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January 2015
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0002715563
File Number:
0000061480
Submit Date:
10/09/2018
Call Sign:
WISC-TV
Facility ID:
65143
City:
MADISON
State:
WI
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

TELEVISION WISCONSIN, INC.

Doing Business As: TELEVISION WISCONSIN, INC.

Kevin Ruppert

7025 RAYMOND ROAD

MADISON, WI 53719

United States

+1 (608) 277-5151

kruppert@wisctv.com

Company

Contact Representatives (5)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Jonathan Allen

Attorney

Rini O'Neil, PC

1200 New Hampshire Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 955-3933

jallen@rinioneil.com

Legal Representative

Tim A Anderson

VP of Engineering

Morgan Murphy Media

Tim A. Anderson

500 W Boone Ave

Spokane, WA 99201

United States

+1 (509) 324-4000

Tima@kxly.com

Technical Representative

Dane Ericksen , P.E. .

Consulting Engineer

Hammett & Edison, Inc.

470 Third Street West

Sonoma, CA 95476

United States

+1 (707) 996-5200

dericksen@h-e.com

Consulting Engineer

Glenn Krieg

CFO

Morgan Murphy Media

Glenn Krieg

7025 Raymond Rd

Madison, WI 53719

United States

+1 (608) 277-5193

glenn@embtv.com

Corporate Officer

Kevin Ruppert

Chief Engineer

Television Wisconsin, Inc.

