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

FRN:
0022522981
File Number:
0000032596
Submit Date:
10/10/2017
Call Sign:
WEYI-TV
Facility ID:
72052
City:
SAGINAW
State:
MI
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report Amendment
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/10/2017
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

HSH FLINT (WEYI) LICENSEE, LLC

Doing Business As: HSH FLINT (WEYI) LICENSEE, LLC

201 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE, NE

WASHINGTON, DC 20002

United States

+1 (202) 546-5400

ARIGHTSIDE@AOL.COM

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Colby M. May , Esq .

Attorney

COLBY M. MAY, ESQ., P.C.

Colby M. May

PO Box 15473

WASHINGTON, DC 20003

United States

+1 (202) 544-5171

cmmay@maylawoffices.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network NBC
Nielsen DMA Flint-Saginaw-Bay City
Web Home Page Address www.nbc25news.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 3.99
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(17)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 17) Response
Program Title Heart of a Champion
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 7/1 - 9/30 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 program features the powerful and inspiring stories of successful athletes who exemplify what it really means to be a champion. The program introduces audiences to professional and amateur athletes who have overcome obstacles to ultimately achieve transcendent moments in the world of sports. Children will learn that a champion is not only defined by their speed, strength and agility, but also by their grit, resiliency and heart. This program aired on the station's primary digital channel 30.1.
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 08/26/2017 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 #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart of a Champion
List date and time rescheduled 08/12/2017 09:00 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 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 #4

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 #5

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 #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart of a Champion
List date and time rescheduled 09/30/2017 07:30 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 2017-09-30
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

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 #8

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 #9

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 #10

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 #11

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 Core Program (2 of 17) Response
Program Title Naturally, Danny Seo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 7/1 - 9/30 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. This program is about 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 an authority on eco-friendly living. Children will learn that caring for the environment can go hand-in-hand with enjoying time with family and friends, sharing delicious and healthy meals all while creating a healthy and environmentally friendly home. This program aired on the station's primary digital channel 30.1.
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 08/05/2017 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-08-05
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Naturally, Danny Seo
List date and time rescheduled 07/29/2017 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-07-22
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Naturally, Danny Seo
List date and time rescheduled 09/23/2017 09:00 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 2017-09-30
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Naturally, Danny Seo
List date and time rescheduled 07/08/2017 01:30 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 Core Program (3 of 17) Response
Program Title Journey with Dylan Dreyer
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 7/1 - 9/30 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. This program explores nature and animals. Episode examples include learning about black bears of Montana; polar bears in the Arctic and the migration of animals across the Serengeti in Tanzania and Kenya. Children will develop a better understanding of nature and the animal world around them. This program aired on the station's primary digital channel 30.1.
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 07/29/2017 08:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-07-22
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Journey with Dylan Dreyer
List date and time rescheduled 09/23/2017 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 2017-09-30
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Journey with Dylan Dreyer
List date and time rescheduled 08/05/2017 08:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-08-05
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Journey with Dylan Dreyer
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 Core Program (4 of 17) Response
Program Title America's Heartland
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat.,7/1 - 9/30 8:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Much of the food Americans eat is produced by farmers and ranchers in the country's heartland, but many children don't know how it's produced. "America's Heartland" provides information about the people and processes responsible for the availability of food and fuel across the country and around the world. The show's reporters and producers tell stories in topics that include farm families, consumer issues, animal welfare and crop sustainability. Children will learn about the production of the food and fuel they consume. Some episodes also take the show abroad to countries such as Egypt and Taiwan, to show the impact American agriculture has on the global economy. This program aired on the station's third digital channel 30.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 17) Response
Program Title Real Winning Edge
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun., 7/2 - 9/24 8:00AM and 8:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program features young people who have been chosen to be profiled because of their adoption of pro-social values and principles. The particular youth featured is interviewed by a celebrity in the same talent field. This program shows the viewer that honesty, loyalty, hard work, self-discipline and balancing school work with social activities and friends, and developing a sense of purpose in his/her life, all combine to help the viewer stand against influences which could hurt him/her or others. This program aired on the station's third digital channel 30.3
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 17) Response
Program Title The Voyager with Josh Garcia
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 7/1 - 9/30 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. The program chronicles video journalist, Josh Garcia, as he travels the works spotlighting local history, culture and food. Garcia seeks out authentic cultural experiences across the globe. Children will learn geography, history and cultural diversity. This program aired on the station's primary digital channel 30.1.
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
List date and time rescheduled 07/15/2017 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-07-22
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

