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

FRN:
0004970679
File Number:
0000014264
Submit Date:
10/03/2016
Call Sign:
WBFF
Facility ID:
10758
City:
BALTIMORE
State:
MD
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/03/2016
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third 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

CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC

Doing Business As: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC

C/O MILES S. MASON, ESQ. - PILLSBURY WINTHROP

1200 SEVENTEENTH STREET, NW

WASHINGTON, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 663-8195

MILES.MASON@PILLSBURYLAW.COM

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

MILES S. MASON , ESQ .

FCC Counsel

PILLSBURY WINTHROP SHAW PITTMAN LLP

1200 Seventeenth Street, NW

WASHINGTON, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 663-8195

MILES.MASON@PILLSBURYLAW.COM

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network FOX
Nielsen DMA Baltimore
Web Home Page Address www.foxbaltimore.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(21)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 21) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 1PM (7/2/16 -- 9/3/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 10
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is hosted by teens, and uses peer reporting to profile individuals and organizations committed to environmental issues, including reports on the latest recycling and nature conservation efforts, advances in renewable energies and carbon footprint-reducing technology. It also offers advice on how to be more eco-wise while performing daily activities. The program includes eco-bytes(bits of trivia related to environmental issues) and video footage uploaded by teen viewers to the programs website. By using this information from a youthful point of view, the program encourages young adults to become more proactive about environmentalism and stresses the positive impact that young peoples efforts, no matter how small they may seem, can have on the larger world around them This program airs on the stations main digital channel
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 Eco Company
List date and time rescheduled 09/04/2016 05:00 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 2016-08-27
Episode # 707
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (2 of 21) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11AM (7/3/16-9/25/16)
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. Each episode of Dog Tales profiles a breed of dog; its history, popularity and characteristics. Viewers will learn the differences in dogs and how those differences affect their lives. Viewers are shown families who own particular breeds, how they interact with their dogs, and how they are a valuable part of the family. Several dog experts explain the various dogs' needs, health, nutrition requirements, safety, and care. The program airs on the stations secondary digital stream 45.2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 21) Response
Program Title Jack Hannas Into the Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12PM (7/2/16 - 9/3/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 10
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program takes viewers around the world with Jack Hanna and his family to provide insights into the protection and conservation of some of our planets most precious and endangered species. Through this program, the viewer will be given a better appreciation for all creatures, great and small. This program airs on the stations main digital channel
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 Jack Hannas Into the Wild
List date and time rescheduled 08/28/2016 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 2016-08-27
Episode # 910
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (4 of 21) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:30PM (7/2/16 -- 9/3/16) Saturday 1PM (9/10/16-9/24/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 4
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 4
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 4
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 key objective of this program is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American continent, their interaction with other animals, and their environment. Throughout the series, emphasis is placed upon protecting endangered species and the impact that humans have while interacting in their environment. The goal of this program is for the viewer to achieve a greater understanding of nature and specific animal species, with the aid of up-close and detailed photography throughout the program. Through this understanding, it is hoped that viewers will better relate to the natural environment in North America and learn to protect North Americas animal species. The program airs on the stations main digital channel.
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 Wild America
List date and time rescheduled 09/04/2016 05:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-08-27
Episode # 174R
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Wild America
List date and time rescheduled 09/24/2016 04:30 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 2016-09-24
Episode # 146
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Wild America
List date and time rescheduled 09/10/2016 04:30 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 2016-09-10
Episode # 203R
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Wild America
List date and time rescheduled 09/17/2016 04:30 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 2016-09-17
Episode # 101
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (5 of 21) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11AM (7/2/16 --9/3/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 10
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. This program explores the marine ecosystem from tributaries, rivers, and oceans. Viewers will develop an understanding that we are key in preserving the ocean environment. Aqua Kids teaches about the diversity and beauty of the marine environment and its potential destruction by pollution and carelessness of the human population, such as marine mammals dying from the ingestion of plastic, and toxic waste in our waterways, which can destroy the habitat and marine life. By showing the audience the problems they encounter, the Aqua Kids educate their peers on what can be done to solve environmental dilemmas. This program airs on the stations main digital channel
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 21) Response
Program Title Exploration Awesome Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30AM (9/10/16-9/24/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired 3
