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

FRN:
0018223693
File Number:
0000026645
Submit Date:
07/07/2017
Call Sign:
WGEM-TV
Facility ID:
54275
City:
QUINCY
State:
IL
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/07/2017
Filing Status:
Active



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

WGEM LICENSE, LLC

Doing Business As: WGEM LICENSE, LLC

P.O. BOX 909

QUINCY, IL 62306

United States

+1 (217) 223-5100

bdreasler@quincymedia.com

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Stephen Hartzell

Brooks, Pierce et al.

150 Fayetteville Street

Suite 1700

RALEIGH, NC 27601

United States

+1 (919) 839-0300

shartzell@brookspierce.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network NBC,FOX,CW
Nielsen DMA Quincy-Hannibal-Keokuk
Web Home Page Address http://www.wgem.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 3.42
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: 6.96
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 Dragonfly TV (WGEM FOX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 9a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 2
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
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 features real kids doing real science, demonstrating practical applications of math and other scientific disciplines. Airs on our multicast channel.
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 Dragonfly TV
List date and time rescheduled 05/06/2017 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 2017-05-07
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Dragonfly TV
List date and time rescheduled 06/25/2017 04:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-06-25
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (2 of 18) Response
Program Title Dog Town USA (WGEM-FOX)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 8a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 2
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
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 Town, USA is a story of the men and women who devote their lives to the healing and happiness of dogs - from every corner of the nation. Built on 33,000 acres of pristine land in Utah, Dog Town, USA is the nation's preeminent facility dedicated to finding safe homes for abandoned dogs. Dog Town, USA is produced for ages 13-16 and will inspire young people to pursue their dreams while valuing the importance of dedicating oneself to the greater good of community and family. The series demonstrates the powerful interaction between humans and animals with a focus on our canine companions. Dog Town, USA educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Dog Town, USA's trained experts teach teen viewers how to be a responsible pet owner and maintain a safe and healthy lifestyle for both family and pet. Viewers will get to know - and care - about these dogs and the heroes who do whatever it takes to give them a second chance. Airs on our multicast channel.
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 Dogtown USA
List date and time rescheduled 05/13/2017 11:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-05-13
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Dogtown USA
List date and time rescheduled 05/20/2017 11:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-05-20
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (3 of 18) Response
Program Title Give (WGEM NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 3
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
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. Give introduces viewers to the world of philanthropy through the stories of small charities making a big impact. The series features NBC News correspondent and the founder of UNICEF's Next Generation Jenna Bush Hager, esteemed actor Blair Underwood, and passionate celebrity philanthropists from film, television, music, sports, and business who are all on a mission to inspire others to do good. In each episode one of these celebrity ambassadors will visit two charities that use innovation, best practices, and dedication for change in their communities and the world. With the help of some of the country's top foundations, we'll meet these inspiring individuals to see how they do it through the eyes of our celebrity ambassadors. Airs on our main digital channel.
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 Give
List date and time rescheduled 05/06/0017 08:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-05-06
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Public Interest

