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

FRN:
0018223693
File Number:
0000012277
Submit Date:
07/07/2016
Call Sign:
WAFF
Facility ID:
591
City:
HUNTSVILLE
State:
AL
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

WAFF LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC

Doing Business As: WAFF LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC

201 MONROE STREET

RSA TOWER, 20TH FLOOR

MONTGOMERY, AL 36104

United States

+1 (334) 206-1400

rbryan@raycommedia.com

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Michael Beder , Esq .

Legal Counsel

COVINGTON & BURLING LLP

One CityCenter

850 Tenth Street, NW

WASHINGTON, DC 20001

United States

+1 (202) 662-5138

mbeder@cov.com

Legal Representative

ROBERT E. Thurber , Jr. .

DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING

Raycom Media, Inc.

RSA TOWER, 20TH FLOOR

201 MONROE STREET

MONTGOMERY, AL 36104

United States

+1 (334) 206-1400

BTHURBER@RAYCOMMEDIA.COM

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network NBC
Nielsen DMA Huntsville-Decatur (Flor)
Web Home Page Address www.waff.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 336.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 6.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(18)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 18) Response
Program Title The Chica Show - WAFF Main Digital
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 4/2-6/25/16, 11:00am CST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 3
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
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 features a five year old "baby" chick that spends her days with her parents in their costume shop, the Coop. The shop's one employee, Kelly, doubles as Chica's nanny and the ensemble is rounded out with Bunji, a large floppy eared rabbit, and Stitches, a straw mannequin that sits in the window. In each episode Chica develops or encounters a problem that she cannot immediately resolve. Usually her issues involve impulse control, distractibility, judgment, and interpersonal behaviors. She and Kelly usually works on the problem through an adventure fantasy transformation to animation where Bunji and Stitches come alive and join Chica and Kelly for the problem solving process. The core educational content is primarily socio emotional development as Chica learns how to express herself properly, think before she acts, and interact with others effectively. She often learns that it takes hard work and practice to become proficient at different skills.
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 - WAFF Main Digital
List date and time rescheduled 05/28/2016 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 2016-05-28
Episode # TCS109
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program The Chica Show - WAFF Main Digital
List date and time rescheduled 06/12/2016 11:00 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 # TCS110
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program The Chica Show - WAFF Main Digital
List date and time rescheduled 04/17/2016 11:30 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 2016-04-02
Episode # TCS101
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (2 of 18) Response
Program Title Floogals - WAFF Main Digital
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 4/2-6/25/16, 9am CST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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 is an animated show starring three space aliens Fleeker, Flo, and Boomer who have been sent to earth to explore, investigate, discover and report their findings to their superiors at Floogal headquarters. The diminutive Floogals are no taller than a large safety pin and their visual perspective is literally the point of view of the show. With the multiple challenges of their size and ignorance of all things Hooman [that's Floogal speak for human], the Floogals have a lot of work on their hands. They are engaged in the dual processes of discovery and problem solving as nothing on earth is familiar to them. Much like young children, they begin by encountering something new and then go through a comedic multistep process of watching, listening, touching, and notetaking until they've figured out what and how their new discovery fits into the Hooman universe.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Floogal - WAFF Main Digital
List date and time rescheduled 06/12/2016 09:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-06-04
Episode # FGL101
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (3 of 18) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries - GRIT Network
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 4/2-6/25/16, 11am CST
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 offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 18) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures - Bounce Network
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 4/2-6/25/16, 10:30am CST
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. Awesome Adventures is an educational and informational adventure travel program that targets the 13 to 16 year old age group, but is also a highly entertaining program for a more general audience. With a host and the use of young guides from a specific locale, it is ideal for the "tween/teen" market.This program is fast paced, and provides information which encompasses many aspects of the location. It is produced in a contemporary style, and features both historical and cultural information, in addition to an action adventure. The introduction about the specific food, music, geography, history and environmental issues as well as popular recreational activities of the locale, make for a most entertaining program.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 18) Response
Program Title Live Life and Win - Bounce Network
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 4/3-6/26/16, 9am CST
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. Live Life and Win is a series of inspirational segments and teen success stories of character and personal determination in the arts, school, sports, and community, considers topics such as social responsibility and justice, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement, volunteerism, and life skills such as the importance of exercise and nutrition.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 18) Response
