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

FRN:
0001770163
File Number:
0000013172
Submit Date:
07/11/2016
Call Sign:
WAPK-CD
Facility ID:
77677
City:
BRISTOL VA/KINGSPORT
State:
TN
Service:
Digital Class A
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/11/2016
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second Quarter of 2016

General Information

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

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION

Doing Business As: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION

George E. DeVault, Jr.

222 COMMERCE ST

KINGSPORT, TN 37660

United States

+1 (423) 246-9578

GDEVAULT@HVBCGROUP.COM

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Dennis J. Kelly

Attorney at Law

LAW OFFICE OF DENNIS J. KELLY

PO Box 41177

Washington, DC 20018

United States

+1 (202) 293-2300

dkellyfcclaw1@comcast.net

Legal Representative

Dennis J. Kelly

Attorney and Consultant

LAW OFFICE OF DENNIS J. KELLY

PO Box 41177

WASHINGTON, DC 20018

United States

+1 (202) 293-2300

dkellyfcclaw1@comcast.net

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network Me TV
Nielsen DMA Tri-Cities TN-VA
Web Home Page Address www.metvtricities.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 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: 3.0
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(24)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 24) Response
Program Title Dudley The Dragon
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired 3
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Adventures of Dudley the Dragon is a live action show using full body costume characters and puppets. The story follows Dudley, a dragon who recently woke up from centuries of hibernation and his new ten-year-old friends Matt and Sally. The two kids would guide Dudley around the modern world and the trio would learn about environmentalism, friendship and pro-social values. Other recurring characters include additional kids as well as a grouchy apple tree named Mr. Crabby Tree, a laid back frog named Sammy, a lovable caveman, and the Robins. This program is from The Heartland Network.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 24) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10 AM - 10:30 AM & 12 N - 12:30 PM (eff. 4/23/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 20
Total times aired 20
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. A whole new generation has made the environment, climate change and going green their cause. Eco Company was created to chronicle the passions of this new generation and to answer their questions. Eco Company is a national TV show hosted by a dynamic and diverse group of teens who combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm for preserving the planet they will inherit.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 24) Response
Program Title On The Spot (Digital 2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30 AM - 11 AM (eff. 4/23/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 10
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. On the Spot is a lightning fast game of entertaining trivia from different categories, including: untold history, globetrotting, origins, supernatural, in sickness and in health, myths, now and then, record setters, mad science and bad ideas.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 24) Response
Program Title Swap TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10 :30 AM - 11 AM & 12:30 PM - 1 PM (eff. 4/23/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 20
Total times aired 20
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. Swap TV is a weekly half hour television series about two teenagers from different backgrounds "swapping" lives for a weekend.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 24) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30 AM - 9 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
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. "Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures" is a program designed to educate and inform children about the many different animals and their habitats in the world around us. In each program Jack Hannah goes to different places around the world to talk with people who know about different animals and the habitats in which they live. The program seeks to inform children in a way that presents a positive role model to them and show pro-social values within a environmentally responsible universe. The program was also recommended by the National Education Association and meets the FCC's definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 24) Response
Program Title So You Want To Be (Digital 4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10 AM - 10:30 AM & 10:30 AM - 11 AM (eff. 5/28/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
Total times aired 5
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, So You Want To Be will satisfy the FCC Children's programming requirement and can be classified as either core or non-core programming. The program serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of learning about various occupations and professions in today's workforce. The series gives teenagers an up-close look at different jobs, including spending a day as a hands-on observer with an expert in a particular field.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 24) Response
Program Title Mustard Pancakes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8:30 AM - 9 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired 3
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MUSTARD PANCAKES features gifted singer/songwriter and children's personality Courtney Campbell as head of a household that is also home to Oogleberry Ink Dog, Tiny Tina Ten Toes and Mo - and the lone cat, Mr. D. Under her thoughtful and tender care and guidance, her pets discover the world around them, grow emotionally and find solutions to their daily challenges. Aimed at children 3-6, the music-driven MUSTARD PANCAKES celebrates the joy of childhood through the power of music,storytelling and appealing characters. This program is from The Heartland Network.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 24) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11 AM - 11:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired 3
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dog Tales provides an educational and informational show concerning safety tips along with lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and also showcases veterinary experts in the care of, various issues affecting canines. The weekly series includes recommended reading list about dogs and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests. This program is from The Heartland Network.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 24) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30 AM - 10 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
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. ZOO CLUES is an educational and informative half-hour, E/I program that poses fascinating animal-related questions to viewers, gives them clues to the right answer, and then explains the right answer, allowing young viewers to interact and learn. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with information to understand and appreciate animals and the environment.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 24) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30 AM - 11 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
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 displays the hard work and dedication that it takes to be a true sports star. It chronicles the trials and tribulations of the young athletes as they strive to become a top level performer in the sports arena. The program helps youngsters realize that their full potential in both life and the playing field are attainable with lots of hard work and determination. It reinforces theimportance of key values like dedication, discipline, commitment and community involvement. Sports Stars of Tomorrow also provides in-depth,human-interest stories that reveal the important challenges and lessons that mold our young athletes. Not everyone is cut out to be a superstar. In Sports Stars of Tomorrow, we recognize those athletes that have learned life lessons along the way while battling varying obstacles. These stories inspire and teach our youth that while many desire greatness on the grand stage of competition, much can be learned through the journey that can make a significant difference throughout one's life.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 24) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8 AM - - 8:30 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
