Go to the Federal Communications Commission homepage at www.fcc.gov

Licensing and Management System

Approved by OMB 3060-0837
September 2014
Go to the Federal Communications Commission homepage at www.fcc.gov

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

FRN:
0006555957
File Number:
0000026188
Submit Date:
07/06/2017
Call Sign:
WHKY-TV
Facility ID:
65919
City:
HICKORY
State:
NC
Service:
Distributed Transmission System
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/06/2017
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

Back to Top

Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.

Doing Business As: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.

Jeff Long

526 MAIN AVENUE SE

HICKORY, NC 28602

United States

+1 (828) 322-1290

JLONG@WHKY.COM

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

Back to Top
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

Louis R duTreil , Jr .

Technical Consultant

duTreil Lundin & Rackley Inc

3135 Southgate Circle

Sarasota, FL 34239

United States

+1 (941) 329-6004

bobjr@DLR.com

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

Back to Top
Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Independent
Affiliated network
Nielsen DMA Charlotte
Web Home Page Address www.whky.com

Digital Core Programming

Back to Top
Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 5.0
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 756.0
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: 29.7
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(24)

Back to Top
Digital Core Program (1 of 24) Response
Program Title Killer Instinct (Digital Sub Channel 14.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 60 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program provides an in-depth understanding of wild animals from the unique viewpoint of Australian animal expert Rob Bredl who is known as the "Barefoot Bushman". Rob uses his skills to better understand the predatory behavior of the deadliest creatures. Children will learn an appreciation for the Australian continent with its unique and diverse wildlife, and a respect for the predator in nature.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 24) Response
Program Title Into the Wild (Digital Sub Channel 14.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 4/16/17 & 4/22/17 1:00PM & 4:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 60 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program takes viewers around the world with Jack Hanna and his family to provide insights into the protection and conservation of some of our planets most precious and endangered species. Through this program, the viewer will be given a better appreciation for all creatures, great and small. Due to a technical error, which has been corrected, the E/I bug did not air during this program on March 3/18-19 & 3/25-26. The Kids E/I programming was made good on the above days/dates.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 24) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures (Digital Main Channel 14.1, Digital Sub Channel 14.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday 7:30am, Sunday 11:30am
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. Various hosts and teens travel to destinations around the world, that can be both exotic and remote. This program is designed to educate, inform and entertain viewers about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, earth's creatures, and the people who inhabit the land. The program is designed to make learning about our neighbors, both human and non-human, and the environment, fun
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 24) Response
Program Title Sugar Creek Gang (Digital Sub Channel 14.5)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 7:00am
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 8 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Based on a series of books by Paul Hutchens, The Sugar Creek Gang series chronicles the adventures of Bill, Collins, Poetry, Circus, Dragonfly, Big Jim, Little Jim, and the rest of the residents of Sugar Creek as they resolve moral issues and build character.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 24) Response
Program Title iShine Knect (Digital Sub Channel 14.5)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tue 7:00am
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 8 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. iShine KNECT is designed for kids and parents to connect with each other and have some wacky fun in the process. The program is designed to give a lift of encouragement and faith that will help tweens deal with life with Christian values at home, church and school!
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 24) Response
Program Title Lauch Pad TV (Digital Sub Channel 14.6) Effective: 5/17/2017
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Daily Mon-Sun 7:00am, 7:30am, 8:00am, 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 180
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 10 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program is intended to foster interests in science and engineering by presenting the history and activities of America's space program.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 24) Response
Program Title Whaddyado (Digital Main Channel 14.1, Digital Sub Channel 14.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 7:00am, Fridays 7:30am, Sundays 12:00noon, Sundays 12:30pm
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 educational goal of this program is to show teens the proper reaction when faced with everyday circumstances. Through dramatic reenactments, the program documents ordinary teens who accidentally find themselves in perilous and challenging situations. Various experts interview the participants and explain what the proper reaction should be when faced with similar perilous circumstances. A moral dilemma segment will also be featured in each show in an effort to help teens to make the right decision at the right moment
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 24) Response
