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

FRN:
0002144434
File Number:
0000014603
Submit Date:
10/05/2016
Call Sign:
WCHS-TV
Facility ID:
71280
City:
CHARLESTON
State:
WV
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/05/2016
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

WCHS LICENSEE, LLC

Doing Business As: WCHS LICENSEE, LLC

C/O MILES S. MASON, ESQ. - PILLSBURY WINTHROP

1200 SEVENTEENTH STREET, NW

WASHINGTON, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 663-8195

MILES.MASON@PILLSBURYLAW.COM

Company

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

MILES S. MASON , ESQ .

FCC Counsel

PILLSBURY WINTHROP SHAW PITTMAN LLP

1200 Seventeenth Street, NW

WASHINGTON, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 663-8195

MILES.MASON@PILLSBURYLAW.COM

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network ABC
Nielsen DMA Charleston-Huntington
Web Home Page Address www.wchstv.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 3.5
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 504.0
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: 10.0
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(27)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 27) Response
Program Title Curiosity Quest
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 10am and 1030am (7/1-9/30/2016)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
Total times aired 28
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. This program explores what viewers are curious about. In each episode, host Joel Greene goes on a quest to answer viewer's letters of curiosity. Each episode takes the audience on location for a hands-on exploration to find the answer to the particular viewer's inquiry. Joel will go to the local population to get the answer, which is sometimes comical, to the question pertaining to the particular quest. This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 8.4.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 27) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9am (7/2-9/24/2016) and 1130am (7/2-8/20/2016)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 21
Total times aired 21
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. Life science, biological science, photography and humor combine to provide viewers of this program with life science concepts, animal classification, as well as the anatomy and physiology information of animals. The viewers are taken around the biomes of the world, merging the fascination of the animal world with a greater understanding of the relationship between the branches of the animal kingdom. This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 8.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 27) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 930am (7/2-9/24/2016)
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. Each episode focuses on the rescue of a sea animal giving the viewer information about medical benefits rescue and rehabilitation programs for animals. The viewer also learns about the rescued animal's biology and ecology. This information is important because it adds to the knowledge necessary to conserve and protect threatened and endangered species. Airs on main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 27) Response
Program Title Born To Explore
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 9am (7/2-9/24/2016)
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. Richard Wiese takes the viewer on globetrotting adventures. In this program Richard Wiese goes to places around the world and meets the people who inhabit the area. Through his travels whether he climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, investigates why people live at the base of an active volcano or travels down the Nile River, the viewers are brought along to the places and people of the world who form our diverse cultures and thereby given a better understanding why we are different and yet the same. Airs on main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 27) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into the Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 11am (7/2-9/24/2016)
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. This program takes viewers around the world with Jack Hanna and his family to provide insight into the protection and conservation of some of our planet's most precious and endangered species. Through this program the viewer will be given a better appreciation for all creatures, great and small. Airs on main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 27) Response
Program Title State to State
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 1030am (7/2-9/24/2016)
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. During this program, viewers "travel" across the United States exploring cities, amazing monuments, natural wonders, and other interesting destinations. The series presents core curriculum information about history, geography, and culture, giving viewers a fun and entertaining learning experience. This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 8.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 27) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 7am (7/2-9/24/2016)
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. This program chooses a region, or special adaptations animals have made or a specific animal and uses a top ten countdown. From a safari in Botswana, to a dude ranch in Montana, to a retirement home for horses, Jack counts down 10 incredible experiences. He also explores wild and rare animals in Australia such as dingoes, devils and cassowaries. For animal adaptation Jack travels from the Arctic to the desert picking ten animals that have made special adaptation to survive in the harsh environments. This program informs the viewer about animals and their habitat which can lead the viewer to discussions regarding the environment and conservation. Airs on main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 27) Response
Program Title Future Phenoms
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10am (7/2-8/13/2016) and 1230pm (7/2-9/24/2016)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
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. Hosted by Pat Summerall, this program takes viewers coast-to-coast and in-depth with the brightest young athletes in sports. The series profiles high school athletes who have overcome personal adversity to pursue their dreams. The athletes are recognized for their classroom achievements, as well as their contributions in extracurricular activities. The importance of dedication, discipline, commitment to academics, and community involvement are spotlighted as part of the athletes' success. The stories strive to inspire viewers to pursue knowledge and a healthy, active lifestyle, despite any personal difficulties. Airs on digital tertiary stream, 8.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 27) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 11am (7/1-9/30/2016)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
