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

FRN:
0024376113
File Number:
0000082038
Submit Date:
10/04/2019
Call Sign:
WCSH
Facility ID:
39664
City:
PORTLAND
State:
ME
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report Amendment
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/04/2019
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

PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN, LLC

Denise Branson, Sr. Paralegal

TEGNA, Inc.

8350 Broad Street, Suite 2000

Tysons, VA 22102

United States

+1 (703) 873-6606

dbranson@TEGNA.com

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Michael Beder , Esq .

Associate General Counsel

TEGNA Inc.

8350 Broad Street, Suite 2000

Tysons, VA 22102

United States

+1 (703) 873-6902

mbeder@TEGNA.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network NBC
Nielsen DMA Portland-Auburn
Web Home Page Address www.NEWSCENTERmaine.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 504.0
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: 10.0
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(31)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 31) Response
Program Title Journey with Dylan Dreyer (Broadcast on WCSH subchannel 6.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00am (starting 8/24/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired 4
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. "Journey with Dylan Dreyer" will take viewers on a fascinating journey of a lifetime, exploring the world's cultures and its geographic wonders. Hosted by Meteorologist Dylan Dreyer, each week will feature a new journey, taking audiences from the bottom of the sea, to the tops of mountains, and even outer space. In each episode of "Journey with Dylan Dreyer" viewers will uncover amazing facts of nature and awe inspiring manmade treasures.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 31) Response
Program Title Vets Saving Pets (Broadcast on WCSH channel 6.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday,11:00am
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. Vets Saving Pets is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. 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.
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 (Broadcast on WCSH channel 6.1)
List date and time rescheduled 07/26/2019 03:00 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 #
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Vets Saving Pets (Broadcast on WCSH channel 6.1)
List date and time rescheduled 07/31/2019 03:00 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 2019-07-27
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (3 of 31) Response
Program Title Dog Tales Family Edition (Broadcast on WCSH subchannel 6.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. Each half-hour episode consists of two to three segments on individual dogs from around the world. The family-friendly series has featured service dogs, search and rescue dogs, police dogs, herding dogs, and others. Segments show footage of dogs on the job, and also include stories of their rescue, training, and relationships with their owners and handlers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 31) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue Heroes (Broadcast on WCSH subchannel 6.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. Check out these dedicated people around the world who help sick, injured or abused animals. The program also instructs children on the proper care of animals and provides safety tips on how to care for all kinds of creatures in the animal kingdom. The show is aimed at children and families who want to learn about animal treatment, care and protection.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 31) Response
Program Title Whaddyado (Broadcast on WCSH subchannel 6.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. What would you do if put in a perilous situation? That's the question "WHADDYADO" poses to teenagers in this weekly series. The half-hour show uses a combination of actual footage, re-enactments and demonstrations to prepare young people for what to do when put in dangerous situations that could occur anywhere and at any time. Through interviews with the participants and experts' tips, viewers learn the proper way to react in the given scenarios. Episodes also feature moral dilemma segments that aim to help teens make the right decision at the right time.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 31) Response
Program Title Get Wild (Broadcast on WCSH subchannel 6.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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" is a weekly half-hour reality series featuring wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series provides key information about each creature and teen viewers learn about their living habitats and unique behaviors. For example, in one episode viewers learn how experts studying adult orangutans learn the ways they raise their young. Another episode highlights the Panda bear and explains the animals living patterns. "Get Wild" is a series intended to educate and inform viewers all about life in the animal kingdom.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 31) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner (Broadcast on WCSH subchannel 6.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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 (8 of 31) Response
Program Title Voyager with Josh Garcia (Broadcast on WCSH channel 6.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:00am
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 views 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. Viewers will take an enthralling voyage exploring the people and cultures that make our world so breathtaking.
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 Voyager with Josh Garcia (Broadcast on WCSH channel 6.1)
List date and time rescheduled 07/22/2019 03:00 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 #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Voyager with Josh Garcia (Broadcast on WCSH channel 6.1)
List date and time rescheduled 07/29/2019 03:00 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 2019-07-27
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (9 of 31) Response
Program Title All In with Laila Ali (Broadcast on WCSH subchannel 6.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:00am (through 8/17/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Total times aired 7
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. Retired professional boxer Laila Ali takes her love of fitness on the road, traveling the world in search of compelling and interesting stories about athletes. In her travels she speaks to such inspirational figures as Pat Farmer, who is working on achieving the goal of running 13,000 miles, and Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn, who shares how she overcame fear to take home a gold medal.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 31) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries (Broadcast on WCSH subchannel 6.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00am (starting 8/24/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired 4
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. "Ocean Mysteries" offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, "Ocean Mysteries" is produced for ages 13-16 - and beyond - by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the 'family dynamics' of the mingling species, viewers will get to know - and care - about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 31) Response
