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

FRN:
0019178607
File Number:
0000061036
Submit Date:
10/09/2018
Call Sign:
WAPT
Facility ID:
49712
City:
JACKSON
State:
MS
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/09/2018
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

JACKSON HEARST TELEVISON INC.

Jackson Hearst Television, Inc.

P.O. BOX 1800

RALEIGH, NC 27602

United States

+1 (919) 839-0300

shartzell@brookspierce.com

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Stephen Hartzell

Brooks, Pierce et al.

150 Fayetteville Street

Suite 1700

Raleigh, NC 27601

United States

+1 (919) 839-0300

shartzell@brookspierce.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network ABC, METV
Nielsen DMA Jackson MS
Web Home Page Address WWW.WAPT.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 3.38
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 168.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 4.31
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(15)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 15) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00-9:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
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. MAIN DIGITAL CHANNEL: 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 Core Program (2 of 15) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00-10:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
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. MAIN DIGITAL CHANNEL: 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 their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 15) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:00-9:30 AM CT
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. METV DIGITAL MULTICAST CHANNEL: Saved By The Bell is a weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say no, the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 15) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30-11:00AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
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. MAIN DIGITAL CHANNEL: 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 informational program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of our veterinary team. Unpredictable events unfold, giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety, and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 15) Response
Program Title Bill Nye, The Science Guy
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8:30-9:00 AM CT
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. METV DIGITAL MULTICAST CHANNEL: This show encourages students to enjoy conducting gravity experiments using their natural surroundings while connecting their learning to the reality of how the solar system works. Episodes also communicate pollution solutions and the reality of the effects of pollution and how non bio-degradable material effects our planet while championing the need for students to do something. It speaks to social justice and the need for students to lead the charge and make it their responsibility to take action by cleaning and care for our planet.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 15) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:00-12:30PM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 7
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 7
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 5
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MAIN DIGITAL CHANNEL: A news program produced for kids, by kids. Seeing news through the eyes of children, which puts a whole new perspective on what's really important to kids. The diverse news anchor team appeals to kids who want to identify and emulate them. The program also will give students a clear voice in the adult-dominated media and provide a unique perspective to the news. The lead story each week takes a kid sensitive approach to a serious news topic such as terrorism, bullying and cliques, and the alarming increase of diabetes in children. Other segments will include: At the Movies: Superstars and Kids on the Street. Another regular feature each week will come from Children's Pressline, the international news service that has produced stories for the last 25 years to bring the authentic voices of children and teens to opinion leaders, policymakers and the general public. Weekly Reader, the 101-year-old educational publisher is contributing editorial support and script editing to make stories more age appropriate. Weekly Reader polls are a feature on the program as well as content for their magazines, which reach 11 million children. Teachers nationwide will be able to download the news scripts from Weekly Reader's web site, and use them to help students become better public speakers and writers. The program serves the audience in a way that makes a real difference in their lives.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Teen Kids News
List date and time rescheduled 09/16/2018 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 2018-09-15
Episode # 1602
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Teen Kids News
List date and time rescheduled 09/02/2018 01:00 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 2018-09-01
Episode # 1552
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Teen Kids News
List date and time rescheduled 09/23/2018 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 2018-09-22
Episode # 1603
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Teen Kids News
List date and time rescheduled 09/09/2018 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 2018-09-08
Episode # 1601
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Teen Kids News
List date and time rescheduled 09/30/2018 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 2018-09-29
Episode # 1604
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (7 of 15) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:00-10:30AM CT
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. METV DIGITAL MULTICAST CHANNEL: Saved By The Bell is a weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say no, the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 15) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:30-11:00 AM CT
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. METV DIGITAL MULTICAST CHANNEL: Saved By The Bell is a weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say no, the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 15) Response
Program Title Bill Nye, The Science Guy
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8:00-8:30AM CT
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. METV DIGITAL MULTICAST CHANNEL: This show encourages students to enjoy conducting gravity experiments using their natural surroundings while connecting their learning to the reality of how the solar system works. Episodes also communicate pollution solutions and the reality of the effects of pollution and how non bio-degradable material effects our planet while championing the need for students to do something. It speaks to social justice and the need for students to lead the charge and make it their responsibility to take action by cleaning and care for our planet.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 15) Response
Program Title Beakman's World
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7:00-7:30AM CT
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. METV DIGITAL MULTICAST CHANNEL This live-action series based on the comic strip by Jok Church stars performance artist Paul Zaloom as the slightly nutty but never boring scientist who leads a journey of discovery while performing experiments that demonstrate how the world works. Topics are addressed with cutting-edge humor and state-of-the-art visuals that make learning fun. Joining Beakman in his quest are Josie (Alanna Ubach, Meet the Fockers), his bright young apprentice, and an oversize, sarcastic rat named Lester (Mark Ritts).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 15) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:30-10:00AM CT
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. METV DIGITAL MULTICAST CHANNEL: Saved By The Bell is a weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say no, the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 15) Response
Program Title Vacation Creation w/T. Davidson
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30AM-12:00PM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 6
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 5
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 5
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MAIN DIGITAL CHANNEL: In each episode of Vacation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko, our hosts 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.
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 Vacation Creation
List date and time rescheduled 09/23/2018 12:30 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 2018-09-22
Episode # 225
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Vacation Creation
List date and time rescheduled 09/16/2018 12:30 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 2018-09-15
Episode # 224
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Vacation Creation
List date and time rescheduled 09/30/2018 12:30 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 2018-09-29
Episode # 226
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Vacation Creation
List date and time rescheduled 09/02/2018 12:30 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 2018-09-01
Episode # 221
Reason for Preemption Public Interest

