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

FRN:
0005828686
File Number:
0000019648
Submit Date:
05/28/2019
Call Sign:
WHEC-TV
Facility ID:
70041
City:
ROCHESTER
State:
NY
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report Amendment
Status:
Received
Status Date:
05/28/2019
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth Quarter of 2016

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

WHEC-TV, LLC

Doing Business As: WHEC-TV, LLC

Richard Reingold

191 East Avenue

Rochester, NY 14604

United States

+1 (585) 546-5670

rreingold@whec.com

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Karen Calarese

Program Coordinator

WHEC-TV

Karen Calarese

191 East Avenue

Rochester, NY 14604

United States

+1 (585) 546-5670

kcalarese@whec.com

Program Coordinator

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network NBC
Nielsen DMA Rochester NY
Web Home Page Address www.whec.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 3.5
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 336.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 5.0
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(17)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 17) Response
Program Title Naturally, Danny Seo (DT.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 11:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
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. Naturally, Danny Seo is an educational series for young people and their families seeking a healthier lifestyle by learning the science behind eating well and exercising your mind and body while caring for our planet. Host Danny Seo is America's leading authority on eco-friendly living. Danny has devoted his career to the idea that caring for the environment can go hand-in-hand with enjoying time with family and friends and sharing delicious and healthy meals while creating a healthy and environmentally friendly home.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Naturally, Danny Seo (DT.1)
List date and time rescheduled 10/01/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-10-01
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (2 of 17) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell (ME-TV; DT.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU 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. Saved By The Bell is a television series targeted to teens thirteen to sixteen years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teenaged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say no, the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 17) Response
Program Title Bill Nye, the Science Guy (ME-TV; DT.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU 9:30AM
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. With 28 Emmys and a slew of other prestigious awards, Disneys resident way cool scientist knows how to get kids fired up about science. From Earth science to complex discussions on genetics, Bill Nyes enthusiasm for all things science is contagious.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 17) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell (ME-TV; DT.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU 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. Saved By The Bell is a television series targeted to teens thirteen to sixteen years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teenaged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say no, the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 17) Response
Program Title The Voyager with Josh Garcia (DT.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 10:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
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. 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 Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program The Voyager with Josh Garcia (DT.1)
List date and time rescheduled 10/01/2016 07:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-10-01
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (6 of 17) Response
Program Title Wilderness Vet (DT.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
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. Wilderness Vet hosted by renowned veterinarian, Dr. Michelle Oakley, features compelling stories from one of the most rugged areas on the planet, the Yukon. Dr. Oakley travels to homes, farms and wildlife preserves across the Yukon to help animals in need. Wilderness Vet will bring viewers closer than ever before to wild animals in their native habitats by showcasing the hard work and dedication involved in their rescue and rehabilitation.
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 Wilderness Vet (DT.1)
List date and time rescheduled 10/01/2016 07:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-10-01
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (7 of 17) Response
Program Title Beakman's World (ME-TV; DT.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU 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 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. This live action series based on the comic strip by Jok Church stars performance artist Paul Zaloom as the slightly nutty but never boring scientist who leads a journey of discovery while performing experiments that demonstrate how the world works. Topics are addressed with cutting edge humor and state of the art visuals that make learning fun. Joining Beakman in his quest are Josie, his bright young apprentice, and an oversize, sarcastic rat named Lester.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 17) Response
Program Title Give (DT.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 12PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
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. Give introduces viewers to the world of philanthropy through the stories of small charities making a big impact. The series features NBC News correspondent and the founder of UNICEFs Next Generation, Jenna Bush Hager, esteemed actor Blair Underwood, and passionate celebrity philanthropists from film, television, music, sports, and business who are all on a mission to inspire others to do good. In each episode, one of these celebrity ambassadors will visit two charities that use innovation, best practices, and dedication for change in their communities and the world. With the help of some of the countrys top foundations, we will meet these inspiring individuals to see how they do it through the eyes of our celebrity ambassadors.