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Give
List date and time rescheduled 06/03/0017 08:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-06-03
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (4 of 18) Response
Program Title Expedition Wild (WGEM FOX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 7a
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. Produced for ages 13-16, this educational and informational program is hosted by wildlife expert Casey Anderson and showcases his charismatic animal companions on an innovative and action-packed odyssey through North America's wild places, revealing a rare glimpse into the beauty and complexity of the natural world. Viewers will follow Casey on a series of breathtakingly wild adventures: he'll paddle the Grand Canyon, ski with Wolverines in British Columbia, observe Mountain Lions in Montana, stake out the scavengers of Yellowstone, investigate a raven's nest, observe Polar Bears on Alaska's northern slope, and climb to rugged extremes in pursuit of Northern Maine's Black Bears, bringing audiences a rare and personal experience with endangered species, some deadly, others dashing, in the stunning natural ecosystems that they call home. Airs on our multicast channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 18) Response
Program Title Brain Games (WGEM-FOX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 830a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 2
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
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. Brain Games: Family Edition is a weekly half-hour series that explores the fascinating components of the human brain and how they shape our perceptions and everyday lives. Hosted by Jason Silva, Brain Games: Family Edition opens each episode with an exercise for your mind which will often leave you scratching your head. These exercises will serve as a jumping-off point for a deep dive into the reality of human perception and the fascinating ways that our brain functions. Each week, Host Jason Silva will explore a variety of different topics including visual perception, memory, skill learning, decision making, and many more. Brain Games: Family Edition educates and inspires viewers by presenting a series of experiments and activities designed to help people improve cognitive function and use their brains better, smarter and faster. Airs on our multicast channel.
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 Brain Games
List date and time rescheduled 05/20/2017 11:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-05-20
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Brain Games
List date and time rescheduled 05/13/2017 11:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-05-13
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (6 of 18) Response
Program Title Voyager with Josh Garcia (WGEM NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
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. The Voyager with Josh Garcia takes viewers on an exciting and immersive journey around the globe with world traveler and host, Josh Garcia. Each episode provides audiences access to the world's most incredible destinations as Josh seeks out the truly authentic experiences one can only find when guided by a knowledgeable and passionate guide. Each week, Josh Garcia brings viewers on an enthralling voyage exploring the people and cultures that make our world so breathtaking. Airs on our main digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 18) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue (WGEM-NBC)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 10a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 3
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. Showcases spectacular rescues of all types of animals. Instructs children on the proper care of animals and provides safety tips on how to care for all kinds of creatures in the animal kingdom. Showcases skilled and compassionate individuals helping animals and protecting the environment, emphasizes problem solving and teamwork, promotes strong personal and community values. Airs on our main digital channel.
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 Animal Rescue
List date and time rescheduled 06/10/2017 07:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-06-11
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (8 of 18) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol (WGEM CW)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 7a, 730a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The show follows the Dutch veterinarian Jan Pol and his family and employees at his veterinarian office in rural Beal City, Michigan. 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. Airs on our multicast channel.
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 Dog Whisperer w/ Cesar Millan (WGEM CW)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 8a, 830a, 9a, 930a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Total times aired 52
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. The Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan is a documentary-style reality television program centering on animal behaviorist Cesar Millan as he works to rehabilitate dogs with behavior problems. Viewers are introduced to the difficult dogs, and their owners, through home-movie style footage of their dogs engaging in the behavior its owners find problematic. A voice-over describes the situation briefly; the owners tell their story, and Millan arrives. Airs on our multicast channel.
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 Journey with Dylan Dreyer (WGEM NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 10
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 3
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. Led by NBC News meteorologist and TODAY contributor Dylan Dreyer, Journey with Dylan Dreyer is a wondrous celebration of nature. Breathtaking cinematography will bring viewers up-close and personal with the black bears of Montana to polar bears in the Arctic. The audience will have a unique platform to see animals in their natural habitat, including exploring the extraordinary migration of 1.5 million animals traveling over 500 miles across the Serengeti in Tanzania and Kenya. Journey with Dylan Dreyer will tell us why. Airs on our main digital channel.
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 Heart of a Champion (WGEM-NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 1130a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 7
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 7
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. Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson features the powerful and inspiring stories of successful athletes who exemplify what it really means to be a champion. Hosted by Lauren Thompson, host of Golf Channel's Morning Drive, Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson introduces audiences to professional and amateur athletes who have overcome obstacles to ultimately achieve transcendent moments in the world of sports. Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson proves that a champion is not only defined by their speed, strength and agility, but also by their grit, resiliency and heart. Airs on our main digital channel.
