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

FRN:
0021205521
File Number:
0000060442
Submit Date:
10/04/2018
Call Sign:
WSFX-TV
Facility ID:
72871
City:
WILMINGTON
State:
NC
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/04/2018
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third 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

WSFX LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC

Doing Business As: WSFX LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC

Thomas Henson

2131 AYRSLEY TOWN BOULEVARD

SUIT E300

CHARLOTTE, NC 28273

United States

+1 (704) 643-4148

thenson@ayrsley.com

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Daniel A. Kirkpatrick , ESQ. .

FLETCHER, HEALD & HILDRETH, PLC

1300 NORTH 17TH STREET

ELEVENTH FLOOR

ARLINGTON, VA 22209

United States

+1 (703) 812-0432

kirkpatrick@fhhlaw.com

Legal Representative

W. Jeffrey Reynolds

Technical Consultant

du Treil, Lundin & Rackley, Inc.

3135 Southgate Circle

Sarasota, FL 34239

United States

+1 (941) 329-6000

JEFF@DLR.COM

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network Fox
Nielsen DMA Wilmington
Web Home Page Address www.foxwilmington.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 504.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 9.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(24)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 24) Response
Program Title Animal Science 26.4 (ION)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fri 8:30am 8/10-9/28/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 8
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. Animals are a popular subject of TV shows, including shows that take a look at the behavior of the creatures. "Animal Science" goes a step further than that by examining the science behind the behaviors, which explains how and why an animal is able to excel in its environment. The half-hour program uses information from researchers, animations and graphics to help viewers better understand the creatures and their action.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 24) Response
Program Title Dragon Fly 26.1 (WSFX PRIMARY)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 9:30am 7/7-9/29/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 4
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. On "Dragonfly TV, " kids discover the wonders of science by rolling up their sleeves and participating. The Emmy Award-winning series features a fast-paced style, with music throughout each 30-minute episode and quick camera cuts, that's designed to get today's youth off the couch and busy exploring the world around them.
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 Dragon Fly
List date and time rescheduled 07/05/2018 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-07-07
Episode # 318
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Dragon Fly
List date and time rescheduled 07/12/2018 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-07-14
Episode # 319
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (3 of 24) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue 26.3 (Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 11:30a 7/7-9/29/18
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 wold of ocean wildlife. 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 out planet.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 24) Response
Program Title Giver multicast 26.4 (ION)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fri 10a 8/10-9/28/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 8
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 6 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Giver is a series about kids working with their community to improve their playground spaces. The kid teams must decide on a theme, what to keep, what to scrap, and then only have 3 days to do it! Fortunately, the kid's aren't alone. Host Michael, along with community volunteers, work with the kids to see that their playground vision is brought to life.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 24) Response
Program Title Biz Kids Channel 26.1(WSFX PRIMARY)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 9am 7/7-9/29/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 3
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. Biz Kids is a fun, half hour TV series about kids, money and business. Using a clever blend of entertainment and education, this series shows kids hot how to make and manage their own money by introducing concepts of financial literacy and entrepreneurship. The show format includes a mix of real-life profiles, sketch comedy, animation, and off-beat characters, like the King of KaChing and financial genius, to keep the viewer engaged. Each episode maps to national standards for both financial literacy and entrepreneurship.
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 Biz Kids
List date and time rescheduled 07/05/2018 08:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-07-07
Episode # 127
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Biz Kids
List date and time rescheduled 07/12/2018 08:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-07-14
Episode # 128
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (6 of 24) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue Channel 26.1(WSFX PRIMARY)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 7:30am 7/7-9/29/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program demonstrates how through teamwork people help animals out of sometimes dangerous situation. It also shows how animals survive in their habitat. It shows people what animals do to stay away from danger.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 24) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue 26.3 (Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 12n 7/7-9/29/18
