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

FRN:
0026907345
File Number:
0000085438
Submit Date:
10/09/2019
Call Sign:
WDWO-CD
Facility ID:
68444
City:
DETROIT
State:
MI
Service:
Digital Class A
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

HC2 STATION GROUP INC.

RENEE ILHARDT

450 PARK AVENUE

30TH FLOOR

NEW YORK, NY 10022

United States

+1 (954) 606-5486

RILHARDT@HC2BROADCASTING.COM

Company

Contact Representatives (4)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

PAUL A. CICELSKI

LEGAL REPRESENTATIVE

LERMAN SENTER PLLC

2001 L STREET, NW

SUITE 400

WASHINGTON , DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 416-6756

PCICELSKI@LERMANSENTER.COM

Legal Representative

REBECCA HANSON

EVP AND GENERAL COUNSEL

HC2 BROADCASTING HOLDINGS INC.

REBECCA HANSON

450 PARK AVENUE

30TH FLOOR

NEW YORK, NY 10022

United States

+1 (212) 339-5832

RHANSON@HC2BROADCASTING.COM

Legal Representative

KURT HANSON

CHIEF TECHNICAL OFFICER

HC2 BROADCASTING HOLDINGS INC.

KURT HANSON

450 PARK AVENUE

30TH FLOOR

NEW YORK, NY 10022

United States

+1 (212) 339-5853

KHANSON@HC2BROADCASTING.COM

Technical Representative

RENEE ILHARDT

CORPORATE REPRESENTATIVE

HC2 BROADCASTING HOLDINGS INC.

RENEE ILHARDT

450 PARK AVENUE

30TH FLOOR

NEW YORK, NY 10022

United States

+1 (954) 606-5486

RILHARDT@HC2BROADCASTING.COM

CORPORATE REPRESENTATIVE

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network Azteca
Nielsen DMA Detroit
Web Home Page Address

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 672.0
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: 13.0
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(16)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 16) Response
Program Title Adventures in Odyssey (18.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 11A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Adventures in Odyssey series centers around the grandfatherly inventor, John Avery Whittaker, owner of an ice cream shop for children. It is an animated half-hour program that teaches principal family lessons through the promotion of sound, Christian morals
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 16) Response
Program Title Dog Tales (18.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fri 10-11AM
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. Dog Tales is a weekly half-hour television series all about dogs and the people who love them. Dog Tales features dogs of all sizes, shapes and breeds from across the United States.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 16) Response
Program Title Kids Time Praise (18.5)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon-Thur 4PM
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 5 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Christian music performed by children
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 16) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV (18.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon 10-11AM
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 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. DragonflyTV's educational philosophy is echoed in its mission: To give children and scientists a national forum where they can share the excitement of scientific discovery. Our primary goals are to: 1) Foster a greater interest in science and the process of scientific inquiry among children aged 9 to 12, with special emphasis on racial minorities, girls, and underserved communities. 2) Give children encouragement and the confidence to conduct their own scientific investigations. 3) Provide formal and informal educators with videos that model authentic explorations of science that all children can do. 4) Increase the appreciation of science among parents and other caregivers. 5) Encourage children's literacy, through the synergy of a television show and a companion magazine. 6) Advance current research in science television.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 16) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue (18.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wed 10-11AM
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. Eight time Emmy-nominated "Animal Rescue" is a weekly half-hour television series showcasing the heroic efforts of people helping animals. Host Alex Paen and "Animal Rescue" cameras travel around the world capturing these dramatic rescues.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 16) Response
Program Title Sarah's Stories (18.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 4 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Join Sarah as she tells children's stories with great life lessons. Sarah is also joined by the popular "Hermie and Friends" animations.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 16) Response
Program Title Super Libro (18.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat/Sun (8-10AM)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 88
Total times aired 88
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 5 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This animated children's series transports two curious children and their robot, who, after accidentally discovering an antique book with magical power, find themselves caught up in adventure after adventure. In each episode, they are transported back in time, right in the middle of ancient, biblical stories. Children of all ages enjoy experiencing first-hand their favorite Bible adventures.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 16) Response
Program Title Quigley's Village (18.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat, 8:30 AM ET
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 2 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Quigley's Village is a delightful place where children learn Christian values. This award-winning series provides the very best in entertainment with important lessons to help children learn & grow.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 16) Response
Program Title The Creation Case (18.5)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tue/Thur 4:30PM
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 5 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Program discusses discovering the truth about creation vs. evolution.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 16) Response
Program Title Cowboy Dan's Frontier (18.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 10:30A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Cowboy Dan Harrell helps children, ten and under, understand the importance of always learning something new, every day, through fun stories and music.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 16) Response
Program Title Creations Creatures (18.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat, 9:30 AM ET
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 4 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Creations Creatures takes a look at wildlife through the prism of Christianity. Hosts Sherri Bohlander and Shauna Robbins provide a daily bible verse for children to memorize, and help them learn about wildlife and its origin.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 16) Response
Program Title Swamp Critters (18.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat, 9:00 AM ET
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 1 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal puppets sing and teach value-centered lessons in decision-making and self esteem.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 16) Response
Program Title Burnnie (18.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat, 8:00 AM ET
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 5 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Children learn sound Christian principles through the antics of the feisty bunny rabbit Burnnie.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 16) Response
Program Title Tween You & Me (18.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat, 10:00 AM ET
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 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Kids learn about Gods plan for their lives through this exciting variety show complete with games, music, videos, and comedy sketches.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 16) Response
Program Title Tiny Tots for Jesus (18.5)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun-Tue and Thur 7:00AM
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 2 years to 4 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Music and farmers, animals and gardens, and fun for the little ones.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 16) Response
Program Title A Day with the King (18.5)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fri 4PM and Sat 7:30AM
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 5 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Program offers Bible stories, music and educational information and life morals.
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 RENEE ILHARDT
Address 450 PARK AVENUE, 30th Floor
City New York
State NY
Zip 10022
Telephone Number (954) 606-5486
Email Address rilhardt@hc2broadcasting.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 (8)

