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

FRN:
0018223693
File Number:
0000066200
Submit Date:
01/10/2019
Call Sign:
WVVA
Facility ID:
74176
City:
BLUEFIELD
State:
WV
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/10/2019
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

WVVA LICENSE, LLC

Doing Business As: WVVA LICENSE, LLC

Brady Dreasler

P.O. BOX 909

QUINCY, IL 62306

United States

+1 (217) 223-5100

bdreasler@quincymedia.com

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Stephen Hartzell

Brooks, Pierce et al.

150 Fayetteville Street

Suite 1700

Raleigh, NC 27601

United States

+1 (919) 839-0300

shartzell@brookspierce.com

Legal Representative

Tony zumMallen

Presdient

QCommunications, LLC

Tony zumMallen

705B SE Melody LN #314

Lees Summit, MO 64063

United States

+1 (816) 729-1177

tony@qcom1.com

Project Management

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network NBC, MeTV, CW
Nielsen DMA Bluefield-Beckley-Oak Hill
Web Home Page Address www.wvva.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 4.5
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 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: 8.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(25)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 25) Response
Program Title Bill Nye, the Science Guy MeTV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 9:00-9:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MULTICAST SUBCHANNEL MeTV - With 28 Emmys and a slew of other prestigious awards, Disney's resident way-cool scientist knows how to get kids fired up about science. From Earth science to complex discussions on genetics, Bill Nye's enthusiasm for all things science is contagious.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 25) Response
Program Title Beakman's World MeTV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 8:00-8:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MULTICAST CHANNEL MeTV - This live-action series based on the comic strip by Jok Church stars performance artist Paul Zaloom as the slightly nutty but never boring scientist who leads a journey of discovery while performing experiments that demonstrate how the world works. Topics are addressed with cutting-edge humor and state-of-the-art visuals that make learning fun. Joining Beakman in his quest are Josie (Alanna Ubach), his bright young apprentice, and an oversize, sarcastic rat named Lester (Mark Ritts).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 25) Response
Program Title Champion Within NBC
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 09:30 AM-10:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 3
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
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. MAIN DIGITAL CHANNEL NBC - The Champion Within features the powerful and inspiring stories of successful athletes who exemplify what it really means to be a champion. Hosted by Lauren Thompson of Golf Channels Morning Drive, The Champion Within introduces audiences to professional and amateur athletes who have overcome obstacles to ultimately achieve transcendent moments in the world of sports. The Champion Within proves that a champion is not only defined by their speed, strength and agility, but also by their grit, resilience and heart.
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 Champion Within NBC
List date and time rescheduled 11/17/2018 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-11-17
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Champion Within NBC
List date and time rescheduled 10/13/2018 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-10-13
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Champion Within NBC
List date and time rescheduled 11/03/2018 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-11-03
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (4 of 25) Response
Program Title Did I Mention Invention CW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 08:30-09:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Multicast Digital Channel CW - DID I MENTION INVENTION - Did I Mention Invention? is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. Hosted by Alie Ward, Did I Mention Invention? brings viewers fascinating stories of invention while shining a light on everyday innovators. With each episode, Alie will present reports of human ingenuity and inspiration from around the United States-- and in some cases, around the world. Viewers will learn about innovators young and old, what it takes to bring their vision to life, and little-known facts about the history and process of invention and innovation. Did I Mention Invention? will ignite a spark within the hearts and minds of audiences, encouraging viewers to try their own hand at creating something new.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 25) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters MeTV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 7:00-7:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Multicast Digital Channel-MeTV -Mystery Hunters is an excellent example of a children's program that is innovative and empowering. Through critical observation, analytical thinking, and scientific testing, the series encourages children to question the world around them. Through both the travel aspect and investigation of ancient myths and mysteries, there is a profound focus on history, culture, geography, and international customs. The Mystery Hunters and Araya and Christina, regular kids with inquisitive minds, who travel the globe to investigate the sites and delve into the tales which have baffled people throughout the ages-looking for the Loch Ness Monster, unraveling a smelly mummy, searching for Princess Anastasia, and learning the true story of King Tut. Armed with video cameras and their instincts, they gather facts and meet the experts, debunking common myths and offering explanations for legends, spooky stories, and unexplained phenomena. They use critical thinking and scientific reasoning to show that things are not always what they seem. Back at the Discovery Mystery Lab, Doubting Dave, the resident skeptical scientist, challenges viewers to send in their own mysteries, and then tackles the questions with experiments and logical explanations. Dave also assists the Mystery Hunters with their investigations.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 25) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters MeTV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 7:30-8:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Multicast Digital Channel-MeTV -Mystery Hunters is an excellent example of a children's program that is innovative and empowering. Through critical observation, analytical thinking, and scientific testing, the series encourages children to question the world around them. Through both the travel aspect and investigation of ancient myths and mysteries, there is a profound focus on history, culture, geography, and international customs. The Mystery Hunters and Araya and Christina, regular kids with inquisitive minds, who travel the globe to investigate the sites and delve into the tales which have baffled people throughout the ages-looking for the Loch Ness Monster, unraveling a smelly mummy, searching for Princess Anastasia, and learning the true story of King Tut. Armed with video cameras and their instincts, they gather facts and meet the experts, debunking common myths and offering explanations for legends, spooky stories, and unexplained phenomena. They use critical thinking and scientific reasoning to show that things are not always what they seem. Back at the Discovery Mystery Lab, Doubting Dave, the resident skeptical scientist, challenges viewers to send in their own mysteries, and then tackles the questions with experiments and logical explanations. Dave also assists the Mystery Hunters with their investigations.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 25) Response
