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

FRN:
0002538445
File Number:
0000085397
Submit Date:
10/09/2019
Call Sign:
WXII-TV
Facility ID:
53921
City:
WINSTON-SALEM
State:
NC
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/09/2019
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third 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

HEARST PROPERTIES INC.

Doing Business As: Hearst Properties Inc.

PO Box 1800

Raleigh, NC 27602

United States

+1 (919) 839-0300

shartzell@brookspierce.com

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

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

Stephen Hartzell

Brooks, Pierce et al.

150 Fayetteville Street

Suite 1700

Raleigh, NC 27601

United States

+1 (919) 839-0300

shartzell@brookspierce.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network NBC, METV
Nielsen DMA Greensboro-H.Point-W.Salem
Web Home Page Address www.wxii12.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
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: 5.0
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(11)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 11) Response
Program Title The Champion Within
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9:30am (Main Digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Total times aired 9
Number of Preemptions 4
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 4
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Champion Within features the powerful and inspiring stories of successful athletes who exemplify what it really means to be a champion. Hosted by Lauren Thompson, host of Golf Channel's Morning Drive, The Champion Within introduces audiences to professional and amateur athletes who have overcome obstacles to ultimately achieve transcendent moments in the world of sports. The Champion Within proves that champions are not only defined by their speed, strength and agility, but also by their grit, resiliency and heart. Main Digital Channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program The Champion Within
List date and time rescheduled 07/06/2019 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-07-06
Episode # HOC309
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program The Champion Within
List date and time rescheduled 09/07/2019 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-09-07
Episode # HOC301
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (2 of 11) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 7am and 7:30am (Multicast - METV)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 22
Total times aired 22
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. Mystery Hunters explores some of the world's greatest myths and mysteries. Combining on-site reporting and exciting adventures, Mystery Hunters uses science and reasoning to try to uncover the truth. The program teaches children how to gather facts, meet with experts, debunk common myths, and offer explanations for legends. 2006 Winner of a Parents' Choice Award. Multicast Channel.
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 Naturally, Danny Seo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11:30am (Main Digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 8
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 3
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. Naturally, Danny Seo is an educational series for young people and their families seeking a healthier lifestyle by learning the science behind eating well and exercising your mind and body while caring for our planet. Host Danny Seo is America's leading authority on ecofriendly living. Danny has devoted his career to the idea that caring for the environment can go hand in hand with enjoying time with family and friends as well as sharing delicious and healthy meals while creating a healthy and environmentally friendly home. Main Digital Channel.
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 Vets Saving Pets
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 12:00pm (Main Digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 9
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 3
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
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. Vets Saving Pets is a live-action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children ages 13 to 16. Vets Saving Pets examines the interpersonal stories of veterinary professionals working to save the lives of animals in need of urgent medical care. Vets Saving Pets takes place at the Emergency Veterinary Trauma Center in Toronto, one of the busiest veterinary facilities in Canada. Each week, viewers will be exposed to new emergency cases that will teach audiences about a wide array of specialties within veterinary medicine such as critical care, oncology, cardiology, neurology, anesthesiology, dermatology, dentistry, and surgery. Audiences will witness first hand the dedication and determination of these veterinary specialists as they work tirelessly to save their animal patients. Main Digital Channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Vets Saving Pets
List date and time rescheduled 08/03/2019 09:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-08-03
Episode # VSP125
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (5 of 11) Response
Program Title Earth Odyssey with Dylan Dreyer
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10:30am (Main Digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 10
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 2
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
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. Earth Odyssey with Dylan Dreyer is a live-action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children ages 13 to 16. Earth Odyssey with Dylan Dreyer will take viewers on an incredible journey to the wildest points on the globe, uncovering the connection between the environment, the wildlife, and the human beings that surround them. Hosted by Meteorologist Dylan Dreyer, Earth Odyssey with Dylan Dreyer will reveal a new destination each week, ranging from Africa, Indochina, the Middle East, and many untamed islands around the world. Audiences will come face to face with fascinating native animals, some cute and some dangerous, while educating teen viewers with amazing facts about nature and wildlife. Earth Odyssey with Dylan Dreyer gives audiences a captivating look at the symbiosis between all living things, in the most larger-than-life places on Earth. Main Digital Channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Earth Odyssey With Dylan Dreyer
List date and time rescheduled 07/14/2019 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-07-20
Episode # EDD118
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (6 of 11) Response
Program Title Bill Nye, The Science Guy
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 9am and 9:30am (Multicast - METV)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 22
Total times aired 22
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. With 28 Emmys and a slew of other prestigious awards, Disney's resident way-cool scientist knows how 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. Multicast Channel.
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 The Voyager with Josh Garcia
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10:00am (Main Digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 2
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Voyager with Josh Garcia takes viewers on an exciting and immersive journey around the globe with world traveler and host, Josh Garcia. Each episode provides audiences access to the world's most incredible destinations as Josh seeks out the truly authentic experiences one can only find when guided by a knowledgeable and passionate guide. Each week, Josh Garcia brings viewers on an enthralling voyage exploring the people and cultures that make our world so breathtaking. Main Digital Channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program The Voyager with Josh Garcia
List date and time rescheduled 07/28/2019 11:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-07-27
Episode # VJG317
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program The Voyager with Josh Garcia
List date and time rescheduled 07/14/2019 11:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-07-20
Episode # VJG316
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (8 of 11) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 10am, 10:30am, 11am and 11:30am (Multicast - METV)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 44
Total times aired 44
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. Saved By The Bell is a television series targeted to teens ages 13 to 16 which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teenaged 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 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. Multicast Channel.
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 Beakman's World
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 8:00am and 8:30am (Multicast - METV)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 22
Total times aired 22
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 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 oversized, sarcastic rat named Lester (Mark Ritts). Multicast Channel.
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 Consumer 101
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11:00am (Main Digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 8
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 3
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. Consumer 101 is a live-action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children ages 13 to 16. Hosted by Jack Rico with the help of experts and scientists from the Consumer Reports labs and testing facilities, Consumer 101 will give viewers a behind-the-scenes look into the science used to test every kind of product from the obscure, to the fascinating, to the everyday. Each week, audiences will discover more about the surprising intricacy of product testing, learn more efficient ways to get the most out of everyday items, as well as catch a glimpse into a unique career path in the fields of science and technology. Consumer 101 is an empowering series aimed at giving teens the tools they need to make smarter choices as consumers, as it explores the how, where, when, and why we spend our resources so we can all make educated decisions when it counts. Main Digital Channel.
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 Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 11:00am (Main Digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
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 focus of the program is young people, always letting them tell their stories in their own words. The large, diverse news anchor team is unique in television and has a great appeal to kids who identify with and emulate them. This program will serve the audience in a way that will make a difference in its viewers' lives. It will insert the clear voice of the kid into the adult-dominated media and provide a unique perspective to the news that is not currently available on network television. Emphasis is on diversity and experience to develop a cast of engaging and intelligent African-American, Hispanic, Asian, and Caucasian male and female child actors who interact with each other and connect to the viewers. Main Digital Channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Teen Kids News
List date and time rescheduled 07/28/2019 10:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-07-21
Episode # 1646
Reason for Preemption Sports