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 Give (DT.1)
List date and time rescheduled 10/02/2016 10:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-10-01
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (9 of 17) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell (ME-TV; DT.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU 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. Saved By The Bell is a television series targeted to teens thirteen to sixteen years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teenaged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say no, the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 17) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (ME-TV; DT.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 7:30AM
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 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mystery Hunters is about two intrepid young reporters, with the help of a skeptical magician and scientist, set out to explore some of the world's greatest myths and mysteries. Combining on-site reporting and exciting adventures, the Mystery Hunters use science and reasoning to try to uncover the truth. But they remain open to the unknown, to the things science can't yet explain.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 17) Response
Program Title Journey with Dylan Dreyer (DT.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 11AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
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. Journey with Dylan Dreyer, led by NBC News meteorologist and Today Show Contributor, Dylan Dreyer, is a wondrous celebration of nature. Breathtaking cinematography will bring viewers up close and personal with the black bears of Montana to polar bears in the Arctic. The audience will have a unique platform to see animals in their natural habitat, including exploring the extraordinary migration of 1.5 million animals traveling over 500 miles across the Serengeti in Tanzania and Kenya. Journey with Dylan Dreyer will tell us why.
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 Journey with Dylan Dreyer (DT.1)
List date and time rescheduled 10/01/2016 08:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-10-01
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (12 of 17) Response
Program Title Beakman's World (ME-TV; DT.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU 8:00AM
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. This live action series based on the comic strip by Jok Church stars performance artist Paul Zaloom as the slightly nutty but never boring scientist who leads a journey of discovery while performing experiments that demonstrate how the world works. Topics are addressed with cutting edge humor and state of the art visuals that make learning fun. Joining Beakman in his quest are Josie, his bright young apprentice, and an oversize, sarcastic rat named Lester.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 17) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell (ME-TV; DT.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU 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. Saved By The Bell is a television series targeted to teens thirteen to sixteen years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teenaged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say no, the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 17) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's: Into the Wild (DT.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 1PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 10
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 10
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 10
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jack Hannas Into The Wild, takes viewers on excursions around the world through the eyes of Americas most beloved animal adventurer and his family. More than just a collection of animal escapades, Into the Wild provides insight into the protection and conservation of some of our planets most precious and endangered species. Into the Wild is unscripted and action packed. It takes you on a raucous ride, leaving you with a renewed appreciation for all creatures, great and small. The show is geared toward children 13 to16 years of age.
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 Jack Hanna's: Into the Wild (DT.1)
List date and time rescheduled 12/31/2016 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 2016-12-31
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Jack Hanna's: Into the Wild (DT.1)
List date and time rescheduled 12/17/2016 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 2016-12-17
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Jack Hanna's: Into the Wild (DT.1)
List date and time rescheduled 11/26/2016 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 2016-11-26
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Jack Hanna's: Into the Wild (DT.1)
List date and time rescheduled 10/29/2016 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 2016-10-29
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Jack Hanna's: Into the Wild (DT.1)
List date and time rescheduled 12/10/2016 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 2016-12-10
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Jack Hanna's: Into the Wild (DT.1)
List date and time rescheduled 10/02/2016 11:30 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 2016-10-01
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Jack Hanna's: Into the Wild (DT.1)
List date and time rescheduled 10/22/2016 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 2016-10-22
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #8

Questions Response
Title of Program Jack Hanna's: Into the Wild (DT.1)
List date and time rescheduled 10/15/2016 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 2016-10-15
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #9

Questions Response
Title of Program Jack Hanna's: Into the Wild (DT.1)
List date and time rescheduled 12/03/2016 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 2016-12-03
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #10

