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

FRN:
0027809318
File Number:
0000010010
Submit Date:
04/08/2016
Call Sign:
WTOL
Facility ID:
13992
City:
TOLEDO
State:
OH
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/08/2016
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

WTOL LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC

Doing Business As: WTOL LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC

201 MONROE STREET

RSA TOWER, 20TH FLOOR

MONTGOMERY, AL 36104

United States

+1 (334) 206-1400

rbryan@raycommedia.com

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Michael Beder , Esq .

Legal Counsel

COVINGTON & BURLING LLP

One CityCenter

850 Tenth Street, NW

WASHINGTON, DC 20001

United States

+1 (202) 662-5138

mbeder@cov.com

Legal Representative

Robert E. Thurber , Jr. .

Vice President, Engineering

Raycom Media, Inc.

RSA TOWER, 20TH FLOOR

201 MONROE STREET

MONTGOMERY, AL 36104

United States

+1 (334) 206-1409

BTHURBER@RAYCOMMEDIA.COM

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CBS
Nielsen DMA Toledo
Web Home Page Address http://www.wtol.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(18)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 18) Response
Program Title GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES - I (digital channel 11.2 on WTOL-DT2 "Me-TV")
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:00-8:30AM (1/2-3/26/16)
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 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES teaches children critical writing skills through improvisation, storytelling, and story theatre in this fun, informational and educational program. The program sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-13. The diverse Green Screen company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. Our educational mission emphasizes the four "C"s as well as the three "R"s - Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion. GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES - I aired on WTOL's secondary digital channel ("Me-TV") throughout the 1st quarter 2016.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 18) Response
Program Title TRAVEL THRU HISTORY - II (digital channel 11.2 on WTOL-DT2 "Me-TV")
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:30-10:00AM (1/2-3/26/16)
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. TRAVEL THRU HISTORY is designed to spark interest and enthusiasm in teens and their families to learn about our country's rich and fascinating history. The series visits diverse locales across the U.S. from Las Vegas to Key West. TRAVEL THRU HISTORY - II aired on WTOL's secondary digital channel ("Me-TV") throughout the 1st quarter 2016.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 18) Response
Program Title UNCAGED (digital channel 11.3 on WTOL-DT3 "Grit-TV")
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30AM-12:00PM (1/2-3/26/16)
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. UNCAGED explores all types of wild animals in their own environment and how they survive - from whales to orangutans, to turtles, penguins and many more animals. Teenage viewers learn about the living habits of these various critters and why some may be on their way to extinction. Each episode provides detailed explanations of the different animal species and helps viewers understand their daily lives. UNCAGED is educational, informative and entertaining while providing unique, up close televised visits of many wild and exotic creatures and teaching viewers all about life in the animal kingdom. UNCAGED aired on WTOL's tertiary digital channel ("Grit-TV") throughout the 1st quarter 2016.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 18) Response
Program Title LUCKY DOG (main digital channel 11.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:00-7:30AM (1/2-3/26/16)
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 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. The program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, had educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules. LUCKY DOG aired on WTOL's main digital channel throughout the 1st quarter 2016.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 18) Response
Program Title CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL'S HIDDEN HEROES (main digital channel 11.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:00-11:30AM (1/2-3/26/16)
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. CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL'S HIDDEN HEROES offers teens an opportunity to view everyday people - regardless of age, sex, occupation or education - stepping forward and acting in a socially responsible and moral fashion when faced with crises and moral dilemmas. In a candid camera-type format, individuals are placed in situations that cause them to demonstrate acts of kindness and generosity, stand up for diversity, shield others from bullies, and embrace friendships. In addition, the program includes segments that focus on overcoming one's fears as well as rewarding individuals for their unselfish kindness and community service. The program seeks to encourage young viewers to increase their sensitivity and awareness in order to refine their own moral compass. 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. CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL'S HIDDEN HEROES aired on WTOL's main digital channel throughout the 1st quarter 2016.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 18) Response
Program Title MYSTERY HUNTERS - II (digital channel 11.2 on WTOL-DT2 "Me-TV")
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30-11:00AM (1/2-3/26/16)
