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

FRN:
0009961889
File Number:
0000023283
Submit Date:
04/06/2017
Call Sign:
WSPA-TV
Facility ID:
66391
City:
SPARTANBURG
State:
SC
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/06/2017
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2017

General Information

Section Question Response
Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application? No

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

NEXSTAR BROADCASTING, INC.

Elizabeth Ryder

545 E. John Carpenter Freeway

Suite 700

Irving, TX 75062

United States

+1 (972) 373-8800

eryder@nexstar.tv

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Elizabeth Ryder

General Counsel

MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS HOLDINGS, LLC

Elizabeth Ryder

545 E. John Carpenter Freeway

Suite 700

Irving, TX 75062

United States

+1 (972) 373-8800

eryder@nexstar.tv

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CBS
Nielsen DMA Greenvll-Spart-Ashevll-And
Web Home Page Address WWW.WSPA.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 2.69
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(22)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 22) Response
Program Title THE INSPECTORS (7.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THE INSPECTORS is a scripted dramatic series inspired by compelling real-life cases handled by the United States Postal Inspection Service. 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program The Inspectors
List date and time rescheduled 01/22/2017 05:00 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 2017-01-14
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Non-breaking News
Digital Core Program (2 of 22) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell (MULTI-CAST DT 7.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10am
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. Saved by the Bell is the classic teen themed series set at Bayside High. Synonymous with 90s pop culture, its a good time get together that isn't afraid to tackle the occasional serious subject.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 22) Response
Program Title Bill Nye, the Science Guy (MULTI-CAST DT 7.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:00am
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. Bill Nye is the Science Guy, a host who's hooked on experimenting and explaining. Picking one topic per show (like the human heart or electricity), Nye gets creative with teaching kids and adults alike the nuances of science.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 22) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (MULTI-CAST DT 7.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 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 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 Hunters explores some of the worlds greatest myths and mysteries. Combining on site reporting and exciting adventures, the Mystery Hunters uses science and reasoning to try to uncover the truth. The program teaches children how to gather facts, meet with experts, debunk common myths and offer explanations for legends.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 22) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell (MULTI-CAST DT 7.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11:00am
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. Saved by the Bell is the classic teen themed series set at sunny Bayside High. Synonymous with 90s pop culture, its a good time get together that isn't afraid to tackle the occasional serious subject.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 22) Response
Program Title Beakman's World (MULTI-CAST DT 7.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 8:00am
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. Beakman's World was an educational children's television show starring the eccentric scientist Professor Beakman (Paul Zaloom). Aided by a female assistant (Josie(Alanna Uback, 1993-94); Liza (Eliza Schneider, 1994-95); Phoebe (Senta Moses, 1995-96)) and Lester the Rat (Mark Ritts), Beakman performed comical expermiments and demonstrations to illustrate various scientific concepts, from density to electricity.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 22) Response
Program Title LUCKY DOG (7.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal 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 Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Lucky Dog
List date and time rescheduled 01/22/2017 12:30 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 2017-01-14
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Non-breaking News
Digital Core Program (8 of 22) Response
Program Title Doki (MULTI-CAST DT 7.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Doki offers fun characters each with their own strengths and weaknesses (therefore offering a broad representation of possible at-home-viewers). The team is supportive of one another and the "world" of Doki and its characters reflects the media landscape of today's child. Although the most supportive programming involves the audience through presentation of material in a way that demands intellectual interaction on the part of the viewer (i.e., encouraging the viewer to assist on-schreen characters to solve probems), and this series might benefit from this type of interaction, Doki does offer enthusiastic characters, real questions and an arguably realist presentation of discovery. Combined, these elements will keep children engaged and support their learning.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 22) Response
Program Title Raggs (Multi-Cast DT 7.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday 8:00am
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 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This 30-minute program stars five canine characters who are talented musicians. Their chemistry and friendship help them through creative and humorous challenges. Each program centers on a main theme that promotes social and academic readiness while addressing specific pre-school curriculum topics.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 22) Response
Program Title The Open Road with Dr. Chris (7.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 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. The Open Road with Dr. Chris is hosted by renowned veterinarian Dr. Chris Brown, who also hosts Dr. Chris Pet Vet. Complimenting Dr. Chris' dedication to animal care and environmental stewardship, he embarks on an extraordinary journey around the globe, inroducing young people to exhilarating experiences, from hiking in the heart of a volcano to swimming with humpback whales. Each episode will feature Dr. Chris in a culturally diverse destination where he will uncover the best - kept secret of the region. Whether he's exploring the history of the Chilean capital or coming face-to-face with a live volcano in Vanuatu, The Open Road with Dr. Chris is the viewer's passport to a rare educational adventure.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 22) Response