Program Title Boomerang (Digital Sub Channel 14.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 4/16/17 & 4/22/17 12:00n & 3:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is a childrens travel program featuring the natural geographic wonders, indigenous cultures, native wildlife and unique adventures of Australia and other surrounding countries as seen and experienced through the eyes of youth. Filmed on location, Boomerangs young hosts share their first hand discoveries by conducting interviews, taking unusual tours, and designing their adventures based on viewers special requests. Children learn geography, exposure to other cultures and appreciation for the world in which they live. Due to a technical error, which has been corrected, the E/I bug did not air during this program on March 3/18-19 & 3/25-26. The Kids E/I programming was made good on the above days/dates.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 24) Response
Program Title Wild World at the San Diego Zoo (Digital Main Channel 14.1, Digital Sub Channels 14.2, 14.3 & 14.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wed 7:00am, Sun 11:00am, Sat 8:30am, Sat 11:00am
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. This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and focuses on showing how zoo enrichment programs help animals initiate natural behavior. This program teaches children about animal behavior and the importance of providing an enriching environment for animals in our care.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 24) Response
Program Title Into the Wild (Digital Sub Channel 14.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 60 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program takes viewers around the world with Jack Hanna and his family to provide insights into the protection and conservation of some of our planets most precious and endangered species. Through this program, the viewer will be given a better appreciation for all creatures, great and small.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 24) Response
Program Title Pierce's Scaly Adventures (Digital Sub Channel 14.5)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thur 7:00am
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 6 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each week we take you to amazing places and bring you up close with fascinating animals and those who care for them. More than just another animal show, Scaly Adventures features exciting adventures as seen through the eyes of a young boy and his family. Scaly Adventures encourages young people to follow their dreams and live a life of passion and purpose. This family friendly programming makes conservation and education a super fun, cool experience. Make every day an adventure.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 24) Response
Program Title Boomerang (Digital Sub Channel 14.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is a childrens travel program featuring the natural geographic wonders, indigenous cultures, native wildlife and unique adventures of Australia and other surrounding countries as seen and experienced through the eyes of youth. Filmed on location, Boomerangs young hosts share their first hand discoveries by conducting interviews, taking unusual tours, and designing their adventures based on viewers special requests. Children learn geography, exposure to other cultures and appreciation for the world in which they live.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 24) Response
Program Title Heroes Among Us (Digital Sub Channel 14.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program features true stories of exceptional men, women and children making a difference across the United States. From highly trained professionals to ordinary citizens selflessly putting themselves in harm's way, the program celebrates the heroes in our nation today while going one step further, and teaches children key response behaviors critical to overcoming every day, unforeseen dangers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 24) Response
Program Title The Adventures of Donkey Ollie(Digital Sub Channel 14.5)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wed 7:00am
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 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Donkey Ollie is a series of musical episodes that follows a Donkey named Ollie through Jesus' time as he meets new characters and learns many valuable lessons along the way. Donkey Ollie is animated with incredible graphics, songs and morals in a way that draws in audiences of every age. Ollie is especially geared toward preschool and early grade school children but it's entertaining for the whole family as well.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 24) Response
Program Title Dr. Wonder's Workshop (Digital Sub Channel 14.5)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon 7:00am
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 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The show is targeted largely to a deaf/hard-of-hearing populace. The main characters are all deaf, and speak in American Sign Language (ASL). For non-deaf viewers, the show is done with voice over narration.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 24) Response
Program Title Heroes Among Us (Digital Sub Channel 14.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 4/16/17 & 4/22/17 12:30pm & 3:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program features true stories of exceptional men, women and children making a difference across the United States. From highly trained professionals to ordinary citizens selflessly putting themselves in harm's way, the program celebrates the heroes in our nation today while going one step further, and teaches children key response behaviors critical to overcoming every day, unforeseen dangers. Due to a technical error, which has been corrected, the E/I bug did not air during this program on March 3/18-19 & 3/25-26. The Kids E/I programming was made good on the above days/dates.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 24) Response
