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

FRN:
0023559644
File Number:
0000055652
Submit Date:
07/02/2018
Call Sign:
WCVI-TV
Facility ID:
83304
City:
CHRISTIANSTED
State:
VI
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

LeSEA Broadcasting of St. Croix, Inc.

LeSEA Broadcasting of St. Croix, Inc.

61300 Ironwood Rd

South Bend, IN 46616

United States

+1 (574) 291-8200

whylton@lesea.com

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Joseph C Chautin , III .

Legal Counsel

Hardy, Carey, Chautin & Balkin, LLP

1080 West Causeway Approach

Mandeville, LA 70471

United States

+1 (985) 629-0777

jchautin@hardycarey.com

Legal Representative

Wes Hylton

Director of Engineering

LeSEA Broadcasting of St. Croix, Inc.

61300 Ironwood Road

South Bend, IN 46614

United States

+1 (574) 231-5246

whylton@lesea.com

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Independent
Affiliated network
Nielsen DMA NA
Web Home Page Address WWW.WCVI.TV

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 168.0
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 336.0
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: 8.08
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(16)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 16) Response
Program Title Think Big (23.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 02:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
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. Pursuant to the Children's Television Act of 1990 and the rules and regulations of the FCC, Think Big satisfies the FCC's children's programming requirement. Think Big furthers the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its programming content, including the importance of having a working knowledge of math, science, and physics. The series shows children actively solving problems using scientific principles, combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real world applications for math, science and engineering, proving that the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun. Each episode presents an invent off challenge, where teenage teams must invent a machine designed to perform a specific task in limited amount of time, promoting creative thinking and practical skills.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 16) Response
Program Title America's Heartland (23.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
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. America's Heartland is a weekly half-hour series featuring everyday Americans and their families telling fascinating stories across America's Heartland. From learning how to make maple syrup to riding with teenage ranchers, this series explores various ways of life, showcasing the diversity of how we live and work.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 16) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue (23.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 08:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
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. Pursuant to the Children's Television Act of 1990 and the rules and regulations of the FCC, Animal Rescue satisfies the FCC's children's programming requirement. Animal Rescue furthers the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its programming content, including safety tips and information about various animals and their habitats. The programs also show 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. Animal Rescue as delivered is formatted to allow not more than 14 minutes of total commercial time per broadcast hour (7 minutes per half hour.) Animal Rescue does not display any Internet web site addresses or host selling during or adjacent to the program, and is otherwise in compliance with Sections 73.670(a) through (d) of the Commission's Rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 16) Response
Program Title The Country Mouse and the City Mouse Adventures (23.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday-Sunday 07:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 54
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 4 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Country mouse Emily and her cousin from the big city, Alexander, visit each other and have adventures together at the turn of the century. They always seem to run into trouble and bother with humans, other animals and exciting situations, but when they put their heads together, they can solve any problem. And in the process, they learn about the places they visit and the things they see.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 16) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow (23.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
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. Sports Stars of Tomorrow features student athletes and their dedication to succeed in their sport while excelling in their academics and maintaining their personal lives. This show illustrates the importance of the many outstanding extracurricular activities students participate in, showing how each is a vital element to the entire student body. The band, cheerleader, drill team, as well as both girls and boys athletic programs are highlighted on Sports Stars of Tomorrow creating a balanced picture of the extracurricular activities available for the high school student. Education extends beyond the classroom. Extracurricular activities provide important challenges and lessons that mold students. Sports Stars of Tomorrow displays the hard work and dedication that it takes to be a true sports star. It chronicles the trials and tribulations of the young athletes as they strive to become a "top level" performer in the sports arena. The program helps students realize that their full potential in both life and the playing field are attainable with lots of hard work and determination.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 16) Response
Program Title Wimzie's House (23.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday-Sunday 07:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 54
