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

FRN:
0018223693
File Number:
0000012222
Submit Date:
07/07/2016
Call Sign:
WFIE
Facility ID:
13991
City:
EVANSVILLE
State:
IN
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/07/2016
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second 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

WFIE LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC

Doing Business As: WFIE 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 NBC
Nielsen DMA Evansville
Web Home Page Address www.14news.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 3.5
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(19)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 19) Response
Program Title Travel Thru History (MeTV 14.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:30 a.m. (4/2/16-6/25/16)
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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 19) Response
Program Title Uncaged (Grit 14.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30 a.m. (4/2/16-6/25/16)
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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 19) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (MeTV 14.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:30 a.m. (4/2/16-6/25/16)
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" explores some of the world's greatest myths and mysteries. Combining on-site reporting and exciting adventures, the Mystery Hunters uses 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. 2006 Winner of a Parents' Choice Award, Mystery Hunters.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 19) Response
Program Title Travel Thru History (MeTV 14.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8 a.m. (4/2/16-6/25/16)
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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 19) Response
Program Title The Chica Show (Primary NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11 a.m. (4/2/16-6/25/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 3
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "The Chica Show" features a five-year-old "baby" chick that spends her days with her parents in their costume shop, the Coop. The shop's one employee, Kelly, doubles as Chica's nanny and the ensemble is rounded out with Bunji, a large floppy eared rabbit, and Stitches, a straw mannequin that sits in the window. In each episode Chica develops or encounters a problem that she cannot immediately resolve. Usually her issues involve impulse control, distractibility, judgment, and inter-personal behaviors. She and Kelly usually work on the problem through an adventure - a fantasy transformation to animation - where Bunji and Stitches come alive and join Chica and Kelly for the problem solving process. The core educational content is primarily socio-emotional development as Chica learns how to express herself properly, think before she acts, and interact with others effectively. She often learns that it takes hard work and practice to become proficient at different skills.
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 The Chica Show
List date and time rescheduled 05/08/2016 11:00 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 2016-04-02
Episode # TCS101
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program The Chica Show
List date and time rescheduled 06/18/2016 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-06-04
Episode # TCS110
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program The Chica Show
List date and time rescheduled 05/28/2016 08:00 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 2016-05-28
Episode # TCS109
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (6 of 19) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures (MeTV 14.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:30 a.m. (4/2/16-6/25/16)
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" 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. Children get the message that their words have power, that their voices are being heard. Our 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 and Compassion.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 19) Response
Program Title Living Greener (Grit 14.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10 a.m. (4/2/16-6/25/16)
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" features stories on the environment and explores solutions to making planet earth greener. Stories range from how solar power is helping African villagers to using hydrogen cars to monitoring greenhouse gases. The series expands a teenager viewer's knowledge of the environment and how other people around the world are dealing with such issues as pollution and other environmental problems. At the same time, the series examines current and future eco-friendly ideas and practices.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 19) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (MeTV 14.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9 a.m. (4/2/16-6/25/16)
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" explores some of the world's greatest myths and mysteries. Combining on-site reporting and exciting adventures, the Mystery Hunters uses 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. 2006 Winner of a Parents' Choice Award, Mystery Hunters.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 19) Response
Program Title Noodle and Doodle (Primary NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30 a.m. (4/2/16-6/25/16)
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Noodle and Doodle," an instructional series, features creating art projects and cooking projects around a specific theme. Host Sean, drives around in a double-decker bus fully equipped with art supplies and a kitchen, ready for any assignment. The projects encourage parent engagement and often feature families working together to make something to display within the child's home. Sean's side-kick, Doggity, is an ever-faithful beagle who transforms into an animated character during interstitial trips to a parallel universe, set in a kitchen full of prank playing animated characters. The art projects typically promote utilizing recycled materials in order to demonstrate that creativity can transform something intended for one purpose into something that achieves a completely different goal.
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 Noodle and Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 04/16/2016 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 2016-04-16
Episode # NAD103
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 04/09/2016 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 2016-04-09
Episode # NAD102
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 05/28/2016 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 2016-05-28
Episode # NAD109
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 04/02/2016 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 2016-04-02
Episode # NAD101
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 05/07/2016 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 2016-05-07
Episode # NAD106
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 04/30/2016 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 2016-04-30
Episode # NAD105
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 06/18/2016 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-06-04
Episode # NAD110
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (10 of 19) Response
Program Title Ruff, Ruff, Tweet & Dave (Primary NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10 a.m. (4/2/16-6/25/16)
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Ruff-Ruff, Tweet, and Dave" [RRTD] is a preschool adventure/activity show where the lead characters travel to faraway lands to have adventures with their guide, a hamster named Hatty. Ruff-Ruff, the dog, is the most playful of the three; Tweet is a little bird who loves to fly and get creative with her suggestions; and Dave the Panda has a thing for bananas. RRTD might go to the beach, or the mountains, or to strange lands with pillows everywhere, just the sort of place where imagination and logic come together. The settings are always brightly colored and beautiful. Their transport vehicles are Roly-pods, artful go-carts that fit on a spiral ramp that folds in and out of the Spin-Again, a colorful round spinning top with special compartments designed to anchor each vehicle right on the outside rim during the journey.
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 Ruff, Ruff, Tweet & Dave
