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

FRN:
0009961889
File Number:
0000055720
Submit Date:
07/02/2018
Call Sign:
WTRF-TV
Facility ID:
6869
City:
WHEELING
State:
WV
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/02/2018
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second 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

NEXSTAR BROADCASTING, INC.

Elizabeth Ryder

545 E. JOHN CARPENTER FREEWAY

SUITE 700

IRVING, TX 75062

United States

+1 (972) 373-8800

eryder@nexstar.tv

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Elizabeth Ryder

General Counsel

NEXSTAR BROADCASTING, INC.

Elizabeth Ryder

545 E. JOHN CARPENTER FREEWAY

SUITE 700

IRVING, TX 75062

United States

+1 (972) 373-8800

eryder@nexstar.tv

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CBS
Nielsen DMA Wheeling-Steubenville
Web Home Page Address WWW.WTRF.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 504.0
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: 9.0
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(24)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 24) Response
Program Title OCEAN MYSTERIES (7.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ocean Mysteries offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13 to 16 and beyond by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the family dynamics of the mingling species viewers will get to know and care about these heroes and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 24) Response
Program Title MISSING (7.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 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. MISSING profiles the cases of missing children and adults and offers internet safety tips and an instructional message from 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 (3 of 24) Response
Program Title DR. POLLING 1 (7.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 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. Calling Dr Pol is a weekly half-hour series that explores the fascinating occupation of veterinary medicine. Designed to educate and inform viewers aged 13 to 16 and the entire family this inspiring series invites viewers to share in the experiences of Dr Pol. An enthusiastic and naturally-inclined and well rounded scholar Dr Pol has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 35 years. Caring for more than 19000 patients Dr Pol has seen it all. Specializing in large farm animals Dr. Pol his family and veterinary staff also care for animals of all shapes and sizes. Each week audiences will have a chance to understand the challenges and rewards of this fulfilling profession and learn that the work does not end at the clinic Dr Pol often takes his talents to the road by helping sick or injured animals on neighboring farms and ranches. With the added benefit of Dr Pols expert analysis and on screen factoids viewers will have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behavior of various domesticated animals and livestock. Unstoppable and unflappable this Doc is a legend in the community and provides an entertaining view of the veterinary profession.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 24) Response
Program Title THE INSPECTORS (7.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 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. Crackin' Cards" - Preston Wainwright (Bret Green) and his friends help to uncover a debit card scam that has hit the Jamestown University campus. The trick is not to interfere with the real investigation led by Preston's mother, U.S. Postal Inspector Amanda Wainwright (Jessica Lundy), and her partner, Mitch Ohlmeyer (Terry Serpico). The team works fast to solve the case before more student bank accounts are wiped out, causing student's to lose their college tuition.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 24) Response
Program Title DR.POLLING 2 (7.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 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. Calling Dr Pol is a weekly half-hour series that explores the fascinating occupation of veterinary medicine. Designed to educate and inform viewers aged 13 to 16 and the entire family this inspiring series invites viewers to share in the experiences of Dr Pol. An enthusiastic and naturally-inclined and well rounded scholar Dr Pol has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 35 years. Caring for more than 19000 patients Dr Pol has seen it all. Specializing in large farm animals Dr. Pol his family and veterinary staff also care for animals of all shapes and sizes. Each week audiences will have a chance to understand the challenges and rewards of this fulfilling profession and learn that the work does not end at the clinic Dr Pol often takes his talents to the road by helping sick or injured animals on neighboring farms and ranches. With the added benefit of Dr Pols expert analysis and on screen factoids viewers will have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behavior of various domesticated animals and livestock. Unstoppable and unflappable this Doc is a legend in the community and provides an entertaining view of the veterinary profession.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 24) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S WILD COUNTDOWN (7.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 9:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten 'fastest animals in Africa,' 'tallest insects,' 'biggest eaters,' smartest birds'...Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom in Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program JACK HANNA'S WILD COUNTDOWN
List date and time rescheduled 05/20/2018 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-05-19
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Non-breaking News
Digital Core Program (7 of 24) Response
