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

FRN:
0005077524
File Number:
0000015736
Submit Date:
10/11/2016
Call Sign:
WTCT
Facility ID:
67786
City:
MARION
State:
IL
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/11/2016
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

TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.

Doing Business As: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.

Legal Department

PO Box 1010

MARION, IL 62959

United States

+1 (618) 997-9333

MJD@TCT.TV

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Kevin T. Fisher

Broadcast Consultant

Smith & Fisher, LLC

Kevin Fisher

15640 Piedmont Place

Woodbridge, VA 22193

United States

+1 (703) 494-2101

kevin@smithandfisher.com

Technical Representative

COLBY M. MAY , Esq. .

Attorney

COLBY M. MAY, ESQ., P.C.

Colby May

PO Box 15473

WASHINGTON, DC 20003

United States

+1 (202) 544-5171

CMMAY@MAYLAWOFFICES.COM

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Independent
Affiliated network
Nielsen DMA Paducah-Cape Girard-Harsbg
Web Home Page Address http://www.tct.tv

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 4.5
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: 55.0
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(27)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 27) Response
Program Title Kids Like You
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Su-Sa, 9A; Sa-Tu, 1:30P; W-F, 2P CT 6 WK ROT(SD2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 46
Total times aired 46
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 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Kids Like You educates and informs children of all ages about everyday situations. It will test your children and teach them about everyday problems and how to deal with them.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 27) Response
Program Title Whats in the Bible
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa, 9A CT(SD&HD) Sa, 8A CT(HD)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 24
Total times aired 24
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 5 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Join VeggieTales creator Phil Vischer and a bunch of hilarious new friends on a journey through the worlds most important book the Bible This new series will have the whole family laughing and learning their way through Gods Word.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 27) Response
Program Title Gospel Bill
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Su-Sa, 11A, 3:30P CT 6 WK ROT(SD2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 36
Total times aired 36
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 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. These timeless classics teach children Christian principles from the Word of God through western adventures and faith-filled tales.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 27) Response
Program Title Rockids TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa, 10A CT(SD&HD) Sa, 10:30A CT(HD)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 24
Total times aired 24
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. The RocKids TV universe is centered around an imaginary TV network that airs fun and fantastic shows that teach kids about positive life values and the Bible. Popular characters from the award winning God Rocks childrens group host the series from a fantastic home base set and exciting remote locations. The series features fun cartoons puppets songs and live action skits created by award winning childrens producers Phil Vischer Veggie Tales and Bruce Stacey God Rocks. Kids will love the animated clips and fun characters from Phil Vischers new Jelly Telly series. They will learn Bible truth in the new cartoon Parable Playhouse sing and dance to Bible Toons awesome NIV Scripture songs for kids and laugh and learn with the zany antics of the God Rocks cast. RocKids TV is all about Energizing Kids with the Good News and learning about Gods love.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 27) Response
Program Title Tween You & Me
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Su-Sa, 9A, 10A, 1:30P CT 6 WK ROT(SD2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 63
Total times aired 63
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 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Kids learn about God's plan for their lives through this exciting variety show complete with games, music, videos, and comedy sketches.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 27) Response
Program Title Worship For Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Su-Sa, 11A, 3:30P CT 6 WK ROT(SD2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 49
Total times aired 49
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 2 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Children are taught a positive and energetic approach to worship and corporate praise.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 27) Response
Program Title Carlos the Caterpillar
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa, 9:30A CT(SD&HD) Sa, 7:30A CT(HD)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 24
Total times aired 24
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 1 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The objective of this animated character education series is to engage children up to the age of 10 with entertaining adventures that help them understand the importance of behaving in accordance with a strong value system. These lively programs are meant to support parents and teachers in their efforts to model and instill healthy values in children. They portray situations that children face in their everyday interactions, describing emotions honestly and in terms that children find relatable. Each episode explores a complex concept, such as the importance of responsibility or honesty, by defining the core concept and cleverly illustrating consequences that can result when these values are not internalized and practiced in daily life.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 27) Response
