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

FRN:
0004999660
File Number:
0000049191
Submit Date:
03/30/2018
Call Sign:
WDBB
Facility ID:
71325
City:
BESSEMER
State:
AL
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
03/30/2018
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2018

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

WDBB-TV, INC.

Doing Business As: WDBB-TV, INC.

Lisa Asher

2000 W. 41ST STREET

BALTIMORE, MD 21211

United States

+1 (410) 662-9688

lasher@Cunninghambroadcasting.com

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Paul A. Cicelski , Esq .

Lerman Senter PLLC

Paul A. Cicelski, ESQ.

2001 L Street NW

Suite 400

WASHINGTON, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 416-6756

pcicelski@lermansenter.com

Legal Representative

Scott R. Flick , Esq .

FCC Counsel

PILLSBURY WINTHROP SHAW PITTMAN LLP

1200 SEVENTEENTH STREET, NW

WASHINGTON, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 663-8167

scott.flick@pillsburylaw.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network The CW
Nielsen DMA Birmingham (Ann and Tusc)
Web Home Page Address www.wtto21.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: 6.5
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(15)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 15) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30am (1/6/18-3/31/18)
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 program follows the surprising, exotic and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. The viewer will witness a variety of wild experiences through the eyes of the veterinary team, such as nutrition, treatments, x-rays, surgery, preventive care and dealing with emergencies. Through this program, the viewer will be given a glimpse of the enormity, variety and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care. This program aired on the stations second digital stream channel 17.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 15) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8am (1/6/18-3/31/18)
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 program chooses a region, or special adaptations animals have made or a specific animal and uses a top ten countdown. From a safari in Botswana, to a dude ranch in Montana, to a retirement home for horses, Jack counts down 10 incredible experiences. He also explores wild and rare animals in Australia such as dingoes, devils and cassowaries. For animal adaptation Jack travels from the Arctic to the desert picking ten animals that have made special adaptation to survive in the harsh environments. This program informs the viewer about animals and their habitat which can lead the viewer to discussions regarding the environment and conservation. This program aired on the stations third digital stream channel 17.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 15) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 10am (1/5/18-3/30/18)
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 educational and informational program is hosted by animal expert and wildlife park operations manager, Tim Faulkner. Viewers can watch and learn as Tim showcases the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Audiences will gain a better understanding of wildlife as Tim explores the habitats and adventures of creatures of all sizes, including a giant Galapagos tortoise, a baby wombat, the flying fox, and even a newly discovered species of birds. This program aired on the stations third digital stream channel 17.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 15) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9am (1/6/18-3/31/18)
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. Each episode focuses on the rescue of a sea animal, giving the viewer information about medical benefits, rescue, and rehabilitation programs for animals. The viewer also learns about the rescued animal's biology and ecology. This information is important, because it adds to the knowledge necessary to conserve and protect threatened and endangered species. This program aired on the stations third digital stream channel 17.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 15) Response
Program Title Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9am (1/7/18-3/25/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In this program the hosts guide a featured family on adventures, as they experience a new destination together on their family vacation. Episodes feature families embarking on interactive voyages with immersive learning experiences, discovering unique cultural events, food, activities, and traditions. The featured families in the program learn the importance of spending time with family, often learning more about each other and their own family history along the way. From this program, children will 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. This program aired on the stations second digital stream channel 17.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 15) Response
Program Title Chicken Soup for Souls Hidden Heroes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30am (1/6/18-3/31/18)
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 program shows everyday people, regardless of age, sex, occupation or education, stepping forward and acting in a socially responsible and moral fashion when faced with crises and moral dilemmas. In a candid camera type format, individuals are placed in situations that cause them to demonstrate acts of kindness and generosity, stand up for diversity, shield others from bullies, and embrace friendships. The program also includes segments that focus on overcoming ones fears, as well as rewarding individuals for their unselfish kindness and community service. The program encourages children to increase their sensitivity and awareness in order to refine their own moral compass. Airs on "main digital stream."
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 15) Response
Program Title This Old House: Trade School
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10am (1/6/18-3/31/18)
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 program is a celebration of craftsmanship, vocational education, and excellence in the field of home improvement. This program follows two residential construction projects and will offer children insight into master building methods and disciplines through step-by-step instructions demonstrated by the industry's leaders. This program will explore everything from architecture, engineering and carpentry to plumbing, masonry and landscape design. Children will learn about vocational and trade careers from trade experts and skilled crafts persons as they renovate and restore homes. Airs on main digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 15) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries With Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays and Tuesdays 10am (1/1/18-3/27/18)