Program Title WILD WONDERS AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO (7.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 12:00PM
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 Wonders is a weekly half hour reality series allowing teen viewers to become familiar with various wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on various critters and examines their differences.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 24) Response
Program Title LUCKY DOG (7.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY'S @ 7:00AM
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. Animal trainer Brandon McMillan is swooping into animal shelters across the U.S., rescuing hard-to-love, out-of control, untrained and unadoptable dogs. Then, back at Brandon's training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, he goes to work on the seemingly impossible task of turning the frightened pooches into perfect pets. In the end, a lucky family will adopt an even luckier dog, making each episode an adoption story that truly warms the heart.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 24) Response
Program Title BETTER PLANET TV (7.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 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. Explores the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 24) Response
Program Title LUCKY DOG 2 (7.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S 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. Animal trainer Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch where his mission is to rescue hard to love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and on developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the overarching theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. Following McMillans investigations into how to retrain these animals to make them welcome members in the homes of families is both educational and inspirational encouraging this demographic to become sensitive to our own and others behavior and teaching how we as individuals can make a difference.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 24) Response
Program Title SEA RESCUE (7.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 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. Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and - in many instances - release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week,Sea Rescuewill leave its audience inspired by the real-life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 24) Response
Program Title BETTER PLANET TV (7.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS @ 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. Explores the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world .
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 24) Response
Program Title OCEAN MYSTERIES 2 (7.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 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. Ocean Mysteries offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures comparisons to popular land animals and analogies to human experiences. Hosted by Jeff Corwin Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages13 to16 and beyond and shows how animals share the same behaviors challenges and triumphs as humans. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the family dynamics of the mingling species viewers will get to know and care about these heroes and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 24) Response
Program Title OCEAN TREKS (7.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
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. Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin produced for viewers aged 13 to 16 and the whole family Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin is hosted by Emmy award winning television host Jeff Corwin. In this weekly half hour series Jeff embarks on journeys to fascinating global locations most people have only dreamed of visiting. Each episode brings Jeff to a unique area of the world where he will explore the areas natural wonders to bring viewers closer to nature wildlife and manmade treasures. From mountain climbs to deep sea dives helicopter rides and glacier treks Jeff brings young audiences on the inspirational trip of a lifetime.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program OCEAN TREKS
List date and time rescheduled 05/20/2018 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-05-19
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Non-breaking News
Digital Core Program (15 of 24) Response
Program Title THE WILDLIFE DOCS (7.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 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. The Wildlife Docs, produced for ages 13-16 follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and information program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of our Veterinary Team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety, and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 24) Response
Program Title INTO THE WILD (7.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 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. Emmy winning Jack Hannas Into the Wild takes viewers on excursions around the world through the eyes of Americas most beloved animal adventurer and his family. More than just a collection of animal escapades Into the Wild provides insight into the protection and conservation of some of our planets most precious and endangered species. Into the Wild is unscripted and action packed it takes you on a raucous ride leaving you with a renewed appreciation for all creatures great and small.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 24) Response
Program Title MISSING (7.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 12:30PM