Program Title Kick's Club
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Su-Sa, 9:30A; Sa-Tu, 2P CT 6 WK ROT(SD2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 30
Total times aired 30
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 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In this live action variety program, children are educated and informed of a positive and energetic approach to behavioral and moral issues.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 27) Response
Program Title iShine KNECT
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa, 11A CT(SD&HD) Sa, 11:30A CT(HD)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 24
Total times aired 24
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 8 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. iShine KNECT is designed to let young people soak in the light and find their identity in Christ with amazing music videos and interviews with MISSION Six, The Rubyz, Jasmine Sagginario, Cooper and Gatlin Green, Logan Charles, Jonnie and Brookie, Kelsey Muse, Josiah Rea and Jamie-Grace Harper! The series is hosted by nationally known speaker, Paige Armstrong, a young teen bone cancer survivor and features her encouraging sermonettes with a message about finding what matters most to Christ amidst the questionable values that the world promotes. This is a high-energy series co-hosted by Gatlin & Logan as they find out what all the buzz is about as tween artists share and sing about how they find their identity in Christ.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 27) Response
Program Title Arnie's Shack
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled W-F, 8:30A; Sa-Su, 8A; Su-Sa, 3P CT 6 WK ROT(SD2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 39
Total times aired 39
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 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In this puppet series, Arnie and friends teach children positive Christian values in a fun and interactive way.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 27) Response
Program Title Earl The Emu
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled W-F, 1P, 1:30P; Su-Sa, 2:30P CT 6 WK ROT(SD2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 43
Total times aired 43
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 5 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Pat Winston is the host of Earl the Emu: Bible Adventures For Children. Pat is the founder of E.A.R.L. (Excellent Achievers Require Love). This foundation seeks to encourage positive, social and spiritual growth for homeless women and children and inner city youths. So Join Earl and his friends on the farm as they discover some practical and biblical truth about Life and God's Word.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 27) Response
Program Title Quigley's Village
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Su-Sa, 11A, 3:30P CT 6 WK ROT(SD2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 41
Total times aired 41
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 2 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Quigley's Village is a delightful place where children learn Christian values. This award-winning series provides the very best in entertainment with important lessons to help children learn and grow.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 27) Response
Program Title Theo
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa, 8A CT(SD&HD) Sa, 9:30A CT(HD)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 24
Total times aired 24
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 3 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Through fun and engaging storytelling, Theo teaches children God's Word and how they ought to live in light of it.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 27) Response
Program Title The Adventures of Donkey Ollie
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa, 7:30A CT(SD&HD) Sa, 10A CT(HD) Sa-Su, 8A; Su-Sa, 10:30A, 1:30P CT 6 WK ROT(SD2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 77
Total times aired 77
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 4 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Follow along with a donkey named Ollie through Jesus' time as he meets new characters and learns many valuable lessons along the way. Like Veggie Tales, Donkey Ollie is animated with incredible graphics, songs and morals lessons for children.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 27) Response
Program Title Dr. Wonder's Workshop
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa, 10:30A CT(SD&HD) Sa, 7A CT(HD) Su-Sa, 9:30A, 2P CT 6 WK ROT(SD2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 65
Total times aired 65
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 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Designed with children in mind, Dr. wonder's all deaf cast delivers in ASL (American Sign Language) and voiced-over English, this entertaining program that teaches Bible principles through the love of Christ.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 27) Response
Program Title Swamp Critters
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Su-Sa, 10A; Sa-Tu, 1P CT 6 WK ROT(SD2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 30
Total times aired 30
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 1 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal puppets sing and teach value-centered lessons in decision-making and self esteem.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 27) Response
Program Title Amplify
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa, 11:30 AM CT (SD&HD)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 15
Total times aired 15
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 12 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Amplify is a modern worship video program that is airing on Christian television networks across the world. Amplify features the most popular young adult worship teams in the world including Jesus Culture, Planetshakers, Citipointe Live, Christ For The Nations, Generation Unleashed and many more...Amplify educates and informs youth and young adults of today's trending Christian Music Artists from all over the world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 27) Response
