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

FRN:
0002710192
File Number:
0000031289
Submit Date:
10/05/2017
Call Sign:
WLEX-TV
Facility ID:
73203
City:
LEXINGTON
State:
KY
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/05/2017
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

WLEX COMMUNICATIONS, LLC

Doing Business As: WLEX COMMUNICATIONS, LLC

Chief Engineer

1065A Russell Cave Road

LEXINGTON, KY 40505

United States

+1 (859) 226-7668

sgordon@wlex.tv

Company

Contact Representatives (3)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Christina H Burrow

COOLEY LLP

Christina H. Burrow

1299 PENNSYLVANIA AVE., NW

SUITE 700

WASHINGTON, DC 20004

United States

+1 (202) 776-2687

cburrow@cooley.com

Legal Representative

Donald G Everist

Technical Consultant

Cohen, Dippell and Everist, P.C.

Donald G. Everist

1420 N Street NW

Suite One

Washington, DC 20005

United States

+1 (202) 898-0111

cdepc@comcast.net

Technical Representative

Sam Gordon

Operations Manager-Chief Engineer

WLEX Communications, LLC

Sam Gordon

PO Box 1457

Lexington, KY 40591

United States

+1 (859) 226-7668

sgordon@wlex.tv

Chief Engineer

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network D1-NBC D2-METV D3-BOUNCETV
Nielsen DMA Lexington
Web Home Page Address http://www.lex18.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.5
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 336.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 8.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(15)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 15) Response
Program Title Beakman's World (18.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 8am & 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 live action series based on the comic strip You Can with Beakman by Jok Church proves that learning about science and nature can be fun and fascinating Performance artist Paul Zaloom stars as the slightly nutty but never boring scientist whose answers to kids questions reveal the relationships between principles of science and nature and how they impact our daily environment Topics are addressed with cutting edge humor and state of the art visuals designed to make learning fun Joining Beakman in his quest onward for science are Josie Alanna Ubach his bright young apprentice and an oversize sarcastic rat named Lester Mark Ritts Watching the show on their South Pole TV set are the penguins Herb and Don, a cynical duo who provide comments and quips as Beakman struts his scientific stuff
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 15) Response
Program Title Wilderness Vet (Channel 18.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 1030am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 3
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wilderness Vet hosted by renowned veterinarian Dr Michelle Oakley features compelling stories from one of the most rugged areas on the planet the Yukon Dr Oakley travels to homes farms and wildlife preserves across the Yukon to help animals in need Wilderness Vet will bring viewers closer than ever before to wild animals in their native habitats by showcasing the hard work and dedication involved in their rescue and rehabilitation
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 Wilderness Vet (Channel 18.1)
List date and time rescheduled 07/08/2017 07:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-07-08
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Wilderness Vet (Channel 18.1)
List date and time rescheduled 09/30/2017 07:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-09-30
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Wilderness Vet (Channel 18.1)
List date and time rescheduled 08/13/2017 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-07-22
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (3 of 15) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals (Channel 18.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 900am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 7
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 7
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 7
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. Hosted by Emmy Award winning actress Mariette Hartley this E I show travels the globe to bring viewers fascinating stories Watch the march of the penguins in the Arctic a spectacular safari to Africa or an amazing visit to the Australian Outback Whether its a story about the mysterious creatures of the ocean or a tale of the critters in our own backyard this series offers the best in family friendly programming while targeting the teen audience
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 About Animals (Channel 18.1)
List date and time rescheduled 07/01/2017 09:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-07-01
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Wild About Animals (Channel 18.1)
List date and time rescheduled 08/27/2017 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-07-22
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Wild About Animals (Channel 18.1)
List date and time rescheduled 10/15/2017 01:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-09-30
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Wild About Animals (Channel 18.1)
List date and time rescheduled 07/08/2017 01:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-07-08
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Wild About Animals (Channel 18.1)
List date and time rescheduled 09/02/2017 09:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-09-02
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Wild About Animals (Channel 18.1)
List date and time rescheduled 07/29/2017 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-07-29
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Wild About Animals (Channel 18.1)
List date and time rescheduled 08/05/2017 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-08-05
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (4 of 15) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (18.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 7am & 7:30am
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. Teenage hosts Araya and Christina investigate real-life reports of mysteries such as spirits, legendary creatures, monsters, dinosaurs and UFOs. They use scientific rigour to try to find plausible explanations for the sightings and eye-witness accounts that trigger their investigations. In another section of the show, Doubting Dave, a scientist played by David Acer, attempts to explain mysterious personal experiences that have been emailed in by viewers, in a feature called "V-Files", as well as a way to create your own versions of the mysteries in the show in his "Mystery Lab" segment.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 15) Response
Program Title Jewels Of The Natural World (18.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11am
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. Produced for viewers aged 13 to 16 and the whole family, Jewels of the Natural World is an incredible celebration of nature Hosted by Nicole Gibbons this breathtaking series will give viewers a passport to discover some of the most fascinating animals on our planet Audiences will have a unique platform to see these wild animals up close observing them in their natural habitat Jewels of the Natural World will explore natural wonders of the world including the Great Land migration in Africa of millions of wildebeests Also viewers will learn more about the struggle for survival for many of Africas iconic animal species such as hippos cheetahs and elephants Jewels of the Natural World will uncover these amazing facts of nature and teach audiences more about our fascinating natural world
