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

FRN:
0009961889
File Number:
0000056580
Submit Date:
07/06/2018
Call Sign:
WLAX
Facility ID:
2710
City:
LA CROSSE
State:
WI
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/06/2018
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 (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

William T Godfrey , Jr .

Consulting Engineers

Kessler and Gehman Associates, Inc.

William T. Godfrey, Jr.

Kessler and Gehman Associates, Inc.

507-D NW 60th Street

Gainesville , FL 32607

United States

+1 (352) 332-3157

bill@kesslerandgehman.com

Technical Representative

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 FOX
Nielsen DMA La Crosse-Eau Claire
Web Home Page Address www.wiproud.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: 11.0
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(18)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 18) Response
Program Title BEAKMAN'S WORLD (17.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 7-7:30AM & 7:30-8AM (4/1-6/30/2018)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Beakman's World deals with science and the task of making science accessible and understandable. It offers scientific content, theories, vocabulary and facts along with the processes of scientific thinking.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 18) Response
Program Title VEGGIE TALES (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 7AM (4/1-6/30/2018)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 3
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Veggie Tales serves the educational and informational needs of children as a significant purpose by providing answers to tough situations children might have with moral answers portrayed by recurring animated fruit and vegetable characters. The arc of each story addresses difficult situations children might have by following a standard format where a moral issue is posited in the opening counter-top sequence, either through a viewer question or an issue brought up by Bob or Larry the main characters, followed by one or more "films" that address the issue, with a Silly Song in the middle. Veggie Tales satisfies the FCC Core Programming requirement because is serves the educational and information needs of children as it's sole purpose, is 30 minutes in length, airs between 7am and 10pm, is regularly scheduled weekly, and is identified by the display of the symbol "E/I" on the television screen throughout the program.
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 Veggie Tales
List date and time rescheduled 06/29/2018 07:00 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 2018-06-30
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Veggie Tales
List date and time rescheduled 06/15/2018 07:00 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 2018-06-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Veggie Tales
List date and time rescheduled 06/24/2018 07:30 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 2018-06-23
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (3 of 18) Response
Program Title MYSTERY HUNTERS (17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 6-6:30AM & 6:30-7AM (4/1-6/30/2018)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
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. MYSTERY HUNTERS explores some of the world's greatest myths and mysteries. Combining on-site reporting and exciting adventures, the MYSTERY HUNTERS uses science and reasoning to try to uncover the truth. The program teaches children how to gather facts, meet with experts, debunk common myths, and offer explanations for legends. 2006 Winner of a Parents Choice Award.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 18) Response
Program Title JACK HANNAH'S WILD COUNTDOWN (17.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 9-9:30AM & 9:30-10 AM (4/1-6/30/2018)
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. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to-face with the best of the beasts. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 18) Response
Program Title VEGGIE TALES (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 7AM (4/1-6/30/2018)
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 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Veggie Tales serves the educational and informational needs of children as a significant purpose by providing answers to tough situations children might have with moral answers portrayed by recurring animated fruit and vegetable characters. The arc of each story addresses difficult situations children might have by following a standard format where a moral issue is posited in the opening counter-top sequence, either through a viewer question or an issue brought up by Bob or Larry the main characters, followed by one or more "films" that address the issue, with a Silly Song in the middle. Veggie Tales satisfies the FCC Core Programming requirement because is serves the educational and information needs of children as it's sole purpose, is 30 minutes in length, airs between 7am and 10pm, is regularly scheduled weekly, and is identified by the display of the symbol "E/I" on the television screen throughout the program.
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 Veggie Tales
List date and time rescheduled 05/27/2018 09:00 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 2018-06-17
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (6 of 18) Response
Program Title Rock the Park (17.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 11:30AM-NOON (4/1-6/30/2018)
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 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 18) Response
Program Title JACK HANNAH'S ANIMAL ADVENTURES (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 9-9:30AM & 9:30-10AM (4/1-6/30/2018)
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. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures is a live action television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children 13-16. In each program, the cameras follow the host, Jack Hanna, as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jack talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each program is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 18) Response
Program Title SAVED BY THE BELL (17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 9-9:30AM & 9:30-10AM & 10-10:30AM & 10:30-11AM (4/1-6/30/2018)
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. "Saved By The Bell" is a weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say "no," the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 18) Response
Program Title BILL NYE, THE SCIENCE GUY (17.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 8-8:30AM & 8:30-9AM (4/1-6/30/2018)
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. Bill Nye the Science Guy engages young people with science understanding, learning through experimentation and science action through social justice to understand the effects of gravity and their responsibility to care for our planet.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 18) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (17.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 10:30-11AM & 11-11:30AM (4/1-6/30/2018)
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. Sea Rescue features the rescue, rehabilitation and in many instances release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real-0life 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 (11 of 18) Response
