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

FRN:
0024972390
File Number:
0000019903
Submit Date:
01/09/2017
Call Sign:
WKOW
Facility ID:
64545
City:
MADISON
State:
WI
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report Amendment
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/09/2017
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

WKOW LICENSE, LLC

Doing Business As: WKOW LICENSE, LLC

Bob Goessling

P.O. BOX 909

QUINCY, IL 62306

United States

+1 (217) 223-5100

bgoessling@wkow.com

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Stephen Hartzell

Brooks, Pierce et al.

1800

Raleigh, NC 27602

United States

+1 (919) 839-0300

shartzell@brookspierce.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network ABC,MeTV,Decades
Nielsen DMA Madison
Web Home Page Address www.wkow.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 4.12
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 336.0
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: 7.23
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(19)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 19) Response
Program Title Missing: Cold Cases E/I 27.3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30-12:00 PM CT
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. Missing is a half-hour reality series featuring actual cases of missing individuals, both adult and juvenile, from across the United States. The program includes tips and information to keep children safe.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 19) Response
Program Title Saved By the Bell (27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9 am, 9:30 am, 10 am, 10:30 am
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 say "no," the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 19) Response
Program Title Wonderful World E/I 27.3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30-11:00 AM CT
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. Wonderful World travels around the world to learn about different animal species and how they survive from deserts and rainforests to oceans.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 19) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30AM-11:00AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 2
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 IS A LIVE ACTION HALF HOUR TELEVISION PROGRAM DESIGNED TO MEET THE EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL NEEDS OF CHILDREN. PRODUCED FOR AGES 13 TO 16 THIS EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL PROGRAM IS HOSTED BY WILDLIFE EXPERT TIM FAULKNER. VIEWERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH AN EYE OPENING EXPERIENCE AS TIM, ANIMAL EXPERT AND WILDLIFE PARK OPERATIONS MANAGER, SHOWCASES THE BEAUTY AND WONDER OF THE NATURAL WORLD. AUDIENCES WILL BE BROUGHT CLOSER TO THE NATURAL WORLD AS TIM EXPLORES THE HABITATS AND ADVENTURES OF CREATURES OF ALL SIZES, INCLUDING A GIANT GALAPAGOS TORTOISE, A BABY WOMBAT, THE FLYING FOX, AND EVEN A NEWLY DISCOVERED SPECIES OF BIRDS.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 19) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue E/I (27.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00-9:30 AM CT
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 Rescue" is a weekly half-hour television series showcasing the heroic efforts of people helping animals. "Animal Rescue" cameras travel around the world capturing these dramatic rescues.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 19) Response
Program Title Rock the Park (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00AM-10:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
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. Rock the Park is a live action half hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. Hosts Jack Steward and Colton Smith come face to face with nature and some of the most awe inspiring places on earth.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 19) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30AM-9:00AM CT
