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September 2014
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0003828738
File Number:
0000051394
Submit Date:
04/09/2018
Call Sign:
WBMM
Facility ID:
68427
City:
TUSKEGEE
State:
AL
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/09/2018
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

ALABAMA BROADCASTING PARTNERS

Doing Business As: ALABAMA BROADCASTING PARTNERS

Amy Liz Pittenger

One Television Place

CHARLOTTE, NC 28205

United States

+1 (704) 372-4434

apittenger@bahakel.com

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Louis R duTreil , Jr .

Technical Consultant

duTreil Lundin & Rackley Inc

3135 Southgate Circle

Sarasota, FL 34239

United States

+1 (941) 329-6004

bobjr@DLR.com

Technical Representative

Elizabeth Spainhour

Brooks, Pierce et al.

Elizabeth Spainhour

150 Fayetteville Street

Suite 1700

Raleigh, NC 27601

United States

+1 (919) 839-0300

espainhour@brookspierce.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CW/Heartland
Nielsen DMA Montgomery-Selma
Web Home Page Address www.cwmontgomery.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: 3.5
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(10)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 10) Response
Program Title DOG TALES 22.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00am - 10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 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. Dog Tales provides an educational and informational show concerning safety tips along with lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and also showcases veterinary experts in the care of various issues affecting canines. The weekly series includes recommended reading list about dogs and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 10) Response
Program Title Think Big 22.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS, 9:00-9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Pursuant to the Children's Television Act of 1990, THINK BIG will satisfy the FCC Children's programming requirement and can be classified as either core or non-core programming. THINK BIG serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of having a working knowledge of math, science and physics. The series shows children actively solving problems using scientific principles, combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real-world applications for math, science and engineering, proving that the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun. Each episode presents an invent-off challenge, where teenage teams must invent a machine designed to perform a specific task in limited amount of time, promoting creative thinking and practical skills.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 10) Response
Program Title This Old House: Trade School 22.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:00am-10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 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 13-16, This Old House: Trade School is a celebration of vocational education in the field of home improvement. Hosted by Kevin O'Connor, This Old House: Trade School is an informative series that follows two residential construction projects from beginning to end. Each week, audiences will learn step-by-step instructions in various building methods and disciplines such as architecture, engineering, carpentry, plumbing, masonry, landscaping design, construction and many more. This Old House: Trade School will also teach viewers about tricks of the trade, first-hand from industry experts and professionals, as they renovate and restore entire homes.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 10) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition 22.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00am - 8:30am, 8:30am - 9:00am, 9:00am - 9:30am, 9:30am - 10:00am
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. Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Hosted by renowned dog behaviorist and trainer Cesar Millan, Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition travels far and wide to help problem pups and teach families to better understand how to better deal with a dog's negative behavior. From Chihuahuas to Great Danes, no job is too big (or small) for Cesar. Viewers will have the chance to witness remarkable transformations first-hand and discover the how to be a responsible pet owner.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 10) Response
Program Title The Adventures of Dudley the Dragon 22.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS,7:00-7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The story follows Dudley, a life-sized dragon who recently woke up from centuries of hibernation and his new ten year old friends Matt and Sally. The two kids guide Dudley around the modern world and the trio learns about environmentalism, friendship, and pro-social values.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 10) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 22.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS,8:00-8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Real Life 101 presents real people pursuing real jobs and careers in an educational and informational format designed to help its viewers make important decisions about preparing for the future. The careers and people featured are carefully selected in order to present vivid impressions that can be used by the series' young audience.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 10) Response
Program Title Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes 22.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30am-11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 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. Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes, hosted by Brooke Burke-Charvet, is a hidden camera television show developed for teens in which each episode reveals the widespread goodwill in our world by secretly capturing heroes in action as they demonstrate acts of kindness, compassion and commitment to others. Highlighted by funny, light-hearted moments, the show shines a bright light on everyday people who selflessly share their positive attitudes towards society and life with others by doing good deeds.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 10) Response
Program Title America's Heartland 22.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9:30am-10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 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. America's Heartland serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content. The show features everyday Americans and their families, telling fascinating stories across America's heartland. From learning how to make maple syrup to riding with teenage ranchers, this series explores various ways of life, showcasing the diversity of how we live and work.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 10) Response
Program Title Mouse In The House 22.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS, 8:30-9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mouse In The House serves the educational and informational needs of children ages 9-12 with its program content, providing young viewers with an educational experience conducting scientific experiments that children can repeat for themselves. The program combines practical demonstrations of science and physics with useful information for building important life skills.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 10) Response
Program Title Mustard Pancakes 22.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS, 7:30-8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mustard Pancakes is designed to contribute to preschool children's social and environmental development, with a secondary focus on literacy and storytelling. Every episode of the series conveys important socioemotional content regarding topics such as cooperation, diversity, respect for others, or coping with failure.
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 Mark Smith
Address 3251 Harrison Road
City Montgomery
State AL
Zip 36109
Telephone Number (334) 271-8888
Email Address msmith@waka.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.

