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

FRN:
0018223693
File Number:
0000050637
Submit Date:
04/06/2018
Call Sign:
WMTV
Facility ID:
6870
City:
MADISON
State:
WI
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/06/2018
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

GRAY TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC

WMTV

615 FORWARD DRIVE

MADISON, WI 53711

United States

+1 (608) 274-1515

dvesely@nbc15.com

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

JOAN STEWART

WILEY REIN LLP

1776 K STREET, N.W.

WASHINGTON, DC 20006

United States

+1 (202) 719-7438

JSTEWART@WILEYREIN.COM

Legal Representative

TOM WEEDEN

CHIEF ENGINEER

GRAY TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC

615 FORWARD DRIVE

MADISON, WI 53711

United States

+1 (608) 443-0207

tweeden@nbc15.com

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network NBC
Nielsen DMA Madison
Web Home Page Address www.nbc15.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(22)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 22) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition (secondary digital channel WMTV.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8-8:30am, 8:30-9am, 9-9:30am, 9:30-10am
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 to 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 dogs 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 (2 of 22) Response
Program Title Think Big (secondary digital channel WMTV.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11-11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Think Big is a weekly half-hour series featuring teen inventors with big ideas. Think Big serves educational and informational needs its program content, including the importance of having a working knowledge of math, science and physics.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 22) Response
Program Title Naturally, Danny Seo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30-11am
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. Naturally, Danny Seo is an educational series for young people and their families seeking a healthier lifestyle by learning the science behind eating well and exercising your mind and body while caring for our planet. Host Danny Seo is America's leading authority on eco friendly living. Danny has devoted his career to the idea that caring for the environment can go hand in hand with enjoying time with family and friends and sharing delicious and healthy meals while creating a healthy and environmentally friendly home.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 22) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue (secondary digital channel WMTV.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9-9:30am
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. Animal Rescue is a weekly half-hour reality series showcasing spectacular rescues of all types of animals. The series focuses on the dedicated people around the world who help sick, injured or abused animals. The program also instructs children on the proper care of animals and provides safety tips on how to care for all kinds of creatures in the animal kingdom. The show is aimed at children and families who want to learn about animal treatment, care and protection.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 22) Response
Program Title Heart Of A Champion With Lauren Thompson
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30-12pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 9
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 9
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 9
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. Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson features the powerful and inspiring stories of successful athletes who exemplify what it really means to be a champion. Hosted by Lauren Thompson, host of Golf Channel Morning Drive, Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson introduces audiences to professional and amateur athletes who have overcome obstacles to ultimately achieve transcendent moments in the world of sports. Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson proves that a champion is not only defined by their speed, strength and agility, but also by their grit, resiliency and heart.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart Of A Champion With Lauren Thompson
List date and time rescheduled 01/20/2018 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-01-20
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart Of A Champion With Lauren Thompson
List date and time rescheduled 03/24/2018 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-03-24
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart Of A Champion With Lauren Thompson
List date and time rescheduled 03/17/2018 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-03-17
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart Of A Champion With Lauren Thompson
List date and time rescheduled 01/27/2018 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-01-27
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart Of A Champion With Lauren Thompson
List date and time rescheduled 02/24/2018 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-02-24
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart Of A Champion With Lauren Thompson
List date and time rescheduled 02/03/2018 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-02-03
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart Of A Champion With Lauren Thompson
List date and time rescheduled 01/13/2018 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-01-13
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #8

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart Of A Champion With Lauren Thompson
List date and time rescheduled 03/31/2018 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-03-31
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #9

