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

FRN:
0001961713
File Number:
0000019938
Submit Date:
01/06/2017
Call Sign:
WRAL-TV
Facility ID:
8688
City:
RALEIGH
State:
NC
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? No

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.

Doing Business As: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.

Vernessa L. Hoffman

2619 WESTERN BLVD

RALEIGH, NC 27606

United States

+1 (919) 821-8730

vhoffman@cbc-raleigh.com

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

DAVID A O'CONNOR

Legal Counsel

WILKINSON BARKER KNAUER, LLP

1800 M STREET, N.W.

SUITE 800N

WASHINGTON, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 783-4141

DOCONNOR@WBKLAW.COM

Legal Representative

PETER A SOCKETT

DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING OPERATIONS

CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.

PETER A. SOCKETT

WRAL-TV

2619 WESTERN BLVD

RALEIGH, NC 27606

United States

+1 (919) 821-8573

PSOCKETT@WRAL.COM

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network NBC
Nielsen DMA Raleigh-Durham (Fayetvlle)
Web Home Page Address www.wral.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 168.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 4.0
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(18)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 18) Response
Program Title NATURALLY, DANNY SEO (WRAL Channel 5.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 12:30-1pm EST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired 8
Number of Preemptions 4
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 4
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 4
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
List date and time rescheduled 10/22/2016 09:30 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 2016-10-23
Episode # episode 104
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Naturally, Danny Seo
List date and time rescheduled 12/18/2016 01:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-10-02
Episode # episode 101
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Naturally, Danny Seo
List date and time rescheduled 11/13/2016 01:00 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 2016-10-30
Episode # episode 105
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Naturally, Danny Seo
List date and time rescheduled 11/27/2016 01:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-10-09
Episode # episode 102
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (2 of 18) Response
Program Title WILDERNESS VET (WRAL Channel 5.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30-11am EST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 3
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
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
List date and time rescheduled 11/05/2016 01:00 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 2016-11-05
Episode # episode 106
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Wilderness Vet
List date and time rescheduled 10/01/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-10-01
Episode # episode 101
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Wilderness Vet
List date and time rescheduled 11/27/2016 01:00 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 2016-11-19
Episode # episode 108
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (3 of 18) Response
Program Title Journey with Dylan Dreyer (WRAL Channel 5.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 11-11:30am EST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired 6
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 2
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. 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.
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
List date and time rescheduled 12/11/2016 01:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-10-02
Episode # episode 101
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Journey with Dylan Dreyer
List date and time rescheduled 12/18/2016 01:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-10-09
Episode # episode 102
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (4 of 18) Response
Program Title NATURALLY, DANNY SEO (WRAL Channel 5.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 12-12:30pm EST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
Total times aired 1
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. 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 Core Program (5 of 18) Response
Program Title SAFARI I (WRAL Channel 5.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 12n - 12:30pm EST
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. SAFARI provides core programming in the areas of global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preservation. Emmy award-winning host and wildlife expert John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring the viewers face to face with some of the planet's most interesting animals. SAFARI offers a dynamic television experience for teens - with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. Various age-appropriate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in-depth and thoughtful explanations.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 18) Response
Program Title BRAIN GAME (WRAL Channel 5.1)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11am-11:30am EST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 3
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
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. Brain Game is a locally-produced academic trivia program featuring ninth and tenth grade students competing in a weekly competition. This show challenges students' knowledge in the areas of math, science, history, public affairs/current events, and the arts. The nine highest scoring teams compete in a televised year-end playoff tournament. 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 Brain Game
List date and time rescheduled 10/22/2016 07:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-10-01
Episode # episode 24
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Brain Game
List date and time rescheduled 11/05/2016 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 2016-11-05
Episode # episode 22
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Brain Game
List date and time rescheduled 11/20/2016 01:00 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 2016-11-19
Episode # episode 24
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (7 of 18) Response
Program Title SMART START KIDS (WRAL Channel 5.1)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30am-12n EST (aired 10/8 ep. 58, 10/15 ep. 21, 10/22 ep. 62, 10/29 ep. 63, 11/5 ep. 64, 11/12 ep. 65, 11/26 ep. 56, 11/27 ep. 45, 11/27 ep. 61, 12/3 ep. 51, 12/10 ep. 52, 12/17 ep. 59, 12/24 ep. 69, 12/31 ep. 71
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 2
