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

FRN:
0001842491
File Number:
0000038436
Submit Date:
01/09/2018
Call Sign:
WSOC-TV
Facility ID:
74070
City:
CHARLOTTE
State:
NC
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/09/2018
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

WSOC TELEVISION, LLC

Doing Business As: WSOC TELEVISION, LLC

General Manager

1901 North Tryon Street

CHARLOTTE, NC 28234

United States

+1 (704) 335-4700

cedric.thomas@wsoc-tv.com

Company

Contact Representatives (3)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Christina Burrow

Legal Representative

Cooley LLP

Christina Burrow

1299 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

Suite 700

Washington, DC 20004

United States

+1 (202) 776-2687

cburrow@cooley.com

Legal Representative

Ted Hand

Director of Engineering Operations

WSOC Television, LLC

Ted Hand

PO Box 34665

Charlotte, NC 28234

United States

+1 (704) 335-4732

Ted.Hand@coxinc.com

Technical Representative

S Merrill Weiss

Technical Consultant

Merrill Weiss Group LLC

S Merrill Weiss

227 Central Avenue

Metuchen, NJ 08840

United States

+1 (732) 494-6400

merrill@mwgrp.com

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network ABC, Telemundo
Nielsen DMA Charlotte
Web Home Page Address www.wsoctv.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 168.0
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: 3.0
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(12)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 12) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:00a-10:30a
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. The half-hour weekly series, Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and - in many instances - release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real-life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 12) Response
Program Title Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:30a-12:00p (FTC 10/07/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. On each episode of Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko, our hosts Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko guide one deserving family on amazing adventures as they experience a new destination together on their family vacation. As our featured family embarks on an interactive voyage filled with immersive learning opportunities, each episode brings us to diverse locations where our family and viewers discover unique cultural events, food, activities, and traditions. From discovering the wondrous glaciers of Alaska to learning from the Moko Jumbie of the Virgin Islands, viewers will witness the importance of spending time with family and friends as our featured families experience amazing adventures together, often learning more about each other and their own family history along the way. Teens will also learn the importance of resiliency during challenging times as many featured families share their stories of overcoming adversity, finding ways to bond and heal while sharing these once in a lifetime experiences.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 12) Response
Program Title Nina's World (airing on digital multicast channel only)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:00a-10:30a (LTC 12/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 5
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 5
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. NINAS WORLD is an animated show based on a six year old Latina, who lives in San Antonio, Texas with her parents, who own the local bakery, and her grandmother. Her uncle Javier lives nearby and there are lots of different children and adults from several different cultures in the apartment complex and neighborhood where she lives. Ninas best friend is Star, a stuffed starfish pillow character brought to life by Ninas imagination. Each episode features Nina taking on a challenge, solving a problem, or finding a way to help others. She is very confident about her abilities, which sometimes gets her into trouble. However, with encouragement and chiding from Abuela, Nina learns about how to plan her work, take responsibility for her actions, and correct her mistakes.
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 Nina's World
List date and time rescheduled 12/02/2017 02:00 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 2017-10-21
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Nina's World
List date and time rescheduled 12/02/2017 05:00 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 2017-12-09
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Nina's World
List date and time rescheduled 12/23/2017 11:30 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 2017-10-28
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Nina's World
List date and time rescheduled 11/25/2017 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-10-14
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Nina's World
List date and time rescheduled 11/11/2017 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-10-07
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (4 of 12) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9:30a-10:00a
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. Produced for viewers aged 13 to 16 and the whole family, Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin is hosted by Emmy award winning television host Jeff Corwin, In this weekly half hour series, Jeff embarks on journeys to fascinating global locations most people have only dreamed of visiting. Each episode brings Jeff to a unique area of the world where he will explore the areas natural wonders to bring viewers closer to nature, wildlife, and man made treasures. From mountain climbs to deep sea dives, helicopter rides and glacier treks, Jeff brings young audiences on the inspirational trip of a lifetime.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 12) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:30a-11:00a
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. The 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 the eyes of our Veterinary Team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety, and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 12) Response
Program Title La Abeja Maya (2nd run) (airing on digital multicast channel only)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9:30a-10:00a (LTC 12/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 5
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 5
