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

FRN:
0028285294
File Number:
0000061605
Submit Date:
10/09/2018
Call Sign:
KPOB-TV
Facility ID:
73998
City:
POPLAR BLUFF
State:
MO
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

WSIL-TV, INC.

Doing Business As: WSIL-TV, INC.

5001 S. HULEN

SUITE 107

FORT WORTH, TX 76132

United States

+1 (618) 985-2333

swheeler@wsiltv.com

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Mark J Prak

BROOKS, PIERCE ET AL.

150 Fayetteville Street

Suite 1700

Raleigh, NC 27601

United States

+1 (919) 839-0300

mprak@brookspierce.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network ABC
Nielsen DMA Paducah-Cape Girard-Harsbg
Web Home Page Address www.wsiltv.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 336.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 6.0
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(17)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 17) Response
Program Title The Coolest Places on Earth (Channel 15.2 Heroes and Icons)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/8:30-9 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. "The Coolest Places on Earth" is an educational and informative half-hour, E/I program that takes young viewers on a journey of discovery to the most astonishing places on the planet - cities, festivals, landmarks and jaw-dropping works of nature - exploring each location's history and culture. Each episode showcases three specific locations and delivers fast-paced, engaging information that's a perfect match for the 21st century learner. The series is packed with facts about history, geography, and culture. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with the inspiration and information to better understand and appreciate the culturally and geographically diverse world around them.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 17) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (Channel 15.1 KPOB Primary)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8-8:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
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. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten 'fastest animals in Africa,' 'tallest insects,' 'biggest eaters,' smartest birds'...Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom in Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (Channel 15.1 KPOB Primary)
List date and time rescheduled 09/02/2018 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-09-01
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Public Interest
Digital Core Program (3 of 17) Response
Program Title Rock the Park (Channel 15.1 KPOB Primary)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10-10:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
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. Rock the Park is a weekly half-hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age and taps into America's love affair with our national parks. In this awe-inspiring and entertaining series our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. Viewers will witness the fascinating underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida, which is home to the world's most unique coral and marine life. They'll watch as Jack and Colton raft their way through Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, spotting the region's famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet - The Grand Teton in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Rock the Park (Channel 15.1 KPOB Primary)
List date and time rescheduled 09/02/2018 02:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-09-01
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Public Interest
Digital Core Program (4 of 17) Response
Program Title Travel Thru History (Channel 15.2 Heroes and Icons)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/8-8:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. Travel Thru History is designed to spark interest and enthusiasm in teens and their families to learn about our country's rich and fascinating history. The series visits diverse locales across the U.S. from Las Vegas to Key West.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 17) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (Channel 15.3 KPOB Weather)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays/9:30-10 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures is a half-hour live action television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age. In each episode the cameras follow Jack 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 episode 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. In order for parents, children, and listing services to clearly identify the program as on that fulfills the FCC description of a program that meets kids' educational television needs, the beginning of each program includes a 15 second video billboard with the recommended rating TV-G E/I.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (Channel 15.3 KPOB Weather)
List date and time rescheduled 06/27/2018 09:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-06-26
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (6 of 17) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (Channel 15.3 KPOB Weather)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays/10:30-11 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures is a half-hour live action television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age. In each episode the cameras follow Jack 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 episode 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. In order for parents, children, and listing services to clearly identify the program as on that fulfills the FCC description of a program that meets kids' educational television needs, the beginning of each program includes a 15 second video billboard with the recommended rating TV-G E/I.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (Channel 15.3 KPOB Weather)
List date and time rescheduled 06/27/2018 10:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-06-26
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (7 of 17) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (Channel 15.3 KPOB Weather)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays/11:30am-12n CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures is a half-hour live action television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age. In each episode the cameras follow Jack 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 episode 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. In order for parents, children, and listing services to clearly identify the program as on that fulfills the FCC description of a program that meets kids' educational television needs, the beginning of each program includes a 15 second video billboard with the recommended rating TV-G E/I.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (Channel 15.3 KPOB Weather)
List date and time rescheduled 06/27/2018 11:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-06-26
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (8 of 17) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (Channel 15.3 KPOB Weather)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays/9-9:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures is a half-hour live action television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age. In each episode the cameras follow Jack 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 episode 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. In order for parents, children, and listing services to clearly identify the program as on that fulfills the FCC description of a program that meets kids' educational television needs, the beginning of each program includes a 15 second video billboard with the recommended rating TV-G E/I.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (Channel 15.3 KPOB Weather)
List date and time rescheduled 06/27/2018 09:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-06-26
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (9 of 17) Response