Questions Response
Title of Program Jack Hanna's: Into the Wild (DT.1)
List date and time rescheduled 11/19/2016 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 2016-11-19
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (15 of 17) Response
Program Title Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson (DT.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 12:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 10
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 10
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 10
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. 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.
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 Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson (DT.1)
List date and time rescheduled 12/31/2016 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 2016-12-31
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson (DT.1)
List date and time rescheduled 10/22/2016 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 2016-10-22
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson (DT.1)
List date and time rescheduled 11/19/2016 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 2016-11-19
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson (DT.1)
List date and time rescheduled 12/03/2016 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 2016-12-03
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson (DT.1)
List date and time rescheduled 12/17/2016 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 2016-12-17
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson (DT.1)
List date and time rescheduled 11/26/2016 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 2016-11-26
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson (DT.1)
List date and time rescheduled 12/10/2016 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 2016-12-10
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #8

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson (DT.1)
List date and time rescheduled 10/29/2016 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 2016-10-29
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #9

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson (DT.1)
List date and time rescheduled 10/15/2016 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 2016-10-15
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #10

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson (DT.1)
List date and time rescheduled 10/02/2016 11:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-10-01
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (16 of 17) Response
Program Title Bill Nye, the Science Guy (ME-TV; DT.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU 9:00AM
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. With 28 Emmys and a slew of other prestigious awards, Disneys resident way cool scientist knows how to get kids fired up about science. From Earth science to complex discussions on genetics, Bill Nyes enthusiasm for all things science is contagious.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 17) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (ME-TV; DT.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU 7:00AM
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 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mystery Hunters is about two intrepid young reporters, with the help of a skeptical magician and scientist, set out to explore some of the world's greatest myths and mysteries. Combining on-site reporting and exciting adventures, the Mystery Hunters use science and reasoning to try to uncover the truth. But they remain open to the unknown, to the things science can't yet explain.
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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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 Karen Calarese
Address 191 East Avenue
City Rochester
State NY
Zip 14604
Telephone Number (585) 546-5670
Email Address kcalarese@whec.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. As a public service during this quarter, WHEC TV broadcast, as an additional multicast stream, local weather information, including live radar, 10 day forecasts, current temperature, public service announcements, sponsorship logos and other limited content. The viewers of WHEC TV often face severe weather conditions and the local weather updates, forecasts and live radar provided a public service and enhanced public safety by offering continuous information about local weather, including dangerous or imminent weather events. The Stations records indicate that this stream did not receive any cable or DBS carriage. At the time of the initial submission of this FCC Form 398 on January 5, 2017, WHEC TV appears not to have included this multicast stream. Upon further review, however, WHEC TV determined that it should include the weather stream with its other multicast services, as part of its average number of multicast hours on this report, and so amended this report as of May 28, 2019. WHEC TV also took prompt steps to increase its total number of childrens educational and informational programming to better reflect its total number of broadcast hours going forward, as well as to provide a more thorough description of all the childrens programming, both core and non-core, appearing on the Station, including the submission of updated FCC Forms 398 during the relevant quarters affected. Accordingly, this amended report now reflects the relevant core and non core educational programming as well as the primary and multicast hours aired by the Station during the relevant quarter. The following information was in our original submission, WHEC TV participates in a project whereby local high school seniors are nominated to be the News10NBC Scholar Athlete of the week. Every Tuesday our sports team selects a unique senior who not only holds an 85 or higher average academically, but also excels in one or more school athletic programs. The recipient is profiled during the sports segment of our six oclock newscast, September through the first week of June. The following PSAs aired during the quarter. The childrens programming PSA explains the educational informational symbol what it means and how parents can use it. Other child specific Public Service Announcements, Dont be a Bully, Be a Mentor, you can change a childs life, teenagers are not old enough to gamble, dont encourage them, and the importance of Student Attendance. Airdates and time periods are detailed in the WHEC Kids Report under Additional Documents. Once a week during this quarter we recognized kids who have gone above and beyond to help others. They are the recipients of the Rochester Police Departments and News10NBCs, Do the Right Thing award. The winners have done noteworthy things, such as organizing charity events, preventing bullying or going out of their way to help a classmate in need. Profiles were broadcast during our newscasts. The last week of November, first week of December, WHEC sponsored the Pirate Toy Fund. OnAir Anchor, Rebecca Leclair, visited area Malls daily, to encourage our viewers to donate a new unwrapped toy for area children who may have to spend time in a hospital during the holidays or are just in need. WHEC donated daily newsbreaks and promotion time to this cause, which turned out to be a huge success by raising more than seventeen thousand toys in one week. Programming for the next quarter shows anticipated rescheduling to second broadcast home due to NBC sports programming.

