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

FRN:
0024376154
File Number:
0000037617
Submit Date:
01/04/2018
Call Sign:
WGRZ
Facility ID:
64547
City:
BUFFALO
State:
NY
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/04/2018
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth 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

MULTIMEDIA ENTERTAINMENT, LLC

Doing Business As: MULTIMEDIA ENTERTAINMENT, LLC

Denise Branson, Sr. Paralegal

TEGNA, Inc.

7950 Jones Branch Drive

McLean, VA 22107

United States

+1 (703) 873-6606

dbranson@TEGNA.com

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Jennifer Johnson , Esq .

Legal Representative

Covington & Burling, LLP

Jennifer Johnson

Covington & Burling, LLP

One CityCenter, 850 Tenth St. NW

Washington, DC 20001

United States

+1 (202) 662-5552

FCCParalegals@cov.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 Buffalo
Web Home Page Address www.wgrz.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(20)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 20) Response
Program Title Wild World (WGRZ 2.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Aired on WGRZ 2.2- Antenna TV -Wild World is a weekly half-hour reality series showcasing all types of wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. the series focuses on the dedicated people who care for these unique critters. The program also informs teen viewers about the living environments and key facts about each wild animal. Episodes also include stories on zoo enrichment programs that help animals initiate natural behavior. Whether it be following the life cycles of rhinoceros or understanding the eating habits of grizzly bears "Wild World" is a series intended to educate and inform viewers all aobut life in the animal kingdom
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 20) Response
Program Title Champion Within Lauren Thompson (WGRZ 2.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays/ 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
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. Aired on WGRZ 2.1 Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson features the powerful and inspiring stories of successful athletes who exemplify what it really means to be a champion. Hosted by Lauren Thompson, host of Golf Channel's "Morning Drive, "Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson" introduces audiences to professional and amateur athletes who have overcome obstacles to ultimately achieve transcendent moments in the world of sports. Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson proves that a champion is not only defined by their speed, strength and agility, but also by their grit, resiliency and heart.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 20) Response
Program Title Journey with Dylan Dreyer (WGRZ 2.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/12 p.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
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. Airing on WGRZ 2.1 led by NBC News meteorologist and "Today" contributor, Dylan Dryer, is 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 5000 miles across the Serengeti in Tanzania and Kenya. Journey with Dylan Dreyer will tells why.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Journey with Dylan Dreyer
List date and time rescheduled 10/04/2017 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 2017-09-30
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (4 of 20) Response
Program Title Expedition Wild ( WGRZ 2.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Airing on WGRZ 2.2 Antenna TV - 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 Bears 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 20) Response
Program Title Wild Wonders at the San Diego Zoo ( WGRZ 2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays10:00am
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. Airing on WGRZ 2.3-Justice Network- Wild Wonders at the San Diego Zoo serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with it's program content. The series profiles rare and exotic animals and the unique aspects of each of these amazing creatures.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 20) Response
Program Title Get Wild (WGRZ 2.2 )
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Airing on WGRZ 2.2 ( Antenna TV) Get Wild is a weekly half-hour reality series featuring wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series provides key information about each creature and teen veiwers learn how experts studying adult orangutans learn the ways they raise their young. Another episode highlights the Panda bear and explains the animal's living patterns. Get Wild is a series intended to educate and inform viewers all about life in the animal kingdom.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 20) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals (WGRZ 2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 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. Airing on WGRZ 2.3 Justice Network- Wild About Animals is a reality science series that is produced for children 13-16 years of age and designed to educate and inform and entertain those viewers. The structure of each show consists of four (4) different segments/stories which make for a varied, fast paced program. through the use of dramatic, stunning footage combined with an engaging and entertaining narrative, the show creates a general tone that is particularly effective in connecting to the taget audience. The host, Mariette Hartley who is an animal rights activitst and Emmy award winning actress, creates a bond with the viewer through her pleasing delivery. Coupled with a very conversational style is the MTV shooting style. THe program open is visually engaging, featuring scenes of animals in their habitats.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 20) Response
Program Title Wilderness Vet (WGRZ 2.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
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. Airing on WGRZ 2.1 Wilderness Vet hosted by renowned veterinarian, Dr. Michelle Oakley, features compelling stories from one of the most rugged areas on the planet, the Yukon. Dr. Oakley travels to homes, farms and wildlife preserves across the Yukon to help animals in need. Wilderness Vet will bring viewers closer than ever before to wild animals in their native habitats by showcasing the hard work and dedication involved in their rescue
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 10/03/2017 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 2017-09-30
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (9 of 20) Response
Program Title Walking Wild at San Diego Zoo ( WGRZ 2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 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. Airing on WGRZ 2.3,- Justice Network - Walking Wild at the San Diego Zoo serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content. The series explores the world of wild and exotic animals, how they live and are cared for at the San Diego Zoo.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 20) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals (WGRZ .2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:00 am