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

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program The Voyager with Josh Garcia
List date and time rescheduled 09/16/2017 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-09-30
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (7 of 17) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 7/1 - 9/30 9:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program exerts a positive influence on its viewers by illustrating the best of human instincts. In particular, the show highlights respect and compassion for all living creatures, informative instruction on medical rehabilitation treatments and techniques, and the teamwork of animal rescue personnel. The viewer learns valuable information about animal development, behavior and habitats, and is also made aware of important environmental issues. This program aired on the station's third digital channel 30.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 17) Response
Program Title Give
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 7/1 - 9/30 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. This program introduces viewers to the world of philanthropy through the stories of small charities making a big impact. The series features 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 philanthropists visit two charities that use innovation, best practices, and dedication for change in their communities and the world. Children learn social responsibility, philanthropy and be inspired to do good. This program aired on the station's primary digital channel 30.1.
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 08/12/2017 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 2017-07-22
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 09/30/2017 07:00 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 2017-09-30
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (9 of 17) Response
Program Title Wilderness Vet
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 7/1 - 9/30 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. This program features stories from the Yukon. Veterinarian Dr. Michelle Oakley travels to homes, farms and wildlife preserves across the Yukon to help animals in need. Children learn about animals in their native habitat and learn the value of hard work and dedication as animals are rescued and rehabilitated. This program aired on the station's primary digital channel 30.1.
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 07/15/2017 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 2017-07-22
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

