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

FRN:
0005021662
File Number:
0000023556
Submit Date:
04/07/2017
Call Sign:
WNCF
Facility ID:
72307
City:
MONTGOMERY
State:
AL
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Superceded
Status Date:
07/07/2017
Filing Status:
Inactive



Report reflects information for : Second 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

CHANNEL 32 MONTGOMERY LLC

Doing Business As: CHANNEL 32 MONTGOMERY LLC

Lois Dean Crenshaw

525 Blackburn Drive

Augusta, GA 30907

United States

+1 (706) 922-5644

lcrenshaw@alann.tv

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

TOM W. DAVIDSON

AKIN GUMP STRAUSS HAUER & FELD LLP

1333 NEW HAMPSHIRE AVE., NW

WASHINGTON, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 887-4011

TDAVIDSON@AKINGUMP.COM

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network ABC
Nielsen DMA Montgomery-Selma
Web Home Page Address alabamanews.net

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 336.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 7.0
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(16)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 16) Response
Program Title DOG WHISPERER WITH CESAR MILAN: FAMILY EDITION (32.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 8-8:30 A.M., 8:30-9 A.M., 9-9:30 A.M., 9:30-10 A.M.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 51
Total times aired 51
Number of Preemptions 1
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. Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Hosted by renowned dog behaviorist and trainer Cesar Millan, Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition travels far and wide to help problem pups and teach families to better understand how to better deal with a dog's negative behavior. From Chihuahuas to Great Danes, no job is too big (or small) for Cesar. Viewers will have the chance to witness remarkable transformations first-hand and discover the how to be a responsible pet owner.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 16) Response
Program Title DRAGONFLY TV (32.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 8-8:30 A.M.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
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. Dragonfly TV is a weekly half-hour science television series that meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC's Children's Programming requirements for children ages 13-16. The series engages young viewers with various scientific projects and provides a variety of information from multiple scientific fields. It also highlight children "doing" projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to investigate science on their own.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 16) Response
Program Title TEEN KIDS NEWS (32.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY, 8:30-9 A.M.
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. Teen Kids News is the first kid-to-kid newscast created for and delivered by children. Hosted by a diverse news team made up of young "journalists" reporting from a professional news set and from the field on stories of interest and educational value to its own audience. Emphasis on diversity and experience to develop a cast of engaging and intelligent African-American, Hispanic, Asian, Caucasian, male and female child actors who interact with each other and connect to the viewers. This program meets the needs of children whose sophistication and curiosity about their world is motivated by the information explosion.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 16) Response
Program Title ANIMAL ATLAS (32.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 10-10:30 A.M.
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. Animal Atlas explores the world of wildlife in a blend of education and entertainment. Some episodes focus solely on one animal, whereas others are organized in themes, including habitats, antics, locomotion and animal babies. Endangered species and conservation are also addressed. It gives the viewer a better understanding of how different animal species live and what they need to survive. This series deals with different topics like Animal Appetites, Animal Antics, Animal Babies, and also has shows which focus solely on certain animals such as elephants, bears, and monkeys. In these shows wiewers go on a thorough and entertaining exploration of the specific animal that takes them into that animal's world as they see where it lives, how it eats, how it plays, how the family unit operates, and what threatens and supports its survival. Note: This program was pre-empted due to breaking news on 7/16/16 re Donald Trump's VP announcement.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 16) Response
Program Title BIZ KIDS (32.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 8:30-9 A.M.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
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 weekly half hour series focuses on financial literacy and entrepreneurship for teens, targeting 13 to 16-year-olds. Using a mix of strong financial education tools, dynamic sketch comedy, and inspiring true stories of young entrepreneurs, Biz Kid$ provides important information for future success, and offers tenage viewers practical advice and information on a wide variety of financial, business and monetary topics. The episodes include teens starting their own businesses, showing how to properly manage money, creating budgets and financial goals - all important steps in learning to become responsible adults and citizens. Each episode also features math, language arts, and social studies.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 16) Response
Program Title THINK BIG (32.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY, 7:30-8 A.M.