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. Host Philippe Cousteau (grandson of famed undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau) brings energy to every location he visits while seeking to inspire and educate viewers in earth sciences. This program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth, from magnificent mountains to erupting volcanoes. Viewers will not only behold the beauty of gigantic glaciers, but also discover why they formed and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as he strives to understand places on, inside, and above the Earth. The program airs on the stations main digital channel
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 21) Response
Program Title Missing
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 12PM (7/3/16-9/25/16)
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. This program features actual cases of missing individuals across the country. Assisted by local state and federal law enforcement agencies, as well as the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the program interviews friends, family, and investigators involved with the cases. The program emphasizes taking responsibility for personal safety and promotes situational awareness. Each episode showcases safety tips, a safety quiz, and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. The program airs on the stations secondary digital stream 45.2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 21) Response
Program Title Made in Hollywod: Teen Edition
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10AM (7/2/16--9/3/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 10
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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. This program gives young viewers an inside look at how their favorite shows and movies are made. Program topics include subjects such as animation, producing and directing, costume design, casting, and 3D technology. By introducing the viewers to behind-the-scenes filmmaking, it gives them an idea of career opportunities focusing on the creative, technical and artistic skills needed in the motion picture and television industries. The program airs on the stations main digital channel
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 21) Response
Program Title Pets.TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30AM (7/2/16 -- 9/3/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 10
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. This program relates pets to viewers lives and interests, and exposes young viewers to diverse pets all over the world, teaching them how different cultures enjoy, care for, and respect animals. Pets from the everyday to the unique are showcased with educational information that shares how they evolved to become pets, and their geographic origins. The program and its expert guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, commitment, and perseverance that children can apply to their own lives. The program airs on the stations main digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 21) Response
Program Title Exploration Weird But True
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12PM (9/10/16-9/24/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired 3
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. This program explores topics like ancient Greece, tornadoes and ostriches by uncovering fun, strange and surprising facts. An episode example includes making paper ships together and learning the history of pirates. Children are encouraged to be curious and learn about science, history and culture through creativity and the scientific method. The program airs on the stations main digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 21) Response
Program Title Xploration Nature Knows Best
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30AM (9/10/16-9/24/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired 3
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. In this program, children learn about biomimicry and see how engineers imitate nature in the design of innovative products. They learn how the Manta Ray has inspired inventions related to ocean navigation as well as military applications; and how snakes have been copied to design robots that can rescue those trapped in small spaces. This program features the incredible world of animals and plants, and the inventions inspired by them. The program airs on the stations main digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 21) Response
Program Title Exploration DIY Science
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:30PM (9/10/16-9/24/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 0
Total times aired 3
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 12 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Host Steve Spangler shows viewers that the world is their laboratory. He uses everyday items to turn the world around him into a fund and unexpected laboratory. In each episode, Spangler will demonstrate science experiments and explain how they connect to real-world innovations. The program airs on the stations main digital channel.
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 Xploration DIY Science
List date and time rescheduled 09/10/2016 04:00 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 2016-09-10
Episode # 101
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration DIY Science
List date and time rescheduled 09/24/2016 04:00 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 2016-09-24
Episode # 103
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration DIY Science
List date and time rescheduled 09/17/2016 04:00 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 2016-09-17
Episode # 102
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (13 of 21) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10AM & 10:30AM (7/3/16-9/25/16)
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. This program spans the globe to bring viewers interesting stories about the world's most fascinating animals, such as the penguins trek to their breeding grounds in the artic, the animals at a safari in Africa, or during a visit to the Australian outback. The program has four segments, each one featuring a different story to educate the viewer about an exotic unique animal or an animal that can be found in the locality. The program airs on the stations tertiary digital stream 45.3
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 21) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11AM & 11:30AM (7/3/16-9/25/16)
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. Various hosts and teens travel to destinations around the world, that can be both exotic and remote. This program is designed to educate, inform and entertain viewers about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, earth's creatures, and the people who inhabit the land. The program is designed to make learning about our neighbors, both human and non-human, and the environment, fun. The program airs on the stations tertiary digital stream 45.3