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. MYSTERY HUNTERS is a fast-paced, award-winning half-hour series that sets out to explore some of the world's greatest myths and mysteries. Combining on-site reporting and exciting adventures, the Mystery Hunters use science and reasoning to try to uncover the truth. The program teaches children how to gather facts, meet with experts, debunk common myths, and offer explanations for legends. Araya (Mengesha) and Christina (Broccolini, two real-life teenage mystery hunters, scour the world in search of unexplained phenomena. MYSTERY HUNTERS - II aired on WTOL's secondary digital channel ("Me-TV") throughout the 1st quarter 2016.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 18) Response
Program Title TRAVEL THRU HISTORY - I (digital channel 11.2 on WTOL-DT2 "Me-TV")
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:00-9:30AM (1/2-3/26/16)
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. TRAVEL THRU HISTORY is designed to spark interest and enthusiasm in teens and their families to learn about our country's rich and fascinating history. The series visits diverse locales across the U.S. from Las Vegas to Key West. TRAVEL THRU HISTORY - I aired on WTOL's secondary digital channel ("Me-TV") throughout the 1st quarter 2016.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 18) Response
Program Title MYSTERY HUNTERS - I (digital channel 11.2 on WTOL-DT2 "Me-TV")
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:00-10:30AM (1/2-3/26/16)
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. MYSTERY HUNTERS is a fast-paced, award-winning half-hour series that sets out to explore some of the world's greatest myths and mysteries. Combining on-site reporting and exciting adventures, the Mystery Hunters use science and reasoning to try to uncover the truth. The program teaches children how to gather facts, meet with experts, debunk common myths, and offer explanations for legends. Araya (Mengesha) and Christina (Broccolini, two real-life teenage mystery hunters, scour the world in search of unexplained phenomena. MYSTERY HUNTERS - I aired on WTOL's secondary digital channel ("Me-TV") throughout the 1st quarter 2016.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 18) Response
Program Title GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES - II (digital channel 11.2 on WTOL-DT2 "Me-TV")
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:30-9:00AM (1/2-3/26/16)
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 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES teaches children critical writing skills through improvisation, storytelling, and story theatre in this fun, informational and educational program. The program sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-13. The diverse Green Screen company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. Our educational mission emphasizes the four "C"s as well as the three "R"s - Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion. GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES - II aired on WTOL's secondary digital channel ("Me-TV") throughout the 1st quarter 2016.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 18) Response
Program Title FUTURE PHENOMS - II (digital channel 11.3 on WTOL-DT3 "Grit-TV")
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12:30-1:00PM (1/2-3/26/16)
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. FUTURE PHENOMS provides in-depth feature stories about the top prep athletes in the United States. The program features students and their stories of overcoming adversity. Viewers are challenged to overcome their personal adversities in life and to find an outlet to pursue their dreams. It is a goal of the series to motivate its viewers to participate in extracurricular activities which are essential to the educational process as they give children the confidence to pursue knowledge, pursue a healthy, active lifestyle, and pursue their dreams, despite the difficulties that life brings. Recognizing athletes for their classroom achievements as well as their contributions in extracurricular activities helps students to understand the importance of dedication, discipline, commitment to academics, and community involvement. FUTURE PHENOMS - II aired on WTOL's tertiary digital channel ("Grit-TV") throughout the 1st quarter 2016.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 18) Response
Program Title ON THE SPOT (digital channel 11.3 on WTOL-DT3 "Grit-TV")
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30-11:00AM (1/2-3/26/16)
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. ON THE SPOT is an educational and informative half-hour, E/I program that takes viewers on a lightning fast game of entertaining trivia. Each episode delivers endless amounts of meaningful information as the show tackles some of the most mind-blowing questions: Can a cow have an accent? Who received the world's longest standing ovation? As a kid, did Napoleon hate France? Questions are linked with eye-catching visuals, giving viewers a chance to guess the right answers. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with an information-based program that broadens their knowledge of a wide range of educational topics. ON THE SPOT aired on WTOL's tertiary digital channel ("Grit-TV") throughout the 1st quarter 2016.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 18) Response
Program Title THE INSPECTORS (main digital channel 11.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30-11:00AM (1/2-3/26/16)
