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

FRN:
0013697719
File Number:
0000022761
Submit Date:
04/04/2017
Call Sign:
WUPL
Facility ID:
13938
City:
SLIDELL
State:
LA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/04/2017
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

BELO TV, INC.

Doing Business As: BELO TV, INC.

Law Department

TEGNA Inc.

7950 Jones Branch Drive

McLean, VA 22107

United States

+1 (703) 873-6600

lawdept@tegna.com

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Jennifer Johnson

Legal Representative

Covington & Burling LLP

Jennifer Johnson

One CityCenter, 850 Tenth Street, NW

Washington, DC 20001

United States

+1 (202) 662-5552

FCCParalegals@cov.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network MyNetwork
Nielsen DMA New Orleans
Web Home Page Address www.wwltv.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 168.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 3.0
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(9)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 9) Response
Program Title So You Want to Be (54.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 9:00am - 10:00am (two individual half hour episodes)
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. So You Want to Be features teens learning about a wide variety of jobs and career paths as well as what it takes to get ahead in the working world. Each week So You Want to Be goes on location to an actual working job site, allowing teens an up close and personal experience with a particular occupation.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 9) Response
Program Title Xploration Nature Knows Best (54.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7:30am - 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. For 4.5 billion years, nature has been perfecting life on earth in every shape, size and environment. In this fascinating new STEM series, host Danni Washington looks at the fun and clever ways scientists, engineers and innovators are copying plants, animals and more to create some of the worlds most amazing advancements.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 9) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050 (54.1 )
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 7:00am-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. What will the world look like in 2050? Where will advancements in science, technology, engineering, and math lead us? Host Chuck Pell, artist, entrepreneur, and futurist , takes viewers on a mind bending journey in search of these answers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 9) Response
Program Title Xploration Outer Space (54.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 8:00am - 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. Xploration Outer Space is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience' interest in the field of STEM education. Each week our host Emily Calandrelli will take viewers on incredible journeys through space that will both entertain and educate. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet?
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 9) Response
Program Title Xploration DIY SCI (54.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 9:30am-10:00am
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. Host Steve Spangler, Ellen Show regular, shows viewers how to conduct amazing science experiments in their own homes. Steve explores a different science concept each episode, using everyday items for his fun experiments proving that anyone can be a scientist.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 9) Response
Program Title Safari (54.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 11:00am - 12:00pm (two individual half hour episodes)
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. Safari provides core programming in the areas of global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preservation. Emmy award-winning host and wildlife expert John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring the viewers face to face with some of the planet's most interesting animals. Safari offers a dynamic television experience for teens - with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. Various age-appropriate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in-depth and thoughtful explanations.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 9) Response
Program Title Xploration Weird But True (54.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 9:00am - 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. Join hosts Charlie and Kirby Engelman as these siblings and science-lovers explore the fun and curious ways our world works in Weird But True. From searching for space rocks in Arizona, to diving with sharks in the Keys, to meeting some seriously cool dogs in Alaska no topic is off limits for this adventurous pair.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 9) Response
Program Title Tomorrow Today (54.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 10:00am - 11:00am (two individual half hour episodes)
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. Tomorrow Today features teens learning about the latest advances in science and technology. The series gives teenagers exposure to different areas of new science innovations and ideas from various areas ranging from space to medicine to ecology.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 9) Response
Program Title Xploration Awesome Planet (54.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 8:30am - 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. Philippe Cousteau Jr., grandson of the legendary Jacques Cousteau, explores the most spectacular places on the earth, inside the earth, and above the earth in this riveting earth science series.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Charlene R. Watkins
Address 1024 N. Rampart Street
City New Orleans
State LA
Zip 70116
Telephone Number (504) 529-6371
Email Address cwatkins@wwltv.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. WUPL aired public service announcements during this quarter targeting children ages 16 and under addressing issues such as, autism, child abuse, school dropout and child literacy. NON-BROADCAST EFFORTS: During this quarter, a number of WWL-TV's on-air anchors/reporters and off-air employees volunteered their time to meet and speak to students at various elementary, middle and high schools in the New Orleans and surrounding areas, addressing such issues as the importance of staying in school and achieving an education, career opportunities in journalism and broadcasting, the dangers of drug and alcohol use, and other issues children face in today's society. A complete list of these activities are placed in our Public Files under "Non-Broadcast Efforts".

