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

FRN:
0025670134
File Number:
0000076232
Submit Date:
07/08/2019
Call Sign:
WFFT-TV
Facility ID:
25040
City:
FORT WAYNE
State:
IN
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/08/2019
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

FT. WAYNE TV LICENSE COMPANY, LLC

3282 NORTHSIDE PARKWAY

SUITE 275

ATLANTA, GA 30327

United States

+1 (470) 355-1944

jburgett@wileyrein.com

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

John M. Burgett

FCC Counsel

Wiley Rein LLP

1776 K Street, N.W.

Washington , DC 20006

United States

+1 (202) 719-4239

jburgett@wileyrein.com

Legal Representative

Joseph M. Davis , P.E .

Consulting Engineer

Chesapeake RF Consultants, LLC

207 Old Dominion Road

Yorktown, VA 23692

United States

+1 (703) 650-9600

Joseph.Davis@RF-consultants.com

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network FOX
Nielsen DMA Ft. Wayne
Web Home Page Address http://wfft.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 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(22)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 22) Response
Program Title Animal Tails (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @10:30am (4/6-6/29/19
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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 comedian Mark Curry, Animal Tails explores and investigates animals of all sizes from all sorts of locations. From uncovering the unique ways different animals communicate with each other to discovering how police teams train their canine partners, Animal Tails provides a unique and educational experience for children and their parents.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 22) Response
Program Title Get Wild (D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 9am (4/6-6/29/19)
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. "Get Wild" showcases some of the animals that can be seen at the San Diego Zoo, one of the most famous zoos in the world. The educational series offer information about the creatures who live at the facility, including their natural habitats and unique behaviors. The series also introduces viewers to animal enrichment programs, in which members of the zoo's staff try to duplicate an animal's habits that are unique to them in the wild
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 22) Response
Program Title Xploration Outer Space
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 7:00am (4/7-6/30/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. Each week our host Emily Calandrelli will take viewers on incredible journeys through space that will both entertain and educate. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet? Watch our hosts try to perform every day responsibilities while floating in zero gravity. Explore the challenges that come along with living on a different planet as our host lives like an astronaut in a Mars-life habitat. We will have episodes on space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, and our search for life, among many others. When appropriate, the host will highlight NASA related programs and internships for young students that are relevant to the content we have shown.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 22) Response
Program Title Awesome Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 7:30am (4/6-6/29/19)
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 addresses many topics related to Earth Sciences, encompassing all the fields of science dealing with planet earth. To name only a few of the topics discussed in this program; geography, geology, ecology, and glaciology (the glaciers of the earth) . It is hosted by Phillippe Cousteau, an environmentalist and the grandson of Jacques Cousteau, who brings a lot of enthusiasm to the study of the earth. It gives the viewer an appreciation of the fine balance that exists in our atmosphere. It would be easy for educators to use the content to create lesson plans on Earth Sciences from this program
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 22) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs (D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 1130a (4/6-6/29/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Wildlife Docs takes viewers inside the work of zoological professionals - including veterinarians, technicians and trainers -- at Busch Gardens Tampa, as they care for thousands of exotic animals whose home is the popular tourist destination. The series showcases everything from preventive care to ground-breaking medical procedures, giving viewers the opportunity to observe what the millions of people who visit Busch Gardens every year rarely get to see.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 22) Response
Program Title DIY Science
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 8:00am (4/7-6/30/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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 show is hosted by Steve Spangler, a very popular science educator, who is able to relate well to all age groups, particularly teenagers. He performs science experiments, making them fun and simultaneously explaining the scientific principles behind them. They can be performed at home or in the classroom. He uses common household items that can easily be found in the home. He makes it clear when caution is necessary, such as the use of protective goggles.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 22) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs (D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 11am (4/6-6/29/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Wildlife Docs takes viewers inside the work of zoological professionals - including veterinarians, technicians and trainers -- at Busch Gardens Tampa, as they care for thousands of exotic animals whose home is the popular tourist destination. The series showcases everything from preventive care to ground-breaking medical procedures, giving viewers the opportunity to observe what the millions of people who visit Busch Gardens every year rarely get to see.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 22) Response
Program Title Game Changers (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 10am (4/7-6/30/19)
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. Game Changers hosted by Kevin Frazier, takes viewers behind the scenes with professional athletes who use their public image to make positive changes in the lives of people in need.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 22) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 8:30am (4/7-6/30/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. "Sports Stars of Tomorrow" focuses on today's youth as they pursue their dreams of becoming the next sports superstars. The show profiles college and high school talent in sports and provides an in-depth look at the hard work and dedication it takes to achieve their goals.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 22) Response
Program Title Animal Tails (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 10am (4/6-6/29/19)
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 comedian Mark Curry, Animal Tails explores and investigates animals of all sizes from all sorts of locations. From uncovering the unique ways different animals communicate with each other to discovering how police teams train their canine partners, Animal Tails provides a unique and educational experience for children and their parents.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 22) Response
Program Title Jack Hannah's Into the Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 8:30am (4/6-6/29/19)
