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

FRN:
0015347529
File Number:
0000061472
Submit Date:
10/09/2018
Call Sign:
WDEF-TV
Facility ID:
54385
City:
CHATTANOOGA
State:
TN
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? Yes

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

WDEF-TV, INC.

Doing Business As: WDEF-TV, INC.

Bobby Berry

301 Poplar Street

Macon, GA 31201

United States

+1 (478) 745-4141

bberry@morrisnetwork.com

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Anne Goodwin Crump

FLETCHER, HEALD & HILDRETH, P.L.C.

1300 NORTH 17TH STREET

Eleventh Floor

ARLINGTON, VA 22209

United States

+1 (703) 812-0426

CRUMP@FHHLAW.COM

Legal Representative

Ray Luke

TECHNICAL CONSULTANT

Custom Specialty Services, LLC

Ray Luke

17363 Carlton Cuebas Rd

Gulfport, MS 39503

United States

+1 (228) 297-2500

ray.css@att.net

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CBS
Nielsen DMA Chattanooga
Web Home Page Address www.wdef.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 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: 3.0
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(25)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 25) Response
Program Title OCEAN TREKS WITH JEFF CORWIN AIRED ONLY ON FOURTH DIGITAL PROGRAM CHANNEL 12.4 ON AIR EFFECTIVE 02/01/18
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:00am - 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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. The program serves a significant purpose of informing and educating children and meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 25) Response
Program Title LUCKY DOG, AIRED ONLY ON MAIN PROGRAM CHANNEL ON 12.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11-11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal trainer Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, where his mission is to rescue hard-to-love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and on developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the overarching theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. Following McMillan's investigations into how to retrain these animals to make them welcome members in the homes of families is both educational and inspirational - encouraging this demographic to become sensitive to our own and others' behavior and teaching how we as individuals can make a difference. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
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 Lucky Dog
List date and time rescheduled 09/18/2018 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 #
Reason for Preemption Public Interest
Digital Core Program (3 of 25) Response
Program Title WALKING WILD NEWSAIRED ONLY ON THIRD DIGITAL PROGRAM CHANNEL 12.3 ON AIR EFFECTIVE 03/05/16
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30a - 12:00a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. WALKING WILD at the San Diego Zoo is a weekly half hour series that explores all types of wild animals and their habitats.. The program serves a significant purpose of informing and educating children and meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 25) Response
Program Title JEWELS OF THE NATURAL WORLD, AIRED ONLY ON OUR SECOND DIGITAL PROGRAM CHANNEL 12.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:00am-11:30am
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. JEWELS OF THE NATURAL WORLD is an incredible celebration of nature. This breathtaking series will give viewers a passport to discover some of the most fascinating animals on our planet. The program serves a significant purpose of informing and educating children and meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 25) Response
Program Title ANIMAL TAILS - AIRED ONLY ON SECOND DIGITAL CHANNEL 12.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:30-12:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ANIMAL TAILS highlights various features of the animal kingdom, from household pets to exotic wildlife. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 25) Response
Program Title MISSING AIRED ONLY ON THIRD DIGITAL PROGRAM CHANNEL 12.3 ON AIR EFFECTIVE 03/05/16
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12:30p - 1:00p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MISSING profiles the cases of missing children and adults and offers internet safety tips and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. The program serves a significant purpose of informing and educating children and meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 25) Response
Program Title ALL IN WITH LAILA ALI, AIRED ONLY ON OUR SECOND DIGITAL PROGRAM CHANNEL 12.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10-10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ALL IN WITH LAILA ALI is a weekly half hour series the delves into the world of sports, culture, travel and adventure. Laila Ali profiles inspirational people and showcases their extraordinary achievements. The program serves a significant purpose of informing and educating children and meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 25) Response
Program Title SEA RESCUE AIRED ONLY ON FOURTH DIGITAL PROGRAM CHANNEL 12.4 ON AIR EFFECTIVE 02/01/18
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Hosted by Sam Champion, Sea Rescue features the rescue, rehabilitation and - in many instances - release of wildlife back into the ocean. In demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by real-life stories and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology! The program serves a significant purpose of informing and educating children and meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 25) Response
Program Title ALL IN WITH LAILA ALI, AIRED ONLY ON OUR SECOND DIGITAL PROGRAM CHANNEL 12.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30-11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ALL IN WITH LAILA ALI is a weekly half hour series the delves into the world of sports, culture, travel and adventure. Laila Ali profiles inspirational people and showcases their extraordinary achievements. The program serves a significant purpose of informing and educating children and meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 25) Response