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart Of A Champion With Lauren Thompson
List date and time rescheduled 02/10/2018 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-02-10
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (6 of 22) Response
Program Title Expedition Wild (secondary digital channel WMTV.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30-11am
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. Expedition Wild is hosted by wildlife expert Casey Anderson and showcases his charismatic animal companions on an innovative and action-packed odyssey through North Americas wild places, revealing a rare glimpse into the beauty and complexity of the natural world. Viewers will follow Casey on a series of breathtakingly wild adventures. He will paddle the Grand Canyon, ski with Wolverines in British Columbia, observe Mountain Lions in Montana, stake out the scavengers of Yellowstone, investigate a raven nest, observe Polar Bears on Alaskas northern slope, and climb to rugged extremes in pursuit of Northern Maine Black Bears, bringing audiences a rare and personal experience with endangered species, some deadly, others dashing, in the stunning natural ecosystems that they call home.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 22) Response
Program Title This Old House: Trade School (secondary digital channel 15.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10-10:30am
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. This Old House: Trade School is a celebration of vocational education in the field of home improvement. This informative series 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. It also teaches viewers about the 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 (8 of 22) Response
Program Title Wild World (secondary digital channel WMTV.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30-9am
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. Wild World is a weekly half-hour reality series showcasing all types of wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on the dedicated people who care for these unique critters. The program also informs teen viewers about the living environments and key facts about each wild animal. Episodes also include stories of zoo enrichment programs that help animals initiate natural behavior. Whether it be following the life cycles of rhinoceros or understanding the eating habits of grizzly bears, Wild World is a series intended to educate and inform viewers all about life in the animal kingdom.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 22) Response
Program Title Biz Kids (secondary digital channel WMTV.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30-10am
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. Biz Kids is a weekly half-hour series featuring teens learning about money and business as well as setting and achieving their financial goals. Biz Kids serves the educational and informational needs of children with its program content, including the importance of understanding the economy and basic business principles.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 22) Response
Program Title Culture Click (secondary digital channel WMTV.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30-12pm
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. Culture Click is a weekly half-hour series that explores the genesis of and reasons behind cultural events that permeate our everyday lives. Developed and produced for viewers aged 13-16, host Nzinga Blake opens each episode from her virtual reality set with a list of what is trending on search engines that week. These topics will serve as a jumping off point for a deep dive into the culture viewers 13-16 will embrace. Each week Nzinga will analyze and answer the questions that shape our society using the power and speed of the internet and user-generated questions and content. Experts in pop culture will join her to add insight and historical perspective. And most importantly, viewers will come away with a weeks worth of aha moments to share with their friends and family. Six degrees of separation takes on a whole new meaning, and there is no limit to what viewers will learn when they experience Culture Click.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 22) Response
Program Title Journey With Dylan Dreyer
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10-10:30am
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. Journey with Dylan Dreyer, led by NBC News meteorologist and Today Show contributor, Dylan Dreyer, is a wondrous celebration of nature. Breathtaking cinematography will bring viewers up close and personal with the black bears of Montana to polar bears in the Arctic. The audience will have a unique platform to see animals in their natural habitat, including exploring the extraordinary migration of 1.5 million animals traveling over 500 miles across the Serengeti in Tanzania and Kenya. Journey with Dylan Dreyer will tell us why.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 22) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV (secondary digital channel WMTV.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30-11am
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. Dragonfly TV is a weekly half-hour science television series The programs highlight children doing projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to investigate science on their own.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 22) Response
Program Title Get Wild (secondary digital channel WMTV15.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8-8:30am
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. Get Wild is a weekly half hour reality series featuring wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series provides key information about each creature and teen viewers learn about their living habitats and the ways they raise their young. For example, in one episode viewers learn how experts studying adult orangutans learn the ways they raise their young. Another episode highlights the panda bear and explains the animals living pattern. Get Wild is a series intended to educate and inform viewers all about life in the animal kingdom.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 22) Response
Program Title Chicken Soup For The Soul's Hidden Heroes (secondary digital channel 15.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30-11am
