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January 2015
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0001751940
File Number:
0000085675
Submit Date:
10/10/2019
Call Sign:
WLGA
Facility ID:
11113
City:
OPELIKA
State:
AL
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/10/2019
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

CNZ COMMUNICATIONS SE, LLC

Randy E. Nonberg

15200 Sunset Blvd

Suite 202

PACIFIC PALISADES, CA 90272

United States

+1 (310) 573-1600

randynonberg@cnzcommunications.com

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Greg Best

Consulting Engineer

Greg Best Consulting, Inc.

16100 Outlook Ave.

Stilwell, KS 66085

United States

+1 (816) 792-2913

gbconsulting54@gmail.com

Technical Representative

Kathleen A Kirby , Esq .

FCC COUNSEL

Wiley Rein LLP

1776 K Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20006

United States

+1 (202) 719-3360

kkirby@wileyrein.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Independent
Affiliated network Antenna TV
Nielsen DMA Columbus GA (Opelika AL)
Web Home Page Address www.wlgatv.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 168.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 3.0
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(14)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 14) Response
Program Title Safari Tracks (DT 66.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30 AM
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. Safari Tracks offers viewers a natural look at the exotic animals of the African continent. The engaging host, also from Africa, provides educational information on specific species and how they contribute to the ecosystem of the habitat. He encourages viewers to make ethical decisions and care about the planet. Topics such as predator-prey relationships, endangerment of natural habitat and species by human activity and the low survival rate of some animals are discussed as part of the animal characteristics so that viewers get a more complete and candid picture of the animal and its habitat. Viewers learn about ecology, how population affects ecosystems, how animals learn to adapt for survival, natural selection, the great diversity of species and even reproduction or geographic isolation and how it impacts species. Above all, the series shows respect for the animal world and encourages viewers to show respect for animals and the environment.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 14) Response
Program Title Get Wild (DT 66.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 12Noon
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 (3 of 14) Response
Program Title The Coolest Places on Earth (DT 66.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00 AM and 11:30AM
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Coolest Places On Earth takes young viewers on a journey of discovery to the most amazing and astonishing places on the planet - cities, festivals, landmarks and works of nature. Each location's history and culture is explored. Each episode features three specific locations and delivers fast-paced information to engage the young viewer. The program features facts about history, geography and culture with a goal of providing young viewers with inspiration and information to better understand and appreciate the diverse world around them.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 14) Response
Program Title Sugar Creek Gang (66.1)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 7AM / Tue 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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Based on a series of books by Paul Hutchens, The Sugar Creek Gang series chronicles the adventures of Bill, Collins, Poetry, Circus, Dragonfly, Big Jim, Little Jim, and the rest of the residents of Sugar Creek as they resolve moral issues and build character.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 14) Response
Program Title Ariel & Zoey & Eli, Too (66.1)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tue 7AM / Fri 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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ariel & Zoey & Eli, Too (AZE2), a musical variety show that is driven by three siblings, empowers children to accomplish their goals and their dreams. AZE2 accomplishes this through interviewing people who excel in their profession and have a positive message for kids, introducing guests who perform different genres of music, and presenting musical performances by the cast members themselves. These cast musical performances show children they can write their own music and the importance of teamwork. Music on the show is produced by Emmy Award winner David Barrett. He and Brian Brill (another Emmy winner) ensure that the music is tailored for the young audience. All songs offer a positive message about life. Every episode begins with the song "Sweet Company which sends the positive message of friendship and ends with the singing of End of Another Day which encourages the viewer to stay optimistic about tomorrow.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 14) Response
Program Title Steal the Show (66.1)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon 7AM/ Thur 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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Steal the Show provides CORE programming in the areas music, music composition, the music recording process and musical instruments. Ariel, Zoey and Eli Engelbert of the EI program Ariel Zoey & Eli, Too work to write and record an album with Grammy Winner Jim Peterik. All aspect of the process are covered 1) Creating the melody, 2) writing the lyric, 3) creating harmonies, 4) developing instrumentals and 5) recording the song in the studio. With schools across the country cutting funding to music related programs, Steal the Show fills an important void. Students will be empowered with the knowledge and skills they will broaden and hone as they follow Ariel, Zoey and Eli on their journey with one of the most prominent songwriters of the past 20 years.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 14) Response
Program Title Miss Charity's Diner (66.1)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 7AM / Wed 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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Faithville Gospelcast Productions is a non-profit charitable organization in the United States and Canada. Their office and studio facilities are located in Ontario. They produce family television and radio programming for children that entertains and educates. The goal is to assist parents, grandparents and educators in the development of children. The programs are designed to help the family instill good moral values, respect for one another and one's individual importance. The curriculum and programs always teach the golden rule treat others are you would want them to treat you.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 14) Response
Program Title On The Spot (DT 66.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00 AM