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program teaches about the dangers that befall animals and the necessity for man to attempt to rescue and take care of them.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 24) Response
Program Title Tomorrow Today (Digital 4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11 AM - 11:30 AM & 11:30 AM - 12 N (eff. 5/26/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 10
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, Tomorrow Today will satisfy the FCC Children's programming requirement and can be classified as either core or non-core programming. The program serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of learning about various scientific and technology advances. The series gives teenagers exposure to different areas of new science innovations and ideas from various areas from space to medicine to ecology.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 24) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9:30 AM - 10 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired 3
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Think Big is a television series that shows a working knowledge of math, science and physics. The series shows children actively solving problems using scientific principles while combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real-world applications for math, science and engineering, proving that that the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun. Each episode presents an invent-off challenge, where teenage teams must invent a machine designed to perform a specific task in limited amount of time, promoting creative thinking and practical skills. This program is from The Heartland Network.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 24) Response
Program Title Mouse In The House
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9:30 AM - 10 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired 3
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "MOUSE IN THE HOUSE" will satisfy the FCC Children's programming requirement and can be classified as either core or non-core programming. "MOUSE IN THE HOUSE" serves the educational and informational needs of children 9 to 12 years of age with its program content, providing young viewers with an educational experience conducting scientific experiment that children can repeat for themselves. The program combines practical demonstrations of science and physics with useful information for building important life skills. This program is from The Heartland Network.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 24) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays9 AM - 9:30 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
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 is a weekly half hour science television series that meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC's Children's Programming requirements for children ages 13-16. The programs highlight children "doing" projects with real hands-on experience and demontrates practical applications of mathematics and science. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach viewers. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to investigate science on their own.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 24) Response
Program Title Living Greener (Digital 2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11 AM - 11:30 AM (eff. 4/23/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 10
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Living Greener talks to inventors, visionaries, scientists and activists to find out where the planet is headed. Whether it's recycling cigarette butts into clothing, monitoring endangered species or creating a rooftop farm in New York City, Living Greener gives us an insight into our future way of life.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 24) Response
Program Title Future Phenoms (Digital 2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10 AM - 10:30 AM & 12:30 PM - 1 PM (eff. 4/23/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 20
Total times aired 20
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Future Phenoms provides in-depth feature stories about the top prep athletes in the United States.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 24) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries (Digital 2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12 N - 12:30 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 10
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ocean Mysteries offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stones of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 24) Response
Program Title Safari
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12 N - 12:30 PM & 12:30 PM - 1 PM (Eff. 5/26/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 10
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. Safari provides core programming in the areas of global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preservation. Emmy award-winning host and wildlife expert John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring the viewers face to face with some of the planet's most interesting animals. Safari offers a dynamic television experience for teens - with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. Various age-appropriate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in-depth and thoughtful explanations.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 24) Response
Program Title Uncaged (Digital 2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30 AM - 12 Noon
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 10
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. We go right into the natural habitats of polar bears, exotic monkeys, penguins, bald eagles and grizzly bears as we tour the globe to witness wildlife as it's meant to be -- Uncaged.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 24) Response
Program Title Missing
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30 AM - 11 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. Missing is a weekly half-hour reality series featuring actual cases of missing individuals, both adult and juvenile, from across the United States. The program includes tips and information to keep children safe. Series is E/I rated and is suitable for family viewing.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (22 of 24) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9 AM - 9:30 AM & 10:30 AM - 11 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
Total times aired 6
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 for yourself why these professionals love what they do. Learn about jobs you might not know even existed! Join hosts Jillian, Shawn and Gracey 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! This program is from The Heartland Network.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (23 of 24) Response
Program Title Animal Outtakes (Digital 3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11 AM - 11:30 AM (eff. 4/23/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 10
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 Outtakes host Marsha Panuce visits all types of animal sanctuaries and zoos in the United States to explore the world of animals, Viewers learn about the care and living habitats of various animals and how they survive in the animal kingdom.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (24 of 24) Response
Program Title Make: television (Digital 3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11 AM - 11:30 AM (eff. 4/23/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 10
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. DIY series for a new generation. It celebrates "Makers" - the inventors, artists, geeks and just plain everyday folk who mix new and old technology to create new-fangled marvels.
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 Fred L.Falin
Address 222 Commerce Street
City Kingsport
State TN
Zip 37660
Telephone Number (423) 723-6106
Email Address ffalin@hvbcgroup.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. Effective 4/22/16 WAPK-CD.2 switched from Heartland Network to Grit Network. The children's programming changed as well. Also on that date WAPK-CD.3 was activated and carries Laff network. WAPK-CD.4 was activated on 5/25/16 and carries the Heroes & Icons Network.

