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

FRN:
0021268297
File Number:
0000077437
Submit Date:
07/10/2019
Call Sign:
WCWN
Facility ID:
73264
City:
SCHENECTADY
State:
NY
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/10/2019
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second Quarter of 2019

General Information

Section Question Response
Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application? No

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

WCWN LICENSEE, LLC

Doing Business As: WCWN LICENSEE, LLC

Miles S. Mason

C/O Pillsbury Wintrop Shaw Pittman LLP

1200 Seventeenth Street NW

Washington , DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 663-8195

Miles.Mason@pillsburylaw.com

Company

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Miles S. Mason

Miles S. Mason, ESQ

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

1200 Seventeenth Street NW

Washington , DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 663-8195

Miles.Mason@pillsburylaw.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CW
Nielsen DMA Albany-Schenectady-Troy
Web Home Page Address www.cwalbany.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 504.0
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: 9.5
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(23)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 23) Response
Program Title Wild World at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday 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 program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and focuses on showing how zoo enrichment programs help animals initiate natural behavior. This program teaches children about animal behavior and the importance of providing an enriching environment for animals in our care. This program airs on the stations secondary digital channel. 45.2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 23) Response
Program Title Did I Mention Invention ?
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This educational series brings viewers fascinating stories of invention while shining a light on innovators from the United States and around the world. The show focuses on the visions of innovators young and old and educates on the history and process of invention and innovation. Program topics include using soundwaves to put our fires, wheelchairs for pets, and solar panels to charge a phone. This program airs on the stations main digital channel 45.1
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 23) Response
Program Title Real Winning Edge
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11:00 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program features young people who have been chosen to be profiled because of their adoption of pro-social values and principles. The particular youth featured is interviewed by a celebrity in the same talent field. This program shows the viewer that honesty, loyalty, hard work, self-discipline and balancing school work with social activities and friends, and developing a sense of purpose in his/her life, all combine to help the viewer stand against influences which could hurt him/her or others. This program airs one the stations quaternary digital channel 39.4
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 23) Response
Program Title Henry Ford's Innovation Nation
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Hosted by Mo Rocca, this program is a weekly celebration of the inventors spirit from historic scientific pioneers throughout past centuries to the forward looking visionaries of today. Each episode inspires young viewers to dream, create and innovate by telling the dramatic stories behind the worlds greatest inventions and the perseverance, passion and price required to bring them to life. Episode examples include innovators who have condensed a TV satellite truck into a backpack, how solar roads could power the world, and a 16 year old who invented a battery free flashlight. This program airs on the simulcast of WRGB on WCWN tertiary digital channel 45.3
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 23) Response
Program Title The Re-Inventors
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday 8:00am and 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 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 program follows hosts Matt Hunter and Jeremy MacPherson as they take original patent designs from historys lost inventions and build them, test them, and try to make them work. From a snow annihilator from the 1930s to a Chinese dragon rocket over 600 years old to a solar powered crematorium, Matt and Jeremy take viewers through the strange and entertaining world of invention. Each episode introduces children to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. This program airs on the stations secondary digital channel 45.2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 23) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV Sports
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11:30am and 12:30pm
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 program highlights children engaged in projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science, in particular, as it relates to individual sports or sporting activity. Children learn a variety of scientific disciplines within a particular sport and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Each sports-related episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to investigate science on their own. This program airs one the stations quaternary digital channel 39.4
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 23) Response
Program Title Dragon Fly-TV Sports
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 8:00am and 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 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 program highlights children engaged in projects with real hands on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science, in particular, as it relates to individual sports or sporting activity. Children learn a variety of scientific disciplines within a particular sport and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Each sports related episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to investigate science on their own. This program airs on the stations secondary digital station 45.2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 23) Response
Program Title Ready Set Pet
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 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 program series will educate and inform teens and their families about pet adoption, the responsibilities of pet ownership, and the importance of a green space for pets. Each episode, viewers will observe a family who visits a shelter and make an informed decision in finding the right pet for their lifestyle. Viewers will learn how thoughtful preparation is key when learning to care for an animals needs, and see family members overcome disagreements and ultimately decide together which pet will join the family. This program airs on the stations main digital channel 45.1
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 23) Response
Program Title Tails of Valor
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 2
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
