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

FRN:
0018223693
File Number:
0000070739
Submit Date:
04/09/2019
Call Sign:
WVIR-TV
Facility ID:
70309
City:
CHARLOTTESVILLE
State:
VA
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? Yes

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

VIRGINIA BROADCASTING LLC

Doing Business As: VIRGINIA BROADCASTING LLC

Harold B. Wright

PO Box 769

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA 22902

United States

+1 (434) 220-2900

hwright@nbc29.com

Company

Contact Representatives (3)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Lance Cratty

Chief Engineer

Virginia Broadcasting, LLC

PO Box 769

Charlottesville, VA 22902

United States

+1 (434) 220-2924

lcratty@nbc29.com

Technical Representative

Anne Goodwin Crump

ATTORNEY

FLETCHER, HEALD & HILDRETH, P.L.C.

1300 N. 17TH ST.

11th Floor

Arlington, VA 22209

United States

+1 (703) 812-0426

CRUMP@FHHLAW.COM

Legal Representative

Donald G. Everist

Consulting Engineer

Cohen, Dippell, and Everist, P.C.

Donald G. Everist

1420 N Street, N.W.

Suite One

Washington, DC 20005

United States

+1 (202) 898-0111

cdepc@comcast.net

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network NBC
Nielsen DMA Charlottesville
Web Home Page Address www.nbc29.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 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: 7.0
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(12)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 12) Response
Program Title Welcome Home
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9:30a (dig. 3)
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. Hosts Rob and Treger Strasberg run a nonprofit 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 familys 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 familys 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 (2 of 12) Response
Program Title The Voyager with Josh Garcia
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10a (digital 1)
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 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 (3 of 12) Response
Program Title Consumer 101
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 11a (digital 1)
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. 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 (4 of 12) Response
Program Title Naturally Danny SEO
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat @ 11:30a (digital 1)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 0
Total times aired 0
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. 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 Americas leading authority on ecofriendly 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 (5 of 12) Response
Program Title Did I Mention Invention?
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 10:30a (dig. 3)
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. 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 (6 of 12) Response
Program Title The Champion Within
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday/11a (digital 1)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 6
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 6
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 6
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 Champion Within is a live action half hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13 to 16. The Champion Within features the powerful and inspiring stories that exemplify what it really means to be a true champion. Hosted by Lauren Thompson the series introduces viewers to people who have overcome obstacles while leading transcendent moments from the world of sports. From beating the odds to play the game they love to giving back to the communities that supported them the featured athletes will share their own stories and personal triumphs. Viewers will learn the value of good sportsmanship and the dedication it takes to excel at the highest level. Win or lose The Champion Within proves that a champion is not only defined by their speed strength and agility but by their grit resiliency 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 The Champion Within
List date and time rescheduled 01/19/2019 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 2019-01-20
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program The Champion Within
List date and time rescheduled 02/02/2019 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 2019-02-03
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program The Champion Within
List date and time rescheduled 01/12/2019 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 2019-01-13
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program The Champion Within
List date and time rescheduled 03/16/2019 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 2019-03-17
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program The Champion Within
List date and time rescheduled 02/23/2019 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 2019-02-24
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program The Champion Within
List date and time rescheduled 03/09/2019 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 2019-03-10
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (7 of 12) Response
Program Title Earth Odyssey With Dylan Dreyer
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat @ 10:30a (digital 1)
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. 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 to 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 12) Response
Program Title Ready, Set, Pet
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 8a (dig. 3)
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. 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 ecofriendly 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 (9 of 12) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30a (dig. 3)
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 Wildlife Docs follows the surprising exotic and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2000 animals. From nutrition to treatments xrays to surgery preventative care to emergencies this educational and information 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 enormity variety and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 12) Response
Program Title Vets Saving Pets
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun @ 10:30a (dig. 1)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 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. Vets Saving Pets is a live action half hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13 to 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 firsthand 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 Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Vets Saving Pets
List date and time rescheduled 03/16/2019 09:00 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 2019-03-17
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (11 of 12) Response
Program Title This Old House: Trade School
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat @ 9a (digital 3)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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. This series offers educational and entertaining television and is produced for viewers aged 13 to 16. This Old House: Trade School is a celebration of vocational education in the field of home improvement. Hosted by Kevin O'Connor, 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 firsthand 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 (12 of 12) Response
Program Title Chicken Soup for the Soul's Animal Tales
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat @ 10a (dig 3)
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. Chicken Soup for the Souls 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. Chicken Soup for the Souls Animal Tales 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (6)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 6) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sun/11:30a (dig.3) & 12:30p (dig.2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 26
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. Think Big is a kid-hosted entertaining series for young people following the world's most innovative kids as they create and invent new toys, games, learning tools, websites and new modes of transportation. Some even start their own companies!
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 6) Response
Program Title Missing
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sun/noon (dig. 2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
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. MISSING is a nationally syndicated weekly television series featuring actual cases of missing persons, both children and adults, from across North America. Working with local, state and federal law enforcement agencies, including the FBI, and missing persons organizations such as The National Center for Missing and Exploited children, the goal is to provide viewers with vital facts about missing individuals and to increase public awareness.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (3 of 6) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sun/11:30a (dig 3)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
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. DRAGONFLY TV is an Emmy Award winning science education program. Originally produced for public television, Dragonfly TV engages children, parents and teachers in accessible, hands-on science activities. 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. By modeling and celebrating children's science capabilities, Dragonfly TV shows that if kids can dream it, they can do it!
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 (4 of 6) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sun/7a (dig. 3);Sun/11a (dig. 2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 26
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. Dog Tales showcases dogs and dog lovers of all types, providing valuable information about canine health, grooming, and overall dog care.
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 (5 of 6) Response
Program Title Biz Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sunday/10:30a (digital 2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
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. Biz Kids is a weekly half-hour series featuring teens learning about money and business, as well as setting and achieving their financial goals.
Does the 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 (6 of 6) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sun/7:30a (dig 3);Sun/10a (dig 2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 26
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. Emmy-nominated ANIMAL RESCUE is a weekly half-hour television series showcasing the heroic efforts of people helping animals . Host Alex Paen and his cameras travel around the world capturing these dramatic rescues and teaching the importance of mindful stewardship on behalf of the animal kingdom.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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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 Terri Thelin
Address 503 East Market Street
City Charlottesville
State VA
Zip 22902
Telephone Number (434) 220-2900
Email Address tthelin@nbc29.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. 1) WVIR-TV provides 31.5 hours of news on our primary digital channel stream (Digital 1). We also provide 3.5 hours of locally originated news each week on our secondary digital stream (Digital 3), all of which helps to serve the informational needs of families. WVIR-TV also provides around-the-clock live weather updates on a secondary digital stream (Digital 2). We encourage parents to use all of these opportunities to help children keep up with current events and understand how these events shape the world in which they live. 2) WVIR-TV promotes positive reinforcement to the young viewing audience through the embrace of the NBC network campaign, The More You Know. The More You Know PSA effort features messages of developing and maintaining self-esteem, the importance of education, diversity, anti-prejudice, mentoring, being socially and environmentally responsible, the dangers of smoking, and engaging in internet safety. 3) We offer station tours to school classes, scout troops, and the like, in which we discuss how the news and weather forecasts are created and disseminated. (We average 2 tours/month.) 4) Further, about once a month, one member of our weather team visits one of the schools in our viewing area. He or she discusses science and meteorology with students. 5) A frequent feature of our Sunrise and Noon newscasts is called Rita's Lunch Bag. Rita Smith, a registered dietitian, demonstrates healthy food choices for families.

