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

FRN:
0016496481
File Number:
0000084258
Submit Date:
10/07/2019
Call Sign:
WFQX-TV
Facility ID:
25396
City:
CADILLAC
State:
MI
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/07/2019
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? Yes

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

CADILLAC TELECASTING CO.

Doing Business As: CADILLAC TELECASTING CO.

Alexander Bolea

PO Box 282

CADILLAC, MI 49601

United States

+1 (231) 775-3478

JRNBOLEA@AOL.COM

Company

Contact Representatives (3)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Pete Ludviksen

Operations Manager

Cadillac Telecasting Co.

Pete Ludviksen

PO Box 282

Cadillac, MI 49601

United States

+1 (231) 775-3478

PeteLudviksen@9and10news.com

Technical Representative

Lawrence Charles O'Donnell

Chief Engineer

Cadillac Telecasting Co.

PO Box 627

Cadillac, MI 49601

United States

+1 (231) 775-3478

LarryODonnell@9and10news.com

Technical Representative

Gregg P Skall , Esq .

Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP

Gregg P. Skall, Esq.

1200 19th Street, N.W

Suite 500

Washington, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 857-4441

gregg.skall@wbd-us.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network FOX
Nielsen DMA Traverse City-Cadillac
Web Home Page Address www.mifox32.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 336.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 8.0
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(15)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 15) Response
Program Title Xloration Station-DIY SCI
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 930-10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Takes viewers through step-by-step demonstrations of do-it-yourself experimements that amaze but which relate back to solid principles of science.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 15) Response
Program Title Zoo's Clues (ION)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 10a and 11am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program's presentation mix of narration, visuals and very well chosen topics deliver education and information while it entertains.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 15) Response
Program Title This Old House CW (WFQX 32.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9-930am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A back-to-back presentation of "This Old House" and "Ask This Old House," a spinoff from a section of This Old House Magazine that features viewers of the show asking the experts about home repair and improvement projects.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 15) Response
Program Title Did I Mention Invention (CW)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 1030am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Brings viewers fascinating stories of invention while shining a light on everyday innovators.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 15) Response
Program Title Xploration Station-Awesome Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8-83am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Inspires and educates anyone interested in earth science.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 15) Response
Program Title Safari Tracks
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 8-9am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Safari Tracks is a thirty minute program designed for a young audience that highlights the informational and education aspects of the animal kingdom in the given environment of Africa.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 15) Response
Program Title Wildlife Docs (CW WFQX 32.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 830am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Experienced canine-behaviorist Cesar Millan travels -- often -- some distance to dogs and families in need of his renowned assistance. While in the homes of owners, Millan documents the astounding transformations that occur as he works with and educates families and rehabilitates their animals.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 15) Response
Program Title Ready Set Pet(CW)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8-830am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Live action-educate and inform teens and their families about pet adoptions, responsible pet ownership and importance of green space for pets.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 15) Response
Program Title Xploration Station-Outer Space
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 630-7am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Viewers learn the answers to many questions related to space discovery.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 15) Response
Program Title Animal Science (ION 32.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 9a and 930a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 1/2 hour educational and informational program that provides interesting factoids about a variety of animals.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 15) Response
Program Title Xploration Station-Nature Knows Best
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9-930am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This series will help kids to understand how getting outside and taking a look around can help them make a great discovery
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 15) Response
Program Title Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroesl (CW WFQX 32.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10-1030am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. With lighthearted moments sprinkled throughout, the show shines a bright light on everyday people selflessly sharing their positive attitudes towards society and life by doing good deeds and making positive choices.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 15) Response
Program Title Xploration Station-Weird but True
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 830-9am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Exploring things that seem strange but are actually true
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 15) Response
Program Title Welcome Home (CW)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 930am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dedicated to helping deserving families in transition by turning their house into a home.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 15) Response
Program Title Xploration Station-Earth 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7-730am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 8 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Scientists explain how their work helps people live better lives and gives us insight into unexplored areas.
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 Kristin Filkins
Address PO Box 627
City Cadillac
State MI
Zip 49601
Telephone Number (231) 876-9754
Email Address KristinFilkins@9and10news.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 (13)

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Other Matters (1 of 13) Response
Program Title Animal Science (ION)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 9-10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Educational and informational program that provides interesting factoids about a variety of animals
Other Matters (2 of 13) Response
Program Title Xploration Station-Outer Space
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 630am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Xploration Station 3 hour block
Other Matters (3 of 13) Response
Program Title Xloration Station Earth 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 7am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Xploration Station Earth 2050
Other Matters (4 of 13) Response
Program Title Chicken Soup for the Souls Hidden Heroes (CW WFQX 32.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. With lighthearted moments sprinkled throughout, the show shines a bright light on everyday people selflessly sharing their positive attitudes towards society and life by doing good deeds and making positive choices.
Other Matters (5 of 13) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues (Ion)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 10-11am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Zoo Clues will leave viewers with a meaningful perspective about animals and meaningful comparison to their own human characteristics
Other Matters (6 of 13) Response
Program Title XPloration Station Nature Knows Best
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 9am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. XPloration Station 3 hour series
Other Matters (7 of 13) Response
Program Title XPloration Station Xploration Weird but Tru
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Satuardays @ 830am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. XPloration Station 3 hour series
Other Matters (8 of 13) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into the Wild
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8-9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 39
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Longtime zookeeper Jack Hanna hosts this Emmy-winning show that takes viewers on a journey around the world to showcase animals in their natural habitats.
Other Matters (9 of 13) Response
Program Title Did I Mention Invention?
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 1030am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Presents reports of human ingenuity and inspiration
Other Matters (10 of 13) Response
Program Title Safari Tracks(ION)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 8-9am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Informational and educations aspects of the animal kingdom in the environment of Africa.
Other Matters (11 of 13) Response
Program Title This Old House Trade School (CW)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 930am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A back-to-back presentation of "This Old House" and "Ask This Old House," a spinoff from a section of This Old House Magazine that features viewers of the show asking the experts about home repair and improvement projects.
Other Matters (12 of 13) Response
Program Title XPloration Station-DIY SCI
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 930a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. XPloration Station 3 hour series
Other Matters (13 of 13) Response
Program Title Xploration Station Awesome Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 8am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. XPloration Station - 3 hour series

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.

Kristin Filkins

Programming Assistant


10/07/2019

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