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

FRN:
0030884704
File Number:
0000011989
Submit Date:
07/06/2016
Call Sign:
WREX
Facility ID:
73940
City:
ROCKFORD
State:
IL
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/06/2016
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

WREX LICENSE, LLC

Doing Business As: WREX LICENSE, LLC

Brady Dreasler

PO Box 909

QUINCY, IL 62306

United States

+1 (217) 223-5100

bdreasler@quincyinc.com

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Stephen Hartzell

Brooks, Pierce et al.

PO Box 1800

Raleigh, NC 27602

United States

+1 (919) 839-0300

shartzell@brookspierce.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network NBC, Me-TV, CW
Nielsen DMA Rockford
Web Home Page Address http://www.wrex.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 3.38
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: 8.0
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 Dog Town, USA - CW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 08:00 AM CT
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. CW - "Dog Town, USA" - Built on 33,000 acres of pristine land in Utah, Dog Town USA is the nation's preeminent facility dedicated to finding safe homes for abandoned dogs. Each week, Dog Town's highly skilled staff and internationally renowned experts first create a safe sanctuary for dogs from around the world. Then, "Dog Town USA's" medical professionals provide personal care to each dog beginning the detailed process of rehabilitation in preparation for uniting each dog with a loving new family and home.
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 Saved By The Bell - MeTV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. 9:00am,9:30am,10:00am,10:30am CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Total times aired 52
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. MeTV - "Saved By The Bell" is a weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say "no," the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 18) Response
Program Title Noodle and Doodle - NBC
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 11:30am CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 7
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 7
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 6
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. NBC -Host Sean Roach helps kids cook and craft their way to memorable occasions with the help of his puppet friend Noodle McNoodle and his pup Doggity. In each episode, kids hopaboard the Noodle and Doodle bus and roll up their sleeves to create unique works of art while Sean and Noodle cook up something simple and healthy for their special event. The show also features animated shorts starring Doggity and his canine friends who offer their own kid-friendly snack recipes.
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 - NBC
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 #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle - NBC
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? No
Date Preempted 2016-05-07
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle - NBC
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? No
Date Preempted 2016-04-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle - NBC
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? No
Date Preempted 2016-04-30
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle - NBC
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? No
Date Preempted 2016-04-09
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle - NBC
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? No
Date Preempted 2016-04-02
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (4 of 18) Response
Program Title Astroblast - NBC
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 11:00am CT (thru 4/2/16); Sat 10:30am CT (as of 4/10/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. NBC - "Astroblast!" follows the adventures of a crew of space animals who run the Astroblast Space Station - the coolest hangout in the galaxy. The team of animals who run it are the best of friends - Comet, Halley, Sputnik, Radar and Jet - all under the watchful eye of Sal the Octopus. But when you stick five friends with very different personalities in one place - things are bound to get messy. Through it all, the "Astroblast!" crew accept their differences, help one another, make new friends, and discover that getting along is always out of this world. Every day brings a new adventure - big and small - whether it involves getting ready for a surprise birthday party for a Gremulon princess, dealing with demanding dairy-obsessed customers from the Milky Way, making peace between two spaceships of hungry space pirates, or helping a scary-looking, but shy, visitor make friends when no one will sit with him at lunch. "Astroblast!" is a Sprout original series that is co-produced with Scholastic Media, a division of Scholastic Inc, the global children's publishing, education and media company. Astroblast! is inspired by the books of the same name by award-winning author and illustrator Bob Kolar.
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 - NBC
List date and time rescheduled 06/26/2016 07:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2016-06-04
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (5 of 18) Response
Program Title Think Big - NBC
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. 7:00 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 3
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. NBC - "Think Big" features top kid inventors who face off against each other in an Invent-Off to see who can come up with the most innovative and creative invention. Each episode is set in the Think Tank, a studio filled top to bottom with art supplies and construction materials. Two teams, each led by a featured inventor, brainstorm, choose materials and then sketch, design and build their idea. Once completed, the competing inventions are presented to a judge. The best invention wins bragging rights and the coveted Genius Cup.
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 Think Big - NBC
List date and time rescheduled 06/19/2016 07:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2016-05-29
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (6 of 18) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition - CW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 9:30am CT
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. CW - Renowned dog behaviorist and trainer Cesar Millan, "Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition" travels far and wide to help problem pups and teach families to better understand how to better deal with a dog's negative behavior. From Chihuahuas to Great Danes, no job is too big (or small) for Cesar. Viewers will have the chance to witness remarkable transformations first-hand and discover the how to be a responsible pet owner.
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 Save Our Shelter - CW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 10:30am CT
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. CW - Save Our Shelters is a show for teens to inform them of the need for pet adoption. The two hosts will discuss quality pet care and the traits of different breeds while remodeling community shelter in need. rundown shelters with help from the hosts and local volunteers will be upgraded. The newly remodeled, first class shelters hope the upgrades will result in more adoptions and pet lives saved.
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 Calling Dr. Pol - CW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 7:00am,7:30am CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
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. CW - "Calling Dr. Pol" is a weekly half-hour series that explores the fascinating occupation of veterinary medicine. Designed to educate and inform viewers aged 13-16 and the entire family this inspiring series invites viewers to share in the experiences of Dr. Pol. An enthusiastic and naturally-inclined and well-rounded scholar, Dr. Pol has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 35 years. Caring for more than 19,000 patients, Dr. Pol has seen it all. Specializing in large farm animals, Dr. Pol, his family and veterinary staff also care for animals of all shapes and sizes. Each week audiences will have a chance to understand the challenges and rewards of this fulfilling profession and learn that the work doesn't end at the clinic; Dr. Pol often takes his talents to the road by helping sick or injured animals on neighboring farms and ranches. With the added benefit of Dr. Pol's expert analysis and on-screen factoids, viewers will have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behavior of various domesticated animals and livestock. Unstoppable and unflappable, this Doc is a legend in the community and provides an entertaining view of the veterinary profession.
