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

FRN:
0018223693
File Number:
0000056067
Submit Date:
07/06/2018
Call Sign:
WBKO
Facility ID:
4692
City:
BOWLING GREEN
State:
KY
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report Amendment
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

GRAY TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC

General Manager

2727 RUSSELLVILLE ROAD

BOWLING GREEN, KY 42101

United States

+1 (270) 781-1313

bodil@wbko.com

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

JOSEPH DAVIS

CONSULTING ENGINEER

CHESAPEAKE RF CONSULTANTS, LLC

CHESAPEAKE RF CONSULTANTS, LLC

11993 KAHNS ROAD

MANASSAS, VA 20112

United States

+1 (703) 650-9600

JOSEPH.DAVIS@RF-CONSULTANTS.COM

Technical Representative

JOAN STEWART

WILEY REIN LLP

1776 K STREET, NW

WASHINGTON, DC 20006

United States

+1 (202) 719-7438

JSTEWART@WILEYREIN.COM

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network ABC
Nielsen DMA Bowling Green
Web Home Page Address www.wbko.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 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: 7.5
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 Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa (WBKO-FOX 13.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/7:30-8AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa is a weekly half-hour series produced for the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine adoption and creating healthy environments for dogs. Hosted by Dr. Lisa Chimes, a passionate emergency veterinarian with a heart of gold, each episode will feature Dr. Lisa matching orphaned and abandoned animals with loving new homes. Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa will teach teen viewers how to be responsible pet owners and maintain a safe and healthy lifestyle for both family and pet. Each week, Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa will take viewers on an experience to witness firsthand these heartwarming stories about pets and their chance for a new life.
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 Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa (WBKO-FOX 13.2)
List date and time rescheduled 06/22/2018 07:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
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 (2 of 16) Response
Program Title Dog Tales (WBKO-FOX 13.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/9-9:30AM CT
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. Dog Tales is a weekly half-hour educational/informational series showcasing all aspects of the canine world. The series, which is appropriate for family viewing and children ages 13-16 in particular, offering useful information on all kinds of dogs and the people who love them. The program also instructs young viewers on the proper care of pets and provides safety, health and training tips that are useful for all kinds of dogs. In addition to showcasing skilled and compassionate individuals helping dogs and dogs assisting people, the program emphasizes responsible pet ownership, compassion for all living creatures and promotes strong personal and community values, all in a manner that is as entertaining as it is informative.
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 (WBKO-FOX 13.2)
List date and time rescheduled 06/13/2018 11:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
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 Dog Tales (WBKO-FOX 13.2)
List date and time rescheduled 06/29/2018 11:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
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 (3 of 16) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow (WBKO-FOX 13.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/9:30-10AM CT
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. The program provides the information and examples of how their teenage contemporaries, can and are achieving positive things thru the disciplines and dedication experienced in sports, thru team and individual competition. Sports Stars of Tomorrow includes inspirational stories of youth with physical handicaps, who have overcome their limitations and challenges to succeed in sport and life. Please note: Program that aired on 6/24/18 @ 12:30P aired on WBKO-ABC instead of WBKO-FOX.
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 Sports Stars of Tomorrow (WBKO-FOX 13.2)
List date and time rescheduled 06/13/2018 11:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
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 Sports Stars of Tomorrow (WBKO-FOX 13.2)
List date and time rescheduled 06/23/2018 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
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 (4 of 16) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (WBKO-ABC 13.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8-8:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to-face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family. Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different "Top Ten" each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten fastest animals in Africa, tallest insects, biggest eaters, smartest birds. Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom in Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (WBKO-ABC 13.1)
List date and time rescheduled 05/19/2018 11:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-05-19
Episode # 721
Reason for Preemption Non-breaking News
Digital Core Program (5 of 16) Response
Program Title Laura McKenzie Traveler (WBKO-FOX 13.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/11-11:30AM CT
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. This in-depth, high definition travel show offers entertaining, safe, educational and informational programming appropriate for general audiences of all ages, including children under the age of 16. Through the use of on-site stand-ups, voice over monologues, environment b-roll and pop-up "Travel Tips," Laura McKenzie's Traveler provides an educational journey to significant destinations around the world. Several educational components built into the fabric of the program that makes it an effective and engaging teaching aid for use in the home, the classroom and/or other education media venue include: geography, history, social environment, action and adventure, arts and entertainment, types of governments, interviews with political leaders, and information on native languages just to list a few. Please note: Laura McKenzie Traveler that aired on 6/16/18 @ 1:30P & 6/29/18 @ 11:30AM aired on WBKO-ABC instead of WBKO-FOX.
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 Laura McKenzie's Traveler (WBKO-FOX 13.2)
List date and time rescheduled 06/29/2018 11:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
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 Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Laura McKenzie's Traveler (WBKO-FOX 13.2)
List date and time rescheduled 06/16/2018 01:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
