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

FRN:
0009961889
File Number:
0000085442
Submit Date:
10/09/2019
Call Sign:
WITD-CD
Facility ID:
71119
City:
CHESAPEAKE
State:
VA
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

NEXSTAR BROADCASTING, INC.

Elizabeth Ryder

545 E. John Carpenter Freeway

Suite 700

Irving, TX 75062

United States

+1 (972) 373-8800

eryder@nexstar.tv

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Elizabeth Ryder

General Counsel

Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.

Elizabeth Ryder

545 E. John Carpenter Freeway

Suite 700

Irving, TX 75062

United States

+1 (972) 373-8800

eryder@nexstar.tv

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Independent
Affiliated network NBC
Nielsen DMA Norfolk-Portsmth-Newpt Nws
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 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 0.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 0.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(6)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 6) Response
Program Title CONSUMER 101
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday at 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 3
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
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, hosted by Jack Rico with the help of experts and scientists from the Consumer Reports labs and testing facilities, 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, and catch a glimpse into unique career paths in the fields of science and technology.
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
List date and time rescheduled 08/11/2019 01:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
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 Consumer 101
List date and time rescheduled 08/03/2019 09:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-08-03
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Consumer 101
List date and time rescheduled 07/06/2019 01:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
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 Core Program (2 of 6) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into The Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 11:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program topic is suitable for both the secondary classroom and general audience with content addressing several academic outcomes designated by both state and national life science standards. Shot from a number of photographic Perspectives, the viewer is introduced to the biodiversity of the area, how animals are adapted to the environment, and the changes humans have imposed on the environment as well as the positive impact of local conversation efforts in the region. While Jack Hanna introduces the habitat and the wildlife, regional guides are given "expert" status and the viewer becomes engaged in the natural environment with the same enthusiasm a Jack's family. The subnote feature added educational value to the program content and enhanced the scientific foundation. It is also important to note that in addition to the educational content of the program, Jack brings the effective aspect to wildlife education, engaging the emotional appeal of the wild animals and the conservation message to encourage the audience to take an active interest in preserving wildlife. Combining data oriented scientific information with concern for the conservation status of wildlife and the environment enforces the educational value and impact of the program. The episodic content will further the educational and informational needs of children 1316. The program is 30 minutes in length, and identified as an educational and informational show.
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 Jack Hanna's Into the Wild
List date and time rescheduled 08/18/2019 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-07-21
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (3 of 6) Response
Program Title THE CHAMPION WITHIN
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday at 12:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 3
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
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 introduces viewers to people who have overcome obstacles while experiencing transcendent moments from the world of sports. The Champion Within proves that a champion is not only defined by their speed, strength and agility, but 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 Champion Within
List date and time rescheduled 08/03/2019 10:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-08-03
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Champion Within
List date and time rescheduled 08/11/2019 01:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
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 #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Champion Within
List date and time rescheduled 07/14/2019 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
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 Core Program (4 of 6) Response
Program Title EARTH ODYSSEY W/DYLAN DREYER
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY @1030AM
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 Dryer
List date and time rescheduled 07/06/2019 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
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 Dryer
List date and time rescheduled 08/11/2019 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
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 (5 of 6) Response
Program Title Pets TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 10:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Pets TV is a television program that provides educational and informational segments exposing the target audience of young viewers to everything pets. The upbeat contemporary presentation relates pets to their lives and interests. Pets from everyday to the unique are showcased with educational information that shares how they evolved to become pets and their geographic origins. Professionals share personal experiences of featured animals and/or related products. In these segments the excitement and love of working with pets is expressed. The motivational and inspirational message of each guest empowers audiences of all ages to pursue more information and education about everything pets.Each segment of Pets.TV delivers an educational and informational message that supports current social, intellectual and emotional aspects of children ages 13 and up. Attributes and advice emphasized by guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, commitment, and perseverance children can apply to their lives. This program is regularly scheduled between the hours of 7:00 AM and 10:00 PM. The program is 30 minutes in length, and identified as an educational and informational show.
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 Pets TV
List date and time rescheduled 08/18/2019 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-07-21
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (6 of 6) Response
Program Title THE VOYAGER WITH JOSH GARCIA
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday at 11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 3
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
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, nominated for a 2018 Daytime Emmy Award, gives audiences access to the world's most incredible destinations as Josh takes viewers on an enthralling ocean voyage exploring the people and cultures that make our world so breathtaking. This season, viewers will travel with Josh as he sets sail to discover the unique traditions of new and exciting places such as Kuala Lumpur, Dubai, and Aqaba, Jordan's only coastal city.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program The Voyager with Josh Garcia
List date and time rescheduled 07/06/2019 01:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
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 The Voyager with Josh Garcia
List date and time rescheduled 08/10/2019 10:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-08-03
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program The Voyager with Josh Garcia
List date and time rescheduled 08/11/2019 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-07-27
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Rebecca Brewer
Address 300 Wavy Street
City Portsmouth
State VA
Zip 23704
Telephone Number (757) 673-5302
Email Address becky.brewer@wavy.com
Include any other comments or information you want the Commission to consider in evaluating your compliance with the Children's Television Act (or use this space for supplemental explanations). This may include information on any other noncore educational and informational programming that you aired this quarter or plan to air during the next quarter, or any existing or proposed non-broadcast efforts that will enhance the educational and informational value of such programming to children. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671, NOTES 2 and 3.