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 program features true stories of service animals working to change the lives of those with disabilities. The program also examines the life science behind these relationships, including the animals unique and powerful senses that enable them to protect their human charges. Viewers will witness the day to day jobs of these incredible animals and the quality of life they provide the people they serve. This program airs on a simulcast of WRGB on WCWN tertiary digital channel 45.3
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Tails of Valor
List date and time rescheduled 04/07/2019 01:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-04-06
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Tails of Valor
List date and time rescheduled 07/06/2019 07:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-06-29
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (10 of 23) Response
Program Title Chicken Soup For the Soul's Animal Tales
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. . This program airs on the station main digital channel 45.1
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 23) Response
Program Title This Old House - Trade School
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 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. This program is a celebration of craftsmanship, vocational education, and excellence in the field of home improvement. This program follows two residential construction projects and will offer children insight into master building methods and disciplines through step by step instructions demonstrated by the industrys leaders. This program will explore everything from architecture, engineering and carpentry to plumbing, masonry and landscape design. Children will learn about vocational and trade careers from trade experts and skilled crafts persons as they renovate and restore homes. This program airs on the station main digital channel. 45.1
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 23) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 1:30pm
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 program showcases the hard work and dedication required to be a true sports star. Chronicled are the trials and tribulations of young athletes as they strive to become top level performers in the sports arena. This program helps viewers realize that with hard work and determination, their goals in life and on the playing field are attainable. Key values such as dedication, discipline, commitment and community involvement are reinforced in each episode. The program also provides in-depth stories that reveal the important challenges and lessons that mold young athletes. Through these stories, viewers learn that while many desire greatness on the grand stage of competition, much can be learned through the journey that can make a significant difference throughout their lives. This program airs one the stations quaternary digital channel 39.4
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 23) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 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. This program features weekly educational features, such as College and You tips for choosing and getting into college, and Word vocabulary skills training, as well as informational features for teens: reports about healthy eating, driving tips for new drivers, and internet predators. The program has been designed to meet needs of children and young adolescents with a unique curiosity about their world, with weekly headlines that present the news in a teen-appropriate manner. The program stimulates the viewers curiosity, develops learning, cognitive, listening and thinking skills, and serves as an enhancement to the viewers academic and educational experience. This program airs on the stations main digital channel 45.1
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 23) Response
Program Title Sports Lab
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 12:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program showcases a wide range of sports, helping children gain a better understanding of many sports and the scientific elements at work in each sporting activity. Whether its hitting a baseball to determine its acceleration off a bat or why a certain technique increases running speed, this program looks into the science involved within the sport. Episode examples include explaining the science of soccer, horse dressage, track, tennis, cricket and trampoline. This program airs one the stations quaternary digital channel 39.4
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 23) Response
Program Title The Inspectors
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 2
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
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 program is inspired by real life cases handled by the United States Postal Inspection Service. In the program, a teenage boy who is paralyzed due to a car accident, works as an intern at the U.S. Postal Inspectors lab assisting his U.S. Postal Inspector mom in solving crimes which include internet scams, identity and mail theft, and consumer fraud. The program educates young people about making the right choices in their daily lives, encourages open communication between teens and parents and includes positive messaging regarding living with disabilities, overcoming challenges, beating the odds and the power of perseverance. .This program airs on a simulcast of WRGB on WCWN tertiary digital channel 45.3
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 Inspectors
List date and time rescheduled 07/07/2019 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-06-29
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program The Inspectors
List date and time rescheduled 04/07/2019 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-04-06
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (16 of 23) Response
Program Title Lucky Dog
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal trainer, Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch where his mission is to rescue hardto love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. In order to accomplish his goal, McMillan must investigate what each animal needs to find the appropriate method to retrain them, so that the animals will make welcome family members. Through watching his interactions with these animals, the viewer is encouraged to be sensitive to our own and others behavior, and shown how we as individuals can make a difference. This program airs as a simulcast of WRGB on WCWN tertiary digital channel 45.3
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 23) Response
Program Title Dr. Chris Pet Vet
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program shows veterinarian Dr. Chris at work caring and treating a variety of animals. The viewer is shown what it takes to keep animals healthy, from elective procedures used as part of long-term treatments to specialist services when necessary, which involve the most intricate and technologically advanced surgery. The program also deals with the human owners and how they approach the care of their pets. This program airs as a simulcast of WRGB on WCWN tertiary digital channel 45.3
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 23) Response
Program Title Welcome Home