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 15) Response
Program Title Give (Channel 18.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 1200pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 4
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 4
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 4
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Give introduces viewers to the world of philanthropy through the stories of small charities making a big impact The series features NBC News correspondent and the founder of UNICEFs Next Generation Jenna Bush Hager esteemed actor Blair Underwood and passionate celebrity philanthropists from film television music sports and business who are all on a mission to inspire others to do good In each episode one of these celebrity ambassadors will visit two charities that use innovation best practices and dedication for change in their communities and the world With the help of some of the countrys top foundations well meet these inspiring individuals to see how they do it through the eyes of our celebrity ambassadors
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Give (Channel 18.1)
List date and time rescheduled 08/05/2017 09:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-08-05
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Give (Channel 18.1)
List date and time rescheduled 07/29/2017 09:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-07-29
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Give (Channel 18.1)
List date and time rescheduled 08/20/2017 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-07-22
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Give (Channel 18.1)
List date and time rescheduled 10/15/2017 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-09-30
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (7 of 15) Response
Program Title Journey with Dylan Dreyer (Channel 18.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 1100am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 4
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 4
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 4
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. Journey with Dylan Dreyer led by NBC News meteorologist and Today Contributor Dylan Dreyer is a wondrous celebration of nature Breathtaking cinematography will bring viewers upclose and personal with the black bears of Montana to polar bears in the Arctic The audience will have a unique platform to see animals in their natural habitat including exploring the extraordinary migration of 1.5 million animals traveling over 500 miles across the Serengeti in Tanzania and Kenya Journey with Dylan Dreyer will tell us why
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 Journey with Dylan Dreyer (Channel 18.1)
List date and time rescheduled 09/02/2017 01:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-08-05
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Journey with Dylan Dreyer (Channel 18.1)
List date and time rescheduled 10/07/2017 01:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-09-30
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Journey with Dylan Dreyer (Channel 18.1)
List date and time rescheduled 07/09/2017 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-07-08
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Journey with Dylan Dreyer (Channel 18.1)
List date and time rescheduled 08/13/2017 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-07-22
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (8 of 15) Response
Program Title Bill Nye, the Science Guy (18.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 9am & 9:30am
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. With 28 Emmys and a slew of other prestigious awards Disneys resident way-cool scientist knows how to get kids fired up about science From Earth science to complex discussions on genetics Bill Nyes enthusiasm for all things science is contagious
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 15) Response
Program Title Everyday Health (18.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 1200pm & 12:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
Total times aired 28
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. Everyday Health is a series that uniquely raises awareness to help fight obesity raise self esteem establish physical fitness habits and prevent negative health choices.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 15) Response
Program Title Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson (Channel 18.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 930am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 5
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 5
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 5
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson features the powerful and inspiring stories of successful athletes who exemplify what it really means to be a champion Hosted by Lauren Thompson host of Golf Channels Morning Drive Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson introduces audiences to professional and amateur athletes who have overcome obstacles to ultimately achieve transcendent moments in the world of sports Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson proves that a champion is not only defined by their speed strength and agility but also by their grit, resiliency and heart
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson (Channel 18.1)
List date and time rescheduled 10/15/2017 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-09-30
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson (Channel 18.1)
List date and time rescheduled 07/08/2017 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-07-08
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson (Channel 18.1)
List date and time rescheduled 09/02/2017 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-09-02
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson (Channel 18.1)
List date and time rescheduled 07/01/2017 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-07-01
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson (Channel 18.1)
List date and time rescheduled 08/27/2017 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-07-22
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (11 of 15) Response
Program Title Animal Tails (Channel 18.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 1130am
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. Animal Tails highlights various features of the animal kingdom from household pets to exotic wildlife
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 15) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell (18.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 10am & 10:30am & 11am & 11:30am