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, and - in many instances - release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real-life stores of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share out planet.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 24) Response
Program Title Rock The Park 26.3 (GRIT TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 12:30p 7/7-9/29/18
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. In this awe-inspiring and entertaining series out 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 24) Response
Program Title Think Big Channel 26.1(WSFX PRIMARY)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 8am 7/7-9/29/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The 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 (10 of 24) Response
Program Title Look Kool multicast 26.4 (ION)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fri 9:30a 8/10-9/28/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 8
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 6 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Does math seem boring? Having trouble understanding all those numbers? "Look Kool" is the answer to that seemingly unsolvable question. Hamza and his friend Kool Kat bring an clement of fun to geometry with interactive skits and songs to help viewers remember and understand all the way to using cartoon and 3D special effects. The duo enlighten viewers to the fact that math can be anywhere from music and dance to broccoli and food all the way to the unlikely places live beaver dams.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 24) Response
Program Title Dog Tales Channel 26.1(WSFX PRIMARY)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 7a 7/7-9/29/18
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. Dogs are said to be man's best friend so it is a surprise that there's a weekly show dedicated to dogs and the people who love them. That's what "Dog Tales" is all about. The show, aimed at teenagers, features information on dogs of all shapes, sizes and breeds while also informing young people on how to properly care for pets. It also provides safety, health and training tips that are useful for different breeds of dogs as well as emphasizing responsible pet ownership and compassion for all living creatures.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 24) Response
Program Title Wild World 26.2 (THIS TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. 10am 7/1-9/30/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wild World is a weekly half-hour reality series showcasing all types of wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on the dedicated people who care for these unique critters. The program also informs teen viewers about the living environments and key facts about each wild animal. Episodes also include stories on zoo enrichment programs that help animals initiate natural behavior. Weather it be following the life cycles of rhinoceros or understanding the eating habits of grizzle bears, "Wild World" is a series intended to educate and inform viewers all about life in the animal kingdom.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 24) Response
Program Title Make TV Channel 26.2 (THIS TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. 11am 7/1-9/30/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
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. "Make TV" is a weekly series showing how people transform ordinary junk into amazing creations. While introducing a whole new generation of makers, the program features extraordinary individuals developing extraordinary things. From Tesla coils to t-shirt cannons, from cigar box guitars to giant video projectors, imagination is turned into reality! Teen viewers get to see practical math, science, technology and engineering concepts combined to create incredible new inventions.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 24) Response
Program Title Giver multicast 26.4 (ION)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fri 10:30am 8/10-9/28/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 8
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 6 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Giver is a series about kids working with their community to improve their playground spaces. The kid teams must decide on a theme, what to keep, what to scrap, and then only have 3 days to do it! Fortunately, the kid's aren't alone. Host Michael, along with community volunteers, work with the kids to see that their playground vision is brought to life.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 24) Response
Program Title Get Wild Channel 26.2 (THIS TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 10a 7/7-9/29/18
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. Get Wild is a weekly half-hour reality series featuring wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series provides key information about each creature and teen viewers learn about their living habitats and unique behaviors. For example, in one episode viewers learn how experts studying adult orangutans learn the ways they raise their young. Another episode highlights the Panda bear and explains the animal's living patterns. "Get Wild" is a series intended to educate and inform viewers all about life in the animal kingdom.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 24) Response
Program Title Animal Outtakes Channel 26.2 (THIS TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 10:30a 7/7-9/29/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Outtakes visits all types of animal sanctuaries and zoos in the United States to explore the world of animals, from camels to lemurs, from rhinos to handicapped pets. Teen viewers learn about the care and living habitats of these various animals and how they survive in the world. In each episode, a detailed explanation of an animal species is provided as well as information on the animal's daily nutrition and other living habits.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 24) Response
