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January 2015
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0016496481
File Number:
0000038686
Submit Date:
01/09/2018
Call Sign:
WFQX-TV
Facility ID:
25396
City:
CADILLAC
State:
MI
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

CADILLAC TELECASTING CO.

Doing Business As: CADILLAC TELECASTING CO.

Alexander Bolea

PO Box 282

CADILLAC, MI 49601

United States

+1 (231) 775-3478

JRNBOLEA@AOL.COM

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Lowell Shore

Chief Engineer

Cadillac Telecasting Co.

Lowell Shore

PO Box 282

Cadillac, MI 49601

United States

+1 (231) 775-3478

lowellshore@9and10news.com

Technical Representative

Gregg P Skall , Esq .

Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP

Gregg P. Skall, Esq.

1200 19th Street, N.W

Suite 500

Washington, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 857-4441

gskall@wcsr.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network FOX
Nielsen DMA Traverse City-Cadillac
Web Home Page Address www.mifox32.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: 8.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(13)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 13) Response
Program Title Xploration Station-Outer Space
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 630-7am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Viewers learn the answers to many questions related to space discovery.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 13) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell (MeTV WFQX 32.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10-11am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Total times aired 52
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Primarily focusing on lighthearted comedic situations, it occassionally touches on serious social issues, such as drug use, driving under the influence,, homelessness, etc/
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 13) Response
Program Title Xploration Station-Nature Knows Best
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9-930am
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. This series will help kids to understand how getting outside and taking a look around can help them make a great discovery
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 13) Response
Program Title Thomas Edison's Secret Lab (ION 32.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 8-9am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 8 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Presenting accurate age appropriate scientific principles and concepts
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 13) Response
Program Title Bill Nye, the Science Guy MeTV (WFQX 32.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9-10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Bill Nye, The Science Guy-teaching about the different aspects of science
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 13) Response
Program Title Beakman's World (MeTv WFQX 32.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8-9am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Beakman's workld is an educational children telvision show. The program is based on the Universal Press Syndicate comic strip You can with Beakman and Jax created by Jok Church.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 13) Response
Program Title Xploration Station-Weird but True
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 830-9am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Science lovers explore the fun and curious ways our world works in.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 13) Response
Program Title Xploration Station-Awesome Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8-83am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Inspires and educates anyone interested in earth science.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 13) Response
Program Title Zoo Clue (ION 32.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays 8-9am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Presentation is a mix of narration, visuals and very well chosen topics delivers education and information while it entertains
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 13) Response
Program Title Xloration Station-DIY SCI
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 930-10am
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. Takes viewers through step-by-step demonstrations of do-it-yourself experimements that amaze but which relate back to solid principles of science.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 13) Response
Program Title Xploration Station-Earth 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7-730am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 8 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Scientists explain how their work helps people live better lives and gives us insight into unexplored areas.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 13) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (MeTV WFQX 32.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7-8am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Teaching about mysteries and how to solve
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 13) Response
Program Title Secret Millionaire's Club (ION 32.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays 8-9am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Follows exciting and often comedic adventures of four role models to introduce basic concepts in business financial literacy and reasonable money management
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 Sherri McKinley-Magiera
Address PO Box 627
City Cadillac
State MI
Zip 49601
Telephone Number (231) 876-9701
Email Address sherrimagiera@9and10news.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. Amended to include Ion and MeTV Childrens programming with my report. 32.2 MeTV began on 3/1/17 32.2 and Ion began on 2/22/17 32.3

Other Matters (9)

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Other Matters (1 of 9) Response
Program Title Thomas Edison's Secret Lab (ION)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 8-9am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Presents accurate, age appropriate scientific principles and concepts by portraying appealing young role models with whom young viewers can easily identify
Other Matters (2 of 9) Response
Program Title Xploration Station-Outer Space
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 630am
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. Xploration Station 3 hour block
Other Matters (3 of 9) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues (Ion)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays 8-9am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mix of narration, visuals and very well chosen topics deliver education and information while it entertains.
Other Matters (4 of 9) Response
Program Title XPloration Station Nature Knows Best
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 9am
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. XPloration Station 3 hour series
Other Matters (5 of 9) Response
Program Title XPloration Station Xploration Weird but Tru
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Satuardays @ 830am
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. XPloration Station 3 hour series
Other Matters (6 of 9) Response
Program Title Xploration Station Awesome Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 8am
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. XPloration Station - 3 hour series
Other Matters (7 of 9) Response
Program Title Xloration Station Earth 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 7am
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. Xploration Station Earth 2050
Other Matters (8 of 9) Response
Program Title XPloration Station-DIY SCI
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 930a
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. XPloration Station 3 hour series
Other Matters (9 of 9) Response
Program Title Secret Millionaire's Club (ION)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays 8-9am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Series that attracts and engages young viewers as they follow the exciting and often comedic adventures of four attractive role models

Certification

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Question Response

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.

Sherri Magiera

Program Director


01/09/2018

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