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

FRN:
0018223693
File Number:
0000019946
Submit Date:
01/06/2017
Call Sign:
WTVY
Facility ID:
4152
City:
DOTHAN
State:
AL
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/06/2017
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth Quarter of 2016

General Information

Section Question Response
Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application? Yes

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

GRAY TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC

Doing Business As: GRAY TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC

Tom Johnson

WTVY(TV)

285 NORTH FOSTER STREET

DOTHAN, AL 36303

United States

+1 (334) 792-3195

TOM@WTVY.COM

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

JOSEPH DAVIS

CONSULTING ENGINEER

CHESAPEAKE RF CONSULTANTS, LLC

CHESAPEAKE RF CONSULTANTS, LLC

11993 KAHNS ROAD

MANASSAS, VA 20112

United States

+1 (703) 650-9600

JOSEPH.DAVIS@RF-CONSULTANTS.COM

Technical Representative

JOAN STEWART

WILEY REIN LLP

1776 K STREET NW

WASHINGTON, DC 20006

United States

+1 (202) 719-7438

JSTEWART@WILEYREIN.COM

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CBS
Nielsen DMA Dothan
Web Home Page Address www.wtvy.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 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: 10.23
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(20)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 20) Response
Program Title Naturally, Danny Seo (WRGX)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30a-10:00a As of Oct. 1 - Dec. 3, 10:00a-10:30a As of Dec. 10, 2016 UFN
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Naturally, Danny Seo is an educational series for young people and their families seeking a healthier lifestyle by learning the science behind eating well and exercising your mind and body while caring for our planet. Host Danny Seo is America's leading authority on eco-friendly living. Danny has devoted his career to the idea that caring for the environment can go hand-in-hand with enjoying time with family and friends and sharing delicious and healthy meals while creating a healthy and environmentally friendly home.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Naturally, Danny Seo (WRGX)
List date and time rescheduled 10/08/2016 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-10-01
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (2 of 20) Response
Program Title Laura Mckenzie Traveler (WRGX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00a-11:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. Laura McKenzie's Traveler would be an invaluable addition to the core programming element of any broadcast network. This in-depth high definition travel show offers entertaining, safe, educational and information programming appropriate for general audiences of all ages, including children under the age of 16. Laura McKenzie's Traveler provides an educational journey to significant destinations around the world. Children are being engaged and inspired as they see the value in exploring rich new cultures and heritages. This is a television program that educates and inspires with several educational components built into the fabric of the program that would qualify it as an effective and an engaging teaching aid for use in the home, classroom and or social context and environment, arts and entertainment, types of government, interviews with political leaders, current modes of transportation, indigenous foods and drink, culinary options, architecture, currency, national customs, national languages, trivia and travel tips. Thus furthers the educational and informational needs of children between 13 and 16.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 20) Response
Program Title Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson (WRGX)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:00a-8:30a from Oct 1 - Dec 3 , 10:30a-11:00a starting Dec 10 UFN
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson features the powerful and inspiring stories of successful athletes who exemplify what it really means to be a champion. Hosted by Lauren Thompson, host of Golf Channel's "morning Drive", Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson introduces audiences to professional and amateur athletes who have overcome obstacles to ultimately achieve transcendent moments in the world of sports. Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson process that a champion is not only defined y their speed, strength and agility, but also by their grit, resiliency and heart.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart of a Champion wih Lauren Thompson (WRGX)
List date and time rescheduled 10/01/2016 07:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-10-01
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (4 of 20) Response
Program Title The Outdoorsman With Buck McNeely (WRGX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 5:00p-5:30p
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 is a family-oriented blend of international and domestic adventures combined with important environmental and conservation issues. The Outdoorsman focuses on the role that sportsmen play in overall game management programs. The program serves the educational needs of teens 13-16 years old by teaching them about ethics, respect for nature, and promoting an active, outdoor lifestyle.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 20) Response
Program Title The Voyager with Josh Garcia (WRGX)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:00a-8:30a starting Oct 1-Dec 3, 8:30a-9:00a As of Dec. 10, 2016 UFN