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 16) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs (WBKO-ABC 13.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:30-10AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half-hour weekly series, The Wildlife Docs, produced for ages 13-16 follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and information program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of our Veterinary Team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety, and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 16) Response
Program Title Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko (WBKO-ABC 13.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:30-11AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. On each episode of Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko, our hosts Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko guide one deserving family on amazing adventures as they experience a new destination together on their family vacation. As our featured family embarks on an interactive voyage filled with immersive learning opportunities, each episode brings us to diverse locations where our family and viewers discover unique cultural events, food, activities, and traditions. From discovering the wondrous glaciers of Alaska to learning from the Moko Jumbie of the Virgin Islands, viewers will witness the importance of spending time with family and friends as our featured families experience amazing adventures together, often learning more about each other and their own family history along the way. Teens will also learn the importance of resiliency during challenging times as many featured families share their stories of overcoming adversity, finding ways to bond and heal while sharing these once-in-a-lifetime experiences. On Saturday, May 19th, the switcher was confused and air the program out of order.
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 This Old House: Trade School (WBKO-CW 13.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10-10:30AM CT
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. Produced for viewers aged 13-16, This Old House: Trade School is a celebration of vocational education in the field of home improvement. Hosted by Kevin O'Connor, This Old House: Trade School is an informative series that follows two residential construction projects from beginning to end. Each week, audiences will learn step-by-step instructions in various building methods and disciplines such as architecture, engineering, carpentry, plumbing, masonry, landscaping design, construction and many more. This Old House: Trade School will also teach viewers about the tricks of the trade, first-hand from industry experts and professionals, as they renovate and restore entire homes.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 16) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (WBKO-ABC 13.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9-9:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and - in many instances - release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea 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. Please note: On Saturday, May 19 the switcher got confused and ran program out of order.
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 Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition (WBKO-CW 13.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8-8:30AM CT/Saturdays/8:30-9AM CT/Saturdays/9-9:30AM CT/Saturdays/9:30-10AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Total times aired 52
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Hosted by renowned dog behaviorist and trainer Cesar Millan, Dog Whisper with Cesar Millan: Family Edition travels far and wide to help problem pups and teach families to better understand how to better deal with a dog's negative behavior. From Chihuahuas to Great Danes, no job is too big or small for Cesar. Viewers will have the chance to witness remarkable transformations first-hand and discover the how to be a responsible pet owner.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 16) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol (WBKO-FOX 13.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8-8:30AM CT/Saturdays/8:30-9AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 16
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 10
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 10
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 10
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Calling Dr. Pol is a weekly half-hour series that explores the fascinating occupation of veterinary medicine. Designed to educate and inform viewers aged 13-16 and the entire family this inspiring series invites viewers to share in the experiences of Dr. Pol. An enthusiastic and naturally-inclined and well-rounded scholar, Dr. Pol has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 35 years. Caring for more than 19,000 patients, Dr. Pol has seen it all. Specializing in large farm animals, Dr. Pol, his family and veterinary staff also care for animals of all shapes and sizes. Each week audiences will have a chance to understand the challenges and rewards of this fulfilling profession and learn that the work doesn't end at the clinic; Dr. Pol often takes his talents to the road by helping sick or injured animals on neighboring farms and ranches. With the added benefit of Dr. Pol's expert analysis and on-screen factoids, viewers will have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behavior of various domesticated animals and livestock. Unstoppable and unflappable, this Doc is a legend in the community and provides an entertaining view of the veterinary profession.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Calling Dr. Poll (WBKO-FOX 13.2)
List date and time rescheduled 06/14/2018 07:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
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 #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Calling Dr. Poll (WBKO-FOX 13.2)
List date and time rescheduled 05/06/2018 11:30 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 Calling Dr. Poll (WBKO-FOX 13.2)
List date and time rescheduled 06/27/2018 07:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
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 Calling Dr. Poll (WBKO-FOX 13.2)
List date and time rescheduled 05/13/2018 11:30 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 #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Calling Dr. Poll (WBKO-FOX 13.2)
List date and time rescheduled 06/21/2018 07:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
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 #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Calling Dr. Poll (WBKO-FOX 13.2)
List date and time rescheduled 06/28/0018 07:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
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 #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Calling Dr. Poll (WBKO-FOX 13.2)
List date and time rescheduled 06/13/2018 07:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
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 #8

