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

FRN:
0018223693
File Number:
0000030588
Submit Date:
10/02/2017
Call Sign:
WILX-TV
Facility ID:
6863
City:
ONONDAGA
State:
MI
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/02/2017
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

GRAY TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC

WILX-TV

500 AMERICAN ROAD

LANSING, MI 48911

United States

+1 (517) 393-0110

laura.kimmel@wilx.com

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

JOAN STEWART

WILEY REIN LLP

1776 K STREET, NW

WASHINGTON, DC 20006

United States

+1 (202) 719-7438

JSTEWART@WILEYREIN.COM

Legal Representative

MICHAEL WINSKY

CHIEF ENGINEER

GRAY TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC

500 AMERICAN ROAD

LANSING, MI 48911

United States

+1 (517) 393-0110

MIKE.WINSKY@WILX.COM

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network NBC
Nielsen DMA Lansing
Web Home Page Address www.wilx.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 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: 7.0
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(25)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 25) Response
Program Title Journey with Dylan Dreyer
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00am
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. Led by NBC News meteorologist and Today Show contributor, Dylan Dreyer, this show is a wondrous celebration of nature. Breathtaking cinematography will bring viewers up-close and personal with the black bears of Montana to polar bears in the Arctic. The audience will have a unique platform to see animals in their natural habitat, including exploring the extraordinary migration of 1.5 million animals traveling over 500 miles across the Serengeti in Tanzania and Kenya.
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
List date and time rescheduled 07/30/2017 10:00 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 2017-07-02
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Journey with Dylan Dreyer
List date and time rescheduled 08/13/2017 12:00 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 #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Journey with Dylan Dreyer
List date and time rescheduled 07/09/2017 11:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-07-08
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Journey with Dylan Dreyer
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 Core Program (2 of 25) Response
Program Title Safari
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11-11:30am
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. Safari is an exciting experience for teens of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 25) Response
Program Title State to State
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30-11am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 8
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. State to State is an educational and informative half hour program that takes you to every corner of America. This series is packed with facts about history, geography, and culture. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with the inspiration and information to better understand and appreciate the culturally and geographically diverse world around them.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 25) Response
Program Title Expedition Wild
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11:30am-12pm
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. Expedition Wild is hosted by wildlife expert Casey Anderson and showcases his charismatic animal companions on an innovative and action-packed odyssey through North America's wild places, revealing a rare glimpse into the beauty and complexity of the natural world. Viewers will follow Casey on a series of breathtakingly wild adventures. He'll paddle the Grand Canyon, ski with Wolverines in British Columbia, observe Mountain Lions in Montana, stake out the scavengers of Yellowstone, investigate a raven's nest, observe Polar Bear on Alaska's northern slope, and climb to rugged extremes in pursuit of Northern Maine's black bears, bringing audiences a rare and personal experience with endangered species, some deadly, others dashing, in the stunning natural ecosystems that they call home.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 25) Response
Program Title The Voyager with Josh Garcia
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00am
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. This show takes viewers on an exciting journey around the world with world traveler and host, Josh Garcia. Each episode provides audiences access to the world's most incredible destinations as Josh seeks out the truly authentic experiences one can only find when guided by a knowledgeable and passionate guide. Each week, Josh Garcia brings viewers on an enthralling voyage exploring 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 Voyager with Josh Garcia
List date and time rescheduled 10/01/2017 10:00 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 Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Voyager with Josh Garcia
List date and time rescheduled 07/09/2017 12:00 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 2017-07-08
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Voyager with Josh Garcia
List date and time rescheduled 08/06/2017 10:00 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 2017-07-22
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (6 of 25) Response
Program Title Wilderness Vet
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30am
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. Hosted by renowned veterinarian, Dr. Michelle Oakley, Wilderness Vet 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
List date and time rescheduled 07/09/2017 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 #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Wilderness Vet
List date and time rescheduled 08/06/2017 10:30 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 2017-07-22
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Wilderness Vet
List date and time rescheduled 10/01/2017 10:30 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 Core Program (7 of 25) Response
Program Title Give
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:00pm
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 UNICEF's Next Generation, Jenna Bush Hager, esteemed actor Blair Underwood, and passionate celebrity philanthropists from film, television, music, sports, and business who are all on a mission to inspire others to do good. In each episode, one of these celebrity ambassadors will visit two charities that use innovation, best practices, and dedication for change in their communities and the world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Give
List date and time rescheduled 07/30/2017 11:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-07-22
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Give
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 #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Give
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 #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Give
List date and time rescheduled 10/08/2017 10:00 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 (8 of 25) Response
Program Title Culture Click
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 12:30-1:00pm
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. Weekly half-hour series that explores the genesis of (and reasons behind) cultural events that permeate our everyday lives. Developed and produced for viewers aged 13-16, host Nzinga Blake opens each episode from her virtual reality set with a list of what's trending on search engines that week. These topics will serve as a jumping off point for a deep dive into the culture that viewers 13-16 will embrace. Each week Nzinga will analyze and answer the questions that shape our society.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 25) Response
Program Title Get Wild
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 12-12:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
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. Reality series featuring wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series provides key information about each creature and teen viewers learn about their living habitats and unique behaviors.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 25) Response
