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

FRN:
0026907345
File Number:
0000066334
Submit Date:
04/01/2019
Call Sign:
K33LN-D
Facility ID:
67002
City:
MINNEAPOLIS
State:
MN
Service:
Digital Class A
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report Amendment
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/01/2019
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? Yes

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

HC2 STATION GROUP, INC.

RENEE ILHARDT

PO Box

3OTH FLOOR

NEW YORK, NY 10022

United States

+1 (954) 606-5486

RILHARDT@HC2BROADCASTING.COM

Company

Contact Representatives (3)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

REBECCA HANSON

EVP and General Counsel

HC2 STATION GROUP, INC.

REBECCA HANSON

PO Box

3OTH FLOOR

NEW YORK, NY 10022

United States

+1 (212) 339-5832

RHANSON@HC2BROADCASTING.COM

Legal Representative

KURT HANSON

CHIEF TECHNICAL OFFICER

HC2 STATION GROUP, INC.

KURT HANSON

PO Box

3OTH FLOOR

NEW YORK, NY 10022

United States

+1 (212) 339-5853

KHANSON@HC2BROADCASTING.COM

Technical Representative

RENEE ILHARDT

HC2 BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC

RENEE ILHARDT

450 PARK AVENUE

30TH FLOOR

NEW YORK, NY 10022

United States

+1 (954) 606-5486

RILHARDT@HC2BROADCASTING.COM

CORPORATE REPRESENTATIVE

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network Grit
Nielsen DMA Minneapolis-St. Paul
Web Home Page Address

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 999.9
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: 50.0
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(20)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 20) Response
Program Title Better Planet (33.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10:30-11:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
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. Better Planet TV is a weekly half-hour series featuring teens learning about ways to help the environment.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 20) Response
Program Title KIDS TIME PRAISE
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 8:00 AM, 11:30 AM, 4:00 PM, 7:30PM; Mon-Fri 7:30 AM, 11:30 AM, 4:00 PM, 7:30 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 312
Total times aired 312
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 5 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Main Channel: Christian music performed by children.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 20) Response
Program Title Journey w/ Dylan Dreyer (33.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 11-11:30AM
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 0 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. Features breathtaking cinematography to bring viewers up close and personal with creatures big and small; viewers see animals in their natural habitat.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 20) Response
Program Title Wild Wonders (33.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 12-12:30 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. Wild Wonders at the San Diego Zoo is a weekly half-hour series that explores all types of wild animals and their habitats.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 20) Response
Program Title Give (33.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 12-12:30 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. Program introduces viewers to the world of philanthropy through stories of small charities making a big impact.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 20) Response
Program Title Walking Wild (33.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30AM-12PM
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. Walking Wild at the San Diego Zoo is a weekly half-hour series that explores all types of wild animals and their habitats.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 20) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (33.7)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
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. An educational documentary series that showcases stories of rescue, rehabilitation and return to the wild of marine animals by a team of dedicated vets, animal care experts, animal science researchers and government authorities.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 20) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10:30 - 11AM
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. Host Jeff Corwin presents his travels around the world to remarkable destinations and unique underwater world to the audience.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 20) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (33.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10-11 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
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. JACK HANNA'S ANIMAL ADVENTURES follows renowned animal expert Jack Hanna as he travels the world studying and interacting with various exotic animals.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 20) Response
Program Title The Champion Within (33.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 12:30-1:00PM
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. Features powerful and inspiring stories the exemplify what it means to be a champion. Viewers learn the value of good sportsmanship and the dedication it takes to excel to the highest level.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 20) Response
Program Title Naturally Danny Seo (33.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 11:30AM - 12:00PM
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. Program is about seeking a healthier lifestyle by learning the science behind eating well, exercising your mind and body, and caring for our planet.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 20) Response
Program Title Henry Ford's Innovation Nation
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 12-1PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
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. Program showcases present-day change-makers from all over the world creating solutions to real human needs.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 20) Response
Program Title Missing (33.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10-10:30 AM, 12:30-1PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
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. Missing is a weekly half-hour series focusing attention on the plight of missing children.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 20) Response
Program Title The Voyager w/Josh Garcia (33.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 10-11 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
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. Takes viewers on an exciting journey around the globe, and explores people of many different cultures.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 20) Response
Program Title Recipe Rehab (33.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11AM-12PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
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. Program focuses on healthy lifestyle elements.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 20) Response
Program Title KID'S TIME
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 8:30AM, 12:00PM, 2:30PM, 4:30PM, 8:00PM; Monday-Friday 8:00AM, 12:00PM, 4:30PM, 8:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 325
Total times aired 325
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 5 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Main Channel: This program teaches family values, life morals,relationships,respect for man and animals and much more through Bible stories, music, cooking, and curious animals.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 20) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (33.7)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10-11 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
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 16 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert Jack Hanna presents top numeric lists (ten or less) about the animal kingdom and shares his adventures from around the world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 20) Response
Program Title Game Changers (33.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10AM - 12PM; Sun 10-11AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 78
Total times aired 78
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. Program introduces viewers to athletes and others involved in sports who use their skills and experience to change others' lives for the better. From sports professionals who mentor kids to sports hopefuls who refuse to let obstacles stand in their way of success, these stories explore how athletes use their knowledge of the game, teamwork, and competition to inspire others to work for their goals as well.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 20) Response
Program Title TINY TOTS FOR JESUS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7:00AM, 12:30PM, 8:30PM; Mon-Fri 7:00AM, 12:30PM; 3:30PM, 8:30PM; Saturday 8:30AM, 11:00AM, 5:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 338
Total times aired 338
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 2 years to 4 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Main Channel: It's music and farmers, animals and gardens, stories, and fun for the little ones with the colorful set and loveable characters.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 20) Response
Program Title Rock the Park (33.7)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 12:30-1:30 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
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. The hosts take the audience to visit America's National parks as they get up close and personal with nature and explore the beauty of these national treasures.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison RENEE ILHARDT
Address 450 PARK AVENUE, 30TH FLOOR
City NEW YORK
State NY
Zip 10022
Telephone Number (954) 606-5486
Email Address rilhardt@hc2broadcasting.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. The station had 1008 hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming on other than its main stream. This report amends the 4Q 2018 report which the station timely filed on 1/10/19. A copy of that report is attached hereto.