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. Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin is hosted by Emmy award winning television host Jeff Corwin. In this weekly half-hour series, audiences embark on an epic journey, sailing aboard cruise ships to discover thrilling adventure experiences in remarkable port destinations. Each episode brings Jeff to a unique area of the world where he immerses audiences in its natural wonders. From mountain climbs to deep sea dives, helicopter rides and glacier treks, audiences join Jeff for the adventure of a lifetime, inspiring the explorer in all of us.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 19) Response
Program Title Beakman's World (27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7:00AM-7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. BEAKMANS WORLD FEATURES AN ECCENTRIC SCIENTIST AND HIS COMPANIONS USE EXPERIMENTS, INTERVIEWS, AND ANIMATION IN RESPONSE TO VIEWER QUESTIONS, IN ORDER TO ILLUSTRATE VARIOUS SCIENTIFIC CONCEPTS.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 19) Response
Program Title Beakman's World (27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7:30AM-8:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. BEAKMANS WORLD FEATURES AN ECCENTRIC SCIENTIST AND HIS COMPANIONS USE EXPERIMENTS, INTERVIEWS, AND ANIMATION IN RESPONSE TO VIEWER QUESTIONS, IN ORDER TO ILLUSTRATE VARIOUS SCIENTIFIC CONCEPTS.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 19) Response
Program Title Bill Nye, The Science Guy (27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 8:30AM-9:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. BILL NYE THE SCIENCE GUY BRINGS HIS LOVE OF SCIENCE TO KIDS OF ALL AGES AS HE TEACHES THEM THE BASICS OF ECOLOGY, CHEMISTRY, AND PHYSICS IN AN EASY TO UNDERSTAND YET ENTERTAINING MANNER.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 19) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue E/I 27.3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30-10:00 AM CT
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 Rescue" is a weekly half-hour television series showcasing the heroic efforts of people helping animals. "Animal Rescue" cameras travel around the world capturing these dramatic rescues. .
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 19) Response
Program Title Missing: Cold Cases E/I 27.3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00-11:30 AM CT
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. Missing is a half-hour reality series featuring actual cases of missing individuals, both adult and juvenile, from across the United States. The program includes tips and information to keep children safe.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 19) Response
Program Title Wonderful World E/I 27.3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00-10:30 AM CT
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. Wonderful World travels around the world to learn about different animal species and how they survive from deserts and rainforests to oceans.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 19) Response
Program Title Jack Hannah's Wild Countdown (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00AM-8:30AM CT
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. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hannah, brings the viewer face-to-face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten 'fastest animals in Africa,''tallest insects,' 'biggest eaters,' smartest birds'...Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom in Jack Hannah's Wild Countdown.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 19) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00AM-9:30AM CT
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 half-hour weekly series, Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and - in many instances - release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real-life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 19) Response
