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

FRN:
0027449123
File Number:
0000014140
Submit Date:
09/28/2016
Call Sign:
WHIG-CD
Facility ID:
168101
City:
ROCKY MOUNT
State:
NC
Service:
Digital Class A
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
09/28/2016
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third 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

ACTION COMMUNITY TELEVISION BROADCASTING NETWORK

Doing Business As: ACTION COMMUNITY TELEVISION BROADCASTING NETWORK

Sandra Smith

1701 SUNSET BLVD.

SUITE 201

ROCKY MOUNT, NC 27804

United States

+1 (252) 446-8857

sandra@whigtv.com

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Sandra Smith

President

Action Community Television Broadcasting Network, Inc.

1701 Sunset Ave.

Suite 201

Rocky Mount, NC 27804

United States

+1 (252) 446-8857

sandra@whigtv.com

President

Barry Wood , Wood .

Lawyer

Wood, Martin & Hardy, PC

3300 Fairfax Dr.

Suite 202

Arlington, VA 22201

United States

+1 (703) 465-2361

wood@legalcompass.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Independent
Affiliated network
Nielsen DMA Raleigh-Durham (Fayetvlle)
Web Home Page Address

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 3.5
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 0.0
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: 0.0
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(5)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 5) Response
Program Title DONKEY OLLIE
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled TUESDAY'S 12:00 P.M.
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 60 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. DONKEY OLLIE IS A SHOW ABOUT A STORY OF A DONKEY AND HIS DISCOVERIES AND ADVENTURES IN BIBLE TIMES
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 5) Response
Program Title KID'S CORNER
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled TUESDAY/3:00 P.M.
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 3 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THIS PROGRAM FEATURES VARIOUS CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS HELD AT THE LOCAL LIBRARY WITH MANY HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES. IT WILL ALSO FEATURE OTHER PROGRAMS HELD IN OUR SCHOOL SYSTEM THAT ARE EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL FOR CHILDREN AGES 3 TO 12.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 5) Response
Program Title EXPERT KARATE
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled THURSDAY/4:30 P.M.
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 5 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THIS SHOW FEATURES THE CHILDREN OF THE "DOZIER KARATE SCHOOL". THE OBJECTIVE OF THE SHOW IS TO BE VERY MOTIVATIONAL FOR CHILDREN. IT BUILDS SELF-CONFIDENCE, SELF DISCIPLINE, AND BUILDS CHARACTER. THE SHOW HOST IS A MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER AND KARATE INSTRUCTOR WHO TEACHES.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 5) Response
Program Title MODERN HORSEMAN
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled THURSDAY'S AT 5:00 P.M.
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 27 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MODERN HORSEMAN IS A PROGRAM THAT IS EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIVE FOR CHILDREN. THIS PROGRAM IS HOSTED BY TEENAGERS AND HIGHLIGHTS HORSE RELATED INFORMATION SUCH AS RIDING, GROOMING, COMPETITIONS, AND HORSE SAFETY.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 5) Response
Program Title HOLLYWOOD MAKEOVER
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled WEDNESDAY'S 4:00 P.M.
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 60 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 12 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. HOLLYWOOD MAKEOVER IS A PROGRAM THAT GIVES TEENAGERS A GLIMPSE OF HOLLYWOOD AND WHAT IS INVOLVED IN MAKING MOVIES. THIS OFFERS THEM AN EDUCATIONAL AND FUN APPROACH TO A POSSIBLE CAREER PATH.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (9)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 9) Response
Program Title MUDDY MUDCAT
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: 8/4 4:00 P.M.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 1
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 27 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MUDDY VISITED THE LIBRARY FOR FUN AND READING.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2 of 9) Response
Program Title ROCK STAR MAGIC WITH CHRIS & NEAL
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: 7/7 3:00 P.M., 7/17 6:47 P.M., 7/19 3:00 P.M., 7/28 4:00 P.M., 8/27 4:19 P.M. 10 MIN., SUN. 8/28 9:18 P.M., 10 MIN., 8/29 @ 7:19 P.M. 10 MIN., 9/11 @ 9:20 P.M. 10 MIN.,9/27 @ 10:47 A.M. 10 MIN., 9/29 @ 3:30 P.M.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 10
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 10 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 4 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. CHRIS AND NEAL USE A ROCK STAR APPROACH TO TEACHING CHILDREN THE IMPORTANCE OF READING. SOME OF THE CHILDREN ARE ABLE TO ASSIST.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (3 of 9) Response
Program Title DR. SUESS @ BRASWELL LIBRARY
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: 7/12 3:00 P.M., 7/14 4:00 P.M., 7/16 8:47 A.M., 7/21 4:00 P.M., 7/30 8:47 A.M., 8/9 3:00 P.M., 8/13 8:45 A.M., 8/16 3:00 P.M., 8/18 4:00 P.M., 8/20 9:46 A.M., 8/23 @ 3:00 P.M., 9/8 @ 4:00 P.M., 9/15 @ 4:00 P.M., 9/22 @ 4:00 P.M.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 27 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. EXPLORING THE WORLD OF DR. SUESS AT BRASWELL LIBRARY.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (4 of 9) Response
Program Title DINOSAURS AT BRASWELL LIBRARY
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: 8/20 4:00 P.M., 9/10 @ 8:47 A.M. 10 MIN.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 2
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 27 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THE NATURAL SCIENCE MUSEUM OF RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA BROUGHT LIVE ANIMALS AND BONES TO GIVE THE CHILDREN HANDS ON LEARNING ACTIVITIES.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (5 of 9) Response
Program Title SUMMER READING AT BRASWELL LIBRARY
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: 7/2 8:47 A.M., 7/8 8:45 A.M., 7/7 3:30 P.M., 9/29 @ 3:00 P.M.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 4
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 27 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. READING AT BRASWELL LIBRARY IS EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIVE BECAUSE READING IS FOR ALL AGES. THIS PROGRAM ENCOURAGES CHILDREN OF ALL AGES TO ENJOY AND BE A PART OF READING.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (6 of 9) Response
Program Title MAGICIAN JEFF JONES AT BRASWELL LIBRARY
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: 7/5 3:00 P.M., 7/28 3:30 P.M., 8/21 6:45 P.M.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 3
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MAGICIAN JEFF JONES USES MAGIC TO TEACH CHILDREN ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF READING. SOME OF THE CHILDREN ASSIST THE MAGICIAN.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (7 of 9) Response
Program Title Sparky the Fire Dog/Fire Department @ Library
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: 7/7 4:00 P.M., 7/26 3:00 P.M., 8/4 3:30 P.M., 8/25 @ 4:00 P.M., 9/20 @ 3:00 P.M., 9/27 @ 3:00 P.M.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 6
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 4 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. LOCAL FIREFIGHTERS VISIT BRASWELL LIBRARY TO INFORM CHILDREN OF ALL AGES ABOUT FIRE SAFETY AND PREVENTION. THEY USE PUPPETS ALONG WITH SPARKY THE FIRE DOG TO INTEREST THE CHILDREN SO THEY WILL BE INFORMED OF IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (8 of 9) Response
Program Title BALLOON LADY
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: 7/14 3:00 P.M., 7/21 3:00 P.M., 8/11 3:30 P.M., 8/18 3:00 P.M., 8/25 @ 3:00 P.M., 9/1 @ 3:00 P.M., 9/8 @ 3:00 P.M., 9/15 @ 3:00 P.M., 9/22 @ 3:00 P.M.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 9
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 57 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 4 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. BALLOON LADY IS A STORYTELLER WHO MAKES LITERARY CHARACTERS OUT OF BALLOONS WHILE TELLING STORIES AND ALLOWS HANDS ON ACTIVITIES FOR THE CHILDREN.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (9 of 9) Response
Program Title SNAKES ALIVE
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: 7/28 3:00 P.M., 7/29 4:30 P.M., 7/30 9:30 A.M., 8/2 3:00 P.M., 8/4 3:00 P.M., 8/11 3:00 P.M., 8/13 9:30 A.M., 9/29 @ 4:00 P.M.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 8
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 27 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 5 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THIS PROGRAM FEATURES AND IS EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMING ABOUT SNAKES. THIS TEACHES THE CHILDREN ABOUT THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF SNAKES AND WHICH ONES ARE POISONOUS AND WHICH ONES ARE NOT. THE CHILDREN WERE ABLE TO HOLD AND EXAMINE THE SNAKES.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

