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

FRN:
0018223693
File Number:
0000013035
Submit Date:
07/11/2016
Call Sign:
WLBT
Facility ID:
68542
City:
JACKSON
State:
MS
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/11/2016
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

WLBT LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC

Doing Business As: WLBT 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. .

Vice President, 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 Jackson MS
Web Home Page Address www.wlbt.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: 6.07
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 Teen Kids News (Escape 3.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30am (4/2/16-6/25/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Teen Kids News provides educational features as well as informational features for teens, such as reports about healthy eating; driving tip for new drivers and internet predators. The show stimulates the 13-16 year olds' curiosity, develops their learning and cognitive , listening and thinking skills and serves as an enhancement of their academic and educational experience.
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 Word Travels (Escape 3.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10am (4/2/16-6/25/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Word Travels" services the educational and informational needs of children 13 - 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of learning about other cultures and peoples. The series allows teenagers to explore how individuals in various nations and continents live their daily lives and examine what are the differences in customs and languages in each locale. The series also demonstrates how to write stories about these destinations and what information is relevant to good story-telling.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 20) Response
Program Title The Real Winning Edge (Bounce TV 3.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:30am (4/3/16-6/26/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Real Winning Edge is a weekly half-hour television series that meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC's Children's Programming requirements for children ages 13-16. The program highlights adolescents and young adults making the right choices when faced with tough decisions and significant challenges. Recognizing that 13 to 16-year-olds are likely to be influenced by celebrities, the series features role models from the professional sports and the entertainment industries. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, presenting a powerful and positive message.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 20) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News (Escape 3.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30am (4/2/16-6/25/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Teen Kids News provides educational features as well as informational features for teens, such as reports about healthy eating; driving tip for new drivers and internet predators. The show stimulates the 13-16 year olds' curiosity, develops their learning and cognitive , listening and thinking skills and serves as an enhancement of their academic and educational experience.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 20) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (Bounce TV 3.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays - 10am (4/2/16-6/25/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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 (6 of 20) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries (Escape 3.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:30p (4/2/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
Total times aired 1
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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" is produced for ages 13-16 and beyond by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the "family dynamics" of the mingling species, viewers will get to know and care about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
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 Noodle and Doodle (Main Digital 3.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30am (4/2/16-6/25/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 7
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
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 creative expression through art 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 and Doodle
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 #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle
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 #
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle
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 #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle
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 #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle
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 #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle
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 #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle
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 #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (8 of 20) Response
Program Title The Chica Show (Main Digital 3.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11am (4/2/16-6/25/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
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 inter-personal behaviors. She and Kelly usually work on the problem through an adventure - a 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
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 #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program The Chica Show
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 #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program The Chica Show
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 #
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (9 of 20) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures (Bounce TV 3.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9am (4/2/16-6/25/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "AWESOME ADVENTURES" is designed to educate, inform and entertain children 16 and under (specific target audience is 13-16) about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, its creatures, and the people who inhabit the land. This series is designed with a goal to make learning fun.
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 Ruff Ruff, Tweet and Dave (Main Digital 3.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10am (4/2/16-6/25/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave (RRTD) is an animated show that 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 Roly-pods, enter the Spin-Again 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 Roly-Pods 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 & Dave
List date and time rescheduled 06/11/2016 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 2016-06-04
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (11 of 20) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures (Bounce TV 3.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays - 10:30am (4/2/16-6/25/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "AWESOME ADVENTURES" is designed to educate, inform and entertain children 16 and under (specific target audience is 13-16) about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, its creatures, and the people who inhabit the land. This series is designed with a goal to make learning fun.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 20) Response
Program Title Live Life & Win (Bounce TV 3.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30am (4/2/16-6/25/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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 (13 of 20) Response
Program Title Missing (Escape 3.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30a (4/2/16-6/25/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Missing" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including safety tips and real life stories using various resources to help find missing people. The show is also a public service to communities across the United States and is endorsed by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 20) Response
Program Title Nina's World (Main Digital 3.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30am (4/2/16-6/25/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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
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 Uncaged (Escape 3.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Satuday 12pm (4/2/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
Total times aired 1
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. "Uncaged" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including exploring the world of various wild animals and the importance of understanding these wild critters in the animal kingdom. The series travels around the world to learn about different species and their habitats.
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 Live Life and Win (Bounce TV 3.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9am (4/3/16-6/26/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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 (17 of 20) Response
Program Title Floogals (Main Digital 3.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9am (4/2/16-6/25/16)
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 multi-step process of watching, listening, touching, and note-taking until tey'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 Floogals
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 (18 of 20) Response
Program Title Word Travels (Escape 3.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11am (4/2/16-6/25/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Word Travels" services the educational and informational needs of children 13 - 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of learning about other cultures and peoples. The series allows teenagers to explore how individuals in various nations and continents live their daily lives and examine what are the differences in customs and languages in each locale. The series also demonstrates how to write stories about these destinations and what information is relevant to good story-telling.
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 Astroblast 10:30am (Main Digital 3.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30am (4/2/16-6/25/16)
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 a book series by author and illustrator Bob Kolar, is set on a space station in an unknown solar system. Five animal characters and one three-eyed octopus of unknown derivation populate the station. Each episode begins with an everyday conversation or incident that grows into a predicament needing a solution. While these predicaments take place in a fantasy environment, 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 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
List date and time rescheduled 04/17/2016 11:00 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 2016-04-02
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Non-breaking News