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. Missing profiles the cases of missing children and adults and offers internet safety tips and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Child.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 24) Response
Program Title DR. CHRIS PET VET (7.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY'S @ 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. Chronicling the adventures of Dr. Chris Brown, DR. CHRIS PET VET allows viewers a unique insight into the life of one of the world's busiest vets and the animals he devotes his days to caring and treating. For those animals that require specialist services, Dr. Chris calls on his good friend and colleague Dr. Lisa Chimes, who works at a small animal specialist hospital. Each episode delivers not only a carefully crafted mix of human and animal interest stories, but also features a variety of animals that undergo elective procedures as part of long-term treatments involving the most intricate and technologically advanced surgery.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 24) Response
Program Title ROCK THE PARK (7.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 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. Rock the Park is a weekly half-hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age and taps into America's love affair with our national parks. In this awe-inspiring and entertaining series our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. Viewers will witness the fascinating underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida, which is home to the world's most unique coral and marine life. They'll watch as Jack and Colton raft their way through Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, spotting the region's famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet - The Grand Teton in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 24) Response
Program Title THE HENRY FORD'S INNOVATION NATION (7.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 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. This series will be a weekly celebration of the inventors spirit from historic scientific pioneers throughout past centuries to the forward looking visionaries of today. Each episode tells the dramatic stories behind the worlds greatest inventions and the perseverance, passion, and price required to bring them to life. Featuring the what if it never happened, the innovation by accident, and a strong focus on junior geniuses who are changing the face of technology, this TV series will appeal to young viewers and their families.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 24) Response
Program Title RESCUE ME WITH DR LISA (7.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 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. Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine adoption and creating healthy environments for dogs.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (22 of 24) Response
Program Title VACATION CREATION WITH TOMMY DAVIDSON AND ANDREA FECZKO (7.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 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. On each episode of Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko our hosts Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko guide one deserving family on amazing adventures as they experience a new destination together on their family vacation. As our featured family embarks on an interactive voyage filled with immersive learning opportunities each episode brings us to diverse locations where our family and viewers discover unique cultural events food activities and traditions. From discovering the wondrous glaciers of Alaska to learning from the Moko Jumbie of the Virgin Islands viewers will witness the importance of spending time with family and friends as our featured families experience amazing adventures together often learning more about each other and their own family history along the way. Teens will also learn the importance of resiliency during challenging times as many featured families share their stories of overcoming adversity finding ways to bond and heal while sharing these once in a lifetime experiences.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (23 of 24) Response
Program Title THE OPEN ROAD WITH DR. CHRIS (7.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 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. This program follows renowned veterinarian Dr Chris Brown as he embarks on an extraordinary journey introducing young people to countries cultures flora and fauna around the globe. Acting as part observer traveler and animal expert Dr. Chris serves as a personal guide to and interpreter of each destinations unique lifestyles history and traditions. In addition as an expert in the field of veterinary sciences Dr. Chris offers unusual insights into animal behavior as well as the preservation of endangered species. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children has educating and informing children as a significant purpose and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commissions rules. 7.1
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (24 of 24) Response
Program Title WALKING WILD AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO (7.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 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. Walking Wild is a weekly half-hour reality series showcasing various wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on the dedicated people who look after these spectacular critters.
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 MARY JANE COSS
Address 96 16TH STREET
City WHEELING
State WV
Zip 26003
Telephone Number (304) 230-6216
Email Address MCOSS@WTRF.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 (24)