Program Title Hidden Heroes (7.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 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. 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 situation s 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 education g and informing children as a significant purpose and otherwise meets the definition of core Programming as specified in the Commissions rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 22) Response
Program Title Raggs (Multi-Cast DT 7.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This 30-minute program stars five canine characters who are talented musicians. Their chemistry and friendship help them through creative and humorous challenges. Each program centers on a main theme that promotes social and academic readiness while addressing specific pre-school curriculum topics.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 22) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (MULTI-CAST DT 7.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7:00am
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. Mystery Hunters explores some of the worlds greatest myths and mysteries. Combining on site reporting and exciting adventures, the Mystery Hunters uses science and reasoning to try to uncover the truth. The program teaches children how to gather facts, meet with experts, debunk common myths and offer explanations for legends.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 22) Response
Program Title DR. CHRIS PET VET (7.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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 Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Dr. Chris Pet Vet
List date and time rescheduled 01/22/2017 04:30 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 2017-01-14
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Non-breaking News
Digital Core Program (15 of 22) Response
Program Title Doki (MULTI-CAST DT 7.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 8:00am
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Doki offers fun characters each with their own strengths and weaknesses (therefore offering a broad representation of possible at-home-viewers). The team is supportive of one another and teh world of Doki and its characters reflects the media landscape of today's child. Although the most supportive programming involves the audience through presentation of material in a way that demands intellectual on the part of the viewer (i.e., encouraging the viewer to assist on-screen characters to solve problems), and this series might benefit from this type of interactions, Doki does offer enthusiastic characters, real questions, and an arguably realist presentation of discovery. Combined, these elements will keep children engaged and support their learning.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 22) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell (MULTI-CAST DT 7.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 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 the classic teen themed series set at sunny Bayside High. Synonymous with 90s pop culture, its a good time get together that isn't afraid to tackle the occasional serious subject.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 22) Response
Program Title The Choo Choo Bob Show (Multi-cast DT 7.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 4 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Choo Choo Bob Show is a 30-minute program specifically created for children ages 4-11. Each program features a diverse community of people and puppets who share a love of trains, adventure and music. Viewers are introduced to a fantasy location called "Tiny Land" where a miniaturized environment of model trains and epople encourage exploration as well as pro-social behaviors such as courtesy, compromise and patience. The program series proposes situations that require thoughtful choices and provides resolution geared to the unique concerns and abilities of young children.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 22) Response
Program Title Beakman's World (MULTI-CAST DT 7.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 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 was an educational children's television show starring the eccentric scientist Professor (Paul Zaloom). Aided by a female assistant (Josie (Alanna Ubach, 1993-94); Liza(Eliza Schneider, 1994-95); Phoebe (Senta Moses, 1995-96)) and Lester the Rat (Mark Ritts), Beakman performed comical experiments and demonstrations to illustrate various scientific concepts, from density to electricity.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 22) Response
Program Title The Choo Choo Bob Show (Multi-cast DT 7.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday 8:00am
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 4 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Choo Choo Bob Show is a 30-minute program specifically created for children ages 4-11. Each program features a diverse community of people and puppets who share a love of trains, adventure and music. Viewers are introduced to a fantasy location called "Tiny Land" where a miniaturized environment of model trains and epople encourage exploration as well as pro-social behaviors such as courtesy, compromise and patience. The program series proposes situations that require thoughtful choices and provides resolution geared to the unique concerns and abilities of young children.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 22) Response
Program Title Bill Nye, the Science Guy (MULTI-CAST DT 7.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 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. Bill Nye is the Science Guy, a host who's hooked on experimenting and explaining. Picking one topic per show (like the human heart or electricity), Nye gets creative with teaching kids and adults alike the nuances of science.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 22) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell (MULTI-CAST DT 7.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 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 the classic teen themed series set at sunny Bayside High. Synonymous with 90s pop culture, its a good time get together that isn't afraid to tackle the occasional serious subject.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (22 of 22) Response
Program Title HENRY FORD INNOVATION NATION (7.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. INNOVATION NATION, hosted by Mo Rocca of CBS SUNDAY MORNING, will be a weekly 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. Featuring the "what if it never happened," "the innovation by accident" and a strong focus on "junior geniuses" who are changing the face of technology, this series will appeal to young viewers and their families.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program The Henry Ford's Innovation Nation
List date and time rescheduled 01/22/2017 05:00 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 2017-01-14
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Non-breaking News

