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

FRN:
0022491823
File Number:
0000023527
Submit Date:
04/07/2017
Call Sign:
WSBT-TV
Facility ID:
73983
City:
SOUTH BEND
State:
IN
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/07/2017
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? Yes

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

WLUC LICENSEE, LLC

Doing Business As: WSBT

Miles S. Mason, Esq.

C/O MILES S. MASON, PILLSBURY WINTHROP S

1200 SEVENTEENTH STREET, NW

WASHINGTON, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 663-8195

MILES.MASON@PILLSBURYLAW.COM

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

MILES S. MASON

PILLSBURY WINTHORP SHAW PITTMAN, LLP

1200 17th Street NW

WASHINGTON, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 663-8195

MILES.MASON@PILLSBURYLAW.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 South Bend-Elkhart
Web Home Page Address www.wsbt.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: 3.5
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 XPLORATION AWESOME EXPERIMENTS OR DIY SCI
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30-8am, Aired 1-7-17 to 3-25-17
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
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 shows viewers that the world is their laboratory. He uses "everyday" items to turn the world around him into a fund and unexpected laboratory. In each episode , Spangler will demonstrate science experiments and explain how they connect to real-world innovations. This show aired on WSBT secondary channel 22.2.
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 Sunday 11:30a-12:00pm, aired 1-1-17 to 3-26-17
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 3
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is inspired by real life cases handled by the United States Postal Inspection Service. In the program, a teenage boy who is paralyzed due to a car accident, works as an intern at the U.S. Postal Inspectors lab assisting his U.S. Postal Inspector mom in solving crimes which include internet scams, identity and mail theft, and consumer fraud. The program educates 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 show aired on WSBT main channel 22.1.
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 01/15/2017 06:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-01-15
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program The Inspectors
List date and time rescheduled 01/07/2017 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-01-08
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program The Inspectors
List date and time rescheduled 01/22/2017 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-01-22
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (3 of 13) Response
Program Title XPLORATION OUTER SPACE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30-9 am, Aired 1-7-17 to 3-25-17
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
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. Each week, host Emily Calandrelli takes journeys through space that will both entertain and educate viewers. Ever wonder what it could be like to live in space or on a different planet? Emily shows viewers what it is like to try to perform everyday tasks while floating in zero gravity and living in a Mars-like habitat. Episodes feature space, robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, the search for other life in space, and many other topics, including NASA-related programs as applicable to the episodes. This program addresses areas of particular concern to young teens, including global, social, educational and wellness issues. Elizabeth and select celebrity friends travel around the world volunteering in areas of specific need. The program combines exciting, fun and diverse experiences of world exploration with life-changing volunteer opportunities. Through in-depth and thoughtful interviews, various age-appropriate global issues are introduced to the viewing audience. In addition, Elizabeth and friends' personal hands-on experience in the filed inspire teens in selfless, helping behaviors, and educate them on where and how to find volunteer opportunities. This show aired on WSBT secondary channel 22.2.
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 XPLORATION EARTH 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9-9:30 am, Aired 1-7-17 to 3-35-17
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program strives to answer questions about where advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics may lead us in the future. Scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers,and creative thinkers add their input about what the world may look like in 2050. Viewers are taken on an educational adventure as the program tacklers future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment. This show aired on WSBT secondary channel 22.2.
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 XPLORATION NATURE KNOWS BEST
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7-7:30am, Aired 1-7-17 to 3-25-17
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
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. In this program, children learn about bio-mimicry and see how engineers imitate nature in the design of innovative products .They learn how the Manta Ray has inspired inventions related to ocean navigation as well as military applications; and how snakes have been copied to design robots that can rescue those trapped in small spaces. This program features the incredible world of animals and lans, and the inventions inspired by them. This show aired on WSBT secondary channel 22.2.
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 XPLORATION AWESOME PLANET
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8-8:30 am, Aired 1-7-17 to 3-25-17
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
