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

FRN:
0018223693
File Number:
0000011424
Submit Date:
06/28/2016
Call Sign:
WLUC-TV
Facility ID:
21259
City:
MARQUETTE
State:
MI
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
06/28/2016
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

GRAY TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC

Doing Business As: GRAY TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC

4370 PEACHTREE ROAD, NE

ATLANTA, GA 30319

United States

+1 (404) 504-9828

jryan@wluctv6.com

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Joan Stewart

Wiley Rein LLP

1776 K Street NW

Washington, DC 20006

United States

+1 (202) 719-7438

jstewart@wileyrein.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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

Digital Core Programs(20)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 20) Response
Program Title Exploration Awesome Planet (6.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/7 a.m.
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. XPLORATION AWESOME PLANET - host Philippe Cousteau (grandson of famed undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau) brings energy to every location he visits while seeking to inspire and educate viewers in earth sciences. This program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth, from magnificent mountains to erupting volcanoes. Viewers will not only behold the beauty of gigantic glaciers, but also discover why they formed and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as he strives to understand places on, inside, and above the Earth.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 20) Response
Program Title Floogals (6.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/10 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. FLOOGALS - This animated program features the Floogals, aliens who travel in a spaceship to earth on a mission to document everything around them. During each episode, the Floogals set out on a mission explore their new world. These missions explore the uniqueness of the world and how it works, while children learn the processes of questioning, predicting, observing and experimenting. Episode examples include discovering ice, bubble baths, examining bananas and seeing a turtle for the first time.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Floogals (6.1)
List date and time rescheduled 06/04/2016 07:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-06-04
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (3 of 20) Response
Program Title Career Day (6.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/ 9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 8
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 8
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 7
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. CAREER DAY - This program guides young people to potential career paths by featuring inspirational interviews with successful celebrities, entrepreneurs, and business people, from world renowned brain surgeons to marine biologists, who share their stories with young people about their careers. This motivational show is fun and exciting, and tries to help kids answer the age-old question: "What do I want to be when I grow up?" This program aired on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Career Day (6.1)
List date and time rescheduled 05/21/2016 09:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-05-21
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Career Day (6.1)
List date and time rescheduled 06/25/2016 09:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-06-25
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Career Day (6.1)
List date and time rescheduled 06/18/2016 09:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-06-18
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Career Day (6.1)
List date and time rescheduled 05/28/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-05-28
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Career Day (6.1)
List date and time rescheduled 06/11/2016 09:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-06-11
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Career Day (6.1)
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-04-23
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Career Day (6.1)
List date and time rescheduled 05/14/2016 09:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-05-14
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (4 of 20) Response
Program Title Young Icons (6.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/ 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 2
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
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 YOUNG ICONS - This program showcases world-class athletes accomplished artists scholars philanthropists and entrepreneurs that are all under the age of 18. Some of the stories highlighted include- Patrick Peerage a 14 year old actor and philanthropist who traveled America raising cancer awareness Turquoise Thompson who sprinted her way into the record books and earned a full scholarship to UCLA and sisters Marni and Berni Barta who created Kidflicks a non-profit organization that donates new and used DVDs to childrens hospitals all across America. These stories are meant to inspire young people to be selfless and to take part in the larger community around them in some meaningful way and to show them that there are many ways to accomplish things.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Young Icons (6.2)
List date and time rescheduled 05/07/2016 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-05-07
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Young Icons (6.2)
List date and time rescheduled 05/14/2016 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-05-14
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (5 of 20) Response
Program Title On The Spot (6.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/10:30 a.m.
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 comedian Eric Schwartz, who randomly interviews people on the street about local and national curriculum. Eric focuses on questions about any of the following topics - geography, history, art, science, mathematics, culture, language, music, and sports. The answers to the questions are addressed with video inserts, graphs and/or maps, to provide viewers with a deeper understanding of the topic. This show aired on the stations secondary digital stream (6.3).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 20) Response
Program Title Xploration Outer Space (6.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/7:30 a.m.
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. XPLORATION OUTER SPACE - Each week, host Emily Calandrelli takes journeys through space that will both entertain and educate viewers. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet? Emily shows viewers what it is like to try to perform everyday tasks while floating in zero gravity and living in a Mars-like habitat. Episodes feature space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, the search for other life in space, and many other topics, including NASA-related programs as applicable to the episodes.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 20) Response
Program Title Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave (6.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/11 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program chronicles the animated adventures of three best friends- Ruff-Ruff, an instinctive pup- Tweet a cautious bird, and Dave, an imaginative panda. During each episode the program asks questions and children engage with the program by deciding which of the characters offers the correct answer or solution. The program encourages children to learn to make their own decisions. Episode examples include answering questions about, words that describe opposite states and actions, how to plant a seed and help it grow, and, searching for the biggest number during a visit to Number Land.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave (6.1)
List date and time rescheduled 06/04/2016 08:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-06-04
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (8 of 20) Response
Program Title Uncaged (6.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/11:30 a.m.
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 explores all types of wild animals in their own environment and how they survive. Children learn about and develop a respect for animals within their natural habitat and learn why some animals may be on their way to extinction. Each episode provides detailed explanations of different animal species and helps children understand the animals daily lives. This show aired on the stations secondary digital stream (6.3).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 20) Response