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. Airing on WGRZ 2.3 Justice Network - Wild About Animals is a reality science series that is produced for children 13-16 years of age and designed to educate and inform and entertain those viewers. The structure of each show consists of four (4) different segments/stories which make for a varied, fast paced program. through the use of dramatic, stunning footage combined with an engaging and entertaining narrative, the show creates a general tone that is particularly effective in connecting to the taget audience. The host, Mariette Hartley who is an animal rights activitst and Emmy award winning actress, creates a bond with the viewer through her pleasing delivery. Coupled with a very conversational style is the MTV shooting style. THe program open is visually engaging, featuring scenes of animals in their habitats.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 20) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs ( WGRZ 2.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. Airing on WGRZ 2.2 Antenna TV half-hour weekly series, The Wildlife Docs produced for ages 13-16 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 information program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through 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 (12 of 20) Response
Program Title Food For Thought with Claire Thomas (WGRZ 2.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Airing on WGRZ 2. 2-Antenna TV - Food For Thought with Clair Thomas is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. Young enthusiasic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas is the 22 year old host who opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations. Each weekly-half hour, produced for ages 13-16, 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 (13 of 20) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals (WGRZ 2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 12:30pm
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. Airing on WGRZ 2.3 Justice Network- Wild About Animals is a reality science series that is produced for children 13-16 years of age and designed to educate and inform and entertain those viewers. The structure of each show consists of four (4) different segments/stories which make for a varied, fast paced program. through the use of dramatic, stunning footage combined with an engaging and entertaining narrative, the show creates a general tone that is particularly effective in connecting to the taget audience. The host, Mariette Hartley who is an animal rights activitst and Emmy award winning actress, creates a bond with the viewer through her pleasing delivery. Coupled with a very conversational style is the MTV shooting style. THe program open is visually engaging, featuring scenes of animals in their habitats.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 20) Response
Program Title Culture Click (WGRZ 2.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Airing on WGRZ 2.2 Antenna TV - Culture Click is a weekly half -hour series that explores the genesis of - and reasons behind-cultural events that permeate our everyday lives. Developed and produced for viewers 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 serve as a jumping off point for a deep dive int the culture viewers 13-16 will embrace. Each week Nzinga will analyze and answer the questions that shape our society- using the power and speed of the internet and user generated questions and content. Experts in pop culture will join her to add insight and historical perspective. And most importantly, viewers will come away with a week's worth of "aha" moments to share with their friends and family. Six degrees of separation takes on a whole new meaning, and there's not limit to what viewers will learn when they experience "Culture Click"
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 20) Response
Program Title The Brady Barr Experience (WGRZ 2.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. Airing on WGRZ 2.2 Antenna TV - 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 dangerous and endangered land animals and in this series, he will share is 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 20) Response
Program Title Give (WGRZ 2.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays / 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. Airing on WGRZ 2.1 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. With the help of some of the country's top foundations, we'll meet these inspiring individuals to see how they do it through the eyes of our celebrity ambassadors.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 20) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals (WGRZ 2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 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. Airing on WGRZ 2.3 Justice Network - Wild About Animals is a reality science series that is produced for children 13-16 years of age and designed to educate and inform and entertain those viewers. The structure of each show consists of four (4) different segments/stories which make for a varied, fast paced program. through the use of dramatic, stunning footage combined with an engaging and entertaining narrative, the show creates a general tone that is particularly effective in connecting to the taget audience. The host, Mariette Hartley who is an animal rights activitst and Emmy award winning actress, creates a bond with the viewer through her pleasing delivery. Coupled with a very conversational style is the MTV shooting style. THe program open is visually engaging, featuring scenes of animals in their habitats.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 20) Response
Program Title The Voyager with Josh Garcia (WGRZ 2.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
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. Airing on WGRZ 2.1 The Voyager with Josh Garcia takes viewers on an exciting and immersive journey around the globe with world traveler and host, Josh Garcia. Each episode provides audiences access to the 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 the people and cultures that make our world so breathtaking.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 20) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs ( WGRZ 2.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Airing on WGRZ 2.2 Antenna TV half-hour weekly series, The Wildlife Docs produced for ages 13-16 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 information program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through 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 20) Response
Program Title Naturally Danny Seo (WGRZ 2.1 )
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/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. Airing on WGRZ 2.1 Naturally Danny Seo is an educational series for young people and their families seeking a healthier lifestyle by learning the science behind eating well and exercising your mind and body while caring for our planet. Host Danny Seo is America's leading authority on eco-friendly living. Danny has devoted his career to the idea that caring for the environment can go hand-in-hand with enjoying time with family and friends and sharing delicious and healthy meals while creating a healthy and environmentally friendly home.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