Program Title DR. CHRIS PET VET, AIRED ONLY ON MAIN PROGRAM CHANNEL ON 12.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:30-8am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Chronicling the adventures of Dr. Chris Brown, DR. CHRIS PET VET allows viewers unique insight into the life of one of the world's busiest vets and the animals that he treats. For those animals that require specialist services, Dr. Chris calls on his good friend and colleague Dr. Lisa Chimes, who works at a small animal specialist hospital. The show usually consists of three segments, following the doctor as he treats various animals that are in trouble and offering the viewer opportunities to understand the challenges a veterinarian daily faces. The series focuses on how the doctor investigates the individual problem and tries to develop solutions that on the surface would seem confounding to the viewer. As such the show not only offers a view into careers in and responsibility for taking care of pets, but also into problem solving strategies and behaviors. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 25) Response
Program Title HOPE IN THE WILD, AIRED ONLY ON MAIN PROGRAM CHANNEL ON 12.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:00am - 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
Total times aired 1
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. HOPE IN THE WILD is a live action half hour television program that follows Hope Swinimer and her dedicated team as they rescue and rehabilitate injured and orphaned animals of all kinds. Hope's passion for wildlife conservation shines through everything she does to lead her team on their mission to care for and return each animal to the wild. From the pressure of saving an animal in critical condition to the joy in witnessing its victorious return home. HOPE IN THE WILD will educate viewers on the day to day jobs of this animal care team and species they encounter. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commissions rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 25) Response
Program Title EVERYDAY HEALTH - AIRED ONLY ON SECOND DIGITAL CHANNEL 12.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10:30-11:00 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. EVERYDAY HEALTH is a series that uniquely raises awareness to help fight obesity, raise self esteem, establish physical fitness habits and prevent negative choices. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 25) Response
Program Title THE INSPECTORS - AIRED ONLY ON DIGITAL CHANNEL 12.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8:30-9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THE INSPECTORS is a scripted dramatic series inspired by compelling real-life cases handled by the United States Postal Inspection Service. In the series, Preston Wainwright, a determined teenage boy who is thriving after being paralyzed in a car accident, works as an intern at the U.S. Postal Inspector's lab assisting his U.S. Postal Inspector mom, Amanda, in solving crimes that deal with everything from internet scams, identity and mail theft, to consumer fraud. The program strives to educate young people about making the right choices in their daily lives, encourages open communication between teens and parents and includes positive messaging regarding living with disabilities, overcoming challenges, beating the odds and the power of perseverance. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
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 The Inspectors
List date and time rescheduled 09/18/0018 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 0018-09-01
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Public Interest
Digital Core Program (14 of 25) Response
Program Title LUCKY DOG, AIRED ONLY ON MAIN PROGRAM CHANNEL ON 12.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7-7:30am
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 trainer Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, where his mission is to rescue hard-to-love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and on developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the overarching theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. Following McMillan's investigations into how to retrain these animals to make them welcome members in the homes of families is both educational and inspirational - encouraging this demographic to become sensitive to our own and others' behavior and teaching how we as individuals can make a difference. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 25) Response
Program Title MISSING AIRED ONLY ON THIRD DIGITAL PROGRAM CHANNEL 12.3 ON AIR EFFECTIVE 03/05/16
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:00a - 10:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MISSING profiles the cases of missing children and adults and offers internet safety tips and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. The program serves a significant purpose of informing and educating children and meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 25) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S WILD COUNTDOWN AIRED ONLY ON FOURTH DIGITAL PROGRAM CHANNEL 12.4 ON AIR EFFECTIVE 02/01/18
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30am - 11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In each episode, wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, counts down from ten to one in intriguing and fun categories that gives teen viewers stimulating lessons about the world's animals. As Jack reveals the categories, he will give us further insights and interesting facts about the animals. For example, when Jack reveals that the largest animal on the African content is in fact the elephant, he will ask, "do you know the difference between an African and Asian elephant?" The fun format of this show affords Jungle Jack and the producers the opportunity to effortlessly teach while entertaining. The program serves a significant purpose of informing and educating children and meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 25) Response