Program Title Teen Kids 26.1 (WSFX PRIMARY)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 8:30 7/7-9/29/18
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. Teen Kids News is a dynamic television news program for teens and pre-teens-by teens. The half-hour weekly program provides information and news to students in a way that's educational as well as entertaining. The focus of the program is young people.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 24) Response
Program Title Look Kool Multicast 26.4 (ION)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fri 9am 8/10-9/28/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 8
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 6 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Does math seem boring? Having trouble understanding all those numbers? "Look Kool" is the answer to that seemingly unsolvable question. Hamza and his friend Kool Kat bring an clement of fun to geometry with interactive skits and songs to help viewers remember and understand all the way to using cartoon and 3D special effects. The duo enlighten viewers to the fact that math can be anywhere from music and dance to broccoli and food all the way to the unlikely places live beaver dams.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 24) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild CountdownTV 26.3 (Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 10:30am 7/7-9/29/18
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. 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 24) Response
Program Title Living GreenerChannel 26.2 (THIS TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. 10:30am 7/1-9/30/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
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. "Living Greener" is a weekly half-hour series showcasing the latest inventions and new ideas to help teen viewers work towards a more sustainable future. Living Greener talks to inventors, visionaries, scientists and activists to find out where the planet is headed. Whether it's recycling cigarette butts into clothing, monitoring endangered species or creating a rooftop farm in New York City, Liver Greener gives young viewers a unique insight into our future way of life while educating and informing them about life on earth.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 24) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks With Jeff Corwin 26.3 (Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 11am 7/7-9/29/18
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. Oceans Treks with Jeff Corwin 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 wonder to bring viewers closer to nature, wildlife and manmade treasures. From mountain climbs to deep sea dives, helicopter rides and glacier treks, Jeff brings young audiences on the inspirational trip of a lifetime.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (22 of 24) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown 26.3 (Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 10am 7/7-9/29/18
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. Wildlife experts 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (23 of 24) Response
Program Title Animal Science 26.4 (ION)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fri 8am 8/10-9/28/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 8
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. Animals are a popular subject of TV shows, including shows that take a look at the behavior of the creatures. "Animal Science" goes a step further than that by examining the science behind the behaviors, which explains how and why an animal is able to excel in its environment. The half-hour program uses information from researchers, animations and graphics to help viewers better understand the creatures and their action.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (24 of 24) Response
Program Title So You Want To Be 26.2 (THIS TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 11a 7/7-9/29/18
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. "So You Want To Be" features teens learning about a wide variety of jobs and career paths as well as what it takes to get ahead in the working world. Each week "So You Want To Be" goes on location to an actual working job site, allowing teens an up close and personal experience with a particular occupation, whether it be a dentist or a truck driver or an entertainer.
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 Charlotte Cohen
Address 322 Shipyard Blvd
City Wilmington
State NC
Zip 28412
Telephone Number (910) 386-5551
Email Address ccohen@foxwilmington.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 network scheduling World Cup, Biz Kids on Sat. 7/7 was preempted and madegood in it's second home Thur 7/5 8am. Due to World Cup Biz Kids was preempted Sat 7/14 madegood in it's second home Thur. 7/12 8am. Biz Kids was preempted on Sat 9/15 due to wall to wall coverage of hurricane Florence (no makegood). Due to World Cup Dragon Fly was preempted on Sat 7/7 and madegood in it's second home Thu 7/5 8:30am. Due to World Cup Dragon Fly was preempted on Sat 7/14 and madegood in it's second home Thur 7/12. 8:30am Dragon Fly was preempted Sat 9/15 due to wall to wall coverage of Hurricane Florence (no makegood). WSFX was deeply affected by Hurricane Florence and underwent an emergency tower inspection for safety purposes on Sat. 9/22 from 9:30-10am. and thus Dragon Fly was preempted for over-the-air and DIRECTV viewers. Due to its proximity to the end of the quarter and the ongoing flooding Issues in the Wilmington area, WSFX was not able to schedule a makegood for this program.

