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

FRN:
0018223693
File Number:
0000070779
Submit Date:
04/09/2019
Call Sign:
WABI-TV
Facility ID:
17005
City:
BANGOR
State:
ME
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/09/2019
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2019

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

GRAY TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC

4370 PEACHTREE ROAD, NE

ATLANTA, GA 30319

United States

+1 (404) 504-9828

robert.folliard@gray.tv

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Joan Stewart

Wiley Rein LLP

1776 K Street NW

Washington , DC 20006

United States

+1 (202) 719-7438

jstewart@wileyrein.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CBS/CW/DECADES
Nielsen DMA Bangor
Web Home Page Address www.wabi.tv

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 336.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 6.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(15)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 15) Response
Program Title CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL'S ANIMAL TALES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 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. A live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. 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, help, 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 military K9s and therapy animals. The program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of audiences 13 to 16 years old, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 15) Response
Program Title THE WILDLIFE DOCS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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 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. 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 15) Response
Program Title THE INSPECTORS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 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 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 INSPECTORS is a scripted dramatic series inspired by compelling real-life cases handled by the United States Postal Inspection Service. In the series, Preston Wainwright, a determined teenage boy who is thriving after being paralyzed in a car accident, works as an intern at the U.S. Postal Inspector's lab assisting his U.S. Postal Inspector mom, Amanda, in solving crimes that deal with everything from internet scams, identity and mail theft, to consumer fraud. The program strives to educate young people about making the right choices in their daily lives, encourages open communication between teens and parents and includes positive messaging regarding living with disabilities, overcoming challenges, beating the odds and the power of perseverance. 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 15) Response
Program Title HENRY FORD'S INNOVATION NATION
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:00am
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. CBS SUNDAY MORNING correspondent Mo Rocca hosts this celebration of the inventor's spirit - from historic pioneers throughout the past to forward-looking visionaries of today. Each episode tells dramatic stories behind great inventions and the perseverance, passion and price required to bring them about. The program has a strong focus on "junior geniuses" who are changing the face of technology. 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 15) Response
Program Title THIS OLD HOUSE: TRADE SCHOOL
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9 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
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. A celebration of vocational education in the field of home improvement, This Old House: trade School is an informative series that follows two residential construction projects from beginning to end. audiences learn step-by-step instructions in various building methods and disciplines, such as architecture, engineering, carpentry, plumbing, masonry, landscaping design, construction, and more. The show also teaches tricks of the trade, first hand from industry experts and professionals, as they renovate and restore homes. The program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of audiences 13 to 16 years old, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 15) Response
Program Title MISSING: COLD CASES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 12:00pm and 12:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including safety tips and real life stories using various resources to help find missing people. The show is also a public service to communities across the United States and is endorsed by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. This program is provided by DECADES network.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 15) Response
Program Title DID I MENTION INVENTION?
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 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
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. 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. 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 15) Response
Program Title HOPE IN THE WILD
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 7
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 7
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 7
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. Love action half-hour TV program following Hope Swinimer and her team as they rescue and rehabilitate injured and orphaned animals. HOPE IN THE WILD educates viewers on the day-to-day jobs of an animal care team and the species that they encounter. 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.
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 HOPE IN THE WILD
List date and time rescheduled 03/17/2019 07:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-03-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program HOPE IN THE WILD
List date and time rescheduled 03/24/2019 07:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-03-23
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program HOPE IN THE WILD
List date and time rescheduled 03/10/2019 07:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-03-09
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program HOPE IN THE WILD
List date and time rescheduled 01/06/2019 07:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-01-05
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program HOPE IN THE WILD
List date and time rescheduled 01/20/2019 07:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-01-19
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program HOPE IN THE WILD
List date and time rescheduled 03/03/2019 07:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-03-02
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program HOPE IN THE WILD
List date and time rescheduled 02/10/2019 07:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-02-09
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (9 of 15) Response
Program Title ANIMAL RESCUE CLASSICS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:00am and 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. Animal Rescue is a weekly half-hour reality series showcasing spectacular rescues of all types of animals. The series focuses on the dedicated people around the world who help sick, injured or abused animals. The program also instructs children on the proper care of animals and provides safety tips on how to care for all kinds of creatures in the animal kingdom. The show is aimed at children and families who want to learn about animal treatment, care and protection. The program is provided by the DECADES Network.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 15) Response
Program Title DR. CHRIS PET VET
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30am
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 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. Chronicling the adventures of Dr. Chris Brown, DR. CHRIS PET VET allows viewers unique insight into the life of one of the world's busiest vets and the animals that he treats. For those animals that require specialist services, Dr. Chris calls on his good friend and colleague Dr. Lisa Chimes, who works at a small animal specialist hospital. The show usually consists of three segments, following the doctor as he treats various animals that are in trouble and offering the viewer opportunities to understand the challenges a veterinarian daily faces. The series focuses on how the doctor investigates the individual problem and tries to develop solutions that on the surface would seem confounding to the viewer. As such the show not only offers a view into careers in and responsibility for taking care of pets, but also into problem solving strategies and behaviors. 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 15) Response
Program Title LUCKY DOG
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:00am
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. Animal trainer Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, where his mission is to rescue hard-to-love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and on developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the overarching theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. Following McMillan's investigations into how to retrain these animals to make them welcome members in the homes of families is both educational and inspirational - encouraging this demographic to become sensitive to our own and others' behavior and teaching how we as individuals can make a difference. 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 15) Response
Program Title TAILS OF VALOR
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12:30 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 9
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 9
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 9
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. A live-action half-hour program that features true stories of service animals working to change people's lives. The program also examines the science behind these relationships, including animals' unique and powerful senses that enable them to protect their human charges. Viewers learn to see the world from different perspectives, and how those with disabilities experience everyday life and the challenges they face. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, had educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
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 TAILS OF VALOR
List date and time rescheduled 03/10/2019 07:30 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 2019-03-09
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program TAILS OF VALOR
List date and time rescheduled 03/03/2019 07:30 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 2019-03-02
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program TAILS OF VALOR
List date and time rescheduled 03/24/2019 07:30 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 2019-03-23
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program TAILS OF VALOR
List date and time rescheduled 02/10/2019 07:30 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 2019-02-09
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program TAILS OF VALOR
List date and time rescheduled 01/27/2019 07:30 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 2019-01-26
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program TAILS OF VALOR
List date and time rescheduled 03/17/2019 07:30 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 2019-03-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program TAILS OF VALOR
List date and time rescheduled 02/17/2019 07:30 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 2019-02-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #8