Program Title VACATION CREATION - AIRED ONLY ON SECOND DIGITAL STATION 12.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10:00-10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. On each episode of Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko, our hosts Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko guide one deserving family on amazing adventures as they experience a new destination together on their family vacation.This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 25) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S WILD COUNTDOWN AIRED ONLY ON FOURTH DIGITAL PROGRAM CHANNEL 12.4 ON AIR EFFECTIVE 02/01/18
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:00am - 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In each episode, wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, counts down from ten to one in intriguing and fun categories that gives teen viewers stimulating lessons about the world's animals. As Jack reveals the categories, he will give us further insights and interesting facts about the animals. For example, when Jack reveals that the largest animal on the African content is in fact the elephant, he will ask, "do you know the difference between an African and Asian elephant?" The fun format of this show affords Jungle Jack and the producers the opportunity to effortlessly teach while entertaining. The program serves a significant purpose of informing and educating children and meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 25) Response
Program Title BETTER PLANET AIRED ONLY ON THIRD DIGITAL PROGRAM CHANNEL 12.3 ON AIR EFFECTIVE 03/05/16
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:00a - 11:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. BETTER PLANET is a weekly half hour series featuring teens learning about ways to help the environment. The program serves a significant purpose of informing and educating children and meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 25) Response
Program Title SEA RESCUE AIRED ONLY ON FOURTH DIGITAL PROGRAM CHANNEL 12.4 ON AIR EFFECTIVE 02/01/18
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Hosted by Sam Champion, Sea Rescue features the rescue, rehabilitation and - in many instances - release of wildlife back into the ocean. In demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by real-life stories and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology! The program serves a significant purpose of informing and educating children and meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 25) Response
Program Title HENRY FORDS INNOVATION NATION - AIRED ONLY ON DIGITAL CHANNEL 12.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8:00-8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Henry Ford's INNOVATION NATION, hosted by Mo Rocca, features the celebration of the inventor's spirit - from historic scientific pioneers throughout past centuries to the forward-looking visionaries of today. Each episode tells the dramatic stories behind the world's greatest inventions, and the perseverance, passion and price required to bring them to life. The program includes segments focusing on 'what if it never happened' and 'the innovation by accident,' and has a strong focus on 'junior geniuses' who are changing the face of technology. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (22 of 25) Response
Program Title BETTER PLANET AIRED ONLY ON THIRD DIGITAL PROGRAM CHANNEL 12.3 ON AIR EFFECTIVE 03/05/16
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30a - 11:00a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. BETTER PLANET is a weekly half hour series featuring teens learning about ways to help the environment. The program serves a significant purpose of informing and educating children and meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (23 of 25) Response
Program Title ROCK THE PARK AIRED ONLY ON FOURTH DIGITAL PROGRAM CHANNEL 12.4 ON AIR EFFECTIVE 02/01/18
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12:30pm - 1:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rock the Park taps into America's love affair with our national parks. In this aweinspiring 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. The program serves a significant purpose of informing and educating children and meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (24 of 25) Response
Program Title PET VET DREAM TEAM, AIRED ONLY ON MAIN PROGRAM CHANNEL ON 12.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30am-12pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. PET VET DREAM TEAM is a live action, half hour television program that follows veterinarians Dr. Lisa Chimes and Dr. Andrew Marchevsky of the Small Animal Specialist Hospital, where they deal with compelling cases of infirm and injured pets. Viewers also see exotic animal expert Tim Faulkner in action at the Australian Reptile Park where he cares for animals big and small, from crocodiles to koalas. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
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 PET VET DREAM TEAM
List date and time rescheduled 09/22/0018 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 0018-09-01
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Public Interest
Digital Core Program (25 of 25) Response
Program Title WILD WONDERS AIRED ONLY ON THIRD DIGITAL PROGRAM CHANNEL 12.3 ON AIR EFFECTIVE 03/05/16
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12:00p - 12:30p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. WILD WONDERS is a weekly half hour reality series allowing teen viewers to become familiar with various wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on various critters and examines their differences and also provides important information about each animals living habits and includes interviews with people who care for them. The program serves a significant purpose of informing and educating children and meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commissions rules.
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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Liaison Contact

