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

FRN:
0018223693
File Number:
0000023971
Submit Date:
04/10/2017
Call Sign:
WHNS
Facility ID:
72300
City:
GREENVILLE
State:
SC
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/10/2017
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2017

General Information

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

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

MEREDITH CORPORATION

Joshua Pila

1716 LOCUST STREET

DES MOINES, IA 50309

United States

+1 (515) 284-3000

RegAffairs@meredith.com

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Henry Wendel

Cooley LLP

Henry Wendel

1299 Pennsylvania Ave., NW

Suite 700

Washington, DC 20004

United States

+1 (202) 776-2943

hwendel@cooley.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network FOX (D1), Cozi (D2) , Escape (D3)
Nielsen DMA Greenvll-Spart-Ashevll-And
Web Home Page Address www.foxcarolina.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 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: 6.0
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(18)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 18) Response
Program Title WHNS - DT3 (ESCAPE) Missing
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 12:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Missing profiles the cases of missing children and adults and offers internet safety tips and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 18) Response
Program Title WHNS - DT3 (ESCAPE) Wild Wonders
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 12:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wild Wonders is a weekly half-hour reality series allowing teen viewers to become familiar with various wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on various critters and examines their differences
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 18) Response
Program Title WHNS (FOX) Xploration Outer Space (21.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each week our host Emily Calandrelli will take viewers on incredible journeys through space that will both entertain and educate. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet? Watch our host try to perform every day responsibilities while floating in zero gravity. Explore the challenges that come along with living on a different planet as our host lives like an astronaut in a Mars-like habitat. We will have episodes on space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, and our search for life, among many others.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 18) Response
Program Title WHNS ( FOX) Xploration Nature Knows Best (21.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Xploration Nature Knows Best will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. Host and marine biologist, Danni Washington, exudes energy as she relates how technology all around us was inspired by nature and how modern innovators are continuing with this practice.
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 Xploration Nature Knows Best
List date and time rescheduled 01/22/2017 07:30 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 # 119
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (5 of 18) Response
Program Title WHNS - DT3 (ESCAPE) Better Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Better Planet explores the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 18) Response
Program Title WHNS (FOX) Xploration Weird But True (21.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 12:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 6
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 6
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 6
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. XPLORATION Weird But True will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. This series, produced in partnership with National Geographic Kids, is hosted by the brother sister team of Charlie and Kirby Engleman. Charlie is an Ecologist and Kirby is an Artist, and they are both National Geographic Junior Explorers. Together, they share a common curiosity to explore and understand the science behind the world and its wildlife.
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 Xploration Weird But True
List date and time rescheduled 02/19/2017 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 2017-02-18
Episode # 124
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration Weird But True
List date and time rescheduled 01/07/2017 03:00 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 2017-01-07
Episode # 118
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration Weird But True
List date and time rescheduled 02/12/2017 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 2017-02-11
Episode # 123
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration Weird But True
List date and time rescheduled 03/05/2017 07:30 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 2017-03-04
Episode # 126
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration Weird But True
List date and time rescheduled 01/22/2017 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 2017-01-21
Episode # 120
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration Weird But True
List date and time rescheduled 01/15/2017 07:30 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 # 119
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (7 of 18) Response
Program Title WHNS ( FOX) Xploration Awesome Planet (21.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Xploration Awesome Planet will inspire and educate anyone interested in earth sciences. Our host, Philippe Cousteau, the grandson of legendary Jacques Cousteau, brings boundless energy to every location we visit. From magnificent mountains to violent volcanoes, this program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth. We not only visit gigantic glaciers and behold their beauty but also discover why they formed, and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as we strive to understand places on the earth, inside the earth, and above the earth