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 Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition - CW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 8:30am CT
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. CW - Renowned dog behaviorist and trainer Cesar Millan, "Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition" travels far and wide to help problem pups and teach families to better understand how to better deal with a dog's negative behavior. From Chihuahuas to Great Danes, no job is too big (or small) for Cesar. Viewers will have the chance to witness remarkable transformations first-hand and discover the how to be a responsible pet owner.
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 Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition - CW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 9:00am CT
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. CW - Renowned dog behaviorist and trainer Cesar Millan, "Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition" travels far and wide to help problem pups and teach families to better understand how to better deal with a dog's negative behavior. From Chihuahuas to Great Danes, no job is too big (or small) for Cesar. Viewers will have the chance to witness remarkable transformations first-hand and discover the how to be a responsible pet owner.
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 Hatched - CW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 11:30am CT
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. CW - Hatched is a series hoping to inspire the entrepreneur in teens. Each week a business team will teach a group of entrepreneurs about the skills needed to develop an idea into a product. Hatched hopes to combine entertainment with product development. The program hopes to use knowledge to instill confidence in young people by teaching product pricing, packaging, marketing, and investment strategies.
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 Nina's World - NBC
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 9:30am CT
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 3 years to 3 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. NBC - Nina's world tells the story of a 6 year old Nina and her best friend Star having fun within her vibrant and colorful neighborhood. Every day transforms into a new excursion around the neighborhood celebrating family, community, diversity and wonder.
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 - NBC
List date and time rescheduled 06/04/2016 07:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2016-06-04
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (13 of 18) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition - CW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 10:00am CT
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. CW - Renowned dog behaviorist and trainer Cesar Millan, "Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition" travels far and wide to help problem pups and teach families to better understand how to better deal with a dog's negative behavior. From Chihuahuas to Great Danes, no job is too big (or small) for Cesar. Viewers will have the chance to witness remarkable transformations first-hand and discover the how to be a responsible pet owner.
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 Dream Quest - CW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 11:00 am CT
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. CW - Dream Quest literally brings the world to young people and their families by fulfilling the desire to learn through experience. the ship is a floating classroom designed to give families a real-life education. The captain and crew of the Dream Quest takes families on an interactive journey where they learn about oceans, sea life, and the efforts being done to preserve them. Each week a different family will be given a chance to experience the "classroom". families will spend time on an amazing journey and the children will gain knowledge and experience that may lead to the careers in this field.
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 Floogals - NBC
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 9:00am CT
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 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. NBC - Captain Fleeker, First Officer Flo, and Junior Boomer are space explorers visiting planet Earth and the funny "hooman" creatures that live there. Junior Boomer likes to collect items that the hoomans throw in the trash and make magical creations. First Officer Flo records information from their findings and sends the report back to Planet Floog. Captain Fleeker is the adventurer. He gets his team out of jams. Through the Floogals' adventures children will be learn by experimentation and discovery.
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 - NBC
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? No
Date Preempted 2016-06-04
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (16 of 18) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures - MeTV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 7:00am CT, 7:30am CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
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 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MeTV - Green Screen Adventures company of performers and writers reinforces critical writing skills and emphasizes positive social messages. In addition to academics skills, GSA focuses on the five Cs: Creativity, Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion. Utilizing humor as a powerful learning tool, GSA sparks enthusiasm for writing through age appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. By basing the stories on the writing of elementary school students, children get the message that their words have power, and that their voices are being heard.
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 Ruff Ruff Tweet & Dave - NBC
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 10:00am CT
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. NBC - Ruff Ruff is an adventurous puppy, Tweet is a melodic, yellow bird, and Dave is a creative blue panda. Their friend Hatty the Hamster takes them to fantasy lands for games and adventures and new discoveries. The three main friends represent three choices in the games and adventures they encounter. The game process helps the friends decide what option to chose or how to better understand the adventure. Hatty asks the questions for the game and each character explains his pick. The audience is encouraged to cheer on their favorite character from home.
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 - NBC
List date and time rescheduled 06/12/2016 10:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2016-06-04
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (18 of 18) Response
Program Title The Chica Show - NBC
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 10:30am CT (thru 4/2/16); Sat 11:00am CT (as of 4/9/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
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. NBC -Chica is a five year old "baby" chick who 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. Chica's parents were formerly entertainers in the vaudeville tradition and they regale the audience with stories and songs from their theatrical past. They enjoy and indulge Chica, who sometimes acts younger than her age and gets into all kinds of prediatments. Kelly uses fantasy play to transform herself, Chica, Bunji and Stitches into animated characters in another universe, who are struggling with a problem similar to the one Chica experienced in the Coop. Without fail, they find the problem can be solved and they carry that knowledge back to the Coop to use on another day.
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 - NBC
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? No
Date Preempted 2016-05-28
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program The Chica Show - NBC
List date and time rescheduled 06/25/2016 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2016-06-04
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other