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Smart Start Kids is a locally-produced, award-winning children's television program where preschoolers are the "stars" of the show. Produced in a magazine-style format, the children interact with show host "Willa" and travel to fun, educational places across the state of North Carolina. Together, they experience trips to new geographical locations, learn from hands-on activities, and create their own memorable stories and music. Children viewers can also participate from home or a childcare center by calling the Smart Start toll-free phone number and sharing their own exciting, personal stories such as a first trip to the beach or the arrival of a new puppy. This toll-free phone number provides access for all North Carolina children. 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 Smart Start Kids
List date and time rescheduled 11/27/2016 02:30 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 # episode 61
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Smart Start Kids
List date and time rescheduled 11/27/2016 02:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-11-19
Episode # episode 45
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (8 of 18) Response
Program Title THE VOYAGER WITH JOSH GARCIA (WRAL Channel 5.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10-10:30 am EST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 3
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
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 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
List date and time rescheduled 11/05/2016 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 2016-11-05
Episode # episode 106
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program The Voyager with Josh Garcia
List date and time rescheduled 11/27/2016 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 2016-11-19
Episode # episode 108
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program The Voyager with Josh Garcia
List date and time rescheduled 10/01/2016 08:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-10-01
Episode # episode 101
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (9 of 18) Response
Program Title SAFARI II (WRAL Channel 5.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 12:30pm - 1pm EST
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. SAFARI provides core programming in the areas of global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preservation. Emmy award-winning host and wildlife expert John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring the viewers face to face with some of the planet's most interesting animals. SAFARI offers a dynamic television experience for teens - with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. Various age-appropriate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in-depth and thoughtful explanations.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 18) Response
Program Title SO YOU WANT TO BE I (WRAL Channel 5.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10am - 10:30am EST
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. "So You Want To Be" features teens learning about a wide variety of jobs and career paths as well as what it takes to get ahead in the working world. 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 (11 of 18) Response
Program Title ANIMAL RESCUE (WRAL Channel 5.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 9:30am - 10am EST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Rescue is a weekly half-hour reality series showcasing spectacular rescues of all types of animals. The program also instructs children on the proper care of animals and provides safety tips on how to care for all kinds of creatures in the animal kingdom. The show is aimed at children and families who want to learn about animal treatment, care & protection. 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 Animal Rescue
List date and time rescheduled 10/23/2016 08:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-10-09
Episode # episode ANRA2006
Reason for Preemption Non-breaking News
Digital Core Program (12 of 18) Response
Program Title JOURNEY WITH DYLAN DREYER (WRAL Channel 5.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 11:30am-12n EST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
Total times aired 1
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. 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 18) Response
Program Title TOMORROW TODAY I (WRAL Channel 5.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 11am - 11:30am EST
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. "Tomorrow Today" features teens learning about the latest advances in science and 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 (14 of 18) Response
Program Title SMART START KIDS (WRAL Channel 5.2)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 9am - 9:30am EST (aired 10/2 ep. 60, 10/16 ep. 58, 10/23 ep. 21, 10/23 ep. 61, 10/30 ep. 62, 11/6 ep. 63, 11/13 ep. 64, 11/20 ep. 65, 11/27 ep. 66, 12/4 ep. 56, 12/11 ep. 51, 12/18 ep. 52, 12/25 ep. 59
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Smart Start Kids is a locally-produced, award-winning children's television program where preschoolers are the "stars" of the show. Produced in a magazine-style format, the children interact with show host "Willa" and travel to fun, educational places across the state of North Carolina. Together, they experience trips to new geographical locations, learn from hands-on activities, and create their own memorable stories and music. Children viewers can also participate from home or a childcare center by calling the Smart Start toll-free phone number and sharing their own exciting, personal stories such as a first trip to the beach or the arrival of a new puppy. This toll-free phone number provides access for all North Carolina children. 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 Smart Start Kids
List date and time rescheduled 10/23/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-10-09
Episode # episode 61
Reason for Preemption Non-breaking News
Digital Core Program (15 of 18) Response
Program Title SO YOU WANT TO BE II (WRAL Channel 5.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10:30am - 11am EST
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. "So You Want To Be" features teens learning about a wide variety of jobs and career paths as well as what it takes to get ahead in the working world. 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 (16 of 18) Response
Program Title TOMORROW TODAY II (WRAL Channel 5.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 11:30am - 12n EST
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. "Tomorrow Today" features teens learning about the latest advances in science and 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 (17 of 18) Response
Program Title JOURNEY WITH DYLAN DREYER (WRAL Channel 5.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 12-12:30pm EST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
Total times aired 6
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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.
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
List date and time rescheduled 10/29/2016 09:30 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 2016-10-30
Episode # episode 105
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (18 of 18) Response
Program Title NATURALLY, DANNY SEO (WRAL Channel 5.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 11:30am-12n EST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired 4
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. 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