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Other Matters (1 of 24) Response
Program Title MISSING (7.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 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. Missing profiles the cases of missing children and adults and offers internet safety tips and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Other Matters (2 of 24) Response
Program Title WILD WONDERS AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO (7.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATATURDAY'S @ 12:00PM
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 Wonders is a weekly half hour reality series allowing teen viewers to become familiar with various wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on various critters and examines their differences.
Other Matters (3 of 24) Response
Program Title OCEAN MYSTERIES 2 (7.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 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. Ocean Mysteries 2 Offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures comparisons to popular land animals and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13 to 16 and beyond by showing how animals share the same behaviors challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the family dynamics of the mingling species viewers will get to know and care about these heroes and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Other Matters (4 of 24) Response
Program Title THE HENRY FORD'S INNOVATION NATION (7.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 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. This series will be a weekly celebration of the inventors spirit from historic scientific pioneers throughout past centuries to the forward looking visionaries of today. Each episode tells the dramatic stories behind the worlds greatest inventions, and the perseverance, passion, and price required to bring them to life. Featuring the what if it never happened, the innovation by accident, and a strong focus on junior geniuses who are changing the face of technology, this series will appeal to young viewers and their families.
Other Matters (5 of 24) Response
Program Title LUCK DOG 2 (7.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 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. Animal trainer Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, where his mission is to rescue hard-to-love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and on developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the overarching theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. Following McMillan's investigations into how to retrain these animals to make them welcome members in the homes of families is both educational and inspirational encouraging this demographic to become sensitive to our own and others behavior and teaching how we as individuals can make a difference.
Other Matters (6 of 24) Response
Program Title THE INSPECTORS (7.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 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. Crackin' Cards" - Preston Wainwright (Bret Green) and his friends help to uncover a debit card scam that has hit the Jamestown University campus. The trick is not to interfere with the real investigation led by Preston's mother, U.S. Postal Inspector Amanda Wainwright (Jessica Lundy), and her partner, Mitch Ohlmeyer (Terry Serpico). The team works fast to solve the case before more student bank accounts are wiped out, causing student's to lose their college tuition.
Other Matters (7 of 24) Response
Program Title PET VET DREAM TEAM (7.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 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. PET VET DREAM TEAM follows talented veterinarians Dr. Lisa Chimes and Dr. Andrew Marchevsky of the Small Animal Specialist Hospital SASH , where they deal with compelling cases of infirm and injured pets. Viewers also see exotic animal expert Tim Faulkner in action at the Australian Reptile Park, where he cares for animals big and small, from crocodiles to koalas. Together, these three authorities race to cure their furry and feathered charges educating viewers on a range of medical procedures and zoological practices along the way. As viewers catch a behind the scenes look at the veterinary profession, they also learn responsibility and empathy for animals of all kinds through the passionate work of the PET VET DREAM TEAM.
Other Matters (8 of 24) Response
Program Title DR. CHRIS PET VET (7.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY'S @ 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. Chronicling the adventures of Dr. Chris Brown, DR. CHRIS PET VET allows viewers a unique insight into the life of one of the world's busiest vets and the animals he devotes his days to caring and treating. For those animals that require specialist services, Dr. Chris calls on his good friend and colleague Dr. Lisa Chimes, who works at a small animal specialist hospital. Each episode delivers not only a carefully crafted mix of human and animal interest stories, but also features a variety of animals that undergo elective procedures as part of long-term treatments involving the most intricate and technologically advanced surgery.
Other Matters (9 of 24) Response
Program Title OCEAN TREKS WITH JEFF CORWIN (7.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 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. Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin is hosted Emmy award winning television host Jeff Corwin. In this weekly half-hour Jeff embarks on journeys to fascinating global locations most people only dreamed of visiting. Each episode brings Jeff to a unique area of the world where he will explore the areas natural wonders to bring viewers clooser to nature wildlife and manmade treasures. From mountain climbs to deep sea dives helicopter rides and glacier treks Jeff brings young audiences on the inspirational trip of a lifetime.
Other Matters (10 of 24) Response
Program Title CALLING DR. POL I (7.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 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. Calling Dr Pol is a weekly half hour series that explores the fascinating occupation of veterinary medicine. Designed to educate and inform viewers aged 13 to 16 and the entire family this inspiring series invites viewers to share in the experiences of Dr Pol An enthusiastic and naturally inclined and well rounded scholar Dr Pol has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 35 years. Caring for more than 19 000 patients Dr. Pol has seen it all. Specializing in large farm animals Dr Pol his family and veterinary staff also care for animals of all shapes and sizes. Each week audiences will have a chance to understand the challenges and rewards of this fulfilling profession and learn that the work does not end at the clinic Dr Pol often takes his talents to the road by helping sick or injured animals on neighboring farms and ranches. With the added benefit of Dr Pols expert analysis and on screen factoids viewers will have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behavior of various domesticated animals and livestock. Unstoppable and unflappable this Doc is a legend in the community and provides an entertaining view of the veterinary profession.
Other Matters (11 of 24) Response
Program Title ROCK THE PARK (7.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 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. Rock the Park is a weekly half-hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age and taps into America's love affair with our national parks. In this awe-inspiring and entertaining series our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. Viewers will witness the fascinating underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida, which is home to the world's most unique coral and marine life. They'll watch as Jack and Colton raft their way through Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, spotting the region's famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet - The Grand Teton in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park.