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Vacation Creation
List date and time rescheduled 09/09/2018 12:30 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 2018-09-08
Episode # 223
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (13 of 15) Response
Program Title Rock the Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00-11:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 5
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 5
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. MAIN DIGITAL CHANNEL: The 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 host, 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 places like the underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida, which is home to some of the most unique coral and marine life on the planet. And raft their way through places like Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and preserve and climb the Grand Teton in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park. Jack and Colton's adventures on Rock the Park will inspire families to go out and explore the vast resources that the national parks provide.
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 Rock the Park
List date and time rescheduled 09/09/2018 01:00 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 2018-09-08
Episode # 423
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Rock the Park
List date and time rescheduled 09/16/2018 01:00 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 2018-09-15
Episode # 424
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Rock the Park
List date and time rescheduled 09/23/2018 01:00 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 2018-09-22
Episode # 425
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Rock the Park
List date and time rescheduled 09/02/2018 12:00 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 2018-09-01
Episode # 422
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (14 of 15) Response
Program Title Beakman's World
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7:30-8:00AM CT
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. METV DIGITAL MULTICAST CHANNEL This live-action series based on the comic strip by Jok Church stars performance artist Paul Zaloom as the slightly nutty but never boring scientist who leads a journey of discovery while performing experiments that demonstrate how the world works. Topics are addressed with cutting-edge humor and state-of-the-art visuals that make learning fun. Joining Beakman in his quest are Josie (Alanna Ubach, Meet the Fockers), his bright young apprentice, and an oversize, sarcastic rat named Lester (Mark Ritts).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 15) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30-10:00AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
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. MAIN DIGITAL CHANNEL: 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

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (7)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 7) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna Into the Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sundays 4:00- 4:30AM - CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 14
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. MAIN DIGITAL CHANNEL: Jack Hanna Into the Wild is designed to educate and inform children 13 to 16 years of age as cameras follow Jack as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jack speaks with knowledgeable people about many different animals and their habitats, teaching as he goes. Each show reveals to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Does the 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? No

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2 of 7) Response
Program Title Black College Quiz Show
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sundays 5:00-5:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 14
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. MAIN DIGITAL CHANNEL: Nephew Tommy hosts this weekly quiz show on historical, contemporary and current topics related to African-American culture and heritage. Students win scholarship money toward their college education in a fun and exciting format. The purpose of the show is to encourage the appreciation of African-American heritage by all people in an entertaining way.
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? No

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (3 of 7) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sundays 6:30 - 7:00AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 14
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. METV DIGITAL MULTICAST CHANNEL: MYSTERY HUNTERS explores some of the world's greatest myths and mysteries. Combining on-site reporting and exciting adventures, the Mystery Hunters uses science and reasoning to try to uncover the truth. The program teaches children how to gather facts, meet with experts, debunk common myths, and offer explanations for legends.
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 7) Response
Program Title American Athlete
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturdays 3:30-4:00AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
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. MAIN DIGITAL CHANNEL: This program features one-on-one interviews with today's hottest and most recognizable superstar athletes. Find out the dreams and goals of these sport superstars as they talk about their lives and the journey they traveled to reach their ultimate destination.
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? No

Date and Time Aired:

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (5 of 7) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sundays 4:30-5:00AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 14
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. MAIN DIGITAL CHANNEL: Sports Stars of Tomorrow displays the hard work and dedication that it takes to be a true sports star. It chronicles the trials and tribulations of the young athletes as they strive to become a top level performer in the sports arena. The program helps youngsters realize that their full potential in both life and the playing field is attainable with lots of hard work and determination. It reinforces the importance of key values like dedication, discipline, commitment and community involvement. Sports Stars of Tomorrow also provides in-depth, human-interest stories that reveal the important challenges and lessons that mold our young athletes. Not everyone is cut out to be a superstar. In Sports Stars of Tomorrow, we recognize those athletes that have learned life lessons along the way while battling varying obstacles. These stories inspire and teach our youth that while many desire greatness on the grand stage of competition, much can be learned through the journey that can make a significant difference throughout their lives.
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? No

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Program Title Made in Hollywood Teen Edition
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sundays 3:30-4:00AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
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. MAIN DIGITAL CHANNEL: Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition is a magazine/entertainment show that spotlights movies/DVDS and provides career information and advice from top Hollywood professionals so teens can pursue careers on-camera and behind the screen. Entertainment industry professionals at the top of their careers take viewers on a tour of how projects are made in Hollywood. This program provides for adolescent boys and girls in the 13 to 16 year old age group an opportunity to explore and learn about the technical, artistic, creative, business and administrative careers that are a part of the motion picture, television, music video, and home entertainment industries, as well as to learn about some of the skills, personal attributes, techniques, and strategies needed to enter these fields.
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? No

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (7 of 7) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sundays 6:00 - 6:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 14
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. METV DIGITAL MULTICAST CHANNEL: MYSTERY HUNTERS explores some of the world's greatest myths and mysteries. Combining on-site reporting and exciting adventures, the Mystery Hunters uses science and reasoning to try to uncover the truth. The program teaches children how to gather facts, meet with experts, debunk common myths, and offer explanations for legends.
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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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 Teresia Gray
Address 7616 Channel 16 Way
City Jackson
State MS
Zip 39209
Telephone Number (601) 922-1607
Email Address tgray@hearst.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. On September 1, Teen Kids News and Rock the Park were both preempted by live sports coverage, and they were rescheduled to air in their respective second homes on September 2. Due to an error, the two shows were flip-flopped on September 2, which caused Teen Kids News to inadvertently air during Rock the Park's second home and for the Rock to Park to air during Teen Kids News' second home. Due to the nature of the error, we believe it is reasonable to count both towards the core programming average on the station's primary channel. On September 1, 2018, core programs, Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown, Ocean Treks, Sea Rescue, & The Wildlife Docs were preempted from their regularly scheduled times at 9am, 930am, 10am, & 1030am (all central times), to air breaking news coverage of the funeral proceedings of American hero and Senator John McCain. The late-breaking nature of his passing and scheduling of his funeral service were beyond the control of the station and made it impracticable for the station to reschedule Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown, Ocean Treks, Sea Rescue, & The Wildlife Docs.

