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

FRN:
0026907345
File Number:
0000057723
Submit Date:
07/10/2018
Call Sign:
WPSJ-CD
Facility ID:
167543
City:
HAMMONTON
State:
NJ
Service:
Digital Class A
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/10/2018
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

HC2 STATION GROUP, INC.

RENEE ILHARDT

450 PARK AVENUE 30TH FLOOR

NEW YORK, NY 10022

United States

+1 (954) 606-5486

RILHARDT@HC2BROADCASTING.COM

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

TREY HANBURY

PARTNER

HOGAN LOVELLS US LLP

555 THIRTEENTH STREET, NW

WASHINGTON, DC 20004

United States

+1 (202) 637-5600

TREY.HANBURY@HOGANLOVELLS.COM

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network AmericaTeve / Azteca
Nielsen DMA Philadelphia
Web Home Page Address

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 4.34
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 303.0
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: 4.24
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(14)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 14) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals (Multicast 8.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9 am (Through 6/22/2018)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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 About Animals uses stunning animal photography to teach children about animals and their habitat within the global ecosystem. The program aims to develop science literacy while promoting an appreciation for nature and science. This helps children develop a working knowledge of animals and their environments and increase their knowledge of zoology from both a social and personal perspective.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 14) Response
Program Title Super Libro (8.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat & Sun 8am- 10:00 am (Starting 6/22/2018)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 5 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This animated children's series transports two curious children and their robot, who, after accidentally discovering an antique book with magical power, find themselves caught up in adventure after adventure. In each episode, they are transported back in time, right in the middle of ancient, biblical stories. Children of all ages enjoy experiencing first-hand their favorite Bible adventures.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 14) Response
Program Title Dog Tales (Multicast 8.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 8 am (Through 6/22/2018)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dog Tales serves the educational and informational needs for children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary aspects explaining different issues affecting canines. By promoting compassionate behavior towards dogs, the show provides young viewers with a positive message about Mans Best Friend and how they are a major part of our world. The weekly series also includes recommended reading lists about dogs, and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 14) Response
Program Title Missing (Multicast 8.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat & Sun 8:30 am (Through 6/15/2018) , Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 8:30 am (5/11 through 6/15/2018)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 37
Total times aired 37
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 serves the educational and informational needs of children with safety tips and real life stories using various resources to help find missing people. The show is also a public service to communities across the United States and is endorsed by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 14) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV (8.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 8:00am; Sat-Sun (Through 6/15/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 21
Total times aired 21
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. Dragonfly TV is a weekly half-hour science television series that meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC's Childrens Programming requirements for children ages 13-16. The programs highlight children "doing" projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to investigate science on their own.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 14) Response
Program Title 3 Wide Life (Multicast 8.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 7:30 am (Through 6/22/2018)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 3 Wide Life is entertaining and informative TV show that teaches children important life skills through the example of auto racing. The program examines life inside the garage, targeting the hard-core race fans. 3 Wide Life is meant not only to entertain the race fans, but to also educate children about the drivers, the business and the people behind the teams. The program teaches children about teamwork, the importance of preparation and how to win and lose gracefully
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 14) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue (Multicast 8.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 7:30 am (Through 6/22/2018)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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 Rescue shows real life in-the-field experiences of professional and ordinary people taking care of, treating and helping various animals, as well as exhibiting good social responsibility and promoting strong personal and community values. The program includes safety tips and informational about various animals and their habitats. The programs also teach children empathy and sympathy for animals.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 14) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (Multicast 8.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 7 am (Through 6/22/2018)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures is a live action television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. In each program, cameras follow the Host, Jack Hanna, as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jack interacts with people that are knowledgeable about animals and their habitats, and educates as he travels the globe. Each program is designed to reveal the world 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 (9 of 14) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into the Wild (Multicast 8.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 8:30 am (Through 6/22/2018)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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 Into the Wild provides insight and information into the protection and conservation of some of the world's most endangered species as well more common, but interesting animals. Into the Wild teaches children appreciation for wild animals and their habits, habitat and natural behaviors.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 14) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 (Multicast 8.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10 am (Through 6/22/2018)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Real life jobs and careers are explored in an energetic style as an education and information presentation for teenage viewers. The careers and people chosen to reflect those categories offer a vital inside look at what it would really be like to choose that particular profession. A co-host approach allows for interchange of questions and responses adding viewer stimulation and insight. This helps children prepare for adulthood and their future job and career.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 14) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV (Multicast 8.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 7:00am (through 6/22/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. Dragonfly TV is a weekly half-hour science television series that meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC's Childrens Programming requirements for children ages 13-16. The programs highlight children "doing" projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to investigate science on their own.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 14) Response
Program Title NASA Connect (8.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon - Sat 8:30 am (Through 5/7/2018)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 31
Total times aired 31
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 12 years to 15 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. NASA Connect is an inquiry-based and standards-based, Emmy award-winning series of mathematics-focused, instructional programs. Programs in the series establish a connection between the mathematics, science, and technology concepts taught in the classroom to those used everyday by NASA researchers. These programs can range anywhere from exploring why a hurricane can develop, to information concerning health and nutrition, or exploring Mars.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 14) Response
Program Title Biz Kids (Multicast 8.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9:30 am (Through 6/22/2018)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Biz Kids is a weekly half-hour series focusing on financial literacy and entrepreneurship for teens, targeting 13 to 16-year-olds. Using a mix of strong financial education tools, dynamic sketch comedy, and inspiring true stories of young entrepreneurs, "BIZ Kids" provides important information for future success. Each episode features math, language arts, and social studies as well as teaching teens about money and business.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 14) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV (Multicast 8.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 8:00 am; Monday, Wednesday, Friday (5/7 - 6/22/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 21
Total times aired 21
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. Dragonfly TV is a weekly half-hour science television series that meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC's Childrens Programming requirements for children ages 13-16. The programs highlight children "doing" projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to investigate science on their own.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