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 3 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wimzie's House is an entertaining series for preschool kids and is a whimsical, educational puppet series about a five-year old half bird half dragon who learns valuable life lessons. The series presents the delightful adventures of Wimzie, a playful five-year-old puppet monster; her baby brother, Bo; her parents, Gratziella and Rouso-a bird/airplane pilot and dragon/firefighter, respectively; her lively 150-year-old grandmother Yaya, and her adorable puppet monster friends. Together, they learn skills of caring and sharing at Wimzie's House-a home daycare center unlike any other. Through unforgettable learning adventures and original toe-tapping sing-along songs, young viewers are introduced to topics like friendship, generosity, jealousy, diversity, and sibling rivalry, all from a preschooler's point of view. The award-winning series was created with a renowned team of educational advisors and designed to nurture children's sense of identity, expand their relationships, stimulate their curiosity, and encourage self-expression and self-esteem. Wimzie's House helps children learn to express themselves and communicate with their families and friends. From Yaya's cozy kitchen, where the kids experiment with culinary projects, to the comfortable living room couch where they curl up for naptime, Wimzie's House provides the perfect place to explore both social and family issues that children face every day.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 16) Response
Program Title Biz Kids (23.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 02:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
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. Pursuant to the Children's Television Act of 1990 and the rules and regulations of the FCC, Biz Kids satisfies the FCC's children's programming requirement. Biz Kids furthers the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its programming content, including the importance of understanding the economy and basic business principles. The series features teens starting their own businesses, actively solving problems and developing important life skills.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 16) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 (23.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
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. This half-hour weekly series provides teenagers with entertaining and educational career guidance. In each episode, various careers are showcased on location at their particular job, giving the viewers a very realistic look into the day-to-day workings of many different careers. This program meets the definition of core programming because it educates and informs children on the numerous careers available to them, what the job will actually entail and what they can expect on a day-to-day basis in that particular field.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 16) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (23.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
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. Sea Rescue features the rescue, rehabilitation and 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 Rescue will 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 (10 of 16) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin (23.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 09:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
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. Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin is a weekly half hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age. Audiences embark on an epic journey, sailing aboard cruise ships to discover thrilling adventure experiences in remarkable port destinations. Each episode brings Jeff to a unique area of the world where he immerses audiences in its natural wonders. From mountain climbs to deep sea dives, helicopter rides and glacier treks, audiences join Jeff for the adventure of a lifetime, inspiring the explorer in all of us.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 16) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (23.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 09:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
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. 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. 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 16) Response
Program Title Dog Tales (23.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 08:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
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. Pursuant to the Children's Television Act of 1990 and the rules and regulations of the FCC, Dog Tales satisfies the FCC's children's programming requirement. Dog Tales furthers the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its programming content, including safety tips and information about dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. The weekly series also includes recommended reading lists about dogs, and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 16) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs (23.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
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. The Wildlife Docs is a weekly half hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age. The series follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 12,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and informational 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 (14 of 16) Response
Program Title Vacation Creation (23.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
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. Vacation Creation is a weekly half hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age. Audiences embark on personalized vacations for families, couples and individuals facing hardship or in need of hope. Viewers learn about culture, wildlife and other aspects of the various places the program takes the families.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 16) Response
Program Title The Busy World of Richard Scarry (23.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday-Sunday 08:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 54
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The ever popular children's cartoon book series by author and illustrator Richard Scarry about Busytown, comes to television, following the everyday daily lives of the Busytown citizens, mostly associated with Huckle Cat and his friend Lowly Worm, but also with neighbors such as Mr. Frumble, Bananas Gorilla, Sergeant Murphy, Wolfgang, Billy Dog, Hilda Hippo and Mr. Fix-It. Together they learn to solve every day problems that children today might face.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 16) Response
Program Title Rock the Park (23.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
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. 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 Tetons in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park.
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 Colleen Halt
Address 61300 S. Ironwood Rd.
City South Bend
State IN
Zip 46614
Telephone Number (574) 231-5221
Email Address chalt@familybroadcastingcorporation.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. Due to the devastation of Hurricane Maria, WCVI was not able to begin broadcasting a signal until May 8, 2018.

