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

FRN:
0001842509
File Number:
0000008596
Submit Date:
03/31/2016
Call Sign:
WHIO-TV
Facility ID:
41458
City:
DAYTON
State:
OH
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/05/2016
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

MIAMI VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION

Doing Business As: MIAMI VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION

Director of Technical Operations

1611 SOUTH MAIN STREET

DAYTON, OH 45409

United States

+1 (937) 259-2502

dave.thomas@coxinc.com

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

James Robinson

Sr. Manager, TV Engineering

Miami Valley Broadcasting Corporation

James Robinson

1611 South Main Street

Dayton, OH 45409

United States

+1 (937) 259-1648

james.robinson@cmgohio.com

Technical Representative

Henry Wendel

Legal Representative

Cooley LLP

Henry Wendel

1299 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

Suite 700

Washington, DC 20004

United States

+1 (202) 776-2943

hwendel@cooley.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network 7.1 CBS, 7.2 MeTV, 7.3 Laff TV
Nielsen DMA Dayton
Web Home Page Address www.whio.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 336.0
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: 6.0
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(12)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 12) Response
Program Title ANIMAL OUTTAKES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled (7.3) Saturday, 11:30a-12p (Jan 2-March 26, 2016)
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. Animal Outtakes host Marsha Panuce visits all types of animal sanctuaries and zoos in the United States to explore the world of animals, from camels to lemurs, from rhinos to handicapped pets. Viewers learn about the care and living habitats of these various animals and how they survive in the animal kingdom.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 12) Response
Program Title DR. CHRIS PET VET
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled (7.1) Saturdays, 7:30-8:00am (Jan 2-March 26, 2016)
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. Chronicling the adventures of Dr. Chris Brown, DR. CHRIS PET VET allows viewers unique insight into the life of one of the world's busiest vets and the animals that he treats. For those animals that require specialist services, Dr. Chris calls on his good friend and colleague Dr. Lisa Chimes, who works at a small animal specialist hospital. The show usually consists of three segments, following the doctor as he treats various animals that are in trouble and offering the viewer opportunities to understand the challenges a veterinarian daily faces. The series focuses on how the doctor investigates the individual problem and tries to develop solutions that on the surface would seem confounding to the viewer. As such the show not only offers a view into careers in and responsibility for taking care of pets, but also into problem solving strategies and behaviors. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 12) Response
Program Title THE INSPECTORS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled (7.1) Sundays, 7:30-8:00am (Jan 3-March 27, 2016)
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. THE INSPECTORS is a scripted dramatic series set in Washington, D.C., inspired by compelling real cases handled by the United States Postal Inspection Service. In the series, Preston Wainwright (Bret Green), a determined teen who is thriving after being paralyzed in a car accident, works as an intern for his U.S. Postal Inspector mom, Amanda (Jessica Lundy), helping to solve crimes ranging from Internet scams, identity and mail theft, to consumer fraud. THE INSPECTORS strives to educate young people about making the right choices in their daily lives, encourages open communication between teens and parents and includes positive messaging regarding living with disabilities, overcoming challenges, beating the odds and the power of perseverance. Also starring in the series are Terry Serpico, Harrison Knight and Erica-Marie Sanchez. The United States Postal Inspection Service, the nation's oldest federal law enforcement agency, will serve as the show's official programming resource.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 12) Response
Program Title SAVED BY THE BELL
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled (7.2) Sundays, 10-10:30a, 10:30-11am, 11-11:30am, 11:30am-12pm (Jan 3-March 27, 2016)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Total times aired 52
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. Saved By The Bell is a weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say "no," the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 12) Response
Program Title MADE IN HOLLYWOOD: TEEN EDITION
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled (7.1) Sundays, 8:30-9:00am (Jan 3-March 27, 2016)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
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. Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition provides the audience with a behind-the-screen background, as well as, techniques for entering the motion picture, television, and home entertainment fields. It also introduces them to career opportunities focusing on the creative, technical and artistic skills of the profession. Content provides young people, growing and developing in urban & suburban America, a chance to see the richness & creativity it takes to be successful in filmmaking, performing, music and cinema arts. This program meets the educational and information objectives of the FCC's Children's Programming requirement. On March 13, 2016, Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition was pre-empted due to technical difficulties retrieving the program.
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 Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition
List date and time rescheduled 03/27/2016 05:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-03-13
