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

FRN:
0004336020
File Number:
0000019399
Submit Date:
01/03/2017
Call Sign:
WVEC
Facility ID:
74167
City:
HAMPTON
State:
VA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Superceded
Status Date:
01/04/2017
Filing Status:
Inactive



Report reflects information for : Fourth 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

WVEC TELEVISION, INC.

Jennifer Johnson, Esq.

Covington & Burling, LLP

One CityCenter, 850 Tenth St. NW

Washington, DC 20001

United States

+1 (202) 662-5552

FCCParalegals@cov.com

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Jennifer Johnson , Esq .

Legal Representative

Covington & Burling, LLP

Jennifer Johnson, Esq.

Covington & Burling, LLP

One CityCenter, 850 Tenth St. NW

Washington, DC 20001

United States

+1 (202) 662-5552

FCCParalegals@cov.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network ABC
Nielsen DMA Norfolk-Portsmth-Newpt Nws
Web Home Page Address www.wvec.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 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 336.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 8.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(22)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 22) Response
Program Title Rock the Park/Digital Only
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:00AM-11:30AM/13.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
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. Rock the Park is a weekly half-hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age and taps into America's love affair with our national parks. In this awe-inspiring and entertaining series our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. Viewers will witness the fascinating underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida, which is home to the world's most unique coral and marine life. They'll watch as Jack and Colton raft their way through Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, spotting the region's famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet - The Grand Teton in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park.
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 Rock the Park
List date and time rescheduled 01/01/2017 02:00 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 2016-12-31
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (2 of 22) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures/digital only
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:00AM-8:30AM/13.3
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
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. Green Screen Adventures presents stories and drawings by elementary school students from 2nd through 8th grade. School administrators, classroom teachers, and families can submit students work. Our creative cast of improve actors makes the writing come to life using story theater, game shows, and puppetry. The program educational goals are to encourage children to be enthusiastic about writing and reading; help students build a foundation for writing, critical thinking, and problem solving; to promote character development as the diverse cast demonstrates cooperation and mutual respect; and to provide educators with innovative and entertaining ways to teach their students. This airs on WVEC's 13.3 channel, Me-TV Network.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 22) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs/Digital Only
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:30AM-11:00AM/13.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half-hour weekly series, The Wildlife Docs, produced for ages 13-16 follows the surprising, exotic and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and informational program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of our Veterinary Team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety, and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 22) Response
Program Title Travel Thru History/Digital Only
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:00AM-9:30AM/13.3
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. With its travelogue format, compelling back stories, and upbeat young narrator, Travel Thru History entices young people to learn more about American history. The various episodes focus on American cities and vacation destinations that have more than natural beauty and theme parks to offer. The series uses beautiful photography and brief well-edited interviews with curators and other on-site authorities, as well as graphics, vintage photos, and film footage to set a pace that will keep a busy young mind engaged. The episodes appeal both to wanderlust and to curiosity about the past and its implications for the future. History is presented as a story of people one would like to have met, not a dry recitation of facts and figures, thus moving the thoughtful student out of the classroom and into the world. This airs on WVEC's 13.3 channel, Me-TV Network.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 22) Response
Program Title Food for Thought/Digital Only
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:00AM-10:30AM/13.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Host Claire Thomas opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in Food for Thought. Each weekly half-hour, produced for ages 13-16, informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. This program airs on WVEC's 13.2 channel, the Justice Network.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 22) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/11:30AM-12:00PM/13.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 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. Wild About Animals is a reality science series that is produced for children in the 13-16 age group. and is designed to educate, inform and entertain those viewers. The host, Mariette Hartley who is an animal rights activist and Emmy Award winning actress, creates a bond with the viewer through her pleasing delivery. Coupled with a very conversational style is the MTV shooting style. The program open is visually engaging, featuring scenes of animals in the habitats in the form of a teaser for the audience. This airs on WVEC's 13.2 channel, the Justice Network. This program began airing by the network on Sunday, March 27, 2016 in this time period until further notice.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 22) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks/Digital Only