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Voyager with Josh Garcia takes viewers on an exciting and immersive journey around the globe with world traveler and host, Josh Garcia. Each episode provides audiences access to the world's most incredible destinations as Josh seeks out the truly authentic experiences one can only find when guided by a knowledgeable and passionate guide. each week, Josh Garcia brings viewers on an enthralling voyage exploring the people and cultures that make our world so breathtaking.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program The Voyager with Josh Garcia (WRGX)
List date and time rescheduled 10/01/2016 07:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-10-01
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (6 of 20) Response
Program Title The Open Road with Dr Chris (WTVY)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30a-11:00a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
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 renowned veterinarian Dr. Chris Brown as he embarks on an extraordinary journey, introducing young people to countries, cultures, flora and fauna around the globe. Acting as part observer, traveler and animal expert, Dr. Chris serves as a personal guide to and interpreter of each destination's unique lifestyles, history and traditions. In addition, as an expert in the field of veterinary sciences, Dr. Chris offers unusual insights into animal behavior as well as the preservation of endangered species. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the 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 Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program The Open Road with Dr. Chris
List date and time rescheduled 11/19/2016 11:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-11-12
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program The Open Road with Dr. Chris
List date and time rescheduled 11/06/2016 10:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-11-05
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (7 of 20) Response
Program Title Give (WRGX)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00a-10:30a As of Oct. 1 - Dec 3,10:30a-11:00a As of Dec. 10, 2016 UFN
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Give introduces viewers to the world of philanthropy through the stories of small charities making a big impact. the series features NBC News correspondent and the founder of UNICEF's Next Generation, Jenna Bush Hager, esteemed actor Blair Underwood, and passionate celebrity philanthropists from film, television, music, sports, and business who are all on a mission to inspire others to do good. In each episode, one of these celebrity ambassadors will visit two charities that use innovation, best practices, and dedication for change in their communities and the world. With the help od some of the country's top foundations, we'll meet these inspiring individuals to see how they do it through the eyes of our celebrity ambassadors.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Give (WRGX)
List date and time rescheduled 10/08/2016 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-10-01
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (8 of 20) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell (GTVY/WTVY4.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:00a-9:30a, 9:30a-10:00a, 10:00a-10:30a, 10:30a-11:00a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Total times aired 52
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Saved By The Bell is a weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to "no" the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens. Saved By The Bell Senate Report describes the program as 'valuable" and "aimed at high school students and addressing typical problems and conflicts faced by teens". Saved By The Bell program qualifies as educational and informational. consistent with these findings, the FCC has granted the renewal applications of television stations that have relied on "saved By The Bell" to satisfy their obligation to air programming specifically designed to serve the educational and informational needs of children aged 16 years and under.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 20) Response
Program Title Wilderness Vet (WRGX)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30a-9:00a As of Oct. 1-Dec. 3, 9:00a-9:30a As of Dec 10, 2016 UFN
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wilderness Vet hosted by renowned veterinarian, Dr. Michelle Oakley, features compelling stories from one of the most rugged areas on the planet, the Yukon. Dr. Oakley, travels to homes, farms and wildlife preserves across the Yukon to help animals in need. Wilderness Vet will bring viewers closer than ever before to wild animals in their native habitats by showcasing the hard work and dedication involved in their rescue and rehabilitation.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Wilderness Vet (WRGX)
List date and time rescheduled 10/08/2016 11:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-10-01
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (10 of 20) Response
Program Title Journey with Dylan Dreyer (WRGX)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00a-9:30a As of Oct. 1 - Dec 3, 2016, 9:30a-10:00a As of Dec 10, 2016 UFN