Questions Response
Title of Program Calling Dr. Poll (WBKO-FOX 13.2)
List date and time rescheduled 06/20/2018 07:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
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 #9

Questions Response
Title of Program Calling Dr. Poll (WBKO-FOX 13.2)
List date and time rescheduled 05/13/2018 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-05-12
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #10

Questions Response
Title of Program Calling Dr. Poll (WBKO-FOX 13.2)
List date and time rescheduled 05/06/2018 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-05-05
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (12 of 16) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner (WBKO-FOX 13.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/7-7:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. Produced for ages 13-16, this educational and informational program is hosted by wildlife expert Tim Faulkner. 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. Audiences will be brought closer to the natural world as Tim explores the habitats and adventures of creatures of all sizes, including a giant Galapagos tortoise, a baby wombat, the flying fox, and even a newly discovered species of birds.
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 Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner (WBKO-FOX 13-2)
List date and time rescheduled 06/15/2018 07:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
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 (13 of 16) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin ((WBKO-FOX 13.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/7-7:30AM CT /Saturdays/7:30-8AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 22
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 4
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 4
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 4
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half-hour weekly series, Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13-16 and beyond by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the family dynamics of the mingling species, viewers will get to know and care about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13-16 and beyond by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the family dynamics of the mingling species, viewers will get to know and care about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin (WBKO-FOX 13.2)
List date and time rescheduled 06/18/2018 07:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
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 #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin (WBKO-FOX 13.2)
List date and time rescheduled 06/12/2018 07:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
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 Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin (WBKO-FOX 13.2)
List date and time rescheduled 06/11/2018 07:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
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 #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin (WBKO-FOX 13.2)
List date and time rescheduled 06/19/2018 07:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
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 (14 of 16) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin (WBKO-ABC 13.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:30-9AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced for viewers aged 13-16, and the whole family, Ocean Treks With Jeff Corwin is hosted by Emmy award-winning television host Jeff Corwin. In this weekly half-hour series, Jeff embarks on journeys to fascinating global locations most people have only dreamed of visiting. Each episode brings Jeff to a unique area of the world where he will explore the area's natural wonders to bring viewers closer to nature, wildlife and man-made treasures. From mountain climbs to deep sea dives, helicopter rides and glacier treks, Jeff brings young audiences on the inspirational trip of a lifetime.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin (WBKO-ABC 13.1)
List date and time rescheduled 05/19/2018 11:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-05-19
Episode # 224
Reason for Preemption Non-breaking News
Digital Core Program (15 of 16) Response
Program Title Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes (WBKO-CW 13.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:30-11AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes, hosted by Brooke Burke-Charvet, is a television series developed for teen in which each episode reveals everyday people showing compassion and kindness towards strangers simply out of the goodness of their hearts. They are not looking for recognition but we believe their amazing stories deserve to be told. Viewers will learn that volunteering, philanthropy, and giving back to the community are within everyone's reach.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 16) Response
Program Title Rock the Park (WBKO-ABC 13.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10-10:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rock the Park is a weekly half-hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age and taps into America's love affair with our national parks. In this awe-inspiring and entertaining series our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. Viewers will witness the fascinating underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida, which is home to the world's most unique coral and marine life. They'll watch as Jack and Colton raft their way through Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, spotting the region's famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet - The Grand Teton in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park. Please Note: On Saturday, May 19 the switcher was confused and ran programs out of order.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 6) Response