Program Title RECIPE REHAB (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 11:30AM-NOON (4/1-6/30/2018)
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 Recipe Rehab, viewers submit their favorite, decadent, high-calorie, classic family recipes and two acclaimed chefs will face off in a head-to-head competition to give the recipes a low-calorie twist
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 18) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin (17.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 10-10:30AM (4/1-6/30/2018)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Oceans Trek 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 area's 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 Core Program (13 of 18) Response
Program Title DOG TOWN, USA (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 10:30-11AM & 11-11:30AM (4/1-6/30/2018)
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. Dog Town, USA is a story of the men and women who devote their lives to the healing and happiness of dogs - from every corner of the nation.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 18) Response
Program Title TEEN KIDS NEWS (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 7:30AM (4/1-6/30/2018)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 2
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
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. TEEN KIDS NEWS meets FCC requirements for core children's programming by producing each week educational features such as: College and You (tips for choosing and getting into college) and Word (vocabulary skills training) as well as informational features for teens: healthy eating, driving tips for new drivers and internet predators. The show has been designed to meets the needs of children and young adolescents with a unique curiosity about their world, with weekly headlines that present the news in a teen appropriate manner. The program stimulates the 13-16 year old's curiosity, develops their learning and cognitive, listening and thinking skills and serves as an enhancement of their academic and educational experience.
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 Teen Kids News
List date and time rescheduled 06/22/2018 07:30 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 2018-06-17
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Teen Kids News
List date and time rescheduled 06/30/2018 07:00 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 2018-06-24
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (15 of 18) Response
Program Title PETS.TV (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 730AM-8AM (4/1-6/30/2018)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 3
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
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. PETS TV is a half- hour series that explains the positives and negatives of pet ownership, including how to care for your pet, and features segments on owners, trainers and other people who interact with domesticated animals.
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 Pets
List date and time rescheduled 06/30/2018 07:00 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 2018-06-30
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Pets
List date and time rescheduled 06/24/2018 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 2018-06-23
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Pets
List date and time rescheduled 06/15/2018 07:30 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 2018-06-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (16 of 18) Response
Program Title The Young Icons (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 8:30-9AM (4/1-6/30/2018)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 5
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 5
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 5
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 YOUNG ICONS gives you a glimpse inside the lives of the brightest and the best of America's youth (age 18 and younger), including world-class athletes, accomplished artists, scholars, philanthropists, and entrepreneurs. These extraordinary young people are making a real difference in the world, and prove that children really can accomplish amazing and inspirational things. (E/I) for children age 13-16
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 Young Icons
List date and time rescheduled 05/13/2018 09:30 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 2018-05-12
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Young Icons
List date and time rescheduled 05/06/2018 09:30 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 2018-05-05
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Young Icons
List date and time rescheduled 06/29/2018 11:00 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 2018-06-30
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Young Icons
List date and time rescheduled 06/15/2018 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 2018-06-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Young Icons
List date and time rescheduled 06/22/2018 07:00 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 2018-06-23
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (17 of 18) Response
Program Title DOG TALES (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 8AM (4/1-6/30/2018)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 5
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 5
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 5
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 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. The program is 30 minutes in length, and was identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to teens (13-16 year old), at the beginning of each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
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 Dog Tales
List date and time rescheduled 05/13/2018 09:00 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 2018-05-12
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Dog Tales
List date and time rescheduled 06/29/2018 07:30 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 2018-06-30
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Dog Tales
List date and time rescheduled 06/24/2018 07:00 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 2018-06-23
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Dog Tales
List date and time rescheduled 06/15/2018 07:00 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 2018-06-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Dog Tales
List date and time rescheduled 05/06/2018 09:00 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 2018-05-05
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (18 of 18) Response
Program Title OUTBACK ADVENTURES WITH TIM FAULKNER (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 10-10:30AM (4/1-6/30/2018)
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. Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner is a live action half-hour television program. Viewers will be provided an eye-opening experience as Tim, animal expert and wildlife park operations manager, showcases the beauty and wonder of the natural world.
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 Jill Roberge
Address 1305 Interchange Place
City La Crosse
State WI
Zip 54603
Telephone Number (608) 781-0025
Email Address jroberge@fox2548.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 (18)