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 21) Response
Program Title Dragonfly
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:30AM (7/3/16-9/25/16)
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. This program features children engaging in various science projects and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science from multiple scientific fields. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Examples of program episodes include studying various ecosystems, sea turtles, and rocket propulsion. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to gain an appreciation for science in a unique and entertaining way. The program airs on the stations secondary digital stream 45.2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 21) Response
Program Title Biz Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:30AM (7/3/16-9/25/16)
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. The program focuses on financial literacy and entrepreneurship for teens. Using a mix of strong financial tools, dynamic sketch comedy, and inspirational true stories of young entrepreneurs, the program provides important information for future success. Each episode includes math, language arts, social studies, and important information about money and business. The program airs on the stations secondary digital stream 45.2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 21) Response
Program Title Xploration Outer Space
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30AM (7/2/16--9/24/16) Saturdays 11AM (9/10/16-9/24/16)
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. Each week, host Emily Calandrelli takes journeys through space that will both entertain and educate viewers. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet? Emily shows viewers what it is like to try to perform everyday tasks while floating in zero gravity and living in a Mars-like habitat. Episodes feature space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, the search for other life in space, and many other topics, including NASA-related programs as applicable to the episodes. The program airs on the stations main digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 21) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 12:30PM (7/3/16-9/25/16)
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. Think Big is a kid-hosted entertaining series for young people that follows the world's most innovative kids as they create and invent new toys, games, learning tools, websites, and modes of transportation. The program features top kid inventors who face off against one another in an Invent-Off to see who can come up with the most innovative and creative invention. In each episode, two teams brainstorm, choose materials, and sketch and design their idea. Once completed, the inventions are then judged. This program allows kids to showcase their skills in creativity, science, innovation, marketing and teamwork. The program airs on the stations secondary digital stream 45.2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 21) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10AM (9/10/16-9/24/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired 3
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. This program strives to answer questions about where advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics may lead us in the future. Scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers add their input about what the world may look like in 2050. Viewers are taken on an educational adventure as the program tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment. The program airs on the stations main digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 21) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10AM (7/3/16--9/25/16)
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. This program exerts a positive influence on its viewers by illustrating the best of human instincts. In particular, the show highlights respect and compassion for all living creatures, informative instruction on medical rehabilitation treatments and techniques, and the teamwork of animal rescue personnel. The viewer learns valuable information about animal development, behavior and habitats, and is also made aware of important environmental issues. This program airs on the stations secondary digital stream 45.2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 21) Response
Program Title Whaddyado
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 12PM & 12:30PM (7/3/16-9/25/16)
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 educational goal of this program is to show teens the proper reaction when faced with everyday circumstances. Through dramatic reenactments, the program documents ordinary teens who accidentally find themselves in perilous and challenging situations. Various experts interview the participants and explain what the proper reaction should be when faced with similar perilous circumstances. A moral dilemma segment will also be featured in each show in an effort to help teens to make the right decision at the right moment. The program airson the stations tertiary digital stream 45.3
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 Sharon Wylie
Address 2000 West 41 Street
City Baltimore
State MD
Zip 21211
Telephone Number (410) 467-4545
Email Address swylie@sbgtv.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. WBFF continued to the serve the educational and informational needs of children throughout the Third Quarter 2016 through broadcast and outreach activities. Addressing the ascertained needs of the local community, WBFF created, produced and broadcast public service announcements addressing childrens summer learning, summer reading, summer meals and nutrition, enrichment opportunities, the importance of engagement with nature and outdoor play. The station worked with Baltimore City Recreation and Parks, The Family League, Baltimore Grade Level Reading, The Fund for Educational Excellence, and The Maryland Family Network to create broadcast campaigns addressing these needs. The station continued to air PSAs for local and national organizations serving the interests of children including spots for the Reading is Fundamental, CollegeBound Foundation, US Forest Service, Dept of Health and Human Services, Dept of Education, Boy Scouts, Baltimore City Fire Department, local libraries and schools. The station airs a community calendar featuring activities and programs of interest to children and their families. The station continued to offer station tours to local day camps and church youth groups. Staff meteorologists presented weather lessons at summer camps. Station management served on several local boards of directors for non-profits serving youth. WBFF provided media sponsorship to The Family Tree, Baltimore Area Boy Scouts of America, The Annapolis Maritime Museum, The Baltimore County African American Cultural Festival, Towson University Department of Dance, and Pathfinders for Autism during this quarter.