Program Title Jack Hannah Into the Wild (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:30AM-12:00PM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This series is based around Jack traveling the world with his friends and family, taking the viewer to his favorite destinations and introducing them to new and amazing creatures each week. Throughout Jack's travels he raises awareness of different cultures, geography and spectacular animals and animals facts, while teaching children the importance of stewardship of our environment through his documented donations to conservation efforts worldwide.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 19) Response
Program Title Bill Nye, The Science Guy (27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 8:00AM-8:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. BILL NYE THE SCIENCE GUY BRINGS HIS LOVE OF SCIENCE TO KIDS OF ALL AGES AS HE TEACHES THEM THE BASICS OF ECOLOGY, CHEMISTRY, AND PHYSICS IN AN EASY TO UNDERSTAND YET ENTERTAINING MANNER.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 19) Response
Program Title Into the Outdoors (27.1)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:00AM-11:30AM CT
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 7 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. What children's program takes kids all the way from standing tree to finished paper? What kids' show invites viewers to undertand not only the "you should do it" but the "why" behind energy conservation? What boy and girl oriented onscreen entertainment acutally enlightens just as much as it entertains? Into the Outdoors. Watching an episode of Into the Outdoors makes kids want to get up and go outside to explore, discover, understand and enjoy the natural world first hand. Part science lesson, part travelogue, part exploration of the ooeey, gooey and gross, Into the Outdoors has achieved its award winning success by serving up stories that captivate kids.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 19) Response
Program Title Wildlife Docs (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30AM-10:00AM CT
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 Wildlife Docs will follow the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and information program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of our Veterinary Team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety, and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care!
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 2) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sundays 6:30AM-7:00AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. TWO INTREPID YOUNG REPORTERS, WITH THE HELP OF A SKEPTICAL MAGICIAN AND SCIENTIST, EXPLORE SOME OFTHE WORLDS GREATEST MYSTERIES AND MYTHS. COMBINING ONSITE REPORTING AND EXCITING ADVENTURES. MYSTERY HUNTERS USE SCIENCE AND REASONING TO TRY TO UNCOVER THE TRUTH.
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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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2 of 2) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sundays 6:00AM-6:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. TWO INTREPID YOUNG REPORTERS, WITH THE HELP OF A SKEPTICAL MAGICIAN AND SCIENTIST, EXPLORE SOME OFTHE WORLDS GREATEST MYSTERIES AND MYTHS. COMBINING ONSITE REPORTING AND EXCITING ADVENTURES. MYSTERY HUNTERS USE SCIENCE AND REASONING TO TRY TO UNCOVER THE TRUTH.
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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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 Bob Goessling
Address 5727 Tokay Blvd
City Madison
State WI
Zip 53719
Telephone Number (608) 661-2770