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 Philippe Cousteau (grandson of famed undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau) brings energy to every location he visits while seeking to inspire and educate viewers in earth sciences. This program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth,from magnificent mountains to erupting volcanoes. viewers will not only behold the beauty of gigantic glaciers, but also discover why they formed and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as he strives to understand places on, inside, and above the Earth. This program addresses areas of particular concern to young teens, including global, social, educational and wellness issues. Elizabeth and select celebrity friends travel around the world volunteering in areas of specific need. The program combines exciting, fun and diverse experiences of world exploration with life-changing volunteer opportunities. Through in-depth and thoughtful interviews, various age-appropriate global issues are introduced to the viewing audience. In addition, Elizabeth and friends' personal hands-on experience in the filed inspire teens in selfless, helping behaviors, and educate them on where and how to find volunteer opportunities. This show aired on WSBT secondary channel 22.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 13) Response
Program Title LUCKY DOG
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:00-11:30 am, aired 1/7/17-3/25/17
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal trainer, Brandon McMilan operates a training 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 focuess on exercising responsibility and developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Live lessons are integral part of the theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. In order to accomplish his goal, McMillan must investigate what each animal needs to find the appropriate method to retrain them, so that the animals will make welcome family members. Through watching his interactions with these animals, the viewer is encouraged to be sensitive to our own and other's behavior, and shown how we as individuals can make a difference. This show aired on WSBT main channel 22.1.
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 Henry's Ford's Innovation Nation
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 12:00-12:30 pm, aired 1-7-17 to 3-25-17
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 7
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 7
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 7
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. HENRY FORDS INNOVATION NATION Hosted by Mo Rocca, this program is a weekly celebration of the inventors spirit from historic scientific pioneers throughout past centuries to the forward looking visionaries of today. Each episode inspires young viewers to dream, create and innovate by telling the dramatic stories behind the worlds greatest inventions and the perseverance, passion and price required to bring them to life. Episode examples include innovators who have condensed a TV satellite truck into a backpack, how solar roads could power the world, and a 16 year-old who invented a battery-free flashlight. This show aired on WSBT main channel 22.1.
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 Henry's Ford's Innovation Nation
List date and time rescheduled 01/22/2017 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-01-21
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Henry's Ford's Innovation Nation
List date and time rescheduled 01/15/2017 11:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-01-14
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Henry's Ford's Innovation Nation
List date and time rescheduled 03/25/2017 01:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-03-11
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Henry's Ford's Innovation Nation
List date and time rescheduled 03/25/2017 07:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-03-18
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Henry's Ford's Innovation Nation
List date and time rescheduled 02/25/2017 07:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-02-25
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Henry's Ford's Innovation Nation
List date and time rescheduled 02/11/2017 07:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-02-11
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Henry's Ford's Innovation Nation
List date and time rescheduled 03/04/2017 07:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-03-04
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (9 of 13) Response
Program Title Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7:30-8:00am aired 1-1-17 to 3-26-17
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program addresses areas of particular concern to young teens, including global, social, educational and wellness issues. Elizabeth and select celebrity friends travel around the world volunteering in areas of specific need. The program combines exciting, fun and diverse experiences of world exploration with life changing volunteer opportunities. Through in depth and thoughtful interviews, various age appropriate global issues are introduced to the viewing audience. In addition, Elizabeth and friends personal hands on experiences in the field inspire teens in selfless, helping behaviors, and educate them on where and how to find volunteer opportunities. Aired on WSBT secondary channel 22.2.
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 CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL'S HIDDEN HEROES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 8:00 - 8:30 am, aired 1-1-17 to 3-26-17
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program shows 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. The program also includes segments that focus on overcoming ones fears, as well as rewarding individuals for their unselfish kindness and community service. The program encourages children to increase their sensitivity and awareness, in order to refine their own moral compass. This show aired on WSBT main channel 22.1.
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 The Open Road with Dr. Chris
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8:30-9:00 am, aired 1-1-17 to 3-26-17
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is hosted by Dr. Chris Brown and chronicles his journey around the globe, introducing children to exploring culturally diverse destinations. Episodes examples include exploring the history of the Chilean capital, a live volcano in Vanuatu, Borneo searching for pygmy elephants, bears in hibernation and wolf packs in Canada. Children learn geography, animal care and environmental stewardship. This show aired on WSBT Main Channel 22.1.
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 XPLORATION WEIRD BUT TRUE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30a-10am, Aired 1-7-17 to 3-25-17
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program explores topics like ancient Greece, tornadoes and ostriches by uncovering fun, strange and surprising facts. An episode example includes making paper ships together and learning the history of pirates. Children are encouraged to be curious and learn about science, history and culture through creativity and the scientific method. This show aired on WSBT secondary channel 22.2.
