the station's tertiary digital channel 3.
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 Animal Rescue
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:00-8:30 AM (5/7/16 - 6/25/16)
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 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 exerts a positive influence on its viewers by illustrating the best of human instincts. In particular, the show highlights respect and compassion for all living creatures, informative instruction on medical rehabilitation treatments and techniques, and the teamwork of animal rescue personnel. The viewer learns valuable information about animal development, behavior and habitats, and is also made aware of important environmental issues. This program aired on the station's secondary digital channel 2.
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 Dog Tales
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/11:00-11:30 AM (4/3/16 - 6/26/16)
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. Each episode of Dog Tales profiles a breed of dog; its history, popularity and characteristics. Viewers will learn the differences in dogs and how those differences affect their lives. Viewers are shown families who own particular breeds, how they interact with their dogs, and how they are a valuable part of the family. Several dog experts explain the various dogs' needs, health, nutrition requirements, safety, and care. This program aired on the station's quaternary digital channel 4.
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 Biz Kids
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/11:30 AM-12:00 PM (4/3/16 - 6/26/16)
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. The program focuses on financial literacy and entrepreneurship for teens. Using a mix of strong financial tools, dynamic sketch comedy, and inspirational true stories of young entrepreneurs, the program provides important information for future success. Each episode includes math, language arts, social studies, and important information about money and business. This program aired on the station's quaternary digital channel 4.
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 Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:00-8:30 AM (4/2/16 - 6/25/16)
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. This program chooses a region, special adaptations animals have made, or a specific animal, and uses a top ten countdown. From a safari in Botswana, to a dude ranch in Montana, to a retirement home for horses, Jack counts down 10 incredible experiences. He also explores wild and rare animals in Australia such as dingoes, devils and cassowaries. For animal adaptation, Jack travels from the Arctic to the desert, picking ten animals that have made special adaptations to survive in the harsh environment. This program informs the viewer about animals and their habitat, which can lead the viewer to discussions regarding the environment and conservation. This program aired on the station's main digital channel 1.
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 The Real Winning Edge
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:00 AM-10:30 AM (5/7/16 - 6/25/16)
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 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 features young people who have been chosen to be profiled because of their adoption of pro-social values and principles. The particular youth featured is interviewed by a celebrity in the same talent field. This program shows the viewer that honesty, loyalty, hard work, self-discipline and balancing school work with social activities and friends, and developing a sense of purpose in his/her life, all combine to help the viewer stand against influences which could hurt him/her or others. This program aired on the station's secondary digital channel 2.
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 Animal Rescue
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/12:00-12:30 PM (4/3/16 - 6/26/16)
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 exerts a positive influence on its viewers by illustrating the best of human instincts. In particular, the show highlights respect and compassion for all living creatures, informative instruction on medical rehabilitation treatments and techniques, and the teamwork of animal rescue personnel. The viewer learns valuable information about animal development, behavior and habitats, and is also made aware of important environmental issues. This program aired on the station's quaternary digital channel 4.
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 3 Wide Life
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:00-8:30 AM and 8:30-9:00 AM, Sundays/8:00-8:30 AM and 8:30-9:00 AM (4/2/16 - 6/26/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Total times aired 52
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 provides an inside look at the world of NASCAR auto racing. NASCAR teams, crew members, business personnel, and drivers are featured. They share their experiences, advice, and stories with viewers to provide an in-depth look at the hard work and dedication it takes to achieve their goals. Besides learning how to overcome adversity and the importance of teamwork, the program also informs viewers about the technical aspects of racing, how racing began, information on racing as a career, and the importance of philanthropy and helping others. This program aired on the station's tertiary digital channel 3.
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 3 Wide Life
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/7:30 AM, 8:00 AM, 9:30 AM (4/2/16 - 4/30/16); 9:00AM (5/7/16 - 6/25/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 18
Total times aired 18
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 provides an inside look at the world of NASCAR auto racing. NASCAR teams, crew members, business personnel, and drivers are featured. They share their experiences, advice, and stories with viewers to provide an in-depth look at the hard work and dedication it takes to achieve their goals. Besides learning how to overcome adversity and the importance of teamwork, the program also informs viewers about the technical aspects of racing, how racing began, information on racing as a career, and the importance of philanthropy and helping others. This program aired on the station's secondary digital channel 2.
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 Live Life and Win
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:00 AM, 8:30 AM, 9:00 AM (4/2/16 - 4/30/16); 7:30 AM (5/7/16 - 6/25/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 18
Total times aired 18
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. The goal of this series is to inspire and enlighten young viewers with inspirational teen success stories, as well as segments focusing on the arts, school and sports, exercise, nutrition, health and wellness. The series will promote such critical themes as social responsibility, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement and volunteerism. This program aired on the station's secondary digital channel 2.
