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

FRN:
0011681483
File Number:
0000012894
Submit Date:
07/08/2016
Call Sign:
WHMB-TV
Facility ID:
37102
City:
INDIANAPOLIS
State:
IN
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/08/2016
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

LeSEA Broadcasting of Indianapolis, Inc.

61300 S. Ironwood Road

South Bend, IN 46614

United States

+1 (574) 291-8200

whylton@lesea.com

Company

Contact Representatives (3)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Joseph C Chautin , III .

Hardy, Carey, Chautin & Balkin, LLP

1080 West Causeway Approach

Mandeville, LA 70471

United States

+1 (985) 629-0777

jchautin@hardycarey.com

Legal Representative

Wes Hylton

DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING

LeSEA Broadcasting of Indianapolis, Inc.

61300 Ironwood Road

South Bend, IN 46614

United States

+1 (574) 291-8200

whylton@lesea.com

Technical Representative

Keith Passon

WHMB General Manager

LeSEA Broadcasting of Indianapolis, Inc.

Keith Passon

10511 Greenfield Ave.

Noblesville, IN 46060

United States

+1 (317) 773-5050

kpasson@lesea.com

WHMB General Manager

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Independent
Affiliated network
Nielsen DMA Indianapolis
Web Home Page Address www.whmbtv.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 3.46
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 168.0
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: 3.5
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(14)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 14) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday / 12pm
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. Dragonfly TV, which airs on our main digital channel, is a weekly half hour science series featuring real kids doing real science and investigating science on their own. The show explores every kind of science, from looking at the mysteries of the body to the power of tornadoes, in a highly entertaining and engaging way for children. The series demonstrates practical applications of math and science with enjoyable hands-on projects. The show meets the definition of core programming because it educates and informs teenagers by promoting critical thinking and problem solving skills. Young viewers see other teens like themselves investigating, dreaming and doing!
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 14) Response
Program Title Biz Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday / 230pm
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. Pursuant to the Children's Television Act of 1990, Biz Kids will satisfy the FCC Children's programming requirements. Biz Kids serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including teaching children the importance of understanding the economy and understanding basic business principles. The series features teens starting their own businesses, actively solving problems and developing important life skills.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 14) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday / 7am
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. Animal Rescue, which airs on our main digital channel, furthers the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its programming content, which includes safety tips and information about various animals and their habitats. The program shows real life in-the-field experiences of both professional and ordinary people taking care of, treating, and helping various animals, as well as exhibiting good social responsibility and promoting strong personal and community values.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 14) Response
Program Title The Real Winning Edge
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday / 1030am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Real Winning Edge, which airs on our second digital channel, meets the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 as it highlights adolescents and young adults making the right choices when faced with tough decisions and significant challenges. Recognizing that 13-16 year olds are likely to be influenced by celebrities, the series features role models from 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 (5 of 14) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday / 1pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wild America, which airs on our main digital channel, is the first and only wildlife and nature series to focus exclusively on the wild animals and wild lands of North America. Hosted by award-winning wildlife photographer and premier naturalist Marty Stouffer, the series features footage of mammals, birds, reptiles, fish and insects throughout the entire continent. Viewers take a guided journey to witness the vast wonders and infinite diversity of nature first hand. Series highlights include a magnificent menagerie of mice, moose, muskox, marmot, mollusk, mink, mockingbird, marten, manatee, and many more. Wild America is a series families can enjoy together. Parents and children will be delighted as they learn about nature. This program meets the definition of core programming because it educates and informs children on how all wild creatures, including man, are interconnected, through the animals own eye view, focusing on the reality of life in the wild, including birth, mating, predation and death.
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 Wild America
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2016-06-04
Episode # 197R
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (6 of 14) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday / 730am
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. Dog Tales, which airs on our main digital station, serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. And the show gives recommended reading lists about dogs and helps promote children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 14) Response