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 Colleen Nossavage
Address 259 Delaware Avenue
City Buffalo
State NY
Zip 14202
Telephone Number (716) 849-7665
Email Address Colleen.Nossavage@wgrz.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. WGRZ - Voyager With Josh was pre-empted on 9/30 due to Presidents Cup, re-scheduled in 2nd Home on Monday 10/2 at 12pm which was pre-empted due to Breaking News coverage of Las Vegas Shooting. WGRZ - Champion Within 10/25 was pre-empted due to Breaking Local News Coverage Officer Lehner.

Other Matters (20)

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Other Matters (1 of 20) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals (Ch. 2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/ 12:00 p.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. Airing on WGRZ 2.3-Justice Network -Wild About Animals is a half hour weekly animal magazine series. The show is hosted by the emmy award winning actress Mariette Hartley. Mariette has committed herself to fighting for the rights of animals for over 20 years. The program consists of four different segments/stories which make for a varied, fast paced program. Through the use of footage combined with an engaging and entertaining narrative the show creates a general tone that is particularly effective in connecting to the target audience.
Other Matters (2 of 20) Response
Program Title Get Wild (Ch. 2.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00am-9:30am
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. Airing on WGRZ 2.2 Antenna TV Saturdays 9:00am -9:30am Get Wild is a weekly half-hour 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. For example, in one episode viewers learn how experts studying adult orangutans learn the ways they raise their young. Another epose highlights the Panda bear and exlpains the animal's living pattersn. "Get Wild" is a series indeded to educate and inform viewers all about life in the animal kingdom.
Other Matters (3 of 20) Response
Program Title The Voyager With Josh Garcia (Ch. 2.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 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. Airing on WGRZ 2.1 - The Voyager with Josh Garcia takes viewers on an exciting and immersive journey around the globe with world traveler and host, Josh Garcia. Each episode provides audiences access to the 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 the people and cultures that make our world so breathtaking.
Other Matters (4 of 20) Response
Program Title Expedition Wild (Ch. 2.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30am -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. Airing on WGRZ 2.2 starting Expedition Wild is hosted by wildlife expert Casey Anderson ans 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 pursuit of Northern Main'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.
Other Matters (5 of 20) Response
Program Title Give (Ch. 2.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 1130am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. Airing on WGRZ 2.1 - 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 UNIDEF's Next Generation Jenna Bush Hager, esteemed acctor Blair Underwood, and passionate celebrity philanthropists from film, television, music, sports, and business who are all on a mission ot inspire others to do good. In each episode one of these celebrity ambassadors will viisit two charities athat use innovation, best practices and dedication for change in their ccommunities and the world. With the help of some of the country's top foundations, we'll meet these inspiring individuals to see how they do it through the eyes of our celebrity ambassadors.
Other Matters (6 of 20) Response
Program Title Journey With Dylan Dreyer (Ch. 2.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 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. Airing on WGRZ 2.1 - Journey with Dylan Dreyer 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.
Other Matters (7 of 20) Response
Program Title Culture Click ( Ch 2.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:30pm -1pm
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. Airing on WGRZ 2.2 Antenna TV - Culture Click is a 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 viewers 13-16 will embrace. Each week Nzinga will analyze and answer the questions that shape our society using the power and speed of the internet and user generated questions and content. Experts in pop culture will join her to add insight and historical perspective. And most importantly, viewers will come away with a weeks' worth of "aha" moments to share with their friends and family. Six degrees of separation takes on a whole new meaning and there's no limit to what viewers will learn when they experience Culture Click .
Other Matters (8 of 20) Response
Program Title Champion Within (Ch. 2.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays 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. Airing on WGRZ 2.1 Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson features the poserful and inspiring stories of successful athletes who exemplify what it really means to be a champion. Hosted by Lauren Thompson, host of Golf Channel's Morning Drive, Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson introduces audiences to professional and amateur athletes who have overcome obstacles to ultimately achieve transcendent moments in the world of sports. Hear of a Champion with Lauren Thompson proves that a champion is not only defined by their speed, strength and agility, but also by thier gift, resiliency and heart.
Other Matters (9 of 20) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs WGRZ 2.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10am
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. Airing on WGRZ 2.2 Antenna TV -The Wildlife Docs 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 information 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.
Other Matters (10 of 20) Response
Program Title Wild Wonders at The San Diego Zoo (Ch. 2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. Airing on WGRZ 2.3-Justice Network- Wild Wonders at the San Diego Zoo serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with it's program content. The series profiles rare and exotic animals and the unique aspects of each of these amazing creatures.