Program Title Future Phenoms (6.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/10 a.m. & 12:30 p.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Hosted by Pat Summerall, this program takes viewers coast-to-coast and in-depth with the brightest young athletes in sports. The series profiles high school athletes who have overcome personal adversity to pursue their dreams. The athletes are recognized for their classroom achievements, as well as their contributions in extracurricular activities. The importance of dedication, discipline, commitment to academics, and community involvement are spotlighted as part of the athletes success. The stories strive to inspire viewers to pursue knowledge and a healthy, active lifestyle, despite any personal difficulties. This show aired on the stations secondary digital stream (6.3).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 20) Response
Program Title Astroblast (6.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/11:30 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ASTROBLAST - Inspired by the books of the same name, this interplanetary television series follows the adventures of a crew of space animals who run the Astroblast Space Station. Comet, Halley, Sputnik, Radar and Jet are the best of friends. Under the watchful eye of Sal the Octopus, the Astroblast crew learns to accept differences, help one another solve problems, make new friends, and discover that getting along and working together is always the best way to achieve a goal.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Astroblast
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-06-04
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (11 of 20) Response
Program Title Noodle & Doodle (6.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/ 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 7
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 7
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 7
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Noodle and Doodle, an instructional series, features creating art projects and cooking projects around a specific theme. Host, Sean, drives around in a double-decker bus fully equipped with art supplies and a kitchen, ready for any assignment. The projects encourage parent engagement and often feature families working together to make something to display within the child's home. Sean's side-kick, Doggity, is an ever-faithful beagle who transforms into an animated character during interstitial trips to a parallel universe, set in a kitchen full of prank playing animated characters. The art projects typically promote utilizing recycled materials in order to demonstrate that creativity can transform something intended for one purpose into something that achieves a completely different goal.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle & Doodle (6.1)
List date and time rescheduled 04/23/2016 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-04-23
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle & Doodle (6.1)
List date and time rescheduled 05/21/2016 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-05-21
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle & Doodle (6.1)
List date and time rescheduled 06/18/2016 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-06-18
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle & Doodle (6.1)
List date and time rescheduled 05/14/2016 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-05-14
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle & Doodle (6.1)
List date and time rescheduled 06/25/2016 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-06-25
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle & Doodle (6.1)
List date and time rescheduled 06/04/2016 01:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-06-04
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle & Doodle (6.1)
List date and time rescheduled 06/11/2016 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-06-11
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (12 of 20) Response
Program Title 3 Wide Life (6.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday/7 a.m.
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. 3 WIDE LIFE - 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 20) Response
Program Title Pets TV (6.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/ 9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 2
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
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. PETS.TV - This program relates pets to viewers lives and interests, and exposes young viewers to diverse pets all over the world, teaching them how different cultures enjoy, care for, and respect animals. Pets from the everyday to the unique are showcased with educational information that shares how they evolved to become pets and their geographic origins. The program and its expert guests instill a grounded balance of priorities commitment and perseverance that children can apply to their own lives.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Pets.TV (6.2)
List date and time rescheduled 05/14/2016 12:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-06-14
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Pets.TV (6.2)
List date and time rescheduled 05/07/2016 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-05-07
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (14 of 20) Response
Program Title Nina's World (6.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/10:30 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. NINAS WORLD - This program is an animated series about the childhood adventures of a six year girl named Nina, her family and neighborhood. The program celebrates multiculturalism and family in Nina's close-knit household, where she's cared for by her parents and her grandmother. Elements of their Latino heritage are prominent. Its multilingual approach incorporates English, some Spanish and American Sign Language. Children learn inclusiveness, as well as the value of communicating across multiple languages and appreciating other cultures.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Nina's World
List date and time rescheduled 06/04/2016 07:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-06-04
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (15 of 20) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050 (6.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/8 a.m.
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. XPLORATION EARTH 2050 - This program strives to answer questions about where advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics may lead us in the future. Scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers add their input about what the world may look like in 2050. Viewers are taken on an educational adventure as the program tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 20) Response
Program Title Eco Company (6.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday/8:30 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
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 - 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 programs 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 peoples efforts no matter how small they may seem can have on the larger world around them.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Eco Company
List date and time rescheduled 05/15/2016 07:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-05-22
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (17 of 20) Response
Program Title Xploration Fab Life (6.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/8:30 a.m.
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. STEM education -- science, technology, engineering and math -- is at the heart of "Xploration FabLab," which shows how the subjects make the world a better place. Each episode focuses on a relevant global issue, taking a look at what is being done to solve it. A celebrity with a science or technology background appears on each installment of the show to offer his or her expertise. The goal of the half-hour program is to demonstrate to young viewers how the STEM disciplines can work together to improve people's lives and make the world better. This show aired on the stations secondary digital stream (6.2).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 20) Response
Program Title Ocean Mystries with Jeff Corwin (6.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/12 p.m.
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. OCEAN MYSTERIES WITH JEFF CORWIN - Supported by a team of Georgia Aquarium biologists veterinarians and other experts Jeff Corwin travels the world to explore the Earths 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 20) Response
Program Title Chica Show (6.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/12 p.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 2
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THE CHICA SHOW - Through this program, the viewer joins Chica for play dates that will take them under the sea, rocketing into space and time traveling back to caveman days. Set in a colorful, quirky shop with every kind of costume, accessory and prop imaginable, through animation, live action and lots of surprises, The Chicha Show teaches preschoolers about the world around them today and in history.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program The Chica Show (6.1)
List date and time rescheduled 05/28/2016 09:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-05-28
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

