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January 2015
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0025636598
File Number:
0000012259
Submit Date:
07/07/2016
Call Sign:
WSLS-TV
Facility ID:
57840
City:
ROANOKE
State:
VA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/07/2016
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second Quarter of 2016

General Information

Section Question Response
Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application? No

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS HOLDINGS, LLC

Doing Business As: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS HOLDINGS, LLC

Henry Gola

333 EAST FRANKLIN STREET

RICHMOND, VA 23219

United States

+1 (804) 649-6000

regulatoryaffairs@mediageneral.com

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Henry Gola

Associate General Counsel

Media General, Inc.

Lisa Manning

ONE WEST EXCHANGE STREET, SUITE 5A

Providence, RI 02903

United States

+1 (804) 887-5049

regulatoryaffairs@mediageneral.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network NBC
Nielsen DMA Roanoke-Lynchburg
Web Home Page Address www.wsls.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: 8.0
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(22)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 22) Response
Program Title Nina's World (30.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Nina's World tells the story of imaginative six-year-old Nina and her best friend Star. Together, the pair explores Nina's vibrant and colorful neighborhood. Every day transforms into a new excursion that celebrates family, community, diversity, and wonder.
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 (30.1)
List date and time rescheduled 06/04/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-06-04
Episode # NNW103DH
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (2 of 22) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures (30.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30AM
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 7 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Green Screen Adventures sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-10. Children get the message that their words have power, that their voices are being heard. Our diverse Green Screen company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. Our educational mission emphasizes the four "C"s as well as the three "R"s - Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 22) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell (30.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10:30AM
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. Saved By The Bell is a television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say "no," the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 22) Response
Program Title Curiosity Quest (30.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 10:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Curiosity Quest is an upbeat, family, educational program that explores what viewers are curious about. In each show, host Joel Greene ventures on a quest to answer viewer's letters of curiosity. Each quest takes the audience on location for an unscripted, hands-on, educational exploration. In addition, throughout each program, Joel will hit the streets to get real and often comical answers to questions pertaining to each episode. Joel's enthusiastic personality often lands him in hilarious situations in pursuit of the answer.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 22) Response
Program Title Travel Thru History (30.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30AM
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. Travel Thru History is designed to spark interest and enthusiasm in teens and their families to learn about our country's rich and fascinating history. The series visits diverse locales
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 22) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 (30.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 11:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Real Life 101 introduces you to real people doing real jobs. From doctors, lawyers, and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors, Lipizzaner stallion trainers and special effects wizards, Real Life 101 takes you "on the job" so you can see yourself why these professionals love what they do. Learn about jobs you might not even know existed! Join hosts every week as they explore new professions in the exciting world of work. It's a half-hour of thought-provoking, eye opening fun and entertainment!
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 22) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures (30.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:00AM
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 7 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Green Screen Adventures sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-10. Children get the message that their words have power, that their voices are being heard. Our diverse Green Screen company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. Our educational mission emphasizes the four "C"s as well as the three "R"s - Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 22) Response
Program Title Curiosity Quest (30.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 10:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Curiosity Quest is an upbeat, family, educational program that explores what viewers are curious about. In each show, host Joel Greene ventures on a quest to answer viewer's letters of curiosity. Each quest takes the audience on location for an unscripted, hands-on, educational exploration. In addition, throughout each program, Joel will hit the streets to get real and often comical answers to questions pertaining to each episode. Joel's enthusiastic personality often lands him in hilarious situations in pursuit of the answer.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 22) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures (30.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 11:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Awesome Adventures is an adventure/travel show that takes teens, ages 13 to 16, on incredible journeys all over the world. The show has won numerous awards, and, in 2013, was nominated for a daytime Emmy for Outstanding Travel Series. The destinations and activities are diverse, from ice climbing the glaciers in Iceland to trekking next to lava in the islands of Hawaii.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 22) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (30.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30AM
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. Mystery Hunters explores some of the world's greatest myths and mysteries. Combining on-site reporting and exciting adventures, the Mystery Hunters uses science and reasoning to try to uncover the truth. The program teaches children how to gather facts, meet with experts, debunk common myths, and offer explanations for legends. 2006 Winner of a Parents' Choice Award, Mystery Hunters.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 22) Response
Program Title Travel Thru History (30.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00AM
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. Travel Thru History is designed to spark interest and enthusiasm in teens and their families to learn about our country's rich and fascinating history. The series visits diverse locales
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 22) Response
Program Title Ruff Ruff Tweet & Dave (30.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave is Sprout's newest original series that follows best friends Ruff-Ruff (an excitable puppy), Tweet (a lovable and thoughtful chick), and Dave (a unique, blue panda) on a day of adventure, discovery and play. Each episode will reveal a new adventure about making choices and encourages viewers to watch the show while accessing a companion interactive mobile app.
