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

FRN:
0009336348
File Number:
0000030855
Submit Date:
10/04/2017
Call Sign:
WMYA-TV
Facility ID:
56548
City:
ANDERSON
State:
SC
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/04/2017
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third 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

ANDERSON (WFBC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.

Doing Business As: ANDERSON (WFBC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.

Lisa Asher

2000 WEST 41ST STREET

BALTIMORE, MD 21211

United States

+1 (410) 662-9688

LAsher@cunninghambroadcasting.com

Company

Contact Representatives (3)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Paul A. Cicelski , ESQ .

Lerman Senter PLLC

Paul A. Cicelski, ESQ.

2001 L Street NW

Suite 400

WASHINGTON, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 416-6756

pcicelski@lermansenter.com

Legal Representative

John E. Hidle , PE .

Consulting Engineer

Carl T. Jones Corporation

John E. Hidle, PE

7901 Yarnwood Court

Springfield, VA 22153

United States

+1 (703) 569-7704

jhidle@ctjc.com

Technical Representative

Miles S. Mason , Esq .

FCC Counsel

PILLSBURY WINTHROP SHAW PITTMAN LLP

1200 SEVENTEENTH STREET, NW

WASHINGTON, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 663-8195

miles.mason@pillsburylaw.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network My Network TV
Nielsen DMA Greenvll-Spart-Ashevll-And
Web Home Page Address www.my40.tv