Program Title Wild World (Broadcast on WCSH subchannel 6.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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 World" is a weekly half-hour reality series showcasing all types of wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on the dedicated people who care for these unique critters. The program also informs teen viewers about the living environments and key facts about each wild animal. Episodes also include stories on zoo enrichment programs that help animals initiate natural behavior. Whether it be following the life cycles of rhinoceros or understanding the eating habits of grizzly bears, "Wild World" is a series intended to educate and inform viewers all about life in the animal kingdom.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 31) Response
Program Title Dog Tales Family Edition (Broadcast on WCSH subchannel 6.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. Each half-hour episode consists of two to three segments on individual dogs from around the world. The family-friendly series has featured service dogs, search and rescue dogs, police dogs, herding dogs, and others. Segments show footage of dogs on the job, and also include stories of their rescue, training, and relationships with their owners and handlers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 31) Response
Program Title Dog Tales Family Edition (Broadcast on WCSH subchannel 6.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 12:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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
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Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 31) Response
Program Title Dogs with Jobs (Broadcast on WCSH subchannel 6.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. Dogs with Jobs is an in-depth documentary series that sniffs out the best stories about working dogs. Combining on-the-job footage with great storytelling, the series showcases a wide variety of breeds, and jobs, from all over the world. Each half-hour episode features three hard-working rescue dogs, guide dogs, scent detectives or entertainers and delves into the science behind canine behavior to show us how and why they do what they do.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 31) Response
Program Title Wild World (Broadcast on WCSH subchannel 6.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30am (starting 8/24/19
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired 4
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 World" is a reality series showcasing all types of wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on the dedicated people who care for these unique critters. The program also informs teen viewers about the living environments and key facts about each wild animal. Episodes also include stories on zoo enrichment programs that help animals initiate natural behavior. Whether it be following the life cycles of rhinoceros, or understanding the eating habits of grizzly bears, "Wild World" is a series intended to educate and inform viewers all about life in the animal kingdom.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 31) Response
Program Title Did I Mention Invention? (Broadcast on WCSH subchannel 6.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:30pm (starting 8/24/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired 4
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 Alie Ward, "Did I Mention Invention?" brings viewers fascinating stories of invention while shining a light on everyday innovators. With each episode, Alie will present reports of human ingenuity and inspiration from around the United States - and in some cases, around the world. Viewers will learn about innovators young and old, what it takes to bring their vision to life, and little-known facts about the history and process of invention and innovation. "Did I Mention Invention?" will ignite a spark within the hearts and minds of audiences, encouraging viewers to try their own hand at creating something new.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 31) Response
Program Title Dogs with Jobs (Broadcast on WCSH subchannel 6.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. Dogs with Jobs is an in-depth documentary series that sniffs out the best stories about working dogs. Combining on-the-job footage with great storytelling, the series showcases a wide variety of breeds, and jobs, from all over the world. Each half-hour episode features three hard-working rescue dogs, guide dogs, scent detectives or entertainers and delves into the science behind canine behavior to show us how and why they do what they do.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 31) Response
Program Title Earth Odyssey with Dylan Dreyer (Broadcast on WCSH channel 6.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:30am
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. Earth Odyssey with Dylan Dreyer is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. 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.
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 (Broadcast on WCSH channel 6.1)
List date and time rescheduled 07/22/2019 03:30 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 2019-07-20
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Earth Odyssey with Dylan Dreyer (Broadcast on WCSH channel 6.1)
List date and time rescheduled 07/29/2019 03:30 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 2019-07-27
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (19 of 31) Response
Program Title Dogs with Jobs (Broadcast on WCSH subchannel 6.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. Dogs with Jobs is an in-depth documentary series that sniffs out the best stories about working dogs. Combining on-the-job footage with great storytelling, the series showcases a wide variety of breeds, and jobs, from all over the world. Each half-hour episode features three hard-working rescue dogs, guide dogs, scent detectives or entertainers and delves into the science behind canine behavior to show us how and why they do what they do.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 31) Response
Program Title The Champion Within (Broadcast on WCSH channel 6.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30am
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 Champion Within with Lauren Thompson features the powerful and inspiring stories of successful athletes who exemplify what it really means to be a champion. Introduces audiences to professional and amateur athletes who have overcome obstacles to ultimately achieve transcendent moments in the world of sports. A champion is not only defined by their speed, strength and agility, but also by their grit, resiliency and heart.
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 (Broadcast on WCSH channel 6.1)
List date and time rescheduled 07/31/2019 03:30 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 2019-07-27
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program The Champion Within (Broadcast on WCSH channel 6.1)
List date and time rescheduled 07/26/2019 03:30 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 2019-07-20
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (21 of 31) Response
Program Title Wildlife Docs (Broadcast on WCSH subchannel 6.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:00am (through 8/17/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Total times aired 7
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 Bush Gardens each year rarely get to see. The hostess of the weekly half-hour series is actress Rachel Reenstra.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (22 of 31) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue Heroes (Broadcast on WCSH subchannel 6.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. Check out these dedicated people around the world who help sick, injured or abused animals. The program also instructs children on the proper care of animals and provides safety tips on how to care for all kinds of creatures in the animal kingdom. The show is aimed at children and families who want to learn about animal treatment, care and protection.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (23 of 31) Response
