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September 2014
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0024469108
File Number:
0000020472
Submit Date:
01/09/2017
Call Sign:
WSWG
Facility ID:
28155
City:
VALDOSTA
State:
GA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
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

GRAY TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC

Doing Business As: GRAY TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC

David Doll

415 Pine Avenue

Suite 100

Albany, GA 31701

United States

+1 (850) 907-2102

david.doll@wctv.tv

Company

Contact Representatives (3)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Christopher Cantrell

CHIEF ENGINEER

GRAY TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC

Christopher Cantrell

109 West Central Ave

Valdosta, GA 31601

United States

+1 (850) 893-6666

christopher.cantrell@wctv.tv

Technical Representative

David Ramsden Doll

Programming and Public Service Coordinator

Gray Television

david doll

1801 halstead blvd

Tallahassee, FL 32309

United States

+1 (850) 907-2102

d_doll@comcast.net

Programming Coordinator

JOAN STEWART

WILEY REIN & FIELDING, LLP

1776 K STREET, N.W.

WASHINGTON, DC 20006

United States

+1 (202) 719-7438

JSTEWART@WRF.COM

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CBS
Nielsen DMA Albany GA
Web Home Page Address www.wswg.tv

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 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: 8.0
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(13)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 13) Response
Program Title MYSTERY HUNTERS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled ESWG Sunday at 7am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
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. Mystery Hunter is an excellent example of a children program that is innovative and empowering. Through critical observation, analytical thinking, and scientific testing. The series encourages children to question theworld around them. through both the travel aspect and investigation, Mystery Hunters Araya and Christina delve into tales that have baffled people throughout the ages. The educational properties use visual and aural clues to help teach children cognitive reasoning and problem solving.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 13) Response
Program Title THE INSPECTORS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled WSWG SUNDAY AT 7AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THE INSPECTORS is a scripted dramatic series inspired by compelling real-life cases handled by the United States Postal Inspection Service. In the series, Preston Wainwright, a determined teenage boy who is thriving after being paralyzed in a car accident, works as an intern at the U.S. Postal Inspector's lab assisting his U.S. Postal Inspector mom, Amanda, in solving crimes that deal with everything from internet scams, identity and mail theft, to consumer fraud. The program strives to educate young people about making the right choices in their daily lives, encourages open communication between teens and parents and includes positive messaging regarding living with disabilities, overcoming challenges, beating the odds and the power of perseverance. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 13) Response
Program Title Dr Chris Pet Vet
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled WSWG Saturday 7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Chronicling the adventures of Dr. Chris Brown, DR. CHRIS PET VET allows viewers unique insight into the life of one of the world's busiest vets and the animals that he treats. For those animals that require specialist services, Dr. Chris calls on his good friend and colleague Dr. Lisa Chimes, who works at a small animal specialist hospital. The show usually consists of three segments, following the doctor as he treats various animals that are in trouble and offering the viewer opportunities to understand the challenges a veterinarian daily faces. The series focuses on how the doctor investigates the individual problem and tries to develop solutions that on the surface would seem confounding to the viewer. As such the show not only offers a view into careers in and responsibility for taking care of pets, but also into problem solving strategies and behaviors. 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 (4 of 13) Response
Program Title Bill Nye the Science Guy
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled ESWG Sunday at 9am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
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. Renowned educator Bill Nye describes an array of Science and Natural Sciences to the Core Gae group of 13 to 16 with flair and entertainment. Meets the Requirements of core programming for this age group
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 13) Response
Program Title Beakman's World
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled ESWG Sunday at 8am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
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. Beakman's World serves quirky Science to children 13 to 16 and meets the core programming requirement for this age group. a Non traditional source providing non traditional answers to science and environment designed to appeal to this age group
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 13) Response
Program Title Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled WSWG Saturday at 12noon
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 5
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 5
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 5
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program offers teens an opportunity to view everyday people - regardless of age, sex, occupation or education - stepping forward and acting in a socially responsible and moral fashion when faced with crises and moral dilemmas. In a candid camera-type format, individuals are placed in situations that cause them to demonstrate acts of kindness and generosity, stand up for diversity, shield others from bullies, and embrace friendships. In addition, the program includes segments that focus on overcoming ones fears, as well as rewarding individuals for their unselfish kindness and community service. The program seeks to encourage young viewers to increase their sensitivity and awareness, in order to refine their own moral compass. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Chicken Soup for the Hidden Soul
List date and time rescheduled 11/19/0016 01:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 0016-11-05
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Chicken Soup for the Hidden Soul
List date and time rescheduled 12/25/0016 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 0016-12-17
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Chicken Soup for the Hidden Soul
List date and time rescheduled 01/09/2017 11:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 0016-11-12
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Chicken Soup for the Hidden Soul
List date and time rescheduled 01/09/2017 11:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 0016-12-10
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Chicken Soup for the Hidden Soul