Other Matters (24)

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Other Matters (1 of 24) Response
Program Title Animal Outtakes (26.2 THIS TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 10:30am 10/6-12/29/18
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 series visits all types of animal sanctuaries and zoos in the United States to explore the world of animals, from camels to lemurs, from rhinos to handicapped pet. Viewers learn about the car and living habitats of these various animals and how they survive in the world. In each episode, a detailed explanation of an animal species is provided as well as information on the animal's daily nutrition and other living habits.
Other Matters (2 of 24) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown(26.3 Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 10:30am 10/6-12/29/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to-face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16 as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different "top ten" each week in a variety of categories.
Other Matters (3 of 24) Response
Program Title Dragon Fly (WSFX-26.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 9:30am 10/6-12/29/18
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 "Dragonfly TV," kids discover the wonders of science by rolling up their sleeves and participating. The Emmy Award-winning series features a fact-paced style, with music throughout each 30-minute episode and quick camera cuts, that's designed to get today's youth off the couch and busy exploring the world around them.
Other Matters (4 of 24) Response
Program Title Living Greener (26.2 THIS TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. 10:30am 10/7-12/30/18
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. Living Greener talks to inventors, visionaries, scientists and activists to find out where the planet is headed. Weather it's recycling cigarette butts into clothing, monitoring endangered species or creating a rooftop farm in New York City, Living Greener gives us insight into our future way of life.
Other Matters (5 of 24) Response
Program Title Teen Kids (WSFX-26.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 8:30am 10/6-12/29/18
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. Teen Kids News is a dynamic television news program for teens and pre- teens-by teens. The half-hour weekly program provides information and news to students in a way that's educational as well as entertaining. The focus of the program is young people. news to students in a way that's educational as well as entertaining. The focus of the program is young people.
Other Matters (6 of 24) Response
Program Title Animal Science 26.4 (ION)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fri 8:30am 10/5-12/28/18
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. Animals are a popular subject of TV shows, including shows that take a look at the behavior of the creatures. "Animal Science" goes a step further than that by examining the science behind the behaviors, which explains how and why an animal is able to excel in its environment. The half hour program uses information from researchers, animations and graphics to help viewers better understand the creatures and their actions.
Other Matters (7 of 24) Response
Program Title So You Want To Be (26.2 THIS TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 11am 10/6-12/29/18
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. So You Want To Be features teens learning about a wide variety of jobs and career paths as well as what it takes to get ahead in the working world. Each week So You Want To Be goes on location to an actual working job site, allowing teens an up close and personal experience with a particular occupation.
Other Matters (8 of 24) Response
Program Title Look Kool 26.4 (ION)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fri 9am 10/5-12/28/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Does math seem boring? Having trouble understanding all those numbers? "Look Kool" is the answer to that seemingly unsolvable question. Hamza and his friend Kool Kat bring an element of fun to geometry with interactive skits and songs to help viewers remember and understand all the way to using cartoons and 3D special effects. The duo enlighten viewers to the fact that math can be anywhere from music and dance to broccoli and food all the way to the unlikely places like beaver dams.
Other Matters (9 of 24) Response
Program Title Animal Science 26.4 (ION)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fri 8am 10/5-12/28/18
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. Animals are a popular subject of TV shows, including shows that take a look at the behavior of the creatures. "Animal Science" goes a step further than that by examining the science behind the behaviors, which explains how and why an animal is able to excel in its environment. The half hour program uses information from researchers, animations and graphics to help viewers better understand the creatures and their actions.
Other Matters (10 of 24) Response
Program Title Wild World (26.2 THIS TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. 10am 10/7-12/30/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wild World is a weekly half-hour reality series showcasing all types of wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on the dedicated people who care for these unique critters. The program also informs teen viewers about the living environments and key facts about each wild animal.
Other Matters (11 of 24) Response
Program Title Giver 26.4 (ION)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fri 10:30am 10/5-12/28/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Giver is a series about kids working with their community to improve their playground spaces. The kid teams must decide on a theme, what to keep, what to scrap, and they only have 3 days to do it! Fortunately, the kid's aren't alone. Host Michael, along with community volunteers, work with the kids to see that their playground vision is brought to life.