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 3.5
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 504.0
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: 11.5
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(26)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 26) Response
Program Title Killer Instinct
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11:00am-12noon 7/02-9/24/17
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 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. Animals featured include: feisty, cranky, wild Marsupial Carnivores; Box Jellyfish, Irukandji and Stonefish; and, the giant Amethystine python. This program airs on the quaternary digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 26) Response
Program Title Real Winning Edge
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 8:00am & 8:30am 7/02-9/24/17
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 young people who have been chosen to be profiled because of their adoption of pro-social values and principles. The particular youth featured is interviewed by a celebrity in the same talent field. This program shows the viewer that honesty, loyalty, hard work, self-discipline and balancing school work with social activities and friends, and developing a sense of purpose in his/her life, all combine to help the viewer stand against influences which could hurt him/her or others. This program airs on the tertiary digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 26) Response
Program Title Heroes Among Us
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30am 7/01-9/30/17
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
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 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. Episode examples include: a boy who displays courage and strength in his battle against cancer; a child who saved his entire class from certain catastrophe when a bus driver slipped into unconsciousness; dogs who bring joy to the mentally challenged; and, scouts who rally to save a hiker who falls from a mountaintop. This program airs on the quaternary digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 26) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30am 7/01-9/30/17
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
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. Each episode of Dog Tales profiles a breed of dog along with its history, popularity and characteristics. Viewers will learn the differences in dogs and how those differences affect their lives. Viewers are shown families who own particular breeds how they interact with their dogs and how they are a valuable part of the family. Several dog experts explain the various dog needs health nutrition requirements safety and care. The viewer is also given recommended reading lists about dogs and encouraged to use their writing and creative skills with essay and art contests. This program airs on the tertiary digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 26) Response
Program Title Wild World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30am 7/01-9/30/17
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
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. This program airs on the secondary digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 26) Response
Program Title Expedition Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday 8:30am 7/05-9/06/17
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 10
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. Wildlife expert Casey Anderson showcases his charismatic animal companions on an innovative and action packed odyssey through North Americas wild places. Through this program viewers will have a rare glimpse into the beauty and complexity of the natural world. Viewers will follow Casey on a series of adventures such as paddling the Grand Canyon skiing with wolverines in British Columbia observing mountain lions in Montana staking out the scavengers of Yellowstone investigating a ravens nest observing polar bears on Alaskas northern slope and climbing rugged extremes in pursuit of Maines black bears. These adventures will bring the viewer a rare experience with endangered species some deadly others dashing in the stunning natural ecosystem they call home. This program airs on the main digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 26) Response
Program Title Boomerang
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00am 7/01-9/30/17
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
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 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. Episode features include meeting the worlds oldest dog, exploring Mayan pyramids of southern Mexico, and traveling to a tiny island in the Timor Sea to visit a family who lives there. This program airs on the quaternary digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 26) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday 8:30am 7/03-9/25/17 & Tuesday 8:30am 9/12-9/26/17
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 16
Total times aired 16
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. Supported by a team of Georgia Aquarium biologists veterinarians and other experts Jeff Corwin travels the world to explore the earths least understood resource our oceans and waterways and the animals which call them home. He swims with manta rays pointing out that their body form was the inspiration for the design of the Stealth jet. While in the water with whale sharks he takes samples of their blood to better understand their biology. As Jeff continues his journey through each episode the viewer is able to connect with these animals and learn how important they are to all life on the planet as well as how sea life connects to life on the rest of the globe. This program airs on the main digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 26) Response
Program Title America's Heartland
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:00am 7/01-9/30/17
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
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. Much of the food Americans eat is produced by farmers and ranchers in the country's heartland, but many children don't know how it's produced. America's Heartland provides information about the people and processes responsible for the availability of food and fuel across the country and around the world. The show's reporters and producers tell stories in topics that include farm families, consumer issues, animal welfare and crop sustainability. Children will learn about the production of the food and fuel they consume. Some episodes also take the show abroad to countries such as Egypt and Taiwan, to show the impact American agriculture has on the global economy. This program airs on the tertiary digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 26) Response
Program Title Missing
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:30am 7/02-9/24/17
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program features actual cases of missing individuals across the country. Assisted by local state and federal law enforcement agencies, as well as the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the program interviews friends, family, and investigators involved with the cases. The program emphasizes taking responsibility for personal safety and promotes situational awareness. Each episode showcases safety tips, a safety quiz, and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. This program airs on the tertiary digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 26) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 8:30am 9/15-9/29/17
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired 3
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 educational and informational program is hosted by animal expert and wildlife park operations manager Tim Faulkner. Viewers can watch and learn as Tim showcases the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Audiences will gain a better understanding of wildlife as Tim explores the habitats and adventures of creatures of all sizes including a giant Galapagos tortoise, a baby wombat, the flying fox, and even a newly discovered species of birds. This program airs on the main digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 26) Response
Program Title Into The Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10:00am-11:00am 7/02-9/24/17
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 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 features close-up exploration into the world of wild animals living around the world. There is a special focus on the importance of habitat conservation as well as an emphasis on protecting endangered species which teaches children care and stewardship of the planet. Episode examples include: how humans have affected the tiger and elephant in India; how polar bears depend on their delicate habitat; and, how North American lynx only exist in one continent and are known to be one of the most reclusive animals in the world. This program airs on the quaternary digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 26) Response