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Title of Program The Chica Show (6.1)
List date and time rescheduled 06/04/2016 01:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-06-04
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (20 of 20) Response
Program Title Living Greener (6.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/11 a.m.
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 focuses on the importance of understanding our environment and showcases the latest innovations to help make the planet more eco-friendly. The program travels around the world to show how people and nations are addressing todays environmental problems and how they are seeking solutions. Children learn how to positively work toward a more sustainable future and gives insight into our future way of life. This show aired on the stations secondary digital stream (6.3).
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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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 Jane Ryan
Address 177 US 41 East
City Negaunee
State MI
Zip 49866
Telephone Number (906) 475-7220
Email Address jryan@wluctv6.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. The station aired PSAs including but not limited to Habitat for Humanity, Anti-Bullying, School Attendance, and Anti-texting and driving.

Other Matters (19)

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Other Matters (1 of 19) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050 (6.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/ 8am
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 strives to answer questions about where advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics may lead us in the future. Scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers add their input about what the world may look like in 2050. Viewers are taken on an educational adventure as the program tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment. This program will air on the secondary digital stream (6.2).
Other Matters (2 of 19) Response
Program Title Xploration Awesome Planet (6.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/ 7am
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. Host Philippe Cousteau (grandson of famed undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau), brings energy to every location he visits while seeking to inspire and educate viewers in earth sciences. This program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth, from magnificent mountains to erupting volcanoes. Viewers will not only behold the beauty of gigantic glaciers, but also discover why they formed and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as he strives to understand places on, inside, and above the Earth. This program will air on the secondary digital stream (6.2).
Other Matters (3 of 19) Response
Program Title Future Phenoms (6.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/ 10am & 12:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Hosted by Pat Summerall, this program takes viewers coast-to-coast and in-depth with the brightest young athletes in sports. The series profiles high school athletes who have overcome personal adversity to pursue their dreams. The athletes are recognized for their classroom achievements, as well as their contributions in extracurricular activities. The importance of dedication, discipline, commitment to academics, and community involvement are spotlighted as part of the athletes' success. The stories strive to inspire viewers to pursue knowledge and a healthy, active lifestyle, despite any personal difficulties. This program will air on the secondary digital stream (6.3).
Other Matters (4 of 19) Response
Program Title Astroblast (6.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Sputnik, Halley, Radar, Comet, and Jet are five fun-loving animals who live with their alien octopus friend Sal in the Astroblast Space Station, which also houses a large library and a smoothie cafe called the Frosty Star. This program will air on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (5 of 19) Response
Program Title Uncaged (6.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/11:30 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program explores all types of wild animals in their own environment and how they survive. Children learn about and develop a respect for animals within their natural habitat and learn why some animals may be on their way to extinction. Each episode provides detailed explanations of different animal species and helps children understand the animals daily lives. This show will air on the stations secondary digital stream (6.3).
Other Matters (6 of 19) Response
Program Title 3 Wide Life (6.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday/7 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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 show will air on the stations secondary digital stream (6.2).
Other Matters (7 of 19) Response
Program Title Floogals (6.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/10 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This animated program features the Floogals, aliens who travel in a spaceship to earth on a mission to document everything around them. During each episode, the Floogals set out on a mission explore their new world. These missions explore the uniqueness of the world and how it works, while children learn the processes of questioning, predicting, observing and experimenting. Episode examples include discovering ice, bubble baths, examining bananas and seeing a turtle for the first time. This show will air on the stations primary digital stream (6.1).
Other Matters (8 of 19) Response
Program Title Chica Show (6.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/12:00 p.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THE CHICA SHOW - Through this program the viewer joins Chica for play dates that will take them under the sea rocketing into space and time traveling back to caveman days. Set in a colorful quirky shop with every kind of costume accessory and prop imaginable through animation live action and lots of surprises The Chicha Show teaches preschoolers about the world around them today and in history.
Other Matters (9 of 19) Response
Program Title Eco Company (6.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday/ 8am
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 is hosted by teens and used 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 also 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, it enthusiastically 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 secondary digital stream (6.2).