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 Heart of a Champion
List date and time rescheduled 04/08/2017 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-04-08
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart of a Champion
List date and time rescheduled 04/29/2017 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-04-29
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart of a Champion
List date and time rescheduled 05/06/2017 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-05-06
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart of a Champion
List date and time rescheduled 06/03/2017 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-06-03
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart of a Champion
List date and time rescheduled 04/01/2017 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-04-01
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart of a Champion
List date and time rescheduled 04/15/2017 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-04-15
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (12 of 18) Response
Program Title Hatched (WGEM FOX)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 7a
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. Hatched is an educational and informational series dedicated to teaching children aged 13-16 about how to successfully pursue their entrepreneurial dreams. Each week, a seasoned team of business leaders instructs entrepreneurs about the basic but critical business skills needed to bring a product from concept to the marketplace. It will help young people develop the confidence and business savvy to execute a detailed business plan that includes product pricing, packaging, marketing and investment strategies. Airs on our multicast channel.
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 Dog Tales (WGEM FOX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 930a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 3
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
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. Explains the positives and negatives of pet ownership, including how to care for your pet, and features segments on owners, trainers and other people who interact with domesticated animals. Airs on our multicast channel.
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 Dog Tales
List date and time rescheduled 05/06/2017 04:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-05-07
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Dog Tales
List date and time rescheduled 06/25/2017 04:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-06-25
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (14 of 18) Response
Program Title Naturally, Danny Seo (WGEM NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 1030a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 10
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 3
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. Naturally, Danny Seo is an educational series for young people and their families seeking a healthier lifestyle by learning the science behind eating well and exercising your mind and body while caring for our planet. Host Danny Seo is America's leading authority on eco-friendly living. Danny has devoted his career to the idea that caring for the environment can go hand-in-hand with enjoying time with family and friends and sharing delicious and healthy meals while creating a healthy and environmentally friendly home. Airs on our main digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 18) Response
Program Title Wilderness Vet (WGEM NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 930a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 2
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. Wilderness Vet hosted by renown veterinarian Dr. Michelle Oakley, features compelling stories from one of the most rugged areas on the planet, the Yukon. Dr. Oakley travels to homes, farms and wildlife preserves across the Yukon to help animals in need. Wilderness Vet will bring viewers closer than ever before to wild animals in their native habitats by showcasing the hard work and dedication involved in their rescue and rehabilitation. Airs on our main digital channel.
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 Jack Hanna Into the Wild (WGEM-NBC)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 1030a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 3
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. America's most beloved animal adventurer provides insight into the protection and conservation of some of our planet's most precious and endangered species. Into the Wild is unscripted and action packed-leaving you with a renewed appreciation for all creatures, great and small. Jack often shares these adventures with friends and family as he visits unique locations off the beaten track. Airs on our main digital channel.
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 Jack Hanna Into the Wild
List date and time rescheduled 06/10/2017 07:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-06-11
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (17 of 18) Response
Program Title Recipe Rehab (WGEM-FOX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 730a
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. In this weekly half-hour competition style series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers ages 13 to 16, it is chef against chef in a recipe makeover challenge. Viewers will submit their favorite, decadent, high calorie, classic family recipes and two acclaimed chefs will face off in a head-to-head competition to give the recipes a low calorie twist. The audience will learn the value of healthy, wholesome ingredients and how healthy food choices can have positive effects on our quality of life. Special guests will serve as judge and jury. Airs on our multicast channel.
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 Ocean Mysteries (WGEM FOX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 730a
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. The half-hour weekly series, Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experiences. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13-16 and beyond, and shows how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs as humans. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the "family dynamics" of the mingling species, viewers will get to know, and care, about these heroes and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans. Airs on our multicast channel.
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 Terri Stutheit
Address 513 Hampshire St
City Quincy
State IL
Zip 62301
Telephone Number (217) 228-6617
Email Address tstutheit@wgem.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. One or more episodes of children's programming that was preempted during the quarter was not rescheduled. The Digital Core Programming Summary section of this report would not permit the station to include preemption reports for such unrescheduled preemptions, and FCC Staff has advised that no preemption report for such unrescheduled episodes is necessary.