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 Souls Hidden Heroes is a television series developed for teens in which each episode reveals everyday people showing compassion and kindness towards strangers simply out of the goodness of their hearts. They are not looking for recognition but we believe their amazing stories deserve to be told. Viewers will learn that volunteering, philanthropy, and giving back to the community are within everyone's reach.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 22) Response
Program Title Food For Thought With Claire Thomas (secondary digital channel WMTV.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11-11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas is the 22 year old host who opens viewers eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in Food for Thought. Each weekly-half hour, produced for ages 13-16, informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Claire serves as a role model for 13-16 year old viewers by showing her passion for her family, life, and healthy living by sharing stories in the kitchen. Creative inspiration can come from any place at any time, sometimes from family, sometimes from friends, or even from bloggers needing her help. No matter how exotic or local the location, she is always in search of new tastes and places to explore. Based on her unique perspective gathered throughout each episode, Claire will teach the audience how to prepare the inspired dish while promoting a healthy attitude towards food and life.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 22) Response
Program Title The Brady Barr Experience (secondary digital channel WMTV.3))
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10-10:30am
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. In this action packed series viewers will go behind the scenes with Dr. Brady Barr for a captivating ride through the world of wildlife and animal conservation. As a seasoned herpetologist, Dr. Brady Barr has traveled to five continents, worked with hundreds of scientists and has gotten up close and personal with some of the most misunderstood animals on the planet. Brady Barr has made it his life work to study and protect some of the worlds most dangerous and endangered land animals and in this series, he will share is knowledge and passion for the earth wildlife with the audience.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 22) Response
Program Title Wilderness Vet
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30-10am
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. Wilderness Vet hosted by renowned veterinarian, Dr. Michelle Oakley, features compelling stories from one of the most rugged areas on the planet, the Yukon. Dr. Oakley travels to homes, farms and wildlife preserves across the Yukon to help animals in need. Wilderness Vet will bring viewers closer than ever before to wild animals in their native habitats by showcasing the hard work and dedication involved in their rescue and rehabilitation.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 22) Response
Program Title The Voyager With Josh Garcia
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9-9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 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 Voyager with Josh Garcia takes viewers on an exciting and immersive journey around the globe with world traveler and host, Josh Garcia. Each episode provides audiences access to the worlds most incredible destinations as Josh seeks out the truly authentic experiences one can only find when guided by a knowledgeable and passionate guide. Each week, Josh Garcia brings viewers on an enthralling voyage exploring the people and cultures that make our world so breathtaking.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 22) Response
Program Title Missing (secondary digital channel WMTV.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30-12pm
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. MISSING serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including safety tips and real life stories using various resources to help find missing people. The show is also a public service to communities across the United States and is endorsed by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 22) Response
Program Title Give
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11-11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 4
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 4
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 4
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. Give introduces viewers to the world of philanthropy through the stories of small charities making a big impact. The series features NBC News correspondent and the founder of UNICEF Next Generation, Jenna Bush Hager, esteemed actor Blair Underwood, and passionate celebrity philanthropists from film, television, music, sports, and business who are all on a mission to inspire others to do good. In each episode, one of these celebrity ambassadors will visit two charities that use innovation, best practices, and dedication for change in their communities and the world. With the help of some of the countrys top foundations, we will meet these inspiring individuals to see how they do it through the eyes of our celebrity ambassadors.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Give
List date and time rescheduled 02/10/2018 08:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-02-10
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Give
List date and time rescheduled 02/24/2018 08:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-02-10
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Give
List date and time rescheduled 03/17/2018 08:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-03-17
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Give
List date and time rescheduled 03/24/2018 08:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-03-24
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (21 of 22) Response
Program Title Dog Tales (secondary digital channel WMTV.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10-10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. DOG TALES serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. The weekly series also includes recommended reading lists 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 (22 of 22) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs (secondary digital channel WMTV.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9-9:30am and 9:30-10am
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. 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