Program Title Wild World at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00am 7/01-9/30/17
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
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 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. This program airs on the quaternary digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 26) Response
Program Title Recipe Rehab
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 8:30am 7/07-9/08/17
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 10
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 uses favorite high calorie family recipes submitted by viewers as the basis of a face off with two acclaimed chefs. Each chef must take a recipe and give a low calorie twist demonstrating that foods do not have to be high in calories or fats to be delicious. As the chefs work through the challenge the viewers will learn the value of healthy wholesome ingredients and how healthy food choices can have a positive effect on our quality of life. This program airs on the main digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 26) Response
Program Title Dragon Fly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 8:30am 7/02-9/24/17
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This 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. This program airs on the secondary digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 26) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday 8:30am 9/13-9/27/17 & Thursday 8:30am 9/14-9/28/17
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
Total times aired 6
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. Dr. Jan Pol is a veterinarian who specializes in large farm animals. Having more than 19,000 clients, Dr. Pol has seen it all. This series is designed to educate and inform viewers as Dr. Pol, his family, and veterinary staff share their experiences caring for animals of all shapes and sizes across rural Michigan. Viewers will have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behaviors of various domesticated animals and livestock. This program airs on the main digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 26) Response
Program Title Hatched
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:30pm 7/01-9/24/17
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. This program features how teens can successfully pursue their entrepreneurial dreams. Each week a team of business leaders teaches basic but critical skills needed to execute a detailed business plan that includes product pricing packaging marketing and investment strategies. Hatched helps teens develop confidence and business savvy and brings young entrepreneurs to the table encouraging them to step up and seize their dreams. This program airs on the 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 Hatched
List date and time rescheduled 09/03/2017 04:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2017-09-02
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Hatched
List date and time rescheduled 09/17/2017 04:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2017-09-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (18 of 26) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:00am 7/02-9/24/17
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Think Big is a kid hosted entertaining series for young people that follows the worlds 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. This program airs on the quaternary digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 26) Response
Program Title Get Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:00am 7/01-9/30/17
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
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. Episode examples include learning how experts studying adult orangutans learn how they raise their young and explains the Pandas living patterns. This program airs on the secondary channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 26) Response
Program Title Origins
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday and Sunday 9:00am and 9:30am 7/01-9/30/17
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 54
Total times aired 54
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 explores the origin of hundreds of the worlds most influential and important inventions natural objects customs ideas from technology, arts and entertainment government nature and more. By teaching the history of the worlds most significant ideas and creations Origins gives children an appreciation of progress and the contributions of others while inspiring their own dreams of the future. Episode examples include The Horse Bicycle and Motorcycle three modes of solitary transportation that gave us freedom and adventure and Clocks Calendars and Calculators three pivotal inventions that enable humankind to organize plan and keep track of their lives. This program airs on the secondary digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 26) Response
Program Title Get Wild at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30am 7/01-9/30/17
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
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. Episode examples include learning how experts studying adult orangutans learn how they raise their young and explains the Pandas living patterns. This program airs on the quaternary digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (22 of 26) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 8:00am 7/02-9/24/17
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Think Big is a kid hosted entertaining series for young people that follows the worlds 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. This program airs on the secondary digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (23 of 26) Response
Program Title Dog Town USA
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday 8:30am 7/06-9/07/17
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 10
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. Dog town follows the stories of orphaned, unwanted, or problem dogs who find their way to Best Friends Animal Society. They are each rehabilitated by volunteers and employees for adoption or spend the rest of their lives in foster care at the Dog Town facility. Viewers learn the proper treatment of animals, volunteerism and social responsibility. Episode examples include rescuing dogs from a puppy mill, and the staff launching a new program to turn shelter dogs into search and rescue dogs. This program airs on the main digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (24 of 26) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00am 7/01-9/30/17
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
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 exerts a positive influence on its viewers by illustrating the best of human instincts. In particular the show highlights respect and compassion for all living creatures, informative instruction on medical rehabilitation treatments and techniques, and the teamwork of animal rescue personnel. The viewer learns valuable information about animal development, behavior and habitats, and is also made aware of important environmental issues. This program airs on the tertiary digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (25 of 26) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12noon 7/01-9/24/17
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. The key objective of this program is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American continent their interaction with other animals and their environment. Throughout the series emphasis is placed upon protecting endangered species and the impact that humans have while interacting in their environment. The goal of this program is for the viewer to achieve a greater understanding of nature and specific animal species with the aid of up close and detailed photography throughout the program. Through this understanding it is hoped that viewers will better relate to the natural environment in North America and learn to protect North Americas animal species. This program airs on the 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 Wild America
List date and time rescheduled 09/03/2017 04:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2017-09-02
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Wild America
List date and time rescheduled 09/17/2017 04:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2017-09-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (26 of 26) Response
Program Title Brain Games Family Edition
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday 8:30am 7/04-9/05/17
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 10
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 demonstrates how the brain processes information relating to topics like competition, food and language. Interactive games and hidden-camera experiments capture hilarious and surprising results. Children will learn real-world takeaways about their brains to use in everyday life. This program airs on the main digital 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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Liaison Contact