Kevin Ruppert

7025 Raymond Rd

Madison, WI 53719

United States

+1 (608) 277-5151

kruppert@wisctv.com

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CBS
Nielsen DMA Madison
Web Home Page Address www.channel3000.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: 4.0
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(18)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 18) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 10:00am (AIRS ON TVW)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 10
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 Zoo Clues we tackle the animal kingdom's most mind-blowing questions: Can birds fly backwards? Could a whale really swallow a person? How do animals with no external ears hear? Do dogs sweat? What animal is used for bone grafts? Why do zebras have stripes and leopards spots? Are bats birds? Are whales fish? Are insects animals? Each episode tackles a dozen or more amazing animal questions. Our investigation of the answers takes viewers on a fast-paced and entertaining tour of the entire animal kingdom.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 18) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 7:30am on WISC-DT2
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. Ocean Mysteries offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals and analogies to human experiences. Produced for 13-16 year olds, the show will show how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs as humans.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 18) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 8:00am (AIRS ON WISC-DT2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 10
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. Calling Dr. Pol explores the fascinating occupation of veterinary medicine. Each week audiences will have a chance to understand the challenges and rewards of this fulfilling profession and learn that the work doesn't end at the clinic. He often takes his talents to the road by helping sick or injured animals on neighboring farms and ranches. Dr. Pol is a legend in the community and provides an entertaining view of the veterinary profession.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 18) Response
Program Title Pet Vet Dream Team
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 10:30am on WISC-DT1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 14
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. Pet Vet Dream Team follows veterinarians Dr. Lisa Chimes and Dr. Andrew Marchevsky of the Small Animal Specialist Hospital, where they deal with compelling case of ailing and injured pets.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 18) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 7:00am on WISC-DT2
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. Ocean Mysteries offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals and analogies to human experiences. Produced for 13-16 year olds, the show will show how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs as humans.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 18) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 8:30am (AIRS ON WISC-DT2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 10
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. Calling Dr. Pol explores the fascinating occupation of veterinary medicine. Each week audiences will have a chance to understand the challenges and rewards of this fulfilling profession and learn that the work doesn't end at the clinic. He often takes his talents to the road by helping sick or injured animals on neighboring farms and ranches. Dr. Pol is a legend in the community and provides an entertaining view of the veterinary profession.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 18) Response
Program Title Henry Ford's Innovation Nation
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 9:00 AM (AIRS ON WISC-TV)
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. 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 (8 of 18) Response
Program Title Rock the Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 8:30AM (AIRS ON WISC-DT2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
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, hosted by Jack Steward and Colton Smith, taps into America's love affair with our national parks. They will come face-to-face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 18) Response
Program Title Rock the Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 8:00AM (AIRS ON WISC-DT2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
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, hosted by Jack Steward and Colton Smith, taps into America's love affair with our national parks. They will come face-to-face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 18) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 9:00am (AIRS ON WISC-DT2)
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. Outback Adventures is hosted by wildlife expert Tim Faulkner. Tim is an animal expert and wildlife park operations manager who showcases the beauty and wonder of the natural world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 18) Response
Program Title LUCKY DOG
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 11:00 AM (AIRS ON WISC-TV)
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. 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 (12 of 18) Response
Program Title The Inspectors
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS AT 9:30AM (AIRS ON WISC-TV)
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. THE INSPECTORS is a new scripted dramatic series set in Washington, D.C., inspired by compelling real cases handled by the United States Postal Inspection Service. In the series, Preston Wainwright (Bret Green), a determined teen who is thriving after being paralyzed in a car accident, works as an intern for his U.S. Postal Inspector mom, Amanda (Jessica Lundy), helping to solve crimes ranging from Internet scams, identity and mail theft, to consumer fraud. THE INSPECTORS 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. Also starring in the series are Terry Serpico, Harrison Knight and Erica-Marie Sanchez. The United States Postal Inspection Service, the nation's oldest federal law enforcement agency, will serve as the show's official programming resource.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 18) Response
Program Title DR. CHRIS PET VET
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 11:30am (AIRS ON WISC-TV)
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 (14 of 18) Response
Program Title Hope in the Wild
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 10:00AM (AIRS ON WISC-DT1)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
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. Hope in the Wild follows Hope Swinimer, a wildlife rehab expert, and her dedicated team as they rescue and heal injured and orphaned animals. 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 18) Response
Program Title Origins
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 10:30am (AIRS ON WISC-DT2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 10
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. Origins explores the remarkable origin of hundreds of the world's most influential and important inventions, natural objects, customs, products, games and ideas from technology, sports, medicine, fashion, business, nature, government and more.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 18) Response