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 4 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. LA ABEJA MAYA is an entertaining preschool series that furthers the educational and informational needs of children by promoting the social and emotional goals of independence, empathy, and diversity. The series also serves the cognitive and intellectual needs of children by teaching them about biodiversity and the importance of proctecting nature. The main character, Maya, is a free spirit with a curious demeanor and fondness for discovery. With her eagerness for adventure, she lives free in the meadow, because the world is just too big and too fascinating to stay in the bee hive. Through Mayas open mindedness, children learn to foster their curiosity and to accept and respect others. On her way through the meadow Maya and her many friends teach children valuable lessons about supporting the weak, learning from each other and appreciating different perspectives on life.
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 La Abeja Maya
List date and time rescheduled 11/11/2017 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-10-07
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program La Abeja Maya
List date and time rescheduled 12/02/2017 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 2017-10-21
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program La Abeja Maya
List date and time rescheduled 12/23/2017 11:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-10-28
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program La Abeja Maya
List date and time rescheduled 12/02/2017 04:30 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 2017-12-09
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program La Abeja Maya
List date and time rescheduled 11/25/2017 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-10-14
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (7 of 12) Response
Program Title Nina's World (2nd run) (airing on digital multicast channel only)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:30a-11:00a (LTC 12/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 5
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 5
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. NINAS WORLD is an animated show based on a six year old Latina, who lives in San Antonio, Texas with her parents, who own the local bakery, and her grandmother. Her uncle Javier lives nearby and there are lots of different children and adults from several different cultures in the apartment complex and neighborhood where she lives. Ninas best friend is Star, a stuffed starfish pillow character brought to life by Ninas imagination. Each episode features Nina taking on a challenge, solving a problem, or finding a way to help others. She is very confident about her abilities, which sometimes gets her into trouble. However, with encouragement and chiding from Abuela, Nina learns about how to plan her work, take responsibility for her actions, and correct her mistakes.
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 Nina's World
List date and time rescheduled 12/23/2017 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-10-28
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Nina's World
List date and time rescheduled 11/11/2017 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 2017-10-07
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Nina's World
List date and time rescheduled 11/25/2017 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 2017-10-14
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Nina's World
List date and time rescheduled 12/02/2017 02:30 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 2017-10-21
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Nina's World
List date and time rescheduled 12/02/2017 05:30 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 2017-12-09
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (8 of 12) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9:00a-9:30a
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. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten 'fastest animals in Africa,' 'tallest insects,' 'biggest eaters,' smartest birds'...Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom in Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 12) Response
Program Title El Show de Chica (airing on digital multicast channel only)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8:00a-8:30a (LTC 12/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 5
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 5
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. EL SHOW DE CHICA features a five year old baby chick who spends her days with her parents in their costume shop, the Coop. The shop's one employee, Kelly, doubles as Chica's nanny and the ensemble is rounded out with Bunji, a large floppy eared rabbit and Stitches, a straw mannequin that sits in the window. In each episode Chica develops or encounters a problem that she cannot immediately resolve. Usually her issues involve impulse control, distractibility, judgement, and interpersonal behaviors. She and Kelly usually work on the problem through an adventure. A fantasy transformation to animation where Bunji and Stitches come alive and join Chica and Kelly for the problem solving process. The core educational content is primarily socioemotional development, and Chica learns how to express herself properly, think before she acts, and interact with others effectively. She often learns that it takes hard work and practice to become proficient at different skills.
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 El Show de Chica
List date and time rescheduled 11/04/2017 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-10-07
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program El Show de Chica
List date and time rescheduled 12/02/2017 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-10-21
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program El Show de Chica
List date and time rescheduled 12/02/2017 03:00 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 2017-12-09
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program El Show de Chica
List date and time rescheduled 11/18/2017 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-10-14
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program El Show de Chica
List date and time rescheduled 12/10/2017 04:30 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 2017-10-28
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (10 of 12) Response
Program Title El Show de Chica (2nd run) (airing on digital multicast channel only)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8:30a-9:00a (LTC 12/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 5
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 5