Other Matters (10 of 19) Response
Program Title Xploration Fab Life (6.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/8:30 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. STEM education -- science, technology, engineering and math -- is at the heart of "Xploration FabLab," which shows how the subjects make the world a better place. Each episode focuses on a relevant global issue, taking a look at what is being done to solve it. A celebrity with a science or technology background appears on each installment of the show to offer his or her expertise. The goal of the half-hour program is to demonstrate to young viewers how the STEM disciplines can work together to improve people's lives and make the world better. This show will air on the stations secondary digital stream (6.2).
Other Matters (11 of 19) Response
Program Title Ninas World (6.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/ 10:30 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. NINAS WORLD - This program is an animated series about the childhood adventures of a six year girl named Nina her family and neighborhood. The program celebrates multiculturalism and family in Ninas close-knit household where shes cared for by her parents and her grandmother. Elements of their Latino heritage are prominent. Its multilingual approach incorporates English some Spanish and American Sign Language. Children learn inclusiveness as well as the value of communicating across multiple languages and appreciating other
Other Matters (12 of 19) Response
Program Title Ruff Ruff Tweet & Dave (6.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/ 11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave is Sprout's newest original series that follows best friends Ruff-Ruff (an excitable puppy), Tweet (a lovable and thoughtful chick), and Dave (a unique, blue panda) on a day of adventure, discovery and play. Each episode will reveal a new adventure about making choices and encourages viewers to watch the show while accessing a companion interactive mobile app. This program will air on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (13 of 19) Response
Program Title Young Icons (6.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/ 9:30am
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 world-class athletes, accomplished artists, scholars, philanthropists and entrepreneurs all under the age of 18. Some of the stories highlighted include: Patrick Peerage, a 14 year old actor and philanthropist, who traveled America raising cancer awareness; Turquoise Thompson who sprinted her way into the record books and earned a full scholarship to UCLA; sisters Marni & Berni Barta who created Kidflicks, a non-profit organization that donates new and used DVDs to children's hospitals all across America. These stories are meant to inspire young people to be selfless and to take part in the larger community around them in some meaningful way and to show them that there are many ways to accomplish things.This program will air on the secondary digital stream (6.2).
Other Matters (14 of 19) Response
Program Title Living Greener (6.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/11 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program focuses on the importance of understanding our environment and showcases the latest innovations to help make the planet more eco-friendly. The program travels around the world to show how people and nations are addressing todays environmental problems and how they are seeking solutions. Children learn how to positively work toward a more sustainable future and gives insight into our future way of life. This show will air on the stations secondary digital stream (6.3).
Other Matters (15 of 19) Response
Program Title Pets.TV (6.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/ 9am
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 relates pets to viewers' lives and interests and exposes young viewers to diverse pets all over the world, teaching them how different cultures enjoy, care for and respect animals. Pets from everyday to the unique are showcased with educational information that shares how they evolved to become pets and their geographic origins. The program and its expert guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, commitment and perseverance children can apply to their own lives. This program will air on the secondary digital stream (6.2).
Other Matters (16 of 19) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries (6.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/ 12pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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 secondary digital stream (6.3).
Other Matters (17 of 19) Response
Program Title Noodle & Doodle (6.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/12:30 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. NOODLE AND DOODLE - The program features art projects and cooking projects around a specific theme. Noodle and Doodle along with host Sean demonstrate step-by-step how to projects while encouraging parent engagement and often feature families working together to make something to display within the childs home. The art projects typically promote utilizing recycled materials to demonstrate that objects can be repurposed.
Other Matters (18 of 19) Response
Program Title On the Spot (6.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/ 10:30am
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 is hosted by comedian Eric Schwartz who randomly interviews people on the street about local and national curriculum focusing on questions about any of the following topics; geography, history, art, science, mathematics, culture, language, music and sports. The answers to the questions are addressed with video inserts, graphs and/or maps to provide viewers with a deeper understanding of the topic. This program will air on the secondary digital stream (6.3).
Other Matters (19 of 19) Response
Program Title Xploration Outer Space (6.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/ 7:30am
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 journeys through space that will both entertain and educate viewers. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet? Emily shows viewers what it is like to try to perform everyday tasks while floating in zero gravity and living in a Mars-like habitat. Episodes will feature space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, the search for other life in space, and many other topics, including NASA-related programs as applicable to the episodes. This program will air on the secondary digital stream (6.2).