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. This program presents real people pursuing real jobs and careers in an informational format designed to help its viewers make important decisions about preparing for the future. The careers and people featured are carefully selected, and the viewer is taken "on the job" to understand why the professionals love what they do; viewers may even learn about job opportunities they may not have known existed. This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 8.4.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 27) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10am (8/20-9/24/2016) and Saturdays 1030am (8/20-9/24/2016)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
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. This program chooses a region, special adaptations animals have made, or a specific animal, and uses a top ten countdown. From a safari in Botswana, to a dude ranch in Montana, to a retirement home for horses, Jack counts down 10 incredible experiences. He also explores wild and rare animals in Australia such as dingoes, devils and cassowaries. For animal adaptation, Jack travels from the Arctic to the desert, picking ten animals that have made special adaptations to survive in the harsh environment. This program informs the viewer about animals and their habitat, which can lead the viewer to discussions regarding the environment and conservation. Airs on digital tertiary stream, 8.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 27) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 1130am (7/1-9/30/2016)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
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. Various hosts and teens travel to destinations around the world, that can be both exotic and remote. This program is designed to educate, inform and entertain viewers about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, earth's creatures, and the people who inhabit the land. The program is designed to make learning about our neighbors, both human and non-human, and the environment, fun. This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 8.4.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 27) Response
Program Title Get Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12pm (8/20-9/24/2016)
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. This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and features notable animal experts teaching children the living habits and unique behaviors of wild animals. Episode examples include: learning how experts studying adult orangutans learn how they raise their young; and explains the Panda's living patterns. This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 8.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 27) Response
Program Title Family Style
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11am (7/2-8/20/2016)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 8
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. Chef Jeff teaches viewers how making the right choices in the kitchen can lead to life-changing experiences for the entire family. Each episode features interesting and valuable health and nutrition information as viewers also learn how to cook healthier versions of some of their favorite dishes. Family Style also helps young viewers to retain and reflect on important and current health-related information. Some of the other features of the program are nutritional quizzes, health tips, and positive reinforcement from Chef Jeff. This program's mission is to help viewers make well-informed choices about their eating habits, nutrition and health. This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 8.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 27) Response
Program Title Rock the Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8/20-9/24/2016)
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. This program follows hosts Jack Steward and Colton Smith, as they come face to face with nature in America's national parks. Viewers will learn about the wonders of nature and the variety of wild animals that inhabit America. The hosts' adventures may inspire viewers to visit and explore the vast resources the national parks provide. Airs on tertiary digital stream, 8.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 27) Response
Program Title On the Spot
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 1030am (7/2-8/13/2016)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Total times aired 7
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. This program is hosted by comedian Eric Schwartz, who randomly interviews people on the street about local and national curriculum. Eric focuses on questions about any of the following topics - geography, history, art, science, mathematics, culture, language, music, and sports. The answers to the questions are addressed with video inserts, graphs and/or maps, to provide viewers with a deeper understanding of the topic. This program aired on the tertiary stream, 8.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 27) Response
Program Title Uncaged
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 1130am (7/2-9/24/2016)
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 series explores all types of wild animals in their own environment and how they survive, from whales to orangutans, to turtles, penguins and many more animals. Teenage viewers learn about the living habits of these various critters and why some may be on their way to extinction. Each episode provides detailed explanations of the different animal species and helps viewers understand their daily lives. Uncaged is educational, informative and entertaining, while providing unique, up-close televised visits of wild and exotic creatures and teaching viewers all about life in the animal kingdom. This program aired on the secondary digital stream, 8.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 27) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 12pm and 1230pm (7/1-9/30/2016)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
Total times aired 28
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. This program explores the marine ecosystem from tributaries, rivers, and oceans. Viewers will develop an understanding that we are "key" in preserving the ocean environment. Aqua Kids teaches about the diversity and beauty of the marine environment and its potential destruction by pollution and carelessness of the human population, such as marine mammals dying from the ingestion of plastic, and toxic waste in our waterways, which can destroy the habitat and marine life. By showing the audience the problems they encounter, the Aqua Kids educate their peers on what can be done to solve environmental dilemmas. This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 8.4.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 27) Response
Program Title Safari Tracks
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 930am (7/2-9/24/2016) and 1230pm (7/2-8/20/2016)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 21
Total times aired 21