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Astroblast
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 2016-06-04
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (20 of 20) Response
Program Title Missing (Escape 3.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9am (4/2/16-6/25/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Missing" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including safety tips and real life stories using various resources to help find missing people. The show is also a public service to communities across the United States and is endorsed by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 1) Response
Program Title Live, Life and Win (4/2/16-6/25/16)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturdays/5pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 0
Number of Preemptions 13
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 weekly educational/informational (E/I) nationally syndicated TV series highlighting inspirational teen success stories with segments featuring Entrepreneurs, Extraordinary Teens, Giving Back, and Nutrition & Exercise with a focus on the arts, school, sports, community and teen entrepreneurship. Live Life and Win! helps teens discover and learn strategies and attributes to achieve dreams, explore volunteerism as an opportunity to build character and uncover personal passions, and gain knowledge about life skills necessary to LIVE LIFE AND WIN!
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Date Time 06/06/2016 01:00 AM
Date Time 06/13/2016 01:00 AM
Date Time 06/27/2016 01:00 AM
Date Time 05/16/2016 01:00 AM
Date Time 05/09/2016 01:00 AM
Date Time 06/20/2016 01:00 AM
Date Time 04/18/2016 01:00 AM
Date Time 05/02/2016 01:00 AM
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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 Veta Jackson
Address 715 South Jefferson Street
City Jackson
State MS
Zip 39201
Telephone Number (601) 960-4436
Email Address vjackson@wlbt.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. 1. Due to a network programming error originating at NBC, Astroblast and The Chica Show aired out of pattern on April 2, 2016. WLBT aired a make-good of these programs on April 17, 2016. 2. Due to breaking news on June 12, 2016, The Chica Show and Noodle & Doodle make-goods did not air at 11am and 11:30am, respectively. The original shows were scheduled to air on June 4, 2016.

Other Matters (19)