Program Title Eyewitness Kids News NBC
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 9:00-9:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MAIN DIGITAL CHANNEL-From the creators of Eyewitness News and Weekly Reader, the leading educational publisher of elementary and secondary periodicals, comes the dynamic new television program, KIDS NEWS!! This half hour weekly program is hosted by a diverse news team made up of young journalists reporting from a professional news set. KIDS NEWS provides news to students in a way that is educational as well as entertaining, news that is chosen, written and presented specifically for kids. The lead story each week will take a kid sensitive approach to serious news topics such as terrorism, bullying and cliques, and the alarming increase of diabetes in children. Interviews with kids will be shot on location around the world on a regular basis.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 25) Response
Program Title Pets TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 8:30a-9:00a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 3
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
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. Main Digital Channel -- Pets.TV is a television program that provides educational and informational segments exposing the target audience of young viewers to everything Pets. The upbeat contemporary presentation relates pets to their lives and interests. Pets from everyday to the unique are showcased with educational information that shares how they evolved to become pets and their geographic origins. Professionals share personal experiences of featured animals and/or related products. In these segments the excitement and love of working with pets is expressed. The motivational and inspirational message of each guest empowers audiences of all ages to pursue more information and education about everything pets.
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 Pets TV
List date and time rescheduled 11/17/2018 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 2018-11-17
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Pets TV
List date and time rescheduled 11/03/2018 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 2018-11-03
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Pets TV
List date and time rescheduled 10/13/2018 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 2018-10-13
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (9 of 25) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell MeTV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 10:30-11:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Multicast Digital Channel--MeTV - "Saved By The Bell" is a weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say "no," the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens. The Children's Television Act of 1990 ("CTA") imposed a requirement on the FCC to consider in its review of television station renewals the extent to which the licensee had served the educational and informational needs of children through its overall programming, including programming specifically designed to serve such needs. In adopting the CTA, Congress recognized a number of existing programs that already served such needs and in that context specifically mentioned "Saved By The Bell" in the Senate Report that accompanied the CTA, describing the program as "valuable" and "aimed at high school students and addressing typical problems and conflicts faced by teens." In adopting the regulations that implemented the CTA in 1991, the FCC also noted that Congress had singled out "Saved By The Bell" for mention: "The legislative history provides a wealth of examples of children's programming that is educational and informational. These include . . . "Saved By The Bell" (topical problems and conflicts faced by teens) . . . . Where determinations of whether a program qualifies as 'educational and informational' are in doubt, we will expect licensees to substantiate their determinations. We will rely on the guidance given in the legislative history, including the specific examples cited above, in ruling on the sufficiency of such demonstrations." Consistent with these findings, the FCC has granted the renewal applications of television stations that have relied on "Saved By The Bell" to satisfy their obligation to air programming specifically designed to serve the educational and informational needs of children aged 16 years and under.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 25) Response
Program Title Dog Tales NBC
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 7:00-7:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Main Digital Channel "Dog Tales" is a weekly half-hour educational/ informational series showcasing all aspects of the canine world. The series, which is appropriate for family viewing and children ages 13-16 in particular, offering useful information on all kinds of dogs and the people who love them. The program also instructs young viewers on the proper care of pets and provides safety, health and training tips that are useful for all kinds of dogs. In addition to showcasing skilled and compassionate individuals helping dogs and dogs assisting people, the program emphasizes responsible pet ownership, compassion for all living creatures and promotes strong personal and community values, all in a manner that is as entertaining as it is informative. "Dog Tales" is closed-captioned for the hearing impaired and displays the "E/I" icon throughout the broadcast.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 25) Response
Program Title Chicken Soup for the Soul Hidden Heroes CW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 10:30-11:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Multicast Digital Channel CW Chicken Soup for the Souls Hidden Heroes, hosted by Brooke Burke Charvet, is a hidden camera television show developed for teens in which each episode reveals the widespread goodwill in our world by secretly capturing heroes in action as they demonstrate acts of kindness, compassion and commitment to others. Highlighted by funny, light hearted moments, the show shines a bright light on everyday people who selflessly share their positive attitudes towards society and life with others by doing good deeds.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 25) Response
Program Title Vets Saving Pets NBC
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 10:30-11:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MAIN DIGITAL CHANNEL NBC - Vets Saving Vets Vets Saving Pets is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. Vets Saving Pets examines the interpersonal stories of veterinary professionals working to save the lives of animals in need of urgent medical care. Vets Saving Pets takes place at the Emergency Veterinary Trauma Center in Toronto, one of the busiest veterinary facilities in Canada. Each week, viewers will be exposed to new emergency cases that will teach audiences about a wide array of specialties within veterinary medicine such as critical care, oncology, cardiology, neurology, anesthesiology, dermatology, dentistry, and surgery. Audiences will witness first-hand the dedication and determination of these veterinary specialists as they work tirelessly to save their animal patients.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 25) Response
Program Title This Old House: Trade School CW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 10:00-10:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Multicast Digital Channel CW This Old House Trade School Produced for viewers aged thirteen to sixteen, This Old House Trade School is a celebration of vocational education in the field of home improvement. Hosted by Kevin OConnor This Old House Trade School is an informative series that follows two residential construction projects from beginning to end. Each week, audiences will learn step by step instructions in various building methods and disciplines such as architecture, engineering, carpentry, plumbing, masonry, landscaping design, construction and many more. This Old House Trade School will also teach viewers about the tricks of the trade, first hand from industry experts and professionals, as they renovate and restore entire homes.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 25) Response