Other Matters (12 of 24) Response
Program Title Look Kool 26.4 (ION)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fri 9:30a 10/5-12/28/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Does math seem boring? Having trouble understanding all those numbers? "Look Kool" is the answer to that seemingly unsolvable question. Hamza and his friend Kool Kat bring an element of fun to geometry with interactive skits and songs to help viewers remember and understand all the way to using cartoons and 3D special effects. The duo enlighten viewers to the fact that math can be anywhere from music and dance to broccoli and food all the way to the unlikely places like beaver dams.
Other Matters (13 of 24) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin (26.3 Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 11:00am 10/6-12/29/18
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. Oceans Treks with Jeff Corwin embarks on journeys to fascinating global locations most people have only dreamed of visiting. Each episode brings Jeff to a unique area of the world where he will explore the area's natural wonders to bring viewers closer to nature, wildlife and manmade treasures. From mountain climbs to keep sea dives, helicopter rides and glacier treks, Jeff bring young audiences on the inspirational trip of a lifetime.
Other Matters (14 of 24) Response
Program Title Biz Kids (WSFX-26.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 9am 10/6-12/29/18
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. Biz Kids is a fun half-hour TV series about kids, money and business. Using a clever blend of entertainment and education, this series shows kids how to make and manage their own money by introducing concepts of financial literacy and entrepreneurship.
Other Matters (15 of 24) Response
Program Title Think Big (WSFX-26.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 8am 10/6-12/29/18
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 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 and "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 (16 of 24) Response
Program Title Make: Television (26.2 THIS TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. 11am 10/7-12/30/18
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. Make: Television features people who transform ordinary junk into amazing creations. From Tesla coils to t-shirts cannons, from cigar-box guitars to giant video projectors, imagination is turned into reality! Teen viewers get to see practical math, science, technology and engineering concepts combined to create incredible new inventions.
Other Matters (17 of 24) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (26.3 Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 10am 10/6-12/29/18
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 experts and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to-face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16 as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different "top ten" each week in a variety of categories.
Other Matters (18 of 24) Response
Program Title Giver 26.4 (ION)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fri 10am 10/5-12/28/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Giver is a series about kids working with their community to improve their playground spaces. The kid teams must decide on a theme, what to keep, what to scrap, and they only have 3 days to do it! Fortunately, the kid's aren't alone. Host Michael, along with community volunteers, work with the kids to see that their playground vision is brought to life.
Other Matters (19 of 24) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue (WSFX-26.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 7:30am 10/6-12/29/18
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 program demonstrates how through teamwork people help animals out of sometimes dangerous situation. It also shows how animals survive in the wild. their habitat. It shows people what animals do to stay away from danger.
Other Matters (20 of 24) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (26.3 Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 12pm 10/6-12/29/18
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, 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 the biology and ecology.
Other Matters (21 of 24) Response
Program Title Rock The Park (26.3 Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 12:30pm 10/6-12/29/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In this 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.
Other Matters (22 of 24) Response
Program Title Get Wild(26.2 THIS TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 10am 10/6-12/29/18
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. Get Wild is a weekly half-hour reality series featuring wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series provides key information about each creature and teen viewers learn about their living habitats and unique behaviors.
Other Matters (23 of 24) Response
Program Title Dog Tales (WSFX-26.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat.7am 10/6-12/29/18
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. Dogs are said to be men's best friend so is it a surprise that there's a weekly show dedicated to dogs and the people who love them? That's what "Dog Tales" is all about. The show, aimed at teenagers features information on dogs of all shapes, sized and breeds while also informing young people on how to properly care for pets.
Other Matters (24 of 24) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (26.3 Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 11:30am 10/6-12/29/18
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, 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 the biology and ecology.

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Charlotte Cohen

General Manager


10/04/2018

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