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

FRN:
0002941540
File Number:
0000010222
Submit Date:
04/11/2016
Call Sign:
WLIO
Facility ID:
37503
City:
LIMA
State:
OH
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/11/2016
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2016

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

LIMA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION

Fred Vobbe

1424 RICE AVENUE

LIMA, OH 45805

United States

+1 (419) 228-8835

fvobbe@wlio.com

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

DEREK TESLIK

Legal Representative

COOLEY LLP

DEREK TESLIK

1299 PENNSYLVANIA AVE., NW

SUITE 700

WASHINGTON, DC 20004

United States

+1 (202) 776-2668

DTESLIK@COOLEY.COM

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network NBC
Nielsen DMA Lima
Web Home Page Address WWW.HOMETOWNSTATIONS.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 5.0
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: 5.0
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(20)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 20) Response
Program Title ASTROBLAST (D1) (1/6/16-1/30/16)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS @ 11AM (8.1)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
Total times aired 5
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 9 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. When you look at the night sky, you might notice three stars to the right of Alpha Centauri. That's the location of the Astroblast Space Station, a cosmic clubhouse where visitors flock from planets near and far to play with old friends and make new ones. An animal team -- Comet, Halley, Sputnik, Radar and Jet -- runs the station under the watch of Sal the Octopus. While the animals have disparate personalities that sometimes lead to strife, the crew members learn to accept their differences, help one another and become friends.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 20) Response
Program Title PETS.TV (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS @ 9:30AM (8.2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
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 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Pets focuses on the everyday lives of four anthropomorphic animals and their dysfunctional interactions with each other. They live in a filthy, rundown house, although it has working electricity and running water. There is never a human owner visible or even evident. The episodes are self-contained, and set entirely within the house. Most of the events that take place tend to be surreal, contain strong elements of black comedy and off-colour humour, and frequently make references to pop culture subjects. Pets also follows a rather traditional sitcom technique by using a "reset button". Each of the Pets have died at least once, only to reappear alive and well in the next episode. Events from previous episodes are never referred to, but unseen events from the past are often mentioned.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 20) Response
Program Title ECO COMPANY (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS @ 9AM (8.2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
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 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THE SERIES' PRO ENVIRONMENTALISM MESSAGE ENCOURAGES TEENS TO LIVE A GREENER LIFESTYLE AND BE PROACTIVE ABOUT PROTECTING THE PLANET. IT ALSO RAISES AWARENESS ABOUT THE IMPACT THAT PEOPLE'S ACTIONS HAVE ON THE WORLD AROUND THEM.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 20) Response
Program Title EARTH TO LUNA (DE) (1/2/16-1/30/16)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS @ 12PM (8.1)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
Total times aired 5
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 9 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. What adults often take for granted in life's minutiae frequently delights children. One of those kids is Luna, 6, for whom the world is a giant laboratory, filled with opportunities to learn more about what things are, and why and how scientific actions take place. Luna's passion for science prompts her exploration of the world with energy and enthusiasm. Little brother Jupiter and pet ferret Clive are by her side as the inquisitive girl pursues answers to her specific questions.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 20) Response
Program Title WILD AMERICA (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS @ 7:30AM (8.2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
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. EACH EPISODE OF WILD AMERICA WILL BE SPECIFIC TO A PARTICULAR ANIMAL. TOPICS WILL RANGE FROM BASIC FOOD GATHER, MATING, NATURAL ENEMIES AND RELATIONSHIPS TO OTHER ANIMALS, AND THE INTERACTION OF THE SPECIFIC ECOLOGY ON THE SURVIVAL OF THE SPECIES.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 20) Response
Program Title CLANGERS (D1) (2/6/16-3/26/16)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 12-1230P
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 8
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 9 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Clangers is a British stop-motion animated children's television series of short stories about a family of murine creatures who live on, and inside, a small moon-like planet. They speak only in whistles, and eat green soup supplied by the Soup Dragon and blue string pudding. The programmes were originally broadcast by BBC1 between 1969 and 1972, followed by the first of three special episodes that was broadcast in 1974. The series was made by Smallfilms, the company set up by Oliver Postgate (writer, animator and narrator) and Peter Firmin (modelmaker and illustrator). Firmin designed the characters, and his wife knitted and "dressed" the Clangers. The music, often part of the story, was by Vernon Elliott.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 20) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S ANIMAL ADVENTURES (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled M-F @ 7AM (8.2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 65
Total times aired 65
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 9 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ZOOKEEPER, JACK HANNA, TAKES CHILDREN ON ADVENTURES TO REMOTE JUNGLES, OCEANS AND WILDLIFE PARKS DESCRIBING THE NATURAL HABITATS AND RITUALS OF WILDLIFE, AND HOW HUMANS CAN BE A BENEFIT TO THE ENVIRONMENT.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 20) Response