Other Matters (18)

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Other Matters (1 of 18) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10AM (10/2/16--12/25/16)
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. This program exerts a positive influence on its viewers by illustrating the best of human instincts. In particular, the show highlights respect and compassion for all living creatures, informative instruction on medical rehabilitation treatments and techniques, and the teamwork of animal rescue personnel. The viewer learns valuable information about animal development, behavior and habitats, and is also made aware of important environmental issues.This program will air on the stations secondary digital stream 45.2
Other Matters (2 of 18) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 12:30PM (10/2/16-12/25/16)
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. Think Big is a kid-hosted entertaining series for young people that follows the world's most innovative kids as they create and invent new toys, games, learning tools, websites, and modes of transportation. The program features top kid inventors who face off against one another in an Invent-Off to see who can come up with the most innovative and creative invention. In each episode, two teams brainstorm, choose materials, and sketch and design their idea. Once completed, the inventions are then judged. This program allows kids to showcase their skills in creativity, science, innovation, marketing and teamwork The program will air on the stations secondary digital stream 45.2
Other Matters (3 of 18) Response
Program Title Wild World at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11AM (10/2/16-12/25/16)
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. This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and focuses on showing how zoo enrichment programs help animals initiate natural behavior. This program teaches children about animal behavior and the importance of providing an enriching environment for animals in our care. This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and focuses on showing how zoo enrichment programs help animals initiate natural behavior. This program teaches children about animal behavior and the importance of providing an enriching environment for animals in our care. This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and focuses on showing how zoo enrichment programs help animals initiate natural behavior. This program teaches children about animal behavior and the importance of providing an enriching environment for animals in our care. The program will air on the stations tertiary digital channel 45.3
Other Matters (4 of 18) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10AM (10/1/16--12/31/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. This program strives to answer questions about where advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics may lead us in the future. Scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers add their input about what the world may look like in 2050. Viewers are taken on an educational adventure as the program tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment. . The program will air on the stations main digital channel
Other Matters (5 of 18) Response
Program Title Dragonfly
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:30AM (10/2/16-12/25/16)
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. This program features children engaging in various science projects and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science from multiple scientific fields. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Examples of program episodes include studying various ecosystems, sea turtles, and rocket propulsion. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to gain an appreciation for science in a unique and entertaining way. The program will air on the stations secondary digital stream 45.2
Other Matters (6 of 18) Response
Program Title Xploration Weird But True
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12PM (10/1/16--12/31/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. This program explores topics like ancient Greece, tornadoes and ostriches by uncovering fun, strange and surprising facts. An episode example includes making paper ships together and learning the history of pirates. Children are encouraged to be curious and learn about science, history and culture through creativity and the scientific method. This program will air on the stations main digital channel.
Other Matters (7 of 18) Response
Program Title Xploration Awesome Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30AM (10/1/16-12/31/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. Host Philippe Cousteau (grandson of famed undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau) brings energy to every location he visits while seeking to inspire and educate viewers in earth sciences. This program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth, from magnificent mountains to erupting volcanoes. Viewers will not only behold the beauty of gigantic glaciers, but also discover why they formed and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as he strives to understand places on, inside, and above the Earth. The program will air on the stations main digital channel.
Other Matters (8 of 18) Response
Program Title Missing
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 12PM (10/2/16-12/25/16)
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. This program features actual cases of missing individuals across the country. Assisted by local state and federal law enforcement agencies, as well as the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the program interviews friends, family, and investigators involved with the cases. The program emphasizes taking responsibility for personal safety and promotes situational awareness. Each episode showcases safety tips, a safety quiz, and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. The program will air on the stations secondary digital stream 45.2
Other Matters (9 of 18) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:30AM (10/2/16-12/25/16)
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. Various hosts and teens travel to destinations around the world, that can be both exotic and remote. This program is designed to educate, inform and entertain viewers about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, earth's creatures, and the people who inhabit the land. The program is designed to make learning about our neighbors, both human and non-human, and the environment, fun. The program will air on the stations tertiary digital stream 45.3