Program Title On the Spot - GRIT Network
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 4/2-6/25/16, 9:30am CST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. On the Spot is a lightning fast game of entertaining trivia from different categories, including: untold history, globetrotting, origins, supernatural, in sickness and in health, myths, now and then, record setters, mad science and bad ideas.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 18) Response
Program Title Ruff Ruff, Tweet and Dave - WAFF Main Digital
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 4/2-6/25/16, 10am CST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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 animated show puts an emphasis on logical thinking and use of language through fun problem solving adventures. The trio, RRTD, is guided by Hatty, an erudite hamster who wears a hat full of questions. The three characters agree that they would like to take a particular adventure and rev up their Rolypods, enter the SpinAgain transport vehicle and arrive at their destination. Once there, Hatty challenges them to make decisions and choose options that will lead to success or failure with their quest. Once their mission is complete, they review their effort, assemble the RolyPods and head home. Their adventures are varied. They might go climb a mountain, design their own fairy tale, or build a sand castle.
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 - WAFF Main Digital
List date and time rescheduled 06/12/2016 10:00 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 # RTD123
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (8 of 18) Response
Program Title Nina's World - WAFF Main Digital
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 4/2-6/25/16, 9:30am CST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. Nina's World is an animated show based on a six year old Latina, who lives in San Antonio, Texas with her parents, who own the local bakery, and her Abuela (grandmother). Her Tio (Uncle) Javier lives nearby and there are lots of different children and adults from several different cultures in the apartment complex and neighborhood where she lives. Nina's best friend is Star, a stuffed starfish pillow character brought to life by Nina's imagination. Each episode features Nina taking on a challenge, solving a problem, or finding a way to help others. She is very confident about her abilities, which sometimes gets her into trouble. However, with encouragement and chiding from Abuela, Nina learns about how to plan her "work," take responsibility for her actions, and correct her mistakes.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Nina's World - WAFF Main Digital
List date and time rescheduled 06/12/2016 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 2016-06-04
Episode # NNW103
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (9 of 18) Response
Program Title Real Winning Edge - Bounce Network
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 4/3-6/26/16, 9:30am CST
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 Real Winning Edge is a weekly halfhour television series that highlights adolescents and young adults making the right choices when faced with tough decisions and significant challenges.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 18) Response
Program Title Live Life and Win - Bounce Network
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 4/2-6/25/16, 9:30am CST
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. Live Life and Win is a series of inspirational segments and teen success stories of character and personal determination in the arts, school, sports, and community, considers topics such as social responsibility and justice, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement, volunteerism, and life skills such as the importance of exercise and nutrition.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 18) Response
Program Title Future Phenoms - GRIT Network
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 4/2-6/25/16, 11:30am CST
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. Future Phenoms is such an inspiration for both our youth and their parents. As families watch this show, the featured students and their stories of overcoming adversity resonate within students and parents alike. Students are challenged to overcome their personal adversities in life and find an outlet to pursue their dreams, while parents find that their position in their child's life is to encourage their dreams. By watching Future Phenoms, students have a stronger desire to participate in extracurricular activities. Essential to the educational process, parents see how extracurricular activities can give their children the confidence to pursue knowledge, pursue a healthy, active lifestyle, and pursue their dreams, despite the difficulties that life brings. Future Phenoms has been extremely influential in helping our youth realize the full potential they can accomplish both in the classroom and on the playing field. Recognizing athletes for classroom achievements as well as their contributions in extracurricular activities helps students to understand the importance of dedication, discipline, commitment to academics, and community involvement.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 18) Response
Program Title Living Greener - GRIT Network
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 4/2-6/25/16, 10am CST
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. LIVING GREENER serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of understanding our environment and showcasing the latest innovations to help make the planet more ecofriendly. The series travels around the world to show how people and nations are addressing today s environmental problems and how they are seeking solutions.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 18) Response
Program Title Future Phenoms - GRIT Network
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 4/2-6/25/16, 9am CST