Program Title RUFF RUFF TWEET AND DAVE (D1) (1/2/16-1/30/16)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS @ 10:30AM (8.1)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
Total times aired 5
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 9 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave is a Sprout original series that follows best friends Ruff-Ruff, Tweet, and Dave on a day of adventure, discovery and play. Each episode will reveal a new adventure about making choices.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 20) Response
Program Title ANIMAL RESCUE (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS @ 9AM (8.1)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 7
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 7
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 7
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 9 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THIS WEEKLY HALF HOUR REALITY SERIES SHOWCASES RESCUES OF ALL TYPES OF ANIMALS. THE SERIES FOCUSES ON THE WORK OF DEDICATED MEDICAL TEAMS IN VARIOUS PLACES AROUND THE WORLD AS THEY TREAT ANIMALS. THEMES OF RESPECT AND COMPASSION FOR ALL LIVING CREATURES ARE INTERMINGLED WITH INFORMATION ON MEDICAL REHABILITATION TREATMENTS, THE TECHNIQUES AND TEAMWORK OF RESCUE PERSONNEL AND THE NOAH'S NOTES AT THE END OF EACH PROGRAM PROVIDES SAFETY ADVICE. ADDITIONALLY, IT EDUCATES YOUNG VIEWERS ABOUT THE ANIMALS THEMSELVES, THEIR HABITATS, DEVELOPMENT AND BEHAVIOR. IT ALSO PROMOTES AWARENESS OF IMPORTANT ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES.
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 ANIMAL RESCUE (D1)
List date and time rescheduled 02/27/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-02-27
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program ANIMAL RESCUE (D1)
List date and time rescheduled 01/16/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-01-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program ANIMAL RESCUE (D1)
List date and time rescheduled 02/06/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-02-06
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program ANIMAL RESCUE (D1)
List date and time rescheduled 03/12/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-03-12
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program ANIMAL RESCUE (D1)
List date and time rescheduled 01/02/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-01-02
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program ANIMAL RESCUE (D1)
List date and time rescheduled 01/23/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-01-23
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program ANIMAL RESCUE (D1)
List date and time rescheduled 03/26/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-03-26
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (10 of 20) Response
Program Title NINA'S WORLD (D1) (1/2/16-1/30/16)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS @ 10AM (8.1)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
Total times aired 5
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 9 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Nina's World is an American children's television series about the childhood days of a Latin American girl. It was originally premiered on September 2015 on the Sprout TV network. There are at least 13 episodes.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 20) Response
Program Title ANIMAL ATLAS (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS @ 8AM (8.2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
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. ANIMAL ATLAS CONTINUES IT'S TRADITION AS A SERIES THAT BLENDS ANIMAL IMAGES WITH INFORMATION ON A WIDE RANGE OF LIFE SCIENCE ISSUES IN A MANNER THAT IS ENTERTAINING AND CLEVER. THE EPISODES FROM THIS SEASON AGAIN COMBINE FACTS, AND REFLECTIONS OF A BROAD CONCEPT WITH AN ENGAGING NARRATION.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 20) Response
Program Title RUFF RUFF TWEET AND DAVE (D1) (2/6/16-3/26/16)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 11-1130A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 8
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. Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave is a Sprout original series that follows best friends Ruff-Ruff, Tweet, and Dave on a day of adventure, discovery and play. Each episode will reveal a new adventure about making choices.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 20) Response
Program Title DOG TALES (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS @ 6:30AM (8.1)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
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. DOG TALES SHOWCASES DOGS AND DOG LOVERS OF ALL TYPES, PROVIDING VALUABLE INFORMATION ABOUT CANINE HEALTH, TRAINING, GROOMING AND OVERALL DOG CARE. SERIES IS E/I RATED AND IS SUITABLE FOR FAMILY VIEWING.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 20) Response
Program Title NINA'S WORLD (D1) (2/6/16-3/26/16)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 1030-11A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 8
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 9 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Nina's World is an American children's television series about the childhood days of a Latin American girl. It was originally premiered on September 2015 on the Sprout TV network. There are at least 13 episodes.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 20) Response
Program Title ASTROBLAST (D1) (2/6/16-3/26/16)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 1130A-12P
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 8
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 9 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. When you look at the night sky, you might notice three stars to the right of Alpha Centauri. That's the location of the Astroblast Space Station, a cosmic clubhouse where visitors flock from planets near and far to play with old friends and make new ones. An animal team -- Comet, Halley, Sputnik, Radar and Jet -- runs the station under the watch of Sal the Octopus. While the animals have disparate personalities that sometimes lead to strife, the crew members learn to accept their differences, help one another and become friends.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 20) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA INTO THE WILD
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS @ 9:30AM (8.1)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 7
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 7
