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

FRN:
0005869664
File Number:
0000012779
Submit Date:
07/08/2016
Call Sign:
WJDE-LD
Facility ID:
61026
City:
NASHVILLE
State:
TN
Service:
Digital Class A
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/08/2016
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

WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.

Doing Business As: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.

3701 FERN VALLEY ROAD

LOUISVILLE, KY 40219

United States

+1 (502) 964-2121

TOM@WBNA21.COM

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

CALVIN BADER

CHIEF ENGINEER

WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.

3701 FERN VALLEY ROAD

LOUISVILLE, KY 40219

United States

+1 (502) 964-2121

calvin.bader@wjie.org

Technical Representative

ANTHONY T LEPORE , ESQ .

RADIOTVLAW ASSOCIATES, LLC

ANTHONY T LEPORE

4101 ALBEMARLE ST NW

#324

WASHINGTON, DC 20016

United States

+1 (202) 681-2201

anthony@radiotvlaw.net

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network MeTV
Nielsen DMA Nashville
Web Home Page Address

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 840.0
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: 15.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(12)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 12) Response
Program Title Animal Rescues DECADES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00 am & 9:30 am
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. The programs also show real life in-the-field experiences of professional and ordinary people taking care of, treating and helping various animals, as well as exhibiting good social responsibility and promoting strong personal and community values.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 12) Response
Program Title TRAVEL THRU HISTORY - MeTV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 8am and 8:30a CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 10
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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 (3 of 12) Response
Program Title Safari H&I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Feb 1 - Mar 31, SUNDAYS FROM 11-11:30PM & 11:30-12PM ET
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. "Safari" provides core programming in the areas of global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preservation. Emmy award-winning host and wildlife expert John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring the viewers face to face with some of the planet's most interesting animals. "Safari" offers a dynamic television experience for teens - with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. Various age-appropriate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in-depth and thoughtful explanations
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 12) Response
Program Title GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES - MeTV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Jan 1 - Jan 31 Sat 7am & 7:30am CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 10
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 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, Compassion.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 12) Response
Program Title Tomorrow Today H&I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11-11:30AM & 11:30AM-12PM ET
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. "Tomorrow Today" features teens learning about the latest advances in science and technology. The series gives teenagers exposure to different areas of new science innovations and ideas from various areas ranging from space to medicine to ecology.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 12) Response
Program Title Generation of the Cross - Sonlife
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:00pm, Sunday 12:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 60 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 10 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each week Pastor Gabe and a panel of other youth leaders address various biblical topics, emphasizing those which address the needs of children and young adults
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 12) Response
Program Title So You Want to Be H&I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAYS FROM 10-10:30AM & 10:30AM-11PM ET
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. "So You Want to Be" features teens learning about a wide variety of jobs and career paths as well as what it takes to get ahead in the working world. Each week "So You Want to Be" goes on location to an actual working job site, allowing teens an up close and personal experience with a particular occupation.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 12) Response
Program Title Missing: Cold Cases DECADES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00 a and 11:30 a
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. "Missing" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including safety tips and real life stories using various resources to help find missing people. The show is also a public service to communities across the United States and is endorced by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 12) Response
Program Title Crossfire Youth Ministries - Sonlife
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 60 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 10 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program addresses the spiritual needs of children ages 10-16. This Biblically based service is orchestrated for the children in the services and watching by tv.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 12) Response
Program Title Wonderful World DECADES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00 A and 10:30 A
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. "Wonderful World" is a weekly half-hour series that educates and entertains the entire family. We go right into the natural habitats of polar bears, exotic monkeys, penguins, bald eagles, and grizzly bears as we tour the globe to witness wildlife as it's meant to be.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 12) Response
Program Title ZEBBY'S ZOO - HSN
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon-Sat 7am-8am CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 152
Total times aired 152
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 4 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. TEACHES BASIC MATH AND READING SKILLS
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 12) Response
Program Title MYSTERY HUNTERS - MeTV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled sat 9:00a and 9:30a 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
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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Tom Fawbush
Address 3701 Fern Valley Road
City Louisville
State KY
Zip 40219
Telephone Number (502) 964-2121
Email Address tom@wbna21.com
Include any other comments or information you want the Commission to consider in evaluating your compliance with the Children's Television Act (or use this space for supplemental explanations). This may include information on any other noncore educational and informational programming that you aired this quarter or plan to air during the next quarter, or any existing or proposed non-broadcast efforts that will enhance the educational and informational value of such programming to children. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671, NOTES 2 and 3.

