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

FRN:
0005014527
File Number:
0000008333
Submit Date:
03/08/2016
Call Sign:
WLPC-CD
Facility ID:
168471
City:
Redford
State:
MI
Service:
Digital Class A
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
03/08/2016
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second Quarter of 2009

General Information

Section Question Response
Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application? Yes

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

WLPC, LLC

Doing Business As: WLPC, LLC

23705 PLYMOUTH RD

REDFORD, MI 48239

United States

+1 (313) 848-4628

PASTORPLUMMER@AOL.COM

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Francisco R. Montero , Esq. .

Fletcher, Heald, & Hildreth, PLC

1300 North 17th Street

11th Floor

Arlington, VA 22209

United States

+1 (703) 812-0480

montero@fhhlaw.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network Impact Network
Nielsen DMA Detroit
Web Home Page Address www.wlpc.tv

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 7.81
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(4)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 4) Response
Program Title Acquire the Fire by Teen Mania Ministries
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 12:00 pm and Monday through Friday at 4:30 pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 56
Total times aired 56
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Acquire the Fire by Teen Mania is a program consisting of Christian teaching, full-length stage dramas, workshops via song and live concerts. The other ministries of Teen Mania are also promoted at these conferences. Similar events are held in stadiums and arenas as part of the battle city campaign. 'Acquire the Fire' events, described by one writer as a mix of pep rally, rock concert and church service that are held in over 30 cities across the United States and Canada each year. The ministries focuses much of its energy towards its domestic and overseas mission trips, operated under the title 'Global Expeditions' Teen Mania also operates a one-year-long residential leadership training program on its campus, titled the Honor Academy, aimed towards high school graduates and college students. Teen Mania's media branch of the organization works as a separate unit titled the 'Center for Creative Media' which provides a two-year internship for students desiring to work in live events, news media, and television and audio fields of the media industry.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 4) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled April 4 at 12:00 pm; in May and June, Saturdays at 12:00 pm; and in April and May, Monday through Friday at 4:00 pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 53
Total times aired 53
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 Kid is a kid's and teen's educational television program that motivates today's youth to take an active role in protecting and preserving our marine and aquatic environments. Aqua Kids is a marine biology children's show that travels around the country to various marine and aquatic locations. Each episode focuses on a certain location, and the viewer gets a behind-the-scenes and up-close look at different aquariums and oceans.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 4) Response
Program Title Swamp Critters
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 9:00 am and Monday through Thursday at 3:00 pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 47
Total times aired 47
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 2 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Swamp Critters of Lost Lagoon (originally named Swamp critters) is an American children's television series created by Bobby Goldsboro. Targeted for children aged 2 to 6, the show featured characters brought to life by actors. Each half-hour episode contains four to six songs, with the music ranging from blues and Dixieland jazz to pop, classical and country music.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 4) Response
Program Title Critter Gitters
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 9:30 am and Monday through Thursday at 4:00 pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 47
Total times aired 47
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 7 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A group of neighborhood kids join forces with two veterinarians and a professor to solve mysteries and crimes involving all types of animals.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (4)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 4) Response
Program Title Acquire The Fire
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: April 4, 2009, at 5:30 am; and Saturdays from April 11 through June 27 at 6:30 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 0 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Acquire the Fire by Teen Mania is a program consisting of Christian teaching, full-length stage dramas, workshops via song and live concerts. The other ministries of Teen Mania are also promoted at these conferences. Similar events are held in stadiums and arenas as part of the battle city campaign. 'Acquire the Fire' events, described by one writer as a mix of pep rally, rock concert and church service that are held in over 30 cities across the United States and Canada each year. The ministries focuses much of its energy towards its domestic and overseas mission trips, operated under the title 'Global Expeditions' Teen Mania also operates a one-year-long residential leadership training program on its campus, titled the Honor Academy, aimed towards high school graduates and college students. Teen Mania's media branch of the organization works as a separate unit titled the 'Center for Creative Media' which provides a two-year internship for students desiring to work in live events, news media, and television and audio fields of the media industry.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2 of 4) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: April 4 at 5:00 am and April 11-June 27 at 6:00 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 0 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 Kid is a kid's and teen's educational television program that motivates today's youth to take an active role in protecting and preserving our marine and aquatic environments. Aqua Kids is a marine biology children's show that travels around the country to various marine and aquatic locations. Each episode focuses on a certain location, and the viewer gets a behind-the-scenes and up-close look at different aquariums and oceans.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (3 of 4) Response
Program Title Swamp Critters
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: April 4, 2009, at 4:00 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 1
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 0 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Swamp Critters of Lost Lagoon (originally named Swamp critters) is an American children's television series created by Bobby Goldsboro. Targeted for children aged 2 to 6, the show featured characters brought to life by actors. Each half-hour episode contains four to six songs, with the music ranging from blues and Dixieland jazz to pop, classical and country music.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (4 of 4) Response
Program Title Critter Gitters
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: April 4, 2009, at 4:30 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 1
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 0 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 7 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A group of neighborhood kids join forces with two veterinarians and a professor to solve mysteries and crimes involving all types of animals.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response

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 Terry Arnold
Address 15738 Grand River
City Detroit
State MI
Zip 48227
Telephone Number (313) 243-1600
Email Address warnold449@aol.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 (4)

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Other Matters (1 of 4) Response
Program Title Critter Gitters
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 3:30 pm and Mon-Thur at 3:30 pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 66
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. High tech gadgetry meets Mother Nature, as viewers are brought into amazing adventures in every episode. This is not your average, action animal adventure show. It is live action. This scripted and filmed show combines magical imagination, kid-bent reality, and pro-social content focusing on interaction between kids, adults, and animals.
Other Matters (2 of 4) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 4:00 pm and Mon-Thur at 4:00 pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 66
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. Aqua Kids motivates young people to take an active role in preserving aquatic environments and wildlife, by showing how other kids just like them can do the same. Whether it's saving sea turtles or participating in a beach cleanup, the Aqua Kids demonstrate the real and lasting contribution children can make in protecting the future of their community and the world.
Other Matters (3 of 4) Response
Program Title AFT.TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon-Fri at 4:30 pm and Saturdays at 4:30 pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 78
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. Two High Spirited friends, Marty the Monkey and Gerard the Giraffe live in Booga Booga Land where they learn important Christian values in each episode, based on parables from the Bible.
Other Matters (4 of 4) Response
Program Title Swamp Critters
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 3:00 pm and Mon-Thur at 3:00 pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 66
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 5 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Swamp Critters deal with important issues such as pollution, cooperation, and prejudice. Each episode teaches value-centered lessons in self-esteem and decision making along with teaching good Christian values and the importance of following God's word. Throughout the series children are introduced to a variety of music styles including blues, rock and roll, country, dixieland, Cajun and even classical!

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.

Glenn R. Plummer

Manager


03/08/2016

Attachments

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