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

FRN:
0005100284
File Number:
0000075588
Submit Date:
07/02/2019
Call Sign:
WHFL-CD
Facility ID:
22485
City:
GOLDSBORO
State:
NC
Service:
Digital Class A
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

FREE LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.

Doing Business As: FREE LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.

Terry Johnson

109 INDUSTRY COURT

GOLDSBORO, NC 27530

United States

+1 (919) 736-7729

tjohnson@whfl.org

Company

Contact Representatives (4)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Samuel E Garfield

Technical Consultant

Dilicast Broadcast Services,LLC

PO Box 97483

Raleigh, NC 27624

United States

+1 (919) 341-4699

sgarfield@dilicast.com

Technical Representative

Terry L Johnson

Chairman

Free Life Ministries, Inc

Terry L Johnson

109 Industry Court

Goldsboro, NC 27533

United States

+1 (919) 736-7729

tjohnson@whfl.org

Chairman

David G O'Neil

Rini O'Neil, PC

1200 New Hampshire Ave., NW

Suite 600

Washington, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 955-3931

doneil@rinioneil.com

Legal Representative

Timothy Z Sawyer

Technical Consultant

T Z Sawyer Technical Consultants, LLC

2130 Hutchison Grove Court

Suite 100

Falls Church, VA 22043

United States

+1 (703) 848-2130

tzsawyer@tzsawyer.com

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Independent
Affiliated network
Nielsen DMA Raleigh-Durham (Fayetvlle)
Web Home Page Address www.whfl.org

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 5.5
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 5.5
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 5.5
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(11)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 11) Response
Program Title Adventures in Odyssey
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays @ 4:00pm
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 4 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Adventures in Odyssey presents exciting entertainment that brings moral and biblical principles to life.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 11) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays @ 4:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 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 concept for Real Life 101 is bold yet simple. Real life jobs and careers are explored in an energetic style as an education and information (E/I) presentation for teenage viewers. The careers and people chosen to reflect those categories offer a vital inside look at what it would really be like to choose that particular profession. A co-host approach allows for interchange of questions and responses adding viewer stimulation and insight.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 11) Response
Program Title Dr. Wonder's Workshop
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays @ 4:00pm
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 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This show is targeted largely to a deaf/hard-of-hearing populace. The main deaf and speak in American Sign Language (ASL). For non-deaf viewers, the show is done with voiceover narration.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 11) Response
Program Title Bug Time Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays @ 4:00pm
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 8 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Bug Time Adventures - is about bugs that live in Bible Times and always learn a new lesson. Children will see their favorite Bible stories through the eyes of America's newest bug friends in this animated series narrated by Willie Acmes.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 11) Response
Program Title Biz Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays @ 4:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 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. Biz Kids is a national financial education initiative based on an Emmy Award-winning public television series about kids, money, and business. The series includes 65 episodes and reaches over million viewers per episode. Using a clever blend of entertainment and education, each Biz Kids episode shows kids how to make and manage money by introducing concepts of financial literacy and entrepreneurship. To keep young viewers engaged, the series includes a fast-paced mix of direct education delivered by young actors, sketch comedies, animation, and stories featuring real life young entrepreneurs. The show is complemented by a resource rich website, lesson plans, outreach activities, and a monthly electronic newsletter.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 11) Response
Program Title Donkey Ollie
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays @ 4:00pm
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 3 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dooley, a friendly alien who has landed in a backyard on Earth, explores the planet with the children of the neighborhood as his guides. The show is meant to teach moral values and educational basics.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 11) Response
Program Title i-shine KNECT
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays @ 4:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 8 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. iShine KNECT is designed for kids and parents to connect with each other and have some wacky fun in the process. The program is designed to give a lift of encouragement and faith that will help tweens deal with life with Christian values at home, church and school!
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 11) Response
Program Title Laura McKenzie's Traveler
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays @ 6:30pm
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 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Through the use of on-site stand ups, voice over monologues, environmental b-roll and pop-up "Travel Tips," Laura provides and educational journey to significant destinations around the world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 11) Response
Program Title Miss Charity's Diner
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays @ 4:00pm
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 3 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In the small town of Faithville, Ontario, Miss Charity is the proprietress of the local diner, where many of the neighborhood children come to visit. Miss Charity enjoys the children's company and, in addition to her and her resident cook Karl making the meals for them and the other guests, she also gives advice to the kids regarding how to overcome whatever problems they may have.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 11) Response
Program Title Torchlighters
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays @ 4:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Torchlighters is a series of animated programs for youth ages 8-12, presenting the lives of true-life heroes of Christian history. Each episode carefully follows the life story of one of the heroes of the faith. The moral, spiritual and life lessons learned are applicable to life today.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 11) Response
Program Title Sugar Creek Gang
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays @ 4:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 8 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Based on a series of books by Paul Hutchens, The Sugar Creek Gang series chronicles the adventures of Bill, Collins, Poetry, Circus, Dragonfly, Big Jim, Little Jim, and the rest of the residents of Sugar Creek as they resolve moral issues and build character.
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 Terry Johnson
Address PO Box 282
City Goldsboro
State NC
Zip 27533
Telephone Number (919) 736-7729
Email Address tjohnson@whfl.org
Include any other comments or information you want the Commission to consider in evaluating your compliance with the Children's Television Act (or use this space for supplemental explanations). This may include information on any other noncore educational and informational programming that you aired this quarter or plan to air during the next quarter, or any existing or proposed non-broadcast efforts that will enhance the educational and informational value of such programming to children. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671, NOTES 2 and 3.