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Other Matters (1 of 18) Response
Program Title Recipe Rehab (17.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 11:30-12PM (7/1-9/30/2018)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In this 26-episode series, viewers submit their favorite, decadent, high-calorie, classic family recipes and two acclaimed chefs will face off in a head-to-head competition to give the recipes a low-calorie twist.
Other Matters (2 of 18) Response
Program Title MYSTERY HUNTERS (17.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 6-6:30AM & 6:30-7AM (7/1-9/30/2018)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
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. MYSTERY HUNTERS explores some of the world's greatest myths and mysteries. Combining on-site reporting and exciting adventures, the MYSTERY HUNTERS uses science and reasoning to try to uncover the truth. The program teaches children how to gather facts, meet with experts, debunk common myths, and offer explanations for legends. 2006 Winner of a Parents Choice Award.
Other Matters (3 of 18) Response
Program Title Bill Nye the Science Guy (17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 8-8:30AM & 8:30-9AM (7/1-9/30/2018)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
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.
Other Matters (4 of 18) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner (17.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 10-10:30AM (7/1-9/30/2018)
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. Live-action half hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children with host wildlife expert Tim Faulkner providing an eye-opening experience showcasing the beauty and wonder of the natural world.
Other Matters (5 of 18) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (17.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 10:30-11AM & 11-11:30AM (7/1-9/30/2018)
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. Sea Rescue features the rescue, rehab ilitation and in many instances, release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Each week real-life stories of the featured animals and rescuers show a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
Other Matters (6 of 18) Response
Program Title The YOUNG ICONS (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 8:30AM (7/1-9/30/2018)
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 YOUNG ICONS gives you a glimpse inside the lives of the brightest and the best of America's youth (age 18 and younger), including world-class athletes, accomplished artists, scholars, philanthropists, and entrepreneurs. These extraordinary young people are making a real difference in the world, and prove that children really can accomplish amazing and inspirational things. (E/I) for children age 13-16
Other Matters (7 of 18) Response
Program Title Dog Town, USA (17.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 10:30-11 & 11-11:30AM (7/1-9/30/2018)
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. Dog Town, USA is produced for ages 13-16 and will inspire young people to pursue their dreams while valuing the importance of dedicating oneself to the greater good of community and family. The series demonstrates the powerful interaction between humans and animals with a focus on our canine companions.
Other Matters (8 of 18) Response
Program Title Beakman's World (17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 7-7:30AM & 7:30-8AM (7/1-9/30/2018)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
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 live action series based on the comic strip You Can with Beakman by Jok Church proves that learning about science and nature can be fun and fascinating. Performance artist Paul Zaloom stars as the slightly nutty but never boring scientist whose answers to kids questions reveal the relationships between principles of science and nature and how they impact our daily environment. Topics are addressed with cutting edge humor and state of the art visuals designed to make learning fun.
Other Matters (9 of 18) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin (17.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 10-10:30AM (7/1-9/30/2018)
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 26-episode series features host Jeff Corwin as he travels to a unique area of the world where he will explore the area's natural wonders to bring viewers closer to nature, wildlife and manmade treasures.
Other Matters (10 of 18) Response
Program Title Rock the Park (17.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 11:30AM-NOON (7/1-9/30/2018)
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 taps into America's love affair with our national parks. Hosts Jack Steward and Colton Smith come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth.
Other Matters (11 of 18) Response
Program Title PETS.TV (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 730AM-8AM (7/1-9/30/2018)