Program Title Thnik Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday / 830am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Think Big, which airs on our main digital channel, features top kid inventors who face off against each other in an Invent-Off to see who can come up with the most innovative and creative invention. Each episode is set in the Think Tank, a studio filled top to bottom with art supplies and construction materials. Two teams, each led by a Featured Inventor, brainstorm, choose materials and then sketch, design and build their own idea. Once completed, the competing inventions are presented to a judge. The best invention wins bragging rights and the coveted Genius Cup. In Think Big, kids acquire and showcase their skills in creativity, science, innovation, marketing, design and teamwork. Think Big is a kid-hosted entertaining series for young people. The program meets the definition of core programming because it follows some of the world's most innovative kids as they create and invent new toys, games, learning tools, websites and new modes of transportation. Some even start their own companies.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 14) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday / 2pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Think Big, which airs on our second digital channel, features top kid inventors who face off against each other in an Invent-Off to see who can come up with the most innovative and creative invention. Each episode is set in the Think Tank, a studio filled top to bottom with art supplies and construction materials. Two teams, each led by a Featured Inventor, brainstorm, choose materials and then sketch, design and build their own idea. Once completed, the competing inventions are presented to a judge. The best invention wins bragging rights and the coveted Genius Cup. In Think Big, kids acquire and showcase their skills in creativity, science, innovation, marketing, design and teamwork. Think Big is a kid-hosted entertaining series for young people. The program meets the definition of core programming because it follows some of the world's most innovative kids as they create and invent new toys, games, learning tools, websites and new modes of transportation. Some even start their own companies.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 14) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday / 8am
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, which airs on our main digital channel, is a half hour weekly series for teenagers that provides entertaining and educational career guidance for young teenagers. In each episode, various careers are showcased on location at their particular job, giving the viewers a very realistic look into the day-to-day workings of their particular job, giving viewers in turn a very realistic look into the day-to-day workings of many different careers. This program meets the definition of core programming because it educates and informs children on the numerous careers available to them, what the job will actually consist of, and what they can expect on a day-to-day basis in that particular career.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 14) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday / 8am
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. Animal Rescue, which airs on our second digital channel on a one week delay basis, furthers the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its programming content, which includes safety tips and information about various animals and their habitats. The program shows real life in-the-field experiences of both professional and ordinary people taking care of, treating, and helping various animals, as well as exhibiting good social responsibility and promoting strong personal and community values.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 14) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday / 10am
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, which airs on our second digital channel, is a half hour weekly series for teenagers that provides entertaining and educational career guidance for young teenagers. In each episode, various careers are showcased on location at their particular job, giving the viewers a very realistic look into the day-to-day workings of their particular job, giving viewers in turn a very realistic look into the day-to-day workings of many different careers. This program meets the definition of core programming because it educates and informs children on the numerous careers available to them, what the job will actually consist of, and what they can expect on a day-to-day basis in that particular career.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 14) Response
Program Title Veggie Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday / 1230pm
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 4 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Veggie Tales, which airs on our main digital channel, is a show that draws upon characters from stories which use both long and short form materials to provide social-emotional messages to children. Narrated by animated vegetables, Bob the Tomato and Larry the Cucumber, the show teaches life lessons to children through wit and humor. Each episodes contains one or two short animated stories that illustrate core values to children in an entertaining way. Stories are interrupted with silly songs, usually sung by Larry the Cucumber, that contain whacky lyrics in a catchy tune. Each episode ends with Bob and Larry reinforcing the lesson learned through the stories.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 14) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday / 1230pm
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. Sports Stars of Tomorrow, which airs on our second digital channel, features student athletes and their dedication to succeed in their sport while excelling in their academics and maintaining their personal lives. This show illustrates the importance of the many outstanding extracurricular activities students participate in, showing how each is a vital element to the entire student body, including the band, cheerleading, drill team, etc. , which creates a balanced picture of the extracurricular activities available for the high school student. The program emphasizes how education extends beyond the classroom and how these activities provide important challenges and lessons that mold students lives. SSOT meets the definition of core programming as it displays the hard work and dedication that it takes to be a true sports star and it chronicles the trials of young athletes as they strive to become top level performers in their expertise. Students help realize their full potential in life and in their participation.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 14) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday / 830am
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. Dog Tales, which airs on our second digital channel, serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. And the show gives recommended reading lists about dogs and helps promote children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Keith Passon
Address 10511 Greenfield Ave.
City Noblesville
State IN
Zip 46060
Telephone Number (317) 773-5050
Email Address kpasson@lesea.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 (14)