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 Ellen Buss
Address 615 Forward Drive
City Madison
State WI
Zip 53711
Telephone Number (608) 443-0203
Email Address ebuss@nbc15.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 (21)

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Other Matters (1 of 21) Response
Program Title Wilderness Vet
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30-10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wilderness Vet hosted by renowned veterinarian, Dr. Michelle Oakley, features compelling stories from one of the most rugged areas on the planet, the Yukon. Dr. Oakley travels to homes, farms and wildlife preserves across the Yukon to help animals in need. Wilderness Vet will bring viewers closer than ever before to wild animals in their native habitats by showcasing the hard work and dedication involved in their rescue and rehabilitation.
Other Matters (2 of 21) Response
Program Title Missing(secondary digital channel WMTV.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30-12pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MISSING serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including safety tips and real life stories using various resources to help find missing people. The show is also a public service to communities across the United States and is endorsed by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Other Matters (3 of 21) Response
Program Title Get Wild (secondary digital channel WMTV.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 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. Get Wild is a weekly half hour reality series featuring wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series provides key information about each creature and teen viewers learn about their living habitats and unique behaviors. For example, in one episode viewers learn how experts studying adult orangutans learn the ways they raise their young. Another episode highlights the Panda bear and explains the animals living patterns. Get Wild is a series intended to educate and inform viewers all about life in the animal kingdom.
Other Matters (4 of 21) Response
Program Title Biz Kids (secondary digital channel WMTV.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30-10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. BIZ KID$ serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of understanding the economy and basic business principles. The series features teens starting their own businesses, actively solving problems and developing important life skills.
Other Matters (5 of 21) Response
Program Title The Champion Within
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30-12pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson features the powerful and inspiring stories of successful athletes who exemplify what it really means to be a champion. Hosted by Lauren Thompson, host of Golf Channel Morning Drive, Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson introduces audiences to professional and amateur athletes who have overcome obstacles to ultimately achieve transcendent moments in the world of sports. Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson proves that a champion is not only defined by their speed, strength and agility, but also by their grit, resiliency and heart.
Other Matters (6 of 21) Response
Program Title Chicken Soup For The Soul's Hidden Heroes (secondary digital channel 15.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30-11am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Chicken Soup For The Soul's Hidden Heroes is a television series developed for teens in which each episode reveals everyday people showing compassion and kindness towards strangers simply out of the goodness of their hearts. They are not looking for recognition but their amazing stores deserve to be told. Viewers will learn that volunteering, philanthropy, and giving back to the community are within everyone's reach.
Other Matters (7 of 21) Response
Program Title Wildlife Doc (secondary digital channel WMTV.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9-9:30am and 9:30-10am
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. The half-hour weekly series, 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 (8 of 21) Response
Program Title Think Big (secondary digital channel WMTV.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11-11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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 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 (9 of 21) Response
Program Title Naturally, Danny Seo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30-11am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Naturally, Danny Seo is an educational series for young people and their families seeking a healthier lifestyle by learning the science behind eating well and exercising your mind and body while caring for our planet. Host Danny Seo is America's leading authority on eco friendly living. Danny has devoted his career to the idea that caring for the environment can go hand in hand with enjoying time with family and friends and sharing delicious and healthy meals while creating a healthy and environmentally friendly home.
Other Matters (10 of 21) Response
Program Title Expedition Wild (secondary digital channel WMTV.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30-11am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Expedition Wild is hosted by wildlife expert Casey Anderson and showcases his charismatic animal companions on an innovative and action-packed odyssey through North Americas wild places, revealing a rare glimpse into the beauty and complexity of the natural world. Viewers will follow Casey on a series of breathtakingly wild adventures. He will paddle the Grand Canyon, ski with Wolverines in British Columbia, observe Mountain Lions in Montana, stake out the scavengers of Yellowstone, investigate a raven nest, observe Polar Bears on the Alaskan northern slope, and climb to rugged extremes in pursuit of Northern Maine Black Bears, bringing audiences a rare and personal experience with endangered species, some deadly, others dashing, in the stunning natural ecosystems that they call home.
Other Matters (11 of 21) Response
Program Title Wild World (secondary digital channel WMTV.3
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30-9am
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. Wild World is a weekly half hour reality series showcasing all types of wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on the dedicated people who care for these unique critters. The program also informs teen viewers about the living environments and key facts about each wild animal. Episodes also include stories on zoo enrichment programs that help animals initiate natural behavior. Whether it be following the life cycles of rhinoceros or understanding the eating habits of grizzly bears, Wild World is a series intended to educate and inform viewers all about life in the animal kingdom.