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. "Jack Hanna's Into the Wild" series is based around Jack traveling the world with his friends and family, taking the viewer to his favorite destinations and introducing them to new and amazing creatures each week. Throughout Jack's travels, he raises awareness of different cultures, geography and spectacular animal facts, while teaching children the importance of stewardship of our environment through his documented donations to conservation efforts worldwide.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 22) Response
Program Title Wild World (D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 930am (4-6/-6/29/19)
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 famed San Diego Zoo is the setting for this series that showcases different species of wild animals that reside at the facility and the dedicated staffers who care for them. The show which is targeted at teenagers, also includes stories about zoo-enrichment programs that help animals initiate natural behavior.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 22) Response
Program Title Everyday Health (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 1130am (4/6-6/29/19)
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. Everyday Health is a series that uniquely raises awareness to help fight obesity, raise self-esteem, establish physical fitness habits and prevent negative health choices. An inspirational program about people who confront challenges by taking control, Everyday Health, through captivating storytelling, reports on amazing teens and other selfless Americans who are paying it forward, with good will and new ideas that will inspire other teens to take action.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 22) Response
Program Title "Game Changers"(D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 10:30 am (4/7-6/30/19)
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. "Game Changers" hosted by Kevin Frazier, takes viewers behind the scenes with professional athletes who use their public image to make positive changes in the lives of people in need.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 22) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 8:00am (4/6-6/29/19 )
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. "Dog Tales" includes dog safety care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. The series also includes recommended reading lists about dogs, and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 22) Response
Program Title Everyday Health (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 11am (4/6-6/29/19)
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. Everyday Health is a series that uniquely raises awareness to help fight obesity, raise self-esteem, establish physical fitness habits and prevent negative health choices. An inspirational program about people who confront challenges by taking control, Everyday Health, through captivating storytelling, reports on amazing teens and other selfless Americans who are paying it forward, with good will and new ideas that will inspire other teens to take action.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 22) Response
Program Title All In With Laila Ali (D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 10am (4/6-6/29/19)
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 is a weekly half-hour series that delves into the world of sports, culture, travel and adventure. Developed and produced for viewers aged 13-16, each week host Laili Ali profiles inspirational people and showcases their extraordinary acheivements.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 22) Response
Program Title Rescue Me (D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 1230pm (4/6-6/29/19)
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. Emergency vet Dr. Lisa Chimes ventures out of the surgery room to raise awareness about animal welfare in this compassionate pet rescue series. Lisa's mission is to encourage potential pet owners to adopt rescue animals from shelters rather than support puppy mills or backyard breeders. With a combination of thoughtful concern and professional knowledge, Lisa attempts to match the countless four-legged friends that have been abandoned, neglected or simply lost, with new and loving homes. The heartwarming series not only gives animals a chance at a better life, it also gives their human counterparts the opportunity to receive affection and love from a faithful new friend.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 22) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures(D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 12pm (4/6-6/29/19)
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. Nature and wildlife expert Tim Faulkner hosts this series that showcases the beauty of the natural world. The wildlife park operations manager explores the habitats and behaviors of a variety of creatures. Faulkner takes a look at such animals as a giant Galapagos tortoise, baby wombat, flying fox and a newly discovered species of birds. "Outback Adventures," which is geared toward teenagers, aims to bring people closer to the natural world
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 22) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 7:00am (4/6-6/29/19)
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. "Wild About Animals" is an animal series which educates and inform children about the world's most fascinating animals. Each episode of four different stories designated to teach children about both exotic and unique animals, as well as to educate them further about animals they see every day.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 22) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 730am (4/7-6/30/19)
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 fascinating and imaginative program allows the viewer to think about all the possibilities for our future world. It looks into the potential of bringing science, technology, engineering and math to another level.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (22 of 22) Response
Program Title All in With Laila Ali (D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 1030am (4/6-6/29/19)
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 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This is a weekly half-hour series that delves into the world of sports, culture, travel and adventure. Developed and produced for viewers aged 13-16, each week host Laili Ali profiles inspirational people and showcases their extraordinary acheivements.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 2) Response
Program Title Dragonfly
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sundays @ 6:30am (4/7-6/30/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dragonfly TV Features real kids doing real science. Series demonstrates practical applications of math and science with enjoyable hands-on projects, promoting critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2 of 2) Response
Program Title Missing
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturdays @ 530am (4/6-6/29/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Missing is an invaluable public service by identifying young persons who are missing and alerting the public to the fact. It carries an important message for young people in regard to being aware of their surroundings and cautious when dealing with strangers. The show also includes safety tips and real life stories using various resources to help finding missing people.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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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 Bill Ritchhart
Address 3707 Hillegas Road
City Fort Wayne
State IN
Zip 46808
Telephone Number (260) 471-5555
Email Address britchhart@wfft.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.