Email Address bgoessling@wkow.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. ONE OR MORE EPISODES OF CHILDRENS PROGRAMMING THAT WAS PREEMPTED DURING THE QUARTER WAS NOT RESCHEDULED. THE DIGITAL CORE PROGAMMING SUMMARY SECTION OF THIS REPORT WOULD NOT PERMIT THE STATION TO INCLUDE PREEMPTION REPORTS FOR SUCH UNRESCHEDULED PREEMPTIONS, AND FCC STAFF HAS ADVISED THAT NO PREEMPTION REPORT FOR SUCH UNRESCHEDULED EPISODES IS NECESSARY. 4TH QUARTER CHILDRENS REPORT OCTOBER BADGER BASH SPONSORED BY WKOW OCT-NOV BEFEORE EVERY BADGER HOME GAME, JOIN WKOW AT UNION SOUTH TO CELEBRATE WITH BUCKY BADGER. STOP BY THE WKOW BOOTH TO WIN GREAT PRIZES AND MEET OUR ANCHORS. UNITED WAY FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN OCT-NOV THE UNITED WAY WORKS TO CARRY OUT THE MISSION OF BUILDING A STRONG COMMUNITY FOR EVERYONE LIVING IN DANE COUNTY. WKOW HAD A TWO MONTH LONG FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN FOR THE UNITED WAY AND RAISED THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS TO HELP FAMILIES IN OUR COMMUNITY. AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION HEART WALK OCTOBER 10 THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION IS THE LARGEST VOLUNTARY HEALTH ORGANIZATION WORKING TO PREVENT TREAT AND DEFEAT HEART DISEASE STROKE AND OTHER CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES. WKOW HELPED RAISE OVER 300,000 DOLLARS BY SPONSORING THE HEART WALK. WALK TO END ALZHEIMERS OCTOBER 2 ALL FUNDS RAISED AT THE WALK GO TO FURTHER CARE AND SUPPORT FOR FAMILIES AND RESEARCH EFFORTS OF THE ALZHEIMERS ASSOCIATION. HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE OF ALL AGE PARTICIPATE IN THE WALK. WKOWS SPONSORSHIP HELPED RAISE OVER 140,000 DOLLARS. SALVATION ARMY LIPSYNC BATTLE OCTOBER 6 SPONSORED BY WKOW THIS FIRST TIME EVENT RAISED MONEY FOR THE SALVATION ARMY TO HELP FEED CLOTHE COMFORT CARE FOR THE NEEDY. THE SALVATION ARMY MISSION INCLUDES FOOD DISTRIBUTION DISASTER RELIEF ANTI-HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND A WEALTH OF CHILDRENS PROGRAMS ALDO LEOPOLD NATURE CENTER PIPERS IN THE PRAIRIE SPONSORED BY WKOW OCT 8 THE THIRTEENTH ANNUAL PIPERS IN THE PRAIRIE FUNDRAISING GALA INCLUDED BONFIRES BAGPIPERS AND DELICIOUS FOOD. ALL PROCEEDS BENEFIT CHILDRENS PROGRAMS AT THE NATURE CENTER. FALL FEST SPONSORED BY WKOW OCT 28 FALL FEST CELEBRATES THE SEASON AT AN OUTDOOR FAMILY FESTIVAL AT THE ALDO LEOPLOLD NATURE CENTER. THIS YEARS THEME CREATURES IN THE NIGHT FEATURED A NIGHT FULL OF SPOOKY ACTIVITIES EVEN THE YOUNGEST TOT OT TWEEN WOULD ENJOY. NOVEMBER TOYS FOR TOTS SPONSORED BY WKOW NOV-DEC VIEWERS ARE INVITED TO DROP OFF A NEW UNWRAPPED TOY TO HELP OVER 12,000 CHILDREN IN DANE COUNTY. WKOW PARTNERED WITH THE MARINE CORP RESERVE AND THE SALVATION ARMY TO COLLECT OVER 60,000 TOYS AND 20,000 DOLLARS. MARCH OF DOMES SIGNATURE CHEFS AUCTION SPONSORED BY WKOW NOV10 PROMINENT AREA CHEFS PREPARED DELICIOUS MEALS TO HELP RAISE MONEY FOR THE MARCH OF DIMES, TO HELP PREVENT BIRTH DEFECTS PREMATURE BIRTH INFANT AND INFANT MORTALITY. HOLIDAY FANTASY IN LIGHTS NOV-DEC SPONSORED BY WKOW A SPECTACULAR HOLIDAY LIGHT DOISPLAY AT OLIN PARK HELPS RAISE FUNDS FOR SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK AND MANY OTHER LOCAL CHARITIES. DECEMBER JINGLE BELL RUN WALK SPONSORED BY WKOW DEC 10 THE JINGLE BELL RUN WALK FOR ARTHRITIS IS A FUN AND FESTIVE WAY TO HELP OTHERS. PARTICIPANTS ARE INVITED TO WEAR HOLIDAY THEMED COSTUMES AND RUN OR WALK A 5 OR 10 KILOMETER ROUTE TO RAISE FUNDS TO HELP FIGHT ARTHRITIS THE NATIONS LEADING CAUSE OF DISABILITY. SALVATION ARMY BELL RINGERS DEC 15 WKOW EMPLOYEES WERE BELL RINGERS FOR THE ENTIRE DAY. VIEWERS STOPPED BY OUR LOCATION AND MADE DONATIONS TO THE SALVATION ARMY WITH DONATIONS GOING TO THE SALVATION ARMY. OVER 2000 DOLLARS WAS RAISED IN ONE DAY. KIDS SKI FREE AT CASCADE SPONSORED BY WKOW DEC 17 18 WKOW OFFERED FREE LIFT TICKETS TO ALL WKOW VIEWERS WHO TO BE USED ON OUR FREE SKI WEEKEND. THOUSANDS OF PARENTS AND THEIR CHILDREN TOOK PART IN THIS FUN EVENT. AMERICAN RED CROSS HOLIDAY BLOOD DRIVE DEC 23 WKOW SPONSORED THE HOLIDAY BLOOD DRIVE. BLOOD DFONATIONS ARE DOWN DURINGTHE HOLIDAYS AND OUR ONE DAY PROMOTION RESULTED IN OVER 900 PINTS OF BLOOD BEING DONATED