Program Title Adventures In Odyssey
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Su-Sa, 10:30A, 3P CT 6 WK ROT(SD2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 41
Total times aired 41
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 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Adventures in Odyssey series centers around the grandfatherly inventor, John Avery Whittaker, owner of an ice cream shop for children. It is an animated half-hour program that teaches principal family lessons through the promotion of sound Christian morals.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 27) Response
Program Title Super Simple Science Stuff
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Su-Sa, 7A, 7:30A, 8:30A, 2:30P CT 6 WK ROT(SD2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 86
Total times aired 86
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 4 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Super Simple Science Stuff is all about, what else? Science! Dr. Quack and his assistant Dizzy Izzy teach children how things work through a variety of experiments. They also remind kids that since God created the world, He is the ultimate scientist!
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 27) Response
Program Title Sarah's Stories
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Su-Sa, 7:30A CT 6 WK ROT(SD2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 50
Total times aired 50
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 4 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Join Sarah as she tells children's stories with great life lessons. Sarah is also joined by the popular "Hermie and Friends" animations.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 27) Response
Program Title Paws & Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa, 8:30A CT(SD&HD) Sa, 9A CT(HD)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 24
Total times aired 24
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 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Paws and Tales takes kids into the exciting world of a group of friendly forest animals CJ Staci Ned Gooz and Marsha as they embark on a host of imaginative fun filled adventures in the vibrant community of Wildwood. Paws and Tales engages children 3 to 7 in stories that help them gain age appropriate biblical knowledge. Each episode features original sing along songs and meaningful stories that make the core lesson fun and memorable. As a ministry of Insight for Living Paws and Tales provides parents with practical tools that help establish equip and engage their children in ongoing spiritual formation. Each story includes resources that encourage parents to help their children understand and apply Gods principles.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (22 of 27) Response
Program Title Captn' Chuckleberry
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa-Su, 8A; Su-Sa, 7A, 3P CT 6 WK ROT(SD2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 35
Total times aired 35
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 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Capt'n Chuckleberry along with his sidekick, First Mate Kate, and their feathery friend Roscoe the bird, have a great time aboard Tugboat Bob. Children will be engaged and explore their imagination while learning life lessons through sing-a-alongs, cartoons, dancing and great stories with Dolly the Dolphin and Benny the Bottlenose.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (23 of 27) Response
Program Title Another Sommer Time Adventure
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Su-Sa, 9:30A, 10A, 2P CT 6 WK ROT(SD2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 64
Total times aired 64
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 3 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Children will be captivated when they hear author Carl Sommer tell these interesting and exciting award-winning stories. Along with the story, Mr. Sommer teaches children character-building lessons on how they can live successful lives. The stories communicate a warmth and tenderness that is certain to delight children as they learn positive character traits. Each action-filled story has realistic sound effects, dynamic music, and an award-winning Karacter KidzR song. Twenty of the books and read-alongs from which these videos are taken from have won: Teachers'Choice Award, Mom's Choice Award, Benjamin Franklin Award, ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Award, The Communicator Award, Family Review Center Gold Award, and iParenting Media Award.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (24 of 27) Response
Program Title The Burnnie Show
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa-Tu, 8:30A; Su-Sa, 1P CT 6 WK ROT(SD2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 35
Total times aired 35
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 5 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Children learn sound Christian principles through the antics of the feisty bunny rabbit Burnnie.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (25 of 27) Response
Program Title Cowboy Dan
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa, 11A CT(HD) Su-Sa, 7A, 9A, 10:30A CT 6 WK ROT(SD2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 72
Total times aired 72
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 2 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Cowboy Dan Harrell helps children, ten and under, understand the importance of always learning something new, every day, through fun stories and music.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (26 of 27) Response
Program Title Truth Quake
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa, 7A CT(SD&HD) Sa, 8:30A CT(HD)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 24