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 The Wildlife Docs
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:30-10:00 AM (4/2/16 - 6/25/16)
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. This program follows the surprising, exotic and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. The viewer will witness a variety of wild experiences through the eyes of the veterinary team, such as nutrition, treatments, x-rays, surgery, preventive care and dealing with emergencies. Through this program, the viewer will be given a glimpse of the enormity, variety and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care. This program aired on the station's main digital channel 1.
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 Born to Explore
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:30-11:00 AM (4/2/16 - 6/25/16)
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. During this series, host Richard Wiese takes the viewer on globetrotting adventures, visiting locations around the world and meeting the people who inhabit the areas. Whether climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, investigating why people live at the base of an active volcano, or traveling down the Nile River, he brings viewers to the places and people of the world who form diverse cultures. Viewers will gain a better understanding of why people are different, and yet we are all the same. This program aired on the station's main digital channel 1.
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 Rock the Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:00-10:30 AM (4/2/16 - 6/25/16)
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. This program follows hosts Jack Steward and Colton Smith, as they come face to face with nature in America's national parks. Viewers will learn about the wonders of nature and the variety of wild animals that inhabit America. The hosts' adventures may inspire viewers to visit and explore the vast resources the national parks provide. This program aired on the station's main digital channel 1.
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 Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:30-9:00 AM (4/2/16 - 6/25/16)
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. Supported by a team of Georgia Aquarium biologists, veterinarians, and other experts, Jeff Corwin travels the world to explore the Earth's least understood resource, our oceans and waterways and the animals which call them home. He swims with manta rays, pointing out that their body form was the inspiration for the design of the Stealth jet. While in the water with whale sharks, he takes samples of their blood to better understand their biology. As Jeff continues his journey through each episode, the viewer is able to connect with these animals and learn how important they are to all life on the planet, as well as how sea life connects to life on the rest of the globe. This program aired on the station's main digital channel 1.
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 Eco Company
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/10:00-10:30 AM (4/3/16 - 6/26/16)
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 is hosted by teens, and uses peer reporting to profile individuals and organizations committed to environmental issues, including reports on the latest recycling and nature conservation efforts, advances in renewable energies and carbon footprint-reducing technology. It also offers advice on how to be more eco-wise while performing daily activities. The program includes "eco bytes" (bits of trivia related to environmental issues) and video footage uploaded by teen viewers to the program's website. By using this information from a youthful point of view, the program encourages young adults to become more proactive about environmentalism and stresses the positive impact that young people's efforts, no matter how small they may seem, can have on the larger world around them. This program aired on the station's quaternary digital channel 4.
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 Deborrah B. Coleman
Address P. O. Box 11588
City Lynchburg
State VA
Zip 24506-1588
Telephone Number (434) 528-1313
Email Address dbcoleman@sbgtv.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. During the second quarter, WSET-TV addressed the educational and informational needs of children through a variety of programming, outreach activities, and sponsorships of local items and events. WSET-TV provided ongoing support to the Lynchburg City Schools Education Foundation, Inc., which uses its resources to provide direct assistance to the students and teachers of Lynchburg City Schools. WSET-TV staff members participate in educational and community events and make presentations about their careers year-round. This quarter on 4/6/16, Reporter Valerie Bragg spoke at South Boston Elementary School. Students, in the age group of 3- to 5-year-olds, learned about what a reporter does and how that story makes it to a newscast. Approximately 400 students listened to her presentation and were permitted a question and answer period. Chief Meteorologist George Flickinger was a requested speaker to the 2nd Grade class at Huddleston Elementary School on 4/7/16. There was a presentation on severe weather, storm safety measures, and a question and answer period following the presentation. On 4/14/16, Anchor/Reporter Danner Evans and Weather Anchor Will Stafford visited Bass Elementary School and spoke to students about broadcasting careers, weather prediction, and storm safety. Students were permitted a question and answer period after the presentation. On 4/25/16, Weekend Sports Anchor Dave Walls and Chief Videographer Jemon Haskins attended the Career Day event at Heritage Elementary School. They spoke to students about careers in journalism and answered students' questions about broadcast television. Chief Meteorologist George Flickinger was a requested speaker to the Liberty University Geology class on 4/27/16. This session was a presentation about the specifics of meteorology and climate. The class learned about the science of meteorology, education and skills needed for a career in broadcasting, and