Other Matters (7)

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Other Matters (1 of 7) Response
Program Title TINY TOTS FOR JESUS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 7:00 am & 2:30 pm, Mon 7:00 am & 4:00 pm, Tues. 7:00 am & 4:00 pm, Wed. 4:00 pm, Thurs. 7:00 am & 4:00 pm, Fri. 4:00 pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 132
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 4 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Main Channel: It's music and farmers, animals and gardens, stories, and fun for the little ones with the colorful set and loveable characters.
Other Matters (2 of 7) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. An educational documentary series that showcases stories of rescue, rehabilitation and return to the wild of marine animals by a team of dedicated vets, animal care experts, animal science researchers and government authorities.
Other Matters (3 of 7) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10:30-11:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 16 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert Jack Hanna presents top numeric lists (ten or less) about the animal kingdom and shares his adventures from around the world.
Other Matters (4 of 7) Response
Program Title KID'S TIME
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 7:00 am & 2:30 pm, Mon - Fri 4:30pm, Sat 7:30 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 105
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 5 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Main Channel: This program teaches family values, life morals,relationships,respect for man and animals and much more through Bible stories, music, cooking, and curious animals.
Other Matters (5 of 7) Response
Program Title Rock the Park
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 12:30-1:30 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The hosts take the audience to visit America's National parks as they get up close and personal with nature and explore the beauty of these national treasures.
Other Matters (6 of 7) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corbin
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. Host Jeff Corwin presents his travels around the world to remarkable destinations and unique underwater world to the audience.
Other Matters (7 of 7) Response
Program Title KIDS TIME PRAISE
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon. 4:00 pm, Tues. 4:00 pm & 5:00 pm, Wed. - Fri. 4:00 pm, Sat. 7:00 am & 4:30 pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 105
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 5 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Main Channel: Christian music performed by children.

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.

Les Levi

Chief Operating Officer


04/01/2019

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