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 Theresa Wesseln
Address P.O. Box 530
City Rockford
State IL
Zip 61105
Telephone Number (815) 335-2213
Email Address twesseln@wrex.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. One or more episodes of children's programming that was preempted during the quarter was not rescheduled. The Digital core Programming Summary section of this report would not permit the station to include preemption reports for such unrescheduled preemptions, and FCC Staff has advised that no preemption report for such unrescheduled episodes is necessary. Astroblast - NBC, was preempted on 6/4/2016 at its regular time due to sports. Rescheduled for Sunday 6/12/2016 at 11:00am CT. Due to breaking news the morning of 6/12/2016 on the Orlando shootings coverage by NBC, the rescheduled date was moved to 6/26/2016 at 7:00am CT and aired. Ruff Ruff Tweet & Dave - NBC, was preempted 6/4/2016 at its regular time due to sports. Rescheduled for 10:30 am CT on 6/12/2016. Due to breaking news the morning of 6/12/2016 on the Orlando shootings coverage by NBC, the show only aired 10:30am CT through 10:46am CT before breaking news coverage cut in. The Chica Show - NBC, was preempted was preempted on 6/4/2016 at its regular time due to sports. Rescheduled for Sunday 6/12/2016 at 11:30am CT. Due to breaking news the morning of 6/12/2016 on the Orlando shootings coverage by NBC, the rescheduled date was moved to 6/25/2016 at 12:00pm CT and aired.