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (6 of 12) Response
Program Title LUCKY DOG
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled (7.1) Saturdays, 7:00-7:30am (Jan 2-March 26, 2016)
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. Animal trainer Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, where his mission is to rescue hard-to-love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and on developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the overarching theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. Following McMillan's investigations into how to retrain these animals to make them welcome members in the homes of families is both educational and inspirational - encouraging this demographic to become sensitive to our own and others' behavior and teaching how we as individuals can make a difference. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 12) Response
Program Title SKOOLED
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled (7.3) Saturday, 11-11:30am (Jan 2-March 26, 2016)
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. Teenagers are experts at being teenagers. Teachers are experts at being teachers. So what happens when they switch places? Who will learn more? In this ultimate fish-out-of-water scenario, the adults get instruction on such diverse subjects as psychology, fashion, filmmaking and drama. They will also face stiff competition and undergo intensive evaluations in this unusual role-reversal series.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 12) Response
Program Title HENRY FORD'S INNOVATION NATION
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled (7.1) Sundays, 7:00-7:30 a.m.(Jan 3-March 27, 2016)
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. The Henry Ford's INNOVATION NATION, hosted by Mo Rocca, features the celebration of the inventor's spirit - from historic scientific pioneers throughout past centuries to the forward-looking visionaries of today. Each episode tells the dramatic stories behind the world's greatest inventions, and the perseverance, passion and price required to bring them to life. The program includes segments focusing on 'what if it never happened' and 'the innovation by accident,' and has a strong focus on 'junior geniuses' who are changing the face of technology. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 12) Response
Program Title AMERICA'S HEARTLAND
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled (7.3) Saturday, 10:30-11a, 12:30-1p (Jan 2-March 26, 2016)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
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. America's Heartland profiles the people, places and products of American agriculture. Programs include visits to ranches, farms and factories to learn about various topics from food production to fueling the world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 12) Response
Program Title CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL'S HIDDEN HEROES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled (7.1) Sundays, 8-8:30am (Jan 3-March 27, 2016)
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. CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL'S HIDDEN HEROES, hosted by Brooke Burke-Charvet, is a hidden camera television show developed for teens in which each episode reveals the widespread goodwill in our world by secretly capturing heroes in action as they demonstrate acts of kindness, compassion and commitment to others. Highlighted by funny, light-hearted moments, the show shines a bright light on everyday people who selflessly share their positive attitudes towards society and life with others by doing good deeds.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 12) Response
Program Title GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled (7.2) Saturday, 8-8:30am, 8:30-9am (Jan 2-March 26, 2016)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
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 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Green Screen Adventures presents stories stories and drawings by elementary schools students from 2nd through 8th grade. School administrators, classroom teachers, and families can submit student's works. The cast of improv actors makes the writing come to life using story theatre, game shows, and puppetry. The target audience for Green Screen Adventures is elementary school students,ages 8-12.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 12) Response
Program Title ECO COMPANY
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled (7.3) Saturday, 10-10:30a, 12p-12:30p (Jan 2-March 26, 2016)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
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. A whole new generation has made the environment, climate change and going green their cause. Eco Company was created to chronicle the passions of this new generation and to answer their questions. Eco Company is a national TV show hosted by a dynamic and diverse group of teens who combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm for preserving the planet they will inherit.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 1) Response
Program Title SPORTS STARS OF TOMORROW
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: (7.1) Saturday, 1:30-2p (1/23/16); Sunday, 1-1:30p (1/10/16); Sunday, 4-4:30p (3/27/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 3
Number of Preemptions 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. "Sports Stars of Tomorrow" displays the hard work and dedication that it takes to be a success in sports and in life. It chronicles the trials and tribulations of the young athletes as they strive to become the "Top Level" athletes. The program helps youngsters realize that they can achieve their full potential in both life and the playing field thru hard work and determination. It reinforces the importance of key values like personal dedication, discipline and commitment, learning from their teacher/coaches and being a part of a team and a community.
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:

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Fantine Kerckaert
Address 1611 S. Main Street
City Dayton
State OH
Zip 45409
Telephone Number (937) 259-2158
Email Address Fantine.Kerckaert@cmgohio.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. Throughout the quarter, WHIO-TV airs general programming, as well as PSA's that are targeted toward a general audience that has educational and informational value for children. WHIO-TV personnel visit schools throughout the area for career days and other events to provide information on the station and various topics such as weather. After due review of internal station records and documentation provided to us by program suppliers, the licensee hereby certifies as follows: (i) the only programs specifically designed for children ages twelve and under that the station broadcast this quarter are disclosed in this report and (ii) the licensee fully complied with the FCC's commercial limits in children's programs, as specified at 47 C.F.R. Section 73.670, with respect to these programs.

Other Matters (12)

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Other Matters (1 of 12) Response
Program Title SAVED BY THE BELL (Digital Multicast Only)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled (7.2) Sunday, 10-10:30am; 10:30-11am; 11-11:30am; 11:30a-12:00pm (Apr 3-June 26, 2016)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
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. Saved By The Bell is a weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say "no," the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens.
Other Matters (2 of 12) Response
Program Title AMERICA'S HEARTLAND (Digital Multicast Only)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled (7.3) Saturday, 10:30-11am, 12:30-1p (Apr 2-June 25, 2016)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. America's Heartland profiles the people, places and products of American agriculture. Programs include visits to ranches, farms and factories to learn about various topics from food production to fueling the world.
Other Matters (3 of 12) Response
Program Title SKOOLED (Digital Multicast Only)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled (7.3) Saturday, 11-11:30am (Apr 2-June 25, 2016)
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. Teenagers are experts at being teenagers. Teachers are experts at being teachers. So what happens when they switch places? Who will learn more? In this ultimate fish-out-of-water scenario, the adults get instruction on such diverse subjects as psychology, fashion, filmmaking and drama. They will also face stiff competition and undergo intensive evaluations in this unusual role-reversal series.
Other Matters (4 of 12) Response
Program Title CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL'S HIDDEN HEROES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled (7.1) Sundays, 8-8:30am (Apr 3-June 26, 2016)
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. CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL'S HIDDEN HEROES, hosted by Brooke Burke-Charvet, is a hidden camera television show developed for teens in which each episode reveals the widespread goodwill in our world by secretly capturing heroes in action as they demonstrate acts of kindness, compassion and commitment to others. Highlighted by funny, light-hearted moments, the show shines a bright light on everyday people who selflessly share their positive attitudes towards society and life with others by doing good deeds.
Other Matters (5 of 12) Response
Program Title GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES (Digital Multicast Only)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled (7.2) Saturday, 8-8:30am, 8:30-9 am (Apr 2-June 25, 2016)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. Green Screen Adventures presents stories stories and drawings by elementary schools students from 2nd through 8th grade. School administrators, classroom teachers, and families can submit student's works. The cast of improv actors makes the writing come to life using story theatre, game shows, and puppetry. The target audience for Green Screen Adventures is elementary school students,ages 8-12.
Other Matters (6 of 12) Response
Program Title ANIMAL OUTTAKES (Digital Multicast Only)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled (7.3) Saturday,11:30am-12pm (Apr 2-June 25, 2016)
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 Outtakes host Marsha Panuce visits all types of animal sanctuaries and zoos in the United States to explore the world of animals, from camels to lemurs, from rhinos to handicapped pets. Viewers learn about the care and living habitats of these various animals and how they survive in the animal kingdom.
Other Matters (7 of 12) Response
Program Title DR. CHRIS PET VET
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled (7.1) Saturdays, 7:30-8:00am (Apr 2-June 25, 2016)