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 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 non-profit dedicated to helping deserving families in transition by turning their house into a home. Each episode features a family emerging from difficult circumstances as they move into a new living space to call their own. Designers and volunteers will transform the familys home using goods and services donated by people in the community. This series will teach viewers the importance of giving back in their communities, to never give up when faced with a tough situation, and gratitude for the basic living necessities that we often take for granted. This program airs on the stations main digital channel 45.1
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 23) Response
Program Title Get Wild at The San Diego Zoo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday 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 program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and features notable animal experts teaching children the living habits and unique behaviors of wild animals. Episode examples include learning how experts studying adult orangutans learn how they raise their young and explains the Pandas living patterns. This program airs on the stations secondary digital channel 45.2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 23) Response
Program Title America's Heartland
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 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. Much of the food Americans eat is produced by farmers and ranchers in the country's heartland, but many children dont know how its produced . American Heartland provides information about the people and processes responsible for the availability of food and fuel across the country and around the world . The shows reporters and producers tell stories in topics that include farm families, consumer issues, animal welfare and crop sustainability. Children will learn about the production of the food and fuel they consume. Some episodes also take the show abroad to countries such as Egypt and Taiwan to show the impact American agriculture has on the global economy. This program airs as a simulcast of WRGB on WCWN tertiary digital channel 45.3
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 23) Response
Program Title Future Phenoms
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 1:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Hosted by Pat Summerall this program takes viewers coast to coast and in depth with the brightest young athletes in sports. The series profiles high school athletes who have overcome personal adversity to pursue their dreams. The athletes are recognized for their classroom achievements, as well as their contributions in extracurricular activities. The importance of dedication discipline commitment to academics and community involvement are spotlighted as part of the athletes success. The stories strive to inspire viewers to pursue knowledge and a healthy, active lifestyle, despite any personal difficulties. This program airs one the stations quaternary digital channel 39.4
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (22 of 23) Response
Program Title Hope in The Wild
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program follows Hope Swinimer and her foundations dedicated team as they rescue, nurse, and rehabilitate injured and orphaned animals of all kinds before releasing them back into the wild. The program features Hopes passion for wildlife and conservation as she leads her team on their mission to care for and return each animal to the wild. The program will educate viewers on the day to day care cleaning and feeding of the species they encounter. Episodes consist of the pressure of saving an animal in critical condition, and witnessing its victorious return home. This program airs on the simulcast of WRGB on WCWN tertiary digital channel 45.3
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (23 of 23) Response
Program Title The Wild Life Docs
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 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 program follows the surprising, exotic and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. The viewer will witness a variety of wild experiences through the eyes of the veterinary team, such as nutrition, treatments, x-rays, surgery, preventive care and dealing with emergencies. Through this program, the viewer will be given a glimpse of the enormity, variety and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care. This airs on the stations main digital channel 45.1
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Julianne Readdean
Address 1400 Balltown Rd
City Schenectady
State NY
Zip 12309
Telephone Number (518) 346-6666
Email Address jreaddean@sbgtv.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. April 11 Steve LaPointe, Chief Meteorologist-Served as a judge for the Mohonasen High School Graduation Speaker Contest. April 24 Craig Adams, Meteorologist Spoke to 8th grade class at Gilboa-Conesville Central School. Craig shared weather facts and tips on severe weather preparedness, he also spoke about his career path and encouraged students to pursue a career in meteorology. May 7 Anne McCloy, Anchor Presenter to the Career Financial Management Class at Niskayuna High School. Anne shared with students what day to day is like in Broadcast Journalism and she encouraged students to pursue the career path. May 14 Steve LaPointe, Chief Meteorologist- Spoke to students at Tesago Elementary School. Steve shared weather facts and tips on severe weather preparedness. Public Service Campaigns targeting childrens needs Be an Ally No Place for Hate Campaign April thru June Description After hearing news reports about the consequences of school bullying, CBS 6 and CW 15 formed a partnership with the AntiDefamation League (ADL), Neil and Jane Golub and Market 32 Price Chopper, that resulted in the Be an Ally No Place For Hate Campaign media campaign. The Be an Ally No Place For Hate campaign includes practical steps designed to empower people to stop the cycle of hate and bullying and encourages school districts to add No Place for Hate curriculum to every grade level. The campaign consists of a series of thirty second public service announcements featuring CBS 6 on air personalities, Neil Golub and representatives from the Anti Defamation League (ADL), along with students and principals from schools that have added the No Place for Hate program as part of their curriculum. The campaign aired on both WRGB and WCWN. Jack Lamson emceed the Anti Defamation League No Place for Hate Ceremony at Shenendehowa High School, honoring the schools that completed the curriculum in the 2018 and19 school year. Drive Safe Campaign April thru June Description Texting While Driving Kills Thousands of People Each Year. Many More are Seriously Injured. The Drive Safe Campaign by CBS 6 strives to encourage viewers to keep roads safe by taking the No Distracted Driving Pledge on cbs6albany.com. CBS 6 offers car window clings for participants to put on their car windows and also encourages the download of the drive safe mode app for their cell phone to prevent the temptation of texting while driving. The Drive Safe campaign is mentioned during local newscasts along with a series of thirty second public service announcements that air on WRGB and WCWN.

