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September 2014
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0001852706
File Number:
0000075523
Submit Date:
07/02/2019
Call Sign:
WPGA-TV
Facility ID:
54728
City:
PERRY
State:
GA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/02/2019
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

Radio Perry, Inc., Debtor-in-Possession

Steven J. Latkovic

1691 Forsyth Street

Macon, GA 31201

United States

+1 (478) 745-5858

sjl@candlewoodpartners.com

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Tom W. Davidson

Legal Representative

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

2001 K Street, NW

Washington, DC 20006

United States

+1 (202) 887-4011

tdavidson@akingump.com

Legal Representative

Louis R duTreil , Jr .

Technical Consultant

duTreil Lundin & Rackley Inc

3135 Southgate Circle

Sarasota, FL 34239

United States

+1 (941) 329-6004

bobjr@DLR.com

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network MeTv
Nielsen DMA Macon
Web Home Page Address www.macon.tv

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 4.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 336.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 7.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(17)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 17) Response
Program Title Travel Through History
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 9:00am on 58.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Program is designed to spark interest and enthusiasm in teens and their families to learn about our country's rich and fascinating history. The series visits diverse locals across the U.S. from Las Vegas to Key West.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 17) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 8:00 am on WPGA 58.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Teen Kids News is a new way of building the television station news franchise and meeting children programming requirements. The first kid-to-kid newscast, created for and delivered by children. Hosted by a diverse news team made up of young "journalists" reporting from a professional news set and from the field on stories of interest and educational value to its own audience. Family Viewing program environment aimed at kids 13-16 and Tweens watching along with their parents, particularly moms. Cast of approximately 6 on-air kids selected from top young professionals in the New York metropolitan area with major acting credits. Emphasis on diversity and experience to develop a cast of engaging and intelligent African-American, Hispanic, Asian and Caucasian Asian male and female child actors who interact with each other-and connect to the viewers. Meets the need of children whose sophistication and curiosity about their world is motivated by the information explosion. They have the interest. They have opinions. But they also have a healthy skepticism about adult explanations, which tend to be either condescending or overly complex. 90 seconds Local News Insert available. FCC qualified (E-I)Educational, Informational children's programming.
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 Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 8:30am on 58.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Career Day is a television program that introduces young adults to career exploration and awareness. Students often do not know what they want to do and are unsure of potential interests they may have that could be a career. Career Day provides an avenue to view experts in their respective fields as they discuss their work, the education/training to prepare for the job, and experiences that led them to choose their career. To encourage students to make informed decisions,adults must be introduced to career awareness, such as the concept that success in most careers requires education and training (Fouad, 1995). As the National Alliance of Business recommended in its 1999 publication Preparing Young People for Tomorrow's Workplace, "Middle school is an ideal age at which to expose students to the challenging world of work" (p.5). The program's motivational and inspirational message of each guest empowers audiences of all ages to investigate career opportunities, which has been proven to enhance academic performance, facilitate high school completion and encourage post secondary education (Broadening Career Horizons for Students in At-Risk Environments, O'Brien et al (1999). Each segment of Career Day delivers an educational and informational message that supports current social, intellectual and emotional aspects of children ages 13 and up. Attributes and advice emphasized by guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, dedication, and perseverance children can apply to their lives.
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 Make TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 10:00am on 58.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Make TV shows how people transform ordinary junk into amazing creations. While introducing a whole new generation of makers, the program features extraordinary individuals developing extraordinary things. Teen viewers get to see practical math, science, technology and engineering concepts combined to create new inventions. trending on search engines that week which serves as a jumping off point for a deep dive into the culture that teens will embrace.
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 Beakman's World
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 8:00am and 8:30am on 58.1 and 58.4
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This 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 (Alanna Ubach, Meet the Fockers), his bright young apprentice, and an oversize, sarcastic rat named Lester (Mark Ritts).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 17) Response
Program Title Bill Nye, the Science Guy
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 9:00am on 58.1 and Sundays @ 9:00am and 9:30am on 58.4
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. It's "Mr. Wizard" for a different decade. Bill Nye is the Science Guy, a host who's hooked on experimenting and explaining. Picking one topic per show (like the human heart or electricity), Nye gets creative with teaching kids and adults alike the nuances of science.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 17) Response
Program Title Safari
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 11:00am and 11:30am on 58.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Safari's programs are in the areas of global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preservation. It offers a dynamic television experience for teens, with the experience of exploring the world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat.