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. Think Big serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of having a working knowledge of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The series shows children actively solving problems using scientific principles, combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real world applications for math, science and engineering proving that the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun. Each episode presents and "invent-off" challenge, where teenage teams must invent a machine designed to perform a specific task in limited amount of time, promoting creative thinking and practical skills. They are given the same material to work with, with each team taming their own novel approach to solving the problem, demonstrating their skills in design, physical and electronics. Using teamwork and ingenuity, both teams succeed in producing a working machine, but only one team wins, based on superior performance.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 16) Response
Program Title INTO THE WILD WITH JACK HANNA (32.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 8:30-9 A.M.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This series is based around Jack traveling the world with his friends and family, taking the viewer to his favorite destinations and introducing them to new and amazing creatures each week. Throughout Jack's travels he raises awareness of different cultures, geography and spectacular animals and animal facts, while teaching children the importance of stewardship of our environment through his documented donations to conservation worldwide. The episodic content certainly further the educational, information needs of children 13-16,
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 16) Response
Program Title CAREER DAY (32.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY, 7-7:30 A.M.
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. Career Day is a television program that introduces our youth to career exploration and awareness. Students often do not know what they want to do and are unsure of potential interests they may have that could be a career. Career Day provides an avenue to view experts in their respective fields as they discuss their work, the education/training needed to prepare for the job, and the experiences that led them to choose their career. To encourage students to make informed decisions, they must be introduced to career awareness, such as the concept that success in most careers requires education and training. Middle school is an ideal age at which to expose students to the challenging world of work. The program's motivational and inspirational message of each guest empowers audiences of all ages to investigate career opportunities, which has been proven to enhance academic performance, facilitate high school completion and encourage postsecondary education. Each segment of Career Day delivers an educational and informational message that supports current social, intellectual and emotional aspects of children ages 13 and up. Attributes and advice emphasized by guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, dedication, and perseverance children can apply to their lives.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 16) Response
Program Title ANIMAL ATLAS (32.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY, 8-8:30 A.M.
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. Animal Atlas explores the world of wildlife in a blend of education and entertainment. Some episodes focus solely on one animal, whereas others are organized in themes, including habitats, antics, locomotion and animal babies. Endangered species and conservation are also addressed. It gives the viewer a better understanding of how different animal species live and what they need to survive. This series deals with different topics like Animal Appetites, Animal Antics, Animal Babies, and also has shows which focus solely on certain animals such as elephants, bears, and monkeys. In these shows viewers go on a thorough and entertaining exploration of the specific animal that takes them into that animal's world as they see where it lives, how it eats, how it plays, how the family unit operates, and what threatens and supports its survival.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 16) Response
Program Title CAREER DAY (32.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 9-9:30 A.M.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
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. Career Day is a television program that introduces our youth to career exploration and awareness. Students often do not know what they want to do and are unsure of potential interests they may have that could be a career. Career Day provides an avenue to view experts in their respective fields as they discuss their work, the education/training needed to prepare for the job, and the experiences that led them to choose their career. To encourage students to make informed decisions, they must be introduced to career awareness, such as the concept that success in most careers requires education and training. Middle school is an ideal age at which to expose students to the challenging world of work. The program's motivational and inspirational message of each guest empowers audiences of all ages to investigate career opportunities, which has been proven to enhance academic performance, facilitate high school completion and encourage postsecondary education. Each segment of Career Day delivers an educational and informational message that supports current social, intellectual and emotional aspects of children ages 13 and up. Attributes and advice emphasized by guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, dedication, and perseverance children can apply to their lives.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 16) Response
Program Title BIZ KID$ (32.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 7-7:30 A.M.