Other Matters (18)

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Other Matters (1 of 18) Response
Program Title Hatched (WGEM FOX)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 7a
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. Hatched is an educational and informational series dedicated to teaching children aged 13-16 about how to successfully pursue their entrepreneurial dreams. Each week, a seasoned team of business leaders instructs entrepreneurs about the basic but critical business skills needed to bring a product from concept to the marketplace. It will help young people develop the confidence and business savvy to execute a detailed business plan that includes product pricing, packaging, marketing and investment strategies. Airs on our multicast channel.
Other Matters (2 of 18) Response
Program Title Recipe Rehab (WGEM FOX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 730a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In this weekly half-hour competition-style series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers ages 13-16, it is chef against chef in a recipe makeover challenge. Viewers will submit their favorite, decadent, high-calorie, classic family recipes and two acclaimed chefs will face off in a head-to-head competition to give the recipes a low-calorie twist. The audience will learn the value of healthy, wholesome ingredients and how healthy food choices can have positive effects on our quality of life. Special guests will serve as judge and jury. Airs on our multicast channel.
Other Matters (3 of 18) Response
Program Title Dog Tales (WGEM FOX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 930a (through 9/3/17)
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. Explains the positives and negatives of pet ownership, including how to care for your pet, and features segments on owners, trainers and other people who interact with domesticated animals. Airs on our multicast channel.
Other Matters (4 of 18) Response
Program Title Wilderness Vet (WGEM NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 930a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
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. Wilderness Vet hosted by renown veterinarian Dr. Michelle Oakley, features compelling stories from one of the most rugged areas on the planet, the Yukon. Dr. Oakley travels to homes, farms and wildlife preserves across the Yukon to help animals in need. Wilderness Vet will bring viewers closer than ever before to wild animals in their native habitats by showcasing the hard work and dedication involved in their rescue and rehabilitation. Airs on our main digital channel.
Other Matters (5 of 18) Response
Program Title Expedition Wild (WGEM FOX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 7a
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 for ages 13-16, this educational and informational program is hosted by wildlife expert Casey Anderson and showcases his charismatic animal companions on an innovative and action-packed odyssey through North America's wild places - revealing a rare glimpse into the beauty and complexity of the natural world. Viewers will follow Casey on a series of breathtakingly wild adventures: he'll paddle the Grand Canyon, ski with Wolverines in British Columbia, observe Mountain Lions in Montana, stake out the scavengers of Yellowstone, investigate a raven's nest, observe Polar Bears on Alaska's northern slope, and climb to rugged extremes in pursuit of Northern Maine's Black Bears - bringing audiences a rare and personal experience with endangered species, some deadly, others dashing, in the stunning natural ecosystems that they call home. Airs on our multicast channel.
Other Matters (6 of 18) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol (WGEM CW)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 7a, 730a
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. The show follows the Dutch veterinarian Jan Pol and his family and employees at his veterinarian office in rural Beal City, Michigan. 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. Airs on our multicast channel.
Other Matters (7 of 18) Response
Program Title Dogtown USA (WGEM FOX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 8a
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. Dog Town, USA is a story of the men and women who devote their lives to the healing and happiness of dogs - from every corner of the nation. Built on 33,000 acres of pristine land in Utah, Dog Town, USA is the nation's preeminent facility dedicated to finding safe homes for abandoned dogs. Dog Town, USA is produced for ages 13-16 and will inspire young people to pursue their dreams while valuing the importance of dedicating oneself to the greater good of community and family. The series demonstrates the powerful interaction between humans and animals with a focus on our canine companions. Dog Town, USA educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Dog Town, USA's trained experts teach teen viewers how to be a responsible pet owner and maintain a safe and healthy lifestyle for both family and pet. Viewers will get to know - and care - about these dogs and the heroes who do whatever it takes to give them a second chance. Airs on our multicast channel.
Other Matters (8 of 18) Response
Program Title Naturally, Danny Seo (WGEM NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 1030a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
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. Naturally, Danny Seo is an educational series for young people and their families seeking a healthier lifestyle by learning the science behind eating well and exercising your mind and body while caring for our planet. Host Danny Seo is America's leading authority on eco-friendly living. Danny has devoted his career to the idea that caring for the environment can go hand-in-hand with enjoying time with family and friends and sharing delicious and healthy meals while creating a healthy and environmentally friendly home. Airs on our main digital channel.
Other Matters (9 of 18) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna Into the Wild (WGEM NBC)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 1030a (through 9/9/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
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. Viewers go on excursions around the world through the eyes of America's most beloved animal adventurer and his family. More than just a collection of animal escapades, Into The wild provides insight into the protection and conservation of some of our planet's most precious and endangered species. Into The Wild is unscripted and action-packed - it takes you on a raucous ride, leaving you with a renewed appreciation for all creatures, great and small. Airs on our main digital channel.