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Journey with Dylan Dreyer led by NBC News meteorologist and "Today" Contributor, Dylan Dreyer, is a wondrous celebration of nature. Breathtaking cinematography will bring viewers up-close and personal with the black bears of Montana to polar bears in the Arctic. The audience will have a unique platform to see animals in their natural habitat, including exploring the extraordinary migration of 1.5 million animals traveling over 500 miles across the Serengeti in Tanzania and Kenya. Journey with Dylan Dreyer will tell us why.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Journey with Dylan Dreyer (WRGX)
List date and time rescheduled 10/08/2016 11:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-10-01
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (11 of 20) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol (ETVY/WTVY4.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:00a-7:30a, 7:30a-8:00a
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. Animal Science is a brand new half-hour weekly E/I series with a uniquely scientific approach. This series is specifically produced for children 16 and under (target audience is 13-16). While most animal shows look a the behavior of animals, we go one step further to look at the how and why an animal is able to excel in its environment. Shot in high-definition, Animal Science uses animation, graphics, and scientific analysis from animal experts to give viewers more understanding than ever before of these amazing creatures. Our enthusiastic host's modern vocal style will be engaging to the target audience. This program will attract all age demographics.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 20) Response
Program Title Lucky Dog (WTVY)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:00a-8:30a
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. Animal trainer Brandon McMillian operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, where his mission is to rescue hard-to-love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and on developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the overarching theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. Following McMillan's investigations into how to retrain these animals to make them welcome memvers in the homes of fmailies is both educational and inspirational encouraging this demographic to bvecome sensitive to our own and others' behavior and teaching how we as individuals can make a difference. This program is sepcifically sesinged to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informating children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in teh Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 20) Response
Program Title Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes (WTVY)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00a-10:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program offers teens an opportunity to view everyday people - regardless of age, sex, occupation or education - stepping forward and acting in a socially responsible and moral fashion when faced with crises and moral dilemmas. In a candid camera-type format, individuals are placed in situations that cause them to demonstrate acts of kindness and generosity, stand up for diversity, shield others from bullies, and embrace friendships. In addition, the program includes segments that focus on overcoming ones fears, as well as rewarding individuals for their unselfish kindness and community service. The program seeks to encourage young viewers to increase their sensitivity and awareness, in order to refine their own moral compass. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the 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 Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes
List date and time rescheduled 11/13/2016 10:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-11-12
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Public Interest
Digital Core Program (14 of 20) Response
Program Title Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa (ETVY/WTVY 4.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:00a-8:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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. Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine adoption and creating healthy environments for dogs. hosted by Dr. Lisa Chimes, a passionate emergency veterinarian with a heart of gold, each episode will feature Dr. Lisa matching orphaned and abandoned animals with loving new homes. Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa will teach teen viewers how to be responsible pet owners and maintain a safe and healthy lifestyle for both family and pet. Each week, Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa will take viewers on an experience to witness firsthand these heartwarming stories about pets and their chance for a new life.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 20) Response
Program Title Marty Stouffer's Wild America (WRGX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:30a-8:00a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 9
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 key educational objective of the program is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American continent, their interaction with other animals and their environment. Throughout the series emphasis will be placed on protecting endangered species and the impact that humans have while interacting in their environment.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 20) Response