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. Future Phenoms is such an inspiration for both our youth and their parents. As families watch this show, the featured students and their stories of overcoming adversity resonate within students and parents alike. Students are challenged to overcome their personal adversities in life and find an outlet to pursue their dreams, while parents find that their position in their child's life is to encourage their dreams. By watching Future Phenoms, students have a stronger desire to participate in extracurricular activities. Essential to the educational process, parents see how extracurricular activities can give their children the confidence to pursue knowledge, pursue a healthy, active lifestyle, and pursue their dreams, despite the difficulties that life brings. Future Phenoms has been extremely influential in helping our youth realize the full potential they can accomplish both in the classroom and on the playing field. Recognizing athletes for classroom achievements as well as their contributions in extracurricular activities helps students to understand the importance of dedication, discipline, commitment to academics, and community involvement.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 18) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas - Bounce Network
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 4/2-6/25/16, 10am CST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. On Animal Atlas we travel the globe to meet every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding. We learn about their lives, their history, and the adaptions that allow them to survive and thrive. But best of all, we meet them face to face. Just spin the glove. Anywhere, everywhere animals live, you'll find Animal Atlas.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 18) Response
Program Title Uncaged - GRIT Network
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 4/2-6/25/16, 10:30am CST
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 series explores all types of wild animals in their own environment and how they survive from whales to orangutans, to turtles, penguins and many more animals. Teenage viewers learn about the living habits of these various critters and why some may be on their way to extinction. Each episode provides detailed explanations of the different animal species and helps viewers understand their daily lives. UNCAGED is ducational, informative and entertaining, while providing unique up close televised visits of wild and exotic creatures and teaching viewers all about life in the animal kingdom.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 18) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures - Bounce Network
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 4/2-6/25/16, 9am CST
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. Awesome Adventures is an educational and informational adventure travel program that targets the 13 to 16 year old age group, but is also a highly entertaining program for a more general audience. With a host and the use of young guides from a specific locale, it is ideal for the "tween/teen" market.This program is fast paced, and provides information which encompasses many aspects of the location. It is produced in a contemporary style, and features both historical and cultural information, in addition to an action adventure. The introduction about the specific food, music, geography, history and environmental issues as well as popular recreational activities of the locale, make for a most entertaining program.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 18) Response
Program Title Noodle and Doodle - WAFF Main Digital
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 4/2-6/25/16, 11:30am CST
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 art and cooking projects around a specific theme. Host, Sean, drives around in a doubledecker 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 sidekick, Doggity, is an everfaithful 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 - WAFF Main Digital
List date and time rescheduled 04/16/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-04-16
Episode # NAD103
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle & Doodle - WAFF Main Digital
List date and time rescheduled 06/12/2016 11:30 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 # NAD110
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle & Doodle - WAFF Main Digital
List date and time rescheduled 05/07/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-05-07
Episode # NAD106
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle & Doodle - WAFF Main Digital
List date and time rescheduled 04/02/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-04-02
Episode # NAD101
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle & Doodle - WAFF Main Digital
List date and time rescheduled 04/30/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-04-30
Episode # NAD105
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle & Doodle - WAFF Main Digital
List date and time rescheduled 05/28/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-05-28
Episode # NAD109
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle & Doodle - WAFF Main Digital
List date and time rescheduled 04/09/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-04-09
Episode # NAD102
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (18 of 18) Response
Program Title Astroblast - WAFF Main Digital
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 4/2-6/25/16, 10:30am CST
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. Astroblast!, based on the book series by author and illustrator Bob Kolar, is set on a space station in an unknown solar system. The station is populated by five animal characters and one three eyed octopus of unknown derivation. Each episode begins with an everyday conversation or incident that grows into a predicament of some sort needing a solution. While these predicaments take place on a space station populated by animal characters and aliens from different galaxies, the issues and resolutions resonate for a preschool audience. Through comedy and zippy action, our target audience sees how the characters learn lessons for practical living such as how to keep track of things that belong to you, practice good habits, clean up a space when you've made a mess, rebound from a failure or an embarrassing incident, or resist the urge to blame others for your mistakes.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Astroblast - WAFF Main Digital
List date and time rescheduled 04/17/2016 11:00 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 2016-04-02
Episode # ATB114
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Astroblast - WAFF Main Digital
List date and time rescheduled 06/12/2016 10:30 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 # ATB123
Reason for Preemption Sports