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

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Wilderness Vet
List date and time rescheduled 09/16/2017 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 2017-09-30
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (10 of 17) Response
Program Title Missing
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun., 7/2 - 9/24 9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program features actual cases of missing individuals across the country. Assisted by local state and federal law enforcement agencies, as well as the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the program interviews friends, family, and investigators involved with the cases. The program emphasizes taking responsibility for personal safety and promotes situational awareness. Each episode showcases safety tips, a safety quiz, and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. This program airs on the station's third digital channel 30.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 17) Response
Program Title America's Heartland
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun., 7/2 - 9/24 7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Much of the food Americans eat is produced by farmers and ranchers in the country's heartland, but many children don't know how it's produced. "America's Heartland" provides information about the people and processes responsible for the availability of food and fuel across the country and around the world. The show's reporters and producers tell stories in topics that include farm families, consumer issues, animal welfare and crop sustainability. Children will learn about the production of the food and fuel they consume. Some episodes also take the show abroad to countries such as Egypt and Taiwan, to show the impact American agriculture has on the global economy. This program aired on the station's primary digital channel 30.1.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 17) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun., 7/2 - 9/24 9:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Think Big is a kid-hosted entertaining series for young people that follows the world's most innovative kids as they create and invent new toys, games, learning tools, websites, and modes of transportation. The program features top kid inventors who face off against one another in an Invent-Off to see who can come up with the most innovative and creative invention. In each episode, two teams brainstorm, choose materials, and sketch and design their idea. Once completed, the inventions are then judged. This program allows kids to showcase their skills in creativity, science, innovation, marketing and teamwork. This program aired on the station's third digital channel 30.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 17) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 7/1 - 9/30 12:00PM
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. The key objective of this program is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American continent, their interaction with other animals, and their environment. Throughout the series, emphasis is placed upon protecting endangered species and the impact that humans have while interacting in their environment. The goal of this program is for the viewer to achieve a greater understanding of nature and specific animal species, with the aid of up-close and detailed photography throughout the program. Through this understanding, it is hoped that viewers will better relate to the natural environment in North America and learn to protect North America's animal species. This program aired on the station's secondary digital channel 30.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 17) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer With Cesar Millan: Family Edition
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 7/1 - 9/30 8:00AM, 8:30AM, 9AM and 9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 56
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In this program, animal behaviorist Cesar Millan works to rehabilitate dogs with behavior problems. Viewers will become educated about canine training and creating a healthy environment for dogs. Millan goes directly into the homes of the dog owners and documents the transformations that occur. By offering suggestions to modify their own behaviors, Millan assists the dogs' human families to achieve responsible pet ownership, and a balanced and a natural relationship with their pets. This program aired on the station's secondary digital channel 30.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 17) Response
Program Title Pets.TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun., 7/2 - 9/24 7:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program relates pets to viewers' lives and interests, and exposes young viewers to diverse pets all over the world, teaching them how different cultures enjoy, care for, and respect animals. Pets from the "everyday" to the unique are showcased with educational information that shares how they evolved to become pets, and their geographic origins. The program and its expert guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, commitment, and perseverance that children can apply to their own lives. This program aired on the station's primary digital channel 30.1.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 17) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 7/1 - 9/30 7:00AM and 7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dr. Jan Pol is a veterinarian who specializes in large farm animals. Having more than 19,000 clients, Dr. Pol has "seen it all." This series is designed to educate and inform viewers as Dr. Pol, his family, and veterinary staff share their experiences caring for animals of all shapes and sizes across rural Michigan. Viewers will have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behaviors of various domesticated animals and livestock. This program aired on the station's secondary digital channel 30.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 17) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 7/1 - 9/30 8:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each episode of Dog Tales profiles a breed of dog; its history, popularity and characteristics. Viewers will learn the differences in dogs and how those differences affect their lives. Viewers are shown families who own particular breeds, how they interact with their dogs, and how they are a valuable part of the family. Several dog experts explain the various dogs' needs, health, nutrition requirements, safety, and care. This program aired on the station's third digital channel 30.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Pam Bishop
Address 3463 W. Pierson Road
City Flint
State MI
Zip 48504
Telephone Number (810) 670-1119
Email Address pbishop@hstirkholdings.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. During this quarter, we had four students visit the station for a "day on the job." They spent time in the promotion, sales, sports and news departments. We have four college students participating in our station internship program. WEYI and NBC Television Network provided specific public service announcements targeted toward the needs of children in our community. NBC continues its series "The More You Know" announcements featuring important messages to prevent Global Warming and Violence, and to promote Self-esteem, Internet Safety, Environment, Nutrition, Diversity, Reading, and Physical Activity. "The More You Know's" comprehensive website (themoreyouknow.com) provides in-depth referral information, in connection with the on-air public service announcements, a general campaign overview, message boards, press releases, kids' pages and referral information by topic to partnering agencies referenced in the PSAs. The site includes a comprehensive list of the campaign's accolades, including Emmy and Peabody Awards. In addition, a behind-the-scenes story with clips from talent interviews can be viewed.

Other Matters (18)