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. EL SHOW DE CHICA features a five year old baby chick who spends her days with her parents in their costume shop, the Coop. The shop's one employee, Kelly, doubles as Chica's nanny and the ensemble is rounded out with Bunji, a large floppy eared rabbit and Stitches, a straw mannequin that sits in the window. In each episode Chica develops or encounters a problem that she cannot immediately resolve. Usually her issues involve impulse control, distractibility, judgement, and interpersonal behaviors. She and Kelly usually work on the problem through an adventure. A fantasy transformation to animation where Bunji and Stitches come alive and join Chica and Kelly for the problem solving process. The core educational content is primarily socioemotional development, and Chica learns how to express herself properly, think before she acts, and interact with others effectively. She often learns that it takes hard work and practice to become proficient at different skills.
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 El Show de Chica
List date and time rescheduled 12/10/2017 05:00 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 2017-10-28
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program El Show de Chica
List date and time rescheduled 11/18/2017 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-10-14
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program El Show de Chica
List date and time rescheduled 12/02/2017 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-10-21
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program El Show de Chica
List date and time rescheduled 11/04/2017 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-10-07
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program El Show de Chica
List date and time rescheduled 12/02/2017 03:30 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 2017-12-09
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (11 of 12) Response
Program Title La Abeja Maya (airing on digital multicast channel only)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9:00a-9:30a (LTC 12/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 5
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 5
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 4 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. LA ABEJA MAYA is an entertaining preschool series that furthers the educational and informational needs of children by promoting the social and emotional goals of independence, empathy, and diversity. The series also serves the cognitive and intellectual needs of children by teaching them about biodiversity and the importance of protecting nature. The main character, Maya, is a free spirit with a curious demeanor and fondness for discovery. With her eagerness for adventure, she lives free in the meadow, because the world is just too big and too fascinating to stay in the bee hive. Through Mayas open mindedness, children learn to foster their curiosity and to accept and respect others. On her way through the meadow Maya and her many friends teach children valuable lessons about supporting the weak, learning from each other and appreciating different perspectives on life.
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 La Abeja Maya
List date and time rescheduled 12/10/2017 05:30 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 2017-10-28
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program La Abeja Maya
List date and time rescheduled 12/02/2017 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 2017-10-21
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program La Abeja Maya
List date and time rescheduled 12/02/2017 04:00 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 2017-12-09
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program La Abeja Maya
List date and time rescheduled 11/04/2017 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 2017-10-07
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program La Abeja Maya
List date and time rescheduled 11/18/2017 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 2017-10-14
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (12 of 12) Response
Program Title Rock the Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:00a-11:30a
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. Rock the Park is a weekly half-hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age and taps into America's love affair with our national parks. In this awe-inspiring and entertaining series our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. Viewers will witness the fascinating underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida, which is home to the world's most unique coral and marine life. They'll watch as Jack and Colton raft their way through Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, spotting the region's famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet - The Grand Teton in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park.
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 Eric Casella
Address 1901 North Tryon Street
City Charlotte
State NC
Zip 28206
Telephone Number (781) 467-1488
Email Address eric.casella@coxinc.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. On 12/09/17, from 9:30-11:30A, Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin, Sea Rescue, The Wildlife Docs and Rock the Park were interrupted for local breaking news coverage. The Children's Television Act and the FCC's rules require that programming targeting children ages twelve and under may not contain more than 10.5 minutes of total commercial matter per clock hour on weekends and no more than 12.0 minutes of total commercial matter per clock hour on weekdays. In addition, children's programming may not direct viewers to an Internet website unless the website offers a substantial amount of bona fide program-related or other non-commercial content; the website is not designed "primarily" for commercial purposes (that is, e-commerce or advertising); the website's home page and other menu pages clearly distinguish between the website's commercial and noncommercial sections; and, the website page to which viewers are directed is not used for e-commerce, advertising, or other commercial purposes (that is, the page has no links labeled "store" or direct links to other pages with commercial material). Finally, neither children's programming nor commercials aired during children's programming may display Internet website addresses that direct viewers to Internet websites that utilize a program's characters to advertise, promote, or sell products or services. After due review of internal station records and documentation provided to us by program suppliers, the licensee hereby certifies as follows: (i) the only programs specifically designed for children ages twelve and under that the station broadcast this quarter are disclosed in this report and (ii) the licensee fully complied with the FCC's commercial limits with respect to these programs. Family Focus is a Channel 9 project that has been serving the community for over 20 years through special programs, projects and events-numerous schools are visited throughout the DMA by Channel 9 anchors/staff.