Program Title Missing (WBKO-FOX 13.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturdays/11-11:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 8
Number of Preemptions 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. "Missing" is a weekly half-hour educational/informational series focusing on actual cases of missing persons. The series, which is appropriate for family viewing and children ages 13-16 in particular, provides information and descriptions of missing children, including endangered runaways as well as victims of abductions. The show also presents peer-to-peer advice on safety in public places and in cyber space, including real-world examples of how to avoid potentially dangerous situations. The program emphasizes taking active responsibility for personal safety and promotes situational awareness, presented in a calm and non-threatening manner suited for teenagers.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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Date Time 05/20/2018 11:30 AM
Date Time 04/22/2018 02:00 PM
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2 of 6) Response
Program Title America's Heartland (WBKO-FOX 13.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturdays/12:30-1PM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 4
Number of Preemptions 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. America's Heartland serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of learning about farming and feeding the world. Teenage students are presented with fascinating stories and introduced to exceptional individuals who operate family farms through America's heartland.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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Date Time 04/08/2018 12:00 PM
Date Time 05/20/2018 02:00 PM
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (3 of 6) Response
Program Title Wonderama (WBKO-FOX 13.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturdays/6-6:30AM CT/Saturdays/6:30-7AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 24
Number of Preemptions 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. Wonderama's general educational mission is to create a program environment that promotes the growth and development of teams. Wonderama 's goal is to construct a learning environment that uses broadcast television and supportive online media to engage teens and motivate their awareness through examples of community involvement, artistic performance and targeted educational segments. The key issues motivate and helps teens build confidence and develop focus. Successful engagement and motivation around current topics equals knowledge, and offers an enhanced opportunity for teen to enrich their understanding of key subjects and disciplines. Educational materials will be framed within specific program segments. These weekly segments will be available to the audience both in show and online. Topics will utilize themes from popular culture and common experience, in order to encourage learning from the simple to the complex and to reveal educational and teaching moments from everyday life. Meaningful content and active relationships provide the basis for learning. Wonderama will focus on subject categories in support of the overarching construct experience: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics), Culinary Skills, Financial Literacy, Community Involvement and the Performing Arts.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (4 of 6) Response
Program Title Biz Kid$ (WBKO-FOX 13.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturdays/12-12:30PM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 5
Number of Preemptions 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. Biz Kid$ is a weekly half-hour series focusing on financial literacy and entrepreneurship for teens, targeting 13 to 16 years old. Using a mix of strong financial education tools, dynamic sketch comedy, and inspiring true stories of young entrepreneurs, Biz Kid$ 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 program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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Date Time 05/20/2018 12:30 PM
Date Time 06/10/2018 12:00 PM
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (5 of 6) Response
Program Title Think Big (WBKO-FOX 13.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturdays/11:30A-12P CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 8
Number of Preemptions 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. Think Big serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of having a working knowledge of math, science and physics. The series shows children actively solving problems using scientific principles, combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real-world applications for math, science and engineering, proving that the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun. Each episodes 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 program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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Date Time 04/22/2018 02:30 PM
Date Time 05/20/2018 12:00 PM
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (6 of 6) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturdays/1-1:30PM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 2
Number of Preemptions 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. Dragonfly TV is a weekly half-hour science television series that meets the educational and informational objectives 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 program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

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Date Time 04/08/2018 03:00 PM
Date Time 05/20/2018 02:30 PM