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 (30.1)
List date and time rescheduled 06/11/2016 01:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-06-04
Episode # RTD123DH
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (13 of 22) Response
Program Title Astroblast (30.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Astroblast follows the funny adventures of a friendly and irresistable cast of animals: Comet, Halley, Sputnik, Radar and Jet. They spend their days running the Smoothie Cafe at Astroblast Space Station, their very own intergalactic clubhouse where everyone is welcome, from planets near or far.
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 (30.1)
List date and time rescheduled 06/11/2016 01:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-06-04
Episode # ATB123DH
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (14 of 22) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids (30.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 12:30 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Aqua Kids motivates young people to take an active role in preserving aquatic environments and wildlife, by showing how other kids just like them can do the same. Whether it's saving sea turtles or participating in a beach cleanup, the Aqua Kids demonstrate the real and lasting contribution children can make in protecting the future of their community and the world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 22) Response
Program Title Noodle and Doodle (30.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:30PM
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. Host Sean Roach helps kids cook and craft their way to memorable occasions with the help of his puppet friend Noodle McNoodle and his pup Doggity. In each episode, kids hop aboard the Noodle and Doodle bus and roll up their sleeves to create unique works of art while Sean and Noodle cook up something simple and healthy for their special event. The show also features animated shorts starring Doggity and his canine friends, who offer their own kid-friendly snack recipes.
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 (30.1)
List date and time rescheduled 05/28/2016 09:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-05-28
Episode # NADR109DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle And Doodle (30.1)
List date and time rescheduled 04/02/2016 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 2016-04-02
Episode # NADR101DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle And Doodle (30.1)
List date and time rescheduled 04/09/2016 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 2016-04-09
Episode # NADR102DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle And Doodle (30.1)
List date and time rescheduled 05/07/2016 09:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-05-07
Episode # NADR106DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle And Doodle (30.1)
List date and time rescheduled 04/16/2016 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 2016-04-16
Episode # NADR103DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle And Doodle (30.1)
List date and time rescheduled 04/30/2016 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 2016-04-30
Episode # NADR105DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle And Doodle (30.1)
List date and time rescheduled 06/12/2016 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-06-04
Episode # NADR110DH
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (16 of 22) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell (30.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10:00AM
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. Saved By The Bell is a television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say "no," the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 22) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell (30.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11:00AM
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. Saved By The Bell is a television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say "no," the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 22) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids (30.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 12:00 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Aqua Kids motivates young people to take an active role in preserving aquatic environments and wildlife, by showing how other kids just like them can do the same. Whether it's saving sea turtles or participating in a beach cleanup, the Aqua Kids demonstrate the real and lasting contribution children can make in protecting the future of their community and the world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 22) Response
Program Title The Chica Show (30.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 2
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Chica Show is a Sprout Original series that features animation and live-action, and follows the playful experiences of Chica, the Chick, and Kelly. Set in a colorful, quirky shop- "The Costume Coop" - is overflowing with every kind of costume, accessory, and prop imaginable allowing Chica to embark on all kinds of dress-up adventures, with a whole lot of surprises.
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 (30.1)
List date and time rescheduled 05/28/2016 09:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-05-28
Episode # TCSR109DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program The Chica Show (30.1)
List date and time rescheduled 06/12/2016 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-06-04
Episode # TCSR110DH
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (20 of 22) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (30.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00AM
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. Mystery Hunters explores some of the world's greatest myths and mysteries. Combining on-site reporting and exciting adventures, the Mystery Hunters uses science and reasoning to try to uncover the truth. The program teaches children how to gather facts, meet with experts, debunk common myths, and offer explanations for legends. 2006 Winner of a Parents' Choice Award, Mystery Hunters.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 22) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell (30.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11:30AM
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. Saved By The Bell is a television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say "no," the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (22 of 22) Response
Program Title Floogals (30.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Join Captain Fleeker, First Officer Flo, and Junior Boomer on a mission of exciting discovery as they explore Earth and the Funny "hooman" creatures that live here.
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 (30.1)
List date and time rescheduled 06/04/2016 08:00 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 2016-06-04
Episode # FGL101DH
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 Christina Johnson
Address 401 3rd Street, SW
City Roanoke
State VA
Zip 24011
Telephone Number (540) 512-1566
Email Address cjohnson@wsls.com
Include any other comments or information you want the Commission to consider in evaluating your compliance with the Children's Television Act (or use this space for supplemental explanations). This may include information on any other noncore educational and informational programming that you aired this quarter or plan to air during the next quarter, or any existing or proposed non-broadcast efforts that will enhance the educational and informational value of such programming to children. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671, NOTES 2 and 3.