List date and time rescheduled 06/19/2016 11:00 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 2016-06-04
Episode # RTD123
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (11 of 19) Response
Program Title Astroblast (Primary NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30 a.m. (4/2/16-6/25/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 2
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Astroblast," based on the book series by author and illustrator Bob Kolar, is set on a space station in an unknown solar system. Five animal characters and one three-eyed octopus of unknown derivation populate the station. Each episode begins with an everyday conversation or incident that grows into a predicament needing a solution. While these predicaments take place in a fantasy environment, the issues and resolutions resonate for a preschool audience. Through comedy and zippy action, our target audience sees how the characters learn lessons for practical living such as how to keep track of things that belong to you, practice good habits, clean up when you've made a mess, rebound from a failure or an embarrassing incident, or resist the urge to blame others for your mistakes.
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 Astroblast
List date and time rescheduled 06/19/2016 11:30 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 2016-06-04
Episode # ATB123
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Astroblast
List date and time rescheduled 05/08/2016 11:30 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 2016-04-02
Episode # ATB114
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (12 of 19) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News (Primary)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 9:30 a.m. (4/3/16-6/26/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 2
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
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. "Teen Kids News" covers a wide range of topics -- from hard-hitting facts about the Iraq war and life after Sept. 11 to ways to tell whether a boy or girl is right for you that are usually specifically tailored toward the teen audience. The show is anchored and reported completely by teens (both boys and girls) from a range of diverse backgrounds. Some topics may be difficult for sensitive younger teens, and some mature teens may find the format corny -- but for most, this series presents a peer-oriented opportunity for them to learn about real happenings in their world. Families can talk about the specific stories that are covered in each episode. Teens interested in a particular topic may want to dig up more information through the Internet or via a trip to the library.
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 Teen Kids News
List date and time rescheduled 05/15/2016 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 2016-05-15
Episode # TKN1336
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Teen Kids News
List date and time rescheduled 06/04/2016 07:00 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 2016-06-05
Episode # TKN1339
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (13 of 19) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures (MeTV 14.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7 a.m. (4/2/16-6/25/16)
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" 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. Children get the message that their words have power, that their voices are being heard. Our 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 and Compassion.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 19) Response
Program Title Future Phenoms (Grit 14.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9 a.m. (4/2/16-6/25/16)
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" is an educational and informational program that is influential in helping youth realize the full potential they can accomplish both in the classroom and thru extracurricular activities. Recognizing athletes for classroom achievements as well as contributions in sports helps viewers understand the importance of dedication, discipline, commitment to academics, and community involvement. The show demonstrates how participation in sports builds confidence and encourages a healthy/active lifestyle. FUTURE PHENOMS encourages and inspires viewers to overcome adversity and pursue individual dreams.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 19) Response
Program Title On the Spot (Grit 14.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:30 a.m. (4/2/16-6/25/16)
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 got 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 19) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries (Grit 14.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11 a.m. (4/2/16-6/25/16)
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" teaches viewers how to approach the world around them both inquisitively and responsibly. The show provides examples on how to observe, study and care for the world in which we live while doing so in an exciting and engaging manner. OCEAN MYSTERIES shows how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals, to unexpected conflicts, viewers get to know about all the fascinating life living in our oceans.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 19) Response
Program Title Floogals (Primary NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9 a.m. (4/2/16-6/25/16)
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Floogals" is an animated show starring three space aliens - Fleeker, Flo and Boomer - who have been sent to earth to explore, investigate, discover and report their findings to their superiors at Floogal headquarters. The diminutive Floogals are no taller than a large safety pin and their visual perspective is literally the point of view of the show. With the multiple challenges of their size and ignorance of all things Hooman (that's Floogal-speak for human), the Floogals have a lot of work on their hands. They are engaged in the dual processes of discovery and problem solving as nothing on earth is familiar to them. Much like young children, they begin by encountering something new and then go through a comedic multi-step process of watching, listening, touching, and note-taking until they've figured out what and how their new discovery fits into the Hooman universe.
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 Floogals
List date and time rescheduled 06/11/2016 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-06-04
Episode # FGL101
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (18 of 19) Response
Program Title Future Phenoms (Grit 14.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30 a.m. (4/2/16-6/25/16)
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" is an educational and informational program that is influential in helping youth realize the full potential they can accomplish both in the classroom and thru extracurricular activities. Recognizing athletes for classroom achievements as well as contributions in sports helps viewers understand the importance of dedication, discipline, commitment to academics, and community involvement. The show demonstrates how participation in sports builds confidence and encourages a healthy/active lifestyle. FUTURE PHENOMS encourages and inspires viewers to overcome adversity and pursue individual dreams.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 19) Response
Program Title Nina's World (Primary NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:30 a.m. (4/2/16-6/25/16)
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Nina's World" is an animated show based on a six year old Latina, who lives in San Antonio, Texas with her parents, who own the local bakery, and her Abuela (grandmother). Her Tio (Uncle) Javier lives nearby and there are lots of different children and adults from several different cultures in the apartment complex and neighborhood where she lives. Nina's best friend is Star, a stuffed starfish pillow character brought to life by Nina's imagination. Each episode features Nina taking on a challenge, solving a problem, or finding a way to help others. She is very confident about her abilities , which sometimes gets her into trouble. However, with encouragement and chiding from Abuela, Nina learns about how to plan her "work," take responsibility for her actions, and correct her mistakes.
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 Nina's World
List date and time rescheduled 06/11/2016 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-06-04
Episode # NNW103
Reason for Preemption Sports