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 Leigh Michal
Address 1414 N. Memorial Parkway
City Huntsville
State AL
Zip 35801
Telephone Number (256) 564-5649
Email Address lmichal@waff.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. Due to a network programming error originating at NBC, Astroblast and The Chica Show aired out of pattern on April 2, 2016. WAFF aired a make-good of these programs on 4/17/16. Due to sporting events and technical difficulties, originating from NBC, had to utilize an alternative 2nd home on a preemption for The Chica Show, & Astroblast on 4/12 & 4/17/16. Also due to sporting events had to utilize an alternative 2nd home on a preemption for Noodle & Doodle on 6/12. Note: Breaking news interrupted all kids programming on 6/12/16.

Other Matters (22)

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Other Matters (1 of 22) Response
Program Title Nina's World - WAFF Main Digital
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7/2/16, 9:30am CST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
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. Nina's World is an animated show based on a six year old Latina, who lives in San Antonio, Texas with her parents, who own the local bakery, and her Abuela (grandmother). Her Tio (Uncle) Javier lives nearby and there are lots of different children and adults from several different cultures in the apartment complex and neighborhood where she lives. Nina's best friend is Star, a stuffed starfish pillow character brought to life by Nina's imagination. Each episode features Nina taking on a challenge, solving a problem, or finding a way to help others. She is very confident about her abilities, which sometimes gets her into trouble. However, with encouragement and chiding from Abuela, Nina learns about how to plan her "work," take responsibility for her actions, and correct her mistakes.
Other Matters (2 of 22) Response
Program Title Uncaged - Grit Network
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7/2-9/24/16, 10:30am CST
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 series explores all types of wild animals in their own environment and how they survive from whales to orangutans, to turtles, penguins and many more animals. Teenage viewers learn about the living habits of these various critters and why some may be on their way to extinction. Each episode provides detailed explanations of the different animal species and helps viewers understand their daily lives. UNCAGED is ducational, informative and entertaining, while providing unique up close televised visits of wild and exotic creatures and teaching viewers all about life in the animal kingdom.
Other Matters (3 of 22) Response
Program Title Living Greener - Grit Network
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7/2-9/24/16, 10am CST
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. LIVING GREENER serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of understanding our environment and showcasing the latest innovations to help make the planet more ecofriendly. The series travels around the world to show how people and nations are addressing today s environmental problems and how they are seeking solutions.
Other Matters (4 of 22) Response
Program Title Floogals - WAFF Main Digital
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7/9-9/24/16, 9:30am CST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. Floogals is an animated show starring three space aliens Fleeker, Flo, and Boomer who have been sent to earth to explore, investigate, discover and report their findings to their superiors at Floogal headquarters. The diminutive Floogals are no taller than a large safety pin and their visual perspective is literally the point of view of the show. With the multiple challenges of their size and ignorance of all things Hooman [that's Floogal speak for human], the Floogals have a lot of work on their hands. They are engaged in the dual processes of discovery and problem solving as nothing on earth is familiar to them. Much like young children, they begin by encountering something new and then go through a comedic multistep process of watching, listening, touching, and notetaking until they've figured out what and how their new discovery fits into the Hooman universe.
Other Matters (5 of 22) Response
Program Title Live Life and Win - Bounce Network
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 7/3-9/25/16, 9am CST
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. Live Life and Win is a series of inspirational segments and teen success stories of character and personal determination in the arts, school, sports, and community, considers topics such as social responsibility and justice, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement, volunteerism, and life skills such as the importance of exercise and nutrition.
Other Matters (6 of 22) Response
Program Title Real Winning Edge - Bounce Network
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 7/3-9/25/16, 9:30am CST
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 Real Winning Edge is a weekly halfhour television series that highlights adolescents and young adults making the right choices when faced with tough decisions and significant challenges.
Other Matters (7 of 22) Response
Program Title Future Phenoms - Grit Network
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7/2-9/24/16, 9am CST
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. Future Phenoms is such an inspiration for both our youth and their parents. As families watch this show, the featured students and their stories of overcoming adversity resonate within students and parents alike. Students are challenged to overcome their personal adversities in life and find an outlet to pursue their dreams, while parents find that their position in their child's life is to encourage their dreams. By watching Future Phenoms, students have a stronger desire to participate in extracurricular activities. Essential to the educational process, parents see how extracurricular activities can give their children the confidence to pursue knowledge, pursue a healthy, active lifestyle, and pursue their dreams, despite the difficulties that life brings. Future Phenoms has been extremely influential in helping our youth realize the full potential they can accomplish both in the classroom and on the playing field. Recognizing athletes for classroom achievements as well as their contributions in extracurricular activities helps students to understand the importance of dedication, discipline, commitment to academics, and community involvement.