Other Matters (20)

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Other Matters (1 of 20) Response
Program Title Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson (DT.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
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.
Other Matters (2 of 20) Response
Program Title Beakman's World (ME-TV; DT.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU 8:30AM
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. This live action series based on the comic strip by Jok Church stars performance artist Paul Zaloom as the slightly nutty but never boring scientist who leads a journey of discovery while performing experiments that demonstrate how the world works. Topics are addressed with cutting edge humor and state of the art visuals that make learning fun. Joining Beakman in his quest are Josie, his bright young apprentice, and an oversize, sarcastic rat named Lester.
Other Matters (3 of 20) Response
Program Title Journey with Dylan Dreyer (DT.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 11AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. Led by NBC News meteorologist and TODAY contributor Dylan Dreyer, Journey with Dylan Dreyer is a wondrous celebration of nature. Breathtaking cinematography will bring viewers up close and personal with the black bears of Montana to polar bears in the Arctic. The audience will have a unique platform to see animals in their natural habitat, including exploring the extraordinary migration of 1.5 million animals traveling over 500 miles across the Serengeti in Tanzania and Kenya. Journey with Dylan Dreyer will tell us why.
Other Matters (4 of 20) Response
Program Title Beakman's World (DT.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU 8AM
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 live action series based on the comic strip by Jok Church stars performance artist Paul Zaloom as the slightly nutty but never boring scientist who leads a journey of discovery while performing experiments that demonstrate how the world works. Topics are addressed with cutting edge humor and state of the art visuals that make learning fun. Joining Beakman in his quest are Josie, his bright young apprentice, and an oversize, sarcastic rat named Lester.
Other Matters (5 of 20) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's: Into the Wild (DT.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 1PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
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. Jack Hannas Into The Wild, takes viewers on excursions around the world through the eyes of Americas most beloved animal adventurer and his family. More than just a collection of animal escapades, Into the Wild provides insight into the protection and conservation of some of our planets most precious and endangered species. Into the Wild is unscripted and action packed. It takes you on a raucous ride, leaving you with a renewed appreciation for all creatures, great and small. The show is geared toward children 13 to16 years of age.
Other Matters (6 of 20) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's: Into the Wild (DT.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 9AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
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. Jack Hannas Into The Wild, takes viewers on excursions around the world through the eyes of Americas most beloved animal adventurer and his family. More than just a collection of animal escapades, Into the Wild provides insight into the protection and conservation of some of our planets most precious and endangered species. Into the Wild is unscripted and action packed. It takes you on a raucous ride, leaving you with a renewed appreciation for all creatures, great and small. The show is geared toward children 13 to16 years of age.
Other Matters (7 of 20) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell (ME-TV; DT.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU 11AM
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. Saved By The Bell is a television series targeted to teens thirteen to sixteen years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teenaged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say no, the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens.
Other Matters (8 of 20) Response
Program Title The Voyager with Josh Garcia (DT.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 10AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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 (9 of 20) Response
Program Title Bill Nye, the Science Guy (ME-TV; DT.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU 9:30AM
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. With 28 Emmys and a slew of other prestigious awards, Disneys resident way cool scientist knows how to get kids fired up about science. From Earth science to complex discussions on genetics, Bill Nyes enthusiasm for all things science is contagious.
Other Matters (10 of 20) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell (ME-TV; DT.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU 10AM
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. Saved By The Bell is a television series targeted to teens thirteen to sixteen years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teenaged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say no, the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens.
Other Matters (11 of 20) Response
Program Title Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson (DT.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 12:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
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.
Other Matters (12 of 20) Response