List date and time rescheduled 12/25/0016 11:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 0016-12-24
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (7 of 13) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled ESWG Sunday at 10am
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. Save by the bell helps teens develop strong social skills in a entertaining and comical way. Meets the requirements of E/I and Core programming for Teens 13 to 16.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 13) Response
Program Title CALLING DR. POL
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled GSWG SATURDAY 7AM TO 8AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
Total times aired 28
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Calling Dr. Pol is a weekly half-hour series that explores the fascinating occupation of veterinary medicine. Designed to educate and inform viewers aged 13-16 and the entire family this inspiring series invites viewers to share in the experiences of Dr. Pol. An enthusiastic and naturally-inclined and well-rounded scholar, Dr. Pol has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 35 years. Caring for more than 19,000 patients, Dr. Pol has seen it all. Specializing in large farm animals, Dr. Pol, his family and veterinary staff also care for animals of all shapes and sizes. Each week audiences will have a chance to understand the challenges and rewards of this fulfilling profession and learn that the work doesn't end at the clinic; Dr. Pol often takes his talents to the road by helping sick or injured animals on neighboring farms and ranches. With the added benefit of Dr. Pol's expert analysis and on-screen factoids, viewers will have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behavior of various domesticated animals and livestock. Unstoppable and unflappable, this Doc is a legend in the community and provides an entertaining view of the veterinary profession.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 13) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 8:30 TO 10:00
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 42
Total times aired 42
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Hosted by renowned dog behaviorist and trainer Cesar Millan, Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition travels far and wide to help problem pups and teach families to better understand how to better deal with a dog's negative behavior. From Chihuahuas to Great Danes, no job is too big (or small) for Cesar. Viewers will have the chance to witness remarkable transformations first-hand and discover the how to be a responsible pet owner.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 13) Response
Program Title Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled GSWG Saturday at 8am
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. Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13 to 16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine adoption and creating healthy environments for dogs. Hosted by Dr. Lisa Chimes, a passionate emergency veterinarian with a heart of gold, each episode will feature Dr. Lisa matching orphaned and abandoned animals with loving new homes. Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa will teach teen viewers how to be responsible pet owners and maintain a safe and healthy lifestyle for both family and pet. Each week, Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa will take viewers on an experience to witness firsthand these heartwarming stories about pets and their chance for a new life.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 13) Response
Program Title Lucky Dog
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled WSWG Saturday at 7am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal trainer Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, where his mission is to rescue hard-to-love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and on developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the overarching theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. Following McMillan's investigations into how to retrain these animals to make them welcome members in the homes of families is both educational and inspirational - encouraging this demographic to become sensitive to our own and others' behavior and teaching how we as individuals can make a difference. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 13) Response
Program Title Henry Ford's Innovation Nation
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled WSWG Sunday at 7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Henry Ford's INNOVATION NATION, hosted by Mo Rocca, features the celebration of the inventor's spirit - from historic scientific pioneers throughout past centuries to the forward-looking visionaries of today. Each episode tells the dramatic stories behind the world's greatest inventions, and the perseverance, passion and price required to bring them to life. The program includes segments focusing on 'what if it never happened' and 'the innovation by accident,' and has a strong focus on 'junior geniuses' who are changing the face of technology. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 13) Response
Program Title SAVE OUR SHELTERS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled GSWG SATURDAYS AT 10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced for Ages 13 to 16, the series will inform young people about the urgent need for Pet adoption through the United States and how providing a clean and well-equipped home is essential to a pet's health. Each week hosts Rocky Kanaka and Rob North, with the help of local community members, transform rundown shelters into highly functioning pet showplaces in the hopes that a new facade will ultimately result in more adoptions and more lives saved. Children will also learn important information about caring for pets, as well as traits that are unique to specific breeds
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 JACK HANNA'S ANIMAL ADVENTURES
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: WSWG SUNDAY AT 6:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ZOOLOGIST JACK HANNA TRAVELS THE WORLD EXPLORING DIFFERENT ANIMALS IN THEIR NATURAL AND MAN CREATED HABITATS SUCH AS ZOOS AND SANCTUARYS. DOES NOT MEET CORE BY AIRING AT 6:30AM ON SUNDAYS
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 SAVED BY THE BELL
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: ESWG SUNDAY 10AM-12PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 52
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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 program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison David R. Doll
Address 1801 HALSTEAD BLVD.
City TALLAHASSEE
State FL
Zip 32309
Telephone Number (850) 907-2102
Email Address david.doll@wctv.tv
Include any other comments or information you want the Commission to consider in evaluating your compliance with the Children's Television Act (or use this space for supplemental explanations). This may include information on any other noncore educational and informational programming that you aired this quarter or plan to air during the next quarter, or any existing or proposed non-broadcast efforts that will enhance the educational and informational value of such programming to children. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671, NOTES 2 and 3.