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Shefali Jain
Address 250 International Drive
City Spartanburg
State SC
Zip 29303
Telephone Number (864) 587-4449
Email Address sjain@wspa.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. On 1/7/2017, Lucky Dog was interrupted from 10 am to 10.07 am for breaking news coverage of severe snow storm. On 1/7/2017, The Henry Ford's Innovation Nation was interrupted from 11 am to 11.08 am for breaking news coverage of severe snow storm.

Other Matters (22)

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Other Matters (1 of 22) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell (MULTI-CAST 7.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11:00am
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. Saved by the Bell is the classic teen themed series set at Bayside High. Synonymous with 90s pop culture, it's a good time get together that isn't afraid to tackle the occasional serious subject.
Other Matters (2 of 22) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell (MULTI-CAST 7.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 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. Saved by the Bell is the classic teen themed series set at Bayside High. Synonymous with 90s pop culture, it's a good time get together that isn't afraid to tackle the occasional serious subject.
Other Matters (3 of 22) Response
Program Title LUCKY DOG
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 10AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal trainer Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, where his mission is to rescue hard-to-love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and on developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the overarching theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. Following McMillan's investigations into how to retrain these animals to make them welcome members in the homes of families is both educational and inspirational - encouraging this demographic to become sensitive to our own and others' behavior and teaching how we as individuals can make a difference. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (4 of 22) Response
Program Title The Choo Choo Bob Show (Multi-cast DT 7.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 4 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Choo Choo Bob Show is a 30-minutes program specifically created for children ages 4-11. Each program features a diverse community of people and puppets who share a love of trains, adventure and music. Viewers are introduced to a fantasy location called "Tiny Land" where a miniaturized environment of model trains and people encourage exploration as well as pro-social situations that require thoughtful choices and provides resolution geared to the unique concerns and abilities of young children.
Other Matters (5 of 22) Response
Program Title Hidden Heroes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 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. 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 situation s 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 education g and informing children as a significant purpose and otherwise meets the definition of core Programming as specified in the Commissions rules.
Other Matters (6 of 22) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell (MULTI-CAST 7.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 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. Saved by the Bell is the classic teen themed series set at Bayside High. Synonymous with 90s pop culture, it's a good time get together that isn't afraid to tackle the occasional serious subject.
Other Matters (7 of 22) Response
Program Title HENRY FORD INNOVATION NATION
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 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. INNOVATION NATION, hosted by Mo Rocca of CBS SUNDAY MORNING, will be a weekly 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. Featuring the "what if it never happened," "the innovation by accident" and a strong focus on "junior geniuses" who are changing the face of technology, this series will appeal to young viewers and their families.
Other Matters (8 of 22) Response
Program Title Raggs (MULTI-CAST 7.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This 30-minute program stars five canine characters who are talented musicians. Their chemistry and friendship help them through creative and humorous challenges. Each program centers on a main theme that promotes social and academic readiness while addressing specific pre-school curriculum topics.
Other Matters (9 of 22) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (MULTI-CAST 7.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 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. Mystery Hunters explores some of the world's greatest myths and mysteries. Combining on site reporting and exciting adventures, the Mystery Huners uses science and reasoning to try to uncover the truth. The program teaches children how to gather facts, meet with experts, debunk common myths and offer explanations for legends.
Other Matters (10 of 22) Response
Program Title Beakman's World (MULTI-CAST 7.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 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. Beakman's World was an educational children's television show starring the eccentric scientist Professor Beakman (Paul Zaloom). Aided by a female assistant (Josie (Alanna Uback, 1993-94); Liza (Eliza Schneider, 1994-95); Phoebe (Senta Moses, 1995-96) and Lester the Rat (Mark Ritts), Beakman performed comical experiments and demonstrations to illustrate various scientific concepts, from density to electricity.
Other Matters (11 of 22) Response
Program Title Doki (Multi-cast DT 7.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Doki offers fun characters each with their own strengths and weaknesses (therefore offering a broad representation of possible at-home viewers). The team is supportive of one another and the world of Doki and its characters reflects the media landscape of today's child. Although the most supportive programming involves the audience through presentation of material in a way that demands inteleectrual on the part of the viewer (i.e., encouraging the viewer to assist on-screen characters to solve problems), and this series might benefit from this type of interactions, Doki does offer enthusiastic characters, real questions, and an arguably realist presentation of discovery. Combined, these elements will keep children engaged and support their learning.