Program Title Naturally, Danny Seo (DT.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 11:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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 Americas leading authority on eco friendly living. Danny has devoted his career to the idea that caring for the environment can go hand-in-hand with enjoying time with family and friends and sharing delicious and healthy meals while creating a healthy and environmentally friendly home.
Other Matters (13 of 20) Response
Program Title Give (DT.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 12PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. Give introduces viewers to the world of philanthropy through the stories of small charities making a big impact. The series features NBC News correspondent and the founder of UNICEFs Next Generation Jenna Bush Hager, esteemed actor Blair Underwood, and passionate celebrity philanthropists from film, television, music, sports, and business who are all on a mission to inspire others to do good. In each episode one of these celebrity ambassadors will visit two charities that use innovation, best practices, and dedication for change in their communities and the world. With the help of some of the countrys top foundations, we will meet these inspiring individuals to see how they do it through the eyes of our celebrity ambassadors.
Other Matters (14 of 20) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell (ME-TV; 10.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU 11:30AM
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. Saved By The Bell is a television series targeted to teens thirteen to sixteen years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teenaged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say no, the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens.
Other Matters (15 of 20) Response
Program Title Wilderness Vet (DT.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. Wilderness Vet hosted by renown veterinarian Dr. Michelle Oakely, features compelling stories from one of the most rugged areas on the planet, the Yukon. Dr. Oakley travels to homes, farms and wildlife preserves across the Yukon to help animals in need. Wilderness Vet will bring viewers closer than ever before to wild animals in their native habitats by showcasing the hard work and dedication involved in their rescue and rehabilitation.
Other Matters (16 of 20) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (ME-TV; DT.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU 7AM
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. mystery
Other Matters (17 of 20) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell (ME-TV; DT.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU 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. Saved By The Bell is a television series targeted to teens thirteen to sixteen years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teenaged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say no, the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens.
Other Matters (18 of 20) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's: Into the Wild (DT.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU 9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
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. Jack Hannas Into The Wild, takes viewers on excursions around the world through the eyes of Americas most beloved animal adventurer and his family. More than just a collection of animal escapades, Into the Wild provides insight into the protection and conservation of some of our planets most precious and endangered species. Into the Wild is unscripted and action packed. It takes you on a raucous ride, leaving you with a renewed appreciation for all creatures, great and small. The show is geared toward children 13 to16 years of age.
Other Matters (19 of 20) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (ME-TV; DT.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU 7:30AM
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. Mystery Hunters explores some of the worlds greatest myths and mysteries. Combining on site reporting and exciting adventures, the Mystery Hunters uses science and reasoning to try to uncover the truth. The program teaches children how to gather facts, meet with experts, debunk common myths, and offer explanations for legends. It has won a Parents Choice Award.
Other Matters (20 of 20) Response
Program Title Bill Nye, the Science Guy (ME-TV; DT.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU 9AM
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. With 28 Emmys and a slew of other prestigious awards, Disneys resident way cool scientist knows how to get kids fired up about science. From Earth science to complex discussions on genetics, Bill Nyes enthusiasm for all things science is contagious.

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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.

FAILURE TO SIGN THIS APPLICATION MAY RESULT IN DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION AND FORFEITURE OF ANY FEES PAID

Upon grant of this application, the Authorization Holder may be subject to certain construction or coverage requirements. Failure to meet the construction or coverage requirements will result in automatic cancellation of the Authorization. Consult appropriate FCC regulations to determine the construction or coverage requirements that apply to the type of Authorization requested in this application.

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS MADE ON THIS FORM OR ANY ATTACHMENTS ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. Code, Title 18, §1001) AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION AUTHORIZATION (U.S. Code, Title 47, §312(a)(1)), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. Code, Title 47, §503).

I certify that this application includes all required and relevant attachments. Yes
I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

Karen Calarese

Program Coordinator


05/28/2019

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4th Qtr 2016 WHEC Kids.doc Applicant All Purpose Done with Virus Scan and/or Conversion