were permitted a question and answer period after the lecture. On 4/29/16, Morning Meteorologist Melissa LaFevre spoke at Elizabeth's Early Learning Center. She spoke to 16 students about severe weather and how to remain safe during storms. She included several age-appropriate graphic handouts to distribute to the class. A question and answer period was given after the presentation. A weather talk to 20 special needs students at Brookneal Middle School was presented by Chief Meteorologist George Flickinger on 5/24/16. He spoke about severe weather, storm safety, and answered students' questions after his presentation. WSET-TV hosts visits to our studio by various community and school/college groups on a regular basis to educate students and others about broadcasting, including broadcasting careers. During this period, a group from the Altavista Senior Center toured the station, watched the Midday newscast and met members of the News department on 4/14/16. On 4/28/16, Field Trip Fun - a group that helps parents and children bond over education and learning - toured the station and spoke to members of the News department. The group consisted of 6- to 8-year-olds. On 6/7/16, 50 students and chaperones from Central Middle School toured the station. This was a STEM-only group who were allowed to speak to two Meteorologists and observe how a weathercast is done. A senior group from Calvary Baptist Church-Concord toured the station on 6/9/16 and watched the Midday newscast. On 6/23/16, a group of 20 Girl Scouts and parents toured the station, spoke to members of the News department, and watched the 5:00 p.m. newscast. During this quarter, WSET-TV had five college interns in the News department. Additionally, station management served on the board of directors of various non-profits including Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Virginia, Fork Union Military Academy, HumanKind, Blue Ridge Lacrosse Club, and Lynchburg City Schools Education Foundation, Inc. during the quarter.

Other Matters (23)

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Other Matters (1 of 23) Response
Program Title 3 Wide Life
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/11:30 AM-12:00 PM (7/3/16 - 9/25/16)
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 provides an inside look at the world of NASCAR auto racing. NASCAR teams, crew members, business personnel, and drivers are featured. They share their experiences, advice, and stories with viewers to provide an in-depth look at the hard work and dedication it takes to achieve their goals. Besides learning how to overcome adversity and the importance of teamwork, the program also informs viewers about the technical aspects of racing, how racing began, information on racing as a career, and the importance of philanthropy and helping others. This program will air on the station's secondary digital channel 2.
Other Matters (2 of 23) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:30-9:00 AM (7/2/16 - 9/24/16)
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. Supported by a team of Georgia Aquarium biologists, veterinarians, and other experts, Jeff Corwin travels the world to explore the Earth's least understood resource, our oceans and waterways and the animals which call them home. He swims with manta rays, pointing out that their body form was the inspiration for the design of the Stealth jet. While in the water with whale sharks, he takes samples of their blood to better understand their biology. As Jeff continues his journey through each episode, the viewer is able to connect with these animals and learn how important they are to all life on the planet, as well as how sea life connects to life on the rest of the globe. This program will air on the station's main digital channel 1.
Other Matters (3 of 23) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/10:00-10:30 AM (7/3/16 - 9/25/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program is hosted by teens, and uses peer reporting to profile individuals and organizations committed to environmental issues, including reports on the latest recycling and nature conservation efforts, advances in renewable energies and carbon footprint-reducing technology. It also offers advice on how to be more eco-wise while performing daily activities. The program includes "eco bytes" (bits of trivia related to environmental issues) and video footage uploaded by teen viewers to the program's website. By using this information from a youthful point of view, the program encourages young adults to become more proactive about environmentalism and stresses the positive impact that young people's efforts, no matter how small they may seem, can have on the larger world around them. This program will air on the station's quaternary digital channel 4.
Other Matters (4 of 23) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/10:30-11:00 AM (7/3/16 - 9/25/16)
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 features children engaging in various science projects and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science from multiple scientific fields. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Examples of program episodes include studying various ecosystems, sea turtles, and rocket propulsion. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to gain an appreciation for science in a unique and entertaining way. This program will air on the station's quaternary digital channel 4.
Other Matters (5 of 23) Response
Program Title The Real Winning Edge
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/12:30-1:00 PM (7/3/16 - 9/25/16)
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 features young people who have been chosen to be profiled because of their adoption of pro-social values and principles. The particular youth featured is interviewed by a celebrity in the same talent field. This program shows the viewer that honesty, loyalty, hard work, self-discipline and balancing school work with social activities and friends, and developing a sense of purpose in his/her life, all combine to help the viewer stand against influences which could hurt him/her or others. This program will air on the station's secondary digital channel 2.
