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

FRN:
0003739364
File Number:
0000064692
Submit Date:
01/03/2019
Call Sign:
WKBS-TV
Facility ID:
13929
City:
ALTOONA
State:
PA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/03/2019
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth 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

CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.

Doing Business As: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.

Steve Johnson

1 SIGNAL HILL DRIVE

WALL, PA 15148

United States

+1 (412) 824-3930

sjohnson@ctvn.org

Company

Contact Representatives (3)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Joseph C Chautin, III , Attorney at Law .

FCC Counsel

Hardy, Carey, Chautin & Balkin, LLP

Joseph C. Chautin, III

1080 West Causeway Approach

Mandeville, LA 70471

United States

+1 (985) 629-0777

jchautin@hardycarey.com

Legal Representative

Steve Johnson

VP of Operations

Cornerstone Television, Inc.

Steve Johnson

ONE SIGNAL HILL DRIVE

WALL, PA 15148

United States

+1 (412) 477-5152

SJOHNSON@CTVN.ORG

Technical Representative

W. Jeffrey Reynolds

Technical Consultant

du Treil, Lundin & Rackley, Inc.

3135 Southgate Circle

Sarasota, FL 34239

United States

+1 (941) 329-6000

JEFF@DLR.COM

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Independent
Affiliated network
Nielsen DMA Pittsburgh
Web Home Page Address http://www.ctvn.org

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 6.5
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 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 3.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(8)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 8) Response
Program Title SHEEP SNACKS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon. @ 4:30PM; Sat. @ 7:30AM;
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 24
Total times aired 24
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 5 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A collection of God stories, ponderings, and parables cooked up to "feed the flock". Episodes encourage communication between parents and children on a variety of issues, and teaches how to better open conversations about God within the family unit.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 8) Response
Program Title ADVENTURES IN ODYSSEY
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thu @ 4:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animated children's stories taking place in the small town of Odyssey. With restoration and new beginnings taking center stage as folks of Odyssey learn about relationships, friendship, and compassion that build moral character and teach important life lessons.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 8) Response
Program Title DONKEY OLLIE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fri.@ 4PM; Tue @ 4:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 20
Total times aired 20
Number of Preemptions 6
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 5 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Donkey Ollie, the little white donkey with lots of courage, who with his friends, has many adventures and learns important life lessons along the way.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 8) Response
Program Title YOUNG EXPLORERS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fri. @ 4:30PM; Tue at 4PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 20
Total times aired 20
Number of Preemptions 6
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 10 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Filmmaker Tim Mahoney takes viewers on an investigation of the amazing evidence that matches the Bible. He also has the "Exploration Chamber" - a holographic space that lets young explorers talk with real archaeologists and explore the ancient locations in Egypt and Israel where the events of the Exodus actually happened.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 8) Response
Program Title BJ'S TEDDY BEAR CLUB
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thur.@ 4PM; Sat.@ 8:30M
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 24
Total times aired 24
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The star of the show is Bearsheba J. Bear who takes the children on a great journey through the Bible. At the same time, kids learn their colors, letters, and numbers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 8) Response
Program Title DR. WONDER'S WORKSHOP
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wed. @ 4:30; Sat.@ 7AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 23
Total times aired 23
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 5 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dr. Wonder and his crew share life-changing truths from a Christian perspective with all children in sign-language and English.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 8) Response
Program Title DOOLEY & PALS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon @ 4PM; Sat @ 8AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 25
Total times aired 25
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dooley, the friendly alien and his friends land in a backyard on earth. Children show him around and teach him about the value of friends and family. This program is meant to teach morals, values, and educational basics.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 8) Response
Program Title THE SUGAR CREEK GANG
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wed.@ 4PM; Sat @ 9AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 21
Total times aired 21
Number of Preemptions 5
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. Based on a series of books by Paul Hutchens, The Sugar Creek Gang TV series chronicles the adventures of the gang and the rest of the residents of Sugar Creek, teaching valuable life lessons along the way.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (6)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 6) Response
Program Title Consumed by the Call
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sat. @ 3AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 12 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Host Ron Luce addresses teens about issues they face in today's society.
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

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2 of 6) Response
Program Title The Little Shepherd
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: 12/21 Fri. @ 4:30PM; 12/22 Sat. @ 9AM.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 2
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This timeless story of Christmas has a twist as Joel embarks upon the journey of becoming a shepherd. He's worried about the dangers that lie ahead. Witness with Joel the transforming power of hope and love in "The Little Shepherd."
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