Other Matters (12 of 24) Response
Program Title RESCUE ME WITH DR. LISA (7.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 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. Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine adoption and creating healthy environments for dogs.
Other Matters (13 of 24) Response
Program Title BETTER PLANET TV (7.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 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. Better Planet Explores the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world.
Other Matters (14 of 24) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S WILD COUNTDOWN (7.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 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. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world.Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories.
Other Matters (15 of 24) Response
Program Title THE WILDLIFE DOCS (7.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 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. The Wildlife Docs, produced for ages 13-16 follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and information program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of our Veterinary Team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety, and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care.
Other Matters (16 of 24) Response
Program Title INTO THE WILD (7.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 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. Jack Hanna Into the Wild continued the expected high quality educational progrsam content that has become the signature of Jungle Jack Productions. The program topics are suitable for both secondary classroom and general audience with content addressing several academic outcomes designated by both state and national life science standards. Shot from a number of photographic perspectives the viewer is introduced to the biodiversity of the area how animals are adapt to the environment and the changes humans have inposed on the environment as well as the positive impact of local conservation efforts in the region.
Other Matters (17 of 24) Response
Program Title MISSING (7.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 12:30PM
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 profiles the cases of missing children and adults and offers internet safety tips and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Other Matters (18 of 24) Response
Program Title OCEAN MYSTERIES (7.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 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. Hosted by Jeff Corwin Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13 to 16 and beyond by showing how animals share the samje behaviors challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the family dynamics of the mingling species viewers will get to know and care about these heroes and all of the fascinating life teaming in our oceans.
Other Matters (19 of 24) Response
Program Title LUCKY DOG (7.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY'S @ 7:00AM
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. Animal trainer Brandon McMillan is swooping into animal shelters across the U.S., rescuing hard-to-love, out-of control, untrained and unadoptable dogs. Then, back at Brandon's training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, he goes to work on the seemingly impossible task of turning the frightened pooches into perfect pets. In the end, a lucky family will adopt an even luckier dog, making each episode an adoption story that truly warms the heart.
Other Matters (20 of 24) Response
Program Title CALLING DR. POL II (7.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 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. Calling Dr Pol is a weekly half hour series that explores the fascinating occupation of veterinary medicine. Designed to educate and inform viewers aged 13 to 16 and the entire family this inspiring series invites viewers to share in the experiences of Dr Pol An enthusiastic and naturally inclined and well rounded scholar Dr Pol has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 35 years. Caring for more than 19 000 patients Dr. Pol has seen it all. Specializing in large farm animals Dr Pol his family and veterinary staff also care for animals of all shapes and sizes. Each week audiences will have a chance to understand the challenges and rewards of this fulfilling profession and learn that the work does not end at the clinic Dr Pol often takes his talents to the road by helping sick or injured animals on neighboring farms and ranches. With the added benefit of Dr Pols expert analysis and on screen factoids viewers will have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behavior of various domesticated animals and livestock. Unstoppable and unflappable this Doc is a legend in the community and provides an entertaining view of the veterinary profession.
Other Matters (21 of 24) Response
Program Title SEA RESCUE (7.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 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. Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and - in many instances - release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week,Sea Rescuewill leave its audience inspired by the real-life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
Other Matters (22 of 24) Response
Program Title BETTER PLANET TV (7.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 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. Better Planet Explores the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world.
Other Matters (23 of 24) Response
Program Title WALKING WILD AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO (7.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 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. Walking Wild is a weekly half-hour reality series showcasing various wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on the dedicated people who look after these spectacular critters.
Other Matters (24 of 24) Response
Program Title VACATION CREATION WITH TOMMY DAVIDSON AND ANDREA FECZKO (7.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 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. On each episode of Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko our hosts Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko guide one deserving family on amazing adventures as they experience a new destination together on their family vacation. As our featured family embarks on an interactive voyage filled with immersive learning opportunities each episode brings us to diverse locations where our family and viewers discover unique cultural events food activities and traditions. From discovering the wondrous glaciers of Alaska to learning from the Moko Jumbie of the Virgin Islands viewers will witness the importance of spending time with family and friends as our featured families experience amazing adventures together often learning more about each other and their own family history along the way. Teens will also learn the importance of resiliency during challenging times as many featured families share their stories of overcoming adversity finding ways to bond and heal while sharing these once in a lifetime experiences.

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