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 7
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 9 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. JACK HANNA INTO THE WILD TAKES VIEWERS ON EXCURSIONS AROUND THE WORLD THROUGH THE EYES OF AMERICA'S MOST BELOVED ANIMAL ADVENTURER AND HIS FAMILY. MORE THAN JUST A COLLECTION OF ANIMAL ESCAPADES, INTO THE WILD PROVIDES INSIGHT INTO THE PROTECTION AND CONSERVATION OF SOME OFOUR PLANETS MOST PRECIOUS AND ENDANGERED SPECIES. INTO THE WILD IS UNSCRIPTED AND ACTION PACKED AND IT TAKES YOU ON A RACOUS RIDE, LEAVING YOU WITH A RENEWED APPRECIATION FOR ALL CREATURES, GREAT AND SMALL.
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 INTO THE WILD (D1)
List date and time rescheduled 02/06/2016 09:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-02-06
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program INTO THE WILD (D1)
List date and time rescheduled 01/23/2016 09:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-01-23
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program INTO THE WILD (D1)
List date and time rescheduled 03/26/2016 09:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-03-26
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program INTO THE WILD (D1)
List date and time rescheduled 01/16/2016 09:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-01-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program INTO THE WILD (D1)
List date and time rescheduled 03/12/2016 09:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-03-12
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program INTO THE WILD (D1)
List date and time rescheduled 01/02/2016 09:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-01-02
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program INTO THE WILD (D1)
List date and time rescheduled 02/27/2016 09:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-02-27
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (17 of 20) Response
Program Title YOUNG ICONS (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS @ 830AM (8.2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
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 10 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Young Icons is an American biographical television series aimed at children between the ages of 10-16 years old, which debuted in first-run syndication on September 18, 2010. The series is created and executive produced by Byron Allen and distributed through his production and distribution company Entertainment Studios. The series profiles young people (ranging from ordinary kids to aspiring entertainers) and their accomplishments. Its second season began airing on March 5, 2011.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 20) Response
Program Title LAZYTOWN (D1) (1/2/16-3/26/16)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS @ 12:30PM (8.1)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 7
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 7
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 7
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 9 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. When 8-year-old Stephanie moves to LazyTown to live with her uncle, she encourages her new friends to go outside and play, instead of sitting inside playing video games. Her efforts are aided when her uncle, Mayor Meanswell, asks for the help of superhero Sportacus, who urges denizens of LazyTown to stay fit and healthy and eat "sports candy"( otherwise known as fruits and vegetables). Villain Robbie Rotten works to thwart their efforts, preferring LazyTown citizens to be quiet and lazy. Watching the town from his underground lair, Robbie may actually be the busiest person in LazyTown as he works to inflict laziness on his neighbors.
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 LAZYTOWN (D1)
List date and time rescheduled 02/27/2016 09:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-02-27
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program LAZYTOWN (D1)
List date and time rescheduled 03/26/2016 09:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-03-26
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program LAZYTOWN (D1)
List date and time rescheduled 02/06/2016 09:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-02-06
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program LAZYTOWN (D1)
List date and time rescheduled 03/12/2016 09:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-03-12
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program LAZYTOWN (D1)
List date and time rescheduled 01/23/2016 09:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-01-23
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program LAZYTOWN (D1)
List date and time rescheduled 01/16/2016 09:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-01-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program LAZYTOWN (D1)
List date and time rescheduled 01/02/2016 09:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-01-02
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (19 of 20) Response
Program Title FLOOGALS (D1) (2/6/16-3/26/16)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 10A-1030A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 8
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. Floogals is a preschool Sprout television series developed by UK Independent production company The Foundation from an original idea by Dan Good. Production took place in London during 2014 and 2015 with all CGI animation by Jelly Fish.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 20) Response
Program Title CLANGERS (D1) (1/2/16-1/30/16)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS @ 11:30AM (8.1)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
Total times aired 5
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. Clangers is a British stop-motion animated children's television series of short stories about a family of murine creatures who live on, and inside, a small moon-like planet. They speak only in whistles, and eat green soup supplied by the Soup Dragon and blue string pudding. The programmes were originally broadcast by BBC1 between 1969 and 1972, followed by the first of three special episodes that was broadcast in 1974. The series was made by Smallfilms, the company set up by Oliver Postgate (writer, animator and narrator) and Peter Firmin (modelmaker and illustrator). Firmin designed the characters, and his wife knitted and "dressed" the Clangers. The music, often part of the story, was by Vernon Elliott.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