Program Title Wild World
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:30-1pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 8
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 weekly 1/2 hours reality series showcases all types of wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on the dedicated people who care for these unique animals. The program also informs young viewers about the living environment and key facts about each animal.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 25) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9-9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 8
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 Atlas is an entertaining and educational 1/2 wildlife show. The show introduces young viewers to ever kind of animal imaginable. Through the show viewers discover a variety of animals and how they live, feed, and play. Animal Atlas also promotes a better understanding of how various animal species live and what they need to survive.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 25) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10-10:30a
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. This half-hour series follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and informational program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of our Veterinary Team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety, and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 25) Response
Program Title Eco Company Teens
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:30-10am
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. Eco Company Teens is a weekly show about the environment. The show is hosted by a group of teens that focuses on the environment, including ecology, natural resources, and sustainability. The primary focus of the show is showcasing teens who make a difference by being green and taking steps to protect the environment in their school or community.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 25) Response
Program Title Wonderful World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10:30-11am
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. Wonderful World travels around the world to learn about different animal species and how they survive from deserts and rainforests to oceans. Wonderful World travels around the world to learn about different animal species and how they survive from deserts and rainforests to oceans.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 25) Response
Program Title The Brady Barr Experience
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11-11:30am
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. "The Brady Barr Experience" is a weekly half-hour series that is designed to inform and educate viewers 13-16 years of age. In this action packed series viewers will go behind the scenes with Dr. Brady Barr for a captivating ride through the world of wildlife and animal conservation. As a seasoned herpetologist, Dr. Brady Barr has traveled to five continents, worked with hundreds of scientists and has gotten up close and personal with some of the most misunderstood animals on the planet. Brady Barr has made it his life's work to study and protect some of the world's most dangerous and endangered land animals and in this series, he will share his knowledge and passion for the earth's wildlife with the audience.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 25) Response
Program Title Eco Company Teens
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9am-9:30am
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. Eco Company Teens is a weekly show about the environment. The show is hosted by a group of teens that focuses on the environment, including ecology, natural resources, and sustainability. The primary focus of the show is showcasing teens who make a difference by being green and taking steps to protect the environment in their school or community.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 25) Response
Program Title Food for Thought with Claire Thomas
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 12-12:30pm
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. Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas is the 22 year old host who opens viewer's eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in Food for Thought. Each half-hour episode informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 25) Response
Program Title Naturally, Danny Seo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30am
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. 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, 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 Seo
List date and time rescheduled 08/13/2017 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 2017-08-05
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Naturally, Danny Seo
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 #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Naturally, Danny Seo
List date and time rescheduled 07/30/2017 10:30 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 2017-07-22
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Naturally, Danny Seo
List date and time rescheduled 07/09/2017 11:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-07-08
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (19 of 25) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10:30-11:00am
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. This half-hour series follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and informational program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of our Veterinary Team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety, and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 25) Response
Program Title Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 11
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 11
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 11
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 series features the powerful and inspiring stories of successful athletes who exemplify what it really means to be a champion. Lauren Thompson hosts and introduces the audiences to professional and amateur athletes who have overcome obstacles to ultimately achieve transcendent moments 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
List date and time rescheduled 08/05/2017 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 2017-08-05
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart of a Champion
List date and time rescheduled 09/23/2017 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 2017-09-23
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart of a Champion
List date and time rescheduled 08/19/2017 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 2017-08-19
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart of a Champion
List date and time rescheduled 08/26/2017 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 2017-08-26
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart of a Champion
List date and time rescheduled 07/30/2017 11:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-07-22
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart of a Champion
List date and time rescheduled 09/09/2017 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 2017-09-09
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart of a Champion
List date and time rescheduled 09/16/2017 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 2017-09-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #8

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart of a Champion
List date and time rescheduled 08/12/2017 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 2017-08-12
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #9

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart of a Champion
List date and time rescheduled 07/15/2017 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 2017-07-15
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #10

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart of a Champion
List date and time rescheduled 07/29/2017 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 2017-07-29
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #11