Other Matters (22)

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Other Matters (1 of 22) Response
Program Title Wonderful World E/I 27.3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00-10:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. Wonderful World travels around the world to learn about different animal species and how they survive from deserts and rainforests to oceans.
Other Matters (2 of 22) Response
Program Title Wonderful World E/I 27.3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30-11:00 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. Wonderful World travels around the world to learn about different animal species and how they survive from deserts and rainforests to oceans.
Other Matters (3 of 22) Response
Program Title Rock the Park (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00AM-10:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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 is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. Hosts Jack Steward and Colton Smith come face to face with nature and some of the most awe inspiring places on earth.
Other Matters (4 of 22) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell (27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:00AM-10:30AM CT
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. School's in session and the kids of Bayside High are back in class on MeTV! Saved by the Bell is the 1989-1993 teen classic that follows the exploits of Zack (the cool trouble maker), Kelly (the All-Americn girl), Slater (the kindhearted jock), Jessie (the brain), Screech (the nerd), Lisa (the fashionable one) and Principal Belding. Revered by a generation, it's a good-time get-together that isn't afraid to tackle the occasional serious and teen-relevant subject.
Other Matters (5 of 22) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30AM-11:00AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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 IS A LIVE ACTION HALF HOUR TELEVISION PROGRAM DESIGNED TO MEET THE EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL NEEDS OF CHILDREN. PRODUCED FOR AGES 13 TO 16 THIS EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL PROGRAM IS HOSTED BY WILDLIFE EXPERT TIM FAULKNER. VIEWERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH AN EYE OPENING EXPERIENCE AS TIM, ANIMAL EXPERT AND WILDLIFE PARK OPERATIONS MANAGER, SHOWCASES THE BEAUTY AND WONDER OF THE NATURAL WORLD. AUDIENCES WILL BE BROUGHT CLOSER TO THE NATURAL WORLD AS TIM EXPLORES THE HABITATS AND ADVENTURES OF CREATURES OF ALL SIZES, INCLUDING A GIANT GALAPAGOS TORTOISE, A BABY WOMBAT, THE FLYING FOX, AND EVEN A NEWLY DISCOVERED SPECIES OF BIRDS.
Other Matters (6 of 22) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue E/I 27.3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00-9:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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 television series showcasing the heroic efforts of people helping animals. "Animal Rescue" cameras travel around the world capturing these dramatic rescues.
Other Matters (7 of 22) Response
Program Title Jack Hannah's Wild Countdown (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00AM-8:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hannah, brings the viewer face-to-face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten 'fastest animals in Africa,' 'tallest insects,' 'biggest eaters,' smartest birds'...Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom in Jack Hannah's Wild Countdown.
Other Matters (8 of 22) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue E/I 27.3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30-10:00 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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 television series showcasing the heroic efforts of people helping animals. "Animal Rescue" cameras travel around the world capturing these dramatic rescues.
Other Matters (9 of 22) Response
Program Title Beakman's World (27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7:30AM-8:00AM
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. BEAKMANS WORLD FEATURES AN ECCENTRIC SCIENTIST AND HIS COMPANIONS USE EXPERIMENTS, INTERVIEWS, AND ANIMATION IN RESPONSE TO VIEWER QUESTIONS, IN ORDER TO ILLUSTRATE VARIOUS SCIENTIFIC CONCEPTS.
Other Matters (10 of 22) Response
Program Title Missing: Cold Cases E/I 27.3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30-12:00 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Missing is a half-hour reality series featuring actual cases of missing individuals, both adult and juvenile, from across the United States. The program includes tips and information to keep children safe.
Other Matters (11 of 22) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell (27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:30AM-10:00AM CT
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. School's in session and the kids of Bayside High are back in class on MeTV! Saved by the Bell is the 1989-1993 teen classic that follows the exploits of Zack (the cool trouble maker), Kelly (the All-Americn girl), Slater (the kindhearted jock), Jessie (the brain), Screech (the nerd), Lisa (the fashionable one) and Principal Belding. Revered by a generation, it's a good-time get-together that isn't afraid to tackle the occasional serious and teen-relevant subject.
Other Matters (12 of 22) Response
Program Title Missing: Cold Cases E/I 27.3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00-11:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Missing is a half-hour reality series featuring actual cases of missing individuals, both adult and juvenile, from across the United States. The program includes tips and information to keep children safe.