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 weekly half hour series focuses on financial literacy and entrepreneurship for teens, targeting 13 to 16-year-olds. Using a mix of strong financial education tools, dynamic sketch comedy, and inspiring true stories of young entrepreneurs, Biz Kid$ provides important information for future success, and offers teenage viewers practical advice and information on a wide variety of financial, business and monetary topics. The episodes include teens starting their own businesses, showing how to properly manage money, creating budgets and financial goals - all important steps in learning to become responsible adults and citizens. Each episode also features math, language arts, and social studies.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 16) Response
Program Title DRAGONFLY TV (32.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 8-8:30 A.M.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
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. Dragonfly TV is a weekly half-hour science television series that meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC's Children's Programming requirements for children ages 13-16. The series engages young viewers with various scientific projects and provides a variety of information from multiple scientific fields. It also highlight children "doing" projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to investigate science on their own.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 16) Response
Program Title THINK BIG (32.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 9:30-10 A.M.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
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. Think Big serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of having a working knowledge of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The series shows children actively solving problems using scientific principles, combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real world applications for math, science, and engineering, proving that the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun. Each episode presents an "invent-off" challenge, where teenage teams must invent a machine designed to perform a specific task in limited amount of time, promoting creative thinking and practical skills. They are given the same material to work with, with each team taming their own novel approach to solving the problem, demonstrating their skills in design, physics, and electronics. Using teamwork and ingenuity, both teams succeed in producing a working machine, but only team wins, based on superior performance.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 16) Response
Program Title TEEN KIDS NEWS (32.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 10:30-11 A.M.
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. Teen Kids News is the first kid-to-kid newscast created for and delivered by children. Hosted by a diverse news team made up of young "journalists" reporting from a professional news set and from the field on stories of interest and educational value to its own audience. Emphasis on diversity and experience to develop a cast of engaging and intelligent African-American, Hispanic, Asian, Caucasian, male and female child actors who interact with each other and connect to the viewers. This program meets the needs of children whose sophistication and curiosity about their world is motivated by the information explosion. Note: This program was pre-empted due to breaking news on 7/16/16 re Donald Trump's VP announcement.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 16) Response
Program Title CALLING DR. POL (32.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 7:00-7:30 A.M., 7:30-8 A.M.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 25
Total times aired 25
Number of Preemptions 1
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. Calling Dr. Pol is a weekly half-hour series that explores the fascinating occupation of veterinary medicine. Designed to educate and inform viewers aged 13-16 and the entire family this inspiring series invites viewers to share in the experiences of Dr. Pol. An enthusiastic and naturally-inclined and well-rounded scholar, Dr. Pol has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 35 years. Caring for more than 19,000 patients, Dr. Pol has seen it all. Specializing in large farm animals, Dr. Pol, his family and veterinary staff also care for animals of all shapes and sizes. Each week audiences will have a chance to understand the challenges and rewards of this fulfilling profession and learn that the work doesn't end at the clinic; Dr. Pol often takes his talents to the road by helping sick or injured animals on neighboring farms and ranches. With the added benefit of Dr. Pol's expert analysis and on-screen factoids, viewers will have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behavior of various domesticated animals and livestock. Unstoppable and unflappable, this Doc is a legend in the community and provides an entertaining view of the veterinary profession.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 16) Response
Program Title SPORTS STARS OF TOMORROW (32.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 7:30-8 A.M.
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. Sports Stars of Tomorrow displays the hard work and dedication that it takes to be a true sports star. It chronicles the trials and tribulations of the young athletes as they strive to become a top level performer in the sports arena. The program helps youngsters realize that their full potential in both life and the playing field are attainable with lots of hard work and determination. It reinforces the importance of key values like dedication, discipline, commitment and community involvement. The show also provides in-depth, human interest stories that reveal the important challenges and lessons that mold our young athletes. Not everyone is cut out to be a superstar. Sports Stars of Tomorrow recognize those athletes that have learned life lessons along the way while battling varying obstacles. These stories inspire and teach youth that while many desire greatness on the grand stage of competition, much can be learned through the journey that can make a significant difference throughout one's life.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 2) Response