Program Title Walking Wild (Channel 15.2 Heroes and Icons)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/9:30-10 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. "Walking Wild: is a weekly half-hour reality series showcasing various wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on the dedicated people who look after these spectacular critters. The program also gives teen viewers a unique up-close examination of each wild animal. In one episode, viewers explore the life patterns of elephants and the key to their longevity. Another episode focuses on Galapagos turtles and how they manage to survive. "Walking Wild' is a series intended to educate and inform viewers all about life in the animal kingdom.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 17) Response
Program Title Safari (Channel 15.2 Heroes and Icons)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/10-10:30 AM & 10:30-11 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
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. "Safari" provides core programming in the areas of global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preservation. Emmy award-winning host and wildlife expert John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring the viewers face to face with some of the planet's most interesting animals. "Safari" offers a dynamic television experience for teens - with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. Various age-appropriate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in-depth and thoughtful explanations.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 17) Response
Program Title Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko (Channel 15.1 KPOB Primary)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:30-11 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
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. On each episode of Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko, our hosts Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko guide one deserving family on amazing adventures as they experience a new destination together on their family vacation. As our featured family embarks on an interactive voyage filled with immersive learning opportunities, each episode brings us to diverse locations where our family and viewers discover unique cultural events, food, activities, and traditions. From discovering the wondrous glaciers of Alaska to learning from the Moko Jumbie of the Virgin Islands, viewers will witness the importance of spending time with family and friends as our featured families experience amazing adventures together, often learning more about each other and their own family history along the way. Teens will also learn the importance of resiliency during challenging times as many featured families share their stories of overcoming adversity, finding ways to bond and heal while sharing these once-in-a-lifetime experiences.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko (Channel 15.1 KPOB Primary)
List date and time rescheduled 09/02/2018 02:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-09-01
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Public Interest
Digital Core Program (12 of 17) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (Channel 15.3 KPOB Weather)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays/10-10:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures is a half-hour live action television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age. In each episode the cameras follow Jack 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 episode 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. In order for parents, children, and listing services to clearly identify the program as on that fulfills the FCC description of a program that meets kids' educational television needs, the beginning of each program includes a 15 second video billboard with the recommended rating TV-G E/I.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (Channel 15.3 KPOB Weather)
List date and time rescheduled 06/27/2018 10:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-06-26
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (13 of 17) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin (Channel 15.1 KPOB Primary)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:30-9 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
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. 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin (Channel 15.1 KPOB Primary)
List date and time rescheduled 09/02/2018 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-09-01
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Public Interest
Digital Core Program (14 of 17) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (Channel 15.3 KPOB Weather)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays/11-11:30am CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures is a half-hour live action television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age. In each episode the cameras follow Jack 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 episode 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. In order for parents, children, and listing services to clearly identify the program as on that fulfills the FCC description of a program that meets kids' educational television needs, the beginning of each program includes a 15 second video billboard with the recommended rating TV-G E/I.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (Channel 15.3 KPOB Weather)
List date and time rescheduled 06/27/2018 11:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-06-26
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (15 of 17) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues (Channel 15.2 Heroes and Icons)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/9-9:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. "Zoo Clues" is an educational and informative half-hour, E/I program that takes viewers on a fast-paced and entertaining tour of the entire animal kingdom. Each episode delivers endless amounts of meaningful information as the show tackles some of the animal kingdom's most mind-blowing questions - Can birds fly backwards? Are whales fish? Do dogs sweat? Why do zebras have stripes and leopards spots? Questions and clues are presented, giving viewers a change to guess the right answers. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with a meaningful perspective of the creatures around them and valuable comparisons to their own human characteristics.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 17) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs (Channel 15.1 KPOB Primary)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:30-10 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
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. The half-hour weekly series, The Wildlife Docs, produced for ages 13-16 follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and information program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of our Veterinary Team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety, and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program The Wildlife Docs (Channel 3.1 WSIL Primary)
List date and time rescheduled 09/02/2018 01:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-09-01
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Public Interest
Digital Core Program (17 of 17) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (Channel 15.1 KPOB Primary)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9-9:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
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. The half-hour weekly series, Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and - in many instances - release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species.
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 Sea Rescue (Channel 3.1 WSIL Primary)
List date and time rescheduled 09/02/2018 01:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-09-01
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Public Interest