Program Title Lucky Dog 2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 10:00am (AIRS ON WISC-DT1)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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 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 (17 of 18) Response
Program Title Jewels of the Natural World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 9:30AM (AIRS ON WISC-DT2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
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. Jewels of the Natural World gives viewers a passport to discover some of the most fascinating animals on the planet. Viewers will be able to observe animals in their natural habitats and will learn about their struggle for survival.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 18) Response
Program Title Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 9:30am (AIRS ON WISC -DT2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa is hosted by Dr. Lisa Chimes, a passionate emergency veterinarian who matches orphaned and abandoned animals with loving new homes. She will teach teen viewers how to be responsible pet owners and maintain a safe and healthy lifestyle for both family and pet.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (8)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 8) Response
Program Title MADE IN HOLLYWOOD: TEEN EDITION
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SATURDAYS 5:00 AM (AIRS ON TVW)
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. Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition is an FCC-friendly, educational / informational, nationally-syndicated weekly series. Its core programming targets 13-16 year-old teens with segments ranging from coverage of animation and producing and directing to costume design, casting, and 3D technology. The content-rich spin-off introduces its audience to behind-the-scenes film making, special effects techniques, and career opportunities focusing on the creative, technical, and artistic skills of the motion picture and television industries.
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 8) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sundays at 6:30am on WISC-DT2
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. Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller is an animal documentary that follows Jarod Miller as he travels around the world bringing the viewers into the up-close and personal world of the animal kingdom. As a lifelong animal lover, Miller utilizes his zoology and animal behavior background to highlight the quirks and amazing talents of the animal species as he keeps his viewers on their toes with with this fun, rough-and-tumble exploration.
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 8) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sundays at 5:30am on WISC-DT2
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. Wild About Animals is a weekly half-hour animal magazine series hosted by Emmy-award winning actress Mariette Hartley. She educates and informs children by bringing them the most entertaining and interesting stories about the world's most fascinating animals. Each episode consists of at least four stories designed to teach children about exotic and unique animals from the wild, as well as to educate them further about animals they see everyday.
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 8) Response
Program Title ANIMAL RESCUE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SUNDAY 5:00 AM (AIRS ON TVW)
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. Animal Rescue exerts a positive influence on young viewers through its themes of respect and compassion for all living creatures, its information on medical rehabilitation treatments, the techniques and teamwork of rescue personnel it shows, and the safety advice that concludes each episode. Additionally, it educates young viewers about the animals themselves, their habitats, development and behavior, and it also promotes awareness of important environmental issues.
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 (5 of 8) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sundays at 6:00am on WISC-DT2
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. The producers of Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures design the program to educate and inform children 13 to 16 years of age. In each program, the cameras follow the host, Jack Hanna, as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jack talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each program is designed to reveal 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 (6 of 8) Response
Program Title TIME FOR KIDS VIGNETTES
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: VARIOUS (AIRS ON WISC-TV)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 50
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 1 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 8 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. TIME FOR KIDS VIGNETTES are thirty-second spots that reinforce our station's quarterly educational/lifestyle/safety themes for kids. The vignettes for 2016 featured messages from both WISC-TV on-air talent and corporate partner Dean Clinic. WISC-TV's focus for Time For Kids: Recipe For Health. Children's physical health continues to be a huge issue in our community. Doctors are seeing obesity at alarming rates and all young people can benefit from a healthier diet and more physical activity. Our reporting aims to give parents and kids helpful ideas to lead a healthier life.
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 (7 of 8) Response
Program Title TIME FOR KIDS VIGNETTES
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: VARIOUS (AIRS ON TVW)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 678
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 1 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 8 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. TIME FOR KIDS VIGNETTES are thirty-second spots that reinforce our station's quarterly educational/lifestyle/safety themes for kids. The vignettes for 2016 featured messages from both WISC-TV on-air talent and corporate partner Dean Clinic. WISC-TV's focus for Time For Kids: Recipe For Health. Children's physical health continues to be a huge issue in our community. Doctors are seeing obesity at alarming rates and all young people can benefit from a healthier diet and more physical activity. Our reporting aims to give parents and kids helpful ideas to lead a healthier life.
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? No
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 (8 of 8) Response
Program Title LIVE LIFE AND WIN
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SATURDAYS 5:30 AM (AIRS ON TVW)
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. Live Life and Win! is a weekly, curriculum-blended, Educational / Informational, nationally syndicated magazine series highlighting inspirational teen success stories. Segments feature Extraordinary Teens, Breaking Barriers, Giving Back, Nutrition & Exercise with a focus on the arts, school, sports, community and teen entrepreneurship, while promoting social responsibility, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement, and volunteerism. The goal of the show is to encourage the teen audience to discover and learn strategies to achieve personal dreams, explore volunteerism, build character and uncover personal passions.
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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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 CRAIG BURSAW
Address 7025 RAYMOND ROAD
City MADISON
State WI
Zip 53719
Telephone Number (608) 271-4321
Email Address cbursaw@wisctv.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.