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. This program is an exciting and entertaining series which takes viewers on location to explore the magnificent and immense world of Africa's animals. Ushaka, a young South African host, takes the viewer from the brushlands of the Savanna to the great Okavango, and from the greatest game reserves to the most remote beaches of Madagascar, and more. The viewer will see everything from rare African birds to "creepy crawlers", to animal babies interacting with their mothers and siblings. The viewer will learn about life science as well as biological facts, which will educate the viewer about the natural activities of a species as well as its environment, the need for wildlife conservation, and how to better support the protection of endangered species. This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 8.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 27) Response
Program Title Living Greener
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11am (7/2-9/24/2016)
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 series features stories on the environment and explores solutions to making planet earth greener. Stories range from how solar power is helping African villagers to using hydrogen cars to monitoring greenhouse gases. The series expands a teenager viewer's knowledge of the environment and how other people around the world are dealing with such issues as pollution and other environmental problems. At the same time, the series examines current and future eco-friendly ideas and practices. Living Greener is educational, informative and entertaining, while providing teen viewers with specific examples of showing how people from various places are trying to live greener. This program aired on the secondary digital stream, 8.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 27) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 730am (7/2-9/24/2016)
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. Supported by a team of Georgia Aquarium biologists, veterinarians and other experts, Jeff Corwin travels the world to explore the Earth's least understood resource, our oceans and waterways and the animals which call them home. He swims with manta rays pointing out that their body form was the inspiration for the design of the Stealth jet. While in the water with whale sharks he takes samples of their blood to better understand their biology. As Jeff continues his journey through each episode the viewer is able to connect with these animals and learn how important they are to all life on the planet as well as how sea life connects to life on the rest of the globe. Airs on main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 27) Response
Program Title Wild World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 1230pm (8/27-9/24/2016)
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. This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and focuses on showing how zoo enrichment programs help animals initiate natural behavior. This program teaches children about animal behavior and the importance of providing an enriching environment for animals in our care. This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 8.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (22 of 27) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12pm (7/2-8/13/2016)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Total times aired 7
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. Supported by a team of Georgia Aquarium biologists, veterinarians and other experts, Jeff Corwin travels the world to explore the Earth's least understood resource, our oceans and waterways and the animals which call them home. He swims with manta rays pointing out that their body form was the inspiration for the design of the Stealth jet. While in the water with whale sharks he takes samples of their blood to better understand their biology. As Jeff continues his journey through each episode the viewer is able to connect with these animals and learn how important they are to all life on the planet as well as how sea life connects to life on the rest of the globe. This program aired on the tertiary digital stream, channel 8.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (23 of 27) Response
Program Title On the Spot
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12pm (7/2-8/20/2016) and Saturdays 11am (8/27-9/24/2016)
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. This program is hosted by comedian Eric Schwartz, who randomly interviews people on the street about local and national curriculum. Eric focuses on questions about any of the following topics - geography, history, art, science, mathematics, culture, language, music, and sports. The answers to the questions are addressed with video inserts, graphs and/or maps, to provide viewers with a deeper understanding of the topic. This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 8.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (24 of 27) Response
Program Title Rock the Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 1030am (7/2-9/24/2016)
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. This program follows hosts Jack Steward and Colton Smith, as they come face to face with nature in America's national parks. Viewers will learn about the wonders of nature and the variety of wild animals that inhabit America. The hosts' adventures may inspire viewers to visit and explore the vast resources the national parks provide. Airs on main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (25 of 27) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 10am (7/2-9/24/2016)
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. This program follows the surprising, exotic and challenging lives of a veterinary staff who cares for over 2,000 animals. The viewer will witness a variety of wild experiences through the eyes of the veterinary team, such as nutrition, treatments, x-rays, surgery, preventive care and emergencies. Through this program the viewer will be given a glimpse of the enormity, variety and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care. Airs on main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (26 of 27) Response
Program Title Coolest Places
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10am (7/2-9/24/2016) and 1130am (8/27-9/24/2016)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 18
Total times aired 18
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. This series takes viewers on a journey of discovery to the most astonishing places on the planet - cities, festivals, landmarks, and jaw-dropping works of nature. The history and cultures of these locations are explored to help viewers gain a better understanding of the diverse world in which they live. This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 8.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (27 of 27) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12pm (8/20-9/24/2016)
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. Each episode focuses on the rescue of a sea animal, giving the viewer information about medical benefits, rescue, and rehabilitation programs for animals. The viewer also learns about the rescued animal's biology and ecology. This information is important, because it adds to the knowledge necessary to conserve and protect threatened and endangered species. Airs on digital tertiary stream, 8.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