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart of a Champion
List date and time rescheduled 10/08/2017 10:30 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 Core Program (21 of 25) Response
Program Title Safari Tracks
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30-10a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 8
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. Safari Tracks is an educational and informative program that takes viewers on an African Safari. The series thrives to present a wide variety of information in various ways to make knowledge of the animal kingdom both simpler and easier to remember.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (22 of 25) Response
Program Title Safari
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11:30-12pm
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. Safari is an exciting experience for teens of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (23 of 25) Response
Program Title The Coolest Places on Earth
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10-10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 8
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. An educational and informative show that takes young viewers on a journey of discovery to the most astonishing places on the planet. Cities, festivals, landmarks, and works of nature, exploring each location's history and culture. Each show features three specific locations.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (24 of 25) Response
Program Title Wonderful World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10-10:30am
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. Wonderful World travels around the world to learn about different animal species and how they survive from deserts and rainforests to oceans. Wonderful World travels around the world to learn about different animal species and how they survive from deserts and rainforests to oceans.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (25 of 25) Response
Program Title On the Spot
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11-11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 8
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. On the Spot challenges viewers to recall middle and high school knowledge about history, science, math, English, second languages, health, geography, art, music, and technology, and then teaches them the answer. They do this in a fun entertaining format.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 2) Response
Program Title Star Trek: The Animated Series
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sunday 7:30-8pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 10 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Explore extraordinary alien worlds and encounter strange and fantastic beings. Captain James T. Kirk and the crew of the USS Enterprise return for more intergalactic adventure as they push farther into the final frontier.
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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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2 of 2) Response
Program Title Star Trek: The Animated Series
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sunday 7-7:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 10 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Explore extraordinary alien worlds and encounter strange and fantastic beings. Captain James T. Kirk and the crew of the USS Enterprise return for more intergalactic adventure as they push farther into the final frontier.
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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Sponsored Core 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 Laura Kimmel
Address 500 American Rd.
City Lansing
State MI
Zip 48911
Telephone Number (517) 393-0110
Email Address Laura.Kimmel@wilx.com
Include any other comments or information you want the Commission to consider in evaluating your compliance with the Children's Television Act (or use this space for supplemental explanations). This may include information on any other noncore educational and informational programming that you aired this quarter or plan to air during the next quarter, or any existing or proposed non-broadcast efforts that will enhance the educational and informational value of such programming to children. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671, NOTES 2 and 3.

Other Matters (10)

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Other Matters (1 of 10) Response
Program Title The Voyager with Josh Garcia
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10-10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This show takes viewers on an exciting journey around the world with world traveler and host, Josh Garcia. Each episode provides audiences access to the world's most incredible destinations as Josh seeks out the truly authentic experiences one can only find when guided by a knowledgeable and passionate guide. Each week, Josh Garcia brings viewers on an enthralling voyage exploring people and cultures that make our world so breathtaking.
Other Matters (2 of 10) Response
Program Title Safari Tracks
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30a-10a
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. Takes viewers on an African safari focusing on African wildlife and the magnificent and mysterious world of these animals, all in their natural habitat. The series strives to present a wide variety of information in a number of interactive and poignant sequences to make knowledge of the animal kingdom simpler and easier to remember.
Other Matters (3 of 10) Response
Program Title Journey with Dylan Dreyer
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11-11:30am
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. The audience has a unique platform to see animals in their natural habitat led by NBC News Meteorologist and Today Show contributor, Dylan Dreyer.
Other Matters (4 of 10) Response
Program Title On the Spot
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12pm
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. On the Spot challenges viewers to recall middle and high school knowledge about history, science, math, English, second languages, health, geography, art, music, and technology, and then teaches them the answer. They do this in a fun entertaining format.
Other Matters (5 of 10) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9-9:30a
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 Atlas introduces young viewers to every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding.
Other Matters (6 of 10) Response
Program Title Get Wild
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12-12:30pm
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. Reality series featuring wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series provides key information about each creature and teen viewers learn about their habitats and unique behaviors. Get Wild is a series intended to educate and inform viewers all about life in the animal kingdom
Other Matters (7 of 10) Response
Program Title Give
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12-12:30pm
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. Introduces viewers to the world of philanthropy through the stories of small charities making a big impact. The series features NBC News Correspondent and the founder of UNICEF's Next Generation, Jenna Bush Hager
Other Matters (8 of 10) Response
Program Title Naturally, Danny Seo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30-12pm
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. Educational series for young people and their families seeking a healthier lifestyle.
Other Matters (9 of 10) Response
Program Title Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:30-1pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Features the powerful and inspiring stories of successful athletes who exemplify what it really means to be a champion.
Other Matters (10 of 10) Response
Program Title Wilderness Vet
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30-11am
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. Features compelling stories from one of the most rugged areas on the planet, the Yukon. Wilderness Vet brings viewers closer than ever before to wild animals in their native habitats.

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.

Laura K Kimmel

Administrative Assistant


10/02/2017

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