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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 Barbara Powell
Address WBKO, 2727 Russellville Road
City Bowling Green
State KY
Zip 42101
Telephone Number (270) 781-1313
Email Address barbara.powell@wbko.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. During this quarter the station fully complied with the FCC's Children's Programming rules. On May 19, 2018, human error resulted in three programs airing out of order. Specifically, Rock the Park aired at 9 am, Vacation Creation aired at 10 am, and Sea Rescue aired at 10:30 am. This error did not affect the station's compliance with the Children's Programming rules. WBKO is a sponsor, providing air-time for promotional and public service announcements and news coverage for community projects including: Safe Spot: an organized group of concerned citizens that have come together to help in the protection of the children in our community. The Safe Spot logo represents the unity of three groups, working together to achieve positive results. Local Business Leaders providing safe locations, Local Law Enforcement, providing assistance in preventing child abductions and abuse, and Local School Systems, educating primary aged children and their parents on safety guidelines needed to reduce the risk of non-family abductions. Junior Achievement, a school base program which teaches children about business. WBKO's Weather Team, makes visits to local schools teaching children about weather and educating them about what to do when severe weather occurs. WBKO was involved in the following activities during the 2nd Quarter of 2018: Wednesday, April 11th & Saturday, April 14th: Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Central Kentucky Bowl for Kid's Sake Sponsor. Bowl for Kids' Sake is a fun and easy way to support the life-chaging work of BIg Brothers Big Sisters of South Central Kentucky. Friday, April 27th through Sunday, April 29th: Realtor's Association Hope for Homeless Sponsor. Realtors Hope for Homeless was established in 2012 by the REALTORS Association of Southern Kentucky, with the purpose of helping poverty stricken and homeless children, individuals, and families in our community by collecting non-perishable foods, toiletries and money. Saturday, May 12th: The Great Teddy Bear Run Sponsor. Motorcycle cruise benefiting the Barren River Child Advocacy Center. Saturday, May 29th: Mini Corvette Challenge Sponsor. Over the past twenty years the Mini Corvette Challenge presented by Houchens Industries has become a staple event for Junior Achievement of South Central Kentucky. Teams race their custom-tooled and detailed Corvette go-carts competing for the coveted Golden Cup and bragging rights for the year as they raise money and awareness for Junior Achievement. Saturday, June 2 and Sunday, June 3: Crusade for Children Sponsor. WBKO's Weather Director Chris Allen was at local remotes as local firefighters dropped off collections to benefit Crusade for Children.. Tuesday, June 19: Stand for Children Sponsor. Stand for Children held at the Bowling Green Ballpark that served Community Education and had a focus on the children's needs in our community. We provided the following tours to: 4/16 Glasgow/Barren Co. Leaders of the Future 4/24 Russellville Jr/Sr High School video class 4/26 Positive Directions Adult Day Care for mentally/physically challenged 4/26 WKU Engineering Class 5/17 Muhlenberg South Middle School 6/18 Parker Bennett Community Center 6/29 Foundation Christian Academy Summer Camp Community Services by Staff: Deborah Claypool: Serving on the boards of the NAACP, Community Action and the African American Museum Board. David Hosay: Kids On The Block Board of Directors Meetings: 4/10, 5/1, 6/5, Kids On The Block Fundraiser Garden Tour and Tea: 6/23 11a-4p, Kids On The Block Summer Puppetry Camp: 6/25-6/28 20 hours total. Franklin Simpson Middle School Night of Innovation: Puppetry for Television 4/24 5p-8p Tim Maloney, Serving as Chair of Board Development for Junior Achievement: April: Executive Committee meeting 1.5 hrs., May: Training Day for JA Mini-Corvette fundraiser 1 hr, Mini Corvette Fundraiser 10 hrs., St. Jude open house event 1 hr., JA Executive Committee meeting 1.5 hrs,,JA Board of Directors meeting 1.5 hrs. June: Planning meeting(s) with JA Chairman 2018-2019 1.5 hr, Planning meeting with JA USA .5 hr, and JA Annual Board Planning Session 5 hrs Judy Hildabrand: Weekly meetings for the Bowling Green Noon Lion's Club. Shane Holinde: American Red Cross Volunteer Ruth Morrow: AARP Committee Meeting. Laura Sebron, Janette Boehman, Shane Holindae, and Matthew Crane, Stand Up for Children Day on Tuesday, June 19.