Program Title Welcome Home CW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 09:30-10:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Multicast Digital Channel CW - WELCOME HOME - Welcome Home is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. Hosts Rob and Treger Strasberg run a non-profit dedicated to helping deserving families in transition by turning their house into a home and changing lives along the way. Each episode, we meet a family emerging from difficult circumstances as they finally move into a new living space to call their own. To help the family with their fresh start, Treger, Rob, and a dedicated team of designers and volunteers will transform the family's bare house into a warm home by using goods and services donated by people in the community. The new home will provide much-needed stability to meet the family's specific needs, stimulate their interests, and promote their goals. Welcome Home will teach viewers the importance of giving back in their communities, to never give up when faced with a tough situation, and gratitude for the basic living necessities that we often take for granted.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 25) Response
Program Title The Voyager with Josh Garcia NBC
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 10:00-10:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MAIN DIGITAL CHANNEL NBC - The Voyager with Josh Garcia takes viewers on an exciting and immersive journey around the globe with world traveler and host, Josh Garcia. Each episode provides audiences access to the worlds most incredible destinations as Josh seeks out the truly authentic experiences one can only find when guided by a knowledgeable and passionate guide. Each week, Josh Garcia brings viewers on an enthralling voyage exploring the people and cultures that make our world so breathtaking.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 25) Response
Program Title Naturally, Danny Seo NBC
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 11:30-12:00 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
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. MAIN DIGITAL CHANNEL NBC Naturally, Danny Seo is an educational series for young people and their families seeking a healthier lifestyle by learning the science behind eating well and exercising your mind and body while caring for our planet. Host Danny Seo is America's leading authority on eco-friendly living. Danny has devoted his career to the idea that caring for the environment can go hand-in-hand with enjoying time with family and friends and sharing delicious and healthy meals while creating a healthy and environmentally friendly home.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 25) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell MeTV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 10:00-10:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Multicast Digital Channel--MeTV - "Saved By The Bell" is a weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say "no," the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens. The Children's Television Act of 1990 ("CTA") imposed a requirement on the FCC to consider in its review of television station renewals the extent to which the licensee had served the educational and informational needs of children through its overall programming, including programming specifically designed to serve such needs. In adopting the CTA, Congress recognized a number of existing programs that already served such needs and in that context specifically mentioned "Saved By The Bell" in the Senate Report that accompanied the CTA, describing the program as "valuable" and "aimed at high school students and addressing typical problems and conflicts faced by teens." In adopting the regulations that implemented the CTA in 1991, the FCC also noted that Congress had singled out "Saved By The Bell" for mention: "The legislative history provides a wealth of examples of children's programming that is educational and informational. These include . . . "Saved By The Bell" (topical problems and conflicts faced by teens) . . . . Where determinations of whether a program qualifies as 'educational and informational' are in doubt, we will expect licensees to substantiate their determinations. We will rely on the guidance given in the legislative history, including the specific examples cited above, in ruling on the sufficiency of such demonstrations." Consistent with these findings, the FCC has granted the renewal applications of television stations that have relied on "Saved By The Bell" to satisfy their obligation to air programming specifically designed to serve the educational and informational needs of children aged 16 years and under.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 25) Response
Program Title Beakman's World MeTV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 8:30-9:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MULTICAST SUBCHANNEL MeTV - This live-action series based on the comic strip by Jok Church stars performance artist Paul Zaloom as the slightly nutty but never boring scientist who leads a journey of discovery while performing experiments that demonstrate how the world works. Topics are addressed with cutting-edge humor and state-of-the-art visuals that make learning fun. Joining Beakman in his quest are Josie (Alanna Ubach), his bright young apprentice, and an oversize, sarcastic rat named Lester (Mark Ritts).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 25) Response
Program Title Bill Nye, the Science Guy MeTV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 9:30-10:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MULTICAST SUBCHANNEL MeTV - With 28 Emmys and a slew of other prestigious awards, Disney's resident way-cool scientist knows how to get kids fired up about science. From Earth science to complex discussions on genetics, Bill Nye's enthusiasm for all things science is contagious.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 25) Response
Program Title Consumer 101 NBC
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 11:00-11:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MAIN DIGITAL CHANNEL NBC - Consumer 101 is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. Hosted by Jack Rico with the help of experts and scientists from the Consumer Reports labs and testing facilities, Consumer 101 will give viewers a behind-the-scenes look into the science used to test every kind of product from the obscure, to the fascinating, to the everyday. Each week, audiences will discover more about the surprising intricacy of product testing, learn more efficient ways to get the most out of everyday items, as well as catch a glimpse into a unique career path in the fields of science and technology. Consumer 101 is an empowering series aimed at giving teens the tools they need to make smarter choices as consumers, exploring the how, where, when, and why we spend our resources so we can all make educated decisions when it counts.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 25) Response