Program Title The Inspectors (WTVY)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30a-10:00a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THE INSPECTORS is a scripted dramatic series inspired by compelling real-life cases handled by the United States Postal Inspection Service. In the series, Preston Wainwright, a determined teenage boy who is thriving after being paralyzed in a car accident, works as an intern at the U.S. Postal Inspector's lab assisting his U.S. Postal Inspector mom, Amanda, in solving crimes that deal with everything from internet scams, identity and mail theft, to consumer fraud. The program strives to educate young people about making the right choices in their daily lives, encourages open communication between teens and parents and includes positive messaging regarding living with disabilities, overcoming challenges, beating the odds and the power of perseverance. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the 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 Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program The Inspectors
List date and time rescheduled 11/13/2016 07:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-11-12
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Public Interest
Digital Core Program (17 of 20) Response
Program Title Dr. Chris Pet Vet (WTVY)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30a-9:00a
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. Chronicling the adventures of Dr. Chris Brown, Dr. Chris Pet Vet allows viewers unique insight into the life of one of the world's busiest vets and the animals that he treats. For those animals that require specialist services, Dr. Chris calls on his good friend and colleague Dr. Lisa Chimes, who works at a small animal specialist hospital. The show usually consists of three segments, following the doctor as he treats various animals that are in trouble and offering the viewer opprotunities to understand the chanllenges a veterinarian daily faces. The series focuses on how the doctor investigates the individual problem and tries to develope solutions that on the surface would seem confounding to the viewer. As such the show not only offers a veiw into careers in and responsibility for taking care of pets, but also into probem solving strategies and behaviors. The program is specifically desinged to further the educational and information needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the 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 (18 of 20) Response
Program Title Beakman's World (GTVY/WTVY 4.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7:00a-7:30a, 7:30a-8:00a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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. There is no question but that "Beakman's World" furthers the educational, information needs of children aged 13 - 16. The entire series deals with science and the task of making science accessible and understandable. it offers scientific content, scientific theories, the vocabulary and facts of science and the processes of scientific thinking. The scientific content of "Beakman's World" overlaps with a significant number of the standards for the science education that are prevalent in the curricula of today's schools. In addition to the scientific content of the episodes of "Beakman's World" it is also important to point out that the design of the series will appeal to the target age group.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 20) Response
Program Title Henry Ford's Innovation Nation (WTVY)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00a-9:30
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. The Henry Ford's Innovation Nation hosted by Mo Rocca, features the celebration of the inventor's spirit from historic scientific pioneers throughout past centuries to the forward-looking visionaries of today. Each episode tells the dramatic stories behind the world's greatest inventions, and the perseverance, passion and price required to bring them to life. The program includes segments focusing on "what if it never happened" and "the innovation by accident" and has a strong focus on "junior geniuses" who are changing the face of technology. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the 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 (20 of 20) Response
Program Title Dog Whisper (ETVY/WTVY4.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30a-9:00a, 9:00a-9:30a, 9:30a-10:00a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 42
Total times aired 42
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 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Hosted by renowned dog behaviorist and trainer Cesar Millan, Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition travels far and wide to help problem pups and teach families to better understand how to better deal with a dog's negative behavior. From Chihuahuas to Great Danes, no job is too big (or small) for Cesar. Viewers will have the chance to witness remarkable transformations first-hand and discover the how to be a responsible pet owner.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (6)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 6) Response
Program Title Unlikely Animal Friends
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturday 11:30a-12:00p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 5
Number of Preemptions 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. Produced for family viewing, Unlikely Animal Friends teaches audiences to never doubt the power of friendship. Unlikely Animal Friends will give viewers a fist-hand look at how a dolphin and a Labrador Retriever came to be inseparable pals, or find out how a sheep and a pair of rhinos are now best buddies
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? No
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?