Other Matters (23)

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Other Matters (1 of 23) Response
Program Title Get Wild at The San Diego Zoo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday 8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and features notable animal experts teaching children the living habits and unique behaviors of wild animals. Episode examples include learning how experts studying adult orangutans learn how they raise their young and explains the Pandas living patterns. This program airs on the stations digital channel 45.2
Other Matters (2 of 23) Response
Program Title Henry Ford Innovation Nation
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Hosted by Mo Rocca, this program is a weekly celebration of the inventors spirit from historic scientific pioneers throughout past centuries to the forward looking visionaries of today. Each episode inspires young viewers to dream, create and innovate by telling the dramatic stories behind the worlds greatest inventions and the perseverance, passion and price required to bring them to life. Episode examples include innovators who have condensed a TV satellite truck into a backpack, how solar roads could power the world, and a 16 year old who invented a battery free flashlight. This program airs on the simulcast of WRGB on WCWN tertiary digital channel 45.3
Other Matters (3 of 23) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program features weekly educational features, such as College and You tips for choosing and getting into college, and Word vocabulary skills training , as well as informational features for teens reports about healthy eating, driving tips for new drivers, and internet predators. The program has been designed to meet needs of children and young adolescents with a unique curiosity about their world, with weekly headlines that present the news in a teen appropriate manner. The program stimulates the viewers curiosity, develops learning, cognitive, listening and thinking skills, and serves as an enhancement to the viewers academic and educational experience. This program airs on the stations digital channel 45.1
Other Matters (4 of 23) Response
Program Title Wildlife Docs
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 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 program follows the surprising, exotic and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. The viewer will witness a variety of wild experiences through the eyes of the veterinary team, such as nutrition, treatments, x-rays, surgery, preventive care and dealing with emergencies. Through this program, the viewer will be given a glimpse of the enormity, variety and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care.. This program airs on the stations main digital channel 45.1
Other Matters (5 of 23) Response
Program Title Tails of Valor
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:00pm
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 program features true stories of service animals working to change the lives of those with disabilities. The program also examines the life science behind these relationships, including the animals unique and powerful senses that enable them to protect their human charges. Viewers will witness the day to day jobs of these incredible animals and the quality of life they provide the people they serve. This program airs on the simulcast of WRGB on WCWN tertiary digital channel 45.3
Other Matters (6 of 23) Response
Program Title Ready Set Pet
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program series will educate and inform teens and their families about pet adoption, the responsibilities of pet ownership, and the importance of a green space for pets. Each episode, viewers will observe a family who visits a shelter and make an informed decision in finding the right pet for their lifestyle. Viewers will learn how thoughtful preparation is key when learning to care for an animals needs, and see family members overcome disagreements and ultimately decide together which pet will join the family. This program airs on the stations main digital channel 45.1
Other Matters (7 of 23) Response
Program Title Lucky Dog
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal trainer, Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch where his mission is to rescue hard to love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. In order to accomplish his goal, McMillan must investigate what each animal needs to find the appropriate method to retrain them, so that the animals will make welcome family members. Through watching his interactions with these animals, the viewer is encouraged to be sensitive to our own and others behavior, and shown how we as individuals can make a difference. This program airs on the simulcast of WRGB on WCWN tertiary digital channel 45.3
Other Matters (8 of 23) Response
Program Title Dr. Chris Pet Vet
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program shows veterinarian Dr. Chris at work caring and treating a variety of animals. The viewer is shown what it takes to keep animals healthy, from elective procedures used as part of long-term treatments to specialist services when necessary, which involve the most intricate and technologically advanced surgery. The program also deals with the human owners and how they approach the care of their pets. This program airs on the simulcast of WRGB on WCWN tertiary digital channel 45.3
Other Matters (9 of 23) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 1:30pm