Program Title Miss Charity's Diner (Digital Sub Channel 14.5)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 7:00am
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 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Faithville Gospelcast Productions is a non-profit charitable organization in the United States and Canada. Their office and studio facilities are located in Ontario. They produce family television and radio programming for children that entertains and educates. The goal is to assist parents, grandparents and educators in the development of children. The programs are designed to help the family instill good moral values, respect for one another and one's individual importance. The curriculum and programs always teach the golden rule 'treat others are you would want them to treat you.'
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 24) Response
Program Title Dragon Fly TV (Digital Main Channel 14.1 & Digital Sub Channel 14.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays 7:30am, Sundays 8:30am
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. This program features children engaging in various science projects and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science from multiple scientific fields. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Examples of program episodes include studying various ecosystems, sea turtles, and rocket propulsion. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to gain an appreciation for science in a unique and entertaining way.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 24) Response
Program Title Think Big (Digital Main Channel 14.1, Digital Sub Channel 14.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tues 7:00am, Sun 8:00am
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. Think Big is a kid-hosted entertaining series for young people that follows the world's most innovative kids as they create and invent new toys, games, learning tools, websites, and modes of transportation. The program features top kid inventors who face off against one another in an Invent-Off to see who can come up with the most innovative and creative invention. In each episode, two teams brainstorm, choose materials, and sketch and design their idea. Once completed, the inventions are then judged. This program allows kids to showcase their skills in creativity, science, innovation, marketing and teamwork.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 24) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 (Digital Sub Channel 14.5)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fri 7:00am
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Have you ever wondered what you might want to do for the rest of your life? Well, Real Life 101, which is aimed at teens and young adults, introduces you to real people doing real jobs. From doctors, lawyers, and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors, Lipizzaner stallion trainers, and special effects directors, we cover them all. Join our energetic hosts Shawn, Krystal, and A. J. for a weekly half-hour of fun and entertainment. Rated High for Educational Content by the Annenberg Policy Center.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 24) Response
Program Title Get Wild at the San Diego Zoo (Digital Main Channel 14.1, Digital Sub Channels 14.2, 14.3 & 14.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon 7:30am, Sun 10:30am, Sat 8:00am, Sat 10:30am
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. This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and features notable animal experts teaching children the living habits and unique behaviors of wild animals.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (22 of 24) Response
Program Title Killer Instinct (Digital Sub Channel 14.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 4/16/17 & 4/22/17 2:00PM & 5:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 60 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program provides an in-depth understanding of wild animals from the unique viewpoint of Australian animal expert Rob Bredl who is known as the "Barefoot Bushman". Rob uses his skills to better understand the predatory behavior of the deadliest creatures. Children will learn an appreciation for the Australian continent with its unique and diverse wildlife, and a respect for the predator in nature. Due to a technical error, which has been corrected, the E/I bug did not air during this program on March 3/18-19 & 3/25-26. The Kids E/I programming was made good on the above days/dates.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (23 of 24) Response
Program Title ORIGINS (Digital Main Channel 14.1 & Digital Sub Channel 14.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday 7:00am, Thursday 7:30am, Saturday 9:00am, Saturday 9:30am, Sunday 9:00am, Sunday 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 78
Total times aired 78
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. ORIGINS explores the origin of hundreds of the world's most influential and important inventions, natural objects, customs, ideas from technology, arts and entertainment, government, nature, and more. By teaching the history of the world's most significant ideas and creations, Origins gives children an appreciation of progress and the contributions of others while inspiring dreams of the future.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (24 of 24) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals (Digital Main Channel 14.1, Digital Sub Channel 14.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays 7:00am, Sundays 10:00am
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. This program spans the globe to bring viewers interesting stories about the world's most fascinating animals, such as the penguins trek to their breeding grounds in the artic, the animals at a safari in Africa, or during a visit to the Australian outback. The program has four segments, each one featuring a different story to educate the viewer about an exotic unique animal or an animal that can be found in the locality
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