Total times aired 24
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 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "TQ" is an entertaining Christian TV program hosted by Shauna Simmonds and Gary Carr. Each program is filled with a diversity of Biblical truths portrayed through music, skits, puppets, and live performance.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (27 of 27) Response
Program Title Creation's Creatures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Su-Sa, 8:30A, 1P, 2:30P CT 6 WK ROT(SD2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 64
Total times aired 64
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 4 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Creation's Creatures takes a look at wildlife through the prism of Christianity. Hosts Sherri Bohlander and Shauna Robbins provide a daily bible verse for children to memorize and help them learn about wildlife and its origin.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (11)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 11) Response
Program Title The Burnnie Show
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sa-Tu, 6A CT 6wk rot (SD2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 5 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Children learn sound Christian principles through the antics of the feisty bunny rabbit Burnnie.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2 of 11) Response
Program Title Tween You & Me
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sa, 6:30A CT(SD&HD) Su-Sa, 5:30A CT 6 WK ROT(SD2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 29
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Kids Learn about God's plan for their lives through this exciting variety show complete with games, music, videos, and comedy sketches.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (3 of 11) Response
Program Title Kick's Club
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sa-Tu, 5:30A CT 6wk rot (SD2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 16
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In this live action variety program, children are educated and informed of a positive and energetic approach to behavioral and moral issues.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (4 of 11) Response
Program Title Dr. Wonder's Workshop
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Su-Sa, 5:30A CT 6wk rot (SD2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 22
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Designed with children in mind, Dr. wonder's all deaf cast delivers in ASL (American Sign Language) and voiced-over English, this entertaining program that teaches Bible principles through the love of Christ.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (5 of 11) Response
Program Title Quigley's Village
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Su-Sa, 6:30A CT 6wk rot (SD2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 22
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Quigley's Village is a delightful place where children learn Christian values. This award-winning series provides the very best in entertainment with important lessons to help children learn and grow.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (6 of 11) Response
Program Title Capt'n Chuckleberry
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Su-Sa, 6A CT 6wk rot (SD2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 28
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 4 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Capt'n Chuckleberry along with his sidekick, First Mate Kate, and their feathery friend Roscoe the bird, have a great time aboard Tugboat Bob. Children will be engaged and explore their imagination while learning life lessons through sing-a-alongs, cartoons, dancing and great stories with Dolly the Dolphin and Benny the Bottlenose.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (7 of 11) Response
Program Title Swamp Critters
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: W-F, 5:30A CT 6wk rot (SD2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 1 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal puppets sing and teach value-centered lessons in decision-making and self esteem.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (8 of 11) Response
Program Title Gospel Bill
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Su-Sa, 6:30A CT 6wk rot (SD2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 28
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. These timeless classics teach children Christian principles from the Word of God through western adventures and faith-filled tales.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (9 of 11) Response
Program Title Worship For Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Su-Sa, 6:30A CT 6wk rot (SD2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Children are taught a positive and energetic approach to worship and corporate praise.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (10 of 11) Response
Program Title Adventures In Odyssey
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: W-F, 6A CT 6wk rot (SD2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 10
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Adventures in Odyssey series centers around the grandfatherly inventor, John Avery Whittaker, owner of an ice cream shop for children. It is an animated half-hour program that teaches principal family lessons through the promotion of sound Christian morals.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (11 of 11) Response
Program Title Sarahs Stories
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Su-Sa, 6A CT 6wk rot (SD2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 1 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Join Sarah as she tells childrens stories with great life lessons. Sarah is also joined by the popular Hermie and Friends animations.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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Liaison Contact