Other Matters (9)

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Other Matters (1 of 9) Response
Program Title Xploration Outer Space (54.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 8:00-8:30am
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. Xploration Outer Space is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience' interest in the field of STEM education. Each week our host Emily Calandrelli will take viewers on incredible journeys through space that will both entertain and educate. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet? Watch our host try to perform every day responsibilities while floating in zero gravity. Explore the challenges that come along with living on a different planet as our host lives like an astronaut in a Mars-like habitat. We will have episodes on space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, and our search for life, among many others.
Other Matters (2 of 9) Response
Program Title Xploration Awesome Planet (54.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 8:30-9:00am
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. Xploration Awesome Planet will inspire and educate anyone interested in earth sciences. Our host, Philippe Cousteau, the grandson of legendary Jacques Cousteau, brings boundless energy to every location we visit. From magnificent mountains to violent volcanoes, this program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth. We not only visit gigantic glaciers and behold their beauty but also discover why they formed, and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as we strive to understand places on the earth, inside the earth, and above the earth
Other Matters (3 of 9) Response
Program Title Xploration Nature Knows Best (54.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7:30-8:00am
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. Xploration Nature Knows Best will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. Host and Marine Biologist, Danni Washington, exudes energy as she relates how current technology was inspired by nature, and how modern innovators are continuing with this practice. We will whirl around in airplanes inspired by birds, and in helicopters influenced by the dragonfly, and even jump from a few such vehicles to illustrate how wingsuits were invented based on the flying squirrel! But engineers are not the only scientists looking toward nature. We will also meet with biologists studying the behavior patterns of ants; architects who design living buildings; and roboticists who are making their designs bigger, stronger, and faster based on animals. This series will show kids how understanding nature can help them make the next great discovery. After all, nature knows best!
Other Matters (4 of 9) Response
Program Title Safari (54.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 11:00am - 12:00pm (two individual half hour episodes)
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. Safari provides core programming in the areas of global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preservation. Emmy award-winning host and wildlife expert John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring the viewers face to face with some of the planet's most interesting animals. Safari offers a dynamic television experience for teens - with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. Various age-appropriate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in-depth and thoughtful explanations.
Other Matters (5 of 9) Response
Program Title So You Want to Be (54.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 9:00am - 10:00am (two individual half hour episodes)
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. So You Want to Be features teens learning about a wide variety of jobs and career paths as well as what it takes to get ahead in the working world. Each week So You Want to Be goes on location to an actual working job site, allowing teens an up close and personal experience with a particular occupation.
Other Matters (6 of 9) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050 (54.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7:00-7:30am
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. What will the world look like in 2050? Where will advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics lead us? Xploration Earth 2050 strives to answer these questions and more with scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers. This half hour weekly series, produced primarily for the 13-16 year old target audience will appeal to the whole family. Viewers will be taken on an educational adventure as the show tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment.
Other Matters (7 of 9) Response
Program Title Xploration Weird But True (54.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 9:00-9:30am
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. Xploration Weird But True will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. This series, produced in partnership with National Geographic Kids, is hosted by the brother-sister team of Charlie and Kirby Engleman. Charlie is an Ecologist and Kirby is an Artist, and they are both National Geographic Junior Explorers. Together, they share a common curiosity to explore and understand the science behind the world and its wildlife.
Other Matters (8 of 9) Response
Program Title Tomorrow Today (54.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 10:00am - 11:00am (two individual half hour episodes)
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. Tomorrow Today features teens learning about the latest advances in science and technology. The series gives teenagers exposure to different areas of new science innovations and ideas from various areas ranging from space to medicine to ecology.
Other Matters (9 of 9) Response
Program Title Xploration DIY Sci (54.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 9:30-10:00am
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. Xploration DIY Sci will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. Host, science educator, and leader in the field of professional educational training, Steve Spangler, encourages the discovery of scientific concepts through experiments viewers can do at home. With a fun, relaxed attitude, Steve will take viewers through step-by-step demonstrations of do-it-yourself experiments that amaze but which also relate back to solid principles of science.

Certification

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Question Response

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

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

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

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

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

Akin S. Harrison , Esq. .

Secretary


04/04/2017

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