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. THE INSPECTORS is a scripted dramatic series inspired by compelling real-life cases handled by the United States Postal Inspection Service. In the series, Preston Wainwright, a determined teenage boy who is thriving after being paralyzed in a car accident, works as an intern at the U.S. Postal Inspector's lab assisting his mom, Amanda, in solving crimes that deal with everything from internet scams, identity and mail theft, to consumer fraud. The program 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. 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. THE INSPECTORS aired on WTOL's main digital channel throughout the 1st quarter 2016.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 18) Response
Program Title FUTURE PHENOMS - I (digital channel 11.3 on WTOL-DT3 "Grit-TV")
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:00-10:30AM (1/2-3/26/16)
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. FUTURE PHENOMS provides in-depth feature stories about the top prep athletes in the United States. The program features students and their stories of overcoming adversity. Viewers are challenged to overcome their personal adversities in life and to find an outlet to pursue their dreams. It is a goal of the series to motivate its viewers to participate in extracurricular activities which are essential to the educational process as they give children the confidence to pursue knowledge, pursue a healthy, active lifestyle, and pursue their dreams, despite the difficulties that life brings. Recognizing athletes for their classroom achievements as well as their contributions in extracurricular activities helps students to understand the importance of dedication, discipline, commitment to academics, and community involvement. FUTURE PHENOMS - I aired on WTOL's tertiary digital channel ("Grit-TV") throughout the 1st quarter 2016.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 18) Response
Program Title GAME CHANGERS WITH KEVIN FRAZIER (main digital channel 11.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30AM-12:00PM (1/2-3/26/16)
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. GAME CHANGERS, hosted by Kevin Frazier, highlights professional athletes who use their notoriety and success to make positive changes in the lives of people in need. The program offers a very positive opportunity to view sports figures in activities that reflect the ideas of good sportsmanship and civic mindedness. Profiled celebrities range from players who have set up charities for youngsters around the world to those who have put together foundations that support various initiatives in their own communities where they were raised as part of an effort to "give back." The show provides valuable lessons on the true meaning of sportsmanship and responsibility to society of those who have achieved great success. 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. GAME CHANGERS WITH KEVIN FRAZIER aired on WTOL's main digital channel throughout the 1st quarter 2016.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 18) Response
Program Title LIVING GREENER (digital channel 28.3 on WTOL-DT3 "Grit-TV")
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:00-11:30AM (1/2-3/26/16)
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. LIVING GREENER talks to inventors, visionaries, scientists, and activists to find out where the planet is headed. Whether it's recycling cigarette butts into clothing, monitoring endangered species or creating a rooftop farm in New York City, LIVING GREENER gives us an insight into our future way of life. LIVING GREENER aired on WTOL's tertiary digital channel ("Grit-TV") throughout the 1st quarter 2016.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 18) Response
Program Title DR. CHRIS, PET VET (main digital channel 11.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:30-8:00AM (1/2-3/26/16)
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. Chronicling the adventures of Dr. Chris Brown, the program allows viewers a unique insight into the life of one of the world's busiest vets and the animals 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 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. DR. CHRIS, PET VET aired on WTOL's main digital channel throughout the 1st quarter 2016.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 18) Response
Program Title THE HENRY FORD'S INNOVATION NATION (main digital channel 11.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:00-10:30AM (1/2-3/26/16)
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. 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. THE HENRY FORD'S INNOVATION NATION aired on WTOL's primary digital channel throughout the 1st quarter 2016.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 18) Response
Program Title OCEAN MYSTERIES (digital channel 11.3 on WTOL-DT3 "Grit-TV")
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12:00-12:30PM (1/2-3/26/16)
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. OCEAN MYSTERIES offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. The series is hosted by Jeff Corwin and is chock full of interesting facts and stunning filmwork. The host draws a wide variety of connections between the natural world and the world that students ages 13-16 engage on a daily basis. The program also models environmental and scientific stewardship and encourages viewers to be responsible adults. OCEAN MYSTERIES aired on WTOL's tertiary digital channel ("Grit-TV") throughout the 1st quarter 2016.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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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 Brian Lorenzen
Address 730 N. Summit Street
City Toledo
State OH
Zip 43604
Telephone Number (419) 248-1155
Email Address Blorenzen@wtol.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 (18)