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Other Matters (1 of 15) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00-9:30AM 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. MAIN DIGITAL CHANNEL: 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 (2 of 15) Response
Program Title The Great Dr. Scott
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30-11:00AM 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. MAIN DIGITAL CHANNEL: The Great Dr. Scott is a live action, half hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13 to16. The Great Dr. Scott follows the charismatic and committed veterinarian Dr. Scott Miller at his family run veterinary clinic in the outskirts of London in the village of Richmond upon Thames. Viewers will get hands-on insight into the world of veterinary medicine as Dr. Scott treats a wide variety of animal patients from cats and dogs to exotic reptiles and livestock. Audiences will witness as Dr. Scott goes above and beyond to care for all creatures great and small providing a glimpse into the day to day life of a veterinary professional while educating viewers on a wide range of medical procedures and practices in the process.
Other Matters (3 of 15) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:00-12:30PM 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. MAIN DIGITAL CHANNEL: A news program produced for kids, by kids. Seeing news through the eyes of children puts a whole new perspective on what's really important to kids. The diverse news anchor team appeals to kids who want to identify and emulate them. The program also will give students a clear voice in the adult-dominated media and provide a unique perspective to the news. The lead story each week takes a kid sensitive approach to a serious news topic such as terrorism, bullying and cliques, and the alarming increase of diabetes in children. Other segments will include: At the Movies, Superstars and Kids on the Street. Another regular feature each week will come from Children's Pressline, the international news service that has produced stories for the last 25 years to bring the authentic voices of children and teens to opinion leaders, policymakers and the general public. Weekly Reader, the 101-year-old educational publisher, is contributing editorial support and script editing to make stories more age appropriate. Weekly Reader polls are a feature on the program, as well as content for their magazines, which reach 11 million children. Teachers nationwide will be able to download the news scripts from Weekly Reader's web site, and use them to help students become better public speakers and writers. The program serves the audience in a way that makes a real difference in their lives.
Other Matters (4 of 15) Response
Program Title Beakman's World
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7:30-8:00AM 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. METV DIGITAL MULTICAST CHANNEL: This live-action series based on the comic strip by Jok Church stars performance artist Paul Zaloom as the slightly nutty but never boring scientist who leads a journey of discovery while performing experiments that demonstrate how the world works. Topics are addressed with cutting-edge humor and state-of-the-art visuals that make learning fun. Joining Beakman in his quest are Josie (Alanna Ubach, Meet the Fockers), his bright young apprentice, and an oversize, sarcastic rat named Lester (Mark Ritts).
Other Matters (5 of 15) Response
Program Title Beakman's World
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7:00-7:30AM 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. METV DIGITAL MULTICAST CHANNEL: This live-action series based on the comic strip by Jok Church stars performance artist Paul Zaloom as the slightly nutty but never boring scientist who leads a journey of discovery while performing experiments that demonstrate how the world works. Topics are addressed with cutting-edge humor and state-of-the-art visuals that make learning fun. Joining Beakman in his quest are Josie (Alanna Ubach, Meet the Fockers), his bright young apprentice, and an oversize, sarcastic rat named Lester (Mark Ritts).
Other Matters (6 of 15) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:00-9:30AM 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. METV DIGITAL MULTICAST CHANNEL: Saved By The Bell is a weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say no, the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens.
Other Matters (7 of 15) Response
Program Title The Great Dr. Scott
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00-10:30AM 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. MAIN DIGITAL CHANNEL: The Great Dr. Scott is a live action, half hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13 to16. The Great Dr. Scott follows the charismatic and committed veterinarian Dr. Scott Miller at his family run veterinary clinic in the outskirts of London in the village of Richmond upon Thames. Viewers will get hands-on insight into the world of veterinary medicine as Dr. Scott treats a wide variety of animal patients from cats and dogs to exotic reptiles and livestock. Audiences will witness as Dr. Scott goes above and beyond to care for all creatures great and small providing a glimpse into the day-to-day life of a veterinary professional while educating viewers on a wide range of medical procedures and practices in the process.
Other Matters (8 of 15) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30-10:00AM 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. MAIN DIGITAL CHANNEL: 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 manmade treasures. From mountain climbs to deep sea divers, helicopter rides and glacier treks, Jeff brings young audiences on the inspirational trip of a lifetime.
Other Matters (9 of 15) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:00-10:30AM 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. METV DIGITAL MULTICAST CHANNEL: Saved By The Bell is a weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say no, the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens.
Other Matters (10 of 15) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:30-10:00AM 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. METV DIGITAL MULTICAST CHANNEL: Saved By The Bell is a weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say no, the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens.
Other Matters (11 of 15) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:30-11:00AM 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. METV DIGITAL MULTICAST CHANNEL: Saved By The Bell is a weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say no, the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens.
Other Matters (12 of 15) Response
Program Title Rock The Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00-11:30AM 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. MAIN DIGITAL CHANNEL: The half-hour series is 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 some of the most unique coral and marine life on the planet. 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 along the way. Reach new heights with those park guys as they take on their biggest climbing challenge yet - The Grand Teton in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park. Jack and Colton's adventures on Rock the Park will inspire families to go out and explore the vast resources that the national parks provide.
Other Matters (13 of 15) Response
Program Title Bill Nye Science Guy
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8:00-8:30AM 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. METV DIGITAL MULTICAST CHANNEL: This show encourages students to enjoy conducting gravity experiments using their natural surroundings while connecting their learning to the reality of how the solar system works. Episodes also communicate pollution solutions and the reality of the effects of pollution and how non bio-degradable material effects our planet while championing the need for students to do something. It speaks to social justice and the need for students to lead the charge and make it their responsibility to take action by cleaning and care for our planet.
Other Matters (14 of 15) Response
Program Title Vacation Creation with T. Davidson
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30AM-12:00PM 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. MAIN DIGITAL CHANNEL: On each episode of Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko, our hosts 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 (15 of 15) Response
Program Title Bill Nye Science Guy
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8:30-9:00AM 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. METV DIGITAL MULTICAST CHANNEL: This show encourages students to enjoy conducting gravity experiments using their natural surroundings while connecting their learning to the reality of how the solar system works. Episodes also communicate pollution solutions and the reality of the effects of pollution and how non bio-degradable material effects our planet while championing the need for students to do something. It speaks to social justice and the need for students to lead the charge and make it their responsibility to take action by cleaning and care for our planet.

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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.

Michael Neelly

General Manager


10/09/2018

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