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Other Matters (1 of 14) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday / 12pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dragonfly TV, which airs on our main digital channel, is a weekly half hour science series featuring real kids doing real science and investigating science on their own. The show explores every kind of science, from looking at the mysteries of the body to the power of tornadoes, in a highly entertaining and engaging way for children. The series demonstrates practical applications of math and science with enjoyable hands-on projects. The show meets the definition of core programming because it educates and informs teenagers by promoting critical thinking and problem solving skills. Young viewers see other teens like themselves investigating, dreaming and doing!
Other Matters (2 of 14) Response
Program Title The Real Winning Edge
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday / 1030am
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, which airs on our second digital channel, meets the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 as it highlights adolescents and young adults making the right choices when faced with tough decisions and significant challenges. Recognizing that 13-16 year olds are likely to be influenced by celebrities, the series features role models from professional sports and the entertainment industries. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, presenting a powerful and positive message.
Other Matters (3 of 14) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday / 8am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Rescue, which airs on our second digital channel on a one week delay basis, furthers the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its programming content, which includes safety tips and information about various animals and their habitats. The program shows real life in-the-field experiences of both professional and ordinary people taking care of, treating, and helping various animals, as well as exhibiting good social responsibility and promoting strong personal and community values.
Other Matters (4 of 14) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday / 730am
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 Rescue, which airs on our main digital channel, furthers the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its programming content, which includes safety tips and information about various animals and their habitats. The program shows real life in-the-field experiences of both professional and ordinary people taking care of, treating, and helping various animals, as well as exhibiting good social responsibility and promoting strong personal and community values.
Other Matters (5 of 14) Response
Program Title Biz Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday / 230pm
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. Pursuant to the Children's Television Act of 1990, Biz Kids will satisfy the FCC Children's programming requirements. Biz Kids serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including teaching children the importance of understanding the economy and understanding basic business principles. The series features teens starting their own businesses, actively solving problems and developing important life skills.
Other Matters (6 of 14) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday / 2pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Think Big, which airs on our second digital channel, features top kid inventors who face off against each other in an Invent-Off to see who can come up with the most innovative and creative invention. Each episode is set in the Think Tank, a studio filled top to bottom with art supplies and construction materials. Two teams, each led by a Featured Inventor, brainstorm, choose materials and then sketch, design and build their own idea. Once completed, the competing inventions are presented to a judge. The best invention wins bragging rights and the coveted Genius Cup. In Think Big, kids acquire and showcase their skills in creativity, science, innovation, marketing, design and teamwork. Think Big is a kid-hosted entertaining series for young people. The program meets the definition of core programming because it follows some of the world's most innovative kids as they create and invent new toys, games, learning tools, websites and new modes of transportation. Some even start their own companies.
Other Matters (7 of 14) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday / 8am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Real Life 101, which airs on our main digital channel, is a half hour weekly series for teenagers that provides entertaining and educational career guidance for young teenagers. In each episode, various careers are showcased on location at their particular job, giving the viewers a very realistic look into the day-to-day workings of their particular job, giving viewers in turn a very realistic look into the day-to-day workings of many different careers. This program meets the definition of core programming because it educates and informs children on the numerous careers available to them, what the job will actually consist of, and what they can expect on a day-to-day basis in that particular career.
Other Matters (8 of 14) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday / 1230pm