Back to Top

Sponsored Core Programming (0)

Back to Top

Liaison Contact

Back to Top
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 Jeff Long
Address PO Box 1059
City Hickory
State NC
Zip 28603-1059
Telephone Number (828) 485-5501
Email Address JeffLong@whky.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. WHKY-TV ceased programming on its analog channel and converted to digital only broadcast as part of the early transition option to Digital Television on February 14, 2009. Licensee's responses to question 7 assume that the main digital program is the same as the former analog channel. After due review of internal station records and documentation provided to us by program suppliers, the licensee hereby certifies as follows: (1) the only programs specifically designed for children ages twelve and under that the station broadcast the quarter are disclosed in this report and (II) the licensee 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 these programs. WHKY-TV Digital Sub Channel 14.6 began broadcasting on May 17, 2017.

Other Matters (20)

Back to Top
Other Matters (1 of 20) Response
Program Title Miss Charity's Diner (Digital Sub Channel 14.5)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 7:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Faithville Gospelcast Productions is a non-profit charitable organization in the United States and Canada. Their office and studio facilities are located in Ontario. They produce family television and radio programming for children that entertains and educates. The goal is to assist parents, grandparents and educators in the development of children. The programs are designed to help the family instill good moral values, respect for one another and one's individual importance. The curriculum and programs always teach the golden rule 'treat others are you would want them to treat you.'
Other Matters (2 of 20) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals (Digital Sub Channel 14.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 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. This program spans the globe to bring viewers interesting stories about the world's most fascinating animals, such as the penguins trek to their breeding grounds in the artic, the animals at a safari in Africa, or during a visit to the Australian outback. The program has four segments, each one featuring a different story to educate the viewer about an exotic unique animal or an animal that can be found in the locality
Other Matters (3 of 20) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures Digital Sub Channel 14.2)
Origination Network
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. Various hosts and teens travel to destinations around the world, that can be both exotic and remote. This program is designed to educate, inform and entertain viewers about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, earth's creatures, and the people who inhabit the land. The program is designed to make learning about our neighbors, both human and non-human, and the environment, fun
Other Matters (4 of 20) Response
Program Title Boomerang (Digital Main Channel 14.1 & Digital Sub Channel 14.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wed 7:00am, Sat 10:00am
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. This program is a childrens travel program featuring the natural geographic wonders, indigenous cultures, native wildlife and unique adventures of Australia and other surrounding countries as seen and experienced through the eyes of youth. Filmed on location, Boomerangs young hosts share their first hand discoveries by conducting interviews, taking unusual tours, and designing their adventures based on viewers special requests. Children learn geography, exposure to other cultures and appreciation for the world in which they live.
Other Matters (5 of 20) Response
Program Title The Adventures of Donkey Ollie(Digital Sub Channel 14.5)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wed 7:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 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 a series of musical episodes that follows a Donkey named Ollie through Jesus' time as he meets new characters and learns many valuable lessons along the way. Donkey Ollie is animated with incredible graphics, songs and morals in a way that draws in audiences of every age. Ollie is especially geared toward preschool and early grade school children but it's entertaining for the whole family as well.
Other Matters (6 of 20) Response
Program Title Sugar Creek Gang (Digital Sub Channel 14.5)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 7:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Based on a series of books by Paul Hutchens, The Sugar Creek Gang series chronicles the adventures of Bill, Collins, Poetry, Circus, Dragonfly, Big Jim, Little Jim, and the rest of the residents of Sugar Creek as they resolve moral issues and build character.
Other Matters (7 of 20) Response
Program Title Dr. Wonder's Workshop (Digital Sub Channel 14.5)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon 7:00am
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. The show is targeted largely to a deaf/hard-of-hearing populace. The main characters are all deaf, and speak in American Sign Language (ASL). For non-deaf viewers, the show is done with voice over narration.
Other Matters (8 of 20) Response
Program Title Killer Instinct (Digital Sub Channel 14.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 60 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program provides an in-depth understanding of wild animals from the unique viewpoint of Australian animal expert Rob Bredl who is known as the "Barefoot Bushman". Rob uses his skills to better understand the predatory behavior of the deadliest creatures. Children will learn an appreciation for the Australian continent with its unique and diverse wildlife, and a respect for the predator in nature.
Other Matters (9 of 20) Response
Program Title Get Wild at the San Diego Zoo (Digital Main Channel 14.1, Digital Sub Channels 14.2, 14.3 & 14.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon 7:00am, Wed 7:30am, Sat 10:00am, Sat 8:00am, Sat 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 65
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and features notable animal experts teaching children the living habits and unique behaviors of wild animals.
Other Matters (10 of 20) Response
Program Title Heroes Among Us (Digital Main Channel 14.1 & Digital Sub Channel 14.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thurs 7:30am, Sat 11:30am