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (3 of 6) Response
Program Title Odyssey Electric Christmas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: 12/24 Mon. @ 4:40PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 1
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 5 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dylan Taylor joins a contest with high hopes of winning a limited edition speedster bike. His scheming neighbor has plans to foil his attempt. What follows is a powerful reminder of the true meaning of Christmas.
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

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (4 of 6) Response
Program Title Red Boots for Christmas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: 12/19 Wed. @4PM; 12/22 Sat. @ 7:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 2
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Little Shepherd" is the timeless story of Christmas, and how the birth of Jesus transformed a little shepherd boy and every member of his family. Based on a tale by American author Anobel Armour, it blends a bit of whimsy with the poignant message of kindness, hope, and love.
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

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (5 of 6) Response
Program Title BJ Bear's Christmas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: 12/24 Mon. @ 4PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 1
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A Christmas story that will warm any Teddy Bear's heart with the real meaning of Christmas.
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

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (6 of 6) Response
Program Title The Puzzle Club Christmas Mystery
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: 12/21 Fri. at 4PM; 12/22 Sat. @ 8AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 2
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 5 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. It's Christmas and some mysterious events have occurred which require some special investigative talents of kids from the Puzzle Club.
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

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 Mary Anne Zulisky
Address 1 Signal Hill Drive
City Wall
State PA
Zip 15148
Telephone Number (412) 824-3930
Email Address mzulisky@ctvn.org
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. All children's programming on WKBS are produced from a biblical worldview. The programs are designed to teach morals, Christian values, to be educational in fundamental learning skills, to help with problem solving and social interactions, to be encouraging and uplifting, and to be entertaining as well. Dr. Wonder's Workshop is in sign language for hearing impaired children, and is narrated for hearing children.

Other Matters (8)

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Other Matters (1 of 8) Response
Program Title SHEEP SNACKS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon. @ 4:30PM; Sat. @ 7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 5 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Presents a collection of God stories and parables cooked up to feed the flock with wisdom.
Other Matters (2 of 8) Response
Program Title DOOLEY & PALS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon.@ 4PM; Sat.@8AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dooley is a friendly alien that comes to earth where children teach him the value of friends and family. The program helps children achieve social interactions and appropriate behavior towards others.
Other Matters (3 of 8) Response
Program Title ADVENTURES IN ODYSSEY
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thu. @ 4:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 5 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animated children's stories taking place in the small town of Odyssey. With restoration and new beginnings taking center stage as the folks in Odyssey learn about relationships, friendship, and compassion that build moral character and teach important lessons.
Other Matters (4 of 8) Response
Program Title DR. WONDER'S WORKSHOP
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wed.@ 4:30PM; Sat.@ 7AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 5 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dr. Wonders and his crew share life-changing lessons from a Christian perspective for all children in sign-language and English.
Other Matters (5 of 8) Response
Program Title THE SUGAR CREEK GANG
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wed.@ 4PM; Sat. @ 9AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. Based on a series of books by Paul Hutchens, The Sugar Creek Gang TV series chronicles the adventures of the gang and the rest of the residents of Sugar Creek, teaching valuable life lessons along the way.
Other Matters (6 of 8) Response
Program Title YOUNG EXPLORERS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tue. @ 4PM; Fri. at 4:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Filmmaker Tim Mahoney takes viewers on an investigation of the amazing evidence that matches the Bible. He also has the "Exploration Chamber" - a holographic space that lets young explorers talk with real archaeologists and explore ancient locations in Egypt and Israel where the events of the Exodus actually happened.
Other Matters (7 of 8) Response
Program Title DONKEY OLLIE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tue. @ 4:30PM; Fri.@ 4PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 5 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Donkey Ollie, the little white donkey with lots of courage, and his friends have many adventures as they also learn about life and important lessons for how to live along the way.
Other Matters (8 of 8) Response
Program Title BJ's TEDDY BEAR CLUB
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thur.@ 4PM; Sat.@ 8:30AM;
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The star of the show is Bearsheba J. Bear who takes children on a great journey through the Bible. At the same time, kids learn their colors, letters, and numbers.

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.

Mary Anne Zulisky

Programming Assistant


01/03/2019

Attachments

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