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. Sports Stars of Tomorrow, which airs on our second digital channel, features student athletes and their dedication to succeed in their sport while excelling in their academics and maintaining their personal lives. This show illustrates the importance of the many outstanding extracurricular activities students participate in, showing how each is a vital element to the entire student body, including the band, cheerleading, drill team, etc. , which creates a balanced picture of the extracurricular activities available for the high school student. The program emphasizes how education extends beyond the classroom and how these activities provide important challenges and lessons that mold students lives. SSOT meets the definition of core programming as it displays the hard work and dedication that it takes to be a true sports star and it chronicles the trials of young athletes as they strive to become top level performers in their expertise. Students help realize their full potential in life and in their participation.
Other Matters (9 of 14) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday / 830am
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. Dog Tales, which airs on our second digital channel, serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. And the show gives recommended reading lists about dogs and helps promote children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests.
Other Matters (10 of 14) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday / 1pm
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. Wild America, which airs on our main digital channel, is the first and only wildlife and nature series to focus exclusively on the wild animals and wild lands of North America. Hosted by award-winning wildlife photographer and premier naturalist Marty Stouffer, the series features footage of mammals, birds, reptiles, fish and insects throughout the entire continent. Viewers take a guided journey to witness the vast wonders and infinite diversity of nature first hand. Series highlights include a magnificent menagerie of mice, moose, muskox, marmot, mollusk, mink, mockingbird, marten, manatee, and many more. Wild America is a series families can enjoy together. Parents and children will be delighted as they learn about nature. This program meets the definition of core programming because it educates and informs children on how all wild creatures, including man, are interconnected, through the animals own eye view, focusing on the reality of life in the wild, including birth, mating, predation and death.
Other Matters (11 of 14) Response
Program Title Veggie Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday / 1230pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 4 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Veggie Tales, which airs on our main digital channel, is a show that draws upon characters from stories which use both long and short form materials to provide social-emotional messages to children. Narrated by animated vegetables, Bob the Tomato and Larry the Cucumber, the show teaches life lessons to children through wit and humor. Each episodes contains one or two short animated stories that illustrate core values to children in an entertaining way. Stories are interrupted with silly songs, usually sung by Larry the Cucumber, that contain whacky lyrics in a catchy tune. Each episode ends with Bob and Larry reinforcing the lesson learned through the stories.
Other Matters (12 of 14) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday / 830am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Think Big, which airs on our main digital channel, features top kid inventors who face off against each other in an Invent-Off to see who can come up with the most innovative and creative invention. Each episode is set in the Think Tank, a studio filled top to bottom with art supplies and construction materials. Two teams, each led by a Featured Inventor, brainstorm, choose materials and then sketch, design and build their own idea. Once completed, the competing inventions are presented to a judge. The best invention wins bragging rights and the coveted Genius Cup. In Think Big, kids acquire and showcase their skills in creativity, science, innovation, marketing, design and teamwork. Think Big is a kid-hosted entertaining series for young people. The program meets the definition of core programming because it follows some of the world's most innovative kids as they create and invent new toys, games, learning tools, websites and new modes of transportation. Some even start their own companies.
Other Matters (13 of 14) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday / 7am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Rescue, which airs on our main digital channel, furthers the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its programming content, which includes safety tips and information about various animals and their habitats. The program shows real life in-the-field experiences of both professional and ordinary people taking care of, treating, and helping various animals, as well as exhibiting good social responsibility and promoting strong personal and community values.
Other Matters (14 of 14) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday / 10am
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, which airs on our second digital channel, is a half hour weekly series for teenagers that provides entertaining and educational career guidance for young teenagers. In each episode, various careers are showcased on location at their particular job, giving the viewers a very realistic look into the day-to-day workings of their particular job, giving viewers in turn a very realistic look into the day-to-day workings of many different careers. This program meets the definition of core programming because it educates and informs children on the numerous careers available to them, what the job will actually consist of, and what they can expect on a day-to-day basis in that particular career.

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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.

Keith Passon

WHMB General Manager


07/08/2016

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