Other Matters (21)

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Other Matters (1 of 21) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell - MeTV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. 10:30 AM CT
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. MeTV - "Saved By The Bell" is a weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say "no," the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens.
Other Matters (2 of 21) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures - MeTV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 7:30 am CT
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. MeTV - Green Screen Adventures company of performers and writers reinforces critical writing skills and emphasizes positive social messages. In addition to academics skills, GSA focuses on the five Cs: Creativity, Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion. Utilizing humor as a powerful learning tool, GSA sparks enthusiasm for writing through age appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. By basing the stories on the writing of elementary school students, children get the message that their words have power, and that their voices are being heard.
Other Matters (3 of 21) Response
Program Title Ruff Ruff Tweet & Dave - NBC
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10:30am CT
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. NBC - Ruff Ruff is an adventurous puppy, Tweet is a melodic, yellow bird, and Dave is a creative blue panda. Their friend Hatty the Hamster takes them to fantasy lands for games and adventures and new discoveries. The three main friends represent three choices in the games and adventures they encounter. The game process helps the friends decide what option to chose or how to better understand the adventure. Hatty asks the questions for the game and each character explains his pick. The audience is encouraged to cheer on their favorite character from home.
Other Matters (4 of 21) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition - CW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 8:30am CT
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. CW - Renowned dog behaviorist and trainer Cesar Millan, Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition travels far and wide to help problem pups and teach families to better understand how to better deal with a dog's negative behavior. From Chihuahuas to Great Danes, no job is too big (or small) for Cesar. Viewers will have the chance to witness remarkable transformations first-hand and discover the how to be a responsible pet owner.
Other Matters (5 of 21) Response
Program Title Dream Quest - CW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 11:00 am CT
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. CW - Dream Quest literally bring s the world to young people and their families by fulfilling the desire to learn through experience. The ship is a floating classroom designed to give families a real-life education. The captain and crew of the Dream Quest takes families on an interactive journey where they learn about oceans, sea life, and the efforts being done to preserve them. Each week a different family will be given a chance to experience the "classroom". Families will spend time on an amazing journey and the children will gain knowledge and experience that may lead to the careers in this field.
Other Matters (6 of 21) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures - MeTV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 7:00 am CT
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. MeTV - Green Screen Adventures company of performers and writers reinforces critical writing skills and emphasizes positive social messages. In addition to academics skills, GSA focuses on the five Cs: Creativity, Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion. Utilizing humor as a powerful learning tool, GSA sparks enthusiasm for writing through age appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. By basing the stories on the writing of elementary school students, children get the message that their words have power, and that their voices are being heard.
Other Matters (7 of 21) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition - CW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 9:30 am, 10:00 an CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. CW - Renowned dog behaviorist and trainer Cesar Millan, Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition travels far and wide to help problem pups and teach families to better understand how to better deal with a dog's negative behavior. From Chihuahuas to Great Danes, no job is too big (or small) for Cesar. Viewers will have the chance to witness remarkable transformations first-hand and discover the how to be a responsible pet owner.
Other Matters (8 of 21) Response
Program Title Dog Town, USA - CW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 8:00 am CT
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. CW - "Dog Town, USA" - Built on 33,000 acres of pristine land in Utah, Dog Town USA is the nation's preeminent facility dedicated to finding safe homes for abandoned dogs. Each week, Dog Town's highly skilled staff and internationally renowned experts first create a safe sanctuary for dogs from around the world. Then, "Dog Town USA's" medical professionals provide personal care to each dog beginning the detailed process of rehabilitation in preparation for uniting each dog with a loving new family and home.
Other Matters (9 of 21) Response
Program Title Noodle and Doodle - NBC
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 11:30am CT
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. NBC -Host Sean Roach helps kids cook and craft their way to memorable occasions with the help of his puppet friend Noodle McNoodle and his pup Doggity. In each episode, kids hop aboard the Noodle and Doodle bus and roll up their sleeves to create unique works of art while Sean and Noodle cook up something simple and healthy for their special event. The show also features animated shorts starring Doggity and his canine friends, who offer their own kid-friendly snack recipes.
Other Matters (10 of 21) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition - CW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 9:00 am CT
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. CW - Renowned dog behaviorist and trainer Cesar Millan, Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition travels far and wide to help problem pups and teach families to better understand how to better deal with a dog's negative behavior. From Chihuahuas to Great Danes, no job is too big (or small) for Cesar. Viewers will have the chance to witness remarkable transformations first-hand and discover the how to be a responsible pet owner.
Other Matters (11 of 21) Response