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:30AM-10:00AM/13.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half-hour weekly series, Ocean Treks, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Treks is produced for ages 13-16 and beyond by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the family dynamics of the mingling species, viewers will get to know and care about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 22) Response
Program Title Food for Thought/Digital Only
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:30AM-11:00AM/13.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Host Claire Thomas opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in Food for Thought. Each weekly half-hour, produced for ages 13-16, informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. This program airs on WVEC's 13.2 channel, the Justice Network.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 22) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue/Digital Only
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:00AM-10:30AM/13.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This half-hour weekly series, Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and in many instances, release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there is a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real-life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 22) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters/Digital Only
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:00AM-10:30AM/13.3
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mystery Hunters is a weekly half-hour program designed and produced for viewers 13-16. Every week viewers are taken on a journey around the globe to investigate the mysteries that have baffled people throughout the ages. Through critical observation, analytical thinking, and scientific testing, this series encourages teens to question the world around them. Armed with video cameras and their instincts, the hosts gather facts and meet the experts, debunking common myths and offering explanations for legends, spooky stories, and unexplained phenomena. This airs on WVEC's 13.3 channel, Me-TV Network.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 22) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters/Digital Only
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:30AM-11:00AM/13.3
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mystery Hunters is a weekly half-hour program designed and produced for viewers 13-16. Every week viewers are taken on a journey around the globe to investigate the mysteries that have baffled people throughout the ages. Through critical observation, analytical thinking, and scientific testing, this series encourages teens to question the world around them. Armed with video cameras and their instincts, the hosts gather facts and meet the experts, debunking common myths and offering explanations for legends, spooky stories, and unexplained phenomena. This airs on WVEC's 13.3 channel, Me-TV Network.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 22) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/12:00PM-12:30PM/13.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 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. Wild About Animals is a reality science series that is produced for children in the 13-16 age group. and is designed to educate, inform and entertain those viewers. The host, Mariette Hartley who is an animal rights activist and Emmy Award winning actress, creates a bond with the viewer through her pleasing delivery. Coupled with a very conversational style is the MTV shooting style. The program open is visually engaging, featuring scenes of animals in the habitats in the form of a teaser for the audience. This airs on WVEC's 13.2 channel, the Justice Network. The program began airing by the network on Sunday, March 27, 2016 in this time period until further notice.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 22) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell/Digital Only
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/11:00AM-11:30AM/13.3
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 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. School's in session and the kids of Bayside High are back in class on MeTV! Saved by the Bell is the 1989-1993 teen classic that follows the exploits of Zack (the cool trouble maker), Kelly (the All-Americn girl), Slater (the kindhearted jock), Jessie (the brain), Screech (the nerd), Lisa (the fashionable one) and Principal Belding. Revered by a generation, it's a good-time get-together that isn't afraid to tackle the occasional serious and teen-relevant subject. This airs on WVEC's 13.3 channel, Me-TV Network.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 22) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:00AM-11:30AM/13.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wild About Animals is a reality science series that is produced for children in the 13-16 age group. and is designed to educate, inform and entertain those viewers. The host, Mariette Hartley who is an animal rights activist and Emmy Award winning actress, creates a bond with the viewer through her pleasing delivery. Coupled with a very conversational style is the MTV shooting style. The program open is visually engaging, featuring scenes of animals in the habitats in the form of a teaser for the audience. This airs on WVEC's 13.2 channel, the Justice Network. The program began airing by the network on Sunday, March 27, 2016 in this time period until further notice.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 22) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell/Digital Only
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/11:30AM-12:00PM/13.3
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 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. School's in session and the kids of Bayside High are back in class on MeTV! Saved by the Bell is the 1989-1993 teen classic that follows the exploits of Zack (the cool trouble maker), Kelly (the All-Americn girl), Slater (the kindhearted jock), Jessie (the brain), Screech (the nerd), Lisa (the fashionable one) and Principal Belding. Revered by a generation, it's a good-time get-together that isn't afraid to tackle the occasional serious and teen-relevant subject. This airs on WVEC's 13.3 channel, Me-TV Network.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 22) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures/Digital Only