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. Supported by a team of Georgia Aquarium biologists, veterinarians, and other experts, Jeff Corwin travels the world to explore the Earth's least understood resource, our oceans and waterways and the animals which call them home. He swims with manta rays, pointing out that their body form was the inspiration for the design of the Stealth jet. While in the water with whale sharks, he takes samples of their blood to better understand their biology. As Jeff continues his journey through each episode, the viewer is able to connect with these animals and learn how important they are to all life on the planet, as well as how sea life connects to life on the rest of the globe. This program aired on the stations third digital stream channel 17.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 15) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8-10am (1/6/18-3/31/18)
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. In this program, animal behaviorist Cesar Millan works to rehabilitate dogs with behavior problems. Viewers will become educated about canine training and creating a healthy environment for dogs. Millan goes directly into the homes of the dog owners and documents the transformations that occur. By offering suggestions to modify their own behaviors, Millan assists the dogs' human families to achieve responsible pet ownership, and a balanced and a natural relationship with their pets. Airs on "main digital stream."
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 15) Response
Program Title Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10am (1/6/18-3/31/18)
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 program is about a veterinarian's mission to match orphaned pets with new owners and new homes. Episode examples include finding a dog for a mother and her two young daughters; and, overcoming the challenge of finding a dog for a family who doesn't know what they want. Children will learn what it takes to be a responsible pet owner. This program aired on the stations third digital stream channel 17.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 15) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Poll
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays and Thursdays 10am (1/3/18-3/29/18)
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. Dr. Jan Pol is a veterinarian who specializes in large farm animals. Having more than 19,000 clients, Dr. Pol has "seen it all." This series is designed to educate and inform viewers as Dr. Pol, his family, and veterinary staff share their experiences caring for animals of all shapes and sizes across rural Michigan. Viewers will have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behaviors of various domesticated animals and livestock. This program aired on the stations third digital stream channel 17.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 15) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30am (1/6/18-3/31/18)
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 program features unique areas of the world which explores the area's natural wonders to bring viewers closer to nature, wildlife and man-made treasures. Episodes include mountain climbs, deep sea dives, helicopter rides and glacier treks. Children learn geography, natural sciences, and develop curiosity about the world around them. This program aired on the stations second digital stream channel 17.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 15) Response
Program Title Rock The Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10am (1/6/18-3/31/18)
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 program follows hosts Jack Steward and Colton Smith, as they come face to face with nature in America's national parks. Viewers will learn about the wonders of nature and the variety of wild animals that inhabit America. The hosts' adventures may inspire viewers to visit and explore the vast resources the national parks provide. This program aired on the stations secondary digital stream channel 17.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 15) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10am (1/7/18-3/25/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each episode of Dog Tales profiles a breed of dog; its history, popularity and characteristics. Viewers will learn the differences in dogs and how those differences affect their lives. Viewers are shown families who own particular breeds, how they interact with their dogs, and how they are a valuable part of the family. Several dog experts explain the various dogs' needs, health, nutrition requirements, safety, and care. This program aired on the stations third digital stream channel 17.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 15) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11am (1/7/18-3/25/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The key objective of this program is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American continent, their interaction with other animals, and their environment. Throughout the series, emphasis is placed upon protecting endangered species and the impact that humans have while interacting in their environment. The goal of this program is for the viewer to achieve a greater understanding of nature and specific animal species, with the aid of up close and detailed photography throughout the program. Through this understanding, it is hoped that viewers will better relate to the natural environment in North America and learn to protect North America's animal species. Airs on "main digital stream".
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 Serena Nicholson
Address 800 Concourse Parkway Suite 200
City Birmingham
State AL
Zip 35244
Telephone Number (205) 403-3350
Email Address slnicholson@cunninghambroadcasting.com
Include any other comments or information you want the Commission to consider in evaluating your compliance with the Children's Television Act (or use this space for supplemental explanations). This may include information on any other noncore educational and informational programming that you aired this quarter or plan to air during the next quarter, or any existing or proposed non-broadcast efforts that will enhance the educational and informational value of such programming to children. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671, NOTES 2 and 3. During the 1st quarter of 2018, WDBB aired in excess of 2,000 public service announcements. These PSA's aired daily. Some of the various announcements included Bully prevention, Child Car Safety, Arbor day Forest, Adopt U.S.Kids, Take me fishing, etc. ADOPT-A-SCHOOL WDBB is involved in the Adopt-a-School partners in education program. WDBB acts as a business partner to Princeton Alternative School. In this program, WDBB does volunteer work at Princeton such as reading to individual classes, teaching through incentives, awarding outstanding students and teachers with awards certificates and gifts, and sponsoring reading and attendance contests for each grading period.