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Other Matters (1 of 19) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures (Bounce TV 3.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9am (7/2/16-9/24/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "AWESOME ADVENTURES" is designed to educate, inform and entertain children 16 and under (specific target audience is 13-16) about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, its creatures, and the people who inhabit the land. This series is designed with a goal to make learning fun.
Other Matters (2 of 19) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (Bounce TV 3.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10am (7/2/16-9/24/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Atlas addresses issues appropriate for both general public and the secondary classroom with a presentation that includes large numbers of clips, wide ranging photography, fast-paced editing, and a non-condescending vocabulary level. Animal Atlas incorporates a sense of humor, entertaining the viewer with wit and observation augments the educational integrity of its content. The level of humor, like the level of vocabulary, is most suited for middle school ages13-16 with applications of topic that could extend into the higher grades. There are sound cues, visual elements, and a general tone that supports the delivery of educational material in a way this is appropriate for entertainment television. The data delivered and the content communicated is absolutely educational in nature and value but done in a way that would hold the attention of the target viewer. The program builds on the fact that the natural world is engaging. It shares the richness of natural life with the light attitude of bemused wonderment. The tone is convincing, original and does the work of entertaining the target audience while delivering information consistent with national science standards. Each show contains facts from the animal kingdom. The show also includes the use of an interactive segment with multiple-choice questions. The questions are not based upon program content but upon related information with appeal to the viewers knowledge.
Other Matters (3 of 19) Response
Program Title Live Life & Win (Bounce TV 3.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30am (7/2/16-9/24/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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 (4 of 19) Response
Program Title Nina's World (Main Digital 3.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10am (7/2/16-9/24/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 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 (5 of 19) Response
Program Title Terrific Trucks (Main Digital 3.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9am (7/2/16-9/24/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 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 (6 of 19) Response
Program Title Live Life & Win (Bounce TV 3.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9am (7/3/16-9/25/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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 (7 of 19) Response
Program Title Floogals (Main Digital 3.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30am 7/2/16-9/24/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 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 multi-step process of watching, listening, touching, and note-taking until tey've figured out what and how their new discovery fits into the Hooman universe.
Other Matters (8 of 19) Response
Program Title Live Life & Win (Main Digital 3.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 5pm (7/2/16-9/24/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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 (9 of 19) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News (Escape 3.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30am (7/2/16-9/24/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Teen Kids News is a series of informational features for teens, such as reports about healthy eating; driving tips for new drivers, and internet predators. The show has been designed to meet needs of children and young adolescents with a unique curiosity about their world. The Program stimulates the 13-16 year olds' curiosity, develops their learning and cognitive, listening and thinking skills, and serves as an enhancement of their academic and educational experience.
Other Matters (10 of 19) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures (Bounce TV 3.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30am (7/2/16-9/24/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "AWESOME ADVENTURES" is designed to educate, inform and entertain children 16 and under (specific target audience is 13-16) about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, its creatures, and the people who inhabit the land. This series is designed with a goal to make learning fun.
Other Matters (11 of 19) Response
Program Title Missing (Escape 3.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30am (7/2/16-9/24/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Missing serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including safety tips and real life stories using various resources to help find missing people. The show is also a public service to communities across the United States and is endorced by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Other Matters (12 of 19) Response
Program Title Missing (Escape 3.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00am (7/2/16-9/24/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Missing serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including safety tips and real life stories using various resources to help find missing people. The show is also a public service to communities across the United States and is endorced by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Other Matters (13 of 19) Response
Program Title Noodle and Doodle (Main Digital 3.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30am (7/2/16-9/24/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 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 creative expression through art 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.
Other Matters (14 of 19) Response
Program Title Ruff Ruff, Tweet & Dave (Main Digital 3.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30am (7/2/16-9/24/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 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 (RRTD) is an animated show that 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 Roly-pods, enter the Spin-Again 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 Roly-Pods 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 (15 of 19) Response
Program Title Word Travels (Escape 3.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11am (7/2/16-9/24/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. While traveling to exotic locations and writing about enlightening experiences may sound like an adventurous occupation, the life of a travel writer is not always as glamorous as it seems. Filmed in 36 countries across six continents, each half hour episode reveals the real story of professional travel journalism the truth behind the byline, and reinvents the way travel shows are currently presented.
Other Matters (16 of 19) Response
Program Title The Chica Show (Main Digital 3.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11am (7/2/16-9/24/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 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 inter-personal behaviors. She and Kelly usually work on the problem through an adventure - a 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 (17 of 19) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News (Escape 3.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30am (7/2/16-9/24/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Teen Kids News is a series of informational features for teens, such as reports about healthy eating; driving tips for new drivers, and internet predators. The show has been designed to meet needs of children and young adolescents with a unique curiosity about their world. The Program stimulates the 13-16 year olds' curiosity, develops their learning and cognitive, listening and thinking skills, and serves as an enhancement of their academic and educational experience.
Other Matters (18 of 19) Response
Program Title Word Travels (Escape 3.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10am (7/2/16-9/24/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. While traveling to exotic locations and writing about enlightening experiences may sound like an adventurous occupation, the life of a travel writer is not always as glamorous as it seems. Filmed in 36 countries across six continents, each half hour episode reveals the real story of professional travel journalism the truth behind the byline, and reinvents the way travel shows are currently presented.
Other Matters (19 of 19) Response
Program Title The Real Winning Edge (Bounce TV 3.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:30am (7/3/16-9/25/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Real Winning Edge highlights adolescents and young adults making the right choices when faced with tough decisions and significant challenges.

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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.

Veta Jackson

Programming Coordinator


07/11/2016

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