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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 Michael Daly
Address P.O. Box 1010
City Marion
State IL
Zip 62959
Telephone Number (618) 997-4700
Email Address mjd@tct.tv
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. During the quarter WTCT broadcast a multi-day telethon and the station's regular program schedule was suspended. The station aired on average 4.5 hours per week of core children's television programming, or 58.5 hours total for the quarter, on its primary digital channel 27.1 (SD). This represents 19.5 hours on average, above the 39 hours of children's television programming per quarter specified in Commission rule 73.671. A multi-day telethon also suspended the station's regular program schedule on its 27.2 (HD) channel. The station aired 4.5 hours per week of core children's television programming, or 58.5 hours total for the quarter. This represents 19.5 hours, on average, above the 39 hours of children's television programming per quarter specified in Commission Rule 73.671. The station aired 50.5 hours per week of core children's television programming on 27.3 (SD2), or 454.5 hours per quarter. This represents 415.5 hours, on average, above the 39 hours of children's television programming per quarter specified in Commission rule 73.671. WTCT ceased broadcasting 27.3 on September 2, 2016.

Other Matters (10)

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Other Matters (1 of 10) Response
Program Title Rockids TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa, 10:00 AM CT (SD&HD)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
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. The RocKids TV universe is centered around an imaginary TV network that airs fun and fantastic shows that teach kids about positive life values and the Bible. Popular characters from the award winning God Rocks childrens group host the series from a fantastic home base set and exciting remote locations. The series features fun cartoons puppets songs and live action skits created by award winning childrens producers Phil Vischer Veggie Tales and Bruce Stacey God Rocks. Kids will love the animated clips and fun characters from Phil Vischers new Jelly Telly series. They will learn Bible truth in the new cartoon Parable Playhouse sing and dance to Bible Toons awesome NIV Scripture songs for kids and laugh and learn with the zany antics of the God Rocks cast. RocKids TV is all about Energizing Kids with the Good News and learning about Gods love.
Other Matters (2 of 10) Response
Program Title Dr. Wonder's Workshop
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa, 10:30 AM CT (SD&HD)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Designed with children in mind, Dr. Wonder's all deaf cast delivers in ASL (American Sign Language) and voiced-over English this entertaining program that teaches Bible principles through the love of Christ.
Other Matters (3 of 10) Response
Program Title Paws & Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa, 8:30 AM CT (SD&HD)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Paws and Tales takes kids into the exciting world of a group of friendly forest animals CJ Staci Ned Gooz and Marsha as they embark on a host of imaginative fun filled adventures in the vibrant community of Wildwood. Paws and Tales engages children 3 to 7 in stories that help them gain age appropriate biblical knowledge. Each episode features original sing along songs and meaningful stories that make the core lesson fun and memorable. As a ministry of Insight for Living Paws and Tales provides parents with practical tools that help establish equip and engage their children in ongoing spiritual formation. Each story includes resources that encourage parents to help their children understand and apply Gods principles.
Other Matters (4 of 10) Response
Program Title Theo
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa, 8:00 AM CT (SD&HD)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Through fun and engaging storytelling, Theo teaches children God's Word and how they ought to live in light of it.
Other Matters (5 of 10) Response
Program Title Whats in the Bible
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa, 9:00 AM CT (SD&HD)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 5 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Join VeggieTales creator Phil Vischer and a bunch of hilarious new friends on a journey through the worlds most important book the Bible This new series will have the whole family laughing and learning their way through Gods Word.
Other Matters (6 of 10) Response
Program Title Amplify
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa, 11:30 AM CT (SD&HD))
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 12 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Amplify is a modern worship video program that is airing on Christian television networks across the world. Amplify features the most popular young adult worship teams in the world including Jesus Culture, Planetshakers, Citipointe Live, Christ For The Nations, Generation Unleashed, and many more...Amplify educates and informs youth and young adults of today's trending Christian Music Artist from all over the world.
Other Matters (7 of 10) Response
Program Title Truth Quake
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa, 7:00 AM CT (SD&HD)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "TQ" is an entertaining Christian TV program hosted by Shauna Simmonds and Gary Carr. Each program is filled with a diversity of Biblical truths portrayed through music, skits, puppets, and live performance.
Other Matters (8 of 10) Response
Program Title Carlos the Caterpillar
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa, 9:30 AM CT (SD&HD)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 1 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The objective of this animated character education series is to engage children up to the age of 10 with entertaining adventures that help them understand the importance of behaving in accordance with a strong value system. These lively programs are meant to support parents and teachers in their efforts to model and instill healthy values in children. They portray situations that children face in their everyday interactions, describing emotions honestly and in terms that children find relatable. Each episode explores a complex concept, such as the importance of responsibility or honesty, by defining the core concept and cleverly illustrating consequences that can result when these values are not internalized and practiced in daily life.
Other Matters (9 of 10) Response
Program Title iShine KNECT
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa, 11:00 AM CT (SD&HD)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. iShine KNECT is designed to let young people soak in the light and find their identity in Christ with amazing music videos and interviews with MISSION Six, The Rubyz, Jasmine Sagginario, Cooper and Gatlin Green, Logan Charles, Jonnie and Brookie, Kelsey Muse, Josiah Rea and Jamie-Grace Harper! The series is hosted by nationally known speaker, Paige Armstrong, a young teen bone cancer survivor and features her encouraging sermonettes with a message about finding what matters most to Christ amidst the questionable values that the world promotes. This is a high-energy series co-hosted by Gatlin & Logan as they find out what all the buzz is about as tween artists share and sing about how they find their identity in Christ.
Other Matters (10 of 10) Response
Program Title The Adventures of Donkey Ollie
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa, 7:30 AM CT (SD&HD)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
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. Follow along with a donkey named Ollie through Jesus' time as he meets new characters and learns many valuable lessons along the way. Like Veggie Tales, Donkey Ollie is animated with incredible graphics, songs and morals lessons for children.

Certification

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

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.

Michael Daly

Secretary


10/11/2016

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