Other Matters (22)

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Other Matters (1 of 22) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 830am (7/7-9/29/19))
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. "Sports Stars of Tomorrow" focuses on today's youth as they pursue their dreams of becoming the next sports superstars. The show profiles college and high school talent in sports and provides an in-depth look at the hard work and dedication it takes to achieve their goals.
Other Matters (2 of 22) Response
Program Title Wildlife Docs (D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 1130am (7/6-9/28/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Wildlife Docs takes viewers inside the work of zoological professionals - including veterinarians, technicians and trainers - at Busch Gardens Tampa, as they care for thousands of exotic animals whose home is the popular tourist destination. The series showcases everything from preventative care to ground-breaking medical procedures, giving viewers the opportunity to observe the millions of people who visit Busch Gardens each year rarely get to see.
Other Matters (3 of 22) Response
Program Title Animal Tails (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 1030am (7/6-9/28/19)
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 comedian Mark Curry, Animal Tails explores and investigates animals of all sizes from all sorts of locations. From uncovering the unique ways different animals communicate with each other to discovering how police teams train their canine partners, Animal Tails provides a unique and educational experience for children and their parents.
Other Matters (4 of 22) Response
Program Title All in With Lailia Ali (D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 10am (7/6-9/28/19)
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 is a weekly half-hour series that delves into the world of sports, culture, travel and adventure. Developed and produced for viewers aged 13-16, each week host Laila Ali profiles inspirational people and showcases their extraordinary achievements .
Other Matters (5 of 22) Response
Program Title Outback Adventure with Tim Faulkner (D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 12pm (7/6-9/28/19)
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. Nature and wildlife expert Tim Faulkner hosts this series that showcases the beauty of the natural world. The wildlife park operations manager explores the habitats and behaviors of a variety of creatures. Faulkner takes a look at such animals as a giant Galapagos tortoise, baby wombat, flying fox and a newly discovered species of birds. "Outback Adventures," which is geared toward teenagers, aims to bring people closer to the natural world.
Other Matters (6 of 22) Response
Program Title Xploration Outer Space
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 7am (7/7-9/29/19)
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 show is very captivating for anyone who is interested in outer space and its possibilities. Host Emily Calandrelli is an aerospace expert, and was a former NASA employee. She is a wonderful role model for women interested in science, as she is young, smart and very passionate. The show also includes interviews with many other knowledgeable experts on the subjects being discussed.
Other Matters (7 of 22) Response
Program Title Everyday Health (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 11am (7/6-9/28/19)
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. Everyday Health is a series that uniquely raises awareness to help fight obesity, raise self-esteem, establish physical fitness habits and prevent negative health choices. An inspirational program about people who confront challenges by taking control, Everyday Health, through captivating storytelling, reports on amazing teens and other selfless Americans who are paying it forward, with good will and new ideas that will inspire other teens to take action.
Other Matters (8 of 22) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 7:30am (7/7-9/29/19)
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 fascinating and imaginative program allows the viewer to think about all the possibilities for our future world. it looks into the potential of bringing science, technology, engineering and math to another level.
Other Matters (9 of 22) Response
Program Title Get Wild (D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 9am (7/6-9/28/19)
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 showcases some of the animals that can be seen at the San Diego Zoo, one of the most famous zoos in the world. The educational series offers information about the creatures who live at the facility, including their natural habitats and unique behaviors. The series also introduces viewers to animal enrichment programs, in which members of the zoo's staff try to duplicate an animal's habits that are unique to them in the wild.
Other Matters (10 of 22) Response
Program Title All in With Laila Ali (D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 1030am (7/6-9/28/19)
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 is a weekly half-hour series that delves into the world of sports, culture, travel and adventure. Developed and produced for viewers aged 13-16, each week host Laila Ali profiles inspirational people and showcases their extraordinary achievements .
Other Matters (11 of 22) Response
Program Title Game Changers (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 10am (7/7-9/29/19)
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. Game Changers hosted by Kevin Frazier, takes viewers behind the scenes with professional athletes who use their public image to make positive changes in the lives of people in need.
Other Matters (12 of 22) Response
Program Title Everyday Health (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 1130am (7/6-9/28/19)
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. Everyday Health is a series that uniquely raises awareness to help fight obesity, raise self-esteem, establish physical fitness habits and prevent negative health choices. An inspirational program about people who confront challenges by taking control, Everyday Health, through captivating storytelling, reports on amazing teens and other selfless Americans who are paying it forward, with good will and new ideas that will inspire other teens to take action.