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 Saved By the Bell
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 10:00am, 10:30am, 11:00am and 11:30am on 58.1 and 58.4
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Saved By The Bell" is a weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged 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 (9 of 17) Response
Program Title Swap TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 10:30am on 58.3 (This TV)
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. Swap TV explores the lives of youngsters as they learn about different cultures and family settings.
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 Missing Unsolved Cases
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 11:00 on 58.3 (This TV)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The series, which is appropriate for family viewing and children ages 13-16 in particular, provides information and descriptions of missing children, including endangered, runaways as well as victims of abductions. The show also presents teenage peer-to-peer advice on safety in public places and in cyber space, including real-world examples of how to avoid potentially dangerous situations. The program emphasizes taking active responsibility for personal safety and promotes situational awareness, presented in a calm and non-threatening manner suited for teenagers.
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 Animal Rescue Family Edition
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 11:00am on 58.3 (This TV)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The series highlights the dedicated and loving families around the world who help sick, injured or abused animals. Each episode also instructs children on the proper care of animals and provides safety tips on how to care for all kinds of creatures in the animal kingdom.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 17) Response
Program Title Wild World
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 10:00am on 58.3 (This TV)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A weekly half-hour reality series showcasing all types of wild animals at the San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on the dedicated people who care for these unique critters. The program also informs teen viewers about the living environments and key facts about each wild animal.
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 Walking Wild
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 10:30am on 58.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Series showcases various wild animals from the San Diego Zoo. The program gives teen viewers a unique up-close examination of each wild animal. The series is intended to educate and inform viewers all about life in the animal kingdom.
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 Mystery Hunters
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 7:00am on 58.1 and 7:00am and 7:30am on 58.4
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 39
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Can people be frozen and brought back to life in the future? Do the ghosts of Gettysburg roam the fields where famous battles were once fought? Join teenage reporters Araya and Christina as they travel cross the globe to answer these questions and more. Inquisitive minds will follow our young detectives as they conduct fun experiments to uncover the truth on the world's greatest myths and mysteries. Join Mystery Hunters for a wild ride around the world and into the unknown. Mystery Hunters is an excellent example of a children's program that is innovative and empowering. Through critical observation, analytical thinking and scientific testing, the series encourages children to question the world around them. Through both the travel aspect and investigation of ancient myths and mysteries, there is a profound focus on history, culture, geography and international customs.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 17) Response
Program Title Eco Company Teens
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 10:30am on 58.3 (This TV)
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. Young viewers learn about alternative energies by visiting wind farms and solar installations and discovering new energy technologies currently under development. They also learn more about recycling, conservation and organics.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 17) Response
Program Title Skooled
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 9:30am on 58.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Skooled features teenage students and classroom teachers trading roles with each other. The series explores a unique perspective, students teaching teachers. This unusual role reversal teaches kids and adults important differences and each episode addresses concerns each has with the other.
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 Get Wild
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 10:00am on 58.3 (ThisTV)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A weekly half-hour reality series featuring wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series provides key information about each creature and teen viewers learn about their living habitats and unique behaviors.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Harold R. Sutton
Address 1691 Forsyth Street
City Macon
State GA
Zip 31201
Telephone Number (478) 745-5858
Email Address hal@wpga.tv
Include any other comments or information you want the Commission to consider in evaluating your compliance with the Children's Television Act (or use this space for supplemental explanations). This may include information on any other noncore educational and informational programming that you aired this quarter or plan to air during the next quarter, or any existing or proposed non-broadcast efforts that will enhance the educational and informational value of such programming to children. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671, NOTES 2 and 3. Because station WPGA-TV ceased analog operations and converted to digital-only operations prior to the reporting period, Questions 7(b) and 7(c) are no longer applicable. WPGA strives to exceed the minimum requirements by airing at least one additional hour of regularly scheduled programming each week that meets the educational and informational needs of children in our viewing area. We provide station tours to student and scouting groups, promote numerous children's events, and donate to various children's charities such as The Ronald McDonald House, The Methodist Children's Home, CASA, The Hephzibah Children's Home and the Georgia Children's Museum and the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Georgia and Alabama.