Non-Core Educational and Informational 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 Kirk A. Williams
Address 1115 Mt. Auburn Road
City Evansville
State IN
Zip 47720
Telephone Number (812) 426-1414
Email Address kwilliams@14news.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. Due to a network programming error originating at NBC, "Astroblast" and "The Chica Show" aired out of pattern on April 2, 2016. WFIE aired a make-good of these programs as follows: "Astroblast" make-good on Sunday, May 8 at 11:30 a.m. which is normal "second home"; "The Chica Show" make-good on Sunday, May 8 at 11 a.m. was a "third second home" necessitated by NBC's original mistake on April 2, delayed program re-feed and other network scheduling issues throughout second quarter. NBC Network is adjusting E/I programming effective the second week of 3rd quarter as follows: "Floogals" to "Terrific Trucks" at 9 a.m.; "Nina's World" to "Floogals" at 9:30 a.m.; "Ruff, Ruff, Tweet & Dave" to "Nina's World" at 10 a.m.; "Astroblast" to "Ruff, Ruff, Tweet & Dave" at 10 a.m. Therefore, you see that we have indicated one run of the first program listed and 12 runs of the second program listed for 3rd quarter. See public file for public service announcements designed specifically for children. "The More You Know's" comprehensive website (www.themoreyouknow.com)focuses on education, diversity, health, Internet safety and the environment. Established in 1989, The More You Know addresses the nation's most pressing social issues and remains a trusted voice for sharing knowledge to improve lives. WFIE Meteorologist's Jeff Lyons and Byron Douglas visit area schools to discuss weather-related studies. See Issues Report for list of schools and organizations visited. Numerous other 14 News Anchors and other personnel speak to local organizations as well. See Issues Report for listing. WFIE conducts station tours and participates in "job shadow" days to give groups, individuals and organizations a "behind-the-sceens" look at broadcasting. Visitors see the various departments in the station and explain their functions, as well as the various jobs available in each department and the education needed to secure a job in broadcasting. Groups sit in on a newscast and are provided the opportunity to ask questions. See Issues Report for listing of tour groups and job shadow participants during current quarter.