Other Matters (8 of 22) Response
Program Title Oceans Mysteries - Grit Network
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7/2-9/24/16, 11am CST
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. Ocean Mysteries offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience.
Other Matters (9 of 22) Response
Program Title Live Life and Win - Bounce Network
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7/2-9/24/16, 9:30am CST
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. Live Life and Win is a series of inspirational segments and teen success stories of character and personal determination in the arts, school, sports, and community, considers topics such as social responsibility and justice, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement, volunteerism, and life skills such as the importance of exercise and nutrition.
Other Matters (10 of 22) Response
Program Title Noodle and Doodle - WAFF Main Digital
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7/2-9/24/16, 8:30am CST
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, an instructional series, features art and cooking projects around a specific theme. Host, Sean, drives around in a doubledecker 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 sidekick, Doggity, is an everfaithful 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.
Other Matters (11 of 22) Response
Program Title Floogals - WAFF Main Digital
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7/2/16, 9am CST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
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. Floogals is an animated show starring three space aliensFleeker, Flo, and Boomerwho have been sent to earth to explore, investigate, discover and report their findings to their superiors at Floogal headquarters. The diminutive Floogals are no taller than a large safety pin and their visual perspective is literally the point of view of the show. With the multiple challenges of their size and ignorance of all things Hooman [that's Floogalspeak for human], the Floogals have a lot of work on their hands. They are engaged in the dual processes of discovery and problem solving as nothing on earth is familiar to them. Much like young children, they begin by encountering something new and then go through a comedic multistep process of watching, listening, touching, and notetaking until they've figured out what and how their new discovery fits into the Hooman universe.
Other Matters (12 of 22) Response
Program Title Ruff Ruff, Tweet and Dave - WAFF Main Digital
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7/2/16, 10am CST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
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 show puts an emphasis on logical thinking and use of language through fun problem solving adventures. The trio, RRTD, is guided by Hatty, an erudite hamster who wears a hat full of questions. The three characters agree that they would like to take a particular adventure and rev up their Rolypods, enter the SpinAgain transport vehicle and arrive at their destination. Once there, Hatty challenges them to make decisions and choose options that will lead to success or failure with their quest. Once their mission is complete, they review their effort, assemble the RolyPods and head home. Their adventures are varied. They might go climb a mountain, design their own fairy tale, or build a sand castle.
Other Matters (13 of 22) Response
Program Title Nina's World - WAFF Main Digital
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7/9-9/24/16, 10am CST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. Nina's World is an animated show based on a six year old Latina, who lives in San Antonio, Texas with her parents, who own the local bakery, and her Abuela (grandmother). Her Tio (Uncle) Javier lives nearby and there are lots of different children and adults from several different cultures in the apartment complex and neighborhood where she lives. Nina's best friend is Star, a stuffed starfish pillow character brought to life by Nina's imagination. Each episode features Nina taking on a challenge, solving a problem, or finding a way to help others. She is very confident about her abilities, which sometimes gets her into trouble. However, with encouragement and chiding from Abuela, Nina learns about how to plan her "work," take responsibility for her actions, and correct her mistakes.
Other Matters (14 of 22) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures - Bounce Network
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7/2-9/24/16, 10:30am CST
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. Awesome Adventures is an educational and informational adventure travel program that targets the 13 to 16 year old age group, but is also a highly entertaining program for a more general audience. With a host and the use of young guides from a specific locale, it is ideal for the "tween/teen" market. This program is fast paced, and provides information which encompasses many aspects of the location. It is produced in a contemporary style, and features both historical and cultural information, in addition to an action adventure. The introduction about the specific food, music, geography, history and environmental issues as well as popular recreational activities of the locale, make for a most entertaining program.
Other Matters (15 of 22) Response
Program Title Future Phenoms - Grit Network
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7/2-9/24/16, 11:30am CST
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. Future Phenoms is such an inspiration for both our youth and their parents. As families watch this show, the featured students and their stories of overcoming adversity resonate within students and parents alike. Students are challenged to overcome their personal adversities in life and find an outlet to pursue their dreams, while parents find that their position in their child's life is to encourage their dreams. By watching Future Phenoms, students have a stronger desire to participate in extracurricular activities. Essential to the educational process, parents see how extracurricular activities can give their children the confidence to pursue knowledge, pursue a healthy, active lifestyle, and pursue their dreams, despite the difficulties that life brings. Future Phenoms has been extremely influential in helping our youth realize the full potential they can accomplish both in the classroom and on the playing field. Recognizing athletes for classroom achievements as well as their contributions in extracurricular activities helps students to understand the importance of dedication, discipline, commitment to academics, and community involvement.