Other Matters (6)

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Other Matters (1 of 6) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into the Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 11:00 AM
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. The program topic is suitable for both the secondary classroom and general audience with content addressing several academic outcomes designated by both state and national life science standards. Shot from a number of photographic perspectives, the viewer is introduced to the biodiversity of the area, how animals are adapted to the environment, and the changes humans have imposed on the environment as well as the positive impact of local conversation efforts in the region. While Jack Hanna introduces the habitat and the wildlife, regional guides are given "expert" status and the viewer becomes engaged in the natural environment with the same enthusiasm a Jack's family. The sub-note feature added educational value to the program content and enhanced the scientific foundation. It is also important to note that in addition to the educational content of the program, Jack brings the affective aspect to wildlife education, engaging the emotional appeal of the wild animals and the conservation message to encourage the audience to take an active interest in preserving wildlife. Combining data-oriented scientific information with concern for the conservation status of wildlife and the environment enforces the educational value and impact of the program. The episodic content will further the educational and informational needs of children 13-16. The program is 30 minutes in length, and identified as an educational and informational show. This program is regularly scheduled between the hours of 7:00 AM and 10:00 PM. Preemptions may occur in the forthcoming quarter.
Other Matters (2 of 6) Response
Program Title Pets.TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 10:30 AM
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. Pets.TV is a television program that provides educational and informational segments exposing the target audience of young viewers to everything pets. The upbeat contemporary presentation relates pets to their lives and interests. Pets from everyday to the unique are showcased with educational information that shares how they evolved to become pets and their geographic origins. Professionals share personal experiences of featured animals and/or related products. In these segments the excitement and love of working with pets is expressed. The motivational and inspirational message of each guest empowers audiences of all ages to pursue more information and education about everything pets. Each segment of Pets.TV delivers an educational and informational message that supports current social, intellectual and emotional aspects of children ages 13 and up. Attributes and advice emphasized by guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, commitment, and perseverance children can apply to their lives. This program is regularly scheduled between the hours of 7:00 AM and 10:00 PM. The program is 30 minutes in length, and identified as an educational and informational show. Preemptions may occur in the forthcoming quarter.
Other Matters (3 of 6) Response
Program Title Vets Saving Pets
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday at 12:00 pm
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. Vets Saving Pets provides an inside look at a bustling emergency veterinary trauma center. Audiences witness firsthand the dedication and determination of these veterinary specialists as they work tirelessly to save their animal patients. Each week viewers see new emergency cases, including a wide array of specialties within veterinary medicine, such as critical care, oncology, cardiology, neurology, anesthesiology, dermatology, dentistry and surgery.
Other Matters (4 of 6) Response
Program Title EARTH ODYSSEY W/DYLAN DREYER
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. 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.
Other Matters (5 of 6) Response
Program Title Consumer 101
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday at 11:00am
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. Consumer 101, hosted by Jack Rico with the help of experts and scientists from the Consumer Reports labs and testing facilities, 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, and catch a glimpse into unique career paths in the fields of science and technology.
Other Matters (6 of 6) Response
Program Title A New Leaf
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday at 11:30am
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. Each week host Daisy Fuentes and A New Leaf will follow people on the cusp of key life inflection points, using family history, genealogy, and sometimes DNA analysis to guide them on their journey of self-discovery, and help them learn from the past while looking to the future. Fuentes will join families as they learn the importance of appreciating and understanding their family history and ancestors in order to make important life decisions

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.

Rebecca Brewer

Executive Asst to RVP and GM


10/09/2019

Attachments

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