Other Matters (11)

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Other Matters (1 of 11) Response
Program Title Donkey Ollie
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays @ 4:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Donkey Ollie is a series of musical episodes that follows a Donkey named Ollie through Jesus' time as he meets new characters and learns many valuable lessons along the way. Donkey Ollie is animated with incredible graphics, songs and morals in a way that draws in audiences of every age. Ollie is especially geared toward preschool and early grade school children but it's entertaining for the whole family as well.
Other Matters (2 of 11) Response
Program Title BIZ KIDS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays @ 4:30pm
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. BIZ KIDS serves the educational and informational needs of children, understanding the economy and basic business principles. The series features teens starting their own businesses, actively solving problems and developing important life skills.
Other Matters (3 of 11) Response
Program Title Torchlighters
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays @ 4:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Torchlighters is a series of animated programs for youth ages 8-12, presenting the lives of true-life heroes of Christian history. Each episode carefully follows the life story of one of the heroes of the faith. The moral, spiritual and life lessons learned are applicable to life today.
Other Matters (4 of 11) Response
Program Title Bug Time Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays @ 4:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Scaly Adventures is a youth oriented adventure series that profiles exotic animals and experts who work to conserve and protect them. The passion of the Scaly Adventures Crew is to entertain kids while encouraging them to reach for the stars and follow their dreams. At the time of filming Season One, Pierce, the main host, was 12 years old. Scaly Adventures is entirely filmed, edited, produced and distributed by the Curren family.
Other Matters (5 of 11) Response
Program Title i-Shine KNECT
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays @ 4:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. iShine KNECT is designed for kids and parents to connect with each other and have some wacky fun in the process. The program is designed to give a lift of encouragement and faith that will help tweens deal with life with Christian values at home, church and school!
Other Matters (6 of 11) Response
Program Title Adventures in Odyssey
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays @ 4:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 4 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Adventures in Odyssey presents exciting entertainment that brings moral and biblical principles to life.
Other Matters (7 of 11) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays @ 4:30pm
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. The concept for Real Life 101 is bold yet simple. Real life jobs and careers are explored in an energetic style as an education and information (E/I) presentation for teenage viewers. The careers and people chosen to reflect those categories offer a vital inside look at what it would really be like to choose that particular profession. A co-host approach allows for interchange of questions and responses adding viewer stimulation and insight.
Other Matters (8 of 11) Response
Program Title Dr. Wonder's Workshop
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays @ 4:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This show is targeted largely to a deaf/hard-of-hearing populace. The main deaf and speak in American Sign Language (ASL). For non-deaf viewers, the show is done with voiceover narration.
Other Matters (9 of 11) Response
Program Title Miss Charity Dinner
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays @ 4:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Miss Charity, runs a local diner and often gives advice to the children who visit it. The show incorporates various themes of the Bible while doing so.
Other Matters (10 of 11) Response
Program Title Laura McKenzie's Traveler
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays @ 6:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Through the use of on-site stand ups, voice over monologues, environmental b-roll and pop-up "Travel Tips," Laura provides and educational journey to significant destinations around the world.
Other Matters (11 of 11) Response
Program Title Sugar Creek Gang
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays @ 4:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Based on a series of books by Paul Hutchens, The Sugar Creek Gang series chronicles the adventures of Bill, Collins, Poetry, Circus, Dragonfly, Big Jim, Little Jim, and the rest of the residents of Sugar Creek as they resolve moral issues and build character.

Certification

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Question Response

The undersigned certifies that he or she is (a) the party filing the Children's Television Programming, or an officer, director, member, partner, trustee, authorized employee, or other individual or duly elected or appointed official who is authorized to sign on behalf of the party filing the Children's Television Programming; or (b) an attorney qualified to practice before the Commission under 47 C.F.R. Section 1.23(a), who is authorized to represent the party filing the Children's Television Programming, and who further certifies that he or she has read the document; that to the best of his or her knowledge, information,and belief there is good ground to support it; and that it is not interposed for delay.

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

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

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

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

Terry L Johnson

Chairman/General Manager


07/02/2019

Attachments

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