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 Lisa Eldridge
Address 700 Coliseum Drive
City Winston-Salem
State NC
Zip 27106
Telephone Number (336) 703-6313
Email Address leldridge@hearst.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. Since 1989, The More You Know has brought the nation's most important social issues to the forefront, and it remains a trusted voice for sharing knowledge to improve lives and inspire action. The More You Know's comprehensive website, themoreyouknow.com, includes in-depth resource and referral information on the campaign's important focus issues including HEALTH, fighting childhood obesity, encouraging nutrition and physical fitness; ENVIRONMENT, encouraging everyday actions that reduce environmental impact; EDUCATION, recruiting new teachers and promoting their long lasting impact; DIGITAL LITERACY AND INTERNET SAFETY, sharing online safety tips and information; and DIVERSITY, embracing differences and promoting inclusion, tolerance and respect. Also featured on the site is The More You Know learning series Growing Up Online, a free eBook on digital literacy and Internet safety. Growing Up Online is an important tool to initiate conversation with children about online safety. The eBook is a media-rich, two-part learning resource that provides easy-to-use information about navigating the digital world in a unique and engaging way. Part one includes safety tips, discussion questions and key takeaways for parents and teachers. Part two features four entertaining video comic books for children, focused on real situations that come up when kids go online. Additional content on the site includes public service announcements, behind-the-scenes videos, a general overview, a talent directory, and a list of the campaigns accolade's, including the prestigious Emmy and Peabody awards. One or more episodes of children's programming that was preempted during the quarter was not rescheduled. The Digital Core Programming Summary section of this report would not permit the station to include preemption reports for such unrescheduled preemptions, and FCC Staff has advised that no preemption report for such unrescheduled episodes is necessary.

Other Matters (1)

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Other Matters (1 of 1) Response
Program Title NA
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled NA
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 0
Length of Program 0 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming.

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.

Michelle Butt

General Manager


10/09/2019

Attachments

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