Program Title Save Our Shelter - CW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 10:30 am CT
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. CW - Save Our Shelters is a show for teens to inform them of the need for pet adoption. The two hosts will discuss quality pet care and the traits of different breeds while remodeling community shelters in need. Rundown shelters with help from the hosts and local volunteers will be upgraded. The newly remodeled, first class shelters hope the upgrades will result in more adoptions and pet lives saved.
Other Matters (12 of 21) Response
Program Title Think Big - NBC
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. 7:00 AM CT
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. NBC - "Think Big" features top kid inventors who face off against each other in an Invent-Off to see who can come up with the most innovative and creative invention. Each episode is sent in the Think Tank, a studio filled top to bottom with art supplies and construction materials. Two teams, each led by a featured inventor, brainstorm, choose materials and then sketch, design and build their idea. Once completed, the competing inventions are presented to a judge. The best invention wins bragging rights and the coveted Genius Cup.
Other Matters (13 of 21) Response
Program Title Nina's World - NBC
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10:00am CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. NBC - Nina's world tells the story of a 6 year old Nina and her best friend Star having fun within her vibrant and colorful neighborhood. Every day transforms into a new excursion around the neighborhood celebrating family, community, diversity and wonder.
Other Matters (14 of 21) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell - MeTV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. 9:30 am CT
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. MeTV - "Saved By The Bell" is a weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say "no," the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens.
Other Matters (15 of 21) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell - MeTV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. 10:00 AM CT
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. MeTV - "Saved By The Bell" is a weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say "no," the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens.
Other Matters (16 of 21) Response
Program Title Floogals - NBC
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 9:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. NBC - Captain Fleeker, First Officer Flo and Junior Boomer are space explorers visiting planet Earth and the funny "hooman" creatures that live there. Junior Boomer likes to collect items that the hooomans throw in the trash and make magical creations. First Officer Flo records information from their finding and sends the report back to Planet Floog. Captain Fleeker is the adventurer. He gets him team out of jams.
Other Matters (17 of 21) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol - CW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 7:00am, 7:30am CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. CW - Calling Dr. Pol is a weekly half-hour series that explores the fascinating occupation of veterinary medicine. Designed to educate and inform viewers aged 13-16 and the entire family this inspiring series invites viewers to share in the experiences of Dr. Pol. An enthusiastic and naturally-inclined and well-rounded scholar, Dr. Pol has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 35 years. Caring for more than 19,000 patients, Dr. Pol has seen it all. Specializing in large farm animals, Dr. Pol, his family and veterinary staff also care for animals of all shapes and sizes. Each week audiences will have a chance to understand the challenges and rewards of this fulfilling profession and learn that the work doesn't end at the clinic; Dr. Pol often takes his talents to the road by helping sick or injured animals on neighboring farms and ranches. With the added benefit of Dr. Pol's expert analysis and on-screen factoids, viewers will have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behavior of various domesticated animals and livestock. Unstoppable and unflappable, this Doc is a legend in the community and provides an entertaining view of the veterinary profession.
Other Matters (18 of 21) Response
Program Title Hatched- CW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 11:30 am CT
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. CW - Hatched is a series hoping to inspire the entrepreneur in teens. Each week a business team will teach a group of entrepreneurs about the skills needed to develop an idea into a product. Hatched hopes to combine entertainment with product development. It hopes to use knowledge to instill confidence in young people by teaching product pricing, packaging, marketing, and investment strategies.
Other Matters (19 of 21) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell - MeTV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. 9:00 am CT
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. MeTV - "Saved By The Bell" is a weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say "no," the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens.
Other Matters (20 of 21) Response
Program Title Chica Show - NBC
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 11:00am CT
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. NBC - The Chica Show follows the playful experiences of Chica the Chick and Kelly. Set in a colorful, quirky shop known as The Costume Coop. Chica and her friends embark on all kinds of dress up adventures. The show emphasizes the importance of creative and constructive play and provides viewres with intrinsically mitivating, hands-on learning.
Other Matters (21 of 21) Response
Program Title Terrific Trucks - NBC
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9:00am CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 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 features real trucks in a real world setting as they figure out the best way to tackle tough projects and simple everyday problems. Routed in problem-solving , each episode follows the trucks from their morning meeting at their construction site homebase to actually doing the work on site and then home again for a wash-up and a recap of the lesson learned. With all the digging, lifting, and loading, Terrific Trucks is an active celebration of teamwork. The trucks come in all shapes and sizes with big personalities; there's Tork the dump truck, Sparky the front-end loader, Dug the Excavator, Stotz the semi and Blinker the scooper.

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General Manager


07/06/2016

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