Questions Response
Title of Program TAILS OF VALOR
List date and time rescheduled 01/06/2019 07:30 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 2019-01-05
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #9

Questions Response
Title of Program TAILS OF VALOR
List date and time rescheduled 01/20/2019 07:30 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 2019-01-19
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (13 of 15) Response
Program Title AMERICA'S HEARTLAND
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:00am and 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
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 informative half-hour E/I program that helps teens discover farms, families, and fascinating stories from America's Heartland. Content includes lessons about the importance of farming and feeding the world. Each episode is an effective history lesson on America's agricultural heritage, explaining how food is grown and used in different ways. The series meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC Children's Programming requirements for children ages 13-16. The program is provided by DECADES Network.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 15) Response
Program Title READY, SET, PET
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 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. 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. The series meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC Children's Programming requirements for children ages 13-16.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 15) Response
Program Title WELCOME HOME
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 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
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. 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. 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.
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 Stephen Hiltz
Address 35 Hildreth Street
City Bangor
State ME
Zip 04401
Telephone Number (207) 974-3760
Email Address shiltz@wabi.tv
Include any other comments or information you want the Commission to consider in evaluating your compliance with the Children's Television Act (or use this space for supplemental explanations). This may include information on any other noncore educational and informational programming that you aired this quarter or plan to air during the next quarter, or any existing or proposed non-broadcast efforts that will enhance the educational and informational value of such programming to children. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671, NOTES 2 and 3.

Other Matters (15)