Program Title Ready Set Pet CW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 09:00-09:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Multicast Digital Channel CW - READY SET PET - Ready, Set, Pet is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. Hosted by Phil Torres, this series will educate and inform teens and their families about pet adoption, responsible pet ownership, and the importance of a green space for pets. Each episode, Phil will guide a family through the pet adoption process after a careful look at their unique situation to help them make an informed decision in finding the right pet for their lifestyle. While the family visits local shelters and rescues, experts revitalize their outdoor space to make a safe and eco-friendly home for their new pet. In the end, viewers will see family members overcome their disagreements and make the tough decision on which pet will join the family. Ready, Set, Pet will teach viewers that thoughtful preparation is key when learning to care for an animal's needs.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (22 of 25) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs CW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 08:00-08:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Multicast Digital Channel CW - THE WILDLIFE DOCS - The Wildlife Docs is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. Hosted by Rachel Reenstra, The Wildlife Docs follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of veterinary staff at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay as they care for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventive care to emergencies, this educational and informational 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 variety of procedures in the field of animal care, all while learning about the different species of animals featured on The Wildlife Docs.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (23 of 25) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell MeTV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 11:30-12:00 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Multicast Digital Channel--MeTV - "Saved By The Bell" is a weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say "no," the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens. The Children's Television Act of 1990 ("CTA") imposed a requirement on the FCC to consider in its review of television station renewals the extent to which the licensee had served the educational and informational needs of children through its overall programming, including programming specifically designed to serve such needs. In adopting the CTA, Congress recognized a number of existing programs that already served such needs and in that context specifically mentioned "Saved By The Bell" in the Senate Report that accompanied the CTA, describing the program as "valuable" and "aimed at high school students and addressing typical problems and conflicts faced by teens." In adopting the regulations that implemented the CTA in 1991, the FCC also noted that Congress had singled out "Saved By The Bell" for mention: "The legislative history provides a wealth of examples of children's programming that is educational and informational. These include . . . "Saved By The Bell" (topical problems and conflicts faced by teens) . . . . Where determinations of whether a program qualifies as 'educational and informational' are in doubt, we will expect licensees to substantiate their determinations. We will rely on the guidance given in the legislative history, including the specific examples cited above, in ruling on the sufficiency of such demonstrations." Consistent with these findings, the FCC has granted the renewal applications of television stations that have relied on "Saved By The Bell" to satisfy their obligation to air programming specifically designed to serve the educational and informational needs of children aged 16 years and under.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (24 of 25) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell MeTV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 11:00-11:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Multicast Digital Channel--MeTV - "Saved By The Bell" is a weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say "no," the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens. The Children's Television Act of 1990 ("CTA") imposed a requirement on the FCC to consider in its review of television station renewals the extent to which the licensee had served the educational and informational needs of children through its overall programming, including programming specifically designed to serve such needs. In adopting the CTA, Congress recognized a number of existing programs that already served such needs and in that context specifically mentioned "Saved By The Bell" in the Senate Report that accompanied the CTA, describing the program as "valuable" and "aimed at high school students and addressing typical problems and conflicts faced by teens." In adopting the regulations that implemented the CTA in 1991, the FCC also noted that Congress had singled out "Saved By The Bell" for mention: "The legislative history provides a wealth of examples of children's programming that is educational and informational. These include . . . "Saved By The Bell" (topical problems and conflicts faced by teens) . . . . Where determinations of whether a program qualifies as 'educational and informational' are in doubt, we will expect licensees to substantiate their determinations. We will rely on the guidance given in the legislative history, including the specific examples cited above, in ruling on the sufficiency of such demonstrations." Consistent with these findings, the FCC has granted the renewal applications of television stations that have relied on "Saved By The Bell" to satisfy their obligation to air programming specifically designed to serve the educational and informational needs of children aged 16 years and under.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (25 of 25) Response
Program Title Vets Saving Pets NBC
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 12p-12:30p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
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. Main Digital Channel - Vets Saving Pets is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. Vets Saving Pets examines the interpersonal stories of veterinary professionals working to save the lives of animals in need of urgent medical care. Vets Saving Pets takes place at the Emergency Veterinary Trauma Center in Toronto, one of the busiest veterinary facilities in Canada. Each week, viewers will be exposed to new emergency cases that will teach audiences about a wide array of specialties within veterinary medicine such as critical care, oncology, cardiology, neurology, anesthesiology, dermatology, dentistry, and surgery. Audiences will witness first-hand the dedication and determination of these veterinary specialists as they work tirelessly to save their animal patients.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 2) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV NBC
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SUN 12:00-12:30 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 1
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Multicast Digital Channel MeTV Dragonfly TV is a weekly half hour science television series that meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCCs Childrens Programming requirements for children ages 13 to16. The programs highlight children doing projects with real hands on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to investigate science on their own. Dragonfly TV is closed captioned for the hearing impaired and displays the E I icon throughout the broadcast.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2 of 2) Response
Program Title Missing NBC
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SUN 10:30-11:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 2
Number of Preemptions 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. Main Digital Channel - Missing - Missing is a weekly half-hour reality series featuring actual cases of missing individuals, both adult and juvenile, from across the United States. The program includes tips and information to keep children safe. Series is E/I rated and is suitable for family viewing. For FCC Childrens programming documentation, see our website.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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Date Time 10/07/2018 03:30 PM