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Other Matters (1 of 18) Response
Program Title OCEAN MYSTERIES (digital channel 11.3 on WTOL-DT3 "Grit-TV")
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12:00-12:30PM (4/2-6/25/16)
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. OCEAN MYSTERIES offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. The series is hosted by Jeff Corwin and is chock full of interesting facts and stunning filmwork. The host draws a wide variety of connections between the natural world and the world that students ages 13-16 engage on a daily basis. The program also models environmental and scientific stewardship and encourages viewers to be responsible adults. OCEAN MYSTERIES will air on WTOL's tertiary digital channel ("Grit-TV") in the 2nd quarter 2016.
Other Matters (2 of 18) Response
Program Title FUTURE PHENOMS - I (digital channel 11.3 on WTOL-DT3 "Grit-TV")
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:00-10:30AM (4/2-6/25/16)
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. FUTURE PHENOMS provides in-depth feature stories about the top prep athletes in the United States. The program features students and their stories of overcoming adversity. Viewers are challenged to overcome their personal adversities in life and to find an outlet to pursue their dreams. It is a goal of the series to motivate its viewers to participate in extracurricular activities which are essential to the educational process as they give children the confidence to pursue knowledge, pursue a healthy, active lifestyle, and pursue their dreams, despite the difficulties that life brings. Recognizing athletes for their classroom achievements as well as their contributions in extracurricular activities helps students to understand the importance of dedication, discipline, commitment to academics, and community involvement. FUTURE PHENOMS - I will air on WTOL's tertiary digital channel ("Grit-TV") in the 2nd quarter 2016.
Other Matters (3 of 18) Response
Program Title ON THE SPOT (digital channel 11.3 on WTOL-DT3 "Grit-TV")
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30-11:00AM (4/2-6/25/16)
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. ON THE SPOT is an educational and informative half-hour, E/I program that takes viewers on a lightning fast game of entertaining trivia. Each episode delivers endless amounts of meaningful information as the show tackles some of the most mind-blowing questions: Can a cow have an accent? Who received the world's longest standing ovation? As a kid, did Napoleon hate France? Questions are linked with eye-catching visuals, giving viewers a chance to guess the right answers. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with an information-based program that broadens their knowledge of a wide range of educational topics. ON THE SPOT will air on WTOL's tertiary digital channel ("Grit-TV") in the 2nd quarter 2016.
Other Matters (4 of 18) Response
Program Title GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES - I (digital channel 11.2 on WTOL-DT2 "Me-TV")
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:00-8:30AM (4/2-6/25/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES teaches children critical writing skills through improvisation, storytelling, and story theatre in this fun, informational and educational program. The program sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-13. The diverse Green Screen company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. Our educational mission emphasizes the four "C"s as well as the three "R"s - Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion. GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES - I will air on WTOL's secondary digital channel ("Me-TV") in the 2nd quarter 2016.
Other Matters (5 of 18) Response
Program Title THE INSPECTORS (main digital channel 11.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30-11:00AM (4/2-6/25/16)
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 inspired by compelling real-life cases handled by the United States Postal Inspection Service. In the series, Preston Wainwright, a determined teenage boy who is thriving after being paralyzed in a car accident, works as an intern at the U.S. Postal Inspector's lab assisting his mom, Amanda, in solving crimes that deal with everything from internet scams, identity and mail theft, to consumer fraud. The program 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. 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. THE INSPECTORS will air on WTOL's main digital channel in the 2nd quarter 2016.
Other Matters (6 of 18) Response
Program Title DR. CHRIS, PET VET (main digital channel 11.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:30-8:00AM (4/2-6/25/16)