Program Title INTO THE WILD WITH JACK HANNA (32.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SATURDAY, 6-6:30 A.M.
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 series is based around Jack traveling the world with his friends and family, taking the viewer to his favorite destinations and introducing them to new and amazing creatures each week. Throughout Jack's travels he raises awareness of different cultures, geography and spectacular animals and animal facts, while teaching children the importance of stewardship of our environment through his documented donations to conservation worldwide. The episodic content certainly further the educational, information needs of children 13-16,
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 SPORTS STARS OF TOMORROW (32.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SATURDAY, 6:30-7 A.M.
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. Sports Stars of Tomorrow displays the hard work and dedication that it takes to be a true sports star. It chronicles the trials and tribulations of the young athletes as they strive to become a top level performer in the sports arena. The program helps youngsters realize that their full potential in both life and the playing field are attainable with lots of hard work and determination. It reinforces the importance of key values like dedication, discipline, commitment and community involvement. The show also provides in-depth, human interest stories that reveal the important challenges and lessons that mold our young athletes. Not everyone is cut out to be a superstar. Sports Stars of Tomorrow recognize those athletes that have learned life lessons along the way while battling varying obstacles. These stories inspire and teach youth that while many desire greatness on the grand stage of competition, much can be learned through the journey that can make a significant difference throughout one's life.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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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 Lois Dean Crenshaw
Address 4001 Carmichael Rd., Suite 100
City Montgomery
State AL
Zip 36106
Telephone Number (334) 649-1071
Email Address lcrenshaw@alann.tv
Include any other comments or information you want the Commission to consider in evaluating your compliance with the Children's Television Act (or use this space for supplemental explanations). This may include information on any other noncore educational and informational programming that you aired this quarter or plan to air during the next quarter, or any existing or proposed non-broadcast efforts that will enhance the educational and informational value of such programming to children. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671, NOTES 2 and 3. "WNCF TRANSMITS ON RF CHANNEL 31 BUT IS KNOWN TO ITS VIEWING AUDIENCE AS CHANNEL 32. THE LATTER IS USED IN THIS REPORT TO IDENTIFY THE PROGRAMS AIRING ON EACH OF ITS MAIN AND MULTICAST STREAMS. On January 21, 2017 WNCF (32.1), WBMM (32.2), and WAKA Weather Channel (32.3) aired severe weather coverage that affected Digital Core Programming starting at 7:03 A.M., and ending at 9:47 A.M. Listed below are the programs and times that were pre-empted due to this breaking weather coverage. WNCF (32.1): Dragon Fly, 8-8:30 A.M., Biz Kids, 8:30-9 A.M., Career Day, 9-9:30 A.M., and Think Big, 9:30-10 A.M. WBMM (32.2): Calling Dr. Pol, 7-8 A.M., and The Dog Whisperer With Cesar Millan, 8-10 A.M. WAKA Weather Channel (32.3): Dragon Fly, 8-8:30 A.M. Each morning, children from local elementary schools in the area give the Pledge of Allegiance during the early morning news program. Future Weather Forecasters started predicting the weather on the early morning news program on Friday, February 10, and will be on each week until April 28. Auditions were held and winners were chosen from the 6-12 year old boys and girls who tried out to forecast the weather each Friday morning with Meteorologist Ryan Stinnett. During the quarter, Golden Apple Awards were presented to teachers in the following counties: Montgomery (3), Marengo, Bullock, Crenshaw, Lowndes, and Perry. Some of their students were featured on camera and told how their teachers inspire, encourage, entertain, and love and care for them. They said their teachers are fun, make learning fun, and are always there for them. One teacher uses small groups to reach his students one-on-one, play games, and do anything that involves them moving around. Many said that their teachers are like parents to them. Meteorologists Ryan Stinnett and Ben Lang participated in the Annual Career Day at McKee Middle school, meteorologists and anchors including John Ninke, Shane Butler, Olivia Dees, and Stefanie Hicks read at different elementary schools throughout the week during Read Across America Week that is celebrated all across the country. They read Dr. Seuss' books to the students. Stories on Montgomery Public school's takeover, school closings, failing schools, a Blue Ribbon School, Job Shadowing, Pre-K Applications, MPACT Career Tech, Pike County Career Tech, Severe Weather Shelters at a middle school, and an Emergency Management course taught at a local school were featured on our newscasts during the quarter. The station will continue to provide the best E/I programming that is available for the youth in the River Region.