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Loretta Harper-Arnold
Address PO Box 12000
City Raleigh
State NC
Zip 27605
Telephone Number (919) 821-8652
Email Address lharper@wral.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. Details regarding preemptions: The following core children's programs on WRAL Channel 5.1 were preempted and rescheduled due the airing of The WRAL Raleigh Christmas Parade (11/19) and the Fayetteville Veterans Day Parade (11/5). The reason provided for these preemptions was "Other" -- Brain Game, Smart Start Kids, The Voyager with Josh Garcia and Wilderness Vet. As also reflected in this report, two core children's programs on WRAL Channel 5.1 aired in multiple time slots this quarter due to programming scheduling changes: Journey with Dylan Dreyer and Naturally, Danny Seo. In all instances of programming schedule changes, WRAL provided advance notification to the public. WRAL seeks to positively influence the lives of our younger audience through station tours, routine school visits, station talent involvement at family-friendly events, and donated PSA production and/or airtime. Below is a detailed accounting of the station's efforts this quarter: Station tours were conducted for 130 school-age children and station-supported events benefiting children and their families included: Walk for Hope 5K Walk/Run (Oct 9), NC State Fair ( Oct 13 - 23), Fayetteville Veteran's Day Parade (Nov 5), WRAL's Annual Coats for the Children Campaign (Nov 19 - Dec 31), The WRAL Raleigh Christmas Parade (Nov 19), A Dickens Holiday/Fayetteville Arts Council (Nov 25), The Nutcracker/Carolina Ballet (mid Nov - Dec 23), Fayetteville Christmas Parade (Dec 10), and First Night Raleigh New Year's Eve Celebration (Dec 31). WRAL-TV also aired public service announcements in the interest of children during our core children's programming block on WRAL Channel 5.1 and 5.2. The estimated value of these announcements was $61,040.

Other Matters (14)