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, the program allows viewers a unique insight into the life of one of the world's busiest vets and the animals 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 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. DR. CHRIS, PET VET will air on WTOL's main digital channel in the 2nd quarter 2016.
Other Matters (7 of 18) Response
Program Title LUCKY DOG (main digital channel 11.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:00-7:30AM (4/2-6/25/16)
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. The program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, had educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules. LUCKY DOG will air on WTOL's main digital channel in the 2nd quarter 2016.
Other Matters (8 of 18) Response
Program Title CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL'S HIDDEN HEROES (main digital channel 11.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:00-11:30AM (4/2-6/25/16)
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 offers teens an opportunity to view everyday people - regardless of age, sex, occupation or education - stepping forward and acting in a socially responsible and moral fashion when faced with crises and moral dilemmas. In a candid camera-type format, individuals are placed in situations that cause them to demonstrate acts of kindness and generosity, stand up for diversity, shield others from bullies, and embrace friendships. In addition, the program includes segments that focus on overcoming one's fears as well as rewarding individuals for their unselfish kindness and community service. The program seeks to encourage young viewers to increase their sensitivity and awareness in order to refine their own moral compass. 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. CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL'S HIDDEN HEROES will air on WTOL's main digital channel in the 2nd quarter 2016.
Other Matters (9 of 18) Response
Program Title TRAVEL THRU HISTORY - I (digital channel 11.2 on WTOL-DT2 "Me-TV")
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:00-9:30AM (4/2-6/25/16)
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. TRAVEL THRU HISTORY is designed to spark interest and enthusiasm in teens and their families to learn about our country's rich and fascinating history. The series visits diverse locales across the U.S. from Las Vegas to Key West. TRAVEL THRU HISTORY - I will air on WTOL's secondary digital channel ("Me-TV") in the 2nd quarter 2016.
Other Matters (10 of 18) Response
Program Title LIVING GREENER (digital channel 11.3 on WTOL-DT3 "Grit-TV")
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:00-11:30AM (4/2-6/25/16)
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. LIVING GREENER talks to inventors, visionaries, scientists and activists to find out where the planet is headed. Whether it's recycling cigarette butts into clothing, monitoring endangered species or creating a rooftop farm in New York City, Living Greener gives us an insight into our future way of life. LIVING GREENER will air on WTOL's tertiary digital channel ("Grit-TV") in the 2nd quarter 2016.
Other Matters (11 of 18) Response
Program Title MYSTERY HUNTERS - I (digital channel 11.2 on WTOL-DT2 "Me-TV")
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:00-10:30AM (4/2-6/25/16)
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. MYSTERY HUNTERS is a fast-paced, award-winning half-hour series that sets out to explore some of the world's greatest myths and mysteries. Combining on-site reporting and exciting adventures, the Mystery Hunters use science and reasoning to try to uncover the truth. The program teaches children how to gather facts, meet with experts, debunk common myths, and offer explanations for legends. Araya (Mengesha) and Christina (Broccolini, two real-life teenage mystery hunters, scour the world in search of unexplained phenomena. MYSTERY HUNTERS - I will air on WTOL's secondary digital channel ("Me-TV") in the 2nd quarter 2016.
Other Matters (12 of 18) Response
Program Title UNCAGED (digital channel 11.3 on WTOL-DT3 "Grit-TV")
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30AM-12:00PM (4/2-6/25/16)
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. UNCAGED explores all types of wild animals in their own environment and how they survive - from whales to orangutans, to turtles, penguins and many more animals. Teenage viewers learn about the living habits of these various critters and why some may be on their way to extinction. Each episode provides detailed explanations of the different animal species and helps viewers understand their daily lives. UNCAGED is educational, informative and entertaining while providing unique, up close televised visits of wild and exotic creatures and teaching viewers all about life in the animal kingdom. UNCAGED will air on WTOL's tertiary digital channel ("Grit-TV") in the 2nd quarter 2016.
Other Matters (13 of 18) Response
Program Title MYSTERY HUNTERS - II (digital channel 11.2 on WTOL-DT2 "Me-TV")