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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 Lisa Murphy
Address c/o WDEF, 3300 Broad Street
City Chattanooga
State TN
Zip 37408
Telephone Number (423) 785-1200
Email Address lmurphy@wdef.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. WDEF TV aired PSAs which were of benefit to the youth and adults alike during the 3rd quarter of 2018. A listing of the PSAs which aired on 12.1 during the quarter can be found in our local public file. PSA campaigns included partnering with the local sherrifs department on an event to provide people a secure way to dispose of their sensitive materials. WDEF TV also promoted several events in the community such as the Komen Race for the Cure event.

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Other Matters (1 of 25) Response
Program Title GAME CHANGERS - WILL AIR ONLY SECOND DIGITAL CHANNEL 12.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30-11am
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. Game Changers hosted by Kevin Frazier, takes viewers behind the scenes with professional athletes who use their public image to make positive changes in the lives of people in need. The program serves a significant purpose of informing and educating children and meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (2 of 25) Response
Program Title GAME CHANGERS, WILL AIR ONLY ON SECOND DIGITAL CHANNEL 12.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:00-10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Game Changers hosted by Kevin Frazier, takes viewers behind the scenes with professional athletes who use their public image to make positive changes in the lives of people in need. The program serves a significant purpose of informing and educating children and meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (3 of 25) Response
Program Title BETTER PLANET WILL AIR ONLY ON THIRD DIGITAL CHANNEL 12.3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30a - 11:00a
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. BETTER PLANET is a weekly half hour series featuring teens learning about ways to help the environment. The program serves a significant purpose of informing and educating children and meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (4 of 25) Response
Program Title LUCKY DOG, WILL AIR ONLY ON MAIN DIGITAL PROGRAM CHANNEL 12.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7-7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal trainer Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, where his mission is to rescue hard-to-love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and on developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the overarching theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. Following McMillan's investigations into how to retrain these animals to make them welcome members in the homes of families is both educational and inspirational - encouraging this demographic to becomesensitive to our own and others' behavior and teaching how we as individuals can make a difference. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children,has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (5 of 25) Response
Program Title HOPE IN THE WILD, WILL AIR ONLY ON MAIN DIGITAL PROGRAM CHANNEL ON 12.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11-11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. HOPE IN THE WILD is a live action, half hour television program that follows Hope Swinimer and her dedicated team as they rescue and rehabilitate injured and orphaned animals of all kinds. Hopes passion for wildlife conservation shines through everything she does to lead her team on their mission to care for and return each animal to the wild. From the pressure of saving an animal in critical condition to the joy in witnessing its victorious return home, HOPE IN THE WILD will educate viewers on the day to day jobs of this animal care team and the species they encounter. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commissions rules.
Other Matters (6 of 25) Response
Program Title MISSING WILL AIR ONLY ON THIRD DIGITAL CHANNEL 12.3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:00a - 10:30a
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. MISSING profiles the cases of missing children and adults and offers internet safety tips and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. The program serves a significant purpose of informing and educating children and meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (7 of 25) Response
Program Title BETTER PLANET WILL AIR ONLY ON THIRD DIGITAL CHANNEL 12.3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:00a - 11:30 a
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. BETTER PLANET is a weekly half hour series featuring teens learning about ways to help the environment. The program serves a significant purpose of informing and educating children and meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (8 of 25) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S WILD COUNTDOWN WILL AIR ONLY ON FOURTH DIGITAL CHANNEL 12.4
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30am - 11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In each episode, wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, counts down from ten to one in intriguing and fun categories that gives teen viewers stimulating lessons about the world's animals. As Jack reveals the categories, he will give us further insights and interesting facts about the animals. For example, when Jack reveals that the largest animal on the African content is in fact the elephant, he will ask, "do you know the difference between an African and Asian elephant?" The fun format of this show affords Jungle Jack and the producers the opportunity to effortlessly teach while entertaining. The program serves a significant purpose of informing and educating children and meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (9 of 25) Response