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Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Audrey Sluss
Address 3052 Big Laurel Hwy
City Bluefield
State WV
Zip 24701
Telephone Number (304) 324-0652
Email Address asluss@wvva.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. On October 27th, 2018, Core programs Consumer 101 ended in progress and Naturally, Danny Seo did not air due to an NBC breaking news report about the shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue.

Other Matters (25)

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Other Matters (1 of 25) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell MeTV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 10:30-11:000 AM
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. Multicast Digital Channel--MeTV - "Saved By The Bell" is a weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say "no," the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens. The Children's Television Act of 1990 ("CTA") imposed a requirement on the FCC to consider in its review of television station renewals the extent to which the licensee had served the educational and informational needs of children through its overall programming, including programming specifically designed to serve such needs. In adopting the CTA, Congress recognized a number of existing programs that already served such needs and in that context specifically mentioned "Saved By The Bell" in the Senate Report that accompanied the CTA, describing the program as "valuable" and "aimed at high school students and addressing typical problems and conflicts faced by teens." In adopting the regulations that implemented the CTA in 1991, the FCC also noted that Congress had singled out "Saved By The Bell" for mention: "The legislative history provides a wealth of examples of children's programming that is educational and informational. These include . . . "Saved By The Bell" (topical problems and conflicts faced by teens) . . . . Where determinations of whether a program qualifies as 'educational and informational' are in doubt, we will expect licensees to substantiate their determinations. We will rely on the guidance given in the legislative history, including the specific examples cited above, in ruling on the sufficiency of such demonstrations." Consistent with these findings, the FCC has granted the renewal applications of television stations that have relied on "Saved By The Bell" to satisfy their obligation to air programming specifically designed to serve the educational and informational needs of children aged 16 years and under.
Other Matters (2 of 25) Response
Program Title Did I Mention Invention CW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 10:30-11:00 AM
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. Multicast Digital Channel CW - Did I Mention Invention? - Did I Mention Invention is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. Hosted by Alie Ward, Did I Mention Invention? brings viewers fascinating stories of invention while shining a light on everyday innovators. With each episode, Alie will present reports of human ingenuity and inspiration from around the United States-- and in some cases, around the world. Viewers will learn about innovators young and old, what it takes to bring their vision to life, and little-known facts about the history and process of invention and innovation. Did I Mention Invention? will ignite a spark within the hearts and minds of audiences, encouraging viewers to try their own hand at creating something new.
Other Matters (3 of 25) Response
Program Title Beakman's World MeTV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 08:30-09:00 AM
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. Multicast Digital Channel MeTV - This live-action series based on the comic strip by Jok Church stars performance artist Paul Zaloom as the slightly nutty but never boring scientist who leads a journey of discovery while performing experiments that demonstrate how the world works. Topics are addressed with cutting-edge humor and state-of-the-art visuals that make learning fun. Joining Beakman in his quest are Josie (Alanna Ubach), his bright young apprentice, and an oversize, sarcastic rat named Lester (Mark Ritts).
Other Matters (4 of 25) Response
Program Title Pets TV NBC
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 9:30-10:00 AM
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. Main Digital Channel -- Pets.TV is a television program that provides educational and informational segments exposing the target audience of young viewers to everything Pets. The upbeat contemporary presentation relates pets to their lives and interests. Pets from everyday to the unique are showcased with educational information that shares how they evolved to become pets and their geographic origins. Professionals share personal experiences of featured animals and/or related products. In these segments the excitement and love of working with pets is expressed. The motivational and inspirational message of each guest empowers audiences of all ages to pursue more information and education about everything pets.
Other Matters (5 of 25) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters MeTV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 07:30-08:00 AM
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. Multicast Digital Channel-MeTV -Mystery Hunters is an excellent example of a children's program that is innovative and empowering. Through critical observation, analytical thinking, and scientific testing, the series encourages children to question the world around them. Through both the travel aspect and investigation of ancient myths and mysteries, there is a profound focus on history, culture, geography, and international customs. The Mystery Hunters and Araya and Christina, regular kids with inquisitive minds, who travel the globe to investigate the sites and delve into the tales which have baffled people throughout the ages-looking for the Loch Ness Monster, unraveling a smelly mummy, searching for Princess Anastasia, and learning the true story of King Tut. Armed with video cameras and their instincts, they gather facts and meet the experts, debunking common myths and offering explanations for legends, spooky stories, and unexplained phenomena. They use critical thinking and scientific reasoning to show that things are not always what they seem. Back at the Discovery Mystery Lab, Doubting Dave, the resident skeptical scientist, challenges viewers to send in their own mysteries, and then tackles the questions with experiments and logical explanations. Dave also assists the Mystery Hunters with their investigations.
Other Matters (6 of 25) Response
Program Title Vets Saving Pets II NBC
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 12:00-12:30 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. Main Digital Channel - VETS SAVING PETS - Vets Saving Pets is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. Vets Saving Pets examines the interpersonal stories of veterinary professionals working to save the lives of animals in need of urgent medical care. Vets Saving Pets takes place at the Emergency Veterinary Trauma Center in Toronto, one of the busiest veterinary facilities in Canada. Each week, viewers will be exposed to new emergency cases that will teach audiences about a wide array of specialties within veterinary medicine such as critical care, oncology, cardiology, neurology, anesthesiology, dermatology, dentistry, and surgery. Audiences will witness first-hand the dedication and determination of these veterinary specialists as they work tirelessly to save their animal patients.