Other Matters (10 of 18) Response
Program Title Voyager with Josh Garcia (WGEM NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
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. The Voyager with Josh Garcia takes viewers on an exciting and immersive journey around the globe with world traveler and host, Josh Garcia. Each episode provides audiences access to the world's most incredible destinations as Josh seeks out the truly authentic experiences one can only find when guided by a knowledgeable and passionate guide. Each week, Josh brings viewers on an enthralling voyage exploring the people and cultures that make our world so breathtaking. Airs on our main digital channel.
Other Matters (11 of 18) Response
Program Title Give (WGEM NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. Give introduces viewers to the world of philanthropy through the stories of small charities making a big impact. The series features Jenna Bush Hager, Blair Underwood, and passionate celebrity philanthropists from film, television, music, sports and business who are all on a mission to inspire others to do good. In each episode, one of these celebrity ambassadors will visit two charities that use innovation, best practices, and dedication for change in their communities and the world. With the help of some of the country's top foundation, we will meet these inspiring individuals to see how they do it through the eyes of our celebrity ambassadors. Airs on our main digital channel.
Other Matters (12 of 18) Response
Program Title Heart of a Champion (WGEM NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 1130a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. Heart of a Champion features the powerful and inspiring stories of successful athletes who exemplify what it really means to be a champion. Hosted by Lauren Thompson, Heart of a Champion introduces audiences to professional and amateur athletes who have overcome obstacles to ultimately achieve transcendent moments in the world of sports. Heart of a Champion proves that a champion is not only defined by their speed, strength and agility, but also by their grit, resiliency and heart. Airs on our main digital channel.
Other Matters (13 of 18) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer w/ Cesar Millan (WGEM CW)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 8a, 830a, 9a, 930a
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. The Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan is a documentary-style reality television program centering on animal behaviorist Cesar Millan as he works to rehabilitate dogs with behavior problems. Viewers are introduced to the difficult dogs, and their owners, through home-movie style footage of their dogs engaging in the behavior its owners find problematic. A voice-over describes the situation briefly; the owners tell their story, and Millan arrives. Airs on our multicast channel.
Other Matters (14 of 18) Response
Program Title DragonflyTV (WGEM FOX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 9a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. DragonflyTV Features real kids doing real science, demonstrating practical applications of math and other scientific disciplines. Airs on our multicast channel.
Other Matters (15 of 18) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue (WGEM NBC)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 10a (through 9/9/17)
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. Animal Rescue showcases spectacular rescues of all types of animals. Instructs children on the proper care of animals and provides safety tips on how to care for all kinds of creatures in the animal kingdom. Showcases skilled and compassionate individuals helping animals and protecting the environment, emphasizes problem solving and teamwork, promotes strong personal and community values. Airs on our main digital channel.
Other Matters (16 of 18) Response
Program Title Brain Games (WGEM FOX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 830a
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 for children aged 13-16, Brain Games: Family Edition is a weekly half-hour series that explores the fascinating components of the human brain and how they shape our perceptions and everyday lives. Hosted by Jason Silva, Brain Games: Family Edition opens each episode with an exercise for your mind which will often leave you scratching your head. These exercises will serve as a jumping-off point for a deep dive into the reality of human perception and the fascinating ways that our brain functions. Each week, Host Jason Silva will explore a variety of different topics including visual perception, memory, skill learning, decision making, and many more. Brain Games: Family Edition educates and inspires viewers by presenting a series of experiments and activities designed to help people improve cognitive function and use their brains better, smarter and faster. Airs on our multicast channel.
Other Matters (17 of 18) Response
Program Title Journey with Dylan Dreyer (WGEM NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
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. Journey with Dylan Dreyer is a wondrous celebration of nature. Breathtaking cinematography will bring viewers up close and personal with the black bears of Montana to polar bears in the Arctic. The audience will have a unique platform to see animals in their natural habitat, including exploring the extraordinary migration of 1.5 million animals traveling over 500 miles across the Serengeti in Tanzania and Kenya. Airs on our main digital channel.
Other Matters (18 of 18) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries (WGEM FOX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 730a
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. The half-hour weekly series, Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experiences. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13-16 and beyond, and shows how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs as humans. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the 'family dynamics' of the mingling species, viewers will get to know, and care, about these heroes and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans. Airs on our multicast channel.

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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.

Carlos Fernandez

General Manager


07/07/2017

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