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Approved by OMB 3060-0754
December 2019
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0004199139
File Number:
0000109359
Submit Date:
03/26/2020
Call Sign:
WIRT-DT
Facility ID:
71336
City:
HIBBING
State:
MN
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
03/26/2020
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for year 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

WDIO-TV, LLC

Doing Business As: WDIO-TV, LLC

10 Observation Rd

Duluth, MN 55811

United States

+1 (218) 727-6864

programming@wdio.com

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Deb J. Messer

Vice President/General Manager

WDIO-TV, LLC

10 Observation Road

Duluth, MN 55811

United States

+1 (218) 727-6864

Dmesser@wdio.com

Station Representative

Charles R. Naftalin , Esq. .

Holland and Knight LLP

Charles Naftalin

800 17th Street

Suite 1100

Washington, DC 20006

United States

+1 (202) 457-7040

Charles.naftalin@hkjlaw.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network DT .1 ABC
Nielsen DMA Duluth-Superior
Web Home Page Address http://www.wdio.com

Digital Core Programming

Question Response
Indicate which of the Core Programming safe harbor processing guidelines the station elected to utilize during the covered reporting period to demonstrate compliance with the Children's Television Act of 1990 (See 47 CFR Section 73.671(d)) Category A, Option 1: Three-hours per week (as averaged over a six-month period) of Core Programming
State the total number of hours of regularly scheduled weekly Core Programming broadcast per quarter by the station on its main program stream

Q1: 0.0

Q2: 0.0

Q3: 9.0

Q4: 58.5

State the total number of hours of regularly scheduled weekly Core Programming broadcast per quarter by the station on a multicast stream

Q1: 0.0

Q2: 0.0

Q3: 12.0

Q4: 78.0

Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station to publishers of program guides as required by 47 CFR Section 73.673? Yes