Other Matters (13 of 22) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell (27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:30AM-11:00AM CT
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. School's in session and the kids of Bayside High are back in class on MeTV! Saved by the Bell is the 1989-1993 teen classic that follows the exploits of Zack (the cool trouble maker), Kelly (the All-Americn girl), Slater (the kindhearted jock), Jessie (the brain), Screech (the nerd), Lisa (the fashionable one) and Principal Belding. Revered by a generation, it's a good-time get-together that isn't afraid to tackle the occasional serious and teen-relevant subject.
Other Matters (14 of 22) Response
Program Title Bill Nye, The Science Guy (27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 8:00AM-8:30AM
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. BILL NYE THE SCIENCE GUY BRINGS HIS LOVE OF SCIENCE TO KIDS OF ALL AGES AS HE TEACHES THEM THE BASICS OF ECOLOGY, CHEMISTRY, AND PHYSICS IN AN EASY TO UNDERSTAND YET ENTERTAINING MANNER.
Other Matters (15 of 22) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30AM-10:00AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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 Wildlife Docs will follow the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and information program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of our Veterinary Team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety, and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care!
Other Matters (16 of 22) Response
Program Title Bill Nye, The Science Guy
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 8:30AM-9:00AM
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. BILL NYE THE SCIENCE GUY BRINGS HIS LOVE OF SCIENCE TO KIDS OF ALL AGES AS HE TEACHES THEM THE BASICS OF ECOLOGY, CHEMISTRY, AND PHYSICS IN AN EASY TO UNDERSTAND YET ENTERTAINING MANNER.
Other Matters (17 of 22) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00AM-9:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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 half-hour weekly series, Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and - in many instances - release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real-life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
Other Matters (18 of 22) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell (27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:00AM- 9:30AM CT
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. School's in session and the kids of Bayside High are back in class on MeTV! Saved by the Bell is the 1989-1993 teen classic that follows the exploits of Zack (the cool trouble maker), Kelly (the All-Americn girl), Slater (the kindhearted jock), Jessie (the brain), Screech (the nerd), Lisa (the fashionable one) and Principal Belding. Revered by a generation, it's a good-time get-together that isn't afraid to tackle the occasional serious and teen-relevant subject.
Other Matters (19 of 22) Response
Program Title Jack Hannah Into the Wild (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:30AM-12:00 PM CT
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 series is based around Jack traveling the world with his friends and family, taking the viewer to his favorite destinations and introducing them to new and amazing creatures each week. Throughout Jack's travels he raises awareness of different cultures, geography and spectacular animals and animals facts, while teaching children the importance of stewardship of our environment through his documented donations to conservation efforts worldwide.
Other Matters (20 of 22) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30AM-9:00AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin is hosted by Emmy award winning television host Jeff Corwin. In this weekly half-hour series, audiences embark on an epic journey, sailing aboard cruise ships to discover thrilling adventure experiences in remarkable port destinations. Each episode brings Jeff to a unique area of the world where he immerses audiences in its natural wonders. From mountain climbs to deep sea dives, helicopter rides and glacier treks, audiences join Jeff for the adventure of a lifetime, inspiring the explorer in all of us.
Other Matters (21 of 22) Response
Program Title Into the Outdoors (27.1)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:00AM-11:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. What children's program takes kids all the way from standing tree to finished paper? What kids' show invites viewers to undertand not only the "you should do it" but the "why" behind energy conservation? What boy and girl oriented onscreen entertainment acutally enlightens just as much as it entertains? Into the Outdoors. Watching an episode of Into the Outdoors makes kids want to get up and go outside to explore, discover, understand and enjoy the natural world first hand. Part science lesson, part travelogue, part exploration of the ooeey, gooey and gross, Into the Outdoors has achieved its award winning success by serving up stories that captivate kids.
Other Matters (22 of 22) Response
Program Title Beakman's World (27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7:00AM-7:30AM
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. BEAKMANS WORLD FEATURES AN ECCENTRIC SCIENTIST AND HIS COMPANIONS USE EXPERIMENTS, INTERVIEWS, AND ANIMATION IN RESPONSE TO VIEWER QUESTIONS, IN ORDER TO ILLUSTRATE VARIOUS SCIENTIFIC CONCEPTS.

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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.

Robert Goessling

Program Manager WKOW TElevision Inc.


01/09/2017

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