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Steve Wheeler
Address 1416 Country Aire Drive
City Carterville
State IL
Zip 62918
Telephone Number (618) 985-2333
Email Address swheeler@wsiltv.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 Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (Channel 15.3 KPOB Weather)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays/9:30-10 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures is a half-hour live action television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age. In each episode the cameras follow Jack 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 episode 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. In order for parents, children, and listing services to clearly identify the program as on that fulfills the FCC description of a program that meets kids' educational television needs, the beginning of each program includes a 15 second video billboard with the recommended rating TV-G E/I.
Other Matters (2 of 16) Response
Program Title Rock the Park (Channel 15.1 KPOB Primary)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10-10:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rock the Park is a weekly half-hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age and taps into America's love affair with our national parks. In this awe-inspiring and entertaining series our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. Viewers will witness the fascinating underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida, which is home to the world's most unique coral and marine life. They'll watch as Jack and Colton raft their way through Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, spotting the region's famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet - The Grand Teton in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park.
Other Matters (3 of 16) Response
Program Title Safari (Channel 15.2 Heroes and Icons)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/10-10:30 AM & 10:30-11 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. "Safari" provides core programming in the areas of global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preservation. Emmy award-winning host and wildlife expert John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring the viewers face to face with some of the planet's most interesting animals. "Safari" offers a dynamic television experience for teens - with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. Various age-appropriate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in-depth and thoughtful explanations.
Other Matters (4 of 16) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (Channel 15.3 KPOB Weather)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays/10:30-11 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures is a half-hour live action television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age. In each episode the cameras follow Jack 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 episode 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. In order for parents, children, and listing services to clearly identify the program as on that fulfills the FCC description of a program that meets kids' educational television needs, the beginning of each program includes a 15 second video billboard with the recommended rating TV-G E/I.
Other Matters (5 of 16) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (Channel 15.3 KPOB Weather)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays/10-10:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures is a half-hour live action television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age. In each episode the cameras follow Jack 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 episode 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. In order for parents, children, and listing services to clearly identify the program as on that fulfills the FCC description of a program that meets kids' educational television needs, the beginning of each program includes a 15 second video billboard with the recommended rating TV-G E/I.
Other Matters (6 of 16) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (Channel 15.3 KPOB Weather)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays/11:30 AM-12 PM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures is a half-hour live action television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age. In each episode the cameras follow Jack 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 episode 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. In order for parents, children, and listing services to clearly identify the program as on that fulfills the FCC description of a program that meets kids' educational television needs, the beginning of each program includes a 15 second video billboard with the recommended rating TV-G E/I.
Other Matters (7 of 16) Response
Program Title Walking Wild (Channel 15.2 Heroes and Icons)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/9:30-10 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Walking Wild: is a weekly half-hour reality series showcasing various wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on the dedicated people who look after these spectacular critters. The program also gives teen viewers a unique up-close examination of each wild animal. In one episode, viewers explore the life patterns of elephants and the key to their longevity. Another episode focuses on Galapagos turtles and how they manage to survive. "Walking Wild' is a series intended to educate and inform viewers all about life in the animal kingdom.
Other Matters (8 of 16) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin (Channel 15.1 KPOB Primary)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:30-9 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced for viewers aged 13-16, and the whole family, OCEAN TREKS WITH JEFF CORWIN is hosted by Emmy award-winning television host Jeff Corwin. In this weekly half-hour series, Jeff embarks on journeys to fascinating global locations most people have only dreamed of 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.