Other Matters (16)

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Other Matters (1 of 16) Response
Program Title DRAGONFLY TV (32.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 8-8:30 A.M.
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. Dragonfly TV is a weekly half-hour science television series that meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC's Children's Programming requirements for children ages 13-16. The series engages young viewers with various scientific projects and provides a variety of information from multiple scientific fields. It also highlights children "doing" projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to investigate science on their own. (STATION BROADCASTS IN DIGITAL ONLY)
Other Matters (2 of 16) Response
Program Title CALLING DR. POL (32.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 7-7:30 A.M., 7:30-8 A.M.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Calling Dr. Pol is a weekly half-hour series that explores the fascinating occupation of veterinary medicine. Designed to educate and inform viewers aged 13-16 and the entire family this inspiring series invites viewers to share in the experiences of Dr. Pol. An enthusiastic and naturally-inclined and well-rounded scholar, Dr. Pol has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 35 years. Caring for more than 19,000 patients, Dr. Pol has seen it all. Specializing in large farm animals, Dr. Pol, his family and veterinary staff also care for animals of all shapes and sizes. Each week audiences will have a chance to understand the challenges and rewards of this fulfilling profession and learn that the work doesn't end at the clinic; Dr. Pol often takes his talents to the road by helping sick or injured animals on neighboring farms and ranches. With the added benefit of Dr. Pol's expert analysis and on-screen factoids, viewers will have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behavior of various domesticated animals and livestock. Unstoppable and unflappable, this Doc is a legend in the community and provides an entertaining view of the veterinary profession. (STATION BROADCASTS IN DIGITAL ONLY)
Other Matters (3 of 16) Response
Program Title INTO THE WILD WITH JACK HANNA (32.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 8:30-9 A.M.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This series is based around Jack traveling the world with his friends and family, taking the viewer to his favorite destinations and introducing them to new and amazing creatures each week. Throughout Jack's travels he raises awareness of different cultures, geography and spectacular animals and animal facts, while teaching children the importance of stewardship of our environment through his documented donations to conservation worldwide. The episodic content certainly further the educational, information needs of children 13-16. (STATION BROADCASTS IN DIGITAL ONLY)
Other Matters (4 of 16) Response
Program Title THINK BIG (32.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 9:30-10 A.M.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
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. Think Big serves the educational andinformational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of having a working knowledge of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The series shows children actively solving problems using scientific principles, combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real world applications for math, science and engineering, proving that the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun. Each episode presents and "Invent-off" challenge where teenage teams must invent a machine designed to perform a specific task in limited amount of time, promoting creative thinking and practical skills. They are given the same material to work with, with each team taming their own novel approach to solving the problem, demonstrating their skills in design, physics and electronics. Using teamwork and ingenuity, both teams succeed in producing a working machine, but only one team wins, based on superior performance. (STATION BROADCASTS IN DIGITAL ONLY)
Other Matters (5 of 16) Response
Program Title SPORTS STARS OF TOMORROW (32.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 7:30-8 A.M.
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. Sports Stars of Tomorrow displays the hard work and dedication that it takes to be a true sports star. It chronicles the trials and tribulations of the young athletes as they strive to become a top level performer in the sports arena. The program helps youngsters realize that their full potential in both life and the playing field are attainable with lots of hard work and determination. It reinforces the importance of key values like dedication, discipline, commitment and community involvement. The show also provides in-depth, human interest stories that reveal the important challenges and lessons that mold our young athletes. Not everyone is cut out to be a superstar. Sports Stars of Tomorrow recognize those athletes that have learned life lessons along the way while battling varying obstacles. These stories inspire and teach youth that while many desire greatness on the grand stage of competition, much can be learned through the journey that can make a significant difference throughout one's life. (STATION BROADCASTS IN DIGITAL ONLY)
Other Matters (6 of 16) Response
Program Title ANIMAL ATLAS (32.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY, 8-8:30 A.M.