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Liaison Contact

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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 KEVIN C CREAMER
Address 1424 RICE AVENUE
City LIMA
State OH
Zip 45805
Telephone Number 419-228-8835
Email Address KEVIN@WLIO.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. WLIO AIRS 4 NEWSCASTS WEEKDAYS AND TWO ON THE WEEKENDS. REPRESENTATIVES FROM THE STATION VISIT SCHOOLS TO SPEAK DIRECTLY ABOUT THE VALUE OF TELEVISION. WLIO ALSO PROVIDES TOURS TO SCHOOLS, BOY SCOUTS AND GIRL SCOUTS.

Other Matters (15)

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Other Matters (1 of 15) Response
Program Title ANIMAL ATLAS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS @ 8AM (8.2)
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. ANIMAL ATLAS CONTINUES ITS TRADITION AS A SERIES THAT BLENDS ANIMAL IMAGES WITH INFORMATION ON A WIDE RANGE OF LIFE SCIENCE ISSUES IN A MANNER THAT IS ENTERTAINING AND CLEVER. THE EPISODES FROM THIS SEASON AGAIN COMBINE FACTS, COMPARISONS, AND REFLECTIONS OF A BROAD CONCEPT WITH AN ENGAGING NARRATION.
Other Matters (2 of 15) Response
Program Title EARTH TO LUNA
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS @ 11:30AM (8.1)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Earth to Luna follows the adventures of a six-year-old girl named Luna, who's completely and undeniably passionate about science and the exciting process of scientific inquiry. For Luna, the earth is a giant laboratory and during each episode, she dives into a new experience with boundless energy and enthusiasm along with her little brother Jupiter and pet ferret Clive.
Other Matters (3 of 15) Response
Program Title ASTROBLAST
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS @ 10:30AM (8.1)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. Astroblast! follows the zany adventures of a crew of space animals who run the Astroblast Space Station -- the coolest hangout in the galaxy. The team of animals who run it -- Comet, Halley, Sputnik, Radar and Jet -- are the best of friends, all under the watchful eye of Sal the Octopus. They have very different personalities, which leads to messy situations. Through it all, the Astroblast! crew learn to accept their differences, help one another and make new friends.
Other Matters (4 of 15) Response
Program Title DOG TALES
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS @ 6:30AM (8.1)
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. DOG TALES SHOWCASES DOGS AND DOG LOVERS OF ALL TYPES, PROVIDING VALUEABLE INFORMATION ABOUT CANINE HEALTH, TRAINING, GROOMING AND OVERALL DOG CARE. SERIES IS E/I RATED AND IS SUITABLE FOR FAMILY VIEWING.
Other Matters (5 of 15) Response
Program Title WILD AMERICA
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS @ 7:30AM (8.2)
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 EPISODE OF WILD AMERICA WILL BE SPECIFIC TO A PARTICULAR ANIMAL. TOPICS WILL RANGE FROM BASIC FOOD GATHER, MATING, NATURAL ENEMIES AND RELATIONSHIPS TO OTHER ANIMALS, AND THE INTERACTION OF THIS SPECIFIC ECOLOGY OF THE SURVIVAL OF THE SPECIES.
Other Matters (6 of 15) Response
Program Title YOUNG ICONS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS @ 8:30AM (8.2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 10 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Young Icons is an American biographical television series aimed at children between the ages of 10-16 years old, which debuted in first-run syndication on September 18, 2010. The series is created and executive produced by Byron Allen and distributed through his production and distribution company Entertainment Studios. The series profiles young people (ranging from ordinary kids to aspiring entertainers) and their accomplishments. Its second season began airing on March 5, 2011.
Other Matters (7 of 15) Response
Program Title CLANGERS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS @ 11AM (8.1)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. Clangers is a British stop-motion animated children's television series of short stories about a family of murine creatures who live on, and inside, a small moon-like planet. They speak only in whistles, and eat green soup supplied by the Soup Dragon and blue string pudding. The programmes were originally broadcast by BBC1 between 1969 and 1972, followed by the first of three special episodes that was broadcast in 1974.
Other Matters (8 of 15) Response