Other Matters (17)

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Other Matters (1 of 17) Response
Program Title The Inspectors
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled WSWG Sunday at 7:00am
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. THE INSPECTORS is a scripted dramatic series inspired by compelling real-life cases handled by the United States Postal Inspection Service. In the series, Preston Wainwright, a determined teenage boy who is thriving after being paralyzed in a car accident, works as an intern at the U.S. Postal Inspector's lab assisting his U.S. Postal Inspector mom, Amanda, in solving crimes that deal with everything from internet scams, identity and mail theft, to consumer fraud. The program strives to educate young people about making the right choices in their daily lives, encourages open communication between teens and parents and includes positive messaging regarding living with disabilities, overcoming challenges, beating the odds and the power of perseverance. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (2 of 17) Response
Program Title Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled GSWG Saturday at 8am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A family program that educated and informs the Core Audience about canine adoption and creating healthy environments for Dogs. Hosted by Dr. Lisa Chimes, a passionate emergency vet with a heart of Gold. Each episode focuses on matching orphaned or abandoned animals with new loving homes. Meets the Commissions requirements for Core programming.
Other Matters (3 of 17) Response
Program Title Beakman's world
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled ESWG Sunday at 8am and 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Celebrated performance artist Paul Zaloom stars as Beakman, a slightly nutty, always inquisitive, but never boring scientist who has dedicated himself to answering kids' questions. Program meets the Commissions Core by educating young people in regards to science. Each upbeat half hour in BEAKMAN'S WORLD takes audiences of all ages on an exciting journey of discovery. Main topics spin off into subsets of questions and answers that reveal the relationships between principles of science and nature and how they impact our daily environment.
Other Matters (4 of 17) Response
Program Title Save our Shelters
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled WSWGDT3 Saturday at 10:00am
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. Produced for Ages 13 to 16, the series will inform young people about the urgent need for Pet adoption through the United States and how providing a clean and well-equipped home is essential to a pet's health. Each week hosts Rocky Kanaka and Rob North, with the help of local community members, transform rundown shelters into highly functioning pet showplaces in the hopes that a new facade will ultimately result in more adoptions and more lives saved. Cjildren will also learn important information about caring for pets, as well as traits that are unique to specific breeds
Other Matters (5 of 17) Response
Program Title Bill Nye, The Science Guy
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled ESWG Sunday at 9am and 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Bill Nye teaches scientific principles including things like the Human Body, Space, gravity, electricity and chemistry in a fun and exciting way. The program meets the commisions requirements for Core programming
Other Matters (6 of 17) Response
Program Title Henry Ford's Innovation Nation
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled WSWG Sunday at 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. The Henry Ford's INNOVATION NATION, hosted by Mo Rocca, features the celebration of the inventor's spirit - from historic scientific pioneers throughout past centuries to the forward-looking visionaries of today. Each episode tells the dramatic stories behind the world's greatest inventions, and the perseverance, passion and price required to bring them to life. The program includes segments focusing on 'what if it never happened' and 'the innovation by accident,' and has a strong focus on 'junior geniuses' who are changing the face of technology. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (7 of 17) Response
Program Title Unlikely Animal Friends
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled GSWG Saturday at 11:30am
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. Produced for family viewing, UNLIKELY ANIMAL FRIENDS teaches audiences to never doubt the power of friendship. UNLIKELY ANIMAL FRIENDS will give viewers a first-hand look at how a dolphin and a Labrador Retriever came to be inseparable pals, or find out how a sheep and a pair of rhinos are now best buddies. Meets the Commissions requirements for Core Programming
Other Matters (8 of 17) Response
Program Title The Open Road with Dr. Chris
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled WSWG Sunday at 12:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program follows renowned veterinarian Doctor Chris Brown as he embarks on an extraordinary journey that introduces young people to countries and fauna. Doctor Brown serves as a personal guide introducing new cultures , lifestyles and traditions. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children and meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commissions rules
Other Matters (9 of 17) Response
Program Title CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL'S HIDDEN HEROES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled WSWG Saturday at 12:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program offers teens an opportunity to view everyday people - regardless of age, sex, occupation or education - stepping forward and acting in a socially responsible and moral fashion when faced with crises and moral dilemmas. In a candid camera-type format, individuals are placed in situations that cause them to demonstrate acts of kindness and generosity, stand up for diversity, shield others from bullies, and embrace friendships. In addition, the program includes segments that focus on overcoming ones fears, as well as rewarding individuals for their unselfish kindness and community service. The program seeks to encourage young viewers to increase their sensitivity and awareness, in order to refine their own moral compass. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (10 of 17) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into The Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled WSWG SUN AT 6:30AM