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Other Matters (1 of 18) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (WBKO-ABC 13.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9-9:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and - in many instances - release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea 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 (2 of 18) Response
Program Title Rock the Park (WBKO-ABC 13.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10-10:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rock the Park is a weekly half-hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age and taps into America's love affair with our national parks. In this awe-inspiring and entertaining series our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. Viewers will witness the fascinating underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida, which is home to the world's most unique coral and marine life. They'll watch as Jack and Colton raft their way through Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, spotting the region's famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet - The Grand Teton in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park.
Other Matters (3 of 18) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin (WBKO-ABC 13.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:30-9AM CT
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. Produced for viewers aged 13-16, and the whole family, Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin is hosted by Emmy award-winning television host Jeff Corwin. In this weekly half hour series, Jeff embarks on journeys to fascinating global locations most people have only dreamed of visit. 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.
Other Matters (4 of 18) Response
Program Title This Old House: Trade School (WBKO-CW 13.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10-10:30AM CT
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. Produced for viewers aged 13-16, This Old House: Trade School is a celebration of vocational education in the field of home improvement. Hosted by Kevin O'Connor, This Old House: Trade School is an informative series that follows two residential construction projects from beginning to end. Each week, audiences will learn step-by-step instructions in various building methods and disciplines such as architecture, engineering, carpentry, plumbing, masonry, landscaping design, construction and many more. This Old House: Trade School will also tech viewers about the tricks of the trade, first-hand from industry experts and professionals, as they renovate and restore entire homes.
Other Matters (5 of 18) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs (WBKO-ABC 13.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:30-10AM CT
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 half-hour weekly series, The Wildlife Docs, produced for ages 13-16 follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and information program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of our Veterinary Team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety, and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care.
Other Matters (6 of 18) Response
Program Title Laura McKenzie's Traveler (WBKO-FOX 13.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/11-11:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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 in-depth, high definition travel show offers entertaining, safe, educational and informational programming appropriate for general audiences of all ages, including children under the age of 16. Through the use of on-site stand-ups, voice over monologues, environment b-roll and pop-up "Travel Tips," Laura McKenzie's Traveler provides an educational journey to significant destinations around the world. Several educational components built into the fabric of the program that makes it an effective and engaging teaching aid for use in the home, the classroom and/or other education media venue include: geography, history, social environment, action and adventure, arts and entertainment, types of governments, interviews with political leaders, and information on native languages just to list a few.
Other Matters (7 of 18) Response
Program Title Jewels of the Natural World (WBKO-FOX 13.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/7:30-8AM CT (Eff. 9/16/18-TFN)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
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. Jewels of the Natural World is an incredible celebration of nature. Hosted by Nicole Gibbons, this breathtaking series will give viewers a passport to discover some of the most fascinating animals on our planet. Audiences will have a unique platform to see these wild animals up close, observing them in their natural habitat. Jewels of the Natural World will explore natural wonders of the world, including the Great Land migration in Africa of millions of wildebeests. Also, viewers will learn more bout the struggle for survival for many of Africa's iconic animal species such as hippos, cheetahs, and elephants. Jewels of the Natural World will uncover these amazing facts of nature and teach audiences more about our fascinating natural world.
Other Matters (8 of 18) Response
Program Title Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko (WBKO-ABC 13.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:30-11AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. On each episode of Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko, our hosts Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko guide one deserving family on amazing adventures as they experience a new destination together on their family vacation. As our featured family embarks on an interactive voyage filled with immersive learning opportunities, each episode brings us to diverse locations where our family and viewers discover unique cultural events, food, activities, and traditions. From discovering the wondrous glaciers of Alaska to learning from the Moko Jumbie of the Virgin Islands, viewers will witness the importance of spending time with family and friends as our featured families experience amazing adventures together, often learning more about each other and their own family history along the way. Teens will also learn the importance of resiliency during challenging times as many featured families share their stories of overcoming adversity, finding ways to bond and heal while sharing these once-in-a-lifetime experiences.
Other Matters (9 of 18) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin (WBKO-FOX 13.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/7-7:30AM CT/Saturdays/7:30-8AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 22
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half-hour weekly series, Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Ocean Mysteries is hosted by Jeff Corwin. The program is produced for ages 13-16 and beyond by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the "family dynamics" of the mingling species, viewers will get to know - and care- about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Other Matters (10 of 18) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner (WBKO-FOX 13.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/7-7:30AM CT