Other Matters (6 of 23) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/12:30-1:00 PM (7/3/16 - 9/25/16)
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. Think Big is a kid-hosted entertaining series for young people that follows the world's most innovative kids as they create and invent new toys, games, learning tools, websites, and modes of transportation. The program features top kid inventors who face off against one another in an Invent-Off to see who can come up with the most innovative and creative invention. In each episode, two teams brainstorm, choose materials, and sketch and design their idea. Once completed, the inventions are then judged. This program allows kids to showcase their skills in creativity, science, innovation, marketing and teamwork. This program will air on the station's quaternary digital channel 4.
Other Matters (7 of 23) Response
Program Title Biz Kids
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/11:30 AM-12:00 PM (7/3/16 - 9/25/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program focuses on financial literacy and entrepreneurship for teens. Using a mix of strong financial tools, dynamic sketch comedy, and inspirational true stories of young entrepreneurs, the program provides important information for future success. Each episode includes math, language arts, social studies, and important information about money and business. This program will air on the station's quaternary digital channel 4.
Other Matters (8 of 23) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/11:00-11:30 AM (7/3/16 - 9/25/16)
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. Various hosts and teens travel to destinations around the world, that can be both exotic and remote. This program is designed to educate, inform and entertain viewers about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, earth's creatures, and the people who inhabit the land. The program is designed to make learning about our neighbors, both human and non-human, and the environment, fun. This program will air on the station's secondary digital channel 2.
Other Matters (9 of 23) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:00-8:30 AM (7/2/16 - 9/24/16)
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 chooses a region, special adaptations animals have made, or a specific animal, and uses a top ten countdown. From a safari in Botswana, to a dude ranch in Montana, to a retirement home for horses, Jack counts down 10 incredible experiences. He also explores wild and rare animals in Australia such as dingoes, devils and cassowaries. For animal adaptation, Jack travels from the Arctic to the desert, picking ten animals that have made special adaptations to survive in the harsh environment. This program informs the viewer about animals and their habitat, which can lead the viewer to discussions regarding the environment and conservation. This program will air on the station's main digital channel 1.
Other Matters (10 of 23) Response
Program Title The Real Winning Edge
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:30-11:00 AM (7/2/16 - 9/24/16)
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 features young people who have been chosen to be profiled because of their adoption of pro-social values and principles. The particular youth featured is interviewed by a celebrity in the same talent field. This program shows the viewer that honesty, loyalty, hard work, self-discipline and balancing school work with social activities and friends, and developing a sense of purpose in his/her life, all combine to help the viewer stand against influences which could hurt him/her or others. This program will air on the station's secondary digital channel 2.
Other Matters (11 of 23) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/11:00-11:30 AM (7/3/16 - 9/25/16)
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. Each episode of Dog Tales profiles a breed of dog; its history, popularity and characteristics. Viewers will learn the differences in dogs and how those differences affect their lives. Viewers are shown families who own particular breeds, how they interact with their dogs, and how they are a valuable part of the family. Several dog experts explain the various dogs' needs, health, nutrition requirements, safety, and care. This program will air on the station's quaternary digital channel 4.
Other Matters (12 of 23) Response
Program Title Born to Explore
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:30-11:00 AM (7/2/16 - 9/24/16)
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. During this series, host Richard Wiese takes the viewer on globetrotting adventures, visiting locations around the world and meeting the people who inhabit the areas. Whether climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, investigating why people live at the base of an active volcano, or traveling down the Nile River, he brings viewers to the places and people of the world who form diverse cultures. Viewers will gain a better understanding of why people are different, and yet we are all the same. This program will air on the station's main digital channel 1.
Other Matters (13 of 23) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/12:00-12:30 PM (7/3/16 - 9/25/16)
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 exerts a positive influence on its viewers by illustrating the best of human instincts. In particular, the show highlights respect and compassion for all living creatures, informative instruction on medical rehabilitation treatments and techniques, and the teamwork of animal rescue personnel. The viewer learns valuable information about animal development, behavior and habitats, and is also made aware of important environmental issues. This program will air on the station's quaternary digital channel 4.
Other Matters (14 of 23) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/9:00-9:30 AM (7/2/16 - 9/24/16)
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. Each episode focuses on the rescue of a sea animal, giving the viewer information about medical benefits, rescue, and rehabilitation programs for animals. The viewer also learns about the rescued animal's biology and ecology. This information is important, because it adds to the knowledge necessary to conserve and protect threatened and endangered species. This program will air on the station's main digital channel 1.
Other Matters (15 of 23) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:30-10:00 AM (7/2/16 - 9/24/16)
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 follows the surprising, exotic and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. The viewer will witness a variety of wild experiences through the eyes of the veterinary team, such as nutrition, treatments, x-rays, surgery, preventive care and dealing with emergencies. Through this program, the viewer will be given a glimpse of the enormity, variety and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care. This program will air on the station's main digital channel 1.