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 program showcases the hard work and dedication required to be a true sports star. Chronicled are the trials and tribulations of young athletes as they strive to become top level performers in the sports arena. This program helps viewers realize that with hard work and determination, their goals in life and on the playing field are attainable. Key values such as dedication, discipline, commitment and community involvement are reinforced in each episode. The program also provides in-depth stories that reveal the important challenges and lessons that mold young athletes. Through these stories, viewers learn that while many desire greatness on the grand stage of competition, much can be learned through the journey that can make a significant difference throughout their lives. This program airs on the stations quaternary digital station 45.4
Other Matters (10 of 23) Response
Program Title Real Winning Edge
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program features young people who have been chosen to be profiled because of their adoption of pro-social values and principles. The particular youth featured is interviewed by a celebrity in the same talent field. This program shows the viewer that honesty, loyalty, hard work, self discipline and balancing school work with social activities and friends, and developing a sense of purpose in his/her life, all combine to help the viewer stand against influences which could hurt him/her or others. This program airs on the stations quaternary digital station 45.4
Other Matters (11 of 23) Response
Program Title America's Heartland
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 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. Much of the food Americans eat is produced by farmers and ranchers in the country's heartland, but many children don't know how it's produced. "America's Heartland" provides information about the people and processes responsible for the availability of food and fuel across the country and around the world. The show's reporters and producers tell stories in topics that include farm families, consumer issues, animal welfare and crop sustainability. Children will learn about the production of the food and fuel they consume. Some episodes also take the show abroad to countries such as Egypt and Taiwan, to show the impact American agriculture has on the global economy. This program airs on the simulcast of WRGB on WCWN tertiary digital channel 45.3
Other Matters (12 of 23) Response
Program Title The Re-Inventors
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday 8:00am and 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program follows hosts Matt Hunter and Jeremy MacPherson as they take original patent designs from historys lost inventions and build them, test them, and try to make them work. From a snow annihilator from the 1930s to a Chinese dragon rocket over 600 years old to a solar powered crematorium, Matt and Jeremy take viewers through the strange and entertaining world of invention. Each episode introduces children to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. This program airs on the stations digital channel 45.2
Other Matters (13 of 23) Response
Program Title Dragon Fly TV Sports
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11:30am and 12:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program highlights children engaged in projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science, in particular, as it relates to individual sports or sporting activity. Children learn a variety of scientific disciplines within a particular sport and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Each sports-related episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to investigate science on their own. This program airs on the stations quaternary digital station 45.4
Other Matters (14 of 23) Response
Program Title The Inspectors
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:30pm
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 program is inspired by real life cases handled by the United States Postal Inspection Service. In the program, a teenage boy who is paralyzed due to a car accident, works as an intern at the U.S. Postal Inspectors lab assisting his U.S. Postal Inspector mom in solving crimes which include internet scams, identity and mail theft, and consumer fraud. The program educates young people about making the right choices in their daily lives, encourages open communication between teens and parents and includes positive messaging regarding living with disabilities, overcoming challenges, beating the odds and the power of perseverance. This program airs on the simulcast of WRGB on WCWN tertiary digital channel 45.3
Other Matters (15 of 23) Response
Program Title Sports Lab
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday12:00pm
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 program showcases a wide range of sports, helping children gain a better understanding of many sports and the scientific elements at work in each sporting activity. Whether its hitting a baseball to determine its acceleration off a bat or why a certain technique increases running speed, this program looks into the science involved within the sport. Episode examples include explaining the science of soccer, horse dressage, track, tennis, cricket and trampoline. This program airs on the stations quaternary digital station 45.4
Other Matters (16 of 23) Response
Program Title Wild World at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday 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 program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and focuses on showing how zoo enrichment programs help animals initiate natural behavior. This program teaches children about animal behavior and the importance of providing an enriching environment for animals in our care. This program airs on the stations digital channel 45.2