Other Matters (12 of 22) Response
Program Title The Choo Choo Bob Show (Multi-cast DT 7.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday 8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 4 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Choo Choo Bob Show is a 30 minute program specifically created for children ages 4-aa. Ech program features a diverse community of people and puppets who share a love of trains, adventure and music. Viewers are introduced to a fantasy location called "Tiny Land" where a miniaturized environment of model trains and people encourage exploration as well as pro-social behaviros such as courtesy, compromise and patience. The program series proposes situations that require thoughtful choices and provides resolution geared to the unique concerns and abilities of young children.
Other Matters (13 of 22) Response
Program Title Bill Nye, the Science Guy (MULTI-CAST 7.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:30am
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 is the Science Guy, a host who's hooked on experimenting and explaining. Picking one topic per show (Like the human heart or electricity), Nye gets creative with teaching kids and adults alike the nuances of science.
Other Matters (14 of 22) Response
Program Title Raggs (MULTI-CAST 7.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday 8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This 30-minute program stars five canine characters who are talented musicians. Their chemistry and friendship help them through creative and humorous challenges. Each program centers on a main theme that promotes social and academic readiness while addressing specific pre-school curriculum topics.
Other Matters (15 of 22) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (MULTI-CAST 7.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 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. Mystery Hunters explores some of the world's greatest myths and mysteries. Combining on site reporting and exciting adventures, the Mystery Hunters uses science and reasoning to try to uncover the truth. The program teaches children how to gather facts, meet with experts, debunk common myths and offer explanations for legends.
Other Matters (16 of 22) Response
Program Title Beakman's World (MULTI-CAST 7.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 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. Beakman's World was an educational children's television show starring the eccentric scientist Professor Beakman (Paul Zaloom). Aided by a female assistant (Josie(alanna Uback, 1993-94); Liza (Eliza Schneider, 1994-95); Phoebe (Senta Moses, 1995-96)) and Lester the Rat (Mark Ritts), Beakman performed comical experiments and demonstrations to illustrate various scientific concepts, from density to electricity.
Other Matters (17 of 22) Response
Program Title THE INSPECTORS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 1130A
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. 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.
Other Matters (18 of 22) Response
Program Title Bill Nye, the Science Guy (MULTI-CAST 7.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 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 is the Science Guy, a host who's hooked on experimenting and explaining. Picking one topic per show (like the human heart or electricity), Nye gets creative with teaching kids and adults alike the nuances of science.
Other Matters (19 of 22) Response
Program Title Doki (Multi-cast DT 7.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Doki offers fun characters each with their own strengths and weaknesses (therefore offering a broad representation of possible at-home-viewers). The team is supportive of one another and the world of Doki and its characters relects the media landscape of today's child. Although the most supportive programming involves the audience through presentation of material in a way that demands intellectual on the part of the viewer (i.e., encouraging the viewer to assist on-screen characters to solve problems), and this series might benefit from this type of interactions, Doki does offer enthusiastic characters, real questions, and an arguably realist presentation of discovery. Combined, these elements will keep children engaged and support their learning.
Other Matters (20 of 22) Response
Program Title The Open Road with Dr. Chris
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 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. The Open Road with Dr. Chris is hosted by renowned veterinarian Dr. Chris Brown, who also hosts Dr. Chris Pet Vet. Complimenting Dr. Chris' dedication to animal care and environmental stewardship, he embarks on an extraordinary journey around the globe, introducing young people to exhilarating experiences, from hiking in the heart of a volcano to swimming with humpback whales. Each episode will feature Dr. chris in a culturally diverse destination where he will uncover the besst - kept secret of the region. Whether he's exploring the history of the Chilean capital or coming face-to-face with a live volcano in Vanuatu, The Open Road with Dr. Chris is the viewer's passport to a rare educational adventure.
Other Matters (21 of 22) Response
Program Title DR. CHRIS PET VET
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 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. 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 (22 of 22) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell (MULTI-CAST 7.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 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. Saved by the Bell is the classic teen themed series set at Bayside High. Synonymous with 90s pop culture, it's a good time get together that isn't afraid to tackle the occasional serious subject.

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