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Other Matters (1 of 14) Response
Program Title SMART START KIDS (WRAL Channel 5.2)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday,9-9:30am EST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Smart Start Kids is a locally-produced, award-winning children's television program where preschoolers are the "stars" of the show. Produced in a magazine-style format, the children interact with show host "Willa" and travel to fun, educational places across the state of North Carolina. Together, they experience trips to new geographical locations, learn from hands-on activities, and create their own memorable stories and music. Children viewers can also participate from home or a childcare center by calling the Smart Start toll-free phone number and sharing their own exciting, personal stories such as a first trip to the beach or the arrival of a new puppy. This toll-free phone number provides access for all North Carolina children. 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 (2 of 14) Response
Program Title ANIMAL RESCUE (WRAL Channel 5.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 9:30am-10am EST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Rescue is a weekly half-hour reality series showcasing spectacular rescues of all types of animals. The series focuses on the dedicated people around the world who help sick, injured or abused animals. The program also instructs children on the proper care of animals and provides safety tips on how to care for all kinds of creatures in the animal kingdom. The show is aimed at children and families who want to learn about animal treatment, care & protection. 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 (3 of 14) Response
Program Title JOURNEY WITH DYLAN DREYER (WRAL Channel 5.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 11-11:30pm EST
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, Journey with 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 explain why.
Other Matters (4 of 14) Response
Program Title THE VOYAGER WITH JOSH GARCIA (WRAL CHANNEL 5.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:00am - 10:30am EST
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 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.
Other Matters (5 of 14) Response
Program Title TOMORROW TODAY II (WRAL CHANNEL 5.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 11:30am-12n EST
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. "Tomorrow Today" features teens learning about the latest advances in science and 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 (6 of 14) Response
Program Title WILDERNESS VET (WRAL Channel 5.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30am - 11am EST
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. Wilderness Vet hosted by renown veterinarian Dr. Michelle Oakely, 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 (7 of 14) Response
Program Title SO YOU WANT TO BE I (WRAL CHANNEL 5.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10:00am-10:30am EST
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. "So You Want To Be" features teens learning about a wide variety of jobs and career paths as well as what it takes to get ahead in the working world. 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 (8 of 14) Response
Program Title SAFARI II (WRAL CHANNEL 5.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 12:30pm-1pm EST
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. SAFARI provides core programming in the areas of global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preservation. Emmy award-winning host and wildlife expert John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring the viewers face to face with some of the planet's most interesting animals. SAFARI offers a dynamic television experience for teens - with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. Various age-appropriate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in-depth and thoughtful explanations.
Other Matters (9 of 14) Response
Program Title SAFARI I (WRAL CHANNEL 5.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 12n-12:30pm EST
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. SAFARI provides core programming in the areas of global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preservation. Emmy award-winning host and wildlife expert John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring the viewers face to face with some of the planet's most interesting animals. SAFARI offers a dynamic television experience for teens - with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. Various age-appropriate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in-depth and thoughtful explanations.
Other Matters (10 of 14) Response
Program Title SO YOU WANT TO BE II (WRAL CHANNEL 5.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10:30am-11:00am EST
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. "So You Want To Be" features teens learning about a wide variety of jobs and career paths as well as what it takes to get ahead in the working world. 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 (11 of 14) Response
Program Title SMART START KIDS (WRAL Channel 5.1)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30-12n EST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Smart Start Kids is a locally-produced, award-winning children's television program where preschoolers are the "stars" of the show. Produced in a magazine-style format, the children interact with show host "Willa" and travel to fun, educational places across the state of North Carolina. Together, they experience trips to new geographical locations, learn from hands-on activities, and create their own memorable stories and music. Children viewers can also participate from home or a childcare center by calling the Smart Start toll-free phone number and sharing their own exciting, personal stories such as a first trip to the beach or the arrival of a new puppy. This toll-free phone number provides access for all North Carolina children. 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 (12 of 14) Response
Program Title BRAIN GAME (WRAL Channel 5.1)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11am-11:30am EST
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. Brain Game is a locally-produced academic trivia program featuring ninth and tenth grade students competing in a weekly competition. This show challenges students' knowledge in the areas of math, science, history, public affairs/current events, and the arts. The nine highest scoring teams compete in a televised year-end playoff tournament. 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 14) Response
Program Title NATURALLY, DANNY SEO (WRAL Channel 5.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 11:30-12n EST
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. 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.
Other Matters (14 of 14) Response
Program Title TOMORROW TODAY I (WRAL CHANNEL 5.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 11:00am-11:30am EST
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. "Tomorrow Today" features teens learning about the latest advances in science and 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.

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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.

Loretta Harper-Arnold

Corporate/TV Community Relations Director


01/06/2017

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