Other Matters (9 of 16) Response
Program Title Skooled (Channel 15.2 Heroes and Icons)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/8:30-9 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Skooled features teenage students and classroom teachers trading roles with each other. The series explores a unique perspective, students teaching teachers. Both students and teachers better understand what it means to be the other. The students prepare lessons for their teachers and discuss as a group the appropriate grade for each teacher. The teen students learn how difficult it is for teachers today while teachers get a lesson in being students. This unusual role reversal teaches kids and adults important differences and each episode addresses concerns each has with the other.
Other Matters (10 of 16) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (Channel 15.3 KPOB Weather)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays/9-9:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures is a half-hour live action television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age. In each episode the cameras follow Jack 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 episode 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. In order for parents, children, and listing services to clearly identify the program as on that fulfills the FCC description of a program that meets kids' educational television needs, the beginning of each program includes a 15 second video billboard with the recommended rating TV-G E/I.
Other Matters (11 of 16) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (Channel 15.3 KPOB Weather)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays/11-11:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures is a half-hour live action television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age. In each episode the cameras follow Jack 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 episode 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. In order for parents, children, and listing services to clearly identify the program as on that fulfills the FCC description of a program that meets kids' educational television needs, the beginning of each program includes a 15 second video billboard with the recommended rating TV-G E/I.
Other Matters (12 of 16) Response
Program Title Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko (Channel 15.1 KPOB Primary)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:30-11 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. On each episode of Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko, our hosts Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko guide one deserving family on amazing adventures as they experience a new destination together on their family vacation. As our featured family embarks on an interactive voyage filled with immersive learning opportunities, each episode brings us to diverse locations where our family and viewers discover unique cultural events, food, activities, and traditions. From discovering the wondrous glaciers of Alaska to learning from the Moko Jumbie of the Virgin Islands, viewers will witness the importance of spending time with family and friends as our featured families experience amazing adventures together, often learning more about each other and their own family history along the way. Teens will also learn the importance of resiliency during challenging times as many featured families share their stories of overcoming adversity, finding ways to bond and heal while sharing these once-in-a-lifetime experiences.
Other Matters (13 of 16) Response
Program Title The Great Dr. Scott (Channel 15.1 KPOB Primary)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9-9:30 AM & 9:30-10 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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 Great Dr. Scott is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. The Great Dr. Scott follows the charismatic and committed veterinarian Dr. Scott Miller at this family-run veterinary clinic in the outskirts of London in the village of Richmond upon Thames. Viewers will get hands-on insight into the world of veterinary medicine as Dr. Scott treats a wide variety of animal patients from cats and dogs to exotic reptiles and livestock. Audiences will witness as Dr. Scott goes above and beyond to care for all creatures great and small - providing a glimpse into the day-to-day life of a veterinary professional while educating viewers on a wide range of medical procedures and practices in the process.
Other Matters (14 of 16) Response
Program Title Make TV (Channel 15.2 Heroes and Icons)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/9-9:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Make TV is a weekly series showing how people transform ordinary junk into amazing creations. While introducing a whole new generation of makers, the program features extraordinary individuals developing extraordinary things. From Tesla coils to t-shirt cannons, from cigar-box guitars to giant video projectors, imagination is turned into reality! Teen viewers get to see practical math, science, technology and engineering concepts combined to create incredible new inventions.
Other Matters (15 of 16) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (Channel 15.1 KPOB Primary)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8-8:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten 'fastest animals in Africa,' 'tallest insects,' 'biggest eaters,' smartest birds'...Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom in Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown.
Other Matters (16 of 16) Response
Program Title Travel Thru History (Channel 15.2 Heroes and Icons)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/8-8:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Travel Thru History" is designed to spark interest and enthusiasm in teens and their families to learn about our country's rich and fascinating history. The series visits diverse locales across the U.S. from Las Vegas to Key West.

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10/09/2018

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