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 DR. CHRIS PET VET
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30 am - 12:00 pm, aired 1/7/17-3/25/17
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program shows veterinarian Dr. Chris at work caring and treating a variety of animals. The viewer is shown what it takes to keep animals healthy, from elective procedures used as part of long-term treatments to specialist services when necessary, which involve the most intricate and technologically advanced surgery. The program also deals with the human owners and how they approach the care of their pets. This show aired on WSBT main channel 22.1.
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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Program Title Pets.TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sunday, 6:30 am-7:00 am, Aired 1-1-17 to 3-26-17
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. This program relates pets to viewers lives and interests, and exposes young viewers to diverse pets all over the world, teaching them how different cultures enjoy, care for, and respect animals. Pets from the everyday to the unique are showcased with educational information that shares how they evolved to become pets, and their geographic origins. The program and its expert guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, commitment, and perseverance that children can apply to their own lives. This show aired on WSBT secondary channel 22.2.
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 Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturday, 5:00am - 5:30am, Aired 1-7-17 to 3-25-17
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 12
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. This program features weekly educational features, such as College and You, tips for choosing and getting into college, and Word, vocabulary skills training, as well as informational features for teens reports about healthy eating, driving tips for new drivers, and internet predators. The program has been designed to meet needs of children and young adolescents with a unique curiosity about their world, with weekly headlines that present the news in a teen-appropriate manner. The program stimulates the viewers curiosity, develops learning, cognitive, listening and thinking skills, and serves as an enhancement to the viewers academic and educational experience. This show aired on WSBT secondary channel 22.2.
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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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 Sherri Lopez
Address 1301 E. Douglas Road
City Mishawaka
State IN
Zip 46545
Telephone Number (574) 334-4908
Email Address sllopez@sbgtv.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. APPEARANCES 2017 I Love to Read Talent List Bittersweet Elementary, Feb. 1st, 2017 Suzanne Spencer read to students at Bittersweet Elementary in Mishawaka, IN Olive Township Elementary, Feb. 2nd, 2017 Cari Peugeot read to students at Olive Township Elementary in New Carlisle, IN Tarkington Elementary, Feb. 3rd, 2017 Pete Byrne read to students at Tarkington Elementary in South Bend, IN Webster Elementary, Feb. 6th, 2017 Kristin Bien read to students at Webster Elementary in Plymouth, IN York Elementary, Feb. 7th, 2017 Bob Montgomery read to students at York Elementary in Middlebury, IN Northpoint Elementary, Feb. 8th, 2017 Leanne Tokars read to students at Northpoint Elementary in Granger, IN Argos Elementary, Feb. 10th, 2017 Ed Russo read to students at Argos Elementary in Argos, IN Hamilton Primary School, Feb. 13th, 2017 Abby Weppler read to students at Hamilton Primary School in South Bend, IN Justus Gage Elementary, Feb 14th, 2017 Adam Derengowski read to students at Justus Gage Elementary in Dowagiac, IN Madison Elementary, Feb. 15th, 2017 Matt Rudkin read to students at Madison Elementary in Warsaw, IN West Noble Elementary, Feb 16th, 2017 Bob Montgomery read to students at West Noble Elementary in Ligonier, IN Darden Primary Center, Feb. 17th, 2017 Ed Russo read to students at Darden Primary Center in South Bend, IN St. Thomas the Apostle School, Feb. 21st, 2017 Suzanne Spencer read to students at St. Thomas the Apostle School in Elkhart, IN Madison Elementary, Feb. 22nd, 2017 Kristin Bien read to students at Madison Elementary in Wakarusa, IN Resurrection Lutheran Academy, Feb 23rd, 2017 Jennifer Copeland read to students at Resurrection Lutheran Academy in Stevensville, IN Xavier School of Excellence, Feb. 24th, 2017 Rick Schutt read to students at Xavier School of Excellence in South Bend, IN Christ Lutheran School, Feb. 27th, 2017 Cari Peugeot read to students at Christ Lutheran School in Stevensville, IN Roosevelt Elementary, March 1, 2017 Jennifer Copeland read to students at Roosevelt Elementary in Stevensville, IN SCHOOL VISITS Topeka Elementary School, March 28, 2017 Meteorologist Ed Russo provided a weather presentation to a 2nd grade class at 138 School Street in Topeka, IN 46571 Mary Daly Elementary, March 31, 2017 Meteorologist Ed Russo provided a weather presentation to a 2nd grade class at 1735 Strong Ave., Elkhart, IN 46514 SKETCH THE SKY, March 24, 2017 Monthly appreciation party for children who submitted drawings to WSBTs daily Sketch the Sky contest. The party includes a visit with a WSBT meteorologist, information about the station and the weather, a station tour, lunch, and an opportunity to watch the noon newscast live. Ethan Abbott attended on February 1, 2017, Journey Lagodney attended on February 2, 2017, Ike Vangel attended on February 6, 2017, Jackie Sanchez attended on February 13, 2017, Natalie Mount attended on February 14, 2017, Avery Tuesley attended on February 17, 2017, and Alina Robinson attended on February 21, 2017. Cari Peugeot was the meteorologist in attendance for January and February. We had no meteorologist attend March since Cari was on Vacation. 4 or 5 winners have asked to attend the April party. TOURS Educational Tour of WSBT Station, March 15, 2017 Station Operations Manager Scott Leiter, Lead a tour for 20 High School Seniors and teacher. Wawasee Senior High School Business Students Educational Tour of WSBT Station, March 20, 2017 Station Commercial Production Manager Zane Torrence, Lead a tour for 25 Senior Citizens and caregivers from the Plymouth Senior Living Group