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 Atlas explores the world of wildlife in a blend of education and entertainment. Some episodes focus solely on one animal, whereas others are organized in themes, including habitats, antics, locomotion and animal babies. Endangered species and conservation are also addressed. It gives the viewer a better understanding of how different animal species live and what they need to survive. This series deals with different topics like Animal Appetites, Animal Antics, Animal Babies, and also has shows which focus solely on certain animals such as elephants, bears, and monkeys. In these shows wiewers go on a thorough and entertaining exploration of the specific animal that takes them into that animal's world as they see where it lives, how it eats, how it plays, how the family unit operates, and what threatens and supports its survival. (STATION BROADCASTS IN DIGITAL ONLY)
Other Matters (7 of 16) Response
Program Title DRAGONFLY TV (32.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 8-8:30 A.M.
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. Dragonfly TV is a weekly half-hour science television series that meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC's Children's Programming requirements for children ages 13-16. The series engages young viewers with various scientific projects and provides a variety of information from multiple scientific fields. It also highlights children "doing" projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to investigate science on their own. (STATION BROADCASTS IN DIGITAL ONLY)
Other Matters (8 of 16) Response
Program Title TEEN KIDS NEWS (32.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY, 8:30-9 A.M.
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. Teen Kids News is the first kid-to-kid newscast created for and delivered by children. Hosted by a diverse news team made up of young "journalists" reporting from a professional news set and from the field on stories of interest and educational value to its own audience. Emphasis on diversity and experience to develop a cast of engaging and intelligent African-American, Hispanic, Asian, Caucasian, male and female child actors who interact with each other and connect to the viewers. This program meets the needs of children whose sophistication and curiosity about their world is motivated by the information explosion. (STATION BROADCASTS IN DIGITAL ONLY)
Other Matters (9 of 16) Response
Program Title BIZ KIDS (32.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 7-7:30 A.M.
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 weekly half hour series focuses on financial literacy and entrepreneurship for teens, targeting 13 to 16-year-olds. Using a mix of strong financial education tools, dynamic sketch comedy, and inspiring true stories of young entrepreneurs, Biz Kid$ provides important information for future success, and offers tenage viewers practical advice and information on a wide variety of financial, business and monetary topics. The episodes include teens starting their own businesses, showing how to properly manage money, creating budgets and financial goals - all important steps in learning to become responsible adults and citizend. Each episode also features math, language arts, and social studies. (STATION BROADCASTS IN DIGITAL ONLY)
Other Matters (10 of 16) Response
Program Title DOG WHISPERER WITH CESAR MILLAN: FAMILY EDITION (32.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 8-8:30A.M., 8:30-9 A.M., 9-9:30 A.M. 9:30-10 A.M.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Hosted by renowned dog behaviorist and trainer Cesar Millan, Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition travels far and wide to help problem pups and teach families to better understand how to better deal with a dog's negative behavior. From Chihuahuas to Great Danes, no job is too big (or small) for Cesar. Viewers will have the chance to witness remarkable transformations first-hand and discover the how to be a responsible pet owner. (STATION BROADCASTS IN DIGITAL ONLY)
Other Matters (11 of 16) Response
Program Title CAREER DAY (32.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 9-9:30 A.M.
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. Career Day is a television program that introduces our youth to career exploration and awareness. Students often do not know what they want to do and are unsure of potential interests they may have that could be a career. Career Day provides an avenue to view experts in their respective fields as they discuss their work, the education/training needed to prepare for the job, and the experiences that led them to choose their career. To encourage students to make informed decisions, they must be introduced to career awareness, such as the concept that success in most careers requires education and training. Middle school is an ideal age at which to expose students to the challenging world of work. The program's motivational and inspirational message of each guest empowers audiences of all ages to investigate career opportunities, which has been proven to enhance academic performance, facilitate high school completion and encourage postsecondary education. Each segment of Career Day delivers an educational and informational message that supports current social, intellectual and emotional aspects of children ages 13 and up. Attributes and advice emphasized by guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, dedication, and perseverance children can apply to their lives. (STATION BROADCASTS IN DIGITAL ONLY)
Other Matters (12 of 16) Response
Program Title CAREER DAY (32.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY, 7-7:30 A.M.