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Program Title Floogals (Primary NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9 a.m. (7/2/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Floogals" is an animated show starring three space aliens - Fleeker, Flo and Boomer - who have been sent to earth to explore, investigate, discover and report their findings to their superiors at Floogal headquarters. The diminutive Floogals are no taller than a large safety pin and their visual perspective is literally the point of view of the show. With the multiple challenges of their size and ignorance of all things Hooman (that's Floogal-speak for human), the Floogals have a lot of work on their hands. They are engaged in the dual processes of discovery and problem solving as nothing on earth is familiar to them. Much like young children, they begin by encountering something new and then go through a comedic multi-step process of watching, listening, touching, and note-taking until they've figured out what and how their new discovery fits into the Hooman universe.
Other Matters (2 of 23) Response
Program Title Uncaged (Grit 14.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30 a.m. (7/2/16-9/24/16)
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.
Other Matters (3 of 23) Response
Program Title Noodle & Doodle (Primary NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30 a.m. (7/2/16-9/24/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Noodle and Doodle," an instructional series, features creating art projects and cooking projects around a specific theme. Host Sean, drives around in a double-decker bus fully equipped with art supplies and a kitchen, ready for any assignment. The projects encourage parent engagement and often feature famileis working together to make something to display within the child's home. Sean's side-kick, Doggity, is an ever-faithful beagle who transforms into an animated character during interstitial trips to a parallel universe, set in a kitchen full of prank playing animated characters. The art projects typically promote utilizing recycled materials in order to demonstrate that creativity can transform something intended for one purpose into something that achieves a completely different goal.
Other Matters (4 of 23) Response
Program Title Ruff, Ruff, Tweet & Dave (Primary NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30 a.m. (7/9/16-9/24/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Ruff-Ruff, Tweet, and Dave" [RRTD] is a preschool adventure/activity show where the lead characters travel to faraway lands to have adventures with their guide, a hamster named Hatty. Ruff-Ruff, the dog, is the most playful of the three; Tweet is a little bird who loves to fly and get creative with her suggestions; and Dave the Panda has a thing for bananas. RRTD might go to the beach, or the mountains, or to strange lands with pillows everywhere, just the sort of place where imagination and logic come together. The settings are always brightly colored and beautiful. Their transport vehicles are Roly-pods, artful go-carts that fit on a spiral ramp that folds in and out of the Spin-Again, a colorful round spinning top with special compartments designed to anchor each vehicle right on the outside rim during the journey.
Other Matters (5 of 23) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (MeTV 14.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:30 a.m. (7/2/16-9/24/16)
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" explores some of the world's greatest myths and mysteries. Combining on-site reporting and exciting adventures, the Mystery Hunters uses 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. 2006 Winner of a Parents' Choice Award, Mystery Hunters.
Other Matters (6 of 23) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (MeTV 14.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9 a.m. (7/2/16-9/24/16)
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" explores some of the world's greatest myths and mysteries. Combining on-site reporting and exciting adventures, the Mystery Hunters uses 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. 2006 Winner of a Parents' Choice Award, Mystery Hunters.
Other Matters (7 of 23) Response
Program Title Future Phenoms (Grit 14.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9 a.m. (7/2/16-9/24/16)
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" is an educational and informational program that is influential in helping youth realize the full potential they can accomplish both in the classroom and thru extracurricular activities. Recognizing athletes for classroom achievements as well as contributions in sports helps viewers understand the importance of dedication, discipline, commitment to academics, and community involvement. The show demonstrates how participation in sports builds confidence and encourages a healthy/active lifestyle. FUTURE PHENOMS encourages and inspires viewers to overcome adversity and pursue individual dreams.
Other Matters (8 of 23) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries (Grit 14.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11 a.m. (7/2/16-9/24/16)
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" teaches viewers how to approach the world around them both inquisitively and responsibly. The show provides examples on how to observe, study and care for the world in which we live while doing so in an exciting and engaging manner. OCEAN MYSTERIES shows how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals, to unexpected conflicts, viewers get to know about all the fascinating life living in our oceans.
Other Matters (9 of 23) Response