Other Matters (17)

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Other Matters (1 of 17) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8:00am on 58.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Teen Kids News is a new way of building the television station news franchise and meeting children programming requirements. The first kid-to-kid newscast, created for and delivered by children. Hosted by a diverse news team made up of young "journalists" reporting from a professional news set and from the field on stories of interest and educational value to its own audience. Family Viewing program environment aimed at kids 13-16 and Tweens watching along with their parents, particularly moms. Cast of approximately 6 on-air kids selected from top young professionals in the New York metropolitan area with major acting credits. Emphasis on diversity and experience to develop a cast of engaging and intelligent African-American, Hispanic, Asian and Caucasian Asian male and female child actors who interact with each other-and connect to the viewers. Meets the need of children whose sophistication and curiosity about their world is motivated by the information explosion. They have the interest. They have opinions. But they also have a healthy skepticism about adult explanations, which tend to be either condescending or overly complex.
Other Matters (2 of 17) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 10:00am on 58.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Zoo Clues" is an educational and informative half-hour E/I program that takes viewers on a fast-paced and entertaining tour of the entire animal kingdom. Each episode delivers endless amounts of meaningful information as the show tackles some of the animal kingdom's most mind-blowing questions: Can birds fly backwards? Are whales fish? Do dogs sweat? Why do zebras have stripes and leopards spots? Questions and clues are presented, giving viewers a chance to guess the right answers. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers comparisons to their own human characteristics.
Other Matters (3 of 17) Response
Program Title Beakman's World
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 8:30am on 58.1 and 58.4
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 (Alanna Ubach), his bright young apprentice and an oversize, sarcastic rat named Lester (Mark Ritts).
Other Matters (4 of 17) Response
Program Title Walking Wild
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 9:30am on 58.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Walking Wild" is a weekly half-hour reality series showcasing various wild animals at the world-famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on the dedicated people who look after these spectacular critters. The program also gives teen viewers a unique up-close examination of each wild animal. In one episode, viewers explore the life patterns of elephants and the key to their longevity. Another episode focuses on Galapagos turtles and how they manage to survive. "Walking Wild" is a series intended to educate and inform viewers all about life in the animal kingdom.
Other Matters (5 of 17) Response
Program Title Wild World
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 10:00am on 58.3
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Wild World" is a weekly half-hour reality series showcasing all types of wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on the dedicated people who care for these unique critters. The program also informs teen viewers about the living environments and key facts about each wild animal. Episodes also include stories on zoo enrichment programs that help animals initiate natural behavior.
Other Matters (6 of 17) Response
Program Title The Coolest Places on Earth
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 10:30am on 58.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "The Coolest Places on Earth" is an educational and informative half-hour, E/I program that takes young viewers on a journey of discovery to the most astonishing places on the planet - cities, festivals, landmarks and jaw-dropping works of nature - exploring each location's history and culture. Each episode showcases three specific locations and delivers fast-paced, engaging information that's a perfect match for the 21st century learner. The series is packed with facts about history, geography, and culture. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with the inspiration and information to better understand and appreciate the culturally and geographically diverse world around them.
Other Matters (7 of 17) Response
Program Title Eco Company Teens
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 9:00am on 58.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Eco Company Teens explores all aspects of being "green" and understanding how our actions impact the world. Viewers learn about alternative energies by visiting wind farms and solar installations and discovering new energy technologies currently under development. They learn more about recycling, conservation and organics. The E-Team profiles teens and school organizations who have taken it upon themselves to make a difference, young entrepreneurs who are taking their passion for green to develop ideas and new products for a sustainable future.
Other Matters (8 of 17) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8:30am on 58.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Career Day is a television program that introduces young adults to career exploration and awareness. Students often do not know what they want to do and are unsure of potential interests they may have that could be a career. Career Day provides an avenue to view experts in their respective fields as they discuss their work, the education/training to prepare for the job, and experiences that led them to choose their career. To encourage students to make informed decisions,adults must be introduced to career awareness, such as the concept that success in most careers requires education and training (Fouad, 1995). As the National Alliance of Business recommended in its 1999 publication Preparing Young People for Tomorrow's Workplace, "Middle school is an ideal age at which to expose students to the challenging world of work" (p.5). The program's motivational and inspirational message of each guest empowers audiences of all ages to investigate career opportunities, which has been proven to enhance academic performance, facilitate high school completion and encourage post secondary education (Broadening Career Horizons for Students in At-Risk Environments, O'Brien et al (1999). Each segment of Career Day delivers an educational and informational message that supports current social, intellectual and emotional aspects of children ages 13 and up. Attributes and advice emphasized by guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, dedication, and perseverance children can apply to their lives.