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. On The Spot is a question and answer show challenging viewers to recall middle and high school knowledge about history, science, math, English, second languages, health, geography, art, music, and technology, and then teaches them the answer. The show uses an entertaining on-the-street format to test how well young people know the information contained in their own national curriculum. The format allows a wide range of topics and allows topics to be blended. The program also succeeds in modeling all ages, races and genders as successful, knowledgeable individuals. Although there are right and wrong answers, there are right answers from people that every audience member can identify with so that they see a representative from their own group succeeding. In turn, it also allows viewers to learn respect for those outside their own group.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 14) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (DT 66.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. Animal Atlas makes the animal world entertaining, enlightening and informational. The series uses humor, natural visuals and an everyday attitude to reach the minds of young viewers. It uses a friendly and fascinating presentation of information to engage young viewers and broaden their knowledge and perspective of the animal world. Viewers are exposed to every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding, including apes and giant lizards, sharks and tigers and animals from the Americas, Africa, Asia, Australia and elsewhere. Viewers discover the variety of places and situations that animals live in, how they find food and what they eat, how they play and care for their young, and the dynamics of the family units they live in. Animal Atlas also educates young viewers about endangered species and provides useful information on wildlife conservation. The show incorporates the learning categories of life sciences, biological sciences and critical thinking skills in teaching viewers about animals and nature.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 14) Response
Program Title Wild World (DT 66.2)
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. 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 (11 of 14) Response
Program Title The New Howdy Doody (66.1)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fri 7AM / Mon 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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Howdy Doody is a 1975 series which is known to its viewers for Buffalo Bob in his cowboy attire and a cast of human characters such as Clarabell the Clown and Chief Thunderthud as well as puppets (i.e., Howdy Doody, Dilly Dally, Flub-a-Dub, etc.). Children sat on stage in the Peanut Gallery, thus making this show a forerunner of interactive programming we enjoy today. The primary value of the series is to educate and entertain elementary school-aged children. In addition, both older children and monitoring adults will find this series amusing and quite charming as Howdy Doody is a timeless character who has an interactive quality. Educationally, the series offers opportunities for parents and teachers to teach lessons related to language, character development, science, and listening skills.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 14) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids Adventures II (66.1)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wed 7AM /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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Aqua Kids provides a unique vehicle for young people to learn about the diversity of marine animals around the world, emphasizing the importance of preserving fragile aquatic habitats and encouraging children to take an active role in protecting the future of their community and the world. The program provides a window into the management and preservation of unique habitats and species through the eyes of kids and their hands-on collaboration with science researchers and educators. The messages delivered by Aqua Kids are given by a creative and resourceful host, Molly McKinney, whose scientific background is evident in the show. The other young hosts, whose ages range from pre-teen to late teens, are equally entertaining and informative. The young viewers identify with these young hosts and imagine themselves in the role of the scientist and as someone who could have a positive impact on the environment. The format of young student scientists presenting information on location in a variety of aquatic settings is both entertaining and informative
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 14) Response
Program Title Veggie Tales (66.1)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled thur 7AM / Sun 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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. VeggieTales is a children's series featuring animated vegetables who teach life lessons through stories. Hosted by Bob the Tomato and Larry the Cucumber, each episode begins by establishing the problem, uses short stories to parallel the situation with a problem and solution, and ends by reiterating the proposed solution and the life lesson learned through the experience. The show communicates social-emotional messages based upon the core values of honesty, kindness, forgiveness, and appreciation for all, using music, unusual characters, and allegorical storylines.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 14) Response
Program Title State to State (DT 66.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30 AM
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. State to State travels to every entertaining nook and cranny of America. Young viewers will experience the hectic dazzle of the Big Apple, discover the rawhide spirit of Wyoming, learn about the revival of St. Louis, celebrate the innovation of Silicon Valley, hear the music of New Orleans and Austin, understand the history of Hollywood, and learn about America's diverse culture in nearly every state in the union. Viewers will also learn about the country's diverse geography and experience the great outdoors, from Alaska to the Everglades. They'll see the biggest events and discover the hidden gems. Each episode showcases between one and three states and dozens of locations within them. State to State delivers fast-paced, engaging information that's a perfect match for the 21st century learner. The series is packed with facts about history, geography, and culture. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with the inspiration and information to better understand and appreciate the dynamic and diverse country they live in.
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 Station Manager
Address 135 Hwy. 26
City Cusseta
State GA
Zip 31805
Telephone Number (844) 545-5335
Email Address randynonberg@cnzcommunications.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 (1)

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Other Matters (1 of 1) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 11 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Atlas makes the animal world entertaining, enlightening and informational. The series uses humor, natural visuals and an everyday attitude to reach the minds of young viewers. It uses a friendly and fascinating presentation of information to engage young viewers and broaden their knowledge and perspective of the animal world. Viewers are exposed to every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding, including apes and giant lizards, sharks and tigers and animals from the Americas, Africa, Asia, Australia and elsewhere. Viewers discover the variety of places and situations that animals live in, how they find food and what they eat, how they play and care for their young, and the dynamics of the family units they live in. Animal Atlas also educates young viewers about endangered species and provides useful information on wildlife conservation. The show incorporates the learning categories of life sciences, biological sciences and critical thinking skills in teaching viewers about animals and nature.

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.

Thomas Edmund Long , Jr .

Station Manager


10/10/2019

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