Other Matters (12 of 21) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV (secondary digital channel WMTV.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30-11am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dragonfly TV is a weekly half-hour science television series The programs highlight children doing projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to investigate science on their own.
Other Matters (13 of 21) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer With Cesar Millan: Family Edition (secondary digital channel WMTV.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8-8:30am, 8:30-9am, 9-9:30am, 9:30-10am
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 to 6 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 dogs 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.
Other Matters (14 of 21) Response
Program Title Health And Happiness With Mayo Clinic
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11-11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Health and Happiness with Mayo Clinic is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. It is a series about how simple lifestyle changes can make a huge difference in our health, well-being, and even attitude. Host Joy Bauer, leading nutrition expert and influencer, dishes out helpful strategies on forming healthy eating habits, and co-host Vivien Williams brings science and innovation to the table on living a healthier and happier life. With the help of medical experts from Mayo Clinic, each week our hosts will educate viewers on a variety of topics that will not only teach teens and their families how to make better choices when it comes to healthy living, but may even inspire new daily activities that promote better wellness. As teen viewers reach an age when they begin to make more of their own lifestyle choices, this series will help them form healthy habits that are critical to inspiring a lifelong interest in living well.
Other Matters (15 of 21) Response
Program Title The Brady Barr Experience (secondary digital channel WMTV.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10-10:30am
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. The Brady Barr Experience is a weekly half-hour series that is designed to inform and educate viewers 13-16 years of age. In this action-packed series viewers will go behind the scenes with Dr. Brady Barr for a captivating ride through the world of wildlife and animal conservation. As a seasoned herpetologist, Dr. Brady Barr has traveled to five continents, worked with hundreds of scientists and has gotten up close and personal with some of the most misunderstood animals on the planet. Brady Barr has made it his life work to study and protect some of the worlds most dangerous and endangered land animals and in this series, he will share is knowledge and passion for the earths wildlife with the audience.
Other Matters (16 of 21) Response
Program Title Food For Thought With Claire Thomas (secondary digital channel WMTV.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00-11:30am and 11:30-12pm
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. Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas is the 22 year old host who opens viewers eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in Food for Thought. Each weekly-half hour, produced for ages 13-16, informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Claire serves as a role model for 13-16 year old viewers by showing her passion for her family, life, and healthy living by sharing stories in the kitchen. Creative inspiration can come from any place at any time, sometimes from family, sometimes from friends, or even from bloggers needing her help. No matter how exotic or local the location, she is always in search of new tastes and places to explore. Based on her unique perspective gathered throughout each episode, Claire will teach the audience how to prepare the inspired dish while promoting a healthy attitude towards food and life
Other Matters (17 of 21) Response
Program Title Dog Tales (secondary digital channel WMTV.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10-10:30am
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 serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. The weekly series also includes recommended reading lists about dogs, and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests.
Other Matters (18 of 21) Response
Program Title Voyager With Josh Garcia
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00am
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. The Voyager with Josh Garcia takes viewers on an exciting and immersive journey around the globe with world traveler and host, Josh Garcia. Each episode provides audiences access to the worlds most incredible destinations as Josh seeks out the truly authentic experiences one can only find when guided by a knowledgeable and passionate guide. Each week, Josh Garcia brings viewers on an enthralling voyage exploring the people and cultures that make our world so breathtaking.
Other Matters (19 of 21) Response
Program Title The Old House: Trade School (secondary digital channel WMTV.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10-10:30am
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. This Old House: Trade School is a celebration of vocational education in the field of home improvement. This informative series 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 program will also teach viewers about the tricks of the trade, first-hand from the experts and professionals as they renovate and restore entire homes.
Other Matters (20 of 21) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue (secondary digital channel WMTV.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9-9:30am
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. Animal Rescue is a weekly half-hour reality series showcasing spectacular rescues of all types of animals. The series focuses on the dedicated people around the world who help sick, injured or abused animals. The program also instructs children on the proper care of animals and provides safety tips on how to care for all kinds of creatures in the animal kingdom. The show is aimed at children and families who want to learn about animal treatment, care and protection.
Other Matters (21 of 21) Response
Program Title Journey With Dylan Dreyer
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10-10:30am
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. Journey with Dylan Dreyer, led by NBC News meteorologist and Today Show contributor, Dylan Dreyer, is a wondrous celebration of nature. Breathtaking cinematography will bring viewers up close and personal with the black bears of Montana to polar bears in the Arctic. The audience will have a unique platform to see animals in their natural habitat, including exploring the extraordinary migration of 1.5 million animals traveling over 500 miles across the Serengeti in Tanzania and Kenya. Journey with Dylan Dreyer will tell us why.

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Ellen Buss , Ms. .

Program Director


04/06/2018

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