Other Matters (16 of 22) Response
Program Title Terrific Trucks - WAFF Main Digital
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7/9-9/24/16, 9am CST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. Terrific Trucks is a live-action series that follows the exploits of five self-driving, heavy-duty construction trucks. They include Tork, the dump truck, Stotz, the flatbed, Dug, the digger, Blinker, the mini-digger, and Sparky, the front-end loader. The trucks reside in a fully equipped truck yard/rock quarry and work as a team on various building projects that require planning, collaboration and implementation. Each truck brings specific skills to the group. They get challenging job assignments from Mr. Bill Board, a digital outdoor screen that outlines and diagrams the problem to be solved. By allocating the role each truck will perform during the project, the group merges those unique skills to fulfill their respective assignments. Unexpected problems that could compromise their success-- such as the weather, broken truck parts, or personal conflicts between the trucks--- are addressed and overcome so the job can be completed.
Other Matters (17 of 22) Response
Program Title Astroblast - WAFF Main Digital
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7/2/16, 10:30am CST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Astroblast!, based on the book series by author and illustrator Bob Kolar, is set on a space station in an unknown solar system. The station is populated by five animal characters and one three eyed octopus of unknown derivation. Each episode begins with an everyday conversation or incident that grows into a predicament of some sort needing a solution. While these predicaments take place on a space station populated by animal characters and aliens from different galaxies, the issues and resolutions resonate for a preschool audience. Through comedy and zippy action, our target audience sees how the characters learn lessons for practical living such as how to keep track of things that belong to you, practice good habits, clean up a space when you've made a mess, rebound from a failure or an embarrassing incident, or resist the urge to blame others for your mistakes.
Other Matters (18 of 22) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas - Bounce Network
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7/2-9/24/16, 10am CST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. On Animal Atlas we travel the globe to meet every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding. We learn about their lives, their history, and the adaptions that allow them to survive and thrive. But best of all, we meet them face to face. Just spin the glove. Anywhere, everywhere animals live, you'll find Animal Atlas.
Other Matters (19 of 22) Response
Program Title The Chica Show - WAFF Main Digital
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7/2-9/24/16, 8am CST
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 features a five year old "baby" chick that spends her days with her parents in their costume shop, the Coop. The shop's one employee, Kelly, doubles as Chica's nanny and the ensemble is rounded out with Bunji, a large floppy eared rabbit, and Stitches, a straw mannequin that sits in the window. In each episode Chica develops or encounters a problem that she cannot immediately resolve. Usually her issues involve impulse control, distractibility, judgment, and interpersonal behaviors. She and Kelly usually works on the problem through an adventure fantasy transformation to animation where Bunji and Stitches come alive and join Chica and Kelly for the problem solving process. The core educational content is primarily socio emotional development as Chica learns how to express herself properly, think before she acts, and interact with others effectively. She often learns that it takes hard work and practice to become proficient at different skills.
Other Matters (20 of 22) Response
Program Title Ruff Ruff, Tweet and Dave - WAFF Main Digital
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7/9-9/24/16, 10:30am CST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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 show puts an emphasis on logical thinking and use of language through fun problem solving adventures. The trio, RRTD, is guided by Hatty, an erudite hamster who wears a hat full of questions. The three characters agree that they would like to take a particular adventure and rev up their Rolypods, enter the SpinAgain transport vehicle and arrive at their destination. Once there, Hatty challenges them to make decisions and choose options that will lead to success or failure with their quest. Once their mission is complete, they review their effort, assemble the RolyPods and head home. Their adventures are varied. They might go climb a mountain, design their own fairy tale, or build a sand castle.
Other Matters (21 of 22) Response
Program Title On The Spot - Grit Network
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7/2-9/24/16, 9:30am CST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. On the Spot is a lightning fast game of entertaining trivia from different categories, including: untold history, globetrotting, origins, supernatural, in sickness and in health, myths, now and then, record setters, mad science and bad ideas.
Other Matters (22 of 22) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures - Bounce Network
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7/2-9/24/16, 9am CST
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. Awesome Adventures is an educational and informational adventure travel program that targets the 13 to 16 year old age group, but is also a highly entertaining program for a more general audience. With a host and the use of young guides from a specific locale, it is ideal for the "tween/teen" market.This program is fast paced, and provides information which encompasses many aspects of the location. It is produced in a contemporary style, and features both historical and cultural information, in addition to an action adventure. The introduction about the specific food, music, geography, history and environmental issues as well as popular recreational activities of the locale, make for a most entertaining program.

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