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:30AM-9:00AM/13.3
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
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. Green Screen Adventures presents stories and drawings by elementary school students from 2nd through 8th grade. School administrators, classroom teachers, and families can submit students work. Our creative cast of improve actors makes the writing come to life using story theater, game shows, and puppetry. The program educational goals are to encourage children to be enthusiastic about writing and reading; help students build a foundation for writing, critical thinking, and problem solving; to promote character development as the diverse cast demonstrates cooperation and mutual respect; and to provide educators with innovative and entertaining ways to teach their students. This airs on WVEC's 13.3 channel, Me-TV Network.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 22) Response
Program Title Saved By the Bell/Digital Only
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/10:00AM-10:30AM/13.3
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 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. School's in session and the kids of Bayside High are back in class on MeTV! Saved by the Bell is the 1989-1993 teen classic that follows the exploits of Zack (the cool trouble maker), Kelly (the All-Americn girl), Slater (the kindhearted jock), Jessie (the brain), Screech (the nerd), Lisa (the fashionable one) and Principal Belding. Revered by a generation, it's a good-time get-together that isn't afraid to tackle the occasional serious and teen-relevant subject. This airs on WVEC's 13.3 channel, Me-TV Network.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 22) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner/Digital Only
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:30AM-12:00PM/13.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
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. Produced for ages 13-16, this educational and informational program is hoted by wildlife expert Tim Faulkner. Viewers will be provided an eye-opening experience as Tim, animal expert and wildlife park operations manager, showcases the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Audiences will be brought closer to the natural world as Tim explores the habitats and adventures of creatures of all sizes.
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 Outback Adventures with TIm Faulkner
List date and time rescheduled 01/01/2017 02:30 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 2016-12-31
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (19 of 22) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell/Digital Only
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/10:30AM-11:00AM/13.3
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 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. School's in session and the kids of Bayside High are back in class on MeTV! Saved by the Bell is the 1989-1993 teen classic that follows the exploits of Zack (the cool trouble maker), Kelly (the All-Americn girl), Slater (the kindhearted jock), Jessie (the brain), Screech (the nerd), Lisa (the fashionable one) and Principal Belding. Revered by a generation, it's a good-time get-together that isn't afraid to tackle the occasional serious and teen-relevant subject. This airs on WVEC's 13.3 channel, Me-TV Network.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 22) Response
Program Title Travel Thru History/Digital Only
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:30AM-10:00AM/13.3
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. With its travelogue format, compelling back stories, and upbeat young narrator, Travel Thru History entices young people to learn more about American history. The various episodes focus on American cities and vacation destinations that have more than natural beauty and theme parks to offer. The series uses beautiful photography and brief well-edited interviews with curators and other on-site authorities, as well as graphics, vintage photos, and film footage to set a pace that will keep a busy young mind engaged. The episodes appeal both to wanderlust and to curiosity about the past and its implications for the future. History is presented as a story of people one would like to have met, not a dry recitation of facts and figures, thus moving the thoughtful student out of the classroom and into the world. This airs on WVEC's 13.3 channel, Me-TV Network.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 22) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/12:30PM-1:00PM/13.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 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. Wild About Animals is a reality science series that is produced for children in the 13-16 age group. and is designed to educate, inform and entertain those viewers. The host, Mariette Hartley who is an animal rights activist and Emmy Award winning actress, creates a bond with the viewer through her pleasing delivery. Coupled with a very conversational style is the MTV shooting style. The program open is visually engaging, featuring scenes of animals in the habitats in the form of a teaser for the audience. This airs on WVEC's 13.2 channel, the Justice Network. The program began airing by the network on Sunday, March 27, 2016 in this time period until further notice.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (22 of 22) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown/Digital Only
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:00AM-9:30AM/13.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
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. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different top ten each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten fastest animals in Africa, tallest insects, biggest eaters and smartest birds. Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom in Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown.
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 Emily Mowers
Address 613 Woodis Avenue
City Norfolk
State VA
Zip 23510
Telephone Number (757) 628-6253
Email Address emowers@wvec.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. 4th Q 2016 Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner and Rock the Park both scheduled to air on 12/31 were moved to 1/1 due to NCAA College Football.

