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

FRN:
0020176533
File Number:
0000023642
Submit Date:
04/07/2017
Call Sign:
WEPH
Facility ID:
83946
City:
TUPELO
State:
MS
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/07/2017
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2017

General Information

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

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

CHRISTIAN TELEVISION NETWORK OF MISSISSIPPI, INC.

Doing Business As: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION NETWORK OF MISSISSIPPI, INC.

PO BOX 6922

CLEARWATER, FL 33758

United States

+1 (727) 535-5622

soneal@ctntv.net

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Joseph C Chautin , III .

Legal Counsel

Hardy, Carey, Chautin & Balkin, LLP

1080 West Causeway Approach

Mandeville, LA 70471

United States

+1 (985) 629-0777

jchautin@hardycarey.com

Legal Representative

Chris L Mavros

Director of Engineering

Christian Television Network of Mississippi, Inc.

PO Box 6922

Clearwater, FL 33782

United States

+1 (727) 535-5622

clmavros@yahoo.com

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CTN
Nielsen DMA Columbus-Tupelo-W Pnt-Hstn
Web Home Page Address www.wephtv.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 168.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 3.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(10)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 10) Response
Program Title CBN Superbook
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. @ 8:30am (.1) 7:30am (.2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 5 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Superbook is an animated series that shows the relevance of the Bible to a 21st century generation. Best friends Chris and Joy solve everyday problems encountered bu children. Superbook helps them by actually placing them in the stories of the Bible and letting them meet and interact with biblical characters.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 10) Response
Program Title Gospel Bill
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 6:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. SET IN FICTIONAL OLD WEST TOWN, SHERIFF GOSPEL BILL TEACHES MORALITY AND RESPONSIBILITY BASED ON THE BIBLE. INSTRUCTS CHILDREN ON HOW TO HANDLE TRIALS AND STRUGGLES THROUGH THE EXPERIENCES OF THE CAST, THAT THE CHILDREN CAN RELATE TO, INCLUDED IN THE SKITS, MUSIC, ANIMALS, ETC. LEAVING THEM SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT AND PRACTICE IN THEIR OWN LIVES.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 10) Response
Program Title Kid's Like You - Star Family
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 5:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. PEOPLE AND PUPPETS CREATE A SETTING TO TEACH JUDEO-CHRISTIAN VALUES AND PRINCIPLES (CENTRAL TO CHILDREN'S LIVES) VIA DRAMA, SKITS, AND SONGS TO GRADE SCHOOL CHILDREN, ALL THE WHILE ENHANCING THE SPIRITUAL ASPECT OF THEIR LIVES.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 10) Response
Program Title Heath & The Checker Shoe Band
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 7:00am (.1)6:30am (.2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Learning about Christian Values through a lovable group of puppets. Children are able to work out problems of everyday life through the eyes of Heath & The Checker Shoe Band. Dealing with friends, family and other circumstances of everyday life using biblical references.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 10) Response
Program Title Donkey Ollie
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 6am (.2)
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 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Donkey Ollie is an animated series featuring animals during the time of Jesus, teaching life lessons on honesty and morals.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 10) Response
Program Title Becky's Barn
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 6:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. EDUCATIONAL AS IN LEARNING THE ALPHABET, COLORS, CRAFTS, MUSICAL NOTES, ETC. ALSO INFORMATIONAL IN HUMANITARIAN VALUES SUCH AS HONESTY, ANGER, FEAR, JOY, FORGIVENESS, LOVE, THANKFULNESS, PATIENCE AND COOPERATION, TO PREPARE CHILDREN FOR GRADE SCHOOL.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 10) Response
Program Title Kids Ablaze
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 8:30am (.1 & .2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. EDUCATIONAL AS IN LEARNING THE ALPHABET, COLORS, CRAFTS, MUSICAL NOTES, ETC. ALSO INFORMATIONAL IN HUMANITARIAN VALUES SUCH AS HONESTY, ANGER, FEAR, JOY, FORGIVENESS, LOVE, THANKFULNESS, PATIENCE AND COOPERATION, TO PREPARE CHILDREN FOR GRADE SCHOOL.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 10) Response
Program Title Animal Attractions
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat @ 8:30a (.2)
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 6 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Attractions TV is a testimony to the deep affection people have for their pets and the lessons that children can learn in helping care for these family members.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 10) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 8am (.2)
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 6 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Rescue is a weekly half-hour television series showcasing the heroic efforts of people helping animals.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 10) Response
Program Title Dr. Wonder
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 8:00am (.1)7:00am (.2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 5 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. DR. WONDER IS A SHOW THAT IS PERFORMED BY DEAF ACTORS, INCLUDING CHILDREN, WITH EVERYTHING COMMUNICATED IN BOTH VOICE-OVER AND SIGN LANGAUGE. IT'S A GREAT EDUCATIONAL, INFORMTAIONAL, AND TEACHING TOOL FOR CHILDREN IN LIFE LESSONS. THE EDUCATION IS FANTASTIC FOR HEARING AND THE HEARING IMPARIED, NOT ONLY TO LEARN SIGN LANGUAGE BUT ALSO OBJECT LESSONS AND HOW TO OVERCOME DIFFICULTIES ENCOUNTERED AS CHILDREN AND HOW TO DEAL WITH THOSE SETBACKS.
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 Tracey Morton
Address 134 Free Will Lane
City Saltillo
State MS
Zip 38866
Telephone Number (662) 269-2517
Email Address tmorton@ctnweph.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.

