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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:
0028358455
File Number:
0000134779
Submit Date:
02/01/2021
Call Sign:
WZDX
Facility ID:
28119
City:
HUNTSVILLE
State:
AL
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
02/01/2021
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for year 2020

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

TEGNA BROADCAST HOLDINGS, LLC

Denise A. Branson

8350 Broad Street

Suite 2000

TYSONS, VA 22102

United States

+1 (703) 873-6606

DBRANSON@TEGNA.COM

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Michael Beder , Esq .

Associate General Counsel

TEGNA Inc.

8350 Broad Street

Suite 2000

TYSONS, VA 22102

United States

+1 (703) 873-6902

mbeder@TEGNA.com

Legal Representative

Ryan Wilhour

Consulting Engineer

Kessler and Gehman Associates, Inc.

507 NW 60th ST, STE D

Gainesville, FL 32607

United States

+1 (352) 332-3157

ryan@kesslerandgehman.com

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network FOX
Nielsen DMA Huntsville-Decatur (Flor)
Web Home Page Address https://www.rocketcitynow.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: 45.5

Q2: 45.5

Q3: 46.5

Q4: 46.0

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

Q1: 104.0

Q2: 104.0

Q3: 104.0

Q4: 104.5

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(18)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 18) Response
Title of Program Xploration DIY SCI
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 52
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:6.5,
Q2:6.5,
Q3:6.5,
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 (2 of 18) Response
Title of Program Saved By The Bell
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 312
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
Q1:39.0,
Q2:39.0,
Q3:39.0,
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 (3 of 18) Response
Title of Program Xploration Outer Space
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 104
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:6.5,
Q2:6.5,
Q3:6.5,
Q4:6.5
Multicast Stream
Q1:6.5,
Q2:6.5,
Q3:6.5,
Q4:6.5
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 18) Response
Title of Program Xploration Nature Knows Best
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 52
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:6.5,
Q2:6.5,
Q3:6.5,
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 (5 of 18) Response
Title of Program Teen Kid News
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 52
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
Q1:6.5,
Q2:6.5,
Q3:6.5,
Q4:6.5
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 (6 of 18) Response
Title of Program Xploration Life
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 18
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,
Q3:2.5,
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 18) Response
Title of Program Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World
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 53
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,
Q3:0.5,
Q4:0.0
Multicast Stream
Q1:6.5,
Q2:6.5,
Q3:6.5,
Q4:6.5
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 18) Response
Title of Program Made in Hollywood, Teen Edition
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 52
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
Q1:6.5,
Q2:6.5,
Q3:6.5,
Q4:6.5
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 18) Response
Title of Program Biz Kid$
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 53
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:6.5,
Q2:6.5,
Q3:6.5,
Q4:6.5
Multicast Stream
Q1:6.5,
Q2:6.5,
Q3:6.5,
Q4:7.0
Were any regular scheduled weekly programs preempted Yes
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Number of Preemptions for Breaking News or Non-Regularly Scheduled Locally Produced Live Programming 0
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 Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Date Preempted 10/25/2020
Preempted Program Originally Scheduled Air Time 08:30 AM
Preemption Reason Other (e.g., syndicated or network public affairs, sports, general audience specials, etc.)
Please Specify Technical difficulties w/ on air-freezing reduced total air time to less than 20 min.
Was the preempted program rescheduled on the same program stream on which it was originally scheduled to air? Y
List date preempted program was aired (must be seven days before or seven days after the preemption)
Did the station provide the required on-air notification of the schedule change? Y
Digital Core Program (10 of 18) Response
Title of Program Xploration Earth 2050
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 34
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:6.5,
Q2:6.5,
Q3:4.0,
Q4:0.0
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 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 18) Response
Title of Program Ocean Mysteries w/ 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 16
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,
Q3:1.5,
Q4:6.5
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 18) Response
Title of Program Xploration Weird But True
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?
Type of Core Programming Regularly scheduled weekly program
Total Times Aired 52
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:6.5,
Q2:6.5,
Q3:6.5,
Q4:7.0
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 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 (13 of 18) Response
Title of Program Xploration Awesome Planet
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 52
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:6.5,
Q2:6.5,
Q3:6.5,
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 (14 of 18) Response
Title of Program The Young Icons
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 52
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
Q1:6.5,
Q2:6.5,
Q3:6.5,
Q4:605.0
Were any regular scheduled weekly programs preempted Yes
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Number of Preemptions for Breaking News or Non-Regularly Scheduled Locally Produced Live Programming 0
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 Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Date Preempted 10/25/2020
Preempted Program Originally Scheduled Air Time 08:00 AM
Preemption Reason Other (e.g., syndicated or network public affairs, sports, general audience specials, etc.)
Please Specify Technical difficulties w/ on air-freezing reduced total air time to less than 20 min.
Was the preempted program rescheduled on the same program stream on which it was originally scheduled to air? Y
List date preempted program was aired (must be seven days before or seven days after the preemption)
Did the station provide the required on-air notification of the schedule change? Y
Digital Core Program (15 of 18) Response
Title of Program Sports Stars of Tomorrow
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 52
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
Q1:6.5,
Q2:6.5,
Q3:6.5,
Q4:6.5
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 (16 of 18) Response
Title of Program Career Day
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 52
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
Q1:6.5,
Q2:6.5,
Q3:6.5,
Q4:6.5
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 (17 of 18) Response
Title of Program Think Big
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 52
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
Q1:6.5,
Q2:6.5,
Q3:6.5,
Q4:6.5
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 (18 of 18) Response
Title of Program Jack Hannah'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 36
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
Q1:6.5,
Q2:6.5,
Q3:5.0,
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 Joyce Taylor
Address 1309 North Memorial Parkway
City Huntsville
State AL
Zip 35801
Telephone Number (256) 533-5454
Email Address jtaylor@rocketcitynow.com

Certification

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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.

Akin S. Harrison , Esq. .

Secretary


02/01/2021

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