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 Xploration Awesome Planet
List date and time rescheduled 01/22/2017 07:00 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 2017-01-14
Episode # 119
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (8 of 18) Response
Program Title WHNS - DT2 (Cozi TV) Steal the Show
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10am (Jan. 7th - 21st) Sundays (Jan. 29th - Mar. 26th)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Pets in Paradise TV is a weekly television show that explores the relationship between humans and animals. From surfing pigs, to ducks living inside the house, rescued dogs, and dogs that rescue humans, we look at the remarkable connections people have with their pets in one of the most beautiful places on Earth, Hawaii. Each week learn about these relationships and how they flourish in Paradise. The 30 minute show consists of compelling stories about people and their people and their pets, information about pet health care, tips on pet training and much more. The Show's goal is to help nurture relationships between pet owners and their companions.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 18) Response
Program Title WHNS - DT3 (ESCAPE) Walking Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Walking Wild is a weekly half-hour reality series showcasing various wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on the dedicated people who look after these spectacular critters.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 18) Response
Program Title WHNS - DT2 (Cozi TV) The New Howdy Doody Show
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 12:30pm (Jan. 7th - 21st) Sundays (Jan. 29th - Mar. 26th)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Howdy Doody is a 1975 series which is known to its viewers for Buffalo Bob in his cowboy attire and a cast of human characters such as Clarabell the Clown and Chief Thunderthud as well as puppets (i.e., Howdy Doody, Dilly Dally, Flub-a-Dub, etc.). Children sat on stage in the Peanut Gallery, thus making this show a forerunner of interactive programming we enjoy today. The primary value of the series is to educate and entertain elementary school-aged children. In addition, both older children and monitoring adults will find this series amusing and quite charming as Howdy Doody is a timeless character who has an interactive quality. Educationally, the series offers opportunities for parents and teachers to teach lessons related to language, character development, science, and listening skills. In accordance with the 1990 Children's Television Act (ATC) intended to increase educational and informational programming for children on television, HOWDY DOODY clearly meets the goals of providing children with a television show that meets CORE requirements of the FCC as follows: 1. Issues such as bullying, establishing trust and courtesy are faced and resolved in the episodes. 2. Responsibility is presented in a positive and encouraging manner. 3. Making choices in life, mastery of attachment and separation are emphasized in each episode. 4. Issues of competition and loyalty are conveyed throughout the series.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 18) Response
Program Title WHNS (FOX) Xploration Earth 2050 (21.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8:30am
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. What will the world look like in 2050? Where will advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics lead us? Xploration Earth 2050 strives to answer these questions and more with scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers. This half hour weekly series, produced primarily for the 13-16 year old target audience will appeal to the whole family. Viewers will be taken on an educational adventure as the show tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 18) Response
Program Title WHNS - DT2 (Cozi TV) Ariel & Zoey & Eli Too
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:30am (Jan. 7th - 21st) Sundays (Jan. 29th - Mar. 26th)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ariel & Zoey & Eli, Too (AZE2), a musical variety show that is driven by three siblings, empowers children to accomplish their goals and their dreams. AZE2 accomplishes this through interviewing people who excel in their profession and have a positive message for kids, introducing guests who perform different genres of music, and presenting musical performances by the cast members themselves. These cast musical performances show children they can write their own music and the importance of teamwork. Music on the show is produced by Emmy Award winner David Barrett. He and Brian Brill (another Emmy winner) ensure that the music is tailored for the young audience. All songs offer a positive message about life. Every episode begins with the song "Sweet Company which sends the positive message of friendship and ends with the singing of End of Another Day which encourages the viewer to stay optimistic about tomorrow.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 18) Response
Program Title WHNS - DT3 (ESCAPE) Missing
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Missing profiles the cases of missing children and adults and offers internet safety tips and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 18) Response
Program Title WHNS ( FOX) Xploration DIY Sci (21.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 12:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 6
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 6
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. XPLORATION DIY Sci will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. Host science educator, and leader in the field of professional educational training Steve Spangler encourages the discovery of scientific concepts through experiments viewers can do at home.
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 Xploration DIY Sci
List date and time rescheduled 01/15/2017 07:00 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 2017-01-14
Episode # 119
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration DIY Sci