Other Matters (7 of 25) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell MeTV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 11:00-11:30 AM
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. Multicast Digital Channel--MeTV - "Saved By The Bell" is a weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say "no," the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens. The Children's Television Act of 1990 ("CTA") imposed a requirement on the FCC to consider in its review of television station renewals the extent to which the licensee had served the educational and informational needs of children through its overall programming, including programming specifically designed to serve such needs. In adopting the CTA, Congress recognized a number of existing programs that already served such needs and in that context specifically mentioned "Saved By The Bell" in the Senate Report that accompanied the CTA, describing the program as "valuable" and "aimed at high school students and addressing typical problems and conflicts faced by teens." In adopting the regulations that implemented the CTA in 1991, the FCC also noted that Congress had singled out "Saved By The Bell" for mention: "The legislative history provides a wealth of examples of children's programming that is educational and informational. These include . . . "Saved By The Bell" (topical problems and conflicts faced by teens) . . . . Where determinations of whether a program qualifies as 'educational and informational' are in doubt, we will expect licensees to substantiate their determinations. We will rely on the guidance given in the legislative history, including the specific examples cited above, in ruling on the sufficiency of such demonstrations." Consistent with these findings, the FCC has granted the renewal applications of television stations that have relied on "Saved By The Bell" to satisfy their obligation to air programming specifically designed to serve the educational and informational needs of children aged 16 years and under.
Other Matters (8 of 25) Response
Program Title Naturally, Danny Seo NBC
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 11:30-12:00 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. Main Digital Channel - Naturally, Danny Seo is an educational series for young people and their families seeking a healthier lifestyle by learning the science behind eating well and exercising your mind and body while caring for our planet. Host Danny Seo is America's leading authority on eco-friendly living. Danny has devoted his career to the idea that caring for the environment can go hand-in-hand with enjoying time with family and friends and sharing delicious and healthy meals while creating a healthy and environmentally friendly home.
Other Matters (9 of 25) Response
Program Title Dog Tales NBC
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 7:00 -07:30 AM
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. Main Digital Channel "Dog Tales" is a weekly half-hour educational/ informational series showcasing all aspects of the canine world. The series, which is appropriate for family viewing and children ages 13-16 in particular, offering useful information on all kinds of dogs and the people who love them. The program also instructs young viewers on the proper care of pets and provides safety, health and training tips that are useful for all kinds of dogs. In addition to showcasing skilled and compassionate individuals helping dogs and dogs assisting people, the program emphasizes responsible pet ownership, compassion for all living creatures and promotes strong personal and community values, all in a manner that is as entertaining as it is informative. "Dog Tales" is closed-captioned for the hearing impaired and displays the "E/I" icon throughout the broadcast.
Other Matters (10 of 25) Response
Program Title Bill Nye, The Science Guy MeTV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 09:30-10:00 AM
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. Multicast Digital Channel MeTV - With 28 Emmys and a slew of other prestigious awards, Disney's resident way-cool scientist knows how to get kids fired up about science. From Earth science to complex discussions on genetics, Bill Nye's enthusiasm for all things science is contagious.
Other Matters (11 of 25) Response
Program Title Chicken Soup for the Soul's/ Animal Tales CW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 10:00-10:30 AM
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. Multicast Channel CW - Chicken Soup for the Soul's Animal Tales centers around our love for animals and the impact they have on our lives. Each episode uncovers stories about amazing and inspiring people from around the world who go above and beyond to care for, love, and defend animals everywhere. Viewers will meet animal rescue teams and dedicated animal advocates helping lost pets find forever homes, and even meet some of the incredible pets serving and assisting people in need, including K9s and therapy animals. The show will teach viewers to honor the unconditional bond between people and their pets, and how animals change lives. Viewers will learn some of the responsibilities that come with caring for our four-legged friends. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (12 of 25) Response
Program Title Wildlife Docs CW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 8:30-9:00 AM
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. Multicast Digital Channel CW - The Wildlife Docs is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. Hosted by Rachel Reenstra, The Wildlife Docs follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of veterinary staff at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay as they care for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventive care to emergencies, this educational and informational 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 variety of procedures in the field of animal care, all while learning about the different species of animals featured on The Wildlife Docs.
Other Matters (13 of 25) Response
Program Title The Voyager WithJosh Garcia NBC
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 10:00-10:30 AM
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. Main Digital Channel - The Voyager with Josh Garcia takes viewers on an exciting and immersive journey around the globe with the world traveler and hos Josh Garcia. Each episode provides audiences access to the worlds most incredible destinations as Josh seeks out the truly authentic experiences one can only find when guided by a knowledgeable and passionate guide. Each week, Josh Garcia brings viewers on an enthralling voyage exploring the people and cultures that make our world breathtaking.
Other Matters (14 of 25) Response
Program Title Eyewitness Kids News NBC