Other Matters (13)

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Other Matters (1 of 13) Response
Program Title XPLORATION WEIRD BUT TRUE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30-10am
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. This program explores topics like ancient Greece tornadoes and ostriches by uncovering fun, strange and surprising facts. An episode example includes making paper ships together and learning the history of pirates. Children are encouraged to be curios and learn about science, history and culture through creativity and the scientific method. This show airs on WSBT secondary channel 22.2.
Other Matters (2 of 13) Response
Program Title THE INSPECTORS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12:30-1:00p
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 is inspired by real-life cases handled by the United States Postal Inspections Service. In the program, a teenage boy who is paralyzed due to a car accident, works as an intern at the U.S. Postal Inspector's lab assisting his U.S. Postal Inspector mom in solving crimes which include internet scams, identity and mail theft, and consumer fraud. The program educates 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 show airs on WSBT main channel 22.1.
Other Matters (3 of 13) Response
Program Title CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL'S HIDDEN HEROES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 8:00-8:30a
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 shows 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. The program also includes segments that focus on overcoming ones fears, as well as rewarding individuals for their unselfish kindness and community service. The program encourages children to increase their sensitivity and awareness, in order to refine their own moral compass. This show airs on WSBT main channel 22.1.
Other Matters (4 of 13) Response
Program Title XPLORATION AWESOME EXPERIMENTS OR DIY SCI
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30-8am
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. Host Steve Spangler shows viewers that the world is their laboratory. He uses "everyday" items to turn the world around him into a fund and unexpected laboratory. In each episode , Spangler will demonstrate science experiments and explain how they connect to real-world innovations. This show airs on WSBT secondary channel 22.2 .
Other Matters (5 of 13) Response
Program Title XPLORATION NATURE KNOWS BEST
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7-7:30am
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. In this program, children learn about bio-mimicry and see how engineers imitate nature in the design of innovative products .They learn how the Manta Ray has inspired inventions related to ocean navigation as well as military applications; and how snakes have been copied to design robots that can rescue those trapped in small spaces. This program features the incredible world of animals and lans, and the inventions inspired by them. This show airs on WSBT secondary channel 22.2
Other Matters (6 of 13) Response
Program Title THE OPEN ROAD WITH DR. CHRIS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 8:30-9am
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 is hosted by Dr. Chris Brown and chronicles his journey around the globe, introducing children to exploring culturally diverse destinations. Episodes examples exclude exploring: the history of the Chilean capital, a live volcano in Vanuatu, Borneo searching for pygmy elephants, bears in hibernation and wolf packs in Canada. Children learn geography, animal care and environmental stewardship. This show airs on WSBT main channel 22.1.
Other Matters (7 of 13) Response
Program Title HENRY FORD'S INNOVATION NATION
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12:00-12:30p
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 Mo Rocca, this program is a weekly celebration of the inventor's spirit; from historic scientific pioneers throughout past centuries to the forward-looking visionaries of today. Each episode inspires young viewers to dream, create and innovate by telling the dramatic stories behind the world's greatest inventions and the perseverance, passion and price required to bring them to life. Episode examples include innovators who have condensed a TV satellite truck into a backpack, how solar roads could power the world, and a 16 year-old who invented a battery free flashlight. This show airs on WSBT main channel 22.1.
Other Matters (8 of 13) Response
Program Title DR. CHRIS PET VET
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30a-12:00p
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 McMilan operates a training 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 focuess on exercising responsibility and developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Live lessons are integral part of the theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. In order to accomplish his goal, McMillan must investigate what each animal needs to find the appropriate method to retrain them, so that the animals will make welcome family members. Through watching his interactions with these animals, the viewer is encouraged to be sensitive to our own and other's behavior, and shown how we as individuals can make a difference. This show airs on WSBT main channel 22.1.
Other Matters (9 of 13) Response