Program Title The Chica Show (Primary NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11 a.m. (7/2/16-9/24/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "The Chica Show" features a five-year-old "baby" chick that spends her days with her parents in their costume shop, the Coop. The shop's one employee, Kelly, doubles as Chica's nanny and the ensemble is rounded out with Bunji, a large floppy eared rabbit, and Stitches, a straw mannequin that sits in the window. In each episode Chica develops or encounters a problem that shw cannot immediately resolve. Usually her issues involve impulse control, distractibility, judgment, and inter-personal behaviors. She and Kelly usually work on the problem through an adventure - a fantasy transformation to animation - where Bunji and Stitches come alive and join Chica and Kelly for the problem solving process. The core educaitonal content is primarily socio-emotional development as Chica learns how to express herself properly, think before she acts, and interact with others effectively. She often learns that it takes hard work and practice to become proficient at different skills.
Other Matters (10 of 23) Response
Program Title Astroblast (Primary NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30 a.m. (7/2/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Astroblast," based on the book series by author and illustrator Bob Kolar, is set on a space station in an unknown solar system. Five animal characters and one three-eyed octopus of unknown derivation populate the station. Each episode begins with an everyday conversation or incident that grows into a predicament needing a solution. While these predicaments take place in a fantasy environment, the issues and resolutions resonate for a preschool audience. Through comedy and zippy action, our target audience sees how the characters learn lessons for practical living such as how to keep track of things that belong to you, practice good habits, clean up when you've made a mess, rebound from a failure or an embarrassing incident, or resist the urge to blame others for your mistakes.
Other Matters (11 of 23) Response
Program Title Travel Thru History (MeTV 14.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:30 a.m. (7/2/16-9/24/16)
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.
Other Matters (12 of 23) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures (MeTV 14.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7 a.m. (7/2/16-9/24/16)
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" 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. Children get the message that their words have power, that their voices are being heard. Our 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 and Compassion.
Other Matters (13 of 23) Response
Program Title On the Spot (Grit 14.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:30 a.m. (7/2/16-9/24/16)
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 got 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.
Other Matters (14 of 23) Response
Program Title Travel Thru History (MeTV 14.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8 a.m. (7/2/16-9/24/16)
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.
Other Matters (15 of 23) Response
Program Title Ruff Ruff Tweet & Dave (Primary NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10 a.m. (7/2/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Ruff-Ruff, Tweet, and Dave" [RRTD] is a preschool adventure/activity show where the lead characters travel to faraway lands to have adventures with their guide, a hamster named Hatty. Ruff-Ruff, the dog, is the most playful of the three; Tweet is a little bird who loves to fly and get creative with her suggestions; and Dave the Panda has a thing for bananas. RRTD might go to the beach, or the mountains, or to strange lands with pillows everywhere, just the sort of place where imagination and logic come together. The settings are always brightly colored and beautiful. Their transport vehicles are Roly-pods, artful go-carts that fit on a spiral ramp that folds in and out of the Spin-Again, a colorful round spinning top with special compartments designed to anchor each vehicle right on the outside rim during the journey.
Other Matters (16 of 23) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures (MeTV 14.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:30 a.m. (7/2/16-9/24/16)
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" 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. Children get the message that their words have power, that their voices are being heard. Our 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 and Compassion.
Other Matters (17 of 23) Response
Program Title Terrific Trucks (Primary NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9 a.m. (7/9/16-9/24/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Terrific Trucks" is a live-action series that follows the exploits of five self-driving, heavy-duty construction trucks. They include Tork, the dump truck, Stotz, the flatbed, Dug, the digger, Blinker, the mini-digger, and Sparky, the front-end loader. The trucks reside in a fully equipped truck yard/rock quarry and work as a team on various building projects that require planning, collaboration and implementation. Each truck brings specific skills to the group. They get challenging job assignments from Mr. Bill Board, a digital outdoor screen that outlines and diagrams the problem to be solved. By allocating the role each truck will perform during the project, the group merges those unique skills to fulfill their respective assignments. Unexpected problems that could compromise their success-- such as the weather, broken truck parts, or personal conflicts between the trucks--- are addressed and overcome so the job can be completed.
Other Matters (18 of 23) Response