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30-11:00AM (4/2-6/25/16)
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. MYSTERY HUNTERS is a fast-paced, award-winning half-hour series that sets out to explore some of the world's greatest myths and mysteries. Combining on-site reporting and exciting adventures, the Mystery Hunters use science and reasoning to try to uncover the truth. The program teaches children how to gather facts, meet with experts, debunk common myths, and offer explanations for legends. Araya (Mengesha) and Christina (Broccolini, two real-life teenage mystery hunters, scour the world in search of unexplained phenomena. MYSTERY HUNTERS - II will air on WTOL's secondary digital channel ("Me-TV") in the 2nd quarter 2016.
Other Matters (14 of 18) Response
Program Title GAME CHANGERS WITH KEVIN FRAZIER (main digital channel 11.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30AM-12:00PM (4/2-6/25/16)
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. GAME CHANGERS, hosted by Kevin Frazier, highlights professional athletes who use their notoriety and success to make positive changes in the lives of people in need. The program offers a very positive opportunity to view sports figures in activities that reflect the ideas of good sportsmanship and civic mindedness. Profiled celebrities range from players who have set up charities for youngsters around the world to those who have put together foundations that support various initiatives in their own communities where they were raised as part of an effort to "give back." The show provides valuable lessons on the true meaning of sportsmanship and responsibility to society of those who have achieved great success. 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. GAME CHANGERS WITH KEVIN FRAZIER will air on WTOL's main digital channel in the 2nd quarter 2016.
Other Matters (15 of 18) Response
Program Title THE HENRY FORD'S INNOVATION NATION (main digital channel 11.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:00-10:30AM (4/2-6/25/16)
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. THE HENRY FORD'S INNOVATION NATION will air on WTOL's primary digital channel in the 2nd quarter 2016.
Other Matters (16 of 18) Response
Program Title TRAVEL THRU HISTORY - II (digital channel 11.2 on WTOL-DT2 "Me-TV")
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:30-10:00AM (4/2-6/25/16)
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. TRAVEL THRU HISTORY is designed to spark interest and enthusiasm in teens and their families to learn about our country's rich and fascinating history. The series visits diverse locales across the U.S. from Las Vegas to Key West. TRAVEL THRU HISTORY - II will air on WTOL's secondary digital channel ("Me-TV") in the 2nd quarter 2016.
Other Matters (17 of 18) Response
Program Title FUTURE PHENOMS - II (digital channel 11.3 on WTOL-DT3 "Grit-TV")
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12:30-1:00PM (4/2-6/25/16)
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. FUTURE PHENOMS provides in-depth feature stories about the top prep athletes in the United States. The program features students and their stories of overcoming adversity. Viewers are challenged to overcome their personal adversities in life and to find an outlet to pursue their dreams. It is a goal of the series to motivate its viewers to participate in extracurricular activities which are essential to the educational process as they give children the confidence to pursue knowledge, pursue a healthy, active lifestyle, and pursue their dreams, despite the difficulties that life brings. Recognizing athletes for their classroom achievements as well as their contributions in extracurricular activities helps students to understand the importance of dedication, discipline, commitment to academics, and community involvement. FUTURE PHENOMS - II will air on WTOL's tertiary digital channel ("Grit-TV") in the 2nd quarter 2016.
Other Matters (18 of 18) Response
Program Title GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES - II (digital channel 11.2 on WTOL-DT2 "Me-TV")
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:30-9:00AM (4/2-6/25/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES teaches children critical writing skills through improvisation, storytelling, and story theatre in this fun, informational and educational program. The program sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-13. The diverse Green Screen company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. Our educational mission emphasizes the four "C"s as well as the three "R"s - Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion. GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES - II will air on WTOL's secondary digital channel ("Me-TV")in the 2nd quarter 2016.

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Brian Lorenzen

General Manager


04/08/2016

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