Other Matters (26)

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Other Matters (1 of 26) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures (30.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Green Screen Adventures sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-10. Children get the message that their words have power, that their voices are being heard. Our diverse Green Screen company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. Our educational mission emphasizes the four "C"s as well as the three "R"s - Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion.
Other Matters (2 of 26) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell (30.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Saved By The Bell is a television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say "no," the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens.
Other Matters (3 of 26) Response
Program Title Ruff Ruff Tweet & Dave (30.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00AM
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. Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave is a Sprout original series that follows best friends Ruff-Ruff, Tweet, and Dave on a day of adventure, discovery and play. Each episode will reveal a new adventure about making choices.
Other Matters (4 of 26) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell (30.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11:00AM
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. Saved By The Bell is a television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say "no," the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens.
Other Matters (5 of 26) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 (30.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 11:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Real Life 101 introduces you to real people doing real jobs. From doctors, lawyers, and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors, Lipizzaner stallion trainers and special effects wizards, Real Life 101 takes you "on the job" so you can see yourself why these professionals love what they do. Learn about jobs you might not even know existed! Join hosts every week as they explore new professions in the exciting world of work. It's a half-hour of thought-provoking, eye opening fun and entertainment!
Other Matters (6 of 26) Response
Program Title Terrific Trucks (30.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
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 (7 of 26) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell (30.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10:00AM
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. Saved By The Bell is a television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say "no," the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens.
Other Matters (8 of 26) Response
Program Title Travel Thru History (30.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00AM
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. Travel Thru History is designed to spark interest and enthusiasm in teens and their families to learn about our country's rich and fascinating history. The series visits diverse locales across the U.S. from Las Vegas to Key West.
Other Matters (9 of 26) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (30.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mystery Hunters explores some of the world's greatest myths and mysteries. Combining on-site reporting and exciting adventures, the Mystery Hunters uses science and reasoning to try to uncover the truth. The program teaches children how to gather facts, meet with experts, debunk common myths, and offer explanations for legends. 2006 Winner of a Parents' Choice Award, Mystery Hunters.
Other Matters (10 of 26) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell (30.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Saved By The Bell is a television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say "no," the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens.
Other Matters (11 of 26) Response
Program Title Floogals (30.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
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. Join Captain Fleeker, First Officer Flo, and Junior Boomer on a mission of exciting discovery as they explore Earth and the funny "hooman" creatures that live here.
Other Matters (12 of 26) Response
Program Title Floogals (30.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00AM
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. Join Captain Fleeker, First Officer Flo, and Junior Boomer on a mission of exciting discovery as they explore Earth and the funny "hooman" creatures that live here.
Other Matters (13 of 26) Response
Program Title Travel Thru History (30.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Travel Thru History is designed to spark interest and enthusiasm in teens and their families to learn about our country's rich and fascinating history. The series visits diverse locales across the U.S. from Las Vegas to Key West.
Other Matters (14 of 26) Response
Program Title Noodle & Doodle (30.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
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. Host Sean Roach helps kids cook and craft their way to memorable occasions with the help of his puppet friend Noodle McNoodle and his pup Doggity. In each episode, kids hop aboard the Noodle and Doodle bus and roll up their sleeves to create unique works of art while Sean and Noodle cook up something simple and healthy for their special event. The show also features animated shorts starring Doggity and his canine friends, who offer their own kid-friendly snack recipes.
Other Matters (15 of 26) Response
Program Title Ruff Ruff Tweet & Dave (30.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave is Sprout's newest original series that follows best friends Ruff-Ruff (an excitable puppy), Tweet (a lovable and thoughtful chick), and Dave (a unique, blue panda) on a day of adventure, discovery and play. Each episode will reveal a new adventure about making choices and encourages viewers to watch the show while accessing a companion interactive mobile app.