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Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Vicki Merck
Address 33 Villa Road-Suite 105
City Greenville
State SC
Zip 29615
Telephone Number (864) 297-1313
Email Address vmerck@cunninghambroadcasting.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. 1) WMYA locally produces My Community Calendar on-air public service announcements. Local nonprofit organizations are often featured to promote their events and activities. Each announcement is 30 seconds in length and airs several times throughout the broadcast day. 2) WMYA uses their website for community calendar events. The service is free and provides schools and community groups with an opportunity to publicize their events. 3) WMYA aired various PSAs (lengths range from 10-seconds to 1 minute) such as: Oral Health for Kids,Everyday Heroes,Wildfire Prevention, Kids Cafeteria, Boy Scouts Habitat, Teeter Totter, College Gratitude,Honesty, Wonderful World, The Wall, Tobacco Free Generation, Gun Safe Kids, American Human Kindness, Cyber Bulling, Poison Hotline, Elmo Eat Healthy, Optimism.

Other Matters (22)

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Other Matters (1 of 22) Response
Program Title The Re-Inventors
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30 am
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. Each episode explores historic inventions and then testing them. The program hosts come up with some formerly patented inventions to see how ideas from the past may or may not hold up in todays world. Teen viewers see how the hosts chose a historic invention and attempt to rebuild it after examining the original patent information including blueprints then testing each of these inventions to see if any could actually succeed. Examples in the series range from attempting to build a Roman crane to whether Chinese inventors were able to be the first to design and build a multi stage rocket. This program airs on the quaternary digital channel.
Other Matters (2 of 22) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday and Tuesday 8:30am
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. Supported by a team of Georgia Aquarium biologists veterinarians and other experts Jeff Corwin travels the world to explore the earths least understood resource our oceans and waterways and the animals which call them home. He swims with manta rays pointing out that their body form was the inspiration for the design of the Stealth jet. While in the water with whale sharks he takes samples of their blood to better understand their biology. As Jeff continues his journey through each episode the viewer is able to connect with these animals and learn how important they are to all life on the planet, as well as how sea life connects to life on the rest of the globe. This program airs on the main digital channel.
Other Matters (3 of 22) Response
Program Title Xploration Outer Space
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 8:00 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. Each week, host Emily Calandrelli takes journeys through space that will both entertain and educate viewers. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet? Emily shows viewers what it is like to try to perform everyday tasks while floating in zero gravity and living in a Mars-like habitat. Episodes feature space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, the search for other life in space, and many other topics, including NASA-related programs as applicable to the episodes. This program airs on the secondary digital channel.
Other Matters (4 of 22) Response
Program Title Real Winning Edge
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 8:00 am and 8:30 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
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 young people who have been chosen to be profiled because of their adoption of pro-social values and principles. The particular youth featured is interviewed by a celebrity in the same talent field. This program shows the viewer that honesty, loyalty, hard work, self-discipline and balancing school work with social activities and friends, and developing a sense of purpose in his/her life, all combine to help the viewer stand against influences which could hurt him/her or others. This program airs on the tertiary digital channel.
Other Matters (5 of 22) Response
Program Title Hatched
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 4:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 how teens can successfully pursue their entrepreneurial dreams. Each week a team of business leaders teaches basic but critical skills needed to execute a detailed business plan that includes product pricing packaging marketing and investment strategies. Hatched helps teens develop confidence and business savvy and brings young entrepreneurs to the table encouraging them to step up and seize their dreams. This program airs on the main digital channel.
Other Matters (6 of 22) Response
Program Title Sports Lab
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00 am
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. Each episode in the series features two different sports and offers teen viewers important information on the science of these sports. Whether explaining the scientific gyrations of a thrown baseball or why a certain swim stroke is more efficient, each episode breaks down the science behind the sport. The programs examine a wide variety of sporting activities, from snowboarding to cricket with each sport deconstructed to explain the science behind the physical movements of the participants as well as the instruments they use in that sport. This program airs on the quaternary digital channel.
Other Matters (7 of 22) Response
Program Title Missing
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:30 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 actual cases of missing individuals across the country. Assisted by local state and federal law enforcement agencies, as well as the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the program interviews friends, family, and investigators involved with the cases. The program emphasizes taking responsibility for personal safety and promotes situational awareness. Each episode showcases safety tips, a safety quiz, and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. This program airs on the tertiary digital channel.
Other Matters (8 of 22) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00 am
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 strives to answer questions about where advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics may lead us in the future. Scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers add their input about what the world may look like in 2050. Viewers are taken on an educational adventure as the program tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment. This program airs on secondary digital channel.
Other Matters (9 of 22) Response
Program Title Wild World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00 am
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 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. This program airs on the quaternary digital channel.
Other Matters (10 of 22) Response
Program Title Get Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30 am
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 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. Episode examples include learning how experts studying adult orangutans learn how they raise their young and explains the Pandas living patterns. This program airs on the quaternary digital channel.