List date and time rescheduled 02/19/2017 11:00 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 2017-02-18
Episode # 124
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration DIY Sci
List date and time rescheduled 02/12/2017 11:00 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 2017-02-11
Episode # 123
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration DIY Sci
List date and time rescheduled 03/05/2017 07:00 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 2017-03-04
Episode # 126
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration DIY Sci
List date and time rescheduled 01/07/2017 02:30 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 2017-01-07
Episode # 118
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration DIY Sci
List date and time rescheduled 01/22/2017 11:00 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 2017-01-21
Episode # 120
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (15 of 18) Response
Program Title WHNS - DT2 (Cozi TV) Aqua Kids Adventures 2
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 11am Saturdays (Jan. 7th - 21st) Sundays (Jan. 29th - Mar. 26th)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Aqua Kids provides a unique vehicle for young people to learn about the diversity of marine animals around the world, emphasizing the importance of preserving fragile aquatic habitats and encouraging children to take an active role in protecting the future of their community and the world. The program provides a window into the management and preservation of unique habitats and species through the eyes of kids and their hands-on collaboration with science researchers and educators. The messages delivered by Aqua Kids are given by a creative and resourceful host, Molly McKinney, whose scientific background is evident in the show. The other young hosts, whose ages range from pre-teen to late teens, are equally entertaining and informative. The young viewers identify with these young hosts and imagine themselves in the role of the scientist and as someone who could have a positive impact on the environment. The format of young student scientists presenting information on location in a variety of aquatic settings is both entertaining and informative. (Showplace TV Syndication)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 18) Response
Program Title WHNS - DT2 (Cozi TV) Veggie Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:30am (Jan. 7th - 21st) Sundays (Jan. 29th - Mar. 26th)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. VeggieTales is a children's series featuring animated vegetables who teach life lessons through stories. Hosted by Bob the Tomato and Larry the Cucumber, each episode begins by establishing the problem, uses short stories to parallel the situation with a problem and solution, and ends by reiterating the proposed solution and the life lesson learned through the experience. The show communicates social-emotional messages based upon the core values of honesty, kindness, forgiveness, and appreciation for all, using music, unusual characters, and allegorical storylines.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 18) Response
Program Title WHNS - DT3 (ESCAPE) Better Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Better Planet explores the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 18) Response
Program Title WHNS - DT2 (Cozi TV) The New Howdy Doody Show
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 12pm (Jan. 7th - 21st) Sundays (Jan. 29th - Mar. 26th)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Howdy Doody is a 1975 series which is known to its viewers for Buffalo Bob in his cowboy attire and a cast of human characters such as Clarabell the Clown and Chief Thunderthud as well as puppets (i.e., Howdy Doody, Dilly Dally, Flub-a-Dub, etc.). Children sat on stage in the Peanut Gallery, thus making this show a forerunner of interactive programming we enjoy today. The primary value of the series is to educate and entertain elementary school-aged children. In addition, both older children and monitoring adults will find this series amusing and quite charming as Howdy Doody is a timeless character who has an interactive quality. Educationally, the series offers opportunities for parents and teachers to teach lessons related to language, character development, science, and listening skills. In accordance with the 1990 Children's Television Act (ATC) intended to increase educational and informational programming for children on television, HOWDY DOODY clearly meets the goals of providing children with a television show that meets CORE requirements of the FCC as follows: 1. Issues such as bullying, establishing trust and courtesy are faced and resolved in the episodes. 2. Responsibility is presented in a positive and encouraging manner. 3. Making choices in life, mastery of attachment and separation are emphasized in each episode. 4. Issues of competition and loyalty are conveyed throughout the series.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Les Vann
Address 21 Interstate Court
City Greenville
State SC
Zip 29615
Telephone Number (864) 213-2101
Email Address les.vann@foxcarolina.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. After due review of internal station records and documentation provided to us by program suppliers, the licensee hereby certifies that the station fully complied with the FCC's commercial limits in children's programs, as specified at 47 C.F.R. Section 73.670, with respect to all programs specifically designed for children ages twelve (12# and under. In addition to the educational or informational programs listed in this report, the station broadcast the following programs specifically designed for children ages twelve #12# and under that were not "educational or informational": none. Children's programs were switched from Saturdays to Sundays on Cozi starting the month of February. On 1/7/2017, the following programs on 21.1 were preempted by breaking news and are counted above as is they aired: Xploration Outer Space, Xploration Earth 2050, Xploration Awesome Planet, Xploration Nature Knows Best.