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Other Matters (1 of 18) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 10/7 - 12/30 8:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each episode of Dog Tales profiles a breed of dog; its history, popularity and characteristics. Viewers will learn the differences in dogs and how those differences affect their lives. Viewers are shown families who own particular breeds, how they interact with their dogs, and how they are a valuable part of the family. Several dog experts explain the various dogs' needs, health, nutrition requirements, safety, and care. This program will air on the station's third digital channel 30.3.
Other Matters (2 of 18) Response
Program Title Pets.TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun., 10/1 - 12/31 7:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program relates pets to viewers' lives and interests, and exposes young viewers to diverse pets all over the world, teaching them how different cultures enjoy, care for, and respect animals. Pets from the "everyday" to the unique are showcased with educational information that shares how they evolved to become pets, and their geographic origins. The program and its expert guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, commitment, and perseverance that children can apply to their own lives. This program will air on the station's primary digital channel 30.1.
Other Matters (3 of 18) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun., 10/1 - 12/31 9:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Think Big is a kid-hosted entertaining series for young people that follows the world's most innovative kids as they create and invent new toys, games, learning tools, websites, and modes of transportation. The program features top kid inventors who face off against one another in an Invent-Off to see who can come up with the most innovative and creative invention. In each episode, two teams brainstorm, choose materials, and sketch and design their idea. Once completed, the inventions are then judged. This program allows kids to showcase their skills in creativity, science, innovation, marketing and teamwork. This program will air on the station's third digital channel 30.3. This program will air on the station's third digital channel 30.3.
Other Matters (4 of 18) Response
Program Title America's Heartland
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun., 10/1 - 12/31 7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Much of the food Americans eat is produced by farmers and ranchers in the country's heartland, but many children don't know how it's produced. "America's Heartland" provides information about the people and processes responsible for the availability of food and fuel across the country and around the world. The show's reporters and producers tell stories in topics that include farm families, consumer issues, animal welfare and crop sustainability. Children will learn about the production of the food and fuel they consume. Some episodes also take the show abroad to countries such as Egypt and Taiwan, to show the impact American agriculture has on the global economy. This program will air on the station's primary digital channel 30.1.
Other Matters (5 of 18) Response
Program Title Naturally, Danny Seo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 10/7 - 12/30 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. This program is about 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 an authority on eco-friendly living. Children will learn that caring for the environment can go hand-in-hand with enjoying time with family and friends, sharing delicious and healthy meals all while creating a healthy and environmentally friendly home. This program will air on the station's primary digital channel 30.1.
Other Matters (6 of 18) Response
Program Title This Old House Trade School
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 10/7 - 12/30 10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is a celebration of craftsmanship, vocational education, and excellence in the field of home improvement. This program follows two residential construction projects and will offer children insight into master building methods and disciplines through step-by-step instructions demonstrated by the industry's leaders. This program will explore everything from architecture, engineering and carpentry to plumbing, masonry and landscape design. Children will learn about vocational and trade careers from trade experts and skilled craftspersons as they renovate and restore homes. This program will air on the station's second digital channel 30.2.
Other Matters (7 of 18) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 10/7 - 12/30 9:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program exerts a positive influence on its viewers by illustrating the best of human instincts. In particular, the show highlights respect and compassion for all living creatures, informative instruction on medical rehabilitation treatments and techniques, and the teamwork of animal rescue personnel. The viewer learns valuable information about animal development, behavior and habitats, and is also made aware of important environmental issues. This program will air on the station's third digital channel 30.3.
Other Matters (8 of 18) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer With Cesar Millan Family Edition
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 10/7 - 12/30 8:00AM, 8:30AM, 9:00AM, 9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In this program, animal behaviorist Cesar Millan works to rehabilitate dogs with behavior problems. Viewers will become educated about canine training and creating a healthy environment for dogs. Millan goes directly into the homes of the dog owners and documents the transformations that occur. By offering suggestions to modify their own behaviors, Millan assists the dogs human families to achieve responsible pet ownership, and a balanced and a natural relationship with their pets. This program will air on the station's secondary digital channel 30.2.
Other Matters (9 of 18) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 10/7 - 12/30 7:30AM