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 Renee Ilhardt
Address 450 PARK AVENUE, 30TH FLOOR
City NEW YORK
State NY
Zip 10022
Telephone Number (954) 606-5486
Email Address rilhardt@hc2broadcasting.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. The main channel was 8.2 up until the date of 6/22/2018. At that point, all subchannels went off the air as of 3:00 pm on 6/22/2018. The channel was rebranded as Azteca America as of 3:00 pm on 6/22/2018 on Channel 8.1.

Other Matters (1)

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Other Matters (1 of 1) Response
Program Title Super Libro
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat & Sun 7 am- 8:30 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 81
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 5 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This animated children's series transports two curious children and their robot, who, after accidentally discovering an antique book with magical power, find themselves caught up in adventure after adventure. In each episode, they are transported back in time, right in the middle of ancient, biblical stories. Children of all ages enjoy experiencing first-hand their favorite Bible adventures.

Certification

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Question Response

The undersigned certifies that he or she is (a) the party filing the Children's Television Programming, or an officer, director, member, partner, trustee, authorized employee, or other individual or duly elected or appointed official who is authorized to sign on behalf of the party filing the Children's Television Programming; or (b) an attorney qualified to practice before the Commission under 47 C.F.R. Section 1.23(a), who is authorized to represent the party filing the Children's Television Programming, and who further certifies that he or she has read the document; that to the best of his or her knowledge, information,and belief there is good ground to support it; and that it is not interposed for delay.

FAILURE TO SIGN THIS APPLICATION MAY RESULT IN DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION AND FORFEITURE OF ANY FEES PAID

Upon grant of this application, the Authorization Holder may be subject to certain construction or coverage requirements. Failure to meet the construction or coverage requirements will result in automatic cancellation of the Authorization. Consult appropriate FCC regulations to determine the construction or coverage requirements that apply to the type of Authorization requested in this application.

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS MADE ON THIS FORM OR ANY ATTACHMENTS ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. Code, Title 18, §1001) AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION AUTHORIZATION (U.S. Code, Title 47, §312(a)(1)), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. Code, Title 47, §503).

I certify that this application includes all required and relevant attachments. Yes
I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

LES LEVI

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER


07/10/2018

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