Other Matters (14)

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Other Matters (1 of 14) Response
Program Title Earth Odyssey with Dylan Dreyer
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 10:30a (Digital 1)
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. 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 (2 of 14) Response
Program Title Vets Saving Pets
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. @ 10:30a (Digital 1)
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. 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 firsthand the dedication and determination of these veterinary specialists as they work tirelessly to save their animal patients.
Other Matters (3 of 14) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday/7:30a (digital 3) & Sun./10a (dig 2)
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. Emmy-nominated ANIMAL RESCUE is a weekly half-hour television series showcasing the heroic efforts of people helping animals . Host Alex Paen and his cameras travel around the world capturing these dramatic rescues and teaching the importance of mindful stewardship on behalf of the animal kingdom.
Other Matters (4 of 14) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. @ 12:30p (dig 2) & Sun. @ 11:30a (dig. 3)
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. Think Big is a kid-hosted entertaining series for young people following the world's most innovative kids as they create and invent new toys, games, learning tools, websites and new modes of transportation. Some even start their own companies!
Other Matters (5 of 14) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday/7a (digital 3) & Sun/11a (digital 2)
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 showcases dogs and dog lovers of all types, providing valuable information about canine health, grooming, and overall dog care.
Other Matters (6 of 14) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat./8:30a (dig. 3)
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 Wildlife Docs follows the surprising exotic and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2000 animals. From nutrition to treatments xrays to surgery preventative care to emergencies this educational and information 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 enormity variety and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care.
Other Matters (7 of 14) Response
Program Title Consumer 101
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/11a (digital 1)
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. 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 (8 of 14) Response
Program Title This Old House: Trade School
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. @ 9a (digital 3)
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. This series offers educational and entertaining television and is produced for viewers aged 13 to16. This Old House Trade School is a celebration of vocational education in the field of home improvement. Hosted by Kevin O'Connor, 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 firsthand from industry experts and professionals, as they renovate and restore entire homes.
Other Matters (9 of 14) Response
Program Title Naturally Danny Seo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 11:30a (digital 1)
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. 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' leading authority on ecofriendly 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 (10 of 14) Response
Program Title Chicken Soup for the Soul's Animal Tales
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 10a (Dig. 3)
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. Chicken Soup for the Souls 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. Chicken Soup for the Souls Animal Tales 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.
Other Matters (11 of 14) Response
Program Title Missing
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. @ noon (dig. 2)
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. MISSING is a nationally syndicated weekly television series featuring actual cases of missing persons, both children and adults, from across North America. Working with local, state and federal law enforcement agencies, including the FBI, and missing persons organizations such as The National Center for Missing and Exploited children, the goal is to provide viewers with vital facts about missing individuals and to increase public awareness.
Other Matters (12 of 14) Response
Program Title The Voyager with Josh Garcia
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/10a (digital 1)
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 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.
Other Matters (13 of 14) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. 11:30a dig 2
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. DRAGONFLY TV is an Emmy Award winning science education program. Originally produced for public television, Dragonfly TV engages children, parents and teachers in accessible, hands-on science activities. 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. By modeling and celebrating children's science capabilities, Dragonfly TV shows that if kids can dream it, they can do it!
Other Matters (14 of 14) Response
Program Title The Champion Within
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday/11a (digital 1)
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. Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson features the powerful and inspiring stories of successful athletes who exemplify what it really means to be a champion. Hosted by Lauren Thompson host of Golf Channels Morning Drive Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson introduces audiences to professional and amateur athletes who have overcome obstacles to ultimately achieve transcendent moments in the world of sports. Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson proves that a champion is not only defined by their speed strength and agility but also by their grit resiliency and heart.

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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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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.

Terri Thelin

Programming Manager


04/09/2019

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