Other Matters (18)

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Other Matters (1 of 18) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8 AM - 8:30 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. This program teaches about the dangers that befall animals and the necessity for man to attempt to rescue and take care of them.
Other Matters (2 of 18) Response
Program Title Make: Television (Digital 3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11 AM - 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. DIY series for a new generation. It celebrates "Makers" - the inventors, artists, geeks and just plain everyday folk who mix new and old technology to create new-fangled marvels.
Other Matters (3 of 18) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9 AM - 9:30 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. Dragonfly TV is a weekly half hour science television series that meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC's Children's Programming requirements for children ages 13-16. The programs highlight children "doing" projects with real hands-on experience and demontrates practical applications of mathematics and science. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach viewers. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to investigate science on their own.
Other Matters (4 of 18) Response
Program Title Eco Company (Digital 3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10 AM - 10:30 AM & 12 PM - 12:30 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A whole new generation has made the environment, climate change and going green their cause. Eco Company was created to chronicle the passions of this new generation and to answer their questions. Eco Company is a national TV show hosted by a dynamic and diverse group of teens who combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm for preserving the planet they will inherit.
Other Matters (5 of 18) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8:30 AM - 9 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. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures" is a program designed to educate and inform children about the many different animals and their habitats in the world around us. In each program Jack Hannah goes to different places around the world to talk with people who know about different animals and the habitats in which they live. The program seeks to inform children in a way that presents a positive role model to them and show pro-social values within a environmentally responsible universe. The program was also recommended by the National Education Association and meets the FCC's definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (6 of 18) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10 AM - 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. Sports Stars of Tomorrow displays the hard work and dedication that it takes to be a true sports star. It chronicles the trials and tribulations of the young athletes as they strive to become a top level performer in the sports arena. The program helps youngsters realize that their full potential in both life and the playing field are attainable with lots of hard work and determination. It reinforces the importance of key values like dedication, discipline, commitment and community involvement. Sports Stars of Tomorrow also provides in-depth,human-interest stories that reveal the important challenges and lessons that mold our young athletes. Not everyone is cut out to be a supestar. In Sports Stars of Tomorrow, we recognize those athletes that have learned life lessons along the way while battling varying obstacles. These stories inspire and teach our youth that while many desire greatness on the grand stage of competition, much can be learned through the journey that can make a significant difference throughout one's life.
Other Matters (7 of 18) Response
Program Title Future Phenoms (Digital 2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10 AM - 10:30 AM & 12:30 PM - 1 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Future Phenoms provides in-depth feature stories about the top prep athletes in the United States.
Other Matters (8 of 18) Response
Program Title OnThe Spot (Digital 2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:30 AM - 11 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. On the Spot is a lightning fast game of entertaining trivia from different categories, including: untold history, globetrotting, origins, supernatural, in sickness and in health, myths, now and then, record setters, mad science and bad ideas.
Other Matters (9 of 18) Response
Program Title Animal Outtakes (Digital 3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30 AM - 12 N
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 Outtakes host Marsha Panuce visits all types of animal sanctuaries and zoos in the United States to explore the world of animals, Viewers learn about the care and living habitats of various animals and how they survive in the animal kingdom.