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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 Mark Turner
Address 1301 Piedmont Road
City Charleston
State WV
Zip 25301
Telephone Number (304) 346-5358
Email Address mwturner@sbgtv.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. WCHS broadcasts a minimum of three hours weekly, programs which provide both educational and informational needs of children. We believe that these programs have unlimited value. During this past quarter, WCHS telecast numerous public service announcements aimed at children 16 years of age and under. We also air on a regular basis PSAs provided to us by Drug Free America and the Ad Council, which are geared toward children. Our PSA's are designed for a general audience, but also serve children 16 years of age and under. Some of the PSAs we this quarter were about bully prevention, child car seat safety, Wildfire prevention, fatherhood, recycling, child obesity, energy efficiency and pet adoption.

Other Matters (22)

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Other Matters (1 of 22) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventure
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 1130am (10/7-12/30/2016)
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. Various hosts and teens travel to destinations around the world, that can be both exotic and remote. This program is designed to educate, inform and entertain viewers about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, earth's creatures, and the people who inhabit the land. The program is designed to make learning about our neighbors, both human and non-human, and the environment, fun. This program will air on digital stream 8.4.
Other Matters (2 of 22) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 10am 10/1-12/31/2016)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 follows the surprising, exotic and challenging lives of a veterinary staff who cares for over 2,000 animals. The viewer will witness a variety of wild experiences through the eyes of the veterinary team, such as nutrition, treatments, x-rays, surgery, preventive care and emergencies. Through this program the viewer will be given a glimpse of the enormity, variety and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care. This program will air on main digital stream.
Other Matters (3 of 22) Response
Program Title Coolest Places
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10am and 1130am (10/1-12/31/2016)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
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 series takes viewers on a journey of discovery to the most astonishing places on the planet - cities, festivals, landmarks, and jaw-dropping works of nature. The history and cultures of these locations are explored to help viewers gain a better understanding of the diverse world in which they live. This program will air on the secondary digital stream, channel 8.2.
Other Matters (4 of 22) Response
Program Title Curiosity Quest
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 10am and 1030am (10/7-12/30/2016)
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. This program explores what viewers are curious about. In each episode, host Joel Greene goes on a quest to answer viewer's letters of curiosity. Each episode takes the audience on location for a hands-on exploration to find the answer to the particular viewer's inquiry. Joel will go to the local population to get the answer, which is sometimes comical, to the question pertaining to the particular quest. This program will air on digital stream 8.4.
Other Matters (5 of 22) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 930am (10/1-12/31/2016)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. Each episode focuses on the rescue of a sea animal giving the viewer information about medical benefits rescue and rehabilitation programs for animals. The viewer also learns about the rescued animal's biology and ecology. This information is important because it adds to the knowledge necessary to conserve and protect threatened and endangered species. This program will air on main digital stream.
Other Matters (6 of 22) Response
Program Title Rock the Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 1230pm (10/1-12/31/2016)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 follows hosts Jack Steward and Colton Smith, as they come face to face with nature in America's national parks. Viewers will learn about the wonders of nature and the variety of wild animals that inhabit America. The hosts' adventures may inspire viewers to visit and explore the vast resources the national parks provide. This program will air on the secondary digital stream, channel 8.3.
Other Matters (7 of 22) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 12pm and 1230pm (10/7-12/30/2016)
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. This program explores the marine ecosystem from tributaries, rivers and oceans to develop an understanding and let the viewer know that we are key in preserving the ocean environment. Aqua Kids teaches about the diversity and beauty of the marine environment and its potential destruction by pollution and carelessness of the human population; such as marine mammals dying from the ingestion of plastic and toxic waste in our waterways destroying the habitat and marine life. By showing the audience the problems they encounter, the Aqua Kids educate their peers on what can be done to solve environmental dilemmas. This program will air on digital secondary stream, 8.4.