Other Matters (16)

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Other Matters (1 of 16) Response
Program Title Dog Tales (23.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 08:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Pursuant to the Children's Television Act of 1990 and the rules and regulations of the FCC, Dog Tales satisfies the FCC's children's programming requirement. Dog Tales furthers the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its programming content, including safety tips and information about dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. The weekly series also includes recommended reading lists about dogs, and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests.
Other Matters (2 of 16) Response
Program Title America's Heartland (23.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 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. America's Heartland is a weekly half-hour series featuring everyday Americans and their families telling fascinating stories across America's Heartland. From learning how to make maple syrup to riding with teenage ranchers, this series explores various ways of life, showcasing the diversity of how we live and work.
Other Matters (3 of 16) Response
Program Title Think Big (23.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 02:00pm
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. Pursuant to the Children's Television Act of 1990 and the rules and regulations of the FCC, Think Big satisfies the FCC's children's programming requirement. Think Big furthers the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its programming content, including the importance of having a working knowledge of math, science, and physics. The series shows children actively solving problems using scientific principles, combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real world applications for math, science and engineering, proving that the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun. Each episode presents an invent off challenge, where teenage teams must invent a machine designed to perform a specific task in limited amount of time, promoting creative thinking and practical skills.
Other Matters (4 of 16) Response
Program Title Wimzie's House (23.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday-Sunday 07:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 91
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wimzie's House is an entertaining series for preschool kids and is a whimsical, educational puppet series about a five-year old half bird half dragon who learns valuable life lessons. The series presents the delightful adventures of Wimzie, a playful five-year-old puppet monster; her baby brother, Bo; her parents, Gratziella and Rouso-a bird/airplane pilot and dragon/firefighter, respectively; her lively 150-year-old grandmother Yaya, and her adorable puppet monster friends. Together, they learn skills of caring and sharing at Wimzie's House-a home daycare center unlike any other. Through unforgettable learning adventures and original toe-tapping sing-along songs, young viewers are introduced to topics like friendship, generosity, jealousy, diversity, and sibling rivalry, all from a preschooler's point of view. The award-winning series was created with a renowned team of educational advisors and designed to nurture children's sense of identity, expand their relationships, stimulate their curiosity, and encourage self-expression and self-esteem. Wimzie's House helps children learn to express themselves and communicate with their families and friends. From Yaya's cozy kitchen, where the kids experiment with culinary projects, to the comfortable living room couch where they curl up for naptime, Wimzie's House provides the perfect place to explore both social and family issues that children face every day.
Other Matters (5 of 16) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (23.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30am and Sundays 03:00pm
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. Sea Rescue features the rescue, rehabilitation and 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 Rescue will 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 (6 of 16) Response
Program Title The Country Mouse and the City Mouse Adventures (23.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday-Sunday 07:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 91
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 4 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Country mouse Emily and her cousin from the big city, Alexander, visit each other and have adventures together at the turn of the century. They always seem to run into trouble and bother with humans, other animals and exciting situations, but when they put their heads together, they can solve any problem. And in the process, they learn about the places they visit and the things they see.
Other Matters (7 of 16) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow (23.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 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. Sports Stars of Tomorrow features student athletes and their dedication to succeed in their sport while excelling in their academics and maintaining their personal lives. This show illustrates the importance of the many outstanding extracurricular activities students participate in, showing how each is a vital element to the entire student body. The band, cheerleader, drill team, as well as both girls and boys athletic programs are highlighted on Sports Stars of Tomorrow creating a balanced picture of the extracurricular activities available for the high school student. Education extends beyond the classroom. Extracurricular activities provide important challenges and lessons that mold students. Sports Stars of Tomorrow displays the hard work and dedication that it takes to be a true sports star. It chronicles the trials and tribulations of the young athletes as they strive to become a "top level" performer in the sports arena. The program helps students realize that their full potential in both life and the playing field are attainable with lots of hard work and determination.
Other Matters (8 of 16) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs (23.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 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 is a weekly half hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age. The series follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 12,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and informational 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 (9 of 16) Response
Program Title Rock the Park (23.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 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 Tetons in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park.
Other Matters (10 of 16) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue (23.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 08:00am
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. Pursuant to the Children's Television Act of 1990 and the rules and regulations of the FCC, Animal Rescue satisfies the FCC's children's programming requirement. Animal Rescue furthers the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its programming content, including safety tips and information about various animals and their habitats. The programs also show 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. Animal Rescue as delivered is formatted to allow not more than 14 minutes of total commercial time per broadcast hour (7 minutes per half hour.) Animal Rescue does not display any Internet web site addresses or host selling during or adjacent to the program, and is otherwise in compliance with Sections 73.670(a) through (d) of the Commission's Rules.
Other Matters (11 of 16) Response
Program Title The Busy World of Richard Scarry (23.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday-Sunday 08:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 91
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The ever popular children's cartoon book series by author and illustrator Richard Scarry about Busytown, comes to television, following the everyday daily lives of the Busytown citizens, mostly associated with Huckle Cat and his friend Lowly Worm, but also with neighbors such as Mr. Frumble, Bananas Gorilla, Sergeant Murphy, Wolfgang, Billy Dog, Hilda Hippo and Mr. Fix-It. Together they learn to solve every day problems that children today might face.
Other Matters (12 of 16) Response
Program Title Biz Kids (23.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 02:30pm
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. Pursuant to the Children's Television Act of 1990 and the rules and regulations of the FCC, Biz Kids satisfies the FCC's children's programming requirement. Biz Kids furthers the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its programming content, including the importance of understanding the economy and basic business principles. The series features teens starting their own businesses, actively solving problems and developing important life skills.
Other Matters (13 of 16) Response
Program Title Vacation Creation (23.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 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. Vacation Creation is a weekly half hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age. Audiences embark on personalized vacations for families, couples and individuals facing hardship or in need of hope. Viewers learn about culture, wildlife and other aspects of the various places the program takes the families.
Other Matters (14 of 16) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 (23.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 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 half-hour weekly series provides teenagers with entertaining and educational career guidance. In each episode, various careers are showcased on location at their particular job, giving the viewers a very realistic look into the day-to-day workings of many different careers. This program meets the definition of core programming because it educates and informs children on the numerous careers available to them, what the job will actually entail and what they can expect on a day-to-day basis in that particular field.
Other Matters (15 of 16) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (23.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 09:00am
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. 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.
Other Matters (16 of 16) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin (23.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 09:30am
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 a weekly half hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age. Audiences embark on an epic journey, sailing aboard cruise ships to discover thrilling adventure experiences in remarkable port destinations. Each episode brings Jeff to a unique area of the world where he immerses audiences in its natural wonders. From mountain climbs to deep sea dives, helicopter rides and glacier treks, audiences join Jeff for the adventure of a lifetime, inspiring the explorer in all of us.

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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.

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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.

Colleen Halt

Program Coordinator


07/02/2018

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