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 9:00-9:30 AM
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. MAIN DIGITAL CHANNEL-From the creators of Eyewitness News and Weekly Reader, the leading educational publisher of elementary and secondary periodicals, comes the dynamic new television program, KIDS NEWS!! This half hour weekly program is hosted by a diverse news team made up of young journalists reporting from a professional news set. KIDS NEWS provides news to students in a way that is educational as well as entertaining, news that is chosen, written and presented specifically for kids. The lead story each week will take a kid sensitive approach to serious news topics such as terrorism, bullying and cliques, and the alarming increase of diabetes in children. Interviews with kids will be shot on location around the world on a regular basis.
Other Matters (15 of 25) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters MeTV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 7:00 -07:30 AM
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. Multicast Digital Channel-MeTV -Mystery Hunters is an excellent example of a children's program that is innovative and empowering. Through critical observation, analytical thinking, and scientific testing, the series encourages children to question the world around them. Through both the travel aspect and investigation of ancient myths and mysteries, there is a profound focus on history, culture, geography, and international customs. The Mystery Hunters and Araya and Christina, regular kids with inquisitive minds, who travel the globe to investigate the sites and delve into the tales which have baffled people throughout the ages-looking for the Loch Ness Monster, unraveling a smelly mummy, searching for Princess Anastasia, and learning the true story of King Tut. Armed with video cameras and their instincts, they gather facts and meet the experts, debunking common myths and offering explanations for legends, spooky stories, and unexplained phenomena. They use critical thinking and scientific reasoning to show that things are not always what they seem. Back at the Discovery Mystery Lab, Doubting Dave, the resident skeptical scientist, challenges viewers to send in their own mysteries, and then tackles the questions with experiments and logical explanations. Dave also assists the Mystery Hunters with their investigations.
Other Matters (16 of 25) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell MeTV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 10:00-10:30 AM
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. Multicast Digital Channel--MeTV - "Saved By The Bell" is a weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say "no," the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens. The Children's Television Act of 1990 ("CTA") imposed a requirement on the FCC to consider in its review of television station renewals the extent to which the licensee had served the educational and informational needs of children through its overall programming, including programming specifically designed to serve such needs. In adopting the CTA, Congress recognized a number of existing programs that already served such needs and in that context specifically mentioned "Saved By The Bell" in the Senate Report that accompanied the CTA, describing the program as "valuable" and "aimed at high school students and addressing typical problems and conflicts faced by teens." In adopting the regulations that implemented the CTA in 1991, the FCC also noted that Congress had singled out "Saved By The Bell" for mention: "The legislative history provides a wealth of examples of children's programming that is educational and informational. These include . . . "Saved By The Bell" (topical problems and conflicts faced by teens) . . . . Where determinations of whether a program qualifies as 'educational and informational' are in doubt, we will expect licensees to substantiate their determinations. We will rely on the guidance given in the legislative history, including the specific examples cited above, in ruling on the sufficiency of such demonstrations." Consistent with these findings, the FCC has granted the renewal applications of television stations that have relied on "Saved By The Bell" to satisfy their obligation to air programming specifically designed to serve the educational and informational needs of children aged 16 years and under.
Other Matters (17 of 25) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell MeTV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 11:30-12:00 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. Multicast Digital Channel--MeTV - "Saved By The Bell" is a weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say "no," the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens. The Children's Television Act of 1990 ("CTA") imposed a requirement on the FCC to consider in its review of television station renewals the extent to which the licensee had served the educational and informational needs of children through its overall programming, including programming specifically designed to serve such needs. In adopting the CTA, Congress recognized a number of existing programs that already served such needs and in that context specifically mentioned "Saved By The Bell" in the Senate Report that accompanied the CTA, describing the program as "valuable" and "aimed at high school students and addressing typical problems and conflicts faced by teens." In adopting the regulations that implemented the CTA in 1991, the FCC also noted that Congress had singled out "Saved By The Bell" for mention: "The legislative history provides a wealth of examples of children's programming that is educational and informational. These include . . . "Saved By The Bell" (topical problems and conflicts faced by teens) . . . . Where determinations of whether a program qualifies as 'educational and informational' are in doubt, we will expect licensees to substantiate their determinations. We will rely on the guidance given in the legislative history, including the specific examples cited above, in ruling on the sufficiency of such demonstrations." Consistent with these findings, the FCC has granted the renewal applications of television stations that have relied on "Saved By The Bell" to satisfy their obligation to air programming specifically designed to serve the educational and informational needs of children aged 16 years and under.
Other Matters (18 of 25) Response
Program Title Earth Odyssey with Dylan Dryer
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 10:30-11:00 AM
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. Main Digital Channel - Earth Odyssey with Dylan Dreyer is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. Earth Odyssey with Dylan Dreyer will take viewers on an incredible journey to the wildest points on the globe, uncovering the connection between the environment, the wildlife, and the human beings that surround them. Hosted by Meteorologist Dylan Dreyer, Earth Odyssey with Dylan Dreyer will reveal a new destination each week, ranging from Africa, Indochina, the Middle East, and many untamed islands around the world. Audiences will come face-to-face with fascinating native animals, some cute and some dangerous, while educating teen viewers with amazing facts about nature and wildlife. Earth Odyssey with Dylan Dreyer gives audiences a captivating look at the symbiosis between all living things, in the most larger-than-life places on Earth.