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Program Title Save to Win (ETVY/WTVY 4.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturday 11:30a-12:00p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 9
Number of Preemptions 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. Save to Win premiering Saturday, November5, is a fun and fast-paced play-along game show where savvy shoppers can win big cash by showcasing their knowledge of America's favorite household brands. Two teams of two compete head-to-head as they play shopping-themed games in our studio store that resembles Family Dollar, one of American's largest retail chains. Hilarious host and celebrity chef, Pat Neely, dishes out his southern charm as our contestants compete in three rounds testing their brand knowledge. Our show culminates in an exciting final bonus round where picking the right items off our product-themed prize wall can result in one team waling away with the jackpot
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? No
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?

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Program Title Dinner Spinner (ETVY/WTVY 4.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturday 11:00a-11:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 14
Number of Preemptions 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. Dinner Spinner presented by allrecipes is the new half-hour competitive cooking series that helps millions of people to reinvent their daily menus. The first-ever television show inspired by an app, Dinner Spinner is the newest extension of the Allrecipes brand, the world's number one digital food destination. Each week on Dinner Spinner, hosted by Gabe Kennedy, two home cooks compete to show off their creativity in a race for the best plate. A panel of Allrecipes experts will judge the final dishes to determine the winner. Each episode will teach audiences the value of healthy, wholesome ingredients and how healthy food choices can have a positive effects on our quality of life.
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? No
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?

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Program Title Vacation Creation (ETVY/WTVY 4.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturday 10:30a-11:00a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 14
Number of Preemptions 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. In Vacation Creation "there's no place like home" takes on a new meaning. families deserving a memorable and meaningful experience are featured in a new series that transports them from home to a one-in-a-lifetime adventure far away. Hosted by Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczco, Vacation Creation gives deserving people a once-in-a-lifetime travel experience they would likely never experience together. Families from diverse backgrounds with unique histories receive a carefully crafted trip aligned with the location and culture of their choice culminating in an unforgettable Vacation Creation.
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? No
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?

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Program Title Mystery Hunters (GTVY/WTVY 4.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sunday 6:00a-6:30a, 6:30a-7:00a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mystery Hunters is an example of a children's program that is innovative and empowering. Through critical observation, analytical thinking, and scientific testing, the series encourages children to question the world around them. Through both the travel aspect and investigation of ancient myths and mysteries, there is a profound focus on history, culture, geography, and international customs.
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

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Program Title Save Our Shelter (ETVY/WTVY 4.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturday 10:00a-10:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 14
Number of Preemptions 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. Save Our Shelter by DOG for DOG follows entrepreneur, philanthropist, and pet expert, Rocky Kanaka, along with his team of specialists as they hit the road to help breathe new life into animal shelter facilities across North America. Save Our Shelter follows Rocky as he engages the local community to get involved by recruiting volunteers, contractors, industry experts, social media influencers and celebrities to revitalize rescues and get more pets adopted. Each episode culminates in a big makeover reveal as one lucky pet finds their forever home. The series educates audiences on pet-related topics and inspires communities across the US and Canada to come together to get involved in the Rescue Life by adopting, volunteering or donating. DOG for DOG is a company whose mission is to feed dogs in rescues and shelters by donating food, pound for pound
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? No
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?

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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 Gina Strickland
Address 285 North Foster Street
City Dothan
State AL
Zip 36303
Telephone Number (334) 792-3195
Email Address gina@wtvy.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.