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Other Matters (1 of 12) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9:30a-10:00a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced for viewers aged 13 to 16 and the whole family, Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin is hosted by Emmy award winning television host Jeff Corwin, In this weekly half hour series, Jeff embarks on journeys to fascinating global locations most people have only dreamed of visiting. Each episode brings Jeff to a unique area of the world where he will explore the areas natural wonders to bring viewers closer to nature, wildlife, and man made treasures. From mountain climbs to deep sea dives, helicopter rides and glacier treks, Jeff brings young audiences on the inspirational trip of a lifetime.
Other Matters (2 of 12) Response
Program Title Salvando Animales (airing on digital multicast channel only)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8:30a-9:00a
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. SALVANDO ANIMALES is a live action, half hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13 to 16. Salvando Animales follows veterinarian Dr. Michelle Oakley, and 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, while balancing life at her home clinic. Providing a glimpse into a fascinating career choice, Salvando Animales will show viewers the hard work and dedication involved in the rescue and rehabilitation of animals, while imparting tips to help keep all furry friends healthy.
Other Matters (3 of 12) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:00a-10:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half-hour weekly series, Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and in many instances release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real-life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
Other Matters (4 of 12) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:30a-11:00a
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 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 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 (5 of 12) Response
Program Title El Viajero con Josh Garcia (airing on digital multicast channel only)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8:00a-8:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. EL VIAJERO CON JOSH GARCIA is a live action half hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13 to 16. El Viajero Con Josh Garcia takes viewers on an exciting and immersive journey around the globe with world traveler and host Josh Garcia. Each episode gives audiences access to the worlds most incredible destinations as Josh seeks out the truly authentic experiences one can only find when shown by a knowledgeable and passionate guide. In each episode, Josh learns how to prepare an authentic, regional meal, visits a local artisan to learn about their trade and craft, and samples the culture while learning about the heritage of the region's population, showing viewers what is so unique about each city he visits. El Viajero Con Josh Garcia brings viewers on an enthralling adventure to explore the people and cultures that make our world so breathtaking.
Other Matters (6 of 12) Response
Program Title Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:30a-12:00p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. On each episode of Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko, our hosts Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko guide one deserving family on amazing adventures as they experience a new destination together on their family vacation. As our featured family embarks on an interactive voyage filled with immersive learning opportunities, each episode brings us to diverse locations where our family and viewers discover unique cultural events, food, activities, and traditions. From discovering the wondrous glaciers of Alaska to learning from the Moko Jumbie of the Virgin Islands, viewers will witness the importance of spending time with family and friends as our featured families experience amazing adventures together, often learning more about each other and their own family history along the way. Teens will also learn the importance of resiliency during challenging times as many featured families share their stories of overcoming adversity, finding ways to bond and heal while sharing these once-in-a-lifetime experiences.
Other Matters (7 of 12) Response
Program Title Vivir al Natural, Danny Seo (airing on digital multicast channel only)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9:30a-10:00a
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. VIVIR AL NATURAL, DANNY SEO is a live action, half hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13 to 16. Vivir Al Natural, Danny Seo is a series about seeking a healthier lifestyle by learning the science behind eating well, exercising your mind and body, and caring for our planet. Host Danny Seo is a leading authority on eco friendly living, and has devoted his career to the idea that caring for the environment can go hand in hand with enjoying time with family and friends, sharing delicious and healthy meals, while creating an environmentally friendly home. In each episode of Vivir Al Natural, Danny Seo, viewers will be introduced to inspiring ideas from fun and healthy recipes, to easy and sustainable crafts. Viewers will learn how to embrace a natural lifestyle, easily and beautifully, along with quick tips on green living.
Other Matters (8 of 12) Response