Digital Core Programs(12)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 12) Response
Title of Program Zoo Clues
Did each broadcast of the program, including any rescheduled preemptions, occur between 6:00 AM and 10:00 PM? Yes
Does the program have serving the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Type of Core Programming Regularly scheduled weekly program
Total Times Aired 30
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:0.0
Multicast Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:2.0,
Q4:13.0
Were any regular scheduled weekly programs preempted No
Length of Program 30 minutes
Age Range of Target Child Audience 13-16
For each broadcast of the program on a commercial or Class A station, did the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the E/I symbol? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 12) Response
Title of Program Jack Hanna's Into the Wild
Did each broadcast of the program, including any rescheduled preemptions, occur between 6:00 AM and 10:00 PM? Yes
Does the program have serving the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Type of Core Programming Regularly scheduled weekly program
Total Times Aired 30
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:2.0,
Q4:13.0
Multicast Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:0.0
Were any regular scheduled weekly programs preempted No
Length of Program 30 minutes
Age Range of Target Child Audience 12 and under
For each broadcast of the program on a commercial or Class A station, did the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the E/I symbol? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 12) Response
Title of Program Oh Baby1
Did each broadcast of the program, including any rescheduled preemptions, occur between 6:00 AM and 10:00 PM? Yes
Does the program have serving the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Type of Core Programming Regularly scheduled weekly program
Total Times Aired 15
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:1.0,
Q4:6.5
Multicast Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:0.0
Were any regular scheduled weekly programs preempted No
Length of Program 30 minutes
Age Range of Target Child Audience 13-16
For each broadcast of the program on a commercial or Class A station, did the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the E/I symbol? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 12) Response
Title of Program Safari Tracks
Did each broadcast of the program, including any rescheduled preemptions, occur between 6:00 AM and 10:00 PM? Yes
Does the program have serving the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Type of Core Programming Regularly scheduled weekly program
Total Times Aired 30
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:0.0
Multicast Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:2.0,
Q4:13.0
Were any regular scheduled weekly programs preempted No
Length of Program 30 minutes
Age Range of Target Child Audience 13-16
For each broadcast of the program on a commercial or Class A station, did the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the E/I symbol? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 12) Response
Title of Program Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures
Did each broadcast of the program, including any rescheduled preemptions, occur between 6:00 AM and 10:00 PM? Yes
Does the program have serving the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Type of Core Programming Regularly scheduled weekly program
Total Times Aired 15
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:1.0,
Q4:6.5
Multicast Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:0.0
Were any regular scheduled weekly programs preempted No
Length of Program 30 minutes
Age Range of Target Child Audience 12 and under
For each broadcast of the program on a commercial or Class A station, did the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the E/I symbol? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 12) Response
Title of Program Oh Baby2
Did each broadcast of the program, including any rescheduled preemptions, occur between 6:00 AM and 10:00 PM? Yes
Does the program have serving the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Type of Core Programming Regularly scheduled weekly program
Total Times Aired 15
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:1.0,
Q4:6.5
Multicast Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:0.0
Were any regular scheduled weekly programs preempted No
Length of Program 30 minutes
Age Range of Target Child Audience 13-16
For each broadcast of the program on a commercial or Class A station, did the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the E/I symbol? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 12) Response
Title of Program Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin
Did each broadcast of the program, including any rescheduled preemptions, occur between 6:00 AM and 10:00 PM? Yes
Does the program have serving the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Type of Core Programming Regularly scheduled weekly program
Total Times Aired 15
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:1.0,
Q4:6.5
Multicast Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:0.0
Were any regular scheduled weekly programs preempted No
Length of Program 30 minutes
Age Range of Target Child Audience 13-16
For each broadcast of the program on a commercial or Class A station, did the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the E/I symbol? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 12) Response
Title of Program Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Did each broadcast of the program, including any rescheduled preemptions, occur between 6:00 AM and 10:00 PM? Yes
Does the program have serving the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Type of Core Programming Regularly scheduled weekly program
Total Times Aired 15
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:1.0,
Q4:6.5
Multicast Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:0.0
Were any regular scheduled weekly programs preempted No
Length of Program 30 minutes
Age Range of Target Child Audience 13-16
For each broadcast of the program on a commercial or Class A station, did the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the E/I symbol? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 12) Response
Title of Program Hearts of Heroes
Did each broadcast of the program, including any rescheduled preemptions, occur between 6:00 AM and 10:00 PM? Yes
Does the program have serving the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Type of Core Programming Regularly scheduled weekly program
Total Times Aired 15
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:1.0,
Q4:6.5
Multicast Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:0.0
Were any regular scheduled weekly programs preempted No
Length of Program 30 minutes
Age Range of Target Child Audience 13-16
For each broadcast of the program on a commercial or Class A station, did the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the E/I symbol? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 12) Response
Title of Program Saved by the Bell (Six individual half-hour episodes)
Did each broadcast of the program, including any rescheduled preemptions, occur between 6:00 AM and 10:00 PM? Yes
Does the program have serving the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Type of Core Programming Regularly scheduled weekly program
Total Times Aired 90
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:0.0
Multicast Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:6.0,
Q4:39.0
Were any regular scheduled weekly programs preempted No
Length of Program 30 minutes
Age Range of Target Child Audience 13-16
For each broadcast of the program on a commercial or Class A station, did the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the E/I symbol? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 12) Response
Title of Program Animal Science
Did each broadcast of the program, including any rescheduled preemptions, occur between 6:00 AM and 10:00 PM? Yes
Does the program have serving the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Type of Core Programming Regularly scheduled weekly program
Total Times Aired 30
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:0.0
Multicast Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:2.0,
Q4:13.0
Were any regular scheduled weekly programs preempted No
Length of Program 30 minutes
Age Range of Target Child Audience 13-16
For each broadcast of the program on a commercial or Class A station, did the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the E/I symbol? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 12) Response
Title of Program Rock the Park
Did each broadcast of the program, including any rescheduled preemptions, occur between 6:00 AM and 10:00 PM? Yes
Does the program have serving the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Type of Core Programming Regularly scheduled weekly program
Total Times Aired 15
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:1.0,
Q4:6.5
Multicast Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:0.0
Were any regular scheduled weekly programs preempted No
Length of Program 30 minutes
Age Range of Target Child Audience 13-16
For each broadcast of the program on a commercial or Class A station, did the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the E/I symbol? Yes

Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact/Other Efforts

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Question Response
Name of children's programming liaison Kelly Mallory
Address 10 Observation Road
City Duluth
State MN
Zip 55811
Telephone Number (218) 279-7722
Email Address kmallory@wdio.com

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.

Kelly Mallory

Traffic Manager


03/26/2020

Attachments

No Attachments.