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Other Matters (1 of 21) Response
Program Title Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Hereos (WTVY)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00a-10:30a
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. A heartwarming and humorous hidden camera, reality show shinning a bright light on everyday people who are willing to help a total stranger, despite considerable obstacles and differences.
Other Matters (2 of 21) Response
Program Title Journey W/ Dylan Dreyer (WRGX)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00a-9:30a
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. led by NBC News meteorologist and Today Contributor Dylan Dreyer is a wondrous celebration of nature. Breathtaking cinematography will bring viewers up-close and personal with the black bears of Montana to polar bears in the Arctic. The audience will have a unique platform to see animals in their natural habitat including exploring the extraordinary migration of 1.5 million animals traveling over 500 miles across the Serengeti in Tanzania and Kenya. Journey with Dylan Dreyer will tell us why.
Other Matters (3 of 21) Response
Program Title Henry Ford's Innovation Nation (WTVY)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00a-9:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Henry Ford's Innovation Nation, hosted by Mo Rocca, features the celebration of the inventor's spirit from historic scientific pioneers throughout past centuries to the forward looking visionaries of today. Each episode tells the dramatic stories behind the world's greatest inventions and the perseverance, passion and price required to bring them to life. The program includes segments focusing on "what if it never happened" and "the innovation by accident" and has a strong focus on "junior geniuses" who are changing the face of technology. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (4 of 21) Response
Program Title Give (WRGX)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00a-10:30a
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. Give introduces viewers to the world of philanthropy through the stories of small charities making a big impact. The series features NBC News correspondent and the founder of UNICEFs Next Generation Jenna Bush Hager esteemed actor Blair Underwood and passionate celebrity philanthropists from film television music sport and business who are all on a mission to inspire others to do good. In each episode one of these celebrity ambassadors will visit two charities that use innovation best practices and dedication for change in their communities and the world. With the help of some of the country s top foundations well meet these inspiring individuals to see how they do it through the eyes of our celebrity ambassadors.
Other Matters (5 of 21) Response
Program Title The Dog Whisperer (ETVY/WTVY4.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:00a-8:30a, 8:30a-9:00a; 9:00a-9:30a; 9:30a-10:00a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and reating healthy environments for dogs. Hosted by renowned dog behaviorist and trainer Cesar Millan, Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition travels far and wide to help problem pups and teach families to better understand how to better deal with a dog's negative behavior. From Chihuahuas to Great Danes, no job is too big (or small) for Cesar. Viewers will have the chance to witness remarkable transformations first-hand and discover the how to be a responsible pet owner.
Other Matters (6 of 21) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (GTVY/WTVY4.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 6:00a-6:30a & 6:30a-7:00a
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. Mystery Hunters is an example of a children's oprogram that is innovative and empowering. Through critical observation, analytical thinking, and scientific testing, the series encourages children to question the world around them. Through both the travel aspect and investigation of ancient myths and mysteries, there is a profound focus on history, culture, geography, and international customs.
Other Matters (7 of 21) Response
Program Title The Outdoorsman With Buck McNeely (WTVY/GTVY/ETVY/WRGX filler)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday and Sunday (OTO FILLER)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
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 a family oriented blend of international and domestic adventures combined with important environmental and conservation issues. The Outdoorsman focuses on the role that sportsmen play in overall game management programs. The program serves the educational needs of teens 13 to 16 years old by teaching them about ethics respect for nature and promoting an active outdoor lifestyle.
Other Matters (8 of 21) Response
Program Title The Inspectors (WTVY)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30a-10:00a
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. Litton's first scripted series depicting government intrigue and a teenage coming of age story from two unique perspectives-life as a United States postal Inspector and life seen through the eyes of a young man living with paralysis who is determined to follow in his late father's footsteps and become a Postal Inspector. Each week will feature case stories from the U.S.P.I.S., as well as important social issues and valuable life lessons.
Other Matters (9 of 21) Response
Program Title Laura McKenzie (WTVY/GTVY/ETVY/WRGX filler)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday and Sunday (OTO filler)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
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. Laura McKenzie's Traveler would be an invaluable addition to the core programming element of any broadcast network. This in-depth high definition travel show offers entertaining, safe, educational and information programming appropriate for general audiences of all ages, including children under the age of 16. Laura McKenzie's Traveler provides an educational journey to significant destinations around the world. Children are being engaged and inspired as they see the value in exploring rich new cultures and heritages. This is a television program that educates and inspires with several educational components built into the fabric of the program that would qualify it as an effective and an engaging teaching aid for use in the home, classroom and or social context and environment, arts and entertainment, types of government, interviews with political leaders, current modes of transportation, indigenous foods and drink, culinary options, architecture, currency, national customs, national languages, trivia and travel tips. Thus furthers the educational and informational needs of children between 13 and 16.