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. This is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. Produced for ages 13-16, this educational and informational program is hosted by wildlife expert Tim Faulkner. 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. Audiences will be brought closer to the natural world as Tim explores the habitats and adventures of creatures of all sizes, including a giant Galapagos tortoise, a baby wombat, the flying fox, and even a newly discovered species of birds.
Other Matters (11 of 18) Response
Program Title Rock the Park (WBKO-FOX 13.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8-8:30AM /Saturdays 8:30-9AM CT (Effective 9/15/18-TFN)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rock the Park is a weekly half-hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age and taps into America's love affair with our national parks. In this awe-inspiring and entertaining series our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. Viewers will witness the fascinating underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida, which is home to the world's most unique coral and marine life. They'll watch as Jack and Colton raft their way through Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, spotting the region's famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet - The Grand Teton in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park.
Other Matters (12 of 18) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (WBKO-ABC 13.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8-8:30AM CT
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. What are the top ten fastest animals in Africa, tallest insects, biggest eaters, smartest birds. Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom in Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown.
Other Matters (13 of 18) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition (WBKO-CW 13.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8-8:30AM/Saturdays/8:30-9AM CT/Saturdays 9-9:30AM CT/Saturdays 9:30-10AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Hosted by renowned dog behaviorist and trainer Cesar Millan, Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition travels far and wide to help problem pups and teach families to better understand how to better deal with a dog's negative behavior. From Chihuahuas to Great Danes, no job is too big (or small) for Cesar. Viewers will have the chance to witness remarkable transformations first-hand and discover the how to be a responsible pet owner.
Other Matters (14 of 18) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol (WBKO-FOX 13.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8-8:30AM CT/Saturdays/8:30-9AM CT (7/7/18-9/9/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 16
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Calling Dr. Pol is a weekly half-hour series that explores the fascinating occupation of veterinary medicine. Designed to educate and inform viewers aged 13-16 and the entire family this inspiring series invites viewers to share in the experiences of Dr. Pol. An enthusiastic and naturally-inclined and well-rounded scholar, Dr. Pol has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 35 years. Caring for more than 19,000 patients, Dr. Pol has seen it all. Specializing in large farm animals, Dr. Pol, his family and veterinary staff also care for animals of all shapes and sizes. Each week audiences will have a chance to understand the challenges and rewards of this fulfilling profession and learn that the work doesn't end at the clinic; Dr. Pol often takes his talents to the road by helping sick or injured animals on neighboring farms and ranches. With the added benefit of Dr. Pol's expert analysis and on-screen factoids, viewers will have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behavior of various domesticated animals and livestock. Unstoppable and unflappable, this Doc is a legend in the community and provides an entertaining view of the veterinary profession.
Other Matters (15 of 18) Response
Program Title Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa (WBKO-FOX 13.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/7:30-8AM CT (7/1/18-9/9/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa is a weekly half-hour series produced for the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine adoption and creating healthy environments for dogs. Hosted by Dr. Lisa Chimes, a passionate emergency veterinarian with a heart of gold, each episode will feature Dr. Lisa matching orphaned and abandoned animals with loving new homes. Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa will teach teen viewers how to be responsible pet owners and maintain a safe and healthy lifestyle for both family and pet. Each week, Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa will take viewers on an experience to witness firsthand these heartwarming stories about pets and their chance for a new life.
Other Matters (16 of 18) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow (WBKO-FOX 13.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/9:30-10AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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 program provides the information and examples of how their teenage contemporaries, can and are achieving positive things thru the disciplines and dedication experienced in sports, thru team and individual competition. Sports Stars of Tomorrow includes inspirational stories of youth with physical handicaps, who have overcome their limitations and challenges to succeed in sports and life.
Other Matters (17 of 18) Response
Program Title Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes (WBKO-CW 13.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:30-11AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes, hosted by Brooke Burke-Charvet, is a television series developed for teen in which each episode reveals everyday people showing compassion and kindness towards strangers simply out of the goodness of their hearts. They are not looking for recognition but we believe their amazing stories deserve to be told. Viewers will learn that volunteering, philanthropy, and giving back to the community are within everyone's reach.
Other Matters (18 of 18) Response
Program Title Dog Tales (WBKO-FOX 13.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/9-9:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dog Tales serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides information 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.

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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.

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.

Barbara D Powell

Program Coordinator


07/06/2018

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