Program Title PETS TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS @ 9:30AM (8.2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. PETS TV CELEBRATES THE PETS WE LOVE AND THE PEOPLE WHO LOVE THEM. PET NEWS, PET CARE, PET HEALTH, AND PET LIFESTYLES. PRODUCED BY EMMY AWARD WINNING PRODUCER LISA RENEE REMIREZ, PETS.TV NOT ONLY FEATURES THE USUAL DOMESTIC HOUSEHOLD PETS BUT THE UNUSUAL EXOTIC PETS PEOPLE LOVE.
Other Matters (9 of 15) Response
Program Title RUFF RUFF TWEET AND DAVE
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS @ 10AM (8.1)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave is a Sprout original series that follows best friends Ruff-Ruff, Tweet, and Dave on a day of adventure, discovery and play. Each episode will reveal a new adventure about making choices.
Other Matters (10 of 15) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA INTO THE WILD
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS @ 9:30AM (8.1)
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. JACK HANNA INTO THE WILD TAKES VIEWERS ON EXCURSIONS AROUND THE WORLD THROUGH THE EYES OF AMERICA'S MOST BELOVED ANIMAL ADVENTURER AND HIS FAMILY. MORE THAN JUST A COLLECTION OF ANIMAL ESCAPADES, INTO THE WILD PROVIDES INSIGHT INTO THE PROTECTION AND CONSERVATION OF SOME OF OUR PLANETS MOST PRECIOUS AND ENDANGERED SPECIES. INTO THE WILD IS UNSCRIPTED AND ACTION PACKED AND IT TAKES YOU ON A RAUCOUS RIDE LEAVING YOU WITH A RENEWED APPRECIATION FOR ALL CREATURES, GREAT AND SMALL.
Other Matters (11 of 15) Response
Program Title LAZYTOWN
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS @ 12PM (8.1)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. The LazyTown series is showcased on Turner Broadcasting's international preschool network, Cartoonito, and is distributed by Turner Broadcasting System Europe.[5
Other Matters (12 of 15) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA ANIMAL ADVENTURES
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled M-F @ 7AM (8.2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 61
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ZOOKEEPER, JACK HANNA, TAKES CHILDREN ON ADVENTURES TO REMOTE JUNGLES, OCEANS AND WILDLIFE PARKS DESCRIBING THE NATURAL HABITATS AND RITUALS OF WILDLIFE, AND HOW HUMANS CAN BE A BENEFIT TO THE ENVIRONMENT.
Other Matters (13 of 15) Response
Program Title ECO COMPANY
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS @ 9AM (8.2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THE SERIES' PRO ENVIRONMENTALISM MESSAGE ENCOURAGES TEENS TO LIVE A GREENER LIFESTYLE AND BE PROACTIVE ABOUT PROTECTING THE PLANET. IT ALSO RAISES AWARENESS ABOUT THE IMPACT THAT PEOPLE'S ACTIONS HAVE ON THE WORLD AROUND THEM.
Other Matters (14 of 15) Response
Program Title TREE FU TOM
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATUDAYS @ 1230PM (8.1)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. Tree Fu Tom is a largely CGI CBeebies children's television program which has been shown on BBC and CBeebies in the UK and PBS Kids Sprout and NBC Kids in the USA. It is set in a miniature magical countryside and village area (Treetopolis) on the top of a part of a trunk of a big tree in a British-type woodland, where the trunk turns horizontal and then vertical again. It has these characters, mostly anthropomorphized arthropods (which are not to size scale with each other as in reality). The programme is aimed at 2-6 year olds.
Other Matters (15 of 15) Response
Program Title ANIMAL RESCUE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS @ 9AM (8.1)
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. THIS WEEKLY HALF HOUR SERIES SHOWCASES RESCUES OF ALL TYPES OF ANIMALS. THE SERIES FOCUSES ON THE WORK OF DEDICATED MEDICAL TEAMS IN VARIOUS PLACES AROUND THE WORLD AS THEY TREAT CREATURES OF THE ANIMAL KINGDON. HOSTED BY JOURNALIST ALEX PAEN, THE STORIES ARE EXAMPLES OF ANIMAL INSTINCTS. THEMES OF RESPECT AND COMPASSION FOR ALL LIVING CREATURES ARE INTERMINGLED WITH INFORMATION ON MEDICAL REHABILITATION TREATMENTS, THE TECHNIQUES AND TEAMWORK OF RESCUE PERSONNEL AND THE NOAH'S NOTES AT THE END OF EACH PROGRAM PROVIDES SAFETY ADVICE. ADDITIONALLY, IT EDUCATES YOUNG VIEWERS ABOUT THE ANIMALS THEMSELVES, THEIR HABITATS, DEVELOPMENT AND BEHAVIOR. IT ALSO PROMOTES AWARENESS OF IMPORTANT ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES.

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.

Kylie Miller

Program Director


04/11/2016

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