Program Title Naturally, Danny SEO (Broadcast on WCSH channel 6.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30am
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. 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 eco-friendly 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 and sharing delicious and healthy meals while creating a healthy and environmentally friendly home.
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 Naturally Danny Seo (Broadcast on WCSH channel 6.1)
List date and time rescheduled 07/23/2019 03:30 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 2019-07-20
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Naturally Danny Seo (Broadcast on WCSH channel 6.1)
List date and time rescheduled 07/30/2019 03:30 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 2019-07-27
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (24 of 31) Response
Program Title Dogs with Jobs (Broadcast on WCSH subchannel 6.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. Dogs with Jobs is an in-depth documentary series that sniffs out the best stories about working dogs. Combining on-the-job footage with great storytelling, the series showcases a wide variety of breeds, and jobs, from all over the world. Each half-hour episode features three hard-working rescue dogs, guide dogs, scent detectives or entertainers and delves into the science behind canine behavior to show us how and why they do what they do.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (25 of 31) Response
Program Title Whaddyado (Broadcast on WCSH subchannel 6.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. What would you do if put in a perilous situation? That's the question "WHADDYADO" poses to teenagers in this weekly series. The half-hour show uses a combination of actual footage, re-enactments and demonstrations to prepare young people for what to do when put in dangerous situations that could occur anywhere and at any time. Through interviews with the participants and experts' tips, viewers learn the proper way to react in the given scenarios. Episodes also feature moral dilemma segments that aim to help teens make the right decision at the right time.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (26 of 31) Response
Program Title Dog Tales Family Edition (Broadcast on WCSH subchannel 6.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 12:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. Each half-hour episode consists of two to three segments on individual dogs from around the world. The family-friendly series has featured service dogs, search and rescue dogs, police dogs, herding dogs, and others. Segments show footage of dogs on the job, and also include stories of their rescue, training, and relationships with their owners and handlers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (27 of 31) Response
Program Title Wildlife Docs (Broadcast on WCSH subchannel 6.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30am (through 8/17/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Total times aired 7
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 Bush Gardens each year rarely get to see. The hostess of the weekly half-hour series is actress Rachel Reenstra.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (28 of 31) Response
Program Title Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa (Broadcast on WCSH subchannel 6.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12:30pm (through 8/17/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Total times aired 7
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 (29 of 31) Response
Program Title Wildlife Docs (Broadcast on WCSH subchannel 6.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30am (starting 8/24/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired 4
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 half-hour weekly series "The Wildlife Docs" produced for ages 13-16 follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and information program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of our Veterinary Team. Unpredictable events unfold, giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety, and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (30 of 31) Response
Program Title Consumer 101 (Broadcast on WCSH channel 6.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:00am
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. Consumer 101 is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. 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, exploring the how, where, when, and why we spend our resources so we can all make educated decisions when it counts.
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 Consumer 101 (Broadcast on WCSH channel 6.1)
List date and time rescheduled 07/23/2019 03:00 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 #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Consumer 101 (Broadcast on WCSH channel 6.1)
List date and time rescheduled 07/30/2019 03:00 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 2019-07-27
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (31 of 31) Response
Program Title All In with Laila Ali (Broadcast on WCSH subchannel 6.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30am (through 8/17/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Total times aired 7
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. Retired professional boxer Laila Ali takes her love of fitness on the road, traveling the world in search of compelling and interesting stories about athletes. In her travels she speaks to such inspirational figures as Pat Farmer, who is working on achieving the goal of running 13,000 miles, and Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn, who shares how she overcame fear to take home a gold medal.
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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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 Brian Cliffe
Address One Congress Square
City Portland
State ME
Zip 04101
Telephone Number (207) 523-2912
Email Address Brian.Cliffe@newscentermaine.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. Children's programming was preempted on July 20 on NBC (6.1) due to sports. Four of the six programs aired in their 2nd home (Monday and Tuesday, 3-4pm). "Vets Saving Pets" and "The Champion Within" were preempted in their 2nd home due to live coverage of the Robert Mueller Congressional Hearing on Wednesday July 24. These two programs were scheduled into their "2nd home" (Friday, July 26, 3-4pm), the change was publicized and they aired as planned.

Other Matters (1)

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Other Matters (1 of 1) Response
Program Title Waived
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 0
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 0
Length of Program 0 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 0 years to 0 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In accordance with the FCC's Public Notice (DA 19-864, released September 3, 2019) "the requirement for stations to provide information concerning the children's programming they plan to air in the future" is waived pursuant to 47 CFR Section 1.3.

Certification

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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.

Akin S. Harrison , Esq .

Secretary


10/04/2019

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