Other Matters (9 of 17) Response
Program Title Bill Nye, the Science Guy
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 9:00am on 58.1 and 58.4
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, Disney's resident way-cool scientist knows hot to get kids fired up about science. From earth science to complex discussions on genetics, Bill Nye's enthusiasm for all things science is contagious.
Other Matters (10 of 17) Response
Program Title Heroes Among Us
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 11:00am and 11:30am on 58.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Heroes Among Us" tells the stories of people just like you and me who have chosen to make a difference in the lives of others. They are heroes that live in your community and have helped people you know. They are the unsung heroes who aren't seeking recognition or reward, but choose to act to correct injustice wherever they see it. Each episode features stories of courage and hope about people making a difference on every level - from the personal, to the professional, to the national stage - these ordinary people may just make a stranger's day a little brighter or they could change the world. Through reenactments and interviews we'll get to know these hometown heroes and what motivates them to do good and help their fellow humans.
Other Matters (11 of 17) Response
Program Title Get Wild
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:00am on 58.3
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Get Wild" is a weekly half-hour reality series featuring wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series provides key information about each creature and teen viewers learn about their living habitats and unique behaviors. For example, in one episode viewers learn how experts studying adult orangutans learn the ways they raise their young. Another episode highlights the Panda bear and explains the animal's living patterns. "Get Wild" is a series intended to educate and inform viewers all about life in the animal kingdom.
Other Matters (12 of 17) Response
Program Title Make TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 11:00am on 58.3
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Make TV" is a weekly series showing how people transform ordinary junk into amazing creations. While introducing a whole new generation of makers, the program features extraordinary individuals developing extraordinary things. From Tesla coils to t-shirt cannons, from cigar box guitars to giant video projectors, imagination is turned into reality. Teen viewers get to see practical math, science, technology and engineering concepts combined to create incredible new inventions.
Other Matters (13 of 17) Response
Program Title Living Greener
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 10:30am on 58.3
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Living Greener" is a weekly half-hour series showcasing the latest inventions and new ideas to help teen viewers work towards a more sustainable future. The show talks to inventors, visionaries, scientists and activists to find out where the planet it headed. Whether it's recycling cigarette butts into clothing, monitoring endangered species or creating a rooftop farm in New York City, "Living Greener" gives young viewers a unique inside into our future way of life while educating and informing them about life on earth.
Other Matters (14 of 17) Response
Program Title So You Want to Be
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:00am on 58.3
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "So You Want to Be" features teens learning about a wide variety of jobs and career paths as well as what it takes to get ahead in the working world. Each week the show goes on location to an actual working job site, allowing teens an up-close and personal experience with a particular occupation, whether it be a dentist or a truck driver or an entertainer.
Other Matters (15 of 17) Response
Program Title Animal Outtakes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 10:30am on 58.3
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Animal Outtakes" visits all types of animal sanctuaries and zoos in the United States to explore the world of animals, from camels to lemurs, from rhinos to handicapped pets. Teen viewers learn about the care and living habitats of these various animals and how they survive in the world. In each episode, a detailed explanation of an animal species is provided as well as information on the animal's daily nutrition and other living habits. "Animal Outtakes" is educational, informative and entertaining, while providing teen viewers with up-close televised visits of wild and exotic creatures.
Other Matters (16 of 17) Response
Program Title Saved By the Bell
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 10:00am, 10:30am, 11:00am, and 11:30am on 58.1 and 58.4
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
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 weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged 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 (17 of 17) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 7:00am on 58.1 and 58.4
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 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. The program teaches children how to gather facts, meet with experts, debunk common myths, and other explanations for legends.

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

Harold Rogers Sutton

Chief Engineer, WPGA-TV


07/02/2019

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