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. This program features true stories of exceptional men, women and children making a difference across the United States. From highly trained professionals to ordinary citizens selflessly putting themselves in harm's way, the program celebrates the heroes in our nation today while going one step further, and teaches children key response behaviors critical to overcoming every day, unforeseen dangers.
Other Matters (11 of 20) Response
Program Title ORIGINS (Digital Main Channel 14.1, Digital Sub Channel 14.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday 7:00am, Tuesday 7:30am;, Saturday & Sunday 9:00am & 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 78
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. ORIGINS explores the origin of hundreds of the world's most influential and important inventions, natural objects, customs, ideas from technology, arts and entertainment, government, nature, and more. By teaching the history of the world's most significant ideas and creations, Origins gives children an appreciation of progress and the contributions of others while inspiring dreams of the future.
Other Matters (12 of 20) Response
Program Title Real Life 101(Digital Sub Channel 14.5)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fri 7:00am
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. Have you ever wondered what you might want to do for the rest of your life? Well, Real Life 101, which is aimed at teens and young adults, introduces you to real people doing real jobs. From doctors, lawyers, and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors, Lipizzaner stallion trainers, and special effects directors, we cover them all. Join our energetic hosts Shawn, Krystal, and A. J. for a weekly half-hour of fun and entertainment. Rated High for Educational Content by the Annenberg Policy Center.
Other Matters (13 of 20) Response
Program Title Whaddyado (Digital Sub Channel 14.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11:00am, Sat 11:00am
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 educational goal of this program is to show teens the proper reaction when faced with everyday circumstances. Through dramatic reenactments, the program documents ordinary teens who accidentally find themselves in perilous and challenging situations. Various experts interview the participants and explain what the proper reaction should be when faced with similar perilous circumstances. A moral dilemma segment will also be featured in each show in an effort to help teens to make the right decision at the right moment
Other Matters (14 of 20) Response
Program Title iShine Knect (Digital Sub Channel 14.5)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tues 7:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. iShine KNECT is designed for kids and parents to connect with each other and have some wacky fun in the process. The program is designed to give a lift of encouragement and faith that will help tweens deal with life with Christian values at home, church and school!
Other Matters (15 of 20) Response
Program Title Wild World at the San Diego Zoo (Digital Main Channel 14.1, Digital Sub Channels 14.2, 14.3 & 14.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon 7:30am, Thurs 7:00am, Sun 10:00am, Sat 8:30am, Sat 11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 65
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and focuses on showing how zoo enrichment programs help animals initiate natural behavior. This program teaches children about animal behavior and the importance of providing an enriching environment for animals in our care.
Other Matters (16 of 20) Response
Program Title Into the Wild (Digital Sub Channel 14.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 60 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program takes viewers around the world with Jack Hanna and his family to provide insights into the protection and conservation of some of our planets most precious and endangered species. Through this program, the viewer will be given a better appreciation for all creatures, great and small.
Other Matters (17 of 20) Response
Program Title Dragon Fly TV (Digital Sub Channel 14.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 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. This program features children engaging in various science projects and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science from multiple scientific fields. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Examples of program episodes include studying various ecosystems, sea turtles, and rocket propulsion. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to gain an appreciation for science in a unique and entertaining way.
Other Matters (18 of 20) Response
Program Title Pierce's Scaly Adventures(Digital Sub Channel 14.5)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thur 7:00am
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. Scaly Adventures! Each week we take you to amazing places and bring you up close with fascinating animals and those who care for them. More than just another animal show, Scaly Adventures features exciting adventures as seen through the eyes of a young boy and his family. Scaly Adventures encourages young people to follow their dreams and live a life of passion and purpose. This family friendly programming makes conservation and education a super fun, cool experience! Make every day an adventure!
Other Matters (19 of 20) Response
Program Title Launch Pad TV (Digital Sub Channel 14.6)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Daily Mon-Sun, 7:00am, 7:30am, 8:00am, 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 364
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 10 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program is intended to foster interests in science and engineering by presenting the history and activities of America's space program.
Other Matters (20 of 20) Response
Program Title Think Big (Digital Sub Channel 14.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 8:00am
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. Think Big is a kid-hosted entertaining series for young people that follows the world's most innovative kids as they create and invent new toys, games, learning tools, websites, and modes of transportation. The program features top kid inventors who face off against one another in an Invent-Off to see who can come up with the most innovative and creative invention. In each episode, two teams brainstorm, choose materials, and sketch and design their idea. Once completed, the inventions are then judged. This program allows kids to showcase their skills in creativity, science, innovation, marketing and teamwork.

Certification

Back to Top
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.

Jeff Long

Member-Manager


07/06/2017

Attachments

No Attachments.