Other Matters (18)

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Other Matters (1 of 18) Response
Program Title WHNS-D3 (ESCAPE) Better Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Better Planet TV is a weekly half-hour series featuring teens learning about ways to help the environment
Other Matters (2 of 18) Response
Program Title WHNS - 21.1 (FOX) Xploration Outer Space
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 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 half-hour weekly series produced for the 13-16 target audience will certainly attract viewers of all ages. Each week our host Emily Calandrelli will take viewers on incredible journeys through space that will both entertain and educate
Other Matters (3 of 18) Response
Program Title WHNS - 21.1 (FOX) Xploration Nature Knows Best
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. We will whirl around in airplanes inspired by birds and in helicopters influenced by the dragonfly and even jump from a few such vehicles to illustrate how wingsuits were invented based on the flying squirrel. But engineers arent the only scientists looking toward nature.
Other Matters (4 of 18) Response
Program Title WHNS-D3 (Escape) Better Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Better Planet explores the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world
Other Matters (5 of 18) Response
Program Title WHNS_ D2 (Cozi) Aqua Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 11am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Aqua Kids provides a unique vehicle for young people to learn about the diversity of marine animals around the world, emphasizing the importance of preserving fragile aquatic habitats and encouraging children to take an active role in protecting the future of their community and the world. The program provides a window into the management and preservation of unique habitats and species through the eyes of kids and their hands-on collaboration with science researchers and educators. The messages delivered by Aqua Kids are given by a creative and resourceful host, Molly McKinney, whose scientific background is evident in the show. The other young hosts, whose ages range from pre-teen to late teens, are equally entertaining and informative. The young viewers identify with these young hosts and imagine themselves in the role of the scientist and as someone who could have a positive impact on the environment. The format of young student scientists presenting information on location in a variety of aquatic settings is both entertaining and informative.
Other Matters (6 of 18) Response
Program Title WHNS-D2 (Cozi) The New Howdy Doody
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 12:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Howdy Doody is a 1975 series which is known to its viewers for Buffalo Bob in his cowboy attire and a cast of human characters such as Clarabell the Clown and Chief Thunderthud as well as puppets (i.e., Howdy Doody, Dilly Dally, Flub-a-Dub, etc.). Children sat on stage in the Peanut Gallery, thus making this show a forerunner of interactive programming we enjoy today. The primary value of the series is to educate and entertain elementary school-aged children. In addition, both older children and monitoring adults will find this series amusing and quite charming as Howdy Doody is a timeless character who has an interactive quality. Educationally, the series offers opportunities for parents and teachers to teach lessons related to language, character development, science, and listening skills.
Other Matters (7 of 18) Response
Program Title WHNS - 21.1 (FOX) Xploration DIY Sci
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 12pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience XPLORATION DIY Sci will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. Host science educator and leader in the field of professional educational training Steve Spangler encourages the discovery of scientific concepts through experiments viewers can do at home
Other Matters (8 of 18) Response
Program Title WHNS- D2 (Cozi) Steal The Show
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 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. With schools across the country cutting funding to music related programs, Steal the Show fills an important void. Students will be empowered with the knowledge and skills they will broaden and hone as they follow Ariel Zoey and Eli on their journey with one of the most prominent songwriters of the past 20 years
Other Matters (9 of 18) Response
Program Title WHNS - 21.1 (FOX) Xploration Awesome Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 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. Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience, Xploration Awesome Planet will inspire and educate anyone interested in earth sciences.
Other Matters (10 of 18) Response
Program Title WHNS - 21.1 (FOX) Xploration Weird But True
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 12:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. XPLORATION Weird But True will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. This series produced in partnership with National Geographic Kids is hosted by the brother sister team of Charlie and Kirby Engleman.
Other Matters (11 of 18) Response
Program Title WHNS-D3 (ESCAPE) Missing
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 12:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Missing profiles the cases of missing children and adults and offers internet safety tips and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Other Matters (12 of 18) Response
Program Title WHNS-D3 (ESCAPE) Walking Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Walking Wild is a weekly half-hour reality series showcasing various wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on the dedicated people who look after these spectacular critters.
Other Matters (13 of 18) Response
Program Title WHNS_ D2 (Cozi) Veggie Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. VeggieTales is a children's series featuring animated vegetables who teach life lessons through stories. Hosted by Bob the Tomato and Larry the Cucumber, each episode begins by establishing the problem, uses short stories to parallel the situation with a problem and solution, and ends by reiterating the proposed solution and the life lesson learned through the experience. The show communicates social-emotional messages based upon the core values of honesty, kindness, forgiveness, and appreciation for all, using music, unusual characters, and allegorical storylines. (Showplace TV Syndication)
Other Matters (14 of 18) Response
Program Title WHNS-D2 (Cozi) The New Howdy Doody
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 12pm
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. Howdy Doody is a 1975 series which is known to its viewers for Buffalo Bob in his cowboy attire and a cast of human characters such as Clarabell the Clown and Chief Thunderthud as well as puppets (i.e., Howdy Doody, Dilly Dally, Flub-a-Dub, etc.). Children sat on stage in the Peanut Gallery, thus making this show a forerunner of interactive programming we enjoy today. The primary value of the series is to educate and entertain elementary school-aged children. In addition, both older children and monitoring adults will find this series amusing and quite charming as Howdy Doody is a timeless character who has an interactive quality. Educationally, the series offers opportunities for parents and teachers to teach lessons related to language, character development, science, and listening skills.
Other Matters (15 of 18) Response
Program Title WHNS- D2 (Cozi) Ariel & Eli, Too
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ariel & Zoey & Eli, Too (AZE2), a musical variety show that is driven by three siblings, empowers children to accomplish their goals and their dreams. AZE2 accomplishes this through interviewing people who excel in their profession and have a positive message for kids, introducing guests who perform different genres of music, and presenting musical performances by the cast members themselves. These cast musical performances show children they can write their own music and the importance of teamwork. Music on the show is produced by Emmy Award winner David Barrett. He and Brian Brill (another Emmy winner) ensure that the music is tailored for the young audience. All songs offer a positive message about life. Every episode begins with the song "Sweet Company which sends the positive message of friendship and ends with the singing of End of Another Day which encourages the viewer to stay optimistic about tomorrow.
Other Matters (16 of 18) Response
Program Title WHNS-D3 (Escape) Missing
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 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. Missing profiles the cases of missing children and adults and offers internet safety tips and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Other Matters (17 of 18) Response
Program Title WHNS - 21.1 (FOX) Xploration Earth 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Xploration Earth 2050 strives to answer these questions and more with scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers
Other Matters (18 of 18) Response
Program Title WHNS-D3 (ESCAPE) Wild Wonders
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 12:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wild Wonders is a weekly half-hour reality series allowing teen viewers to become familiar with various wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on various critters and examines their differences.

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Stephenie Robinson

Program Coordinator


04/10/2017

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