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. Chronicling the adventures of Dr. Chris Brown, DR. CHRIS PET VET allows viewers unique insight into the life of one of the world's busiest vets and the animals that he treats. For those animals that require specialist services, Dr. Chris calls on his good friend and colleague Dr. Lisa Chimes, who works at a small animal specialist hospital. The show usually consists of three segments, following the doctor as he treats various animals that are in trouble and offering the viewer opportunities to understand the challenges a veterinarian daily faces. The series focuses on how the doctor investigates the individual problem and tries to develop solutions that on the surface would seem confounding to the viewer. As such the show not only offers a view into careers in and responsibility for taking care of pets, but also into problem solving strategies and behaviors. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (8 of 12) Response
Program Title HENRY FORD'S INNOVATION NATION
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled (7.1) Sundays, 7-7:30am (Apr 3-June 26, 2016)
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. The Henry Ford's INNOVATION NATION, hosted by Mo Rocca, features the celebration of the inventor's spirit - from historic scientific pioneers throughout past centuries to the forward-looking visionaries of today. Each episode tells the dramatic stories behind the world's greatest inventions, and the perseverance, passion and price required to bring them to life. The program includes segments focusing on 'what if it never happened' and 'the innovation by accident,' and has a strong focus on 'junior geniuses' who are changing the face of technology. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (9 of 12) Response
Program Title THE INSPECTORS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled (7.1) Sundays, 7:30-8:00am (Apr 3-June 26, 2016)
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. THE INSPECTORS is a scripted dramatic series set in Washington, D.C., inspired by compelling real cases handled by the United States Postal Inspection Service. In the series, Preston Wainwright (Bret Green), a determined teen who is thriving after being paralyzed in a car accident, works as an intern for his U.S. Postal Inspector mom, Amanda (Jessica Lundy), helping to solve crimes ranging from Internet scams, identity and mail theft, to consumer fraud. THE INSPECTORS strives to educate young people about making the right choices in their daily lives, encourages open communication between teens and parents and includes positive messaging regarding living with disabilities, overcoming challenges, beating the odds and the power of perseverance. Also starring in the series are Terry Serpico, Harrison Knight and Erica-Marie Sanchez. The United States Postal Inspection Service, the nation's oldest federal law enforcement agency, will serve as the show's official programming resource.
Other Matters (10 of 12) Response
Program Title MADE IN HOLLYWOOD: TEEN EDITION
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled (7.1) Sundays, 8:30-9:00am (Apr 3-June 26, 2016)
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. Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition provides the audience with a behind-the-screen background, as well as, techniques for entering the motion picture, television, and home entertainment fields. It also introduces them to career opportunities focusing on the creative, technical and artistic skills of the profession. Content provides young people, growing and developing in urban & suburban America, a chance to see the richness & creativity it takes to be successful in filmmaking, performing, music and cinema arts. This program meets the educational and information objectives of the FCC's Children's Programming requirement.
Other Matters (11 of 12) Response
Program Title LUCKY DOG
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled (7.1) Saturdays, 7:00-7:30am (Apr 2-June 25, 2016)
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 trainer Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, where his mission is to rescue hard-to-love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and on developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the overarching theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. Following McMillan's investigations into how to retrain these animals to make them welcome members in the homes of families is both educational and inspirational - encouraging this demographic to become sensitive to our own and others' behavior and teaching how we as individuals can make a difference. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (12 of 12) Response
Program Title ECO COMPANY (Digital Multicast Only)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled (7.3) Saturday, 10-10:30am, 12p-12:30p (Apr 2-June 25, 2016)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. A whole new generation has made the environment, climate change and going green their cause. Eco Company was created to chronicle the passions of this new generation and to answer their questions. Eco Company is a national TV show hosted by a dynamic and diverse group of teens who combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm for preserving the planet they will inherit.

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.

Fantine Kerckaert

Senior Director of Customer Insights


03/31/2016

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