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 key objective of this program is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American continent, their interaction with other animals, and their environment. Throughout the series, emphasis is placed upon protecting endangered species and the impact that humans have while interacting in their environment. The goal of this program is for the viewer to achieve a greater understanding of nature and specific animal species, with the aid of up-close and detailed photography throughout the program. Through this understanding, it is hoped that viewers will better relate to the natural environment in North America and learn to protect North America's animal species. This program will air on the station's secondary digital channel 30.2.
Other Matters (10 of 18) Response
Program Title America's Heartland
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 10/7 - 12/30 8:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Much of the food Americans eat is produced by farmers and ranchers in the country's heartland, but many children don't know how it's produced. "America's Heartland" provides information about the people and processes responsible for the availability of food and fuel across the country and around the world. The show's reporters and producers tell stories in topics that include farm families, consumer issues, animal welfare and crop sustainability. Children will learn about the production of the food and fuel they consume. Some episodes also take the show abroad to countries such as Egypt and Taiwan, to show the impact American agriculture has on the global economy. This program will air on the station's third digital channel 30.3.
Other Matters (11 of 18) Response
Program Title Journey with Dylan Dreyer
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 10/7 - 12/30 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. This program explores nature and animals. Episode examples include learning about black bears of Montana; polar bears in the Arctic and the migration of animals across the Serengeti in Tanzania and Kenya. Children will develop a better understanding of nature and the animal world around them. This program will air on the station's primary digital channel 30.1.
Other Matters (12 of 18) Response
Program Title The Champion Within
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 10/7 - 12/30 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. This program features the powerful and inspiring stories of successful athletes who exemplify what it really means to be a champion. The program introduces audiences to professional and amateur athletes who have overcome obstacles to ultimately achieve transcendent moments in the world of sports. Children will learn that a champion is not only defined by their speed, strength and agility, but also by their grit, resiliency and heart. This program will air on the station's primary digital channel 30.1.
Other Matters (13 of 18) Response
Program Title The Voyager with Jeff Garcia
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 10/7 - 12/30 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 program chronicles video journalist, Josh Garcia, as he travels the works spotlighting local history, culture and food. Garcia seeks out authentic cultural experiences across the globe. Children will learn geography, history and cultural diversity. This program will air on the station's primary digital channel 30.1.
Other Matters (14 of 18) Response
Program Title Missing
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun., 10/1 - 12/31 9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program features actual cases of missing individuals across the country. Assisted by local state and federal law enforcement agencies, as well as the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the program interviews friends, family, and investigators involved with the cases. The program emphasizes taking responsibility for personal safety and promotes situational awareness. Each episode showcases safety tips, a safety quiz, and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. This program will air on the station's third digital channel 30.3.
Other Matters (15 of 18) Response
Program Title Wilderness Vet
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 10/7 - 12/30 10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program features stories from the Yukon. Veterinarian Dr. Michelle Oakley travels to homes, farms and wildlife preserves across the Yukon to help animals in need. Children learn about animals in their native habitat and learn the value of hard work and dedication as animals are rescued and rehabilitated. This program will air on the station's primary digital channel 30.1.
Other Matters (16 of 18) Response
Program Title Brain Games
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 10/7 - 12/30 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. This program demonstrates how the brain processes information relating to topics like competition, food and language. Interactive games and hidden-camera experiments capture hilarious and surprising results. Children will learn real-world takeaways about their brains to use in everyday life. This program will air on the station's secondary digital channel 30.2
Other Matters (17 of 18) Response
Program Title Real Winning Edge
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun., 10/1 - 12/31 8:00AM & 8:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program features young people who have been chosen to be profiled because of their adoption of pro-social values and principles. The particular youth featured is interviewed by a celebrity in the same talent field. This program shows the viewer that honesty, loyalty, hard work, self-discipline and balancing school work with social activities and friends, and developing a sense of purpose in his/her life, all combine to help the viewer stand against influences which could hurt him/her or others. This program will air on the station's third digital channel 30.3.
Other Matters (18 of 18) Response
Program Title Give
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 10/7 - 12/30 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. This program introduces viewers to the world of philanthropy through the stories of small charities making a big impact. The series features 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 philanthropists visit two charities that use innovation, best practices, and dedication for change in their communities and the world. Children learn social responsibility, philanthropy and be inspired to do good. This program will air on the station's primary digital channel 30.1.

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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.

Pam Bishop

JSA Manager/Program Director


10/10/2017

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