Other Matters (10)

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Other Matters (1 of 10) Response
Program Title MOUSE IN THE HOUSE 22.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS, 8:30-9:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mouse In The House serves the educational and informational needs of children ages 9-12 with its program content, providing young viewers with an educational experience conducting scientific experiments that children can repeat for themselves. The program combines practical demonstrations of science and physics with useful information for building important life skills.
Other Matters (2 of 10) Response
Program Title REAL LIFE 101 22.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS, 8:00-8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Real Life 101 presents real people pursuing real jobs and careers in an educational and informational format designed to help its viewers make important decisions about preparing for the future. The careers and people featured are carefully selected in order to present vivid impressions that can be used by the series' young audience.
Other Matters (3 of 10) Response
Program Title DOG TALES 22.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00am - 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dog Tales provides an educational and informational show concerning safety tips along with lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and also showcases veterinary experts in the care of various issues affecting canines. The weekly series includes recommended reading list about dogs and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests.
Other Matters (4 of 10) Response
Program Title CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL'S HIDDEN HEROES 22.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30am - 11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes, hosted by Brooke Burke-Charvet, is a hidden camera television show developed for teens in which each episode reveals the widespread goodwill in our world by secretly capturing heroes in action as they demonstrate acts of kindness, compassion and commitment to others. Highlighted by funny, light-hearted moments, the show shines a bright light on everyday people who selflessly share their positive attitudes towards society and life with others by doing good deeds.
Other Matters (5 of 10) Response
Program Title MUSTARD PANCAKES 22.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS, 7:30-8:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mustard Pancakes is designed to contribute to preschool children's social and environmental development, with a secondary focus on literacy and storytelling. Every episode of the series conveys important socioemotional content regarding topics such as cooperation, diversity, respect for others, or coping with failure.
Other Matters (6 of 10) Response
Program Title Think Big 22.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9:00-9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Pursuant to the Children's Television Act of 1990, THINK BIG will satisfy the FCC Children's programming requirement and can be classified as either core or non-core programming. THINK BIG serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of having a working knowledge of math, science and physics. The series shows children actively solving problems using scientific principles, combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real-world applications for math, science and engineering, proving that the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun. Each episode presents an invent-off challenge, where teenage teams must invent a machine designed to perform a specific task in limited amount of time, promoting creative thinking and practical skills.
Other Matters (7 of 10) Response
Program Title THIS OLD HOUSE: TRADE SCHOOL 22.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00am - 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced for viewers aged 13-16, This Old House: Trade School is a celebration of vocational education in the field of home improvement. Hosted by Kevin O'Connor, This Old House: Trade School is an informative series that follows two residential construction projects from beginning to end. Each week, audiences will learn step-by-step instructions in various building methods and disciplines such as architecture, engineering, carpentry, plumbing, masonry, landscaping design, construction and many more. This Old House: Trade School will also teach viewers about tricks of the trade, first-hand from industry experts and professionals, as they renovate and restore entire homes.
Other Matters (8 of 10) Response
Program Title DUDLEY THE DRAGON 22.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS, 7:00-7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The story follows Dudley, a life-sized dragon who recently woke up from centuries of hibernation and his new ten-year old friends Matt and Sally. The two kids would guide Dudley around the modern world and the trio would learn about environmentalism, friendship, and pro-social values.
Other Matters (9 of 10) Response
Program Title America's Heartland 22.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9:30am-10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. America's Heartland serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content. The show features everyday Americans and their families, telling fascinating stories across America's heartland. From learning how to make maple syrup to riding with teenage ranchers, this series explores various ways of life, showcasing the diversity of how we live and work.
Other Matters (10 of 10) Response
Program Title DOG WHISPERER WITH CESAR MILLAN: FAMILY EDITION 22.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8:00am-8:30am, 8:30am-9:00am, 9:00am-9:30am, 9:30am-10:00am
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. Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Hosted by renowned dog behaviorist and trainer Cesar Millan, Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition travels far and wide to help problem pups and teach families to better understand how to better deal with a dog's negative behavior. From Chihuahuas to Great Danes, no job is too big (or small) for Cesar. Viewers will have the chance to witness remarkable transformations first-hand and discover the how to be a responsible pet owner.

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.

Mark Smith

General Manager


04/09/2018

Attachments

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