Other Matters (10 of 21) Response
Program Title Beakman's World (GTVY)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7:00a-7:30a & 7:30a-8:00a
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 centers around Beakman a slightly nutty scientist who takes viewers on exciting journeys of discovery while performing experiments that demonstrate how nature science and the world works. Some of these experiments include learning why the sky is blue, how a cat produces a purr and why some of the endearing bodily functions happen. He is joined in his electric laboratory by a handful of denizens who help with and sometimes hinder, his eyepopping experiments. The principles taught in the show are connected to daily life in meaningful and revealing ways. Ben Franklin hires an American teenaged boy a young English lady and a French orphaned boy as reporters during the Revolution for his newspaper the Pennsylvania Gazette. Through these reporters and their travels to ordinary homes, battlefields from Virginia to Massachusetts and the royal courts of France and England the viewer is exposed to the issues which prompted the colonies to seek freedom. Through the explanation of these issues by such historical figures as Jefferson and Paine the viewer also learns the impact theses issues have on the lives of ordinary citizens.
Other Matters (11 of 21) Response
Program Title Naturally Danny (WRGX)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30a-10:00a
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. is an educational series for young people and their families seeking a healthier lifestyle by learning the science behind eating well and exercising your mind and body while caring for our planet. Host Danny Seo is Americas leading authority on ecofriendly living. Danny has devoted his career to the idea that caring for the environment can go handinhand with enjoying time with family and friends and sharing delicious and healthy meals while creating a healthy and environmentally friendly home.
Other Matters (12 of 21) Response
Program Title Lucky Dog (WTVY)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:00a-8:30a
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 trainer Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, where his mission is to rescue hard-to-love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and on developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the overarching theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. Following McMillan's investigations into how to retrain these animals to make them welcome members in the homes of families is both educational and inspirational - encouraging this demographic to become sensitive to our own and others' behavior and teaching how we as individuals can make a difference. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (13 of 21) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell(GTVY/WTVY4.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:00a-9:30a; 9:30a-10:00a; 10:00a-10:30a; 10:30a-11:00a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Saved By The Bell is a weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to "no" the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens. Saved By The Bell Senate Report describes the program as 'valuable" and "aimed at high school students and addressing typical problems and conflicts faced by teens". Saved By The Bell program qualifies as educational and informational. consistent with these findings, the FCC has granted the renewal applications of television stations that have relied on "saved By The Bell" to satisfy their obligation to air programming specifically designed to serve the educational and informational needs of children aged 16 years and under.
Other Matters (14 of 21) Response
Program Title Dr. Chris Pet Vet (WTVY)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30a-9:00a
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. Chronicling the adventures of Dr. Chris Brown, Dr. Chris Pet Vet allows viewers unique insight into the life of one of the world's busiest vets and the animals that he treats. For those animals that require specialist services, Dr. Chris calls on his good friend and colleague Dr. Lisa Chimes, who works at a small animal specialist hospital. The show usually consists of three segments, following the doctor as he treats various animals that are in trouble and offering the viewer opprotunities to understand the chanllenges a veterinarian daily faces. The series focuses on how the doctor investigates the individual problem and tries to develope solutions that on the surface would seem confounding to the viewer. As such the show not only offers a veiw into careers in and responsibility for taking care of pets, but also into probem solving strategies and behaviors. The program is specifically desinged to further the educational and information needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (15 of 21) Response
Program Title Open Road w/ Dr. chris (WTVY)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30a-11:00a
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 follows renowned veterinarian Dr. Chris Brown as he embarks on an extraordinary journey introducing young people to countries, cultures flora and fauna around the globe. Acting as part observer traveler and animal expert Dr. Chris serves as a personal guide to and interpreter of each destinations unique lifestyles history and traditions. In addition as an expert in the field of veterinary sciences Dr. Chris offers unusual insights into animal behavior as well as the preservation of endangered species. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children has educating and informing children as a significant purpose and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commissions rules.
Other Matters (16 of 21) Response