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. PETS TV is a half- hour series that explains the positives and negatives of pet ownership, including how to care for your pet, and features segments on owners, trainers and other people who interact with domesticated animals.
Other Matters (12 of 18) Response
Program Title VEGGIE TALES (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 7AM-730AM (7/1-9/30/2018)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Veggie Tales serves the educational and informational needs of children as a significant purpose by providing answers to tough situations children might have with moral answers portrayed by recurring animated fruit and vegetable characters. The arc of each story addresses difficult situations children might have by following a standard format where a moral issue is posited in the opening counter-top sequence, either through a viewer question or an issue brought up by Bob or Larry the main characters, followed by one or more "films" that address the issue, with a Silly Song in the middle. Veggie Tales satisfies the FCC Core Programming requirement because is serves the educational and information needs of children as it's sole purpose, is 30 minutes in length, airs between 7am and 10pm, is regularly scheduled weekly, and is identified by the display of the symbol "E/I" on the television screen throughout the program.
Other Matters (13 of 18) Response
Program Title TEEN KIDS NEWS (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 7:30-8AM (7/1-9/30/2018)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. TEEN KIDS NEWS meets FCC requirements for core children's programming by producing each week educational features such as: College and You (tips for choosing and getting into college) and Word (vocabulary skills training) as well as informational features for teens: healthy eating, driving tips for new drivers and internet predators. The show has been designed to meets the needs of children and young adolescents with a unique curiosity about their world, with weekly headlines that present the news in a teen appropriate manner. The program stimulates the 13-16 year old's curiosity, develops their learning and cognitive, listening and thinking skills and serves as an enhancement of their academic and educational experience.
Other Matters (14 of 18) Response
Program Title VEGGIE TALES (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 7-7:30AM (7/1-9/30/2018)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Veggie Tales serves the educational and informational needs of children as a significant purpose by providing answers to tough situations children might have with moral answers portrayed by recurring animated fruit and vegetable characters. The arc of each story addresses difficult situations children might have by following a standard format where a moral issue is posited in the opening counter-top sequence, either through a viewer question or an issue brought up by Bob or Larry the main characters, followed by one or more "films" that address the issue, with a Silly Song in the middle. Veggie Tales satisfies the FCC Core Programming requirement because is serves the educational and information needs of children as it's sole purpose, is 30 minutes in length, airs between 7am and 10pm, is regularly scheduled weekly, and is identified by the display of the symbol "E/I" on the television screen throughout the program.
Other Matters (15 of 18) Response
Program Title DOG TALES (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 8-8:30AM (7/1-9/30/2018)
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 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. The program is 30 minutes in length, and was identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to teens (13-16 year old), at the beginning of each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Other Matters (16 of 18) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (17.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 9-9:30AM & 9:30-10AM (7/1-9/30/2018)
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. Jack Hanna spends time with nature's creatures across the continents and talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each program is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Other Matters (17 of 18) Response
Program Title SAVED BY THE BELL (17.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 9-9:30AM & 9:30-10AM & 10-10:30AM & 10:30-11AM (7/1-9/30/2018)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 56
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. "Saved By The Bell" is a weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say "no," the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens.
Other Matters (18 of 18) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (17.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 9-9:30AM & 9:30-10AM (7/1-9/30/2018)
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. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to-face with the best of the beasts. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories.

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07/06/2018

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