Other Matters (12)

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Other Matters (1 of 12) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters/digital only
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:00AM-11:00AM/13.3
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 24
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mystery Hunters is a weekly half-hour program designed and produced for viewers 13-16. Every week viewers are taken on a journey around the globe to investigate the mysteries that have baffled people throughout the ages. Through critical observation, analytical thinking, and scientific testing, this series encourages teens to question the world around them. Armed with video cameras and their instincts, the hosts gather facts and meet the experts, debunking common myths and offering explanations for legends, spooky stories, and unexplained phenomena.
Other Matters (2 of 12) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks/digital only
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:30AM-10:00AM/13.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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 half-hour weekly series, Ocean Treks (formerly Ocean Mysteries), offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Treks is produced for ages 13-16 and beyond by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the family dynamics of the mingling species, viewers will get to know and care about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Other Matters (3 of 12) Response
Program Title Food for Thought
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/10:00AM-11:00AM/13.2
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. Hosted by Claire Thomas, Food for Thought with Claire Thomas, will approach food from a fresh and enlightening perspective. From exploring a wide variety of indigenous foods that are celebrated by cultures across the world to providing easy ways to grow healthy produce within one's own community, Claire will not only showcase her passion for food as a lifestyle but will fulfill her dream of sharing her enthusiasm and knowledge with young people.
Other Matters (4 of 12) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/11:00AM-1:00PM/13.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
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. Wild About Animals is a reality science series that is produced for children in the 13-16 age group, and is designed to educate, inform and entertain those viewers. The host, Mariette Hartley who is an animal rights activist and Emmy award winning actress, creates a bond with the viewer through her pleasing delivery. Coupled with a very conversational style is the MTV shooting style. The program open is visually engaging, featuring scenes of animals in the habitats in the form of a teaser for the audience.
Other Matters (5 of 12) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures/digital only
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:00AM-9:00AM/13.3
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 24
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. Green Screen Adventures presents stories and drawings by elementary school students from 2nd through 8th grade. School administrators, classroom teachers, and families can submit students work. Our creative cast of improve actors makes the writing come to life using story theatre, game shows, and puppetry. The program educational goals are to encourage children to be enthusiastic about writing and reading; help students build a foundation for writing, critical thinking, and problem solving; to promote character development as the diverse cast demonstrates cooperation and mutual respect; and to provide educators with innovative and entertaining ways to teach their students.
Other Matters (6 of 12) Response
Program Title Rock the Park/digital only
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:00-11:30AM/13.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. Rock the Park is a weekly half-hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age and taps into America's love affair with our national parks. In this awe-inspiring and entertaining series our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. Viewers will witness the fascinating underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida, which is home to the world's most unique coral and marine life. They'll watch as Jack and Colton raft their way through Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, spotting the region's famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet - The Grand Teton in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park.
Other Matters (7 of 12) Response
Program Title Wildlife Docs/digital only
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:30AM-11:00AM/13.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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 half-hour weekly series, The Wildlife Docs, produced for ages 13-16 follows the surprising, exotic and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and informational program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of our Veterinary Team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety, and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care.
Other Matters (8 of 12) Response
Program Title Jack Hannas Wild Countdown/digital only
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:00AM-9:30AM/13.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different top ten each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten fastest animals in Africa, tallest insects, biggest eaters and smartest birds. Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom in Jack Hannas Wild Countdown.
Other Matters (9 of 12) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/10:00AM-12:00PM/13.3
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
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. School's in session and the kids of Bayside High are back in class on MeTV! Saved by the Bell is the 1989-1993 teen classic that follows the exploits of Zack (the cool trouble maker), Kelly (the All-Americn girl), Slater (the kindhearted jock), Jessie (the brain), Screech (the nerd), Lisa (the fashionable one) and Principal Belding. Revered by a generation, it's a good-time get-together that isn't afraid to tackle the occasional serious and teen-relevant subject.
Other Matters (10 of 12) Response
Program Title Travel Thru History/digital only
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:00AM-10:00AM/13.3
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 24
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. With its travelogue format, compelling backstories, and upbead young narrator, Travel Thru History entices young people to learn more about American history. The various episodes focus on American cities and vacation destinations that have more than natural beauty and theme parks to offer. The series uses beautiful photography and brief well-edited interviews with curators and other on-site authorities, as well as graphics, vintage photos, and film footage to set a pace that will keep a busy young mind engaged. The episodes appeal both to wanderlust and to curiosity about the past and its implications for the future. History is presented as a story of people one would like to have met, not a dry recitation of facts and figures, thus moving the thoughtful student out of the classroom and into the world.
Other Matters (11 of 12) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures/digital only
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:30AM-12:00PM/13.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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 world's cultures and its geographical wonders come alive as Tim Faulkner takes viewers on a globetrotting adventure. While developed for ages 13-16, Outback Adventures is engaging for the whole family. In this weekly half-hour series, Tim uncovers amazing facts of nature and man-made treasures. Tim takes the role of the ultimate Social Studies teacher to a new level, bringing the viewing audience to the places and people of our world who form our cultures. Viewers will travel the world without leaving their homes.
Other Matters (12 of 12) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue/Digital Only
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:00AM-10:30AM/13.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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 half-hour weekly series, Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and in many instances, release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there is a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real-life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.

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I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

Akin S. Harrison , Esq. .

Secretary


01/03/2017

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