Other Matters (11 of 22) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 4:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 key objective of this program is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American continent, their interaction with other animals and their environment, Throughout the series emphasis will be placed upon protecting endangered species and the impact that humans have while interacting in their environment. The goal of this program is for the viewer to achieve a greater understanding of nature and specific animal species with the aid of up close and detailed photography throughout the program. Through this understanding it is hoped that viewers will better relate to the natural environment as it exists in North America and learn to protect North America's animal species. This program airs on the main digital channel.
Other Matters (12 of 22) Response
Program Title Xploration Animal Science
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30 am
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 animal series takes a unique, scientific approach to animal behavior studies. By going one step further, the program examines how and why an animal is able to excel in its environment. Using animation, graphics, and scientific analysis from animal experts, viewers can gain more understanding than ever before about these amazing creatures. This program airs on secondary digital channel.
Other Matters (13 of 22) Response
Program Title Get Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 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. 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. Episode examples include learning how experts studying adult orangutans learn how they raise their young and explains the Panda's living patterns. This program airs on secondary digital channel.
Other Matters (14 of 22) Response
Program Title Xploration Awesome Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 8:30 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. Host Philippe Cousteau (grandson of famed undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau) brings energy to every location he visits while seeking to inspire and educate viewers in earth sciences. This program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth, from magnificent mountains to erupting volcanoes. Viewers will not only behold the beauty of gigantic glaciers, but also discover why they formed and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as he strives to understand places on, inside, and above the Earth. This program airs on secondary digital channel.
Other Matters (15 of 22) Response
Program Title Uncaged
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10:00am and 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
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 explores all types of wild animals in their own environment and how they survive. Children learn about and develop a respect for animals within their natural habitat and learn why some animals may be on their way to extinction. Each episode provides detailed explanations of different animal species and helps children understand the animals daily lives. This program airs on the quaternary digital channel.
Other Matters (16 of 22) Response
Program Title Wild World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 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 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. This program airs on secondary digital channel.
Other Matters (17 of 22) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:00 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 worlds 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. This programs airs on the tertiary digital channel.
Other Matters (18 of 22) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 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 educational and informational program is hosted by animal expert and wildlife park operations manager, Tim Faulkner. Viewers can watch and learn as Tim showcases the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Audiences will gain a better understanding of wildlife as Tim explores the habitats and adventures of creatures of all sizes, including a giant Galapagos tortoise, a baby wombat, the flying fox, and even a newly discovered species of birds. This program airs on the main digital channel.
Other Matters (19 of 22) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30 am
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. Each episode of Dog Tales profiles a breed of dog along with its history, popularity and characteristics. Viewers will learn the differences in dogs and how those differences affect their lives. Viewers are shown families who own particular breeds how they interact with their dogs and how they are a valuable part of the family. Several dog experts explain the various dog needs health nutrition requirements safety and care. The viewer is also given recommended reading lists about dogs and encouraged to use their writing and creative skills with essay and art contests.This program airs on tertiary digital channel.
Other Matters (20 of 22) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday and Thursday 8:30am
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. Dr. Jan Pol is a veterinarian who specializes in large farm animals. Having more than 19,000 clients, Dr. Pol has seen it all. This series is designed to educate and inform viewers as Dr. Pol, his family, and veterinary staff share their experiences caring for animals of all shapes and sizes across rural Michigan. Viewers will have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behaviors of various domesticated animals and livestock. This program airs on the main digital channel.
Other Matters (21 of 22) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00 am
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 exerts a positive influence on its viewers by illustrating the best of human instincts. In particular the show highlights respect and compassion for all living creatures, informative instruction on medical rehabilitation treatments and techniques, and the teamwork of animal rescue personnel. The viewer learns valuable information about animal development, behavior and habitats, and is also made aware of important environmental issues. This program airs on tertiary digital channel.
Other Matters (22 of 22) Response
Program Title America's Heartland
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:00 am
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. Much of the food Americans eat is produced by farmers and ranchers in the country's heartland, but many children don't know how it's produced. "America's Heartland" provides information about the people and processes responsible for the availability of food and fuel across the country and around the world. The show's reporters and producers tell stories in topics that include farm families, consumer issues, animal welfare and crop sustainability. Children will learn about the production of the food and fuel they consume. Some episodes also take the show abroad to countries such as Egypt and Taiwan, to show the impact American agriculture has on the global economy. This program airs on tertiary digital channel.

Certification

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

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.

Vicki Merck

Public Affairs Director


10/04/2017

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