Other Matters (8 of 22) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9am (10/1-12/31/2016)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. Life science, biological science, photography and humor combine to provide viewers of this program with life science concepts, animal classification, as well as the anatomy and physiology information of animals. The viewers are taken around the biomes of the world, merging the fascination of the animal world with a greater understanding of the relationship between the branches of the animal kingdom.. This program will air on the secondary digital stream, channel 8.2.
Other Matters (9 of 22) Response
Program Title State to State
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 1030am (10/1-12/31/2016)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. During this program, viewers "travel" across the United States exploring cities, amazing monuments, natural wonders, and other interesting destinations. The series presents core curriculum information about history, geography, and culture, giving viewers a fun and entertaining learning experience. This program will air on the secondary digital stream, channel 8.2.
Other Matters (10 of 22) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11am (10/1-12/31/2016)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 features weekly educational features, such as College and You (tips for choosing and getting into college), and Word (vocabulary skills training), as well as informational features for teens: reports about healthy eating, driving tips for new drivers, and internet predators. The program has been designed to meet needs of children and young adolescents with a unique curiosity about their world, with weekly headlines that present the news in a teen-appropriate manner. The program stimulates the viewer's curiosity, develops learning, cognitive, listening and thinking skills, and serves as an enhancement to the viewer's academic and educational experience. This program will air on the main digital stream, channel.
Other Matters (11 of 22) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 730am (10/1-12/31/2016)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 features unique areas of the world which explores the area's natural wonders to bring viewers closer to nature, wildlife and man-made treasures. Episodes include mountain climbs, deep sea dives, helicopter rides and glacier treks. Children learn geography, natural sciences, and develop curiosity about the world around them. This program will air on main digital stream.
Other Matters (12 of 22) Response
Program Title Safari Tracks
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 930am(10/1-12/31/2016)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 is an exciting and entertaining series which takes viewers on location to explore the magnificent and immense world of Africa's animals. Ushaka, a young South African host, takes the viewer from the brushlands of the Savanna to the great Okavango, and from the greatest game reserves to the most remote beaches of Madagascar, and more. The viewer will see everything from rare African birds to "creepy crawlers", to animal babies interacting with their mothers and siblings. The viewer will learn about life science as well as biological facts, which will educate the viewer about the natural activities of a species as well as its environment, the need for wildlife conservation, and how to better support the protection of endangered species. This program will air on the secondary digital stream, channel 8.2.
Other Matters (13 of 22) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 7am (10/1-12/31/2016)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 chooses a region, or special adaptations animals have made or a specific animal and uses a top ten countdown. From a safari in Botswana, to a dude ranch in Montana, to a retirement home for horses, Jack counts down 10 incredible experiences. He also explores wild and rare animals in Australia such as dingoes, devils and cassowaries. For animal adaptation Jack travels from the Arctic to the desert picking ten animals that have made special adaptation to survive in the harsh environments. This program informs the viewer about animals and their habitat which can lead the viewer to discussions regarding the environment and conservation. This program will air on main digital stream.
Other Matters (14 of 22) Response
Program Title Get Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12pm (10/1-12/31/2016)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. Get Wild is a weekly half hour reality series featuring wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series provides key information about each creature and teen viewers learn about their living habitats and unique behaviors. For example, in one episode viewers learn how experts studying adult orangutans learn the ways they raise their young. Another episode highlights the Panda bear and explains the animal's living patterns. Get Wild is a series intended to educate and inform viewers about life in the animal kingdom. This program will air on the secondary digital stream, channel 8.2.
Other Matters (15 of 22) Response
Program Title On the Spot
