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

FRN:
0024469108
File Number:
0000061805
Submit Date:
10/09/2018
Call Sign:
WSST-TV
Facility ID:
63867
City:
CORDELE
State:
GA
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

MARQUEE BROADCASTING GEORGIA, INC.

Doing Business As: Marquee Broadcasting Georgia, Inc.

202 Downtown Plaza

PO Box 4009

Salisbury, MD 21803

United States

+1 (410) 742-4747

patricia_lane@marqueebroadcasting.com

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Daniel Kirkpatrick

Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, PLC

1300 North 17th Street

11th Floor

Arlington, VA 22209

United States

+1 (703) 812-0432

kirkpatrick@fhhlaw.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Independent
Affiliated network
Nielsen DMA Albany GA
Web Home Page Address www.wsst51.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 2.5
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 0.0
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: 0.0
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(6)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 6) Response
Program Title LAURA MCKENZIE'S TRAVELER (July 1 - August 24, 2018)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday - Friday 8:30AM - 9:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 40
Total times aired 40
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. LAURA MCKENZIE'S TRAVELER visit destinations around the world in this award winning children's (EI) program For non-deaf viewers the story is done with voiceover narration. Laura McKenzie's Traveler is an in-depth, high definition travel show offers entertaining, safe educational and informational programming appropriate for general audiences of all ages, including children under the age of 16. Through the use of on-site stand-ups, voice over monologues environmental b-roll and pop-up 'Travel Tips.' Laura McKenzie's Traveler provides an educational journey to significant destinations around the world. . The program is targeted largely to a deaf/ hard of hearing populace. The main characters are all deaf and speak in American Sound Language (ASL).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 6) Response
Program Title iShine KNECT (August 27 - September 28, 2018)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday - 4:30 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
Total times aired 5
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 8 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. iShine KNECT is designed for kids and parents to connect with each other and have some wacky fun in the process. The program is designed to give a lift of encouragement and faith that will help tweens deal with life with Christian values at home, church and school!
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 6) Response
Program Title SUGAR CREEK GANG (August 29 - September 28, 2018)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday - 4:30 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
Total times aired 5
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 8 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. SUGAR CREEK GANG Based on a series of books by Paul Hutchens, The Sugar Creek Gang series chronicles the adventures of Bill, Collins, Poetry, Circus, Dragonfly, Big Jim, Little Jim, and the rest of the residents of Sugar Creek as they resolve moral issues and build character.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 6) Response
Program Title TORCHLIGHTERS (August 28 - September 28, 2018)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday - 4:30 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
Total times aired 5
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. TORCHLIGHTERS is a series of animated programs for youth ages 8-12, presenting the lives of true-life heroes of Christian history. Each episode carefully follows the life story of one of the heroes of the faith. The moral, spiritual and life lessons learned are applicable to life today.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 6) Response
Program Title BIZ KIDS (August 30 - September 28, 2018)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday 4:30 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
Total times aired 5
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. BIZ KIDS is a weekly half-hour series featuring teens learning about money and business as well as setting and achieving their financial goals
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 6) Response
Program Title REAL LIFE 101 (August 31 - September 28, 2018)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday - 4:30 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
Total times aired 5
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. REAL LIFE 101 is aimed at teens and young adults, introduces you to real people doing real jobs. From doctors, lawyers, and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors, Lipizzaner stallion trainers, and special effects directors, we cover them all. Join our energetic hosts Shawn, Krystal, and A.J. for a weekly half-hour of fun and entertainment. Rated High for Educational Content by the Annenberg Policy Center
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 1) Response
Program Title Video Hits (July 1, 2018 - August 24, 2018)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Mon - Fri. 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 40
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 60 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Video Hits is a program which contain in addition to music, children, school news, projects and information. About 15 minutes of each program is dedicated to news, information and education. WSST no longer air Video Hits. The final show was aired on August 24 2018.
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? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response

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 Barbara Dennis
Address P.O. Box 917 - 112 7th Street South
City Cordele
State GA
Zip 31015
Telephone Number (229) 273-0001
Email Address bdenniswsst@bellsouth.net
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 (5)

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Other Matters (1 of 5) Response
Program Title TORCHLIGHTERS (October 1 - December 31, 2018)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday - 4:30 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. TORCHLIGHTERS is a series of animated programs for youth ages 8-12, presenting the lives of true-life heroes of Christian history. Each episode carefully follows the life story of one of the heroes of the faith. The moral, spiritual and life lessons learned are applicable to life today.
Other Matters (2 of 5) Response
Program Title SUGAR CREEK GANG (October 1 - December 31, 2018)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday - 4:30 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. SUGAR CREEK GANG Based on a series of books by Paul Hutchens, The Sugar Creek Gang series chronicles the adventures of Bill, Collins, Poetry, Circus, Dragonfly, Big Jim, Little Jim, and the rest of the residents of Sugar Creek as they resolve moral issues and build character.
Other Matters (3 of 5) Response
Program Title BIZ KIDS (October 1 - December 31, 2018)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday - 4:30 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. BIZ KIDS is a weekly half-hour series featuring teens learning about money and business as well as setting and achieving their financial goals.
Other Matters (4 of 5) Response
Program Title iShine KNECT (October 1 - December 31, 2018)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday - 4:30 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. iShine KNECT is designed for kids and parents to connect with each other and have some wacky fun in the process. The program is designed to give a lift of encouragement and faith that will help tweens deal with life with Christian values at home, church and school!
Other Matters (5 of 5) Response
Program Title REAL LIFE 101 (October 1 - December 31, 2018)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday - 4:30 PM
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. REAL LIFE 101 is aimed at teens and young adults, introduces you to real people doing real jobs. From doctors, lawyers, and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors, Lipizzaner stallion trainers, and special effects directors, we cover them all. Join our energetic hosts Shawn, Krystal, and A.J. for a weekly half-hour of fun and entertainment.

Certification

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Question Response

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.

Barbara McGill Dennis , Mrs. .

Office Manager/Traffic/Bookkeeping


10/09/2018

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