Other Matters (10 of 18) Response
Program Title So You Want To Be (Digital 4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10 AM - 10:30 AM & 10:30 AM - 11 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Pursuant to the Children's Television Act of 1990, So You Want To Be will satisfy the FCC Children's programming requirement and can be classified as either core or non-core programming. The program serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of learning about various occupations and professions in today's workforce. The series gives teenagers an up-close look at different jobs, including spending a day as a hands-on observer with an expert in a particular field.
Other Matters (11 of 18) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries (Digital 2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12 N - 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. Ocean Mysteries offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stones of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience.
Other Matters (12 of 18) Response
Program Title Safari (Digital 4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 12 N - 12:30 PM & 12:30 PM - 1 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Safari provides core programming in the areas of global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preservation. Emmy award-winning host and wildlife expert John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring the viewers face to face with some of the planet's most interesting animals. Safari offers a dynamic television experience for teens - with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. Various age-appropriate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in-depth and thoughtful explanations.
Other Matters (13 of 18) Response
Program Title Tomorrow Today (Digital 4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11 AM - 11:30 AM & 11:30 AM - 12 N
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Pursuant to the Children's Television Act of 1990, Tomorrow Today will satisfy the FCC Children's programming requirement and can be classified as either core or non-core programming. The program serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of learning about various scientific and technology advances. The series gives teenagers exposure to different areas of new science innovations and ideas from various areas from space to medicine to ecology.
Other Matters (14 of 18) Response
Program Title Uncaged (Digital 2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30 AM - 12 N
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. We go right into the natural habitats of polar bears, exotic monkeys, penguins, bald eagles and grizzly bears as we tour the globe to witness wildlife as it's meant to be -- Uncaged.
Other Matters (15 of 18) Response
Program Title Swap TV (Digital 3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30 AM - 11 AM & 12:30 PM - 1 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Swap TV is a weekly half hour television series about two teenagers from different backgrounds "swapping" lives or a weekend.
Other Matters (16 of 18) Response
Program Title Missing
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 10:30 AM - 11 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. Missing is a weekly half-hour reality series featuring actual cases of missing individuals, both adult and juvenile, from across the United States. The program includes tips and information to keep children safe. Series is E/I rated and is suitable for family viewing.
Other Matters (17 of 18) Response
Program Title Living Greener
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11 AM - 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. Living Greener talks to inventors, visionaries, scientists and activists to find out where the planet is headed. Whether it's recycling cigarette butts into clothing, monitoring endangered species or creating a rooftop farm in New York City, Living Greener gives us an insight into our future way of life.
Other Matters (18 of 18) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9:30 AM - 10 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. ZOO CLUES is an educational and informative half-hour,E/I program that poses fascinating animal-related questions to viewers, gives them clues to the right answer, and then explains the right answer, allowing young viewers to interact and learn. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with information to understand and appreciate animals and the environment.

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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.

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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.

Fred L. Falin

Vice President - TV Programming & Operations


07/11/2016

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