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. "Saved By The Bell" is a weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say "no," the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens. The Children's Television Act of 1990 ("CTA") imposed a requirement on the FCC to consider in its review of television station renewals the extent to which the licensee had served the educational and informational needs of children through its overall programming, including programming specifically designed to serve such needs. In adopting the CTA, Congress recognized a number of existing programs that already served such needs and in that context specifically mentioned "Saved By The Bell" in the Senate Report that accompanied the CTA, describing the program as "valuable" and "aimed at high school students and addressing typical problems and conflicts faced by teens." In adopting the regulations that implemented the CTA in 1991, the FCC also noted that Congress had singled out "Saved By The Bell" for mention: "The legislative history provides a wealth of examples of children's programming that is educational and informational. These include . . . "Saved By The Bell" (topical problems and conflicts faced by teens) . . . . Where determinations of whether a program qualifies as 'educational and informational' are in doubt, we will expect licensees to substantiate their determinations. We will rely on the guidance given in the legislative history, including the specific examples cited above, in ruling on the sufficiency of such demonstrations." Consistent with these findings, the FCC has granted the renewal applications of television stations that have relied on "Saved By The Bell" to satisfy their obligation to air programming specifically designed to serve the educational and informational needs of children aged 16 years and under.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 15) Response
Program Title All In With Laila Ali (18.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 1000am & 1030am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
Total times aired 28
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. All In with Laila Ali is a weekly halfhour series that delves into the world of sports, culture, travel and adventure Developed and produced for viewers aged 13 to16 each week host Laila Ali profiles inspirational people and showcases their extraordinary achievements.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 15) Response
Program Title The Voyager with Josh Garcia (Channel 18.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 1000am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 3
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Voyager with Josh Garcia takes viewers on an exciting and immersive journey around the globe with world traveler and host, Josh Garcia Each episode provides audiences access to the worlds most incredible destinations as Josh seeks out the truly authentic experiences one can only find when guided by a knowledgeable and passionate guide Each week Josh Garcia brings viewers on an enthralling voyage exploring the people and cultures that make our world so breathtaking
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 The Voyager with Josh Garcia (Channel 18.1)
List date and time rescheduled 07/08/2017 07:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-07-08
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program The Voyager with Josh Garcia (Channel 18.1)
List date and time rescheduled 08/06/2017 11:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-07-22
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program The Voyager with Josh Garcia (Channel 18.1)
List date and time rescheduled 09/30/2017 07:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-09-30
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (15 of 15) Response
Program Title Naturally, Danny Sea (Channel 18.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 1130am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 4
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 4
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 4
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Naturally, Danny Seo is an educational series for young people and their families seeking a healthier lifestyle by learning the science behind eating well and exercising your mind and body while caring for our planet. Host Danny Seo is America's leading authority on eco-friendly living. Danny has devoted his career to the idea that caring for the environment can go hand-in-hand with enjoying time with family and friends and sharing delicious and healthy meals while creating a healthy and environmentally friendly home.
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 Naturally, Danny Sea (Channel 18.1)
List date and time rescheduled 07/09/2017 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-07-08
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Naturally, Danny Sea (Channel 18.1)
List date and time rescheduled 09/02/2017 01:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-08-05
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Naturally, Danny Sea (Channel 18.1)
List date and time rescheduled 10/07/2017 01:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-09-30
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Naturally, Danny Sea (Channel 18.1)
List date and time rescheduled 08/20/2017 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-07-22
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 1) Response
Program Title Missing
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sunday 500am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Missing is a weekly half-hour reality series featuring actual cases of missing individuals, both adult and juvenile, from across the United States. The program includes tips and information to keep children safe.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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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 Camille Thomas
Address 1065 Russell Cave Road
City Lexington
State KY
Zip 40505
Telephone Number (859) 226-7605
Email Address cthomas@wlex.tv
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. THE MORE YOU KNOW WEBSITE: The More You Know's website (www.nbc.com/tmyk) features scripts from the award winning public service announcements, referral information for other organizations referenced in the PSA'S, a general campaign overview, and educational materials produced in connection with NBC programming. The site also includes a list of the campaign's most recent accolades. THURSDAY'S CHILD: This is a segment of our newscast each Thursday. Dia Davidson, one of our dayside anchors takes a different child out each week that is in the social service system in Lexington and up for adoption. She spends the entire day with them, getting to know the child, spending quality one on one time with the child. She then does a news segment featuring the child and asking interested viewers to call the number on the screen to inquire about adoption. Children have received wonderful loving families to be a part of as a result. LEXINGTON HUMANE SOCIETY: Each day on our 1230 pm newscast a representative from the Lexington Humane Society appears at the end on the set with the anchors featuring a different animal. It may be a cat, dog, guinea pig, armadillo, rabbit, etc. These are healthy animals up for adoption. Information relating to the type of animal it is, its nature, what kind of home it needs, etc are given to educate the viewer about specific kinds of animals. Viewers are encouraged to call the humane society's number on the screen to adopt. We have made a lot of little children happy with these opportunities to adopt a homeless animal. BILL'S WEATHER 101: WLEX-TV'S Chief Meteorologist, Bill Meck, routinely visits elementary and middle school students in their classrooms to help them better understand the weather information he provides daily during his on-air segments. Bill's Weather 101 takes the complexities and wonders of weather and makes the fundamentals simple and fun. Students as young as kindergarten are able to grasp concepts easily. After due review of internal station records and documentation provided to us by program suppliers, the licensee hereby certifies as follows: (i) the only programs specifically designed for children ages twelve and under that the station broadcast this 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.