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The undersigned certifies that he or she is (a) the party filing the Children's Television Programming, or an officer, director, member, partner, trustee, authorized employee, or other individual or duly elected or appointed official who is authorized to sign on behalf of the party filing the Children's Television Programming; or (b) an attorney qualified to practice before the Commission under 47 C.F.R. Section 1.23(a), who is authorized to represent the party filing the Children's Television Programming, and who further certifies that he or she has read the document; that to the best of his or her knowledge, information,and belief there is good ground to support it; and that it is not interposed for delay.

FAILURE TO SIGN THIS APPLICATION MAY RESULT IN DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION AND FORFEITURE OF ANY FEES PAID

Upon grant of this application, the Authorization Holder may be subject to certain construction or coverage requirements. Failure to meet the construction or coverage requirements will result in automatic cancellation of the Authorization. Consult appropriate FCC regulations to determine the construction or coverage requirements that apply to the type of Authorization requested in this application.

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS MADE ON THIS FORM OR ANY ATTACHMENTS ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. Code, Title 18, §1001) AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION AUTHORIZATION (U.S. Code, Title 47, §312(a)(1)), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. Code, Title 47, §503).

I certify that this application includes all required and relevant attachments. Yes
I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

Jane Ryan

HR Coordinator


06/28/2016

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