Other Matters (10 of 18) Response
Program Title Biz Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:30AM (10/2/16--12/25/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program focuses on financial literacy and entrepreneurship for teens. Using a mix of strong financial tools, dynamic sketch comedy, and inspirational true stories of young entrepreneurs, the program provides important information for future success. Each episode includes math, language arts, social studies, and important information about money and business. The program will air on the stations secondary digital stream 45.2
Other Matters (11 of 18) Response
Program Title Xploration Outer Space
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11AM (10/1/16-12/31/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. Each week, host Emily Calandrelli takes journeys through space that will both entertain and educate viewers. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet? Emily shows viewers what it is like to try to perform everyday tasks while floating in zero gravity and living in a Mars-like habitat. Episodes feature space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, the search for other life in space, and many other topics, including NASA-related programs as applicable to the episodes. This program air will on the stations main digital channel.
Other Matters (12 of 18) Response
Program Title Xploration Nature Knows Best
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30AM (10/1/16-12/31/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. In this program, children learn about biomimicry and see how engineers imitate nature in the design of innovative products. They learn how the Manta Ray has inspired inventions related to ocean navigation as well as military applications; and how snakes have been copied to design robots that can rescue those trapped in small spaces. This program features the incredible world of animals and plants, and the inventions inspired by them. The program will air on the stations main digital channel.
Other Matters (13 of 18) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11AM (10/2/16-12/25/16)
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. Each episode of Dog Tales profiles a breed of dog; its history, popularity and characteristics. Viewers will learn the differences in dogs and how those differences affect their lives. Viewers are shown families who own particular breeds, how they interact with their dogs, and how they are a valuable part of the family. Several dog experts explain the various dogs' needs, health, nutrition requirements, safety, and care. The program will air on the stations secondary digital stream 45.2
Other Matters (14 of 18) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10AM (10/2/16--12/25/16)
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. This program spans the globe to bring viewers interesting stories about the world's most fascinating animals, such as the penguins trek to their breeding grounds in the artic, the animals at a safari in Africa, or during a visit to the Australian outback. The program has four segments, each one featuring a different story to educate the viewer about an exotic unique animal or an animal that can be found in the locality. The program will air on the stations tertiary digital stream 45.3
Other Matters (15 of 18) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 1PM (10/1/16 -- 12/31/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The key objective of this program is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American continent, their interaction with other animals, and their environment. Throughout the series, emphasis is placed upon protecting endangered species and the impact that humans have while interacting in their environment. The goal of this program is for the viewer to achieve a greater understanding of nature and specific animal species, with the aid of up-close and detailed photography throughout the program. Through this understanding, it is hoped that viewers will better relate to the natural environment in North America and learn to protect North Americas animal species. This program will air on the stations main digital channel
Other Matters (16 of 18) Response
Program Title Xploration DIY Science
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:30PM (10/1/16--12/31/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. Host Steve Spangler shows viewers that the world is their laboratory. He uses everyday items to turn the world around him into a fund and unexpected laboratory. In each episode, Spangler will demonstrate science experiments and explain how they connect to real-world innovations. The program will air on the stations main digital channel.
Other Matters (17 of 18) Response
Program Title Get Wild at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:30AM (10/2/16-12/25/16)
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. This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and features notable animal experts teaching children the living habits and unique behaviors of wild animals. Episode examples include learning how experts studying adult orangutans learn how they raise their young; and explains the Pandas living patterns. The program will air on the stations tertiary digital channel 45.3
Other Matters (18 of 18) Response
Program Title Whaddyado
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 12PM & 12:30PM (10/2/16-12/25/16)
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. The educational goal of this program is to show teens the proper reaction when faced with everyday circumstances. Through dramatic reenactments, the program documents ordinary teens who accidentally find themselves in perilous and challenging situations. Various experts interview the participants and explain what the proper reaction should be when faced with similar perilous circumstances. A moral dilemma segment will also be featured in each show in an effort to help teens to make the right decision at the right moment. The program will on the stations tertiary digital stream 45.3

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Public Affairs Manager


10/03/2016

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