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Other Matters (1 of 15) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals (Channel 18.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. An educational series chronicling the lives of teens who are faced with challenging situations
Other Matters (2 of 15) Response
Program Title Naturally, Danny Seo (Channel 18.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 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. Naturally, Danny Seo is an educational series for young people and their families seeking a healthier lifestyle by learning the science behind eating well and exercising your mind and body while caring for our planet. Host Danny Seo is America's leading authority on eco-friendly living. Danny has devoted his career to the idea that caring for the environment can go hand-in-hand with enjoying time with family and friends and sharing delicious and healthy meals while creating a healthy and environmentally friendly home.
Other Matters (3 of 15) Response
Program Title Bill Nye, the Science Guy (Channel 18.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 9am & 9:30am
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. With 28 Emmys and a slew of other prestigious awards Disneys resident way-cool scientist knows how to get kids fired up about science From Earth science to complex discussions on genetics Bill Nyes enthusiasm for all things science is contagious
Other Matters (4 of 15) Response
Program Title Beakman's World (Channel 18.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 8am & 830am
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. Green Screen Adventures sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry and story theatre. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 8-12. Children Get the message that their words have power, that their voices are being heard. Our diverse Green Screen company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. Our educational mission emphasizes the four "C"s as well as the three "R"s - Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion.
Other Matters (5 of 15) Response
Program Title Wilderness Vet (Channel 18.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wilderness Vet hosted by renowned veterinarian Dr Michelle Oakley features compelling stories from one of the most rugged areas on the planet the Yukon Dr Oakley travels to homes farms and wildlife preserves across the Yukon to help animals in need Wilderness Vet will bring viewers closer than ever before to wild animals in their native habitats by showcasing the hard work and dedication involved in their rescue and rehabilitation
Other Matters (6 of 15) Response
Program Title The Voyager With Josh Garcia (Channel 18.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10:00am
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. The Voyager with Josh Garcia takes viewers on an exciting and immersive journey around the globe with world traveler and host, Josh Garcia Each episode provides audiences access to the worlds most incredible destinations as Josh seeks out the truly authentic experiences one can only find when guided by a knowledgeable and passionate guide Each week Josh Garcia brings viewers on an enthralling voyage exploring the people and cultures that make our world so breathtaking
Other Matters (7 of 15) Response
Program Title Give (Channel 18.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 12:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Give introduces viewers to the world of philanthropy through the stories of small charities making a big impact The series features NBC News correspondent and the founder of UNICEFs Next Generation Jenna Bush Hager esteemed actor Blair Underwood and passionate celebrity philanthropists from film television music sports and business who are all on a mission to inspire others to do good In each episode one of these celebrity ambassadors will visit two charities that use innovation best practices and dedication for change in their communities and the world With the help of some of the countrys top foundations well meet these inspiring individuals to see how they do it through the eyes of our celebrity ambassadors
Other Matters (8 of 15) Response
Program Title Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson (Channel 18.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson features the powerful and inspiring stories of successful athletes who exemplify what it really means to be a champion Hosted by Lauren Thompson host of Golf Channels Morning Drive Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson introduces audiences to professional and amateur athletes who have overcome obstacles to ultimately achieve transcendent moments in the world of sports Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson proves that a champion is not only defined by their speed strength and agility but also by their grit, resiliency and heart
Other Matters (9 of 15) Response
Program Title Journey With Dylan Dreyer (Channel 18.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 12:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Journey with Dylan Dreyer led by NBC News meteorologist and Today Contributor Dylan Dreyer is a wondrous celebration of nature Breathtaking cinematography will bring viewers upclose and personal with the black bears of Montana to polar bears in the Arctic The audience will have a unique platform to see animals in their natural habitat including exploring the extraordinary migration of 1.5 million animals traveling over 500 miles across the Serengeti in Tanzania and Kenya Journey with Dylan Dreyer will tell us why