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. Career Day is a television program that introduces our youth to career exploration and awareness. Students often do not know what they want to do and are unsure of potential interests they may have that could be a career. Career Day provides an avenue to view experts in their respective fields as they discuss their work, the education/training needed to prepare for the job, and the experiences that led them to choose their career. To encourage students to make informed decisions, they must be introduced to career awareness, such as the concept that success in most careers requires education and training. Middle school is an ideal age at which to expose students to the challenging world of work. The program's motivational and inspirational message of each guest empowers audiences of all ages to investigate career opportunities, which has been proven to enhance academic performance, facilitate high school completion and encourage postsecondary education. Each segment of Career Day delivers an educational and informational message that supports current social, intellectual and emotional aspects of children ages 13 and up. Attributes and advice emphasized by guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, dedication, and perseverance children can apply to their lives. (STATION BROADCASTS IN DIGITAL ONLY)
Other Matters (13 of 16) Response
Program Title THINK BIG (32.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY, 7:30-8 A.M.
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. Think Big serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of having a working knowledge of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The series shows children actively solving problems using scientific principles, combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real world applications for math, science, and engineering, proving that the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun. Each episode presents an "invent-off" challenge, where teenage teams must invent a machine designed to perform a specific task in limited amount of time, promoting creative thinking and practical skills. They are given the same material to work with, with each team taming their own novel approach to solving the problem, demonstrating their skills in design, physics and electronics. Using teamwork and ingenuity, both teams succeed in producing a working machine, but only one team wins, based on superior performance. (THE STATION BROADCASTS IN DIGITAL ONLY)
Other Matters (14 of 16) Response
Program Title ANIMAL ATLAS (32.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 10-10:30 A.M.
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 Atlas explores the world of wildlife in a blend of education and entertainment. Some episodes focus solely on one animal, whereas others are organized in themes, including habitats, antics, locomotion and animal babies. Endangered species and conservation are also addressed. It gives the viewer a better understanding of how different animal species live and what they need to survive. This series deals with different topics like Animal Appetites, Animal Antics, Animal Babies, and also has shows which focus solely on certain animals such as elephants, bears, and monkeys. In these shows wiewers go on a thorough and entertaining exploration of the specific animal that takes them into that animal's world as they see where it lives, how it eats, how it plays, how the family unit operates, and what threatens and supports its survival. (STATION BROADCASTS IN DIGITAL ONLY)
Other Matters (15 of 16) Response
Program Title TEEN KIDS NEWS (32.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 10:30-11 A.M.
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. Teen Kids News is the first kid-to-kid newscast created for and delivered by children. Hosted by a diverse news team made up of young "journalists" reporting from a professional news set and from the field on stories of interest and educational value to its own audience. Emphasis on diversity and experience to develop a cast of engaging and intelligent African-American, Hispanic, Asian, Caucasian, male and female child actors who interact with each other and connect to the viewers. This program meets the needs of children whose sophistication and curiosity about their world is motivated by the information explosion. (STATION BROADCASTS IN DIGITAL ONLY)
Other Matters (16 of 16) Response
Program Title BIZ KIDS (32.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 8:30-9 A.M.
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 weekly half hour series focuses on financial literacy and entrepreneurship for teens, targeting 13 to 16-year-olds. Using a mix of strong financial education tools, dynamic sketch comedy, and inspiring true stories of young entrepreneurs, Biz Kid$ provides important information for future success, and offers tenage viewers practical advice and information on a wide variety of financial, business and monetary topics. The episodes include teens starting their own businesses, showing how to properly manage money, creating budgets and financial goals - all important steps in learning to become responsible adults and citizend. Each episode also features math, language arts, and social studies. (STATION BROADCASTS IN DIGITAL ONLY)

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

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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.

Lois Dean Crenshaw

Program Director


04/07/2017

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