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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 SANDRA SMITH
Address 1701 SUNSET AVENUE
City ROCKY MOUNT
State NC
Zip 27804
Telephone Number (252) 446-8857
Email Address sandra@whigtv.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 (5)

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Other Matters (1 of 5) Response
Program Title DONKEY OLLIE
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled TUESDAY AT 12:00 P.M.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. DONKEY OLLIE IS A SHOW FEATURING A STORY ABOUT A DONKEY DISCOVERING AND HAVING ADVENTURES IN BIBLE TIMES.
Other Matters (2 of 5) Response
Program Title EXPERT KARATE
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled THURSDAY @ 4:30 P.M.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 5 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THIS SHOW FEATURES THE CHILDREN OF THE "DOZIER KARATE SCHOOL". THE OBJECTIVE OF THE SHOW IS TO BE VERY MOTIVATIONAL FOR CHILDREN. IT BUILDS SELF-CONFIDENCE, SELF DISCIPLINE, AND BUILDS CHARACTER. THE SHOW HOST IS A MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER AND KARATE INSTRUCTOR WHO TEACHES.
Other Matters (3 of 5) Response
Program Title KID'S CORNER
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled TUESDAY/3:00 P.M.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 27 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THIS PROGRAM FEATURES VARIOUS CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS HELD AT THE LOCAL LIBRARY WITH MANY HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES. IT WILL ALSO FEATURE OTHER PROGRAMS HELD IN OUR SCHOOL SYSTEM THAT ARE EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL FOR CHILDREN AGES 3 TO 12.
Other Matters (4 of 5) Response
Program Title MODERN HORSEMAN
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled THURSDAY'S @ 5:00 P.M.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 27 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MODERN HORSEMAN IS A PROGRAM THAT IS EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIVE FOR CHILDREN. THIS PROGRAM IS HOSTED BY TEENAGERS AND HIGHLIGHTS HORSE RELATED INFORMATION SUCH AS RIDING, GROOMING, COMPETITIONS, AND HORSE SAFETY.
Other Matters (5 of 5) Response
Program Title HOLLYWOOD MAKEOVER
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled WEDNESDAY'S @ 4:00 P.M.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 12 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. HOLLYWOOD MAKEOVER GIVES TEENAGERS A GLIMPSE OF HOLLYWOOD AND WHAT GOES ON IN MAKING MOVIES AND SHOWS THEM AN EDUCATIONAL AND FUN ASPECT OF A CAREER PATH.

Certification

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Question Response

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.

Sandra Smith

President


09/28/2016

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