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. Jack Hanna's into the wild is a live action, FCC friendly wildlife adventure series where young viewers can join "Jungle Jack" Hanna as he takes them around the globe in celebration of the world's wildlife.
Other Matters (11 of 17) Response
Program Title Vacation Creation
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled GSWG Saturday at 10:30am
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. Hosted by Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczco, VACATION CREATION sends families on a Once in a Lifetime travel experience that the family may not ever experience together. Families from Diverse backgrounds and unique histories receive a carefully crafted trip. Meets the Commissions's Core requirement for children.
Other Matters (12 of 17) Response
Program Title Dinner Spinner
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled GSWG saturdays at 11am
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. Competitive Cooking series helping to reinvent average meals. Developed by allrecipes and hosted by Gabe Kennedy. Focuses on Healthy eating and nutrition. Meets the Commissions requirements for Core programming
Other Matters (13 of 17) Response
Program Title MYSTERY HUNTERS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled METV/ESWG SATURDAY 10AM-11AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mystery Hunter is an excellent example of a children program that is innovative and empowering. Through critical observation, analytical thinking, and scientific testing. The series encourages children to question theworld around them. through both the travel aspect and investigation, Mystery Hunters Araya and Christina delve into tales that have baffled people throughout the ages. The educational properties use visual and aural clues to help teach children cognitive reasoning and problem solving.
Other Matters (14 of 17) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer: Cesar Millan
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30AM-10:00AM CW
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 39
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Hosted by renowned dog behaviorist and trainer Cesar Millan, Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition travels far and wide to help problem pups and teach families to better understand how to better deal with a dog's negative behavior. From Chihuahuas to Great Danes, no job is too big (or small) for Cesar. Viewers will have the chance to witness remarkable transformations first-hand and discover the how to be a responsible pet owner.
Other Matters (15 of 17) Response
Program Title SAVED BY THE BELL
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled ESWG SUNDAY AT 10AM-12NOON
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Saved By The Bell is a weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say no, the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens.
Other Matters (16 of 17) Response
Program Title DR CHRIS PET VET
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled WSWG SAT AT 7:30
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Chronicling the adventures of Dr. Chris Brown, DR. CHRIS PET VET allows viewers unique insight into the life of one of the world's busiest vets and the animals that he treats. For those animals that require specialist services, Dr. Chris calls on his good friend and colleague Dr. Lisa Chimes, who works at a small animal specialist hospital. The show usually consists of three segments, following the doctor as he treats various animals that are in trouble and offering the viewer opportunities to understand the challenges a veterinarian daily faces. The series focuses on how the doctor investigates the individual problem and tries to develop solutions that on the surface would seem confounding to the viewer. As such the show not only offers a view into careers in and responsibility for taking care of pets, but also into problem solving strategies and behaviors. 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 (17 of 17) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7AM TO 8:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Calling Dr. Pol is a weekly half-hour series that explores the fascinating occupation of veterinary medicine. Designed to educate and inform viewers aged 13-16 and the entire family this inspiring series invites viewers to share in the experiences of Dr. Pol. An enthusiastic and naturally-inclined and well-rounded scholar, Dr. Pol has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 35 years. Caring for more than 19,000 patients, Dr. Pol has seen it all. Specializing in large farm animals, Dr. Pol, his family and veterinary staff also care for animals of all shapes and sizes. Each week audiences will have a chance to understand the challenges and rewards of this fulfilling profession and learn that the work doesn't end at the clinic; Dr. Pol often takes his talents to the road by helping sick or injured animals on neighboring farms and ranches. With the added benefit of Dr. Pol's expert analysis and on-screen factoids, viewers will have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behavior of various domesticated animals and livestock. Unstoppable and unflappable, this Doc is a legend in the community and provides an entertaining view of the veterinary profession.

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

David Ramsden Doll

Programming and Public Service Coordinatoor


01/09/2017

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