Other Matters (11 of 20) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals (Ch. 2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/ 12:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. Airing on WGRZ 2.3 -Justice Network- Wild About Animals is a half hour weekly animal magazine series. The show is hosted by the emmy award winning actress Mariette Hartley. Mariette has committed herself to fighting for the rights of animals for over 20 years. The program consists of four different segments/stories which make for a varied, fast paced program. Through the use of footage combined with an engaging and entertaining narrative the show creates a general tone that is particularly effective in connecting to the target audience.
Other Matters (12 of 20) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs WGRZ 2.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Airing on WGRZ 2.2 Antenna TV -The Wildlife Docs 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 information 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.
Other Matters (13 of 20) Response
Program Title The Brady Barr Experience (Ch 2.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00AM-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. Airing on WGRZ 2.2 Antenna TV - 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.
Other Matters (14 of 20) Response
Program Title Food for Thought with Claire Thomas ( Ch. 2.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:00 PM - 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. Airing on WGRZ 2.2 Antenna TV - Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas is the 22 year old host who opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in Food for Thought. Each weekly half-hour , produced for ages 13-16, informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Claire serves as a role model for 13-16 year-old viewers by showing her passion for her family life, and healthy living by sharing stories in the kitchen. Creative inspiration can come from any place at any time- sometimes from family, sometimes from friends, or even from bloggers needing her help. No matter how exotic or local the location, she's always in search of new tastes and places to explore. Based on her unique perspective gathered throughout each episode. Claire will teach the audience how to prepare the "inspired" dish while promoting a healthy attitude towards food and life.
Other Matters (15 of 20) Response
Program Title Wild World (Ch. 2.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 9:30am-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. Airing on WGRZ 2.2-Antenna TV - Saturdays 9:30am-10am - Wild World is a weekly half-hour reality series showcasing all types of wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on the dedicated people who care for these unique critters. The program also informs teen viewers about the living environments and key facts about each wild animal. Episodes also include stories on zoo enrichment programs that help animals inititate natural behavior. Whether it be following the life cycles of rhinoceros or understanding the eating habits of grizzly bears, "Wild World" is a series intended to educate and inform viewrs all about life in the animal kingdom.
Other Matters (16 of 20) Response
Program Title Naturally Danny Seo (Ch. 2.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. Airing on WGRZ 2.1 - Naturally Danny Seo is an educational series for young people and their families seeking a healthier lifestyle by learning the science behind eating well and exercising your mind and body while caring for our planet. Host Danny Seo is America's leading authority on eco-friendly living. Danny has devoted his career to the idea that caring for the environment can go hand in hand with enjoying time with family and friends and sharing delicious and healthy meals while creating a healthy and environmentally friendly home.
Other Matters (17 of 20) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals (Ch. 2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. Airing on WGRZ 2.3, Airing on WGRZ 2.3, Wild About Animals is a half hour weekly animal magazine series. The show is hosted by the emmy award winning actress Mariette Hartley. Mariette has committed herself to fighting for the rights of animals for over 20 years. The program consists of four different segments/stories which make for a varied, fast paced program. Through the use of footage combined with an engaging and entertaining narrative the show creates a general tone that is particularly effective in connecting to the target audience.
Other Matters (18 of 20) Response
Program Title Wilderness Vet (Ch. 2.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 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. Airing on WGRZ 2.1 Wilderness Vet hosted by renown veterinarian Dr. Michelle Oakley, features compelling stories from one of the most rugged areas on the planet, the Yukon. Dr. Oakley travels to homes, farms and wildlife preserves across the Yukon to help animals in need. Wilderness Vet will bring viewers closer than ever before to wild animals in thier native habitats by showcasing the hard work and dedication involved in their rescue
Other Matters (19 of 20) Response
Program Title Walking Wild at the San Diego Zoo (Ch. 2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. Airing on WGRZ 2.3,- Justice Network - Walking Wild at the San Diego Zoo serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content. The series explores the world of wild and exotic animals, how they live and are cared for at the San Diego Zoo.
Other Matters (20 of 20) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals (Ch. 2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. Airing on WGRZ 2.3 - Justice Network -Wild About Animals is a half hour weekly animal magazine series. The show is hosted by the emmy award winning actress Mariette Hartley. Mariette has committed herself to fighting for the rights of animals for over 20 years. The program consists of four different segments/stories which make for a varied, fast paced program. Through the use of footage combined with an engaging and entertaining narrative the show creates a general tone that is particularly effective in connecting to the target audience.

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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.

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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.

Akin S. Harrison , Esq. .

Secretary


01/04/2018

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