Other Matters (17 of 23) Response
Program Title Dragon Fly TV Sports
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 8:00am and 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program highlights children engaged in projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science, in particular, as it relates to individual sports or sporting activity. Children learn a variety of scientific disciplines within a particular sport and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Each sports-related episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to investigate science on their own. This program airs on the stations secondary digital channel 45.2
Other Matters (18 of 23) Response
Program Title Chicken Soup for The Soul's Animal Tales
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program centers around our love for animals and the impact they have on our lives. Each episode uncovers stories about 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, animal advocates, and some of the pets serving and assisting people in need. The program will teach viewers of the unconditional bond between people and their pets, how animals change lives, and the responsibilities that come with caring for our four legged friends. This program airs on the stations main digital channel 45.1
Other Matters (19 of 23) Response
Program Title Welcome Home
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 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. Hosts Rob and Treger Strasberg run a non-profit dedicated to helping deserving families in transition by turning their house into a home and changing lives along the way. Each episode, we meet a family emerging from difficult circumstances as they finally move into a new living space to call their own. To help the family with their fresh start, Treger, Rob, and a dedicated team of designers and volunteers will transform the family's bare house into a warm home by using goods and services donated by people in the community. This series will teach viewers the importance of giving back in their communities, to never give up when faced with a tough situation, and gratitude for the basic living necessities that we often take for granted. This program airs on the stations main digital channel 45.1
Other Matters (20 of 23) Response
Program Title Did I Mention Invention ?
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Satuday 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. This educational series brings viewers fascinating stories of invention while shining a light on innovators from the United States and around the world. The show focuses on the visions of innovators young and old and educates on the history and process of invention and innovation. Program topics include using soundwaves to put our fires, wheelchairs for pets, and solar panels to charge a phone. This program airs on the stations main digital channel 45.1
Other Matters (21 of 23) Response
Program Title Future Phenoms
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 1:00pm
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 Pat Summerall, this program takes viewers coast-to-coast and in-depth with the brightest young athletes in sports. The series profiles high school athletes who have overcome personal adversity to pursue their dreams. The athletes are recognized for their classroom achievements, as well as their contributions in extracurricular activities. The importance of dedication, discipline, commitment to academics, and community involvement are spotlighted as part of the athletes success. The stories strive to inspire viewers to pursue knowledge and a healthy, active lifestyle, despite any personal difficulties. This program airs on the stations quaternary digital station 45.4
Other Matters (22 of 23) Response
Program Title Hope in The Wild
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 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. This program follows Hope Swinimer and her foundations dedicated team as they rescue, nurse, and rehabilitate injured and orphaned animals of all kinds before releasing them back into the wild. The program features Hope's passion for wildlife and conservation as she leads her team on their mission to care for and return each animal to the wild. The program will educate viewers on the day to day care, cleaning and feeding of the species they encounter. Episodes consist of the pressure of saving an animal in critical condition, and witnessing its victorious return home. This program airs on the simulcast of WRGB on WCWN tertiary digital channel 45.3
Other Matters (23 of 23) Response
Program Title This Old House Trade School
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is a celebration of craftsmanship, vocational education, and excellence in the field of home improvement. This program follows two residential construction projects and will offer children insight into master building methods and disciplines through step-by-step instructions demonstrated by the industrys leaders. This program will explore everything from architecture, engineering and carpentry to plumbing, masonry and landscape design. Children will learn about vocational and trade careers from trade experts and skilled craftspersons as they renovate and restore homes. This program airs on the stations main digital channel 45.1

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Julianne Readdean

Regional Program Coordinator


07/10/2019

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