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

FRN:
0027059732
File Number:
0000069705
Submit Date:
07/08/2019
Call Sign:
WWDP
Facility ID:
23671
City:
NORWELL
State:
MA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report Amendment
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

RNN BOSTON LICENSE CO., LLC

Doing Business As: RNN BOSTON LICENSE CO., LLC

Christian French

800 WESTCHESTER AVENUE, S. 640

RYE BROOK, NY 10573

United States

+1 (914) 696-0275

CFRENCH@RNNTV.COM

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Ari S Meltzer

Legal Reprensetative

WILEY RAIN LLP

Ari S Meltzer

1776 K Street , N.W.

WASHINGTON, DC 20006

United States

+1 (202) 719-7467

ameltzer@wileyrein.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network WRNN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC
Nielsen DMA Boston (Manchester)
Web Home Page Address rnntv.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 6.0
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 168.0
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: 0.0
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(6)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 6) Response
Program Title Missing
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:00 AM & 730AM (4/1-6/30/2019)
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. Missing features actual cases of missing persons both children and adults from across North America. The goal of the program is to provide viewers with vital facts about missing individuals. Each episode includes safety tips for children and how parents can protect their children from abduction. This show seeks ways to educate children about their personal safety by illustrating specific ways of dealing with danger via the show's safety tips. This gives children the confidence and the power and means to protect themselves when away from the protection of watchful eyes.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 6) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays 7AM & 7:30 AM (4/1-6/30/2019)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program provides viewers with information about dog safety, care tips as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. Show segments include information on various dog breeds,veterinary tips and different issues that affect canines.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 6) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 7AM & 730AM (4/1-6/30/2019)
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 9 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. DragonflyTV showcases our most eager young scientists in a way that encourages all kids to discover the wonders of science. It's a new approach in science television for kids, because it features ordinary children and their own science investigations. Whether shooting over moguls on free ride skis, getting up close and personal with alligators, or cooking up experiments in their own kitchens, the Dragonfly TV kids empower viewers to explore, question, and learn. In each episode, children tell how they pursued their own investigations, communicating the infectious excitement that comes with making their own discoveries.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 6) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays 7AM & 730AM (4/1-6/30/2019)
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. Think Big is a weekly half-hour television series featuring teen inventors with big ideas
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 6) Response
Program Title America's Heartland
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays 7AM & 730AM (4/1-6/30/2019)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is a weekly half-hour series featuring families and their fascinating stories from America's Heartland.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 6) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday 7Am & 730AM (4/1-6/30/2019)
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. Series about real-life compassionate individuals who come to the aid of animals in distress.
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 Clelia Zattoni
Address 800 westchester ave
City Rye brook
State NY
Zip 10573
Telephone Number (914) 417-2700
Email Address czattoni@rnntv.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 (6)

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Other Matters (1 of 6) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 7AM & 730AM
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. DragonflyTV showcases our most eager young scientists in a way that encourages all kids to discover the wonders of science. It's a new approach in science television for kids, because it features ordinary children and their own science investigations. Whether shooting over moguls on free ride skis, getting up close and personal with alligators, or cooking up experiments in their own kitchens, the Dragonfly TV kids empower viewers to explore, question, and learn. In each episode, children tell how they pursued their own investigations, communicating the infectious excitement that comes with making their own discoveries.
Other Matters (2 of 6) Response
Program Title America's Heartland
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays 7AM and 730AM
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. America's Heartland is a weekly half-hour series featuring families and their fascinating stories from America's Heartland.
Other Matters (3 of 6) Response
Program Title Missing
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7Am and 730AM
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. Missing features actual cases of missing persons both children and adults from across North America. The goal of the program is to provide viewers with vital facts about missing individuals. Each episode includes safety tips for children and how parents can protect their children from abduction. This show seeks ways to educate children about their personal safety by illustrating specific ways of dealing with danger via the show's safety tips. This gives children the confidence and the power and means to protect themselves when away from the protection of watchful eyes.
Other Matters (4 of 6) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays 7AM & 730AM
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. Think Big is a weekly half-hour series featuring teen inventors with big ideas
Other Matters (5 of 6) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday 7AM & 730AM
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. Series about real-life compassionate individuals who come to the aid of animals in distress.
Other Matters (6 of 6) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays 7AM and 730AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program provides viewers with information about dog safety, care tips as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. Show segments include information on various dog breeds,veterinary tips and different issues that affect canines.

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.

CLELIA ZATTONI

VP Stations Operations


07/08/2019

Attachments

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