Program Title ELIZABETH STRANTON'S GREAT BIG WORLD
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7:30-8am
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. This program addresses areas of particular concern to young teens, including global, social, educational and wellness issues. Elizabeth and select celebrity friends travel around the world volunteering in areas of specific need. The program combines exciting, fun and diverse experiences of world exploration with life-changing volunteer opportunities. Through in-depth and thoughtful interviews, various age-appropriate global issues are introduced to the viewing audience. In addition, Elizabeth and friends' personal hands-on experience in the filed inspire teens in selfless, helping behaviors, and educate them on where and how to find volunteer opportunities. This show airs on WSBT secondary channel 22.2.
Other Matters (10 of 13) Response
Program Title XPLORATION OUTER SPACE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30-9a
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. Each week, host Emily Calandrelli takes journeys through space that will both entertain and educate viewers. Ever wonder what it could be like to live in space or on a different planet? Emily shows viewers what it is like to try to perform everyday tasks while floating in zero gravity and living in a Mars-like habitat. Episodes feature space, robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, the search for other life in space, and many other topics, including NASA-related programs as applicable to the episodes. This program addresses areas of particular concern to young teens, including global, social, educational and wellness issues. Elizabeth and select celebrity friends travel around the world volunteering in areas of specific need. The program combines exciting, fun and diverse experiences of world exploration with life-changing volunteer opportunities. Through in-depth and thoughtful interviews, various age-appropriate global issues are introduced to the viewing audience. In addition, Elizabeth and friends' personal hands-on experience in the filed inspire teens in selfless, helping behaviors, and educate them on where and how to find volunteer opportunities. This show airs on WSBT secondary channel 22.2 .
Other Matters (11 of 13) Response
Program Title XPLORATION EARTH 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9-9:30a
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 strives to answer questions about where advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics may lead us in the future. Scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers,and creative thinkers add their input about what the world may look like in 2050. Viewers are taken on an educational adventure as the program tacklers future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment. This show airs on WSBT secondary channel 22.2
Other Matters (12 of 13) Response
Program Title XPLORATION AWESOME PLANET
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8-8:30am
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. Host Philippe Cousteau (grandson of famed undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau) brings energy to every location he visits while seeking to inspire and educate viewers in earth sciences. This program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth,from magnificent mountains to erupting volcanoes. viewers will not only behold the beauty of gigantic glaciers, but also discover why they formed and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as he strives to understand places on, inside, and above the Earth. This program addresses areas of particular concern to young teens, including global, social, educational and wellness issues. Elizabeth and select celebrity friends travel around the world volunteering in areas of specific need. The program combines exciting, fun and diverse experiences of world exploration with life-changing volunteer opportunities. Through in-depth and thoughtful interviews, various age-appropriate global issues are introduced to the viewing audience. In addition, Elizabeth and friends' personal hands-on experience in the filed inspire teens in selfless, helping behaviors, and educate them on where and how to find volunteer opportunities. This show airs on WSBT secondary channel 22.2
Other Matters (13 of 13) Response
Program Title LUCKY DOG
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:00-11:30a
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 McMilan operates a training 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 focuess on exercising responsibility and developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Live lessons are integral part of the theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. In order to accomplish his goal, McMillan must investigate what each animal needs to find the appropriate method to retrain them, so that the animals will make welcome family members. Through watching his interactions with these animals, the viewer is encouraged to be sensitive to our own and other's behavior, and shown how we as individuals can make a difference. This show aired on WSBT main channel 22.1. This program airs on WSBT main channel 22.1.

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Programming Coordinator


04/07/2017

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