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11am (10/1-12/31/2016)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 is hosted by comedian Eric Schwartz, who randomly interviews people on the street about local and national curriculum. Eric focuses on questions about any of the following topics - geography, history, art, science, mathematics, culture, language, music, and sports. The answers to the questions are addressed with video inserts, graphs and/or maps, to provide viewers with a deeper understanding of the topic. This program will air on the secondary digital stream, channel 8.2.
Other Matters (16 of 22) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 1130am and 12pm (10/1-12/31/2016)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
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. Each episode focuses on the rescue of a sea animal, giving the viewer information about medical benefits, rescue, and rehabilitation programs for animals. The viewer also learns about the rescued animal's biology and ecology. This information is important, because it adds to the knowledge necessary to conserve and protect threatened and endangered species. This program will air on the secondary digital stream, channel 8.3.
Other Matters (17 of 22) Response
Program Title The Brady Barr
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11am (10/1-12/31/2016)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 action-packed series documents the work of Herpetologist Dr. Brady Barr, who has traveled the globe and worked with hundreds of scientists to study some of the world's most dangerous and endangered amphibious predators - alligators and crocodiles. Dr. Brady's life work has been to protect these powerful animals. By increasing the viewer's knowledge and understanding, Barr hopes to save both human and reptile lives. This program will air on the secondary digital stream, channel 8.3.
Other Matters (18 of 22) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 9am (10/1-12/31/2016)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 educational and informational program is hosted by animal expert and wildlife park operations manager, Tim Faulkner. Viewers can watch and learn as Tim showcases the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Audiences will gain a better understanding of wildlife as Tim explores the habitats and adventures of creatures of all sizes, including a giant Galapagos tortoise, a baby wombat, the flying fox, and even a newly discovered species of birds. This program will air on main digital stream.
Other Matters (19 of 22) Response
Program Title Rock the Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 1030am (10/1-12/31/2016)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 follows hosts Jack Steward and Colton Smith, as they come face to face with nature in America's national parks. Viewers will learn about the wonders of nature and the variety of wild animals that inhabit America. The hosts' adventures may inspire viewers to visit and explore the vast resources the national parks provide. This program will air on main digital stream.
Other Matters (20 of 22) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 11am (10/7-12/30/2016)
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 presents real people pursuing real jobs and careers in an informational format designed to help its viewers make important decisions about preparing for the future. The careers and people featured are carefully selected, and the viewer is taken "on the job" to understand why the professionals love what they do; viewers may even learn about job opportunities they may not have known existed. This program will air on digital stream 8.4.
Other Matters (21 of 22) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10am and 1030am (10/1-12/31/2016)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
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 chooses a region, special adaptations animals have made, or a specific animal, and uses a top ten countdown. From a safari in Botswana, to a dude ranch in Montana, to a retirement home for horses, Jack counts down 10 incredible experiences. He also explores wild and rare animals in Australia such as dingoes, devils and cassowaries. For animal adaptation, Jack travels from the Arctic to the desert, picking ten animals that have made special adaptations to survive in the harsh environment. This program informs the viewer about animals and their habitat, which can lead the viewer to discussions regarding the environment and conservation. This program will air on the secondary digital stream, channel 8.3.
Other Matters (22 of 22) Response
Program Title Wild World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 1230pm (10/1-12/31/2016)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 World is a weekly half hour reality series showcasing all types of wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on the dedicated people who care for these unique critters. The program also informs teen viewers about the living environments and key facts about each wild animal. Episodes also include stories on zoo enrichment programs that help animals initiate natural behavior. Whether it be following the life cycles of rhinoceros or understanding the eating habits of grizzly bears, Wild World is a series intended to educate and inform viewers all about life in the animal kingdom. This program will air on the secondary digital stream, channel 8.2.

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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).

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I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

Mark Turner

General Manager


10/05/2016

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