Program Title Wilderness Vet (WRGX)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30a-9:00a
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. hosted by renowned veterinarian Dr. Michelle Oakle features compelling stories from one of the most rugged areas on the planet the Yukon. Dr. Oakley travels to homes farms and wildlife preserves across the Yukon to help animals in need. Wilderness Vet will bring viewers closer than ever before to wild animals in their native habitats by showcasing the hard work and dedication involved in their rescue and rehabilitation.
Other Matters (17 of 21) Response
Program Title The Voyager W/ Josh Garcia (WRGX)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:00a-8:30a
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. takes viewers on an exciting and immersive journey around the globe with world traveler and host Josh Garcia. Each episode provides audiences access to the worlds most incredible destinations as Josh seeks out the truly authentic experiences one can only find when guided by a knowledgeable and passionate guide. Each week Josh Garcia brings viewers on an enthralling voyage exploring the people and cultures that make our world so breathtaking.
Other Matters (18 of 21) Response
Program Title The Heart of a Champion (WRGX)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30a-11:00a
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. features the powerful and inspiring stories of successful athletes who exemplify what it really means to be a champion. Hosted by Lauren Thompson host of Golf Channels Morning Drive Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson introduces audiences to professional and amateur athletes who have overcome obstacles to ultimately achieve transcendent moments in the world of sports. Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson proves that a champion is not only defined by their speed strength and agility but also by their grit resiliency and heart.
Other Matters (19 of 21) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol (ETVY/WTVY4.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:00a-7:30a; 7:30a-8:00a
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. Calling Dr. Pol is a weekly half-hour series that explores the fascinating occupation of veterinary medicine. Designed to educate and inform viewers aged 13-16 and the entire family this inspiring series invites viewers to share in the experiences of Dr. Pol. An enthusiastic and naturally-inclined and well-rounded scholar, Dr. Pol has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 35 years. Caring for more than 19,000 patients, Dr. Pol has seen it all. Specializing in large farm animals, Dr. Pol, his family and veterinary staff also care for animals of all shapes and sizes. Each week audiences will have a chance to understand the challenges and rewards of this fulfilling profession and learn that the work doesn't end at the clinic; Dr. Pol often takes his talents to the road by helping sick or injured animals on neighboring farms and ranches. With the added benefit of Dr. Pol's expert analysis and on-screen factoids, viewers will have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behavior of various domesticated animals and livestock. Unstoppable and unflappable, this Doc is a legend in the community and provides an entertaining view of the veterinary profession.
Other Matters (20 of 21) Response
Program Title Marty Stoffuer's Wild America (WTVY/GTVY/ETVY/WRGX filler)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday and Sunday (OTO filler)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The key educational objective of the program is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American continent, their interaction with other animals and their environment. Throughout the series emphasis will be placed on protecting endangered species and the impact that humans have while interacting in their environment.
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Program Title The Outdoorsman With Buck McNeely (WRGX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 5:00p-5:30p
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 is a family-oriented blend of international and domestic adventures combined with important environmental and conservation issues. The Outdoorsman focuses on the role that sportsmen play in overall game management programs. The program serves the educational needs of teens 13-16 years old by teaching them about ethics, respect for nature, and promoting an active, outdoor lifestyle.

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The undersigned certifies that he or she is (a) the party filing the Children's Television Programming, or an officer, director, member, partner, trustee, authorized employee, or other individual or duly elected or appointed official who is authorized to sign on behalf of the party filing the Children's Television Programming; or (b) an attorney qualified to practice before the Commission under 47 C.F.R. Section 1.23(a), who is authorized to represent the party filing the Children's Television Programming, and who further certifies that he or she has read the document; that to the best of his or her knowledge, information,and belief there is good ground to support it; and that it is not interposed for delay.

FAILURE TO SIGN THIS APPLICATION MAY RESULT IN DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION AND FORFEITURE OF ANY FEES PAID

Upon grant of this application, the Authorization Holder may be subject to certain construction or coverage requirements. Failure to meet the construction or coverage requirements will result in automatic cancellation of the Authorization. Consult appropriate FCC regulations to determine the construction or coverage requirements that apply to the type of Authorization requested in this application.

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS MADE ON THIS FORM OR ANY ATTACHMENTS ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. Code, Title 18, §1001) AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION AUTHORIZATION (U.S. Code, Title 47, §312(a)(1)), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. Code, Title 47, §503).

I certify that this application includes all required and relevant attachments. Yes
I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

Gina Strickland

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