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Other Matters (1 of 15) Response
Program Title DR. CHRIS PET VET
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30am
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. Chronicling the adventures of Dr. Chris Brown, DR. CHRIS PET VET allows viewers unique insight into the life of one of the world's busiest vets and the animals that he treats. For those animals that require specialist services, Dr. Chris calls on his good friend and colleague Dr. Lisa Chimes, who works at a small animal specialist hospital. The show usually consists of three segments, following the doctor as he treats various animals that are in trouble and offering the viewer opportunities to understand the challenges a veterinarian daily faces. The series focuses on how the doctor investigates the individual problem and tries to develop solutions that on the surface would seem confounding to the viewer. As such the show not only offers a view into careers in and responsibility for taking care of pets, but also into problem solving strategies and behaviors. 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 (2 of 15) Response
Program Title HENRY FORD'S INNOVATION NATION
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:00am
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. CBS SUNDAY MORNING correspondent Mo Rocca hosts this celebration of the inventor's spirit - from historic pioneers throughout the past to forward-looking visionaries of today. Each episode tells dramatic stories behind great inventions and the perseverance, passion and price required to bring them about. The program has a strong focus on "junior geniuses" who are changing the face of technology. 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 (3 of 15) Response
Program Title THIS OLD HOUSE: TRADE SCHOOL
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 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. A celebration of vocational education in the field of home improvement, This Old House: Trade School is an informative series that follows two residential construction projects from beginning to end. Audiences learn step-by-step instructions in various building methods and disciplines, such as architecture, engineering, carpentry, plumbing, masonry, landscaping design, construction and more. The show also teaches tricks of the trades, first hand from industry experts and professionals as they renovate and restore homes. The program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of audiences 13 to 16 years old, 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 (4 of 15) Response
Program Title TAILS OF VALOR
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 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. A live-action half-hour program that features true stories of service animals working to change people's lives. The program also examines the science behind these relationships, including animals' unique and powerful senses that enable them to protect their human charges. Viewers learn to see the world from different perspectives, and how those with disabilities experience everyday life and the challenges they face. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, had 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 (5 of 15) Response
Program Title WELCOME HOME
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 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. Live-action half-hour program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age. WELCOME HOME follows a non-profit organization dedicated to helping deserving families in transition by turning their house into a home -- and changing lives along the way. In each episode, viewers meet a family emerging from challenges as they move into a new living space. A dedicated team of designers and volunteers transform the bare house into a warm home using goods and services provided by people in the community. WELCOME HOME teaches the importance of giving back in the community, and to never give up in tough circumstances, as well as gratitude for the basic living necessities that many often take for granted.
Other Matters (6 of 15) Response
Program Title ANIMAL RESCUE CLASSICS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:00am and 10:30am
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. "Dog Tales" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. The weekly series also includes recommended reading lists about dogs, and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests.
Other Matters (7 of 15) Response
Program Title DID I MENTION INVENTION?
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 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. Live action half-hour program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13 to 16. The series shares stories of invention with viewers and shines a light on everyday innovators with reports of human ingenuity and inspiration from around the U.S. and, in some cases, the world. Viewers learn about innovators young and old, what it takes to bring a vision to life, and little-know facts about the history and process of invention and innovation.
Other Matters (8 of 15) Response
Program Title LUCKY DOG
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:00am
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. Animal trainer Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, where his mission is to rescue hard-to-love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and on developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the overarching theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. Following McMillan's investigations into how to retrain these animals to make them welcome members in the homes of families is both educational and inspirational - encouraging this demographic to become sensitive to our own and others' behavior and teaching how we as individuals can make a difference. 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 (9 of 15) Response
Program Title MISSING: COLD CASES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 12:00pm and 12:30pm
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. "Missing" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including safety tips and real life stories using various resources to help find missing people. The show is also a public service to communities across the United States and is endorsed by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Other Matters (10 of 15) Response
Program Title HOPE IN THE WILD
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 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. Live action half-hour program that follows Hope Swinimer and her team as they rescue and rehabilitate orphaned animals of all kinds. HOPE IN THE WILD educates viewers on the day-to-day jobs on this animal care team and species that they encounter. The program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and other wise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (11 of 15) Response
Program Title THE WILDLIFE DOCS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:30 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. Live action half-hour program that follows the veterinary staff at Busch Gardens Tampa bay as they care for over 200 animals. This educational and informational program allows viewers to witness a variety of wild experiences through the eyes of the team and to learn more about the animals they treat.
Other Matters (12 of 15) Response
Program Title CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL'S ANIMAL TALES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 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. A live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. 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, help, 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 military K9s and therapy animals. The program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of audiences 13 to 16 years old, 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 (13 of 15) Response
Program Title READY, SET, PET
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:00 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. Live action half-hour program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age. The series educates viewers about pet adoption, pet ownership, and the importance of green space for pets. A family is guided through the pet adoption process in each episode. While they visit local shelters and rescues, experts revitalize their outdoor space to make a safe and eco-friendly home for their new pet. READY, SET, PET teaches viewers that thoughtful preparation in key when learning to care for an animal.
Other Matters (14 of 15) Response
Program Title THE INSPECTORS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 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. THE INSPECTORS is a scripted dramatic series inspired by compelling real-life cases handled by the United States Postal Inspection Service. In the series, Preston Wainwright, a determined teenage boy who is thriving after being paralyzed in a car accident, works as an intern at the U.S. Postal Inspector's lab assisting his U.S. Postal Inspector mom, Amanda, in solving crimes that deal with everything from internet scams, identity and mail theft, to consumer fraud. The program strives to educate young people about making the right choices in their daily lives, encourages open communication between teens and parents and includes positive messaging regarding living with disabilities, overcoming challenges, beating the odds and the power of perseverance. 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 (15 of 15) Response
Program Title AMERICA'S HEARTLAND
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:00am and 11:30am
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 informative half-hour E/I program that helps teens discover farms, families, and fascinating stories from America's Heartland. Content includes lessons about the importance of farming and feeding the world. Each episode is an effective history lesson on America's agricultural heritage, explaining how food is grown and used in different ways. The series meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC Children's Programming requirements for children ages 13-16. The program is provided by DECADES Network.

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I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

Stephen Hiltz

Creative Services Director


04/09/2019

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