Program Title Adventuras con Dylan Dreyer (airing on digital multicast channel only)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9:00a-9:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. AVENTURAS CON DYLAN DRYER is a live action, half hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13 to 16. Aventuras Con Dylan Dryer is a wondrous celebration of nature. Hosted by meteorologist Dylan Dreyer, this series features breathtaking cinematography that will bring viewers up close and personal with creatures big and small, from the black bears of Montana to polar bears in the Arctic. Audiences will have a unique platform to see animals living in their natural habitat, and will learn about the circle of life along the way. Aventuras Con Dylan Dryer also explores natural wonders of the world, including the migration of 1.5 million animals traveling over 500 miles across the Serengeti in Tanzania and Kenya. Viewers will uncover these amazing facts of nature, and learn why its so important to protect Earths natural resources and all its inhabitants.
Other Matters (9 of 12) Response
Program Title El Campeon En Ti (airing on digital multicast channel only)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:30a-11:00a
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. EL CAMPEON EN TI is a live action, half hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13 to 16. El Campeon En Ti features the powerful and inspiring stories that exemplify what it really means to be a true champion. Hosted by Lauren Thompson, the series introduces viewers to people who have overcome obstacles while leading transcendent moments from the world of sports. From beating the odds to play the game they love, to giving back to the communities that supported them, the featured athletes will share their own stories and personal triumphs. Viewers will learn the value of good sportsmanship, and the dedication it takes to excel at the highest level. Win or lose, El Campeon En Ti proves that a champion is not only defined by their speed, strength, and agility, but by their grit, resiliency, and heart.
Other Matters (10 of 12) Response
Program Title Una Mano Amiga (airing on digital multicast channel only)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:00a-10:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. UNA MANO AMIGA is a live action, half hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13 to 16. Una Mano Amiga introduces viewers to the world of philanthropy through the stories of small charities making a big impact. The series features Jenna Bush Hager, actor Blair Underwood, and other passionate celebrity philanthropists from film and television, music, sports, or business who are all on a mission to inspire others to do good. In each episode of Una Mano Amiga, one of these celebrity ambassadors will visit two charities that are dedicated to inspiring change in their communities. We will discover what makes these charities effective, learn what each needs to make an even bigger impact, and surprise them with a gift to help continue their good work. Audiences will meet the inspiring individuals and volunteers behind each organization to see how they do their part to make the world a better place, learning compassion and the value of giving back along the way.
Other Matters (11 of 12) Response
Program Title Rock the Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:00a-11:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rock the Park is a weekly half-hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age and taps into America's love affair with our national parks. In this awe-inspiring and entertaining series our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. Viewers will witness the fascinating underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida, which is home to the world's most unique coral and marine life. They'll watch as Jack and Colton raft their way through Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, spotting the region's famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet - The Grand Teton in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park.
Other Matters (12 of 12) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9:00a-9:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten 'fastest animals in Africa,' 'tallest insects,' 'biggest eaters,' smartest birds'...Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom in Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown.

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

FAILURE TO SIGN THIS APPLICATION MAY RESULT IN DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION AND FORFEITURE OF ANY FEES PAID

Upon grant of this application, the Authorization Holder may be subject to certain construction or coverage requirements. Failure to meet the construction or coverage requirements will result in automatic cancellation of the Authorization. Consult appropriate FCC regulations to determine the construction or coverage requirements that apply to the type of Authorization requested in this application.

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS MADE ON THIS FORM OR ANY ATTACHMENTS ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. Code, Title 18, §1001) AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION AUTHORIZATION (U.S. Code, Title 47, §312(a)(1)), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. Code, Title 47, §503).

I certify that this application includes all required and relevant attachments. Yes
I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

Eric Casella

Program Director


01/09/2018

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