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Other Matters (1 of 8) Response
Program Title Adventures in Odyssey
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 11A SD & HD
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Adventures in Odyssey series centers around the grandfatherly inventor, John Avery Whittaker, owner of an ice cream shop for children. It is an animated half-hour program that teaches principal family lessons through the promotion of sound, Christian morals
Other Matters (2 of 8) Response
Program Title Swamp Critters
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat, 9:00 AM ET (SD&HD)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 1 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal puppets sing and teach value-centered lessons in decision-making and self esteem.
Other Matters (3 of 8) Response
Program Title Sarah's Stories
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11:30AM SD & HD
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 4 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Join Sarah as she tells children's stories with great life lessons. Sarah is also joined by the popular "Hermie and Friend's animations.
Other Matters (4 of 8) Response
Program Title Cowboy Dan's Frontier
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 10:30A SD & HD
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Cowboy Dan Harrell helps children, ten and under, understand the importance of always learning something new, every day, through fun stories and music.
Other Matters (5 of 8) Response
Program Title Quigley's Village
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat, 8:30 AM ET (SD&HD)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Quigley's Village is a delightful place where children learn Christian values. This award-winning series provides the very best in entertainment with important lessons to help children learn & grow.
Other Matters (6 of 8) Response
Program Title Tween You & Me
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat, 10:00 AM ET (SD&HD)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Kids learn about Gods plan for their lives through this exciting variety show complete with games, music, videos, and comedy sketches.
Other Matters (7 of 8) Response
Program Title Creations Creatures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat, 9:30 AM ET (SD&HD)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 4 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Creations Creatures takes a look at wildlife through the prism of Christianity. Hosts Sherri Bohlander and Shauna Robbins provide a daily bible verse for children to memorize, and help them learn about wildlife and its origin.
Other Matters (8 of 8) Response
Program Title Burnnie
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat, 8:00 AM ET (SD&HD)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 5 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Children learn sound Christian principles through the antics of the feisty bunny rabbit Burnnie.

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.

Henry Turner

Chief Operating Officer


10/09/2019

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