Other Matters (19 of 25) Response
Program Title Champion Within NBC
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 12:30-01:00 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. Main Digital Channel - NBC -The Champion Within features the powerful and inspiring stories of successful athletes who exemplify what it really means to be a champion. Hosted by Lauren Thompson of Golf Channels Morning Drive, The Champion Within introduces audiences to professional and amateur athletes who have overcome obstacles to ultimately achieve transcendent moments in the world of sports. The Champion Within proves that a champion is not only defined by their speed, strength and agility, but also by their grit, resilience and heart.
Other Matters (20 of 25) Response
Program Title Welcome Home CW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 9;30-10:00 AM
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. Multicast Digital Channel CW - WELCOME HOME - Welcome Home is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. Hosts Rob and Treger Strasberg run a non-profit dedicated to helping deserving families in transition by turning their house into a home and changing lives along the way. Each episode, we meet a family emerging from difficult circumstances as they finally move into a new living space to call their own. To help the family with their fresh start, Treger, Rob, and a dedicated team of designers and volunteers will transform the family's bare house into a warm home by using goods and services donated by people in the community. The new home will provide much-needed stability to meet the family's specific needs, stimulate their interests, and promote their goals. Welcome Home will teach viewers the importance of giving back in their communities, to never give up when faced with a tough situation, and gratitude for the basic living necessities that we often take for granted.
Other Matters (21 of 25) Response
Program Title Ready Set Pet CW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 8:00-08:30 AM
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. Multicast Digital Channel CW - READY, SET, PET - Ready, Set, Pet is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. Hosted by Phil Torres, this series will educate and inform teens and their families about pet adoption, responsible pet ownership, and the importance of a green space for pets. Each episode, Phil will guide a family through the pet adoption process after a careful look at their unique situation to help them make an informed decision in finding the right pet for their lifestyle. While the family visits local shelters and rescues, experts revitalize their outdoor space to make a safe and eco-friendly home for their new pet. In the end, viewers will see family members overcome their disagreements and make the tough decision on which pet will join the family. Ready, Set, Pet will teach viewers that thoughtful preparation is key when learning to care for an animal's needs.
Other Matters (22 of 25) Response
Program Title Bill Nye, The Science Guy MeTV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 09:00-09:30 AM
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. Multicast Digital Channel MeTV - With 28 Emmys and a slew of other prestigious awards, Disney's resident way-cool scientist knows how to get kids fired up about science. From Earth science to complex discussions on genetics, Bill Nye's enthusiasm for all things science is contagious.
Other Matters (23 of 25) Response
Program Title Consumer 101 NBC
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 11:00-11:30 AM
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. Main Digital Channel - CONSUMER 101 Consumer 101 is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. Hosted by Jack Rico with the help of experts and scientists from the Consumer Reports labs and testing facilities, Consumer 101 will give viewers a behind-the-scenes look into the science used to test every kind of product from the obscure, to the fascinating, to the everyday. Each week, audiences will discover more about the surprising intricacy of product testing, learn more efficient ways to get the most out of everyday items, as well as catch a glimpse into a unique career path in the fields of science and technology. Consumer 101 is an empowering series aimed at giving teens the tools they need to make smarter choices as consumers, exploring the how, where, when, and why we spend our resources so we can all make educated decisions when it counts.
Other Matters (24 of 25) Response
Program Title Beakman's World MeTV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 08:00-08:30 AM
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. Multicast Digital Channel MeTV - This live-action series based on the comic strip by Jok Church stars performance artist Paul Zaloom as the slightly nutty but never boring scientist who leads a journey of discovery while performing experiments that demonstrate how the world works. Topics are addressed with cutting-edge humor and state-of-the-art visuals that make learning fun. Joining Beakman in his quest are Josie (Alanna Ubach), his bright young apprentice, and an oversize, sarcastic rat named Lester (Mark Ritts).
Other Matters (25 of 25) Response
Program Title This Old House Trade School CW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 09:00-09:30 AM
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. Multicast - CW Produced for viewers aged 13 16 This Old House Trade School is a celebration of vocational education in the field of home improvement. Hosted by Kevin OConnor This Old House Trade School is an informative series that follows two residential construction projects from beginning to end. Each week audiences will learn step by step instructions in various building methods and disciplines such as architecture engineering carpentry plumbing masonry landscaping design construction and many more. This Old House Trade School will also teach viewers about the tricks of the trade first hand from industry experts and professionals as they renovate and restore entire homes.

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The undersigned certifies that he or she is (a) the party filing the Children's Television Programming, or an officer, director, member, partner, trustee, authorized employee, or other individual or duly elected or appointed official who is authorized to sign on behalf of the party filing the Children's Television Programming; or (b) an attorney qualified to practice before the Commission under 47 C.F.R. Section 1.23(a), who is authorized to represent the party filing the Children's Television Programming, and who further certifies that he or she has read the document; that to the best of his or her knowledge, information,and belief there is good ground to support it; and that it is not interposed for delay.

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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.

Frank Brady , Brady .

VP/GM


01/10/2019

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