Other Matters (15)

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Other Matters (1 of 15) Response
Program Title This Old House: Trade School
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10am (4/7/18-6/30/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is a celebration of craftsmanship, vocational education, and excellence in the field of home improvement. This program follows two residential construction projects and will offer children insight into master building methods and disciplines through step-by-step instructions demonstrated by the industry's leaders. This program will explore everything from architecture, engineering and carpentry to plumbing, masonry and landscape design. Children will learn about vocational and trade careers from trade experts and skilled craftspersons as they renovate and restore homes. Airs on "main digital stream" channel 17.1.
Other Matters (2 of 15) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30am (4/7/18-6/30/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program follows the surprising, exotic and challenging lives of a veterinary staff who cares for over 2,000 animals. The viewer will witness a variety of wild experiences through the eyes of the veterinary team, such as nutrition, treatments, x-rays, surgery, preventive care and emergencies. Through this program the viewer will be given a glimpse of the enormity, variety and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care. This program will air on the station's secondary digital stream channel 17.2.
Other Matters (3 of 15) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00am (4/7/18-6/30/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each episode focuses on the rescue of a sea animal giving the viewer information about medical benefits rescue and rehabilitation programs for animals. The viewer also learns about the rescued animal's biology and ecology. This information is important because it adds to the knowledge necessary to conserve and protect threatened and endangered species. This program will air on the station's secondary digital stream channel 17.2". This program will air on the station's secondary digital stream channel 17.2.
Other Matters (4 of 15) Response
Program Title Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30am (4/7/18-6/30/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program shows everyday people, regardless of age, sex, occupation or education, stepping forward and acting in a socially responsible and moral fashion when faced with crises and moral dilemmas. In a candid camera-type format, individuals are placed in situations that cause them to demonstrate acts of kindness and generosity, stand up for diversity, shield others from bullies, and embrace friendships. The program also includes segments that focus on overcoming ones fears, as well as rewarding individuals for their unselfish kindness and community service. The program encourages children to increase their sensitivity and awareness in order to refine their own moral compass. This program will air on the station's main digital stream channel 17.1
Other Matters (5 of 15) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 10am (4/6/18-6/29/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This educational and informational program is hosted by animal expert and wildlife park operations manager, Tim Faulkner. Viewers can watch and learn as Tim showcases the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Audiences will gain a better understanding of wildlife as Tim explores the habitats and adventures of creatures of all sizes, including a giant Galapagos tortoise, a baby wombat, the flying fox, and even a newly discovered species of birds. This program will air on the station's third digital stream channel 17.3.
Other Matters (6 of 15) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11am (4/1/18-6/24/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The key objective of this program is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American continent, their interaction with other animals and their environment. Throughout the series emphasis will be placed upon protecting endangered species and the impact that humans have while interacting in their environment. The goal of this program is for the viewer to achieve a greater understanding of nature and specific animal species with the aid of up close and detailed photography throughout the program. Through this understanding it is hoped that viewers will better relate to the natural environment as it exists in North America and learn to protect North America's animal species. Airs on "main digital stream" channel 17.1.
Other Matters (7 of 15) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30am (4/7/18-6/30/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program features unique areas of the world which explores the area's natural wonders to bring viewers closer to nature, wildlife and man-made treasures. Episodes include mountain climbs, deep sea dives, helicopter rides and glacier treks. Children learn geography, natural sciences, and develop curiosity about the world around them. This program will air on the station's secondary digital stream channel 17.2.
Other Matters (8 of 15) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8 -10am (4/7/18-6/30/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. On this program, animal behaviorist Cesar Millan works to rehabilitate dogs with behavior problems. Viewers will become educated about canine training and creating a healthy environment for dogs. Millan goes directly into the homes of the dog owners and documents the transformations that occur. By offering suggestions to modify their own behaviors, Millan assists the dogs' human families to achieve responsible pet ownership, and a balanced and a natural relationship with their pets. Airs on "main digital stream" channel 17.1.