Other Matters (9)

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Other Matters (1 of 9) Response
Program Title Generation of the Cross - Sonlife
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:00pm, Sunday 12:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 60 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 10 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each week Pastor Gabe and a panel of other youth leaders address various biblical topics, emphasizing those which address the needs of children and young adults
Other Matters (2 of 9) Response
Program Title Workforce H&I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAYS FROM 9-9:30AM & 9:30-10AM ET
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. "Workforce" is a half-hour series designed to help young people make educated decisions about their future careers. In each episode, four teens are catapulted into a job for one day to find out first hand what different careers are all about. With a good sense of humor and a healthy understanding of humility, these teens take on various jobs including zookeeper, plastic surgeon, private detective, city mayor, veterinarian, crane operator, farmer, web designer, juggler, butcher and everything in between.
Other Matters (3 of 9) Response
Program Title ZEBBY'S ZOO - HSN
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon-Sat 7am-8am CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 156
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 4 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. TEACHES BASIC MATH AND READING SKILLS
Other Matters (4 of 9) Response
Program Title Safari H&I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAYS FROM 11-11:30PM & 11:30-12PM ET
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. "Safari" provides core programming in the areas of global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preservation. Emmy award-winning host and wildlife expert John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring the viewers face to face with some of the planet's most interesting animals. "Safari" offers a dynamic television experience for teens - with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. Various age-appropriate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in-depth and thoughtful explanations
Other Matters (5 of 9) Response
Program Title Missing:Cold Cases DECADES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00 p and 11:30 p
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. "Missing" is a half-hour reality series featuring actual cases of missing individuals, both adult and juvenile, from across the United States. The program includes tips and information to keep children safe.
Other Matters (6 of 9) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue DECADES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00 A & 9:30 A
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. "Animal Rescue" showcases spectacular rescues of all types of animals and focuses on the work of dedicated individuals who treat the various creatures of the animal kingdom. All stories are authentic and contain actual video of rescues.
Other Matters (7 of 9) Response
Program Title Wonderful World DECADES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00 A and 10:30 A
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. "Wonderful World" is a weekly half-hour series that educates and entertains the entire family. We go right into the natural habitats of polar bears, exotic monkeys, penguins, bald eagles, and grizzly bears as we tour the globe to witness wildlife as it's meant to be.
Other Matters (8 of 9) Response
Program Title Crossfire Youth Ministries - Sonlife
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 60 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 10 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program addresses the spiritual needs of children ages 10-16. This Biblically based service is orchestrated for the children in the services and watching by tv.
Other Matters (9 of 9) Response
Program Title Young America Outdoors H&I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAYS FROM 10-10:30AM & 10:30AM-11AM ET
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. "Young America Outdoors" introduces young viewers to a wide variety of outdoor activities, explaining the benefits of keeping fit while exploring wonders of nature. Episode topics include fishing, hang-gliding, horseback riding, kayaking, hiking, camping, water skiing, snow skiing and backpacking. The series also provides important information on wilderness survival skills and emphasizes safety outdoors and well as environmental awareness and responsible use of our natural resources. The program shows real life inthe-field experiences of professional and ordinary people experiencing the outdoors, as well as exhibiting good social responsibility and promoting strong personal and community values

Certification

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Question Response

The undersigned certifies that he or she is (a) the party filing the Children's Television Programming, or an officer, director, member, partner, trustee, authorized employee, or other individual or duly elected or appointed official who is authorized to sign on behalf of the party filing the Children's Television Programming; or (b) an attorney qualified to practice before the Commission under 47 C.F.R. Section 1.23(a), who is authorized to represent the party filing the Children's Television Programming, and who further certifies that he or she has read the document; that to the best of his or her knowledge, information,and belief there is good ground to support it; and that it is not interposed for delay.

FAILURE TO SIGN THIS APPLICATION MAY RESULT IN DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION AND FORFEITURE OF ANY FEES PAID

Upon grant of this application, the Authorization Holder may be subject to certain construction or coverage requirements. Failure to meet the construction or coverage requirements will result in automatic cancellation of the Authorization. Consult appropriate FCC regulations to determine the construction or coverage requirements that apply to the type of Authorization requested in this application.

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS MADE ON THIS FORM OR ANY ATTACHMENTS ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. Code, Title 18, §1001) AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION AUTHORIZATION (U.S. Code, Title 47, §312(a)(1)), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. Code, Title 47, §503).

I certify that this application includes all required and relevant attachments. Yes
I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

Tom Fawbush

GM


07/08/2016

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