Other Matters (16 of 26) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids (30.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 12:30 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Aqua Kids motivates young people to take an active role in preserving aquatic environments and wildlife, by showing how other kids just like them can do the same. Whether it's saving sea turtles or participating in a beach cleanup, the Aqua Kids demonstrate the real and lasting contribution children can make in protecting the future of their community and the world.
Other Matters (17 of 26) Response
Program Title Astroblast (30.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30AM
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 follows the funny adventures of a friendly and irresistable cast of animals: Comet, Halley, Sputnik, Radar and Jet. They spend their days running the Smoothie Cafe at Astroblast Space Station, their very own intergalactic clubhouse where everyone is welcome, from planets near or far.
Other Matters (18 of 26) Response
Program Title Nina's World (30.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30AM
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 tells the story of imaginative six-year-old Nina and her best friend Star. Together, the pair explores Nina's vibrant and colorful neighborhood. Every day transforms into a new excursion that celebrates family, community, diversity, and wonder.
Other Matters (19 of 26) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures (30.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Green Screen Adventures sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-10. Children get the message that their words have power, that their voices are being heard. Our diverse Green Screen company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. Our educational mission emphasizes the four "C"s as well as the three "R"s - Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion.
Other Matters (20 of 26) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures (30.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 11:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Awesome Adventures is an adventure/travel show that takes teens, ages 13 to 16, on incredible journeys all over the world. The show has won numerous awards, and, in 2013, was nominated for a daytime Emmy for Outstanding Travel Series. The destinations and activities are diverse, from ice climbing the glaciers in Iceland to trekking next to lava in the islands of Hawaii.
Other Matters (21 of 26) Response
Program Title Curiosity Quest (30.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 10:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Curiosity Quest is an upbeat, family, educational program that explores what viewers are curious about. In each show, host Joel Greene ventures on a quest to answer viewer's letters of curiosity. Each quest takes the audience on location for an unscripted, hands-on, educational exploration. In addition, throughout each program, Joel will hit the streets to get real and often comical answers to questions pertaining to each episode. Joel's enthusiastic personality often lands him in hilarious situations in pursuit of the answer.
Other Matters (22 of 26) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids (30.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 12:00 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Aqua Kids motivates young people to take an active role in preserving aquatic environments and wildlife, by showing how other kids just like them can do the same. Whether it's saving sea turtles or participating in a beach cleanup, the Aqua Kids demonstrate the real and lasting contribution children can make in protecting the future of their community and the world.
Other Matters (23 of 26) Response
Program Title Curiosity Quest (30.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 10:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Curiosity Quest is an upbeat, family, educational program that explores what viewers are curious about. In each show, host Joel Greene ventures on a quest to answer viewer's letters of curiosity. Each quest takes the audience on location for an unscripted, hands-on, educational exploration. In addition, throughout each program, Joel will hit the streets to get real and often comical answers to questions pertaining to each episode. Joel's enthusiastic personality often lands him in hilarious situations in pursuit of the answer.
Other Matters (24 of 26) Response
Program Title Nina's World (30.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
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 tells the story of imaginative 6-year-old Nina and her best friend, Star, having everyday fun within her vibrant and colorful neighborhood. Every day transforms into a new excursion around the neighborhood - celebrating family, community, diversity and wonder.
Other Matters (25 of 26) Response
Program Title The Chica Show (30.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
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 is a Sprout Original series that features animation and live-action, and follows the playful experiences of Chica the Chick and Kelly. Set in a colorful, quirky shop - "The Costume Coop" - is overflowing with every kind of costume, accessory and prop imaginable allowing Chica to embark on all kinds of dress-up adventures, with a whole log of surprises.
Other Matters (26 of 26) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (30.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00AM
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. Mystery Hunters explores some of the world's greatest myths and mysteries. Combining on-site reporting and exciting adventures, the Mystery Hunters uses science and reasoning to try to uncover the truth. The program teaches children how to gather facts, meet with experts, debunk common myths, and offer explanations for legends. 2006 Winner of a Parents' Choice Award, Mystery Hunters.

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Christina Johnson

Local Sales Assistant & Programming Coordinator


07/07/2016

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