Other Matters (10 of 15) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (Channel 18.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 7am & 7:30am
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. Teenage hosts Araya and Christina investigate real-life reports of mysteries such as spirits, legendary creatures, monsters, dinosaurs and UFOs. They use scientific rigour to try to find plausible explanations for the sightings and eye-witness accounts that trigger their investigations. In another section of the show, Doubting Dave, a scientist played by David Acer, attempts to explain mysterious personal experiences that have been emailed in by viewers, in a feature called "V-Files", as well as a way to create your own versions of the mysteries in the show in his "Mystery Lab" segment.
Other Matters (11 of 15) Response
Program Title All In With Laila Ali (Channel 18.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 10:00am & 10:30am
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. All In with Laila Ali is a weekly half hour series that delves into the world of sports, culture, travel and adventure. Developed and produced for viewers aged 13 to 16, each week host Laila Ali profiles inspirational people and showcases their extraordinary achievements
Other Matters (12 of 15) Response
Program Title Jewels Of The Natural World (Channel 18.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced for viewers aged 13 to 16 and the whole family, Jewels of the Natural World is an incredible celebration of nature Hosted by Nicole Gibbons this breathtaking series will give viewers a passport to discover some of the most fascinating animals on our planet Audiences will have a unique platform to see these wild animals up close observing them in their natural habitat Jewels of the Natural World will explore natural wonders of the world including the Great Land migration in Africa of millions of wildebeests Also viewers will learn more about the struggle for survival for many of Africas iconic animal species such as hippos cheetahs and elephants Jewels of the Natural World will uncover these amazing facts of nature and teach audiences more about our fascinating natural world
Other Matters (13 of 15) Response
Program Title Animal Tails (Channel 18.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Tails highlights various features of the animal kingdom from household pets to exotic wildlife
Other Matters (14 of 15) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell (Channel 18.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 10am & 1030am & 11am & 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 56
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. "Saved By The Bell" is a weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say "no," the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens. The Children's Television Act of 1990 ("CTA") imposed a requirement on the FCC to consider in its review of television station renewals the extent to which the licensee had served the educational and informational needs of children through its overall programming, including programming specifically designed to serve such needs. In adopting the CTA, Congress recognized a number of existing programs that already served such needs and in that context specifically mentioned "Saved By The Bell" in the Senate Report that accompanied the CTA, describing the program as "valuable" and "aimed at high school students and addressing typical problems and conflicts faced by teens." In adopting the regulations that implemented the CTA in 1991, the FCC also noted that Congress had singled out "Saved By The Bell" for mention: "The legislative history provides a wealth of examples of children's programming that is educational and informational. These include . . . "Saved By The Bell" (topical problems and conflicts faced by teens) . . . . Where determinations of whether a program qualifies as 'educational and informational' are in doubt, we will expect licensees to substantiate their determinations. We will rely on the guidance given in the legislative history, including the specific examples cited above, in ruling on the sufficiency of such demonstrations." Consistent with these findings, the FCC has granted the renewal applications of television stations that have relied on "Saved By The Bell" to satisfy their obligation to air programming specifically designed to serve the educational and informational needs of children aged 16 years and under.
Other Matters (15 of 15) Response
Program Title Everyday Health (Channel 18.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 12:00pm & 12:30pm
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. Everyday Health is a series that uniquely raises awareness to help fight obesity, raise self-esteem, establish physical fitness habits and prevent negative health choices.

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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.

Camille Bochenek Thomas , Mrs. .

Programming Coordinator Assistant to General Manager


10/05/2017

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