Program Title SEA RESCUE WILL AIR ONLY ON FOURTH DIGITAL CHANNEL 12.4
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Hosted by Sam Champion, Sea Rescue features the rescue, rehabilitation and - in many instances -release of wildlife back into the ocean. In demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by real-life stories and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology! The program serves a significant purpose of informing and educating children and meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (10 of 25) Response
Program Title OCEAN TREKS WITH JEFF CORWIN WILL AIR ONLY ON FOURTH DIGITAL CHANNEL 12.4
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:00am - 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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 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. The program serves a significant purpose of informing and educating children and meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (11 of 25) Response
Program Title GAME CHANGERS - WILL AIR ONLY ON SECOND DIGITAL CHANNEL 12.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10-10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Game Changers hosted by Kevin Frazier, takes viewers behind the scenes with professional athletes who use their public image to make positive changes in the lives of people in need. The program serves a significant purpose of informing and educating children and meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (12 of 25) Response
Program Title WALKING WILD WILL AIR ONLY ON THIRD DIGITAL CHANNEL 12.3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30a - 12:00p
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. WALKING WILD at the San Diego Zoo is a weekly half hour series that explores all types of wild animals and their habitats.. The program serves a significant purpose of informing and educating children and meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (13 of 25) Response
Program Title HOPE IN THE WILD WILL AIR ONLY ON MAIN DIGITAL PROGRAM CHANNEL ON 12.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11-11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
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. HOPE IN THE WILD is a live action half hour television program that follows Hope Swinimer and her dedicated team as they rescue and rehabilitate injured and orphaned animals of all kinds. Hopes passion for wildlife conservation shines through everything she does to lead her team on their mission to care for and return each animal to the wild. From the pressure of saving an animal in critical condition to the joy in witnessing its victorious return home HOPE IN THE WILD will educate viewers on the day to day jobs of this animal care team and the species they encounter. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commissions rules.
Other Matters (14 of 25) Response
Program Title HENRY FORD INNOVATION NATION, WILL AIR ONLY ON MAIN DIGITAL PRGRAM CHANNEL ON 12.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8-8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Henry Ford's INNOVATION NATION, hosted by Mo Rocca, features the celebration of the inventor's spirit - from historic scientific pioneers throughout past centuries to the forward-looking visionaries of today. Each episode tells the dramatic stories behind the world's greatest inventions, and the perseverance, passion and price required to bring them to life. The program includes segments focusing on 'what if it never happened' and 'the innovation by accident,' and has a strong focus on 'junior geniuses' who are changing the face of technology. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (15 of 25) Response
Program Title THE INSPECTORS, WILL AIR ONLY ON MAIN DIGITAL PRGRAM CHANNEL ON 12.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:30-9am
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 INSPECTORS is a scripted dramatic series inspired by compelling real-life cases handled by the United States Postal Inspection Service. In the series, Preston Wainwright, a determined teenage boy who is thriving after being paralyzed in a car accident, works as an intern at the U.S. Postal Inspector's lab assisting his U.S. Postal Inspector mom, Amanda, in solving crimes that deal with everything from internet scams, identity and mail theft, to consumer fraud. The program strives to educate young people about making the right choices in their daily lives, encourages open communication between teens and parents and includes positive messaging regarding living with disabilities, overcoming challenges, beating the odds and the power of perseverance. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (16 of 25) Response
Program Title GAME CHANGERS, WILL AIR ONLY ON SECOND DIGITAL PROGRAM CHANNEL 12.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10:30-11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Game Changers hosted by Kevin Frazier, takes viewers behind the scenes with professional athletes who use their public image to make positive changes in the lives of people in need. The program serves a significant purpose of informing and educating children and meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (17 of 25) Response
Program Title SEA RESCUE WILL AIR ONLY ON FOURTH DIGITAL CHANNEL 12.4
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Hosted by Sam Champion, Sea Rescue features the rescue, rehabilitation and - in many instances -release of wildlife back into the ocean. In demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by real-life stories and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology! The program serves a significant purpose of informing and educating children and meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (18 of 25) Response