Other Matters (10)

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Other Matters (1 of 10) Response
Program Title Gospel Bill
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 6:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. SET IN FICTIONAL OLD WEST TOWN, SHERIFF GOSPEL BILL TEACHES MORALITY AND RESPONSIBILITY BASED ON THE BIBLE. INSTRUCTS CHILDREN ON HOW TO HANDLE TRIALS AND STRUGGLES THROUGH THE EXPERIENCES OF THE CAST, THAT THE CHILDREN CAN RELATE TO, INCLUDED IN THE SKITS, MUSIC, ANIMALS, ETC. LEAVING THEM SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT AND PRACTICE IN THEIR OWN LIVES.
Other Matters (2 of 10) Response
Program Title Kids Ablaze
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 7:30am (.1)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Kid's Ablaze is a fun, inspirational show designed to encourage and equip children to be all they can be with dynamic stories, zany skits and memorable characters.
Other Matters (3 of 10) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 8am (.2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Rescue is a weekly half-hour television series showcasing the heroic efforts of people helping animals.
Other Matters (4 of 10) Response
Program Title Becky's Barn
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 6:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. EDUCATIONAL AS IN LEARNING THE ALPHABET, COLORS, CRAFTS, MUSICAL NOTES, ETC. ALSO INFORMATIONAL IN HUMANITARIAN VALUES SUCH AS HONESTY, ANGER, FEAR, JOY, FORGIVENESS, LOVE, THANKFULNESS, PATIENCE AND COOPERATION, TO PREPARE CHILDREN FOR GRADE SCHOOL.
Other Matters (5 of 10) Response
Program Title Dr. Wonder
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 8:00am (.1)7:00am (.2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 5 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. DR. WONDER IS A SHOW THAT IS PERFORMED BY DEAF ACTORS, INCLUDING CHILDREN, WITH EVERYTHING COMMUNICATED IN BOTH VOICE-OVER AND SIGN LANGAUGE. IT'S A GREAT EDUCATIONAL, INFORMTAIONAL, AND TEACHING TOOL FOR CHILDREN IN LIFE LESSONS. THE EDUCATION IS FANTASTIC FOR HEARING AND THE HEARING IMPARIED, NOT ONLY TO LEARN SIGN LANGUAGE BUT ALSO OBJECT LESSONS AND HOW TO OVERCOME DIFFICULTIES ENCOUNTERED AS CHILDREN AND HOW TO DEAL WITH THOSE SETBACKS.
Other Matters (6 of 10) Response
Program Title Animal Attractions
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 8:30am (.2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Attractions TV is a testimony to the deep affection people have for their pets and the lessons children can learn by caring for these family members.
Other Matters (7 of 10) Response
Program Title Kid's Like You - Star Family
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 5:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. PEOPLE AND PUPPETS CREATE A SETTING TO TEACH JUDEO-CHRISTIAN VALUES AND PRINCIPLES (CENTRAL TO CHILDREN'S LIVES) VIA DRAMA, SKITS, AND SONGS TO GRADE SCHOOL CHILDREN, ALL THE WHILE ENHANCING THE SPIRITUAL ASPECT OF THEIR LIVES.
Other Matters (8 of 10) Response
Program Title Donkey Ollie
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 6am (.2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Donkey Ollie is an animated series featuring animals during the time of Jesus, teaching life lessons on honesty and morals.
Other Matters (9 of 10) Response
Program Title CBN Superbook
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. @ 8:30am (.1) 7:30am (.2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 5 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Superbook is an animated series that shows the relevance of the Bible to a 21st century generation. Best friends Chris and Joy solve everyday problems encountered bu children. Superbook helps them by actually placing them in the stories of the Bible and letting them meet and interact with biblical characters.
Other Matters (10 of 10) Response
Program Title Heath & The Checker Shoe Band
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 7:00am (.1)6:30am (.2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Learning about Christian Values through a lovable group of puppets. Children are able to work out problems of everyday life through the eyes of Heath & The Checker Shoe Band. Dealing with friends, family and other circumstances of everyday life using biblical references.

Certification

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Question Response

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

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

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

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

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

Tracey S Morton

General Manager WEPH


04/07/2017

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