Other Matters (9 of 15) Response
Program Title Vacation Creation
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9am (4/1/18-6/24/18)
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. In this program the hosts guide a featured family on adventures, as they experience a new destination together on their family vacation. Episodes feature families embarking on interactive voyages with immersive learning experiences, discovering unique cultural events, food, activities, and traditions. The featured families in the program learn the importance of spending time with family, often learning more about each other and their own family history along the way. From this program, children will 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. This program will air on the station's secondary digital stream channel 17.2".
Other Matters (10 of 15) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00am (4/7/18-6/30/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program chooses a region, special adaptations animals have made, or a specific animal, and uses a top ten countdown. From a safari in Botswana, to a dude ranch in Montana, to a retirement home for horses, Jack counts down 10 incredible experiences. He also explores wild and rare animals in Australia such as dingoes, devils and cassowaries. For animal adaptation, Jack travels from the Arctic to the desert, picking ten animals that have made special adaptations to survive in the harsh environment. This program informs the viewer about animals and their habitat, which can lead the viewer to discussions regarding the environment and conservation. This program will air on the stations second digital stream channel 17.2.
Other Matters (11 of 15) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries With Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays and Tuesdays 10:00am (4/2/18-6/26/18)
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. Supported by a team of Georgia Aquarium biologists, veterinarians, and other experts, Jeff Corwin travels the world to explore the Earth's least understood resource, our oceans and waterways and the animals which call them home. He swims with manta rays, pointing out that their body form was the inspiration for the design of the Stealth jet. While in the water with whale sharks, he takes samples of their blood to better understand their biology. As Jeff continues his journey through each episode, the viewer is able to connect with these animals and learn how important they are to all life on the planet, as well as how sea life connects to life on the rest of the globe. This program will air on the station's third digital stream channel 17.3.
Other Matters (12 of 15) Response
Program Title Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00am (4/7/18-6/30/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is about a veterinarian's mission to match orphaned pets with new owners and new homes. Episode examples include finding a dog for a mother and her two young daughters; and, overcoming the challenge of finding a dog for a family who doesn't know what they want. Children will learn what it takes to be a responsible pet owner. This program will air on the station's third digital stream channel 17.3.
Other Matters (13 of 15) Response
Program Title Rock The Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10am (4/7/18-6/30/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program follows hosts Jack Steward and Colton Smith, as they come face to face with nature in America's national parks. Viewers will learn about the wonders of nature and the variety of wild animals that inhabit America. The hosts' adventures may inspire viewers to visit and explore the vast resources the national parks provide. This program will air on the station's secondary digital stream channel 17.2.
Other Matters (14 of 15) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:00am (4/1/18-6/24/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each episode of Dog Tales profiles a breed of dog; its history, popularity and characteristics. Viewers will learn the differences in dogs and how those differences affect their lives. Viewers are shown families who own particular breeds, how they interact with their dogs, and how they are a valuable part of the family. Several dog experts explain the various dogs' needs, health, nutrition requirements, safety, and care. This program will air on the station's third digital stream channel 17.3.
Other Matters (15 of 15) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays and Thursdays 10:00am (4/4/18-6/28/18)
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. Dr. Jan Pol is a veterinarian who specializes in large farm animals. Having more than 19,000 clients, Dr. Pol has "seen it all." This series is designed to educate and inform viewers as Dr. Pol, his family, and veterinary staff share their experiences caring for animals of all shapes and sizes across rural Michigan. Viewers will have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behaviors of various domesticated animals and livestock. This program will air on the station's third digital stream channel 17.3.

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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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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.

Serena Nicholson

Research Director


03/30/2018

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