Other Matters (16)

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Other Matters (1 of 16) Response
Program Title Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 9:30am on WISC-DT2
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. Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa educates and informs the audience about canine adoption and creating healthy environments for dogs. Hosted by Dr. Lisa Chimes, a passionate emergency veterinarian with a heart of gold, each episode features her matching orphaned and abandoned animals with loving new homes. She also teaches teen viewers how to be responsible pet owners and maintain a safe and healthy lifestyle for both family and pet.
Other Matters (2 of 16) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 7:30am on WISC-DT2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ocean Mysteries offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals and analogies to human experiences. Produced for 13-16 year-olds, the show will show how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs as humans.
Other Matters (3 of 16) Response
Program Title DR. CHRIS PET VET
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 11:30 AM (AIRS ON WISC-TV)
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 (4 of 16) Response
Program Title ZOO Clues
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 10:00am on WISC-DT2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. On Zoo Clues we tackle the animal kingdom's most mind-blowing questions: Can birds fly backwards? Could a whale really swallow a person? How do animals with no external ears hear? Do dogs sweat? What animal is used for bone grafts? Why do zebras have stripes and leopards spots? Are bats birds? Are whales fish? Are insects animals? Each episode tackles a dozen or more amazing animal questions. Our investigation of the answers takes viewers on a fast-paced and entertaining tour of the entire animal kingdom.
Other Matters (5 of 16) Response
Program Title Pet Vet Dream Team
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 10:30am (AIRS ON WISC)
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.
Other Matters (6 of 16) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 12:30pm on WISC
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. Calling Dr. Pol explores the fascinating occupation of veterinary medicine. Each week audiences will have a chance to understand the challenges and rewards of this fulfilling profession and learn that the work doesn't end at the clinic. He often takes his talents to the road by helping sick or injured animals on neighboring farms and ranches. Dr. Pol is a legend in the community and provides an entertaining view of the veterinary profession.
Other Matters (7 of 16) Response
Program Title Lucky Dog 2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 10:00 AM (AIRS ON WISC-TV)
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 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.
Other Matters (8 of 16) Response
Program Title LUCKY DOG
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 11:00 AM (AIRS ON WISC-TV)
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 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.
Other Matters (9 of 16) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 8:00am on WISC-DT2
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. Calling Dr. Pol explores the fascinating occupation of veterinary medicine. Each week audiences will have a chance to understand the challenges and rewards of this fulfilling profession and learn that the work doesn't end at the clinic. He often takes his talents to the road by helping sick or injured animals on neighboring farms and ranches. Dr. Pol is a legend in the community and provides an entertaining view of the veterinary profession.
Other Matters (10 of 16) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 8:30am on WISC-DT2
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. Calling Dr. Pol explores the fascinating occupation of veterinary medicine. Each week audiences will have a chance to understand the challenges and rewards of this fulfilling profession and learn that the work doesn't end at the clinic. He often takes his talents to the road by helping sick or injured animals on neighboring farms and ranches. Dr. Pol is a legend in the community and provides an entertaining view of the veterinary profession.
Other Matters (11 of 16) Response
Program Title Henry Ford's Innovation Nation
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 9:00AM (AIRS ON WISC-TV)
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 (12 of 16) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 12:00pm on WISC
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ocean Mysteries offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals and analogies to human experiences. Produced for 13-16 year-olds, the show will show how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs as humans.
Other Matters (13 of 16) Response
Program Title Origins
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS @ 10:30 on WISC-DT2
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. Origins explores the remarkable origin of hundreds of the world's most influential and important inventions, natural objects, customs, products, games and ideas from technology, sports, medicine, fashion, business, nature, government and more.
Other Matters (14 of 16) Response
Program Title The Inspectors
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 9:30 AM (AIRS ON WISC-TV)
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 new scripted dramatic series set in Washington, D.C., inspired by compelling real cases handled by the United States Postal Inspection Service. In the series, Preston Wainwright (Bret Green), a determined teen who is thriving after being paralyzed in a car accident, works as an intern for his U.S. Postal Inspector mom, Amanda (Jessica Lundy), helping to solve crimes ranging from Internet scams, identity and mail theft, to consumer fraud. THE INSPECTORS 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. Also starring in the series are Terry Serpico, Harrison Knight and Erica-Marie Sanchez. The United States Postal Inspection Service, the nation's oldest federal law enforcement agency, will serve as the show's official programming resource.
Other Matters (15 of 16) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 7:00am on WISC-DT2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ocean Mysteries offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals and analogies to human experiences. Produced for 13-16 year-olds, the show will show how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs as humans.
Other Matters (16 of 16) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 9:00am on WISC-DT2
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. Outback Adventures is hosted by wildlife expert Tim Faulkner. Tim is an animal expert and wildlife park operations manager who showcases the beauty and wonder of the natural world.

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.

Craig Bursaw

Programming Department


10/09/2018

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