Other Matters (13 of 22) Response
Program Title Animal Tails (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 10am (7/6-9/28/19)
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 comedian Mark Curry, Animal Tails explores and investigates animals of all sizes from all sorts of locations. From uncovering the unique ways different animals communicate with each other to discovering how police teams train their canine partners, Animal Tails provides a unique and educational experience for children and their parents.
Other Matters (14 of 22) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 8am (7/6-9/28/19)
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. "Dog Tales" includes dog safety care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. The series also includes recommended reading lists about dogs, and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests.
Other Matters (15 of 22) Response
Program Title Game Changers (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 1030am (7/7-9/29/19)
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. Game Changes hosted by Kevin Frazier, takes viewers behind the scenes with professional athletes who use their public image to make positive changes in the lives of people in need.
Other Matters (16 of 22) Response
Program Title The Wild World (D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 930am (7/6-9/28/19)
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 famed San Diego Zoo is the setting for this series that showcases different species of wild animals that reside at the facility and the dedicated staffers who care for them. The show, which is targeted at teenagers, also includes stories about zoo-enrichment programs that help animals initiate natural behavior.
Other Matters (17 of 22) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 7:00am (7/6-9/28/19)
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 About Animals" is an animal series which educates and inform children about the world's most fascinating animals. Each episode of four different stories designated to teach children about both exotic and unique animals, as well as to educate them further about animals they see every day.
Other Matters (18 of 22) Response
Program Title DIY Science
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 8am (7/7-9/29/19)
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 show is hosted by Steve Spangler, a very popular science educator, who is able to relate well to all age groups, particularly teenagers. He performs science experiments, making them fun and simultaneously explaining the scientific principles behind them. They can be performed at home or in the classroom. He uses common household items that can easily be found in the home. He makes it clear when caution is necessary, such as the use of protective goggles.
Other Matters (19 of 22) Response
Program Title Wildlife Docs (D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 11am (7/6-9/28/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Wildlife Docs takes viewers inside the work of zoological professionals - including veterinarians, technicians and trainers - at Busch Gardens Tampa, as they care for thousands of exotic animals whose home is the popular tourist destination. The series showcases everything from preventative care to ground-breaking medical procedures, giving viewers the opportunity to observe the millions of people who visit Busch Gardens each year rarely get to see.
Other Matters (20 of 22) Response
Program Title Awesome Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 7:30am (7/6-9/28/19)
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 addresses many topics related to Earth Sciences, encompassing all the fields of science dealing with planet EARTH. To name only a few of the topics discussed in this program: geography, geology, ecology, and glaciology (the glaciers of the earth). It is hosted by Phillippe Cousteau, an environmentalist and the grandson of Jacques Cousteau, who brings a lot of enthusiasm to the study of the earth. I was impressed with the producers' ability to successfully deliver scientific information in such an entertaining and engaging way. It gives the viewer an appreciation of the fine balance that exists in our atmosphere. it would be easy for educators to use the content to create lesson plans on Earth Sciences from this program.
Other Matters (21 of 22) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into the Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 8:30am (7/6-9/28/19)
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. "Jack Hanna's Into the Wild" series is based around Jack traveling the world with his friends and family, taking the viewer to his favorite destinations and introducing them to new and amazing creatures each week. Throughout Jack's travels, he raises awareness of different cultures, geography and spectacular animal facts, while teaching children the importance of stewardship of our environment through his documented donations to conservation efforts worldwide.
Other Matters (22 of 22) Response
Program Title Rescue Me With Dr. Lisa (D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 1230pm (7/6-9/28/19)
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. Emergency vet Dr. Lisa Chimes ventures out of the surgery room to raise awareness about animal welfare in this compassionate pet rescue series. Lisa's mission is to encourage potential pet owners to adopt rescue animals from shelters rather than support puppy mills or backyard breeders. With a combination of thoughtful concern and professional knowledge, Lisa attempts to match the countless four-legged friends that have been abandoned, neglected or simply lost, with new and loving homes. The heartwarming series not only gives animals a chance at a better life, it also gives their human counterparts the opportunity to receive affection and love from a faithful new friend.

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William Edward Ritchhart

Executive Vice President/General Manager


07/08/2019

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