Other Matters (16 of 23) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/7:30-8:00 AM (7/3/16 - 9/25/16)
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 features weekly educational features, such as "College and You" (tips for choosing and getting into college), and "Word" (vocabulary skills training), as well as informational features for teens: reports about healthy eating, driving tips for new drivers, and internet predators. The program has been designed to meet needs of children and young adolescents with a unique curiosity about their world, with weekly headlines that present the news in a teen-appropriate manner. The program stimulates the viewer's curiosity, develops learning, cognitive, listening and thinking skills, and serves as an enhancement to the viewer's academic and educational experience. This program will air on the station's main digital channel 1.
Other Matters (17 of 23) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:00-10:30 AM (7/2/16 - 9/24/16)
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 exerts a positive influence on its viewers by illustrating the best of human instincts. In particular, the show highlights respect and compassion for all living creatures, informative instruction on medical rehabilitation treatments and techniques, and the teamwork of animal rescue personnel. The viewer learns valuable information about animal development, behavior and habitats, and is also made aware of important environmental issues. This program will air on the station's secondary digital channel 2.
Other Matters (18 of 23) Response
Program Title Live Life and Win
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/10:00-10:30 AM (7/3/16 - 9/25/16)
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 goal of this series is to inspire and enlighten young viewers with inspirational teen success stories, as well as segments focusing on the arts, school and sports, exercise, nutrition, health and wellness. The series will promote such critical themes as social responsibility, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement and volunteerism. This program will air on the station's secondary digital channel 2.
Other Matters (19 of 23) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/10:30-11:00 AM (7/3/16 - 9/25/16)
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 exerts a positive influence on its viewers by illustrating the best of human instincts. In particular, the show highlights respect and compassion for all living creatures, informative instruction on medical rehabilitation treatments and techniques, and the teamwork of animal rescue personnel. The viewer learns valuable information about animal development, behavior and habitats, and is also made aware of important environmental issues. This program will air on the station's secondary digital channel 2.
Other Matters (20 of 23) Response
Program Title Origins
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:00-9:30 AM and 9:30-10:00 AM, Sundays/9:00-9:30 AM and 9:30-10:00 AM (7/2/16 - 9/25/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
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 explores the origin of hundreds of the world's most influential and important inventions, natural objects, customs, ideas from technology, arts and entertainment, government, nature and more. By teaching the history of the world's most significant ideas and creations, Origins gives children an appreciation of progress and the contributions of others while inspiring their own dreams of the future. Episode examples include: "The Horse, Bicycle and Motorcycle", three modes of solitary transportation that gave us freedom and adventure; and, "Clocks, Calendars & Calculators", three pivotal inventions that enable humankind to organize, plan and keep track of their lives. This program will air on the station's tertiary digital channel 3.
Other Matters (21 of 23) Response
Program Title 3 Wide Life
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:00-8:30 AM and 8:30-9:00 AM, Sundays/8:00-8:30 AM and 8:30-9:00 AM (7/2/16 - 9/25/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
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 provides an inside look at the world of NASCAR auto racing. NASCAR teams, crew members, business personnel, and drivers are featured. They share their experiences, advice, and stories with viewers to provide an in-depth look at the hard work and dedication it takes to achieve their goals. Besides learning how to overcome adversity and the importance of teamwork, the program also informs viewers about the technical aspects of racing, how racing began, information on racing as a career, and the importance of philanthropy and helping others. This program will air on the station's tertiary digital channel 3.
Other Matters (22 of 23) Response
Program Title Rock the Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:00-10:30 AM (7/2/16 - 9/24/16)
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 follows hosts Jack Steward and Colton Smith, as they come face to face with nature in America's national parks. Viewers will learn about the wonders of nature and the variety of wild animals that inhabit America. The hosts' adventures may inspire viewers to visit and explore the vast resources the national parks provide. This program will air on the station's main digital channel 1.
Other Matters (23 of 23) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/12:00-12:30 PM (7/3/16 - 9/25/16)
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 showcases the hard work and dedication required to be a true sports star. Chronicled are the trials and tribulations of young athletes as they strive to become top level performers in the sports arena. This program helps viewers realize that with hard work and determination, their goals in life and on the playing field are attainable. Key values such as dedication, discipline, commitment and community involvement are reinforced in each episode. The program also provides in-depth stories that reveal the important challenges and lessons that mold young athletes. Through these stories, viewers learn that while many desire greatness on the grand stage of competition, much can be learned through the journey that can make a significant difference throughout their lives. This program will air on the station's secondary digital channel 2.

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