Program Title VACATION CREATION WILL AIR ONLY ON SECOND DIGITAL PROGRAM CHANNEL 12.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30am-12pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Vacation Creation hosts Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko guide one deserving family on amazing adventures as they experience a new destination together on their family vacation.The series is designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age. This program meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (19 of 25) Response
Program Title ROCK THE PARK WILL AIR ONLY ON FOURTH DIGITAL CHANNEL 12.4
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12:30pm - 1:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rock the Park 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. The program serves a significant purpose of informing and educating children and meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (20 of 25) Response
Program Title DR. CHRIS PET VET, WILL AIR ONLY ON MAIN DIGITAL PROGRAM CHANNEL 12.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:30-8am
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. Chronicling the adventures of Dr. Chris Brown, DR. CHRIS PET VET allows viewers unique insight into the life of one of the world's busiest vets and the animals that he treats. For those animals that require specialist services, Dr. Chris calls on his good friend and colleague Dr. Lisa Chimes, who works at a small animal specialist hospital. The show usually consists of three segments, following the doctor as he treats various animals that are in trouble and offering the viewer opportunities to understand the challenges a veterinarian daily faces. The series focuses on how the doctor investigates the individual problem and tries to develop solutions that on the surface would seem confounding to the viewer. As such the show not only offers a view into careers in and responsibility for taking care of pets, but also into problem solving strategies and behaviors. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (21 of 25) Response
Program Title VACATION CREATION, WILL AIR ONLY ON SECOND DIGITAL PROGRAM CHANNEL 12.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11-11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Vacation Creation hosts Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko guide one deserving family on amazing adventures as they experience a new destination together on their family vacation.The series is designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age. This program meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (22 of 25) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S WILD COUNTDOWN WILL AIR ONLY ON FOURTH DIGITAL CHANNEL 12.4
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:00am - 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In each episode, wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, counts down from ten to one in intriguing and fun categories that gives teen viewers stimulating lessons about the world's animals. As Jack reveals the categories, he will give us further insights and interesting facts about the animals. For example, when Jack reveals that the largest animal on the African content is in fact the elephant, he will ask, "do you know the difference between an African and Asian elephant?" The fun format of this show affords Jungle Jack and the producers the opportunity to effortlessly teach while entertaining. The program serves a significant purpose of informing and educating children and meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (23 of 25) Response
Program Title MISSING WILL AIR ONLY ON THIRD DIGITAL CHANNEL 12.3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12:30p - 1:00p
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. MISSING profiles the cases of missing children and adults and offers internet safety tips and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. The program serves a significant purpose of informing and educating children and meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (24 of 25) Response
Program Title WILD WONDERS WILL AIR ONLY ON THIRD DIGITAL CHANNEL 12.3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12:00p - 12:30p
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 WONDERS is a weekly half hour reality series allowing teen viewers to become familiar with various wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on various critters and examines their differences and also provides important information about each animals living habits and includes interviews with people who care for them. The program serves a significant purpose of informing and educating children and meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commissions rules.
Other Matters (25 of 25) Response
Program Title PET VET DREAM TEAM WILL AIR ONLY ON MAIN DIGITAL PROGRAM CHANNEL ON 12.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30am-12pm
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. PET VET DREAM TEAM is a live action, half hour television program that follows talented veterinarians Dr. Lisa Chimes and Dr. Andrew Marchevsky of the Small Animal Specialist Hospital SASH, where they deal with compelling cases of infirm and injured pets. Viewers also see exotic animal expert Tim Faulkner in action at the Australian Reptile Park, where he cares for animals big and small, from crocodiles to koalas. Together, these three authorities race to cure their furry and feathered charges educating viewers on a range of medical procedures and zoological practices along the way. As viewers catch a behind the scenes look at the veterinary profession, they also learn responsibility and empathy for animals of all kinds through the passionate work of the PET VET DREAM TEAM. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commissions rules.

Certification

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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.

Lisa D Murphy

Assistant Business Manager


10/09/2018

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