Program Title Floogals (Primary NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:30 a.m. (7/9/16-9/24/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Floogals" is an animated show starring three space aliens - Fleeker, Flo and Boomer - who have been sent to earth to explore, investigate, discover and report their findings to their superiors at Floogal headquarters. The diminutive Floogals are no taller than a large safety pin and their visual perspective is literally the point of view of the show. With the multiple challenges of their size and ignorance of all things Hooman (that's Floogal-speak for human), the Floogals have a lot of work on their hands. They are engaged in the dual processes of discovery and problem solving as nothing on earth is familiar to them. Much like young children, they begin by encountering something new and then go through a comedic multi-step process of watching, listening, touching, and note-taking until they've figured out what and how their new discovery fits into the Hooman universe.
Other Matters (19 of 23) Response
Program Title Nina's World (Primary NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10 a.m. (7/9/16-9/24/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Nina's World" is an animated show based on a six year old Latina, who lives in San Antonio, Texas with her parents, who own the local bakery, and her Abuela (grandmother). Her Tio (Uncle) Javier lives nearby and there are lots of different children and adults from several different cultures in the apartment complex and neighborhood where she lives. Nina's best friend is Star, a stuffed starfish pillow character brought to life by Nina's imagination. Each episode features Nina taking on a challenge, solving a problem, or finding a way to help others. She is very confident about her abilities , which sometimes gets her into trouble. However, with encouragement and chiding from Abuela, Nina learns about how to plan her "work," take responsibility for her actions, and correct her mistakes.
Other Matters (20 of 23) Response
Program Title Nina's World (Primary NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:30 a.m. (7/2/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Nina's World" is an animated show based on a six year old Latina, who lives in San Antonio, Texas with her parents, who own the local bakery, and her Abuela (grandmother). Her Tio (Uncle) Javier lives nearby and there are lots of different children and adults from several different cultures in the apartment complex and neighborhood where she lives. Nina's best friend is Star, a stuffed starfish pillow character brought to life by Nina's imagination. Each episode features Nina taking on a challenge, solving a problem, or finding a way to help others. She is very confident about her abilities , which sometimes gets her into trouble. However, with encouragement and chiding from Abuela, Nina learns about how to plan her "work," take responsibility for her actions, and correct her mistakes.
Other Matters (21 of 23) Response
Program Title Living Greener (Grit 14.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10 a.m. (7/2/16-9/24/16)
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" features stories on the environment and explores solutions to making planet earth greener. Stories range from how solar power is helping African villagers to using hydrogen cars to monitoring greenhouse gases. The series expands a teenager viewer's knowledge of the environment and how other people around the world are dealing with such issues as pollution and other environmental problems. At the same time, the series examines current and future eco-friendly ideas and practices.
Other Matters (22 of 23) Response
Program Title Future Phenoms (Grit 14.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30 a.m. (7/2/16-9/24/16)
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" is an educational and informational program that is influential in helping youth realize the full potential they can accomplish both in the classroom and thru extracurricular activities. Recognizing athletes for classroom achievements as well as contributions in sports helps viewers understand the importance of dedication, discipline, commitment to academics, and community involvement. The show demonstrates how participation in sports builds confidence and encourages a healthy/active lifestyle. FUTURE PHENOMS encourages and inspires viewers to overcome adversity and pursue individual dreams.
Other Matters (23 of 23) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News (Primary)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 9:30 a.m. (7/3/16-9/25/16)
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. "Teen Kids News" covers a wide range of topics -- from hard-hitting facts about the Iraq war and life after Sept. 11 to ways to tell whether a boy or girl is right for you that are usually specifically tailored toward the teen audience. The show is anchored and reported completely by teens (both boys and girls) from a range of diverse backgrounds. Some topics may be difficult for sensitive younger teens, and some mature teens may find the format corny -- but for most, this series presents a peer-oriented opportunity for them to learn about real happenings in their world. Families can talk about the specific stories that are covered in each episode. Teens interested in a particular topic may want to dig up more information through the Internet or via a trip to the library.

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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.

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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.

Jay Hiett

VP & General Manager


07/07/2016

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